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DEL MAR — Tim Fennell, chief executive officer and general manager of the Del Mar
DEL MAR — A March 4 presentation on TBID (Tourism Business Improvement District) left City Council members frustrated, with more questions than answers about a plan designed to attract more visitors to the coastal community.
DEL MAR — Despite renewed pleas from a dozen people at the March 12 meeting to discontinue elephant rides at the San Diego County Fair, the 22nd District Agricultural Association Board of Directors upheld a 2011 decision and authorized a contract with Have Trunk Will Travel to continue the attraction this year.
DEL MAR — Efforts to stop gun shows at the Del Mar Fairgrounds seem to have, for lack of a better word, backfired, as the first of five such events scheduled at the facility this year drew record crowds March 9 and March 10. Between 15,000 and 16,000 people attended the two-day event, the most [...]
DEL MAR — The Winston School kicked off its 25th anniversary celebration March 9 with a picnic, bake sale and entertainment provided by middle and high school bands, as well as the American Fly Boys, a newly formed group of professional, semi-professional and amateur musicians.
DEL MAR — With Solana Beach planning to revisit at least one provision of its plastic bag ban, neighboring Del Mar is looking into a similar ordinance but it’s unlikely such a law will make it onto the books anytime soon.
SOLANA BEACH — More than 420 youngsters representing 34 teams were on hand March 2 for opening day of Solana Beach Little League’s 56th season, an event that featured a parade of teams, ceremonial first pitches and the official announcement to “Play ball!”
SOLANA BEACH —Armed with weed whackers, wheelbarrows, shovels, saws, rakes and hoes, more than 60 volunteers cleaned up the undeveloped lot adjacent to the train station during a March 2 beautification project sponsored by the Solana Beach Garden Club, Solana Beach Civic & Historical Society and North County Transit District.
A Feb. 27 ribbon cutting ceremony, complete with city officials, oversized scissors and champagne, kicked off a five-day grand opening to celebrate the $30 million renovation of Flower Hill Promenade.