DEL MAR — As county officials consider partnering with the 22nd District Agricultural Association to provide local control over the state-owned Del Mar Fairgrounds, City Council members in Del Mar and adjacent Solana Beach continue their efforts to be included in the process and have representation on whatever model is ultimately created.
DEL MAR — The 22nd District Agricultural Association recently received renewed requests to stop the elephant rides at the San Diego County Fair after the company that provides the attraction was cited for noncompliance by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
DEL MAR — Del Mar, Solana Beach, the San Dieguito River Valley Joint Powers Authority and the 22nd District Agricultural Association are giving thanks this holiday week after coming to a settlement agreement on a lawsuit filed in mid-2011 over expansion plans at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
DEL MAR — The San Diego County Board of Supervisors could begin discussions with the 22nd District Agricultural Association, which governs the Del Mar Fairgrounds, about a potential partnership for operational oversight of the 340-acre facility.
DEL MAR — Both sides have claimed victory following an Oct. 2 ruling on a lawsuit filed against the 22nd District Agricultural Association by the San Diego chapter of the Sierra Club in response to an environmental impact report for expansion plans at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
DEL MAR — Gov. Jerry Brown reappointed Adam Day to the board of directors for the 22nd District Agricultural Association, which governs the Del Mar Fairgrounds Oct. 2.
DEL MAR — Next September, a public training center designed to fast-track conditioning and development for athletes and families will open.
DEL MAR — In a proposal introduced as “food for thought,” Del Mar Fairgrounds General Manager Tim Fennell recently asked his board of directors to consider adopting a counterpart in the northeast corner of the state currently facing possible closure.
DEL MAR — Despite record-breaking attendance at the San Diego County Fair and opening day at the race track, employees of the Del Mar Fairgrounds were forced to take a pay cut last month.
DEL MAR — A settlement agreement announced two months ago by the 22nd District Agricultural Association between that agency, Del Mar, Solana Beach and the San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority has been rejected, the board of directors announced in an April 13 press release.