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DEL MAR — An unauthorized memorial bench installed in memory of local journalist Loren Nancarrow at Dog Beach has been removed. But city officials would like to find its creator to discuss long-term placement of the dog-bone shaped structure.
DEL MAR — Two Del Mar Fairgrounds employees were recognized at the Jan. 14 meeting for their combined service of nearly half a century.
DEL MAR — In honor of a former member, City Council adopted a proclamation and declared Jan. 21, 2014, Remembering Lou Terrell Day in Del Mar.
DEL MAR — Council members authorized staff at the Jan. 21 meeting to begin the search for a consultant to prepare a master plan for the Shores property.
DEL MAR — It’s been about two months since City Council received a report evaluating its law enforcement services. Since then, city officials have been working with the Sheriff’s Department to address 11 recommendations included in the report.
DEL MAR — Council members opted at the Jan. 21 meeting to take a walk on the wild side and borrow 100 percent of the $3 million needed to complete the first three segments of a sidewalk improvement project.
DEL MAR — The 2014 summer horse races at the Del Mar Fairgrounds will remain “Cool as Ever,” as the famous slogan promises. But the iconic blue and gold diamonds have been scratched from the lineup as the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club readies for the 15-day fall meet this November.
SOLANA BEACH — When it came to removing trees from public property, council decided at the Jan. 8 meeting not to go out on a limb and place a moratorium on issuing permits, a request from City Manager David Ott because the current code is outdated and ambiguous.
SOLANA BEACH — Like the adjacent cities to its north and south, Solana Beach agreed to send a letter to the California Public Utilities Commission urging the state agency to consider clean energy resources rather than new fossil-fuel-based power plants to replace power previously generated from San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.