Del Mar

Schedule set for City Hall planning

Schedule set for City Hall planning

DEL MAR — A draft schedule outlining the next steps that will be taken to replace City Hall was accepted unanimously by council members at the March 3 meeting.

Del Mar works to decrease summer impacts on Beach Colony

DEL MAR — With input from about 60 residents, city officials are moving forward with some suggestions to ease the impact summer visitors have on those who live in the Beach Colony.

Horns to toot a tad bit longer

Horns to toot a tad bit longer

DEL MAR — Beginning in mid-March, Del Marians may notice the wayside horn at the Coast Boulevard train crossing tooting a little bit longer.

Restoration at fairgrounds begins

Restoration at fairgrounds begins

DEL MAR — A Feb. 24 groundbreaking officially began a restoration project to convert back to wetlands a large vacant parcel south of the Del Mar Fairgrounds that has for years been used as an overflow parking lot primarily during the San Diego County Fair and thoroughbred race meet.

Details stepping up on sidewalk project

Details stepping up on sidewalk project

DEL MAR — Plans to improve sidewalks throughout the city moved a few steps forward at the Feb. 18 meeting when council members unanimously approved a contract to design the remaining segments of the project and adopted resolutions needed to finance the work.

Survey results confirm workshop consensus

DEL MAR — According to the results of a recent survey, the majority of respondents agree with approximately 40 people who attended a December workshop when it comes to where a new City Hall should be located and what it should include.

Board nixes alternative use plans for Surfside

Board nixes alternative use plans for Surfside

DEL MAR — A request for interest for alternative uses for an underused facility at the Del Mar Fairgrounds has been officially terminated, scrapping proposals to transform Surfside Race Place into a microbrewery, luxury theaters, a family entertainment center with high-tech bowling or a combination of all three.

Board honors employee, supports train stop and mini-satellite wagering site

Board honors employee, supports train stop and mini-satellite wagering site

DEL MAR — Employee recognition, support for a seasonal train platform, a traffic study update and approval of mini-satellite wagering were addressed at the Feb. 11 meeting of the 22nd District Agricultural Association board of directors.

Councilman hikes the more than 70-mile Coast to Crest Trail

Councilman hikes the more than 70-mile Coast to Crest Trail

DEL MAR — Ambling down the sandy pathway heading towards Dog Beach, three hikers were finishing the final segment of their more than 70-mile trek of the Coast to Crest Trail.

Del Mar residents may get say on city services this spring

DEL MAR — Residents will soon have an opportunity, perhaps as early as spring, to provide input on city services.