Del Mar

River Path Del Mar extension making giant strides

DEL MAR — Plans to extend River Path Del Mar, a quarter-mile stretch of land between San Dieguito Drive and the lagoon, are “moving forward with lightning speed,” Joseph Smith, the city’s associate planner, told council members during a project update at the April 6 meeting.

Council stalls on action to regulate horses on the beach

DEL MAR — Rather than begin a process to regulate horses and other large animals on beaches and in parks, a move they were asked to consider at the April 6 meeting, council members opted to let the San Dieguito Lagoon Committee and San Dieguito River Valley Joint Powers Authority seek feedback. A Del Mar […]

Design firm selected for City Hall project

Design firm selected for City Hall project

DEL MAR — Plans to replace City Hall took a major step forward April 6 when council members approved agreements with a design firm and an environmental consultant. “Tonight is a very exciting milestone,” Planning Director Kathy Garcia said. The Miller Hull Partnership LLC was selected from an applicant pool of more than a dozen […]

Watermark comment period extended

Watermark comment period extended

DEL MAR — Due to a filing glitch the deadline to comment on an environmental document for a proposed multifamily development on the southeast corner of Jimmy Durante Boulevard and San Dieguito Drive has been extended by more than two weeks. Interested parties now have until April 30 to weigh in on a notice of […]

Public address Watermark environmental issues

Public address Watermark environmental issues

DEL MAR — A multifamily complex proposed for the southeast corner of Jimmy Durante Boulevard and San Dieguito Drive was criticized, mostly for its density and lack of sufficient parking, and supported for its potential diversity during a March 26 scoping meeting. As they entered City Hall Annex — and several times throughout the evening […]

Volunteers sought for six advisory committees in Del Mar

DEL MAR — Council members at the March 16 meeting appointed one resident to the Sustainability Advisory Board but deferred naming someone to the Planning Commission.

Del Mar wins award for transparency

DEL MAR — When Del Mar’s park ranger pulled over an off-duty reserve deputy for using a cell phone while driving, it resulted in the officer’s dismissal from the Sheriff’s Department and the city temporarily suspending its body-camera procedures to ensure they complied with all laws.

Council upset with Kaaboo planning process

DEL MAR— After receiving an update from the organizers of a three-day music event scheduled for September at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar City Council members are still concerned about noise and traffic impacts, and some remain upset at the way fairgrounds officials handled the planning process.

Supporters walk the planks to save the boardwalk

Supporters walk the planks to save the boardwalk

DEL MAR — More than 150 people attended a March 21 rally in an effort to convince the California Coastal Commission to change a March 11 decision to move a boardwalk currently located on the perimeter of an ongoing wetlands restoration project along the San Dieguito River. “The Coastal Commission, in my humble opinion, got […]

Top chefs team up for  San Diego’s culinary future

Top chefs team up for San Diego’s culinary future

REGION — If you’ve ever dreamed of enjoying a meal, with each course prepared by a different culinary master, then Chef Celebration’s annual spring dinner series is for you.