Del Mar

Marvel heroes land in Del Mar

Marvel heroes land in Del Mar

DEL MAR — It may look as though aliens landed at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, or that the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station is being reassembled there.

Contract OK’d for street, sidewalk upgrades on Jimmy Durante

Contract OK’d for street, sidewalk upgrades on Jimmy Durante

DEL MAR — Street, sidewalk and drainage improvements along a southeast portion of Jimmy Durante Boulevard are expected to begin in about a week after City Council awarded a $1.6 million contract to PAL General Engineering Inc. at the Feb. 2 meeting.

Parking management plan drives forward in Del Mar

Parking management plan drives forward in Del Mar

DEL MAR — Councilmen Terry Sinnott and Dwight Worden, tasked at the Jan. 5 meeting to bring back within 30 days an analysis of the parking user groups, presented their summary at the Feb. 2 meeting.

Tree stump to be carved into public art

Tree stump to be carved into public art

DEL MAR — When Del Mar resident David Arnold was on his way home one day last month he saw a city crew removing a beetle-damaged Torrey pine on the south end of Torrey Pines State Reserve on a patch of land with an ocean view.

Survey results are in, Del Marians are satisfied

52 percent of the 450 residents surveyed were ‘somewhat satisfied’

Schedule to build city hall adopted

Schedule to build city hall adopted

DEL MAR — With the master planning phase to replace city hall on target to wind up March 2, city officials are ready to begin the design stage.

Bar patrons top Coffee with the Sheriff meeting

Bar patrons top Coffee with the Sheriff meeting

DEL MAR — Issues related to inebriated people leaving Del Mar’s downtown bars — specifically Jimmy O’s — dominated Coffee with the Sheriff, a Jan. 26 question-and-answer session held at the City Hall annex.

Solana Beach at top of tobacco control class

Solana Beach at top of tobacco control class

REGION — When it comes to tobacco control, Solana Beach makes the grade, but Del Mar does not, at least according to the American Lung Association.

Group raises $25k to swim, bike run

Group raises $25k to swim, bike run

REGION — Coordinated at marathon speed in about 30 days, the inaugural Team Hoyt San Diego fundraiser netted approximately $25,000 to help challenged athletes swim, bike, run.

Council OKs city hall poll, appoints five to design committee

DEL MAR — Most Del Mar residents will soon have a chance to weigh in on what should be included in the new city hall complex.