Del Mar

Haydu recognized, new mayor takes over

Haydu recognized, new mayor takes over

DEL MAR — Praised for her leadership, fairness and empathy, Mayor Lee Haydu was recognized on Dec. 2 during her last meeting as a City Council member.

Auction company aiming for Del Mar

DEL MAR — Barretts Equine Limited, a thoroughbred sales company currently based in Pomona, is in negotiations to relocate its operations to the Del Mar Fairgrounds, a move that could result in more than $1 million in annual sales tax revenue for the city of Del Mar.

California Chrome expected to run at Del Mar

DEL MAR — With a theme focused on the early days of Hollywood and the actor who cofounded the famed seaside facility, officials were hoping the fall Bing Crosby Season would attract celebrities to the Del Mar Racetrack.

Lockdown ended at Torrey Pines after police investigate online shooting threat

REGION — A threat made against Torrey Pines High School on the anonymous social media site Yik Yak prompted a three-hour lockdown of the Carmel Valley campus and cancellation of all events on campus Thursday.

City Hall options to be sent to voters

City Hall options to be sent to voters

DEL MAR — Council members are eager and almost ready to start the design phase for a project to replace City Hall, but not without asking residents first.

Fall race season opens with fashion, fun and fillies

Fall race season opens with fashion, fun and fillies

DEL MAR — With an opening day that began more focused on fashion than fillies, the Del Mar Race Track kicked off its first fall meet in nearly 50 years, with attendance at 11,513.

No shortage of comments on City Hall plans

No shortage of comments on City Hall plans

DEL MAR — At the Nov. 17 meeting, council members are expected to discuss the results of an Oct. 27 workshop that asked residents what, if any, additional uses besides a civic center should be included in plans to replace the deteriorating City Hall.

Del Mar Library turns 100

Del Mar Library turns 100

DEL MAR — As an oceanfront community and home to the famed thoroughbred race track, Del Mar has become known for hotel bookings and horse race bookies.

New director named to fair board

New director named to fair board

DEL MAR — Richard Valdez was named to the 22nd District Agricultural Association, filling a vacancy left when Ruben Barrales resigned last month.

City Hall options are down to three

City Hall options are down to three

DEL MAR — Options for what should be included in a project to replace the deteriorating City Hall were narrowed down to three during an Oct. 27 workshop.