DEL MAR — Del Mar Fairgrounds officials have to wait at least another month for a permit to officially continue using an unpaved lot east of Jimmy Durante Boulevard for its annual pumpkin patch, Christmas tree sales, parking and other events.
DEL MAR — Whether you take the long and winding road or buy a day-tripper transit ticket to ride, Del Mar Fairgrounds officials hope many will come together, right now in 2014 when next year’s San Diego County Fair celebrates the British Invasion.
DEL MAR — City Council members agreed unanimously at the Sept. 16 meeting to weigh in on permit applications presented to the California Coastal Commission for increased activities at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
DEL MAR — The 2014 San Diego County Fair will be held June 7 through July 6, once again running 24 days, the 22nd District Agricultural Association board of directors announced Sept. 10.
DEL MAR — Proposals to transform an underused facility at the Del Mar Fairgrounds into a microbrewery, luxury theaters, a family entertainment center with high-tech bowling or a combination of all three raised myriad concerns when presented Aug. 13 to the 22nd District Agricultural Association board of directors.
DEL MAR — Two proposals for alternative uses of Surfside Race Place at the Del Mar Fairgrounds will be presented to the 22nd District Agricultural Association board of directors at a future meeting, likely in August.
DEL MAR — As county officials consider partnering with the 22nd District Agricultural Association to provide local control over the state-owned Del Mar Fairgrounds, City Council members in Del Mar and adjacent Solana Beach continue their efforts to be included in the process and have representation on whatever model is ultimately created.
DEL MAR — The 22nd District Agricultural Association recently received renewed requests to stop the elephant rides at the San Diego County Fair after the company that provides the attraction was cited for noncompliance by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
DEL MAR — Del Mar, Solana Beach, the San Dieguito River Valley Joint Powers Authority and the 22nd District Agricultural Association are giving thanks this holiday week after coming to a settlement agreement on a lawsuit filed in mid-2011 over expansion plans at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.