DEL MAR — Beginning in mid-March, Del Marians may notice the wayside horn at the Coast Boulevard train crossing tooting a little bit longer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 will soon have an opportunity, perhaps as early as spring, to provide input on city services.
DEL MAR — The deadline to provide input on what a new City Hall and Civic Center should look like is fast approaching, and city officials are making it easy for anyone to provide weigh in.