More controversy arises over elephant rides

DEL MAR — The controversy over elephant rides at the San Diego County Fair continues after a member of the Del Mar Fairgrounds governing board of directors received what he deemed a credible threat during an April 19 lunch with fellow attorneys.

USDA responds to appeal from elephant ride operators

DEL MAR — The owners of the company that provides elephant rides during the San Diego County Fair didn’t get the exact response they sought in an appeal to the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a noncompliance issue.

Calls to stop elephant rides at fair renewed

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.