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Posted on: August 30, 2018

Update on Status of Citywide Undergrounding Project (UP)

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Work is underway on Del Mar’s citywide undergrounding project (UP) to remove electric and telephone poles and overhead wires, with a number of key decisions set to come before the City Council on October 1, 2018.

This past spring, the City Council appointe...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: August 30, 2018

County treats San Dieguito Lagoon for mosquitoes

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The County of San Diego applied larvicide to San Dieguito Lagoon on Wednesday as a routine measure to control mosquitoes. The lagoon was one of nearly 50 locations across the region to receive the treatment, in which a helicopter drops granular larvicide ...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Installation begins for Civic Center solar project

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Installation of a solar energy system began this week at the Del Mar Civic Center.

When the photovoltaic panels and battery storage units are activated in October, the building complex at 1050 Camino del Mar is expected to receive half of its electricity f...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Sheriff offering free home security assessments

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Del Mar residents can receive a free home security assessment by contacting the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station. The security evaluation is performed by Crime Prevention Specialists who are trained to see a home through the eyes of a burglar. Th...

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Regional Mass Casualty Apparatus at the ready in Del Mar

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Del Mar Fire Department Captain Giovanni Maniscaclo reviews paperwork for the regional Mass Casualty Apparatus.

It’s the kind of rig that safety officials hope will never be needed. But if it were, the Mass Casualty Apparatus is ready to deploy f...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: August 9, 2018

New Sheriff’s Captain for Del Mar

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The new Sheriff’s captain assigned to the City of Del Mar says he is excited to meet residents and to learn about local law enforcement issues.

Herbert M. Taft is set to take over as captain of the North Coastal Sheriff’s Station next week. In that role, h...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Sheriff’s Senior Volunteer Patrol seeking new members

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Gerald Larsen (left) and Bill Simon volunteer for the Sheriff’s Senior Volunteer Patrol, which is seeking new members.

They don’t get paid but they love what they do.

The Sheriff Department’s Senior Volunteer Patrol needs new m...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Free parking at Del Mar Civic Center

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In a coastal community where parking often is at a premium, visitors can park for free at the Del Mar Civic Center, 1050 Camino Del Mar.

Visitors to the stores and restaurants of downtown Del Mar are encouraged to park at the Civic Center. For community ev...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: July 22, 2018

Fiscal year begins with funds for projects, programs

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The City of Del Mar begins the second year of its two-year budget cycle this month with funds set aside for projects, programs and reserves.

The 2018-19 fiscal year began July 1 with $22.9 million budgeted for city operations and $1.1 million budgeted for ...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Gold Coast reigns over roundabout

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“Gold Coast” is standing tall in the Jimmy Durante Boulevard roundabout to greet motorists during the 2018 meet of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. Crews installed the life-size, gold-and-silver sculpture this week ahead of Opening Day o...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Every Saturday: Farmers Market at Civic Center

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The Del Mar Farmers Market is open from 1 to 4 p.m. every Saturday on the ocean view plaza of the Civic Center, 1050 Camino Del Mar.

Farmers from throughout the region and beyond offer organic and pesticide-free seasonal fruits and vegetables, potted herbs...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Humane Society providing animal services in Del Mar

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San Diego Humane Society is serving Del Mar with expanded animal services, humane law enforcement and specialty programs. Based in San Diego, the Humane Society offers adoption services, humane law enforcement and specialty programs like the Kitten Nurser...

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Posted on: June 14, 2018

Neighborhood Alert: Pesticide Use on Flowering Plants Is Killing Honeybees

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Newly established beehive colonies in Del Mar were decimated by pesticide poisoning last week. The available evidence suggests that the cause was pesticide use on flowering plants or bushes in the immediate vicinity, with the poisoned nectar then ingested...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

Design Guidelines

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On November 6, 2017, the City Council adopted Resolution 2017-72, establishing Design Guidelines for Single-Family, Multi-Family and Commercial Development within the City of Del Mar.  The purpose of the Guidelines is to give residents, design pr...

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