News Flash

Posted on: February 21, 2020

Welcome aboard, CJ!

CJ Johnson at welcome reception

She sat at the dais of her first Del Mar City Council meeting and was the guest of honor at a well-attended public reception at the Powerhouse Community Center. She worked her way through a jam-packed appointment calendar.

The first full week on the job ha...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: February 12, 2020

Feb. 29: Public workshop for Housing Element Update

aerial view of houses in Del Mar

The public is encouraged to participate in a workshop for the Housing Element Update at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 29 at the Del Mar Civic Center Town Hall, 1050 Camino del Mar.

City planners and consultants will provide information on the update process, the housing ...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: February 19, 2020

San Diego launches webpage for Crest Canyon work

Crest Canyon sink hole

The failure of a corroded metal storm drain is responsible for the formation of a massive sinkhole in Crest Canyon and a large release of sediment into the San Dieguito Lagoon.The City of San Diego, which owns the line, has launched a webpage with details...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: February 9, 2020

SANDAG to begin bluff stabilization

Coaster on bluff

In March, the San Diego Association of Governments is set to begin Del Mar Bluffs Stabilization 4, a $5.8 million construction program to shore up the fragile bluffs and improve drainage along the railway between 15th Street and Carmel Valley Road. On the...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Clarification regarding Measure G mailer

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The City of Del Mar recently was made aware of a campaign mailer related to local ballot Measure G that included what appeared to be a quote from a City staff member.  

For clarification, City staff did not provide the referenced quote, nor was th...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: February 20, 2020

March 15: Junior lifeguard registration opens

Photo of Junior lifeguards from 1966

Registration for the City’s Junior Lifeguard Program opens March 15 for children ages 9 through 15. Participants can learn ocean safety and lifesaving skills within the Community Services Department’s culture of camaraderie and team-bu...

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Posted on: February 13, 2020

Powerhouse deck expansion plans going to bid

Powerhouse Community Center

During the next few weeks, the City is preparing to advertise for construction bids to expand the deck of the Powerhouse Community Center.

Improvement plans call for an 829-square-foot addition to more than double the area of the second story deck on the w...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Improvements begin at Court Street Park

Court Street Park construction

A long-awaited landscaping and drainage improvement project at 21st and Court streets is set to began in January and is expected to run through mid-April.

Plans for Court Street Park call for the removal of non-native foliage and planting of new trees and ...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Report: Greenhouse gas reductions ahead of schedule

CAP progress report cover

Del Mar is ahead of schedule in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and is advancing its goals to divert solid waste from landfills, encourage alternate forms of transportation, preserve the urban forest and promote social equity across the City’s...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Undergrounding Project team making progress

utility poles as seen from Del Mar Civic Center

The Del Mar Undergrounding Project, made possible by voter approval of Measure Q in 2016, is making important progress in the first quarter of 2020. Together with the Undergrounding Project Advisory Committee, the City has selected a specialty dry utility...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Farewell, Scott Huth!

Scott Huth

The City of Del Mar bid farewell to City Manager Scott Huth this week.Mayor Ellie Haviland issued an official proclamation and the City’s staff hosted a luncheon Tuesday at the Powerhouse Community Center.After eight years as Del Mar&am...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: January 22, 2020

A reminder on campaign activity and signage

Vote Button

As the March 3 Presidential Primary Election approaches, residents are reminded to follow both State and City regulations regarding campaign signs and political activity.

The City welcomes you to express your opinion, but when it comes to the public right-...

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City News & Announcements
Posted on: June 10, 2019

Off-season rules for dog-friendly beaches through June 15

Dog playing on beach

From Sept. 3 through June 15, 2020, the rules for Del Mar's dog-friendly beaches are as follows:

  • Between 29th Street and Solana Beach border, off-leash dogs are allowed.
  • Between Powerhouse Park and 29th Street, dogs must be leashed. (From dawn to 8 a.m., of...
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