December 2008 sandpiper

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Voters Say "Si, Si"  by Mark Whitehead

Adiós, Mis Hermanos!  by Crystal Crawford

The Doctor is In: A Prescription for Fiscal Discipline  Guest Editorial by Dr. Bettina Experton

Seven (or more) Habits for Successful Counciling by Dave Druker

(O')Henry's Not-So-Short Story  by Henry Abarbanel

Del Mar's Elitism: It ain't necessarily so!  by Jon Edelbrock

Cathy's Perspective: Just One more  by Catherine Danola

How Big is Too Big? The Fairgrounds Master Plan  by Jacqueline Winterer

It's Time to Plant California Natives  by

Olde Del Mar courtesy of the Del Mar Historical Society

Property Rights and Property Wrongs  by John Kerridge

Rich is BAAACK (and confused as ever!   by Rich Simons

Mud, Sweat, and Cheers: The Garden Club's New Crest Road Park

Green Piece: Power Strategies   by Dick Herzberg

You're Not Like Me ... Or Are You?   by Piper Underwood

A Rose by Any Other Name = $$$

Evolution of the Sandpiper   by Bud Emerson

The $41/36 Campaign for the Del Mar Shores Park

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Voters say “Si, Si”
By Mark Whitehead

Change comes slowly in Del Mar [...] Such was the case for Measure G, the extensively vetted mixed-use project proposed for the old gas station site on Camino Del Mar Del Mar at 10th street which was overwhelmingly approved on Nov. 4.   more>>

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Seven (or more) Habits for Successful Counciling
By Dave Druker

The following snippets are some of the ways I approached being a member of the Del Mar City Council. None of these are original, but it is almost impossible for me to determine the origins of these homilies.  more>>

(O’)Henry’s Not-So-Short Story
By Henry Abarbanel

The editors of the Sandpiper asked me to somehow summarize my views of City Council service and challenges for the future for the City of Del Mar---in 400 words. That, of course, was impossible, so I beg them not to cut a single golden phrase. more>>


FREE Parking!

November 29
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January 1

A novelty in Del Mar!

It’s Time to Plant California Natives!
By Mary Friestadt

Many of you are probably looking forward to the coming winter season because the weather is bound to be cooler and we might even get rain! more>>


A Rose by Any Other Name  more>>


Evolution of the Sandpiper
By Bud Emerson

The Sandpiper was conceived in the ‘90s by a group of citizens who felt that Del Mar’s Community Plan was central to the story of how the community developed. It would be a forum for all, but especially for those newcomers who were attracted to this unique community but did not know its history or core values.  more>>


Holiday Wonderland between 11th and 15th Streets: Saturday, December 7 from 1pm to 5pm

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