What’s To Be Done About Del Mar’s Rail Tracks?

For years, the San Diego region has talked about the need to find a long-term solution for the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo (LOSSAN) rail corridor. As the only rail connection between San Diego County and the rest of the state and country, it is a vital transit option for Amtrak Surfliner and North County Transit District Coaster riders every year. It also allows freight to move between key ports throughout Southern California without adding to the traffic on the I-5 – a key highway corridor for many drivers in our region.   We have tried short-term fixes for decades.


Breaking News

Watermark Appeals Turned Down by California Coastal Commission

November 17, 2023
The 50-unit Watermark development project cleared a major hurdle today when the California Coastal Commission declined to grant a full hearing of the appeals filed by Del Mar Hillside Community Association and Jill Schulz, challenging the City of Del Mar’s decision to grant a permit for the Watermark



It appears likely that all short term rentals (STR) in Del Mar will soon be legalized. The City Council majority seems ready to deliver on their campaign promises to


Rootless in Del Mar

The Saravis family from Chicago moved into their new neighborhood on Avenida Primavera the week preceding Tropical Storm Hilary.  Becoming familiar with their clean-out drains faced them quickly as


Solar Solution

The Clean Energy Authority (CEA) Board has selected Solana Beach City Manager Greg Wade to serve as its next Chief Executive Officer. Greg will assume office at the beginning


Covid Update: Vax Up!

The new COVID vaccines from Moderna and Pfizer/BioNTek have been available for several weeks now, but as of the end of September, only 4 million US citizens had gotten


November 2023 Issue

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In Brief

Medicare Workshop

The article above raises many questions about insurance options for those losing Medicare Advantage Plan coverage with Scripps Health. Del Mar Community Connections is sponsoring an event to help answer your questions about the available options.


On Thursday, November 9, at 10am, HICAP Program Manager Sophie Exdell will be at Del Mar Town Hall (1050 Camino Del Mar) to make a presentation covering all available options. There will also be a Q&A.

Addressing  Climate Change in Del Mar

Symposium: Sun., Nov. 12 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Town Hall


Please join our Del Mar community and learn from renowned speakers how Climate Change may affect our coastal environment and what we each can do about it. This free event was made possible by a generous grant from the Del Mar Foundation. To learn more and to register (required) for this free event, go to www.delmarclimate.org