Election Coverage

Commentary: Candidate Debate

Unlike most previous unremarkable City Council debates run by the League of Women Voters, the October 10 video session produced some remarkable observations. Candidate Quirk was dramatically overshadowed by the


Roving Teen Reporter: Tuned In Teens

The 2022 midterm elections again arrive at a time of much-needed urgency and action. With the previous midterm election indicating an uprise in voter turnout, this year’s election will likely


Recent News

A Message to Del Mar Voters from Henry Abarbanel (Former Mayor and Council Member) and Dave Druker (Former Mayor and current Council Member)

October 22, 2022

As you fill out your ballots in the coming days, we ask if you really want two Quirks on the City Council. Steve Quirk is the twin brother of Dan Quirk – a current council member.

Click to read the full letter

Also in the November Issue

Outing and Eating

In July I signed up as a volunteer Van Host for Del Mar Community Connections, which I was told would involve escorting a group of seniors on a local shopping trip plus lunch. Shopping and lunch…


Covid Update: Paxlovid Works

My wife Ann Feeney and I contracted COVID at the end of a cruise to Alaska in August, and we spent the next 5 days taking Paxlovid pills to reduce the risk of any serious outcome.


World Wide Web Weavers

Spiders: there are 40,000 species of them scattered about our globe, with more than 300 at home in San Diego. They are move visible in the late fall, the active season for arachnids who are technically


Del Mar Community Connections

Thanks to DMCC Gala Supporters! The Annual Benefit Gala took place on October 1 at the Del Mar Civic Center with a theme of A Night on the Mediterranean; the planning committee was led by DMCC


Quotable Del Mar


On the value of being both selfless and selfish:

My dad’s accomplishments have been well documented; he was certainly admired and was unquestionably my personal hero. He leaves a legacy of devotion to family, friends, and community. He was selfless in so many respects, yet selfish – selfish with his time, selfish in that he only spent time with people and on projects that he valued. I can assure you, if you spent time with my dad personally, socially, professionally, or civically – he valued you, your organization, your issue, your community.” 


— from Will’s remarks at a memorial gathering for his father


Joel Holliday (April 14, 1939 – June 28, 2022) was truly a pillar of the Del Mar community. To read more about his remarkable legacy for Del Mar and the broader region: delmarfoundation.org/joelh

Will Holliday. Photo courtesy of RWB Multimedia.
Joel Holliday. Photo courtesy of the Holliday family.