Amy Beddows 5:26 p.m., June 18
Release of “urban drool” necessary for salt marsh health
San Diego city crews started sand removal from the Los Peñasquitos Lagoon on the morning of June 11. Less than a month ago, California State Parks did an emergency lagoon opening to release stagnant water ...
Wrist-slaps for Border Patrol agents who should have known better
Border Patrol agents Kallie Helwig and Gerald Torello were both accused of being involved in a sex act in public at the Del Mar Fairgrounds last year that resulted in a physical altercation between Helwig and an accuser. A jury found Torello not guilty; Helwig got probation.
Mainstays and middle-aged hip-hop ladies
For the 28th consecutive year, Escondido’s Margaret Austin, known as the “Pink Pig Lady,” was the first to walk through the front gates at the opening of the San Diego County Fair on June 8. ...
Two months since saltwater flowed
At 7:00 this morning, California State Parks personnel began the process of opening the Los Peñasquitos Lagoon in Del Mar. On hand are Natural Resources personnel as well as heavy-equipment operators, lifeguards, and maintenance crews. ...
Doug Manchester needs no permits, just lawyers and ineffectual city government.
Del Mar City Council delays permitting of food trucks within city limits.
You could have a moat!
Former Padres owner John Moores’ Del Mar pad up for sale.
You could take a plane
If the recent plan to have a train stop at the Del Mar Fairgrounds falls through, resurrecting the adjacent former airport is certainly a nonstarter. Located on the San Dieguito River wetlands between the Del ...