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Del Mar Looking Back

by Nancy Hanks Ewing

Excerpts of Del Mar Looking Back, a history of Del Mar and the surrounding region.
Used with permission.

Includes:

Establishment of the San Dieguito School District in 1873

Establishment of Soledad School (later Del Mar School) with the founding of Del Mar in 1885

Building of the first phase of current Del Mar Shores in 1947

Establishment of the Del Mar Union School District in 1949

Passing of the first bond and purchase of the land for Del Mar Heights School in 1960

Opening of the first eight classrooms of Del Mar Heights Elementary School in September 1965

Passage of another school bond; addition of three kindergartens, four classrooms, and administrative units to Del Mar Heights Elementary School; and purchase of the land for Del Mar Hills School in 1967

Opening of the first nine classrooms, administrative facilities, and a learning center of Del Mar Hills School in September; and Del Mar Elementary renamed to Del Mar Shores in 1973

The book was completed in early 1986, copyright 1988.

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Del Mar Picture Book

by Dr. Lisa Pluth

Excerpts of Del Mar Picture Book, a visual history of Del Mar.
Used with permission.

Includes:

A photo of a school bus at The Winston School (formerly Del Mar Shores School)

Establishment of the San Dieguito School District in 1873

Opening of the Shores School in 1947

Establishment of the Del Mar Union School District in 1949

Opening of Del Mar Heights Elementary School in 1965

Opening of Del Mar Hills School in 1974

Copyright 2006.

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Torrey Pines: Landscape and Legacy

by Bill Evarts

Excerpt of Torrey Pines: Landscape and Legacy, a photo-rich book about the Torrey Pines Reserve and Extension.

Used with permission.

Includes:

Establishment of the Torrey Pines State Reserve for the preservation of the Torrey pine in 1899.

Discussion of the role of fire in pine regeneration and population, and build up of dense undergrowth and organic litter as a result of being without occasional wildfires.

Copyright 1994.

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July 2, 1999 Village Voice Article

by Marsha Sutton

Torrey Pines Community Planning Board discussion to reduce traffic near the Del Mar Heights School in 1999. 

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