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Solana Beach comes to terms with concert venue at Del Mar Fairgrounds

Solana Beach comes to terms with concert venue at Del Mar Fairgrounds

The $13 million transformation of the Del Mar Fairgrounds’ satellite betting center is back on track, just in time for the project’s hearing before the California Coastal Commission.

Fairgrounds officials announced Friday, Sept. 29 that they have resolved their dispute with the City of Solana Beach over the project’s environmental and traffic impacts. The terms of their agreement, however, are not yet being made public.

The 22nd District Agricultural District (DAA), which runs the state-owned fairgrounds, put the finishing touches this spring on its plan to renovate Surfside Race Place by converting half of the facility into a 1,869-seat concert venue and a 7,000-square-foot...

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