The coast news, january 29, 2016

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Carlsbad MARCOS -NEWS Police Association endorses MeasureTHE A

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breakdown of the activities that take place at Horsepark. Janet Holden, who manages the site, presented the results to board members at the Jan. 12 meeting. “For the boarding it’s not a very good picture,” she said. “The boarding does not make money. “We maintain their rings and their stalls,” she said, adding that feed and bedding needs are met through a contractor and trainers take care of the horses. Penniman said the current net loss on boarding is

less than a month remaining, the heat is turning up on gathering allies for Measure A. Last week, Caurso Affiliated and the Yes on A camp gathered another big endorsement — the Carlsbad Police Association. It marks the second big RANCHO union endorsement afterSFNEWS the firefighters announced their support two weeks ago. “If passed, Measure A will provide nearly $10 million in traffic improvements,” union President Jim Willis said. “It can be used to improve emergency services such as police and fire. We have reviewed Measure A and as an association, we believe it’s good for Carlsbad.” The measure, also known as the 85/15 plan, proposes to commercially develop about 27 acres and create 177 acres of open space along the south shore of Agua Hedionda Lagoon off Cannon Road. A successful referendum by opponents was certified in December and the special election is scheduled for Feb. 23. Rick Caruso, owner of Caruso Affiliated and the major funding source for the plan, said having the CPA on board is an-

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Planting a new forest

A volunteer readies a tree for planting on Saturday. More than 300 people turn out to help plant 1,000 trees that will become a food forest on the grounds of the Leichtag Farm in Encinitas. The planting was part of the Tu B’Shvat, the Jewish New Year for the Trees. Photo by Tony Cagala

Horsepark changes aim to put facility in the black By Bianca Kaplanek

DEL MAR — Changes are being made at Del Mar Horsepark in an effort to make the 65-acre equestrian facility profitable. To raise revenue, boarding fees have been increased, trainers are now required to pay a fee, and parking during the San Diego County Fair, which was free in the past, will cost $5 per vehicle. The Del Mar Fairgrounds, which owns the property, also plans to take over the county hunter/jumper horse shows “to provide a nicer product,” 22nd District Agricultural Association

board President Russ Penniman said. The 22nd DAA, which governs the fairgrounds, bought the property at the corner of El Camino Real and Via de la Valle in 1994 for overflow parking primarily during the San Diego County Fair. That use continues, with no events held at the site during that time. The rest of the year it is used for equestrian boarding and horse shows. With the permanent loss In an effort to make Del Mar Horsepark profitable, boarding fees have been increased, trainers are now required to pay a fee, and parking of 1,250 parking spaces beduring the San Diego County Fair, which was free in the past, will cost ginning with this year’s fair, officials ordered a financial $5 per vehicle. Photo by Bianca Kaplanek

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