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Sunday, Aug 16, 2015 at 9:05 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Happy 10 Years, Surf Dog Surf-A-Thon

The Dog Beach Del Mar fundraiser'll feature Fidos and their humans riding the... View gallery »

Saturday, Aug 23, 2014 at 9:06 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Hounds Hit the H20: Surf Dog

Hounds Hit the H20: Surf Dog

The surf-a-thon hangs twenty in Del Mar, to help pups in need. Read »

Friday, Aug 8, 2014 at 1:14 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Mmm, Smoky: Del Mar Grill Fest

Mmm, Smoky: Del Mar Grill Fest

The track's Seaside Concert area turns up the heat (and the meats). Read »

Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 at 11:06 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Horsey Getaway: Grand Del Mar Package

Horsey Getaway: Grand Del Mar Package

It's all about the clip-clop 'round Del Mar, and a certain resort is putting the bells and whistles on. Read »

Friday, Jul 11, 2014 at 12:28 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Donuts Day at Del Mar Race Track

Donuts Day at Del Mar Race Track

Arrive early on two special mornings for pastries and a peek at the ponies. Read »

Thursday, Jul 3, 2014 at 11:24 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Del Mar Racing: The Opening Day Hat Contest

How over-the-top is your topper? Best make for Del Mar for Opening Day at the... View gallery »

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 7:24 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Golf with Dad: Grand Del Mar Packages

Golf with Dad: Grand Del Mar Packages

Thinking of Dad? Or you? Or both of you, which is best of all? Read »

Wednesday, Jan 22, 2014 at 3:17 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

TripAdvisor Readers Love the Grand Del Mar

TripAdvisor Readers Love the Grand Del Mar

The hotel nabbed the top spot in the Travelers' Choice awards. Read »

Thursday, Aug 22, 2013 at 2:52 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

World's Largest InstaMeet: Del Mar Racetrack Goes for Instagram Record

World's Largest InstaMeet: Del Mar Racetrack Goes for Instagram Record

Guinness will be on the grounds as Instagram users gather. Read »

Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 at 10:29 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Dogs Will Surf (and Help Other Dogs in Need)

Dogs Will Surf (and Help Other Dogs in Need)

The annual Del Mar party raise money for the Helen Woodward Animal Center. Read »

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Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBCSanDiego.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 12 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.