Del Mar celebrates opening of new safety center

DEL MAR — The city of Del Mar and the Friends of the Powerhouse invites the community to celebrate the grand opening of the 17th Street Beach Safety Center and lifeguard tower at 3 p.m. June 27.The Friends of the Powerhouse thanks everyone for their generous support, to fund, design and complete this Community Project. A party celebrating all the hard work and fundraising will be held at 6 p.m. Aug. 1 at En Fuego restaurant, 1342 Camino Del Mar. Tickets are available at Friends of the

Supporters can still purchase planks and tiles. Call (858) 755-1641 for more information.

The new facility replaces the previous structure and provides lifeguard protection and improved access to the beach.