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Monday December 4th at 11 am 

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Tuesday December 5th at 6 pm

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Now Open in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center! 

DIESEL booksellers with our first customer!


By KAREN BILLING via Del Mar Times


Readers rejoice: A book store is returning to Del Mar Highlands Town Center with DIESEL, A Bookstore.

It’s been five years since Barnes & Noble closed after 21 years when the center renovations began, a heartbreaker for both the community and the center owner. Donahue Schriber Realty Group pledged to bring back a book store when the expansion was complete and they are delivering on that promise with DIESEL, a longtime California indie book store that also has a location in Brentwood.

“A bookstore has been the number one request from our customers for a number of years. We are thrilled to have a long-established independent bookstore join the center”, said Patrick Donahue, chairman and CEO of Donahue Schriber Realty Group. “Diesel’s new Del Mar Highlands location will be a great addition to the community.”







Sunday: 10:00am to 6:00pm

Monday and Tuesday: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

Wednesday through Saturday: 10:00 am to 8:00pm

Holiday Hours:

December 24th: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

December 25th and 26th: store closed 

December 31st: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm 

January 1st: store closed 

Contact us:

By phone: (858) 925-7078
By email:

We are located at: 
Del Mar Highlands Town Center

12843 El Camino Real, Suite 104

San Diego, CA 92130

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