Lost & found items remain on Del Mar fairgrounds

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DEL MAR, Calif. - The Del Mar fairgrounds is currently undergoing a metamorphosis as crews clean up what was the 2015 San Diego County Fair.

In the meantime, Guest Services is on overdrive to get hundreds of lost and found items back to their rightful owners.

Everything from baby strollers, clothes, walkers, are being kept in storage. More valuable items are locked up in an office on the grounds. The items include driver's licenses, cash, credit cars, keys and cell phones. Fair officials said there were more than 200 cell phones lost during this year's fair.

When people come to claim their goods, they are asked a series of questions to verify the items belong to them.

To contact guest services for lost and found, you can call (858) 794-1124.

The goods are held until September. If they are not claimed, they will get donated to a local charity.

Linda Zweig with the SD County Fair said there were more than 1.5 million visitors over the span of 25 days. She also said cooler weather likely led to more food consumption.

Dixie's Donuts fried more than 40,000 mini donuts.

Bacon-A-Fair used more than 18,500 pounds of bacon.

Chicken Charlie's sold 3,000 deep fried SlimFast bars and 5,000 peanut butter pickles.

Corn Star grilled 50,000 ears of corn.

Del Mar Fairgrounds will now prepare for Opening Day at the Del Mar Racetrack, July 16th.

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