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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Turf Bocce Ball Tournament raises more than $45,000

More than 250 players, friends and volunteers played or watched bocce Oct. 9 on 30 courts laid out on Del Mar Horsepark’s grand prix field during Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary’s 20th Annual Bocce Ball Tournament, raising more than $45,000, according to a press release from event organizers. The event benefitted Just in Time for Foster [...]




Cal State San Marcos Professor Receives 2018 Wang Family Excellence Award

Merryl Goldberg, music and arts professor at Cal State San Marcos, has been named recipient of the 2018 Wang Family Excellence Award in the...

Pets on Parade Charity Event Does It Again!

Vendors, opportunity drawings, music, and of course, a downtown parade led by Santa, all made for a wonderful day in Carlsbad Village Sunday at...

Defend American Homes

Help Make Resilient American Homes with Robin Hood Home Fire Defense. After experiencing the recent wildfires firsthand across California and seeing the devastation and...


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Supporting local businesses lifts the community

Small Business Saturday has been called a shopping holiday. It is actually a movement of sorts, started six years ago by American Express, to celebrate the smaller, independently owned businesses that are the fabric of downtowns across America. Smack dab between Black Friday, a day when mall shoppers brave the big-box stores for early-morning bargains, [...]

Blakespear sounds optimistic note on her first-ever State of the City address as mayor

Encinitas Mayor Catherine Blakepear sounded an optimistic note March 28 at her first State of the City address, telling the audience, “By all objective and subjective measures, the state of our city is strong. Objective numbers show that we have low crime, and high property values. We are fiscally sound and responsible, and boast high [...]

Heat wave burglars sentenced

Two men who broke into homes in La Jolla, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Mira Mesa, Scripps Ranch and Sabre Springs along with two juveniles during a heat wave last year, pleaded guilty today to 19 burglary and robbery charges. Antonio Kresic, 22, and Keith Lashaun Thomas, 20, will be sentenced Sept. 20. Each faces up [...]


Huge storm drenches coastal North County

An unexpectedly strong storm slammed into the extreme southwest corner of California late Sunday night, Feb. 26, giving San Diego – and coastal North County – the biggest drenching so far of what has already been one of the wettest winters on record. Flooded roads, fallen trees and accidents were reported all over San Diego [...]

Man killed by train in Del Mar