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Torrey Pines board looks to enhance Del Mar Heights Road

The Torrey Pines Community Planning Board is leading an effort to create a master plan to enhance Del Mar Heights Road. “Del Mar Heights Road has become a speedway and it’s going to get worse,” said Diana Scheffler, a member of the Torrey Pines Community Planning Board’s project review board at...

Torrey Pines board looks to enhance Del Mar Heights Road

Lifestyle

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  • Nov. 16: Event briefs

    Nov. 16: Event briefs

    Title Wave books sale Friends of Solana Beach Library will have a 50 percent off book sale Nov. 17-18 in the Title Wave bookstore inside the Solana Beach Library. All genres of books, including children’s books, CDs, DVDs and puzzles, will be available. There will also be a shelf with 10 for $1...

  • Carmel Valley native Alexander Simone to appear on Shark Tank Nov. 12

    Carmel Valley native Alexander Simone to appear on Shark Tank Nov. 12

    Canyon Crest Academy graduate and entrepreneur Alexander Simone will appear on ABC’s Shark Tank this Sunday, Nov. 12 at 10 p.m.

  • Great Halloween Candy Buy Back to benefit troops is Nov. 9

    Great Halloween Candy Buy Back to benefit troops is Nov. 9

    Dr. Curtis Chan is holding his 9th annual Great Halloween Candy Buy Back. The Candy Buy Back helps local children unload excess Halloween candy for a great cause. The candy is donated to troops overseas and children collect $1 per pound (up to 5 pounds). Last year’s drive collected 7,389 pounds...

  • Finding Voices encourages teens to speak up about tough issues

    Finding Voices encourages teens to speak up about tough issues

    A digital media marketing consultant by trade, Solana Beach resident Shawn McClondon dedicated his prowess in recent years to helping guide youths and young adults toward career paths. While the efforts of his nonprofit Youth Campaigns have been geared toward San Diego city communities with impoverished...

  • Through Project Concern International, Del Mar resident finds a global calling

    Through Project Concern International, Del Mar resident finds a global calling

    The sight of mothers and their newborns in Tijuana struggling amid a lack of basic health care left an indelible impact. Patricia Mogul had already been doing everything she could to promote Project Concern International’s mission to create sustainable, community-driven solutions in some of the...

Sports

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  • Local high school boys and girls teams shine at Cross Country North County Conference Championships

    Local high school boys and girls teams shine at Cross Country North County Conference Championships

    The varsity cross country boys high school teams ran a 3.05-miles course on Nov. 11 at Kit Carson Park in Escondido. The runners competed in the Avocado West League during the North County Conference Championships. La Costa Canyon’s team won with 42 points, followed by Torrey Pines with 56 points,...

  • Nov. 16: Week in Sports

    Nov. 16: Week in Sports

    Volleyball: Torrey Pines defeated Canyon Crest Academy 3-0 (25-23, 25-17, 25-21) in the San Diego Section’s elite Open Division championship match on Nov. 11. The top-seeded Falcons won the Open championship for the fourth time in five years as they extended their winning streak to 24 consecutive...

  • Golden Dragons win division championship at tournament

    Golden Dragons win division championship at tournament

    The Golden Dragons team won the Girls U8 championship at the Del Mar/Carmel Valley Sharks Recreational Tournament held Nov. 4-5. The team went undefeated in the tournament and allowed only one goal. They advanced to the final after the third round of sudden death penalty kicks in the semi-final...

  • Purple Thunder U12 division champions in DMCV Sharks tournament

    Purple Thunder U12 division champions in DMCV Sharks tournament

    The DMCV Sharks U12 Purple Thunder team, coached by Michael Whittle, assisted by Joe Hassell, won its age division in the intra-league recreational tournament held Nov. 4-5.

  • Torrey Pines Lady Falcons continue their winning ways

    Torrey Pines Lady Falcons continue their winning ways

    Ranked fifth nationally and first in California, Torrey Pines High School girls volleyball won the San Diego Section’s Open bracket championship for the fourth time in the last five years on Saturday, Nov. 11, by sweeping Canyon Crest Academy. The CCA Ravens (ranked 62nd in California) had met...

Opinion

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  • Aug. 17: Letters to the editor

    Coyote pet protection Thank you for your excellent and topically important article, “Coyotes ‘Out of Control’ in Carmel Valley.” I might have an idea that would be helpful to other local pet owners. After the 2003 fires our Maltese named “Fat Boy” was attacked in our backyard in Del Mar near the...

  • Aug. 3 and 10: Letters to the editor

    As for Sheriff vs. Police Department issue

  • From the Del Mar Mayor: Summer update

    From the Del Mar Mayor: Summer update

    Summer has arrived and we are half way through 2017. This is a good time for me to bring you up to speed on City projects that are progressing in Del Mar.

  • July 28: Letters to the editor

    Patrick Vergne is a gem I have a friend whose son did something slightly wrong while at the beach. One of Patrick’s lifeguards was about to call the police. Patrick calmly intervened and simply called the boy’s parents. They were grateful and assured Patrick that the boy would be reprimanded. Due...

  • July 20: letters to the editor

    Pat Vergne should run for City Council Take it from one who has known and dealt with him for decades, there is no more honest and capable person in Del Mar than Pat Vergne. I suggested he run for City Council some years ago but he said he wasn’t ready for that. My hope is that he now is. Jim Donovan...

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