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7-Eleven store robbed in Del Mar Heights

A 7-Eleven robber used a late-model Chevrolet Corvette – a car with a $55,000 price tag – as his getaway vehicle in Del Mar Heights Dec. 3. The man entered the store, in the 13000 block of Mango Drive, at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3. He approached the clerk and demanded money, Newton said. The clerk...

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  • Native Diver among special horses with final resting place in Del Mar

    Native Diver among special horses with final resting place in Del Mar

    Native Diver, a black gelding known for his brilliant speed, represented the pinnacle of horse racing in the mid-1960s in the west. Between his debut in 1962 and his death from colic days after winning the Del Mar Handicap in 1967, he made 81 starts and won 37 of them. He won the San Francisco...

  • Brookdale celebrates wedding of 90-year-old residents

    Brookdale celebrates wedding of 90-year-old residents

    Brookdale Carmel Valley held its first-ever wedding reception for two residents who met and fell in love at the senior living community. Ninety-year-olds Doris Harr Swanlund and Hugh Howell Foreman were married on Saturday, Nov. 12 at North Coast Calvary Chapel in Carlsbad. The couple was married...

  • The Girl Singers to bring holiday show to Solana Beach

    The Girl Singers to bring holiday show to Solana Beach

    A festive holiday musical is headed for Solana Beach that will surely be fun for all families. After all, it’s a family that will be performing popular holiday songs on stage. Starring a mother and her two daughters, “The Girl Singers of the Hit Parade Holiday Show” is set to take the stage Dec....

  • Del Mar Highlands to light up the night

    Del Mar Highlands to light up the night

    A Holiday Celebration with Santa will be held at the Del Mar Highlands Town Center in Carmel Valley Wednesday, Dec. 7 from 5-7:30 p.m.  The event will include laser light shows at 5:15 p.m. and 6:15 p.m., falling snow, photos with Santa, music, performances by students from local schools, complimentary...

  • Solana Ranch STREAM Night

    Solana Ranch STREAM Night

    Solana Ranch Elementary School held a Family STREAM Night Nov. 17. The Solana Ranch STREAM (Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts and Math) Lab, funded by the Solana Beach Schools Foundation, “provides students the opportunity to engage in innovative, inquiry and project-based learning....

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  • CCA cross country runners qualify for state

    CCA cross country runners qualify for state

    The girls varsity runners of Canyon Crest Academy’s cross country team finished second in the Division 2 race during CIF San Diego Finals. They ran 2.75 miles and competed against 16 high schools on Nov. 19 at Morley Field. Kira Loren finished first in a time of 16.30.7, Claire Bernd in fourth...

  • Dons advance in playoffs

    Dons advance in playoffs

    Cathedral Catholic advanced in the CIF playoffs with a convincing first round win over arch rival Torrey Pines Falcons, 45-7. The Dons maintain their unbeaten record now 11-0 as they move to second round playoffs Nov. 25, playing at Mission Hills who edged Grossmont 49-48 in first-round playoffs....

  • Nov. 24: Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe and Encinitas

    Nov. 24: Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe and Encinitas

    Football: Cathedral Catholic continued its march to a perfect season as the top-seeded Dons broke open a close Open Division quarterfinal playoff game against local rival Torrey Pines in the second quarter on Dec. 18. They went on to defeat the No. 7 Falcons 45-7. The Dons broke a 7-7 tie in the...

  • CCA runner takes first in Division 2, team places second

    CCA runner takes first in Division 2, team places second

    The girls varsity runners of Canyon Crest Academy’s cross country team finished second in the Division 2 race during CIF San Diego Finals. They ran 2.75 miles and competed against 16 high schools on Nov. 19 at Morley Field. Kira Loren finished first in a time of 16.30.7, Claire Bernd in fourth...

  • Torrey Pines girls run for second place in CIF Section

    Torrey Pines girls run for second place in CIF Section

    Running in two tight packs near the top, the Torrey Pines girls team sped to second place at the CIF San Diego Section Cross Country Division I championships, and qualified for the Nov. 26 state meet. Competing at Morley Field on Nov. 19, the Falcons scored 90 points (first-place Westfield had...

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