Del Mar Times

SD City Council delays decision on parks and rec funds

The San Diego City Council elected to postpone its vote on amending the parks and recreation fee schedule amid concerns about a lack of public input and too many unanswered questions. At the Oct. 31 meeting, the council heard from 26 speakers in opposition, many of them longtime recreation council...

SD City Council delays decision on parks and rec funds

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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  • Solana Beach paddleboarder finds unexpected glory overseas

    Solana Beach paddleboarder finds unexpected glory overseas

    International accolades were the furthest thing from Bart Schade’s mind when he went to Santa Cruz this summer for the Jay Moriarty Memorial Paddleboard Race. While the race would, for the first time, decide who was going to join the U.S. team at the world championships in September, the truth...

  • Local taekwondo champ has Olympic dreams

    Local taekwondo champ has Olympic dreams

    Teenage taekwondo black belt Andrew Heiati won the American Taekwondo Association (ATA) PanAm Champion Championships in Peru in 2016 and the National High School Championship this year,

  • Nov. 9: Week in Sports

    Nov. 9: Week in Sports

    Football: Santa Fe Christian defeated Tri-City Christian 34-13 in a Coastal League game on Nov. 3. Luke Sanders rushed for 174 yards and scored two touchdowns on 21 carries to lead the Eagles. Sanders also had a 60-yard scoring catch. Eagles quarterback Michael Linguadoca completed 5 of 11 pass...

  • 'Solving Serra' biggest hurdle for Cathedral Catholic field hockey team

    'Solving Serra' biggest hurdle for Cathedral Catholic field hockey team

    After posting, 7-0 and 6-0, routs of the Dons during the first two months of the season, in Wednesday’s regular season finale visiting Serra found the home club a much more stubborn foe, escaping with a 1-0 decision.

  • Avocado League West field hockey teams more than ready for CIF Playoffs

    Avocado League West field hockey teams more than ready for CIF Playoffs

    Third place host La Costa Canyon, last year’s Avocado West runner-up, romped past second place defending champion Canyon Crest Academy, 3-0.

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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