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Del Mar’s city hall and civic center hits home stretch

After nearly three years of planning, construction and unprecedented endeavor, a mere three months remain before the City of Del Mar moves into its sprawling new city hall and civic center on Camino del Mar, followed by a grand opening ceremony a month later. Officials say construction of the 9,000-square-foot...

Del Mar’s city hall and civic center hits home stretch

Lifestyle

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  • Channah Zeitung to appear on Nickelodeon's 'Game Shakers'

    Channah Zeitung to appear on Nickelodeon's 'Game Shakers'

    A young, local martial arts champion is taking her talents to a new venue this weekend — a popular tween television show. Channah Zeitung, 9, will have a guest role on the scripted Nickelodeon show "Game Shakers" on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. The sitcom, one of the highest rated on the children's television...

  • Forged in the `grays' versus `greens' fire, Eisenberg left her mark on Del Mar

    Forged in the `grays' versus `greens' fire, Eisenberg left her mark on Del Mar

    Brooke Eisenberg, the former mayor and unapologetic firebrand, returned to her native New York City recently after carving out a 30-year legacy as a fierce-some would say rabble-rousing-advocate for transparent government and constrained growth.

  • Woman's book aims to comfort, guide family caregivers

    Woman's book aims to comfort, guide family caregivers

    When her mother died two years ago, Yasmin Shah decided to share her story - and those of others she had met - as the primary caregiver for her aging parents.

  • Grieving second-grader's journal aims to help others

    Grieving second-grader's journal aims to help others

    Everyone has good days and bad days. But it took a 7-year-old who lost his mom to cancer last fall to imagine “Noah’s Good Days, Bad Days Journal.” Noah Orion, a second-grader at Del Mar Hills Academy, came up with the idea last summer when he stapled together two different sets of blank printer...

  • Bootcamp benefits Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Bootcamp benefits Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Torrey Pines High School senior Sophia LeRose got the community moving with her Sweat for a Cure event on Feb. 3. Over 100 participants came out for the bootcamp benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. “It was an amazing experience to see so many people come out and support the Leukemia...

Sports

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  • New names to be part of 2018-19 Avocado West lineup

    New names to be part of 2018-19 Avocado West lineup

    As a result of the North County Conference’s (NCC) recent biennial league alignment review, San Marcos High School and Mission Hills High School, both growing forces in the San Diego prep athletic universe, will be switching from the Avocado League East to the Avocado League West.

  • Torrey Pines stands out in CIF playoff brackets

    Torrey Pines stands out in CIF playoff brackets

    CIF San Diego Section Playoffs begin this week in boys’ and girls’ basketball and soccer and Torrey Pines figures prominently in three of the eight-team Open Division brackets. 

  • Canyon Crest wins twice, prepares for a deep playoff run

    Canyon Crest wins twice, prepares for a deep playoff run

    Canyon Crest Academy’s boys varsity basketball team chalked up conference wins last week against La Costa Canyon 63-45 and San Dieguito Academy 65-56.

  • Horizon Prep wins championship, makes it to CIF playoffs

    Horizon Prep wins championship, makes it to CIF playoffs

    The Horizon Prep basketball team clinched the Pioneer League Championship on Monday, Feb. 12 with a 49-10 win over CCPAA (Children’s Creative and Performing Arts Academy) at home. The Lions are heading into CIF San Diego Division V playoff with a winning streak of eight games. Under the leadership...

  • Feb. 15: Week in Sports

    Feb. 15: Week in Sports

    Boys basketball: The amazing winning streak continues. Torrey Pines won its 15th straight game and its 51st league game going back to 2013 as the Falcons defeated Carlsbad 73-54 in an Avocado League West game on Feb. 9. Bryce Pope led the Falcons with 23 points. His twin brother Michael Pope scored...

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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