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Chocolate sweetens the plot for Carmel Valley writer’s new mysteries

Carmel Valley author Kathleen Krevat has written "Death Is Like a Box of Chocolates."

While everyone else is finishing up a night’s sleep, Kathleen Krevat of Carmel Valley is already typing away on her computer. Krevat, whose upcoming book, “Death Is Like a Box of Chocolates,” hits bookstores Sept. 2, says waking up early developed naturally and then became a habit.

Solana Beach’s North Coast Rep creates powerful lineup for 33rd season

A scene from ‘Fallen Angels,' playing at North Coast Repertory Theatre in Solana Beach.

Solana Beach’s North Coast Repertory Theatre has created a powerful lineup of entertainment for its 33rd season.

Bishop’s School hires new coaches for boys basketball and baseball

Nick Levine, left, and Ron Witmeyer.

The 2014-2015 school year will see two experienced coaches joining the roster at The Bishop’s School.

Former Cathedral Catholic pitching sensation Camarena fields the challenges of pro ball

‘It’s not fun getting beat up on the mound, but I’m learning a lot from it and that’s the big thing,’ says Daniel Camarena. Photo by Dave Schofield/Trenton Thunder.

Former Cathedral Catholic pitching standout Daniel Camarena had it ridiculously easy in high school. Now three years into his professional career after being drafted by the New York Yankees in the 20th round of the 2011 amateur draft, Camarena is for the first time in his career — at any level — confronting failure.

SDUHSD to create committee on high school selection process

A new committee on San Dieguito Union High School District’s school selection process will be formed this fall, in response to frustrations expressed by parents this summer when students didn’t get into their school of choice.

The district made the decision this year to admit all freshmen on the wait lists for Canyon Crest Academy and San Dieguito High School Academy, and both schools are at capacity. But there is still much work to be done for future years, according to Michael Grove, associate superintendent.

High school district board opposes proposed cap on school reserves

The San Dieguito Union High School District board has come out against the cap on school district reserves proposed by new legislation in the state. On Aug. 21, the board approved the adoption of a resolution in opposition to the local reserves cap, part of the Proposition 98 Rainy Day Fund.

Proposition 2 will go out to voters on the November ballot. If it passes and the state’s Rainy Day Fund is established, as soon as even a dime is dropped into the fund, school districts will be required to spend down the reserves.

Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks U8 Smith are finalists

Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks U8 Smith are finalists.

The Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks U8 Smith team made it to the finals in the Carlsbad Summer Classic.

Albion SC BU11 White Team wins Futbol Classic

Front row (L-R) Kai Walsh, Angel Jaimes, Jackson Miller, Evan Rotundo, Isaac Powell. Middle row: Tyler Watson, Ryan Flather, John Paul Molina, Billy Cherres, Steven Ruiz, Keegan Ferreira, Andrew Mitchell, Angel Cortez, Simon Sagal. Back row:  Coach Wayne Crowe

Congratulations to the Albion BU11 White team for winning the West Coast Futbol Classic over the Aug. 16-17 weekend.

Back to School for Del Mar students

Back-to-school for Del Mar Heights students

Students at Del Mar Heights bid a fond farewell to summer and headed back to school Aug. 25. Photos by Jon Clark.

Back to School for Solana Beach students

Solana Pacific back-to-school

Students at Solana Pacific bid a fond farewell to summer and headed back to school Aug. 25. Photo by Kristina Houck.