Author Archive
Stories written by dmtstaff

Carmel Valley students sample sailor’s life aboard Star of India

Barrel riggers

Students learned how to tie knots, hoist sails, maneuver ropes and secure barrels.

Reception held for playwright

Hosts Jay and Julie Sarno; David Ellenstein; Lionel Goldstein, author of ‘Mandate Memories’; Judy and Allen Moffson, North Coast Repertory Theatre president

A reception was held April 7 at the local home of Julie Sarno for London playwright Lionel Goldstein, the author of “Mandate Memories,” which runs through May 4 at North Coast Rep in Solana Beach (987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive).

Cathedral Catholic holds Military Appreciation Day

Military Appreciation Day at Cathedral Catholic High School

The Cathedral Catholic Girls Varsity Lacrosse team played Mt. Carmel Girls Varsity Lacrosse to kick off the event.

Ocean Air shows off student art at open house

Danny An

The event featured at least one work of art from each of the 800 Ocean Air students.

Torrey Pines High hosts Lions Baseball Tournament

The Lions Baseball Tournament

Top high school baseball teams from Southern California competed at the tournament.

Four-car crash on I-5 in Carmel Valley sends two people to hospital

The crash on northbound I-5 at Carmel Valley Road was reported at 5:11 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. A SigAlert was in effect.

‘Downton Abbey’ Spring Tea to be held by Del Mar Community Connections

All things “Downton Abbey”— from ‘20s tunes to exotic teas — will be featured as Del Mar Community Connections holds its annual spring tea on Wednesday, April 23, at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, 324 14th St., Del Mar.
The 2-4 p.m. event includes music from the “Downton” era performed by entertainers “Janet and Jay” and piano music provided by Lori Ritman, who also serves as chair. Light refreshments will be served, and teas poured by classy gentlemen as “Mr. Carson” imitators. Prizes will be awarded for the best Downton ensemble.
So if you know the answers to trivia questions such as “was Alfred applying to culinary school or law school,” or “did Jack Ross sing ‘April Showers’ or ‘Swanee?’” you’ll feel right at home with other Downton Abbey aficionados at this spring DMCC event.
Call to reserve a spot at 858 792-7565.

Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Solana Beach and Del Mar

Cathedral Catholic extended its winning streak to 11 games as the Dons opened Western League play with a 7-2 victory over Patrick Henry on April 9.

The victory followed a 7-4 nonleague win against Mater Dei Catholic two days earlier.

Will Law had three hits including a home run and a double and drove in four runs to lead the Dons in the Patrick Henry game.

Man pleads guilty in fatal Del Mar hit-and-run case

A man who drove drunk and struck a marine biologist in a crosswalk in Del Mar, then fled the scene, pleaded guilty April 16 to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and a hit-and-run allegation.

Christopher “Chip’’ Stockmeyer, 41, faces between nine and 15 years in prison when he is sentenced June 20 for the March 28 death of Rachel Morrison.

Del Mar Powerhouse 10U Champions

2014 10U Spring Open Champs

The Del Mar Powerhouse 10U team played two pool play games and two elimination games to go undefeated in the Triple Crown Sports San Diego Open and win the Division 1 Championship. The boys showed great determination and fight to come away victorious in elimination play and battle for the win with a one-run margin of victory for both semi-final and championship games.