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Solana Beach fire battalion chief warns fire season never ends

To ensure that residents are prepared for the next wildfire, Jon Blumeyer, fire battalion chief for the cities of Del Mar, Encinitas and Solana Beach, shared preparedness tips during a presentation at the start of Solana Beach’s Public Safety Commission meeting on Oct. 14.

Plaques mark historical walking tour in Del Mar Village

The Del Mar Village Association History Committee, under the chairmanship of local attorney Bing Bush Jr., has installed plaques on several of the historically significant buildings in the Village of Del Mar.

Carmel Valley school’s ‘Zombie Prom’ pokes fun at ‘50s-era musicals

Kion Heidari as Jonny and Alyson Tharp as Toffee. Courtesy photo

For the first time, Canyon Crest Academy’s Envision Theatre is presenting the musical “Zombie Prom,” beginning Oct. 24 through Nov. 1 at the Black Box Theatre.

Del Mar Bodysurfing Club member takes first in age group at Santa Cruz meet

Dr. Chris Lafferty of the Del Mar Bodysurfing Club won first place at the Santa Cruz Bodysurfing Championship.

Dr. Chris Lafferty, 56, of the Del Mar BodySurfing Club, won first place in the 2014 Santa Cruz Championships in the Mens Senior division.

Author Lederer to be guest at fundraiser Oct. 24 in Rancho Santa Fe

The Graves’ Disease and Thyroid Foundation of Rancho Santa Fe will be hosting a book signing and pumpkin sale Oct. 24 featuring author and UT columnist Richard Lederer.

Female Athlete Volunteers in third year of service

Female Athlete Volunteers is now in its third year as a community service organization for female athletes in grades 7-10.

Female Athlete Volunteers of San Diego kicked off its new season of community service by partnering with Advocates for Injured Athletes to attend their Athletes Saving Athletes program.

Morningstar investment classes at Del Mar Library every Thursday

The Del Mar Library is offering a series of classes on how to get the most out of Morningstar Online, the pre-eminent independent investment resource available for use through San Diego County Library. Classes are held at 10 a.m. Saturdays.

Carmel Valley’s Earthwise sponsors Halloween pet adoption Oct. 18

EarthWise Pet Supply will host a Halloween Party and adoption event from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7805 Highland Village Place, Suite G-101, in the Albertsons shopping center, in the Carmel Valley/Torrey Highlands neighborhood of San Diego.

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

Santa Fe Christian extended its winning streak to three games as the Eagles opened Coastal League play with a decisive 27-7 victory over Francis Parker on Oct. 10.

Benton Weeks rushed for 140 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries as the Eagles rolled up 335 yards of total offense.

Torrey Pines Falcons dominate Carlsbad, 26-14

Zach Friedland runs for a 90-yard touchdown.

The 5-0 Torrey Pines Falcon freshmen visited the 4-1 Carlsbad Lancers and came away with a 26-14 win. It was another game of big plays for the Falcons who, although they trailed 8-6 in first downs, had 278 yards total offense to Carlsbad’s 172 yards in unofficial stats.