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Seniors Helping Seniors provides care, jobs to seniors in North County

Patricia Berman (right) with Pat Fowler (left), one of her three caregivers from Seniors Helping Seniors. Courtesy photo

Seniors Helping Seniors matches seniors who want to provide help with seniors who need help.

Solana Beach School District trustee earns CSBA Masters in Governance Certificate

Julie Union, a trustee of the Solana Beach School District, has completed the California School Boards Association Masters in Governance program, a certificate program that defines the roles and responsibilities of school boards and provides governance teams with the tools to keep all efforts focused on student learning and achievement.

Carmel Valley students perform with San Diego Symphony at ‘Best and Brightest’ event


Torrey Pines High School juniors Zachary Siegel and Omar Gaidarov performed on March 30 with the San Diego Symphony, as part of its “Best and Brightest, A Celebration of San Diego’s Young Musicians” concert.

Del Mar City Council holds off on conducting citizen satisfaction survey

After agreeing that a consultant’s proposal wasn’t worth the money, the City Council on April 7 decided against approving a contract for a citywide citizen satisfaction survey.

Pam Barger selected as Del Mar Union School District’s ‘2014 Teacher of the Year’

Pam Berger

The Del Mar Union School District recently announced that Pam Barger, 5th grade teacher at Ocean Air School, has been selected as the 2014 Teacher of the Year candidate for the San Diego County Teacher of the Year program.

Carmel Del Mar students’ work showcased

Carmel Del Mar student showcase

Carmel Del Mar School held a Science, Music, Art and Technology Showcase along with the school’s annual open house April 3.

‘Geometry with a Twist’ at Ashley Falls

Geometry with a Twist

Ashley Falls PTA recently hosted the Ashley Falls Family Science Night, “Geometry with a Twist,” in partnership with the Ruben H. Fleet Science Center.

Beth Am Preschool achieves 100 percent participation in annual fundraiser

Beth Am preschool fundraiser

Beth Am Preschool hosted its annual fundraiser at Cohn Restaurant Group’s Vintana Wine + Dine in Escondido on March 9. Parents and teachers enjoyed dinner, drinks and live music on the beautiful Moonlight Veranda.

Random Acts of Caring

A few of the attendees at the Starbucks patio party. Courtesy photos

Solana Beach Starbucks and the Healing America’s Heroes organization have joined forces to work with special needs youth and adults in North County. Both support research for finding causes and cures and are developing free programs and creative workshops to assist the needs of the groups.

Del Mar Heights art show, science fair

Del Mar Heights art show

Del Mar Heights families attended a Science Fair, Art Show and Open House on April 3 at the school. The event included a multi-media display of students’ art work and interactive art stations.