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Del Mar Rotary asked to help Guatemalans

George Lewis, founder of the Guatemala Water Project, recently paid a visit to the Del Mar Rotary Club to discuss his project of providing water filters to poverty-stricken Guatemalans.

Bash for new DM lifeguard tower this Saturday

In order to raise funds for new Lifeguard Headquarters and a Beach Safety Center at 17th Street, Friends of the Powerhouse and the City of Del Mar Lifeguards will be joining forces to throw a fundraiser “Party for the Tower” on Saturday, Feb. 7.

Students show off their mental skills at Brain Bee

High school students from all over San Diego County came to the Neurosciences Auditorium on Jan. 31 in the hopes of winning San Diego’s first ever Brain Bee.

Del Mar Workout closes without notice to employees, customers

The popular and long-standing gym Del Mar Workout closed abruptly without notice, shocking members and employees alike.

“We wholeheartedly regret to inform you that Del Mar Workout has closed its doors for good as of 12:01 a.m. on 12/16/09,” a sign posted on the door of the gym by former owners Dave and Sonya Stauffer stated. “This is a decision that did not come easy. We apologize for no notice but we were left with no other choice.”

Whale watchers head for Baja

While most whale-watchers are lucky to see a whale from far away, those traveling to Baja California with Chuck Nicklin will have an opportunity to get up close and personal with the large Pacific gray whales.

SB couple create sleep aid

The millions of Americans who have trouble sleeping may soon find their solution in Restivia, a sleep aid made by 25-year Solana Beach residents Paul and Irene Taparauskas.

New yoga studio targets stress

People may have more reason than ever to be stressed nowadays, but Sculpt Fusion Yoga is bringing a bit of peace and tranquility to Carmel Valley.

The studio’s tagline is “powerful body, peaceful mind” and offers beginning and intermediate Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga. Classes are conducted in a heated room in order to promote flexibility, injury prevention and detoxification.

Architect, artist believes in harmonious creation

Herb Turner, one of the 20th century’s most prolific and versatile artists, has left his distinctive mark on Del Mar, having designed more than 50 custom residential and commercial properties in and around the community.

Two unusual stores open in Solana Beach

New shops on Cedros set apart by their merchandise

Two one-of-a-kind stores have opened in the Cedros Design District of Solana Beach.
The boutique Hot Rock jewelry, whose motto is “rough and refined” opened the day after Thanksgiving and carries a selection owner Linda Rocco describes as “beautiful, unique and artistic jewelry.”

Traditional practitioner turns to holistic medicine

Dr. Brenda Marshall treats patients by examining the underlying factors that cause an illness through a combination of traditional and holistic methods.

Marshall, based in Solana Beach, began incorporating holistic treatment in 2004 when she saw that the mainstream medical practices she had been using for the last 10 years were not effective.