Carmel Valley

  • Former NFL player Todd Marinovich opens up about the pressures of perfection

    Former NFL player Todd Marinovich opens up about the pressures of perfection

    Todd Marinovich was born and bred to be a superstar quarterback but got crushed under the weight of pressure and expectation. He sought answers in drugs but only found more problems, spending the bulk of his lifetime lying to himself and others. As he stood before Torrey Pines High School students...

  • Del Mar native wins Emmy College Television award

    Del Mar native wins Emmy College Television award

    A woman who grew up in Del Mar and attended Canyon Crest Academy has been honored with a prestigious filmmaking award. Becky Prolman, 25, a Chapman University graduate, won the Children's Television Programming distinction at the Emmy College Television Awards on May 24 for her senior project titled...

  • Canyon Crest to screen student IMAX films on June 7

    Canyon Crest to screen student IMAX films on June 7

    Canyon Crest Academy is the first high school in the nation to screen two student IMAX short film documentaries in an IMAX theater. Two Envision Cinema student films, “Be Conscious” and “Change in the Water” will be shown Wednesday, June 7 at the Edwards Mira Mesa Stadium 18 IMAX & RPX Theatre....

  • North County man gets prison in Solana Beach kidnapping case

    North County man gets prison in Solana Beach kidnapping case

    While seated in a packed North County courtroom, a man who admitted he attacked a 7-year-old girl outside a Solana Beach elementary school two years ago was sentenced Wednesday, May 31, to more than 10 years in prison. Jack Henry Doshay, 24, pleaded guilty in March to one count of kidnapping and...

  • Optimistic about the future: Standout kids recognized by Children's Challenge Awards

    Optimistic about the future: Standout kids recognized by Children's Challenge Awards

    The Del Mar-Solana Beach Optimist Club held its 35th annual Vic Kops Children’s Challenge Awards on May 24, honoring seven local elementary school students “in a league all their own.” The students were celebrated for their achievements in writing, leadership, community service, science, arts and...

  • SoccerCity likely headed to citywide vote

    SoccerCity likely headed to citywide vote

    The San Diego Chargers may be bolting town but the stadium drama remains as the SoccerCity initiative seeks to bring a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise to a revitalized Qualcomm Stadium site in Mission Valley. La Jolla-based FS Investors gathered over 100,000 signatures in two weeks to put the...

  • Contract canceled for Cannabis Festival in Del Mar

    Contract canceled for Cannabis Festival in Del Mar

    After meeting harsh rebuke from the Del Mar Fairgrounds directors, organizers of what would have been the largest cannabis festival in San Diego have been sent scrambling back to the drawing board to write a new contract in time for the Sept. 23 event. Except this time, Lawrence Bame, lead proprietor...

  • Carmel Valley Middle School students win state MATHCOUNTS championship

    Carmel Valley Middle School students win state MATHCOUNTS championship

    After placing first in the MATHCOUNTS national fall startup competition earlier in the fall, Carmel Valley Middle School

  • Del Mar school board works to build up reserves

    Del Mar school board works to build up reserves

    The Del Mar Union School District board is anticipating a small budget surplus for its 2017-18 budget. At its May 24 meeting, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Cathy Birks said the district is projecting revenues of $55.7 million and expenditures of $55.6 million, with an ending fund...

  • Clews gets new attorney, next court date set for July 21

    Clews gets new attorney, next court date set for July 21

    Christian Clews, the operator of a family-owned Carmel Valley horse ranch, has brought on a new attorney to represent him on federal charges of possession and distribution of child pornography. Clews appeared in court on Friday, May 26, with his new attorney, Gina Tennen of Woodland Hills. Formerly,...

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