Carmel Valley

Del Mar Farmers Market awards scholarships

The Del Mar Farmers Market (DMFM) has awarded three scholarships for 2017. The recipients must be either vendors or family members that work half to full-time at the market and are enrolled in college classes. The nonprofit market began the scholarship program in memory of an early market manager,...

  • Solana Beach comes to terms with concert venue at Del Mar Fairgrounds

    Solana Beach comes to terms with concert venue at Del Mar Fairgrounds

    The $13 million transformation of the Del Mar Fairgrounds’ satellite betting center is back on track, just in time for the project’s hearing before the California Coastal Commission. Fairgrounds officials announced Friday, Sept. 29 that they have resolved their dispute with the City of Solana Beach...

  • Walk A Mile in Her Shoes takes strides to end domestic violence

    Walk A Mile in Her Shoes takes strides to end domestic violence

    The YWCA of San Diego County’s 10th annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m., beginning at MLK Promenade Park at 4th Avenue and K Street. The lighthearted event, in which both men and women walkers take on the mile in a pair of heels, helps raise awareness...

  • Del Mar is reimagining Scripps bluff preserve and North Beach

    Del Mar is reimagining Scripps bluff preserve and North Beach

    High above the scenic union of San Dieguito River and Pacific Ocean sits an alcove of sage scrub and coastal succulents lined with footpaths and ringed by a low wooden railing along the bluff’s edge. The most extravagant embellishment: a pair of sand-colored stone benches. The spare outpost overlooking...

  • Sage Canyon Moms' Club hosts first outing

    Sage Canyon Moms' Club hosts first outing

    Sage Canyon parents have started a Moms' Club at the school

  • Flight school: Local educator flies with Blue Angels

    Flight school: Local educator flies with Blue Angels

    Carmel Valley resident Bill Miller recently had the “beyond bucket list” experience of flying with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels on Sept. 20. Miller was one of just three San Diego civilians selected to take a ride in the iconic blue and gold F/A 18 Hornet, in advance of the six-jet team’s performance...

  • High school foundation members defend themselves against accusations

    High school foundation members defend themselves against accusations

    The San Dieguito Union High School District board heard from a room full of passionate boosters of its four high school foundations at its Sept. 14 meeting, speaking out after months filled with accusations about fundraising operations and claims from what one parent said was a “negative minority...

  • Connectors chosen as preferred option to link SR-56 and I-5

    Connectors chosen as preferred option to link SR-56 and I-5

    After more than a decade of study, Caltrans completed and released the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) for the Interstate-5-SR 56 Interchange Project in June, selecting the phased direct connector option as the preferred alternative. The project will link westbound SR-56 with I-5 north,...

  • San Diego legalizes marijuana cultivation, manufacturing

    San Diego legalizes marijuana cultivation, manufacturing

    The City of San Diego legalized marijuana cultivating and manufacturing on Sept. 11, limiting their locations to industrial zones. After a lengthy hearing with hours of public comment, San Diego City Council voted 6-3 to approve an option to allow testing labs, cultivation, distribution and production...

  • Fresh Brothers to donate percentage of orders Sept. 19 to hurricane flood relief

    Fresh Brothers to donate percentage of orders Sept. 19 to hurricane flood relief

    On Tuesday, Sept. 19, Fresh Brothers will donate 20 percent of its sales from all stores to the American Red Cross to support Hurricane Irma relief efforts in Florida. On Sept. 12, the fast-casual pizza restaurant donated 20 percent of its sales from all its stores to the Greater Houston Community...

  • Carmel Valley Girl Scouts change lives, earn Gold Award

    Carmel Valley Girl Scouts change lives, earn Gold Award

    Girl Scouts Julia Camilleri, Brittany Jiang, Maya Kota, Rachel Lian and Kara Nepomuceno, all of Carmel Valley, have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award — the organization’s highest honor — for creating meaningful, sustainable change in the world around them. Just five percent of Girl Scouts nationwide...

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