Carmel Valley

  • Committee selects PHR Library design

    Committee selects PHR Library design

    The Pacific Highlands Ranch Library design subcommittee unanimously approved a design for the new 18,000-square-foot facility planned for Village Center Loop Road. The May 8 recommendation will now be sent on to the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board for review at its May 24 meeting. After...

  • Pacific Arts Dance Center thriving in new location

    Pacific Arts Dance Center thriving in new location

    Pacific Arts Dance Center's first few months in Carmel Valley have been a success.

  • New homes on Via de la Valle slope proposed

    New homes on Via de la Valle slope proposed

    The last development of the slopes along Via de la Valle has been in the planning process for over 10 years. The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board reviewed the latest version of the plans at its April 26 board meeting, hearing from architect James Alcorn about a vision for 32 new residences...

  • Coastal Communities Concert Band honors local high school students

    Coastal Communities Concert Band honors local high school students

    For the past 19 years, the top high school band students from the San Dieguito Union High School District have been chosen by their band directors to participate in this annual spring concert.

  • PHR residents seek solutions for traffic woes

    PHR residents seek solutions for traffic woes

    The Carmel Valley Community Planning Board’s Pacific Highlands Ranch traffic subcommittee met on April 25 on possible short-term and long-term solutions for the community’s concerns about congestion and safety. Those in attendance included residents from the Watermark, Artesana, Santa Rosa, Canterra...

  • Parents leading recall effort for SDUHSD board member

    Parents leading recall effort for SDUHSD board member

    Torrey Pines High School parent Wendy Gumb announced her intention to circulate a recall petition for San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) board member Joyce Dalessandro at the April 19 board meeting. “We’ve decided to take action because we think it’s important that we have transparent...

  • CCA honors Raven tennis team seniors

    CCA honors Raven tennis team seniors

    CCA Tennis is graduating six seniors this year.

  • Carmel Valley student shines on 'Genius Junior'

    Carmel Valley student shines on 'Genius Junior'

    Carmel Valley 11-year-old Michi Synn is showing off her smarts as one of the “wise whippersnappers” on the new NBC show “Genius Junior.” The new show, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, shines a light on America’s brightest, quick-witted youngsters. “Their brilliance is inspiring,” said Harris on the...

  • Solana Beach School District looking for its next leader

    Solana Beach School District looking for its next leader

    The Solana Beach School District continues on its superintendent search, seeking “an innovative and creative educational leader” to replace retiring Superintendent Terry Decker. The school board hired Hazard, Young, Attea and Associates (HYA) to help lead the search, casting a broad net to find...

  • St. John Garabed Armenian church to break ground

    St. John Garabed Armenian church to break ground

    After an eight-year long process to obtain city and state permitting, the Armenian community of San Diego will finally break ground on the new St. John Garabed church campus in Carmel Valley. A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Sunday, April 29 at 11 a.m. under the auspices of His Eminence...

  • Carmel Valley student to appear on NBC's Genius Junior

    Carmel Valley student to appear on NBC's Genius Junior

    Melinda “Michi” Synn, a Carmel Valley resident and fifth grade student at Solana Pacific Elementary School, will be featured on the NBC game show Genius Junior Sunday, April 15 at 9 p.

  • Physician turned entrepreneur begins work with new patients: Union-Tribune and L.A. Times

    Physician turned entrepreneur begins work with new patients: Union-Tribune and L.A. Times

    Growing up in apartheid South Africa, the son of Chinese immigrants, Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong got his information and entertainment from daily newspapers. Television was banned in that country until he was 23. When he started saving money for college, he turned to newspapers again, plucking hundreds...

  • San Diego Rapid Response Network searching for more volunteers

    San Diego Rapid Response Network searching for more volunteers

    Adela Santos and her four children have lived in fear since her husband was deported in December. That morning, her husband of 21 years was detained by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents while waiting at the bus stop in front of the couple's home to go to work. Santos — who moved...

  • Committee reviews new senior housing proposed for Carmel Valley

    A Carmel Valley equestrian center is in the process of being redeveloped into senior housing. Last month, SRM Development formally submitted plans to the city for Seabreeze Senior Center, replacing Seabreeze Farms Equestrian Center on Old Carmel Valley Road. Developers have been working with the...

  • DMUSD gathers input on Pacific Highlands Ranch school

    DMUSD gathers input on Pacific Highlands Ranch school

    The Del Mar Union School District (DMUSD) needs to act soon on its option to build a new school in Pacific Highlands Ranch to meet increasing enrollment demands. The district has a school facilities mitigation agreement with Pardee Homes to purchase a 10-acre lot on Solterra Vista Parkway once...

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