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Classical musicians to perform in Rancho Santa Fe Aug. 5

The America-Israel Cultural Foundation will present a special classical concert featuring pianist Andy Feldbau (Julliard graduate) and violinist Asi Matathias (protege of Pinchas Zukerman) at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at 17515 Circa Oriente St., Fairbanks Ranch in Rancho Santa Fe.

Whooping cough claims life of infant

Whooping cough claimed the life of a San Diego infant this week, officials announced today.

Five-week-old Elias Carrillo died Tuesday evening in an intensive care unit at Rady Children’s Hospital, according to the county Medical Examiner’s Office.

The last local death attributed to pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, was in 2001.

L’Auberge helps track fans usher in racing season

Metropolitan Water District to overhaul long-term plan

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California will hold public forums in San Diego and three other cities as it undertakes an overhaul of the region’s long-term resources plan, which will provide a roadmap for maintaining water supply reliability over the next 25 years.

Beginning Tuesday in the city of Orange, Metropolitan will host the first of four public stakeholder forums as the district conducts outreach efforts to update its Integrated Resources Plan.

Manchester mesmerizes at Carlsbad Cup

The Carmel Valley Manchester GU-12 White team took home the championship at the fourth annual Carlsbad Cup on July 17 through 19.

With coach Sean Bullock guiding the way, the girls went on to an undefeated victory, having scored a whopping 16 goals with only one goal scored against them the entire tournament.

Del Mar racetrack’s Opening Day is fabulous fun

Clouds and general gloom didn’t keep the crowds away for the 73rd Opening Day of the Del Mar racetrack season on July 21. The Thoroughbred Club announced its all-time attendance was broken when 45,309 people showed up, most in their finest fashions with many sporting spectacular hats.

The One and Only Truly Fabulous Hat Contest featured an array of wild, crazy and colorful hats, with the grand prize and award for Funniest/Most Outrageous going to Fay Meitz.

Life lessons keep Connie Anderson sailing along

Connie Kirby Anderson was married in 1946 to a minister, raised three children, and considers being a stay-at-home mom the best job in the world.

At age 56, her husband died of a massive heart attack and left her with three teenagers to care for with little insurance or income.

Within a year, the 42-year-old mom sold her house, furniture, cars and bikes to make a dollar, keeping only a shed full of family belongings. She gathered enough money to buy a 54-foot sailboat named Camelot, and sailed the Sea of Cortez and western Pacific with her teenage sons for two years.

CALENDAR: Upcoming events in North Coastal San Diego

Village of Del Mar. Live music. Mark Langford of Spanish Guitar Del Mar, 6 to 8 p.m. July 30, Del Mar Plaza Ocean View Deck. Free.

Concerts at the track

Common Sense returns to the Del Mar scene with its unique reggae-rock-influenced style. The band is based in Orange County. Racetrack concerts are Fridays and select Saturdays at the Seaside Terrace, on the west end of the grandstand. Concerts are free with track admission bought before the last race or $20 for concertgoers entering after the horses have left the gate for the last race.

Del Mar ‘Delights’: Dog cookies, jelleyfish and apocalypse fatigue

Kristine Blaser, manager of Three Dog Bakery, 1555 Camino del Mar, paints frosting “seeds” on watermelon-shaped all-natural dog treats. $1.50 each.



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