The San Diego County Deputy Sheriff’s Foundation held “Support and Remember,” its first fundraising gala, on Feb. 28 at the Del Mar Country Club. The event raises money to support the foundation’s core programs. The gala event honored Scripps Health President and CEO Chris Van Gorder for his outstanding leadership in the community as well [...]
Torrey Pines High School Lacrosse held a dinner to kick off the start of the season March 1 at the home of Sophia and Louay Alsadek. All the coaches and players’ parents attended the event. Photos/Jon Clark
The Athletes Saving Athletes’ “Relay the Message” walk/run was held at Cathedral Catholic High School on March 2. The event was open to all ages of the public to see how many laps they could walk or run in an hour, and raise funds and awareness about Advocates for Injured Athletes and the importance of athletic training.
Iconic American rock band the Beach Boys, along with special guest actor John Stamos, performed a concert March 1 at the Rancho Bernardo Inn to benefit the art and music department at Cathedral Catholic High School.
Feb. 23 marked a special occasion in the Del Mar Heights School (DMHS) Garden. On that Sunday, Solana Beach Presbyterian Church brought over 50 volunteers to join forces with the Garden Club to construct Phase 1 of the DMHS Garden expansion project. This project was sponsored by the DMHS PTA to create an edible classroom [...]
Dexter’s Deli and Spunky held a “Mardi Paws” canine costume contest and “Barkus” Parade on “Fat Sunday,” Feb. 23, at the Del Mar Powerhouse Community Center. Spunky is an aptly named terrier mix who became the unofficial mascot for Del Mar Community Connections after he was rescued in 2010 by DMCC’s program director, Heather Glenn. [...]
Newcomers II of San Dieguito held an “Academy Awards Luncheon Party” Feb. 20 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. The event was organized by “Girlfriends,” a committee of four ladies within Newcomers who plan events and functions for the members. Andy Friedenberg served as the Academy Awards guest speaker. Friedenberg started the Cinema Society in San [...]
The U-T California 10/20 road race hit the streets up Coast Highway 101 through Del Mar, Solana Beach and Encinitas on Feb. 16. More than 3,000 runners and walkers participated in the event, which featured a scenic, 10-mile coastal course with 20 rock ‘n’ roll bands playing onstage along the way. Some event proceeds will [...]
The Del Mar Foundation honored its Founding Endowment Circle members at a dinner on Feb. 12 at Pacifica Breeze restaurant. Foundation President Jill Weitzen MacDonald and Vice President Judd Halenza unveiled a plaque listing the donors and thanking them for their generous financial support in launching the Foundation’s community endowment fund in 2008. The endowment [...]
Ashley Falls Elementary School held its first annual Father/-Daughter Dance Feb. 9 at the San Diego Marriott Del Mar. Photos/McKenzie Images