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Del Mar Highlands Dentistry holds grand opening

Del Mar Highlands Dentist Grand Opening

Del Mar Highlands Dentistry held a grand opening event March 27 at its new location in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center (right next to Sammy’s restaurant).

‘Pump Up the Volume’ 2014

Pump up the Volume 2014

The Torrey Pines High School Foundation’s “Pump Up the Volume” fundraiser was held March 23 at the Belly Up in Solana Beach. The event raised money for the TPHS Foundation’s “Support All Students” (SAS) fund. This year’s focus is to put updated computers in every classroom on campus.

Five promoted to Eagle Scout rank

Five promoted to Eagle Scout Rank

Boy Scout Troop 713 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor on March 22 for Antonio Bavaro, Joe Dalton, Robert Drevno, Kevin Fry and Jacob Roll. Scoutmaster Bryan Snyder presented the Scouts with Eagle medals. Eagle Scout is the highest advancement rank in the Boy Scouts program. Photos/Jon Clark

Miracle League Opening Day

Miracle League Opening Day

The Miracle League of San Diego hosted its 15th Opening Day on March 8 at Engel Family Field, a Little Padres Park, at San Dieguito Park. The league celebrated its largest season yet with teams from both the North County and South Bay, which included 215 players and over 300 team volunteers. The day ran smoothly thanks to the local San Dieguito chapter of National Charity League, which provided mother and daughter volunteers. Also, a big thank you to Jersey Mike’s Solana Beach for providing 500 free subs for players, buddies, volunteers and coaches.

First-class speed on display at Carmel Valley Middle School’s Bobcat 500

Bobcat 500

Teachers and students on tricycles zipped around the Carmel Valley Middle School campus with blazing speed during the annual Bobcat 500 on March 18. The race, part of the school’s Spirit Week, served as exciting entertainment for the lunchtime crowd.

Optimists host Dave Roberts in Solana Beach

Optimists host Dave Roberts

The Del Mar-Solana Beach Optimist Club ( County Supervisor Dave Roberts as the guest speaker at the group’s March 19 dinner meeting. The Optimists’ mission is “to develop optimism as a philosophy of life utilizing the tenets of the Optimist Creed. To promote an active interest in good government and civic affairs, inspire respect for [...]

Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club’s annual Bocce Ball Tournament

18th Annual Turf Bocce Tournament

Attendees had the opportunity to: watch Del Mar Mayor Lee Haydu and Deputy Mayor Al Corti challenge Solana Beach Mayor Tom Campbell and Councilman Dave Zito to a few bocce games (after helping demonstrate how the game is played);

Del Mar Heights PTA spring gala

Del Mar Heights PTA Spring Gala

The Hollywood-themed evening was held in the Equus Luxury Sky Box at the Del Mar Racetrack.

NCL San Dieguito Chapter 2014 Senior Recognition, Fashion Show

National Charity League San Dieguito Chapter

The National Charity League, San Dieguito Chapter presented its Class of 2014 Senior Recognition and Class of 2014 Fashion Show on March 16 at the Hyatt Aventine in La Jolla. The chapter-wide event featured the theme “Through the Looking Glass.”  The Senior Present Chairs were Shelly Kaihatu and Kristy Laliotis. The Mistress of Ceremonies for [...]

‘The magic of parent participation’ helps make Sycamore Ridge production of ‘Peter Pan’ possible

Sycamore Ridge Peter Pan

One of the lessons being taught at Sycamore Ridge Elementary School recently was how to make Tinker Bell really sparkle and fly. As students rehearsed for their March 14 and March 15 performances of “Peter Pan,” parent volunteer director Shelly Yaeger instructed Tink (played by sixth grader Lily Wickham) how her smile could most delight the children in the audience and how to most-effectively toss her pixie dust.



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