Category archives for: North Coast Life

Del Mar Horse Show kicks off April 17

In its 69th year, the 2014 Del Mar National Horse Show runs Thursday, April 17, through Sunday, May 4, at the Del Mar Fairgrounds Arena.

San Dieguito Union High School District to hold College Night and Fair in Del Mar

The third annual SDUHSD College Night and Fair will be held on Tuesday, April 22, from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Fair Trade Décor in Del Mar expands cultural events

Author Jeff Salz, Fair Trade Décor co-owner Betsy Paganelli, author Alepho Deng and Fair Trade Décor co-ower Jude Paganelli at the first anniversary event.

Fair Trade Décor in Del Mar village welcomed more than 100 visitors, nonprofit representatives, fair trade leaders and authors to celebrate its first anniversary at a special Global Stories event on March 30.

Top high school baseball teams to play at Lions Baseball tournament at TPHS

Lions Baseball tournament will be held Monday-Wednesday, April 14-16, at Torrey Pines High School.
Come see top high school baseball teams from Southern California play.
Games will be held at noon and 3 p.m. TPHS plays at 3 p.m. each day.
Come and also enjoy the snack stand.

Solana Beach School District trustee earns CSBA Masters in Governance Certificate

Julie Union, a trustee of the Solana Beach School District, has completed the California School Boards Association Masters in Governance program, a certificate program that defines the roles and responsibilities of school boards and provides governance teams with the tools to keep all efforts focused on student learning and achievement.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife seeks applicants for Natural Resources Volunteer Program


Training academy to start in May

Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society scholarship application deadline extended

The Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society has extended the application date of its scholarship applications to May 1. Applications can be found on the Civic and Historical Society website,

Q&A: 22nd District Agricultural Association President discusses priorities for the Del Mar Fairgrounds

Frederick Schenk

Late last year, attorney Frederick Schenk – a partner with San Diego-based plaintiffs’ law firm CaseyGerry – was elected by the Board of Directors, 22nd District Agricultural Association (San Diego County Fair Board), to serve as its president. Schenk, a longtime Carmel Valley resident, was previously vice president of the Board of Directors, and now serves as president for two years. He has a long-time association with the San Diego County Fair Board, and had been appointed previously to serve on the board by former Governor Gray Davis, serving from 2002 to 2006, and was also vice president of the board in 2006.

Carmel Valley resident Ray Ellis devoted to community service in a variety of areas

Ray Ellis. Courtesy photo

From running for elected office to volunteering on various boards, Carmel Valley’s Ray Ellis spends much of his time looking for ways to give back to the local community and greater region.

A San Diegan since 1987, Ellis ran for the San Diego City Council in 2012. Although incumbent Sherri Lightner was re-elected to the District 1 seat, Ellis has found other ways to serve San Diego.

Games, song and dance bring together teenagers from TVIA and SAYC

Noah, Ryan, Miles and their new friends take a break from the “Define Gravity” Balloon Game. Courtesy photo

The SD1 Chapter of Teen Volunteers In Action held its second event of the year with the Sudanese American Youth Center on March 23.



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