Category archives for: North Coast Life

Friends of the Carmel Valley Library to hold ‘Bargain Booksale Fundraiser’

The Friends of the Carmel Valley Branch Library will be holding a “Bargain Booksale Fundraiser” on Saturday, April 12, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., to benefit the library.

Free Flight in Del Mar offers docent program for children and teens

The Junior Docent Program kicks off its third year during the week of July 21.

Kilimanjaro expert talks about his experiences climbing the tallest mountain in Africa during Carmel Valley event

Ake Lindstrom. Courtesy photo

From Aconcagua in Argentina to the Himalayas in Asia, Ake Lindstrom has hiked some of the highest mountains in the world. Most familiar with Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, the avid adventurer has reached the peak of the 19,341-foot mountain 50 times.

“Kilimanjaro represents something truly amazing,” Lindstrom said. “It’s an amazing destination, but it’s also amazing in terms of the impact it has on many lives. It’s a beautiful thing.”

Temporary Del Mar resident gives back to the community

Brazilian native and temporary Del Mar resident Renato Cordani (center with his son Rafael) recently donated a buoy to the city of Del Mar. Courtesy photo

Renato Cordani and his family are living in the coastal community while the 43-year-old geophysicist is on sabbatical.

Carmel Valley author’s new book focuses on educating women to become successful investors

Laurie Itkin

Author Laurie Itkin to speak at Carmel Valley Library April 15

Solana Beach gardener shares tips with all ages

Andi MacLeod in the garden at the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito’s La Colonia Branch. Photo/Kristina Houck

From children at the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito to her peers in the Solana Beach Garden Club, Andi MacLeod spends her time teaching others about gardening.

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito seeks donations for kitchen and garden project at branch in Encinitas

With its Center for a Healthy Lifestyle located in Solana Beach, the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito is raising money to open a second center at the Griset Branch in Encinitas. The nonprofit needs $125,000 to create the garden — the second phase of the project. Photos/Kristina Houck

Because of the success of the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito’s Center for a Healthy Lifestyle, the nonprofit organization is raising money to open a second center at the Griset Branch in Encinitas.

‘Vegetable Gardening with Water-Saving Strategies’ topic of SeaWeeders Garden Club meeting in Solana Beach

The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. on April 2.

Del Mar – Solana Beach Optimist Club looking for outstanding local students for Vic Kops Children’s Challenge Awards

The Optimist Club of Del Mar-Solana Beach is hoping to find six of the area’s most outstanding children for its annual Vic Kops Children’s Challenge Awards.

Pick up business, retirement tips at WaHB Expo and the Longevity Fair March 29, 30

The Work at Home Business Expo, now in its fifth year, is partnering with the Longevity Fair on March 29 and 30 to bring attendees information and services regarding business startups accessible to the average American family and preparing for their health and finances for retirement and the future.



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