Category archives for: North Coast Life

Goodguys 14th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals car show to be held at Del Mar Fairgrounds April 4-6

The Goodguys 14th Meguiar’s Del Mar Nationals returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds in Del Mar, April 4-6, with a full weekend of California coastline hot roddin’!

Parenting class offered by The Anchor Church in Solana Beach

The Anchor Church in Solana Beach is offering a 10-week evening parenting class starting Sunday, March 23, and ending June 8. (No class on Easter and Mother’s Day.)

International designer Zandra Rhodes to speak at Canyon Crest Academy in Carmel Valley

Zandra Rhodes

The Canyon Crest Academy Foundation recently announced an evening with Zandra Rhodes on March 31 at 6 p.m. in the school’s Proscenium Theater. Rhodes is an internationally-acclaimed artist, textile and fashion designer and set/costume designer. As the kick-off of the “Across the Universe: A Tribute to the Beatles,” Rhodes will speak to students and the community about her experiences as an artist.

Del Mar families needed to host high school students from Spain this summer

A selected group of high school students from Spain will come to Del Mar in July 2014 and will enjoy our beautiful city from the best possible vantage: living with a local host family. “This is what we do at Live California,” says the director, Alejandro Campillo. “We hand pick a group of students and bring them to Del Mar. We place them with volunteer families and take care of all the logistics.”

Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) names V.S. Ramachandran, M.D. , Ph.D. as ‘2014 Scientist of the Year’

V.S. Ramachandran

The 2014 ARCS Scientist of the Year is V.S. Ramachandran, director of the Center for Brain and Cognition, and Distinguished Professor with the Psychology Department and Neurosciences Program at the University of California, San Diego, and adjunct professor of biology at the Salk Institute. He will be honored at the organization’s April 4 Scientist of the Year Dinner at which he will make a presentation.

Patriot Profile: ‘We put so much trust in one person’

Camp Pendleton, Calif. Sergeant Curney Russell.  Photo by Jeanne McKinney

Leading up to Sept. 11, 2001, Curney Russell, a teenager growing up in Manchester, N.H., had never heard of the terms “mujahideen,” “insurgents” or “Taliban.”

“I didn’t think so many people out there hated us,” he said. “I was young and not fully aware of what was going on in the world.

Massage Envy Spa holding job fair event throughout San Diego April 3

Massage Envy Spa, the largest employer of therapists in San Diego as well as the country, is doing a local hiring job fair event in San Diego on Thursday, April 3. On that day, every one of the 25 franchise locations will be taking applications for all positions, including, licensed massage therapists and estheticians as well as front desk customer service associates and managers. The Massage Envy Spa® San Diego region is looking to fill 400-500 positions at the walk-in hiring event throughout the county.

Del Mar residents honored for excellence by UC San Diego

Two Del Mar residents — Lin Chao and Susan Taylor — were recognized as stellar faculty members by UC San Diego as part of the 40th Annual Chancellor’s Associates Faculty Excellence Awards, held March 20 at the J.R. Beyster Auditorium at the Rady School of Management.

Items needed for Easter Basket outreach at The Anchor Church in Solana Beach

The Anchor Church in Solana Beach is partnering with Bridge of Hope ( to provide Easter Baskets for low-income City Heights children.

Pack a basket with candy, a toy and an Easter story book and bring it to The Anchor Church on a Sunday before April 6. Basket distribution date is April 12. Help is also needed to assemble baskets.

Del Mar resident named one of 78th Assembly District’s ‘Women of the Year’

Nancy Weare.  Photo/Kristina Houck

From preserving the San Dieguito Lagoon, to providing services to seniors, Nancy Weare has worked to enrich Del Mar and the greater San Diego region since she moved to the coastal community in 1969.

Recently named one of 78th Assembly District’s 2014 “Women of the Year” by Assemblywoman Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), Weare’s more than four decades of service will be celebrated during a reception March 28 at the State of California office building in San Diego.



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