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Former Carmel Valley student releases second book of epic ‘Ronin’ saga

Matthew Wolf's new book, “Citadel of Fire,” is scheduled for release Aug. 14.

Hot on the heels of the release of his debut novel, “The Knife’s Edge,” Torrey Pines High School graduate Matthew Wolf is eagerly anticipating the release of his second book in two years, “Citadel of Fire.”

Carmel Valley resident named to Meals-on-Wheels board

Noah Katsell of Carmel Valley has been named to the 2014 Board of Trustees for Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego. The board consists of business leaders from across San Diego County.

Carmel Valley Library to host ‘Monthly Recipe Exchange’

Participants will bring a dish to share and copies of the recipe.

Carmel Valley resident named to San Diego Women’s Foundation board

Kathy Jones

The San Diego Women’s Foundation recently announced that Carmel Valley resident Kathy Jones is among four new board members who will help guide the critical work of the organization in the upcoming fiscal year.

SDSU basketball coach Steve Fisher shares memories of past, hopes for future with Del Mar Rotary

Del Mar Rotary President Bill Rawlings, San Diego State Basketball Coach Steve Fisher and Larry Cook, Rotarian and President of the Aztec Club. Photo by Karen Billing

Coach Steve Fisher, a Del Mar resident, visited with the Del Mar Rotary Club on July 31, on the verge of a new season after finishing first in the Mountain West Conference last year in dramatic fashion and making the Sweet Sixteen.

Mother-daughter duo open boutique for mothers and their children in Del Mar

Vanilla Squid & Friends owners Isabel Nielsen  and Diana Carolina Becerra. Photos by Kristina Houck

From maternity clothes to children’s toys, Vanilla Squid & Friends, Ink. carries a variety of products for moms and moms-to-be.

Upcoming breast cancer forum to address ‘tough topics’

Dr. John Link

Hosted by breast cancer support group Linked by Lynn, the forum will feature breast medical oncologists Dr. John Link and Dr. Wade Smith, who will address new alternative and complementary therapies, as well as hospice and advanced directives.

Inspirational local resident named one of CNN’s ‘Heroes’

Robyn Benincasa

Robyn Benincasa, a San Diego firefighter, was honored for the inspirational work she does with her nonprofit Project Athena.

Solana Beach Library to host special visit by ‘Owl and Tortoise’

Owl and his friend Tortoise are coming for an end-of-summer children’s program Thursday, Aug. 14, at 10:30 a.m. This interactive experience will be presented by Living Coast Discovery Center from Chula Vista. The mission of the organization is to encourage a respect for nature and wildlife in people of all ages. But will owl whoo, whoo for us? Come and listen!
The library location is 157 Stevens Ave; the phone is 858-755-1404.

Carmel Valley, Del Mar Vons stores fundraiser benefits people with disabilities

The Vons stores in Carmel Valley at 4627 Carmel Valley Road and 3850 Valley Centre Drive, and Del Mar at 2606 Del Mar Heights Road, are raising money during August for services provided by Easter Seals to local residents with disabilities. Throughout the month-long charity campaign customers have the option at every check-out counter of making a contribution to Easter Seals Disability Services by selecting Easter Seals Southern California and indicating a donation amount on the register pin-pad. Customers can also request to have their receipt total rounded up to the nearest dollar and the difference donated to Easter Seals.



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