Category archives for: Life

Parenting expert Dr. Lee Hausner shares wealth of wisdom on successful parenting at Del Mar Speaker’s Series

L-R:  Erica Halpern, Kelley Huggett, Dr. Lee Hausner, Lisa Michaels, Karla Deerinck, Nadine Krich and Sandra Hoyle.

The Del Mar Foundation in collaboration with Del Mar Heights Elementary School and Del Mar Hills Academy presented the first in a free three-part series of parenting events at the Powerhouse Community Building on Sept. 23.

The evening featured Dr. Lee Hausner, internationally recognized author, expert and adviser on raising highly successful children. Speaking to a packed house of parents, Hausner offered advice that crossed all socio-economic boundaries with insight on effective communication, dangers of overindulgence, importance of consistent discipline and building self-reliance.

Del Mar Rotary Club donates $500 to lifeguards

Rotarian Marty Peters presents Lt. Jon Edelbrock and Liza Rogers with a $500 check.

The Rotary Club of Del Mar recently donated money to the Del Mar lifeguards. During the club’s Oct. 2 lunchtime meeting, Rotarian Marty Peters presented Lt. Jon Edelbrock and Liza Rogers with a $500 check.

L’Auberge marks 25th year in Del Mar

L’Auberge Del Mar’s remodel started in 2007 and closed the hotel for seven months. Every part of the resort received a facelift.

Hotel is third incarnation at site since 1909, restoring glamour of original

Connection to community brings Pacifica Del Mar to 25th anniversary

Views of the ocean make dining at Pacifica Del Mar a special occasion.

While its seasonal menus have changed, Pacifica Del Mar has remained a permanent fixture in the Del Mar community for a quarter-century.

Carmel Valley couple’s Seany Foundation builds hope, friendships at camps for kids with cancer

Carmel Valley’s Amy and Mitchell Robins recently were honored at the Center for Wealth and Legacy’s Inspiration Awards for their work with The Seany Foundation, which they started in memory of their son, Sean.

Over the past seven years, Amy and Mitchell Robins have raised more than $2 million, and this year ran Seany’s Camp Reach for the Sky, a free summer camp for children with cancer and their siblings once run by the American Cancer Society.

Carmel Valley doctor at forefront of women’s health research

Dr. Bruce Kahn with his wife, Janet, and their twins Brendan and Natalie.

Accomplished Scripps gynecologist one of the first physicians to perform hysterectomies through the navel

Carmel Valley software developer creates free app to shut down teens from texting while driving

Travis Niedosik

For Carmel Valley resident Travis Niedosik, the idea for a new phone application started with a phone call to a friend hundreds of miles away in Florida.

‘Storybook ending’ for Girl Scouts’ 17th annual urban campout fundraiser

Co-chairs Jim Tiffany and Patti Roscoe (L-R), San Diego Council President Todd Gloria, Girl Scouts’ Board Chair Debbie Rider, CEO Jo Dee Jacob and board member Rick Brooks, and guest Susan Favrot contributed to the success of the Girl Scouts’ Urban Campout fundraiser.

Debbie Rider of Carmel Valley recently played a key role in the success of Urban Campout: Adventures in Wonderland, Girl Scouts San Diego’s 17th annual “fun fundraiser for grownups.”

Canyon Crest Academy’s PALs help students connect on Carmel Valley campus

The 2014-15 PALs began their new program at Canyon Crest Academy this fall. Courtesy photo

Having moved four times and attended eight different schools, Emmy Farese knows how it feels to be “the new kid.” That’s why the Canyon Crest Academy junior joined PALs, a group of student leaders that helps connect students on the Carmel Valley campus.

“I didn’t want other kids to feel that way, (whether) they are from a different school or coming from one of the middle schools,” Emmy said. “I know how it feels, and it’s not fun.”

‘Pop Up’ culture to crop up in Del Mar

Attendees enjoying last year’s Del Mar Taste of Del Mar Art and Pet Stroll. photo by Jon Clark

A series of pop up concerts are scheduled for outdoor performances at L’Auberge Amphitheater on the corner of 15th Street and Camino Del Mar.



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