Canyon Crest Academy student Eric Chen and three New York students were recently awarded Grand Prizes of $100,000 scholarships for their research in the Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s “premier research competition for high school students.” The students join a highly selective group of just 14 individual competitors and 14 teams previously named winners of the Siemens Competition.
The Torrey Hills Elementary School community had the opportunity at a Dec. 3 Open House meeting to react to a proposed plan to move the Child Development Center (CDC) from Sycamore Ridge Elementary School to a new building to be constructed on the Torrey Hills campus.
With his project Merge, developer Gary Levitt said he is trying to bring a great destination spot to the Carmel Country Highlands neighborhood atop the hill on the corner of Carmel Country Road and Carmel Mountain Road.
The City of Solana Beach is a supporter of Holiday Baskets — the largest holiday distribution of its kind in San Diego County. This unique program creates a warehouse-like “shopping” experience for local families in need who are invited to fill their shopping carts with donated staple foods, clothing, blankets, toys, and so much more at the Del Mar Fairgrounds on Dec. 20, 21, and 22.
A man who claimed to have a concealed pistol robbed a Solana Beach bank Dec. 6.
With the help of a concerned neighbor, two Cathedral Catholic High School students were arrested for possession of marijuana Dec. 2, just blocks away from their school.
On Nov. 30, around 8 p.m., two separate employees at Flower Hill Promenade businesses were robbed at gun point, according to the San Diego Police Department Northwestern Division.
Carmel Valley’s Northwestern Division of the San Diego Police Department has a new community resource officer, Tracey Williams. Williams replaces Natalie Hone, who has been promoted to detective and has been re-assigned to Eastern Division.
“UNLIMITED” was the message and the theme shared with more than 400 students from schools around the county who convened at Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) Nov. 24 for this year’s TEDxYouth@San Diego, an independently organized TED event.
Canyon Crest Academy students (from left) Audrey Gascho, Casey Moylan and Rosa Brotherton display their winning art installation outside the construction site of the new Critical Care Building at Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.