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Election 2012: Three San Diego City Council District One candidates challenge incumbent Lightner for seat

Incumbent District 1 San Diego Councilwoman Sherri Lightner has her hands full as the June 5 primary election approaches, juggling the responsibilities of what she called a “more than full-time job” while trying to fend off three challengers for her seat.

Hilliard campaign for county supervisor highlights experience, fiscal responsibility

Carl Hilliard

When Carl Hilliard’s application for endorsement came across the desk of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, the statewide political organization’s board didn’t have to think twice about backing the Del Mar Mayor in his county supervisor campaign.

Election 2012: Meet 52nd Congressional candidate and Del Mar resident John Stahl

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In his quest to win the 52nd Congressional District seat, retired Del Mar business executive John Stahl faces a number of obstacles: a crowded field of 10 candidates, the reluctance of local media to cover political newcomers, and a county Republican establishment that is endorsing GOP incumbents, including U.S. Rep. Brian Bilbray, R-San Diego.

Local residents march for women’s rights

Local residents joined men and women all around the country recently in a show of solidarity to defend women’s rights. The event was organized by UnitedWomen.org, a national nonpartisan grassroots founded to protect and advance women’s rights. Photos: Susan Jensen

Although the big California events were held in Sacramento and Los Angeles, San Diego participants headed to Balboa Park to raise awareness for the issues.

Local Planned Parenthood supporters named honorary chairs of anniversary event

Seven donors — six of them local residents — contributed a combined $350,000 for the organization’s annual fundraising dinner on May 3 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, according to Keith Limberg, vice president of development.

Congressman Patrick Kennedy to speak at International Bipolar Foundation public forum in Del Mar May 22

Congressman Patrick Kennedy

On Tuesday, May 22, from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Del Mar, the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF) will celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month with former Congressman Patrick Kennedy.

Former Wisconsin Governor Tommy Thompson to be guest speaker at Fairbanks GOP Women reception

Tommy Thompson

Former Governor of Wisconsin and current U. S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson will be the featured speaker at a reception hosted by Fairbanks Republican Women Federated on April 26 at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club starting at 6 p.m.

Experts to speak at Earth Day lunch forum in Solana Beach

Solana Beach Presbyterian Church is presenting an Earth Day lunch forum “The Church and the State Confront Climate Change: as Allies or Adversaries?” The forum will be held on Sunday, April 22, from noon -1:30 p.m. in Debin Hall.

Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary participates in important environmental program

Ranger Carol Martin, Jon Fish, Susan and Mark Hennenfent, Charles Foster

Over five years ago, we committed to clearing a 100-foot long block near the Via Aprilia intersection as part of the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve program to remove non-indigenous plants, and restore the area to its natural habitat.

The Canfield House will celebrate Del Mar’s history at April 28 event

The Del Mar Village Association invites the community to step back into the past and celebrate Del Mar’s rich history at The Canfield House (420 Avenida Primavera) on Saturday, April 28, from 6-8 p.m.

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  • County Board of Supervisors honors longtime former Rancho Santa Fe Association Manager
    The County Board of Supervisors recently honored former longtime Rancho Santa Fe Association Manager Pete Smith for “his outstanding service, leadership, and commitment to area residents.” Supervisor Bill Horn presented a proclamation to Smith on July 8 and the county board declared July 8 to be “Pete Smith Day” throughout the County of San Diego. Smith reti […]
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