The Torrey Hills Invention Fair took place Feb. 6 and featured more than 30 inventions. Students in grades kindergarten through sixth grade came up with interesting inventions, and they proudly displayed their inventions and models in the MUR. Parents and the community were very curious to hear the inventors explain their inventions. Many of the [...]
Torrey Hills School took part in the Regional Science Olympiad competition at Rancho Bernardo High School on Feb. 8. There were 111 teams from 59 schools, mostly middle schools. The students trained with teachers, parent coaches and community members in 23 events covering life sciences, physical sciences and earth sciences. Sixth-graders, and some fifth-graders, worked [...]
The Del Mar Foundation welcomed classical pianist Judy Huang for a Feb. 6 performance at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church for Del Mar First Thursdays. Huang has performed throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia as a soloist and chamber musician. She made her debut at Carnegie Hall in 2006 and has been welcomed back every year [...]
Earl Warren Middle School held a Spelling Bee Feb. 11. Earl Warren student Oona Flood finished first, Lucy Marx placed second and Ethan Hoang took third place. As the winner of the event, Oona Flood will go on to compete in the 45th annual U-T San Diego Countywide Spelling Bee, which will take place at [...]
Ocean Air Elementary School held a celebration at the school Feb. 11 in honor of its Science Olympiad team, which excelled at the San Diego Science Olympiad competition Feb. 8 at Rancho Bernardo High School. Ocean Air’s Science Olympiad team won 22 ribbons and medals at the regional level competition and qualified to compete at [...]
During an 11-day run that wrapped Feb. 16, the San Diego Jewish Film Festival showcased more than 60 contemporary Jewish-themed films from around the world celebrating life, human rights and freedom of expression. The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center presented the 24th annual festival at the Jacobs [...]
The U-T California 10/20 road race hit the streets up Coast Highway 101 through Del Mar, Solana Beach and Encinitas on Feb. 16. More than 3,000 runners and walkers participated in the event, which featured a scenic, 10-mile coastal course with 20 rock ‘n’ roll bands playing onstage along the way. Some event proceeds will [...]
The Del Mar Foundation honored its Founding Endowment Circle members at a dinner on Feb. 12 at Pacifica Breeze restaurant. Foundation President Jill Weitzen MacDonald and Vice President Judd Halenza unveiled a plaque listing the donors and thanking them for their generous financial support in launching the Foundation’s community endowment fund in 2008. The endowment [...]
A special fundraising luncheon was held Jan. 31 at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club to support Advocates for Injured Athletes’ signature program “Athletes Saving Athletes (ASA).” Carmel Valley resident Beth Mallon, co-founder of Advocates for Injured Athletes, made a presentation at the luncheon.
The Torrey Pines High School Foundation is preparing for its spring fundraiser, “Pump Up the Volume,” to be held at the Belly Up in Solana Beach on March 23 from 5- 8 p.m.