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San Dieguito Union High School District Superintendent Rick Schmitt’s Monthly Update

Superintendent Schmitt plans to update the greater San Dieguito Union High School District community through our local media with a monthly update.

More strip mall madness

I agree that strip malls are dead and we should return to a main street mixed-use model (March 13: “Strip Mall vs. Main Street”). Not everyone agrees, though. Donahue Schriber (DS), the big strip mall developer that owns Del Mar Highlands Town Center (DMHTC), wants even more strip mall madness. A couple of weeks ago, [...]

Keeping jobs and tax dollars local

Dave  Roberts

Creating jobs and keeping tax dollars local. Those were the driving forces behind an initiative I brought to the Board of Supervisors late last month.

Seniors Helping Seniors provides care, jobs to seniors in North County

Patricia Berman (right) with Pat Fowler (left), one of her three caregivers from Seniors Helping Seniors. Courtesy photo

Seniors Helping Seniors matches seniors who want to provide help with seniors who need help.

Carmel Del Mar students’ work showcased

Carmel Del Mar student showcase

Carmel Del Mar School held a Science, Music, Art and Technology Showcase along with the school’s annual open house April 3.

‘Geometry with a Twist’ at Ashley Falls

Geometry with a Twist

Ashley Falls PTA recently hosted the Ashley Falls Family Science Night, “Geometry with a Twist,” in partnership with the Ruben H. Fleet Science Center.

Beth Am Preschool achieves 100 percent participation in annual fundraiser

Beth Am preschool fundraiser

Beth Am Preschool hosted its annual fundraiser at Cohn Restaurant Group’s Vintana Wine + Dine in Escondido on March 9. Parents and teachers enjoyed dinner, drinks and live music on the beautiful Moonlight Veranda.

Random Acts of Caring

A few of the attendees at the Starbucks patio party. Courtesy photos

Solana Beach Starbucks and the Healing America’s Heroes organization have joined forces to work with special needs youth and adults in North County. Both support research for finding causes and cures and are developing free programs and creative workshops to assist the needs of the groups.

Del Mar Heights art show, science fair

Del Mar Heights art show

Del Mar Heights families attended a Science Fair, Art Show and Open House on April 3 at the school. The event included a multi-media display of students’ art work and interactive art stations.

Young Del Mar group gathers at Hotel Indigo

Young Del Mar group gathers at hotel indigo

The Del Mar Foundation’s Young Del Mar, a new iteration of its Children’s Committee, held its first gathering for Del Mar parents at Hotel Indigo on April 1. More than 70 parents, friends and neighbors turned out to enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers.



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