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  • Botanic Garden in the Gala

    Botanic Garden in the Gala

    Local business leaders, supporters and guests gathered Sept. 9 for San Diego Botanic Garden’s 18th annual Gala in the Garden. This year’s theme was “A Night in Nature” and the event celebrated Paul Ecke, Jr. Award honorees Ann Hunter-Welborn and David Welborn. For more information, visit SDBGarden.org/gala.

  • Free honey tasting at The Spice Way; Next event is Sept. 16

    Free honey tasting at The Spice Way; Next event is Sept. 16

    Encinitas’ modern boutique spice and cooking store, The Spice Way, is holding its third annual free honey tasting slated for the month of September with free cooking demonstrations to be held during the month. The event features a spread of eight different flavored honeys and selected food pairings,...

  • Residents to appeal approval of Modern Times tasting room

    Residents to appeal approval of Modern Times tasting room

    A group of residents is appealing the Encinitas planning commission's decision to approve a beer-tasting room downtown in July. The Encinitas Citizens Committee (ECC) will go before the city council, tentatively set on Oct. 11, in hopes to overturn the commission's approval of the opening of the...

  • Just Food For Dogs brings nutritious canine food to Del Mar Highlands Town Center

    Just Food For Dogs brings nutritious canine food to Del Mar Highlands Town Center

    Just Food For Dogs' newest store opens Sept. 15 in Del Mar at 3485 Del Mar Heights Road,

  • Encinitas local opens up Brewers Tap Room for the love of the craft

    Encinitas local opens up Brewers Tap Room for the love of the craft

    The best of San Diego’s independent craft brews can now be found in one place with the opening of The Brewers Tap Room in Encinitas Village Square. Owner Chris Duncan curates the rotating tap list, featuring 25 offerings from purely independent and small breweries, beers you typically wouldn’t...

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  • Former standout CCA volleyball player remains connected to program

    Former standout CCA volleyball player remains connected to program

    When Kalie Wood struggled early on in her Canyon Crest Academy volleyball career she went to coaches for help. They tossed her a yoga mat. “(CCA Volleyball coach Ariel Haas) rolled up a yoga mat and put it under my arms and said ‘You are not allowed to drop this yoga mat and you’re going to pass...

  • Former LLC baseball star Mickey Moniak adjusting to pro ball

    Former LLC baseball star Mickey Moniak adjusting to pro ball

    Even in one of the nation’s most competitive regions, high school baseball was almost too easy for Mickey Moniak. Moniak made the varsity team at La Costa Canyon as a freshman and hit .444 (156 for 351) in a four-year career that included him leading the Mavericks to two Open Division championship...

  • Encinitas team headed to Junior League World Series

    Encinitas team headed to Junior League World Series

    Thirteen Encinitas boys will represent the United States' western region this weekend when they compete for the first time ever in the Junior League Baseball World Series. The Encinitas Little League All-Stars junior division will head to Taylor, Mich. on Aug. 11 to represent 13 states against...

  • 2017 SoCal State Champs: Encinitas Little League Juniors

    2017 SoCal State Champs: Encinitas Little League Juniors

    The Encinitas Little League (ELL) 2017 Junior Division (13-14 year old) all-star team is currently 11-0, winners of the District, Section and Division tournaments and are the 2017 Southern California champion out of approximately 400 eligible Southern California Little Leagues.  The team is now...

  • Leucadia’s Mary Loedel wins age division at 2017 World Jump Rope Championship

    Leucadia’s Mary Loedel wins age division at 2017 World Jump Rope Championship

    Mary Loedel, a Leucadia resident who will be a sophomore at San Dieguito Academy this coming year, won first place at the 2017 World Jump Rope Championship this summer. She and her partner, Delilah Delgado, a student at The Bishop’s School, won first place in their age division for their Single...

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