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Encinitas woman saves horses, helps people through nonprofit

Decades into a lifestyle of riding horses for pleasure and sport, Audrey Reynolds received a rude awakening about the industry. Reynolds, who had been riding horses since she was 8 in Ireland, discovered the animals were being sent to auctions and, eventually, slaughtered once they reach mature...

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  • The Happys to bring energetic performance, blend of genres to Cardiff

    The Happys to bring energetic performance, blend of genres to Cardiff

    A band that truly lives up to its name aims to bring Cardiff-by-the-Sea back to the feel-good, hippie vibes of the 1960s on July 14 when they play at Tower 13. The Happys, hailing from Northern California, was founded in 2012 by lead vocalist and guitarist Nick Petty, who aimed to make people smile...

  • Willowcreek-Bridgewater July 4th Parade

    Willowcreek-Bridgewater July 4th Parade

    Residents in the Willowcreek-Bridgewater neighborhood continued a beloved longtime tradition by holding the neighborhood’s annual July 4th Parade. The event included bikes, wagons, strollers, skates, great food and a popular water fight.

  • Commentary: How granny flats help with California’s housing shortage

    Commentary: How granny flats help with California’s housing shortage

    California — and San Diego County in particular — has an affordable housing shortage. Coming to a consensus on adequately addressing this shortage has understandably hit speed bumps due to concerns about the environment, public safety and other quality-of-life issues. However, doing nothing is...

  • Solana Beach performer 'Shines' on, inspires through challenges

    Solana Beach performer 'Shines' on, inspires through challenges

    "You can do it if you really try/ Don't give up/ Reach for the sky/ A spark in you has begun to grow/ Shout it for the world to know." Reid Moriarty sings the inspirational lyrics from his self-written song "Shine" in front of audiences ranging from pre-schoolers to seniors. Oftentimes, audience...

  • Encinitas July Cruise Night welcomes classic VW buses

    Encinitas July Cruise Night welcomes classic VW buses

    The Encinitas 101 MainStreet Association recently announced its July line-up, and monthly theme for the July 19 Cruise Night. The series, sponsored by O’Reilly Auto Parts, is held on the third Thursdays of May through September, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

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  • LCC student Kento Yamawaki has big-time golf resume

    LCC student Kento Yamawaki has big-time golf resume

    For someone who claims that he’s not very “interesting,” rising La Costa Canyon senior golfer Kento Yamawaki has a summer schedule that most high schoolers would only dream about.

  • May 31: Week in Sports

    Baseball: Canyon Crest Academy has had to do everything the hard way, but the Ravens have found a way to get the job done. No. 5 seeded CCA completed its improbable journey to the San Diego Section Division II double-elimination playoff finals with a 9-3 victory over No. 4 Otay Ranch on May 26....

  • Locals sparkle at CIF Track & Field Championships

    Locals sparkle at CIF Track & Field Championships

    The San Diego CIF Track & Field Championships is an athletic carnival unlike any of the other section championships. In one day, the top Division I and II performers in 32 events gather at one site and vie for titles that identify them as the best in their disciplines.

  • Encinitas celebrates opening of new Marine Safety Center

    Encinitas celebrates opening of new Marine Safety Center

    Encinitas broke ground on the 2,350-square-foot lifeguard tower in the fall of 2016. The former lifeguard tower, originally built by lifeguard staff in 1953, was demolished in October of that year.

  • May 24: Week in Sports

    May 24: Week in Sports

    Torrey Pines clinched the Avocado League West title as the Falcons defeated La Costa Canyon 2-0 in a regular season finale for both teams on May 15. Joe Magrisi pitched a two-hitter to lead the Falcons.

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