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  • SDA senior writes children’s book focused on STEAM

    SDA senior writes children’s book focused on STEAM

    A senior at San Dieguito Academy wants young girls to know they can play important roles in the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) alongside the boys. “Even though I love it now, I don’t want more girls to feel like I did,” said Nikki Arm, 18. “When I was in elementary...

  • Botanic Garden on list of top 10 gardens around the world

    The San Diego Botanic Garden has been recognized as a recipient of a “Top 10 North American Gardens Worth Traveling For” Garden Tourism Award. The Canadian Garden Council and the American Public Gardens Association placed the San Diego Botanic Garden as ninth on the list of gardens from around...

  • U.S. Army engineers learn about sand replenishment project in Encinitas, Solana Beach

    U.S. Army engineers learn about sand replenishment project in Encinitas, Solana Beach

    Encinitas and Solana Beach city officials hosted colonels from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers March 15 at city beaches to show them the sand replenishment efforts the cities have taken on.During the tour, city officials showed the colonels Moonlight Beach in Encinitas and Fletcher Cove in Solana...

  • Upgrades of schools discussed at superintendents forum

    Upgrades of schools discussed at superintendents forum

    Superintendents from four local school districts discussed modernizations of learning institutions, among other topics, at a forum at Pacific Trails Middle School in Carmel Valley on March 15. The event, which was part of the North Coastal Council of PTAs’ bi-monthly meeting, invited Superintendents...

  • Case of measles confirmed in San Diego County

    Case of measles confirmed in San Diego County

    A case of measles has been confirmed in a San Diego County resident who traveled out of the country and may have exposed others at two North County medical facilities, the Health and Human Services Agency announced today. One of those locations is the Scripps Coastal Medical Center Urgent Care...

Sports

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  • San Dieguito Academy nets big wins in the classroom

    San Dieguito Academy nets big wins in the classroom

    When a high school sports team features athletes who excel academically, it is admirable. When an entire team does so, it’s pretty special. It’s for that reason that these days the San Dieguito Academy boys soccer team is bursting with pride. The Mustangs entire roster of 24 players was named to...

  • March 16: Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe and Encinitas

    March 16: Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe and Encinitas

    Boys basketball: The little engine that could finally ran out of gas. Santa Fe Christian's amazing run ended with a 83-47 loss to Colony of Ontario in a Division III Southern California regional semifinal on March 11. The small school power's season was highlighted by the Eagles winning the San...

  • The Grauer School’s surf team – big win, small school

    The Grauer School’s surf team – big win, small school

    Five years ago, a ragtag group of high school surfers from The Grauer School donned competition jerseys for the first time, piled their boards in a heap on the sand next to the other schools’ brightly colored tents and tightly-constructed surfboard racks, and unceremoniously entered the world of...

  • Tennis team looks toward another successful season

    Tennis team looks toward another successful season

    Joe Tomasi is looking for 21 to be his lucky number. The varsity tennis coach at San Dieguito Academy (SDA), who is in his 21st year with the school, said he hopes the team has a repeat championship victory, following last year’s success. Last year’s season – which started with the opening of a...

  • Feb. 23: Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe and Encinitas

    Feb. 23: Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach, Rancho Santa Fe and Encinitas

    Boys basketball: Torrey Pines completed its fourth straight unbeaten league season as the Falcons defeated La Costa Canyon 73-62 in an Avocado League finale for both teams on Feb. 16. The victory extended the Falcons league winning streak to 43 games. They haven't lost a league game since Feb....

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