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  • Channah Zeitung to appear on Nickelodeon's 'Game Shakers'

    Channah Zeitung to appear on Nickelodeon's 'Game Shakers'

    A young, local martial arts champion is taking her talents to a new venue this weekend — a popular tween television show. Channah Zeitung, 9, will have a guest role on the scripted Nickelodeon show "Game Shakers" on Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. The sitcom, one of the highest rated on the children's television...

  • Forged in the `grays' versus `greens' fire, Eisenberg left her mark on Del Mar

    Forged in the `grays' versus `greens' fire, Eisenberg left her mark on Del Mar

    Brooke Eisenberg, the former mayor and unapologetic firebrand, returned to her native New York City recently after carving out a 30-year legacy as a fierce-some would say rabble-rousing-advocate for transparent government and constrained growth.

  • Woman's book aims to comfort, guide family caregivers

    Woman's book aims to comfort, guide family caregivers

    When her mother died two years ago, Yasmin Shah decided to share her story - and those of others she had met - as the primary caregiver for her aging parents.

  • Grieving second-grader's journal aims to help others

    Grieving second-grader's journal aims to help others

    Everyone has good days and bad days. But it took a 7-year-old who lost his mom to cancer last fall to imagine “Noah’s Good Days, Bad Days Journal.” Noah Orion, a second-grader at Del Mar Hills Academy, came up with the idea last summer when he stapled together two different sets of blank printer...

  • Bootcamp benefits Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Bootcamp benefits Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

    Torrey Pines High School senior Sophia LeRose got the community moving with her Sweat for a Cure event on Feb. 3. Over 100 participants came out for the bootcamp benefit for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. “It was an amazing experience to see so many people come out and support the Leukemia...

  • Nov. 16: Event briefs

    Nov. 16: Event briefs

    Title Wave books sale Friends of Solana Beach Library will have a 50 percent off book sale Nov. 17-18 in the Title Wave bookstore inside the Solana Beach Library. All genres of books, including children’s books, CDs, DVDs and puzzles, will be available. There will also be a shelf with 10 for $1...

  • Carmel Valley native Alexander Simone to appear on Shark Tank Nov. 12

    Carmel Valley native Alexander Simone to appear on Shark Tank Nov. 12

    Canyon Crest Academy graduate and entrepreneur Alexander Simone will appear on ABC’s Shark Tank this Sunday, Nov. 12 at 10 p.m.

  • Great Halloween Candy Buy Back to benefit troops is Nov. 9

    Great Halloween Candy Buy Back to benefit troops is Nov. 9

    Dr. Curtis Chan is holding his 9th annual Great Halloween Candy Buy Back. The Candy Buy Back helps local children unload excess Halloween candy for a great cause. The candy is donated to troops overseas and children collect $1 per pound (up to 5 pounds). Last year’s drive collected 7,389 pounds...

  • Finding Voices encourages teens to speak up about tough issues

    Finding Voices encourages teens to speak up about tough issues

    A digital media marketing consultant by trade, Solana Beach resident Shawn McClondon dedicated his prowess in recent years to helping guide youths and young adults toward career paths. While the efforts of his nonprofit Youth Campaigns have been geared toward San Diego city communities with impoverished...

  • Through Project Concern International, Del Mar resident finds a global calling

    Through Project Concern International, Del Mar resident finds a global calling

    The sight of mothers and their newborns in Tijuana struggling amid a lack of basic health care left an indelible impact. Patricia Mogul had already been doing everything she could to promote Project Concern International’s mission to create sustainable, community-driven solutions in some of the...

  • Casa Aldea offers resort-style senior living

    Casa Aldea offers resort-style senior living

    Casa Aldea Senior Living, nestled within a Santaluz neighborhood, offers its residents independence and wellness enhanced by services and amenities provided in an elegant home environment. The community of custom-home style residences for seniors looks and feels more like a resort with all-inclusive...

  • Del Mar Farmers Market awards scholarships

    Del Mar Farmers Market awards scholarships

    The Del Mar Farmers Market (DMFM) has awarded three scholarships for 2017. The recipients must be either vendors or family members that work half to full-time at the market and are enrolled in college classes. The nonprofit market began the scholarship program in memory of an early market manager,...

  • DM-SB Rotary Club’s 21st Annual Turf Bocce Ball Tournament scores another fundraising win

    DM-SB Rotary Club’s 21st Annual Turf Bocce Ball Tournament scores another fundraising win

    Nearly 250 people came out for some sun-soaked — and magnanimous — fun at the Del Mar-Solana Beach Rotary Club’s 21st Annual Turf Bocce Ball Tournament on Oct. 8. Having moved to the Surf Cup Sports Park after two decades at the Del Mar Horse Park, this year’s tournament raised more than $40,000,...

  • Breeders’ Cup Festival offers a variety of unique events

    Breeders’ Cup Festival offers a variety of unique events

    The Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships isn’t just a two-day showcase of the top thoroughbred racehorses in training. It has evolved to include a weeklong series of events that highlight the best of the host site’s offerings, and this year’s Breeders’ Cup Festival at Del Mar is the biggest...

  • 2017 Breeders’ Cup and Bing Crosby fall racing season set to begin

    2017 Breeders’ Cup and Bing Crosby fall racing season set to begin

    After many months of planning and prepping, the stage has been set for the 34th annual Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships to come to Del Mar. It’s finally showtime. One of thoroughbred racing’s biggest events, the Breeders’ Cup consists of 13 Grade I races with purses and awards totaling...

  • Carmel Valley women co-chair Shabbat San Diego celebrations Oct. 26-28

    Carmel Valley women co-chair Shabbat San Diego celebrations Oct. 26-28

    Shabbat San Diego will be celebrating its fourth year of inclusive, uplifting and inspirational activities on Oct. 26 -28. While the San Diego Jewish community will participate together, they will be connected to more than two million others globally from 90 countries also celebrating International...

  • Sam the Cooking Guy gets creative with tuna

    Sam the Cooking Guy gets creative with tuna

    What do you get when you put Carmel Valley’s Sam the Cooking Guy together with San Diego-based Bumble Bee Seafoods? How about such tasty snacks as jalapeño tuna brown rice bites and ginger soy tuna lettuce wraps? The idea behind this new collaboration is to show that tuna can be used as an ingredient...

  • Local girl is top fundraiser in FARE Food Allergy Walk

    Local girl is top fundraiser in FARE Food Allergy Walk

    11-year-old Charlotte Bailey has a life-threatening allergy to peanuts and has become her own advocate.

  • Sept. 28: Event briefs

    Sept. 28: Event briefs

    Art San Diego Sept. 28-Oct. 1 Art San Diego, one of the nation’s largest and most respected contemporary art shows, takes place Sept. 28-Oct. 1 at the Wyland Center at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. This year’s theme is [FUSION]: the merging of artistic mediums, of exhibitors and collectors, and of...

  • Surf photo pioneer is using his talents for broader benefit

    Surf photo pioneer is using his talents for broader benefit

    The lifetime Aaron Chang has spent in the surf-break can be measured in magazine covers and the innumerable accolades won over his storied career as a genre-defining photographer. It can also be measured by the scar tissue that plagues his sinuses. “I’ve had so many sinus infections, ear infections,...

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