Lifestyle

  • Discussion in Rancho Santa Fe to focus on addiction, opioid use

    Discussion in Rancho Santa Fe to focus on addiction, opioid use

    Professionals in addiction treatment and awareness will come together in Rancho Santa Fe on April 16 to discuss opioid use and prevention. The event, presented by the national Hazelden Betty Ford Institute for Recovery Advocacy in collaboration with the 15-month-old Betty Ford Center in San Diego,...

  • LA's Sidecar Doughnuts coming to Carmel Valley

    LA's Sidecar Doughnuts coming to Carmel Valley

    Sidecar Doughnuts & Coffee is coming to Del Mar Highlands Town Center this fall, filling the space left vacant by Bath and Body Works. Since its first brick-and-mortar opened in Los Angeles in 2013, Sidecar has been recognized as home of the “World’s Freshest Doughnuts” and is known for its unique...

  • March 29: Event briefs

    March 29: Event briefs

    USO San Diego’s 77th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala: For Love of Country will be held May 5 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina.

  • Fashion company makes modesty a mission

    Fashion company makes modesty a mission

    Ansari and a friend started Artizara 15 years ago as a way to creatively celebrate their Muslim identity after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Ansari said the tragedies led much of the American public to think of all Muslims as the same and in a negative light.

  • Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation to host community discussion April 16 in Rancho Santa Fe with national experts

    Leading national voices will join local leaders for a wide-ranging community discussion on substance use and addiction April 16 in Rancho Santa Fe at The Nativity School Holy Family Activity Center. The event—to be presented by the Hazelden Betty Ford Institute for Recovery Advocacy, a trusted...

  • 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...

  • Junior Optimist Club members help prepare care packages at SD Food Bank

    Junior Optimist Club members help prepare care packages at SD Food Bank

    In support of "SuperBowl Of Caring" efforts to feed the needy around “Super Bowl” week, Junior Optimist Club members from the Canyon Crest Academy and Carmel Valley Middle School Junior Optimist Clubs, along with parents and friends, performed community service at the San Diego Food Bank. 

  • Discovering San Dieguito, one step and biome at a time

    Discovering San Dieguito, one step and biome at a time

    For four months, almost 50 juniors from High Tech High North County, a charter school in San Marcos, amassed eye-opening lessons on the watershed’s biology and history.

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