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  • Taste of Del Mar

    Taste of Del Mar

    The Del Mar Village Association presented the popular Taste of Del Mar Sept. 7. Attendees enjoyed tastes from more than 25 local and award-winning restaurants, as well as sips from 15 craft brewers, local vintners and makers of distilled spirits all while enjoying live music throughout the Village....

  • Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society BBQ

    Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society BBQ

    The Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society opened its fall 2017 season of evening meetings with its annual barbecue Sept. 8 at the Fletcher Cove Community Center. Catering was provided by Brett’s BBQ.

  • Sage Canyon Ice Cream Social

    Sage Canyon Ice Cream Social

    Sage Canyon Elementary School families welcomed the new school year with a delicious Ice Cream Social Sept. 17.

  • Del Mar Hills Ice Cream Social

    Del Mar Hills Ice Cream Social

    Del Mar Hills Academy students and families enjoyed the annual PTA Ice Cream Social Sept. 8. The evening also included a PTA General Meeting and SurfRiders Explore Engineering Family Fun Night.

  • Miracle League Fall 2017 Opening Day

    Miracle League Fall 2017 Opening Day

    The Miracle League of San Diego Fall 2017 season began Sept. 9 at Engel Famiy Field and included games, an Opening Day Ceremony, Parade of Teams and more. The Miracle League of San Diego provides children with special needs the opportunity to play baseball in an organized league at two locations...

  • Solana Highlands Back-to-School Night

    Solana Highlands Back-to-School Night

    A Back-to-School Night was held Aug. 31 for Solana Highlands Elementary School first to third grade students and families.

  • Carmel Del Mar Dads’ Club Family BBQ

    Carmel Del Mar Dads’ Club Family BBQ

    Carmel Del Mar Elementary School Dads’ Club held the Annual CDM Family BBQ and Posting in the Park Aug. 25 to kick off the new school year.

  • Solana Beach Beach Blanket Movie Night

    Solana Beach Beach Blanket Movie Night

    The City of Solana Beach’s Parks and Recreation Commission hosted the 13th annual Beach Blanket Movie Night (BBMN) at Fletcher Cove Park Aug. 26. The event featured the film “Finding Dory” and included live music by Tower 7, refreshments and a raffle. All proceeds from BBMN will be used to benefit...

  • Del Mar Hills School Picnic

    Del Mar Hills School Picnic

    Del Mar Hills Academy welcomed new students, returning students, and families to the new school year at a picnic held Aug. 27 on the grass field at Del Mar Hills

  • Solana Beach Neighborhood Block Party

    Solana Beach Neighborhood Block Party

    The 4th Annual Solana Beach Neighborhood Block Party took place Aug. 27 on Canyon Drive. The event included live music, a photo booth, petting zoo, face painting and more. Pamplemousse Grille and Seaside Market donated food to the event.

  • Torrey Pines Falcons football plays in Hawaii

    Torrey Pines Falcons football plays in Hawaii

    The Torrey Pines High School Football team traveled to Hawaii to take on Punahou in Honolulu’s Aloha Stadium. The Falcons lost 23-7 in a hard-fought battle against the state title contenders. It was an unforgettable week for the team as they visited the Pearl Harbor Memorial and and were treated...

  • Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove

    Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove

    Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove summer series runs every Thursday at Fletcher Cove Park from 6 p.m.-7:45 p.m. with a different musical group through Aug. 24. Photos on this page were taken Aug. 17 when Navy 32nd Street Brass Band performed. Sully & The Blue-Eyed Soul Band will perform at the...

  • Total solar eclipse 2017

    Total solar eclipse 2017

    The Carmel Valley Library was one of 27 San Diego Public Libraries to host a Sky Party for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the first total solar eclipse visible in the continental United States in 38 years. Locals waited in line for a chance to use a limited supply of viewing glasses. Some locals...

  • Del Sol Lions Club Summer Party

    Del Sol Lions Club Summer Party

    The Del Sol Lions Club Summer Party took place April 19 at the Solana Beach home of outgoing Del Sol Lions Club President David Cain. The event celebrated last year’s many Del Sol Lions’ successes and included an installation of officers. According to its website, the Del Sol Lions Club “was chartered...

  • ‘Striking A Chord’ benefit concert Part 2: Performers

    ‘Striking A Chord’ benefit concert Part 2: Performers

    The “Striking A Chord” benefit concert, which was held July 29 at the Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, raised more than $31,000 for the ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter. The benefit was conceived by Carmel Valley resident Megan Spector after her Aunt Marjie Block was diagnosed with ALS....

  • Summer Twilight concert

    Summer Twilight concert

    The Del Mar Foundation’s Summer Twilight concert series continued Aug. 8 at Powerhouse Park with The Ultimate Stones performing. The opening performance featured The Setting Sons. The next Summer Twilight concert will be held Tuesday, Aug. 22, with The Might Untouchables performing at 7 p.m. and...

  • Canyon Crest Academy boys water polo alumni game

    Canyon Crest Academy boys water polo alumni game

    The boys water polo team at Canyon Crest Academy hosted its 2nd annual alumni game Aug. 11 at Cathedral Catholic High School’s pool.

  • Solana Beach Family Camp Out

    Solana Beach Family Camp Out

    Solana Beach’s annual Family Camp Out event took place Aug. 5-6 at La Colonia Park. Activities included a traditional campfire program, s’mores cooked over an open fire, a spaghetti dinner and a pancake breakfast served by the Solana Beach Firefighters.

  • Del Mar Art Center Gallery hosts reception

    Del Mar Art Center Gallery hosts reception

    The Del Mar Art Center Gallery, located in the Del Mar Plaza, held its quarterly reception Aug. 5. The exhibit at the event featured the theme “Horsing around Del Mar.” The exhibit will remain at the gallery through Oct. 23. A “C-Note” sale was also held Aug. 5 featuring artwork only on display...

  • TPHS Football ‘Kick Off Party’

    TPHS Football ‘Kick Off Party’

    Torrey Pines High School Football hosted its annual “Kick Off Party” fundraising golf tournament Aug. 5 at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. The fundraiser supports more than 150 young athletes in the Falcon football program. The event included a nine-hole golf tournament, happy hour, dinner and...

  • 2017 Opening Day at the Races

    2017 Opening Day at the Races

    The 2017 summer racing season at Del Mar kicked off July 19. The day included the 23rd annual Opening Day Hats Contest presented by Studio Savvy Salon, which drew more than 300 contestants. The 2017 summer season runs through Sept. 4. Visit www.dmtc.com

  • Hats, Heels & Hooves

    Hats, Heels & Hooves

    Hats, Heels & Hooves, the “Official Opening Day After-Party” for the Del Mar racing season, took place July 19 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. Guests had the opportunity to mingle with some of the jockeys while enjoying great food and live entertainment. A portion of event proceeds will benefit...

  • Lung Cancer Foundation Day at the Races

    Lung Cancer Foundation Day at the Races

    The 8th Annual Lung Cancer Foundation of America’s “Day at the Races” took place July 23 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. The event featured dining, beverages, racing views and concierge betting service in the Il Palio Restaurant. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lung Cancer Foundation...

  • Concert With A Vision Preview Party

    Concert With A Vision Preview Party

    The Vision of Children Foundation (VOC) held a preview Party July 18 at the Del Mar home of Suzi Kenyon. The event offered a preview of VOC’s upcoming fundraiser “Concert With A Vision” and a sneak peek at the latest and most promising scientific research discoveries in the journey to cure genetic...

  • Carmel Valley students teach refugee children how to make paper planes, crowns and bottle rockets

    Carmel Valley students teach refugee children how to make paper planes, crowns and bottle rockets

    On July 8, students from the San Diego Branch of the Alliance of Youth Leaders in the United States (AYLUS) met with refugee children from Ethiopia, Somalia and Cambodia at the soccer field of the Ibarra Elementary School. The Camel Valley students showed the refugee children how to make paper...

  • Summer Twilight Concert

    Summer Twilight Concert

    Community members enjoyed another musical evening at the Del Mar Foundation’s July 11 Summer Twilight concert held at Powerhouse Park. The event featured the band DSB - The Next Best Thing To Journey, as well as Jocko & the Aces as the Zel’s Opening Act. The next Summer Twilight Concert will be...

  • Legendary Col. Ed Fletcher's descendants reunite — for 92nd straight year

    Legendary Col. Ed Fletcher's descendants reunite — for 92nd straight year

    For the Fletcher family, Fourth of July is never complete without a group photo. That can be a quite a chore when five generations need to get rounded up. “This is not easy,” real estate agent Ron Fletcher said with a combination of good humor and exasperation as the Fletcher clan moseyed across...

  • Del Mar 4th of July Parade

    Del Mar 4th of July Parade

    Local residents celebrated Independence Day at the Young Del Mar 4th of July Parade held at Powerhouse Park in Del Mar. The event, presented by the Del Mar Foundation and the City of Del Mar, moved from the park on a loop up Coast Blvd. The after-parade event included a DJ, games and a chance to...

  • Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove

    Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove

    The Solana Beach Concerts at the Cove summer series kicked off June 22 at Fletcher Cove Park, with music by Tower 7. The series runs every Thursday with a different musical group through Aug. 24. Next up: June 29: Nate Donnis Trio and July 6: Hullabaloo Band. Visit cityofsolanabeach.org

  • Del Mar Heights Dancefest

    Del Mar Heights Dancefest

    Del Mar Heights Elementary School held its popular annual Dancefest event June 15. Students fron each class performed dances at the event they had been practicing for weeks. High school graduating seniors who attended the Heights offered words of encouragement and advice at the event to outgoing...

  • Carmel Valley Middle School hosts Kickball Tournament

    Carmel Valley Middle School hosts Kickball Tournament

    Carmel Valley Middle School held its popular annual Kickball Tournament for the adapted physical education program June 13.

  • Hundreds enjoy a Wild West fest at Don Diego Gala

    Hundreds enjoy a Wild West fest at Don Diego Gala

    Hundreds of fun-loving folks enjoyed a wild west fest at the June 22 Don Diego Scholarship Foundation Gala and concert at the San Diego County Fair. The event featured a Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons concert at the Grandstand. In keeping with the fair’s “Where the West is Fun” theme, many...

  • Summer Solstice in Del Mar

    Summer Solstice in Del Mar

    The Del Mar Village Association held its annual Summer Solstice celebration June 22 at Powerhouse Park. This event featured tastes fromcoastal eateries and beverages from craft breweries and vineyards. The event also featured music by local band Second Cousins, and the Del Mar Lifeguard’s Tiki...

  • Summer Twilight Concerts

    Summer Twilight Concerts

    Everyone knows that summer has arrived in Del Mar with the return of the Del Mar Foundation’s Summer Twilight Concert Series. This year, the Foundation has scheduled five concerts, all of which will be held at Powerhouse Park. The season kicked off on Tuesday, June 20, with Zel’s Opening Act at...

  • Ashley Falls Goodwill Games

    Ashley Falls Goodwill Games

    Ashley Falls Elementary School students wrapped up another terrific school year June 15 with a variety of fun-filled activities at the popular annual Goodwill Games.

  • Earl Warren Middle School 8th Grade Graduation

    Earl Warren Middle School 8th Grade Graduation

    Earl Warren Middle School 8th grade students and their families celebrated student achievements and their experience at the school at a graduation ceremony held June 16.

  • Carmel Creek end-of-year party

    Carmel Creek end-of-year party

    Carmel Creek Elementary School families gathered June 9 at the school for an end-of-the-year party. The event, which had a luau theme, featured rides, bounce house obstacle course, student talent show, DJ, food, games and more.

  • 2017 TPHS Graduation

    2017 TPHS Graduation

    Torrey Pines High School students and their families celebrated student achievements and bid a fond farewell to the school at a graduation ceremony held June 16 at Torrey Pines High School.

  • 2017 CCA Graduation

    2017 CCA Graduation

    Canyon Crest Academy students and their families celebrated student achievements and great years at the school at a graduation ceremony held June 16 at Canyon Crest Academy.

  • Torrey Pines Freddie Athletic Awards Night

    Torrey Pines Freddie Athletic Awards Night

    Torrey Pines High School hosted its 3rd annual Freddie Awards show on June 7th to celebrate another great year of athletic achievement. The Falcons earned 3 state, 9 regional and 15 League championship titles in the 2016-17 academic year.

  • Del Mar Heights/Hills Friendship Games

    Del Mar Heights/Hills Friendship Games

    The annual Del Mar Heights and Del Mar Hills Friendship Games event took place June 9 at Del Mar Hills Academy. This is a unique event between the Del Mar Heights and Del Mar Hills schools. First graders at one school are assigned a pen pal attending the other school. After a year of corresponding,...

  • Pacific Trails Arts Night

    Pacific Trails Arts Night

    Pacific Trails Middle School in Carmel Valley held an Arts Night June 6. The event included a band and vocal performance, stem robotics and a display of art work.

  • Torrey Pines High School student mural unveiling at Heritage Museum

    Torrey Pines High School student mural unveiling at Heritage Museum

    The San Dieguito Heritage Museum June 10 held an unveiling and celebration of a mural depicting flowers and plants once grown in the San Dieguito area. Fourteen students from Torrey Pines High School, under the direction of Encinitas artist Jennifer Richards, painted the mural, which will become...

  • Canyon Crest Academy EVA Conservatory seniors host art show

    Canyon Crest Academy EVA Conservatory seniors host art show

    EVA Conservatory seniors from Canyon Crest Academy hosted their cumulative art show June 9 at the Del Mar Art Center Gallery. Conservatory students spend an average of eight extra hours a week working on the craft and learning from specialized professional artists in different media as well as...

  • Solana Ranch Dads’ Club Pancake Breakfast

    Solana Ranch Dads’ Club Pancake Breakfast

    Solana Ranch Elementary School in Carmel Valley held a tasty Dads’ Club Pancake Breakfast June 2.