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  • Del Mar Art Center Gallery Summer Art Reception

    Del Mar Art Center Gallery Summer Art Reception

    The Del Mar Art Center Gallery, located in the Del Mar Plaza, held a Summer Art Reception and its second annual one-night only “C-Note Sale” Aug. 4. The event also included wine and hors d’oeuvres. The rest of the exhibit will remain through Oct. 29. The Del Mar Art gallery is located at 1555 Camino...

  • Casa de Amistad holds Summer Enrichment Program

    Casa de Amistad holds Summer Enrichment Program

    Casa de Amistad, a mentoring and tutoring program for underserved students in coastal North County, held its annual Summer Enrichment Program during the week of July 30 – Aug. 3. As part of Casa de Amistad’s DREAMS + Tech Initiative, which utilizes experiential education in Design, Research, Art,...

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Youth of the Year Celebration

    Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Youth of the Year Celebration

    Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito held the annual Youth of the Year Celebration “Country Nights” Aug. 3, at the Del Mar Racetrack Infield Pavilion. This year’s event included evening horse racing, silent and live auctions, a wine pull, gourmet dinner, themed entertainment, music and dancing with...

  • 2018 TPHS Football Fundraiser

    2018 TPHS Football Fundraiser

    Torrey Pines High School Football hosted its annual “Kick Off Party” fundraising golf tournament Aug. 3 at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. The fundraiser supports athletes in the Falcon football program. The event included a nine-hole golf tournament, cocktail hour, auction and dinner. Visit...

  • Lung Cancer Foundation of America ‘Day at the Races’

    Lung Cancer Foundation of America ‘Day at the Races’

    The 9th Annual Lung Cancer Foundation of America “Day at the Races” fundraiser was held July 29 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. The event included beverages, dining, race views and concierge betting service at Il Palio Restaurant. All proceeds will benefit the Lung Cancer Foundation of America...

  • Opening Day at Del Mar Racetrack, Part II

    Opening Day at Del Mar Racetrack, Part II

    The 2018 Del Mar racing season officially began July 18 with Opening Day events at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Racetrack, including the popular Hats Contest. Final attendance was 33,112 people for Opening Day at the Del Mar Race Track. The 24th annual Opening Day Hats Contest at Del Mar drew...

  • Opening Day at Del Mar Racetrack, Part I

    Opening Day at Del Mar Racetrack, Part I

    The 2018 Del Mar racing season officially began July 18 with Opening Day events at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Racetrack, including the popular Hats Contest. Final attendance was 33,112 people for Opening Day at the Del Mar Race Track. The 24th annual Opening Day Hats Contest at Del Mar drew...

  • Hats, Heels & Hooves

    Hats, Heels & Hooves

    “Hats, Heels & Hooves: The Ultimate Opening Day After-Party” took place July 18 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. The event, presented by The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe and Ranch & Coast Magazine, included great cocktails, food and music by DJ Ricci Rich and Ryan Hiller. A share of the proceeds will go...

  • Summer Twilight Concert: Petty Breakers: A Tribute to Tom Petty

    Summer Twilight Concert: Petty Breakers: A Tribute to Tom Petty

    The Del Mar Foundation’s Summer Twilight Concert July 10 at the Powerhouse featured Petty Breakers: A Tribute to Tom Petty. The next concert will be held Tuesday, Aug. 7 and will feature The Steely Damned 2 . The concert begins with Zel’s Opening Act at 6 p.m., followed by the main show at 7 p.m....

  • Carmel Valley Library 25th Anniversary Celebration

    Carmel Valley Library 25th Anniversary Celebration

    The Carmel Valley Branch Library celebrated its 25th anniversary July 14. The event included speeches, music, cake and information about upcoming events at the library. The Carmel Valley Branch Library is located on 3919 Townsgate Dr., San Diego, 92130. Phone: (858) 552-1668.

  • Touch A Truck fundraiser helps fight childhood cancer

    Touch A Truck fundraiser helps fight childhood cancer

    Children and their friends and families had the opportunity to check out amazing vehicles, hear great music and more July 7 at the 10th Annual Touch A Truck San Diego event, produced by childhood cancer charity Beat Nb (formerly Max’s Ring of Fire). The event was held at Pacific Trails Middle School...

  • Del Mar 4th of July Parade

    Del Mar 4th of July Parade

    The Del Mar Foundation and City of Del Mar presented the popular annual 4th of July Parade at Powerhouse Park in Del Mar. Once the parade returned to Powerhouse Park, the after-parade event featured a DJ, fun games for all ages and an opportunity to visit with Del Mar firefighters and tour the...

  • Del Mar Civic Center Dedication Ceremony

    Del Mar Civic Center Dedication Ceremony

    The City of Del Mar held a Civic Center Dedication Ceremony June 30 at the new Civic Center located at 1050 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar. The day included a Dedication Ceremony and a ribbon cutting, self-guided tours with information docents, an activity corner for kids hosted by the Del Mar Foundation,...

  • Annual Solana Beach Patriotic Singalong

    Annual Solana Beach Patriotic Singalong

    The popular “Annual Solana Beach Patriotic Singalong” -- a “4th of July Warm-Up”-- took place June 28 at Fletcher Cove Community Center in Solana Beach. The event featured favorite patriotic songs and more. The event is sponsored by the City of Solana Beach.

  • Summer Solstice in Del Mar

    Summer Solstice in Del Mar

    The Del Mar Village Association presented its popular annual Summer Solstice event June 21 at Powerhouse Park in Del Mar. Summer Solstice featured tastes from local restaurants and sips from area wineries, breweries and distilleries. The event also included live music and more. Visit visitdelmarvillage.com

  • Del Mar Summer Twilight Concert

    TextEditor The Del Mar Foundation’s Summer Twilight Concerts event returned June 19 to Powerhouse Park in Del Mar with Sully and the Blue Eyed Soul Band. Next up will be The Petty Breakers: A Tribute to Tom Petty, on Tuesday, July 10, followed by The Steely Damned 2 on Tuesday, Aug. 7. The season...

  • Hoops for Lives

    Hoops for Lives

    Sixth grader Zachary Robinson wanted to do something to help kids battling cancer. He was particularly driven to help because a family friend – Micah Bernstein – was a child who has been in treatment for cancer for most of his life. Zachary felt the best thing to do was raise money for kids’ cancer...

  • Concerts at the Cove

    Concerts at the Cove

    Concerts at the Cove kicked off this summer at Fletcher Cove Park in Solana Beach on June 21. Ryan Hiller Duo performed at the June 21 opening event. Concerts will be held Thursdays through Aug. 3, 6 p.m.-7:45 p.m. For more information on upcoming concerts, call 858-720-2453 or visit cityofsolanabeach.org.

  • A.P.E. Kickball Day

    A.P.E. Kickball Day

    The Adapted PE/Inclusion Kickball Game Day took place June 7 at Carmel Valley Valley Middle School’s softball field. The goal for the day is for the APE students to put their kickball skills learned into a game situation that is fun and safe.

  • Del Mar Heights Dancefest

    Del Mar Heights Dancefest

    Del Mar Heights Elementary School held a Dancefest June 13. Parents and families brought a picnic lunch to enjoy on the field as they watched each class perform dances that they had been practicing for weeks. High school seniors who are former Heights students also attended the popular annual event...

  • TPHS Class of 2018

    TPHS Class of 2018

    Torrey Pines High School students and their families celebrated graduation and their many accomplishments at a ceremony held June 15 at TPHS.

  • CCA Class of 2018

    CCA Class of 2018

    Canyon Crest Academy students and their families celebrated student achievements and bid a fond farewell to the school at a graduation ceremony held June 15 at CCA.

  • TPHS Spring Fling

    TPHS Spring Fling

    Torrey Pines High School held its annual Spring Fling June 7. The community event, which is sponsored by the Torrey Pines High School Foundation, featured food trucks, music, student performances, snacks and desserts.

  • Scholarship recipients honored at Don Diego's dinner and concert gala

    Scholarship recipients honored at Don Diego's dinner and concert gala

    Billed as "A Night of Sweet Treats Under the Stars," Don Diego Scholarship Foundation held its June 7 dinner and concert gala at the "How Sweet It Is" 2018 San Diego County Fair. From the minute gala-goers entered the whimsical fair entrance, then walked into the candy land-decorated Infield Pavilion...

  • TPHS Music Department Falcon Finale Concert

    TPHS Music Department Falcon Finale Concert

    The Torrey Pines High School Music Department held its Spring Concert, the “Falcon Finale,” June 4-5 at the Canyon Crest Academy Proscenium Theater. The Guitar Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, and Choir gave their final performances for the academic year. The Guitar Ensemble of 30 students just began playing...

  • Del Mar Heights School hosts ‘Countdown to Summer’

    Del Mar Heights School hosts ‘Countdown to Summer’

    Del Mar Heights Elementary School held its popular “Countdown to Summer” event June 6. The annual PTA-sponsored end-of-the-year event featured a photo booth, face painting, dodgeball, pedal carts, an obstacle course food and beverages. High-energy dance tunes were provided by a live DJ.

  • Torrey Pines honors athletes at Freddies

    Torrey Pines honors athletes at Freddies

    Torrey Pines High School hosted its 4th annual Freddie Awards show on May 30 to celebrate another great year of athletic achievement. The Falcons earned two state, nine regional and 15 league championship titles in the 2017-18 academic year. Highlights included the boys soccer and golf teams winning...

  • Del Mar Heights students perform at Brookdale Carmel Valley

    Del Mar Heights students perform at Brookdale Carmel Valley

    First graders from Del Mar Heights Elementary School visited Brookdale Carmel Valley, a senior living community, to give a special performance of Go Fish May 30.

  • Earl Warren Seahawk Showcase

    Earl Warren Seahawk Showcase

    Earl Warren’s Seahawk Showcase, a night celebrating the arts and student achievement, was held May 31 at Earl Warren’s MPR and outdoor stage. The event included art viewing, band and guitar performances, student award recognition, and the play The Pink Panther Strikes Again, performed by drama...

  • Solana Highlands Open House

    Solana Highlands Open House

    Solana Highlands Elementary School held an Open House May 31 for families to have the opportunity to view work done by students throughout the school year.

  • Solana Ranch Dads’ Club Pancake Breakfast

    Solana Ranch Dads’ Club Pancake Breakfast

    Solana Ranch Elementary School families gathered June 1 to enjoy a delicious Dads’ Club Pancake Breakfast.

  • TPHS Advanced Math Open House

    TPHS Advanced Math Open House

    The Advanced Math Open House at Torrey Pines High School was held May 29. The event featured a showcase of advanced math courses at TPHS, including Calculus II, Calculus III, Linear Algebra, and Advanced Topics in Mathematics II. Students from Abby Brown’s math classes presented projects that represent...

  • 2018 Canyon Crest Academy Dollars for Scholars awards ceremony

    2018 Canyon Crest Academy Dollars for Scholars awards ceremony

    Canyon Crest Academy students received a variety of scholarships at the 2018 Canyon Crest Academy Dollars for Scholars awards ceremony held May 22 at CCA’s Proscenium Theatre. Canyon Crest Academy Dollars for Scholars is a nonprofit foundation that supports academic success in the community, according...

  • CoastCities Juniors Little League players honor fallen service members

    CoastCities Juniors Little League players honor fallen service members

    CoastCities Juniors players played a Memorial Weekend scrimmage in honor of Del Mar, Encinitas and Solana Beach service members who died while serving the nation. The event was held May 28 at the Juniors Baseball Field at Del Mar Heights Elementary School. Juniors Little League players from Del...

  • Solana Beach Memorial Day Ceremony

    Solana Beach Memorial Day Ceremony

    The City of Solana Beach and Solana Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5431 co-hosted a Memorial Day ceremony May 28 at the La Colonia Park Veterans Honor Courtyard. Camp Pendleton Young Marines served as the honor guard. Cynthia Hanna was the guest speaker, as well as Solana Beach Deputy...

  • SkyDome Planetarium Science Night

    SkyDome Planetarium Science Night

    Del Mar Heights and Del Mar Hills elementary schools held a joint SkyDome Planetarium Science Night May 18 in the Earl Warren Middle School gymnasium. Students and their parents entered the inflatable dome and were introduced to a “star-filled” sky. The navigator used a digital planetarium projector...

  • Voices for Children presents Wine Women & Shoes

    Voices for Children presents Wine Women & Shoes

    The 7th Annual Wine Women & Shoes event benefiting Voices for Children took place May 12 on the rooftop deck at the Del Mar Plaza. The event featured a fashion show, premium wines, delectable bites, live auction, a fashion marketplace, and a “Best in Shoe” contest. Founded in 1980, Voices for Children...

  • Teen Volunteers in Action SD-2 Senior Send-Off

    Teen Volunteers in Action SD-2 Senior Send-Off

    Teen Volunteers in Action San Diego-2 Chapter held its Senior Send-Off event May 20 at the AMN Healthcare Building. Teen Volunteers in Action is an organization of young men in grades 7-12 who, together with their families, participate in structured programs of volunteerism, philanthropy and professional...

  • 39th annual Fiesta Del Sol

    39th annual Fiesta Del Sol

    Local residents and visitors once again flocked to the 39th annual Fiesta Del Sol held May 19-20 at Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach. The event featured great food, live music, vendors, family activities, arts and crafts, a beer and wine garden, a kids zone, Solana Beach Firefighters’ Pancake Breakfast...

  • Carmel Del Mar International Showcase and Potluck

    Carmel Del Mar International Showcase and Potluck

    Carmel Del Mar Elementary School highlighted and celebrated a variety of cultures May 18 at its annual International Showcase and Potluck. The event featured delicious food, music, booths and more.

  • TPHS Scholarship Awards Ceremony

    TPHS Scholarship Awards Ceremony

    The Torrey Pines High School Scholarship Awards Ceremony took place May 15 at the Solana Pacific Elementary School’s Performing Arts Center. The TPHS Scholarship Fund “celebrates over 30 years of giving through its mission to recognize Torrey Pines High School seniors for their achievements and...

  • TPHS Teachers Appreciation Lunch

    TPHS Teachers Appreciation Lunch

    A luncheon honoring and celebrating Torrey Pines High School teachers took place at TPHS May 8 on Teacher Appreciation Day.

  • ‘Electric Garden’ at Solana Ranch

    ‘Electric Garden’ at Solana Ranch

    Solana Ranch Elementary School’s STREAM Discovery Labs presented an “Electric Garden” event May 10. The event was an “interactive night for families to discover the amazing worlds of Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Art and Math” at Solana Ranch Elementary School.

  • Solana Highlands Family Heritage Night

    Solana Highlands Family Heritage Night

    A variety of cultures were celebrated at Solana Highlands Elementary School’s festive Family Heritage Night held May 3.

  • ‘Summer Splash’ at Del Mar Art Center Gallery

    ‘Summer Splash’ at Del Mar Art Center Gallery

    “Summer Splash!,” a new selection of art in a lively mix of media and style is now on exhibit at the Del Mar Art Center Gallery through July 30. An Opening Reception for the exhibit was held May 5. The gallery is located on the top level of the Del Mar Plaza,-on the corner of Camino del Mar and...

  • Sycamore Ridge Carnival

    Sycamore Ridge Carnival

    Sycamore Ridge Elementary School hosted a fun-filled spring carnival May 6. The event featured a variety of games, activities and snacks.

  • Del Mar Rotary Club celebrates Monty Woolley

    Del Mar Rotary Club celebrates Monty Woolley

    The Del Mar Rotary Club held a special event May 3 in celebration of member Monty Woolley at St. Peter’s Church in Del Mar. Woolley, who is one of the club’s founding members (the club was established in 1954), was honored for his many contributions to the club. The event was also held in celebration...

  • Conner’s Cause for Children Spring Boutique

    Conner’s Cause for Children Spring Boutique

    A Spring Boutique benefiting Conner’s Cause for Children was held April 29 at The Hive at Leichtag Commons in Encinitas. The event featured a day of shopping, raffle prizes and delectable desserts from Thyme in the Ranch. Founded in 1995 to honor the memory of brave little hero Conner Champ, Conner’s...

  • Del Mar Hills Academy World Festival and SurfRiders Explore Event

    Del Mar Hills Academy World Festival and SurfRiders Explore Event

    TextEditor Del Mar Hills Academy held its World Festival and SurfRiders Explore Event April 27. The event, which celebrated the many different cultures that make up the community, featured music, dancing, food, and stories from around the world. 

  • Groundbreaking held for St. John Garabed Armenian Church campus

    Groundbreaking held for St. John Garabed Armenian Church campus

    After an eight-year long process to obtain city and state permitting, the Armenian community of San Diego broke ground on the new St. John Garabed church campus in Carmel Valley. A groundbreaking ceremony was held April 29 under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Hovnan Derderian, primate...

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