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Education Matters

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  • International Baccalaureate coming to San Dieguito

    One of the most exciting developments in years for the San Dieguito Union High School District is the advent of an International Baccalaureate program at La Costa Canyon High School.  Beginning in the fall of 2018, LCC will offer the two-year IB Diploma Programme, starting with 11th-graders and...

Kitchen Shrink

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  • Kitchen Shrink: Plant-based pastrami, anyone?

    Kitchen Shrink: Plant-based pastrami, anyone?

    KITCHEN SHRINK: When my Ottawan cousin recently visited San Diego for a few days of paradise and an escape from her Arctic winter peeked into my refrigerator, her jaw hung open. What happened to her carnivorous cuz, the charcuterie queen? Growing up on the East Coast, we practically sucked in cured,...

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  • Bury train tracks where they are

    Bury train tracks where they are

    As Del Mar considers the future of its rail corridor, I suggest that, rather than digging expensive new tunnels under or around Del Mar, we simply bury the tracks where they are. Take a walk with me to the foot of Fourth Street (Del Mar Heights Road) and then north along the bluff above the train...

Rant with Randi

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  • Rant with Randi: Enough is enough

    Rant with Randi: Enough is enough

    I was trying to figure out what I should write about this week, when it was handed to me recently at a Friday night football game. I heard a woman talking, ranting actually, about coaches and their roles in our kids’ lives. I haven’t written about sports and crazy parents for a while, because sometimes...

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