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  • Cathedral Catholic's Brycen Newman named Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player

    Cathedral Catholic's Brycen Newman named Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player

    Brycen Newman, a Cathedral Catholic High School senior, recently received the 2017 Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player Award. Brycen was presented with a $2,000 scholarship and honored on the field at the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl on Dec. 28. The Dr Pepper Most Inspirational Player...

  • A celebration for Solana Highlands

    A celebration for Solana Highlands

    Solana Highlands Elementary School celebrated a ribbon cutting for its $7 million modernization at a school assembly filled with kids and parents on Jan. 12. The renovations included a new entry and administration offices, a new full-service kitchen and indoor food service, outdoor shade structures,...

  • Torrey Pines student hosts Sweat for a Cure on Feb. 3

    Torrey Pines student hosts Sweat for a Cure on Feb. 3

    Torrey Pines High School senior Sophia LeRose is hosting Sweat for the Cure, a cardio boot camp at Torrey Pines’ Ed Burke Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 3 benefitting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The hour-long boot camp will be led by local fitness instructors Cindy Whitmarsh and Lisa Stettner. ...

  • CycleBar indoor cycling studio opens in Carmel Valley

    CycleBar indoor cycling studio opens in Carmel Valley

    Carmel Valley CycleBar is ready to rock your ride, now open for fun and fitness in Carmel Country Plaza.The new indoor cycling studio boasts a riding theater that is “part sanctuary, part rock concert” with state-of-the-art audio, video and lighting. Motivational words are splashed on the modern...

  • Committee to discuss Pacific Highlands Ranch traffic Jan. 17

    Committee to discuss Pacific Highlands Ranch traffic Jan. 17

    Carmel Valley Community Planning Board’s Livability Subcommittee will discuss the traffic issues in Pacific Highlands Ranch on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 4:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Airoso Clubhouse great room inside the Airoso development, 6135 Galante Place. In 2017, the board was approached...

  • Effort to rename Rabbitt Neighborhood Park continues

    Effort to rename Rabbitt Neighborhood Park continues

    Longtime Del Mar Mesa resident Elizabeth Rabbitt said she can still hardly believe it when she rides her horse past the community park under construction and sees her name. Last year, over 250 of Rabbitt’s neighbors successfully petitioned the San Diego Park and Recreation Department to honor her...

  • Del Mar Hills students take on challenge to redesign human body

    Del Mar Hills students take on challenge to redesign human body

    Del Mar Hills Academy students redesigned the human body as part of a design thinking project.

  • Small cell site coming to Carmel Valley

    Small cell site coming to Carmel Valley

    A new small cell network of 150 sites across the city of San Diego will have an antenna located in Carmel Valley. The Mobilitie antenna and equipment will be located on a streetlight on 2602 1/3 Carmel Country Road, near the entrance to the Elysian condominium complex. At least one Carmel Valley...

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