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  • Design for new Pacific Highlands Ranch Library begins

    Design for new Pacific Highlands Ranch Library begins

    The design process for the new Pacific Highlands Ranch Library has officially kicked off as the first subcommittee meeting was held on Jan. 29. Designers shared visions of cozy reading nooks and imaginative outdoor gathering spots for the long-awaited branch of the San Diego Public Library system....

  • Councilmember Bry calls for audit of city water bills

    Councilmember Bry calls for audit of city water bills

    In response to abnormally high water bills from the San Diego Public Utilities Department, San Diego City Councilmember Barbara Bry has called for an audit of water bill procedures and a policy change to protect ratepayers and maintain water service. “We are hearing from San Diego residents who...

  • Local teen raising funds, awareness for Monarch School

    Local teen raising funds, awareness for Monarch School

    Julia Day, a sophomore at La Jolla Country Day School, is hoping to make a difference in her community and the world through her non-profit Support All Kids. The Carmel Valley teenager is working to raise funds and awareness for the Monarch School, a San Diego education center for homeless youth...

  • 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...

  • Date changed to March 25 for Carmel Valley 5K

    Date changed to March 25 for Carmel Valley 5K

    The date for the 6th Annual Pardee Homes Carmel Valley 5K and Fun Run has been moved back two weeks, from March 11 to Sunday, March 25. According to race director Katie Wilsey, they received notice from the city of San Diego and the police department that they would not be able to provide enough...

  • New Carmel Valley hotel proposes community amenities

    New Carmel Valley hotel proposes community amenities

    On Jan. 25 the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board reviewed plans for Costa Azul, a new development that includes an Element by Westin hotel, office building and restaurant on the corner of El Camino Real and Valley Centre Drive. The corner currently includes Hampton Inn, Residence Inn and San...

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