Lorine Wright

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  • Solana Ranch students enjoy ‘brainy’ day fun

    Solana Ranch students enjoy ‘brainy’ day fun

    Students at Solana Ranch Elementary met Kevin Pearce, a famous American snowboarder, on Oct. 7 as a part of “Ability Awareness Week.” To kick off the week, Solana Ranch students in grades 4-6 and their families were invited to see the award-winning documentary, “The Crash Wheel,” about Pearce,...

  • Meet the Del Mar Union School District board candidates

    Four candidates — Josh Clorfeine, Kristin Gibson, Doug Rafner and Scott Wooden — are vying for three seats on the Del Mar Union School District board in the Nov. 4 election. Below are answers to questions submitted by this newspaper to the candidates, as well as biographical information on each...

  • AutoMatters+: Coronado Speed Festival & the Car Connection to the Genome

    AutoMatters+: Coronado Speed Festival & the Car Connection to the Genome

    By Jan Wagner Historic Auto Racing & More Last week, coverage of the 2014 Coronado Speed Festival began with Robby Gordon Speed Energy Formula Off-Road truck racing – presented by Traxxas. Fleet Week San Diego coverage continues with historic auto racing. Fleet Week was first celebrated in San...

  • City of Del Mar temporarily discontinues use of body camera program

    The City of Del Mar issued the following statement Sept. 27: “Following a recent California Public Records Act request for a copy of a video of an incident that was captured on the City’s Park Ranger’s body camera, the City of Del Mar has temporarily discontinued use of the body camera program....

  • Where Are the Girls?

    This past August in Los Angeles, Google held the finals for its annual Code Jam computer coding contest. Of the 26 finalists, there were no females. Last year the San Dieguito Union High School District began offering a coding elective in its middle schools. Ninety-five percent of the students...

  • Golfing greats get together at The Grand Del Mar

    Golfing greats get together at The Grand Del Mar

    TGDM_LittlerandYang Two golfing greats recently came together at the Grand Golf Club at The Grand Del Mar. After Gunn Yang, a Korean-born San Diego State golfer recently won the U.S. Amateur Championship, he was inevitably compared to legendary San Diego golfer Gene Littler, who was the first...

  • Bestselling author Jojo Moyes discusses her novels with fans at Del Mar Country Club luncheon

    Bestselling author Jojo Moyes discusses her novels with fans at Del Mar Country Club luncheon

    By Lois Alter Mark “On my last book tour, I had a day off in Portland and it was very nice,” said bestselling novelist Jojo Moyes at a luncheon recently held at the Del Mar Country Club. Then she paused, looked around and added, “But I can tell you a day off in La Jolla is better.” The British...

  • AutoMatters: Flower Power, Fireworks & Music at the Fair

    By Jan Wagner The British are coming! The British are coming! The British were here – in a VW Beetle? I’ll explain shortly. For 24 days beginning in June and ending shortly after the Fourth of July, the San Diego County Fair was in town. As you may know, a couple of columns ago (in AutoMatters...

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