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  • Couple share their passion for music

    Jeff and Marlena Brown have been teaching piano in Rancho Santa Fe for more than 25 years, so long that they even have "grand-students." With students ranging in age from 3 to 86, the couple finds a happy harmony, pairing their love of music with their love of teaching. "We truly are as thrilled...

  • Elite Fitness Kids camps inspire, boost confidence

    Carmel Valley resident Lisa Ziemba has brought the popular boot camp-style workout to the younger set through her Elite Fitness Kids beach camps. Her camps aim to get kids excited about exercise, as well as boost confidence and promote an all-around healthy lifestyle. Ziemba teaches beach boot...

  • Nature center open house to be held

    The San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority will be hosting a three-day design open house July 17 to 19 for their proposed San Dieguito Lagoon Nature Center. The public is invited to attend any time during the three-day process to provide community input. A design team of architects, landscape...

  • Smoking ban goes into effect in San Dieguito River Park

    A new no-smoking policy is now in place for the San Dieguito River Park, which stretches from the gateway at the lagoon in Del Mar to the crest of Volcan Mountain. The Board of Directors of the San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority approved the policy, following the lead of 14 other cities...

  • CA Supreme Court upholds Prop 8

    The California Supreme Court today upheld the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the voter-approved measure that banned same-sex marriage in the state, but the court also ruled that the unions of roughly 18,000 same-sex couples who were wed last year will remain valid. Despite the conclusions...

  • County roads relatively safe over holiday weekend

    Drunken driving arrests this Memorial Day holiday weekend are about steady from last year in San Diego County and across the state, a California Highway Patrol official said Tuesday. But no one has been killed on San Diego County roads or highways since the Memorial Day weekend count started at...

  • Mickelson pulls out of PGA tour to support wife

    San Diegan Phil Mickelson pulled off the PGA tour indefinitely Wednesday to be at his wife's side while she undergoes treatment for breast cancer. Mickelson's agents at Gaylord Sports Management made the announcement Wednesday, saying Amy Mickelson will likely have surgery in the next couple of...

  • Area beaches earn good grades in 'Beach Report Card'

    San Diego County had near-perfect water quality during the summer months last year, according to the 19th annual "Beach Report Card'' released Wednesday by an environmental group. Ninety-seven percent of the 93 beaches along San Diego's coast that were monitored for the annual statewide study received...

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