March 7, 2021


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National School Breakfast Week campaign encourages students to try school breakfast

The Del Mar Heights School rebuild is on hold as the Del Mar Union School District completes additional environmental reviews, stemming from a court decision in the lawsuit against the district by Save the Field.


Region remains in purple tier for another week with case rate at 15 per 100,000 residents, double what’s needed for red tier

California public health officials loosened the rules Feb. 19 for youth sports, allowing all outdoor sports to resume in counties where coronavirus case rates are at or below 14 per 100,000 residents.

For at least this season in the North County Conference’s slightly re-fashioned tennis alignment, the Coastal League will include Torrey Pines, La Costa Canyon, Canyon Crest Academy, Carlsbad and San Dieguito Academy.

About two minutes after the runners had left the starting line for Monday morning’s first race of his team’s season-opening dual meet against Torrey Pines, a masked La Costa Canyon Cross Country Coach Bill Vice animatedly called out to one of his course marshals, “Hey, we’re racing — isn’t it great.”

Santa Fe Christian defeats Francis Parker but everyone is just happy to be competing again after 11-month absence

Carmel Valley’s Brandon Nakashima took his second ATP Challenger title at the Open Quimper Bretagne Occidentale on Quimper, France on Feb. 7.

As the Girl Scout cookie season winds down, a grateful Girl Scout visited the Fairbanks, Del Mar and Solana Beach fire stations with boxes of cookies.

Assistance League Rancho San Dieguito recently donated over 300 books to Solana Beach Head Start, the Ada Harris Elementary School library in the Cardiff School District, and Skyline Elementary School to be sent home with the students in the Solana Beach School District.

To support families with a hospitalized child, the Vertex Foundation funded a new Guest Services Office and Family Welcome Center at Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego as well as additional support for the organization’s meals and overnight stays.

In her latest podcast venture, Solana Beach resident Shelby Stanger started a health and wellness-centered show called “Vitamin Joy.”

After her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer about five years ago, Del Mar resident Alyssa Pereira began researching ingredients in hygiene products and their impacts on health.



Solana Beach author Ona Russell’s short story “In the Tent” was recently honored as one of the Top 10 narratives submitted to the San Diego Decameron Project, a collection of 101 works of creative writing about the Covid-19 pandemic.

Del Mar artist Todd Parker, who also goes by TP The Artist, displayed some of his works at the Michael Seewald gallery on the third floor of Del Mar Plaza on Feb. 25.

The Country Friends partners with South Coast Plaza on the annual runway show and luncheon

Solana Beach artist Joel Harris has been using his work to connect with aging veterans who are rehabbing at VA hospitals and unable to see visitors because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

If you’re getting serious about remodeling your home, chances are you’ve read reviews or talked to friends about their experiences.

Business Spotlight: While much has changed about how businesses operate in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the need to market a business has not.

Business Spotlight: Voices for Children, which has been helping San Diego’s foster children for 40 years by connecting them with services they need, will hold its annual “Starry Starry Night” gala on Saturday, Oct. 3, in hopes of raising awareness of and funds for its cause.

With temperature checks, wellness screening questionnaires and other safety measures in place, Massage Concepts in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center continues to serve the community as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.