Nov. 25, 2020


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As the San Dieguito Union High School District prepares to return students to campus one day a week starting on Jan. 4, it faces challenges of staff attrition and concerns about the safety of returning to in-person school while the pandemic surges nationwide.

Lucie Babcock, a freshman at Torrey Pines High School, collected donations from family to raise over $400 in support of the Community Resource Center’s 38th annual Holiday Baskets program.

Gelson’s, with San Diego locations in Del Mar, Carlsbad and Pacific Beach, recently announced a charitable donation to community neighbor the Del Mar Schools Education Foundation (DMSEF).

Given the surge in cases and hospitalizations due to COVID-19, County health officials are urging San Diegans to keep Thanksgiving and other holiday celebrations small, short and safe.


On Nov. 11 at a signing ceremony held at Petco Park, Torrey Pines Falcons varsity tennis player and Rancho Santa Fe resident Alex Stafford signed a National Letter of Intent to play college tennis at Southern Methodist University (SMU) beginning in the fall of 2021.

Eli Hernandez meets the needs of vulnerable workers in need of clothing, food or a trusting ear

The DMCV Sharks Girls U12 teams have been hosting Skills Sessions this season, until youth soccer is cleared for competitive games.

Leading jockey staying in Kentucky for Breeders’ Cup, but will return

After advancing from the soccer fields at Torrey Pines High School to become a team captain at the University of Michigan, Colin McAtee developed software to help student athletes through their recruiting processes.

Dan Carson brings nearly a decade of college-level coaching experience - including Air Force Academy and Princeton - to the SFC boys lacrosse program.

Canyon Crest Academy baseball player Spencer Dicken has launched an effort called Bats4Boys, collecting used baseball bats for military kids and players from inner-city high schools and little leagues who might otherwise never have a chance to swing away.

Sage Canyon Elementary School’s PTA launched their Operation Gratitude initiative this month with a game/puzzle drive benefiting the Community Resource Center, a nonprofit that serves low-income families and domestic violence victims.

The Salk Institute has appointed molecular biologist Jesse Dixon, a Carmel Valley resident, to the rank of assistant professor for his significant work in uncovering how the human genome, the DNA blueprint for life, is organized in three-dimensional space inside of cells.

Rotary Club of Del Mar showed its support of three outstanding community organizations by awarding $750 each to the Del Mar Lifeguard Association, Del Mar Village Association (DMVA) and Del Mar Community Connections (DMCC) at its recent Chili & Quackers Ducky Derby.

On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Solana Beach Boy Scout Troop 782 continued an honored tradition by cleaning and decorating the San Dieguito Academy Veterans Memorial.

Brookdale Carmel Valley resident Janette Lalor will celebrate her 105th birthday on Nov. 22.



After winning a series of pageant titles over the past several months, including Ms.

With the smell of freshly baked cookies sweetly thick in the air and a line forming expectantly outside the door, Meghann Smith bustled about in an apron carefully placing cookies on display on the counter of her newly opened bakery Batch & Box.

With the December holidays approaching, EC Gallery in Solana Beach will host “The Art of Dr.

Kathryn Campion is co-founder and executive director of Positive Action Community Theatre, a nonprofit organization in Encinitas that uses dance and theater training to help people with autism connect with their peers, master social skills, and enjoy the arts

In-person events are not taking place this year, but that didn’t stop the PTA at Del Mar Hills Academy from celebrating their SurfRiders’ creativity.

North Coast Repertory Theatre is giving viewers a reimagined way to experience Charles Dickens’ masterpiece “A Christmas Carol.”

North Coast Repertory Theatre will present “An Iliad,” a filmed production based on Homer’s “The Iliad.”

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.

With the unemployment rate still high, the economy in the early stages of a long recovery and office buildings closed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, many workers have been exploring ways to work from home.