Aug. 14, 2020


Featured News

Many Del Mar residents once again expressed their disapproval for the idea of homeless housing at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, a possibility that the board of directors who run the state-owned venue continue to explore.

Solana Beach business owner Lesa Heebner will be the only mayoral candidate on the ballot when Solana Beach city residents vote in November.

Del Mar Highlands Town Center has announced a handful of new boutique, bakery and lifestyle offerings that will be added to the center this fall.


All three San Diego County natives playing in the 45th World TeamTennis (WTT) season at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia – Taylor Fritz, Brandon Nakashima and Coco Vandeweghe – advanced to this weekend’s WTT Playoffs with different teams.

Rancho Santa Fe lacrosse standout Kate McCool has been selected to represent the Southwest Region in the 2020 Under Armour All American Lacrosse Classic Underclass Tournament in Baltimore, Md.

Canyon Crest Academy alum Michael McDaniel recently put on a charity snowboarding event in Salt Lake City, Utah that united the snowboard community in the fight against racism.

Unraced filly suffers catastrophic injury following Saturday morning workout

Arizona State product Scotty Gange wins Jim Nantz Award for top collegiate sportscaster

After three long chlorine-free months, the Rancho San Dieguito Swim Team was able to get back into the pool on June 12 as the county’s COVID-19 restrictions lifted for youth sports and fitness facilities.

The election of three new members to serve three-year terms on the board of directors has been announced by Del Mar Community Connections (DMCC).

Seventy percent of El Salvador’s population lives in poverty, a situation that has been further exacerbated by COVID-19 and has led to high rates of child malnutrition.

Through a movement called Students Against Corona, three local college students have been making masks and reaching out to senior citizens as part of an effort to address the COVID-19 pandemic.

Serving the community has taken on a new meaning for local business owners Marie and Jaime Brawn, operators of local catering company Root Cellar Catering and Homestead cafe/market in Solana Beach.

Local firefighters helped deliver the Burn Institute’s Camp Beyond the Scars “Camp-In-A-Box” to burn-injured children across the county.

Encinitas resident Angelina Courtney, Riya Madan of Carmel Valley, and Arden Woltman of Rancho Santa Fe have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award.



Mainly Mozart extends its Del Mar series, while Whitney Shay and Tony Award-winner Christopher Hoff gear up for separate concerts

Sign-ups are now open for the fifth-annual Carmel Valley Summer Symphony, which will be held virtually from Aug. 10-14.

Spirit Skies is an international graphic novel collaboration by Canyon Crest Academy’s Humanities and Envision Visual Arts Conservatories and their partners along the Pacific Flyway.

Despite the title, “Journeys with Jimmy Carter and Other Adventures in Media,” by La Jolla resident Barry Jagoda is not just about our 39th president.

Carmel Valley siblings Jacqueline and Justin Fisher are using their Whimsical Finds Shop on Etsy as an outlet to spread happiness and positivity in time where there is a lot of uncertainty.

Carmel Valley cartoonist and illustrator Deana Sobel Lederman has published her debut picture books, three stories that help children understand what they are experiencing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The new Richard Walker’s Pancake House is now fulfilling breakfast cravings at Flower Hill Promenade in Del Mar.

Business Spotlight: Jackson Design and Remodeling (JDR), a San Diego-based team of award-winning architects and designers, is gearing up for summer and helping clients make their homes inviting and comfortable by designing luxurious backyards, improving curb appeal and building in-law suites.

Golden Care is San Diego’s trusted choice for home care, providing concierge quality care to seniors, post-surgical patients and those in need of assistance due to a debilitating diagnosis.

After closing because of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Rancho Santa Fe restaurant Mille Fleurs will reopen June 2 with a new menu to go along with its new brasserie identity.

When Daria Carey, a real estate agent at Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty in Del Mar, realized early on that everyone was going to be dealing with COVID-19 for some time she got busy making masks for family, friends and co-workers.

Business Spotlight: “We’re here to provide care for anybody,” said Tanya Finnerty, owner of Homewatch Caregivers in La Jolla.

Jersey Mike’s has opened its newest sandwich shop in the Village of Pacific Highlands Ranch on April 29.

Del Mar’s Kim Kelly Fit has launched a new virtual workout studio, serving up a mix of strength and cardio classes that can be done at home.

Amid the novel coronavirus outbreak, Chimney Sweeps, Inc., is still providing inspections, repairs and other services to its customers throughout the San Diego County region.

At age 92, Bob Deane, an entrepreneur with a San Marcos-based company, is still almost as self-reliant as anyone.

Garage Door Medics has grown from a single location in San Diego to 10 offices in five states — all under the ownership of San Diegan Mick Dapcevic . “I won’t franchise; I want to be sure our integrity is maintained in each office; similar to Starbucks,” he said.