April 2, 2020
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Citing its local emergency declaration due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, the city of Solana Beach is “unable to respond to requests received under the California Public Records Act,” according to an email from the city clerk’s office.
The Fairmont Grand Del Mar in Carmel Valley’s Del Mar Mesa announced that the luxury resort will be temporarily closing effective Friday, April 3.
A coalition of North County San Diego regional foundations, Coastal Community Foundation, Leichtag Foundation and Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, have established the North County COVID-19 Response Fund to direct crucial resources to nonprofits in North County San Diego.
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The rise of the COVID-19 virus, from vague concept to national crisis in a matter of weeks, has changed lives across the country.
Desiree Rivera immediately impressed others with her ability when she showed up for softball tryouts at Torrey Pines High.
Prep titles, Olympic Trials, Notre Dame career in his sights
Torrey Pines High School men’s lacrosse team opened their season on March 3 with a strong 18-5 win over Carlsbad High School, followed by a 16-4 win over Loyola High School on March 7.
Led by the dynamic play of collegiate-bound senior guards Asia Avinger and Nicole Rodriguez, second-seeded Rosary Academy of Fullerton knocked off top-seeded host Cathedral Catholic, 55-48, in Tuesday night’s final of the CIF Division I SoCal Regional girls’ basketball tournament.
There was good news and bad news for the Torrey Pines boys’ basketball team in last Thursday night’s CIF Division I SoCal Regional quarterfinal.
San Diego Rhythmic Gymnastics Academy, a Californian charitable organization, recently hosted the 11th Rhythmic Gymnastics tournament “Rising Stars Cup” in memory of Valentina Baigulova.
A team that so often found the magic to win with its back to the wall gave it all they had Thursday but the mojo finally ran out.
Solana Beach’s Ali Bonar has created the world’s first spreadable granola with Kween Granola Butter.
After purchasing four houses near 17th and Market streets, Rancho Santa Fe residents Paul and Elaine Newkirk had to remove homeless individuals from the properties.
The Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa, which recently announced its temporary closure — March 22-April 22 — due to the impacts of the coranvirus outbreak, said in a news release that it is “committed to continuing to care for the wellbeing and livelihood of its employees during these unprecedented times with amazing support,” including: Rancho Valencia is caring and paying its full-time and salary employees during this full one-month closure (this includes full-time servers, cooks, housekeepers, front desk agents, and more) During this 30-day closure, eligible employees do not have to use their sick time or PTO All perishable food such as milk, eggs, juices, produce, etc. at the property is being distributed to hourly employees Management training courses and credit will be given for all managers that complete course work while working remotely such as The Voice of Leadership, Time Management, and Creating a Positive Attitude, to name a few Rancho Valencia is launching a canned food drive and organizing a partnership with San Diego nonprofit ProduceGood, to provide excess fruits and produce from local farmers and residents for employees and families in need of additional support once “shelter in place” orders are lifted Employee hotlines are available for consistent communication and support for team members Providing a “tele-doc” through the property’s insurance carrier so employees can have access to medical services without leaving their home to fully support and encourage social distancing Weekly employee raffle gifting gas cards, grocery cards, and more, to a lucky winner each week Rancho Valencia General Manager Coni Thornburg made the following statement in a news release on these initiatives: “Our employees are the heart and soul of our resort, and we are committed to keeping them healthy and safe.
To help neighbors affected by the COVID-19 crisis, one Carmel Valley Little Free Library has converted to a partial Little Free Pantry.
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Alas, April, the mild-mannered month that typically heralds the coming of spring — and sparkles like its designated diamond birthstone with a pile of precious celebrations — is now on lock-down. These fun events that highlight fertility and rebirth, freedom, the national pastime, pranks and humor, and literary and planetary pursuits will all have to be rejiggered this year.
To help promote the work of local student artists, a group of students at Canyon Crest Academy launched an online business where they can sell original artwork made by their classmates.
Years after she began modeling at age 13, Del Mar resident Nadia Kuznetsova wanted to take her career in a different direction.
The Theatre School @ North Coast Rep will present the musical adventure “Beat Bugs JV” as its next student production.
It’s time to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on March 17 with some scrumptious breakfast dishes and drinks inspired by the Emerald Isle.
Broadway star Lulu Lloyd is back home in San Diego after following her dreams to the Great White Way. She said she is home to help others wishing for similar success by launching The Broadway Clubhouse with after-school classes on all things Broadway.
While the singer-songwriter Aaron Maine, otherwise known as his moniker Porches, is currently sitting in his Chinatown apartment, his mind is on his upcoming tour, which includes a stop at Solana Beach’s Belly Up on Tuesday, March 31.
The Santa Fe Christian Schools’ production of “Bye Bye Birdie” will open March 13 with 16-year-old high school junior Kevin Charoensri conducting an orchestra of professional musicians who have played in some of the top venues throughout the region.
Canyon Crest Academy’s Creative Writing Club recently announced that this year’s Jonathan Maberry Inspiring Teens Award will be given to science fiction and fantasy author Greg van Eekhout, a regular speaker at the CCA Writers’ Conference.
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.
Griffin Ace Hardware is celebrating nearly 30 years as Carmel Valley’s neighborhood hardware store with a complete remodel.
If you’re looking for “fashion forward” locally, look no further than MJH Studios, located in the newly renovated Polo Plaza on Via de la Valle.
Since setting up an estate planning practice in San Diego, local attorney Daniel Weiner said he’s been on a mission to educate businesses, parents and others about some of the misconceptions of estate planning, and guide them through the arcane process of making sure they keep their families out of court and conflict and preserve their wealth.
Polo Plaza, a North County landmark property, is getting a new look and feel, thanks to LPC West, the West Coast operating platform for Lincoln Property Company.
The Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks, a nonprofit, volunteer organization, has been developing youth soccer players of all ages and skill levels in North County since 1970.
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