Sep. 25, 2020

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With frustrations mounting over distance learning, students and parents from the San Dieguito Union High School District staged a protest march Sept. 24 from the Encinitas Community and Senior Center to the district office.

Sheriff’s Captain Herbert Taft discussed crime, mask requirements, helicopters, wildfires and a few other local topics during a virtual forum hosted by the Del Mar Foundation on Sept. 22.

One Paseo continues to stay positive in these challenging times, adding new tenants, artwork and outdoor activities.

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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

With a new online interview series, Del Mar resident Amrita Gandhi wants to show others how to “look beyond their own community.”

Wheelhouse Credit Union (Wheelhouse) has awarded eight $1,000 “Badge of Honor” scholarships to college-bound students to honor the heroic efforts of San Diego County’s first responders and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2004 members of Rotary Club of Del Mar installed a post-style clock at the corner of Camino Del Mar and 15th Street as a gift to the Del Mar village.

Compass, the largest independent real estate brokerage and technology company in the U.S., recently led a successful fundraising initiative to benefit Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS).

The nonprofit won’t be able to have the 20th anniversary celebration it hoped for, but Del Mar Community Connections continues to adapt to the new pandemic-induced realities and serve local senior citizens.

Project Concern International (PCI) will host its first-ever virtual Hands Across Borders: Celebrating Changemakers event on Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

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Whyte, who is artist in residence at Lux Art Institute, says: ‘I hope to create interest in a larger conversation on immigration and certainly the notion of identity. The identity you had in your home country is not who you will be in your host country’

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s biennial Art Auction returns this October and will be completely online.

The City of Encinitas Cultural Arts Division is seeking artists to mount 50 exhibits in the city’s three art galleries in 2021.

Lux Art Institute is presenting the first Artist-in-Residence of its 14th season, Cosmo Whyte, with an exhibition on view from Sept. 10 - Nov. 10.

Author Vicki Tashman, who recently moved to Solana Beach, will participate virtually in the Orange County Children’s Book Festival from Sept. 14 to 26.

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.

After a career that has included earning a PhD in molecular biology from UC Santa Barbara, co-founding a local biotechnology company, and spending seven years working in the pharmaceutical industry, Patrick Johnson decided to turn his attention to finding a way to treat myopia, the most common eye disease in children.

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.

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