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  • ‘Dia de los Muertos’ held in Encinitas

    ‘Dia de los Muertos’ held in Encinitas

    Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) and the City of Encinitas presented the 5th annual Encinitas Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) festival Oct. 27 at the Encinitas Community Center. The event included performances by San Diego’s top Mariachi Bands and Ballet Folklorico dancers, art-making workshops...

  • Foster and birth moms become unlikely best friends

    Foster and birth moms become unlikely best friends

    The Weinsteins, who live with their children in Encinitas, have served since 2013 as foster parents with the Angel Foster Family Network.

  • Encinitas events this week (Nov. 2)

    Encinitas events this week (Nov. 2)

    For more information and events, visit the city's newsletter at https://bit.ly/2CP5LeT. John McCutcheon Accompanying himself on guitar, banjo, piano, hammered dulcimer, fiddle, and autoharp, John McCutcheon sings his own songs, along with covers of well-known folk greats Pete Seeger and Woody Guthrie...

  • Del Mar Fall Racing Festival returns Nov. 9 with favorite and new events

    Del Mar Fall Racing Festival returns Nov. 9 with favorite and new events

    The Fall Racing Festival - slated from Nov. 9 through Dec. 2 - will host activities and promotions geared toward all ages and interests, while once again showcasing some of the sport’s elite equines in action.

  • North County resident celebrated for children’s literature

    North County resident celebrated for children’s literature

    The Children’s Literature Council of Southern California has named Michael Mahin's “Muddy” the “Outstanding Picture Book Biography” of 2018 and it also made the New York Public Library’s list of Top Ten Children’s Books of 2017.

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  • Week in Sports: Nov. 1

    Week in Sports: Nov. 1

    Torrey Pines jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as the Falcons extended their unbeaten season with a 38-0 Avocado League victory over La Costa Canyon on Oct. 26.

  • Heine, Torrey Pines storm past LCC; CIF football playoffs loom

    Heine, Torrey Pines storm past LCC; CIF football playoffs loom

    The No. 1-ranked Torrey Pines football team clinched the 2018 Avocado West League crown and completed an undefeated regular season with a 38-0 shellacking of No. 7 host La Costa Canyon Friday night.

  • Canyon Crest girls top San Dieguito in all North Coast CIF Open Tennis final

    Canyon Crest girls top San Dieguito in all North Coast CIF Open Tennis final

    On a near perfect day at San Diego Tennis & Racquet Club, the Canyon Crest girls tennis team capped a near perfect season Thursday, Oct. 25,dominating a very good San Dieguito squad, 15-3, to win its first-ever CIF Open Division Championship.

  • One and done for LCC in CIF girls volleyball playoffs

    One and done for LCC in CIF girls volleyball playoffs

    The situation was hauntingly familiar Saturday night. A talented La Costa Canyon girls volleyball team that came in 25-9 and seeded third in the CIF Open Division playoffs let a 2-1 lead slip away and with it their first round match-up with No. 6 Bishop’s, 3-2 (25-21, 17-25, 18-25, 25-23, 15-12).

  • Encinitas Ranch sending team to PGA event

    Encinitas Ranch sending team to PGA event

    Next month, a group of young golfers will tee it up and let it fly at the PGA Junior League Championships in Scottsdale, Ariz. The last time the San Diego All-Stars — based out of Encinitas Ranch Golf Course — played in the event, the result was a victory at the 2015 competition in Lake Buena Vista,...

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