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Also awarded two film school scholarships.
If you were a TV watcher in 2004, chances are you remember the Wofford family of Encinitas.
Geree McDermott, who now lives in Chile, wrote "The Swirling Red Mist: A Tale of Murder" during after a battle with her own nemesis — cancer.
Dr. Terry M. Williams, of Leucadia, and Aaron Linsdau, of Oregon, release "Adventure Expedition One" on Feb. 15, following personal experience and four years of research. The book aims to be the ultimate guide for explorers, including information on preparation, financing and training.
During a 32-year-career as a high school English teacher, Robert Pacilio figures he performed roughly 28,000 one-hour "shows" before his students.
Twins Cade and Makena Kronemyer don’t look too much alike, their personalities are noticeably different and their interests spread broadly in opposite directions. But twice this past year, the 18-year-old Carmel Valley siblings earned twin achievements. In 2018, both were named to the San Diego...
The first retail tenants in Carmel Valley's One Paseo are set to open on March 1
The day-long event, which is free and open to the public, will include author talks, book signings, readings, workshops, crafts, live music and educational panels.
A relatively new industry that manufactures and markets products containing cannabidiol (CBD) oil, which is extracted from the hemp plant, just received a major boost with the federal government’s decision to remove hemp products from its list of controlled substances.
To raise money for research in search of a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, both families have organized a fundraiser called Love Cures.
Fusion Dance opened in Solana Beach in September.
A North County couple has opened a new studio in Encinitas to give locals more options for yoga. Rebekah Cunningham opened The Hot Room at 207 South El Camino Real suite A, in January. The studio offers hot yoga, or yoga sessions in a heated room, with classes in Traditional Bikram, Vinyasa, Hot...
To cap her 50th year in the industry, Zandra Rhodes will release a book all about her career, as well as a London exhibition. Both events are expected to happen in the fall.
Growing up as the only child of Chinese immigrants, Lisa Ko used her imagination to populate the world around her, writing stories to combat loneliness.
Locally-owned Latitude 33 continues to grow its fleet, now one of the largest and newest in the country.
Cervantes is the author of the NYT bestselling book The Storm Runner (Disney-Hyperion), a Rick Riordan Presents selection.
Mike and Beth Milligan of Del Mar moved 47 times over nine months as they traveled with their three young children through Europe on their “trip of a lifetime.”
The goal of an education program begun in 2017 by the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy is simple: bring children to nature and sow within them the seed of curiosity.
Del Mar residents Sergei and Natasha Dickstein are the founders of Chervona Vodka.
The partnership between the Torrey Pines High School robotics club and Del Mar Heights robotics club began in Summer 2017.
Moms can meet and socialize with other career-oriented individuals on maternity leave. Luncheon to be held in RSF Feb. 20.
A Carmel Valley resident is spearheading the development of an online application that encourages its users to get along better with their significant others.
Doctor to speak at Solana Beach Library Jan. 8.
Annual event aims to provide gifts tailored to kids’ wish lists.
Each year, Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Therapeutic Riding Program is delighted to show off the skills of its riders in an annual Center Riding Show.
Sidecar Doughnuts is serving up fresh hot doughnuts and coffee in Del Mar Highlands Town Center.
Dr. Ray Lin considers himself fortunate because he looks forward to going to work every day, where he makes a positive impact on people's lives.
Alejandra Cisneros, who lives in the town of Ubud, shares her insights on reimagining traditional homes and the thinking behind her craftsmanship in a new book, "Seen | Unseen," which was released in August.
The Plaza recently welcomed Sea Biscuit — a clothing and gifts store — and Kim Kelly Fit studio. The openings complement existing tenants including Pacifica Del Mar, Lorna Jane, Salon Republic, Il Fornaio, Banana Republic and Gary's Studio.
During Hanukkah, as many children are excited to receive presents, students at San Diego Jewish Academy are focusing on giving back to their community and beyond through a charitable project that reflects the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam – “Repairing the World.”
For the last few holiday seasons, Le Dimora in the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch has specialized in making Christmas bright.
Each year the Miracle League of San Diego honors high school seniors who have volunteered their time for at least three years.
Gabriel Benitez, 12, a 7th grader at Notre Dame Academy, was inspired by his older sister, 14-year-old Cathedral Catholic High School freshman Daniella Benitez, to raise the money to build a home for a family living in poverty.
Local author Huda Al-Marashi has written a memoir of growing up in a conservative Muslim Iraqi-American family and how that influenced her marriage expectations.
The Lux Art Institute's latest artist-in-residence show plays with the mind through the use of textures.
When Candice Kumai spoke recently at The Grauer School in Encinitas, the event marked a homecoming for the author, TV personality, entrepreneur and chef.
Locally-owned Urban Beach House is set to open in Carmel Valley's One Paseo in spring 2019.
Lamott is touring the country to promote her new book of essays, “Almost Everything: Notes On Hope.”
For the past year, Reese Ger-Herscott, 16, has volunteered to go to El Fuerte, Mexico to help her grandfather, an orthopedic surgeon, with life-changing medical procedures.
Kathy Cooperman’s book offers a satirical look at the challenges of public education in Southern California.
Taylor Williamson will bring his show to The Comedy Store in La Jolla once again on Nov. 23, 24 and 25.
Blue Bottle Coffee will open up a cafe in One Paseo, slated to open spring 2019.
On a recent Friday, a small group of senior citizens gathered in a Carmel Valley church to reminisce about the types of clothing they wore as children. Some remembered a time when it was less expensive to sew garments than buy them, while others recalled girls only being allowed to wear dresses...
Joe Yogerst has visited or lived in about 130 countries over the past 30-plus years in his capacity as a travel writer, editor, photographer and author. But when it came to the setting of his first novel, he chose San Diego, where he was born and raised and still lives.
In her latest novel, Tayari Jones took on a subject that is both deeply personal and the subject of much debate due to its impact on society - how the incarceration of a young black man affects his family and friends.
“From Boardroom to Baby” offers advice on transitioning from a career to being a stay-at-home mom
On Oct. 13, Mike Zill participated for a fifth consecutive year in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” a fundraiser benefiting Becky’s House.
Carlsbad High School students recently announced “Love is Blind,” the city’s first completely student written, directed and produced play, to be held Dec. 6-8 from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m., with a matinee on Dec. 8 from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
The Hugh Thompson Memorial Chapter 91 is among 125 Veterans for Peace groups nationwide and six in other countries.