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.
Since opening in 2015 in Solana Beach, Hall Private Wealth Advisors (HPWA) has become a local standout in the wealth management arena, offering a range of money management, financial planning, life insurance and business retirement plan services.
Modern Times opened a new tasting room and restaurant in Encinitas.
Michelle Mirandon’s experiences inspired her to give back to the community.
Rancho Santa Fe resident Dr. Thomas Buchholz oversees alliance of San Diego system with Houston-based cancer center
The literacy-focused nonprofit raised over $200,000 during the event.
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.
Daniella Benitez, 14, a freshman at Cathedral Catholic High School, has spearheaded another building of a home for a family in need in Tijuana, Mexico, with the nonprofit organization Build a Miracle.
Zephyr also made an ongoing commitment of $40,000 over the next four years to support STREAM.
Del Mar Highlands Town Center donated $25,000 to establish a new Teen Center at the Polster Clubhouse in Carmel Valley.
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.
The Spooktacular Halloween Dressage Show returns to the Del Mar Horsepark on Oct. 27-28.
Jodi Kennedy coordinates fundraising runs for the San Diego-based organization Life Perspectives.
Zenergy Physical Therapy wants sufferers of back pain and other similar ailments to know that they have more options than the long waits and getting lost in the crowd at other outpatient rehabilitation clinics. The 11-year-old practice, which is based in Del Mar and uses holistic treatments, has...
Brian McNiece, a Del Mar resident who has a degree in marine systems engineering from the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, has for months been out at sea on a vessel called “The Seeker” with Ben LeComte, a French-born long-distance swimmer who is attempting to swim between Tokyo and San Francisco.
A longtime Del Mar Plaza tenant — who was set to close her clothing store’s doors last month — has reopened her shop as a pop-up store at the coastal retail center.
Carmel Valley residents Julie Union, Patel Rosen, Karen Schaffer, and Nandita Khanna were among award recipients in the spotlight during Girl Scouts San Diego’s recent Volunteer Conference and Celebration at the San Diego Convention Center.
Mickey Brent will be promoting her books in appearances, signings at local venues in the ensuing weeks.
Community invited to participate in the punch-down process
One place where he and his wife did seek help during their cancer battle was a nonprofit group called the Clearity Foundation, which is based in San Diego and offers a number of free services for women with ovarian cancer.
Over 150 students signed up for The Build a Miracle Club, which will be meeting monthly to discuss ways to further the Build a Miracle mission.
Community Resource Center recently announced that John Van Cleef is the organization’s new executive director. Van Cleef will lead Community Resource Center’s efforts to fight hunger, homelessness and domestic violence in North County San Diego. Van Cleef began his position at CRC on Sept. 17.
Troop 782 Solana Beach Boy Scout Simeon Dong recently completed his Eagle Service Project at Seascape Sur beach access. The project entailed designing and building a Surfboard Towel rack installed by the showers.
Mission: Wildlife takes place Saturday, Sept. 8, 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. at the picturesque Casa de Glory.
The gang will take its show on the road, so to speak, on Sunday, Sept. 9, at a book signing and gathering to be held from 10 a.m. to noon at the California Surf Museum, 312 Pier View Way, Oceanside.
Scientist, developer unite for a cure
While most people are still snoozing, including his own family, Carmel Valley resident Joseph Reid’s creative juices are flowing.
The Sandpipers Square Dance Club’s modern square dance classes will be held Sept. 10, 17 and 24 from 7-9 p.m. at the Woman’s Club of Carlsbad, 3320 Monroe Street, Carlsbad, 92008.