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.
The most-needed items include bath towels, bed linens, blankets, pillows, shower curtains, and dishes. More information can be found at https://conta.cc/2EyD8Fg.
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 National Charity League, Inc. (NCL) Seaside Chapter held its 4th Annual Mother Daughter Tea – Blossoms in Bloom - on Oct. 14 at the La Jolla Woman’s Club
November’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the library’s community room.
Free demo day clinic to be held Nov. 11.
On Nov. 17, the restaurant at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar resort will serve a $1,000 prix-fixe dinner with pairings of pricey Krug Champagne.
The Good Earth / Great Chefs series will welcome Dorie Greenspan for a festive book signing of her new cookbook “Everyday Dorie: The Way I Cook” Sunday, Nov. 11, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Chino Farm in Rancho Santa Fe.
The Buy Back will be held on Thursday, Nov. 8 between 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Chan’s dental office located at 12835 Pointe Del Mar Way, Suite #3 in Del Mar.
Celebration of Lake Hodges Dam Nov. 7 The Del Mar Historical Society is hosting a celebration of the Lake Hodges Dam centennial in the Del Mar Town Hall on Nov. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m. The Town Hall is located at 1050 Camino del Mar, with ample parking underneath accessible from 11th Street. There is...
The Encinitas Turkey Trot 5K and 10K will take place on Thanksgiving morning.
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.
Participating in the ninth annual “Challenge Day,” Torrey Pines High School students were tasked to connect with classmates and overcome differences last week.
Del Mar Library will present photographer Will Furman, who will discuss his photography in the book Bodie: Good Times and Bad, on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m.
Take your taste buds on a tour and give back to Canyon Crest Academy at The Taste of the Village on Sunday, Nov. 4 from 2-5 p.m.
The Survivor Mitzvah Project and Jewish Collaborative of San Diego are presenting a special screening of the documentary feature “The Last Survivors – Echoes from the Holocaust” in commemoration of Kristallnacht at 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, at Jewish Collaborative of San Diego in Carlsbad.
The Del Mar Village Association is rallying a crowd of well-wishers to cheer on the San Diego Susan G. Komen 3-Day walkers that will pass through Del Mar Village on Friday, Nov. 16 from 7:30 to 9 a.m.
Carmel Valley author Sid Shapira will host a kick-off book signing for his new book “Life is an Ultramarathon – Embrace the Journey” on Sunday, Oct. 28 from noon to 2 p.m. at Warwick’s in La Jolla. Shapira, a Carmel Valley author who has been writing memoirs for the past several years collaborated...
Twenty artists from the RSF Art Guild will display paintings and photographs that focus on seascapes, landscapes and still life subjects at the Encinitas Community Center in an exhibit called "The Natural World: Outside and Inside."
Jennifer Lahl, president of the Center for Bioethics and Culture (www.cbc-network.org), will appear at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Encinitas on Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. for a showing of her new documentary #BigFertility.
The Solana Beach 4th Annual “Dia de los Muertos” – Day of the Dead - community event will be held Sunday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m.- 5p .m., at La Colonia Park, 715 Valley Avenue.
Every Saturday from 1-2 p.m., the Del Mar Farmers Market will be introducing the community to its yoga/fitness classes. The classes will vary each week from yoga, pilates, stretch, strength training and boot camp.
The Spooktacular Halloween Dressage Show returns to the Del Mar Horsepark on Oct. 27-28.
The Torrey Pines High School newspaper the Falconer and Canyon Crest Academy’s Pulse Magazine are hosting a candidates forum for San Dieguito Union High School District’s Area 5 candidates Kristin Gibson, Cheryl James-Ward and Lea Wolf. The forum will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7-8:30 p.m....
Spend the day shopping at Flower Hill Promenade from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on Oct. 26 — 10 percent of proceeds at participating merchants will benefit the Sam and Rose Stein Emergency Center at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego.
Kubica will discuss her life, writing and forthcoming novel, “When the Lights Go Out,” in conversation with Seth Lerer, distinguished professor of literature at UC San Diego.
The Rotary Club of Del Mar Chili & Quackers challenge returns to Del Mar Powerhouse Park Saturday, Oct. 20, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
The San Diego Green Building Council will showcase 13 homes with the San Diego Green Homes Tour on Oct. 21.
The City of Del Mar’s Planning Commission and Design Review Board (DRB) are scheduled to hold an informal workshop related to the Del Mar Resort Specific Plan at 5 p.m. on Oct. 17, in the City of Del Mar Town Hall. The Planning Commission and DRB will review and provide preliminary feedback on...
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.
Locally-based philanthropic powerhouse spotlights 32 sophomores
Indie rock band The Elements will perform Sunday, Oct.14, at the inaugural SHRED IBD, a surf competition hosted by the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America in conjunction with the Swami’s Surf Association.
Earl Warren Middle School students are participating in the national PTA Reflections Art Program. This year’s theme is “Heroes Around Me”; all student dancers, musicians, photographers, artists and writers are encouraged to apply. A celebratory showcase and reception will be held on the new campus...
The show is Sunday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The San Diego Marriott Del Mar is located at 11966 El Camino Real, San Diego, 92130.
October’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in the library’s community room. It will feature award-winning, Brazilian violinist Ayrton Pisco.
North Coast Repertory Theatre is challenging even the most astute mystery buffs to solve the riddle posed by Holmes & Watson.
At 7 p.m. Oct. 8, the Belly Up will be transformed into a 1960s-style protest rally with music, speakers and a call to end to the unsafe storage of nuclear waste at San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (S.O.N.G.S.).
Members of the Solana Beach Fund’s grant committee, Julie Wright and Nancy Giberson, presented Casa de Amistad Executive Director Nicole Mione-Green with a grant for $5,000 Sept. 24 at the Solana Beach Presbyterian Church.
Another Candidates Forum for the residents of Solana Beach has been scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club.
The Modern Architecture+ Design Society returns to San Diego for the 2018 Modern Home Touron Saturday, Oct. 13.
The Theatre School @ North Coast Rep opens Season 37 with a mystery comedy in one thrilling act, “The Gorilla.” Follow the fearless private detectives as they hunt the terrifying terror that stalks the shadows.
The AAUW event is Oct. 13, 10 a.m. to noon at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Drive, Encinitas.
St. John Garabed Armenian Church of San Diego hosts the premiere of award-winning film.
The Canyon Crest Academy Foundation is hosting “Cinema UNCUT: An Evening with Javier Grillo-Marxuach,” a delicious dinner and evening on Sept. 29, 5-8 p.m. at the Canyon Crest Academy Black Box theater.
Moonlight Beach Bash brings together art, music, dance, food, fun and beach culture, all the ingredients to have an awesome time at Encinitas’ most popular tourist destination, Moonlight Beach.
On Veterans Day, Nov. 12, golfers and their furry friends will tee off for the Foundation for Animal Care and Education’s annual Golf Tournament benefiting San Diego pets in need of life-saving veterinary care.
The event, which coincided with Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, hosted more than 375 guests and raised $340,000 for The Clearity Foundation’s programs and services benefiting the ovarian cancer community.
With more than 70 classes from which to choose, the La Jolla Writers Conference provides three days of an affordable, inspirational, knowledge-rich retreat into the art, craft, and business of writing for authors ranging from aspiring to accomplished.
New digital video camcorders were in use at Torrey Pines High School in Terry Sanchez’s Advanced Video class within an hour of delivery on the second week of school.