Seventy-eight years ago, Japanese fighter planes descended upon the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor at 8 a.m. as John Campbell, then in the Marine Corps, was in his bed 100 yards away from where bombs started dropping.
With concerns from residents about a lack of information available, Del Mar City Council members voted Dec. 2 to proceed with a March special election for the Marisol Specific Plan, which would add a luxury resort to the northwestern corner of the city.
With the goal of facing “the realities of the next 100 years,” Assemblywoman Tasha Boerner Horvath held a meeting of the Select Committee on Sea Level Rise and the California Economy at Encinitas City Hall Dec. 3.
Every Monday since March, a group of seniors at La Costa Glen in Carlsbad has been making toys out of wood, to be distributed to North County children who might not otherwise not receive any gifts during the holiday season.
From the first model train his father brought home in 1954, Cardiff resident Bob Shultz now has a collection of about 100 train sets in his home that have delighted local children and other visitors for years.
Furthering its mission of “creating the political will for a livable world,” local members of the nonprofit Citizens’ Climate Lobby recently visited Capitol Hill in support of a bill that would add a fee for fossil fuel usage with the goal of reducing emissions.
Village Church’s Village Community Chorale, with an 80-voice choir, soloists and San Diego Symphony members, will add to this year’s Christmas celebration in Rancho Santa Fe by performing all three parts of Handel’s “Messiah” Dec. 8-9, starting at 7 p.m. both days.