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  • The Bacon Brothers to perform at San Diego County Fair

    The Bacon Brothers to perform at San Diego County Fair

    Throughout the 1980s and ‘90s, Kevin Bacon was one of the biggest stars in the word. An actor and dancer, Bacon starred in such monster hits as “Footloose” (his infamous 1984 breakout role that centers on a town that bans dancing), “A Few Good Men” (the legal drama alongside Tom Cruise) and “Apollo...

  • 'Ragtime' headed to Spreckels Theater with young Carmel Valley actress

    'Ragtime' headed to Spreckels Theater with young Carmel Valley actress

    “Ragtime,” the classic musical that this year is celebrating its 20th anniversary, is headed to the Spreckels Theater in a production full of San Diego Theater regulars and North County natives. Directed by Paul David Bryant who was a part of the original Broadway production, the show tells the...

  • TPHS alum Taylor Steele riding high on esteemed, far-reaching career in surf film

    When Taylor Steele was attending Torrey Pines High School in Carmel Valley, he was turned onto a career in film by teacher Jon Robertson. “I took two years of video production with Jon,” Steele explains from his current home in New York City. “That’s really where I got my start. He had a great...

  • At Solana Beach’s Rokenbok Toys, playtime is a profession

    Everyone is well aware that the North Pole is a hot bed for toy construction during the holiday season, but what’s less obvious is that Solana Beach is just as toy-centric all year long. That’s because for the past eight years, Rokenbok Toys has been headquartered just west of the 101, steps from...

  • Torrey Pines volleyball star headed for UCLA, named CIF Player of the Year

    If Torrey Pines senior and volleyball star Savvy Simo had her way when she was a kid, she would have pursued soccer. “I was always a big soccer player since I was little,” says Simo from her home in Rancho Santa Fe. However, it was a disappointing turn of events at the time that changed her entire...

  • Carmel Valley artist releases debut album

    Carmel Valley artist releases debut album

    Inspiration can strike at any time, and for one Carmel Valley musician, that elusive moment was brought to her by a Vermont-based folk artist named Anais Mitchell. “A friend of mine showed me a project Anais had done named ‘Hadestown,’” explained Emily Ann Laliotis, a graduate of of Canyon Crest...

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