April 1, 2020

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Solana Beach’s Ali Bonar has created the world’s first spreadable granola with Kween Granola Butter.
Topics ranging from the space race to the French monarchy to U.S. interstate highways were among those explored by winning students in the San Diego County National History Day competition.
The annual San Diego County Fair, which last year had more than 1.5 million visitors over its 27-day run, is still scheduled to start June 5 despite the growing COVID-19 crisis, officials said this week.
Californians rejected Proposition 13, a $15 billion school bond measure, but it received a boost from voters in Solana Beach and Encinitas.
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  1. Amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, community organizations are trying to provide necessary services, brace for the long-term economic impacts and boost morale among local residents.
  2. The Helyx Initiative, started by a group of Canyon Crest Academy students, is holding a hackathon April 10-12 with a $400 grand prize.
  3. Members of Del Mar’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) are heading into the city’s neighborhoods to find out about residents’ possible exposure to the coronavirus—and what their needs might be.
  4. The rise of the COVID-19 virus, from vague concept to national crisis in a matter of weeks, has changed lives across the country.
  5. While most coronaviruses cause common cold, three have become more dangerous, crossing species to people: the first was SARS CoV in 2003 and the latest to “make the jump” — SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes “Coronavirus Disease 2019” or COVID-19. According to former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, there was a large, late-season spike in U.S. “flu-like” illness, raising the unsettling possibility that the novel corona virus may have been here earlier than initially thought.
  6. Two Canyon Crest Academy juniors claimed two of the four sweepstakes awards in the senior division of the Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair.
  7. In light of reports of groups at parks and beaches over the weekend, the City of San Diego took action to close all city-operated parks, beaches, trails, boardwalks and bays to further limit public gatherings and slow the spread of COVID-19.