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TPHS physics teacher’s retirement leaves void BY KAREN BILLING After 33 years at Torrey Pines High School (TPHS), much-loved physics teacher William Harvie abruptly announced his retirement on Oct. 24, leaving behind many devastated and confused students. Due to the nature of his leaving without any warning or even a
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goodbye, many students and parents were unconvinced that his retirement was voluntary. They flooded the school board with letters to ask for transparency on whether he had been “forced” or “swayed” into retirement by the administration. Some speculated that he had been too outspoken
about class sizes and the physics class configuration. “The Harvie we know would not give up without any explanation or any reason. The Harvie we know would endure fire and conflict….The Harvie we know would teach as long as he had a breath in him,” read one student’s letter.
Solana Beach council allocates $300,000 for skate park BY KRISTINA HOUCK Solana Beach could eventually have its own skate park. The Solana Beach City Council on Oct. 26 unanimously agreed to allocate $300,000 from a surplus fund to move forward with a skate park, which was first proposed as part of the planned renovations of the 3.79-acre La Colonia Park and Community Center. “I think this is something great that we can do,” Councilwoman Lesa Heebner said. In 2007, an advisory committee made up of staff and community members developed a needs assessment for La Colonia Park and Community Center. The council in 2008 approved plans produced by Van Dyke Landscape Architects. The two-phase project detailed all exterior improvements west of the community center for the first phase, and the renovation and expansion of the SEE PARK, A26
Both students and parents requested that an item regarding Harvie’s departure be placed on the board’s Nov. 3 agenda. “Mr. Harvie is an outstanding teacher with a well-deserved reputation for his commitment to students. We were also surprised by SEE TEACHER, A26
A rendering of the retail element of One Paseo in Carmel Valley.
One Paseo work to begin in coming months BY KAREN BILLING ilroy Realty is getting ready to start moving some dirt on the One Paseo project in Carmel Valley. Jamas Gwilliam, senior vice president at Kilroy Realty, provided an update to the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board on the mixed-use center planned for El Camino Real and Del Mar Heights Road at its Oct. 27 meeting. Gwilliam said since San Diego City Council’s approval in June, Kilroy has been “hunkered down,” refining its design plan which includes smaller scale retail buildings that incorporate a blend of modern and “country modern”
architecture and softening the residential element off El Camino Real by pushing density to the interior of the site. Construction is set to begin in 2017 on the 95,000 square feet of retail and 608 residential units in 2017. The first retail is set to open in the second quarter of 2018, with housing to follow in 2020. Construction on the 280,000 square feet of office buildings is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2017, opening in 2019. The office buildings will be six stories high at a maximum (down from the originally proposed nine to 11 SEE PASEO, A24
CV News/DM Times/SB Sun writers win more journalism awards Writers for this newspaper and its sister newspapers recently won 12 journalism awards in the nondaily division of the 2016 San Diego Press Club Excellence in Journalism awards contest. Jared Whitlock won a first place award (category: Political/Government); Catharine
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Del Mar Mesa board questions city removal of historic trees
BY SUZANNE EVANS Unannounced city removal of several eucalyptus trees in the Del Mar Mesa has puzzled the Del Mar Mesa Community Planning Board. The cuttings were done the weekend of Oct. 8 in a grove at the east end of the mesa slated for a community park, including a tree that recently fell down, and others the city deemed “dangerous.” “Without any feeling, [the city] cut down the trees,” complained chair Gary Levitt at
the board’s meeting Thursday, Oct. 13. “About half a dozen large trees in a grove in the corner of the [planned community] park” were removed. “These trees are considered historic and very important to the community. We should talk to a landscape architect,” said board member Lisa Ross. After the meeting, Levitt clarified: “They cut all the trees in one weekend, which were supposed to be left as an important
feature of the park, representative of the many groves of eucalyptus trees that used to populate the area. The city has shown us plans for replacement trees; but two to three trees in 48-inch-sized boxes do not make up for the loss.” Mike Rodrigues, district manager, Northern Parks District 40, said in an Oct. 21 memo to Steve Hadley, council representative, District 1 office: SEE HISTORIC TREES, A26
Coastal Community Foundation gives grants to schools
Grants totaling $36,833 have recently been given from the Coastal Community Foundation to fund arts and sciences programming in North County coastal public schools. Applications requesting support were submitted to the EdVentures Fund by local 4th through 8th grade teachers. The Foundation has partnered with Birch Aquarium, Intrepid Theatre Company, Lux Art Institute and the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center to deliver stellar, onsite programming for the schools in arts and sciences that meet teachers’ curricular needs. Funds that were awarded for the following districts are: Cardiff
School District $2,542; Carlsbad Unified School District $8,522; Del Mar Union School District $4,837; Encinitas Union School District $4,371; Oceanside Unified School District $12,026; San Dieguito Union High School District $2,000 and Solana Beach School District, $2,535. Coastal Community Foundation’s mission is to enhance the quality of life in the San Diego North Coastal area by directing philanthropic efforts toward community needs. For more information contact the Foundation at 760-942-9245 or email@example.com.
Commercial agricultural water program available for SFID customers The Santa Fe Irrigation District will be accepting applications from customers who want to participate in the district’s Commercial Agricultural Water Program starting Nov. 14. This program is for qualifying commercial growers within the district’s service area and will change the customer’s water rate classification to commercial agricultural. Most of the commercial growers within the district’s service area are classified as residential and
pay the tiered residential water rate. Approved applicants will be able to bill their commercial agricultural water use to the commercial agricultural water rate. This water rate was not previously available and was created for the agricultural community to receive a water rate appropriate to the water use. To qualify for the commercial agricultural classification, applicants must compete the district’s application and provide the
following documentation: • Business license or certificate • Verification of $1,000 in annual gross revenue from sale of agricultural commodity • Certification of approved backflow prevention device • Dedicated meter for agricultural water use For information and to download an application, visit www.sfidwater.org/CAWP.
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Oct. 26 • Vehicle break-in/theft-3100 block of Carmel Valley Road, Carmel Valley, 8 a.m. Oct. 24 • Motor vehicle theft-4200 block of Carmel Center Road, Carmel Valley, 9 a.m. Oct. 27 • Assault, battery with serious bodily injury-11700 block of Carmel Creek Road, Carmel Valley, 11:15 a.m. • Vehicle break-in/theft-4600 block of Torrey Circle, Torrey Hills, 9 p.m. Oct. 28 • Residential burglary-13600 block of Derby Downs Court, Carmel Valley, 11:45 p.m. • Residential burglary-13300 block of Wendover Terrace, Carmel Valley, 4 p.m. • Burglary-13100 block of Sunset Point Way, Carmel Valley, 6:47 p.m.
Oct. 22 • Commercial burglary: 15700 block San Andres Drive, 3:21 a.m. • Residential burglary: 100 block Sixth Street, 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23 • Take vehicle without owner’s consent/vehicle theft: 2200 block Jimmy Durante Boulevard, 10:30 a.m. • Grand theft: money/labor/property over $950: 2200 block Via Aprilia, noon Oct. 25 • Vehicle break-in theft: 1200 block Pacific Lane, 12:48 p.m. SEE CRIME REPORT, A26
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Pictured are members of the City’s Sustainability Advisory Board, City Council and City staff: Councilmember Don Mosier, Nitza Leichtling, Helen Eckmann, Shirley King, Ann Feeney, John Goodkind, Councilmember Dwight Worden, Mayela Manasjan and Kristen Crane.
San Diego City Council President Sherri Lightner with Frisco White and the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board.
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BY KAREN BILLING On Oct. 27, San Diego City Council President Sherri Lightner honored Carmel Valley Community Planning Board Chair Frisco White for dedicating nearly 24 years of his life to public service by proclaiming it Frisco White Day in the city of San Diego. “Throughout his years of public service, Frisco has shown creativity, dedication, a willingness to facilitate discussions for the greater good and a knack for collaborating and cultivating friendships,” Lightner said, presenting White with his proclamation at the board’s Oct. 27 meeting. White, a resident of Carmel Valley since 1997, served on the San Diego Planning Commission from 1992-2000 and helped “champion the smart growth and sustainable communities initiative called the City of Villages as well as the creation of the city’s first land development code.” Since 2001 he has served on the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board and SEE FRISCO WHITE, A26
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Retired attorney pens legal thriller with supernatural twist BY JOE TASH uring his 55-year-long career as a trial lawyer, V. Frank Asaro would sometimes wake up in the middle of the night, his mind racing as he fretted about his current case – would a witness show up, had he dotted all the “i’s” and crossed the “t’s?” At those times, he would pick up a pen and write stories. “It took my mind off the worries and then I could go back to sleep,” said Asaro. “The next thing I knew, I had a drawer full of things I’d written.” Some of his writings have since made it into print – Asaro, 81, of Carmel Valley, began publishing books as his legal career wound down. He has now written four books, two nonfiction and two novels. His most recent novel, a legal thriller-ghost story-romance called “Althea Haunting,” came out in October. (The book was published by Del Mar-based Bettie Youngs Books and is available on Amazon.com.) Although he’s now retired from the legal profession, Asaro has no plans to put down his pen and sit with his feet propped on the proverbial porch railing. “I can’t take it easy. Life becomes too boring,” he said. Besides, he said, “I find it very calming to craft phrases and sentences. I enjoy writing.” “Althea Haunting” draws from Asaro’s courtroom experience, a sensational but true 1890s legal case and Asaro’s imagination. Part of the book is set in the present, and part of it in the past. It
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Bestselling author addresses difficult issues in new novel BY LOIS ALTER MARK “Writing this book has completely changed my life and the way I see the world,” said Jodi Picoult at the recent 13th annual Words Alive Author’s Luncheon. A record 750 people attended the event at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina to hear the bestselling author talk about her latest novel, “Small Great Things,” a powerful, thought-provoking and timely story in which she tackles difficult issues, including racism, privilege and justice. Local author Lacy Crawford introduced Picoult and asked her how the book came about. “About 25 years ago, I was living in New York City and I was very upset about a news story of an African American undercover cop who was shot four times in the back by his white colleagues on the subway even though he was wearing something called the color of the day, which was a wristband that identified him as an undercover cop,” she explained. “I decided I wanted to write about racism and I wanted to use that story. So I started to write it and I failed miserably. I couldn’t seem to create authentic characters, voices, stories that worked within this framework.”
Jodi Picoult signing a book at the recent Words Alive event. Picoult said she really questioned herself and wondered what right she had, as a white woman, to write about racism in the United States. She put the book away but, over the years, kept returning to the subject. “I would play devil’s advocate and say, ‘Oh, you know, Jodi, you write all the time from points of view of people you’re not. You write as Holocaust survivors, as rape victims, as school shooters, as men. How is this different?’ Well, the reason it’s different is because it’s really hard to talk about racism without offending people. So, as a result, most of us choose just not to talk about it at all.” In 2012, another news story finally gave her the framework to be able to talk about it. In Flint, Michigan, an African-American labor and delivery nurse with 20 years of experience routinely delivered a baby, and the father called in her supervisor. He said, “I don’t want her or anyone who looks like her to touch my baby,” and pushed up his sleeve to reveal a swastika tattoo. “In their infinite wisdom, the hospital put a Post-It note on the baby’s file, saying, ‘No African American personnel may touch this infant,’’’ Picoult continued. “The nurse and several of her colleagues sued. They settled out
of court and she got a boatload of money. But it made me wonder, what if this was the story that I wanted to enter into racism with? What if I could push the envelope? What if that nurse was the only one alone with that baby when something went wrong and she had to choose between saving that baby’s life and obeying her supervisor’s orders? What if, as a result, she wound up on trial, represented by a white public defender who, like me, like a lot of people I know, would never consider herself to be a racist? What if I could tell the story from the point of view of the African American nurse, the white public defender and the skinhead father?” Picoult knew then that she was going to be able to write this book. “I was no longer writing it to tell people of color how hard their lives are, because they do not need me for that,” she said. “Honestly, there are many fantastic writers of color who can speak to that experience authentically and are doing it every single day. I was now writing it for people who look like me, to say that although we can all point to a skinhead and say, ‘that’s a racist,’ it’s a lot harder to point to ourselves and say the exact same thing.” That realization led her on a journey she had never taken before, learning everything she could about racism. “I spent 47 years not talking about racism because it’s hard and messy and scary and, most importantly, because I didn’t have to. That, in itself – that silence – is privilege.” The audience was riveted as Picoult shared the stories of the women she met at a Racial Justice Workshop. She spent more than 100 hours interviewing these women, many of whom became the “sensitivity readers” for her manuscript to make sure the characters and their experiences rang true. “I should not and could not have written the book without them, and I’m so grateful to them,” said Picoult. She also met with skinheads and discovered that the white supremacy movement has actually grown and that its members no longer have shaved heads. “They look like us,” she said. “And they’re mostly ferreting out online ways to create and incite fear. They’re preparing for the racial holy war and stockpiling weapons in places like New Hampshire, where I live, and North Dakota.” Picoult said she can’t overstate how much she learned as a human being while doing research for “Great Small Things,” and that fact seemed to perfectly illustrate the importance of Words Alive. With almost one fifth of San Diegans falling into the category of illiterate or functionally illiterate, the organization’s mission is more vital than ever. “It’s always such an honor to have an author of Ms. Picoult’s distinction joining us,” said Patrick Stewart, executive director of Words Alive. “To connect our mission of making reading matter in our community with artists who, truly, make reading matter globally, really reinforces what we’re all collectively trying to achieve.” For more information on Words Alive, visit www.wordsalive.org. “Great Small Things” can be found on amazon.com. For more on Jodi Picoult, visit www.jodipicoult.com.
Solana Beach Big Brothers Big Sisters board member brings largest fundraiser to life BY KRISTINA HOUCK For the second year, Solana Beach’s Tom van Betten helped bring Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County’s largest fundraiser to life. The 54th annual Gourmet Dinner Oct. 20 at Hyatt Regency at La Jolla Aventine was another success, raising nearly $800,000 for the nonprofit organization. “This was the biggest and best year ever,” said van Betten, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County board member and Gourmet Dinner chair. A longtime supporter of Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, van Betten has served on the organization’s Board of Directors since 2011. Prior to the board, he volunteered on the organization’s Gourmet Dinner Committee. This was his second consecutive year as board chair of the Gourmet Dinner. From selling tables to soliciting auction items, he had his hand in just about everything in the sold-out event. About 700 people attended the event. “People had a great time,” said van Betten, who has lived in either Del Mar or Solana Beach since 2001. Although van Betten has worked on other boards, this is his first time serving on the board of a nonprofit organization. It was an easy decision to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, he said, because it is an effective organization that makes change in the community. “I really believe that it works,” he said. “One-on-one mentoring works.” For more than 100 years nationally and 55 years locally, Big Brothers Big Sisters has created and supported mentoring relationships, matching adult volunteers known as “Bigs” with children called “Littles.” Locally, Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County serves children ages 7-21 through six distinct programs. These include Amachi, a program for children with an incarcerated parent; High School Bigs, after school one-to-one mentoring programs; Community Mentoring, the traditional one-to-one mentoring program; Operation Bigs, a program serving children with active military parents; Big Futures, education and career support; and Healthy Futures, a health
Tom van Betten and wellness mentoring program. “Every year we’re pushing it and achieving more,” van Betten said. “It’s been really fun to be part of such a well-organized, well-run nonprofit.” Since coming on board, van Betten, who has worked in commercial real estate for 25 years, has served on the board development and fundraising committees. He was also instrumental in negotiating the lease when Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County moved its headquarters to City Heights in 2014 and donated his commission to the organization. Van Betten currently serves as managing director of commercial real estate company Cushman & Wakefield’s Tenant Representation division. He is also co-owner of the Saddle Bar in Solana Beach, where he has held another fundraiser for Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County. “A lot of our revenue is driven by events,” van Betten said. “We are run almost exclusively by donations.” This year’s Gourmet Dinner, Van Betten said, raised nearly $800,000 and netted $650,000, which is a $200,000 increase from 2015 and a $100,000 increase from 2014. Funds raised help support the programs, which research has found help Littles become more confident of their performance in schoolwork and get along better with their families. According to a study that looked at more than 950 boys and girls from eight Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across the country, researchers also found that after 18 months of spending time with their Bigs, Little Brothers and Little SEE BIG BROTHERS, A26
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Student stokes young STEM minds BY KAREN BILLING Bishop’s senior Nikita Krishnan visited Torrey Hills Elementary School recently to encourage young students to spark an interest in STEM. Nikita, 16, took her interest in STEM and created her own non-profit Creature Comfort and Care — she uses 3-D printer technology to provide inexpensive but effective prosthetics and assistive devices to animals in need. Torrey Hills’ science teacher Uma Krishnan (no relation) invited Nikita to the school on Oct. 25 to inspire her robotics students. Nikita’s innovation evolved out of her enjoyment of community service. She had been working as a volunteer with the Lions, Tigers and Bears, a big cat and exotic animal rescue in Alpine. “I really loved working with animals but I realized I could be doing more. I wanted to help even more,” Nikita said. Through her volunteerism with the rescue, she understood how big an expense it can be to take care of animals. She wanted to create an
inexpensive solution to an expensive animal-care problem. To find her solution, she turned to STEM and began researching 3-D printing. Nikita knew nothing about 3-D printing before she began but found that anything is possible with the amazing technology of the printer — you could make 3-D jaws, beaks, horseshoes, horns, legs and splints for animals made of safe, non-toxic material. She founded Creature Comfort and Care with her home printer and reached out to many local organizations to see if they would be interested in what she offered. She heard no response. “Failure was a big part of my experience,” Nikita told the students. “Without failure, I wouldn’t be where I am today… Failure is common and happens to everyone and you shouldn’t let it get you down.” While there were times she wanted to give up, she was determined and kept sending out inquiries about her free service. Finally, she received a response
from the Greyhound Adoption Center, which rescues track dogs, many of them from Mexico. A lot of the dogs suffer from injuries in their legs. Nikita first met with the dogs, took a lot of photos and measurements and brainstormed ideas for a splint. Through a lot of trial and error, she designed a model to take to the printer using a program called On Shape.
“The splints they had been using were 11-and-a-half ounces and were heavy for the dogs to carry,” Nikita said. “My splint was three-and-a-half pounds, which was much lighter and helped expedite the healing process.” Her first splint was for a dog named Leah. “It worked for her and I was really happy,” she said. Media attention for her series of splints has resulted in some
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Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society shares history with students BY KRISTINA HOUCK ontinuing the late historian Jim Nelson’s legacy, former Solana Beach Mayor Joe Kellejian recently stepped into the role of Sen. James West Stevens and brought history to life for local students at the Solana Beach Heritage Museum. Solana Vista third-graders visit the Solana Beach Heritage Museum every year through Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society’s Living History program, which Nelson managed, along with his wife Kathalyn, until his passing in April. Fourth-, fifth- and sixth-grade students in Skyline’s Global Education program also visit the museum every three years. “That was my driving force — Jim Nelson,” Kellejian said. “What he had done for this community, and what he had done to make this a wonderful place where people could come and enjoy and learn about the history of Solana Beach — it’s a wonderful thing. They preserved this for future generations.” Built in 1887, the museum is the first home constructed in the community. It sat on Pepper Tree Lane, now called Del Mar Downs Road, for 101 years. In 1990, the house was moved to La Colonia Park in Solana Beach, where it is owned by the city and operated as a
Former Solana Beach Mayor Joe Kellejian recently stepped into the role of Sen. James West Stevens for Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society’s Living History program. museum by the Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society. Nelson, who authored two books on the history of Solana Beach, served as curator of the Solana Beach Heritage Museum. “It’s Solana Beach’s best-kept secret,” Nelson said in a past interview. The Living History program, which launched more than a decade ago, covers the community’s history, starting from
when the area was inhabited by Native Americans. During the nearly 2 1/2-hour program, volunteer docents dress in period costumes, inviting students to imagine they are spending a week at the 10-acre Molly Glen Ranch. Nelson had played the role of the senator, who lived in the original house. He showed the students around the 1900s-style parlor. Stevens, now performed by
Kellejian, teaches the children how to perform chores such as filling kerosene lamps and sweeping the floor. The students then visit the 1900s-style kitchen, where Stevens’ wife, Susanna, demonstrates another two dozen chores. After touring both rooms, students go outside to play traditional games such as croquet, hopscotch, and jump rope. After playing outside, they return to the museum, where it is now the 1930s,
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Carmel Valley Middle School students ‘Elect to be drug free’
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Carmel Valley Ninja Builders advance to First Lego League Southern California Championship A group of six eighth grade boys from Carmel Valley will advance to the First Lego League (FLL) Southern California Championship after winning for robot design at the FLL Qualifying Tournament on Oct. 30 at High Tech High School. The Ninja Builders – John Aste, Christopher Caliguiri, Sean Cooney, Mason Holst, Woocheol Kim, and Nathan Wu – competed against teams from throughout San Diego in this year’s FLL Challenge. The FLL Challenge is a three-part competition involving a robot game, which requires competitors to build and program an autonomous robot to accomplish various missions on a thematic Lego playing surface, a project requiring the team to find creative solutions to improve human and animal interaction, and a demonstration of core values emphasizing teamwork, cooperation, gracious professionalism and friendly competition.
As Red Ribbon week kicked off at Carmel Valley Middle School, the message was clear from students that they choose to be drug and alcohol free. To help empower kids through education, both Carmel Valley and Pacific Trails Middle schools presented the same assembly to their students. Hope2gether Foundation shared the story of Aaron Rubin, a popular athlete from Poway High School, who had it all going for him but could not overcome his addiction to drugs. When he was 23 he overdosed on prescription drugs but somehow survived after almost four weeks in a coma. His mom, Sherrie Rubin, founded Hope2gether in 2009 to help educate the community, and especially kids, about the consequences of drug use. Aaron is a quadriplegic but this doesn’t stop him from engaging with the students during the assembly. He is
Guest speaker Sherrie Rubin with her son Aaron Rubin. able to use his fingers to answer yes or no questions and you can tell that he understands. Aaron and Sherrie delivered a powerful message related to the dangers of prescription drugs that are commonly found in medicine cabinets. The statistics from the CDC are shocking, 44 people a day die in a prescription drug death. Please protect
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Medical tattoo ace: Research must ‘skate to where the puck is going’ BY WILL BOWEN UC San Diego Professor of Bioengineering Todd Coleman opened his recent lecture at Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine with a quote from hockey great Wayne Gretsky: “Gretsky says that he does not skate toward the puck, but rather, he skates to where the puck is going.” Coleman followed up with an inspiring lecture on where things are going in medicine, as part of the “Inside Innovation” lecture series, presented by the UCSD Office of Innovation & Commercialization, 4 p.m. third Tuesdays in Roth Auditorium at Sanford Consortium. Coleman is best known for his work with medical tattoos. These are very Todd Coleman small electrical circuit boards you peel off from a piece of plastic and paste on the skin. The “tattoos” monitor and send off all kinds of data about what is going on in your body — things like blood pressure, heart rate, etc. Medical tattoos are the wave of the future. They will replace all the bulky testing and monitoring equipment that doctors now use. Soon, you won’t have to go into the doctor’s office or hospital to be have simple tests, the doctor can monitor your wellbeing from afar — 24/7 — by way of signals from the medical tattoo. Knowing about medical tattoos now is like knowing that you should have invested in
Todd Coleman talks about his research on medical tattoos. Facebook before it took off or Qualcomm before everyone on the planet bought a cell phone. This is where the puck is going! By way of example, Coleman shared slides of a pregnant woman who was being monitored in the hospital for fetal heart rate. She had two bulky belts with electronic instruments strapped to her body. It was a pain for her to unharness them when she had to use the bathroom. Coleman came into her room and replaced the bulky harnesses with a 1- by 2-inch electronic tattoo that he stuck to her protruding stomach like a post-it note. The tattoo sent the same data as the bulky belts to a nearby iPad screen by way of Bluetooth technology. Coleman went on to share another use of the tattoo technology. Gastroenterologists usually have to sick a camera down your throat or up the other end, so they can look at your stomach or intestines. Or you may
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■ IF YOU GO: The “Inside Innovation” lecture series was designed to create an atmosphere where scientists, doctors, investors, entrepreneurs, and the interested public can meet, strike up dialogues and form productive relationships. All lectures are free of charge and begin at 4 p.m. in Roth Auditorium at Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine, 2880 Torrey Pines Scenic Drive, La Jolla: • Nov. 29: Andrew Kahm, M.D. and biomedical engineer Juan Del Alamo, new device for assessing stroke risk. • Jan. 17: Catriona Jamieson, M.D., Ph.D., Chief of the Division of Regenerative Medicine at UCSD, cancer stem cells. • Feb. 21: Shirley Meng of the Laboratory for Energy Storage, nano engineering, making smaller, more powerful batteries. • May 16: Laingfang Zhang, nano drug delivery, very tiny methods of delivering drugs in the body.
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he De Anza Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, recently offered a donation of over 100 new stuffed animals to the San Diego Police Department. Members of the chapter, in order to celebrate the 126th birthday of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, engaged in a “Day of Service.” This year’s service project was an outreach to first responders. The chapter collected and bagged the plush toys and brought them to Community Relations Officer Trevor Philips at the Northwestern Division Station in Carmel Valley. The police officers carry the stuffed animals in their vehicles to offer to children in crisis. “Our chapter felt that our police officers could use some support from the community. Many times they are the first on the scene in troubled situations, and there are children in need of
comfort. These stuffed animals are a way to help officers calm those children,” said chapter Regent Linda Unrue. “Community service is a big part of what we do as an organization, and Officer Philips was great to work with in helping us coordinate this donation.” The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in 1890 to promote patriotism, preserve American history, and support better education for our nation’s children. Its members are descended from the patriots who won American independence during the Revolutionary War. With more than 165,000 members in approximately 3,000 chapters worldwide, DAR is one of the world’s largest and most active service organizations. To learn more about the work of today’s DAR, visit www.DAR.org.
The Del Mar Foundation recently announced new officers for 2016-17. Bob Gans, most recently Foundation Vice-President and Development Chair, was elected President to replace Judd Halenza, who has headed the organization for the past two years. During Halenza’s tenure, the Foundation expanded its programming, increased the size of its endowment, and doubled its grants-making budget. The board expressed its gratitude to Halenza for his leadership at its most recent meeting as well as its appreciation for his willingness to remain on the board as Immediate Past President. Also elected as officers were Ira Sharp, who becomes Vice President and remains Chair of the Grants Committee; Michael Halpern, who remains as Treasurer; and Sandra Hoyle, who assumes the position of Secretary as well as Chair of the Foundation’s Special Events Committee. Formerly co-chair of the Young Del Mar Committee, Hoyle replaces Julie Maxey-Allison, who is leaving the board after six years of service. Gans thanked Maxey-Allison for her service at the October board meeting, specifically crediting her as the architect of the popular DMF Talks series, which he described as “Del Mar’s own version of TedX talks, only better.” The entire board expressed the hope that she will remain an active part of the Foundation for years to come. The Foundation also elected Del Mar
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San Diego Veterans For Peace to hold memorial event Nov. 11 The San Diego Veterans For Peace will set up its Hometown Arlington West Memorial on Veterans Day, Nov. 11 on the grassy area in front of the USS Midway Museum at 910 N. Harbor Drive. The memorial honors the 300-plus fallen soldiers, sailors and airmen from Southern California who have died in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Chapter
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The Carmel Valley 5K & Fun Run (CV5K) Race Committee announced a multi-year deal with Pardee Homes to sponsor the annual road race. Pardee Homes has committed to be the official race sponsor through 2019. The event will take place on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. in the Pacific Highlands Ranch community of Carmel Valley. Proceeds benefit local schools, Children’s Tumor Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Brycen Newman and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. “Vibrant local events like the Carmel Valley 5K & Fun Run help build neighborhood character and a sense of place, two things that are essential to any community,” said Jimmy Ayala, division president of Pardee Homes. “It’s important that local residents have great communities in addition to great homes, and that’s why we’re proud to sponsor this event.” “From the moment Pardee Homes and I began discussions, I knew this would be a great fit,” said Katie Wilsey, founder and race director of the CV5K. “They have been a major component in the Carmel Valley community and we are incredibly excited to partner with them. We look forward to continuing to grow this race, in partnership with Pardee Homes, over the next three years.” Each year the race draws thousands of participants and spectators. The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch will again serve as the starting and finish line for the three-mile loop course, which will follow along the scenic Manzanita trail. The CV5K also offers
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Local students create mobile crime app Plans safe driving route BY VIC WINTRISS igh-crime areas are unfortunately becoming a reality. To help find safe driving routes, a team of students at The League Of Amazing Programmers has created a new app Steer Clear San Diego. It computes relative danger of a driving route based on local crime data bases. Mentored by teacher Site Mao, the app was written by Ruoya Yan, Matthew Smith, Ryan Nemiroff, TJ Gascho and Nicholas Contreras as part of their level-6 “social good” project. The League is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) after-school program that teaches Java programming to 5-12 grade kids. The 10-level curriculum takes students from novice to Oracle Certified Professional Programmer in 4-6 years. Students prepare for the AP Computer Science exam by 9th grade and earn UCSD Extension credits while having fun learning programming! When asked to describe the project, Yan says “A large set of crime data was provided that shows points of crime in San Diego, with the location, time and type of crime. This data is compiled by our Android app, which computes crime density as a ‘heat map’ over San Diego. By tapping on the screen, you can see specific stats for a precise location. You can also find the average crime over a selected
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age Canyon Elementary School recently launched Read-a-thon, a new fundraiser. The Read-a-thon is a week-long, school-wide program that encourages children to read more. One-hundred percent of the proceeds will be used for the students. The goal is to raise $50,000, The fundraiser kicked-off Oct. 27 when music started to play and all the students came out of their classrooms. Parents attended the event and some of the teachers tossed out beach balls, danced and had books in their hands.
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organizations. Fun for all ages and athletic abilities, this is a once-a-year opportunity for members of the community to participate in the holiday spirit of giving and celebration at a very unique annual event. The celebration is in full swing after the race when all participants meet at the trendy Poseidon beachfront restaurant to enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres. Winners are presented prizes, (including dog with best holiday gear), adjacent at the Del Mar Lifeguard Station followed by a very
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M C C: S H, G A Travis Williamson (pictured below, right) is thriving at Columbia University in New York. Richard Huizar (pictured below, left) is excelling at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass. And Elizabeth Egel (pictured below, center) continues to shine at UCLA. All three are among the countless MiraCosta College graduates who have transferred to some of the top universities in the world. And all three underscore the success of MiraCosta students. “The education I got at MiraCosta College prepared me for Columbia,” said Williamson, who is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in political science. “Some of the professors I had at MiraCosta were just as good, if not better, than some of the professors I’ve had at Columbia. All of the instructors at MiraCosta are invested in making sure their students succeed.” It’s not just the instructors who are invested in ensuring MiraCosta College students succeed. Counselors at the Transfer Center are committed to helping students transition to a four-year college or university and making sure they are prepared for the rigorous upper division course work. Counselors in the Career Center assist students in learning the skills to create cover letters and resumes, then using these skills to seize volunteer and internship opportunities. This hands-on support worked for MiraCosta graduate Richard Huizar. Huizar graduated from MiraCosta College in 2014 as an honors scholar and is now a mechanical engineering major on track to earn his master’s degree. MiraCosta College, he said, prepared him well for his success at MIT, which has produced more than 80 Nobel laureates and nearly three-dozen astronauts. “MiraCosta College is an amazing place with a positive environment and excellent faculty,” said Huizar. “MiraCosta gave me the
opportunity to transfer to a great school and showed that I can do anything I want.” Elizabeth Egel graduated from MiraCosta in spring 2015 and transferred to UCLA the following fall. An applied mathematics major, she spent this summer as an intern with Northrup Grumman in Rancho Bernardo, learning the ins and outs of budgeting and business forecasting. “MiraCosta sets up students to transfer to any college they want to go to, and I had an wonderful experience there. The support services are beyond compare and the Honors Scholar Program really helped me develop,” she said, referring to a program comprising specialized courses designed to help highly motivated students reach their full academic potential. “MiraCosta College helped me get into UCLA and made the transition a lot easier.” In fact, when Egel graduates from UCLA in the spring of 2017, she will be one of the 48 percent of UC graduates with STEM degrees who began their postsecondary education at a community college. “If you’re getting a full ride to wherever you want to go, then of course starting out at a four-year college makes sense,” said Huizar, who served as a student ambassador at MiraCosta. “But if you’re uncertain about what you want to study or if you’re uncertain about what you want to do for a career and don’t have the ﬁnancing to cover your college education, MiraCosta is a better option. It can help you get to just about any four-year college or university.” MiraCosta College (760) 757.2121 | www.miracosta.edu | Email: email@example.com Oceanside Campus: 1 Barnard Drive, Oceanside, CA 92056
MEASURE From Carmel Valley in the south to Camp Pendleton in the north, North San Diego County depends on MiraCosta College to prepare students for four-year college and future careers.
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PREPARING STUDENTS TO TRANSFER
As the cost of attending University of California and State University schools rises, more students are starting their education at the community college level. MiraCosta College helps to ensure that students who canâ€™t afford the high price of a university still have the opportunity to succeed in college and careers.
PREPARING STUDENTS FOR CAREERS
MiraCosta College is an essential part of the North County economy. We are a critical partner to local employers in biotech, manufacturing, and other industries that help our area and economy thrive.
SERVING OUR VETERANS
MiraCosta provides job placement, job training and counseling to approximately 1,800 Navy, Marine and other military veterans and their families each year.
COST OF MEASURE MM To continue providing a high-quality education for local students, the MiraCosta Community College District has placed MEASURE MM, a local facilities bond measure, on the ballot this November. The measure may generate $455 million to upgrade our college and will cost approximately $14.99 per $100,000 of assessed value (not market value) per year.
THE MEASURE WOULD PROVIDE LOCALLY-CONTROLLED FUNDING TO: Improve the Veterans Center to provide job training, job placement, counseling and support services Upgrade career training facilities for science, health care, technology and skilled trades Update instructional technology for improved student learning in core subjects like math, science and technology Improve access for students with disabilities Repair or replace leaky roofs, worn-out ďŹ‚oors and restrooms, old rusty plumbing and faulty electrical systems Update science centers and labs to allow for state-of-the-art courses in biology, chemistry and physical sciences
FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY WOULD BE REQUIRED All funds would stay in our community to support our local community college and students No funds could be taken by the State No funds could be spent on salaries or pensions
For additional information, visit miracosta.edu/improvement
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Solana Pacific STREAM Family Night
olana Pacific Elementary School families gathered Oct. 5 in the STREAM (science, technology, research, engineering, arts, math) lab for a family night. Families worked together on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) challenges, learned about the projects students are working on in STREAM, and more. Online: www.delmartimes.net.
Shaivi and Trisha Vasanadu
James Marshall, Oswin Kil, Torsten Kil, Nathan Wheitz
PHOTOS BY EMMA CHEN
The Delouri family
Marissa Speziale, STREAM teacher Eric Schneider, Emma Schreuder-Welte, Gianna Speziale
Ian Feuer, Drew Shyffer, Spuken Nakamura
DISCOVER BISHOP’S The Bishop’s School Open House November 5 - 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. Registration | 10:30 a.m. Welcome and Program am To view the day’s program and to register visit www.bishops.com/openhouse or call (858) 875-0826
Come see how we make a difference! Strong foundation across all subjects including K-8 Arts & Sciences
Preschool/Pre-K for 3 & 4 year olds
Small K-8 classes/ Personal approach
Safe, Secure cure & Nurturing environment
Multiple Intelligences based learning
Fully accredited by WASC/WCEA
The Nativity School
6309 El Apajo Road
7607 La Jolla Blvd., La Jolla, CA 92037 (858) 875-0826 • www.bishops.com Founded in 1909 and afﬁliated with the Episcopal Church, The Bishop’s School is an independent, coeducational, college-preparatory school for students in grades 6-12.
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OUR READERS WRITE Open letter to recently retired physics teacher William Harvie Dear Mr. Harvie, “My powers are ordinary. Only my application brings me success.” – The smartest man to walk the earth, Sir Isaac Newton Your dedication has inspired thousands. Your decades spent volunteering your time to this school has not gone unnoticed. You found the talents we were ignorant to. You made sure that each of our achievements, no matter how seemingly small, did not go unrecognized. You believed in us when we didn’t believe in ourselves. The honor was all ours, and We are good. Yours truly, Your Torrey Pines Falcon Physicists
Choice instead of ‘no choice’ without a CCA The letter published in this newspaper’s Oct. 27 issue titled, “There is no choice” regarding Community Choice Aggregation is a mishmash of mistruths and misinformation. The writer begins with an ominous warning that residents will be “forced” to join the CCA. In fact, should a CCA be implemented – which is far from certain since the City is only in the exploration phase – all customers (including residential, commercial, and industrial customers) currently receiving electric service from SDG&E, would be automatically enrolled in the program as provided by California state law (reference http://www.cpuc.ca.gov/general.aspx?id=2567). Customers who choose to opt out will remain SDG&E customers. The opt out mechanism was determined by the CPUC to be the most efficient and cost-effective CCA implementation method. The writer says he finds the “exploratory” aspect to be “short sighted.” His contention that no further proposals, negotiation or customer input will be required is simply untrue. The writer asserts the City Council will blindly accept whatever proposal – pricing, terms and conditions – is delivered by the CCA feasibility study contractor. This is wrong on more levels than space allows me to dispute. The author’s dismissal of competition as “specious nonsense” is perplexing? Although responsible for rate-setting, oversight and the safe and reliable delivery of electricity, the CPUC does not directly regulate “costs, profit margins, [or] reserves”. How private capital invested in SDG&E mitigates against “performance failure” when it didn’t work so well for the likes of Enron, PG&E and Chrysler is mystifying? The primary mission of a CCA is to serve its constituents (Solana Beach residents and local businesses) rather than maximizing shareholder profits. There is no economic or policy reason why a CCA cannot be a formidable competitive force in the energy marketplace. Also, the CCA as envisioned here, would be a public-private partnership rather than a City-operated entity.
The writer acknowledges he does not understand how a CCA “can be called competitive?” The answer is simple – consumer choice. Contrary to the writer’s claim, no resident will be “forced away from SDG&E.” Everyone’s electric bills will continue to come from SDG&E. The CCA will not displace SDG&E. CCA’s are focused solely on energy generation. Energy distribution (bringing electricity to your home or business), billing, and customer service would remain with SDG&E. From the consumer’s perspective, nothing changes – other than local accountability, expanded access to renewables, and potentially lower electricity prices. The writer’s closing remarks center on morality. Whether morality is a factor is a question best left to each individual consumer. No “particular morality of technology” would be imposed on our residents. Instead, a CCA provides individuals, as the writer argues, with the ability to make “choices based on their values.” Choice instead of “no choice” without a CCA. Robert Glatts Solana Beach
‘To vote, or not to vote?’ To vote, or not to vote, that is not the question. The question is how to vote. In the City of Del Mar there are six candidates running for three openings on the City Council, so you could vote for three candidates. However, you are under no legal obligation to vote for three candidates. What if your vote for your third choice resulted in that candidate being elected at the expense of your first choice? If that is not what you want, maybe you should not vote for three candidates. But please vote for one candidate, two candidates, or three candidates while being aware of the possibilities. Larry D. Brooks Del Mar
School districts thriving I am concerned about comments in recent articles published regarding our local school boards and those running for office. Subtle endorsements of inexperienced candidates have been printed in opinion columns, inaccurate information has been included in their comments and bios, and party line propaganda is being touted as fact. One would think the sky is falling in our districts. The truth is they are thriving as evidenced by balanced budgets and exceptional student performance! As a former school board member of Del Mar Union Elementary School District, CSBA Delegate Assembly, and parent in the San Dieguito Union High School District, I shudder when any candidate promises to start or stop a program or step in to “fix” a problem that may or may not exist. This kind of power does not rest with one individual board member. The role after hiring a superintendent is to participate in the governing of their schools by setting a vision and course collaboratively with all educational stakeholders. Their one vote bears the responsibility of being a
voice of reason setting direction. Both SDUHSD and DMUSD have balanced budgets with healthy reserves to weather volatile funding. They also have a majority of students consistently performing well above state and federal standards. I believe this is due to outstanding leadership and a commitment to excellence by all. I believe a good school board is bi-partisan and brings a healthy mix of perspectives and professions to the table to discuss issues in an open forum. It was surprising to read in last week’s Carmel Valley News an assertion that there is no credentialed teacher on board. DMUSD does have a current credentialed teacher on board - Trustee Kristin Gibson. Kristin is an adjunct faculty member at SDSU’s School of Teacher Education and supervises student teachers in classrooms throughout San Diego County! She and the current board members bring their collective talents to work cohesively together and work with all DMUSD leadership to maintain stability and establish healthy reserve levels in spite of fluctuating funding environments. Arguably, we have the best school districts in California! Our students thrive because we work together as a “village” to support their efforts and learning opportunities. Our teachers and administrators challenge themselves consistently to improve as a matter of culture, and our current school board members show integrity and understand their roles. Comischell Bradley
Who and What is this ‘Old Guard?’ There has been a lot of talk this election season about the “old guard” in Del Mar and how they have held back progress. In the same vein, this “old guard” is described as a small group of “anti-improvement” and “preserve the status quo” insiders. This got me to thinking. Who are these people and what has this “old guard” done to hold us back? Let’s get to the bottom of this! Perhaps this “old guard” are the ones who prevented Powerhouse Park from becoming a restaurant row in the early ‘80s. Some may not know that these “anti-improvement insiders” rallied the community against tremendous opposition to raise money and assist the city in buying the land that is now Powerhouse Park, a Del Mar jewel. But let’s get back to this “old guard.” They could be referring to the “old guard” who oversaw the creation and decades of enforcement of the Design Review Board (DRB). If you enjoy a glass of wine from your backyard deck as the sun sets, you have the DRB to thank. Your DRB experience may have been a time-consuming and possibly contentious process, but you have your enjoyable view protected. Also, if you have recently appraised your home or have seen your neighbor sell theirs, you have the DRB and this mysterious “old guard” to thank for the 3x-plus increase in property values over the last 20 years. These unnecessary regulations greatly escalated
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OPINION: OUR READERS WRITE (CONTINUED) the value of your home. Regarding our downtown, this “old guard” could perhaps be the ones that created the anti-improvement regulations that helped oversee the total remodel of L’Auberge hotel. Or the ones that also watched the old out-of-date hotel at the south end of town turn into Hotel Indigo Del Mar (a pretty cool place if you haven’t been there). Or the ones that permitted the heavy tenting of Pacifica Del Mar to allow our residents “outdoor” seating year round. Or oversaw the streetscape improvements near the beach and Jimmy Durante. Or helped build the new state-of-the-art lifeguard tower. Or the complete remodel of Poseidon or the courtyard improvements next to Starbucks or the creation of the Tasting Room or right-sized sidewalk cafes…sorry, listing all of these anti-improvement improvements is tiring. Thanks “old guard.” Is Del Mar perfect? Definitely not. Do we intentionally move at a slower pace? Absolutely and that is a good thing, no, a GREAT thing. If you think an out-of-town developer is going to come into a lesser regulated town, build to a rational scale with community in mind, I invite you to check out some of the overbuilt ghost towns of Silicon Valley or even the viewless neighborhoods of Mission Beach. We don’t have that problem here in Del Mar. You know why? Must be that “old guard.” Tom Sohn Del Mar Design Review Board 2008-2012 (Chair 2012) Shores Park Advisory Committee 2014-Present (Vice-Chair)
Vote ‘Yes’ on Measure B for better housing opportunities, less traffic Having served on the SANDAG Board of Directors for about 10 years, including two years as Board Chairman, I can tell you that it is nonsensical to believe that stopping or limiting home construction will improve traffic. In fact, witness the past decade, new home construction is at historical lows and traffic has progressively gotten worse and worse because people are forced to commute long distances to jobs. We should support Measure B on the Nov.8 ballot specifically because it allows for greater home construction east of the I-15 taking some of the growth pressure off of our coastal communities in North San Diego County. Measure B is an important step towards relieving the supply and demand imbalance as it will provide housing that is affordable to the majority of San Diego families and residents, and is absolutely critical for San Diego’s current and future generations. Measure B has gone above and beyond what any project has done in the history of San Diego County and will also provide $16 million in road improvements and fully fund a new K-8 school. Additionally, this new community will not cost taxpayers a single cent and will privately pay for all road, fire, sewer, water and school improvements in the area. The “precedent” this project creates is the provision of well-planned, high-quality, affordable housing to address our regions current and
future housing needs. The North County Leadership Council has unanimously endorsed Measure B and I ask you all to support and vote for Measure B. Jerome Stocks Chairman, North County Leadership Council
Kristina Houck, Great journalist! I’m moved to write to you about your excellent reporter and journalist, Kristina Houck. It’s not often that one finds such great journalism in a small local newspaper. The Del Mar Times is that rare exception. As a longtime Del Mar resident, I have always anticipated receiving and reading the weekly issue of your newspaper...as do my neighbors. This Friday’s issue was outstanding. I was once again impressed with Ms. Houck’s great reporting, especially in this latest issue of the Del Mar Times (Oct. 27, 2016). Her article covering the Del Mar candidates was exceptional and informative. I have even changed my voting selection based on Kristina Houck’s in-depth, unbiased and factual article. I wish this country’s local and national news media were unbiased and factual like Ms. Houck’s journalism displays. Sadly, many larger news media and national journalists let their personal agendas and politics dictate what and how they report the news. I wish for the early days of those journalists who are guided by integrity akin to Walter Cronkite and others like him. In my opinion, Kristina Houck is one of those fine journalists. R. Paul Allen Del Mar
My notes: The facts on marijuana Marijuana, comes from the hemp plant, has chemicals called cannabinoids, and specifically the delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol,(THC) that has psychoactive effects. Here are some properties that THC has in common with other addicting agents. 1)It acts on receptors in the brain that activates the release of the neurotransmitter dopamine which is the messenger that activates the rewarding pathway, which is involved in pleasure and hence in craving or wanting, like other addicting agents such as nicotine, alcohol, and cocaine. All of these are very addictive substances and have their effects by releasing dopamine, the neurotransmitter involved with in craving and addiction. 2)Marijuana is associated in animals (mainly mouse studies) and in humans with rewarding and craving and withdrawal symptoms. 3)Marijuana is associated with higher risk of developing addiction and follow up studies on users suggest a greater chance of moving on to more addictive behavior and addiction to other agents, a possible gate way effect. 4) Chronic use is associated with apathy and lack of motivation and probably some depressive features. 5) Chronic use in younger school students has been associated with reduced motivation, lower grades and more drop out as compared to those who do not use marijuana, however
these are correlational studies, not prospective blinded clinical trials with long follow up. However animal studies show lack of motivation in constructed trial and tests. 6) Certainly users have many varied symptoms that support it as being a psychoactive drug, such as euphoria, psychic activation, reduced inhibition, feelings of calmness and relaxation, visual and auditory perceptual alterations, disorganized thoughts, anxiety, paranoia, agitation, and poor judgment. 7) It has also been used medically to benefit pain, nausea and some less completely studied benefits. The evidenced for tolerance is weak but probably present. The above are just a few facts to help with your understanding of marijuana and any decisions you may need to make about this most commonly abused illegal drug. Dee Silver M.D. Rancho Santa Fe
‘No’ on County Measure B The League of Women Voters supports policies that provide decent homes and a suitable living environment for all residents of San Diego County. Though the well-funded “Yes on A” campaign presents the Lilac Hills development as the answer to San Diego’s housing needs, it is not the solution. The League opposes Measure B and we ask you to do the same. The League of Women Voters believes this project is inconsistent with the County’s General Plan. Though the General Plan includes provisions for housing development, this project is not suitable for the location. This is a rural area of farm fields, lacking the infrastructure required for the proposed development of 1,746 homes. In the County’s General Plan, the area is zoned for 110 homes. Ballot-box land use planning falls far short of the systematic approach required for County land use decisions arrived at collaboratively with community planners. Don’t reward developers who choose to bypass this process. Join the League of Women Voters in voting No on Measure B! Jeanne Brown President LWV San Diego Martha Cox President LWV North County San Diego
Community should be represented, vote ‘Yes’ on Measure R Measure ‘R’ - Del Mar Right to Vote law would be a huge accomplishment ensuring our entire community will have a say concerning developments on properties over 25,000 sq. ft. only, which would change our Community Plan - Del Mar. City Governments - City Councils and developers hate “Right to Vote” laws. Because, without a public vote, City Councils can vote their interests and relationships first. Accordingly, opponents to Measure R continuously liken our Measure ‘R’ to the Encinitas Prop A., Right to Vote law which was passed three years ago. Exclaiming the Encinitas Prop A. Right to Vote law is endlessly in litigation costing hundreds of
thousands of dollars in defense litigation costs. Fact is - Encinitas Prop A., has never been sued/litigated! Additionally, opponents always try to comfort the public with the idea of a referendum if the City Council makes a decision repugnant to the community. Problem is, our community would have only 30 days to amass an infrastructure and costs sufficient to make all aware and gain sufficient signatures/petition. The pressure of time, money and effort within a very short time is an onerous one. With Measure ‘R’ there is sanity and time for our community to become fully informed and scheduled to a public vote as opposed to an all-out alert the evening of a bad decision by the City Council. Folks, our entire community should be represented, within a calm, fair and intelligent process...vote yes on Measure ‘R’. Congratulations in advance Del Mar. Arnold Wiesel Del Mar resident
No to Solyndra Beach Want to vote no on the risky power scheme to take away your reliable power provider and hand it over to some yet to be named LLC? Tough luck, you can’t - the City of Solana Beach just might make up your mind for you! If this risky scheme is so great why not let people opt in vs. mandatory enrollment in the program with no known way of getting out? Maybe because the people of Solana Beach have Google and they can look up the NoCal City of Hercules $9.5 million loss (East Bay Times ). A loss of just a fraction of this magnitude would bankrupt Solana Beach. I’m no fan of SDG&E but when I turn the lights on I don’t want to rely on Al’s Biofuel. They won’t let you vote, but you can (try) and pin down the Council candidates on their stand on the CCA before we become Solyndra Beach. Craig A. Nelson Solana Beach Disclosure: the writer is the former Chairman of the Solana Beach Budget & Finance Commission
Prop 64 a flawed bill Aside from serious consequences for youth (unlimited TV advertising to and only minor fines for sales to minors) Prop 64 poses a series of problems for our neighborhoods. It eliminates city rights to regulate, allowing six unlicensed marijuana plants per household, making every home a potential unregulated pot farm. It assumes growers and sellers will pay taxes while establishing another expensive State bureaucracy likely to eat up tax revenues in administrative and regulatory costs. It fails to establish impairment levels for DUIs, hampering law enforcement efforts to prevent drugged driving and traffic fatalities. Neighborhoods in states where pot has been legalized report reduced home values, property damage, rental destruction, growing stench, increased traffic, noise and drug dealing. Prop 64 is a flawed bill that will allow the drug industry to dictate to our communities and undermine our quality of life. Peggy Walker Solana Beach resident and drug prevention specialist
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Opinion: Education propositions on the ballot
s a socially-liberal fiscal conservative (or a fiscally-conservative social liberal), I find myself in a bind at each election cycle. The Republican Party is too extreme on social issues, and the Democrats are too free with our hard-earned cash. So where does that leave us registered Independents (or No-Party-Preference people, as we’re officially called)? This newspaper’s policy prohibits opinion writers from publicly endorsing or opposing any candidate running for office, but we are permitted to opine about ballot propositions. And there are several education-related propositions on the ballot this year worth discussing. Given how I’ve defined myself in the first paragraph, readers would be correct to assume I oppose Proposition 51. Another gigantic General Obligation bond to build and modernize schools, Prop. 51 totals $9 billion and is financed primarily by the construction industry. An editorial in the Los Angeles Times opposed to Prop. 51 reasons: “Gov. Jerry Brown hasn’t had anything good to say about Proposition 51. ‘I am opposed to the developers’ $9-billion bond,’ he told The Times in February, referring archly to the construction industry’s role as the proposition’s main financier.” Brown also argued, the LA Times said, that it would “continue an inequitable system based on which school districts get to the application line fastest, not which ones need it the most.” The Legislative Analyst’s Office, according to the LA Times piece, stated that a bond such as this one “allows disparities based on school district property wealth, fails to target funding according to greatest need, results in excessive administrative complexity, and lacks adequate accountability mechanisms.” Proposition 51 deserves a “no” vote. No on Measure MM With Measure MM, local voters are faced with yet another General Obligation bond that affects them directly, through increased taxes based on property values.
Measure MM asks voters to approve a $455 million bond for the Mira Costa Community College District, to upgrade facilities that those opposed to the measure say is unnecessary for a community college district that has healthy reserves and a robust income stream. Estimates are that the 40-year bond would cost about $15 per $100,000 of assessed property value. Don’t be fooled by the existence of an independent citizens’ oversight committee. Once voters approve a measure like this, oversight committees have little power. One strong argument against Measure MM is the cumulative effect of another layer of taxpayer-funded bonds for schools. How many more of these GO bonds are voters willing to support? Taxpayers are already paying up to $30 per $100,000 of property value for San Dieguito Union High School District’s GO bond. School districts in Encinitas, Rancho Santa Fe and Carlsbad also have GO bonds that homeowners are paying for. The Solana Beach School District, which historically has had one of the heftiest reserves of all school districts in the county, will have its own school bond on the ballot next week, as will the Cardiff School District. General Obligation bonds require a 55-percent passage instead of two-thirds. So everyone is jumping on the “free money” bandwagon. What’s disturbing about these measures is that much of the campaign financing comes from builders and construction-related industries, as well as school district employees and vendors, many of whom contribute money to campaign war chests but don’t live in the districts and would not be subject to the tax. No on Proposition 55 Proposition 55 represents a broken promise. Prop. 55 seeks to extend until 2030 what was promised under Proposition 30 in 2012 to be a temporary tax on individuals earning over $250,000 per year or couples
filing jointly who make more than $500,000 per year. Prop. 30’s purpose was to help the state recover from years of recession. The tax was to last six years only, ending in 2018. The bulk of the Prop. 30 money was for education, resulting in significant increases in school district budgets in recent years. If you think districts are still struggling, consider the 12.5 percent salary raise that San Dieguito recently gave each of its employees. The justification for this was that the district has plenty of money now and into the foreseeable future. San Dieguito recently boasted of a $4 million surplus. To be clear, I am not in the higher-taxation category – nor do I know many people who are. It’s the unfairness and the deception that drive me to oppose this measure. The “facts” that proponents push are cunningly worded. To say Prop. 55 “does not raise taxes on anyone” is technically true – because the tax on the wealthy is already in place. And when supporters say it would prevent $4 billion in cuts to education, that’s just twisting the truth. A “no” vote doesn’t cut funding – it ends extra funding that was intended to be temporary under Prop. 30. Furthermore, not all of this money would go to schools, as advertised. As if there’s even another good reason to oppose Prop. 55, consider an Oct. 26 Wall Street Journal op-ed by Joel Fox, former president of the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. “California’s public-pension problem is what really drives many of these campaigns,” Fox wrote. “State and local pensions are deeply in debt because of the generous giveaways elected officials have offered government workers. While the money for the taxes isn’t directly dedicated for pensions, new tax revenue can free up funds to cover local governments’ obligations to the state retirement system.” Millions of dollars from the Calif. Teachers Association are helping to fund Prop. 55. Backers also include Calif. State Controller Betty Yee, who issued a letter in support – mailed to Calif. voters on her official state letterhead. The wealthy made their sacrifices in 2012 and did their part to help the state through hard times. The state’s budget is now back on solid ground. This is just another money grab by special interests who don’t want to turn off the spigot.
Expert election analysis at RSF Democratic Club meeting Nov. 10 Two days after the historic general election, a panel of top San Diego-area political experts will provide post-election commentary and answer questions from the audience at the Nov. 10 meeting of the Rancho Santa Fe Democratic Club. Come and ask the experts about the races that interest you most. National, state and local candidates and ballot measures will be discussed. The distinguished panel includes three of the sharpest political minds in San Diego. Jennifer Tierney is a top political consultant whose clients include Toni Atkins and Todd Gloria. Professor
James Ingram, who teaches political science at San Diego State University, is an authority on the politics of the San Diego region. Chris Crotty is a veteran political consultant who has worked on almost all Democratic presidential campaigns since 1984, including Hillary 2016. The Rancho Santa Fe Democratic Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club, 1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive in Solana Beach. The program begins at 7 p.m., with socializing before and after. RSVP link at www.rsfdem.org or phone 858-735-6404.
As Gov. Jerry Brown said about Prop. 30 in 2014, “That’s a temporary tax and, to the extent I have anything to do with it, it will remain temporary.” Yes on Proposition 58 Under Proposition 58, according to the Legislative Analyst’s Office, “schools would no longer be required to teach English learners in English-only programs. Instead, schools could teach their English learners using a variety of programs, including bilingual programs.” The ballot states that Prop. 58 “authorizes school districts to establish dual-language immersion programs for both native and non-native English speakers.” While providing schools with flexibility, Prop. 58 preserves the requirement that public schools work to ensure that students have proficiency in English. English learners are defined as those students who are not fluent in English, and they represent about 20 percent of California’s student population. Of that 20 percent, the vast majority are native Spanish speakers. Supporters say Prop. 58 gives options to schools, parents and children, and lifts restrictions that have been in place since Proposition 227 passed in 1998. Prop. 227, according to the LAO, “generally requires English learners to be taught in English and restricts the use of bilingual programs.” Many education experts say English language immersion programs have been ineffective. In a Huffington Post piece co-authored by local UCSD professor Ana Celia Zentella, she and her associates say that dismantling bilingual education in 1998 under Proposition 227 did not result in significant improvement in English language development. “Bilingual education provides the most effective way to learn English while students strengthen their home language,” say the authors. Zentella, who is Professor Emerita in UCSD’s Department of Ethnic Studies, states in the op-ed, “The bill would authorize parents or legal guardians of all pupils enrolled in the school ‘to choose a language acquisition program that best suits their child’ from among many well-established educational methods.” A “no” vote, the authors say, “confines children to a single language.” Sr. Education Writer Marsha Sutton can be reached at email@example.com.
FROM PASEO, A1 stories) and will mirror the architecture at Kilroy’s office complex –The Heights – next door. Gwilliam said over the next few months Kilroy will also begin working on the off-site traffic signal upgrades and mitigations. At 10 intersections between Mango Drive and Townsgate Drive, they will be installing adaptive control systems which helps to keep traffic moving by allowing emergency responders to preempt traffic lights well before they approach them. The work will involve limited digging as it mostly involves putting new technology into the cabinets and most of the work will be done at night, Gwilliam said. Kilroy expects to begin work on project driveways, new turn lanes and turn pockets on Del Mar Heights and El Camino Real in February 2017, tentatively lasting until spring or early summer. Project mitigation of a new signal at Carmel Creek and Del Mar Trails Road is scheduled to begin in March 2017. As the grading and construction begins, Gwilliam said Kilroy is committed to being open about the process and responsive to residents’ concerns. Any questions can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org or (858) 523-2298.
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Week in sports for Carmel Valley, Del Mar, Solana Beach and Rancho Santa Fe BY GIDEON RUBIN Football: The football season that almost wasn’t is now on the brink of the playoffs. San Diego Jewish Academy, which over the summer scrambled to field a team, bolstered its position on the 8-man circuit with a 49-14 Ocean League victory over Calvary Christian Academy on Oct. 27. The Lions improved to 1-2 in league and 4-2 overall for the season as they moved into the fourth slot in the San Diego Section 8-man Div. VI power ranking. Their game against No. VI Rock Academy on Nov. 3 is expected to decide a playoff spot.
“A very exciting kind and kind of unexpected year,” Lions coach Skip Carpowich said. “We did have some seniors come in and decide to play at the last minute and that was a big big factor to getting us to where we are now.” Lions quarterback Jordan Battaglia threw for 243 yards and five touchdowns. He also rushed for142 yards and two touchdowns. Cody Brown had 143 receiving yards and scored one touchdown and Ilan Levy had 53 receiving yards and scored two touchdowns. Battaglia also led the Lions defensively with eight tackles, a fumble recovery and an interception.
Del Mar American Little League online registration now open Online registration for the Del Mar American Little League (DMALL) is now open. The league's goal is to give kids a game that provides fundamental principles (sportsmanship, fair play and teamwork) that they can use to become good citizens. All players interested in playing this upcoming season MUST register by Dec. 7 or risk being placed on a wait list. All players who live within the DMALL boundary or attend school within the
boundary are eligible to play. Players or siblings of players attending Carmel Creek, Carmel Del Mar, Carmel Valley Middle School, Del Mar Heights, Del Mar Hills, Notre Dame Academy, Pacific Trails Middle School and Sycamore Ridge can play with Del Mar American Little League regardless of where they live. For more information on DMALL and to register your child to play, go to www.delmaramerican.org.
***** Cathedral Catholic extended its winning streak to nine games as the unbeaten Dons defeated St. Augustine 35-0 in a Western League game on Nov. 28. Shawn Poma rushed for 112 yards and two touchdowns on 16 carries to lead the Dons. Tate Haynes rushed for 72 yards and one touchdown on 16 carries and was 3 for 6 passing for 30 yards with one interception. Moroni Anae led the Dons defensively with eight tackles and 2-and-a-half sacks. Morrison Mirer had nine tackles and Jordan Genmark-Heath had three tackles and one interception. The Dons improved to 3-0 in league and 9-0 overall for the season. ***** Santa Fe Christian defeated Francis Parker 62-0 in a Coastal League game on Oct. 29. Eagles quarterback Connor Whitton completed 4 of 4 pass attempts for 71 yards and two touchdowns with no interception. He completed scoring passes to Caleb Phillips and Matthew McRoskey from 35 and 21 yards out. Caleb Armendariz rushed for 111 yards and two touchdowns on four carries as the Eagles rolled up 337 yards on the ground. Demitri Washington led the Eagles defensively with four tackles and two sacks and McRoskey and Will Littlejohn each had one interception. The Eagles improved to 3-1 in league and 7-2 overall for the season. *****
Torrey Pines defeated Mission Hills 33-14 in an Avocado League game on Oct. 28. The Falcons improved to 4-1 in league and 7-2 overall for the season. Volleyball: Torrey Pines defeated La Costa Canyon 3-1 (20-25, 26-24, 25-21, 25-18) in an Avocado League West match on Oct. 27. Alexis Filippone had 15 kills and Jaden Whitmarsh had 12 kills to lead the Falcons. Brynn Chandler and Kiara McNulty had 35 and 19 assists, respectively. Morgan Lewis had 18 kills to lead the Mavericks and Camryn Machado had 45 assists. Bronte Zlomek had 12 kills and Katie Lougeay had 11 kills. The Falcons improved to 10-0 in league and 26-4 overall for the season. The Mavericks fell to 8-2 in league and 21-9 overall for the season. ***** Santa Fe Christian defeated Pacific Ridge 3-0 (25-16, 25-20, 25-14) in a Coastal League game on Oct. 27. Lexi Sun led the Eagles with seven kills and also had six digs and six assists. Emily Hubbard had six kills, four aces and two blocks. Kathleen Philo had eight assists and Nicolina Duhs had seven assists. The victory followed a 3-1 league win against Bishop’s the previous day in which Sun had 33 kills and Philo had 55 assists. Hubbard had 12 kills and Abby Phillips had 10 kills and three blocks. The Eagles improved to 10-0 in league and 27-7 overall for the season.
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community center, relocation of parking lot areas and construction of a new plaza for the second phase. Preliminary design plans were completed in 2010, with a total estimated cost at $4.6 million for park improvements and $800,000 for community center improvements. Initially, the council intended to use funds from the city’s redevelopment agency to renovate the park and community center, including constructing the skate park, but Gov. Jerry Brown abolished redevelopment agencies in 2011 and the plans have since been on hold. With support from community members, the city completed the construction of the Veterans Honor Courtyard at La Colonia Park, which was also first proposed as part of the planned renovations of the park and community center. The project was funded with city general funds, a county grant, and money raised from donor tiles. The Veterans Honor Courtyard was dedicated in a ceremony last Memorial Day. Now, with support from a group of community members led by the city’s Parks and Recreation Commission, the city is moving forward with the skate park portion of the project. “I have lived in Solana Beach for 30 years and have witnessed our city’s need for a skate park,” resident Lenore Dale said in a letter to the city. “My children had no place to skate except Encinitas YMCA and it’s time for their children to have a local skate park.” The estimated cost for the skate park in 2010 was $250,000. As a standalone project, City Engineer Mo Sammak said the project is now estimated to cost about $400,000 to $450,000 for the skate park and minor but necessary modifications to the soccer field and perimeter pathway. In addition to the $300,000 allocated from a surplus fund, the Tony Hawk Foundation provided $5,000 for the project. “With approximately 4,000 skate parks in the nation, we are seeing lasting value in these facilities through their ability to draw teenagers and young adults off the streets and off their couches,” Alec Beck, the foundation’s programs director, said in a letter to the city. “Skate parks have shown to be an effective deterrent to other less desirable activities while supporting healthy and habitual athletic recreation,” Beck said. “An investment in public recreation for young people helps establish active lifestyles early, when it is most important, and can lead to a lifetime of positive health impacts.” The city launched a fundraising campaign for the skateboarding section of the approved master plan with “Skateboard Day at La Colonia Park” on Sunday, Oct. 9 at the park. “The outpouring of support at the recent skate park event at La Colonia Park demonstrated not only a clear service need, but community advocacy in action as well,” Beck said in his letter. “Definitely saw all the support at the event,” Linda Swindell, who serves on the Parks and Recreation Commission, said at the council meeting. “There’s a lot of community interest out there to do additional fundraising.” The Surfing Madonna Beach Run has pledged to donate $20,000 for the project. The city already received $1,000 from the Solana Beach Sunset 5K and “Skateboard Day at La Colonia Park” raised about $2,200. In addition, about $14,000 in surplus money for the Veterans Honor Courtyard is available. Community members in support of the project hope to raise the remaining funds. Supporters are already working with the Coastal Community Foundation to help raise funds for the skate park. For more information or to make a donation, visit http://coastalfoundation.org/programs/solana-beachskatepark-fund. “I think this is much needed,” Councilman Mike Nichols said. “The kids need a place to go so they’re not loitering down at Fletcher Cove,” Councilwoman Ginger Marshall added. “They should be loitering down at the skate park.”
Sisters, compared to children not in the program, were 46 percent less likely to begin using illegal drugs, 27 percent less likely to begin using alcohol, 52 percent less likely to skip school, 37 percent less likely to skip a class, and 33 percent less likely to hit someone. In addition to donations, the organization is always looking for volunteers, and in particular, men. In fact, boys make up 70 percent of
Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County’s waiting list, but just 30 percent of incoming volunteers are men. “It really isn’t the kids that we’re having trouble finding, it’s the Big Brothers and the Big Sisters,” van Betten said. Except for the High School Big School-Based Program, volunteers must be at least 18 years old, have a valid social security number and be available to volunteer in the San Diego area for
FROM CRIME REPORT, A2 Oct. 26 • Possession controlled substance paraphernalia: 100 block 12th Street, 5:43 p.m. (two incidents) • Use/under influence of controlled substance: 100 block 12th Street, 5:43 p.m Solana Beach Oct. 22 • Fraud: 600 north block Highway 101, 9:13 a.m.
FROM HISTORIC TREES, A2 “Park and Rec staff was out to the Park the weekend of October 8 to look at the compromised Torrey Pine in the northeast corner, and determined that it needed to be removed for safety reasons. They also looked at the eucalyptus trees in that area, and determined that although there were
has overseen several notable projects. He was an advocate for Proposition M, which defined future development in Carmel Valley and then worked on Prop C, which facilitated the development of Pacific Highlands Ranch. An architect by trade, White brings a special expertise to planning board reviews of local projects —locally, his firm designed Ocean Air Elementary School.
FROM TEACHER, A1 his unexpected retirement,” San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) Interim Superintendent Eric Dill said. “While resigning mid-year is not common, it does happen from time-to-time and, in each instance, we have honored the teacher’s request.” “Mr. Harvie did, in fact, voluntarily submit a retirement notice. Many have asked us to provide explanations either by e-mail or at the school board meeting. Unfortunately, we cannot discuss personnel matters in open session out of respect for individual privacy,” Dill continued. “We will be having a discussion on our resignation policy, but not on the specific details of any particular employee.” In a message to Falcon families, TPHS Principal Rob Coppo again reiterated that the announcement was a “sincere surprise” and assured students that a plan is in place to keep the class running effectively. Coppo stated that he understood that the transition will be challenging and just how missed Harvie would be. “I visited his classroom often over my years here at Torrey Pines and always enjoyed watching him teach,” Coppo wrote. “He is an exceptional educator and we were very lucky to
Oct. 26 • Simple battery: 700 block Lomas Santa Fe Drive, 11:45 p.m. Oct 28 • Possession controlled substance paraphernalia: Lomas Santa Fe Drive/Solana Hills Drive, 8:40 p.m. • Commercial burglary: 300 south block Cedros Avenue, 9 p.m. This report compiled using data from www.crimemapping.com. Crimes reported at press time Oct. 22-28.
several tall ones, the vast majority were ‘volunteers’ [trees that usually spring up on their own from seeds placed onto the ground by natural causes or accidental transport by people]. “The staff that will be responsible for maintaining the park once it’s developed reported that a few large eucalyptus fell during the last big storm, and recommended removing
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at least one year. Interested volunteers are encouraged to attend volunteer info sessions. The next sessions are 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 at Price Charities Building in San Diego and 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15 at Frank Motors Conference Room in National City. Visit sdbigs.org to register. “The Big also really gets something out of it,” van Betten said. “They really feel good about what they’ve been able to share.”
the remaining ones now to avoid them falling in the future, causing damage to neighboring property or amenities and vegetation within the park itself . . . “I will ask the architect if he knows what additional plantings are planned now that the eucalyptuses have been removed. That decision may not have been made yet,” concluded Rodrigues.
White and the planning board took the time to acknowledge Lightner, whose eight-year term as the District 1 council member ends in December. The board gifted Lightner with flowers and chocolates and thanked her for her special attention and dedication to the Carmel Valley and Pacific Highlands Ranch communities and for supporting the board’s decisions. “It’s really great to work with people who are so passionate about their community,” Lightner said.
have him a part of our school for so long.” In the days following the shocking retirement, the campus was “rife with panic, rumors and overall confused sadness” one student wrote. No one could comprehend how a teacher who had so positively affected countless students would just leave when one of his regular mantras had been that he would be teaching their children in 20 years. Students created and distributed t-shirts in Harvie’s honor and started an online petition to “Bring Harvie Back” that generated 576 signatures. On the petition, both current and former students praised him as the best teacher they had ever had and the only person qualified to teach the physics curriculum — the class’ textbook was an original collection of hundreds of pages of Harvie’s own handwritten notes that had been utilized by universities such as UCLA and MIT. “Harvie was no doubt the most influential teacher I had, even more so than my professors at USC,” wrote one former student. “I still tell stories of this guy to people at work. In fact, I wouldn’t be where I work if I hadn’t had Harvie. He opened my eyes to the beauty of physics, and now I myself have become a mechanical engineer
working on airplanes. Before his class, I had never felt so passionate about a subject. But his unique teaching style was unlike anything I had ever seen.” Harvie was known for more than just his curriculum but for his motivational speeches. Students recalled Harvie-isms like “The first time you settle for second place is the last time you will ever stand on the podium” or “The smartest people in the world are sitting in this room and to be clear, I’m standing.” “Students often credit their success in the difficult course to Harvie’s unwavering belief in his students, often more than they believe in themselves,” one student wrote. One student stated it simply: “There is no TP without Harvie.” SDUHSD Board Vice President Joyce Dalessandro, whose daughter was a student of Harvie’s, said she, too, was broken-hearted over his retirement. “Mr. Harvie decided to retire. No one asked him to do so. There is no hidden agenda here,” wrote Dalessandro in a response to students and parents. “For whatever personal reasons he may have, no matter that it defies everything any of us thought we knew about him — he simply retired.” Mr. Harvie did not respond to requests for comment.
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‘Bing Crosby’ season to begin with patriotic celebration BY KELLEY CARLSON el Mar racetrack’s upcoming fall meet will be a star-studded affair. The “Bing Crosby” season will kick off with a patriotic celebration on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, and will continue through Dec. 4. During those 15 racing days, there will be several musical acts, a costume contest that includes celebrity look-alikes, and much more. For Opening Day, the seaside oval will honor the nation’s military with a “Veterans Day Salute” and other themed activities. “We expect a real fun day,” said Chris Bahr, director of events and promotions, who noted that the Hollywood theme of the last two years was changed to correspond with the holiday. Festivities will begin at 11 a.m. in the Seaside Concert area with the Veterans Day Salute, a fundraiser for military charities such as the American Legion San Dieguito Post 416’s Save Our Legion campaign and The Semper Fi Fund. For $25, guests receive admission to the races and a special post-race concert by country artist Coffey Anderson, a program, barbecue fare and additional activities. A VIP-level ticket is $50, which includes special area access and a barbecue upgrade; a concert-only ticket is $10. Children 12 and younger receive free entry, and food will be available for purchase. Go to delmarracing.com/vetsalute or calegionpost416.org. Also starting at 11 a.m. is registration for the Stars & Stripes Fashion Contest in the Plaza de Mexico. Patrons have until 1:30 p.m. to enter in the categories of Most Patriotic and Best Pin-Up or Celebrity Look. The grand-prize winner will receive a one-night stay at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar and a multi-course tasting menu with wine pairings for two at Addison Restaurant, a package valued at more than $1,000. First place in each category will win $400 and a Studio Savvy gift basket valued at $250; second place will be awarded $250; and third place will net $100. All entrants will be given two free admission passes for the fall meet. Additional events will be held in between races, including the unfurling of the 100-yard-by-50-yard
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Racing returns to Del Mar on Nov. 11. U.S. Holiday Bowl flag, parachute jumpers, a ride-in by several veteran motorcycle clubs, military bands, a performance of “God Bless America,” and the traditional “Sing With Bing” before the sixth race. The feature race on the card will be the $75,000 Kathryn Crosby Stakes at 1 1/16 miles on the turf, for older fillies and mares. Evening stars While the thoroughbreds will be the focus during the afternoons, a couple of concerts will garner attention after the races. Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals will entertain the crowd on Nov. 12, while Reggae Fest with Iration is slated for Nov. 19. The events are free with paid track admission, or $20 for those who arrive after the last race. Stellar events Del Mar is once again planning a fall meet that is chock-full of activities, many of them returning favorites. One new event on the calendar is Tacos & Tequila on Nov. 12 in the Seaside Cabana, where people can enjoy tacos from some of the top vendors in town along with signature margaritas. Among the familiar activities are: College Day: On Nov. 19, students who present their ID will receive free admission and exclusive access to the college tailgate party in the Red Star Cafe. Thanksgiving Day: People can work up an appetite early in the day by participating in the Family Mile
Fun Run on Nov. 24. Registration begins at 7 a.m.; at 8 a.m., participants run a lap around the racetrack and finish in the winners circle, where they have their pictures taken. There are other activities that morning, as well, such as the Helen Woodward Puppy Race, arts and crafts booths, face painting, entertainers and games. For those who register by Nov. 18, the cost is $22 for adults, $12 for children ages 4-15, and free for kids 3 and younger. Those who wish to enjoy holiday fare during the races can partake in a three-course meal and bottomless mimosas or champagne. The $100-per-person package includes Turf Club admission and a table during the races, which begin at 11 a.m. For more information on the fun run and the meal, go to www.dmtc.com. Craft Beer, Cider & Food Truck Festival: Two events become one this year, as more than 30 food trucks and 100 varieties of craft beers and seasonal ales and ciders will be offered from noon to 4 p.m. Nov. 26 in the Seaside Concert area. It’s $20 for five, 7-ounce beer tastings; a pre-sale package that includes five beer samples and racetrack admission is available for $20 through Nov. 13. Go to www.dmtc.com. Giveaways: Sandals that sport a custom Del Mar Racing logo will be distributed on Nov. 19, and a fleece blanket that features a design of the
paddock will be given away Dec. 3. Both are free with paid admission. Daybreak at Del Mar: Racing fans can watch morning workouts while eating breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturdays in the Clubhouse Terrace Restaurant. Admission is free, but there is a $10 parking fee. Taste of the Turf Club: Formerly known as Bing + Bubbles + Brunch, Chef Brian Malarkey will prepare different menus each week, composed of an appetizer, entree, dessert and bottomless mimosas or Chandon. Cost is $100 per person, which also includes seating at a Turf Club table. “Freebies” and discounts: Every Sunday is “Free & Fun,” as Diamond Club members receive free Stretch Run admission; a free program; a free seat; and half price on domestic drafts, Bloody Marys and Champagne Splits. Seniors 62 and older receive the same freebies on Thursdays, with a valid ID. And as with past meets, there will be a “Pony Express” deal ($11 for a roundtrip Coaster ride and admission); and “30-for-20,” in which people can buy $30 of script for $20 that can be used for food and beverages at the track. Lucky stars This season, there will be a new twist to the Pick Six bet, which costs $2 and involves selecting the winners of the last six races of the day on the card – a not-so-easy feat. “(The Pick Six) has been very popular over the years, and has the
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biggest payout,” Bahr noted. The Pick Six now will offer a “Single Ticket Jackpot,” in which those picking all six winners will get 70 percent of the pool, but instead of the remaining 30 percent going to those with consolation tickets (five of six winners) as in the standard Pick Six, it will be split two ways. Those with consolation tickets will be paid 15 percent of the pool, while the final 15 percent will be carried forward until there is one Pick Six winning ticket, at which time that day’s total Pick Six pool – along with the complete carryover pool – will be paid to that winner. “While the Pick Six used to be the only exotic wagering game in town, the landscape has changed and players are looking for new bet concepts,” Del Mar President and Chief Executive Officer Joe Harper said. “We believe the ‘Single Ticket Jackpot’ will reinvigorate California’s Pick Six and produce some life-changing payouts.” To get some handicapping tips, racegoers can attend Weekend Handicapping Seminars in the Seaside Terrace; or Newcomers Seminars every race day, one hour before first post in the Plaza de Mexico. More advanced bettors may want to test their skills in the Handicapping Challenge, set for Nov. 12-13, with $125,000 in prizes. It’s a $4,000 buy-in, with $2,500 designated for a live bankroll and $1,500 toward the prize pool. Contact Bahr at email@example.com. “We have planned really great events that appeal to everyone (this season),” Bahr said. “We’re looking forward to having a great meet.”
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Local artists, art galleries showcased in annual Art San Diego BY KRISTINA HOUCK romising to be bigger and better than ever before, Art San Diego is back for its eighth annual showcase at Balboa Park. The four-day contemporary art show, which runs from Thursday, Nov. 3 to Sunday, Nov. 6 at the Balboa Park Activity Center, features an international slate of artists and galleries, as well as a slew of local artists and galleries. Del Mar artists Maidy Morhous and Jeremy Sicile-Kira, Solana Beach artists Aaron Chang and Deborah Thomsen Walker, and Rancho Santa Fe art gallery Sergott Contemporary Art are among the local artists and galleries set to participate in Art San Diego. “Art San Diego is the largest event that San Diego has for the arts,” said Morhous, who has lived in Del Mar for 30 years. This is Morhous’ third year participating in Art San Diego. For the past two years her work was featured as part of displays by participating art galleries. This is the first time she was directly asked to exhibit several sculptures. “It allows me to get my work out for art galleries to see it, for collectors to see it,” Morhous said. With her mother an artist, Morhous developed a passion for art at a young age. The New York
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native earned her master’s degree in fine art and continued her studies at Stanley Hayter’s Atelier 17 in Paris. She worked as a professional etcher and printmaker in Los
Angeles for more than a decade before moving to Del Mar in 1986. Since then, she has focused on sculpting. Working out of her Del Mar home, Morhous’ artwork is embedded in social critique, political and cultural issues. She is inspired by the human figure and emotions. Her work can be found in public and private collections in the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan. “I’ve always loved sculpting,” Morhous said. “It’s who I am; it’s what I do.”
From longtime artists like Morhous, to those new to the art scene, Art San Diego features more than 500 leading contemporary artists, museum exhibitions, art labs, events and talks focused on collecting. Thomsen Walker, who has lived in Solana Beach for four years, is making her debut at Art San Diego this year. “I’m so excited and really honored to be a part of Art San Diego,” Thomsen Walker said. Although an artist since childhood, Thomsen Walker didn’t
begin to pursue a career as an artist until a year and a half ago. Now owner of Purely Zen Art, Thomsen Walker specializes in watercolor and sells original paintings, prints, note cards and stationary on her website. “It never occurred to me that I could do what I absolutely adore and love all day long,” said Thomsen Walker, who also teaches meditation. Her art was pushed into the spotlight when a friend shared her work on social media. “It’s going to be really exciting to see so many different artists and different mediums and different formats,” Thomsen Walker said about Art San Diego. “It’s so many different people expressing themselves in individual ways.” One-day tickets for Art San Diego cost $20 online and $25 at the door for general admission. For opening night, tickets are priced at $75 online and $85 at the door. Proceeds from opening night ticket sales go directly to the Museum of Contemporary Art. For more information on Art San Diego, visit www.art-sandiego.com. For more about Morhous, visit www.maidymorhous.com. For more about Thomsen Walker, visit www.deborahthomsenwalker.com.
ON VIEW THROUGH JANUARY 2, 2017 The Uses of Photography examines a constellation of artists who were based in San Diego between the late 1960s and the mid-1980s and whose experiments with photography opened the medium to a profusion of new strategies and subjects. These artists sought artistic media and formats adequate to address their turbulent era and its pressing questions.
Martha Rosler, Boys’ Room from House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home, c. 1967–72, photomontage. Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York.
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Bestselling author Alice Hoffman to speak at RSF Library Guild event Nov. 10 Author lunch to be held at the RSF Golf Club BY LOIS ALTER MARK “As a reader, the books I’ve really loved are the ones that helped me through something,” said bestselling author Alice Hoffman. “And, as a writer, there’s nothing more special than when someone feels that way about a book I’ve written.” There’s little doubt thousands of readers will be feeling that way after reading her new novel, “Faithful,” which she will be talking about on Nov. 10 at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. This Author Lunch is presented by the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild, in partnership with Warwick’s. “Faithful” is the story of Shelby, a Long Island, New York teenager whose life is changed forever after she survives a car accident which destroys her best friend’s future. The book will be published on Nov. 1. “I’d been working on ‘Faithful’ for a while, put it away to write three big historical novels but kept coming back to it because I was really interested in Shelby,” said Hoffman. “I wasn’t sure what the story was but I knew I was writing about someone who had survivor’s guilt.” Fans of Hoffman’s work know that survivorship is a recurring theme in her books and one that the author herself is quick to acknowledge. “I think it’s because of my grandparents, who came from Russia and had such a hard life – and yet they survived,” explained Hoffman. “I was always in awe of what they managed to deal with and accomplish. I’m also a breast cancer survivor and ever since then have been even more fascinated by the idea of why one person lives and one person dies. “Sometimes you don’t even know why you’ve written a book until you’re finished,” continued Hoffman. “Maybe I was feeling guilty about surviving cancer when other people close to me had not survived.” Hoffman also credits Anne Frank’s “The Diary of a Young Girl” as a major influence on her subject matter. “It was huge,” she said. “I think when
The cover of “Faithful” by Alice Hoffman you read that book at a young age, it’s so powerful. It has this incredible voice of a girl who’s so positive and so filled with life. Also, it really makes you think about the idea of who survives and who doesn’t. It’s kind of the big mystery and the big question.” Mystery is another signature of Hoffman’s writing – but more in the way of magic than thriller. “That’s from what I read growing up. I loved anything with magic. I loved fairy tales, I loved myths, I loved my grandmother’s stories and folk tales – that’s what I gravitated to,” she said. “The themes of fairy tales are so interesting psychologically and they’re actually so adult. They allow kids to subconsciously understand the deeper meaning of finding themselves and going through dangerous paths to become heroic.” Hoffman’s characters have shown their own heroism in so many different ways – some quite ordinary, others quite extraordinary – in her 25 novels, three books of short fiction and eight books for children and young adults. “I really try hard not to write from reality. I’m not that
interested in reality as either a reader or a writer,” she laughed. “Emotionally, true things do come out and I always think in some way I’m sort of writing about myself or my questions or what I’m interested in, but I don’t want to write about real people or real things. I really want to write from my imagination.” Over the past 40 years, Hoffman’s imagination has taken her readers all over the world and back and forth in time, yet one thing has remained consistent – her voice. “I had a professor who always said that every writer has a single voice and that nobody else can write like you,” she said. “And that’s true. It’s your voice. It’s like a fingerprint.” In “Faithful,” Hoffman’s voice especially comes through Shelby’s mother, a character who may physically spend more time in the background but whose love and emotional support are always very much present. “I feel very motherly toward Shelby,” admitted Hoffman. “In the end, I think I was really writing about this mother-daughter relationship. That, to me, is the heart of the book.” She went on, “I’ve been a mother and I’ve been a daughter, and I think I was a worse daughter than I was a mother. But even though we fought and, at times, didn’t even talk to each other, I always knew my mother was on my side. Always.” Hoffman believes that the things we hate our mothers for when we’re young are often the same things we admire and respect about them when we get older. Her wish for this book is that mothers and daughters will read it together to see and understand each other’s side. “I always feel like if you have one person standing by you, that’s all you really need,” she said. Hoffman will be speaking at the Author Lunch at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club on Nov. 10 at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the Rancho Santa Fe Library. For more information and to buy tickets, visit rsflibraryguild.org or call 858-756-4780.
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The San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center team: Dr. Allen Richburg, Dr. Jeff Anthony, Doreen and Dave Hall.
Pilates strengthens San Diego Sports Medicine’s program BY KAREN BILLING ave and Doreen Hall have been instrumental in making Pilates a part of the physical therapy program at San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center (SDSM) in Sorrento Valley. For 15 years, the Halls have found incredible success with their Pilates People physical therapy patients and they are excited that the larger clinic at SDSM gives them more exposure and the ability to help heal more people. San Diego Sports Medicine was founded in 1980, with care focused not only on the treatment of injuries but individualized patient education and lifestyle improvements to attain “optimal health and wellness.” Over the years, the center’s physicians have worked with athletes from the U.S. Olympic Training Center, San Diego State University, Grossmont College, U.S. National Men’s and Women’s Rugby teams, Canyon Crest Academy, Cathedral Catholic, Santa Fe Christian, Bishop’s and Torrey Pines High School, just to name a few. The Halls owned Pilates People, which for 10 years was a fixture in Torrey Hills Center before moving to Sorrento Valley. Their company was acquired by SDSM in May 2016 and they moved their entire operation into SDSM’s facility, which is three to four times bigger than where they were. “We have had a physical therapy program for many years and always like to stay current and keep up with the most effective techniques,” said Dr. Jeff Anthony, partner at San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center. “We wanted to make a change in our program and looked into Pilates as a viable adjunct to our service. We brought in Dave and Doreen, who not only do physical therapy, but also have a wealth of experience in Pilates.” Doreen is now the director of physical therapy and Dave serves as the director of Pilates and wellness. An underutilized area at the center was revamped into a Pilates studio complete with reformers, chairs and barrels. “It’s an interesting clientele and that made us really excited about the move,” Dave said
about the opportunity to work with high school, college and Olympic athletes. “They bring in a lot of young athletes and it has allowed us to tap into that group. We now offer services like high-level fitness training, injury rehabilitation and ‘heal your back’ classes for people with chronic back issues.” SDSM offers Pilates-based physical therapy for any orthopedic injury. Doreen said Pilates lends itself well to rehabilitation as the exercises are inherently therapeutic, they incorporate so many parts of the body and the movements are easily modified for different levels of abilities. “It turns physical therapy into a whole body approach,” Doreen said, noting they work to correct underlying causes of injuries to create better outcomes. “Physical Therapy and Pilates are a natural fit to help patients improve range of motion, strength and function while recovering from injury or during post-operative surgery recovery,” said Dr. Allen Richburg, San Diego Sports Medicine’s director of athletic medicine. “I have had many patients give compliments about the help they have gained from the combination of physical therapy and Pilates.” Anthony said he has heard comments especially from patients with lower back pain, who have been able to return to activities with “a renewed vigor.” “Many patients, after finishing the prescribed therapy program continue to do Pilates on their own as health maintenance and prevention,” Anthony said. “I look forward to continued success with the utilization of Pilates.” As Anthony noted, there is a full schedule of Pilates classes offered in the studio throughout the week, more information is available at pilates people.com/ physical-therapy. San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center is located at 4010 Sorrento Valley Blvd, suite 300, San Diego, 92121. For more information, call (858) 793-7860 or visit sdsm.com. – Business spotlights are developed through this newspaper’s advertising department in support of our advertisers.
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Fresh Brothers hopes to be big slice of the community BY KAREN BILLING resh Brothers Pizza opened in the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch on Oct. 26, just in time for Halloween, the biggest pizza day of the year followed by the Super Bowl. “I’m ecstatic with the way the new store in Carmel Valley has turned out. This is a neat store for us because we’re surrounded by schools,” said founder and CEO Adam Goldberg. “We’re a community pizza place so we couldn’t be better strategically located.” The Pacific Highlands Ranch store marks Fresh Brothers expansion into the San Diego region — they have 14 locations throughout Los Angeles and Orange County. After 15 years in the television entertainment industry, Goldberg and his wife Debbie opened their first Fresh Brothers in 2008. The name references where it all began for Goldberg, working in his brother Scott’s pizzeria in Indiana, learning the trade with his hands in the sauce and delivering pies. Scott Goldberg was on hand for the opening and is heavily involved in training the staff, many of whom are neighborhood students. “We take a lot of pride in
Adam and Scott Goldberg, the Fresh Brothers, at the new store in the Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch. teaching our youth how to work their first job,” Goldberg said. Goldberg said what sets Fresh Brothers apart is its high-end product — there are no additives, no preservatives and no GMOs and they are known for their excellent quality, fresh California tomatoes,
high-end mozzarella cheese and all-natural pepperoni. While they do offer deep-dish, many of their pizzas are thin-crust, with skinny and “mega-grain” options. The Fresh Kids Special features a sauce created by Goldberg’s wife Debbie that
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with special diets, Fresh Brothers offers an extensive gluten-free menu, as well as vegan options. Every effort is taken to make Fresh Brothers a safe place for those who have allergies — it is a nut-free environment. With all of their locations, Goldberg said they look to become deeply integrated into the neighborhood by sponsoring local sports teams and fundraising for local schools, churches, temples and all kinds of organizations. Fresh Brothers has wasted no time in making community connections: On Nov. 2 they hosted a “Pay What You Want” fundraiser with Ashley Falls, Sage Canyon and Carmel Del Mar schools. Families order whatever they want off the menu, select their price and 100 percent of the proceeds goes back to the school — it is typically a very successful fundraiser in all of their stores. “Giving back and getting involved with the community is hugely important to us,” Goldberg said. Fresh Brothers is located at 5950 Village Way (Carmel Valley, 92130) next to The Baked Bear. For more information, visit freshbrothers.com or call (858) 252-7000. Delivery is available within a four-and-half-mile radius.
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If I Was A Bird kids yoga studio opens in Flower Hill BY KAREN BILLING f I Was A Bird Yoga opened in Flower Hill Promenade on Nov. 1, bringing the benefits of yoga to the younger set in a unique and fun way. If I Was A Bird classes are designed for babies and toddlers to tweens, teens and families and each one-hour, 15-minute class includes a playful yoga practice, as well as an art project and a healthy snack. “Even though it is playful, they are getting a real yoga program,” said founder Tiffany Gullberg. In every class, kids stretch, breathe and work on their posture and balance, going through a steady, structured flow ending with a cool-down and peaceful relaxation. Gullberg said kids love the relaxation part of the practice, in which they get a blanket, lavender oil on their foreheads and optional massage therapy from the teacher. If I Was A Bird will celebrate the opening of the new studio with a week’s worth of free classes Nov. 7-13. Gullberg started teaching yoga at Core Power Yoga 10 years ago and, after she had her first daughter, it naturally led to practicing with children. She winged it in her first class at a daycare center. “I really loved it, I had goosebumps,” Gullberg said. “It was just really joyful and there was so much magic to it. The very first class I taught, I knew it was what I was supposed to do with my life.” Four years ago, she opened her first studio in Point Loma, and it has now grown to include one other location in San Diego, in addition to the new Flower Hill studio.
If I Was A Bird Yoga owner and founder Tiffany Gullberg with her daughters Juliet and Pearl. She has crafted a thoughtful kids yoga program that infuses fun and educational learning with mindfulness and relaxation. Kids learn about a different part of the world in every class and do a corresponding craft. As an example over the holidays, the kids will visit Plymouth Rock and the Arctic Ice. During the yoga practice set to music, children use props
like colorful scarves, parachutes, instruments and bubbles. “It’s a peaceful yoga practice with sprinkles of playful,” Gullberg said of the classes for Tots and Me (nine months to 3 years), kids ages 2-5, and kids ages 5-8. For the tweens and teens, Gullberg said yoga is a great complement for all of their daily
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activities. Classes include popular music and positive themes which help build a healthy foundation for the stressful tween/teen years. Gullberg enjoys that “magic” of kids yoga while still loving teaching adult yoga classes at Core Power — she has the earliest morning adult classes six times a week. She won’t say which she prefers best, as like any good yogi, it’s all about finding balance. “Teaching the kids is my passion,” Gullberg said, noting that she is now teaching some of her longtime adult yoga clients’ children, which has been very fun. If I Was A Bird offers a “drop-and-shop” service at Flower Hill where children can be dropped off for open art and creative play — it’s not the full signature yoga class, but it will feature some yoga movement. On weekends, the studio offers two-hour specialty workshops on different themes. Del Mar’s first workshop is a Katy Perry event on Nov. 11, followed by American Girl yoga event on Nov. 19 and a Star Wars yoga workshop on Nov. 26. Gullberg is also hosting Thanksgiving break yoga camps on Nov. 21-23 and holiday break camps in December. The studio is available for birthday parties. All of the classes also sync with classes at Flower Hill’s Core Power Yoga, so adults can drop off their kids for yoga while they take a class of their own. Those interested in If I Was A Bird’s complimentary classes Nov. 7-13 must book classes in advance by calling (858)775-2913 or emailing Tiffany@ifiwasabirdyoga.com. For schedules and more information, visit ifiwasabirdyoga.com
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Richard Lederer’s zootopia: A centennial celebraton November 14, 7:30pm
2016 marks the centennial of our San Diego Zoo, voted the best zoo in the world. In celebration of this milestone, Union-Tribune language columnist Richard Lederer will offer a history of our zoo and a caravan of animals that run and swim and jump and fly and crawl through our beastly English language.
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Pastor Jeff Gonzalez and Rick Warren at the new Saddleback at CCA.
Ready to serve New Saddleback Church opens in Carmel Valley led by former Marine BY KAREN BILLING Saddleback Church, founded by Pastor Rick and Kay Warren, launched its newest campus in San Diego on Sunday, Oct. 23. Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback and author of “The Purpose Driven Life” was there to celebrate the opening of his 17th campus that will meet weekly at Canyon Crest Academy. Everyone, no matter what their background, faith journey or need is welcome to attend Saddleback, said the San Diego campus’ Pastor Jeff Gonzalez. At the first Sunday, there were over 1,600 people in attendance between the two services inside the CCA auditorium, the outdoor service and the student ministries. “It was amazing,” Gonzalez said. “There are so many great churches in San Diego and I just feel privileged and honored that 1,600 of my neighbors decided to come out and be there for the historic launch of the newest Saddleback campus.” “Saddleback San Diego is one we’ve been wanting to do for a long time,” Warren said. “We have members who drive every week from San Diego to our other campuses…We’ve been waiting for the right pastor.” Gonzalez is a former Marine who served over 20 years in the Marine Corps and did four combat tours, two in Iraq and two in Afghanistan.
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Pastor Jeff Gonzalez with his family and Saddleback founder Rick Warren. After his first tour in Iraq, Gonzalez struggled with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder when he returned home and was troubled by the number of former military members that were committing suicide out of helplessness and desperation. “I couldn’t just stand on the sidelines and watch it happen, I had to be involved,” Gonzales said. “I felt God call me into the ministry and I didn’t even know what that looked like.” He started out in the church as a volunteer at Saddleback San Clemente and went on to lead services in Afghanistan while he was SEE CHURCH, B22
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Del Mar Heights Halloween Parade
el Mar Heights Elementary School students participated in a fun-filled Halloween Parade Oct. 31. Online: www.delmartimes.net
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Kindergarten teacher Gina Vargus, student teacher Jen Dender
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EVENT BRIEFS City of Solana Beach to host Veterans Day public ceremony The City of Solana Beach and Solana Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5431 will jointly host a Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 11, from 11 a.m. to noon at the La Colonia Community Center, 715 Valley Avenue. The event is free of charge and open to the public. A “Feathers from Heaven” doves release will occur, Camp Pendleton Young Marines will be the honor guard, and the Santa Fe Christian School Band will perform patriotic songs. Also participating in the ceremony will be Mayor David Zito and Randy Treadway, Commander for VFW Post 5431. Special guest speaker, Master Sergeant Joe W. Sturdivant, will address the community. Light refreshments will be served. Docents from the Civic and Historical Society will be on hand to conduct tours of the Historical Museum. For more information, please call the Parks and Recreation Department at 858-720-2453.
Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society Holiday Boutique is Nov. 12 The Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society’s annual holiday boutique will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the La Colonia Community Center at 715 Valley Avenue in Solana Beach. The Society’s Wednesday Craft Group is an ongoing group of members that meets and prepares for the boutique throughout the year. Handcrafted gifts, whimsies, baked goods, and Christmas décor will be featured. Refreshments will be available. This year the Craft Group will be raffling off a gorgeous quilt titled Ocean Beauty. It is currently on display at the Solana Beach Library. Raffle tickets ($5 each or 5 for $20) will be on sale at the Boutique. The drawing will be held at the Solana Beach Civic and Historical Society Holiday
Luncheon to be held on Dec. 9. You do not need to be present to win.
‘Holiday Gift Books Sale’ at Solana Beach Library Come shop for holiday gifts and support the Friends of the Solana Beach Library. The Friends will hold a “Holiday Gift Book Sale” on very gently used and new books perfect for gift giving starting Nov. 14. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily Monday -Saturday, Solana Beach Public Library, 157 Stevens Ave Solana Beach. All books very reasonably and individually priced.
DM Library hosts pet-friendly landscaping speaker Nov. 11 Del Mar Library will host San Diego Master Gardener Judy Macomber on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 1:30 p.m. Learn how to create a yard that your pets will love. Topics discussed include types of plants to avoid planting, plants your pets will love; why dogs dig; and natural pest controls safe for pets. The Del Mar Branch Library is located at 1309 Camino Del Mar. For more information, call the library at (858) 755-1666. For information about San Diego County Library and other events, visit www.sdcl.org.
Signing storytime at Solana Beach Library Nov. 7 Join the Solana Beach Library for a special day of sign-language storytime on Monday, Nov. 7, at the Solana Beach Library, 157 Stevens Ave. Toddler and preschool storytime is 10 a.m.; baby time is 11 a.m. A representative from Dawn Sign Press will lead the program, offering fun and basic signs you can use with your little ones.
West Coast Tennis Pro-Am to be held Nov. 6 The USTA Foundation will hold a unique West Coast Tennis Pro-Am where Southern California players will have a chance to play with the stars. The all-day event will take place on Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Del Mar Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe and will conclude with an evening dinner. USTA Foundation Chairman and former world No. 4 James Blake will serve as the host of the event. For more details, visit www.westcoastproam.com
DM Rady Auxiliary Holiday Boutique benefit is Nov. 10 Shop for a cause – Holiday Boutique takes place on Thursday, Nov. 10 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club hosted by the Del Mar Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary Shop and cheer on the holiday madness with your friends while benefiting a great cause. Join in the fun and shopping with the ladies of the Del Mar Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary RCHA. Their favorite vendors will be offering chic apparel and accessories, handbags, jewelry, tastes and treats, and more, with a no-host bar available while you shop. Net proceeds benefit the RCHA Endowment for Neuroscience at the Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine, and all shoppers are encouraged to bring friends to help support this worthwhile cause. The Auxiliary is an all-volunteer organization whose mission is to support children through advocacy, community awareness, and fundraising. The Holiday Boutique will be open from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, 15150 San Dieguito Road, Rancho Santa Fe.
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Danny Dog at Mint Studio Nov. 11 Meet Danny, the subject of the award-winning children’s book Danny Dog (www.dannyrescuedog.com), and hear his story during Friday Date Night at the all-new Mint Studio on Nov. 11 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Bring the kids to meet the lovable rescue dog and learn about his journey and the power of second chances. Each child registered for the event will receive a personalized, author-signed copy of Danny Dog, winner of the 2015 Family Choice Award which recognizes the best in children’s and parenting products. Kids will also have a chance to work on a fun art project relating to the book. Located at 5965 Village Way in the Pacific Highlands Ranch Village Center, Mint Studio is Carmel Valley’s newest gathering space and creativity studio where people of all ages can come to classes, workshops, DIY projects, and events. To register for the Danny Dog event on Nov. 11, visit www.mintstudioSD.com and register under Kids Programs (Date Nights).
One Book for Kids Event is Nov. 9 at CV Library In celebration of One Book, One San Diego’s 10th Anniversary, join KPBS and the San Diego Public Library at the Carmel Valley Branch for a special One Book for Kids Event with 2014 featured author Dorina K. Lazo Gilmore, who wrote Cora Cooks Pancit, on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Copies of the book will be for sale and signed by the author. Recommended for children in grades K-2. Open to all. RSVP encouraged. RSVP at www.kpbs.org/pancit. The Carmel Valley Branch Library is located at 3919
Townsgate Dr., 92130. For more information, call (858) 552-1668.
Next Friends of Jung lecture is Nov. 11 San Diego Friends of Jung will hold its next lecture Friday, Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. at The Winston School in Del Mar. Gary s. Bobroff, M.A., will speak on "Archetypal Nature." Toni Wolff, the Swiss analyst and close colleague of Jung, revealed a pair of binary oppositions in the psyche. "Archetypal Nature" program is a modernization of her system for men and women. An international speaker, author and workshop leader, Broboff presents in a visual, accessible and engaging form. He has an undergraduate degree in philosophy from the University of British Columbia, Canada, and an M.A. in psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. You can follow his in-depth Jungian writing on modern questions at www.gsbobroff.com. The Winston School is located at 215 9th Street, Del Mar; (858) 259-8155, cost $20 non-members. A Saturday workshop will be held Nov. 12, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. at Mueller College, 4607 Park Blvd, San Diego, 92116, 619-291-9811. Cost $60 non-members, www.jungsandiego.org.
The Good Earth/Great Chefs event is Nov. 6 Five years after launching the Good Earth/Great Chefs book signing series that has become a pilgrimage for Southern California foodies, 2014 James Beard Outstanding Chef Nancy Silverton returns to celebrate her new book, Mozza at Home. The event will be held Sunday, Nov. 6, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at China Farm (6123 Calzada del Bosque, Rancho Santa Fe, 92067).
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In addition, Box Canyon band will be performing their bluegrass music. Copies of Mozza At Home will be sold at the event, along with many other items; the authors will only sign books purchased at the event. Visit www.goodearthgreatchefs.com.
Champion fiddler Mari Black to perform benefit concert Multi-style violinist and champion fiddler Mari Black will perform a benefit concert for Women’s Empowerment International (WE) on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7:15 p.m. at the North Coast Repertory Theater. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with a wine and appetizer reception. Tickets are $30; interested readers can register online at www.womenempowerment.org The theater is located at 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive Suite D, Solana Beach, CA 92075 The concert is a benefit for Women’s Empowerment International, a San Diego-based nonprofit organization that provides small, repayable business loans and services to poor women around the world. Together with their partners, they are lifting women and families out of poverty and enabling them to live better lives with brighter futures.
‘Film Noir UnScripted’at NC Rep Nov. 7 North Coast Rep Theatre in Solana Beach presents ‘Film Noir UnScripted’ Nov.7 at 7:30 p.m. The dark and seedy underbelly of Southern California in the 1940s and ‘50s is the setting for Film Noir UnScripted. Join Impro Theatre for a night of shadowy tales featuring villains, dangerous dames and a trench-coated detective, all performed without a clue – except for your suggestions. Inspired by such authors as James M. Cain, Dashiell Hammett and La Jolla’s SEE EVENTS, B22
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Dr. Curtis Chan is holding 8th Annual Great Halloween Candy Buy Back
r. Curtis Chan is smiling with great expectations for his 8th annual Great Halloween Candy Buy Back. The Buy Back helps local children unload the Halloween candy they don’t need for a good cause. The candy is donated to troops overseas and children are given $1 per pound (up to 5 lbs). Last year the drive was a big success collecting over 7,389 pounds of candy, 327 Beanie Babies and 2,946 cards and letters for the troops. This year the Buy Back is expected to reach over 10,000 pounds (5 tons) with several local schools collecting candy and donations from local grocery stores and businesses. The Buy Back will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10, between 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Dr. Chan’s dental office located at 12835 Pointe Del Mar
Way, Suite #3 in Del Mar. Children must be present and must have or make a card for the troops in order to receive their cash. Each child will leave with a free toothbrush kit to brush away any damage from the Halloween candy they kept and a bag full of great prizes. Dr. Chan encourages every one of all ages and local businesses to donate leftover candy for this great military outreach event. You will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win an iPad mini, a professional teeth whitening and other great prizes. Candy donations will be accepted all week following Halloween during normal business hours: Monday and Tuesday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Wednesday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., Thursday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. For more information or questions, call (858) 481-9090 or visit www.CurtisChanDDS.com
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Solana Beach celebrates ‘Dia de los Muertos’
he Solana Beach “Dia de los Muertos” - Day of the Dead community event took place Oct. 30 at La Colonia Park in Solana Beach. The event offered many exciting cultural opportunities for the whole family. Highlighting the entertainment stage schedule was the festive sounds of Mariachi Del Mar, followed by The Calphonics,
Santana Ways and Ballet Folklorico dance groups. The event also included traditional and colorful Mexican and Indigenous heritage performances; a free viewing of the Pixar film “The Book of Life”; a Catrina costume contest; decorative sugar skulls craft booth; oldies car show; and kids’ games, great food and beverages. Online: www.delmartimes.net
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Musicians to perform French music at CV Library family concert
ovember’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in the library’s community room. Elena Yarritu, flute, and Katherine Dvoksin, piano, will present a program of French music “mostly” from the turn of the century. François Devienne, Paul Taffanel, Philippe Gaubert, Cécile Chaminade and Philippe Hurel are among the composers featured. Yarritu serves as the Artistic Director of the Carmel Valley Family Concert Series. She teaches locally and has taught internationally in the Czech Republic and in Seoul, South Korea. In the summers, she serves on faculty of the Idyllwild Summer Arts programs.
She performs principal flute in the La Jolla Symphony & Chorus and has two highly regarded CDs on the MSR Classics Label. Dvoskin teaches and performs in San Diego. Elena She received her Yarritu education at the Moscow State College of Music and Maimonid State Academy of Classical Art having studied with Victor Derevianko. She has concertized throughout Russia, Siberia, Armenia, Lithuania, Israel and the United States. The library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For more information, call (858) 552-1668.
Support Easterseals’ ‘Bob Hope Veterans Support Program’ on your next trip to Vons or Pavilions In honor of Veterans Day, from Nov. 4 through Nov. 13, Vons and Pavilions stores will be raising money through The Vons Foundation to benefit Easterseals Southern California’s Bob Hope Veterans Support Program, which provides local, one-on-one employment support to veterans transitioning out of the military to civilian work. “We have seen tremendous results from our program’s one-on-one, custom support format in just the two-and-a-half years since we began offering this service,” said John Funk, director of Bob Hope Veterans Support Program, Easterseals Southern California. “Support from The Vons Foundation has been crucial in our program’s success at placing local veterans into civilian employment,” he added. Vons and Pavilions shoppers can make a donation at all store locations via the pin pad at the register. Donations go to this unique Easterseals service that offers individual support to help veterans transition out of the military to a civilian job. Easterseals Bob Hope Veterans
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Flour Power: Fall Baking Primer – Part 2
rior to the Neolithic period, humans had a steady diet of meat, wild game, seeds, nuts, berries and vegetables, while wheat and other grains containing gluten weren’t cultivated until 9500 B.C. Relative newbies on the evolutionary food block, grains were foreign to the cave dweller gut, and anthropologists surmised that the primal intestines did not have time to adapt the mechanism for digesting this new food group. Consequently, some people ‘til this day have difficulty breaking down wheat into individual amino acids, reeking havoc on their compromised intestines. Let’s continue last week’s baking lesson with some more darlings of the gluten-free flour line-up, not only for Celiacs and those sensitive to the protein found in some common grains and their hybrids, but the rest of us, too, who like to experiment with different flavors, textures, and aromas in our autumn baking repertoires.
Coarse and grainy, hearty cornmeal with a golden hue adds a chewy bite and sweet taste to breads, muffins, polentas, and dumplings. Cook’s tip – dust pizza pans and baking sheets to prevent sticking along with adding an extra layer of flavor and crunch to the dish.
Hemp, the new soy, is popping up everywhere from milk drinks to trail mixes, and now in flour form from the mild-mannered, nutty-flavored ground seeds. Perishable, this flour needs to be refrigerated. When using sweet and hearty flour ground from oats, make sure it is certified non-gluten. Even still the presence of the protein avenin might trigger sensitivities. Oat flour adds a chewy nuttiness to quick breads, cookies, muffins and assorted cakes. Like hemp, oat flour has a short shelf life, so refrigerate to prevent it from turning rancid. Potato flour is heavy in texture with a strong, distinct spud flavor, which lends itself well to dumplings, biscuits, pot pie crusts, and other savory recipes. While the lighter, finer textured potato starch with a delicate flavor is best suited as a thickener for gravies and sauces, along with a leavening agent for assorted baked goods. The starch has a much longer shelf life than its flour counterpart. Flour made from seeds of the Incan mother grain quinoa adds a vegetarian protein oomph, and nutty richness to cookies, muffins, quick breads and pancake batters. High fiber coconut flour ground from the “meat” of the coconut after the fat has
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Solana Ranch School hosts special Red Ribbon Week event
fficials from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and firefighters spoke at Solana Ranch Elementary School Oct. 26 during Red Ribbon Week. Red Ribbon Week is a “national campaign promoting drug, alcohol, and tobacco abuse prevention and awareness in schools and communities. It is the oldest and largest drug
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Del Mar Hills Reflections Showcase
el Mar Hills Academy hosted a Reflections Showcase Oct. 25. This event showcases all of its students’ entries into this year’s Reflections Program. The theme of this year’s program was “What’s Your Story?”The Reflections Arts Recognition Program is a national arts recognition and achievement program for students. To get involved, students submit an original piece, inspired by the annual theme, for their school’s Reflections Program in the areas of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts. Online: www.delmartimes.net
Holly, Maya, Portia with her Zoeperrytrope project
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Geoff and PTA Reflections chair Marisa Criqui with Tate and Jasmine
Principal Julie Lerner and SurfRiders
Music performance by Vishaala
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Neta and mom Kalli Sanchez
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Student creativity was on display
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Earl Warren Zombie Fun Run
arl Warren Middle School Associated Student Body held the 2nd annual Zombie Fun Run fundraiser Oct. 31 at the school. The event is a Halloween themed Jog-a-thon with a live DJ, inflatable obstacles, and spooky decorations and prizes. The event promotes a healthy and safe environment through a fundraiser that is student led. One-hundred percent of the profits donated through the Zombie Fun Run will go back to students in the form of student activities and culture-building events. Online: www.delmartimes.net.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-026041 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Bob’s Barber Shop b. Royal Shaving Parlor Located at: 207 N. Hwy.101, Solana Beach, CA 92075, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 116 Quail Gardens Dr., #108, Encinitas, CA 92024. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Dino Masouris, 116 Quail Gardens Dr., #108, Encinitas, CA 92024. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/05/2016. Dino Masouris. CV912. Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 2016.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-026847 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Sampling Ambrosia Located at: 339 South Granados Ave., Solana Beach, CA 92075, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 339 South Granados Ave., Solana Beach, CA 92075. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Karlin Bergum, 339 South Granados Ave., Solana Beach, CA 92075. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/14/2016. Karlin Bergum. DM1678. Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-027367 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Murray’s Motors Located at: 444 South Cedros Avenue, #195, Solana Beach, CA 92075, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Guyman Family Homes and Rentals, LLC., 145 South Granados Avenue, Solana Beach, CA 92075, California. This business is conducted by: a Limited Liability Company. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/20/2016. Kimberly Myers Phillips, Managing Member. CV922. Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-027236 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. The Loan Source Located at: 224 S. Ditmar Street, #2D, Oceanside, CA 92054, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 224 S. Ditmar Street, #2D, Oceanside, CA 92054. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Dale E. Tillman, 224 S. Ditmar Street, #2D, Oceanside, CA 92054. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business was 09/16/2016. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/19/2016. Dale E. Tillman. CV923. Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-027715 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Elixir Local & Organic Juice & Food Located at: 1446 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Elixir Local & Organic Juice & Food Co., 1446 Camino Del Mar, Del Mar, CA 92014, California. This business is conducted by: a Corporation. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/25/2016. Randy A. Gruber, President. DM1680. Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2016.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-025339 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Big Dog Custom Bartending Located at: 2658 Del Mar Heights Rd., Ste 220, Del Mar, CA 92014, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. (Tara) Brianne Sweeney, 12580 Carmel Creek Rd., #48, San Diego, CA 92130. b. Richard Huffman, 12580 Carmel Creek Rd., #48, San Diego, CA 92130. This business is conducted by: a Married Couple. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 09/27/2016. Brianne Sweeney. CV917. Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-025594 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Peach Florals Located at: 5965 Village Way, #105, San Diego, CA 92130, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 3187 Ashford St., Apt P, San Diego, CA 92111. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Alicia Arango, 3187 Ashford St., apt. P, San Diego, CA 92111. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 09/29/2016. Alicia Arango. CV918. Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-026638 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Dental Fundamentals Continuing Education b. Dental Fundamentals C E Located at: 5174 Biltmore St., San Diego, CA 92117, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Janet Simpson, 5174 Biltmore St., San Diego, CA 92117. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business was 01/26/016. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/12/2016. Janet T. Simpson. CV920. Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 2016.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-027386 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Unitryb Located at: 153 12th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014, San Diego County. Mailing Address: 153 12th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Bryan Grismer, 153 12th Street, Del Mar, CA 92014. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/20/2016. Bryan Grismer. DM1674. Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 2016
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-027931 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Talent Sculpt Located at: 7964 Arjons Drive, H207, San Diego, CA 92126, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Charles Read, 12757 Seabreeze Farms Drive, #7, San Diego, CA 92130. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/27/2016. Charles Read. CV926. Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2016.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-026314 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Go Acupuncture Located at: 6540 Lusk Blvd., C265, San Diego, CA 92121, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Anthony Lung, 5236 Sanddollar Ct., San Diego, CA 92130. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business was 09/01/2012. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/07/2016. Anthony Lung, Owner. CV914. Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 2016.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-025128 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Facial Rejuvenation & Allergies Located at: 7770 Regents Rd., Suite 113-248, San Diego, CA 92122, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Jafar Farnam, 8775 Costa Verde Blvd., #802, San Diego, CA 92122. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business was 09/23/2016. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 09/23/2016. Jafar Farnam. CV916. Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 2016.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-027262 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. ICW Group Assets, Inc. Located at: 11455 El Camino Real, Ste. 140, San Diego, CA 92130, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. American Assets, Inc., 11455 El Camino Real, #140, San Diego, CA 92130, California. This business is conducted by: a Corporation. The first day of business was 10/15/2016. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/19/2016. Ernest Rady, President. CV925. Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2016.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-026576 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Paschall Design Located at: 13043 Alora Point, San Diego, CA 92130, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Sarah Paschall, 13043 Alora Point, San Diego, CA 92130. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business was 09/17/2016. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/12/2016. Sarah Paschall. CV919. Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 2016.
FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-026399 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. The Lux Spa Located at: 2458 4th Ave., San Diego, CA 92101, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Suxia Xu, 68 Roosevelt, Irvine, CA 92620. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/10/2016. Su Xia Xu. CV921. Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 2016.
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FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-027212 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. KINGA Kids b. The Mindful Menu Located at: 7040 Avenida Encinas, Suite #104-301, Carlsbad, CA 92011, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. KINGA, Inc., 7040 Avenida Encinas, Suite #104-301, Carlsbad, CA 92011, California. This business is conducted by: a Corporation. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/19/2016. Elizabeth Wainwright Alkhas, Chief Executive Officer. DM1681. Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2016. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-024844 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Mecca Date Farm Located at: 7713 Lake Adlon Dr., San Diego, CA 92119, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Eddie S. Lopez, 7713 Lake Adlon Dr., San Diego, CA 92119. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business was 01/01/2003. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 09/21/2016. Eddie Lopez. DM1666. Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 2016. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-027016 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. 7 Days Repair Located at: 12230 Brassica St., San Diego, CA 92129, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Gleb Khvostov, 12230 Brassica St., San Diego, CA 92129. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/17/2016. Gleb Khvostov. DM1673. Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-027396 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Pro365 Plumbing Located at: 5425 Oberlin Dr., Ste. 208, Sorrento Valley, CA 92121, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Robert Emory, 9766 Lorraine Way, #102, Santee, CA 92071. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business was 08/10/2016. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/21/2016. Robert Emory. DM1677. Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10, 17, 2016 FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-026870 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. Yupeng Yan Located at: 5769 Cornflower Trail, San Diego, CA 92130, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Yupeng Yan, 5769 Cornflower Trail, San Diego, CA 92130. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business was 10/01/2016. This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/14/2016. Yupeng Yan. CV924. Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2016. FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAME STATEMENT File No.: 2016-026022 Fictitious Business Name(s): a. SparkEd Academy Located at: 10540 Bannister Way, San Diego, CA 92126, San Diego County. Registered Owners Name(s): a. Stephen Park, 10540 Bannister Way, San Diego, CA 92126. This business is conducted by: an Individual. The first day of business has not yet started . This statement was filed with Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., Recorder / County Clerk of San Diego County on 10/05/2016. Stephen Park. DM1682. Nov. 3, 10, 17, 24, 2016.
CITY OF DEL MAR Design Review Board Agenda Del Mar (Temporary) Council Chambers 2010 Jimmy Durante Boulevard Suite #100 Start Time: 6:00PM, Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 ROLL CALL, APPROVAL OF MINUTES, UPDATE, HEARING FROM THE AUDIENCE ON ITEMS NOT LISTED ON THE AGENDA, DESIGN REVIEW BOARD/STAFF DISCUSSION (NonApplication Items) 1) 2017 DRB Meeting Calendar Acceptance. 2) Update from the Ad Hoc Development Review Process Citizens’ Advisory Committee; DISCUSSION AND BRIEFING (Application Items), CONSENT CALENDAR,NEW APPLICATION(S): ITEM 1 DRB16-030 CDP16-019 LC16-012 APN: 300-072-16 Location: 1206 Stratford Court Applicant/Owner: Brandin Cooks Applicant Agent: Scott Huntsman, Hayer Architecture Zone: R2 Environmental Status: Exempt Contact Person: Jean Crutchfield, Associate Planner Description: A request for Design Review, Coastal Development and Land Conservation Permits to demolish a one-story, single-family residence and detached accessory structure and construct a replacement, single-family residence over basement and tuck under garage with associated grading, landscape, hardscape and site improvements. *The project is located within the Coastal Commission’s Appeal Jurisdiction. ITEM 2 DRB16-037 APN: 300-143-05 Location: 1210 Crest Road Applicant/Owner: The Harper Family Trust Applicant Agent: Joyce Riggen (Kim Grant Design, Inc.) Zone: R1-10 Environmental Status: Categorically Exempt per Section 15301 (e) (Class 1 – Existing Facilities) Contact Person: Evan Langan, AICP, Associate Planner Description: A request for Design Review Permit DRB16-037 to allow the addition of 888 square feet of floor area in the form of an expanded family room, kitchen, covered terrace and view porch, at an existing, singlestory, single-family dwelling. ITEM 3 DRB16-041 APN: 300-390-18 Location: 1253 Luneta Drive Owner: Robert Sunquist Zone: R1-10 Environmental Status: Exempt Contact Person: Breann Guzman, Assistant Planner Description: A request for Design Review to install a secondstory patio cover on the west side of an existing single-family residence. ADJOURNMENT drb2016.11.16. DM1679 11/3/16. SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO 220 West Broadway San Diego, CA 92101 PETITIONER(S): SUTAO, CHUNGLUNG AMY HSIEH on behalf of a minor CHUN CHE TAO for a change of name ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR A CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 37-2016-00035157-CU-PT-CTL TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS PETITION OF: SU TAO, CHUNGLUNG AMY HSIEH filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Present Name : CHUN CHE TAO to Proposed Name: ETHAN CHUNCHE TAO. THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: DEC. 02, 2016 Time: 9:30am Dept: 46. The address of the court is: 220 West Broadway, San Diego, CA 92101 A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once
shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Carmel Valley News Date: 10/07/2016 JEFFREY B. BARTON Judge of the Superior Court CV915. Oct. 13, 20, 27, Nov. 3, 2016. SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO 325 S. Melrose Vista, CA 92081 PETITION OF: RYAN ALLVIN WIGGINS for change of name. ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE FOR A CHANGE OF NAME CASE NUMBER: 37-2016-00034278-CU-PT-NC TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS Petitioner(S): RYAN ALLVIN WIGGINS filed a petition with this court for a decree changing names as follows: a. Present Name : RYAN ALLVIN WIGGINS to Proposed Name: RYAN WIGGINS WOLFE THE COURT ORDERS that all persons interested in this matter appear before this court at the hearing indicated below to show cause, if any, why the petition for change of name should not be granted. Any person objecting to the name changes described above must file a written objection that includes the reasons for the objection at least two days before the matter is
at least two days before the matter is scheduled to be heard and must appear at the hearing to show cause why the petition should not be granted. If no written objection is timely filed, the court may grant the petition without a hearing. NOTICE OF HEARING Date: Nov. 22, 2016 Time: 8:30am Dept: 26 The address of the court is: 325 S. Melrose Vista, CA 92081. A copy of this Order to Show Cause shall be published at least once each week for four successive weeks prior to the date set for hearing on the petition in the following newspaper of general circulation, printed in this county: Del Mar Times Date: Sept. 30, 2016 William S. Dato Judge of the Superior Court DM1665. Oct. 20, 27, Nov. 3, 10, 2016
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(L-R) Riley Edwards, Tate Keeney, Jean Silverwood, Diane McCallum, Malin Burnham, Brandi Wolchko, Beth Saunders, Sheridan Spain and Olivia Scafidi.
Malin Burnham ‘Makes Waves’ at National Charity League San Diego Del Norte Chapter meeting Malin Burnham, author of the newly released book “Community Before Self, Seventy Years of Making Waves,” addressed over 200 members of the San Diego Del Norte Chapter of National Charity League, Inc. (NCL, Inc.) at their Chapter meeting on Oct.9 at the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club. Burnham encouraged the audience with an inspirational message about living a life filled with purposeful giving and integrity. “We were thrilled to hear from Mr. Burnham who echos our theme of ‘Making Waves’ in the community by giving time and effort to improve the lives of others,” said Anne Woolson, president San Diego Del Norte NCL. “It was an honor for him to inspire the mothers and daughters of our Chapter who have committed to a six-year program of serving a variety of philanthropies in our community to do just that.” “It was a pleasure sharing what I have learned over the years with these teams of dedicated mothers and daughters,” said Burnham. “The impact of their commitment to put ‘Community Before Self’ will surely serve to enhance the lives of those in San Diego for years to come.” The San Diego Del Norte Chapter officially supports 26 philanthropies and consistently logs more than 9,000 hours of community service hours each year — 75 percent of these hours are served onsite as mother-daughter teams. Burnham is a notable successful businessman, sailor and philanthropist. His charitable and civic involvements include: The Malin Burnham Center for Civic Engagement, the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and the Burnham-Moores Center for Real Estate. Burnham is a former Trustee of Stanford University and President of America’s Cup Organizing Committee. National Charity League, Inc. (NCL, Inc.) is a non-profit national organization of mothers and daughters who join together in community involvement within local chapters throughout the United States. Its goal is to foster a sense of community responsibility and strengthen the mother-daughter relationship. Daughters participate in a six-year program of philanthropic work, educational activities and cultural events. For more information, visit nclsandiegodelnorte.org.
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EVENT BRIEFS (CONTINUED) FROM EVENTS, B10 own Raymond Chandler, Impro Theatre cuts to the funny bone in this hard-boiled, completely improvised evening of seduction and murder. For tickets and more information, visit www.northcoastrep.org.
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial Ceremony is Nov. 11 Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial Ceremony on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, will honor Ted Williams, World War II and Korean War pilot and Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame baseball player. The event will be held from 2-3 p.m. at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, 6905 La Jolla Scenic Drive South, La Jolla, 92037. The Memorial continues its mission of honoring veterans who have proudly served to help preserve the freedoms Americans enjoy. For more information, visit www.soledadmemorial.com.
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‘Long-term Care’ Strategies Workshop at Del Mar Library Nov. 15 Del Mar Library and Del Mar Community Connections will co-host “Long-term Care Strategies,” a workshop, led by Clare Truong, Associate with Thrivent Financial, specializing in long-term care strategies. The workshop will take place at the library on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 1:30 p.m. This one-hour workshop explores funding options for long-term care, including social programs and insurance, to help you design a thoughtful and personalized strategy to be prepared emotionally, physically, and financially for long-term care. The Del Mar Branch Library is located at 1309 Camino Del Mar. For more information, call the library at (858) 755-1666. For information about San Diego County Library and other events, visit www.sdcl.org.
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Class of 2019 at Del Mar Beach: Top row (L-R): Amanda Arnett, Skylar Bonanno, Morgan Puglisi, Bella Ashline, Ashlie Hill, Nina Fazio, Audree Davis, Rhian Bristol, Leah Coffin, Nadia Forougi, Kirra Fazio, Keely McCallum: Bottom row (L-R): Grace Cooper, Gabby Cutri, Kate Woolson, Grace Downey, Rachel Waite, Karla Banning, Gaby Dale, Nicole Baglio, Maggie Brady, Ally Wolchko, Drew Hemerick, Kate Nielander. Not pictured: Darya Daneshmand, Riley Sullivan and Lily Villasenor.
NCL Del Norte Chapter prepares for fashion show, luncheon
ational Charity League - SD Del Norte Chapter's 2019 Ticktockers are preparing for their Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon, to be held Nov. 6. National Charity League, Inc. (NCL, Inc.) is a national nonprofit organization comprised of mother and
Laughing Pony Rescue to host concert In the spirit of Veterans Day, Laughing Pony Rescue, Inc., is hosting a concert Sunday, Nov. 6, from 4-7 p.m. at Goat Hill Park in Oceanside to honor and support those who protect and serve this country – the members of the military, police and firefighters. Alex Woodard will be performing songs from his critically-acclaimed book and album series “For The Sender,” which was crafted from letters written by fans that are a true-life
testament to life, love and healing. The evening would not be complete without a demonstration from Leisa Tilley- Grajek and her K9 Guardians, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to raise and train German Shepherds as service dogs for the purpose of providing them to veterans of foreign or domestic wars that suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injury and other service related disabilities. The
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daughter members in chapters across the United States. The mission of the NCL is “to foster mother-daughter relationships in a philanthropic organization committed to community service, leadership development and cultural experiences.”
deployed — he wanted to give back and share what had helped him and his family. “It felt good serving others,” Gonzalez said. A father of four children, including a son with cerebral palsy, Gonzalez credits his “super hero” wife Christine for holding it all together throughout his deployments. After his second tour in Afghanistan, Gonzalez finished his degree, retired from active duty and was hired to lead the outreach ministry at Southwest Church in the Coachella Valley. He said he has a real heart for working in the community, meeting the needs of the hopeless and people who don’t have a voice. He served at Southwest Church for three years before Warren came calling about Gonzalez helping him fulfill a longtime dream of opening a church in San Diego. “I said ‘Me? I’m just a regular guy’ and he said ‘Exactly. You are.’ I told him I would be honored to be the pastor of a neighborhood, family church,” Gonzalez said.
concert is free to all members of the military, police and fire departments and their families. Concert tickets are available to all other community members for a $10 donation at the entrance. Donations made by Nothing Bundt Cakes in Del Mar. Goat Hill Park is located at 2323 Goat Hill Drive, Oceanside. For more information, please contact Kathy Szeyller at kathys@laughingpony rescue.com.
The Saddleback service includes a “multi-site” concept. Every Sunday, Warren’s teaching is streamed from the main campus in Lake Forest to all 17 campuses and to at-home online worshippers around the world. Gonzalez leads Carmel Valley’s program that aims to give people purpose and provide positive and inspiring messages. The service also includes live, contemporary music and attendees have the option to sit either inside or outside. Gonzalez said that he is very grateful for the cooperation of the Canyon Crest Academy administration and CCA Foundation and hopes that they can develop a strong partnership. “We want the best for our community and our kids,” Gonzalez said. “We aren’t just tenants…We are Carmel Valley.” Saddleback Church San Diego’s Sunday service times are 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. at Canyon Crest Academy, 5951 Village Center Loop Road, (Carmel Valley) 92130. Student ministries are only provided at the 11 a.m. service. For more information, visit saddleback.com/sandiego.
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A house in the Cielo Carmel community.
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Affirmed Housing Celebrates the Grand Opening of Cielo Carmel
ffirmed Housing recently announced the grand opening of Cielo Carmel, located at 6050 Camino San Fermin in Carmel Valley (San Diego, 92130). Cielo Carmel is the inclusionary component of R&V Management’s Avino Apartments in Pacific Highlands Ranch, a master planned community in Carmel Valley. Cielo Carmel was designed to maximize efficiency, amenities, and affordability, making it one of Carmel Valley’s premier family communities. Cielo Carmel features 197 homes for households earning 50-60 percent of the Area Median Income. There are 34 one-bedroom, 97 two-bedroom, and 66 three-bedroom homes, offered in 17 two-story, townhome-style buildings. The community also features over 1,800 square feet of interior common space, including a community building with a large kitchen, a TV lounge, and a business center. Additional amenities include a pool, laundry facilities, BBQs, a tot lot, a dog run and on-site management. There is ample parking, with most units offering private garages. Cielo Carmel features water-smart landscaping and a photovoltaic solar array to offset common area energy usage. The community was designed by Humphreys & Partners
Architects, built by Wermers Multifamily, with civil engineering by Latitude 33 Planning & Engineering, and landscape design by Alhambra Group. James Silverwood, president of Affirmed Housing, states, “Cielo Carmel promises to be one of our most successful developments. Our first inclusionary community, we are proud to offer high quality, affordable housing in a prominent community with highly ranked schools, within close proximity to numerous amenities. These affordable homes are a welcome new asset to this amenity-rich area.” Headquartered in San Diego, Affirmed Housing is dedicated to improving and sustaining the viability of California through the development of affordable housing. The company aims to enhance communities and our environment by building dynamic, professionally-managed, high-quality, green multifamily housing. Areas of expertise include site selection, engineering, architecture, construction, relocation, and marketing. Affirmed also has extensive knowledge in public finance, low-income housing tax credits, and tax-exempt bond financing. For more information, visit www.affirmedhousing.com.
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7030 Via Agave Dan Conway, Paciﬁc Sotheby’s International Realty
Sat & Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858 243-5278
$1,289,000 4BD / 3 BA
14326 Calle Andalucia Suzanna Gavranian, Coldwell Banker
$1,799,000 5BD / 4 BA
13211 Seagrove Sue Carr, Berkshire Hathaway
$2,444,000 5BD / 6 BA
8238 Run Of The Knolls Eileen Anderson, Willis Allen Real Estate
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-245-9851
$2,699,999 3BD / 5 BA
14668 Encendido Eileen Anderson, Willis Allen Real Estate
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-245-9851
$4,100,000 5BD / 6.5 BA
7033 Las Colinas Heather Manion, Willis Allen Real Estate Rancho Santa Fe
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-354-6606
$1,149,000 2BD / 2.5 BA
1053 Clipper Court Sat 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Helen Nusinow, BHHS/Host: H. Nusinow (Sat); M. Nash (Sun) 858-414-3096
$1,159,000 3BD / 2 BA
14074 Mango Drive Sat 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Csilla Crouch, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices 858-245-6793
Sat 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-342-7200 Sat & Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-353-3242
$2,199,000-$2,379,000 787 Avocado Court 4BD / 5 BA Shannon Biszantz, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 619-417-4655
$3,995,000 5BD / 5 BA
2255 El Amigo Road Adam Foley, Willis Allen R.E.
Sat 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-735-7843
$3,995,000 4BD / 3.5 BA
209 Torrey Pines Terrace Jean Logan, Berkshire Hathaway
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-442-0499
$5,295,000 4BD / 3 BA
128 9th Street Brett Combs, P.S. Platinum Properties
Sat 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-583-4714
RANCHO SANTA FE $1,295,000 4BD / 2.5 BA
14238 Via Grandar – Senterra Jean Logan, Berkshire Hathaway
Sat & Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-442-0499
$1,975,000-$2,075,000 14028 Rancho Santa Fe Lakes Dr. 4BD / 4.5 BA Mariane Abbott, Paciﬁc Sotheby’s International Realty
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 619-301-2452
$2,375,000-$2,425,000 8224 Caminito Santaluz West – Santaluz 4BD / 4.5 BA Gloria Shepard & Kathy Lysaught, Coldwell Banker RSF
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 619-417-5564
$2,444,000 5BD / 6 BA
8238 Run Of The Knolls Eileen Anderson, Willis Allen Real Estate
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-245-9851
$2,495,000 5BD / 5 BA
5424 El Cielito Erica Peterson, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Sun 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 858-395-4981
$2,699,999 3BD / 5 BA
14668 Encendido Eileen Anderson, Willis Allen Real Estate
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-245-9851
Holiday Glass Fusing workshop offered at Del Mar Art Center Gallery
$2,895,000 4BD / 4.5BA
17206 El Caporal Sun 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Linda Lederer Bernstein, Paciﬁc Sotheby’s International Realty 619-884-8379
$2,999,500 4BD / 4.5 BA
7827 Sendero Angelica Gloria Shepard & Kathy Lysaught, Coldwell Banker RSF
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 619-417-5564
$4,100,000 8BD / 7.5 BA
17615 Via de Fortuna Cecilia G Zavala, BHHS CAL
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-699-6646
$4,100,000 5BD / 6.5 BA
7033 Las Colinas Heather Manion, Willis Allen Real Estate
Sun 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. 858-354-6606
Holiday Glass ornaments in order to get a Fusing workshop general idea of the process. by Libbie These classes fill up quickly McMahon will be held at so please sign up early. the Del Mar Art Center McMahon has been Nov. 7 and Nov. 14, from 9 designing and creating a.m.-4 p.m.. stained and fused glass art This is a very brief for over 30 years. She is introduction to glass certified in both and has fusing while allowing the been teaching for the past students to experience the 5 `years. She currently fun of making holiday displays her pieces in three
local galleries as well as one in Hawaii. Please allow at least three – four hours for your projects. You will not need to be there all day. Must be 18 years old to participate. Cost: $100 each session. Del Mar Art Center Gallery, 1555 Camino Del Mar, #314, Del Mar, 92014; (858) 481-1678.
SOLANA BEACH $2,099,000 3BD / 2.5 BA
164 Solana Point Circle Sat 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., Sun 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jennifer Anderson, Willis Allen Real Estate 858-524-3077
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