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COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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ELECTION DAY

NOV. 9 FREE FAMILY MUSIC PRESENTS Flute in Tango with Elena Yarritu 7 – 7:45 p.m. | Carmel Valley Library www.carmelvalleylibrary.org

NOV. 11 VETERANS DAY

NOV. 18 KIDS’ NIGHT OUT It’s a party for the kids and a night off for parents! The kids enjoy five hours of active games, crafts, snacks, dinner, and a G-rated movie 5 – 9:45 p.m. www.sandiego.gov

NOV. 21-25 FALL BREAK Del Mar Union School District Solana Beach School District San Dieguito High School District

NOV. 24 THANKSGIVING DAY

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DEC. 31

HOLIDAY CELEBRATION Laser light show set to holiday music, caroling choir, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Toys for Tots campaign, music performances by local schools, and more 5 – 7:30 p.m. | Del Mar Highlands Town Center www.delmarhighlandstowncenter.com

NEW YEAR’S EVE

DEC. 10 BREAKFAST WITH SANTA Enjoy a tasty breakfast and photo opportunity with Mr. Claus himself; registration opens Nov. 19 as seating is limited 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Carmel Valley Recreation Center www.sandiego.gov

DEC. 14 FREE FAMILY MUSIC PRESENTS San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir 7 – 7:45 p.m. | Carmel Valley Library www.carmelvalleylibrary.org

DEC. 19-JAN. 3 WINTER BREAK Del Mar Union School District Solana Beach School District San Dieguito High School District

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DEC. 3

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SNOW DAY AT THE PARK Toy/food drive and pancake breakfast; support San Diego Toys for Tots and San Diego Food Bank by helping fill Santa’s sleigh for those in need 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. Ocean Air Recreation Center www.sandiego.gov CCA ENVISION FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS Join CCA for their annual exposition of visual arts, film, dance, humanities, musical and theatrical performances; food will be available for purchase 3 – 8 p.m. | Canyon Crest Academy www.cca-envision.org

DEC. 25 CHRISTMAS DAY

DEC. 26 KWANZAA BEGINS

ONGOING TUESDAYS

TORREY PINES TOASTMASTERS Learn to speak with confidence and poise in front of an audience 12 p.m. | Vistage International www.tptm.info

THURSDAYS TOASTMASTERS – HIFI SPEAKERS Learn to speak with confidence and poise in front of an audience 12 p.m. | 3661 Valley Centre Dr. Suite 400 www.hifispeakers.toastmastersclubs.org CARMEL VALLEY CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET 2:30 – 7 p.m. Canyon Crest Academy Parking Lot www.carmelvalleycertifiedfarmersmarket.com TORCH CLUB LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (AGES 11-13) 4 p.m. | Boys & Girls Club of San Dieguito Polster Branch www.bgcsandieguito.org

FRIDAYS TOASTMASTERS – B.I.A. CLUB Learn to speak with confidence and poise in front of an audience 7 a.m. | 12780 Highbluff Dr. Suite 130 www.6398.toastmastersclubs.org DEL MAR-SOLANA BEACH ROTARY CLUB MEETING 7 – 8:30 a.m. | Morgan Run Club & Resort www.dmsbrotary.com

DEC. 27 CONGREGATION BETH AM MENORAH LIGHTING A traditional menorah lighting and blessing, refreshments, and a performance by the Temple choir 6:30 – 7 p.m. | Del Mar Highlands Town Center www.delmarhighlandstowncenter.com

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S P O R T S R E G I S T R AT I O N & A N N O U N C E M E N T S BADMINTON OPEN PLAY BADMINTON Mondays: 6:15 – 7:45 p.m. Thursdays: 12 – 3:30 p.m. Carmel Valley Recreation Center www.sandiego.gov

BASEBALL DEL MAR AMERICAN LITTLE LEAGUE SPRING 2017 Registration open Eligibility requirements: must live within DMALL boundary or attend school within boundary Register online at www.delmaramerican.org

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PICKLEBALL OPEN PLAY PICKLEBALL Wednesdays: 12 – 1:15 p.m. Thursdays: 3:30 – 5:45 p.m. Fridays: 1:30 – 3 p.m. Carmel Valley Recreation Center www.cvsd.com/cv-rec-center-open-gym

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TABLE TENNIS OPEN PLAY TABLE TENNIS Carmel Valley Recreation Center has a ping-pong table for public use; reservations are for a maximum of one hour and can only be made the day of, in person at the front desk Times vary | Carmel Valley Recreation Center Call 858-552-1616 for availability

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OPEN PLAY BASKETBALL Free play basketball is available both inside and outside on a first come, first served basis Monday to Friday: 12 – 8 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ocean Air Community Park www.sandiego.gov

Open daily: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Carmel Valley Recreation Center www.sandiego.gov

Participants are required to set-up and break down nets and poles Monday to Friday: 12 – 8 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Ocean Air Community Park www.sandiego.gov

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L O C A L F A M I LY

TIES THAT BIND The Brumunds Treasure Their Time Together as a Family by JENNIFER FRAKES photo by Zeena Gregg Photography

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wenty years ago, Mariah Sharkey-Brumund and Kevin Brumund met at the library of Rush University in Chicago, Illinois where Kevin was attending medical school and Mariah was earning her master’s degree in nursing. “I dropped a very large reference book – twice – into the return bin to get his attention,” laughed Mariah. Fastforward to the present, and the couple has three children (Zephyr, Sharkey Kathleen, and London Thomas) and successful careers in the medical field. Mariah works at the VA Medical Center in La Jolla as a nurse-anesthetist (CRNA). Kevin is a head and neck cancer surgeon at the University of California, San Diego and Chief of Head & Neck Surgery at the VA Medical Center. “Kevin is humbled and happy to have been chosen as one of San Diego’s ‘Top Docs’ for the last five years. He tells our children each morning that he is trying to make things a little better today for someone,” shared Mariah.


This care and concern for others is reflected in the family’s mantra to “help each other, love everyone, be slow to anger, be quick to forgive, and use only sweet words.” According to Mariah, before meals, each member of the family states what he or she is grateful for that day. Although the answers may vary from comical to serious, the sentiment is always the same – the family is happy to be together. “We are tight as a family. We love hanging together, whether it’s a bike ride, sharing our love for books with one another, or grilling in the backyard. We also try to instill how we are not just passing through this life but we need to leave this world better than we found it,” related Mariah. The family’s mantra: She and Kevin are committed “Help each other, love to teaching their children how important it is to contribute and everyone, be slow to feel a sense of service. The three Brumund anger, be quick to children are very active in the forgive, and say only community and are passionate sweet words.” about their interests. Elevenyear-old Zephyr is a red belt at the Center for Martial Arts. “We really admire this studio and how they teach. Both our daughters dance at Love to Dance Inc. and compete regionally and nationally. The dance studio has brought joy to us and reminds us of the value of discipline and hard work,” stated Mariah. All three children play the piano and enjoy swimming, skiing, and playing with their good friends in their beloved Carmel Valley neighborhood. 

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Making a Difference

LOCAL STUDENT HELPS OPEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN KENYA

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location with desks and plenty of supplies to support up to 200 students. “The most rewarding part of the trip was meeting all the kids in Mikei, getting to know them and their families, and learning about the Kenyan culture,” Shawdi said. “The people of Mikei were very kind and led a peaceful life. They didn’t have much but always wore a big smile on their face.” Shawdi has been involved with Kids for Peace since she was in second grade. Kids for Peace is a global nonprofit organization that provides a platform for young people to actively engage in socially conscious leadership, community service, arts, environmental stewardship, and global friendship. Learn more at www.kidsforpeaceglobal.org. 

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Kicking Back at KAABOO

DEL MAR’S NEW MUSIC FESTIVAL COMES BACK WITH A BANG

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el Mar’s second KAABOO festival was a success, boasting an impressive lineup of diverse musicians, fine cuisine, spirits, art, comedy, a silent disco, and more. The weekend-long “mix-perience” built upon last year’s inaugural set up, attempting to appeal to people of all ages by offering a more upscale music festival experience and a variety of musical genres. In addition to main acts like Jimmy Buffet, Fall Out Boy, Aerosmith, Lenny Kravitz, The Chainsmokers, and Jack Johnson, there were also a number of local musicians who performed, including but not limited to Bang Pow, Steve Poltz, The Verigolds, Almost Monday, Nancarrow, and Aquile. “The atmosphere of this festival was really unique,” said festival-goer Brandon Stachnik. “Being able to see such a range of different types of performances, such as Grouplove and Puddles Pity Party, was really fantastic.” Being in its second year, the festival is bound to improve and grow immensely next year and in the years to come. “Overall my team felt that it went really well! We received a ton of great feedback and I personally was able to enjoy quite a few different things from the event which I thought were fantastic,” shared Emily Nugent of KAABOO’s public relations agency, Behrman Communications.

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Warmhearted WUNDERKIND

Ayana Johnson Is Talented, Compassionate, and Dedicated to Giving Back by SHYANNE LOPEZ | photos by Zeena Gregg Photography

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t just 11 years old, Ayana Johnson has already dedicated an impressive amount of time and energy to making a difference in the lives of others. A sixth grader at Solana Ranch Elementary, Ayana lives in Carmel Valley with her parents Tanya and Aaron, who serve as Ayana's biggest source of inspiration. "They support me in everything I do and I love them with all my heart," she shared. With a solid family foundation and sense of purpose, Ayana has accomplished essentially every project she has set her mind to. When Ayana was in the first grade, she visited her mother's college campus and came across a flyer about kids in Africa who needed shoes. She was instantly moved and responded to this call to action by collecting shoes from neighbors. After collecting 150 pairs, Ayana donated

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them to the organization Soles4Souls. "We got an email from the organization a couple weeks later, and I was so excited to hear that the families now had protection on their feet!" expressed Ayana. In the fifth grade, the young philanthropist also started the AntiBullying Club at her school. "The reason I wanted to do this was because I wanted to inform my school, community, and world what is really going on out there," Ayana explained. Leading a group of student volunteers, Ayana organized the completion of an anti-bullying film meant to inspire people to do their part to stop bullying. In addition to these major projects, Ayana also volunteers for groups such as the San Diego Brain Tumor Foundation and the Blue Roses Girls. When not working hard to make the world a better place, this Student Star enjoys being at school, learning English and social studies, being a Safe School Ambassador, and working on Solana Ranch's news network program. She also is passionate about sports. Ayana has swam with the PAC swim team for five years, and participated in the Del Mar Jr. Lifeguard program for the past three summers. While the water is her "happy place," her true passion is volleyball. She has been a part of WAVE Volleyball for three years and strives to play in college on a scholarship, her ultimate goal being to play in the Olympics. With everything she has on her plate, you'd think Ayana wouldn't have much time left over. But she makes it a mission to take advantage of all her world has to offer and fills her free time with friends, hiking, yoga, and of course, trips to Starbucks. 

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Inspiring Patriotism

LOCAL SISTERS PUBLISH CHILDREN’S BOOK TOGETHER

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2130 residents Sarah and Hannah Dautel will introduce their new children’s book, Ajax Bound for Glory, this Veterans Day weekend. The book tells the tale of a young rabbit who dreams of military heroism. But when a training accident leaves him severely injured, his world is shattered and he must learn to turn his tragedy into triumph. Sarah and Hannah’s combined backgrounds in history,

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music, and art enable them to bring mature subject matter down to a child’s level. The idea behind the book was inspired by the sisters’ own experience as young people growing up in a post-9/11 culture. “September 11th left such a deep impression on us as kids, as it did so many others,” Sarah said. “In the years following, as people our age and even younger were being deployed and sacrificing life and limb, the burning question in our minds was, ‘Okay, what can we do?’” Sarah and Hannah ultimately want to inspire patriotism in their young readers. “Children from military families understand this sort of thing but for many young Americans, the idea of freedom has no cost attached to it. We want today’s children to understand that freedom is not free, and how we can honor those who have paid for it.” Sarah and Hannah will be signing copies of the book on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Elam’s Hallmark in Carmel Valley. There will also be live readings and illustration demonstrations throughout the afternoon, as well as refreshments and activities for kids. Learn more about the book at www.ajaxboundforglory.com. 

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hen Sorrento Valley Pain Relief Center (SVPRC) opened its doors on Jan. 1, 2011, owners Dr. Jeremy LaMotte and Dr. Mandeep Walia were looking forward to more than the new year. From the very beginning, they’ve been focused on guiding patients to new, pain-free lives. SVPRC’s specialists use a combination of conservative therapies such as natural medical treatment, physical therapy, and chiropractic work. “The goal is to treat the cause of the pain and not just the symptom of pain,” explained Wellness Consultant Dr. Mandeep. She added, “Lots of our patients feel that there is no solution for their pain without surgery or drugs. They also feel that their symptoms must be normal as they are so common. We do not accept that common equals normal.” Patients come to SVPRC for chronic neck, back, shoulder, hip, and knee pain relief; bio-identical hormone replacement therapy; and medical weight loss. “We take an integrated approach and evidence-based care – that means our treatments are proven effective, safe, and most importantly, not harmful,” Dr. Walia said. The practice is a certified BioTE provider for hormone pellets. “By using BioTE hormone replacement therapy we are able to bring your body into optimal hormonal balance,” she said.

SVPRC is also ready to help patients lose weight the right way with a comprehensive, individualized plan for medical weight loss. “We realize that as each patient is so different, they may also have different dietary requirements,” said Dr. Walia. “That’s why we consider your individual needs and lifestyle to customize your weight loss program for optimum nutrition and weight loss.” Pain relief and whole-body balance are a collaborative effort. “When you visit us in SVPRC, you can expect to spend a lot more time with our practitioners than you would with a conventional provider,” said Dr. Walia. After diagnostic exams and laboratory testing, the team presents an individual treatment plan that may include lifestyle changes, physical medicine, nutritional supplements, hormone replacement, or detoxification programs. “Our patients always have a big role in choosing those treatments as it allows them to be in charge of improving their own health and changing the outcome of disease.” The results are life-changing. “Over the past two months as I became pain-free, I noticed an increased energy level, more restful sleep, and an overall increased activity level,” shared Raman, a patient who suffered from knee pain. “I would recommend knee and back pain treatment at SVPRC to others who want to feel better in every aspect of their lives.” 

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Wisdom Tooth Surgery Is

Necessary? by Tarkan Sidal, DDS, MD

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urgical management of impacted third molars (wisdom teeth) is a common treatment frequently offered in oral and maxillofacial surgery offices. Despite how common the treatment is, removing wisdom teeth is not without controversy – some critics would argue that in the absence of disease or symptoms, patients would be subjected to pain, risk, and unfavorable economic outcome. However, strong peer reviewed research shows that retained wisdom teeth may involve periodontal pathology (gum disease) despite patients showing no symptoms. The negative impact of periodontal pathology may not be limited to the wisdom teeth region, but rather can have systemic (bodily) affects.

Patients with no symptoms also may have carious wisdom teeth, eventually decaying the tooth next to it. Wisdom teeth should be considered for removal when there is clinical and radiographic evidence of acute or chronic periodontitis (gum disease), pericoronitis (infection and inflammation of excess tissue over the impacted tooth), negative impact on adjacent teeth or not enough space in the jaw forcing the teeth to erupt improperly and grow in sideways, partially emerge from the gum, and even remain trapped beneath the gum and bone. In most patients, some variation of these findings are present, making the person a candidate for wisdom teeth removal. In addition, wisdom teeth that are in the area of future jaw surgery or are interfering with orthodontic care also should be removed. All in all, the decision of wisdom teeth removal comes to life in most cases with two doctors bringing their expertise to the table,

a general dentist and an oral surgeon. In an orthodontic care scenario, a general dentist, orthodontist, and oral surgeon may work in concert to make a recommendation in the patient’s best interest. Poorly positioned impacted teeth can cause many problems. When they are partially erupted or have a communication with the oral cavity, the gum opening around the teeth can allow food and bacteria to enter an uncleansible space around the tooth. This condition will eventually cause an infection and/or cavities and gum disease. The result: swelling, discomfort, pain, and illness. The impingement from the incorrectly erupting wisdom teeth may damage other teeth and disrupt the natural alignment of teeth. The most serious problem occurs when tumors or cysts form around the impacted wisdom teeth, resulting in the destruction of the jawbone and healthy teeth. Removal of offending impacted teeth might prevent possible future problems of this nature. 

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COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER

SPEAKING UP George Lai Is A Dedicated Advocate for San Diego’s Foster Children by MICHELLE TREMBLAY | photo by Zeena Gregg Photography

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fter his sister passed away, George Lai began to truly put thought into how he can help give back. “Before my sister passed away, she asked me and my brother to use part of her estate to support charitable causes,” recalled George. “In our search for worthy causes to support, we found Voices for Children.” Voices for Children (VFC) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to transforming the lives of foster children by providing them with volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA). “CASAs are extraordinary volunteers who speak up for the best interest of the children in the court, in school, in health – in ways that impact life,” explained George. “Foster children come into the dependency system because of abuse or neglect by their parents. During this stressful time, CASAs provide a constant source of support and friendship.” George and his brother promptly decided to make their sister’s foundation a donor to VFC, and since then George has been an avid volunteer for the organization. “I was moved by the struggles of foster children and believe their lives can have a brighter future with the help of CASA volunteers,” said George, who believes that volunteering is part of healthy living. “I didn’t expect it but I’m glad to say that I have accomplished a happier and healthier life,” shared George. “Volunteering is good for the body and soul.” When VFC asked George to join the board of directors he gladly accepted. “Board members ensure that a charitable organization is playing by the rules,” explained George. “We have a duty to the state and to the community. We make sure donations are best used to the efficiency and effectively carry out the mission of the organization.” Aside from George’s volunteerism (he serves on the board of VFC, the San Diego Public Library Foundation, and the Lily Lai Foundation), he works as an investor. He is also the youngest of three siblings. “My parents brought the whole family to America from Taiwan around 1980,” recalled George. “It was a hard adjustment for us at first, but we knew America meant better lives for us. We are grateful to be here and part of the Carmel Valley community.”  Name: Community: Volunteer Affiliation: Profession: Family: Hobbies: Favorite Local Spot: Group: Mission:

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YO U R N E I G H B O R ’ S R E C I P E

INGREDIENTS 1 2 3 ½ 2 4

toasted English muffin, cut in half tomato slices Applewood smoked bacon slices avocado, sliced poached eggs ounces Hollandaise sauce Sriracha

DIRECTIONS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Cut and toast one English muffin until surface has a slight crisp. While you poach two eggs, slice a fresh tomato, placing one slice on each half of the English muffin. Take a piece of your Applewood smoked bacon and cover the tomatoes. Next, thinly slice a fresh avocado, adding just enough to get a little bit of everything in each bite. Place your poached eggs on top of the avocado. Smother Golden State Benedict in Hollandaise sauce with a drizzle of Sriracha on top. Lastly, your final task: enjoy!

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team, and spending time with family FAVORITE LOCAL SPOT: Del Mar Race Track ABOUT THE RECIPE: This dish is a local favorite so we knew we had to spread the word to those yet to try it. We hear only great things from customers and we’d love to hear what you have to say too! ABOUT THE CHEF: Head Chef Juan Bueno brings more than great food to the table. The mixture of his creativity and genuine passion brings to light his commitment to quality food – breakfast, brunch, and lunch to be specific. Stop by The Broken Yolk Cafe in Del Mar today and witness our appreciation for fresh ingredients. 

MAKES: Feeds up to 2 people!

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COMMUNITY STUFF

Student Achieves Academic Excellence

Local Charity Achieves Platinum Level

Carmel Valley resident Ryan Alexander has been named a Commended Student for placing among the top five percent of those who entered the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2015 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). Ryan, a student at Cathedral Catholic High School, is one of approximately 34,000 other Commended Students throughout the nation who are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise. In addition to being named a Commended Student, Ryan recently earned the highest possible ACT composite score of 36, an achievement that less than one-tenth of one percent of all test takers accomplish. The National Merit Scholarship Program is an academic competition for recognition and scholarships that began in 1955. High school students enter the program by taking the PSAT/NMSQT – a test which serves as an initial screen of approximately 1.6 million entrants each year – and by meeting published program entry and participation requirements. Learn more at www.nationalmerit.org.

TPHS Graduate Publishes Book

Debate Team Going Strong

92130-based Vision of Children (VOC) has achieved the GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Platinum level, a leading symbol of transparency and accountability. VOC’s primary mission is to cure hereditary childhood blindness and other vision disorders, and to improve the lives of visually impaired individuals and their families. “For more than 25 years, we have worked hard to showcase our progress toward our mission, and our long-held belief in running a highly efficient organization,” said VOC Chairman Sam Hardage. GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofits. To qualify for the platinum level recognition, VOC shared a wealth of up-to-date information about their work with GuideStar’s online audience of nonprofits, grantmakers, individual donors, and the media. “We are engaged in exciting initiatives, and we are thrilled that this leading entity has acknowledged our progress,” Sam said. Learn more at www.visionofchildren.org.

Torrey Pines High School alumnus Jake Heilbrunn recently wrote Off the Beaten Trail: A Young Man’s Soul-Searching Journey Through Central America, a memoir that tells of his unconventional journey to discovering his purpose. Like millions of other high school graduates, Jake entered college at 18, where he began to develop anxiety, depression, and a chronic skin condition. So he took a leap of faith and dropped out of school, bought a one-way ticket to Guatemala, and spent four months backpacking through Central America without a cell phone or any knowledge of Spanish. From camping in the jungle to working with poverty-stricken children, Jake experienced life in a way that many people never do. His journey took him far away from American society’s dependence on social media and technology, leading him to realize that it is in the pursuit of our dreams and passions where we find personal fulfillment and inner peace. Off the Beaten Trail is available on Amazon. Learn more at www.jakeheilbrunn.com.

Veterans Group Releases Book

The Canyon Crest Academy (CCA) Speech and Debate Team is a flourishing entity on campus. The team has doubled in active members in the past two years. After several years of low membership numbers, the club put more effort into actively recruiting new members from the incoming classes of freshman as well as attending tournaments, and gradually it grew. The team recently participated in a national circuit tournament in Long Beach with nearly 100 other schools, placing first overall in debate sweepstakes and fifth overall for speech and debate team sweepstakes. “Preparing for debates is often long and tiring, but the debating itself is very rewarding,” said varsity team member and officer Emily Du. “During a round, there’s an exchange of perspectives and knowledge about a resolution, and it’s nice to learn about other people’s insights on a topic, because they might be very different from yours.” 32 • 92130MAGAZINE.COM • November | December 2016

A group of veterans known as the Veterans’ Writing Group (VWG) recently wrote a book of stories that documents their personal experiences of being away from home during the holiday season. Away For the Holidays originated as a writing prompt in one of the group’s meetings; however, everyone was so impressed with the stories shared that they were compiled into a book. “Their stories were insightful, humorous, heartbreaking, and entertaining,” said VWG Co-Founder and 92130 resident Gail Chatfield. “We felt that others would enjoy reading what that sacrifice was like.” The group will distribute free copies of the book to other veterans at local United Service Organizations, military hospitals, and the VA. It will also be available on Amazon. The VWG helps veterans improve writing skills, develop a creative outlet, share their experiences, and more. The group is open to all veterans regardless of writing skill level. Learn more at www.veteranswritinggroup.org.


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Local Named Nonprofit Executive Director 92130 resident Paige Bradley has been selected to serve Women’s Empowerment International (WE) as its first executive director. Paige has previously worked as a political consultant, campaign strategist, development director, and most recently as fundraising director for Sport dans la Ville, a leading nonprofit serving at-risk youth and families in Paris, France. As executive director for WE, Paige will oversee the organization’s microloan and other poverty alleviation projects for impoverished women in Uganda, Honduras, Haiti, and Mexico. WE is a San Diego-based nonprofit organization that works to give women the tools they need to work their way out of poverty. “Women’s Empowerment is changing lives and communities here in San Diego and around the world by enabling these women to access the vital resources and training they need to start sustainable businesses,” said Paige. “It is incredibly important work and I am honored to join Women’s Empowerment as its executive director.” Learn more at www.womenempowerment.org.

CV5K Returns for Fifth Year The 5th Annual Carmel Valley 5K & Kids Fun Run will take place on Jan. 22. It will begin and end at The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch for the second year. Runners can enjoy local routes through the Manzanita trail and Pacific Highlands Ranch area, and will be treated to a post-race party to cool down with entertainment and live music. Recently, it was announced that Pardee Homes has committed to being the official race sponsor through 2019. Katie Wilsey, Founder and Race Director of the CV5K, said, “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.” Proceeds from the CV5K benefit local schools, Children’s Tumor Foundation, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Brycen Newman, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Register now at www.carmelvalley5k.com.

ALRSD Celebrates 20 Years

The Assistance League of Rancho San Dieguito (ALRSD) is celebrating its 20th anniversary during the 2016-2017 chapter year. ALRSD began as a guild of Assistance League (AL) in 1993 with 15 members, and in 1997 became the 100th chapter to be charted by AL. Their anniversary theme is “Roaring Twenties,” which will be incorporated into several events throughout the year, including the upcoming open house at the ALRSD thrift shop. ALRSD is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of children and adults affected by trauma, violence, and poverty. Last year alone, ALRSD donated $120,000 and over 22,000 volunteer hours to the Encinitas, Cardiff, Solana Beach, Del Mar, and Carmel Valley communities. Philanthropic programs include Assault Survivor Kits, Hug-A-Bear, Preschool English Literacy Program, Knifty Knitters, Stand Up For Kids, and Operation School Bell. For more information go to www.alrsd.org.

Backyard in the Spotlight

Local Rescue Saves Dogs in Need Thrive Animal Rescue recently saved over 60 dogs from Louisiana amidst the devastating floods, where over 4,000 adoptable animals are in kill shelters with a euthanasia rate of 90 percent. With the help of another rescue group, Acadiana Animal Aid, Thrive was able to organize shelter runs and save dogs just moments before they were scheduled to be euthanized. Following their arrival in San Diego, the dogs were spayed and neutered and sent to one of several rescues that agreed to take them in while they await adoption. Nineteen dogs went to Rancho Coastal Humane Society, 20 went to SPOT, and 20 stayed with Thrive. Thrive is a nonprofit adoption organization founded by 92130’s Cece Bloum to save abandoned dogs from shelters and place them in loving homes. To learn more about their #FloodedWithLove campaign or for more information about how to donate, foster, volunteer, or adopt visit www.thriveanimalrescue.com.

Playwrights Project recently hosted its first Live Theatre at Home event, an informal gathering at the home of board member and 92130 resident Lynne Bath. In Lynne’s backyard, Playwrights Project actors performed scenes from plays that are going to be presented at the Plays by Young Writers festival. “It’s always exciting to see the plays being written by these young writers,” said Lynne. “And many of our guests said they are looking forward to attending the festival to see the full productions at the Old Globe in January!” Other board members plan to host similar Live Theatre at Home events in the future to help spread the word about the organization’s work. Playwrights Project is a nonprofit organization that seeks to advance literacy, creativity, and communication by empowering individuals to voice their stories through playwriting programs and theater productions. Learn more at www.playwrightsproject.org. November | December 2016 • 92130MAGAZINE.COM • 33


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IN THE SPOTLIGHT

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Therapeutic Literacy Center and FAY Center Offer Real Solutions for Improving Learning Skills in Children and Teens by JENNIFER FRAKES | photos by Zeena Gregg Photography

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he professional, passionate team at Therapeutic Literacy Center (TLC) and the FAY Center are firm believers that learning difficulties don’t have to be permanent. “Sometimes we cross our fingers and hope that the new school year will be different, but it’s rare that change happens without true intervention,” shared owner Maria Bagby. This philosophy is the essence of both TLC and the new FAY Center. According to Maria, traditional tutoring addresses the immediate problem but does not correct the cause of the challenge. When a child is

struggling in school, it is painful for the student and for the family. Difficulties in school can affect self-esteem in all aspects of a child’s life. TLC’s innovative approach can significantly improve a student’s learning skills because it addresses the root cause of a child’s learning difficulties. “The investment in identifying and strengthening the underlying skills is uniquely different than educational therapy and tutoring. It’s a short-term investment for a lifetime of change,” shared Maria. A lifetime of change – the FAY Center helps to further strengthen that concept.

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There are many adolescents – more than people realize – that have difficulty navigating their changing environments as they move from middle school to high school to college. The FAY Center was created to help these young people manage their growing list of responsibilities. It’s all about using the energy adolescents have and harnessing it in a direction that helps them thrive. Sometimes, that direction just needs to come from someone other than a parent. The FAY Center offers one-on-one and small group mentoring, executive functioning and life skills

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hile education is most often associated with reading, writing, and STEM fields, it is important not to forget the impact that artistic expression can have on a young person’s ability to interact with and understand the changing world around them. Programs such as Canyon Crest Academy’s (CCA) Fine Arts Department and Torrey Pines High School’s (TPHS) Visual Art Department help 92130 students develop their skills in various artistic mediums such as painting, design, sculpting, and more. We chat with CCA’s Jessi Mortenson and TPHS’ Sarah Morawa Harding, both artistic leaders at their respective schools, to gain insight on how they help students mold their identities as artists. November | December 2016 • 92130MAGAZINE.COM • 39


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Our fine arts department is Envision Visual Arts (EVA). We are part of Envision, our multidiscipline art group at CCA. What types of classes are offered by EVA? We offer classes in painting, sculpture, digital imaging, digital photography, advanced drawing, advanced digital imaging, advanced sculpture, Drawing & Design, CTE photography, Seminar in Art, AP 2D, AP 3D, AP Drawing, and EVA Conservatory. What is the mission of EVA? Our mission is to guide every level of artist. You will find your place within an art class here whether you are picking up a brush for the first time or are already working on your college and professional portfolio. We have an involved course progression that all of the EVA teachers have contributed to, making sure that our classes flow and support each other.

WITH JESSI MORTENSEN, CCA EVA Coordinator these talented artists as they progress and find their artistic voice makes every day rewarding. The most challenging aspect of this job is keeping up with the students – they push me to improve as an artist and my work is constantly morphing to another level. What have been some of the most popular projects with students? Portraiture is always a favorite. We also

Does CCA host any art-related events or fundraisers during the year? We do quite a few shows throughout the year. We recently held a very successful EVA fundraiser where the parents had an opportunity to take a painting lesson. Festival of the Art is our Dec. 3 show and is an all-Envision event. We will be having an EVA art show May 24. How have the classes grown or changed over the years? As our school grows, we have offered more beginning and advanced art classes. Our curriculum constantly evolves to reflect current art trends and the interests of our students. What are your goals for EVA? Our goals are to keep our classes relevant to current art standards as well as forming a strong base for all of our students to begin their art journey from. We keep up with industry standards to better prepare our students for their future in art. If you could grant EVA one wish, what would it be?

How did you personally become involved with the program? I have been teaching at CCA since 2008 and became the EVA coordinator in 2009. Currently, I teach mostly the upper level and AP art classes and lead EVA Conservatory. What is the most rewarding part of your role? The most challenging? I am constantly amazed at the level of art that comes out of our program. Being able to guide

do a lot of campus art projects. This year we are working on a kinetic sculpture to be permanently installed on campus. How can community members get involved with EVA? We welcome community involvement. We bring in professionals from the community all the time to work with our students. I love having them work on projects and shows that extend beyond CCA.

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Unlimited time and funding to create all the art that our hearts desire! Can you describe EVA in just five words? Innovative, challenging, personal, motivating, and weird. Is there anything else you would like 92130 Magazine readers to know? I have never worked with more awesome students, parents, and fellow teachers. I am incredibly happy to call CCA my home.


AT-A-GLANCE

EVA Coordinator NAME: Jessi Mortensen OCCUPATION: Artist and teacher COMMUNITY: Encinitas EDUCATION: B.A. Fine Art, currently pursuing M.F.A. HOBBIES & INTERESTS: Hiking, painting, travel FAVORITE LOCAL SPOTS: Beaches


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The visual art department is part of the larger umbrella of Visual and Performing Arts Department. We are a growing department with a variety of courses offered. We have the wonderful opportunity to educate and enrich the lives of over 900 students every day in the arts!

WITH SARAH MORAWA

What types of classes are offered by the department? We offer courses within all art disciplines, from painting, drawing, and sculpture to digital art, graphic design courses, and video film. We have a brand-new ceramics program and also offer advanced coursework in all areas. What is the mission of the department? The mission of our department is to offer students the opportunity to explore their passion and to provide a quality arts education. We want to establish a creative atmosphere where students can express themselves through a variety of artistic media. How did you personally become involved with TPHS’ visual art department? I became involved in the department 14 years ago to teach the digital art (graphic design) classes such as Imaging and Art for New Media. I have a fine art degree with a concentration in graphic design, so it was a good fit for my background. I am currently teaching the ceramics courses at Torrey Pines High School. Right now, my role entails being one of our co-department chairs and getting the new ceramics program up and running. What is the most rewarding part of your role? The most rewarding part of my job is interacting with students in a creative atmosphere on a daily basis. It is wonderful to see a student discover their talents and watch them grow as artists. What have been some of the most popular projects with students? I would say one of our most popular “projects” would be our annual art show, For Art’s Sake, which happens every year in late May/early June. It is a great opportunity for students to take part in the preparation

HARDING, TPHS VISUAL ART CO-DEPARTMENT CHAIR and installation of an art show, and having a venue to show off their hard work from the entire year. It brings our department and all the work from each of the disciplines together in one place and that’s exciting.

teacher websites, and other technology, we are able to create a multi-dimensional way to deliver classroom instruction and keep students and parents informed about what is going on in class.

How can community members get involved with TPHS’ visual art department?

How is the visual art department currently developing?

Because of the amount of consumable supplies (such as paint, watercolor paper, clay for ceramics, etc.) we use on an annual basis, one of the things the community can do is to participate in or donate to the fundraising activities for the arts in general. Does TPHS host any art-related events or fundraisers during the year? Yes we do! We have our Annual Art Show, which is an opportunity for the community to not only see student work but also to donate and purchase student work. Last year, we had a 5x5 art sale, where students created small scale artworks which were all sold for $5 each! In addition, we are looking at starting the Empty Bowls fundraiser for hunger relief in the spring. Donations to the Torrey Pines Foundation Art Boosters also helps the department tremendously: www.torreypinesfoundation.org/ product/boosters How have TPHS visual art classes grown or changed over the years? Classes have grown in the number of offerings we have, but also in the way we teach. With projectors, document cameras,

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We are in the middle of a lot of changes here at Torrey Pines. We have a new bell schedule, which has allowed us to increase the number of courses we offer. We have also started to implement Pathways within the arts, where students can explore subject matter in a more in-depth way. In addition, the school is under construction, so we are able to update our studio spaces over the course of the next few years. Can you describe your department in just five words? Dynamic, creative, diverse, exciting, and evolving. 


AT-A-GLANCE

Co-Department Chair NAME: Sarah Morawa Harding OCCUPATION: Visual art teacher, ceramics COMMUNITY: Carlsbad EDUCATION: B.F.A. and teaching credential HOBBIES: Making art, surfing, running, camping, and hanging out with my family FAVORITE SPOTS IN 92130: Rimel’s Bar and Grill, Jimbo’s


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Producing six issues of 14 community magazines per year is no easy feat. Our goal from the very beginning has been to create local magazines with content that people actually want to read. Luckily for us, we have an all-star squad that works together to make this vision a reality. Behind each issue is our close-knit team – editors who collect the stories, production leaders who work with our valued advertisers, photographers who capture the perfect moment, and graphic designers who make it all look pretty. And while we have different personal interests, all of us here at ZCode have one thing in common: we are passionate about what makes each of these North County communities so special. It’s because of you that we do what we do. Thank you for inviting us into your home and being a loyal reader of 92130 Magazine. We look forward to bringing you exciting community news for many more years to come.

DERRICK BREAUX | Publisher I’ve always found it rewarding to build things. I like the process just as much as I enjoy the end result. It’s great to see each issue of the magazines grow from concept to hard copy. My typical day at the office consists of interacting closely with the editorial, production, graphics, and sales teams.

LAINEY KRAL | Associate Editor I joined the phenomenal ZCode team two years ago, and the best part of my job is the opportunity to talk to all of you. I love learning about the individuals, families, and organizations that make our communities so special. A North County native currently living in North Park, I spend my weekends hanging out with friends and family, diving into fantasy novels, and riding other people’s horses.

RANDI CANTRELL | Associate Editor Like a lot of my fellow ZCoders, I was born and raised in San Diego. I recently celebrated my first wedding anniversary and my second anniversary of working on the ZCode team. You can find me huddled over the latest edits or planning out our upcoming issues with one of my color-coded spreadsheets. Out of the office, I’m usually searching for that perfect cup of coffee, lifting heavy stuff at the gym, reading a good book, or running interference between my dog and cat, whose friendship is still a work-in-progress thing.

SHYANNE LOPEZ | Associate Editor Born in Los Angeles and raised in Murrieta, I’m somewhat of a newcomer to San Diego. Luckily, joining the fantastic team of creatives at ZCode has really allowed me to learn and love so much about this beautiful city I now call home. When not in the office searching for cool stories and people to feature, I can be found tending my succulent garden, “discovering” a new brewery, or taking selfies with my dog.

SAMANTHA EDWARDS | Editorial Assistant I was born and raised in North County San Diego and after spending five years away, I don’t think I’ll ever be leaving again! It has been a dream come true for me to join the ZCode team. In the office you can find me furiously typing away or sifting through piles of paper proofs. Outside of the office I’m usually baking, writing, drinking wine, walking my dog, or spending time with family and friends.

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JESSICA BREAUX | Director of Business Development I am a native San Diegan and I couldn’t imagine working, playing, and raising my family anywhere else. I spend most of my evenings and weekends being a soccer mom of three. At the ZCode office one can usually find me juggling lots, just as I do at home. If I’m not at the office pushing paperwork you will find me out networking in our communities.

MARIA FERNANDEZ | Graphic Designer I was born and raised in Mexico where I was surrounded by the love of my big family and friends. Before moving to San Diego I lived in Washington state where I worked at JWT Inside and the University of Washington. I am passionate about graphic design, and I love to connect with the community through my design. It’s a pleasure to be doing what I love at ZCode, a place that has become an extension of my family. I like spending time with my family, hiking, reading, and loud laughter.

SHARI CANETE | Graphic Designer I have strong ties to Canada, but San Diego has always been my home. And I feel very fortunate to be part of the ZCode family. In the office, I’m the one clacking away on the keyboard trying to find the perfect color combo. Out of the office, I’m obsessing over ancient alien theories, running madly outdoors, enjoying San Diego cuisine, or taking my big fur-baby on adventures around the neighborhood. And I’m a huge coffee fiend.

HEATHER LOCKWOOD | Production Coordinator I am a mother to three wonderful children, and a wife to the love of my life of 20 years, with over 10 pets – dogs, cats, guinea pig, and a bird. In my free time, I enjoy making and fixing jewelry for friends and family. I’m known in the office as “Lockwood” and can usually be found sending emails and being the liaison between our marketing and graphics departments. I love seeing the magazines printed knowing I helped make it happen.

HEATHER REYNOLDS | Senior Account Executive I am so lucky to be born and raised in San Diego! I mean really... does it get any better? I love the beautiful weather that allows me to participate in various outdoor sporting activities or relax with a picnic at the beach watching a gorgeous sunset. Another favorite part of my day is coming home to happy dogs wagging their tails and greeting me with plenty of love and lots of kisses!

ZEENA GREGG | Photographer I own Zeena Gregg Photography and specialize in high school senior portraits and families. When I’m not working, you can find me reading, working on a home improvement project, or kayaking and paddleboarding down at Mission Bay. As a photographer for ZCode, I love meeting and photographing so many wonderful families, students and individuals in our neighborhood (Rancho Peñasquitos) and surrounding communities.

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nature enthusiast and artist, Sue Britt moved to San Diego from Minnesota about 14 years ago. She, her husband, and three children landed in Carmel Valley – which seems to be the perfect fit. “I like that you can get to nature easily, a canyon, an estuary, a park, a beach,” shared Sue. “The majority of my artwork is inspired by nature.” Sue enjoys exploring her creativity through reading nature books and hiking locally or throughout the country’s many National Parks. “I try to capture the awe I feel while moving in these places,” explained Sue. “I draw when I get back from a hike. I think about what struck me most, a color, a shape, a slope of a hill. Often it is the movement of land or seasonal cycles or the fire cycle.” Using her own technique called paper tapestry, Sue creates fluid landscapes with woven and layered paper. “It is both 2D and 3D art created with hand-made papers,” Sue described. “There is an amazing array of color, texture, and luster in the papers I find. Sometimes I spend time looking for just the right paper to fit a piece of art. Other times a paper may send me back in my mind to a place I have been and inspires new art.” Although it wasn’t until fairly recently that Sue took up art as a profession, she has been an artist her entire life. “My mother fed me art materials, created space for me to play, and encouraged exploration from an early age,” recalled Sue. “I have always used my creativity in every job I have held but I finally returned to the practice of art thanks to working through the book The Artist’s Way with a group of friends about nine years ago.” To this day, Sue meets with a group of her fellow artists to inspire new work. “We meet once a month and share our explorations,” stated Sue. “This kind of group experience challenges me to deepen my understanding of my art and to move in new directions.” Sue shows her work at Studio 34A in Balboa Park’s Spanish Village Art Center. “My work is always up and I am usually there two days a week working on a project,” she noted. This inspired artist enjoys talking with the center's visitors about everything from her artistic process to hiking. When asked if she had advice for budding artists, Sue answered, “If you have an inclination to make, draw, paint, or create in any way, just do it. Find a corner in your garage, find a class, find your creative friends. Make space in your life to create.” 


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In 2013, Channah and her mentor Rayna Vallandingham were chosen to be the poster children for the Pink Belt Campaign for Wishing for Mommy, a fundraiser that aids mothers who are suffering from breast cancer. She and Rayna traveled throughout the U.S., Indonesia, Australia, and Mexico promoting the Pink Belt Campaign and teaching martial arts leadership. Channah remains devoted to her sport – she has her eye on the 2028 Olympics – and continues to act as a role model for other children. Learn more about Channah’s journey at www.channahzeitung.com. 

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D E N TA L P R O F I L E

ELONA GABALL, D.D.S. INC. Finding Her Way Home in a Far Away Land

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by KELLEY GUSICH | photos provided by Dr. Elona Gaball, D.D.S.

t the age of 15, as communism the way, she had three daughters. But was crumbling in Eastern Europe, as an immigrant, she always longed for a Elona Gaball left her birth country permanent home and community. of Russia on her own to live with When her husband was stationed at an American host family. She overcame her Naval Medical Center SD as a facial plastic anxieties as well as language and cultural and reconstructive surgeon, Elona was barriers to graduate high school in the U.S. finally able to fulfill her dream, becoming with honors, retaining fluency in her native very involved in community and church. She language. She attended Michigan State purchased an existing practice in Solana University, where she met her Beach to create a better type of experience – husband of now 20 years and one that was honest, accessible, and naturalized becoming a not anxiety provoking. very proud American “My practice is the extension “I personally citizen. Elona went on of my desire to serve and to see all patients – we to graduate as a top build relationships; I love don’t have a hygienist. student from dental people, and just happen to school in Michigan show that through dentistry,” I do all dental cleanings at the age of 23. she explained. The office and have a much better Her husband joined focuses on providing a place understanding of a the Navy and their of high integrity, compassion, travels allowed her to understanding, and very patient’s needs.” practice dentistry from personalized, need-based dental Michigan to Maryland, care. “We do not push unnecessary Virginia to Albuquerque, and treatment,” she said. “We try to make even Guam, having to become the best possible treatment affordable and board-certified in each new location and accessible to anyone who needs it.” work in all styles of practice from boutiqueA unique aspect of the practice is Elona’s style offices to 15 doctor practices. Along personal involvement in every element of

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care. “I personally see all patients – we don’t have a hygienist. I do all dental cleanings and have a much better understanding of a patient’s needs.” She even gives her personal cell number to patients. With assistant Janine Miller and manager Linda Venegas-Ohl, it is easy to apply descriptors like perseverance, dedication, integrity, service, and love to this Solana Beach dental practice. “Janine and Linda are from this area and know the community very well,” Dr. Gaball confirmed. “With my loving family, my community, and the relationships I build though my work, I feel that I have finally found home.” 

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LIBRARY SCHEDULE

carmel valley branch library Events and dates are subject to change. Contact library at 858-552-1668 to verify dates and times. 3919 Townsgate Dr., San Diego, CA 92130 www.sandiego.gov/public-library

EVENTS NOV. 1; DEC. 6

NOV. 30; DEC. 28

1ST AND 3RD WEDNESDAYS

Nov. | The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Dec. | The Diver’s Clothes Lie Empty by Vendela Vida 6:30 – 7:45 p.m.

Nov. | Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children by R. Riggs Dec. | Inkheart by Cornelia Funke 6 – 7 p.m.

No class Dec. 21 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

MEN’S AND WOMEN’S BOOK CLUB

NOV. 2; DEC. 7

TEEN BOOK CLUB (GRADES 7-12)

CHILD/PARENT BOOK CLUB (GRADES 4-6)

DEC. 9

Nov. | Loot by Jude Watson Dec. | Pax by Sara Pennypacker 6 – 7 p.m.

ARTS AND CRAFTS (GRADES K-6) Lessons by Torrey Pines High School art club 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

NOV. 7; DEC. 5

DEC. 13

Series of workshops about programming and electronics systems of robot building; registration required 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Take pictures and listen to stories 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

ROBOTICS CLUB (GRADES 6-8)

NOV. 8

COLLEGE PLANNING Learn the ins and outs of college admissions, financial aid, and funding with College Planning Source 5:30 – 7 p.m.

NOV. 9

ONE BOOK FOR KIDS (GRADES K-2) Featuring author Dorina K. Lazo Gilmore RSVP at www.kpbs.org/pancit 4 – 5 p.m.

NOV. 9; DEC. 14 FAMILY MUSIC

Nov. | Flutist Elena Yarritu and pianist Katherine Dvoskin Dec. | San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir 7 – 7:45 p.m.

NOV. 12

SAT/ACT PRACTICE TEST WITH TUTOR DOCTOR Bring #2 pencils and a calculator Register by calling (858) 792-8887; limited to 20 participants 1 – 5:45 p.m.

NOV. 21; DEC. 19

CARMEL VALLEY SYMPOSIUM FOR SENIORS Nov. | The Archaeological History of San Diego Dec. | De-clutter Your Home 1 – 3 p.m.

No class Dec. 22, 29 9:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.

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MONDAYS

MOVIE MONDAY (ALL AGES)

Limited to 30 participants; no registration required 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Enjoy a family-friendly film; snacks available for a small donation 3:30 – 5 p.m.

SATURDAYS

TUESDAYS

Free music lessons for saxophone, clarinet, flute, trumpet, piano, cello, and violin; registration required and bring own instrument 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

BRIDGE CLUB (AGES 16+) Experience necessary 12 – 3 p.m.

AFTERNOON STORYTIME Ms. Linda will entertain you with stories and songs 4 – 4:30 p.m.

1ST AND 3RD TUESDAYS

PRE-K TINKER LAB (AGES 3-5) Activities and projects to target literacy skills 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

WEDNESDAYS

YOGA CLASS FOR SENIORS 1 – 2 p.m.

The library will be closed on Nov. 11 for Veterans Day, Nov. 24 for Thanksgiving, and Dec. 25 and 26 for Christmas.

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R E A L E S TAT E W AT C H

How Will the Housing Market Look in 2017? by DAN CONWAY

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o one, of course, can accurately predict that far in advance. There are too many variables at play. But, there is one aspect of the current housing market that would seem tough to reverse, and that’s the ability to build. First thing, we have a finite amount of land that can be developed, particularly in the city of San Diego. Secondly, a portion of our population appears unwilling to embrace density, at least in certain parts of the county, which makes it tough on planners and builders to increase supply. “We’ll be the Bay Area in no time,” said Borre Winckel, president and CEO of the Building Industry Association of San Diego. “We can offer very few product lines for the middle-class buyer.” San Diego County’s median home price stopped just short of hitting half a million

dollars in June, real estate tracker CoreLogic reported Tuesday. The median price last month reached $495,000, representing a 4% increase from a year earlier. Middle-class workers with families are already moving to North County, and even Temecula, where they can afford homes. But the commute is brutal and could get worse. San Diego does not have mass transit like San Francisco or New York that can move large numbers of people, especially from North County. Many San Diego homeowners of late are basking in newfound property-value gains and the replenishment of equity lost since the recession. However, those gains could be short-lived if businesses can’t attract enough workers. If interest rates rise, the pool of potential home buyers will fall.

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Price

$988,912

10672 Gracewood Place

5

4

3,476

$1,430,000

2,726

$1,077,000

7473 Collins Ranch Court

5

9

6,357

$1,439,800

2,610

$1,085,000

4941 Pearlman Way

4

4

3,800

$1,470,000

4

2,541

$1,099,000

10634 Hunters Glen Drive

5

4

3,700

$1,500,000

5

3

2,828

$1,110,000

4969 Smith Canyon Court

5

4

4,039

$1,520,000

5

5

3,100

$1,130,000

13454 Lighthouse Way

5

5

4,044

$1,525,000

5432 Sonoma Place

5

3

2,795

$1,145,000

4046 Lago di Grata Circle

5

5

3,688

$1,550,000

4821 Carriage Run Drive

4

3

2,402

$1,150,000

6256 Sunrose Crest

5

5

4,351

$1,565,000

4984 Riding Ridge

5

3

3,020

$1,160,000

5460 Foxhound Way

5

3

3,755

$1,575,000

4516 Saluto Court

4

3

3,078

$1,160,000

5311 Foxhound Way

4

4

3,523

$1,575,000

12887 Flintwood Way

4

3

2,730

$1,170,000

7479 Mona Lane

5

5

5,612

$1,620,000

5340 Caminito Exquisito

5

4

2,935

$1,175,000

5415 Harvest Run Drive

5

5

4,454

$1,650,000

10511 Abalone Landing Terrace

4

4

3,275

$1,175,000

5112 Chelterham Terrace

5

5

4,008

$1,750,000

5433 Shannon Ridge Lane

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4

3,708

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5012 Seagrove Cove

4

4

4,329

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6351 Silverbush Creek

4

3

2,993

$1,235,000

5130 Bareback Square

3

4

3,362

$1,800,000

12616 Prego Court

4

3

2,828

$1,237,500

5478 Shannon Ridge

5

6

4,670

$2,010,000

5044 Pearlman

4

4

3,521

$1,267,500

6604 Granite Crest Court

5

5

5,288

$2,115,000

5354 Winter Hunt Lane

5

4

3,476

$1,290,000

10511 Whispering Hills

6

6

4,960

$2,200,000

5809 Blazing Star Lane

5

5

3,622

$1,299,800

10853 Cadence Isle Court

5

5

5,288

$2,200,000

11468 Nantucket Parkway

4

4

3,360

$1,325,000

11897 tierra del sur

5

6

4,976

$2,260,000

5865 Aster Meadows

5

5

3,622

$1,345,000

13466 Landfair Road

4

5

3,700

$2,275,000

4990 Beauchamp Court

4

4

3,654

$1,355,000

6266 Belmont Trail Court

5

5

5,288

$2,298,000

6332 Quail Run Street

5

4

3,432

$1,360,000

6246 Belmont Trail Court Lot 12

5

5

5,288

$2,335,000

12605 Prego Court

3

3

3,500

$1,374,000

5195 Del Mar Mesa Road

5

5

5,300

$2,900,000

4909 Sandshore Court

5

3

3,246

$1,400,000

6254 Belmont Trail Court

4

5

4,458

$2,998,000

13590 Ginger Glen Road

5

5

3,622

$1,400,000

6258 Belmont Trail Court

4

5

5,184

$3,238,000

4715 Reedley Terrrace

5

5

3,620

$1,415,000

13374 Jarman Place

2

3

2,128

12838 Briarcrest Place

4

3

12463 Carmel Park Drive

4

3

3654 Torrey View Court

4

4616 Serenata 7785 Chadamy

Price

More and more people are moving to urban environments, such as downtown, Golden Hill, and North Park. This displaces lower-income residents in those areas due to the rising housing prices and rent. Millennials want denser living, so we’re seeing lowerincome folks heading out to the suburbs, where there are no services. Just think, 20 years from now, will downtown be home to high-rises, craft beer pubs, restaurants, and a certain football stadium? 

Address

(complete list of homes sold in 92130 at www.92130magazine.com)

Information is compiled from a variety of databases and published by Susco Media Inc. for entertainment purposes only. Reproduction is strictly prohibited. Sales statistics are not affiliated with or provided by any participating advertiser or real estate professional contained in this publication. Properties contained in this list and online were sold by a variety of real estate brokers. Information considered reliable, but not guaranteed. Please check with a licensed real estate professional for more information. Not all sales are listed.

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A key to keeping your dog happy and healthy is exercise. Not only does it keep dogs in peak physical condition but it also keeps their minds active. Many owners, especially those without a yard, know all too well the consequences of a bored dog. So get outside and take in the sights, sounds, and smells of local trails with your furry friend. Balboa Park, San Elijo Lagoon, and Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve are just some of the dog-friendly local hiking spots.

Tired from an afternoon of hiking or beach-going? Grab you and your pup some refreshments at any of the dog-friendly breweries throughout San Diego. Relax with a cold one while your dog enjoys some attention and treats of their own. Mission Brewery, Mother Earth Brew Co., and Bagby Beer Company are among some of the most dog-loving brew houses. Not interested in beer? San Diego boasts a variety of dog-friendly restaurants and cafés – just take your pick.

One of the most fun aspects of being a dog owner is interacting and making friends with other owners and their dogs. While this can easily be done at a dog park, one of the most sure-fire ways to get some doggie play-dates scheduled is by attending a dog meetup. Meetups can vary in design from breed-specific to muttinclusive to hiking or Pokémon GO dog walkers, so be sure to choose the meetup that is right for you and your dog. Look for meetups in your area at www.meetup.com.

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Sorrento Valley Pain Relief...........22, 68, 71

Massage Heights.................................17, 50

South Coast Training Stables....................16

Master Your Sports.............................10, 68

State Farm Insurance - Karen Wroan....19, 68

Mathnasium - Carmel Valley.....................57

The Arched Brow.................................53, 68

Mark Frapwell Photography........................9

The Grauer School....................................47

MD Today Urgent Care.............................14

Therapeutic Literacy Center......................36

Moser Orthodontics...................................54

Torrey Del Mar Dentistry...........................27

Motsenbocker Properties..........................70

Torrey Pines Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery....24

North County Dance Arts, Inc....................25

TRC Gymnastics Inc..................................51

North San Diego Business Chamber........61

Viva Merch................................................68

Proactive Medical......................................21

Zeena Gregg Photography........................57

Pukka Pilates & Physical Therapy.............47

ZMK Construction, Inc ..............................66

Signature Orthodontics..............................13

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92130 Magazine - November/December 2016  

The visual art programs of Canyon Crest Academy and Torrey Pines High School provide creative outlets and help students of all artistic skil...

92130 Magazine - November/December 2016  

The visual art programs of Canyon Crest Academy and Torrey Pines High School provide creative outlets and help students of all artistic skil...