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San Diego Foundation announces $47M in grants, and five new board members

New BOG members Ileana Ovalle Engel, Elisabeth Eisner Forbes, and Hal Dunning.

The San Diego Foundation today announced it granted $47 million to nonprofit organizations in fiscal year 2014. Since its inception, the foundation has granted $880 million to serve and improve the San Diego region.

Authorities seek help identifying suspected watch thief

Courtesy Crime Stoppers

Detectives say that on May 21 at about 1:30 p.m., the unknown suspect walked into the men’s locker room at the Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa located at 5921 Calle Valencia in Rancho Santa Fe.

Rancho Santa Fe fire chief credits personnel, prevention efforts in containment of Bernardo Fire

Looking east from Zumaque Street toward Fairbanks Ranch on May 13. Photo/Bill Bonebrake

Although a wildfire burned nearly 1,600 acres between Rancho Peñasquitos and Rancho Santa Fe last week, no homes were destroyed or severely damaged.

Caught on fire

Left photo/Rory Bennett. Right photo/ Officer Rick Petoscia.

A Sheriff’s car recently caught fire on Lomas Santa Fe/ Linea Del Cielo at the entrance to Rancho Santa Fe

Sheriff’s Dept. warns residents to beware of public utility worker impersonators

an individual falsely representing himself as a public utilities employee servicing the Solana Beach area, gained entry to a Solana Beach resident’s home

Defendants in iPads, laptop theft case plead not guilty

Three Riverside County men accused in the theft of 29 iPads and other electronics from Del Mar Heights Elementary School

Canyon Crest Academy places 2nd in national math contest

Canyon Crest Academy recently placed second in the 2012 Ciphering Time Trials, a national mathematics contest

UCSD breaks ground on medical research facility and diabetes center

The Altman family (from left): Lindsay, Andy, Jessie, Lisa and Steve at the Jan. 10 groundbreaking ceremony for UC San Diego’s new Clinical and Translational Research Institute. The family pledged $10 million toward the facility, to include a pediatric diabetes research center.

UC San Diego broke ground on its new $269 million Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute

Crime Log

Dec. 20 between noon and 1:15 p.m., 5000 El Mirlo, armed robbery, stolen jewelry and other items, loss: about $340,000.

2013 brings in a variety of new state laws

Gov. Jerry Brown signed 876 regular session bills this year, and vetoed 120 regular session bills

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  • Del Mar Powerhouse 13U Battles for Championship in USSSA Patriot Tournament September 14, 2014
    The Del Mar Powerhouse 13U baseball team reached the championship game of the USSSA Patriot tournament held in San Clemente on the weekend of Sept. 6-7. The team played a solid weekend of baseball, earning the #2 seed after impressive pool play victories, and facing the #1 seed in the Championship game. […]
  • Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks BU14 – Pejkic Nott’s Forest Labor Day Cup Champions September 14, 2014
    For the second year in a row, the Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks BU14 Team, coached by Miroslav “Mickey” Pejkic, are champions of the Nott’s Forest Labor Day Cup. The team, playing into the top division, only allowed 1 goal the entire tournament. This impressive result comes after the team was a finalist in the Rancho Sante Fe Attack Tournament. The boys defea […]
  • Solana Beach resident heads Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center September 14, 2014
    When Carrolee Barlow was appointed CEO of an organization that researches and treats Parkinson’s disease earlier this year, it was a chance for her to bring together the skills, education and experience she has accumulated over her career. “It’s very much of a coming home for me,” said Barlow, 50, a Solana Beach resident, of her appointment as CEO of the Par […]