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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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RSS Solana Beach, Del Mar and Carmel Valley News

  • Man robs Wells Fargo Bank on Del Mar Heights Road August 22, 2014
    An unidentified man robbed the Wells Fargo Bank at 3445 Del Mar Heights Road on Thursday, Aug. 21, at about 2:31 p.m. The suspect walked up to three different tellers and demanded money. No weapon was seen. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect fled the bank westbound towards El Camino Real. The suspect was described as a Hispanic […]
  • Del Mar, Solana Beach cancel elections and appoint council members August 21, 2014
    Del Mar and Solana Beach voters might head to the polls in November, but it won’t be to cast a ballot for their local council members. Rather than hold fall elections, both councils opted to appoint council candidates during two special council meetings on Aug. 20. […]
  • Carmel Valley swimmer wins High Point award at 2014 Long Course Junior Olympics August 21, 2014
    Lukas Marxer of Pacific Athletic Club (Bay Club Carmel Valley), won the High Point award at the 2014 Long Course Junior Olympics at Coronado in July with a perfect score of 140 points! […]

RSS La Jolla News

  • Lifeguard Lineage: Earnest clan makes guarding La Jolla’s beaches a family affair
    When it comes to being a lifeguard, the Earnest family of Rancho Peñasquitos sees the service as a familial calling. John Earnest and his son, James Earnest, both guard La Jolla beaches during the summer, and John’s daughter, Megan Earnest, tries out for the service this year. […]
  • La Jolla’s Best Bets for Events
    In the San Diego Museum of Man’s newest family-friendly exhibit, kids and adults can experience what it’s like to be a modern archaeologist discovering the remnants of Ancient Egypt. […]
  • La Jolla Community Calendar Aug. 21-28
    Daryl Brown, son of “The Godfather of Soul” James Brown, will discuss his new book “Inside the Godfather,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23 at D.G. Wills Books, 7461 Girard Ave. (858) 456-1800. […]