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WHERE THERE’S HOPE, THERE’S A WAY!

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

(Carlsbad, CA – February 2018) While growing up with a family friend that was diagnosed with autism, Ethan Hope saw first hand the hardships his friend went through on a daily basis. Ethan decided he wanted to do something to help other kids on the spectrum. “My baseball coach, Butch Smith, would always tell us […]

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Conservation Scholarships Announced  for High School Seniors in San Diego County

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

San Diego County, CA – Conservation-minded high school seniors in San Diego County are encouraged to apply for one of five $1,000 college scholarships offered by the Resource Conservation District of Greater San Diego County (RCD). The RCD Conservation Scholarship Program is for graduating high school seniors who are pursuing further education in the fields of resource […]

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Oceanside Public Library News

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

OCEANSIDE PUBLIC LIBRARY TO HOST FREE FINANCIAL WELLNESS WORKSHOPS IN MARCH  The Oceanside Public Library is partnering with San Diego County Credit Union to host a series of free educational workshops in personal finance each Wednesday in March.  These workshops will take place in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, located at 330 N. Coast Highway in […]

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United Oil Thefts Arrest

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

United Oil employees in Valley Center discovered that a former employee, David Adamson (09/15/61), came into the location dressed as an employee who was there to make repairs. Adamson identified himself to the staff as “Kevin”. Adamson stole about $14,000 from the location while under the guise of making repairs. Adamson had been terminated from […]

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VALLEY CENTER LIBRARY TO HOST FIVE AUTHORS, TWELVE BOOKS

By   /  February 15, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

The Valley Center Library (29200 Cole Grade Rd.) is pleased to present Five Authors, Twelve Books on Saturday, February 24 at 10:30 a.m. Local authors Oyuli Aguilar, Sara Bates, Janice Coy, RH Guiterrez, and Wanjuri Warama will discuss their books and autograph copies bought in advance or at the event. Oyuki Aguilar wrote The Sport of […]

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“First Wednesdays” Brings Musical Fun to Midweek!

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

 Suze Diaz… A music lover has many venues to choose from to see incredible live music around the county. One favorite venue is California Center for the Arts, Escondido, named in the Top Five for UT San Diego’s Readers’ Poll for “Best Live Music Venue” and San Diego Magazine’s vote for “Best Limited Engagement” in North […]

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Students Who Love Math Reap Benefits Far Beyond School Years

By   /  February 13, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

This Valentine’s day, Mathnasium owner shows parents how to nurture a love of math in their kids SAN DIEGO, FEBRUARY 2018 – Students who love math experience significant benefits which continue throughout their lives, including increased problem-solving and language skills, increased spatial and directional ability, better financial mastery and improved memory. “For students––and eventually adults––to […]

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Binational Bench Project Serves Hundreds in Mexico

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  North County  /  1 Comment

Sometimes practicing sustainability requires us to think outside the box. When local nonprofit Sustainable Surplus was approached by colleagues at the City of San Diego about finding a home for 150 used bus-stop benches, CEO Sue Prelozni had to put on her thinking cap.  After she exhausted her “green network” in San Diego County, she reached […]

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San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum’s “Roots Series” Celebrates The Philippines

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

(Escondido, CA) San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum (SDCDM) is excited to announce the sixth year of SDCDM’s Roots Series. This free series is part of the Museum’s mission to celebrate and educate children and adults about different world cultures in our community. The first program of 2018 is Saturday, February 17 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. and […]

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Jewish Family Service Celebrates 100 Years of Extraordinary Women at 2018 Heart & Soul Gala

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Major San Diego Nonprofit Honors Women of Past, Present, Future for Centennial Year   SAN DIEGO (Feb. 8, 2018) – Celebrating its centennial year, Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) will host its annual Heart & Soul Gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine on Saturday, April 21 at 6 p.m. To mark the special occasion, […]

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Help Your Community Hospital Provide Shoes and Socks to Patients in Need

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Tri-City Hospital Foundation holding shoe drive now through March 15 as part of National Shoe the World Day to ensure all patients are safely discharged with foot protection OCEANSIDE, Calif. (Feb. 12, 2018) — In conjunction with National Shoe the World Day on March 15, Tri-City Hospital Foundation is calling upon local businesses and residents to donate new […]

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Partnership Response to Domestic Violence – Lakeside Sheriff’s Substation

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Lakeside Sheriff’s Substation More help is now available to victims of domestic violence in the East County. The Lakeside Sheriff’s Substation is partnering with a non-profit group to offer direct and immediate assistance to victims. The goal of this collaborative approach is to enhance services for domestic violence victims who may otherwise not seek help […]

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Black Violin: Classical Boom Tour At California Center For The Arts

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Escondido, Ca. – February 2018 — The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is excited to bring back Black Violin: Classical Boom Tour on February 22nd! Black Violin is an American hip-hop duo from Florida comprising two classically-trained string instrumentalists, Kevin Sylvester and Wilner Baptiste, who go by the stage names Kev Marcus and Wil B, respectively. “Black Violin upends cultural and musical stereotypes …an unexpected […]

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Books and Media Sale At Oceanside Public Library

By   /  February 12, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

  Rhea Mursalin ….Tables and shelves stacked with books, magazines, and CDs were prevalent as far as the eye could see behind the Civic Center Library in Oceanside last Saturday, February 10, from 10:00am to about 4:00pm. Some organizers from The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library, including Gail Wells and Blake Kern (Membership Chair), […]

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Chained Gates at the Buena Vista Ecological Reserve

By   /  February 11, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Alex Hughes – February 2018….While I was at the Hosp Grove Trail, I wanted to also take a visit to the Buena Vista Lagoon. Luckily, I just needed to cross the street. The weather was perfect for viewing the water which glimmered under the sky. Ducks were sparse, yet there was a fisher there trying […]

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San Marcos Collision

By   /  February 11, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

On February 11, 2018, at 3:50 p.m., deputies were dispatched to an injury collision involving a 13 year old juvenile who had been struck by a vehicle. The collision occurred at 422 Los Vallecitos Boulevard, just west of Autumn Drive, in the city of San Marcos. The 13 year old male juvenile was riding his skateboard southbound […]

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A Hill Full of Eucalyptus

By   /  February 11, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

  Alex Hughes – February 2018 …Right across the street from the Shoppes at Carlsbad, I had always passed by what appeared to be a forest of eucalyptus! I had been going to this side of Carlsbad throughout my entire life, and this was always on the other side of the windows of the car. […]

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International Guitar Night

By   /  February 10, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

Escondido, Ca. – February 8, 2018 — The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is excited to present International Guitar Night on Sunday, February 18th. Since beginning in 1995, International Guitar Night has been bringing the finest acoustic guitar players from around the world together for a night of awe-inspiring music that you won’t soon forget. Created by Brian Gore as a way to […]

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City of Carlsbad February Events

By   /  February 10, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

February Events Community Bike Ride: Murals, Murals, Murals When: Sunday, Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Where: Choice Juicery (430 Carlsbad Village Dr., Carlsbad 92008) What: Join us for a family-friendly ride as we visit the hidden (and not so hidden) murals of Carlsbad with local artist Bryan Snyder. Ride length will be approximately one hour at […]

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Oceanside Public Library News & Events

By   /  February 9, 2018  /  North County  /  No Comments

African Drumming Workshop …Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to Oceanside Public Library to participate in an amazing hands-on African drum and song experience, taught by Nana Yaw Asiedu, a local San Diego Master African Drummer, on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the Civic Center Library Community Rooms, 330 North Coast Highway. Nana […]

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