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Cool on the Coast: School picks up but fun doesn’t slow in September

Michele Leivas

Your monthly roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Oceanside and Escondido.

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September 7, 2016

CARLSBAD: Kids can learn dance from Lancer Dancers through Nov.

ENCINITAS: Artists have until Sept. 15 to apply for city exhibits

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New building takes shape at San Dieguito as school marks 80 years

Michele Leivas

San Dieguito High School Academy students returned to many familiar sites when the new school year began at the end of August — including the now-familiar views of construction on campus. The ongoing construction is part of a master renovation project of the school, which began in earnest in January and is scheduled to continue through 2017.

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September 16, 2016

County Fair’s Student Showcase says farewell to Neil Bruington

Michele Leivas

San Diegans bid a fond farewell to this year’s San Diego County Fair, from the bacon-wrapped fried everything to the rides and games. This year, the Student Showcase says a more heartfelt goodbye to its coordinator, Neil Bruington.

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July 13, 2016

Living Creatively: Find your sanctuary within

Barbara Basia Koenig

Often we get so busy or feel so trapped by all the things that need to be done, we forget that we need to take care of ourselves, as well, and deserve the same attention and care we reserve for important projects, duties, obligations and chores. Some of us, however, are limited by circumstances that do not allow for time away to experience a connection with nature that we long for and need.

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June 28, 2016

Preserved Home: In a pickle over cucumbers? Try these recipes

Laura Woolfrey Macklem

It’s a canning mother’s lament — finding the perfect pickle kids will like. In the past, they have been too sour, too sweet, too soft or too spicy, according to my children. Just giving them the first bite of my pickle experiment is like watching a stressful sporting event. Will they pucker? Will they run for the faucet because of spice? And could this be the one ingestible item they refuse because it’s too sweet?

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June 29, 2016

News online for Encinitas, Calif.
News online for Encinitas, Calif.