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FAMILY: National Music Day — make music a bigger part of your family’s life

FAMILY: National Music Day — make music a bigger part of your family’s life

StatePoint

Researchers say that music can bring many benefits to your life — and for households that incorporate music into their daily lifestyle, these benefits can extend to everyone in the family. According to a survey conducted...  Read More »

EDUCATION: What’s the Maker Movement about? Reinventing the world one child at a time

EDUCATION: What’s the Maker Movement about? Reinventing the world one child at a time

Brandpoint (BPT)

Can kids playing with Legos make the world a better place? Will children who build their own rocket ships or dollhouses go on to be the adult innovators of tomorrow, who take on the world’s challenges with technology and creativity?...  Read More »

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NORTH COAST TASTE

Swell Cafe brings art of gourmet coffee to rising tide of interest

Swell Cafe brings art of gourmet coffee to rising tide of interest

Adam Burkhart

John Vallas, the owner of Swell Cafe, wants to start a conversation about coffee, and he’s bringing it to the Flower Hill Promenade shopping center, wedged between the cities of San Diego, Del Mar and Solana beach, where Swell Cafe has opened a second location. But firs...  Read More »

September 3, 2015

Preserved Home: Homemade vinegar can be a real mealtime gift

Preserved Home: Homemade vinegar can be a real mealtime gift

Laura Woolfrey-Macklem

My family doesn’t like store-bought salad dressing because it just tastes like oil with some flavoring. It drags the freshness of salad down, and there never seems to be enough flavor. I’m sure there are some exceptions, but I’ve never found a salad dressing that made ...  Read More »

September 3, 2015

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15 students get scholarships from San Dieguito foundation, Scripps

15 students get scholarships from San Dieguito foundation, Scripps

North Coast Current

The Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito Foundation and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla celebrated the efforts of 15 students seeking healthcare-related careers by granting them scholarships for the new school year on Aug. 3. The joint scholarship program, now in its 12th year, provides assistance for underprivileged youths. The scholarship recipients come from high schools throughout coastal...  Read More »

August 15, 2015 • 0 comments

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

LETTER: Recycle your styrofoam in blue bins

I am the owner of Bety’s Tacos, and I recently joined other Encinitas restaurants in participating in a program called “Rinse and Recycle your Foam at Home.” We are encouraging our...  Read More »

August 25, 2015 • 0 comments

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NORTH COAST BEAT

‘IntelleXual’ podcasters celebrate 100 episodes of stimulating conversation

‘IntelleXual’ podcasters celebrate 100 episodes of stimulating conversation

Adam Burkhart

On a recent Sunday, a couple of hours before the hosts and crew of “The IntelleXual Podcast” were to celebrate their 100th episode with a live taping at the Horton Grand Theatre in downtown San Diego, they gathered at the Palace Bar just around the corner. “Stimulating conversations is what it’s all about,” said David S. Dawson, the coastal...  Read More »

June 17, 2015

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NORTH COAST LIFE

Checking out books was the Human thing to do at Encinitas Library event

Checking out books was the Human thing to do at Encinitas Library event

Helen Hawes

Reading got personal at the Encinitas Library on June 7 with a Human Library event, where borrowers could check out a Human Book and discover life from a different point of view through a 15-minute question-and-answer session. Prizila Vidal was a bestseller at the event. She offered three topics that patrons could choose from — living as a transgender female, growing up in foster care or being HIV positive. Transgender aced the other two cho...  Read More »

June 11, 2015

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Encinitas school district wins $688,000 water awareness grant

North Coast Current

The Encinitas Union School District received a $688,000 grant for the Drought Response Outreach Program for Schools, aimed at reducing storm water runoff and encouraging conservation efforts, the district announced June 9. All projects under the grant,...  Read More »

June 11, 2015