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 »
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 »
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 »
The 1990s indie/grunge band Helmet burst onto the scene in 1990 with a sound that was completely different from most of the alternative rock bands of the time. With fast, driving guitars and heavy, intense vocals and lyrics, Helmet’s style, though clearly ticking the alt rock box, sometimes seemed counter to the relatively slow tempo and lethargic... Read More »
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... Read More »
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 »
I own the property at 643 Fourth St. in Encinitas, across from the Old Schoolhouse on the former EUSD Pacific View school site. My attorney Felix Tinkov and I have submitted written inputs and testified at almost every Pacific View meeting, since the first before the Planning Commission in July 2008.
At its Wednesday, April 8, meeting, the City Council will consider a procurement for an operating... Read More »
A historic Torrey pine tree predating the San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas was cut down on its grounds June 29 and 30 after garden officials found it was severely compromised by a parasitic fungus.
The tree’s lumber... Read More »
A project to modernize Carlsbad city library facilities moved forward with the City Council’s approval of a $5.5 million contract June 23.
Prava Construction Services will serve as the project’s general contractor after... Read More »
Youth and trauma intervention programs have received a financial boost with grants from the Solana Beach Fund.
The fund, part of Coastal Community Foundation of North County, awarded $15,000 to three local organizations, the... Read More »
As California endures another year of difficult drought, Gov. Jerry Brown has put mandatory water restrictions in place and has been asking local governments and boards to pick up the slack in order to meet water conservation goals.
Brown signed an... Read More »
After two Magdalena Ecke YMCA board members said they were asked to resign, they have started a website to spark change in the YMCA of San Diego concerning the recent elimination of youth membership prices at the Encinitas branch and how it will affect... Read More »