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10 doctor-recommended health tips for the new year

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StatePoint

January 3, 2020

Four in 10 adults in the U.S. have two or more chronic diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While certain conditions and risk factors are beyond one’s control, the new year is the perfect time to consider the many lifestyle choices you can make for improved health. “With...

Looking for a healthy New Year’s resolution? Don’t overlook your eyes

Health. (Jovan Mandic, iStock Getty Images Plus via StatePoint)

StatePoint

January 3, 2020

The most ambitious time of year is upon us: the time to set New Year’s resolutions. All the parties have been hosted, the marshmallows have been toasted and you’ve binged on your new favorite TV show the entire month of December. Now you’re asking yourself, “What do I want to accomplish this...

Donate food for Community Resource Center Holiday Baskets

This holiday season, the North Coast Current highlights news from local nonprofits, fundraisers and other outlets in support of our communities. (Hugo Humberto Plácido da Silva, FreeImages)

North Coast Current

December 4, 2019

The Encinitas-based Community Resource Center seeks donations for Holiday Baskets between Dec. 6-12 and Dec. 13. The collections go toward a three-day distribution at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

CARLSBAD: Carols for Carlsbad highlights school music programs Dec. 7

Musical instruments. (FreeImages photo by Eduardo Guillen)

November 30, 2019

CARLSBAD — The Carlsbad Educational Foundation invites residents to celebrate the music programs of the Carlsbad Unified School District at its annual Carols of Carlsbad event Saturday, Dec. 7, from 3 to 7 p.m. The event will be held at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa on the Plaza, 2100 Costa del Mar...

ENCINITAS: 25th holiday tree-lighting set for Dec. 6

Cool on the Coast: A roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar, Oceanside and Escondido. (Moriah Farmer, FreeImages)

November 30, 2019

ENCINITAS — The community is invited to the 25th Annual Encinitas Heritage Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, Dec. 6, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the corner of 4th and C streets overlooking Moonlight Beach. To commemorate the event’s 25th anniversary, the Encinitas Historical Society has brought together local...

CARDIFF: Mingle with Kringle on Dec. 1 at Town Center

Santa Claus. (Tim Mossholder, Unsplash)

November 30, 2019

CARDFF — Cardiff 101 Main Street holds its 12th Annual Kringle Mingle from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 1, at Cardiff Town Center. There will be free photos with Santa in a vintage Camera Camper sleigh along with other activities such as children’s origami crafts provided by Know When to Fold Em and...

ENCINITAS: Heritage Ranch offers holiday family craft class Dec. 1

San Dieguito Heritage Museum in Encinitas. (Courtesy photo by Jay A. Clark)

November 30, 2019

ENCINITAS — The San Dieguito Heritage Ranch invites families to create ornaments for their holiday trees at its Families Make History craft event on Sunday, Dec. 1, from noon to 4 p.m. The ranch is located at 450 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. More information about the organization is online: ww...

CARDIFF: Nature Collective offers family activities Dec. 1

San Elijo Lagoon Earth Day Detectives Tour. (Photo courtesy of San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy)

November 30, 2019

CARDIFF — The Nature Collective offers hands-on activities for families on Sunday, Dec. 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the San Elijo Lagoon Nature Center, 2710 Manchester Ave. in Cardiff. Nature Collective volunteers and county park rangers will present family-friendly activity stations and presentations....

Cool on the Coast: Round out August with Leucadia art walk, family time at Del Mar track

San Diego County beach. (Photo by Frank McKenna, Unsplash)

Antonio Pequeño IV

August 17, 2019

Your roundup of events in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Solana Beach, Del Mar and the San Diego region.

Encinitas, Carlsbad residents shine in County Fair culinary contests

Sue Satterlee of Vista won first place for her dried dill and second place for her firecrackers in the Home and Hobby contest at this year’s San Diego County Fair. (Photo by Lauren J. Mapp)

Lauren J. Mapp

July 6, 2019

Jars of jam, bottles of liqueurs, cookies, cakes and more lined the walls of the Del Mar Fairgrounds grandstand complex during the annual San Diego County Fair as it came to a close last week. The Home and Hobby contest drew in hundreds of competitors to more than 100 categories this year.

Fun ways to keep kids’ minds active in summer

Child reading. (Olesya Shelomova/Adobe via StatePoint)

StatePoint

June 8, 2019

A vacation from school is no excuse for a vacation from thinking. Not only can learning be made fun, but you can avoid a rusty return to school in the fall by keeping kids’ minds active all summer long. Here are a few fun ways to make thinking and learning a priority, while not detracting from the...

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