CARLSBAD — Sitting in his little bungalow house off of Jefferson Street, Sean Christopher began to describe one of the many reasons he is passionate about books.
RANCHO SANTA FE — Local celebrities, artists, designers, filmmakers, architects and photographers came out for the invitation-only inaugural Diane Welch Celebrity Walking Tour on Sunday afternoon.The event spotlights stars from the Golden Era of Hollywood who called Rancho Santa Fe “home” during the 1920s and 30s.
ENCINITAS — Jake Ducey was a typical Encinitas kid — a surfer and championship basketball player who later found it difficult to resist the temptation of drugs and alcohol.“I started partying hard in high school,” he explained. “Then I could go out the next night and score 30 points.”
RANCHO SANTA FE — Drawing from his own experiences growing up in Rochester, N.Y., author Ross Talarico’s new novel “Sled Run,” is a modern day Robin Hood tale about a teenage boy Rosey who’s seduced by the dazzle (and 1959 candy-apple red Mercury convertible) of a local Mafioso, Carm Carlotta.
OCEANSIDE — After surviving stage IV colorectal cancer, Ali Gilmore recognized an opportunity to face other fears and help others.
OCEANSIDE — Author Gary Soto will share more than two decades of his works at a two-day reading festival at MiraCosta College Feb 26 and Feb. 27.
OCEANSIDE — Dr. James E. Schell, 83, had an epiphany in 1999 when he and his wife, Doris, returned to their hometown of West Point, Ga., for a reunion of 10th Street High School.
SOLANA BEACH — Psychiatrist Dr. Ed Siegel has devoted his career to mental health.
ENCINITAS — Michael Conway, 62, said he’s wanted to write a novel since his mother signed him up for a creative writing class in the fourth grade.
RANCHO SANTA FE — If Karna Bodman had not been trying to catch up on work at the White House Press Office on May 30, 1981, she would have been standing by her boss, James Brady, when John Hinckley Jr. shot President Ronald Reagan, Brady, police officer Thomas Delahanty and secret service agent Timothy McCarthy [...]