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Center schedules culture lectures

CARLSBAD — The San Diego Center for Jewish Culture’s Scholar Lectures on Jewish Studies continues in Carlsbad. Professor Gershon Shafir, of UCSD, will lecture, on “The History of Israeli-Palestinian Relations” at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Schulman Auditorium of the Carlsbad Dove Library, 1775 Dove Lane. This lecture will survey the major stages in […]

Couple raises funds for diabetes research

CARLSBAD — Michael and Melissa Kovalcik announced the launch of Wave For A Cure, a social enterprise based in Carlsbad, dedicated to funding Type 1 diabetes research through the sale of apparel and products that represent the active lifestyles of those living with or touched by diabetes. Founded by the Kovalciks and Mike Easley, the […]

New pups roll in to RCHS

ENCINITAS — What has 72 legs and goes “Boark?” The answer is 18 dogs from Mississippi, y’all! These 18 dogs finished an 1,800 mile trip from Mississippi to Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas Nov. 7. Staff is still in the process of getting them settled in. Part of the Adoption yard is taped off […]

HWAC holds HOPE telethon

RANCHO SANTA FE — Tune in to Helen Woodward Animal Center’s annual HOPE telethon from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 12 on KUSI channel 9/51. The broadcast features hosts Dave Scott, Bridget Naso and Kerri Lane from KUSI as well dozens of adoptable pets and animal ambassadors. Funds raised during the HOPE telethon support […]

Crowds turn out to celebrate the RSF Association

RANCHO SANTA FE — More than 400 people turned out for the 30th birthday celebration of the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation held Oct. 20 at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. The Foundation began as an effort by a dozen community members to help people in Rancho Santa Fe and surrounding areas has grown into […]

Letters to the Editor November 4, 2011

Tri-City Hospital’s Condition of Restoration On Oct. 27, six months after secretly barring me from closed session attendance, Tri-City Healthcare District Board Members openly restored me on one condition: they reserved the right to exclude me from any and all future closed session agenda items by vote. Tri-City voters, after representatives, are free to recall […]

Occupy Wall Street isn’t Woodstock

In politics, it’s tempting to turn matters of temperament into matters of principle. Having disliked the hippie-dippy mellow aggression of the 1960s, my first instinct was to dismiss the Occupy Wall Street movement as feckless left-wing tribalism — as unlikely to survive the winter’s first strong cold front as the black flies pestering my cows. […]

Marines test strength and endurance

CAMP PENDLETON — Marines tested their strength, endurance and ability to work as a team during the 7th annual Leatherneck Field Meet at the Paige Fieldhouse, Oct. 26. Marine Corps Community Services’ field meet, draws together various Pendleton units who then contend in various timed competitions such as, pull-ups, 1600-meter guidon relay race, tug-of-war, squad pushups, Humvee […]

Pharmacy robbery suspect in court

VISTA – Alan Buckley, 19, of Carlsbad pleaded not guilty Oct. 27 to charges that he entered several North County pharmacies, said he was armed with a gun and demanded pills. He also pleaded not guilty to the charge of attempted armed robbery of a man who had just used the ATM at a Chase […]

Del Mar Pumpkin Station

Del Mar Pumpkin Station