Local college marks 80 years of learning

REGION — This year, the MiraCosta Community College District celebrates its 80th anniversary, and to mark the occasion, has scheduled three days of activities for students and the public.

Dogs on Deployment earns compassion award

COAST CITIES — The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA’s second annual “Animal Compassion Awards” recognize and pay tribute in several categories, to extraordinary animals and animal lovers throughout San Diego County.

Egg hunts and gatherings for Easter

REGION — Egg hunts and more celebrate the spring holiday in North County.

Foodie event comes to North County

  CARLSBAD — A North County-centric food festival and competition gets plated from 4 to 7 p.m. April 13, at the Hilton Oceanfront Carlsbad Resort.

Ride, don’t drive to Padres games

COAST CITIES — Baseball fans looking to avoid the hassle of traffic and

Celebrate Salk’s anniversary

LA JOLLA — Salk Institute’s Step into Discovery will take place April 12, , beginning at 7:30 a.m. with the Walk for Salk 5K in the morning and continuing in the afternoon with Explore Salk.

Paws in the Park for pets and people

SOLANA BEACH — The city of Solana Beach Parks and Recreation Commission in association with Spay Neuter Action Project (SNAP) is hosting “Paws in the Park” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6 at La Colonia Park, 715 Valley Ave.

Kinder registration coming up

RANCHO SANTA FE— Do you have a child that will be 5 years of age by Sept. 1, 2014?

Marion Ross honored at Scripps auction

COAST CITIES — Spinoff Goes Hollywood, a live and silent auction event, will be held May 8 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego. Proceeds from the 23rd annual event will benefit patient support services at Scripps Cancer Center.

Icon gets update

Icon gets update

  Paraplegic and extreme athlete Jeremy McGhee of Cardiff, paints over the old accessible parking space to make room for the new accessible icon in Tri City Medical Center’s parking lots. Tri-City Medical Center, the first facility in California to partner with the Accessible Icon Project, will replace the icons at its Carlsbad location in […]