Carmel Valley

Summer hoops camps open

CARMEL VALLEY — Again this summer, Torrey Pines High School basketball coach John Olive is hosting summer basketball camps and registration is available now. The camps will be held at Torrey Pines High School, 3710 Del Mar Heights Road. The schedule will offer camps for youngsters 6 through 12 years old from 8 a.m. to […]

Torrey Pines gets ready to pump it up

CARMEL VALLEY — Tickets are now available for the Torrey Pines High School 18th annual Spring Dance and Auction, also known as, Pump Up The Volume. This year’s event will be held from 5 to 8:30 p.m. April 2 at the Belly Up on Cedros in Solana Beach. Ticket prices are $75 each or $150 […]

Workout for mind at Congregation Beth Am

CARMEL VALLEY — Congregation Beth Am’s Center for Life Long Jewish Learning and the Mizel Family Foundation present the Jewish Ultrafit Challenge, A Workout for the Mind, starting at 7 p.m. March 6 with all classes at Congregation Beth Am, 5050 Del Mar Heights Road. To register, contact Debra at (858) 481-8454 , ext. 22 […]

Rady Auxiliary presents ‘mad’ ‘60s fundraiser

CARMEL VALLEY — The Carmel Valley Unit of the Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary has been hard at work, preparing for the sixth annual Sounds of Hope for Children. Tickets are now on sale for the March 25 event, to be held at the Prado in Balboa Park. Featuring the Dean-O-holics, the theme for the sixth […]

Hospital auxiliary ready to swing back to the ’60s

CARMEL VALLEY — Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary’s Carmel Valley Unit presents this year’s fundraising event at 6 p.m. March 25 in the Ballroom at The Prado in Balboa Park and will benefit the Hospital’s Autism Discovery Institute. Get ready to swing to the sounds of the ’60s with Dean, Frank and Sammy in a Vegas-style […]

Canyon Crest Academy places second in national math contest

CARMEL VALLEY — Canyon Crest Academy brought home a silver medal in the 2010 Ciphering Time Trials, a national mathematics contest administered by National Assessment & Testing. Several of Canyon Crest Academy’s students received individual awards, helping their team to its winning spot among the top schools in the country. In the ninth-grade division, Brandon […]

Del Mar Highlands Theater closes for facelift

CARMEL VALLEY — The movie theater at Del Mar Highlands Town Center will close effective Jan. 3 to undergo a renovation in which the existing UltraStar 8 will be upgraded and converted to a new luxury boutique concept. The new upgraded theater will offer many new perks including the convenience of reserved seating, which allows […]

Congregation Beth Am hosts family retreat

CARMEL VALLEY — A special Shabbat weekend is being offered with Rabbi Kornberg and his family. “Lighting the Spark, Fanning the Flame … A Lifetime of Jewish Connection” will take place on Shabbat Vayakhel, Feb. 25 through Feb. 27, at Camp Ramah in Ojai. The weekend will feature Scholar-in-Residence Rabbi Shawn Fields-Meyer, founder of Ozreinu, […]

Jewish Center fills new year with special classes

CARMEL VALLEY — Congregation Beth Am’s Center for Lifelong Jewish Learning, sponsored by the Mizel Family Foundation, has several new classes starting in January at the center, 5050 Del Mar Heights Road. Fine Wine and Refined Rabbis will be held on Thursdays from 7 to 8 p.m. from Jan. 6 to Jan. 27. Rabbi Matthew […]

Local comedian brings winning act home

CARMEL VALLEY — In four years, when comedian Taylor Williamson returns to Torrey Pines High School for his 10th-year reunion, he won’t have to explain what he’s been up to because most of his classmates will already know. The Del Mar native has established himself as one of the brightest up-and-coming comedians in the country. […]