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Torrey Pines champs
Congratulations to the Torrey Pines High School Girls Tennis Team, which under first-year coach, Chris Numbers, has kept the CIF championship streak alive at 23 championships in a row, building on the incredible run of victories under Anne Meigs’ leadership.Correction
Family gathered in in Oceanside to celebrate as Anne Beversluis turned 103, including her son-in-law Lyle Abel, grandchildren Mary and Rali Schwartz, great-granddughter Cici Schwartz and son-in-law Charles Van Kessler, daughter Claire Abel and daughter Linda Van Kessler. We regret the inaccuracies in the original caption.
Grand opening
Judy Scheuer, owner of Belle Roche Estate Jewelry Buyers, invites all to the grand opening all Day Dec. 1, for her newest estate-buying retail shop, Belle Roche Estate Jewelry and Collectibles at 257 N El Camino Real, Suite A, Encinitas in the Villa Encinitas Plaza with an all-day party Dec. 1. Drawings will be held throughout the day giving away American Eagle 1-ounce pure silver dollars. For more information, call (760) 479-2300.
Solatube tours
Students from Vista Community Clinic’s REACH program got a tour of Solatube International’s production of tubular daylighting devices at headquarters in Vista. REACH is a youth development after-school program that provides prevention education for at-risk teens ages 12 to 18 in Vista and Oceanside. Vista Community Clinic was founded in 1972 as a nonprofit healthcare clinic.
Junior golfers
A free event for golfers ages 4 to 12 at any skill level or want to learn to play golf, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 8 at Carlsbad Golf Center, 2711 Haymar Drive, Carlsbad. Get measured for and test junior-specific clubs on the driving range and putting green. Free Intro-to-Golf clinics and free lesson quick tips, contests and prize drawing. Bring trade-in junior clubs. For information, call the pro shop at (760) 720-4653 or visit
Volunteer applauded
Nov. 8, local resident Shari Sapp was named a “Volunteer of the Year” by the North County Philanthropy Council. She was nominated for the award by Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad. Sapp has been a key volunteer for Pacific Ridge School since its founding in 2007. She was part of the school’s WASC Accreditation Team, has solicited grant awards for the school and helped to bring the Challenge Day program to Pacific Ridge. Sapp also coached her son’s Miracle League baseball team and runs a Christmas drive for a Mexican orphanage.
New realty site
Dan Conway has opened a new real estate office for The Guiltinan Group, at 3860 Valley Centre Drive in Carmel Valley. Conway is a residential specialist and serves Carmel Valley, Rancho Santa Fe, Del Mar, Solana Beach and the surrounding areas.
Student scores high
The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth honored Maxwell Dawson, a Pacific Ridge student from Carlsbad, as a top student in the 2012 CTY Talent Search, for his exceptional performance as a middle school student on above-grade-level tests.

Leading, teaching

The Del Mar Solana Beach Sunrise Rotary again delivered 300 dictionaries to third-graders at five schools in the Solana Beach Unified School District. For more information, visit .Salute to serviceRetiring MiraCosta College Trustee Gloria Carranza was honored for her many years of service to the college, where she represented Trustee Area 4, Carlsbad, during a special ceremony following the Nov. 20 board meeting in the John MacDonald Board Room.

Textile art

Amba, a gallery showcasing handmade textiles from India. celebrated the opening of a new storefront Nov. 20 at 143 S. Cedros, Suite 105B in Solana Beach, in the Cedros Design District. This second retail location will be open Tuesday through Sunday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call (858) 259-2622 for more information.

Innovation lauded

ImThera Medical, Inc. in Carmel Valley at 12555 High Bluff Drove, Suite 310, was awarded the Gold Electrode Award in the Best New Product category for the aura6000 Sleep Therapy System. The new system is a method of treatment for patients suffering from Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Editors from the Neurotech Reports chose the aura6000 system for its proprietary targeted hypoglossal neurostimulation (THN) sleep therapy.

Honors abound

Dowling & Yahnke, LLC, based in Carmel Valley announced that Jake Erlendson, Jeff Gohsler and Elias Vera recently became Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholders. To earn this designation, a candidate must fulfill a rigorous series of requirements which takes several years: passing three levels of exams, completing four years of qualified professional work experience, and adhering to the CFA Institute’s professional standards.

Birthday bash

Mog + Rue women’s clothing store invites the community to help celebrate its 60th birthday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at 937 S. Coast Highway 101, Suite C102, Encinitas. The event offers “bites, sips, gift bags, raffles, manicures, charity and party dresses.”