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Connect CEO Duane J. Roth dies weeks after bicycling accident

Donations in Roth’s name can be made to Pedal the Cause (

Attorney C. Hugh Friedman dies at age 81

Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at Congregation Beth Am in Carmel Valley.

La Jolla philanthropist Murray Galinson remembered as ‘peacemaker’

Murray Galinson (1937-2013)

Those closest to the native Minnesotan say compassion and diplomacy were equally prominent components of his character.

La Jolla philanthropist Murray Galinson is dead at age 75


Murray Galinson, 75, of La Jolla, who was an influential force in San Diego’s business, political and philanthropic worlds for decades, died Thursday, Jan. 3.

La Jolla postman to be remembered at tree planting on Friday

Steve P. Mediano

A Palo Verde tree will be planted in memory of longtime WindanSea mail carrier Steve P. Mediano, who died at his home of a heart attack on July 6. He was 52 years old. Mediano will be remembered at the public tree planting, Friday, July 20 at 3:30 p.m. at the La Jolla Carrier Annex [...]

Robert Ellsworth, 84, was diplomat in Nixon Administration

Robert Ellsworth was a U.S. diplomat and served in the Nixon Administration.

Robert Fred Ellsworth (1926-2011)

Diplomat. Member of Congress. Political Leader. Business executive.

Ambassador Robert Ellsworth was one of the most experienced players in American foreign and security policy in the last 50 years. His experience spanned World War II, the Cold War, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the opening of China, and the crisis in the Middle East.

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  • Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team tops in division at 2014 Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    The Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team took first place in the 2014 Albion Cup (Girls U9 Cup) on July 18-21. They beat Carlsbad United’s top GU9 team in the semi-finals and went on to shut out Strikers FC in the finals, 4-0. Awesome tournament play by the entire team! […]
  • Surf Academy Select BU9 win it all at Albion Cup July 25, 2014
    San Diego Surf Academy Select BU9 won it all at the Albion Cup July 19-21! After winning their Showcase division by going unbeaten all weekend, they defeated Legends FC 4-1 in the finals on Monday. This is the second year in a row this team has won the Albion Cup. […]
  • Pushing boundaries July 24, 2014
    Few issues cause parents more distress than changes in school boundaries. Who can forget the tumult when in 2002 the Del Mar Union School District moved hundreds of families from one attendance area to another? Resentment still lingers, 12 years later. The San Dieguito Union High School District created its system of boundaries nearly 18 years ago that has w […]