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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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RSS North Coastal News

  • Congregation Beth Am Labor Day Picnic September 2, 2014
    Congregation Beth Am held a festive Labor Day Picnic Sept. 1. This year is the 31st anniversary of this synagogue that started in a tire store in Solana Beach. […]
  • Suspects attempt to rob Solana Beach bank ATM September 2, 2014
    An attempt to break into an ATM at a Solana Beach bank branch early Sept. 2 using a cutting torch ended with the cash machine in flames and two suspects fleeing empty-handed. The suspects set off the ATM's alarm during the failed heist shortly after 2:30 a.m. in the 600 block of Lomas Santa Fe Drive near Glencrest Drive, according to sheriff's Lt. […]
  • First phase of Earl Warren Middle School reconstruction begins in Solana Beach September 2, 2014
    As kids kicked back this summer, San Dieguito Union High School District kicked off the first phase of its complete reconstruction of Earl Warren Middle School. The $41 million project is made possible by the passage of Proposition AA. […]