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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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  • Last year for Del Mar Union School District transitional kindergarten August 1, 2014
    The Del Mar Union School District is entering the last school year where it will be required to offer transitional kindergarten class — so far. Legislation is pending that would make it mandatory for districts to offer the program to low-income students. DMUSD’s transitional kindergarten (TK) serves a quarter of its population and to date will bring an addit […]
  • Friends of Gonzales Canyon spruce up Carmel Valley site August 1, 2014
    On July 19, Friends of Gonzales Canyon volunteers helped paint a new kiosk in the Carmel Valley canyon. […]
  • Solana Beach water district receives national award in financial reporting for eighth year August 1, 2014
    The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) presented the Santa Fe Irrigation District the GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the District’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). This is the eighth year successively that SFID has received this award. The Certificate of Ac […]