Janet Mock, Transgender Advocate, To Speak At UC San Diego

Janet Mock

LA JOLLA–The University of California, San Diego will host Janet Mock, a transgender advocate, writer and New York Times bestselling author of Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More on Thursday, May 1 at 7 p.m. in the Price Center Theatre on campus. After publicly proclaiming her identity as a trans woman in […]

One Love San Diego To Host Fundraiser For Monarch School

SAN DIEGO–One Love San Diego, a nonprofit focused on helping at-risk and homeless youth, will host “Yoga Glow in the Night,” a charity event benefitting Monarch School on April 26. The event will start at 6 p.m. in the school gymnasium and is expected to attract 700 attendees and raise more than $30,000. “Monarch School […]

Pacific Ridge School Student-Run Publication Honored By Columbia Scholastic Press Association

CARLSBAD–Global Vantage, a print and online magazine run collaboratively by students from Pacific Ridge School, Kibera Girls Soccer Academy (Kibera, Kenya), and Canyon Crest Academy, has been honored with the Columbia Scholastic Press Associations’ Edmund J. Sullivan Award. Edmund J. Sullivan, the longtime Executive Director of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA), says his namesake award […]

San Diego High School Student Wins Healthcare Scholarship

SAN DIEGO–Valhalla High School student Shea Ricketts has been named recipient of the 11th annual AMN/HCC San Diego Scholarship Essay Contest presented by Health Care Communicators (HCC) of San Diego County and AMN Healthcare. Born and raised in San Diego, Shea, 17, grew up around healthcare, closely following her father as he made his rounds […]

UC San Diego Medical Center Named Among 100 Great Hospitals In U.S.

LA JOLLA–The University of California, San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest has been named one of  “100 Great Hospitals in America” by Becker’s Hospital Review, a publishing group that conducts hospital and healthcare news and analyses, which described the honorees as “some of the most prominent, forward-thinking and focused healthcare facilities in the nation.” Becker’s created the […]

Cuyamaca College To Offer Classes For Youths

EL CAJON–Scrambling for a place to send the kids during spring break? There’s still room at College for Kids at Cuyamaca College, an enrichment program for youth ages 8-14, set for April 14-17. Offered through the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Continuing Education division, College for Kids provides the perfect combination of fun and learning, with […]

Patrick Henry High School Breaks Ground On Arts Center And Production Studios

From left: Lee Dulgeroff, Facilities Planning & Construction executive director; Kevin Ruebel, T.B. Penick & Sons, Inc. senior superintendent/project manager; Karen Childress-Evans, director of the district's Visual and Performing Arts; Pat Crowder, retired principal of Henry HS; Listy Gillingham, Henry HS principal, Kevin Beiser, Board of Education president; Katherine Nakamura, former Board of Education president and current president of Cowles Mountain Community Foundation; Matt Kalal, Henry High music teacher; Tony Nguyen, 12th-grader, Technical Theater Program; and Ralph West, College, Career and Technical Education program manager for Curriculum and Instruction. Photo: Daryl Prendergast, San Diego Unified School District

SAN DIEGO–More than 120 students, parents, staff and community members celebrated the groundbreaking ceremony of Patrick Henry High School’s new performing arts center and production studios. The school is beginning the construction of the long-awaited performing arts center, state-of-the-art facilities for its College, Career and technology (CCTE) Production Studios Program, and campus-wide site modernization improvements. […]

Rock Star Hopefuls Take The Stage In Fallbrook

BOB 2013

SAN DIEGO–Rocking out in the garage is one thing, but getting up on stage in front of an audience, well, a teenage rock band could get discovered! Band members ages 13 to 19 are hoping for just that when they compete in the Fallbrook Community Center’s 7th annual Battle of the Bands. The competition takes place at […]

Oceanside Unified School District Selects New Superintendent

Dr. Duane Coleman

OCEANSIDE–Dr. Duane Coleman has been selected as the next Superintendent of the Oceanside Unified School District, effective July 1, the Board of Education said on Tuesday. The board will officially appoint Dr. Coleman to the district’s post at the next board meeting on April 22. Dr. Coleman, a 1979 Oceanside High School graduate, will replace Superintendent […]

Marines, Helix Charter High School Face Off On The Field

From left, Bryan and Aaron Camacho load paint balls into their weapons during the Helix Charter High School military basics program 4th annual Marine Corps paintball tournament aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on March 20.

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR–The adrenaline is pumping through his veins. Quick mental snapshots before ducking his head behind the wooden wall for protection are all he has to rely on – how many of his men remain, where the enemy is approaching from, and how to rally his team into a better firing position. […]