CV Library Concert, Jan 17, 2018

Submitted by ken on Mon, 01/22/2018 - 13:26

January's free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on Wednesday, January 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library’s community room. It will feature pianist/composer and Steinway artist Louis Landon. Steinway artist and pianist for peace, Landon’s career has taken him around the world playing a variety of styles with some of the most recognized names in the entertainment industry: classical music for Mikhail Baryshnikov on national and international tours, Latin music with "Pucho and his Lain Soul Brothers" on national and international tours, pop music with Rupert "Pina Colada Song" Holmes on television and national tours, rock and roll with John Hall, opening for "Little Feat" on national tours. For the past 28 years, through his production company, Landon Music Company, he has written and produced music for film, video, and commercials, including three ears of "best plays" and bloopers" commercials for the National Basketball Association. He has released 26 albums/CD's; his latest, Looking Beyond the Mirror, was released on December 25, 2017.

The library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at

PHR Meetings in January, 2018

Submitted by ken on Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:19

From the PHR Village Blog, two meetings this month on PHR issues: Traffic will be addressed on January 17, 2018, and the PHR library design team will make a presentation on January 29, 2018. The CV Planning Board's Livability Subcommittee discussing Traffic issues in PHR. At the Airoso Recreation Center Great Room, 6135 Galante Place (near Pacific Trails Middle School and the new PHR Community Park). January 17th at 4:30 pm. The CV Planning Board's Design Subcommittee discussing the PHR Library. At the Carmel Valley Library Community Room. January 29th at 4:30 pm. See the PHR Village Blog ( for updates.

SDG&E Carmel Mission Powerline Tree Information

Submitted by ken on Fri, 12/08/2017 - 12:52

SDG&E has cited concerns about tree damage to the powerlines to suggest cutting down or severely trimming up to 75 trees in the Carmel Mission Park powerline corridor (just north of the "Bay Club", formerly "Pacific Athletic Club"). Enclosed are some documents relating to that project as proposed to the "MAD Subcommittee" (Maintenance Assessment District or MAD) of the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board (CVCPB) over the last 4 months. Note that no decision has been made on this proposal, and the issue will next be heard at the CVCPB meeting on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 7:00 PM at the Carmel Valley Library on Townsgate. Contact information for SDG&E on this project is Greg Peck (, 619-405-8120) or Michael Daleo (, 858-654-8630). Contact information for the City Council office is Barbara Bry ( or see the CD1 Web Page.) Also, see the Carmel Mission Park overview document, the SDG&E Tree Information document, and the SDG&E Tree Initial Draft Proposal document.

2017 Halloween Events

Submitted by ken on Thu, 10/26/2017 - 15:35

Lots of events around for Halloween, you can find most of them by searching the web. The Del Mar Highlands Town Center is holding their's on Tuesday the 31st (see events page.)  Piazza Carmel's is on Saturday the 28th (see events page.) The CV Rec Center has a Fall Festival on Saturday the 28th (see Rec Center home page.) Old Town has a Day of the Dead Festival (see event page.) Escondido has a Halloween themed Renaissance Faire (see event page.)

CV Rec Center Fall Festival 2017

Submitted by ken on Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:03

Carmel Valley Fall Festival, Oct 28, 2017 from 9am to 1pm. Festival at the CV Community Park, 3777 Townsgate. Includes a pumpkin carving contest for a limited number of participants (must pre-register at with code 45012). Festival includes costume contest, crafts, games, name painter, pony rides and jumpers. For more info, call the Rec Center at 858-552-1616.

CV Library Free Music Program, Oct 11, 2017

Submitted by ken on Fri, 10/06/2017 - 18:00

The Carmel Valley Library presents: MALVYN LAI, PIANO. October’s free family music program sponsored by the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library will be held on October, 11 at 7:00 PM in the library’s community room. Award winning, 12 year old pianist Malvyn Lai will present a program of works by Bach, Beethoven, Liszt, and Chopin. Since age 5, Malvyn has studied with Dr. Irina Bendetsky. At age 9, he performed his first public solo recital which was featured by Fox 5 San Diego evening news. He debuted as soloist with the Kostroma Symphony Orchestra in Russia and has gone on to perform locally with the Inland Valley Symphony, Temecula Valley Symphony, the Grossmont Symphony Orchestra. His national and international concerts have taken him to New York, Hungary, and Poland.

The library is located at 3919 Townsgate Drive in Carmel Valley. For further information, call (858) 552-1668 or see the Friends of the Carmel Valley Library website at

CV Discussion of Tree Removal in Powerline Corridor, Oct 3, 2017

Submitted by ken on Thu, 09/28/2017 - 17:47

The Carmel Valley Planning Board's Landscape Maintenance Subcommittee will discuss options for possible tree removal in the powerline corridor near the Bay Club (or, "PAC"). SDG&E has determined that a number of trees pose a danger to the adjacent powerlines, and would like community input. Meeting is on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 4:30 PM at the Carmel Valley Recreation Center on Townsgate. See the Agenda for the meeting.

California Native Plant Sale, Oct 14, 2017

Submitted by ken on Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:27

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, the California Native Plant Society-San Diego presents: OCTOBER NATIVE PLANT SALE IN BALBOA PARK. This California native plant sale will be in the Balboa Park’s Theater Courtyard between the Casa Del Prado Theater and Casa Del Prado and across from the West entrance of the San Diego Natural History Museum. See the California Native Plant Society-San Diego web page for details.