Members of the North Country Dance Arts competition team won multiple awards at the recent Count Down National Dance Competition Tour event held recently in Fallbrook. Over seven studios competed with some from as far away as Anaheim and Temecula. The venue includes some of the most competitive performances in the country. Various Carmel Valley residents were amongst the dozen dancers from NCDA who participated and placed. The categories included soloist and group acts in the areas of tap, jazz, lyrical and contemporary.
County supervisors voted unanimously April 23 to move ahead with plans to form a joint powers authority with the state board that oversees the Del Mar Fairgrounds, which could lead to the formation of a new, 14-member board to manage fairgrounds operations. The county has been in talks with the 22nd District Agricultural Association, which currently manages the state-owned property in coastal North County, to create a new governance model that provides more local control over the facility.
Home sellers are holding out for higher prices
Roughly 75% of Americans feel now is a better time to buy than next year will be, according to a survey of more than 2,000 respondents carried out by real estate marketplace Trulia. But despite rising prices, only 32% believe now is a good time to sell. “The unwillingness to sell does help explain the low inventory,” says Susan M. Wachter, professor of real estate and finance at The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Inventory is down by as much as 15% year-over-year, according to Realtor.com, but picked up by 2.4% in March over the previous month.
Come join the fun at the Ashley Falls Spring Carnival on Sunday, April 21, from 11 .am.-3 p.m.
There will be many new attractions like a game truck (on site 11-1), laser tag, go carts, rock climbing wall, remote control cars, hamster balls (inflatable human spheres), as well as many fun carnival games.