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‘Freedom by Fashion White Party Charity Event’

Yanya Morton, Heather McLaren, Greg Adelman, Jennifer Ford

Hidden Treasures Foundation, a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to the rescue and restoration of women and children victimized…

Rancho Santa Fe – based Freedom Frontline to host post-election discussion at Del Mar Hilton

Ursula Kuster

Group seeks to engage young people in politics, educate them on ‘constitutional responsibilities’

Community input received on proposed health club and pool facility in Rancho Santa Fe

About 100 Rancho Santa Fe residents showed up on Friday, Oct. 17, for a health club and pool community meeting, the last outreach before ballots were mailed on Monday, Oct. 20. On the ballots, members are being asked whether the Rancho Santa Fe Association should spend $350,000 on a professional planning phase for the potential new community amenity.

RSF Association Director Heather Slosar said the pool and health club could increase home values and make the Covenant more attractive to younger families, as well as serve as a lifestyle enhancement for existing Covenant members.

Czech violin duo to perform at Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe

Violinists Julie Svecená and her father, Jaroslav Svecený, will perform Oct. 27 at the Village Church.

In cooperation with the Consulate General of the Czech Republic, the Czech School San Diego hosts a free classical violin concert by internationally recognized Czech violin player Jaroslav Svecený and his daughter, Julie Svecená, who are on a tour of the United States. The concert will be at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Village Church.

The father-daughter duo will also present famous and rarely heard works for two violins from the 18th to the 21st century by Mozart, Vivaldi, Bach, Boieldieu, Arriagada, Svecený, Leclair and Bériot. They will also perform the American premiere of Svecený’s new piece of sacral music “Church Phantasy for a Solo Violin.”

Rancho Santa Fe weekly sports update

Torrey Pines defeated Canyon Crest Academy 4-3 in a Palomar League opener for both teams on Oct. 9.

Alayna Tomlinson and Farah Farjood each scored two goals to lead the Falcons.

Samantha “Sammy” Cirino added one goal and one assist.

‘Kachina Dolls and Dances’ to be topic at Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society lecture

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Native American expert Dr. James Kemp will discuss “Kachina Dolls and Dances” from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society.

Katsina figures, also known as kachina dolls (in photo at right), were carved typically from cottonwood root by the Hopi people to instruct young girls and new brides about the katsinas, the immortal beings that bring rain, control the forces of nature, and act as messengers between humans and the spirit world.

Rancho Santa Fe Association Board Biz: Volunteers, voting and vision

Ann Boon

It is definitely true that your Rancho Santa Fe Association Board of Directors is a working board. Our lengthy agenda from the Oct. 2 meeting should attest to that. It is also true that our committees are hard-working groups of individuals as well. It is at the committee level that challenges are identified, ideas are developed, and strategies are shaped. Volunteers are the lifeblood of our community.

Concierge Auctions to sell fully customized Rancho Santa Fe retreat

Concierge Auctions, a luxury real estate auction firm serving high-net-worth individuals worldwide, recently announced the auction of Rancho Las Brisas in Rancho Santa Fe. Rancho Las Brisas was previously offered for $6.695 million and will sell to the highest bidder without reserve in cooperation with Laura Barry of Barry Estates on Nov. 8.

Unique attributes of Rancho Las Brisas include:

• A 10,390-square-foot residence featuring 6 bedrooms, 5 full and 1 half-bathrooms in an exclusive gated community

• An exterior designed by acclaimed Greg Agee Custom Homes, and interiors by renowned designer Susan Spath of Kern & Co.

Rancho Santa Fe resident behind fundraiser benefiting pair of military charities

Michelle Pius

One of the fall’s largest fundraisers was put together by one Rancho Santa Fe resident in less than three months.

Michelle Pius, chairwoman of the fundraiser “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Laughter,” was approached back in August about coming on board to chair the benefit in late October.

“We just talked about it, and I just thought it was really interesting and important that we support the military,” Pius said. “Especially veterans of PTSD. So I just thought it was an important cause.”

Home of the Week – Award-Winning Luxury in Rancho Santa Fe

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