There has been a recent boost in Rancho Santa Fe tourism, according to the Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society. The group is putting its new walking tour brochures to steady use.
The recently updated brochure features photos of what the buildings on the RSF tour looked like in the past and present, and a handy map of the 16 sites and destinations.
Founded in 1996, Juvenile Court Book Club offers literacy programs at San Diego’s youth detention facilities.
Scripps Encinitas recently marked its 50th anniversary, having grown from a small convalescent center to a full-service hospital that cares for more than 80,000 patients a year.
A blood drive benefiting Rady Children’s Hospital is scheduled from noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center parking lot.
In recognition of his service in the community, Rancho Santa Fe resident Jeffrey Silberman will be presented with the Carl M. Esenoff Memorial Award by Congregation Beth Israel May 17 at the San Diego synagogue.
José Aponte is set to speak about the role of libraries in the community and how that role might change in the future during the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild’s Annual Meeting on April 15.
Christian Hellmers bested 749 other racing handicappers to win the Horse Player World Series at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas on March 29. The Rancho Santa Fe resident finished the three-day handicapping tournament with a score of 3,559.30 and won $269,640. Participants were required to make 15 mythical $20 win or place wagers.
Delicias Restaurant in the village of Rancho Santa Fe will host a “Wine Gathering” for the RSF Community Center on Wednesday, April 23, from 6-8 p.m.
The RSF Library Guild will hold a “Spring Author Talk” on Thursday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Philanthropist Madeleine Pickens and The Del Mar Country Club have announced that more than $1 million was raised at the March 22 benefit to support the SEAL-Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation. The fundraiser — sponsored by TaylorMade, American Airlines, Bumble Bee Tuna, Wells Fargo Bank, The Pangaea Group of Morgan Stanley and others — attracted 135 golfers at the annual Scramble Golf Tournament, and 400 attendees at the spectacular evening gala.