Category archives for: Rancho Santa Fe Life

Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society sees boost in demand for community tours

RSF Historical Society board members Joanne Fishman and Kathy McHenry, and RSF Historical Society administrator Dana Evanson (center) display the walking tour literature. Photo/Karen Billing

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.

Juvenile Court Book Club honors longtime Rancho Santa Fe volunteer

Captain Gisele Bonitz, honoree Christina Fink and Susan Leonard, supporter. Courtesy photo

Founded in 1996, Juvenile Court Book Club offers literacy programs at San Diego’s youth detention facilities.

Rancho Santa Fe women co-chair fundraising gala for 50th anniversary of Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas

Scripps Encinitas Gala Co-Chairs (L-R) Catherine Nicholas, Joanne Marks, Franci Free and Mary Miller. Photoc ourtesy of Scripps Health.

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.

Blood drive benefit for Rady Children’s Hospital to be held at Rancho Santa Fe Community Center

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.

Rancho Santa Fe resident Jeff Silberman to be honored for philanthropic work

Jeff Silberman / Courtesy photo

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.

San Diego County Library Director to speak at Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild’s Annual Meeting

José Aponte / Courtesy photo

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.

Rancho Santa Fe resident wins Horse Player World Series at the Orleans Casino in Las Vegas

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 to host ‘Wine Gathering’ for Rancho Santa Fe Community Center

Delicias Restaurant exterior.

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.

Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild to present author Hannah Kent at ‘Spring Author Talk’

The RSF Library Guild will hold a “Spring Author Talk” on Thursday, April 24, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

SEAL–Naval Special Warfare Family Foundation event in Rancho Santa Fe raises over $1 million

Co-Chairs Dominique Plewes and Madeleine Pickens with New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees. Elegant Photography

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.

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RSS Solana Beach, Del Mar and Carmel Valley News

  • Man pleads guilty in fatal Del Mar hit-and-run case April 17, 2014
    A man who drove drunk and struck a marine biologist in a crosswalk in Del Mar, then fled the scene, pleaded guilty April 16 to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and a hit-and-run allegation. Christopher ``Chip’’ Stockmeyer, 41, faces between nine and 15 years in prison when he is sentenced June 20 for the March 28 death of Rachel Morrison. […]
  • Del Mar Powerhouse 10U Champions April 17, 2014
    The Del Mar Powerhouse 10U team played two pool play games and two elimination games to go undefeated in the Triple Crown Sports San Diego Open and win the Division 1 Championship. The boys showed great determination and fight to come away victorious in elimination play and battle for the win with a one-run margin of victory for both semi-final and champions […]
  • Canyon Crest girls crack top three at Arcadia, set new school record April 17, 2014
    Several young women runners from Carmel Valley high schools raced well in the Arcadia Invitational on April 11-12 in Los Angeles. Arcadia is considered to be one of the most competitive high school track and field meets in the country, drawing both national and international athletes to compete. […]

RSS La Jolla News

  • Look how you’ve grown! La Jolla Secret Garden tour celebrates 16 years
    The upcoming Secret Garden Tour of La Jolla, a fundraiser for the La Jolla Historical Society, has come a long way from its first venture in 1999. Event co-founder Linda Marrone said, over time, the committee came up with ways to change and improve the tour, creating the “successful” event it is today. […]
  • La Jolla Community Calendar April 17-24
    Bird Rock Elementary will hold new student registration for the 2014-2105 school year, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 in the Bird Rock Elementary auditorium, 5371 La Jolla Hermosa Ave. An enrollment packet can be picked up in the office in advance to be completed before the registration date. (858) 488-0537. […]
  • Thanks for the non-memories
    When I considered whether to go to my 40th high school reunion — my first reunion ever — the first thing I thought about was whether I’d have to confront my high school nemesis, Medusa (not her real name). […]