Category archives for: Rancho Santa Fe Life

Rancho Santa Fe School District now enrolling kindergarten and new students K-8 for 2014-15 school year

Rancho Santa Fe School District and R. Roger Rowe School is now enrolling kindergarten and new students K-8 for the 2014-2015 school year. Please come to the school office at your earliest convenience located at 5927 La Granada between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, to pick up your enrollment paperwork. Please bring your Assessor’s Parcel Number (APN#) to verify your residency in order to receive a packet.

Rancho Santa Fe-based foundation aims to improve the quality of life for Maya families in Guatemala

The Maya Relief Foundation provides stoves and water filters to indigenous families in Guatemala.

One hour. That’s all the time it takes for the Maya Relief Foundation to improve the quality of life for Maya families in Guatemala.

The Rancho Santa Fe-based nonprofit organization provides stoves and water filters to indigenous families in the highlands of the Central American country’s rural Alta Verapaz.

Special events to be held in Rancho Santa Fe Village

The center of Rancho Santa Fe promises to be a bustling and fun destination on Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The 4th Village Tag Sale will be taking place from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the RSF Garden Club. A few 8’ x 6’ spaces are still available at a cost of $30 to Garden Club members and $50 to non-members. Tables are available at $10. This is always a veritable treasure trove for those who enjoy the thrill of the hunt. Coffee, tea, water and cookies will be offered for sale.

Rancho Santa Fe native pursuing comedy hits milestone with YouTube channel ‘Totally Sketch’

Michael Gallagher. Courtesy photo

Michael Gallagher, a 2007 graduate of Torrey Pines High School, runs the comedic YouTube channel “Totally Sketch.”

Pet of the Week


A year-old Chihuahua named Wiggles is recovered from a nearly 10-month ordeal of spinal and knee surgeries and subsequent rehabilitation and ready for adoption, the Helen Woodward Animal Center announced.

Rancho Santa Fe couple’s Camp Erin featured in HBO Documentary

“One Last Hug (and a few smooches): Three Days at Grief Camp” features Camp Erin Los Angeles, one of 43 bereavement camps for children established by Rancho Santa Fe-based Jamie and Karen Moyer. Photo/Kristina Houck

Grieving children have an opportunity to share their story, express their feelings and memorialize their loved ones at Camp Erin.

‘Celebrate Shakespeare’ at Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center event

The RSF Senior Center

Come celebrate the Bard’s 450th birthday Monday, April 21, at 2:30 p.m., with Richard Lederer. He will highlight Shakespeare’s contributions to the English language. He will be joined by Alex Sandie and other members of the San Diego Shakespeare Society, who will perform excerpts from the plays and sonnets. Please call to reserve your space (858) 756-3041.

Rancho Santa Fe Library and Guild celebrating 50 years of service to the community

The first RSF Library Guild President Helen Weddell at the current library building opening in 1968.

2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the Rancho Santa Fe Library and its hard-working Guild.

The first librarian, Fran Johnson, is 93 years old and still living in Rancho Santa Fe. She spent an afternoon reminiscing last week, looking at old articles about the library’s humble beginnings while the library’s current staff admired a sepia snapshot of Johnson in front of the stacks in 1964.

Johnson had been an English major at Wesleyan University and is a lifelong lover of books.

Rancho Santa Fe Community Center offers 3D Art Extravaganza class

By Linda Durket, RSF Community Center, Executive Director Moroccan Fantasy Gala May 17! Save the date- the 2014 Ranch Santa Fe Community Center Gala will be held on Saturday, May 17. Join us for a night of mystique and excitement as we enter a Moroccan Fantasy. Food, drinks, live and silent auction. It will surely [...]

Rancho Santa Fe Community Center to present ‘Moroccan Fantasy’ Gala

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The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center will present its “Moroccan Fantasy: a Night at the Oasis” gala on Saturday, May 17, at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center.


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  • 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). […]