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Children’s letters, family sponsors help bring Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club Halloween party back to life

The Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club had recently sent a message to families that the party was going to be cancelled and disappointment grew among children and parents who had grown to see the event as a fun family tradition.

Jenny Craig’s Rancho Santa Fe horse farm purchased by Bill Gates

Microsoft founder Bill Gates recently bought the 229-acre Rancho Santa Fe thoroughbred training center owned by Jenny Craig.

Rancho Santa Fe Association board sets 2014-15 assessment rate

The rate was established at 14 cents per $100 of assessed valuation per the San Diego County Assessor’s roll. Of the 14 cents, 11.5 cents is applied to general services and 2.5 cents toward the Community Enhancement Fund.

Rancho Santa Fe Association’s efforts to boost broadband progress

The Rancho Santa Fe Association has received a preliminary proposal from AT&T to improve high-speed internet and wireless communications in the Covenant.

Rancho Santa Fe fire halted off Camino de la Mitra

Fire crews have halted the spread of a several-acre brush fire off Camino de la Mitra in Rancho Santa Fe, according to firefighting officials. Firefighters from the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District and Cal Fire responded to a report of a vegetation fire at 1:41 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, according to the RSF Fire Protection District, in the 17000 block of Camino de la Mitra.

Rancho Santa Fe School District adopts advanced math track

The Rancho Santa Fe School District adopted an advanced math pathway Oct. 2 for grades 4-8.

In meeting with the district’s team of teachers, math specialists and principals, Superintendent Lindy Delaney recommended they offer advanced math at every level, because they have students who are ready to accelerate.

Some Rancho Santa Fe parents looking for Spanish to return to elementary school

Roger Rowe parent Linda Leong came before the Rancho Santa Fe School Board on Oct. 2 to request that the school bring back foreign language for kindergarten through fifth grades

Local utilities and fire agencies finalize arrangement to improve fire response in North County

SDG&E is currently under contract with the City of San Diego Fire-Rescue Department to provide helicopters to increase regional firefighting capabilities

Ballots to be mailed Oct. 20 on planning phase for Rancho Santa Fe pool and health club facility

The Luddy family

The Rancho Santa Fe Association board approved the language for the pool and health club vote, which will ask residents whether they would approve a $350,000 due diligence and planning effort for the proposed new facility. Ballots will be mailed on Oct. 20 and will be due back on Nov. 19.

Prior to the ballots being mailed there will be a community-wide meeting on the topic on Friday, Oct. 17, at 5:30 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club.

Rancho Santa Fe Fire District and Rancho Santa Fe Association work together to remove diseased eucalyptus trees

A property that has had diseased trees removed and remaining trees appropriately trimmed. Courtesy photo

In an effort to protect lives and property, the RSFFPD is working with the Rancho Santa Fe Association and local homeowners to eliminate hazardous trees within the district and bring properties within compliance of existing fire codes.

“We are absolutely not looking to remove all of the trees in the area,” explained Conor Lenehan, Urban Forester for RSFFPD. “Rather, we are targeting only those trees that are clearly diseased. We are also encouraging homeowners to clean up and maintain any undergrowth and ladder fuels. This will help minimize the fire hazard in the community and beautify the landscape. “

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