Rancho Santa Fe’s Cielo Village is in the process of reinventing itself as an event center. It is the hope by new tenant Cielo Village Events that the idyllic Italian-style village will become the new hot spot for weddings, corporate events and catering.
The beauty of gemstones — and the thrill of the hunt to unearth them — lured Rancho Santa Fe’s Jacqui Grande to exotic destinations where she not only found buried treasure but forged a new career. In doing so she also mapped out a new life, despite being a lone woman in the male world of mining.
A man who allegedly barged into a Rancho Santa Fe mansion with an accomplice five days before Christmas and looted the residence while holding a housekeeper at gunpoint must stand trial on robbery and other charges, a judge ruled June 12.
Rancho Santa Fe Association Manager Pete Smith said that the Association received a total of 561 ballots back from Association members. Yahr received 491 votes; Wilkinson received 480 votes; and Slosar received 458 votes.
Participation in the music program at R. Roger Rowe School has crescendoed over the last two years and the school’s choir and instrumental groups are being awarded for their artistic achievements.
At the last school board meeting of the school year, Rancho Santa Fe School District Superintendent Lindy Delaney optimistically looked ahead to next year as the board adopted its 2013-14 budget
The Rancho Santa Fe Association board voted to suspend the membership privileges of 20 members who are delinquent in paying their second installment of their 2012-13 assessments.
At its June 6 meeting, the Rancho Santa Fe Association board approved the Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club’s funding request of $145,000 to resurface two courts this summer. The expenditure is part of the 2013-14 RSF Tennis Club budget and construction is expected to begin in the early part of July,
R. Roger Rowe School is a 10 all around. According to the base Academic Performance Index (API) and similar school rankings released last week, both Rancho Santa Fe’s elementary and middle schools are in the top 10 percent of their similar school groupings and rank a 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. Assistant Superintendent Cindy Schaub said the “10-10” ranking is something the district is “super proud” of and a distinction they’ve held for the last few years.
On May 16, the Santa Fe Irrigation District Board of Directors recognized the top three winners for the Santa Fe Irrigation District’s “Water for Life” Water Awareness Poster Contest. The annual poster contest is open to all fourth graders in the district’s service area.