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  • Experts to speak on ‘Why the Border Matters’ at next Village Viewpoints event in Rancho Santa Fe

    Experts to speak on ‘Why the Border Matters’ at next Village Viewpoints event in Rancho Santa Fe

    Dr. Mary Walshok and Malin Burnham will speak on “Why the Border Matters” at the next Village Viewpoints event on Sunday, March 19, in the Fellowship Center of the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served beginning at 6 p.m., with Walshok and Burnham to begin speaking...

  • Tasty memoir dishes up food, family and friendship

    Tasty memoir dishes up food, family and friendship

    As the daughter of a Middle Eastern father and an American mother, Diana Abu-Jaber grew up in a household with strict, traditional rules – she and her sisters were not allowed to date or indulge their romantic passions. Instead, she said, they developed a strong love of the sensual, and the kitchen...

  • Registration is open for 6th Annual CCA Writers’ Conference

    Registration is open for 6th Annual CCA Writers’ Conference

    Canyon Crest Academy’s Creative Writing Club recently announced that registration is open for the 6th Annual Canyon Crest Academy Writers’ Conference, which will be held on Saturday, March 11, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.. All high school students are invited to this free conference which is the only one of...

  • Feb. 16: Event briefs

    Feb. 16: Event briefs

    ‘The Illusion’ coming to North Coast Rep North Coast Repertory Theatre will present The Illusion, hailed by The New York Times as “Fantastical…takes your breath away.” Legendary playwright Tony Kushner (Angels in America) displays his brilliance in this wildly inventive tour de force, which celebrates...

  • Students interview Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Chavez

    Students interview Pearl Harbor survivor Ray Chavez

    Students from Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, who are participating in the 10th Grade Living History Project, visited the local home of Richard Rovsek, founder of the Spirit of Liberty Foundation, Feb. 11. At Rovsek’s home, the students had the opportunity to interview Ray Chavez,...

  • Del Mar Hills Date & Daughter Dance

    Del Mar Hills Date & Daughter Dance

    A great time was had by all at the 9th Annual Del Mar Hills Academy Date & Daughter Dance held in the Performing Arts Center on campus Feb. 12.

  • Opera gala heralds upcoming ‘Falstaff’

    Opera gala heralds upcoming ‘Falstaff’

    The San Diego Opera (SDO) hosted its “Gala Redefined” on Jan. 28 at the Port Pavilion, Broadway Pier. Dinner was catered by Sycuan Casino, with entertainment by The Mighty Untouchables and singer Sacha Boutros. SDO will next present Giuseppe Verdi’s “Falstaff,” Feb. 18, 21, 24 and 26 at the San...

  • ‘For the Love of Horses’

    ‘For the Love of Horses’

    Rolls-Royce Motor Cars La Jolla sponsored the Valenti Foundation Valentine fundraising event “For the Love of Horses” at the Valenti Equestrian Club Feb. 12 to benefit Saving Horses, a nonprofit organization that rescues horses and provides equine assisted therapy programs. The event showcased...

  • ‘The Ballerina of Auschwitz’ speaks at Village Viewpoints event

    ‘The Ballerina of Auschwitz’ speaks at Village Viewpoints event

    “The Ballerina of Auschwitz,” Dr. Edith Eva Eger, was the guest speaker at the Feb. 12 Village Viewpoints event held at the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe. The Holocaust survivor shared her ultimately inspirational story with a captivated audience. Village Viewpoints is co-presented by the Rancho...

  • Rancho Santa Fe home setting for journalist’s web show featuring inspiring female leaders

    Rancho Santa Fe home setting for journalist’s web show featuring inspiring female leaders

    Already firmly established in mainstream media, Abbey Gibb’s career is soaring to new heights through web TV. The Emmy Award-winning journalist, who is an anchor and reporter for FOX 5 San Diego, recently launched abbeygibb.tv with the help of her friend Janet Lawless Christ of Rancho Santa Fe....

  • A tradition begins: ‘Rancho Santa Fe Family Holiday Tree Ornaments’

    A tradition begins: ‘Rancho Santa Fe Family Holiday Tree Ornaments’

    The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society has received the first “RSF Family Ornament” for its holiday tree. Maggie, Lilly, Amy and Kevin Meier’s family brought an ornament displaying their family name and the date the Meier family moved to the Rancho Santa Fe community to donate to the Rancho Santa...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club funds San Pasqual Academy Agriculture Program

    Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club funds San Pasqual Academy Agriculture Program

    San Pasqual Academy is a first-in-the-nation residential education campus designed specifically for foster teens. The Academy is located in Escondido and provides foster teens with a stable, caring home, a quality, individualized education, and the skills needed for independent living. The school’s...

  • RSFCC Kidz Kare group assembles gift packages for San Pasqual Academy foster teens

    RSFCC Kidz Kare group assembles gift packages for San Pasqual Academy foster teens

    The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center’s Kidz Kare group focuses on monthly projects that bring families together to give back to local organizations through outreach, donation drives and volunteering. For the group’s December project they partnered with San Pasqual Academy and assembled holiday...

  • ‘Howliday in a Bottle’

    ‘Howliday in a Bottle’

    Longtime FACE (Foundation for Animal Care and Education) supporter and local high school student Maranda Phillips hosted her 10th annual “Howliday in a Bottle” shopping event Dec. 4 at The Bridges in Rancho Santa Fe to raise funds for pets in need. FACE has a mission to “enhance and preserve the...

  • Luxury Auction Sunset Preview Event

    Luxury Auction Sunset Preview Event

    A Luxury Auction Sunset Preview Event was hosted by Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty’s Real Estate and Auction Divisions in cooperation with Concierge Auctions on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 6605 La Valle Plateada in Rancho Santa Fe. Prospective buyers, neighbors and Realtors enjoyed beautiful live...

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