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  • Outstanding Volunteers honored at 12th Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards

    Outstanding Volunteers honored at 12th Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards

    Community members recently gathered at the Del Mar Country Club for the 12th Annual Distinguished Achievement Awards, presented by the Circle of Life 100 in celebration of the completion of the Campaign for Scripps Encinitas. This eight-year effort raised over $50 million supporting the largest...

  • ‘Taking Flight’ Jewel Ball 2017

    ‘Taking Flight’ Jewel Ball 2017

    The Las Patronas 71st Jewel Ball “Taking Flight” welcomed 758 guests Aug. 5 to the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. Decor celebrating the Golden Age of luxurious air travel, set the scene for the evening of dinner, dancing and an auction to raise money for this year’s 40-some beneficiaries, including...

  • Canyon Crest Academy boys water polo alumni game

    Canyon Crest Academy boys water polo alumni game

    The boys water polo team at Canyon Crest Academy hosted its 2nd annual alumni game Aug. 11 at Cathedral Catholic High School’s pool.

  • Operation Game On Golf Classic

    Operation Game On Golf Classic

    Operation Game On’s 10th annual Golf Classic fundraiser, which celebrated “a decade of heroes,” was held Aug. 14 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. In addition to the golf tournament, the event included a Presentation of Colors, National Anthem, special performances, surprise guests, awards presentation,...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society hosts ‘Historic Places’ event

    Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society hosts ‘Historic Places’ event

    The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society hosted “Historic Places – A Celebration of Master Architect Lilian Jeanette Rice” Aug. 12 at the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club. The Aug. 12 presentation was made by historian Vonn Marie May. May is a cultural landscape specialist and author of the book “Rancho...

  • TPHS Football ‘Kick Off Party’

    TPHS Football ‘Kick Off Party’

    Torrey Pines High School Football hosted its annual “Kick Off Party” fundraising golf tournament Aug. 5 at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. The fundraiser supports more than 150 young athletes in the Falcon football program. The event included a nine-hole golf tournament, happy hour, dinner and...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild exhibit at Rancho Santa Fe Library

    Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild exhibit at Rancho Santa Fe Library

    The Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild is holding a new exhibit now through Sept. 25 at the Rancho Santa Fe Library. The exhibit includes sculptures, watercolor and oil paintings by the Guild’s artists. A reception for the exhibit was held Aug. 3. The library is open Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club hosts Family Fun Night

    Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club hosts Family Fun Night

    The RSF Golf Club held a “Family Fun Night on the Driving Range” July 28. The event featured knocker balls, a DJ with music games, Free Spirit the Clown, great food and more.

  • Member appreciation event held at The Crosby at Rancho Santa Fe

    Member appreciation event held at The Crosby at Rancho Santa Fe

    To celebrate summer and some of the new changes at The Crosby at Rancho Santa Fe since Bando Group assumed ownership of the club on Jan. 30, the club hosted a member appreciation event July 28. The event featured great food, entertainment and opening remarks by Bando Chairman Hong-Sa Kwon. To learn...

  • ‘Striking A Chord’ benefit concert

    ‘Striking A Chord’ benefit concert

    The “Striking A Chord” benefit concert, which was held July 29 at the Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, raised more than $30,000 for the ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter. The benefit was conceived by Carmel Valley resident Megan Spector after her Aunt Marjie Block was diagnosed with ALS....

  • ‘Pizza Picnics at The Inn’

    ‘Pizza Picnics at The Inn’

    Local residents enjoyed another “Pizza Picnics at The Inn” event held July 26. The event, sponsored by “Thrive in The Ranch!”, took place on the front lawns of The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe where attendees had the opportunity to enjoy a cash bar, pizza (URBN Catering), ice cream, music by Austin Burns...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Library treats summer readers to Ice Cream Social

    Rancho Santa Fe Library treats summer readers to Ice Cream Social

    The Rancho Santa Fe Library celebrated the conclusion of the Summer Reading Program with an Ice Cream Social at the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center July 28. Kids enjoyed ice cream floats, face painting and balloons, and a variety of carnival games that they could play to win prizes. Teen volunteers...

  • 2017 Opening Day at the Races

    2017 Opening Day at the Races

    The 2017 summer racing season at Del Mar kicked off July 19. The day included the 23rd annual Opening Day Hats Contest presented by Studio Savvy Salon, which drew more than 300 contestants. The 2017 summer season runs through Sept. 4. Visit www.dmtc.com

  • Hats, Heels & Hooves

    Hats, Heels & Hooves

    Hats, Heels & Hooves, the “Official Opening Day After-Party” for the Del Mar racing season, took place July 19 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. Guests had the opportunity to mingle with some of the jockeys while enjoying great food and live entertainment. A portion of event proceeds will benefit...

  • Reception welcomes new Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club General Manager

    Reception welcomes new Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club General Manager

    A reception was held July 19 at the RSF Golf Club for Andrew Scott, the new RSF Golf Club general manager. Scott has been serving as the general manager of the Moraga Country Club in the Bay Area since 2014 and he was the general manager at the Crosby National Golf Club from 2010-12. Scott has...

  • Lung Cancer Foundation Day at the Races

    Lung Cancer Foundation Day at the Races

    The 8th Annual Lung Cancer Foundation of America’s “Day at the Races” took place July 23 at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club. The event featured dining, beverages, racing views and concierge betting service in the Il Palio Restaurant. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lung Cancer Foundation...

  • Concert With A Vision Preview Party

    Concert With A Vision Preview Party

    The Vision of Children Foundation (VOC) held a preview Party July 18 at the Del Mar home of Suzi Kenyon. The event offered a preview of VOC’s upcoming fundraiser “Concert With A Vision” and a sneak peek at the latest and most promising scientific research discoveries in the journey to cure genetic...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Library celebrates Harry Potter’s birthday

    Rancho Santa Fe Library celebrates Harry Potter’s birthday

    The Rancho Santa Fe Children’s Library celebrated Harry Potter’s birthday with a fun-filled party on July 12. Young wizards were able to fashion their own magic wands, experiment in potion class, get a balloon sword of Gryffindor and make their own owl. Butter Beer was served and kids could have...

  • Parent Night at The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers

    Parent Night at The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers

    The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers recently hosted a Parent Night for existing parents as well as parents interested in the program. Teachers gave parents a sample class. For parents who missed the event, there will be a second chance to attend on Wednesday, Aug. 9, from 6:30-8 p.m. RSVP to: Becky.Deller@jointheleague.org...

  • ‘Art in the Afternoon’

    ‘Art in the Afternoon’

    The RSF Historical Society and the RSF Art Guild presented “Art in The Afternoon” July 15 at the courtyard of the RSF Historical Society. The event featured a presentation and sale of art created by members of the Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild. Visit www.rsfhs.org.

  • iPalpiti Festival

    iPalpiti Festival

    Encinitas hosted the annual iPalpiti Festival July 13-16 for the sixth consecutive year. The 23 world-class young musicians from 18 different countries who performed at the event exemplify the true spirit of iPalpiti: “to touch the lives of all who hear them through their gift of music.” The festival...

  • Patrons of the Prado Masterpiece Gala 2017

    Patrons of the Prado Masterpiece Gala 2017

    The Patrons of the Prado Masterpiece Gala 2017, “Night of Dreams,” took place July 8 at Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park. Patrons of the Prado is an all-volunteer group devoted to the arts and cultural institutions on the Prado. The event included dining orchestrated by Chef Jeffrey Strauss...

  • 36th Annual Rancho Santa Fe Fourth of July Parade

    36th Annual Rancho Santa Fe Fourth of July Parade

    The RSF community celebrated Independence Day at the 36th Annual RSF Fourth of July Parade in the village of Rancho Santa Fe. The event concluded with a barbecue picnic and concert featuring the Harmony Grove Band. The parade included parade princesses from R. Roger Rowe School, floats, fire trucks,...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center 4th of July Luncheon

    Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center 4th of July Luncheon

    The RSF Senior Center held its annual July 4th Luncheon prior to the 36th Annual RSF Fourth of July Parade in the RSF Village. The event featured a catered luncheon.

  • Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club Community Open House

    Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club Community Open House

    The RSF Golf Club held a Community Open House July 8 for all RSF Association members. Activities included a variety of complimentary golf events, such as a Family Scramble and Adult Sip & Swing, DJ with games, nerf battles, water balloon tosses and launches, face painting, bounces house, Free Spirit...

  • Rendezvous In The Zoo

    San Diego Zoo Global’s annual black-tie, fundraising gala, Rendezvous In The Zoo, took place under the stars at the San Diego Zoo June 17. The event will benefit the new Walkabout Australia at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The event included fine dining, conservation ambassador Joan Embery and...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild hosts author Don Winslow

    The RSF Library Guild held an author talk June 26 at the RSF Library. The event featured Don Winslow, author of “The Force.” Winslow is also the New York Times bestselling author of “The Cartel.” The event, which was held in partnership with Warwick’s, included a light lunch, author presentation...

  • ‘Pizza Picnics at The Inn’

    The first “Pizza Picnics at The Inn,” sponsored by “Thrive in The Ranch!”, took place June 28 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. The event featured a cash bar, pizza, plank salmon and salad by Urban Catering and Jojo’s ice cream and music by Austin Burns. The event also included lively lawn games,...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club honors outgoing president

    The RSF Rotary Club held a luncheon meeting June 28 at the RSF Golf Club that marked Susie Callahan’s last meeting as president. Rotary members celebrated Callahan’s work as president during the event. Visit rsfrotary.com

  • The Bridges Outdoor Concert

    Local residents enjoyed an evening of great music June 24 on the lawn at The Bridges of Rancho Santa Fe. JB Project performed at the event, which also included dancing and dinner. Visit thebridgesrsf.com

  • ‘The Miracle at Entebbe, an Evening with Sassy Reuven’

    The Benedek Lecture Series of Chabad Jewish Center of RSF presented “The Miracle at Entebbe, an Evening with Sassy Reuven,” a veteran of the Israel Defense Special Operation Forces, June 21 at the RSF home of Drs. Andrew and Diana Benedek. Visit www.JewishRSF.com

  • Concert on the Green

    RSF residents gathered on the lawn near The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe June 25 to enjoy a Concert on the Green presented by the Village Church. The event featured world-class guitarist Peter Sprague and his seven-piece band along with a special presentation by popular singer/songwriter Steven Ybarra....

  • Patrons of the Prado Donor VIP Party

    The Patrons of the Prado Donor VIP Party took place June 11 at the La Jolla home of Caroline and Nico Nierenberg. The private reception celebrates the generous support of donors for the Patrons of the Prado Masterpiece Gala 2017, “Night of Dreams,” which will be held July 8 at Spreckels Organ Pavilion...

  • Promises2Kids Dream On Concert Gala

    Promises2Kids Dream On Concert Gala was held June 12 at the La Jolla estate home of Joan Waitt. The event featured a live private concert by Grammy-nominated recording artists STYX. The event benefits Promises2Kids, a nonprofit dedicated to creating a brighter future for foster children. This past...

  • RSF Rotary Club ‘Annual Demotion Dinner Party’

    RSF Rotary Club held its “Annual Demotion Dinner Party” June 22 at the RSF home of Sophia and Louay Alsadek. The event is held in appreciation and celebration of the RSF Rotary Club’s outgoing president Susie Callahan.

  • Rancho Santa Fe Rady Auxiliary Unit hosts ‘Hello Summer’

    The Rancho Santa Fe Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary held its first “Hello Summer” fashion show and boutique June 14 at the Park Hyatt Aviara in Carlsbad. Attendees were also updated about Rady Children’s Hospital and the RSF Auxiliary’s planned upcoming events to benefit Rady Children’s...

  • Sharp Mary Birch Women’s Luncheon

    Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns held a Women’s Luncheon May 25 at Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. Sharp Mary Birch has been “providing exceptional care to women and newborns for 25 years.” The women’s luncheon celebrates this dedication to the community, with proceeds benefiting...

  • Country Friends ‘Race Day Fashion Show & Luncheon’

    The Country Friends held a “Race Day Fashion Show & Luncheon” June 14 at Mille Fleurs restaurant in Rancho Santa Fe. The benefit event featured fashions from Maggie B and Mister B, the opportunity to shop new and preferred vendor boutiques, modeling and a luncheon, and an opportunity drawing to...

  • R. Roger Rowe 8th Grade Graduation

    R. Roger Rowe School 8th grade students and their families celebrated student achievements and bid a fond farewell to the school at a graduation ceremony held June 15 at the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club.

  • Torrey Pines Freddie Athletic Awards Night

    Torrey Pines High School hosted its 3rd annual Freddie Awards show on June 7th to celebrate another great year of athletic achievement. The Falcons earned 3 state, 9 regional and 15 League championship titles in the 2016-17 academic year.

  • Celebrate Osuna

    The Rancho Santa Fe Association hosted the second annual Celebrate Osuna event June 10 at Osuna Ranch, 16332 Via de Santa Fe in Rancho Santa Fe. Celebrate Osuna showcased the history of Osuna Ranch, which dates back to the 1830s. The event included live music, equestrian demonstrations, a petting...

  • Broker open house and Love-Thirteen trunk show benefits SD Humane Society

    A broker open house and Love-Thirteen trunk show event benefiting the San Diego Humane Society was hosted by K. Ann Brizolis of Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty in cooperation with Charna Sugar and Andrea Corso on June 6 at 18307 Calle La Serra in The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe. Prospective...

  • Bill’s Angels team-building event held for Padres Pedal the Cause

    More than 100 San Diego women joined together to fight cancer June 9 as they gathered for a night of integrative wellness and Bill’s Angels team-building at the Rancho Santa Fe home of Padres Pedal the Cause founders Amy and Bill Koman. Padres Pedal the Cause raises funds for innovative cancer...

  • USO San Diego Stars and Stripes gala

    USO San Diego Stars and Stripes gala took place May 20 at the San Diego Marriott Marquis and Marina. The gala, themed “Land of the Free… Because of the Brave,” celebrated the “strong, enduring relationship between San Diego and the Armed Forces.” This year the event honored Malin Burnham, also...

  • Torrey Pines High School Foundation Spring Fling

    The TPHS Foundation held the first “Spring Fling” community event June 1 on the grass in the TPHS Quad. The event featured student performances from the TPHS dance team, student bands, guest DJs, TP Idol finalists and the TP Improv Club. The event included food trucks, a bake sale fundraiser and...

  • Torrey Pines High School Advanced Math Open House

    Advanced Math Open House was held May 30 at Torrey Pines High School. The event featured a showcase of advanced math courses at TPHS, including Calculus II, Calculus III, Linear Algebra, and Advanced Topics in Mathematics II. Students from Abby Brown’s math classes presented projects that represent...

  • Helen Woodward Animal Center Spring Fling Gala

    Helen Woodward Animal Center’s Spring Fling Gala, presented by Ed and Sandy Burr of EDCO, was held June 3 at Fairbanks Village Plaza. Guests dressed in Cuban black-tie as they explored “the vibrant capital city south of the Florida Keys during ‘A Night in Old Havana.’” The event was emceed by KFM-BFM’s...

  • ‘T’was a Grand Night for Singing!’

    There were stars in everyone’s eyes and stars in the skies last Friday evening, June 2, when nearly 400 Rancho Santa Fe community members from all generations gathered to watch the movie musical “Sing” on the front lawn of The Inn sponsored by “Thrive in the Ranch.” Founded by Janet Lawless Christ...

  • CureMatch reception features update on cancer care

    A dinner and reception was held May 30 at the Rancho Santa Fe home of CureMatch CEO Blaise Barrelet. The event, sponsored by Analytics Ventures, featured experts from CureMatch and Moores Cancer Center that discussed how they are combating cancer. CureMatch has developed a new way to treat cancer...

  • Torrey Pines High School Scholarship Fund awards ceremony

    The Torrey Pines High School Scholarship Fund program held its 30th annual awards ceremony on May 17 at Solana Pacific Elementary School. According to its website (www.tphssf.org), the program’s mission is to “recognize Torrey Pines High School seniors for their achievements and future promise....

  • 2017 Canyon Crest Academy Dollars for Scholars awards ceremony

    The 2017 Dollars for Scholars awards ceremony took place May 15 at CCA’s Proscenium Theatre. According to its website (www.canyoncrest.dollarsforscholars.org), Dollars for Scholars is “a parent volunteer, community-based scholarship organization.” Its mission is to “recognize seniors at Canyon...

  • ‘Family Night on the Driving Range’

    RSF families enjoyed a fun-filled evening May 26 at the RSF Golf Club’s “Family Night on the Driving Range” event.

  • Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild fundraiser features author Michelle Gable

    The RSF Library Guild held its spring fundraiser May 24 at the RSF Golf Club. The event, which was held in partnership with Warwick’s, featured bestselling author Michelle Gable who spoke about her new novel “The Book of Summer.” Proceeds from the event benefit the RSF Library. Visit www.rsflibraryguild.org.

  • Rancho Santa Fe Literary Society hosts author Yaa Gyasi

    The RSF Literary Society hosted guest speaker Yaa Gyasi, author of "Homegoing," at a luncheon held May 18 at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. The novel covers the origins of the slave trade that joined Africa and America, and explores themes of love, loyalty, betrayal and cruelty, as well as painful...

  • 21st Annual Salute To America

    The 21st Annual Salute To America: Memorial Day Dinner Tribute, a non-partisan event held by the RSF Republican Women, Fed., took place May 25 at the RSF Golf Club. The event featured speaker Major Luke Shaffer, USMC, who served the nation on several missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, as well as domestically....

  • 2017 Soroptimist International High Tea

    The 2017 Soroptimist International High Tea fundraiser was held April 30 at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. Presented by Soroptimist International of Poway and North San Diego, the event raises funds to help support survivors of domestic violence. Carlo Cecchetto served as Master of Ceremonies and auctioneer...

  • Wine, Women & Shoes

    Voices for Children’s sixth annual Wine Women & Shoes event was held May 20 at the historic Canfield-Wright Estate in Del Mar. The afternoon garden party, which featured fashion, fine wine and philanthropy, benefits Voices for Children (VFC) and its Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program.VFC’s...

  • Comedy Night benefit for UCP

    “Comedy Night” comedians performed May 19 at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. The event featured headliner Russ T. Nailz, Terrell Wright (from T-Money on Storage Hunters) and Emcee Zach Miller. Proceeds from the event, which included a raffle, buffet, silent auction and live auction, will benefit...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Community Center’s ‘Gala 2017’

    The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center held its “Gala 2017” at the Del Mar Country Club May 20. This year’s gala theme was “The Love Boat!” The event featured a cocktail reception, hosted bar, three-course gourmet dinner, live music, dancing, live and silent auctions and “cruising entertainment.”...

  • ‘Little Hearts Big Hopes’

    An annual fundraiser - called “Little Hearts Big Hopes” - was held May 21 at the Rancho Santa Fe home of Linda and Jeff Church with the goal to raise funds to benefit pediatric cardiology Jacobsen syndrome research led by Dr. Paul Grossfeld (see story on page A3.) The event honored William (Bill)...

  • SPARK Gala 2017

    The SPARK Gala, an annual UC San Diego Health fundraiser, was held May 13 to celebrate recent advances in the fight against cancer and spur on new discoveries. Proceeds from the event will benefit research and patient care at Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health, including the Center for...

  • Village Church Women’s Spring Potluck Luncheon

    The Village Church held its Women’s Spring Potluck Luncheon May 10 at the church’s fellowship center. The event included Target gift cards for the church’s outreach project at the Elma Barnett Children’s Center in Kenya, Africa.

  • 2017 Pro Am Invitational at Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club

    The Rancho Santa Fe Tennis Club held the 2017 Pro Am Invitational honoring Skeets Dunn May 12-13. Photos on this page were taken at the May 12 cocktail hour, dinner, SDSU tennis exhibition and Calcutta.

  • Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild hosts author Amanda Quick

    The RSF Library Guild presented Amanda Quick, author of more than 50 New York Times bestellers May 10 at the RSF Library. Quick, whose latest novel is “The Girl Who Knew Too Much,” writes romance-suspense in three different worlds--contemporary, historical and futuristic. The event included a light...

  • ‘Hats Off to Children’

    The ladies of the Del Mar Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary are tipping their hats to the recent success of Hats Off to Children, held at the end of April and chaired by Denise Stein. Patrons sipped signature pink martinis as they entered the door. Hats and fascinators by Jenifer Buckley...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club Cinco de Mayo Party

    The Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club held a Cinco de Mayo Party May 5 at the RSF home of Lori and Alan Balfour. The event, which featured great Mexican food and libations, celebrated the Rotary Club and its philanthropic services. For more information, visit www.rsfrotary.com

  • Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center Healthy Aging Conference

    The Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center presented the 3rd annual Healthy Aging Conference at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club May 5. The conference featured dynamic speakers, a delicious lunch, and prize drawings. Master of Ceremonies for the day was Richard Lederer, renowned author, speaker and columnist....

  • ‘UNITE, HEAL + THRIVE’

    The Carsyn Neille Foundation (CNF) presented a “friendraising event to UNITE, HEAL + THRIVE” May 5 at the Fairbanks Ranch home of Henny and Sandra Den Ujil. The event included entertainment, wine, food and education. CNF’s mission is to “support and comfort families affected by childhood cancer...

  • Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center benefit

    A cocktail reception was held May 3 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe to benefit the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center. The nonprofit is trying to raise funds to reach a goal of $250,000, which is generously being matched dollar for dollar. Donations will help low-income seniors facing issues...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund celebrates 2017 grant recipients

    Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund held a night of “Hollywood Glamour” May 2 at The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe to celebrate and present checks to the organization’s 2017 grant recipients. The mission of the Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund is “to educate, inspire, and increase the number of women committed...

  • Bags & Baubles

    The San Diego-based Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE), hosted its annual silent auction fundraising event, Bags & Baubles, April 30 at a Rancho Santa Fe estate to raise funds and awareness for local pets in need of life-saving care. “Bags & Baubles is a unique event that allows guests...

  • 9th Annual ‘A Creative Affair’ Art Auction

    The 9th annual “A Creative Affair” Art Auction Celebration was held for all R. Roger Rowe School parents on April 27 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. School parents bid on unique art masterpieces created by R. Roger Rowe School students as well as several non-art items, including a private jet trip...

  • Sixth Annual Fundraiser for SEAL Family Foundation

    The “Sixth Annual Fundraiser for SEAL Family Foundation” took place April 29 at the Del Mar Country Club. The event was co-chaired by Madeleine Pickens and Dominique Plewes. The event featured keynote speaker Captain Richard Phillips, who was dramatically rescued from the clutches of Somali Pirates...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Community Center Wine Gathering for gala

    The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center hosted a Wine Gathering Party April 24 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. The event was a promotional kick-off for the Community Center’s “The Love Boat” gala to be held on Saturday, May 20, at the Del Mar Country Club. All wine collected will benefit the May 20...

  • ‘2017 In the Company of Women’ benefit

    YWCA of San Diego County held the 2017 In the Company of Women benefit luncheon April 25 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. This signature fundraising event includes the prestigious Tribute to Women & Industry Awards (TWIN), recognizing outstanding professional women in San Diego. Proceeds benefit...

  • ‘Regale in the Ranch’

    The Beach & Country Guild, an all-volunteer organization of women raising money for United Cerebral Palsy in San Diego, hosted the 5th Annual Regale In The Ranch, a casino-themed fundraising event, at the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club April 22. The evening featured bites and libations from local...

  • Empty Bowl Dinner at Rowe School

    The 3rd Annual Empty Bowl Dinner fundraiser took place April 20 at R. Roger Rowe School. All middle school art students worked hard to create beautiful ceramic bowls, which event attendees received when they bought tickets for the dinner, which included a bowl of soup and dessert. The event raised...

  • Local doctor/author speaks at RSF Library Guild event

    Urologist, surgeon and author Dr. Kelly Parsons spoke at the Rancho Santa Fe Library April 20 about his latest book, “Under the Knife,” which was published in February by St. Martin’s Press. The event was sponsored by the RSF Library Guild. Parsons’ new novel- his second - is about a vengeful,...

  • ‘Help a Horse Day’

    Laughing Pony Rescue (LPR) welcomed the community to its rescue ranch April 23 for ASPCAs’ national holiday “Help a Horse Day.” Visitors had the opportunity to learn about how LPR rehabilitates and cares for rescued horses through a fun and interactive event experience, which included tours of...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club Easter Brunch

    RSF families enjoyed a fun-filled and delicious Easter Brunch April 16 at the RSF Golf Club. The event included Easter Egg hunts, face painting, Rad Hatter, ballons, a Petting Zoo, portraits with the Easter Bunny, activities on the driving range and more.

  • ‘Pairings with a Purpose’

    Feeding San Diego hosted its annual fundraiser “Pairings with a Purpose” April 15 at the Bobby Riggs Tennis Club & Museum. The event featured a top lineup of chefs, breweries and wineries from San Diego and Baja. All proceeds will help to support Feeding San Diego’s programs that provide meals...

  • Peacemaker Awards Dinner

    National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) presented the 29th Annual Peacemaker Awards Dinner April 8 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine. The event honored individuals and organizations who have made a significant contribution to conflict resolution nationally and locally. The event will...

  • 22nd Annual Ugly Dog Contest

    Dog lovers enjoyed a special day at the 22nd Annual Ugly Dog Contest held April 9 at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The event also featured contests for cutest dog, best trick, dog who looks like their owner and more. Gift baskets with dog products were given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in...

  • ‘Legends & Legacies Fundraiser Honoring Our Veterans’

    Honor Flight San Diego held a “Legends & Legacies Fundraiser Honoring Our Veterans” April 9 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. The event featured keynote speaker RADM “Mac” McLaughlin, USN (ret.), president & CEO, USS Midway Museum; music by Peter DeLuke and the Mellotones, a nine-piece Big Band;...

  • San Diego Film Festival hosts filmmakers discussion in Rancho Santa Fe

    The San Diego Film Foundation, best known for presenting The San Diego International Film Festival, hosted an intimate discussion April 6 with Hollywood filmmakers Stephen and Kathleen Gyllenhaal as part of their Industry Insider Series at a private estate in Rancho Santa Fe. The Industry Insider...

  • ‘Tee It Up For Foster Teens’

    “Tee It Up For Foster Teens” golf tournament, dinner and auction took place April 3 at The Santaluz Club. The event, which benefits the foster teens of San Pasqual Academy, was held by Friends of San Pasqual Academy and chaired by Adam and Carly Zuffinetti. The tournament provides much-needed funds...

  • Village Church hosts Eggstravaganza

    The Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe hosted its annual Eggstravaganza April 8, an event for children and their families featuring an Easter egg hunt, petting zoo, face painting, balloon art and light refreshments, at the church campus.

  • ‘The Fabulous Equinox Little Big Band’ performs in Rancho Santa Fe

    Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe (CCRSF) closed its 17th season with an independent concert featuring “The Fabulous Equinox Little Big Band” on April 1 at the Village Church Fellowship Hall. They are the Big Band for a younger generation, re-inventing the Great American Songbook to their own...

  • Community Resource Center English Tea

    The Community Resource Center hosted its 22nd annual English Tea event April 1 at the Encinitas Community Center. Established in 1979, according to its website CRC “has grown from providing basic needs for families in crisis, to offering extensive programs that facilitate the safety, stability,...

  • ‘Date Night for a Cause’

    The sixth annual “Date Night for a Cause” was held March 31 at the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach. The event was hosted by The North Coast Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary. One-hundred percent of the proceeds raised at this event will contribute to the Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary...

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