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  • Community Concerts of RSF begins 19th season with classical pianist Alina Kiryayeva

    Community Concerts of RSF begins 19th season with classical pianist Alina Kiryayeva

    The Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe opened its 19th season at the Village Church Oct. 12 with renowned classical pianist Alina Kiryayeva. This is the second appearance this artist has made in this area, and she was welcomed back with great enthusiasm. Kiryayeva brings an impressive skill...

  • Rancho Days: Concert in the Park

    Rancho Days: Concert in the Park

    The Rancho Santa Fe Association presented a “Concert in the Park” Oct. 4 at the South Village Green to celebrate Rancho Days. The event featured an evening of live music by the Bayside Band featuring songs by The Eagles, Jimmy Biffett, The Who, Van Morrison, Tom Petty and the Beatles. Online: rsfreview.com

  • Solana Santa Fe Cocktails with ‘All Class’

    Solana Santa Fe Cocktails with ‘All Class’

    Solana Santa Fe Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) sponsored the annual Cocktails with “All Class” event Oct. 13, which was held at the RSF home of Cliff Thomas and Melissa Callahan. The event gives SSF parents the opportunity to “mix and mingle.”

  • Barry Estates Showcase

    Barry Estates Showcase

    In partnership with Wheels-UP and Land Rover, the top-producing Catherine and Jason Barry Team celebrated with private clients and showcased two of Rancho Santa Fe’s finest estates Oct. 6. With grounds reminiscent of the Four Seasons Hualalai, 6424 La Valle Plateada offers 21,000 square feet of...

  • Charity Classic at Morgan Run Club & Resort

    Charity Classic at Morgan Run Club & Resort

    Morgan Run Club & Resort hosted its 12th annual Charity Classic Oct. 5-6. Since its inception in 2007, the Charity Classic has raised more than $36 million for local and national philanthropic organizations. The event featured a golf tournament, tennis social, great food, live and silent auctions,...

  • Dia Del Sol: ‘Age of Aquarius’

    Dia Del Sol: ‘Age of Aquarius’

    The Beach & Country Guild presented the 2018 Dia Del Sol, with the theme “Age of Aquarius,” Oct. 10 at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. The event, which benefits United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, featured a silent auction, gourmet lunch, live auction and fashion show presented by Fashion Valley. Award-winning...

  • Falcons remain undefeated as Torrey Pines celebrates homecoming

    Falcons remain undefeated as Torrey Pines celebrates homecoming

    A full house watched the Falcons moved to 8-0 on the season on Torrey Pines High School’s homecoming game on Oct. 5. The Falcons defeated Mission Hills 13-7 and at halftime, the homecoming court was honored, crowning King Ben Jackal and Queen Devyn Solo.

  • Taste of Rancho Santa Fe

    Taste of Rancho Santa Fe

    The Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club presented the 6th annual Taste of Rancho Oct. 7 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. More than 50 premiere wineries, spirit providers, breweries and restaurants brought their top products for tasting by hundreds of guests. The Taste of Rancho Santa Fe raises more than...

  • ‘Pups in the Park’

    ‘Pups in the Park’

    “Holli”day…Anyday! held “Pups in the Park” Sept. 29 at a private estate in Rancho Santa Fe. The event was presented by Holli Lineau, founder of “Holli”day...Anyday!, which provides nonprofits with live and silent auction items around culinary innovation and curating experiences. Proceeds from “Pups...

  • Rancho Days: Petals & Prose

    Rancho Days: Petals & Prose

    The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club and Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild held “Petals & Prose” Oct. 2 in honor of Rancho Days. Participants selected a book and created an artistic representation using items found in nature to capture the spirit of the book. Prizes were given to guests who matched the...

  • Rancho Days: Pancake Breakfast

    Rancho Days: Pancake Breakfast

    The Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District held a tasty Pancake Breakfast Oct. 7 in celebration of Rancho Days. The event also included fire engine and equipment displays, station tours, Sparky the fire dog and more.

  • Rancho Days: Oktoberfest

    Rancho Days: Oktoberfest

    A festive Rancho Days Oktoberfest event took place Oct. 3 at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. The event featured dinner, dancing and live entertainment by the Bavarian Beergarden Band.

  • Paint The Rowe RED Celebration

    Paint The Rowe RED Celebration

    The Rancho Santa Fe Education Foundation kicked off its annual Red Envelope Friday fundraiser on Oct. 5. To commemorate the activities, parent volunteers handed out donuts at morning drop-off and popcorn at afternoon pick-up. The day ended with an invitation only “Paint The Rowe Red” reception...

  • Annual DreamKeepers Membership Appreciation Event

    Annual DreamKeepers Membership Appreciation Event

    DreamKeepers Project Inc. held the 14th annual Membership Appreciation Event “Fall Flavors and Friends! A Morning of Coffee, Sweets and Good Friends” Oct. 1 at the Fairbanks Ranch home of Jeannie Ranglas. The event featured an exclusive cooking demonstration by Chef Terumi Shibata-Mazzera, chef-owner...

  • ‘Cinema UNCUT: An Evening with Javier Grillo-Marxuach’

    ‘Cinema UNCUT: An Evening with Javier Grillo-Marxuach’

    The Canyon Crest Academy Foundation hosted “Cinema UNCUT: An Evening with Javier Grillo-Marxuach,” Sept. 29 at the Canyon Crest Academy Black Box theater to raise money for its award-winning Envision Cinema program and school television show, CCA-TV. Grillo-Marxuach is best known as one of the...

  • RSF Connect Groundbreaking Ceremony

    RSF Connect Groundbreaking Ceremony

    A groundbreaking ceremony took place Sept. 27 at the RSF Golf Club for RSF Connect, the Rancho Santa Fe Association’s solution to provide its Covenant members with 1-gigabit fiber-optic internet service. This new and innovating service offered will surpass some of the fastest internet services...

  • Rancho Days: RSF Garden Club hosts Farm-to-Table Harvest Dinner

    Rancho Days: RSF Garden Club hosts Farm-to-Table Harvest Dinner

    Participants kicked off this year’s Rancho Days at the RSF Garden Club’s annual Farm-to-Table Harvest Dinner Sept. 29 at the “Secret Garden” on the grounds of the RSF Garden Club building. The evening included an open air market, appetizers, wine, mini-martinis by Chevron Vodka, beer sampling from...

  • 2018 Old Globe Theatre Gala

    2018 Old Globe Theatre Gala

    The Old Globe held its 2018 Globe Gala Sept. 22 at The Old Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center in support of the theatre’s arts engagement and artistic programs. The event featured a special performance by singer Andra Day. The black-tie event also included an elegant reception of cocktails and...

  • Rev. Dr. Jack and Helen Baca celebrate 20 years of service at The Village Church

    Rev. Dr. Jack and Helen Baca celebrate 20 years of service at The Village Church

    Hundreds came from near and far Sept. 28 to celebrate The Rev. Dr. Jack Baca and his wife, Helen’s 20th year of service at The Village Church. A potluck dinner was put on by all that attended. The evening concluded with a celebration service that included a welcome by the Nominating Committee that...

  • 2018 Art of Fashion

    2018 Art of Fashion

    Audience members were dazzled by a variety of the latest clothing and accessory styles at The Country Friends’ annual Art of Fashion event held Sept. 20 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. The runway show and luncheon presented in partnership with South Coast Plaza also honored Maggie Bobileff, an entrepreneur,...

  • Monte Carlo gala raises funds for MCASD

    Monte Carlo gala raises funds for MCASD

    The 42nd annual benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) took place Sept. 8 at the home of Iris and Matthew Strauss in Rancho Santa Fe. “Monte Carlo: An Art Affair,” treated art patrons to cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, culinary creativity, game tables and open air dancing to raise...

  • San Dieguito Newcomers and Friends Luncheon and Fashion Show

    San Dieguito Newcomers and Friends Luncheon and Fashion Show

    San Dieguito Newcomers and Friends held a luncheon, fashion show, raffle and boutique shopping event Sept. 12 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. Proceeds from the raffle go to Community Resource Center. Jenna Motta, owner of Icons, the clothing boutique, in Solana Beach presented her fall fashions...

  • 13th Annual SES Pro-Am

    13th Annual SES Pro-Am

    The 13th Annual Sean Eduardo Sanchez (SES) fundraising Pro-Am was held Sept. 15 at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa. Tennis-playing amateurs paid a donation entry fee in three separate divisions (Men’s Division, Open Division and Women’s Division), who were partnered with local tennis professionals...

  • RSF Tennis Club Family Day

    RSF Tennis Club Family Day

    Covenant residents and their guests enjoyed the RSF Tennis CLub’s Family Day held Sept. 23. The event included great food, tennis games, spike ball, a bounce house, games and more.

  • First-ever golf robot comes to Fairbanks Ranch Country Club

    First-ever golf robot comes to Fairbanks Ranch Country Club

    On Saturday, Sept. 23, Fairbanks Ranch Country Club installed its first robot golf club member. The Rob-OT uses artificial intelligence capabilities to give golfers the opportunity to improve their games and assist in equipment fitting in addition to playing a course itself—it can get out of bunkers,...

  • RSF Women’s Fund Season Kick-Off Meeting

    The Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund held a Kick-Off Meeting Sept. 13 at a RSF home for the new grant cycle. This event was not just for members, but also an opportunity for women interested in finding out more about the Fund’s philanthropy and volunteer opportunities. Founded in 2004, the RSF Women’s...

  • 13th Annual Sean Eduardo Sanchez fundraising Pro-Am

    The 13th Annual Sean Eduardo Sanchez fundraising Pro-Am was held Sept. 15 at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in Rancho Santa Fe. A highlight of the two-day event was a Sponsor Party held Sept. 14 at the Fairbanks Ranch Association Clubhouse. The Sponsor Party included a buffet dinner, beverages, coffee...

  • Gala in the Garden

    The San Diego Botanic Garden’s 19th annual Gala in the Garden took place Sept. 8. This year’s theme was “Inspiring the Nature within Us.” Julian Duval, president/CEO of San Diego Botanic Garden, was honored with this year’s Paul Ecke, Jr. Award. Duval was selected in recognition of his horticultural...

  • Lynch Foundation for Children takes aim at human trafficking

    Carissa Phelps was riding in the backseat of a white Pinto driven by the pimp who had forced her into childhood prostitution. Another sex trafficker rode shotgun. That’s when she had a realization, the author of “Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets,” told the audience at a fundraising luncheon...

  • Midway Patriot Award goes to Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly

    A spectacular summer evening under the stars was held Aug. 30 on the flight deck of the USS Midway, where the 12th annual Midway American Patriot Award was presented to former three-term Congress member Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former astronaut and Space Shuttle Commander Mark Kelly,...

  • Artist presents ‘Painting Water in Oil’ at RSF Art Guild event

    Painter and instructor Alex Schaefer presented the RSF Art Guild demonstration “Painting Water in Oil” Sept. 5 at the RSF Senior Center. Tying together color theory and painting facts, Schaefer showed how to paint different types of water scenes from seascapes to urban areas. Visit ranchosantafeartguild.org

  • Kickoff held for 2018 season of Padres Pedal the Cause

    The kickoff event for the 2018 season of Padres Pedal the Cause took place Sept. 6 at the new Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion at UC San Diego. The event featured special guest Dr. Catriona Jamieson, deputy director of UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, who spoke on “The Cancer Stem Cell Initiative.”...

  • RSF Tennis Club Friday Night Mixer

    RSF Tennis Club members enjoyed a Friday Night Mixer Aug. 31. The event included tennis with Head Pro Derek Miller and a potluck dinner.

  • Celebrating Couture 2018

    The 28th annual fashion show and luncheon, Celebrating Couture 2018, took place Aug. 16 at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad. The event, presented by the Globe Guilders and Neiman Marcus, benefits The Old Globe’s artistic and arts engagement programs. The event also honored the memory...

  • Solana Santa Fe celebrates 25th anniversary

    Solana Santa Fe Elementary School is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The school opened its doors Sept. 1, 1993. It will be a year-long celebration which started with a Kona Ice truck delivering shaved ice to students on the school's back playground Aug. 31. The event was sponsored by...

  • ‘Born to Sparkle’: 41st Haute with Heart Fashion Show and Luncheon benefit

    St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC), a nonprofit organization that educates and empowers individuals with developmental disabilities to realize their full potential, celebrated its 41st Haute with Heart Fashion Show and Luncheon, “Born to Sparkle,” Aug. 4 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Haute...

  • Future Legends holds ‘Steps to Success’ program

    Future Legends scholars and mentors met at the RSF Golf Club Aug. 28 for their first lesson, “Dining Etiquette,” in the Future Legends’ newest program, Steps to Success. The evening was professionally led by Juliann Ford and Cathryn Ramirez of Manners Prep with assistance by Future Legends event...

  • Fond farewell for retiring music director held at SummerFest gala

    La Jolla Music Society held its annual SummerFest gala Aug. 11 at UC San Diego Audrey Geisel University House, hosted by Chancellor Pradeep Khosla. Sponsors and guests at the elegant evening celebrated retiring violinist Cho-Liang Lin’s tenure as SummerFest music director. They were treated to...

  • VIP reception held for La Maison De Cygnes

    K. Ann Brizolis & Associates recently hosted a late afternoon VIP reception to announce the Market Launch of La Maison De Cygnes in the Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe. The spectacular gated custom estate is located on a private cul-de-sac with every amenity that a sophisticated, active family would...

  • Teen Volunteers in Action SD Chapter 1 Fall Kick-off event

    Teen Volunteers in Action SD Chapter 1 held a Fall Kick-off event Aug. 26 at San Dieguito Park. TVIA is an organization of young men, who, with their families, are committed to developing community leaders through a structured program of volunteerism, philanthropy and personal growth and development....

  • Event showcases historical RSF Lilian Rice home

    Realtor Sean Caddell, from Willis Allen Real Estate’s Del Mar office, hosted a party Aug. 21 to showcase an extraordinary historical Lilian Rice masterpiece home located in Rancho Santa Fe at 16734 Via de Santa Fe. The home was loved by only three prior owners: the first owner lost the house in...

  • ‘Back to School Bash’ at Village Church

    The Village Church’s Student Ministry held its first-ever “Back to School Bash” Aug. 24 to kick off the new year, go over program details and have fun with friends and family. The event included live music and a talk from Michael Sanchez, a contestant on NBC’s “The Voice” Season 11. The event also...

  • ‘Popsicles in the Garden’

    Solana Santa Fe Elementary School held its popular annual “Popsicles in the Garden” event Aug. 24 to welcome new and returning Solana Santa Fe Elementary School families to the 2018-2019 school year.

  • RSF Firefighters Association hosts benefit

    The Rancho Santa Fe Firefighters Association partnered with Atomic Groove and the Belly Up Tavern Aug. 24 in Solana Beach to host a fundraiser benefiting San Diego-based 501(c)(3) FirefighterAid and the San Diego 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb. The Rancho Santa Fe firefighters believe in FirefighterAid’s...

  • Operation Game On

    The 11th Annual Operation Game On Golf Classic took place Aug. 13 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. In addition to the golf tournament, the event included great food and beverages, opening ceremonies, entertainment, games and a “Military Dive Bar” on the Valley Course #1 Tee box. Doug Allen of the...

  • ‘The Art of Joe Caroff’ closing party/benefit

    Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance in Rancho Santa Fe held a closing event for “The Art of Joe Caroff” Aug. 17. The event also included a fashion showcase directed by Claire Cellier and music played by Malamana featuring Juanito and Fredi. Caroff has had a distinguished career as a designer, with...

  • The Nice Guys names RSF resident Debra Reed as 2018 Nice Guy/Gal of the Year

    The Nice Guys, a local nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, will honor Rancho Santa Fe resident Debra Reed at its 39th annual major fundraising gala Oct. 27 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Each year, the Nice Guys recognize someone who has given their time, money and support to help San Diegans improve...

  • Thrive in the Ranch community picnic

    RSF residents enjoyed another Thrive in the Ranch community picnic at the lawn in front of The Inn Aug. 15. Attendees enjoyed acoustic music by Matt Commerce, tacos from San Diego Taco Company, kids activities by Game Masters and hand-dipped ice cream from JoJos creamery. Thrive in the Ranch is...

  • Rowe Newcomers Welcome Pool Parties

    The Rancho Santa Fe Education Foundation recently hosted its annual Newcomers Welcome Pool Parties for new families to the Rancho Santa Fe School District. These parties are an opportunity to meet others and make new friends prior to the first day of school. Photos on this page were taken at the...

  • Decorated Israeli one-armed squad commander speaks at RSF Chabad event

    The Chabad Jewish Center of RSF recently presented an event featuring the world’s only one-armed special forces sharp shooter, the honorable Izzy Ezagui. Ezagui, a decorated squad commander in the Israel Defense Forces, is the only soldier in the world who lost an arm in combat and returned to...

  • ‘PUP Olympics & Pool PAWty’

    Rescue Express, a 501c(3) nonprofit, presented its 1st annual PUP Olympics & Pool PAWty Aug. 18 at a Rancho Santa Fe residence. All proceeds will go toward its mission of providing more “freedom rides” to homeless animals from high-kill shelters to their forever homes. Rescue Express has already...

  • Foundation inspired by young local resident’s unexpected death

    San Pasqual residents Makayla “Kayla” Castro and Simone Aldern were pals from kindergarten through high school. They were destined to be close friends forever, a relationship they did not expect to change when they went their separate ways to college. Kayla, a scholar athlete graduate of San Pasqual...

  • Rotary district governor visits Rancho Santa Fe club

    The Rotary Club of Rancho Santa Fe had the special honor of hosting Rotary District 5340 Governor Mel Gallegos at its Aug. 8 meeting. In his remarks, Gallegos complimented the Rotary Club of Rancho Santa Fe for its many accomplishments—since the club was founded in 1959 with just 17 members, the...

  • Las Patronas Jewel Ball: Mexico's flavors and culture inspire 2018 gala

    The Las Patronas Jewel Ball took place Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club, marking the 72nd time the annual fundraiser was held since 1946. With the 2018 theme "Viva La Vida," guests were treated to elaborate sets, exquisite culinary treats and inspiring entertainment that celebrated...

  • Caddyhack II benefits Boys to Men Mentoring Network

    Caddyhack II, a Caddyshack-themed charity golf festival, took the manicured grounds of Morgan Run Club & Resort by storm Aug. 6, immersing 216 golfers in its wacky and irreverent world of fun, while raising $142,000 for Boys to Men Mentoring Network. Caddyhack is the brainchild of Fairbanks Ranch...

  • Bo Derek receives ‘Humane Award’ from Helen Woodward Animal Center

    Helen Woodward Animal Center presented actress Bo Derek with the 2018 “Humane Award” July 19 at the RSF home of Linda Brandes. The Humane Award is presented annually by Helen Woodward Animal Center President Mike Arms to a person or entity that has made a significant positive impact on the animal...

  • RSF Rotary Club Evening Social

    The RSF Rotary Club held an evening social Aug. 1 at the 067 Restaurant in Rancho Santa Fe. 067 is a vendor at the RSF Rotary Club’s popular annual Taste of Rancho Santa Fe fundraiser, which will be held Sunday, Oct. 7, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. This celebration raises...

  • RSF Rotarians support “Day at the Races” event to benefit Project Concern International

    Approximately 40 RSF Rotarians and friends attended the 16th Annual “Day at the Races” event on Aug. 3 in support of Project Concern International (PCI) “a global development organization that drives innovation from the ground up to enhance health, end hunger and overcome hardship,” according to...

  • 2018 TPHS Football Fundraiser

    Torrey Pines High School Football hosted its annual “Kick Off Party” fundraising golf tournament Aug. 3 at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. The fundraiser supports athletes in the Falcon football program. The event included a nine-hole golf tournament, cocktail hour, auction and dinner. Visit...

  • Thrivin’ in the Ranch!

    As San Diego beaches are inundated with tourists and busier than ever, many Rancho Santa Fe residents opted to stay closer to home and enjoy the beauty and serenity of historic Rancho Santa Fe at the second of the Thrive in the Ranch summer picnic series held July 24 on the lawns of The Inn at...

  • Honor Flight San Diego holds ‘Forgotten Heroes’ fundraiser

    Honor Flight San Diego saluted World War II and Korean War veterans at its “Forgotten Heroes” fundraiser held July 29 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. Guest speakers at the event included “The Forgotten Hero” Capt. E. Royce Williams USN (Ret.) and RADM Doniphan (Don) B. Shelton USN (Ret). KFMB...

  • FBI San Diego Citizens Academy Alumni Association Garden Party

    FBI San Diego Citizens Academy Alumni Association (FBISDCAAA) board member Gary Bobileff and his wife Maggie held a garden party at their RSF home for FBISDCAAA members . According to its website, "the FBI San Diego Citizens Academy Alumni Association is a San Diego community-based organization,...

  • Opening Day at Del Mar Racetrack, Part II

    The 2018 Del Mar racing season officially began July 18 with Opening Day events at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Racetrack, including the popular Hats Contest. Final attendance was 33,112 people for Opening Day at the Del Mar Race Track. The 24th annual Opening Day Hats Contest at Del Mar drew...

  • Opening Day at Del Mar Racetrack, Part I

    The 2018 Del Mar racing season officially began July 18 with Opening Day events at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and Racetrack, including the popular Hats Contest. Final attendance was 33,112 people for Opening Day at the Del Mar Race Track. The 24th annual Opening Day Hats Contest at Del Mar drew...

  • Future Legends celebrates scholars

    A close but large group of strong supporters of Future Legends Scholarship Fund gathered July 21 at the home of Mary Ann and Vearl Smith to celebrate the scholars and their mentors who offer valuable support and guidance to these students. Those who attended the event included the founding Scholarship...

  • Hats, Heels & Hooves

    “Hats, Heels & Hooves: The Ultimate Opening Day After-Party” took place July 18 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. The event, presented by The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe and Ranch & Coast Magazine, included great cocktails, food and music by DJ Ricci Rich and Ryan Hiller. A share of the proceeds will go...

  • Rancho Santa Fe Library hosts 'Captain Underpants' themed party

    The Rancho Santa Fe Children’s Library had a Pilkey Party on July 11, celebrating the author’s popular “The Adventures of Captain Underpants” book series. The party was part of the library’s Summer Reading Program At the party, kids could participate in activities and games taken straight from...

  • Scripps 7th Annual M.O.S.T. Mariachi Festival

    The Scripps 7th Annual M.O.S.T. Mariachi Festival took place June 2 at Humphreys Concerts by the Bay. A record-breaking 460 people attended the Mariachi Festival, which raised nearly $300,000 for the Mercy Outreach Surgical Team (M.O.S.T.), a group of physicians, nurses, and volunteers who donate...

  • RSF Historical Society Home Tour Homeowner/Sponsor Party

    The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society Home Tour, which was held July 14, is the Historical Society’s largest fundraising event. The Homeowner/Sponsor Party (photos of the event are on this page) took place July 11 at the RSF home of Dr. Bob Eggold and Mary Mills. The July 11 party is a “thank...

  • RSF Historical Society Home Tour

    The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society held its first Historic Home Tour July 14 co-partnered with the Women In Architecture, Palomar Chapter of the American Institute of Architects. The tour featured remarkable vintage homes and Lilian Rice-inspired classic homes. Mini-buses took attendees from...

  • Patrons of the Prado 2018 Masterpiece Gala

    Patrons of the Prado celebrated 21 years of giving July 7 with its annual Masterpiece Gala. The Spreckels Organ Pavilion in Balboa Park was transformed into an enchanting backdrop, with this year’s themed “Masquerade in the Park.” The event included culture, arts and an elegant dinner by Chef Jeffrey...

  • Gowns 4 Gals Luncheon

    USO San Diego, Donovan’s La Jolla, and event chair Hélène Gould, hosted a Gowns 4 Gals luncheon June 14 to support local military active duty spouses and their daughters. USO San Diego is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families worldwide....

  • Willowcreek-Bridgewater July 4th Parade

    Residents in the Willowcreek-Bridgewater neighborhood continued a beloved longtime tradition by holding the neighborhood’s annual July 4th Parade. The event included bikes, wagons, strollers, skates, great food and a popular water fight.

  • 37th Annual RSF Fourth of July Parade

    RSF residents celebrated Independence Day at the 37th Annual Rancho Santa Fe Fourth of July Parade held in the Village of Rancho Santa Fe. The event also included a barbecue picnic and concert featuring the Harmony Grove Band. Barbecue proceeds will benefit the RSF Community Center. The Rancho...

  • RSF Senior Center July 4th Luncheon

    The RSF Senior Center celebrated the 4th of July with a delicious catered luncheon and entertainment by Caprice Strings.

  • The Country Friends Race Day Fashion Show & Luncheon

    The Country Friends Race Day Fashion Show & Luncheon took place June 27 at Mille Fleurs restaurant in Rancho Santa Fe. In addition to a luncheon and boutique shopping, the event featured a fashion show highlighting Italian designers, including Luisa Spagnoli, and hats designed by Aimee Fuller-Meals....

  • Rendezvous In The Zoo 2018

    San Diego Zoo Global’s annual black-tie, fundraising gala, Rendezvous In The Zoo (R*I*T*Z) 2018, “Wild @ Heart,” was held June 16 at the San Diego Zoo. The event will benefit The Sanford Children’s Zoo at the San Diego Zoo. The gala featured fine dining, conservation ambassador Joan Embery and...

  • Students take spectators on ‘A Summer Road Trip’ at Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 2018 Therapeutic Riding Show

    The Helen Woodward Animal Center honored some very special students at the 2018 Therapeutic Riding Show June 30. The annual event invites parents, friends and family members to gather in the center’s Riding Arena for a performance of newly-developed equine skills demonstrated by Therapeutic Riding...

  • RSF Rotary ‘Annual Demotion Dinner Party’

    RSF Rotary Club held its “Annual Demotion Dinner Party” June 27 at the RSF home of Sophia and Louay Alsadek. The event was held in appreciation and celebration of the RSF Rotary Club’s outgoing president Luis Carranza.

  • ‘Thrive in the Ranch Picnic Series’

    The first Thrive in the Ranch Picnic Series event this summer took place June 26 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe and featured great food, music from Zack David and the famous Cruzzing balloons. Thrive in the Ranch, a not-for-profit organization, led by local residents and business sponsors, aims...

  • Freedom Frontline hosts State Senator Joel Anderson

    Freedom Frontline, a conservative educational coalition, presented an evening of “political discourse, camaraderie and refreshments” June 24 at the RSF home of Linda and Curt Welker. State Senator Joel Anderson provided an in-depth summary of primary results and led the discussion regarding implications...

  • Vision of Children Foundation event features international superstar Andrea Bocelli

    The Vision of Children Foundation held its 7th fundraising concert event featuring Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli June 21 at the Valley View Casino Center. Premier seating was provided to Vision of Children supporters to this sold-out public event, raising over $200,000 to support vision research....

  • International Cuisine Night at RSF Golf Club

    The Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club presented International Cuisine Night June 23. In addition to a wide variety of delicious dishes from around the world, the event featured live entertainment.

  • ‘Inside the World of Ballet’

    City Ballet’s annual June fundraising event, “Inside the World of Ballet,” was held June 24 at the RSF home of Judy and Vince Bartolotta. The event featured live music performed and directed by City Ballet’s Music Director John Nettles, great food, the opportunity to see “how costumes (tutus) are...

  • ‘Dream On Concert Gala’ benefits Promises2Kids

    Promise2Kids held the 10th anniversary of its “Dream on Concert Gala” June 11 at the La Jolla estate home of Joan Waitt. This year’s event feature a live performance by Rob Thomas, Grammy award-winning recording artist and lead singer of Matchbox Twenty. The event also featured a sunset cocktail...

  • RSF Rotary Club members honor past member Bill Herrick

    On June 13, the Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club honored Bill and Donna Herrick. Bill passed away on Dec. 29, 2015. Bill was a long time Rancho Santa Fe Rotarian, with a heart of gold. He had a deep appreciation for hard work and understood early in life, the need to help others. Both he and Donna were...

  • TPHS Class of 2018

    Torrey Pines High School students and their families celebrated graduation and their many accomplishments at a ceremony held June 15 at TPHS.

  • Solana Santa Fe sixth grade promotion celebration

    Solana Santa Fe sixth grade students bid a fond farewell to their school and joined parents and staff in celebrating their promotion on June 15.

  • 2018 Women’s Auxiliary Diamond Anniversary Gala

    With origins reaching back to the 1940s, Seacrest Village Retirement Communities has long been a lifeline for seniors in the greater San Diego area. This vibrant, not-for-profit senior housing and healthcare organization operates residential facilities in both Encinitas and Rancho Bernardo, working...

  • CCA Class of 2018

    Canyon Crest Academy students and their families celebrated student achievements and bid a fond farewell to the school at a graduation ceremony held June 15 at CCA.

  • R. Roger Rowe Class of 2018

    R. Roger Rowe School eighth grade students, families and staff celebrated student achievements and graduation June 14.

  • TPHS Spring Fling

    Torrey Pines High School held its annual Spring Fling June 7. The community event, which is sponsored by the Torrey Pines High School Foundation, featured food trucks, music, student performances, snacks and desserts.

  • TPHS Music Department Falcon Finale Concert

    The Torrey Pines High School Music Department held its Spring Concert, the “Falcon Finale,” June 4-5 at the Canyon Crest Academy Proscenium Theater. The Guitar Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, and Choir gave their final performances for the academic year. The Guitar Ensemble of 30 students just began playing...

  • Solana Santa Fe Jubilee

    Sixth grade 21st Anniversary Jubilee performances were held at Solana Santa Fe Elementary School June 8-9. Photos on this page were taken at a rehearsal for the performances.

  • R. Roger Rowe School International Festival

    R. Roger Rowe students and families celebrated a variety of cultures at Rowe’s International Festival held June 8. The festive event feature great food, music, booths and more.

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