Profiles

  • Breeding a Breeders’ Cup champion

    Breeding a Breeders’ Cup champion

    It was a hometown victory for Del Mar during the Breeders’ Cup World Thoroughbred Championships on Nov. 3, when Battle of Midway triumphed in the Dirt Mile. Local residents Pavla and Erik Nygaard of Thor-Bred Stables bred the 3-year-old colt, who scored the biggest victory of his career that afternoon....

  • New chapter in Rancho Santa Fe businessman’s career focuses on the silver screen

    New chapter in Rancho Santa Fe businessman’s career focuses on the silver screen

    After working on the East Coast for two decades in global capital markets, John Cappetta and his family moved to Rancho Santa Fe, where he invested in small companies and real estate, and in 2013 formed his own investment company, Andesite Capital, of which he is founder and CEO. The latest chapter...

  • Rancho Santa Fe resident writes book to help back sufferers with chronic pain

    Rancho Santa Fe resident writes book to help back sufferers with chronic pain

    With a substantial increase in spine surgeries in the United States and more than 80 percent of the general population experiencing chronic back pain, Kam Raiszadeh is taking steps to address this widespread problem.  In addition to opening four SpineZone clinics in San Diego, the Rancho Santa...

  • Reins of Change offers equine therapy in Rancho Santa Fe

    Reins of Change offers equine therapy in Rancho Santa Fe

    Two North County sisters have created a nontraditional therapy business that couldn’t be more at home in Rancho Santa Fe. Reins of Change offers equine therapy, where clients interact with horses under the watchful eye of an equine-assisted learning specialist and, in most situations, a specially...

  • Hiking series across San Dieguito Watershed leads to wedding

    Hiking series across San Dieguito Watershed leads to wedding

    Just as most movie buffs know the story of “When Harry Met Sally,” many San Dieguito Lagoon enthusiasts have come to learn the love story of Rob and Vicki. “We’re actually very famous,” Robert Weisgrau said as he and his new wife, Victoria Monaco, laughed. The Rancho Santa Fe couple live off of...

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