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  • Association continues outreach on Rancho Santa Fe Connect project

    Association continues outreach on Rancho Santa Fe Connect project

    The Rancho Santa Fe Association’s Technology Committee continues to make progress toward a community-wide vote on its high-speed fiber-optic internet project known as RSF Connect. With RSF Connect, the Association plans to own, construct and maintain its own fiber-optic network, giving local control...

  • 36th annual Fourth of July Parade to be held in RSF

    36th annual Fourth of July Parade to be held in RSF

    The 36th Annual Rancho Santa Fe Fourth of July Parade begins at 1 p.m. in the Village of Rancho Santa Fe and will conclude with a community celebration with barbecue picnic and concert. The parade will feature parade princesses from R. Roger Rowe School, floats, fire trucks, vintage cars,riders...

  • Santa Fe Irrigation District honors ‘Be Water Smart’ poster contest winners

    Santa Fe Irrigation District honors ‘Be Water Smart’ poster contest winners

    On June 15, the Santa Fe Irrigation District Board of Directors recognized the top three winners for the Santa Fe Irrigation District’s “Be Water Smart” Water Awareness Poster Contest. The annual poster contest is open to all fourth graders in the district’s service area. This year’s winners are:...

  • San Diego City Council boots SoccerCity to 2018 vote

    San Diego City Council boots SoccerCity to 2018 vote

    After four and a half hours of public testimony on June 19, San Diego City Council voted 8-0 to place the SoccerCity initiative on the November 2018 ballot, instead of the 2017 special election that FS Investors were shooting for to bring a Major League Soccer team to San Diego. Council’s decision...

  • Water board approves budget containing rate increase

    Water board approves budget containing rate increase

    The Santa Fe Irrigation District board unanimously approved a budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 at its meeting on Thursday, June 15. The $30.1 million spending plan includes a rate increase of about 12 percent that will take effect on Jan. 1, 2018. The rate increase includes 9 percent...

  • SDG&E to upgrade poles, Rancho Santa Fe substation

    SDG&E to upgrade poles, Rancho Santa Fe substation

    A SDG&E infrastructure upgrade project is expected to begin this summer in Rancho Santa Fe, making improvements to the substation on Via de Santa Fe and bringing new poles, wires, connections and transformers over the next year and a half. Adaline Woodward, SDG&E’s public affairs manager, said...

  • Community-wide vote for Rancho Santa Fe Connect fiber optic project

    Community-wide vote for Rancho Santa Fe Connect fiber optic project

    On June 1, the Rancho Santa Fe Association board agreed to send the vote on the RSF Connect fiber optic project to a community-wide vote rather than a conventional vote. The date of the vote has not yet been determined but RSF Association President Fred Wasserman said that the goal would be to...

  • Rancho Santa Fe slaying 'savage and brutal' prosecutor says

    Rancho Santa Fe slaying 'savage and brutal' prosecutor says

    A man suspected of beating his father to death in the victim’s sprawling Rancho Santa Fe home pleaded not guilty on Friday, June 2, to charges of first-degree murder, with a special allegation of torture. Leighton Dorey IV, 39, was arrested early Wednesday, May 31, in Idyllwild, a mountain town...

  • Gateway project approved for Rancho Santa Fe village

    Gateway project approved for Rancho Santa Fe village

    The Rancho Santa Fe Association board approved the Gateway project on June 1, which aims to bring a new commercial development to the village and replace the existing gas station. The board’s vote was 5-2 with directors Allen Finkelson and Janet Danola opposed. “We’re very thankful for all of...

  • Veteran to speak on ‘The Miracle at Entebbe’ at Chabad event in Rancho Santa Fe

    Veteran to speak on ‘The Miracle at Entebbe’ at Chabad event in Rancho Santa Fe

    On Wednesday, June 21, The Benedek Lecture Series of Chabad Jewish Center of RSF presents “The Miracle at Entebbe, an Evening with Sassy Reuven,” a veteran of the Israel Defense Special Operation Forces. During the terror-filled years of 1973-1976, Reuven served in the IDF’s elite “Red Beret” paratrooper...

  • Man who allegedly stabbed sheriff's canine enters not guilty plea

    Man who allegedly stabbed sheriff's canine enters not guilty plea

    A parolee who allegedly stabbed a sheriff's K-9 and took a man hostage in a Rancho Santa Fe apartment before being shot by a deputy pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity May 31. Two doctors will evaluate 51-year-old Edward Ray Nett, who is charged with several felonies, including burglary,...

  • North County man gets prison in Solana Beach kidnapping case

    North County man gets prison in Solana Beach kidnapping case

    While seated in a packed North County courtroom, a man who admitted he attacked a 7-year-old girl outside a Solana Beach elementary school two years ago was sentenced Wednesday, May 31, to more than 10 years in prison. Jack Henry Doshay, 24, pleaded guilty in March to one count of kidnapping and...

  • Lynch Foundation for Children holds fundraising gala

    Lynch Foundation for Children holds fundraising gala

    Hundreds of San Diego’s most prominent business, political and philanthropic leaders gathered together on May 11 at The Abbey in downtown San Dieg

  • Rancho Santa Fe resident receives 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

    Rancho Santa Fe resident receives 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

    Chun Bin (Charlie) Yim, D.B.A., a Rancho Santa Fe resident and Encinitas businessman who was born in South Korea, was celebrated as one of Ellis Island Medal of Honor 2017 recipients from across the nation at a ceremony presented by the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) in New York...

  • SoccerCity likely headed for citywide vote

    SoccerCity likely headed for citywide vote

    The San Diego Chargers may be bolting town but the stadium drama remains as the SoccerCity initiative seeks to bring a Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise to a revitalized Qualcomm Stadium site in Mission Valley. La Jolla-based FS Investors gathered over 100,000 signatures in two weeks to put the...

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