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  • RSF psychologist focusing on senior wellness

    RSF psychologist focusing on senior wellness

    Dr. Alix Landon of the Rancho Santa Fe Psychology Practice, will host "Healthy Aging and the Power of Positive Psychology” on Friday, Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Fe Senior Center,

  • R. Roger Rowe students fundraise to send WWII veteran on Honor Flight

    R. Roger Rowe students fundraise to send WWII veteran on Honor Flight

    Patriotic R. Roger Rowe School third graders Madison Stine and Grace Miller raised $2,100 to send a World War II veteran from San Diego to Washington D.C. on an Honor Flight. Honor Flight San Diego, a nonprofit branch of a nationwide network, transports America’s veterans free of charge to Washington...

  • Petition calls for special election for RSF School board

    Petition calls for special election for RSF School board

    A group of Rancho Santa Fe residents has submitted a petition to the San Diego County Registrar of Voters to recall recently appointed board member Jon Yonemitsu and force a special election for the board vacancy on the Rancho Santa Fe School District board. In order to petition against the board’s...

  • RSF School continues information gathering on possible 2018 bond

    RSF School continues information gathering on possible 2018 bond

    The Rancho Santa Fe School District board continues to look toward addressing future needs, as it works on updating the facilities master plan and explores the possibility of a general obligation bond in 2018. In a 4-1 vote on Nov. 2, the board approved forming a non-standing advisory committee...

  • Rescue Express finds a new home in Rancho Santa Fe

    Rescue Express finds a new home in Rancho Santa Fe

    Rancho Santa Fe’s Mike McCarthy is the founder and heart of Rescue Express, saving lives by transporting animals from overpopulated and high-kill shelters in Southern California to rescue groups who find them forever homes in the Pacific Northwest. The nonprofit subsidiary of MGM Animal Foundation...

  • RSF Association considers prohibiting vacation rentals

    RSF Association considers prohibiting vacation rentals

    The Rancho Santa Fe Association is joining homeowners associations and cities across the state in considering prohibiting vacation rentals in residential neighborhoods. At its Nov. 2 meeting, the board approved posting the proposed new rental regulations for a 30-day public comment period. The...

  • New permanent restroom coming to Richardson Field

    New permanent restroom coming to Richardson Field

    The porta potty at Rancho Santa Fe’s Richardson Field will be gone for good as the Rancho Santa Fe Association board has approved the construction of a permanent restroom facility. At the Nov. 2 RSF Association board meeting, the board approved an amount not to exceed $100,000 for the new restroom...

  • 'Dream come true': Torrey Pines breaks ground on performing arts center

    'Dream come true': Torrey Pines breaks ground on performing arts center

    For the last 27 years, theater teacher Marinee Payne has been visualizing the day when Torrey Pines High School would finally get its performing arts center, as it was the only high school campus in the district without one. Payne said she shed tears all summer after the old campus buildings came...

  • Osuna Adobe placed on National Register of Historic Places

    Osuna Adobe placed on National Register of Historic Places

    Rancho Santa Fe’s Osuna Adobe was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places as one of the oldest historic adobes in California. The National Register, administered by the National Park Service part of the U.S. Department of the Interior, is the official list of buildings and sites...

  • Event briefs: Nov. 2

    Event briefs: Nov. 2

    Daron W. Borst, a 19-year-veteran of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), will be the guest speaker at the Oct. 29 Village Viewpoints event at the Village Church in Rancho Santa Fe.

  • Nov. 2: Week in Sports

    Nov. 2: Week in Sports

    Santa Fe Christian defeated La Jolla Country Day 45-21 in a Coastal League game on Oct. 27.

  • Exit interview: Licosati reflects on RSF Association term

    Exit interview: Licosati reflects on RSF Association term

    Mike Licosati resigned from the Rancho Santa Fe Association board in August after moving full-time into his family’s new home in Solana Beach. The 15-year resident of Rancho Santa Fe served a shortened term, from 2015 to 2017, and listed accomplishments such as the successful approval of the fiber-optic...

  • Rancho Santa Fe resident to compete in Miss California Teen USA pageant

    Rancho Santa Fe resident to compete in Miss California Teen USA pageant

    A Rancho Santa Fe resident has been selected to represent the City of Angels in the upcoming Miss California Teen USA pageant. Kianoosh Jafari, a 17-year-old honors student at San Dieguito Academy in Encinitas, will compete in the pageant in Long Beach from Dec. 1 to Dec. 3. The winner of the competition...

  • No county funding for Del Dios roundabouts yet

    No county funding for Del Dios roundabouts yet

    Every day on Paseo Delicias/Del Dios Highway in Rancho Santa Fe, hundreds of cars and commuters are stacked and stranded, backed up by stop signs. Rancho Santa Fe resident Ronald Rich said that the traffic on Del Dios is “intolerable” and is getting worse every week. “Del Dios is now a major county...

  • San Dieguito restoration project helping to reduce fire risk

    San Dieguito restoration project helping to reduce fire risk

    Since September, the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy’s Fairbanks Ranch and Rancho Santa Fe Invasive Plant Removal and Stream Enhancement Project has been going strong, working to remove highly flammable and invasive plants such as Arundo donax (giant cane), that have infested the area along...

  • TPHS Girls Volleyball team racks up another tournament championship

    TPHS Girls Volleyball team racks up another tournament championship

    The Santa Barbara Tournament of Champions was held last weekend, and the Torrey Pines High School Girls Volleyball emerged victorious. Playing undefeated, the Falcons met several teams that tested their mettle. After easily handling Newport Harbor in three sets, TPHS met Mira Costa. Over four sets,...

  • Cross Country teams win divisions at Mt. SAC Invitational

    Cross Country teams win divisions at Mt. SAC Invitational

    Torrey Pines Cross Country scored well at the 70th annual Mt. SAC Invitational on Oct. 22, with both the varsity girls and freshman boys teams winning their divisions. The varsity boys team, led by senior and captain Robert Bartsch, was sixth in its division. Both varsity teams were in the competitive...

  • Woman charged as police investigate drugs furnished to high school students

    Woman charged as police investigate drugs furnished to high school students

    San Diego police are investigating possible drug sales by at least one person — a high school parent — who may have provided substances to teenagers at a private San Diego high school and possibly other schools as well, authorities said last week. A Carmel Valley woman has been charged thus far...

  • Water board members balk at proposed 9 percent rate hike

    Water board members balk at proposed 9 percent rate hike

    Directors with the Santa Fe Irrigation District are mulling whether to impose a 9 percent rate increase on their customers in 2018, on the heels of 9 percent increases levied in 2016 and 2017. The proposed increase for 2018 is part of a three-year rate plan approved by the board in 2016. However,...

  • RSF School board selects Jon Yonemitsu as new trustee

    RSF School board selects Jon Yonemitsu as new trustee

    The Rancho Santa Fe School District Board appointed Jon Yonemitsu as the new trustee at a special meeting on Oct. 23. Yonemitsu, a litigation attorney and partner at Gordon & Rees, is a parent of three children at R. Roger Rowe School. He was sworn in by Superintendent David Jaffe and got to work...

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