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  • 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...

  • Man arrested for allegedly killing father in Rancho Santa Fe

    Man arrested for allegedly killing father in Rancho Santa Fe

    A 71-year-old man was found dead Tuesday afternoon, May 30, by his wife, in Rancho Santa Fe, a sheriff’s official said. The dead man has been identified as the homeowner and resident Leighton Dorey, III, according to a San Diego County Sheriff’s Department press release. The San Diego County Medical...

  • Rancho Santa Fe artist's steampunk jewelry featured at SD Festival of Arts

    Rancho Santa Fe artist's steampunk jewelry featured at SD Festival of Arts

    Rancho Santa Fe jewelry artist Susan Horvitz Perez will be one of nearly 200 artists featured in the San Diego Festival of the Arts at downtown’s Waterfront Park June 10-11. From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day, artists will display diverse works of painting, sculpture, photography, glass, jewelry,...

  • Rancho Santa Fe School District crafting an action plan for continuous growth

    Rancho Santa Fe School District crafting an action plan for continuous growth

    The Rancho Santa Fe School District is embarking on a “self-study” process as Superintendent David Jaffe looks to develop an accountability and action plan for the district. An initial parent meeting was held on May 25 to discuss the steps necessary in “developing an organization that embraces...

  • Vincent J. Bartolotta Jr. to be inducted into Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

    Vincent J. Bartolotta Jr. to be inducted into Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame

    The Consumer Attorneys of San Diego has selected Rancho Santa Fe resident Vincent J. Bartolotta Jr., founding partner of Thorsnes Bartolotta McGuire, as the recipient of its 2017 Trial Lawyer Hall of Fame. The Installation Dinner will take place at The Prado in Balboa Park on Thursday, Aug. 24....

  • Backlash against pot festival spurs special fair board meeting

    Backlash against pot festival spurs special fair board meeting

    All eyes in the San Diego cannabis community are set squarely on May 30 after the managers of the Del Mar Fairgrounds called for a public forum on the region’s first-ever cannabis festival. The Goodlife Festival — which is planned for Sept. 23 — is expected to draw several thousand people to the...

  • Rancho Santa Fe golfer tops strong field at West Coast Juniors

    Rancho Santa Fe golfer tops strong field at West Coast Juniors

    Rancho Santa Fe golfer Jackson Rivera, 14, won the Golfweek West Coast Junior Invitational, held May 20-21 at Mesa Country Club in Mesa, Ariz. Jackson, an eighth grader at The Nativity School who has already committed to the University of Southern California, posted rounds of 67-66 — 133 to claim...

  • Celebrate Osuna returns for second year on June 10

    Celebrate Osuna returns for second year on June 10

    The Rancho Santa Fe Association is hosting the second annual Celebrate Osuna on Saturday, June 10 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Osuna Ranch, 16332 Via de Santa Fe in Rancho Santa Fe. RSF Association members and their guests are invited to take a step back in time to enjoy the Ranch and its nearly 200-year...

  • The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe joins Marriott International brand

    The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe joins Marriott International brand

    The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe has recently become a member of the Tribute Portfolio brand of Marriott International. The change was announced on May 1 and made The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe the third California hotel in the Tribute Portfolio. The Inn General Manager Jerome Strack said The Inn is thrilled...

  • Thrive in the Ranch kicks off summer activities on June 2

    Thrive in the Ranch kicks off summer activities on June 2

    Thrive in the Ranch, a new non-profit organization led by local residents and business sponsors who want to support a thriving village for all generations in historic Rancho Santa Fe, is hosting its first summer event series. On Friday, June 2, Thrive in the Ranch will host Movie under the Stars,...

  • Rancho Santa Fe water district plans double-digit rate hike

    Rancho Santa Fe water district plans double-digit rate hike

    Customers of the Santa Fe Irrigation District (SFID) are looking at double-digit increases in their water bills next year, based on a proposed spending plan that will be considered for adoption by the district’s board of directors in June. The rate hike, which is planned for Jan. 1, 2018, will...

  • Rancho Santa Fe firefighters recognized at Appreciation Dinner

    Rancho Santa Fe firefighters recognized at Appreciation Dinner

    At its recent Annual Employee Appreciation Dinner, the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District recognized two firefighters for their outstanding service to the organization and the community.

  • Overparenting Anonymous

    Overparenting Anonymous

    R. Roger Rowe School hosted Dr. Wendy Mogel, author of the best-selling parenting books “The Blessing of a Skinned Knee” and “The Blessing of a B Minus” on May 10.

  • High school district to review costs of College Fair

    High school district to review costs of College Fair

    As the San Dieguito Union High School District (SDUHSD) begins planning for next year’s College Fair Night, it will look at ways to scale back and reduce where possible due to concerns about the cost of hosting the event at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. At the May 11 SDUHSD board meeting, board member...

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