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  • 55 years in the making, Palma de la Reina takes flight

    55 years in the making, Palma de la Reina takes flight

    Back in the 1960s, developer Richard Cavanaugh used to fly his airplane from Los Angeles over San Diego scouting potential properties. Flying over Rancho Santa Fe, he spotted the ideal open space, a farming area for sale along the San Dieguito River Valley. “I was looking for something for a golf...

  • Secret Car Club discontinues Saturday village meet-ups

    Secret Car Club discontinues Saturday village meet-ups

    Rancho Santa Fe’s Secret Car Club Saturday meet-ups have been discontinued. The popular club, which was not truly a secret, brought classic cars and people together in the village on weekend mornings. On Aug. 13, founder Chris Erickson sent out a notice to all club members. “Watching the group...

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