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  • Olde Fashioned Christmas at the Inn

    Olde Fashioned Christmas at the Inn

    The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe hosted its annual Olde Fashioned Christmas event Nov. 30. The celebration included a tree lighting, hot chocolate, a bounce house, a visit from Santa and a performance from the R. Roger Rowe School Choir. The event also featured a Soup Challenge in which restaurants served...

  • Light Up a Life fundraiser

    Light Up a Life fundraiser

    The 6th Annual Light Up a Life fundraiser took place Dec. 2 at the Del Mar Plaza. The event, which raises funds to benefit the San Diego Center for Children (www.centerforchildren.org), included photos with Santa, live entertainment by Chris Lomeli, Italian cuisine, spirits and special beverages...

  • RSF Chanukah Library Hour

    RSF Chanukah Library Hour

    Chabad Jewish Center of RSF held a RSF Chanukah Library Hour with a story time and candle- making event Nov. 29 at the RSF Library. Online: rsfreview.com

  • Village Church holds ‘Brews & Banter’ event

    Village Church holds ‘Brews & Banter’ event

    The Village Church’s Faith & Work Initiative hosted a “Brews & Banter” Nov. 29 at Il Fornaio in Del Mar. Brews & Banter is a pop-up meet-up that brings the conversation of faith and Work off of the church campus and into the community. Topics at this event included the changing environment of workplaces...

  • RSF’s Lennie Recabaren honored as oldest living Turf Club member

    RSF’s Lennie Recabaren honored as oldest living Turf Club member

    After the first race last Friday, Nov. 30, Del Mar’s track announcer called race fans’ attention to the winners’ circle where RSF resident Lennie Recabaren was honored on the occasion of his 98th birthday. A Los Angeles native and USC graduate, his remarkable career has included work for Paramount...

  • Trunk show benefits USO San Diego

    Trunk show benefits USO San Diego

    Bijoux Fantasy hosted an exclusive trunk show Nov. 29 at the Del Mar Country Club benefitting USO San Diego. The event was the launch of a collection of “Bejeweled Everyday Glamour.” The event benefits the USO San Diego “Gowns4Gals” fundraising for military wives and daughters.

  • Del Mar Family Mile Fun Run

    Del Mar Family Mile Fun Run

    Many local residents kicked off Thanksgiving Day Nov. 22 with the Del Mar Family Mile Fun Run on the Del Mar racetrack. The event also included games and prizes for kids, face painting, entertainers, holiday arts & crafts, animals from the Helen Woodward Animal Center and more. Proceeds benefit...

  • Patrons Of The Prado Annual Directors’ Reception

    Patrons Of The Prado Annual Directors’ Reception

    Patrons of the Prado recently distributed over $200,000 in unrestricted grant funds to five major Balboa Park beneficiaries for 2018 which include the Mingei International Museum, San Diego Museum of Man, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego Natural History Museum, and San Diego History Center....

  • Gingerbread City Gala

    Gingerbread City Gala

    The largest Gingerbread structures on the West Coast were featured at the annual Gingerbread City Gala fundraiser on Nov. 26, held by the Epilepsy Society of San Diego County at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar, and attended by San Diego’s philanthropists and community leaders. The gala raises awareness...

  • 20th Annual Crystal Ball Gala benefits Casa De Amparo

    20th Annual Crystal Ball Gala benefits Casa De Amparo

    The 20th Annual Crystal Ball Gala return to Fairbanks Ranch Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe Nov. 10. The black-tie event included a cocktail reception, gourmet dinner by chef Jeffrey Strauss of Pamplemousse Grille, music and dancing with Cal-Phonics, and live and silent auctions. Established in...

  • RSF Women’s Fund General Membership Meeting

    RSF Women’s Fund General Membership Meeting

    The Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund held a General Membership Meeting Nov. 13 at the RSF home of RSFWF member Minerva Walz. Each year the RSF Women’s Fund collectively gives approximately $250,000 in grants to nonprofit organizations throughout northern and greater San Diego County. New members are...

  • FACE Foundation Annual Golf Tournament

    FACE Foundation Annual Golf Tournament

    The Foundation for Animal Care and Education’s (FACE) annual Golf Tournament took place on Veterans Day, Nov. 12, at Lomas Santa Fe Country Club. The event benefits San Diego pets in need of life-saving veterinary care. The event also included a dinner reception, live auction and awards ceremony....

  • Former Governor Pete Wilson attends event held for John Cox in RSF

    Former Governor Pete Wilson attends event held for John Cox in RSF

    Former Governor Pete Wilson and Gayle Wilson were special guests at an event held before the Nov. 6 election for John Cox for Governor at the home of Dan and Barbie Spinazzola’s home in Fairbanks Ranch.

  • Welcome Reception for RSF Golf Club General Manager Brad Shupe

    Welcome Reception for RSF Golf Club General Manager Brad Shupe

    A reception was held Nov. 7 at the RSF Golf Club to welcome new RSF Golf Club General Manager Brad Shupe who assumed his position at the club Nov. 1. The event was also held to introduce Shupe to members of the Golf Club and the community. Shupe comes to Rancho Santa Fe after serving for five years...

  • Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra Five-Year Anniversary Celebration

    Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra Five-Year Anniversary Celebration

    A five-year anniversary celebration for Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra took place at a special brunch held Oct. 28 at the Rancho Santa Fe home of of DeAnn Cary. The event, which included great food and a silent auction, featured members of Mainly Mozart’s Suzuki Strings and Advanced Orchestra ensembles,...

  • RSF Literary Society presents author Tayari Jones

    RSF Literary Society presents author Tayari Jones

    The RSF Literary Society hosted guest speaker Tayari Jones, author of “An American Marriage” at a luncheon held Nov. 1 at The Fairmont Grand Del Mar. The tale focuses on a young, newly married couple, Roy and Celestial, and how their world is turned upside down when Roy is imprisoned for a crime...

  • The Country Friends 2nd Annual Legacy Brick Unveiling

    The Country Friends 2nd Annual Legacy Brick Unveiling

    The Country Friends held a ceremony Nov. 10 to present a brick to honor those who have contributed time, talent and funds to its Legacy Campaign which supports numerous charitable programs. The brick entry leading up to the front doors of The Country Friends’ Consignment Shop features the honoree...

  • Derik Nelson & Family performs at Community Concerts of RSF event

    Derik Nelson & Family performs at Community Concerts of RSF event

    Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe presented Derik Nelson & Family in concert Nov. 9 at the Village Church Fellowship Hall in Rancho Santa Fe. Derik Nelson & Family’s signature sound features velvety three-part pop/folk vocal harmonies. The concert also featured a state-of-the-art light show,...

  • TPHS Music Department Fall Concert

    TPHS Music Department Fall Concert

    The Torrey Pines High School Music Department held its Fall Concert Oct. 29 at Canyon Crest Academy Proscenium Theater, directed by Amy Gelb. The concert featured performances by Chorus, Advanced Orchestra, Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band. Chorus sang five songs, which included a solo from Nola Fritz...

  • RSF Education Foundation Cap & Gown Reception

    RSF Education Foundation Cap & Gown Reception

    Sponsored by the RSF Education Foundation, a Cap & Gown Reception was hosted by Skip and Marianne Kiil at their home in Rancho Santa Fe on Nov. 3. The reception included Island Music by Semisi and light bites by Table Restaurant. The evening recognizes RSF School District parents who make a philanthropic...

  • Halloween in the Village

    Rancho Santa Fe Village merchants welcomed trick or treaters to the annual Halloween celebration Oct. 26. The annual Rancho Santa Fe Association event also included a pumpkin patch and a corn maze on the Village Green.

  • ‘Shop for Kids: A Rady Children’s Happening’

    Del Mar Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary partnered with the Flower Hill Promenade Oct. 25 to host a day of shopping with a percentage of proceeds benefiting the Sam S. and Rose Stein Emergency Care Center at Rady Children’s Hospital. A wine and cheese reception was also held in the west...

  • ‘Miracles & Fate On Floor 78’

    Chabad Jewish Center of RSF presented “Miracles & Fate On Floor 78” Oct. 24, an evening featuring motivational speaker, 9/11 survivor and author Ari Schonbrun, who stared death in the face on the tragic day of Sept. 11, 2001 when he was heading to work in the World Trade Center. Guests had the...

  • ‘All Fore the Community’ Golf Classic benefits RSF Community Center

    The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center hosted its 25th Jubilee “All Fore the Community” Golf Classic Oct. 22 at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. The tournament featured an 18-hole scramble, putting contest, buffet lunch, tee prizes and an “All Fore Fun” After Party featuring a cocktail reception, hosted...

  • CCA ‘Art Uncorked’ fundraiser

    “ART UNCORKED,” the annual fundraiser for the fine arts program at Canyon Crest Academytook place Oct. 27 at the home of Nancy and Drake Coker. The event was the fourth annual cocktail soiree to benefit Envision Visual Arts, a unique program that offers participating CCA students professional artistic...

  • Junior League of San Diego hosts 1920s-themed gala

    Junior League of San Diego welcomed hundreds of guests to a magical night Oct. 13 at its third annual gala to support youth transitioning out of foster care, combat human trafficking in San Diego and empower women to become strong volunteer leaders in the community. The event was held at Morgan...

  • An Evening with Buck Sexton & Friends!

    Freedom Frontline presented “An Evening with Buck Sexton & Friends!” Oct. 4 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club.The “All About the Midterms” event featured a “Ride the Wave” theme, taking guests back to California’s golden days, a la “Surfin’ USA,” “Good Vibrations,” and “Wish They All Could Be California...

  • 'Minuit a Versailles' event benefits Miracle Babies

    The ninth annual Miracle Babies gala, this year themed “Minuit à Versailles,” was held Oct. 20 at the Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa. The event raises financial support for families with critically ill newborns and their families throughout San Diego County. “Minuit à Versailles” guests had the opportunity...

  • Starry Starry Night raises $1.5 million in support of Voices for Children

    Starry Starry Night, the signature event of Voices for Children (VFC), was held Sept. 29 at the Sahm Estate at Del Dios Ranch. The 16th annual gala grossed $1.5 million in support of Voices for Children and its volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program. With the funds raised through...

  • Starry Starry Night raises $1.5 million in support of Voices for Children

    Starry Starry Night, the signature event of Voices for Children (VFC), was held Sept. 29 at the Sahm Estate at Del Dios Ranch. The 16th annual gala grossed $1.5 million in support of Voices for Children and its volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program. With the funds raised through...

  • 2018 Fandango: A Rancho Days Celebration

    The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society held its 2018 Fandango Oct. 5. Via de Santa Fe was blocked off between Paseo Delicias and La Flecha for the event. The theme this year was “Follow The Water” in honor of the Lake Hodges Dam.Tables donated by the RSF Golf Club and The Inn at RSF were dispersed...

  • 'Paws 4a Cause'

    “Holli”day…Anyday! presented Paws 4a Cause Oct. 18 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe to support Breast Cancer Angels, a nonprofit which provides direct financial support and emotional assistance to breast cancer patients undergoing treatments in San Diego, Orange County and the South Bay. As guests...

  • 'Accelerating Cures 4 Cancer'

    “Accelerating Cures 4 Cancer,” a fundraising benefit of Bill’s Angeles for Padres Pedal the Cause was held Oct. 19 at the Hood home in Del Mar. The event was hosted by Sally Hood, Denise Cavanaugh and Sally Fleck. The fiesta event included a taco truck, margaritas, a balloon auction and more. Founded...

  • San Diego Symphony Opus Gala

    The San Diego Symphony hosted its annual Opus Gala – the organization’s largest fundraiser of the year – Oct. 4 at the University Club’s Symphony Towers. The event included a concert featuring famed pianist Lang Lang and Edo de Waart. Before the seated dinner, SDS board chair Dr. Warren Kessler,...

  • Community Concerts of RSF begins 19th season with classical pianist Alina Kiryayeva

    The Community Concerts of Rancho Santa Fe opened its 19th season at the Village Church Oct. 12 with renowned classical pianist Alina Kiryayeva. This is the second appearance this artist has made in this area, and she was welcomed back with great enthusiasm. Kiryayeva brings an impressive skill...

  • Rancho Days: Concert in the Park

    The Rancho Santa Fe Association presented a “Concert in the Park” Oct. 4 at the South Village Green to celebrate Rancho Days. The event featured an evening of live music by the Bayside Band featuring songs by The Eagles, Jimmy Biffett, The Who, Van Morrison, Tom Petty and the Beatles. Online: rsfreview.com

  • Solana Santa Fe Cocktails with ‘All Class’

    Solana Santa Fe Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) sponsored the annual Cocktails with “All Class” event Oct. 13, which was held at the RSF home of Cliff Thomas and Melissa Callahan. The event gives SSF parents the opportunity to “mix and mingle.”

  • Barry Estates Showcase

    In partnership with Wheels-UP and Land Rover, the top-producing Catherine and Jason Barry Team celebrated with private clients and showcased two of Rancho Santa Fe’s finest estates Oct. 6. With grounds reminiscent of the Four Seasons Hualalai, 6424 La Valle Plateada offers 21,000 square feet of...

  • Charity Classic at Morgan Run Club & Resort

    Morgan Run Club & Resort hosted its 12th annual Charity Classic Oct. 5-6. Since its inception in 2007, the Charity Classic has raised more than $36 million for local and national philanthropic organizations. The event featured a golf tournament, tennis social, great food, live and silent auctions,...

  • Dia Del Sol: ‘Age of Aquarius’

    The Beach & Country Guild presented the 2018 Dia Del Sol, with the theme “Age of Aquarius,” Oct. 10 at Fairmont Grand Del Mar. The event, which benefits United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego, featured a silent auction, gourmet lunch, live auction and fashion show presented by Fashion Valley. Award-winning...

  • Falcons remain undefeated as Torrey Pines celebrates homecoming

    A full house watched the Falcons moved to 8-0 on the season on Torrey Pines High School’s homecoming game on Oct. 5. The Falcons defeated Mission Hills 13-7 and at halftime, the homecoming court was honored, crowning King Ben Jackal and Queen Devyn Solo.

  • Taste of Rancho Santa Fe

    The Rancho Santa Fe Rotary Club presented the 6th annual Taste of Rancho Oct. 7 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. More than 50 premiere wineries, spirit providers, breweries and restaurants brought their top products for tasting by hundreds of guests. The Taste of Rancho Santa Fe raises more than...

  • ‘Pups in the Park’

    “Holli”day…Anyday! held “Pups in the Park” Sept. 29 at a private estate in Rancho Santa Fe. The event was presented by Holli Lineau, founder of “Holli”day...Anyday!, which provides nonprofits with live and silent auction items around culinary innovation and curating experiences. Proceeds from “Pups...

  • Rancho Days: Petals & Prose

    The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club and Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild held “Petals & Prose” Oct. 2 in honor of Rancho Days. Participants selected a book and created an artistic representation using items found in nature to capture the spirit of the book. Prizes were given to guests who matched the...

  • Rancho Days: Pancake Breakfast

    The Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District held a tasty Pancake Breakfast Oct. 7 in celebration of Rancho Days. The event also included fire engine and equipment displays, station tours, Sparky the fire dog and more.

  • Rancho Days: Oktoberfest

    A festive Rancho Days Oktoberfest event took place Oct. 3 at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. The event featured dinner, dancing and live entertainment by the Bavarian Beergarden Band.

  • Paint The Rowe RED Celebration

    The Rancho Santa Fe Education Foundation kicked off its annual Red Envelope Friday fundraiser on Oct. 5. To commemorate the activities, parent volunteers handed out donuts at morning drop-off and popcorn at afternoon pick-up. The day ended with an invitation only “Paint The Rowe Red” reception...

  • Annual DreamKeepers Membership Appreciation Event

    DreamKeepers Project Inc. held the 14th annual Membership Appreciation Event “Fall Flavors and Friends! A Morning of Coffee, Sweets and Good Friends” Oct. 1 at the Fairbanks Ranch home of Jeannie Ranglas. The event featured an exclusive cooking demonstration by Chef Terumi Shibata-Mazzera, chef-owner...

  • ‘Cinema UNCUT: An Evening with Javier Grillo-Marxuach’

    The Canyon Crest Academy Foundation hosted “Cinema UNCUT: An Evening with Javier Grillo-Marxuach,” Sept. 29 at the Canyon Crest Academy Black Box theater to raise money for its award-winning Envision Cinema program and school television show, CCA-TV. Grillo-Marxuach is best known as one of the...

  • RSF Connect Groundbreaking Ceremony

    A groundbreaking ceremony took place Sept. 27 at the RSF Golf Club for RSF Connect, the Rancho Santa Fe Association’s solution to provide its Covenant members with 1-gigabit fiber-optic internet service. This new and innovating service offered will surpass some of the fastest internet services...

  • Rancho Days: RSF Garden Club hosts Farm-to-Table Harvest Dinner

    Participants kicked off this year’s Rancho Days at the RSF Garden Club’s annual Farm-to-Table Harvest Dinner Sept. 29 at the “Secret Garden” on the grounds of the RSF Garden Club building. The evening included an open air market, appetizers, wine, mini-martinis by Chevron Vodka, beer sampling from...

  • 2018 Old Globe Theatre Gala

    The Old Globe held its 2018 Globe Gala Sept. 22 at The Old Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center in support of the theatre’s arts engagement and artistic programs. The event featured a special performance by singer Andra Day. The black-tie event also included an elegant reception of cocktails and...

  • Rev. Dr. Jack and Helen Baca celebrate 20 years of service at The Village Church

    Hundreds came from near and far Sept. 28 to celebrate The Rev. Dr. Jack Baca and his wife, Helen’s 20th year of service at The Village Church. A potluck dinner was put on by all that attended. The evening concluded with a celebration service that included a welcome by the Nominating Committee that...

  • 2018 Art of Fashion

    Audience members were dazzled by a variety of the latest clothing and accessory styles at The Country Friends’ annual Art of Fashion event held Sept. 20 at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. The runway show and luncheon presented in partnership with South Coast Plaza also honored Maggie Bobileff, an entrepreneur,...

  • Monte Carlo gala raises funds for MCASD

    The 42nd annual benefit for the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (MCASD) took place Sept. 8 at the home of Iris and Matthew Strauss in Rancho Santa Fe. “Monte Carlo: An Art Affair,” treated art patrons to cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, culinary creativity, game tables and open air dancing to raise...

  • San Dieguito Newcomers and Friends Luncheon and Fashion Show

    San Dieguito Newcomers and Friends held a luncheon, fashion show, raffle and boutique shopping event Sept. 12 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. Proceeds from the raffle go to Community Resource Center. Jenna Motta, owner of Icons, the clothing boutique, in Solana Beach presented her fall fashions...

  • 13th Annual SES Pro-Am

    The 13th Annual Sean Eduardo Sanchez (SES) fundraising Pro-Am was held Sept. 15 at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa. Tennis-playing amateurs paid a donation entry fee in three separate divisions (Men’s Division, Open Division and Women’s Division), who were partnered with local tennis professionals...

  • RSF Tennis Club Family Day

    Covenant residents and their guests enjoyed the RSF Tennis CLub’s Family Day held Sept. 23. The event included great food, tennis games, spike ball, a bounce house, games and more.

  • First-ever golf robot comes to Fairbanks Ranch Country Club

    On Saturday, Sept. 23, Fairbanks Ranch Country Club installed its first robot golf club member. The Rob-OT uses artificial intelligence capabilities to give golfers the opportunity to improve their games and assist in equipment fitting in addition to playing a course itself—it can get out of bunkers,...

  • RSF Education Foundation holds Community Partners Reception

    The Rancho Santa Fe Education Foundation held a reception Sept. 11 at The Inn at RSF for members of the local business community. The event featured an update on the Rancho Santa Fe School District. Interim Superintendent Kimberly Pinkerton spoke about the school, and the RSF Education Foundation...

  • RSF Education Foundation presents ‘Newcomers Night Out’

    The Rancho Santa Fe Education Foundation held a “Newcomers Night Out” welcome party Sept. 15 for parents of new students in the Rancho Santa Fe School District. The event was held at the Mikles’ residence in RSF.

  • High Holiday story time and craft event

    Chabad Jewish Center of RSF held a High Holiday story time and craft event for children Sept. 13 at the RSF Library. Visit www.jewishrsf.com

  • Art of Fashion Patron Party

    Denise and Bertrand Hug, philanthropists and restaurateurs, welcomed supporters of The Country Friends’ Art of Fashion (AOF) to a patron party at Mille Fleurs, the couple’s acclaimed restaurant in Rancho Santa Fe. The annual celebration, which the Hugs have hosted for eight years, is a festive...

  • RSF Library Guild hosts author and former Reagan White House staff member

    Author and former Reagan White House staff member Karna Small Bodman spoke at the RSF Library Sept. 12 at an event sponsored by the Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild. Bodman talked about her fourth novel, “Castle Bravo,” and told stories about her days as a TV news reporter and anchor, as well as her...

  • RSF Women’s Fund Season Kick-Off Meeting

    The Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund held a Kick-Off Meeting Sept. 13 at a RSF home for the new grant cycle. This event was not just for members, but also an opportunity for women interested in finding out more about the Fund’s philanthropy and volunteer opportunities. Founded in 2004, the RSF Women’s...

  • 13th Annual Sean Eduardo Sanchez fundraising Pro-Am

    The 13th Annual Sean Eduardo Sanchez fundraising Pro-Am was held Sept. 15 at Rancho Valencia Resort & Spa in Rancho Santa Fe. A highlight of the two-day event was a Sponsor Party held Sept. 14 at the Fairbanks Ranch Association Clubhouse. The Sponsor Party included a buffet dinner, beverages, coffee...

  • Gala in the Garden

    The San Diego Botanic Garden’s 19th annual Gala in the Garden took place Sept. 8. This year’s theme was “Inspiring the Nature within Us.” Julian Duval, president/CEO of San Diego Botanic Garden, was honored with this year’s Paul Ecke, Jr. Award. Duval was selected in recognition of his horticultural...

  • Lynch Foundation for Children takes aim at human trafficking

    Carissa Phelps was riding in the backseat of a white Pinto driven by the pimp who had forced her into childhood prostitution. Another sex trafficker rode shotgun. That’s when she had a realization, the author of “Runaway Girl: Escaping Life on the Streets,” told the audience at a fundraising luncheon...

  • Midway Patriot Award goes to Gabby Giffords, Mark Kelly

    A spectacular summer evening under the stars was held Aug. 30 on the flight deck of the USS Midway, where the 12th annual Midway American Patriot Award was presented to former three-term Congress member Gabrielle Giffords and her husband, former astronaut and Space Shuttle Commander Mark Kelly,...

  • Artist presents ‘Painting Water in Oil’ at RSF Art Guild event

    Painter and instructor Alex Schaefer presented the RSF Art Guild demonstration “Painting Water in Oil” Sept. 5 at the RSF Senior Center. Tying together color theory and painting facts, Schaefer showed how to paint different types of water scenes from seascapes to urban areas. Visit ranchosantafeartguild.org

  • Kickoff held for 2018 season of Padres Pedal the Cause

    The kickoff event for the 2018 season of Padres Pedal the Cause took place Sept. 6 at the new Koman Family Outpatient Pavilion at UC San Diego. The event featured special guest Dr. Catriona Jamieson, deputy director of UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, who spoke on “The Cancer Stem Cell Initiative.”...

  • RSF Tennis Club Friday Night Mixer

    RSF Tennis Club members enjoyed a Friday Night Mixer Aug. 31. The event included tennis with Head Pro Derek Miller and a potluck dinner.

  • Celebrating Couture 2018

    The 28th annual fashion show and luncheon, Celebrating Couture 2018, took place Aug. 16 at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad. The event, presented by the Globe Guilders and Neiman Marcus, benefits The Old Globe’s artistic and arts engagement programs. The event also honored the memory...

  • Solana Santa Fe celebrates 25th anniversary

    Solana Santa Fe Elementary School is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The school opened its doors Sept. 1, 1993. It will be a year-long celebration which started with a Kona Ice truck delivering shaved ice to students on the school's back playground Aug. 31. The event was sponsored by...

  • ‘Born to Sparkle’: 41st Haute with Heart Fashion Show and Luncheon benefit

    St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC), a nonprofit organization that educates and empowers individuals with developmental disabilities to realize their full potential, celebrated its 41st Haute with Heart Fashion Show and Luncheon, “Born to Sparkle,” Aug. 4 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Haute...

  • Future Legends holds ‘Steps to Success’ program

    Future Legends scholars and mentors met at the RSF Golf Club Aug. 28 for their first lesson, “Dining Etiquette,” in the Future Legends’ newest program, Steps to Success. The evening was professionally led by Juliann Ford and Cathryn Ramirez of Manners Prep with assistance by Future Legends event...

  • Fond farewell for retiring music director held at SummerFest gala

    La Jolla Music Society held its annual SummerFest gala Aug. 11 at UC San Diego Audrey Geisel University House, hosted by Chancellor Pradeep Khosla. Sponsors and guests at the elegant evening celebrated retiring violinist Cho-Liang Lin’s tenure as SummerFest music director. They were treated to...

  • VIP reception held for La Maison De Cygnes

    K. Ann Brizolis & Associates recently hosted a late afternoon VIP reception to announce the Market Launch of La Maison De Cygnes in the Covenant of Rancho Santa Fe. The spectacular gated custom estate is located on a private cul-de-sac with every amenity that a sophisticated, active family would...

  • Teen Volunteers in Action SD Chapter 1 Fall Kick-off event

    Teen Volunteers in Action SD Chapter 1 held a Fall Kick-off event Aug. 26 at San Dieguito Park. TVIA is an organization of young men, who, with their families, are committed to developing community leaders through a structured program of volunteerism, philanthropy and personal growth and development....

  • Event showcases historical RSF Lilian Rice home

    Realtor Sean Caddell, from Willis Allen Real Estate’s Del Mar office, hosted a party Aug. 21 to showcase an extraordinary historical Lilian Rice masterpiece home located in Rancho Santa Fe at 16734 Via de Santa Fe. The home was loved by only three prior owners: the first owner lost the house in...

  • ‘Back to School Bash’ at Village Church

    The Village Church’s Student Ministry held its first-ever “Back to School Bash” Aug. 24 to kick off the new year, go over program details and have fun with friends and family. The event included live music and a talk from Michael Sanchez, a contestant on NBC’s “The Voice” Season 11. The event also...

  • ‘Popsicles in the Garden’

    Solana Santa Fe Elementary School held its popular annual “Popsicles in the Garden” event Aug. 24 to welcome new and returning Solana Santa Fe Elementary School families to the 2018-2019 school year.

  • RSF Firefighters Association hosts benefit

    The Rancho Santa Fe Firefighters Association partnered with Atomic Groove and the Belly Up Tavern Aug. 24 in Solana Beach to host a fundraiser benefiting San Diego-based 501(c)(3) FirefighterAid and the San Diego 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb. The Rancho Santa Fe firefighters believe in FirefighterAid’s...

  • Operation Game On

    The 11th Annual Operation Game On Golf Classic took place Aug. 13 at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club. In addition to the golf tournament, the event included great food and beverages, opening ceremonies, entertainment, games and a “Military Dive Bar” on the Valley Course #1 Tee box. Doug Allen of the...

  • ‘The Art of Joe Caroff’ closing party/benefit

    Sergott Contemporary Art Alliance in Rancho Santa Fe held a closing event for “The Art of Joe Caroff” Aug. 17. The event also included a fashion showcase directed by Claire Cellier and music played by Malamana featuring Juanito and Fredi. Caroff has had a distinguished career as a designer, with...

  • The Nice Guys names RSF resident Debra Reed as 2018 Nice Guy/Gal of the Year

    The Nice Guys, a local nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, will honor Rancho Santa Fe resident Debra Reed at its 39th annual major fundraising gala Oct. 27 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt. Each year, the Nice Guys recognize someone who has given their time, money and support to help San Diegans improve...

  • Thrive in the Ranch community picnic

    RSF residents enjoyed another Thrive in the Ranch community picnic at the lawn in front of The Inn Aug. 15. Attendees enjoyed acoustic music by Matt Commerce, tacos from San Diego Taco Company, kids activities by Game Masters and hand-dipped ice cream from JoJos creamery. Thrive in the Ranch is...

  • Rowe Newcomers Welcome Pool Parties

    The Rancho Santa Fe Education Foundation recently hosted its annual Newcomers Welcome Pool Parties for new families to the Rancho Santa Fe School District. These parties are an opportunity to meet others and make new friends prior to the first day of school. Photos on this page were taken at the...

  • Decorated Israeli one-armed squad commander speaks at RSF Chabad event

    The Chabad Jewish Center of RSF recently presented an event featuring the world’s only one-armed special forces sharp shooter, the honorable Izzy Ezagui. Ezagui, a decorated squad commander in the Israel Defense Forces, is the only soldier in the world who lost an arm in combat and returned to...

  • ‘PUP Olympics & Pool PAWty’

    Rescue Express, a 501c(3) nonprofit, presented its 1st annual PUP Olympics & Pool PAWty Aug. 18 at a Rancho Santa Fe residence. All proceeds will go toward its mission of providing more “freedom rides” to homeless animals from high-kill shelters to their forever homes. Rescue Express has already...

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