Author Archive for david.wiemers

Money management problems solved

RANCHO SANTA FE — During these economically challenging times, many people find it difficult to pay their bills. Some are short of money, while others simply find the task of paying their bills and keeping their money in order a challenge. Bills go unpaid, late fees are charged, and overdraft charges kick in. Enter Roz […]

New arboretum receives groundbreaking ceremony

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Association held a groundbreaking ceremony Jan. 7 for a new arboretum located near the golf course. The arboretum showcases many different types of trees that could be used to replace the red gum eucalyptus trees that have been damaged by the red gum lerp psyllid infestation. “This […]

Association honors committee members

The Rancho Santa Fe Association board of directors took time at its first meeting of the new year to honor those who have served the community. Seven members who have served on committees during the past year were honored Jan. 7, many of them retiring after several years of service on committees. Two members were […]

Flooding prompts upgrades

RANCHO SANTA FE — The New Year brought an unexpected surprise to the staff of the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center when it was discovered Jan. 4 that several rooms were flooded. The sub pumps, located off a meeting room on the upper level of the center, failed sometime Jan. 3, when the Community Center […]

Historical Society lays out its policy

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society has put a Collections Policy into place, establishing guidelines for documents, artifacts and photographs donated to the organization. Board members David and Peggy Brooks have spent the past year archiving artifacts and photos in the La Flecha house for the Historical Society and David put […]

Winter Critter Carnival entertains kids, helps animals

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Helen Woodward Animal Center hosted a Winter Critter Carnival on Dec. 19. Children of all ages were entertained with games, contests, interactive puzzles, and even fresh snow! There were artists there to draw humorous caricatures of people and to paint the faces of children. Santa Claus made a rare appearance […]

Jewels and Jammies event helps to save pets

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club was filled with goodies Dec. 7 to help shoppers prepare for the upcoming holidays and, at the same time, help pets in need of expensive veterinary care. The Foundation for Animal Care and Education, or FACE, held a “Jewels and Jammies” shopping extravaganza and people […]

Library guild raffles trees and treats for the holidays

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild held it’s annual Christmas Tea and Tree Raffle on Dec. 11 at the Rancho Santa Fe Library. The library was chock full of books and children, all eager to win the Christmas tree of their choice. Small decorative trees were donated to be raffled off. […]

Country Friends host annual holiday tea

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Country Friends hosted their 14th annual Holiday Tea on Dec. 9, a chance for locals to luncheon together during this festive time of year, but most importantly, to help benefit Voices for Children. Voices for Children is a local nonprofit organization which aims to assist abused, neglected and abandoned children […]

Horizon Prep students perform for Christmas

RANCHO SANTA FE — Horizon Prep School held two performances of “The ‘S’ Files,” their Christmas Music Pageant, on Dec. 4. Under the musical supervision of Camille Hastings, 40 students sang and danced and recited lines that tested their memory skills. As much as their fellow students enjoyed the performances, parents and grandparents enjoyed it […]