Author Archive for david.wiemers

School board elects new officers for 2010

RANCHO SANTA FE — Scot Cheatham will serve as president of the Rancho Santa Fe School District for 2010 with Jim Depolo serving as vice president. Richard Burdge was elected clerk and Superintendent Lindy Delaney will continue to serve as secretary to the board of trustees. Before assuming his duties as president, Cheatham had kind […]

Ranch readies for new leaders

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Association began preparations to nominate candidates to serve on the board of directors at the Dec. 3 meeting. A nominating committee is being formed consisting of President Bill Beckman and Vice President Tim Sullivan plus three positions from former board members who still live in the Covenant and are in […]

Foundation honors selected grant recipients

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Foundaton held an awards ceremony at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe on Nov. 18 to honor the recipients of its 2009 grants. “It’s our delight in awarding grants to these worthy causes,” Dan Pittard, chairman of the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation, said. “We’re focused on solicited […]

Historical society celebrates 25 years

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society will host a 25th anniversary event on Feb. 7. The celebration will take place at La Flecha House, the first home in Rancho Santa Fe and now home to the Historical Society. “It will be like a high-tea with refreshments and sandwiches,” said David Brooks, […]

‘Camelot’ for sale, but few kingly buyers

RANCHO SANTA FE — Catherine Barry held an open house on Nov. 18 for one of Barry Estates’ listings in Fairbanks Ranch. Nicknamed “Camelot,” the estate truly conjures images of the French Countryside, with a castle fit for a king. The 13,342-square-foot house is situated on more than four acres of land, complete with a […]

Park work scaled back

RANCHO SANTA FE — On Nov. 19, the Association board of directors voted to improve the village parks, but on a smaller scale than anything proposed previously. The vote came after much discussion, debate, and a walk through the parks to visualize and understand enhancements. Despite a cost/benefit analysis prepared by the administration staff, the […]

DAR luncheon honors Wounded Warriors

RANCHO SANTA FE — Two chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a joint meeting at Fairbanks Ranch Country Club on Nov. 5. The De Anza Chapter and the Rancho Buena Vista Chapter honored more than 30 military servicemen and servicewomen, representing the Army, Navy and Marines who have made sacrifices for our […]

10 teams compete in Spirit Bowl ’09

RANCHO SANTA FE — Ten local schools competed in this year’s Spirit Bowl raising money for abused children. Hosted by Horizon Prep, the Spirit Bowl gives young athletes a chance to play football and make their home team proud, all the while raising money for Camp Julian Oaks, a camp dedicated to neglected and abused […]

Group makes big push for Performing Arts Center

RANCHO SANTA FE — Fundraising efforts are under way in a big way for a new Rancho Santa Fe Performing Arts Center, part of the R. Roger Rowe School renovation. The fundraising committee, headed by Bibbi Connor, Carol Warren and Allison Stratton, raised awareness at a recent Community Concerts event held Oct. 9. “The response […]

Ranch ponders future leaders

RANCHO SANTA FE — Where are the future leaders of Rancho Santa Fe? Who is willing to give back to the community? Who will be there to grab the torch as today’s leaders finish their terms? These are questions that loomed large for the current board of directors at their Nov. 5 meeting. At the […]