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Association honors RSF Foundation

RANCHO SANTA FE — At the Oct. 20 meeting of the Association, Christy Wilson and Charles Yash of the Rancho Santa Fe Foundation were in attendance to officially invite the board to that evening’s 30th anniversary celebration. Wilson, executive director of the foundation and Yash, chairman, received congratulations for their work while they were there. […]

Parade brings old-fashion fun to campus

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Annual Halloween Parade and Carnival were held on Oct. 29 at the R. Roger Rowe School in Rancho Santa Fe. After parading uptown with their costumes, students returned to the campus for a good, old fashioned carnival for the rest of the afternoon.

Shopping project approved

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Association gave its approval for the Plaza de Acacias commercial building project to move forward at its Oct. 20 meeting. Developers Michael Grehl and Brad Grier, who both grew up in Rancho Santa Fe, were on hand at the meeting to promote their project. “We couldn’t be happier to add […]

Rally supports girl with cancer

RANCHO SANTA FE — There isn’t a lot a child can do when her sister is diagnosed with a serious illness. But rather than feel helpless, Gianna Repetti, 7, decided to grow out her hair and have it cut for wigs for children who have lost theirs due to chemotherapy, like her 20-month-old sister Angelina. […]

Officer receives recognition for his hard work

RANCHO SANTA FE — Patrol Officer Bill Hanson received his 20-year pin from Matt Wellhouser, chief of the Rancho Santa Fe Patrol at the Oct. 6 Association meeting. “Thank you for all the hard work you do,” Wellhouser said. “If you want a job done, Bill gets it done.” Hanson is also a master woodworker, […]

School seeking art center donations

RANCHO SANTA FE — Those wishing to be a part of the 3/24 Club to provide seating in the new performing arts center at R. Roger Rowe School, should get in touch with the school’s administration. For $1,000 a person can provide a seat and have a plaque affixed to a chair with their name, […]

13th annual pet adoption drive runs through new year

RANCHO SANTA FE — Once again this year, Iams and Helen Woodward Animal Center will team up with more than 3,500 animal organizations worldwide to encourage pet adoption during the 13th annual Home-4-the-Holidays Pet Adoption Drive. “We are honored that so many organizations worldwide have partnered with us to make this program a success,” said […]

Assessment issue sparks lively discussion in Ranch

RANCHO SANTA FE — The routine task of setting Rancho Santa Fe 2011-2012 assessment sparked a lively discussion among the Association board at its Oct. 6 meeting. The board ended up voting the Open Space Program be decreased by a 1/2 cent and that amount added to general operations, but for this fiscal year only. […]

San Dieguito Academy waterpolo team isn’t ‘squeamish’

The water polo team at San Dieguito Academy is nimble, young and strong; full of energy and tenacity. “They are not squeamish. They don’t shy from contact,” said their new coach, Ryan Upper who came on board in July. He said it is the team’s second year in existence and first year of varsity. It […]

Fundraiser builds relationships with vets and horses

RANCHO SANTA FE — There are few charitable organizations that have such dedicated volunteers as Pegasus Rising, especially considering what they do when they show up for duty. “I muck and feed,” said Paula Hegedus who was attending a fundraiser for the cause Oct. 1 in the barn at the Valenti Ranch in Rancho Santa […]