Firefighter of Year honored

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District (RSFFPD) named engineer Nick Brandow as the recipient of the 2013 David B. Dewey Firefighter of the Year award. Brandow was chosen for the award at the annual RSFFPD Appreciation Dinner for his “dedication, sense of duty, leadership, commitment to the Fire District, and […]

Mainly Mozart launches new season

RANCHO SANTA FE — Mainly Mozart announces that the new Mainly Mozart Youth Orchestra (MMYO), led by Music Director Hernan Constantino, begins its inaugural season this December 2013 with a four-concert series at San Diego’s The New Children’s Museum, 200 W. Island Ave., where it is Orchestra-in-Residence.

Concours d’Elegance brings the best in autos

LA JOLLA — Mark your calendars, car lovers. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance automobile showcase is readying a weekend of automotive events.

College redraws trustee boundaries

COAST CITIES — The MiraCosta College Board of Trustees has voted to adjust its trustee area boundaries to accommodate North San Diego County’s growing population and to change from an “at large” voting method to an area-specific system.

Community Calendar 12-6

Dec. 13 COME ON AND DANCE Friday Night music and dancing, is offered every Friday 7 to 11 p.m. at the Encinitas Elks Lodge, 1393 Windsor Road, Cardiff. Dance lessons are offered from 6 to 7 p.m. Cost is $10 per person at the door.

Celebrity food stars at Chino Farm

Celebrity food stars at Chino Farm

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Good Earth/Great Chefs Series presents chef, author and the proprietor of Chez Panisse restaurant, Alice Waters, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 7 at Chino Farms, 6123 Calzada Del Bosque, Rancho Santa Fe.

4S Rancho hosts fundraiser run

4S RANCH — On Thanksgiving morning at the 4S Ranch Community Park, the fouth annual Thank You Run will take place at the 4S Ranch Community Park, 16118 4S Ranch Parkway. There is expected to be over 1,200 participants helping to raise money for the local nonprofit, Helen’s Closet and the 4S Ranch Community Foundation.

Church recreates Bethlehem

SOLANA BEACH – Step back in time to relive the scene in Bethlehem on Christmas. The community is invited as Calvary Lutheran Church recreates a marketplace in Biblical Bethlehem from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the church, 424 Via de la Valle.

Animal center invites you to holiday shop

RANCHO SANTA FE — Orphaned Objects and Paws at the Ranch have winter-seasonal items ready for the holidays.

Rancho Santa Fe Rotary supports MiraCosta

RANCHO SANTA FE — As an experienced financial planner, Greg Grajek knows a lot about investing. He’s sold on MiraCosta College.