Rancho Santa Fe

City info


The community of Rancho Santa Fe is home to approximately 3,000 residents and an abundance of eucalyptus trees.Distinguished by both its sprawling estates and Lilian Rice architecture, the Ranch was the place to be for early Hollywood and continues to be home to many affluent and well-known residents.In the Bing Crosby era, the community became popular among Crosby himself and those in the Del Mar Racetrack scene. Golf, equestrian activities and social galas were as popular with residents and visitors alike in the Ranch’s beginnings as they are today.Population: Approximately 3,000

Housing units: Approximately 1,200

Median income: more than $189,065

Education: 68.4 percent of residents have a bachelor’s degree or higher

Reporter: Christina Macone-Greene


Email: cgreene@coastnewsgroup.com

Contact Info


RSF Association
17022 Avenida de Acacia Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
858-756-1174
Email info@rsfassociation.orgRancho Santa Fe Patrol
Patrol Dispatch 858-756-4372

Rancho Santa Fe Fire Department
18027 Calle Ambiente Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067
858-756-5971

Mandated water cutbacks addressed at town hall meeting

Mandated water cutbacks addressed at town hall meeting

RANCHO SANTA FE — Nearly every seat at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club ballroom was occupied, leaving many standing during the Santa Fe Irrigation District’s Town Hall meeting, “Dealing With the Drought.” Entering its fourth consecutive drought year, California is experiencing its driest conditions. And 2014 marked the hottest year ever in San Diego. […]

Spanish becomes part of the R. Roger Rowe School’s elementary curriculum

RANCHO SANTA FE — Following much discussion and a parent survey, the Rancho Santa Fe School District decided to implement a foreign language for its K-5 students. And Spanish is the language of choice for the new school year. According to Superintendent Lindy Delaney, students in grades K-5 are provided the opportunity to take art, […]

Castro reports on water usage and financials

RANCHO SANTA FE — At a recent Rancho Santa Fe Association board of director’s meeting, RSF Golf Club Manager Al Castro, provided his monthly report. Castro told the board that the club has proactively been reducing the amount of water on the course for roughly the past 18 months. To date, the course is using […]

Wasserman and Licosati voted in as new RSF Association directors

Wasserman and Licosati voted in as new RSF Association directors

RANCHO SANTA FE —The Rancho Santa Fe Association released its 2015 election results which revealed that Fred Wasserman and Mike Licosati will be serving a three-year term on the Association’s board. Outgoing directors who served their full term are Craig McAllister and Rochelle Putnam. The election results tallied 610 votes for Wasserman and 628 for […]

Jay Paris: Preller’s bold move is another roll of the Padres dice

Jay Paris: Preller’s bold move is another roll of the Padres dice

A.J. Preller is new to Encinitas, so welcome to our endless summer. Preller is somewhat new to the Padres and he’s not interested in an endless bummer. It’s been a tsunami of activity for Preller, and yep, we miss manager Bud Black, too. Preller canned Rancho Santa Fe’s Black, upset that the Padres were playing, well, […]

Overton discusses internal enhancements to Association

RANCHO SANTA FE — At the last Rancho Santa Fe Association board of directors meeting, Association manager Bill Overton discussed how they have made a distinct shift to run its operations as a business. He wanted to remind everyone in attendance that the Association is a corporate board and a nonprofit, which also makes it […]

Federal departments bracing for costly wildfire season

Federal departments bracing for costly wildfire season

REGION — Firefighters are already bracing for the upcoming fire season and so too are federal government departments anticipating spending anywhere into the millions, perhaps billions of dollars in fighting wildfires this year. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and U.S. Forest Service Department chief Tom Tidwell spoke to reporters during a […]

Members speak out about closure of Stumps Market

Members speak out about closure of Stumps Market

RANCHO SANTA FE — The Rancho Santa Fe Association held its monthly meeting across the street at The Garden Club anticipating a larger crowd than normal. Nearly every seat at the venue was taken for the morning session. While the board discussed business matters early on, a time designation of 11 a.m. was dedicated to […]

Rancho Santa Fe faces harsher water cutbacks

Rancho Santa Fe faces harsher water cutbacks

RANCHO SANTA FE — Rancho Santa Fe has been informed of severe water cutbacks raising them to a Level 3 Water Shortage Response on June 1. And electronic signs throughout the Ranch are delivering the message. According to the Santa Fe Irrigation District, at its May meeting, the board of directors approved an elevated comprehensive plan […]

Parent response to foreign language survey at about 25%

RANCHO SANTA FE — Superintendent Lindy Delaney updated the board regarding the foreign language survey conducted by the San Diego State Research Group. Through parent online votes, the goal of the survey was to glean information on whether or not foreign language should be implemented in kindergarten through fifth grade classes in the RSF School […]

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