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Water district to hold series of public workshop meetings

Dancing for the kids! Jennifer Rich, Kaylin McClain and Sara Beth Guterman show they have the dance moves at the Rancho Santa Fe Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary’s Studio 92067, a unique nightclub experience held at The Grand Del Mar on Jan. 21. The gala committee for Stand Up for Rady Children’s Peckham Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders tended bar, served drinks and danced for tips to raise funds for the the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children's Hospital. On Saturday March 12, McCain, Inc. and the Rancho Santa Fe Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary will present Stand Up for Rady Children’s Peckham Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders, an Evening With Dana Carvey at The Grand Del Mar. Call 858-414-6296 for tickets and sponsorship opportunities or visit See more, page 16. Photos/Jon Clark

By Joe Tash The Santa Fe Irrigation District is planning a series of halfday public workshop meetings in the coming months to deal with pressing financial issues such as anticipated costs for imported water, employee compensation, retirement benefits and capital projects. The district’s board of directors voted to hold the series of workshops at its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Jan. 20. The first workshop session is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22. At least two more workshops will also be scheduled in the coming weeks. The agenda for the February workshop has not been set. In past years, the board held annual workshops to chart the district’s long-term course, creating strategic plans looking out five years ahead. But with the costs of water spiking sharply in recent years, and projections for additional increases to come, the planning horizon has become shorter, said board president Michael Hogan. “This is a change, the world we live in with regard to water has changed. It’s very volatile. We can’t necessarily plan five years ahead like we have in the past,” Hogan said after last week’s meeting. “Right now the five-year horizon is very speculative. We have to look at a shorter horizon, the next two years, because See MEETINGS, page 18

RSF residents impacted RSF School considering by San Dieguito Reservoir odor new soccer field By Joe Tash An odor emanating from the San Dieguito Reservoir is prompting nearby residents to keep their windows shut and is even causing some people to have health problems, a resident told the Santa Fe Irrigation District Board of Directors at its meeting on Thursday, Jan. 20. “We do hope you act quickly,” said Robin Parsky, who lives on El Montevideo, which runs along the southwest side of the reservoir. “It’s one of the nicest areas in the Ranch. Right at this moment, you wouldn’t want to live there.” The reservoir is owned jointly by the Santa Fe Irrigation District and the San Dieguito Water District, and operated by the Santa Fe district. General manager Michael Bardin said he had been unaware of the issue until Parsky brought it up at the board meeting.

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Bardin said the district is required by the state to lower the water level from October through April so the reservoir can accommodate runoff from winter rains. Sometimes when the water level is lowered, mud flats and plants are exposed, which can create odors in surrounding areas, especially during warm weather. “It’s kind of a seasonal nuisance that comes and goes,” Bardin said. The district plans to contact Parsky and follow up on her concerns. But in the short term, other than bringing up the water level in the reservoir, there may not be much the district can do to allevi-

By Karen Billing A new soccer field could be coming to R. Roger Rowe School. When the district receives expected delayed funds from the state, improving the school’s sports fields will be one of the district’s highest priorities. The Rancho Santa Fe School District board is expected to finalize its field decision at its Thursday, Feb. 3, meeting. At its Jan. 21 meeting, the board considered three possible field sizes: under-11 age group size, 45 yards by 80 yards; under13 age group size, 55 yards by 100 yards; and adult size, 75 yards by 120 yards. Realistically, the adult size would not work because it would take up too much of the existing area. Superintendent Lindy Delaney and the board appeared to be leaning toward the under13 size, as it is a more fitting size for the middle school students and area soccer leagues.

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RSF Golf Club membership rules change proposed By Karen Billing The Rancho Santa Fe Association is considering changing the RSF Golf Club membership rules, allowing certain non-Covenant residents to remain members if they move. While notice was sent to golf club members about the proposed change — and the club has received no responses in a 60-day period — the Association board said they felt it was important to notify the Covenant as a whole before making a decision, most likely at the board’s Feb. 17 meeting. The Association will mail a notification to Covenant residents Feb. 1. “I think residents need to be notified, this is an important change in the rules of the club that they own,” director Jack Queen said. The new membership category would be for “nonresident associate members.” The members must have lived in the Covenant for a minimum of 10 years to qualify and would pay a 10 percent premium over regular member pricing, have restrictions on club purchases and would have no voting rights at the club. Jim Boyce, golf club board of governor’s membership chairman, said the change is not financially driven at all. “The concept originated in May of 2010 as we considered the friends and neighbors we’d lost over the years as they had to move from the Ranch,” Boyce said, noting many of See GOLF, page 18






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BUZZ: Update on three issues By Tom Lang, Association president Issue One: T h e local and national economy have been Tom Lang operating in unknown territory for the past several years. I previously mentioned that the Association board would be proactive and prudent in its financial matters. We do not know what our assessment revenue will be for the next fiscal year. Therefore, the Association board, with the concurrence of staff, has frozen executive salaries and will not replace the Association planning position recently vacated. In addition, the board will not offer medical benefits for new hires until

we can get a handle on the direction of national health care. These measures are in effect until revenues stabilize and the economy improves. Issue Two: The Golf Club recently presented a request to the Association board to authorize a non-resident associate status for members who have been a Golf Club and Association member in good standing for at least 10 years. Prior to voting on the request, the board would like to insure all nonGolf Club members have a chance to weigh in on the issue. A reminder to the membership on this issue will be forthcoming prior to the second Association board meeting in February. Issue three: During the first part of February, all Association members will be receiving a membership survey asking for their

input on many issues facing the community. The survey is the end product of a lot of work by our Long Range Planning Committee and an outside consulting group that specializes in these types of surveys. We augmented the professional firm with the committee to make sure the survey was fair and that every attempt was made to word the questions so they would not influence responses. The survey is the first step in the process of helping the Association board understand what is important to our members. I encourage everyone to take the time to respond to the survey. The results are taken very seriously and we rely on them to help set our priorities over the next decade. Please contact the Association staff or any Association board member if you have any questions on the above matters.

Bloomberg Businessweek lists Rancho Santa Fe among Top 50 most expensive small towns Bloomberg/Business Week recently listed Rancho Santa Fe as number 16 of the most expensive small towns in the U.S., with a median home value of $1,683,818. The most expensive small town is Sagaponack, N.Y., according to Business Week. Bloomberg/Business Week writer Venessa

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Del Mar Fairgrounds price — which figure is correct? By Joe Tash Officials with the state entities that run the Del Mar Fairgrounds and racetrack have raised new questions about the $120 million price agreed to by the state and the city of Del Mar for a sale of the fairgrounds, and the impact the sale could have on bonds issued to pay for improvements at the property. Earlier this month, Russ Penniman, who sits on the board of the 22nd District Agricultural Association — which opposes the sale of the fairgrounds to Del Mar — wrote a letter to state officials, revealing that a preliminary valuation of the property conducted by CB Richard Ellis determined the fairgrounds is worth $250 million. According to Penniman, under the terms of bonds sold to finance construction of the new grandstands and other facilities, if the fairground is sold for less than “fair market value,” that could affect the tax-free status of the bonds and result in a lawsuit by bondholders. “I feel morally obligated that we live up to the bond covenants,” said Penniman, who also serves as president of the Del Mar Race Track Authority, the state entity that issued the bonds. “We’ll end up in litigation if this gets screwed up.” Because of the large difference between the CBRE valuation and the $120 million sales price agreed upon by the state under former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Penniman has commissioned a full appraisal of the property at a cost of $25,000, on top of the $10,000 spent on the preliminary valuation. Before any sale could go forward, legisla-

tion sponsored by state Sen. Christine Kehoe of San Diego would have to be approved by both the state Senate and Assembly, and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. Brown, who took office Jan. 3, has not yet indicated whether he will support the sale. Del Mar Councilman Mark Filanc said the $120 million price agreed upon by the city and the state reflects the continued use of the property for the annual county fair, horse racing and other public events throughout the year, and is based on the expected revenue stream from those activities. Restrictions on the site such as its location in a flood zone and barriers to commercial or residential development limit the property’s market value, said Filanc. “So if you put those restrictions on the property, what can you do with it?” Filanc said. “The $250 million (valuation) is unrealistic,” Filanc said. “They (22nd DAA officials) want to disrupt the process, that’s what they’re trying to do.” “At the end of the day, facts are facts, the $120 million figure is real,” Filanc said. According to Filanc, Del Mar officials agreed to the $120 million sales price after studying the fairgrounds’ finances and negotiating with state officials. A 2010 appraisal by Integra Realty Resources commissioned by the state also set the value of the fairgrounds property at $120 million. But Penniman took issue with the Integra appraisal on several grounds. For one thing, he said, Integra apparently based its definition of See FAIRGROUNDS, page 16


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Local author has the prescription for spirituality in the healthcare industry

RSF’s Jere and Joyce Oren donate $100,000 to Performing Arts Center Longtime RSF residents and philanthropists Jere and Joyce Oren recently donated $100,000 to the school’s new Performing Arts Center. Among those recently expressing their appreciation to the Orens were: (L-r) Bibbi Conner and Lindy Delaney (with Jere and Joyce Oren) and Carol Warren (far right). Photo/Jon Clark

Attic fire damages home in Rancho Santa Fe On Jan. 23, at 8:46 p.m., firefighters from the Rancho Santa Fe Fire Protection District (RSFFPD), along with firefighters Carlsbad, Encinitas, San Diego, Solana Beach, and Vista, responded to a two-alarm structure fire in the 17000 block of Calle Corte in Rancho Santa Fe. When they arrived on the scene, firefighters noticed smoke coming from the eaves. Upon further inspection they found a working attic fire and began working to extinguish the fire. It took approximately 40 minutes to extinguish the flames and just under two hours to ensure the fire was completely under control. Eight fire engines, two ladder trucks, one medic unit, one rehabilitation unit, and one battalion chief responded to the incident. No injuries were reported. The residents, who were home at the time, had been enjoying a fire in the fireplace all day. They noticed smoke coming from the attic area near the fireplace and tried to extinguish the fire, but realized it was too large and called 9-1-1. The exact cause of the fire is under investigation. Damage is estimated to be around $450,000.

By Marlena ChaviraMedford Staff Writer In today’s healthcare industry, spirituality tends to be an afterthought. Local resident Nadine KassityKrich, however, aims to change that. She and longNadine time colleague Dr. Jamieson Jones recently co-authored Kassity-Krich “First, Heal Thyself: How to Survive Spiritually in the Healthcare Industry,” a book that examines how the soul intersects with caretaking. Kassity-Krich has worked as a neonatal nurse, an outreach ambassador at Children’s Hospital, and she is a graduate of Leland Kaiser’s Integrative Fellowship Program. She met Dr. Jones while working at Children’s Hospital, and after discovering that they shared a mutual interest in the roll spiritually plays in the world of medicine — or the lack thereof —the pair began collaborating, often teaming up for lectures and presentations. The duo has now combined all their knowledge, as well as some anecdotes, into this book. Here, Kassity-Kirch talks about the impetus behind this book, and what she hopes readers gain from it. Why did you want to write this book? We initially wrote this book for healthcare providers to re-instill the focus on why we all went into this business, before it got muddled with business, government, and HMOs. A lot of colleagues get burnout because they’re facing life-threatening situations on a daily basis, so it’s

an emotional rollercoaster. But if we can shift our perspective, then we can see our work as a spiritual learning experience instead of something that drains us. If we can teach the patient something and, in turn, we can take a spiritual lesson from the patient, then it’s a win-win for both parties. I call it reciprocal healing. And it doesn’t matter what faith you are, we can all take spiritual lessons from each other. It sounds like a neat concept. Do you think it’s applicable to others outside the healthcare industry? Yes, I do think there’s something for everyone in this book. As I got deeper into the writing process, I realized that this book is really applicable to everyone because all of us have been caretakers at some point — whether it’s been caring for a young child, an aging parent, or just ourselves. What do you think the healthcare industry would look like if spirituality were in the equation? It would not be chaotic or based on crisismanagement, which I think it is right now. If you look at indigenous cultures, which do involve spirituality in their healing, there is a peaceful acceptance of life’s challenges and the passing of life. I think we could learn something from that. In our culture, we’re so wound up, so busy all the time. Most patients get about 7 minutes in the office. But if we learned to be more connected, to honor each other’s feelings, I think the whole experience would change. In the end, I think all patients really want to be heard, and to feel connected and honored. See AUTHOR, page 15

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RSF Women’s Fund Feb. 7 meeting to feature TOMS Shoes •Company provides shoes for children in need around the world By Diane Y. Welch Contributor Women love shoes! But shoes that in essence give back are a great buy. And that's the main attraction to members of the Rancho Santa Fe Women's Fund. From 9-11 a.m. on Monday Feb. 7, at The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe, Allie Tsavarides, outreach manager for TOMS Shoes, has been invited as a keynote speaker for the group's first general meeting of the year when she will talk about TOMS Shoes and its unique business approach. As a for-profit company it nevertheless has a philanthropic modality that provides shoes, globally, for children. With its “One for One Movement” each pair of shoes purchased is matched with a pair that is given away to a child in need. The consumer in effect becomes the philanthropist. Shoes will be on display and after the meeting everyone is encouraged to try on the many new styles and classic favorites. One of the goals of the Women's Fund is to educate

TOMS Shoes provides shoes for children in need around the world. (Above right) Founder Blake Mycoskie. (Courtesy) and inspire its members to be informed philanthropists, said Chair of the Advisory Committee Donna Walker. “TOMS Shoes has this unique model that we wanted to share with our membership” Walker said. “Also, our members have been very generous in providing support through volunteer projects in addition to the grants, so the Buy One, Give One approach seemed like a great fit — a unique giving model and very impactful.” Shoes bought that day may also be donated to the MOM cause, Military Outreach Ministry, in which

case both pairs will benefit children in need. In her presentation, Tsavarides will talk about upto-date news on TOMS and also the history of the company for those not familiar with the back story. In 2006, American traveler Blake Mycoskie befriended children in Argentina and found they had no shoes to protect their feet. Wanting to help he created TOMS (Tomorrow's) Shoes. Blake returned to Argentina with a group of family, friends and staff later that year with 10,000 pairs of shoes made

possible by TOMS customers. TOMS will formerly celebrate it's fifth birthday on May 5, 2011. Many children in developing countries grow up barefoot. Whether at play, doing chores or going to school, these children are at risk. A leading cause of disease in developing countries is soiltransmitted diseases, which can penetrate the skin through bare feet. Wearing shoes can help prevent these diseases, and the long-term physical and cognitive harm they cause, according to the TOMS website. Wearing shoes also prevents feet from getting cuts and sores. Not only are these injuries painful, they also are dangerous when wounds become infected. Many times children can't attend school barefoot because shoes are a required part of their uniform. If they don't have shoes, they don't go to school. If they don't receive an education, they don't have the opportunity to realize their potential. “As of last September we have been able to give away over one million pairs of shoes to children in need around the world, in 23 countries,”

Tsavarides said. The company partners with giving organizations on the ground to facilitate the distribution of the shoes. “We have over 100 partnerships large and small who are helping us get the shoes on children's feet and doing it in a sustainable way,” Tsavarides said. They try to maintain a relationship with each recipient of the shoes so that as they grow they will receive a new pair. “Usually twice a year we replenish those shoes. We want the children to continue to grow and stay healthy,” Tsavarides said. Through the Women's Fund B-O-G-O (Buy One Give One) Away Shoe Sale, the group will be able to make a big purchase together. There will be several of the current season's samples of shoes on display, although not all sizes will be available. “We have all our inventory with lots of different styles and colors and all sizes on our website,” Tsavarides said. “In purchasing the shoes this is a new philanthropic way to get plugged in and to make a dif-

ference, to impact both the community of Rancho Santa Fe and the world in a positive way.” “At the Women's Fund we found this concept very exciting,” said Walker, “and hope that the business model will be embraced by other companies and entrepreneurs in the near future. The philosophy fits in well with our own which allows each of our women to join together in meaningful and engaging ways to give back to the greater community.” Following the meeting and refreshments, all present will be able to browse selections of TOMS shoes and will be given a special code to order from the company's online store. The public is welcome to attend. There is a $10 entry fee, and reservations and payment must be made in advance. RSVP no later than Feb. 1. Email Nancy Hashim at or call 858-756-0249. To find out more about TOMS shoes, visit


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Local residents enjoy ‘amazing’ adventure trip to Australia with Oprah By Diane Y. Welch Contributor Once in a lifetime an event occurs that transforms one's life. When that event is an unexpected trip down under, thanks to Oprah, then the world is watching. For the three local ladies whose website, style, caught the eye and the hearts of Oprah's producers, the recent gift of an all expenses paid eight-day trip to Australia has rendered them humbled, grateful, giddy, and still floating on air. Lois Alter Mark, Susan Jensen, and Amy Krause each used the word “amazing” when describing the trip that has changed their lives and which they couldn't even have imagined a few months ago. The magic started before the three knew about the trip. “We all have watched Oprah for years, in fact, our website was inspired by Oprah's philosophy to 'look good, feel good and do good,'” said Alter Mark, who had received an email with questions for an Ultimate Viewers contest about how Oprah had


inspired them. One of the questions was if there was a show that stood out more than another. Alter Mark knew exactly what she was going to include. She had seen Sara Blakely as an Oprah guest when Blakely retold how when she was struggling to start her new business, Oprah became the catalyst that helped her found SPANKS, now a multimillion-dollar industry. When Oprah mentioned that she cut the feet off her pantyhose, Blakely took this as a sign, developed her own footless panty hose, and through hard work and determination was so successful that she was able to give back $1 million to Oprah's charity. That show struck a chord for Alter Mark. “This was my sign to start our website,” she said. “And I kept that vision in my mind as I filled out the answers in the email.” The suspense increased when the three were asked to produce a two-minute video that reinforced them as Ultimate Viewers, which then won them tickets to be a part of Oprah's show for

Lois Alter Mark, Susan Jensen on Hamilton Island, Australia. the 25th season premier. “We initially thought this was our prize, going to Chicago to be part of Oprah's audience,” said Alter Mark. “We were thrilled.” But during the taping of the show when they heard Oprah's words, “You are all going to Australia!” the real prize became evident, said Jensen. “We were all screaming and I started thinking, 'I can't do that, I have to go to work!'” But the opportunity to go to Australia had always

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with a champagne reception and a private concert. A short boat ride took a subgroup (that the three were part of) to the Taronga zoo. There was a bird show, dinner, live music and the high point, “We got to hold koalas and pet them,” said Jensen. Day two was a private beach party on Hamilton Island visiting Whitehaven Beach, one of top 10 beaches in the world. Oprah and her best friend, Gayle, flew in by helicopter to join them. ''They were both very real and we were able to talk with them briefly. We could see that Oprah genuinely cared about each of us. She was so grateful to us for being Ultimate Viewers, but we were way more grateful to her,” quipped Alter Mark. Then there was the Great Barrier Reef expedition on day three. “It was like our own personal National Geographic adventure,” said Krause. The trip also took a lot of people out of their comfort zone. Two-hundred people out of the group had never been out of the country, said Krause. There were

people who were afraid of heights climbing the Sydney Harbor Bridge, and people who were afraid of water snorkeling in the Great Barrier Reef. Each day was packed with activities and the fact that the whole world was watching added an extra dimension to the trip. “It was like being part of pop culture history,” Krause said. Camera crews followed the groups, and edited footage will be aired on Oprah's daytime show in the next few weeks. But more than anything, the other winning participants were remarkable, said Krause. “We go through our lives and we get hung up on working and our personal problems and if you just stop to talk to others you hear their amazing stories. And what Oprah says is true, while we may all be different, in essence we are the same.” Visit to read more about the Oprah Ultimate Australian Adventure.

The Bookmark for the RSF Library Guild newsletter is going electronic — don’t miss an issue! Beginning with the February 2011 issue, The Bookmark will be sent to Library Guild members via email. “Please contact the RSF Library Guild office by phone at 858-756-4780 or email us at and provide your email address so you don’t miss an issue! If you prefer, we will still mail a printed copy to your home. Please call the office to remain on the traditional newsletter list. Remember, we need to hear from you either way. “We are now on Facebook too! Please visit our page “Rancho Santa Fe Library Guild”, click “like” and share it with your friends. Finally, we are able to accept your membership renewal and donations securely by credit card. If you’d like to donate, join, or renew, you may do so visiting the website:” Also, please save the date April 27 for the Library Guild Fashion Show to be held at the Garden Club In Rancho Santa Fe. The “Puppy Love” 5K Run/Walk benefiting the Helen Woodward Animal Center will be held on Sunday, Feb. 13, from 7 a.m.-noon. Runners and animal lovers…Put your best paw forward! The Puppy Love 5K Run/Walk will start at 8 a.m. on the corner of Via de la Valle and Highway 101; Del Mar. For people and pets; something for everyone! Registration fee: $35. For more information or to register, visit Helen Woodward Animal Center at 6461 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe, call 858-756-4117, or log on to (click on: “Events.” )

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F. Allen Richburg, M.D.

Wrestling and bike racing champ finds perfect career as a family practice and primary care sports physician By Arthur Lightbourn When you’re a sports guy, with championship medals for college wrestling and national bike racing, and Dr. F. Allen Richburg definitely is, and when an attractive pharmaceutical rep arrives at your office and you discover she likes to hunt birds, what do you say? “I said, ‘Do you like to go fishing?” And, not only did she own a boat since she was 12 and went fishing with her dad, she also, it turned out,

was a football fan, and proved it by going on their first “date” that evening to a Riptide football game at the Sports Arena where he was on duty as a team physician. “After a long night of me caring for the athletes and she having to sit by herself a lot, we left late and she said, ‘Gosh, it’s already 11 o’clock. The time went by so fast.” That cinched it. “Oh, man,” he thought. “I’d better hold on to her.” Fast forward to the present: The 45-year-old Dr.

Quick Facts Name: F. Allen Richburg, M.D. Distinction: Dr. Richburg is a partner in the San Diego Sports Medicine & Family Health Center; head team physician with the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, team physician for San Diego State University; and team physician for Westview High School and other are high schools. He is a board certified family practice physician and primary care sports physician. Born: Fresno, California, 45 years ago Education: B.A. in biology, California State University, Fresno, 1988; M.S. in anatomy, Loma Linda University Graduate School, 1990; M.D., Loma Linda University School of Medicine, 1994; residency in family practice, Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center, 1994-97; fellowship in primary care sports medicine, Stanford University, 1997-98. Family: He and his wife, Amanda, have been married five years. They have two sons: A.J., 4, and Lawson, 1. Interests: ocean fishing

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Regimen: Weekly race training at the velodrome in Balboa Park, working out daily at home on a stationary bike and lifting light weights. Diet: “I’ve been very, very lucky to have grown up with a healthy diet,” which typically consists of a light breakfast with cereal, non-fat milk, fruit; a low-fat turkey sandwich for lunch; and dinners of red meat, chicken, or fish and vegetables with a minimal number of eggs.” Recent film: “My wife and I have seen one film together. ‘Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,’ a [2006] race car comedy starring Will Ferrell.” Philosophy: “Treat others as you would treat yourself; and have absolutely no regrets.”

Rothburg and, Amanda, now his wife, have been married for five years. They have two young sons, A.J., 4, and Lawson, 1, and, yes, they do go bird hunting and even went fishing for marlin in Cabo San Lucas last November. We interviewed Dr. Richburg at his office at the San Diego Sports Medicine & Family Health Center in Sorrento Valley. As a family practice physician, he treats a full range of patients “from babies to grannies,” he said, and, as a primary care sports physician, he serves as head team physician for the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, and team physician for San Diego State University, as well as for Westview High School and other area high schools. His job, as a team physician, he says, is to help athletes with the latest advanced technology, information and treatment so they won’t have to take time off from training. “The challenges,” he said, “at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, “are keeping those athletes working out and helping them reach their goals to compete at the multiple national championships, world championships, world cups and eventually at the Olympics.” Most of the athletes he sees have injuries which he treats without interrupting their training unnecessarily. “From studies of ligaments and joint injuries, we know that rest isn’t always the best treatment, but the right type of ‘active’ rest is important,” he said. Workouts are tailored to the individual athletes “with safety and [career] longevity in mind.” He uses the same approach to his work with

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high school athletes. Richburg joined the San Diego center in 1999 after completing a four-year residency in family practice at Santa Monica/UCLA Medical Center and a year residency in primary care sports medicine at Stanford University. He also holds a B.A. in biology from California State University, Fresno, an M.S. degree in anatomy from Loma Linda University; and an M.D. degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine. The eldest in a family of four children, Richburg was born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley city of Fresno. His father was an ophthalmologist (eye specialist); his mother, a registered nurse.

Although both of his parents were in medicine, they never pressured him to follow in their footsteps. They encouraged him to look at all options “from

dent at California State, Fresno, he competed in triathlons and scored the most wrestling wins in the history of the university as a 150-weight-class wrestling star. In 1984, he made the All American All-Stars Wrestling Team as a freshman and went on to win NCAA National Wrestling Championships in 1985, 1986 and 1988 and a PAC10 Championship in 1988. In wrestling, he said, you compete at the lowest weight you can maintain, which for him was a fighting-trim 150 pounds. “The day after the National Championships in 1988, I went up to 185 pounds,” he laughed recall, “and I still weigh 185.” He is 5-foot-9. After a stellar career in college sports, he felt a competitive void and quenched it by seriously taking up bike racing, which he had been introduced to as a college triathlete. He raced “as a hobby” throughout medical school on teams in Belgium, Germany and Italy, and collected several USCF (US Cycling Federation) category 1, track category 2,

“From studies of ligaments and joint injuries, we know that rest isn’t always the best treatment, but the right type of ‘active’ rest is important.” being a businessman or attorney to being a professional athlete and coach” before he decided “my love was for taking care of people and patients.” When he was in elementary school, he began what has developed into a life-long love of sports, showing prowess in wrestling, football, and track & field, which he continued through high school and, then, as a pre-med stu-

National Championships, from 1990 through 2003, and a USCF Masters National Championship in 2001. These days, although he still trains and races for fitness and mental health, he admits his racing is being “trumped” by his role as husband and father. “My goals now are to be a good father, good husband and a good doctor,” he said.

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January 27, 2011

RSF Garden Club’s The Shoppe offers unique items at great prices By Karen Billing If not for the green sign out front, a lot of people might not even know The Shoppe exists in the Rancho Santa Fe village. Yet three days a week, the doors are open to the basement thrift shop underneath the Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club at the corner of La Granada and Avenida de Acacias. Just down the steps is a place to find gently used items at a steal—from Madame Alexander collectible dolls to a custom designer headboard and matching armoire. “You never know what you’re going to find,” said volunteer Paul Gozzo, who co-manages the shop with Donna Ferrier. Gozzo, a Rancho Santa Fe resident since 1977, is just one of a staff of 15 faithful volunteers who help run the shop that benefits the Garden Club upstairs. Paul Gozzo, co-manages “I love Rancho Santa Fe and this is one way to give The Shoppe at the RSF Garden back to the community,” Gozzo said. “I really enjoy workClub. Photo/Karen Billing ing here, meeting people and broadening my friendships. I get a lot of satisfaction from helping everybody out.” Garden Club President since June, Helen DiZio, described the volunteers as a “rock solid” staple of the club. “(The volunteers) are very important to us, they bring in about a third of our revenue and that goes to keep a roof over out head,” DiZio said. “And they’re really doing a service to the community, getting a lot of unwanted stuff and selling it to people who need it.” For several years the Garden Club ran a popular rummage sale once a year to help benefit the club. Now it’s like a rummage sale three days a week in the cozy little shop, filled wall to wall with items. Donations are dropped off near daily and volunteers sort through and price the haul. “There are some jewels among the donations,” Gozzo said of items such as Ferragamo shoes resold for $5, and valuable vases, artwork and furniture. There is a large selection of clothing for men, women and children, kitchenware, sports gear, games, linens and even some classic records. They recently received a collection of Barbie dolls from the early 1990s, still in their boxes. “What I admire is a lot of people in the Ranch have money, but they don’t mind coming in here and buying things because we do have a lot of nice items,” Gozzo said. Items that don’t sell after a certain amount of time are donated to Father Joe’s—the charitable organization comes for pick-ups once a week. Proceeds from The Shoppe help maintain the Garden Club building and the grounds. Gozzo said under the leadership of DiZio and the new board, a lot of good things are happening at the club. Several improvements have been made to the facility and the club’s calendar is filled with events such as concerts, classes, dances, bridge games and even exercise classes. “The club is becoming much more’s a totally new organization,” said DiZio. “We’re reaching out to he community as a whole for new members and younger members, whoever wants to be a part of the social heart of Rancho Santa Fe. So far we’ve had a lot of success with that.” Up next for the Garden Club is a basket weaving and story telling on Friday, Jan. 28; on Feb. 2 there will be a talk on birds of the garden; and on Feb. 9 they will host a decoupage event. (Also, see the Garden Club column in this issue.) The Shoppe is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cash and personal checks only. Donations are accepted daily and tax-deductible receipts are available. Electronics are not accepted. Fore more information, call (858) 756-4101. To learn more about the Garden Club, visit

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RSF resident takes fallen soldiers’ families to Las Vegas By Diane Y. Welch Contributor While the beauties of the nation convened in Las Vegas recently, each vying for the title of Miss America (celebrating its 90-year anniversary), a group of wives, daughters and sons of fallen military members were also there to soak up the excitement and to receive five-star treatment thanks to a group of volunteers organized and facilitated by the charity Got Your Back Network (GYBN). This was the second annual initiative, dubbed Project Gratitude, that aims to inspire the children of fallen soldiers and to comfort and show gratitude to their mothers. Rancho Santa Fe resident Lena Evans was one of the volunteers who chaperoned the group of eight wives and 12 children for an all-expense-paid excursion that gave everyone involved a lift to their spirits. Lena Evans is founder and CEO of Jade Phoenix; she designs high-end apparel and also oversees charitable grants and marketing strategies for businesses. She has served as a trustee for the Women in Film Foundation, as well as holding numerous


The women, children and volunteers of the charity Got Your Back Network. Rancho Santa Fe resident Lena Evans is in the back row, at the far right. board positions for other entertainment-related charities. She currently supports charitable causes in social services, medical and arts education fields, and local outreach programs. Evans is a close friend of GYBN founder Dr. Andrew Baldwin. She gave some of the back story of the event and the organization whose mission is “to provide the children of our country's fallen soldiers the opportunity to intimately interact with our country's most talented leaders,” according to its website

Key sponsors included American Airlines, which flew families and volunteers from around the country to Las Vegas, and The Venetian Hotel, which hosted a red carpet arrival, said Evans. The Venetian Hotel, with Canyon Ranch Spa, sponsored a day of beauty treatments for moms and children and provided lunch and tickets to the Blue Man Group show followed by a back stage tour and a private meet and greet with the artists. CLS 24-hour chauffeur-driven limousine service provided transportation

throughout the tour. Planet Hollywood donated accommodations for the families, and Darci Hansen, editor-in-chief of Elan Magazine, and cooriginator of Project Gratitude, hosted a party at the Paris Hotel with cofounder Sharlene Hawkes, who was Miss America in 1985, said Evans. “Two of the moms were interviewed at local news stations and later everyone enjoyed brunch with former Miss Americas, [and] the families [were] presented as guests of honor,” said Evans. “All the moms and

children received special gold and diamond brooches as honorary Miss Americas.” There were helicopter tours of Las Vegas, cosponsored by American Airlines and Sundance Tours, and the Mirage Hotel sponsored dinner and tickets to the Terry Fator Show — and a VIP meet and greet with him. The excitement continued as the group met the 2011 contestants and also the former Miss Americas. “Some of the girls were able to try on some of the women's crowns and they were over the moon with smiles from ear to ear,” said Kathleen Gagg, executive director for GYBN. “These women are such great role models and can be such a great inspiration to young girls. This year's 2011 Miss America, Miss Nebraska, Teresa Scanlan, was the youngest [contestant] ever to win and I think it shows them that any dream can come true and you just have to keep believing and moving forward,” said Gagg. Got Your Back Network is a foundation committed to returning the salute to the families of the nation's fallen. Its

mission is to provide the children of the country's fallen soldiers the opportunity to intimately interact with the nation's most talented leaders. Through diverse coordinated events, and one-on-one interactions with corporate executives, politicians, professional athletes, and entertainers, GYBN provides the avenue for the children of the fallen to learn and be inspired by the most successful leaders of our generation. “This is all about remembering the great service and, ultimately, the great sacrifice that so many families make to preserve our way of life, and defend our liberties. Giving these women and children a royal weekend is the very least we can do for America's greatest treasures and I am so thrilled that we are continuing this tradition,” said Sharlene Hawkes. On the heels of the four-day event, Evans has been invited by GYBN to serve as board member. She is honored and excited to take on the responsibility, she said. For more information on GYBN, visit

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Upcoming events at the RSF Community Center Business to Business Sundowner – Mark your calendar for Feb. 10 Calling all local business men and women; Join us for a fun evening of food, drinks and mingling with other business owners in the community at The Inn at Rancho Erin Leahey Santa Fe. $10 for Business Members & $20 for all other attendees. Call 858-756-2461 for more information , to RSVP or if you are interested in sponsoring. Sunset Soiree & Kids Night Out – Feb. 25 Meet new neighbors while having fun with your friends. This popular event is held inconjuction with our Kids Night Out Program. All attendees are asked to bring a plated appetizer and bottle of wine to share. Held at a private residence from 7 – 10 p.m. Rummage Sale – In partnership with the RSF Rotary and R. Roger Rowe School we are still collecting rummage at the RSFCC. Drop offs happen weekly all day Wednesday and Thursday until noon. Now’s a great time to clean out your closets! Stay tuned for Saturday drop off information…We have changed to date to March 26 so we can continue to collect more rummage! Girl’s Jr. Dunkers – Sign Up Happening Now thru Feb. 4 It's that time again to sign up for GJD which runs from February to May! One on One Basketball has done a great job in running our boy’s league and will surely do the same for the girls! Please note the GJD timeline for assessments, clinics and drafts. We are looking forward to another great season! Grades 1-6 Instructional League (Grades 1 & 2): $175 Member Rookie League (Grades 3 & 4): $225

Member Star League (Grades 5 & 6): $225 Member Assessments Dates: Feb 7, Feb 8 Clinics: Feb 15 and Feb 22 Drafts: Feb 28, March 1, March 2 President’s Day Camp RSF School is closed on Feb. 18 and 21 and Solana Santa Fe will be off Feb. 21-25. If you will be around during this President’s Day Week, join us here at the CC! We will have camp running all week and lots of fun adventures planned for the kids. More info to come for this fun filled week! Come for the day or the whole week. Camp runs from 9-3 p.m. with extended hours available from 3-5pm. Cost is $60/day and each extended hour is $10. Looking for High School Volunteers! The winter session is off to a great start with both our returning and new classes! ClubXcite is running a robotics class and would like high school students, 16 years or older, who need volunteer/community service hours to help on Mondays from 3:00-4:30pm. The position would include set up and break down of the class and assisting kids with science related activities like catapults, bottle rockets, remote controlled robots, solar powered cars and more! Please contact the Community Center for further inquiry. Moms and Tots Moms, gather your tots and get involved with the play dates happening right here in your community! The community center offers families an opportunity to get connected by arranging play dates around the community and within the homes of other moms and tots. This is a great time to join in on the neighborly fun happening this winter. For more information please visit our website at or call the Community Center at 858-756-2461.

RSF Community Center announces a new perk for members The Rancho Santa Fe Community Center is happy to announce a new partnership with Morgan Run Club and Resort. Members of the Community Center are eligible for a limited time to join Morgan Run the initiation fee waived for either the Social/Fitness or Sport and Racquet Membership. Morgan Run’s state of the art fitness facility, resort style pool and programming for children offer something for every member of the family to enjoy. Preferred Golf Membership pricing is also available! Social/Fitness Membership includes: ($250 savings for RSFCC members) •Use of the new Spa & Sports Center featuring Techno Gym equipment •Full schedule of group exercise classes at no additional charge •Preferred Member Pricing on spa services, food and beverage and hotel accommodations Sports & Racquet Membership includes: ($500 savings for RSFCC members) •Use of 11 tennis courts with seven illuminated for night play •Unlimited use of the ball machine •Complimentary tennis lessons most Saturdays for juniors and adults •USTA league play available •Men’s women’s and couple’s tennis leagues •Social and competitive play offered

•Includes all benefits of the Social/Fitness Membership. “This strategic partnership is a great way for Community Center members to get more back for their annual membership support and an opportunity for us to provide our members access to a beautiful fitness facility and swimming pool” says Erin Leahey, RSFCC Executive Director. “We are thrilled to partner with Morgan Run and hope this is the beginning of a long-lasting relationship.” For information on signing up for a RSF Community Center membership and receiving this exclusive discount please contact the RSFCC at 858-756-2461. For specific Morgan Run Membership questions please contact their office at 858-759-2157 and schedule a tour of the resort. This exclusive offer is only good until 4/1/11 so do not miss out! Morgan Run has generously donated the initiation fee of a full golf membership to the RSFCC. The Membership will be available for auction at the Community Center’s Annual Golf Classic on Monday, January 31st, at the Rancho Sante Fe Golf Club. Golfers and afterparty attendees will have this exclusive opportunity. For more information call 858-7562461.

January 27, 2011

Health Connections

Scripps is committed to keeping you and your family well all year long. We offer a variety of classes throughout San Diego County every month. Look for these upcoming classes in your community. InConcert for Cancer Friday, March 11 Join Scripps Health for a star-studded evening of jazz on the flight deck of the USS Midway aircraft carrier featuring musicians Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, Richard Smith and Gregg Karukas among others. This very special evening benefits Scripps Cancer Center and is produced by Cjazz. For more information and tickets, go to

of incontinence, exercises and lifestyle changes. Free. Location: Scripps Encinitas, rehabilitation center.

Acid Reflux Help—No More Pills. No More Pain. Wednesday, Feb. 16, 6–7p.m. Join Cheryl Olson, MD and Mark Sherman, MD, to learn about a new incisionless treatment for heartburn that Scripps offers. Free. Location: Scripps La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, founder’s room.

Heart Beats for Health Caring for Loved Ones with Dementia First of five classes: Thursday, Feb. 10, 6–8p.m. Join Debra Lobatz, MFT, for this series of five classes designed for caregivers of someone with dementia. Topics include neurological and psychiatric perspectives, stress management and nutrition, legal and financial issues, and community resources. Free. Location: Scripps Encinitas, conference center.

Pregnancy and Your Pelvic Floor: What Changes? Thursday, Feb. 10, 6–7p.m. Join women’s health physical therapist, Natalie Sebba, to learn about the relationship between your pelvic floor muscles and pregnancy. Both women and men are welcome. Free. Location: Scripps La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, founder’s room.

Lower Your Blood Pressure Monday, Feb. 14, 2:45–4p.m. Led by certified medical Qigong teacher Fay McGrew, learn how to reduce your blood pressure and medication requirements. Cost: $15. Location: Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine.

Friday, Feb. 18, 10:15–11:45a.m. Join Laura Vilardi-Norred, NP, as she discusses risk reduction and overall heart health and care. Cost: $2.50. Location: Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, senior activity room.

A Woman’s Heart Tuesday, Feb. 22, 7–8:15p.m. Join cardiologist Mimi Guarneri, MD, to learn about the importance of genetic and diagnostic testing that can help determine a woman’s risk for heart disease, and explore the role of hormones, nutrition and mindbody medicine that contribute to the unique concerns of a woman. Free. Location: Scripps La Jolla, Schaetzel Center.

Red Wine and Dark Chocolate Thursday, Feb. 24, light reception at 5:30p.m., program from 6–7p.m. Cardiologist Matthew Lucks, MD, will discuss heart disease, common misconceptions, prevention tips and the latest treatment options. Free. Location: Scripps La Jolla, Schaetzel Center, great hall.

Incontinence Treatment Wednesday, Feb. 16, 12:45–1:30p.m. Learn about urinary incontinence, including typical urination habits, causes To register for any of these classes or for physician referral, please call 1-800-SCRIPPS. To sign up for Scripps Health News e-mails, visit



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The Rancho Santa Fe Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary presented Studio 92067, a unique nightclub experience at The Grand Del Mar on Jan. 21. The gala committee for Stand Up for Rady Children’s Peckham Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders tended bar, served drinks and danced for tips to raise funds for the the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Rady Children's Hospital. On Saturday March 12, McCain, Inc. and the Rancho Santa Fe Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary will present Stand Up for Rady Children’s Peckham Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders, an Evening With Dana Carvey at The Grand Del Mar. Call 858-414-6296 for tickets and sponsorship opportunities or visit Photos/Jon Clark

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January 27, 2011


Stars. With an edge.

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We’re back in the Ranch! Join us on February 27 at 3:00 p.m. for our first concert back in Rancho Santa Fe at the fantastic Rancho Santa Fe Performing Arts Center.

Nova Intimately Celebrating love. Orchestra Nova presents its intimate side with a selection of masterpieces inspired by love. Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun (Debussy) Siegfried Idyll (Wagner) Mexico-Bolivar Tango (Davidson) Transfigured Night (Schoenberg) Bachianas Brasileiras, No. 5 (Villa-Lobos) Featuring soprano Maria Lozano, winner of Nova’s The Next Star talent competition (2010) Generously sponsored by Bobbi and Claude Kordus

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Education Matters

The fight for civics education By Marsha Sutton T h e Dreyfuss Initiative, founded by Encinitas resident and Academy award-winning actor R i c h a r d Dreyfuss, seeks Marsha to revive and expand the Sutton teaching of civics in our public schools. There’s nothing like some major star power to bring a lot of resources and attention to a worthy cause. Begun in 2006, The Dreyfuss Initiative is a nonprofit organization focused on the pressing need for young people to increase their understanding of U.S. history, the principles of American democracy, founding documents, the workings of our country’s government, and the importance of civil, rational discourse in a free and democratic society. “America is a miracle, and only Americans don’t know that anymore, because we don’t teach it,” states TDI’s mission statement.

Richard Dreyfuss Since his organization’s inception, Dreyfuss has been speaking regularly and passionately about the need for more civics awareness in public education. Americans, Dreyfuss said on Fox in November 2008, are not bound by race, religion, geography or heritage. “We are bound only by ideas,” he said. “And if you don’t teach those ideas, we are not bound.” On Jan. 17, Dreyfuss hosted “It’s Time for a Talk: The National Conversation on Revitalizing America’s Civic Future.” Two sets of panelists, one in San Diego at the University of San Diego and the other in Washington, D.C., as well as education historian and author Diane

Ravitch in New York, were linked through a Webcast, with live broadcast coverage provided by C-SPAN. At the event, Dreyfuss spoke about the deterioration of civics education in schools and the need for more active engagement of citizenry if we are to preserve our unique democracy. “We have removed those classes from almost all of our public schools,” he said. In place of understanding and appreciation for the unique freedoms America offers, we now have “common senselessness, apathy and ignorance.” Dreyfuss said that people who have come to America from other countries – places where oppression, tyranny and abysmal poverty limit access to opportunity and liberty – understand full well what America stands for. They know it represents hope for a better way of life and freedom from repression and persecution. “We have a right and reason to be proud of our country,” he said. But knowledge of our unique place in history, the wisdom of our founders and rare documents like the

Constitution and the Bill of Rights is not something children are born with. “You have to learn it,” Dreyfuss said. Sadly, the statistics are depressing. Rick Shenkman, vicepresident of the political social networking site Vote iQ, said the majority of Americans don’t know what the three branches of government are and only one in five knows there are 100 U.S. senators. Shenkman, one of the San Diego panelists, said adults today have had more schooling than in previous generations, but they know less. And most don’t even vote. He suggested that television has dumbed down our democracy with its focus on entertainment and preoccupation with performance rather than substance. “We’ve become a less serious people because of television,” he said, calling TV “a terrible transmitter of information.” He said reading newspapers is vital to a fully informed citizenry and suggested that teachers give current events quizzes weekly. “Television has made big things small and small things big,” Dreyfuss added. Pollster and political consultant Frank Luntz, also speaking in San Diego, said he was more concerned about the Internet than television, citing a number of examples of incendiary speech and ad hominem attacks by critics who hide behind the anonymity of the Web. “I’m not calling for censorship. I’m calling for a common-sense use of dialogue,” said Luntz. He argued for better communication. “If you teach students how to listen, that will lead to better citizenship.” Although the primary mission of The Dreyfuss Initiative is to advance civics education, the conversation on Jan. 17 included the need for public debate to be respectful, intelligent and rational. Civil debate, panelists agreed, has evaporated as partisan political banter has grown increasingly shrill. Luntz argued that education on civility starts in the home. “It’s what we do in the house,” he said. “It’s how we treat our friends. It starts early in life.” To prepare our children to be leaders who will respect and honor our country’s origins and unique place in the history of civilization, we have a duty to teach them not just the facts of history but also the value of reason, logic, clarity of thought, critical analysis, debate and civility, Dreyfuss said.

Panel members in San Diego consisted of Dreyfuss, Luntz, Shenkman and retired U.S. Navy Admiral Bruce Boland. Panelists in Washington, D.C. were Common Cause president Bob Edgar, Wall Street Journal writer John Fund, former Colorado governor and past Los Angeles Unified School District superintendent Roy Romer, and The Dreyfuss Initiative’s executive director Scot Faulkner. Students in poverty Linked from New York, Diane Ravitch said children need to learn about the creation of our democracy “so they can appreciate the long and difficult struggle.” She said schools today devote “so little time for the history of government and civics,” blaming much of this on the No Child Left Behind Act and its “emphasis on basic skills only.” Many agree that criticism of George W. Bush’s NCLB is justified, with its penalties for lack of improvements on standardized tests that mostly define academic success as excellence in math, reading and writing exclusively. Romer said that 20 to 25 other developed nations “do a better job educationally and we can learn from them.” “The link between spending and better education isn’t so clear,” Fund said, noting that America is spending more on education than ever before, “even after accounting for inflation.” He said things can be done “that don’t involve money but can improve educational outcomes.” Ravitch said if we stumble, it’s because we have so many children – 20 percent, she said – living in poverty. “That will have an impact on student achievement.” Calling that number a disgrace, she said, “More equality will lead to more brotherhood and more of a sense of ‘we’ and not ‘me.’” Few would disagree with the importance of civics in public schools. Educators and legislators will nod in agreement and wring their hands and say that it’s a crying shame. But they will then ask how they are to infuse K-12 curriculum with a greater focus on civics when districts are squeezed for money and state and federal governments don’t recognize civicsrelated subjects as important (an ironic twist, that those involved in government don’t acknowledge the value of their own systems.) In an email to Dreyfuss, I asked how public schools are to accomplish what he wants, given the funding crisis and the constraints and demands of laws like NCLB. “For a subject that has gone unmentioned in the public awareness, simply talking about it isn't a bad start,” Dreyfuss wrote back. “But I would answer your specific question by saying, ‘I don’t know’ without a shred of guilt. That is the job of creative teachers, writers, supers, students – once they acknowledge the importance of Civics Untaught …” Dreyfuss said that lack of money is not a reasonable excuse. He suggested that educators who understand the importance of civics can find ways to make the subject accessible and exciting, engage students and make parents demand it. “We are the richest country in the history of the world, and can afford to do anything we wish, if we wish it,” he said in his email. “The trick is to make the powers that be share our wish …” The Dreyfuss Initiative calls America’s guarantee of freedom for all “the most important political message in the history of civilization.” It’s critical that America’s youth understand how our ancestors came here to escape persecution and live in a land of liberty and justice. “They came here for safe haven and a second chance,” Dreyfuss said. In his email to me, Dreyfuss bemoaned our society’s addiction to instant gratification. “If I told you that bringing civics back would take a decade or more, most people would throw up their hands and say, ‘forget it.’ But it will take a decade, and you can’t say, ‘forget it.’ You have to keep plugging away, not be listened to, for years, until they get it.” The creation of our country’s remarkable form of government was a seminal event in the history of humankind. In an age when citizens are gradually becoming disenchanted with the rigidity of public education’s narrow curriculum, Dreyfuss’s cause is starting to resonate with parents who recognize the immense value of lessons that go well beyond the test scores. “The country doesn’t happen by itself,” The Dreyfuss Initiative states. “It takes patience, respect, and creativity. We’ve abandoned that for too long, and it’s time to get serious about learning to understand and maintain this nation, or it will continue this inescapable decay. … “We are a rare light in an overwhelming darkness of cruelty and oppression. The only ones who can beat us, is us. The only ones who can teach us, is us.” To support The Dreyfuss Initiative or learn more about it, see Marsha Sutton can be reached at

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AUTHOR continued from page 4 Having worked in the healthcare industry for many years, I imagine you speak from experience. What have been some of the experiences that brought you to that realization? There was a baby boy born with heart defects, who I will never forget. His parents were very involved in his care, and as a result I got to know the family quite well. The baby went into cardiac arrest and I was able to save him through CPR. Two weeks later, he died of pneumonia. His parents send me a card that said “Thank you for being a life pre-

server.” I never expected that, but it was big teaching experience. It taught me that there had been a healing that had taken place. And that even though he was gone, we had shared a connection, and that meant a lot to his parents. I was able to let go, and I think they were, too. It’s experiences like these that have taught me that, at times, patients just want you to sit with them and be present. Sometimes the most you can do is simply bear witness. What kind of feedback have you heard? I received an email from a woman on the East Coast who read the book while she had a family in hospice care. She shared the book with her family, and she said that even in

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tions on the delivery of imported water, and the resulting allocation of Colorado River and Northern California Water to the San Diego region. Supply uncertainty, the need to invest in aging infrastructure to ensure reliability and economic conditions create an environment that is one of the most difficult periods of time for water utilities in the history of California. Water agencies face challenges dramatically different than five years ago. Despite water shortages and the economic downturn experienced nationwide, the district has remained strong. We have maintained our financial strength and are recognized nationally for our financial management, policies and reporting. While many cities and states have experienced traumatic financial deterioration, SFID has demonstrated the ability to succeed in the most difficult of times. In December 2008, Standard & Poor’s upgraded the SFID credit rating to “AAA”, the highest level. SFID is the only water agency in San Diego with a “AAA” rating and one of only 15 water agencies in California. Over the past five years, the district board of directors has worked diligently to ensure the reliability of the water system infrastructure and to identify initiatives to augment water supplies. Even while dealing with recent supply shortages, the district has assessed the condition of existing infrastructure, prioritized and implemented critical capital improvements. The district coordinates with other agencies to protect our local Lake Hodges water supply, identify and implement recycled water projects and support alternative supply projects such as the proposed Carlsbad Desalination Project. Protection and development of local water supplies are key initiatives of the district and ensure local control of these resources. Today, water is a resource under stress and we are being forced to change how we think about water. Even with the higher rates now in effect, the district’s water rates are in the bottom half of all water agencies in the San Diego region while we continue to provide reliable, high quality water and excellent customer service. To ensure long term fiscal sustainability, the district will continue to assess all of its operations, programs and projects. Prioritizing expensive infrastructure replacement projects, managing internal costs (including labor and benefits), ensuring efficient operations and dealing with water supply uncertainties will be key to successfully meeting the challenges this new decade holds. As an elected official, I welcome public interest in the business of the district and the input we receive is invaluable as we work to carry out our mission. This mission will be guided by the responsible stewardship of our elected board of directors and informed, thoughtful, public policy making. Michael T. Hogan President, Board of Directors Santa Fe Irrigation District

RSF’s Maximillian Benassi makes SMU's Fall 2010 Honor Roll Maximillian Benassi, a resident of Rancho Santa Fe and a first year at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, is listed on the honor roll. To be listed on the SMU honor roll, students must be in the top 15 percent of their school of record. SMU's Fall 2010 undergraduate enrollment included 6,192 students. SMU is a nationally ranked private university in Dallas founded 100 years ago.

Correction In a Business Spotlight last week the phone number was incorrect. Perspectives at Moonlight Beach is located at 90 N. Pacific Coast Highway 101 in the Lofts, suite 213. For more information, call (760) 487-1013.

Prescription drug dangers all too real Thank you for publishing the notice about Tuesday’s presentation in Solana Beach on the dangers of prescription drug and heroin abuse among teens. As the County Supervisor representing Solana Beach and surrounding communities, I have seen first-hand the tragic consequences suffered by teens who had considered themselves indestructible. All too often, the nightmare of drug abuse begins with leftover pain-killers or other prescription drugs right from the family’s medicine cabinet. My office took action on this issue in 2009, organizing the formation of the Oxy Task Force — a consortium of county, state and federal officials — whose mission was to educate the community about the danger of OxyContin and to reduce its supply. The task force recently has expanded to include all prescription drugs. As we campaign to raise awareness about prescription drug dangers we also have acted to get rid of the drugs themselves. Last year, Sheriff Bill Gore and I authored an ordinance to install 23 prescription drug drop-off boxes at secure locations throughout the county. Residents can dump prescription and over-the-counter drugs in these receptacles with no questions asked. One of the drop-off boxes can be found at the Encinitas Sheriff’s Station. We also have hosted take-back days, where I joined Sheriff’s deputies and DEA agents in the collection efforts. Our most recent event netted nearly 4,800 pounds of drugs. These are positive steps, but complacency could invite tragedy. I appreciate Sheriff’s Sgt. David Ross once again working late to inform the community and I applaud parents who are committed to spreading the word about this important issue. Parents who believe their child might have a drug problem should call the County’s Access and Crisis Line at (800) 4793339. PAM SLATER-PRICE District 3 Supervisor San Diego County Board of Supervisors

FAIRGROUNDS continued from page 1 “fair market value” on language contained in eminent domain law, which is used when a government agency takes property from a private owner for public use. In his Jan. 3 letter to state officials, Penniman also contended that the Integra appraisal did not take into account the state’s agreement to sell the Orange County fairgrounds to a private company for $100 million. The Del Mar Fairgrounds, wrote Penniman, is nearly three times the size of the Orange County fairgrounds, and includes additional facilities such as a large covered arena and horse racing track. “We just want to find out, what’s the property worth,” Penniman said. “Let’s find out what the market is.” Filanc said the Orange County deal is “completely different,” because it involves a sale to a private company for development, while the Del Mar deal requires the property to remain as a fairgrounds and horse racing venue. However, according to a

report in the Orange County Register, a law approved by voters in the city of Costa Mesa, where the Orange County fairgrounds is located, would allow the property owner to hold equestrian, concert and live entertainment events, but could not use the land for a casino, shopping center, housing, storage buildings or hotels, among other restrictions. Also watching closely for the results of the fairgrounds’ new appraisal — and Gov. Jerry Brown’s decision on whether to support the Del Mar fairgrounds sale — are officials from Solana Beach, which borders the fairgrounds to the north. If the sale goes through, Solana Beach would appoint a member of the board that oversees the fairgrounds, a panel which would also include representatives from Del Mar, the city and county of San Diego and the San Dieguito River Park Joint Powers Authority. “Do I like the new price? No,” said Solana Beach Mayor Lesa Heebner. “We are sort of in a watch and wait mode.”

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Local Girl Scouts help the environment By Linelle Warner, Cadette troop #1106 from Rancho Santa Fe On Jan. 15, the Solana Ranch Service Unit Girls Scouts gathered at the City of Carlsbad’s Lake Calaveras Preserve for an extraordinary event at the park. The girls planted many shrubs all around a section of the preserve to restore its conservation and healthy habitat. Why are these hard-working Girl Scouts doing this conservation movement? For one, these girls will complete one step to receiving the second highest award one Girl Scout could ever get, the Silver Award. Another reason, though, is not for the award, but for nature. These girls definitely want to help the environment by planting a tremendous amount of shrubs in a local park. But why and how would they think planting shrubs would help the environment and community? One Girl Scout, from Troop 1106 of Rancho Santa Fe, states, “Planting these shrubs will help the community by bringing lots of oxygen to the atmosphere and therefore creating a healthier environment for both people and nature.” And the most important question “was this fun,” was asked to one other Girl Scout from Troop #1106 of Rancho Santa Fe, answering, “Yes, because I like helping nature.” But not just Girls Scouts came to help at this movement; members of the Carlsbad community came as well. Why? Because they care about their environment, and they care about their community in the future, and if it will be green or not. It certainly will be green after this wonderful, moving conservation event! A few thanks go out to the City of Carlsbad, because this event wouldn’t be made possible without them! Thank-you Carlsbad, for all of your support to the Girls Scouts and the environment!

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MEETINGS continued from page 1 that’s the time period that we have more information (about).” In November, directors raised water rates by 12 percent, an increase that takes effect Feb. 1. The rate hike came on the heels of a 50 percent rise in the district’s water rates over the past three years. Directors have also approved rate hikes of up to 12 percent for each of the next two years, although the need for the increases will be considered each year before they take effect. The main cause of the increases, district officials said, is the rising cost of imported water, which comes from two sources: the Colorado River and northern California. The Santa Fe district — like other local water agencies — has been working to cut costs in other areas, and explore local sources such as expansion of recycled water programs, in an effort to keep rates down as much as possible. Since a public hearing in October, when a standing room only crowd turned out

Rancho Santa Fe Review to criticize the proposed rate increases, a number of district residents have attended the board’s monthly meetings, urging cuts in such areas as employee pensions and board compensation. Several residents spoke out at last week’s meeting as well. Sam Ursini told the board to exercise leadership by trimming its own compensation and medical benefits. Simply contending that other districts also provide such benefits to their elected officials “doesn’t fly,” Ursini said. Another resident, Rankin van Anda, said the board needs to undertake pension reform, explore consolidation of administrative functions with other water districts and reduce or eliminate health care benefits for board members. “Their comments are not going unheard,” said Hogan. Pension reform is one of the topics Hogan said he wants to tackle in the upcoming workshop meetings. The district’s options are limited by the rules of CalPERS, a state retirement system to which the district belongs.

Hogan said he wants district staff to research options — such as creating a new tier of lower retirement benefits for new hires — before the discussion. The workshops provide an opportunity for members of the public to hear the same information as the board, to give their opinions and to listen to the board’s deliberations as it sets policy for the district, Hogan said. “It’s one way to get everyone on the same page,” he said. As to the issue of board compensation, Hogan said the board discusses that issue each year at its February meeting, and the topic will come up on the board’s regular agenda next month. District directors receive a per diem payment of $200 for each meeting they attend. They are also eligible to receive medical and dental benefits paid for by the district.

ODOR continued from page 1 ate the odor, Bardin said. In the long-term, he said, the district may look at options such as cutting back some of the reeds that line the reservoir, or dredge out silt, which would keep the bed of the reservoir submerged. Such options may require environmental mitigation because the reservoir is a habitat area for animal and plant species, Bardin said.

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GOLF continued from page 1 the members they lost had to downsize or move due to physical or economic factors. “Simply put, it’s just a proposal to continue our relationship with good friends and golf club members we wanted to maintain a relationship with,” Boyce said. Membership at the club is currently at 535 people and manager Steve Nordstrom said they have lost about 100 members in the last five years. “What we’re not getting is joiners,” Nordstrom said. “Where we used to get 40 a year, now it’s less than 20, we’re not replacing those that we’ve lost. But we are faring a lot better than other clubs in the area.” The number of people who would be considered for this non-resident membership could not be quantified—Boyce said it could be one or 20 people. Nordstrom said that rounds of golf at the club are down 12 percent from 20082010 so adding a handful of non-residents would not stress the course at this point. Reaction to the proposed change was mixed by both board members and residents present at the meeting. Director Queen said he was disappointed that there were no financial projections associated with the change. “I’m not moved by the fact that someone has to move out of town, I’m moved by the fact that this change will increase revenue for the golf club,” Queen said. Ken Bien, a former golf club board and Association board president, said it is a slippery slope to allow nonresidents to use a Covenantowned asset and that it dilutes the value of the club. “I’m very sensitive about people having to downsize,” said Bien, adding that he had downsized himself but opted to

stay within the Covenant. “The reason I did is primarily because of the golf club.” Greg Hillgren said the change needs more review as the golf club is among the top six in the state and is a privilege of owning in the Covenant. “The average membership of the golf club is 15 years so in this proposal, you don’t even have to be an average length member to be re-instated, it doesn’t seem reasonable or fair,” Hillgren said. “I don’t think 10 years in this community is that long.” He suggested the nonresident membership could ease a dislocation from the club and sunset three years after the resident has left the Covenant. Mark McClure, a resident who has been in the golf business for 30 years, said it is common for clubs to have this kind of membership. “Golf is a very social sport,” he said, noting that it seems more than fine to have people who have been members for over 10 years to come back and enjoy playing golf with their friends. Resident Susan Marr said that it is a very emotional time for older members who may be forced to downsize or move into a retirement community for an ill spouse to have their “social network frayed” by leaving the club, as well. “We’re not looking at a significant number of people, it won’t have a significant impact,” McClure said. “It could be a fairly bleak situation with real estate over the next three to four years, we’re not going to see a lot of new members, we may see a lot leave.” Association board president Tom Lang agreed that the Association is in uncharted waters as far as th economy goes and that the change could provide a little insurance. He reminded residents that the change is a one-year option and could be reversed if it is not working.

FIELD continued from page 1 The under-13 size field would expand the existing field landscape and require a nine-foot retaining wall. The track around the field would remain, as well as a long jump area. Delaney said one of the important decisions the board will have to make will be whether to use artificial turf or natural grass on the field. With artificial turf, the field would cost $1,776,700. With natural turf, the cost would be $1,281,770. “There are a lot of people who are pro natural grass and a lot who are pro-artificial turf,” said Debra Vaughn Cleff of Webb Cleff Architecture and Engineering, the firm selected for the field renovation. “I think it’s important to understand the statistics and information that come with both of these options.” Vaughn Cleff showed the board members several pros and cons for both options that they should consider before their Feb. 3 decision. Some included; • Maintenance and water costs would be less with an artificial turf, but it does have to be replaced every 10 to 15 years at a cost of $375,000. • Artificial turf is also playable year round, but can range 15 to 45 degrees hotter in the heat. • Cars cannot be driven on artificial turf, limiting the area of the school carnival held every year. • Ligament injuries are reduced by artificial turf, although there are the risks of injuries such as turf toe, turf burn and MRSA without proper cleaning.

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DANIELLE SHORT 619.708.1500 A Top Producer, member of Coldwell Banker’s President’s division, positioned in the top 1% Internationally and ranking in the top 25 agents in San Diego County, Danielle has the experience, skill, and confidence to assist homebuyers and sellers at all levels. Danielle is a “Previews” Specialist, trained in marketing and selling high-end luxury homes. With a competent real estate team working exclusively with Danielle they enable her to devote more time to her clients, providing them with the utmost in expert, thorough and efficient service. Visit Danielle at her award winning website at

Highly upgraded 4 br, 3.5 ba private estate on 3.7 acres w/ fantastic views. Custom built-ins, gourmet/granite kitchen, fireplace in family rm, master suite walk-in closet, orchard. 110001186

RANCHO SANTA FE $3,350,000

RANCHO SANTA FE $3,495,000


RANCHO SANTA FE $3,550,000

Just reduced, close to village! Wonderful 5 br, 6.5 ba 7,353 appx sf home in Covenant. Sep mstr wing w/office & addtl br. Library, full gym, wine cellar & outdoor rm w/fplc & BBQ!

Tuscan-inspired 5 br, 5.5 ba offers timeless style and craftsmanship w/ soaring ceilings, views, wine cellar, saltwater pool and spa, outdoor living & BBQ kitchen. RSF schools!

Spectacular 6 br, 5+ ba equestrian estate on priv gated appx 5.54 acre. Fantastic horse facilities: 5 stall barn, riding arena, turn-outs, tack & feed rm, wash racks, 7 paddocks.





RANCHO SANTA FE $4,495,000



SOLANA BEACH $2,195,000

SOLANA BEACH $2,450,000-2,700,000

Palatial 5 br, 5+ ba hilltop estate, engulfed by endless sky, sunsets & twinkling evening lights, offers panoramic views of Rancho Santa Fe & beyond to the Pacific Ocean.

Coastal contemporary 3 br, 2 ba w/ panoramas of the Pacific. Oceanfront property close to Fletcher Cove w/ its sandy beach & friendly park areas. Two levels of fine beach living.

West of HWY 101! Craftsman style 5 br, 4.5 ba beach bungalow. Remodeled and full of special touches. Over 4,200 appx sf of living space. Gourmet kitchen. Close to beach access.





858.756.6900 ©2010 Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. Coldwell Banker®, Previews®, and Coldwell Banker Previews International® are registered trademarks licensed to Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC. An Equal Opportunity Company. Equal Housing Opportunity. Owned And Operated By NRT LLC. Broker does not guarantee the accuracy of square footage, lot size or other information concerning the condition or features of property provided by seller or obtained from public records or other sources, and the buyer is advised to independently verify the accuracy of that information through personal inspectionand with appropriate professionals. Two prices shown represent a variable range listing which means seller will entertain offers between the two prices.




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(858) 775-6356 DRE #01219378

RSF- Covenant $2,395,000 ABOUT LINDA SANSONE With a master’s in accounting, a CPA, and CFO experience for a prestigious architectural firm, Linda is a rarity in the real estate industry. She represented one of the largest residential sales in all of San Diego County. She is a Rancho Santa Fe resident with nearly 15 years experience representing residential buyers/sellers.

RSF-Covenant $6,995,000-$7,995,000

RSF-Covenant $5,850,000 $5,950,000

RSF-The RSF- Covenant Bridges $3,995,000 $5,950,000

RSF-Covenant $3,895,000 $5,695,000

RSF-The RSF-Covenant Bridges $3,249,000 $4,995,000

RSF-Covenant $2,905,000 $4,495,000

RSF-The RSF-Covenant Bridges $2,650,000 $3,995,000

RSF-Rancho RSF-The Bridges Del Rio $2,395,000 $3,395,000

RSF-The RSF-Covenant Bridges $2,295,000 $3,295,000

Rancho RSF-The Glens Bridges Estates $2,995,000 $1,895,000 to 3,275,000

Olivenhain-Double RSF-Hacienda LL $2,895,000 $1,725,000

RSF-The RSF –Covenant Bridges $2,195,000 $1,695,00

RSFRSF-Covenant Covenant $10,750,000 $1,995,000

RSFRSF-Cielo Covenant $1,575,000 $599,000


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Las Damas expo helps Angels Family Foster Network


as Damas de Fairbanks recently hosted its H&B Expo at the Clubhouse in Fairbanks Ranch. Proceeds benefit Angels Family Foster Network, a nonprofit dedicated to placing abandoned, neglected or abused children with loving and nurturing families. Photos/Jon Clark

Terry Darr, Holly Boyle and Iris Eckstein

Chloe and Estee Gubbay

Julie and Genna Feld

Lindsay Cuker and Susie Galland

Marianne Hoffman, Florence Crick, Chris Breining Abby Richard, Hailey Carter and Morgan Hubers

Above: Linda Monroe and Denia Chase; Right: Lila Jarvis, Darci Alvarez

Devora Johnson, Michele Stephens

Jenny Chang, Julie Feld

Alex Zousmer, Estelle Zousmer, Cathy Richman


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A variety of fun-filled events to be held at the RSF Garden Club By Ginger Bord Do you spend time looking for that important paper or file on your desk? Does it take you longer to get dressed because you can’t find the sweater you want to wear? Misplacing your car keys and other necessary items, on a daily basis? No, it’s not dementia but it could be that you are not organized! The Rancho Santa Fe Garden Club is offering an opportunity for you to learn “How To Organize Your Life.” On Thursday, Feb. 10, Brenda Martinson, a personal assistant and business consultant, will present a program to help you handle the overflow of paperwork on your desk, “declutter” your space and organize your computer. It is never too late to change your ways and when you learn systems to become organized you will feel more productive, have more time and be more focused. This unique and valuable program will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the RSF Garden Club. Please call Betty Williams at 858-756-3866 or go to to confirm your attendance. Sandy Yayanos and her husband Art have recorded and/or photographed more than 80 species of birds in and around their garden in Rancho Santa Fe. They monitor several kinds of feeders, water features and nesting sites. On Wednesday, Feb. 2, Sandy will talk about birds, how they benefit your garden, how to attract them, and ways to study and identify their behavior. Enjoy Art’s beautiful photo and even some bird songs. Art and Sandy have taken many “birding trips” around the globe, including South Africa. Tanzania, New Zealand and the United States. “Birds of The Garden” will begin at 9:30 a.m. with coffee, at the Garden Club, on Wednesday, Feb. 2. Call 756-1554 to confirm your attendance.

TPHS grad, songwriter/performer appears on ‘Rachael Ray Show’

You may not be particularly “artsie or crafty” but don’t let that stop you from joining the Decoupage Class with Diane Uke on Wednesday, Feb. 9, from 9:30- 11:30 a.m., at the Garden Club. Diane will demonstrate and teach the technique of decoupage using glass plates. The cost, which includes all materials, is $35 for members and $45 for guests. Register for the class by calling The Garden Club at 756-1554 or send your check to P.O. Box 483, Rancho Santa Fe, 92067 to confirm your registration for this fun class. The Huntington Library and Gardens certainly has something for everyone, except a golf course! The grand and expansive estate of the Henry E. Huntington was founded in 1919 and has one of the world’s largest collections of rare books and manuscripts. Mr. Huntington and his wife spent years collecting British and French art from the 18th-19th century, and the collection is housed in the original residence of the Huntington’s. The park like landscape of rolling lawns and a dozen specialized botanical gardens covers 120 acres of the estates 600 acres. A day at The Huntington is always a special experience and leaves the visitor wanting to return! The day trip to The Huntington Library and Gardens by comfortable motor coach is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 12, leaving The Garden Club at 9:00 in the morning. The cost is $55 for members and $65 for non members and includes transportation and admissions. Call Ginger Bord at 1760-761-0989, The Garden Club at 858-756-1554 to reserve your seat, before Feb. 7. For more info.:

By Karen Billing Staff Writer Musician BC Jean, a former Torrey Pines High School student, recently made her first national television appearance on the “Rachael Ray Show” on Jan. 17. As a songwriter, BC Jean found success with her song “If I Were A Boy,” performed by Beyonce. Now she is looking to get her voice known. The Rachael Ray experience was a little nerve-racking but ultimately very fun, Jean said. “It was really quick, we played my song once and the audience gave a really great response,” said Jean, adding that Ray was very warm and welcoming. On “Rachael Ray” BC played her new single “Just a Guy” from her first album, which is expected to be released this year after nearly two years of work. Jean (also known as Britney Jean Carlson) has traveled widely to record, including New York, Canada and even Sweden. Although a lengthy process, Jean says she has loved the experience. “There is a method to the madness,” she said. “Just a Guy” was actually recorded in London and was produced by Ryan Teddler, a Grammy-nominated songwriter, producer and lead singer of One Republic. To promote the song and upcoming album, Jean recently finished a radio tour, driving cross-country in a “soccer mom van” with her manager and guitar player. She stopped in on radio stations from Michigan to Louisiana to sing live or perform as part of station holiday concert line-ups. “It was really fun,” said Jean. “It was the first time that when I would sing, people were singing my song along with me.” In addition to her music, Jean is also

Torrey Pines High graduate BC Jean recently performed her song ‘Just a Guy’ on the ‘Rachael Ray Show.’ (Courtesy photo) serving as a judge on an Alloy Entertainment show called “Talent” on In addition, she is due to begin filming a scripted web series for Alloy toward the end of this month. “I’m really excited, it’s my first leading acting role,” said Jean. “I love everyone I’m working with.” With the Grammy Awards coming up, Jean was selected to serve on a pre-Grammys songwriting panel titled “How I Wrote That Song” on Feb. 12 at the Key Club in Los Angeles. Jean will be sitting alongside artists such as Seal, Pitbull, Cee Lo Green and Bonnie McKee, who has written several hit Katy Perry songs. “There’s all these amazing people on the panel and then there’s me,” Jean said with a laugh. “I’m really proud to be a part of it.” BC Jean’s single “Just a Guy” is available on itunes. Find out more at or follow her on twitter under her handle, BCJean.



uses state-of-the-art techniques for treatment of vein problems, which include unsightly hand and temple veins, varicose veins and the most advanced forms of venous insufficiency. Select cases of rosacea and spider veins are treated with a patented, painless laser. Dr. Van Cheng graduated with highest honors from Harvard University and trained in surgery at UCSF. We understand that these tough economic times are hard for our patients. We are offering 10% off any procedures through February 28, 2011. Come in today for your free consultation. 1011 Devonshire Dr., Ste B, Encinitas, CA 92024 We are located on the Scripps Encinitas Hospital lot. For a map, please call 760.944.9263 or go to

San Diego’s 2008 Women Who Mean Business Award

The Allen / Monteath Group can be reached at: 858-756-3765 6037 La Flecha Ave., Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067

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Local gallery sells unique Indian textiles, arts and crafts — but exports hope

La Jolla Cultural Partners

By Marlena ChaviraMedford Staff Writer Tucked into a garden off Highway 101 is Amba, a cottage-like gallery filled with Indian textiles, arts and crafts. Everything here was handcrafted by artisans who live in India’s remote countryside, where basic necessities like access to clean water can be hard to come by. Though rural India is a world away from this small gallery in Solana Beach, owner Nirmala Jagannath has found a way to use this space to help improve the lives of those Indian artisans. She is using Amba as a marketplace for their goods, but not in the traditional sense. “With most imports, the middle-man makes the most profit and the crafter only gets about 2 percent, which keeps them in perpetual poverty,” she said. But that’s not true at Amba. All of the profits here are invested back toward helping to improve the lives of Indian artisans. “I go to India and look these crafters in the eye,” said Jagannath, who travels through the country’s rural outskirts at least four times a year, for about a month at a time. “I see to it that these

crafters have all the materials they need, and I see to it that the profits are used to bring them out of poverty.” Jagannath, who grew up in Southern India, has been running Amba for five years. In that time, she’s seen it provide things like more food for families, education opportunities for children, and an empowerment for women who can now make a living. “These crafts also date back thousands of years. So this is also about preserving a heritage.” For example, Jagannath sells clothing that has been embellished with designs that were applied by hand using an ancient block printing technique. The result is a beautiful embossment that cannot be mocked by machine — though sadly, this art is dying. “This is one of the oldest art forms, so it isn’t just about preserving India’s heritage. It’s about preserving the world’s heritage.” Amba also features coats made from hand-woven wool, and scarves made from hand-woven silks that are dyed with brilliant pigments found in nature, such as pomegranate seeds and lavender flowers. And because India’s cotton is har-

Nirmala Jagannath is the owner of Amba, a Solana Beach gallery that specializes in Indian textiles, arts and crafts. vested from organic seeds with a lineage that goes back thousands of years, it has a softer, finer texture, Jagannath said. “These are things you cannot find at the mall,” Jagannath said. And in fact, the gallery is filled with clothing, jewelry, art, linens, bags, carvings, and crafts that are not easily found elsewhere. But perhaps Amba’s crown jewel is its “jacket room.” This area is filled with brilliantly colored quilted coats that have been made from reclaimed vintage cotton saris. These saris were once-upon-a-time used for

she gets to “bring a little bit of the U.S. there, and a little bit of India here.” Helping to build sustainable communities in her homeland is highly rewarding, Jagannath said, albeit a labor of love. Jagannath is a psychologist and a trained classical Indian dancer, but she felt a pull do more to help those in need, a tugging at her heart that led her launch Amba. “I’ve always been involved in the arts, so it just felt right to help the craft community and work with beautiful things full of creative energy.” Fittingly, she named her gallery Amba, who is the symbol for creativity in the Hindu Pantheon. Ultimately, she said that she hopes when someone walks through the doors of Amba, they gain a new perspective for the true beauty of craftsmanship. “I believe that to see the true beauty of the things here, you have to fully appreciate what went into making it,” she said. “Amba is built on the concept that beauty, discernment and conscience translate to tangible luxury.” Amba is located at 355 N. Highway 101. It is open Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call 858-259-2622 or visit

swaddling babies and lining village huts, but women living in West Bengal take the material and hand-embroider it. Because of that, each jacket is truly one-of-a-kind. “Each of these is a piece of art,” she said of the jackets. “These people are artists in their hearts, though they are not artists in the sense we think of in this culture. In India, it’s about creating art that is for use. They do not look for any representation of themselves in their work, and no ego comes into play.” Jagannath said having one foot in Solana Beach and one foot in rural India means

Santa Fe Christian Schools scholarship deadline is Feb. 1 The application deadline for Santa Fe Christian Schools 2010-11 Eagle Scholarship is Feb. 1. The scholarship, available to incoming freshman new to SFC, is valued at $70,000. Those interested in applying must submit their student admission and scholarship application by Tuesday, Feb.1. The scholarship covers full tuition and most expenses for four years and will be awarded in March. Students entering 9th grade in the fall of 2011 and who demonstrate academic promise, proven leadership and character through activities and community service, personal faith in Jesus Christ, and a need for financial support are encouraged to apply. For more information about Santa Fe Christian Schools or the Eagle Scholarship, please visit For more info., contact (858) 755-8900 or

Barbara and William Karatz Chamber Concert Series, 2010-2011 The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library’s chamber concert series continues with three more memorable performances. More information is available online at Feb.15 - Carpe Diem String Quartet, $40/45 Mar. 25 - Henschel Quartett, $40/45 Apr. 15 - Patrick Jee, cello, $30/35 CALL FOR TICKETS (858) 454-5872

CHECK OUT WHAT’S HAPPENING Russell Lecture Featuring Rachel Harrison

World Premiere Musical Little Miss Sunshine

Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 7 p.m. MCASD La Jolla

Playing February 15 - March 27

Internationally established artist Rachel Harrison works in sculpture, collage and photography, where she combines references to art history and contemporary society to provoke and challenge questions of cultural production. Free Admission. (858) 454-3541

Hop on the bus with the Hoover family as they embark on a cross-country trek chasing the title of "Little Miss Sunshine" in this outrageously funny new musical based on the Academy Award-winning film. For the best seats, ask about our Gold Circle. (858) 550-1010

Whale Watching Adventures Now through April 10 9:45 a.m.–1:15 p.m. & 1:30–5 p.m. Embark on an unforgettable journey with the ocean experts at Birch Aquarium at Scripps! Join aquarium naturalists for twice-daily cruises to locate gray whales on their round-trip migration from their Alaska breeding grounds to Baja California. Don’t forget your camera! Cost: $30 weekdays, $35 weekends Youth: $15 daily Download a $5-off coupon at

Louie Lortie, piano Liszt Anniversary Concert Sunday, January 30 at 3 p.m. MCASD Sherwood Auditorium Don’t miss this unique and rarely performed concert of all three “years” of Liszt’s Années de Pèlerinage. Tickets: $75, $55, $25 (858) 459-3728


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RSF Garden Club shows appreciation


Bibbi Herrmann and Lenore Hammes

ancho Santa Fe Garden Club members recently enjoyed a special Mainly Mozart presentation. The Members Appreciation event focused on those who have given to the club and volunteered countless hours. Three people were “spotlighted” for their work and generosity. Paul Gozzo was recognized as the “Outstanding Individual” for his dedication and time that he devotes to operating The Shoppe. Fran Lampert, owner of Mariposa Tree and Landscaping, was honored for her efforts in organizing the renovation of the club gardens. Jere and Joyce Oren were honored as outstanding donors for their generous monetary gift to the club. (Photos by Jon Clark)

Jere and Joyce Oren and Sandy and Art Yayanos

Above, Chuck and Pilar Bahde

Above, Glen Freiberg, Irma Tarr and Linda Frieberg

Right, Garden Club President Helen DiZio with Paul Gozzo

Right, Mainly Mozart Associate Director Tyler Hewes and Peggy Brooks

Nancy Miller, Louise Kasch, Joan Voelz (Above) Jack and Betty Edman; (Right) Brennan Perry, Janet Christ Barbara and John Thomas

Art Yayanos, Lenore Hammes

Sandy Wiener, Richie Clyne

John Renner, Patty Dahlgaard

Janette Webb, Margaret Carl

Donna and Rich Ferrier

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Is your current advisor working smart for you in today’s market? You are cordially invited to attend a private luncheon hosted by

The Torrey Pines Group of Wells Fargo Advisors Guest Speaker:

Avelino Cortina III, CIMA® Senior Vice President - Investments

Topics to be discussed:

Event 1

• Investing in today’s economic environment • Capitalizing on market volatility • What you should know about the bond market

Thursday, February 3, 2011 Mille Fleurs, Rancho Santa Fe · 12:30pm

Event 2 Thursday, March 3, 2011 Wells Fargo Advisors, La Jolla Office · 12:30 pm

PLEASE RSVP: Tami Little (858) 456-5452

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NOT FDIC Insured

Investment and Insurance Products:

For individuals with at least $1 million of investable assets.

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Wells Fargo Advisors is not a legal or tax advisor. However, we will be glad to work with you, your accountant, tax advisor and/or lawyer to help you meet your financial goals. Wells Fargo Advisors is the trade name used by two separate registered broker-dealers Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC. Members SIPC, non-bank affiliates of Wells Fargo & Company. ©2009 Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC. All rights reserved. 0111-2055 1/11.



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TPHS Foundation ‘Pump Up the Volume’ fundraiser coming Young leukemia survivor and Plans are ongoing for Torrey Pines High School Foundation’s upcoming annual fundraiser “Pump Up the Volume.” A “Toast to Torrey” wine party will be held Sunday, March 6, from 5-7 p.m. at the home of Sophia & Louay Alsadek in Rancho Santa Fe. Pump Up the Volume, the main event is April 2, from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Belly Up in Solana Beach. The dance and auction will be emceed by Sandra Maas, with Paul Rudy as auctioneer. The featured band will be “The Credentialed.” (The band is comprised of all San Dieguito Union High School District teachers or counselors).

baseball enthusiast thriving thanks to Rady Children’s Hospital

Silent & Live Auction Committee Members: Nancy Comer, Denise Small, Bobbi Karlson, Terry Wolter, Nancy Hienrich, Garima Borwankar, Linda Wiener and Connie Cannon. The silent online auction opens March 11 at 6 p.m. and closes April 3 at 6 p.m. The auction link will be posted on the TPHS Foundation site at If you would

like to donate an item or are interested in learning more about event sponsorship or attending these events, please contact Denise Small in the TPHS Foundation office at (858) 793-3551 or

Fresh Start for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic to be held at Morgan Run Hollywood actors and professional athletes will hit the green Morgan Run Golf Club on Monday, March 14, at noon, to help Fresh Start Surgical Gifts transform the lives of children with physical deformities through the gift of reconstructive surgery. Co-hosts of the tournament are Alfonso Ribeiro, known for winning Fox’s Celebrity Duets and for his role as “Carlton” on the Fresh Prince of Bel Air, and Grant Show, who starred on Melrose Place and, Swingtown. On Sunday, March 13, a pre-tournament welcome dinner at

7 p.m. will be held at Morgan Run, featuring guest speaker Beloved Jefeti, a teenage landmine victim from Zimbabwe. There will also be a silent and live auction with all of the proceeds benefiting Fresh Start’s medical programs. Space for the dinner will be very limited. Please contact Fresh Start now to reserve a foursome/sponsorship. Call: Michelle Pius 760-4482019 or Amanda at 760-448-2018. For more information please visit

By Cameron Leigh James Rarely do you hear a family with a child battling leukemia talk about what a “remarkable” experience they’ve had, but Tyler Todd and his family focus on the many bright sides of his life since 9-yearold Tyler was diagnosed with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (TALL) last spring. Prior to his diagnosis, Tyler was an energetic, active boy who loved playing baseball more than Tyler Todd and anything. According to Tyler’s Kim Keeth mom, Kim Keeth, it wasn’t unusual for Tyler to spend all day on the baseball diamond pitching, catching and playing first base. The early symptoms – a couple of bloody noses – seemed like normal childhood ailments. But Tyler began complaining that his nonpitching arm ached all the way to the bone, and when his baseball coach told Keeth that Tyler seemed to have lost his spark, she took him to the doctor the next day. After Tyler took a series of blood tests, Keeth received a call every parent fears. Tyler’s white blood cell test results were off the charts, and the doctor thought he had leukemia. A doctor was waiting for them at Rady Children’s Hospital. T-ALL is a particularly aggressive form of ALL. It accounts for 10 percent to 15 percent of newly diagnosed cases of ALL, the most common leukemia in children under age 15. Tyler immediately underwent cranial radiation, chemotherapy, and a multiSee HOSPITAL, page B7

Join us for our OPEN HOUSE JANUARY 30TH 10AM - 1PM

Notre Dame Academy Union Chrétienne de Saint Chaumond

Home of the Dolphins • Pre-School, Ages 3-5 • Kindergarten-8th grade • Challenging academic curriculum preparing students for higher learning, including Cathedral Catholic High School • Credentialed faculty • State of the art science lab and integrated technology program • Emphasis on foreign language with French and Spanish taught from Pre-School – 8th grade • Music, art and physical education offered at all grade levels • The Academy is run by the Sisters of the Union-Chrétienne de Saint Chaumond, continuing 357 years of teaching experience • Accredited by the Western Catholic Education Association and Western Association of Schools and Colleges

Call now for a campus tour and to apply for 2010-2011 or 2011-2012.


4345 Del Mar Trails Road, San Diego, CA 92130 Visit us at

Prospective parents are invited to attend informative parent information presentations at the Notre Dame Academy Computer Lab: Pre-school and Pre-Kindergarten: 10:30am - 11:00am Kindergartner - 3rd Grade: 11:30am - 12:00pm 4th-8th Grades: 12:30pm - 1:00pm


OPEN HOUSE Come Experience Why SFCS Was Awarded

2010 Best Private School in San Diego County.

Wednesday February 9th or March 9th 10am to Noon (Solana Beach)

RSVP to 858.755.8900, ext. 1141 or

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normally and without transfusions. He’ll receive outpatient treatment for the next three years. Through it all, Tyler has found his own way to keep score. “I just think about one day at a time, never the next day,� he said. “I just breathe, count, and get it over with!� On Saturday, March 12, McCain, Inc. and the Rancho Santa Fe Unit of Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary will host “Stand Up for Rady Children’s Peckham Center for Cancer and


The new Acute Care Pavilion at Rady's.


Blood Disorders, an Evening With Dana Carvey at The Grand Del Mar.� The event includes silent and live auctions, an informal dinner atmosphere with a variety of food station selections to suit all tastes, and a one hour performance by Saturday Night Live great Dana Carvey. VIP Meet & Greet packages start at $15,000. Tickets are $1,000 per person for premium seating. A limited number of $750 and $500 tickets are also available. Seating at all levels is limited. For tickets, call 858-414-6296.

Santa Fe Christian Schools, Solana Beach, CA 92075 838 Academy Drive 858-755-8900 ext. 1141 • Lower, Middle, Upper School. BIG Opportunities‌ small class sizes.

Open Houses: Wednesday Feb. 9th or March 9th, 10 am to Noon. St. James Academy, Solana Beach, CA 92075 623 S. Nardo Avenue, 858-755-1777, “Challenge the Mind, Nurture the Spirit� A K-8 community of faith built on values, beliefs, and traditions of Catholic education. Please call to schedule a meeting and see us in action.

Open House: Sunday January 30th, 8:30 to 11:30

Now Enrolling K-8

Open Houses Sunday, January 30th 8:30am - 11:30am

See Us in Action Thursday, January 20th 9am-11am Wednesday, February 9th 9am-11am Wednesday, March 10th 9am-11am

Notre Dame Academy, San Diego, CA 92130 4345 Del Mar Trails Road, 858-509-2300; Pre-School (3-5) and Kindergarten-8th grade (Kindergardeners must be age 5 by Sept. 1st) . NDA prepares students for secondary education through a rigorous academic program.

Open House: January 30, 2011, 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Pacific Ridge School, Carlsbad, CA 92009 6259 El Fuerte St ¡ 760-448-9844 ¡ College Preparatory Co-education for grades 7-12. Defining moments happen here. Consider a life-changing education for your middle or high schooler.

Del Mar Pines School, San Diego 92130 3975 Torrington Street, (858) 481-5615;

623 S. Nardo Avenue, Solana Beach 858.755.1777 •

Joyous Today

Successful Tomorrow

Kindergarten Through Sixth Grade










For information packets and tours please call (858) 481-5615.


Del Mar Pines School offers outstanding academic programs in a nurturing environment. Students are taught in small instructional groups for language arts and math based on their abilities. All students experience fine arts, music, computer skills, physical education, Spanish and library by specialist teachers.




“I realized acting

on center stage is as great as kicking off in center circle.� Defining moments happen here. “My school is special because every teacher knows you, cares about you and wants you to be the very best you can be.� - Gabriel, Grade 6

3975 Torrington St., San Diego, CA 92130 858.481.5615

DeďŹ ning moments change lives. The power of deďŹ ning moments shared within a community of supportive teachers and eager students has created as educational culture unique to PaciďŹ c Ridge School. Young people discover their passions and deďŹ ne their place in the world.

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continued from page B6 tude of tests. During the initial treatment the doctors at Rady Children’s told Tyler and his family to expect a hospital stay of 29 days. “The first round was really tough,� said Keeth. “He was so sick. He doesn’t remember much of those first days.� Tyler responded well to treatment and was released from the hospital after eight days. Within 14 days of his diagnoses he was in full remission. “He’s one of the more remarkable cases at the hospital,� said Keeth. Last October Rady Children's became the largest children’s hospital in California with the opening of the new Acute Care Pavilion, a LEED-Certified building, home to the new Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, the state-of-the-art Warren Family Surgical Center, and a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The entire second floor of the Pavilion is home to the Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, including the Viterbi Family Outpatient Clinic. There are 38 private rooms along with advanced high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filtration, which helps reduce the risk of infection for chemotherapy patients. The Center provides advanced treatments and specialized hematology services. It is the only place in San Diego County for pediatric bone marrow transplants. More than 25 stem cell transplants are performed each year. It is not unusual for many children diagnosed with cancer and other blood disorders to spend months in the hospital. In that respect, Tyler and his family know he is fortunate. He was able to play baseball several times a week even while receiving chemotherapy. His treatment team even devised a special port protector that allows Tyler to slide into second base without disturbing the device used to administer his medication. Tyler is now doing very well. Keeth said he almost has a full head of hair; he’s back in school and just tried out for baseball. “He made the travel team with a big grin on his face,� she said. According to Keeth, Tyler has entered the maintenance phase of his treatment, which involves daily chemo and a monthly outpatient clinic visit for treatment. His team is monitoring his blood counts weekly to make sure the doses maintain his remission, yet allow him to function almost

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Teen Volunteers in Action Winter Parents’ Meeting Clare Sturtevant, Susan Appleby, Becky McKinney

Teen Volunteers in Action held a Winter Parents’ Meeting Jan. 18 at the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club. The event included guest speaker Adria O’Donnell, who spoke on the topic of “Cave Boys: The Effects of Text-Talk on your Son’s Social and Emotional Development.” Donations were also collected for philanthropies. Teen Volunteers In Action is an organization of young men who, together with their families, are committed to developing community leaders through a structured program of volunteerism, philanthropy, and personal development. Visit Photos/Jon Clark

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Don’t miss out– RSF Community Center Annual Golf Classic guaranteed good time This coming Monday, Jan. 31, the 18th Annual Golf Classic will take place at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club, benefiting the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center. The event will include pre-tournament games and fun, on course games and food, an after party at the RSF Golf Club featuring food stations & the conclusion of our all day auction. This annual event is the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center’s second largest fundraiser, accounting for over one third of the Center’s fundraising budget. Community support from individuals and businesses is critical to the success of the event each year. A special thank you to our Honorary Committee Members for this years event including: Willy Ayyad,

Jim Cimino, Michael Coit, Tim Fox, Jon Matty, Scott Stratton, Henny den Uijl, and Jim Wright. The tournament will begin at noon at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. The cost to participate is $495 per player or $1,800 per foursome. All paid participants receive 18 holes of golf, on course food (bring a hearty appetite), opportunity to bid on great auction items and dinner at a fun filled after party plus one guest with their entrance fee. On course food and entertainment provided by: North County GMC & Cadillac; Goji Juice Jersey Mike Subs – Solana Beach; Flippin Pizza; The Inn at RSF; RSF Insurance;; D Street Bar & Grill; Nakashima Golf Studio; and Steve Goena – Prudential Realty, the John Lefferdink Group.

Thank you to our current sponsors: Susan Magre Photography, Wells Fargo – The Private Bank, Beckman Properties, Union Bank & RSF Insurance – Craig Edwards. The Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club is located at 5827 Via de la Cumbre, Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067. Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, please contact Erin Leahey, at (858) 7562461 ext. 308 or email Can’t make the golf event; join us for our after party from 5 – 7:30 p.m. at the RSF Golf Club. Cost is $100 per person. This is the RSFCC’s second largest fundraiser. Please show your support!

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Orchestra Nova back in the Ranch Orchestra Nova San Diego, under the leadership of Jung-Ho Pak, will be performing its Nova Classics series of concerts in Rancho Santa Fe again, beginning with its Nova Intimately concert on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 27, at 3 p.m. in the new Rancho Santa Fe Performing Arts Center on the grounds of the Rancho Santa Fe School. More information and tickets available at; 858-350-0290.

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Young Family Devastated After Tragic Car Accident… Three Boys Spend Time in Foster Care; Family Fighting Leads to Bitter Feud in Public Court Recently, a Southern California family was in a tragic car accident. The parents died and their family was thrown into a nightmare. This is a true story. The parents had talked about naming guardians to provide for the care of their sons and the money they’d leave behind. They never got around to it. They likely thought their family would be able to work out who would care for the boys and their money, with love and grace, if anything happened. That’s not what happened. After the accident, the boys were in the foster care system for a short time. Then, over 1,000 pages of court documents, 9 lawyers, and tens of thousands of dollars later, the boys ended up with their aunt and their money being managed by a professional charging $100/hour until they turn 18. Is that what the parents would have wanted? If they had known what would happen, they would have done everything they could to protect their kids and plan for their future. Learn from their experience! It’s Easy to Protect Your Family and Your Assets with the guidance of a Personal Planning Lawyer. Don’t be one of those people who put off estate planning and guardianship designations for “tomorrow” because tomorrow may never come. By consulting with your local expert Personal Planning Lawyer, Kristina Haymes, you can relax and rest assured your kids will never be taken out of your home or raised by anyone you wouldn’t want. Haymes Law Group works with families to ensure that their plan will work when they need it and help loved ones avoid a nightmare court battle. Parents responding to this ad can meet with Kristina Haymes for an absolutely free personal Family and Wealth Protection Planning Session (normally $750). If you already have a plan in place, ask for a Free Plan Audit (normally $950) to make sure it adequately protects your kids—most do not! To take advantage of this free Family & Wealth Protection Planning Session, Call (858) 794-1426. A limited number of free appointments are available, so call today and mention this ad.


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‘Change That Tood’ By Dr. Keith Kanner Background: Attitude (def): Often a parent's worst nightmare. Evidence of an “attitude” begins as early as 2 years of age and remains intact through ages 16 to 17, frequently manifesting when a child or adolescent is feeling thwarted, is in a bad mood, tired, or when interrupted of refrained from an activity of their choice. Many parents become angry and intolerant of t h e i r child's “tood” and insist that it change or alter, earlier rather than later, but find t h a t demanding such Dr. Keith Kanner

scious, produce at times an “attitude” which is an attempt to protect the child from feeling vulnerable. In order to develop the “tood,” the child has actually progressed developmentally and is not merely being difficult. The observation of “tood” is most evident at three times in a child's development: between the ages of 2 to 4 (aka: The Terrible Twos); 6 to 8; and once again from 12-15. These particular times are when the child is shifting through what is termed the “Separation-Individuation Phase of development,” which are normal shifts representing psychological change which is actually needed for the individual to eventually become a healthy late adolescent and later adult. However, most parents do not understand both the “healthy” function of “attitude” and how best to deal with it

Your Family Matters change is not immediate and, in fact, the demand frequently intensifies the condition creating even more tension around the house. Although annoying and frustrating, the development of an attitude is in actuality a developmental achievement. In other words, despite the annoyance, frustration, sense of disrespect, and disruption in the household that a “fresh” adolescent or a “brave” toddler can create, the child or adolescent is actually trying to demonstrate two opposed positions simultaneously: 1) a desire for independence and, 2) an attempt to prevent a fear of dependency on parents. Such conflicting internal conflicts, which are not con-

when it becomes too intense or compromising to the child or adolescent. The first step for the parent is to understand the normality and function of “attitude”, namely that it is a good, rather than bad sign. This advent in itself will both help the parent feel better and also lessen the intensity between them and their child. Next, the parent needs to try to better understand why the child or adolescent is presently in a “bad” mood or state and not take it personally. For example, most children and adolescents develop “the tood,” when the parents introduce something they do not like, such as homework time, having to take a shower,

having to abide by a curfew, or even going on a vacation together for the adolescents. The third step is telling, NOT asking, the child or adolescent how they think they are feeling based on their behavior or attitude. For example, when the parent tells the child that they think their behavior is telling them that they are feeling angry and the parent is tolerant of the emotion, the child feels both informed and supported. This technique itself can help temper the tude. Now that the child or adolescent is aware that you know what is going on and accepting of their feelings, you can then ask them to express themselves in a more appropriate manner and in many cases, compliance will follow because they are both aware of how they are feeling and in addition, feel you understand. The final step is utilizing a limit or contingency if necessary. This final step should be designed to “help” the child manage their feelings, rather than make them feel bad about them. When 8-year-old Timmy refused to take his evening shower, his mother replied by first stating, “Tim, I know you hate taking showers, and are angry with me for making you take them, but it is important for your body to take one.” Timmy calmed down after this sensitive statement from his mother but continued to refrain for getting into the shower. She then replied, “Tim, your anger is OK, but you still need to take the shower and to HELP you manage your anger at me, if you don't get into the shower by the count of 5, you will have to miss watching tonight's episode of Sponge Bob.” Tim thought about it for a moment, but eventually got into the shower. Although this example might seem ideal, par-


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ents who use this technique report that their child's “tude” is much more tolerable than the parents who either avoid interacting with their child when they are in a bad mood or merely threaten or punish their children when they act up. Whether a child is 2 or 14, they still need their parents to help them understand themselves and help them feel comfortable with their internal states of mind. Over time, this process becomes internalized and selfactualized, but usually not until late adolescence or early adulthood. In summary, when the “tude” is met with both acceptance, understanding, communication, and guidance, it's manifestation is greatly reduced making households more functional through childhood and adolescence. Key Points: 1. Attitude is a healthy developmental achievement beginning by age 2 2. “Tude” is most evident between ages 2-4; 6-8; and 12-14 3. Parents need to be both understanding, knowledgeable, and guiding to mellow the tude 4. Don't take the tude personally and react with haste. Label their feelings and guide into resolution Dr. Kanner is a certified and licensed clinical child, adolescent and adult psychoanalyst with a private practice in Rancho Santa Fe. In addition, he is the host of San Diego 6 Television’s award- winning show Your Family Matters, which airs weekly as part of the morning news and also on the San Diego Living Show. Recently, he has joined EXTRA Hollywood as a host of “Life Changers” where he is among the “Top 25 American Doctors” giving advice to a national audience. Dr. Kanner and Your Family Matters can also be heard on National Radio on Wednesday mornings @ 11 a.m. PST on His focus is on child, adolescent and parenting mental health.

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Canyon Crest Academy music program selected as semi-finalist for the Grammy Signature Schools Award The nationally recognized Envision Instrumental and Vocal Music Programs at Canyon Crest Academy have been selected as a 2011 semifinalist in the prestigious Grammy Signature Schools program, one of only 130 in the United States and one of only two in San Diego. This is the secEnvision's Samba Corvo, a ond time that CCA has been take on the traditional Brazilian selected as a semi-finalist. The Samba Batucada, led by teaching schools who attain the coveted artist, Mike Atesalp. designation as a Grammy Signature School will be announced in March. The Grammy Signature Schools program recognizes top U.S. public high schools that make an outstanding commitment to music education. Under the direction of the Instrumental Music Program Coordinator Amy Villanova, and the Vocal Music Program Coordinator Anne Whattoff, CCA has developed an exceptional music program which encompasses not only music classes as part of the high school day curriculum, but also extended studies after school hours. Courses offered during the regular school day include Band, Orchestra, Jazz Band, Rock Band, Digital Music Composition, Recording Arts, and Choir. Extended studies in World Music, which are also open to all CCA students, are available after school through Samba Corvo and the Gamelan Orchestra. In addition, after school hours, the distinctive Envision Conservatory Program is offered, which CCA students in grades 10-12 can audition for. The Conservatory program provides preprofessional music training where students earn high school and college credit for their work. The music opportunities for students at CCA are unparalleled because of the depth and breath of the offerings. In the school’s short history, students have shared their talents to wider audiences across the globe and gained an astonishing amount of significant recognition. CCA music ensembles have performed in multiple festivals and venues, for example in New Orleans at the Sugar Bowl half-time show. The CCA Jazz Combos will travel this spring to the Reno Jazz Festival. Last year CCA students placed second in their division at this national competition. Also this spring, students will travel to China to perform on the Great Wall. Most recently, CCA drummer David James, was selected to perform at the upcoming 2011 Grammy Awards. The extensive opportunities available through the CCA Music Program are made possible by generous parent donations through the CCA Foundation. Donations can be made online to the program via the Foundation website: Envision Music performances are open to the public. Tickets are now on sale for the Feb. 8-9 Instrumental Music Conservatory performances “Unaccompanied Minors,” an evening celebrating music and technology. Come see and hear the incredible talents of the Conservatory students as they combine live performances with their own pre-recorded work. To purchase tickets online please go to:

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New Majority gathers at RSF Golf Club


ew Majority San Diego hosted its 2011 kickoff meeting Jan. 21 and “thank you” to outgoing Chairman Joel Reed at the Rancho Santa Fe Golf Club. New Majority San Diego works to broaden the appeal of the Republican Party by promoting a fiscally responsible philosophy toward government and lending resources to Republicans who support an inclusive, mainstream approach toward politics. Locally, the organization counts several Rancho Santa Fe residents and community leaders among its membership.

Above, Chief of Staff to Congressman Brian Bilbray Steve Danon and San Dieguito Union High School District board member John Salazar

(Courtesy photos) New Majority Executive Director Doug Sain, Membership Director Karolyn Dorsee, Ann Reed, and outgoing New Majority Chairman Joel Reed

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Two new photo exhibits open Saturday at MOPA Two new year-long exhibitions, “Inside Out: Selections from the Permanent Collection,” and “Imagine That! Photographing an Invisible World,” will open at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 29 at the Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA) in Balboa Park with walk-throughs guided by artists and curators. “Imaging That” is an in-depth examination of the pursuit of photography to capture invisible worlds and unseeable phenomenon. The exhibition contains work from 24 photographers, ranging from scientists to artists and commercial studio photographers, all culled from MoPA’s rich permanent collection. “Inside Out” will feature 15

UP NEXT “Streetwise: Masters of ‘60s Photography,” opens 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5 with gallery walk-through with featured artist and consulting guest curator Andy Grundberg photographs, among them Hill and Adamson’s stunning 19th century portraits and the work of 20th century masters, such as Ansel Adams and Berenice Abbott, exhibited alongside contemporary works by Bill Armstrong, Ana Busto and Nicholas Nixon. The exhibit demonstrates the

‘Tina Modotti Reciting,’ Mexico, 1925 by Edward Weston. (Courtesy)

varied uses of photography over the 170-year history of the medium. “ ‘Inside Out’ is a small yet remarkable exhibition in that you can truly feel and experience the tension emanating from the photographer’s relationship with the camera,” said Deborah Klochko, executive director, MoPA. “Inside Out” also includes a smartphone Audio In|Sight tour, bringing community voices and expert opinions into conversation with permanent collection holdings. MoPA is one of the premier institutions in the United States devoted to photography, film and video.

IF YOU GO What: Two exhibits, “Imagine That’ and “Inside Out” Where: Museum of Photographic Arts, (MOPA), 1649 El Prado Balboa Park When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. TuesdaySunday. Closed Mondays. Admission: $4-$6; free to county residents and military on second Tuesdays Opening: 11 a.m. Jan. 29 with guided walk-throughs Docent tours: Free for student groups with reservations; discounted for non-students with reservations Contact: (619) 238-7559

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Family law attorney/financial expert in a class all her own GSB Men’s Clothier to By Marlena Chavira-Medford Staff Writer Divorce is never easy, and when there are valuable assets at stake, it can also be especially complicated. Such cases call for an attorney who has family law expertise, as well as business savvy. Finding an attorney who can wear both hats equally well can be a tall order — but Carmel Valley resident Nancy Bickford fits the bill. In fact, she has the distinction of being the only attorney in San Diego County representing clients in separation and divorce, who is a Certified Family Law Specialist (CFLS) and who also is actively licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), putting her in a class all her own. Before practicing law, Bickford earned her MBA from Golden Gate University in San Francisco and was certified as a CPA. Working at Arthur Andersen & Co. in San Francisco, she honed her skills in auditing several types of businesses and financial institutions. From there, she worked as a controller for a privately run firm operating hotels and real estate investments. Because Bickford has an

MBA, CPA and CFLS on her resume, some of her clients have dubbed her a “triplethreat.” Her unique experience has armed her with the know-how to deal with business matters that often come into play during divorce negotiations, such as asset characterization, the division of stock options and restricted stock grants, and separate property reimbursements. “I’ve dealt with a lot of these issues in the real world, so I know what questions to ask. I look deeper into financial statements and figure out what’s really driving that bottom line,” she said. “And should we need to bring in someone with specialized knowledge, like a forensic accountant, I can speak the same language. That allows us to work seamlessly to analyze financial matters, and tailor them to a client’s specific needs.” But it’s not just Bickford’s experience and ability that distinguish her from the pack. Having been through a divorce herself, she knows firsthand what the process can be like. “I’ve been there, I know how it feels,” she said.

Nancy Bickford It was soon after her own divorce that Bickford decided to go back to law school, while she was a single mother to three children. “I remember when I was in law school my kids would leave me little notes of encouragement saying ‘You can do it Mom,’” she recalls of her son and two daughters, who are all Torrey Pines High School graduates. “I didn’t just go back to law school. Our whole family went back to law school. It was a difficult and scary time. I had to jump not knowing if I was going to land on both feet.”

But land she did, graduating from California Western School of Law, where she was recognized for outstanding achievement in community property, taxation and civil procedure — and she was given the West Publishing Award in recognition of her overall outstanding scholastic accomplishment. Bickford said she has chosen to specialize in divorce because it affords her the chance to pursue her passion for the law while also utilizing her financial and business background. “Divorce can be a rocky time, and I know that. I feel this is a way for me to use the experience, skills and knowledge I have to help people going through that rocky time. I believe my clients are in charge, they are the captains of their own ships. My job is to help navigate my clients and their children to a safe harbor.” Bickford’s law offices are located at 12671 High Bluff Drive, suite 35. For more information, please call 858-7938884 or visit

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A semi-annual sale will be held Jan. 20 to Feb. 10 at GSB Men’s Clothier — 25 percent to 65 percent off. GSB Men’s Clothier was opened in Rancho Santa Fe at Del Rayo Village Shopping Center in 2008, and despite the ongoing recession they continue to grow and remain strong, serving the prestigious RSF community and surrounding areas. GSB owners Gary and Bella Sanfir attribute their success to their A semi-annual sale will loyal customers, with their ongoing be held Jan. 20 to Feb. support and kindness, while embody- 10 at GSB Men’s ing a highly sophisticated taste in style Clothier. and fashion, uniting everyone together to build a unique atmosphere for the boutique. Gary is a master tailor and his career spans over 35 years in the fashion and retail business, ranging from Europe to Los Angeles where he managed several well-known men’s clothing stores, in addition to his own successful store, styling and dressing countless celebrities and businessmen. GSB Men’s Clothier is known for the highest quality merchandise from European and American designers, providing a range of casual and elegant wear, plus custom made shirts and suits. GSB offers multiple options, including private home or office appointments, plus customizing wardrobes and alterations for both men and women. GSB Men’s Clothier: (858) 759-6647; 16085 San Dieguito Road, Suite E-6; Rancho Santa Fe, CA 92067; Open Mon.- Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun., 10 a.m.-2 p.m.


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Week in sports By Gideon Rubin Boys basketball: Torrey Pines is seeking its fifth consecutive league championship, and so far, the Falcons seem to be on the right track. The Falcons, who are back in the Palomar League for the first since 2008, opened league with a 71-56 victory over Westview on Jan. 21, and then beat Poway 73-48 two days later. Nick Kerr scored 17 points and Joe Rahon added 15 points to lead the Falcons in the Westview game. Max Heller contributed 11 points and Jesse Neugarten added 10 points. Rahon scored 18 points and Kerr added 13 points to lead the Falcons in the Poway game. Neugarten and Garrett Galvin each added 11 points. The Falcons improved to 2-0 in league and 14-4 overall for the season. They won the won the Avocado League outright last season and shared the title with La Costa Canyon of Carlsbad in 2009. Torrey Pines won the Palomar in 2007 and 2008. ***** Canyon Crest Academy rallied from an early deficit to defeat Valley Center 58-54 in a Coastal League North opener for both on Jan. 18. Cory Osetkowski scored 26 points and had nine rebounds to lead the Ravens, and J.P. Chenevey added 16 points. The Ravens trailed 19-10 after the first quarter and 31-25 at the intermission. The Ravens improved their overall record for the season to 12-7. After a promising 2-1 Western League start, Cathedral Catholic dropped into the middle of the pack of the league standings after losing two of their last three league games. ***** The Dons lost to University City of San Diego 49-45 in a Western League game on Jan. 21. They opened the week with a 50-47 loss to Mission Bay on Jan. 18, but defeated Madison 61-54 the next day. Nick Prunty scored 17 points and Juan Martinez added 16 points in defeat for the Dons in the Mission Bay game. Prunty scored 15 points to lead the Dons in the Madison game, and Mathew Rosenburg scored 10 points to lead the Dons in the University City game. The Dons fell to 2-3 in league and 12-7 overall for the season. ***** Santa Fe Christian’s struggles in the Coastal League South continued as the Eagles The Eagles lost to La Jolla Country Day 65-51 on Jan. 18, and Parker of San Diego 61-23 on Jan. 21. Cole Needman scored 16 points to lead the Eagles in the

LJCD game, and Grant Corsi added 11 points. The Eagles fell to 7-11 overall for the season. Girls basketball: Santa Fe Christian struggled against a brutal nonleague schedule, but the Eagles are off to a great Coastal League North start. The Eagles are 2-0 in league after defeating Calvin Christian of Escondido 45-35 on Jan. 21. Brittany Bushor scored 17 points to lead the Eagles, and Bekah Askew added 16 points. The Eagles improved their overall record for the season to 5-10. ***** Cathedral Catholic defeated University City 66-39 in a Western League game on Jan. 21. Emily Kearney scored 18 points to lead the Dons, and Christina Kime added 13 points. Girls soccer: Torrey Pines stretched its unbeaten streak to 12 games with a 2-1 victory over Poway in a Palomar League game on Jan.

21. The victory followed a 3-3 tie with Westview in a league game on Jan. 19. Nicole Sherwin and Alexandra Bailey each scored one goal and Jackie Friedman had two assists to lead the Falcons in the Poway game. Falcons goalie Hunter Rittgers had six saves. Katie Trees scored one goal and had one assist, and Bailey and Kylie McCarthy each scored one goal to lead the Falcons in the Westview game – the only tie the Falcons experienced during their unbeaten streak. The Falcons improved their overall record for the season to 11-1-3 ***** Cathedral Catholic extended its winning streak to seven games as the Dons improved to 3-0 in Western League play with a 1-0 victory over Coronado on Jan. 21. The win followed a 4-0 victory over Christian of El Cajon two days earlier. Brittany Eremita scored the game’s only goal for the Dons in the Coronado game, with Jamie Schnieders and Mauri

Harrison combining on the assist. Eremita scored two goals to lead the Dons in the Christian game, and Danielle Britto added one goal and two assists. Jamie Schnieders contributed one goal and Christina Eichinger had two assists to lead the Dons. Karly Loberg and Lizzie Stabile combined for seven saves in the Coronado game and two saves in the Christian game. Boys soccer: Santa Fe Christian opened Coastal League with a 2-0 loss to La Jolla Country Day on Jan 21. The loss followed a 3-2 victory over Tri-City Christian in a nonleague game on Jan. 18. Austin Knoth scored one goal and had one assist to lead the Eagles, and Ryan Howes and Matt Bennett each contributed one goal. Eagles goalie Parker Hight had eight saves. The Eagles fell to 0-1 in league and 46-4 overall for the season.

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RSF Attack finalists at 2011 Vegas Cup — again! Nate Hetherington's RSF Attack B-14 team were finalists at the 2011 Vegas Cup for the third consecutive year. Top level teams from Arizona, Colorado, California, Nevada, Texas and Utah competed this past weekend ( MLK weekend Jan. 14-17) in Las Vegas, Nevada. The boys made a solid team effort displaying a lot of character and sportmanship throughout the tournament. They made it to the finals coming out 2nd in their bracket to compete against first seed Carmel Valley Manchester in semi finals. The hard fought game ended with a 1-1 tie and went into penalty kicks where RSF Attack prevailed with a final score of 3-0. The final game was a nail bitter against LVSA 97 Red from Nevada who are ranked number 1 in Nevada and number 2 in the nation for the age group. Congratulations boys for another huge achievement!

TPHS senior Daniel Murray to sign letter of intent for University of Cincinnati Daniel Murray, a senior at Torrey Pines High School, will sign a letter of intent Feb. 2 as he received a full ride football athletic scholarship to play at the University of Cincinnati, one of the teams from the Big East Division 1 football leagues. Daniel has received scholar athletes awards from Torrey Pines High School, Union Tribune and CIF.

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Kevin Beiser Paul Thiel, Maria McEneany, John Venekamp, Marti Ritto, Larry Jones and Michael Gelfand

RSF Democratic Club meets at RSF Golf Club The RSF Democratic Club held a general meeting Jan. 19 at the RSF Golf Club. The organization elected new officers and discussed various crucial issues to the Democratic Party. For more information, visit Photos/Mark Evan Goldman

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DAR to hold Awards Ceremony for student essays

The De Anza Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), will host an Award Ceremony and Colonial Tea on Saturday, Feb. 5, at 1 p.m. at the Church of the Nativity located at 6309 El Apajo Road in Rancho Santa Fe. The prestigious, nationally recognized American History Essay Contest for the 2010-2011 academic year includes 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th grade student finalists who submitted winning essays on a historically significant topic relating to an American milestone. The awards ceremony will include music,

a color guard provided by the Sons of the American Revolution, San Diego Chapter, and colonial tea. The 1st Place Chapter Finalist from each grade will receive a certificate, medal and a $100 cash award from the De Anza Chapter, NSDAR. Students from St. John the Evangelist School, St. James Academy, Rancho Santa Fe School, Ocean Knoll, The Nativity School, The Rhodes School, Carmel Valley Middle School and Mission Estancia Elementary School participated. The mission of the De Anza Chapter, NSDAR, is a lineage society whose mission is to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence, to promote knowledge of American history, to conduct genealogical research and to cherish, maintain and perpetuate American freedom, liberty and patriotism. Membership is open to women over the age of 18 who fit the criteria listed at Call Joanne Dudek, Co-chair, for additional information at 858-756-3326.

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ationally acclaimed violinist Lindsay Deutsch performed at Orchestra Nova San Diego’s benefit concert on Jan. 22 at the Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall in Sorrento Valley. The benefit event celebrated Orchestra Nova’s fourth season under the leadership of artistic director and conductor Jung-Ho Pak. Visit Photos/Jon Clark

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Ramon Garcia, Glen and Linda Freiberg, Eleanor Brewer, Vicki Johnson

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News Briefs BIA recognizes Pardee as one of San Diego’s best selling builders As 2010 came to a close, the Building Industry Association of San Diego (BIA-SD) recognized several BIA-member homebuilders as sales leaders, including Pardee Homes, K. Hovnanian and William Lyon Homes. Pardee’s Highlands Village was among the top new detached selling products, which also included neighborhoods by Bosa Development, Hallmark Communities and KB Home. Pardee Homes also posted strong sales in 2010 at Carriage Run in Carmel Country Highlands, Manzanita Trail in Pacific Highlands Ranch and Terramar at Torrey Highlands with 155 homes sold (Carriage

Run: 46 sales; Manzanita Trail; 60 sales; Terramar: 49 sales). In addition, Pardee Homes sold 68 townhomes at Highlands Village and another 37 homes at nearby Bridle Ridge in Carmel Country Highlands, which is nearing closeout. According to the BIA, in the current housing market, which some describe as the worst in history, any sales would be considered a win, but Pardee was among the select few builders who posted double digit sales for the quarter. For more information, visit or follow Pardee on Facebook and Twitter.

Dan Conway & Associates sponsor Valentine’s Day giveaway Dan Conway and Associates, a top-producing real estate team based out of Prudential California Realty’s Del Mar office, will be giving away two $50 gift cards to the Ralph’s Floral Department every day for the period between February 1, 2011 and February 10, 2011. To register for the contest, or for additional information about the team’s First Annual $1000 Valentine’s Day Flower Giveaway, please visit A former professional football player, Conway has earned a reputation for his vast understanding of San Diego’s real estate market and tenacious work ethic. He has achieved numerous distinctions over the course of his career, due to both his sales production and client service. Conway was recently named one of San Diego Magazine’s “FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Real Estate Agents” for the second consecutive year. He is also a previous recipient of Prudential’s Gold award, which is given to the agent who best exemplifies the ideal Realtor in providing superior service to clients. “Working in real estate has been very fulfilling for me,” says Conway. “I love

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