USDThe second annual USD Wine Classic featured USD family wineries and wines poured by the owners and vintners. More than 50 wines from boutique wineries in California were enjoyed by campus community, friends and fellow wine enthusiasts. Proceeds

YaritzaEn una noche de Hollywood, con alfombra roja y paparazi, Yaritza Garcia Labastida celebró su despedida de soltera a lo grande en una bella casa en Tijuana. Más de 400 amigos y familiares con vestimentas al estilo

YouthThe San Diego Youth Symphony recently held a performance at The Mingei Museum in Balboa Park. The San Diego Youth Symphony is the sixth oldest continuously operating youth orchestra in the United States and is comprised of three advanced

Youth_SymphonySan Diego Symphony held a fun and wild afternoon at The San Diego Zoo. Over 300 guests arrived dressed in animal inspired print and enjoyed a warm summer afternoon filled with cocktails while interacting with animals. Some

Yes-AmigosThe San Diego Master Chorale presented a unique concert event at a capacity Copley Symphony Hall featuring a group of 125 of San Diego's finest singers, the Grammy Award winning Romero Duo and a variety of other performers presenting music from Latin America and Spain. As "The Voice of San Diego," The Master Chorale is committed to promoting and preserving the art of choral music through performance, education, and diverse community outreach and regularly appearances with the San Diego Symphony and the San Diego Chamber Orchestra.

GB was proud to be an official media partner and program for the event.

wonders-of-bajaThe International Children's Cancer Foundation is a non-profit charity of San Diego created to support the Oncologic Pediatric Center in Tijuana. The organization supports pediatric cancer treatment center that treats the poorest of children with cancer in Baja California. Their first annual benefit dinner titled Wonders of Baja was held in a beautiful home in La Jolla bringing together 14 artists for the art auction, 4 wineries and 5 chefs from Baja. Tania Luviano was the mistress of ceremonies for the dinner attended by over three hundred people.


The-Grand-Hotel-in-Tijuana-Fashion-ShowFood, fashion show and mingling amongst friends were among the many things which took place at The Grand Hotel in Tijuana with the purpose to raise funds and present fashion from the season. Veronica Bustamante organized a grand event where many women from Tijuana modeled high-end clothing all for a good cause.


Shir-LChaimJewish Family Services llevo a cabo Shir L'Chaim, un concierto de variedad al beneficio de Jewish Family Services Centro de Adultos Mayores. Los invitados disfrutaron de una tarde llena de música y canto mientras escuchaban la música de Joan Kurland, Jasmine y Matt Commerce entre varios otros artistas.


San-Diego-Center-for-ChildrenSan Diego oldest charity, The San Diego Center for Children, held its 123rd anniversary celebration fundraiser at the US Grant Hotel. The organization is dedicated to helping children whose trauma, abuse, emotional challenges or mental health issues delayed their educational or community success. Gala chairs Elizabeth Oliver and Doreen Schonbrun organized live and silent auctions as well as a festive evening to help the children.


Reinas-y-PrincesasEvery year beautiful girls from Northern Baja California compete to become Queen of Monterrey Institute of Technology to raise funds for scholarships. One of the many events they produce was at the home of Maria Elvia Hank where a grandiose luncheon amongst friends, family and supporters. The previous Queen from Tijuana as well as this year's princess were in attendance.

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