The Beach & Country Guild is a hard-working group of ladies, consisting entirely of volunteers, who plan several events to benefit United Cerebral Palsy of San Diego throughout the year among them Dia Del Sol. In its 42nd year, Dia Del Sol fashion show and luncheon will be hosted by these magnificent board members on October 26th at The Grand del Mar.

university-clubSan Diego's private, members-only club focuses on their philanthropic efforts.

When the University Club decided to rev-up theirphilanthropic engine, no one anticipated it would take off the way it did. At a time when San Diego's members-onlysocial, dining and business club was on the verge of completing a 2.4million-dollar renovation and expansion, the philanthropic component was onearea they also wanted to be sure to include. As the preeminent club for business and social connections in San Diego,creating meaningful programs was a crucial component of their reinvention.


Dee Ammon

I am proud to support a variety of causes in San Diego. These include Patrons of the Prado which supports Balboa Park, Vista Hill that assists persons and families affected by mental illness, substance abuse or developmental disabilities, and Sharp Hospice Care which is my passion and main focus. Sharp Hospice Care provides comprehensive end-of-life care and compassionate support for people with life-limiting illnesses.


Rancho Santa Fe residents Susan and Bill Hoehn are known across San Diego for their family business, Hoehn Motors, started by Bill’s father Theodore “Bill” Hoehn in 1974 and now owned and operated by Bill and his brother Bob. Readers of this magazine may well be driving a vehicle purchased from one of the nine Hoehn dealerships, which include the luxury brands Audi, Acura, Infiniti, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes Benz and Porsche.  Yet beyond the family business, Susan and Bill Hoehn maintain active lives in giving back, both locally and abroad. This September, they are the Honorary Chairs of the ROMP Roundup, a Western-themed gala to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego.  The Hoehns have generously donated a new 2012 Audi A3 (similar to the one on the cover) for raffle at the ROMP Roundup, with all proceeds to support families staying at the Ronald McDonald House while caring for a hospitalized child far from home.


San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation Champions Youth Summer Jobs.

Do you remember your first job? You were probably about 16-years-old, you may have worked after school or during the summer months, and most likely, your job was not particularly glamorous.

Village Walk Everyone in the family, young and old, will enjoy the free Summer Sundays events in July at Village Walk in Eastlake. This enchanting Village, unlike anything else in San Diego, features inviting outdoor spaces where guests linger, relax and enjoy the shopping center's unique lifestyle ambiance. Follow winding walking paths to the grand clock tower, past inviting gardens to a hand-carved stone fountain, a pond filled with koi and turtles to the delightful kids' sandbox area. Over thirty different shops and boutiques cater to your every need.


Symbolic Motor Car Company is known to the most demanding collectors and connoisseurs as the ultimate purveyor of vintage and contemporary motorcars. Symbolic Motor Car Company is acknowledged as the leading dealership, possessing an inventory of thoroughbreds ranging from vintage racing Ferrari, to the new Rolls Royce Ghost and Bentley Mulsanne flagship. Also operating officially as Bentley San Diego, Bugatti San Diego, Rolls-Royce Motorcars San Diego, Lotus of San Diego and Lamborghini of San Diego, there is not a prestigious car maker you will not find under their roof.

Rancho Tecate

"Los sueños son sumamente importantes. Nada se hace sin que antes se imagine."
"Dreams are extremely important. You can't do it unless you imagine it."
George Lucas



gtk_walter-green A band is like any good family; it is born, grows, learns and reproduces. Jarabe de Palo is one these bands whose trajectory dawned July of 1995 with their hit La Flaca, with its Latin flavor and Caribbean sounds, to the present with their 8th batch of "puppies" titled ¿Y Ahora Qué Hacemos? (What Do We Do Now?) finds this family on a new stage and they wanna rock!


This summer transform any bedroom with floral designs and soothing colored linens, towels, and comforters from Schlossberg.


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