What does it mean to create a transcendent professional sports franchise – one that delivers championship-caliber soccer on the field, and create positive impact in our communities off the field? ASC takes that question very seriously. As head coach Ziggy Korytoski puts it, “At ASC, we challenge ourselves every day to live up to our team’s mission of Inspiring Greatness, and work hard to earn respect, loyalty, and support - to be the team that soccer fans all over San Diego deserve.”
Three communities in San Diego have long been among the nation’s most prestigious; and there is more interest than ever in moving there. These are the draws of living within the coveted zip-codes of La Jolla, Del Mar and Rancho Santa Fe:
While in the grocery store I found myself standing in an aisle with shelves filled with bottled water. There were hundreds of bottles - gallon jugs of a generic store brand, liter bottles adorned with messages about the origin of the water and cases of individual sized bottles shrink-wrapped for my bulk purchase. A whole aisle was devoted to water. I have to admit, I had never paid much attention to that aisle of water. I was both overwhelmed and numb.
For more than 46 years, Home Start’s team has fought to protect precious children from abuse. To effectively prevent and treat child abuse, they provide life-changing services such as parenting education, housing, employment case management and mental health services, with a focus on self-sufficiency and resiliency. In fact, over 22,000 low to moderate-income families and children benefit each year from Home Start’s programs!
Families who have experienced an advanced cancer diagnosis are far too familiar with the difficult decisions to be made in the moments immediately following the news – namely, the choice of accepting the limited, standard treatment options available or looking for new roads forward, at any cost. For investor Ralph Whitworth, building new roads was a way of life, a lifelong philosophy handed down from his father that fueled a pioneering career of activist investing, steering publically traded companies toward profitability from the helm of his firm, Relational Investors. For his wife, Fernanda Whitworth, cancer had left its mark on her life twice already, taking first her mother and then her aunt.
The 2018 Make-A-Wish Tuna Challenge will be angling for a good cause in San Diego with the annual three-day tuna fishing tournament benefiting Make-A-Wish San Diego. This event is the largest tuna fishing tournament in the continental U.S., raising over $3.5 million to grant wishes for children with critical illnesses in our community.
What was started in the 1970s by one family with two wolves has grown into the California Wolf Center, dedicated to the breeding and return of wild wolves to their natural habitat. The Center works to bring communities together to ensure wolves, livestock and people thrive in today’s world.