Carmel Valley 5k And Fun Run

Professional and amateur athletes participated at the Fifth Annual Carmel Valley 5K Race and Fun Run. Pardee Homes was the title sponsor of the event, which included a chip-timed USA Track and Field-sanctioned 5K and a non-competitive 1K Fun Run designed for all ages. CarmelValley5K.com

27th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival

Held February 8-19, 2017 with the theme Our Lives Projected, the annual film industry event was a culmination of local and international names from Jewish and world cinema, showcasing the best contemporary movies featuring Jewish themes from around the world, presenting short-subject, documentary and feature films. SDJFF.org

The Rush Studio Camino Del Sur Grand Opening

The Rush studio, an indoor cycling studio with top-of-the-line bikes, celebrated their grand opening with the community. Riding to the beat of music, creating a dance party vibe with lighting, the heart pumping 45-minute workout also includes one weight focused song to strengthen the upper body. TheRushStudio.com

Kilroy Realty’s Groundbreaking Celebration of One Paseo

Kilroy Realty broke ground on One Paseo in late January at a grand community celebration. One Paseo represents more than a convenient lifestyle. It is an attitude embodied by the people who shaped the project, capturing the community 
spirit to meet up, hang out and join in. OnePaseo.com

Jon Rahm Wins Farmers Insurance Open

Jon Rahm of Spain won the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines for his first PGA Tour victory. Rahm, who turned 22 in November, beat Phil Mickelson's mark as the youngest champion at this tournament. The 2017 edition saw 
many golf greats in action. FarmersInsuranceOpen.com

Oggi’s Gives Back to 25 Charities For 25th Anniversary

Oggi’s Sports|Brewhouse|Pizza donated sleeping bags for homeless veterans, food for shelter animals, and toys for underprivileged children to 25 organizations including San Diego Veterans for Peace and San Diego Center for Children. Oggis.com

MARKET Restaurant + Bar 10th Anniversary Dinner

MARKET Restaurant + Bar celebrated its 10-year anniversary in November with many of the locals that have made the restaurant a Del Mar favorite. Executive Chef/Owner Carl Schroeder prepared a 10-course dinner and wine pairing featuring many of the top dishes since the high-end restaurant opened in 2006. MarketDelMar.com

Santa by the Sea and Tree Lighting at L’Auberge

Families met in the L’Auberge Del Mar amphitheater for an evening of holiday cheer, taking photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, singing with the Original Dickens Carolers, donating gifts to benefit the children of the Ronald McDonald House, and writing letters to Santa Claus himself. Photography Annalise Dewhurst LAubergeDelMar.com

La Colonia BGC Holiday Party

The La Colonia Clubhouse held their annual holiday party early December. Sponsored by Del Mar Rotary Club, Jr. Board of BGC San Dieguito, and Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito. BGCSanDieguito.com

Christmas Gala To Benefit Underprivileged Children

The festive black tie event at Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Hotel saw everyone dressed their holiday best - ladies in holiday gowns and heels, and men looking dapper in their finest tuxedos. Major beneficiaries were Athletes for Education, Polinsky Children's Center, and The SDPD Southeastern Division. Photography Chris Brake

Del Mar Lifestyle Holiday Party at Crudo

Del Mar Lifestyle's first annual holiday party was a grand success thanks to partners and community members. Held at the newly opened Crudo, the event featured bites prepared by Chef Pascal Lorange, red carpet welcome, holiday photo booth, giveaways galore and goodie bags filled with holiday cheer. Photography Chris Brake.

Resounding Joy Party and Proclamation

Resounding Joy held an Open House at their new Music Wellness Center and celebrated their proclamation recognizing them as Live Well San Diego partners. Staff, clients and community members enjoyed the festivities. ResoundingJoyInc.org

14th Annual San Diego Brewers Guild Festival

Held at the Port Pavilion on Broadway Pier in downtown San Diego, the two day event was the official kickoff of San Diego Beer Week. Guests enjoyed samples from more than 60 San Diego County breweries! The event raises funds for local 
charities and the San Diego Brewers Guild. SanDiegoBrewersGuild.org

Solana Beach Chamber’s 6th Annual Business Expo

Guests enjoyed the poolside setting and sunset at Lomas Santa Fe Country Club for an evening of networking, entertainment, food and fun with over 40 local area businesses showcased. SolanaBeachChamber.com

Coastchella – Celebrating Coastal Sports Culture

The celebration of coastal sports culture and legends of San Diego's surf and skate during an evening of music by Grammy Award winning artists, Steel Pulse, at Solana Beach’s iconic Belly-Up Tavern garnered generous support from the community, raising over $300,000 in support of the efforts at Scripps Encinitas. Coastchella.com Photography Chris Brake

Weber Dispute Resolution Open House

Weber Dispute Resolution Open House Networking Mixer and Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Party!  Guests enjoyed an evening of food, drinks, networking and fun. WeberDisputeResolution.com  

Taste of Del Mar

Del Mar Village presented the first evening Taste of Del Mar earlier this Fall. A sell out event saw locals stroll and sample Del Mar's finest food, along with beer, wine, mead and cider at Sip Stops throughout town. Musical entertainment on the 
KAABOO-sponsored stage near L'Auberge Del Mar. VisitDelMarVillage.com

Tasting Room Del Mar’s First Local’s Only Open House

Tasting Room Del Mar's First Local's Only Open House was a sell out success. Guests enjoyed an array of fresh culinary delights from their kitchen as well as wine and beer with fresh cheese and meats. Look for the next "Local's Only" event coming soon. TastingRoomDelMar.com Photography Chris Brake

Molly O’Neil “Reveal” Open House

Molly O' Neil Architectural Interiors celebrated their 3rd anniversary with a "Reveal" of their newly expanded studio space and Open House event in October. Guests enjoyed food and wine with live music as well as Tasting Room Del Mar meet and greet and a pop-up shop by Glassbaby. MollyONeilDesigns.com

St. James Academy’s Third Annual Bocce Ball Tournament

Held September 24th at the Hazel home in Rancho Santa Fe. Over 150 current and alumni families as well as school faculty and staff gathered for an afternoon of bocce, fellowship and fundraising to benefit North County’s premiere Catholic school which welcomes students from Preschool through 8th Grade. SaintJamesAcademy.com

Fox Law Sunset Happy Hour to Benefit 
BGC San Dieguito

Fox Law APC welcomed Rebecca Morrison as Special Counsel. Guests participated in a charity raffle, proceeds benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito. Live music from Michael Tiernan, open bar, plenty of tasty hors d'oeuvres from Il Fornaio and another iconic sunset at the Del Mar Plaza. FoxLawAPC.com

Jake’s 34th Annual Beach Fun Run

100% of the proceeds from the event go toward their Legacy of Aloha program created to help fund community organizations, protect the environment and perpetuate much loved water sports. Proceeds benefit The La Colonia Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito and Friends of the Powerhouse. JakesDelMar.com

Mint Studio Opens in Carmel Valley

Mint Studio - A DIY paradise opened this Fall in Carmel Valley. Mint Studio offers the opportunity to create, inspire and gather. Bring your Pinterest ideas to life at Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch. Mint Studio offers parties, kids activites and much more. For the latest calendar listing visit TheMint.Studio

Sunday Polo White Party

One of the signature events at the polo fields, the White Party benefited the American Lung Association's Lung Force, a campaign to unite women against lung cancer and for lung health. BMW of Encinitas showcased a fleet of beautiful automobiles in various shades of white. SanDiegoPolo.com Photography Chris Brake

The Options Lady’s Salad Seminar Series

The September installment was held at Signature Designs Kitchen & Bath. At this event, Invest in Your Home; Invest In Yourself, guests viewed before and after pictures of spectacular kitchen and bath remodels and received an update on current fashion trends courtesy of personal stylist, Jasmin Zunzunia. TheOptionsLady.com

Kevin Fitzpatrick Open House

The Kevin Fitzpatrick, DDS, MS family includes: Standing L-R: Dr. Kevin Fitpatrick (Dentist & Owner), Allison de Jong, RDH (Registered Dental Hygienist) and Kim Avalar, RDA (Registered Dental Assistant), Seated L-R: Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick (Occupational Therapist & President, Founder of GeiaFit, Inc.) and Robin Musumeci, Front office Coordinator. FitzDDS.com

San Diego Coastal Chamber’s Sip + Savor

The San Diego Coastal Chamber of Commerce hosted a business expo featuring their Sip + Savor program where community businesses and organizations came together to network and enjoy a beautiful evening by the coast. SanDiegoCoastalChamber.com

Kaminskiy Cares Cleans Up San Elijo Beach

Kaminskiy Cares headed to the beach - With over 100 volunteers strong, they led a large beach clean up effort at San Elijo Beach with “I love a Clean San Diego”. KaminskiyHomeRemodeling.com

Beach Polo Cup By Polo America Presented By Porsche of San Diego

Polo America presented a Beach Polo weekend benefiting Rady Children's Hospital. The event returned the sport of Beach Polo to Hotel del Coronado, first brought to The Del in 1906 by owner John D. Spreckels. Porsche of San Diego sponsored, held a road rally daily with test drive opportunities. PorscheOfSanDiego.com

Westroot Tavern Grand Opening

Westroot hosted their official grand opening party inviting Carmel Valley residents, business owners, and friends in the restaurant industry. Guests toured the completed venue designed by the Blue Motif creative interior design team and enjoyed food by Chef Joseph and Sous Chef/in house Pastry Chef Jun Nucup. Westroot.com

Charity Classic Golf Tournament

Morgan Run Club & Resort Corp Charity Classic was held July 30 - the one event of the year open to the public, all other events are for members only. This year’s beneficiaries were ALSTDI - Augie's Quest, Employee Partners Care Foundation, and Tee It Up for the Troops. MorganRun.com

Barre and Barrels With Pure Barre Del Mar

The Pure Barre San Diego community held a Pop Up Class at the beautiful new Carruth Cellars in Solana Beach! The event was a collaboration by Pure Barre Carlsbad, Pure Barre Del Mar, Pure Barre Eastlake, Pure Barre East Village & Pure Barre Hillcrest. CarruthCellars.com

Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito 
50th Anniversary Celebration

This year's Youth of the Year Celebration aligns with the clubs' 50th anniversary, which was founded in 1966 as the Boys Club of San Dieguito. The celebration included evening horse racing, auctions, a wine wall, a gourmet dinner and dancing with the Mar Dels live band. Photography Chris Brake. BGCSanDieguito.org

L’Auberge Del Mar’s Opening Day After Party

L'Auberge Del Mar's highly anticipated Opening Day After Party at the Del Mar Racetracks was a well-attended exclusive event with mixologists, bottle service and more. LAubergeDelMar.com

Business Associated Group Present Carnival Against Cancer

BAG Networking hosted a great night of Brazilian Carnival and Samba to benefit Cancer Care at Scripps Health 
and fund cutting edge cancer care. TheBAGNetworking.com Photography CHRIS BRAKE

Sneak Preview of Polo at the Beach

Polo America is bringing Beach Polo to Hotel del Coronado. The media preview was only a sneak peek to the event itself. Sponsors include Porsche of San Diego, Coronado Tourism, Polo America, Hotel del Coronado and many others. Proceeds benefit Rady Children's Hospital. PoloAmerica.com Photography Chris Brake.

Porsche’s New 718 Boxster Shines at Opening Day After Party

A legend returns. Nearly 60 years after the 718 RSK seized the winners' podium, the new 718 Boxster was the star at the official opening day after-party at Rancho Valencia where guests donned their party hats and enjoyed culinary delights. PorscheOfSanDiego.com Photography Chris Brake

Del Mar Village Association Summer Solstice

Del Mar Village Association hosted their Summer Solstice Celebration - a great evening of fun, community, food 
and beautiful weather.

O’Gara Nights benefits Cruise 4 Kids

Driven to make a difference, O'Gara Nights, sponsored by Virtus Bank, hosted by O'Gara Coach La Jolla, benefitted Cruise 4 Kids. The Invite Only, Hosted Private Event welcomed 350 guests including Virtus Bank private clients, O’Gara Coach clients, and local residents. Photography Chris Brake. C4KSD.com

Del Mar Lifestyle Summer Mixer

The first Summer Soiree hosted by Del Mar Lifestyle at Brigantine Seafood & Oysters. An amazing evening on the patio 
of Brigantine overlooking the festive San Diego Fair. Brigantine.com Photography Jennifer Austin.

Access Youth Academy Tennis Social

A fun tennis tournament and afternoon social was held to benefit Access Youth Academy, a non-profit founded in 2006 to transform the lives of underserved youth through its four pillars of academic achievement, health and wellness, leadership and social responsibility through the sport of squash. AccessYouthAcademy.org Chris Brake Photography

San Diego Polo Opening Day 2016

Guests enjoyed the 30th Anniversary Opening Day Celebration of the San Diego Polo Club Summer Season on Sunday, 
June 5, 2016. SanDiegoPolo.com Photography Chris Brake

Del Mar Rotary Sunset Soiree

The Del Mar Rotary held their annual Sunset Soiree at the Del Mar Plaza in May. Food tastings from local restaurants 
with wine pairings and more were enjoyed by attendees. The beautiful sunset was dramatic despite the May grey earlier 
in the day. Photography Chris Brake. DelMarRotary.org

O’Gara La Jolla Charity Poker Tournament

Lamborghini of La Jolla hosted a charity poker tournament for their VIP clients in June benefitting America's Mighty Warrior Foundation. Guests enjoyed the social while raising funds for a great cause. OGaraCoach.com

UCSD Spark Gala Ignites Fight Against Cancer

Philanthropists, community members and physicians came together at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar for the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center SPARK Gala, to “ignite the fight against cancer.” The gala was co-chaired by Genta and Fred Luddy and Wanda and Cam Garner. SparkGala.org Photography Chris Brake

North Coast Repertory Spotlight Gala 2016

Held at the Del Mar Country Club, celebrated film and stage actress and singer Shirley Jones and her son, Patrick Cassidy, performed. Jesse Knight, Jr. was honored at the event as the first annual Champion for The Arts. NorthCoastRep.org 
Photography Chris Brake

Rady Children’s Hospital’s Broadway Nights Gala

Held at the Fairmont Grand Hotel, The Gala, “Broadway Nights,” featured a Broadway–style show extravaganza. Funds raised supported the efforts of the Sam S. and Rose Stein Emergency Care Center. BroadwayNightsGala.com

Crunch Fitness Grand Opening

Crunch Fitness opened a new location at Carmel Valley. Members, friends and the community turned up to celebrate at the grand ribbon cutting event. Crunch.com

Celebrity Championship Golf Tournament

The Celebrity Championship was back for the 18th Year! Held at Morgan Run Club & Resort, NFL Hall of Fame running back Marshall Faulk was the host, bringing over 50 of the best celebrity golfers in the world together to participate in a Celeb-Am Tournament. CelebrityChampionship.com

Aston Martin Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil

This year’s theme for the Aston Martin VIP Reception for the La Jolla Concours d’Elegance presented by Frasier Yachts was Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil. Guests enjoyed an epic party filled with a fabulous display of Aston-Martins, 
a Secret Whiskey Tasting Room and more! Photography Chris Brake., ChrisBrakePhotography.com