Dog days of summer are here…

Once in a while, as we hit this time of year, people will say we are in the dog days of summer. While our furry friends probably feel that way everyday at the dog beach, it can often refer to the longer, hotter days we experience now. This month, between time at the beach, surf and soaking up that summer…

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

Design Essentials Done Local

When it comes to design essentials, Molly Proul of Molly M. O'Neil often relies on local artisans to craft furniture and environments that complete a space.

Around Town

MiraCosta College women’s volleyball standout Breanna Kirklen has been selected as the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference’s Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year for 2015-16. Kirklen, 19, is the third MiraCostan to earn the recognition in the past four years. She prepped at The Classical Academy High School in Escondido before enrolling at MiraCosta College two years ago. As a freshman, she…

Meet the Makers

Childhood friends and founders Rob Robbins and Shane Stanger are San Diego natives who always had a dream of starting a restaurant together. Both went to school at Torrey Pines High. In late 2012, they decided to drop their respective careers in different cities and come home to pursue their dream. The Baked Bear was born! Their craft homemade ice…

The Key To Financial Freedom

We’re living longer, social security is abysmal, and often people are living beyond their means. While all of this may sound dreary, financial advisor and author, Laurie Itkin, says there are still ways to come out ahead. Also known as "The Options Lady", Itkin lives in Carmel Valley and serves clients throughout the country. She’s also a mentor to women…

Homegrown Wall Street Finance

When you hear the term Wall Street, it conjures images of New York City, Lower Manhattan, and the Financial District. But the power and might of Wall Street stretches all across our vast country. All the major stock exchanges are now fully computerized in this digital age. One no longer needs to be present on the floor of the New…

Off to the Races

It's that time of year again when the Surf meets the Turf. What will you be wearing at Old Del Mar?

Del Mar Village Association’s Favorites

The staff at Del Mar Village Association share some of their favorite things to look forward to this month and beyond...