The Right Brew

What a fun issue we have this month! Coffee and beer here - two of my favorites. We hope you enjoy our round-up on some of the best spots to get your daily buzz - coffee is so much more than a's a connection. Meeting an old friend, celebrating family, a new client that could be growth for your…

Hats, Heels and Hooves Opening Day After Party

The excitement of Del Mar Racing's Opening Day continued into the night at the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe with a fabulous after-party where guests mingled with racing fans, jockeys and socialites. Becki Freed Photography.

Canine Companions Golf Classic

The 9th Annual Canine Companions Golf Classic at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa was held July 21. This event raises funds and awareness for Canine Companions for Independence. Photography Aaron Goulding.

4th Annual Cornhole and Horseshoe Tournament

BGC San Dieguito has been dedicated to providing positive programming to develop the education, health, self-esteem and character of youth. This event helps raise funds and awareness for their positive programming.

October 2017 Around Town

Warren Cook, Healthy Living Festival Producer, has begun writing Generation Fit, a senior fitness blog, to help find the best ways for seniors to live well and to avoid most of the afflictions associated with aging. Cook plans to develop the blog into a senior fitness discussion center, a wide-ranging forum where members of the community can trade ideas and…

Breeders’ Cup Festival Sneak Peek

The excitement and festivities are just around the corner with the 34th Breeders’ Cup Championship coming to Del Mar on November 3 & 4. The week leading up to the event, October 28th through November 4th is filled with activities for the local community, racing aficionados, and spectators alike all in celebration of the world's best thoroughbreds in one location.…

A New View on Brews

Charles Koll moved to Del Mar when he was 5-years-old. After short stints in Colorado and San Francisco, he discovered his passion — pairing seasonal food with craft beer. He soon realized he could share this passion with others, so he returned to his adopted hometown. And thus, Viewpoint Brewing Co. was born, becoming Del Mar’s first craft brewery.

Opal – The stone of happy dreams

Famously Australian and captivatingly beautiful, precious opals have an alluring display of color and unique internal structure. In the dreamtime mythologies of Australia’s indigenous cultures, opals were brought to the land via a great rainbow. Where the rainbow connected with the land, rocks and pebbles that glittered in the sun with all the colors of the rainbow were formed. Many…

Just Food for Dogs

The old saying goes that a dog is man’s best friend. You take care of yourself by eating whole foods that are healthy for your body. Why would you not feed your furry best friend the same nutritious foods? Coming to the Del Mar Highlands Center is the highly anticipated Just Food For Dogs, where the main goal is to…


Darrin is passionate about cars, but he is equally passionate about the community; you can find him supporting the likes of the Rancho Coastal Humane Society and Angel Faces, and many other charitable organizations. Among his other interests are traveling, wake boarding/skiing/tubing and spending time with his family for movie night or catching a game at Petco Park. His hidden…


With fall upon us and the days getting shorter, we may need some extra motivation in the mornings. So look no further than our local coffee houses to get a little morning buzz and liquid motivation.

Craft & Cocktail

One of the most intriguing aspects of L'Auberge Del Mar is the atmosphere: cozy seating, burning fire in the hearth, not to mention the iconic view. With more than a couple places to toast with friends, The Living Room, Bleu Bar, Coastline and KITCHEN 1540, we would be remiss not to mention the amenable staff behind the cocktails. Those friendly…