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Read & Relax in Rancho Santa Fe

The Rancho Santa Fe Library is a great place to relax and unwind this summer. Located at 17040 Avenida de Acacias in Rancho Santa Fe and open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., the library offers many special events throughout the summer. Movies, books, art and craft programs, preschool storytime, and even a magic show are scheduled for this summer. 

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In the mood for a delicious meal?

Stop by Dolce Pane E Vino, recently opened and voted 2010 Best New Restaurant by Ranch & Coast Magazine. Artistry is evident throughout, from unique décor and furnishings to hand-crafted breads, specially selected wines and delightfully prepared high quality organic meals. Patio dining is also available and is perfect for relaxing while watching hot air balloons drifting through the clouds on a sunny afternoon.

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Family Fun in Rancho Santa Fe

Looking for a fun way to spend some family time? Mark your calendar for Friday, June 11, and prepare to have a great time at Movie Night in Rancho Santa Fe! Beginning at 6:30 p.m., the lawn in front of The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe will be buzzing with families and activity. Bring some blankets, snacks and chairs, along with your warmly-dressed family (all ages are welcome) for an outdoor family friendly movie on the big screen.

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School News in Rancho Santa Fe

Rancho Santa Fe enjoys excellent schools, both public and private. With the school year almost to an end, I thought it would be helpful to take a peek at June’s schedule. Whether you are looking to purchase a home, thinking about switching schools or a parent with a full calendar in need of reminders, these events can help you in your planning. R. Roger Rowe Rancho Santa Fe School will be hosting an Open House and Spring Concert on June 2, with last day of school being June 17. 

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Rancho Santa Fe – Art At Its Best!

The Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild has been a whirl of activity of late. May began with the Rancho Santa Fe Art Walk entitled, “Capturing The Moment” which featured art, music and refreshments. Alongside “Capturing The Moment” is this month’s featured guild artist, Anne von Benckendorff.The Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild Gallery, located at 6004 Paseo Delicias, can be visited Tuesday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:30-1:00 p.m.

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10 Big Impact, Low Cost Remodeling Projects

In today's market climate, many homeowners question whether they should make any improvements to their home prior to placing it on the market for sale.

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To Blog or Not to Blog?...That is the Question

This is a question I have been wrestling with for quite some time.  I consider myself a relatively educated, forward thinking, social minded individual open to exploring and understanding social media.  My dilemma has been:  Why should I be interested in social media in the first place? Should I be a part of it? Do I want to be a part of it? Am I already a part of it? Why do I want to be a part of it? Then there are all the human insecurities that go along with something "new" that exposes us "socially".  Will I be good at it? Will I like it? Will it like me? What are the consequences, and ultimately, who will care?

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The Olympics - Did You Watch?

Whether you watched the Winter Olympics, Vancouver 2010, or not didn't matter; what does matter is that the Olympics exist.  They exist for hope, for unity, for country, for humanity. They are the embodiment of all things good, competitive and pure .

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This Just In

Recently, the Business Editor from the Del Mar Times called to ask my opinion on the Luxury Real Estate Market and how it differs from the Real Estate Market in general. This interview and my comments are featured in the Del Mar Times article dated February 16, 2010. This Just In by Colleen M. Lee, February 11, 2010 Homes are our sanctuary, so when choosing a real estate professional you need to know that the person who is giving you advice is the right fit for you.

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