Traveling Stories and title sponsor Humble Bundle Inc. hosted the inaugural Red Balloon Awards dinner and gala in conjunction with National Literacy Month held recently at the San Diego Woman’s Club.
The 48th annual Scripps Clinic Golf Invitational and Special Celebration honoring local philanthropists Eileen and John “Jack” Anderson IV raised more than $1.2 million.
WalletHub, a financial services company owned by Washington, D.C.-based Evolution Finance Inc., just released the results of a 2016 research project to determine the best places to raise a family in California. Of the 240 California cities surveyed, Poway came in at No. 17, the highest in San Diego County.
San Diego-based USE Credit Union executives Jim Harris, Ken Kramer, Matt Adams and Josh Lawrence came in second at the Richard Myles Johnson Foundation/CUNA Mutual Golf Tournament held recently in Newport Beach.
Designed by acclaimed San Diego-based master architect Jonathan Segal, this stunning oceanfront home sits atop a 20-foot-high bluff in Bird Rock. Built 13 feet deep into the ground, the four-story home is constructed of solid steel and walnut — ultra-modern, yet warm and light-filled. The four-story home’s floor-to-ceiling windows and multiple decks draw the dweller toward dramatic views of the Pacific Ocean. Four years in the making, the home is life in a one-of-a-kind modern sculpture.
Phil’s BBQ Inc. and Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County raised more than $80,000 with 2,652 attendees at the eighth annual Phil’s Big BBQ at the Ballpark. More than 100 Phil’s BBQ employees donated their time to set up and run the event at Petco Park.
ings in life that are truly priceless — one’s health and family, certainly. But running a solid third would be the view of the San Diego skyline from First Street in Coronado.
More than 30 children recently toured the San Diego Police Department’s Mid-City Division as part of United Way of San Diego County and City Heights Partnership for Children’s “Readers in the Heights” summer pilot program.
Sycuan Casino presented a $50,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County before a John Ondrasik charity concert. Ondrasik is the front man for the band Five for Fighting and performed a solo acoustic set. The funds will benefit the charity’s Operation Bigs program which joins children who are military dependents to volunteer “Bigs” who are in the military, retired or civilian.
The San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy announced a $25,000 grant from The San Diego Foundation to expand the conservancy’s Watershed Explorers Program.