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 Lady available dog at Humane Society
Breed: Pit Bull (mix)
Color: White/Brown
Age: 3 years
Sex: Female
Hair: Short
Adoption Fee: $105

Lady is a loving and sweet companion looking for a special family and home to call her own.
Lady unfortunately came to us after being hit by a car.  With the care and love from the San Diego Humane Society, she has been getting better every day.  She is still on restricted exercise, so she will need a family who will help her with her recovery.  She is thrilled to go on short walks.  Lady loves to play and spend quality time with her favorite people friends.  She will do well in a variety of homes, but an adults-only home is recommended.  She would also prefer to be the only pet in the home.
 Her adoption fee is $105 and includes her spay, current vaccinations, permanent microchip identification, certificate for a free veterinary exam, and more!  During the adoption process a Humane Society Veterinarian will be present to explain her medical history, answer any questions, and share how to best care for me in the future.


Nico and available dog at the Humane Society
Breed: Chihuahua mix
Color: Tan/White   
Age: 1 year
Sex:  Male
Hair: short
Adoption Fee: $105

Nico is an affectionate, loving dog looking for a home.  Nico has the unfailing ability to brighten anyone’s day.  A sweet little ball of love, he can’t wait to find a family to cherish.

Nico came to us as a stray with bite wounds to his chest, and this resilient little pup has won over the hearts of our entire Veterinary Medicine department!  Nico has fully recovered and loves spending time with people friends that he knows and trusts.  While he can be a little shy at first, he warms up quickly.  He gets along very well with other dogs and enjoys interacting with them. 
Nico will do well in a variety of homes, but due to his initial shyness with new faces and places, a home with children 12 years and older is recommended.  Visit us in person at the San Diego Humane Society to see all of our great available pets. We look forward to seeing you soon!


Breed: Pit Bull Terrier (mix)
Color: Brown/White
Age: 5 years
Sex: Male
Weight: 70 pounds
Adoption Fee: $180

Tiger is an adorable, 5-year-old Pit Bull mix with a big heart!  He absolutely loves spending time with his people friends and can be very affectionate.  Tiger is mellow and easy-going, yet loves to play with his squeaky toys and go for long walks too.  This handsome guy is a social butterfly and he gets along great with cats and other dogs.  Tiger is very smart and loves to learn.  He takes treats gently from your hand.  Tiger’s housetrained and also is thrilled to go for car rides.
Tiger will do well in a variety of homes, but a home with older children is recommended.  Tiger would do great in a home with other dogs!  His adoption fee is $180 and includes his current vaccinations, permanent microchip identification, certificate for a free veterinary exam, and more!


Breed: Shepherd mix
Age: 6 years
Sex: Male
Adoption Fee: $105

Rusty is a sweet, social and friendly love-bug looking for a new home. He likes the “great outdoors”, but also enjoys spending time with his companions inside. Rusty is an easy-going, ideal companion who loves to play and entertain his people friends.  He will do well in a variety of homes but a home with children 8 years and older is recommended.  His adoption fee is $105 and includes his neuter, current vaccinations, permanent microchip identification, a certificate for a free veterinary exam and more!

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'Royal' Wedding Tea in Beverly Hills, Nicole Miller Fashion Show at La Valencia Hotel, May Zawaideh's Birthday Tea at the Grand Del Mar,




the Beverly Hills' Three Grande Dames celebrated their birthdays with a

'Royal' Wedding Tea Party.........

A magnificent vista of the lush green hills welcomed celebrity guests and other notable members of Beverly Hills society as they came in droves to honor the Three Grande Dames’ 85th birthday celebration. Who are the Three Grande Dames? None other than Deena Brand, Beverly Hills real estate investor and entrepreneur, Jane Winther, the esteemed actress of the golden age of Hollywood and Geneva Trifon, first cousin of Deena, also a long time resident of Beverly Hills. 

A day in history indeed as Majority policy leader, California State Assembly member, Mike Feurer representing the 42nd District, has announced that a declaration will be sent in honor of Deena Brand’s 85th birthday!

All three beauties were hosted with this grand fete at the residence of real estate scion, Ronna Mee Brand of Brand Realty, Inc. All the women wore hats. The tea party luncheon began at 11:30AM as guests lined up to tuxedo valets on top of Mulholland Drive and walked the red carpet.

Photographer Amir Kojoory stood in wait as each guest took an opportunity to have their photo taken with Prince William and Catherine Middleton’s life-sized cardboard cut outs; a cheeky gesture and a sign of the fun to come. A silver tea service was on hand for those who desired the Anglophile beverage of choice.

Flowers were done by Janelly’s Flowers- designed by chief designer Jose. 4 foot centerpieces of all white flowers resembling crystal chandeliers festooned with real crystal beading were dripping from each arrangement. The tables were covered in champagne silk tablecloths and matching napkins. Each place-setting had “An Etiquette Of Tea” place mat for instructions on the ritual of the afternoon high tea.

Tables of ten were arranged on the large umbrella shaded deck. Indoors, guests could lounge in grand style while watching the footage of the Royal Wedding. Champagne and orange sherbet float was also on the menu for those who desired a more festive drink.  Tray passed h’ors d’oeuvres including blinis and Osetra caviar and a bartender was on hand for those who wished a 'bubbly' high tea.

The luncheon was catered by Margaux Lambert; her staff all dressed in white coats and bow ties. Formal high tea service was expanded to include fresh poached wild salmon with cucumber scales, Shepard’s pie, various salads along with traditional offerings of cakes, cookies, fresh berries with clotted cream, various tea sandwiches served on custom-made pink, blue and white breads, chocolate covered bride and groom dressed strawberries and other scrumptious treats.

Guests attending included Betty Graham, President of Previews International N.R.T., Coldwell Banker, visiting La Jolla friends Valerie and Harry Cooper, Spike Jones Jr. and renowned artist Diana Bryer, flying in from Santa Fe were entertained by a short program of singers including Jenna Robinson (Vocalist/ring mistress of the Big Apple Circus- NYC), dancers and a pianist in top hat and tails.  Superstar entertainer, Charo, the one and only, treated the crowd to an impromptu song and lead a Conga line throughout the home. The cake dubbed the “Princess” cake was divine and the takeaway bags were signature Harrod’s.

How fun is that... Cheers and Happy Birthday ladies!

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(The Royal Wedding Tea Photos are the copyright of Amir Kojoory)

Above and Below, the beautiful setting - A Tablescape

Floral Centerpiece

Betty Graham- President, Previews International/ Coldwell Banker 'with' the royal newlyweds, 'Princess Catherine and Prince William'


High Tea Service

Lovely afternoon party revellers

Top left Deena Brand, Top right Geneva Trifon, Seated Jane Withers

Chanteuse Jenna Robinson

Jane and Deena blow out the candle

Ronna Brand and Charo

meanwhile in La Jolla.....

Nicole Miller Fashion Show Luncheon at La Valencia Hotel benefits local schools....

Among the guest models were interior designer Amy Renda, Gina Champion and yes, Social Diary Magazine's Margo Schwab. Timeless designs by Nicole Miller were informally modeled amidst a sold out luncheon in the Mediterranean Room at the La Valencia Hotel. Nicole Miller's Stephanie Lyon provided the eloquent details of the designs shown.

Favorites for me included the ruched coral dress and the Sapphire blue sequin gown. All reasonably priced well under $1,000

Enjoy the photos....

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How does April celebrate May.... with May Zawaideh's birthday of course!...

And Spring just has that extra 'zing' when May Zawaideh's birthday rolls around. This year one of the celebrations was at the Grand Del Mar. It was high tea with champagne, scrumptious tea sandwiches and scones, and a plethora of fun gals.

Among the ladies helping May celebrate were Lynda Kerr, she did one of her coveted birthday tiaras for May, Lena Evans, Evva Fenison, Doreen Roohanipur, Maria Assaraf, Elise Molin, Jeanne Larsen, Valerie Cooper, Carmen McCormick, Muffy Walker, and Malgorzata Wieteszka-Slocumb..... Happy Birthday May!

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Margo Schwab and Valerie Cooper ** Muffy Walker

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May Zawaideh's birthday tea 2011

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* Margo Schwab, MBA, more formally known as Margaret E. Schwab, has produced, written, interviewed and photographed for various media organizations since 1989. Schwab attended Holton Arms School, La Jolla Country Day School and La Jolla High School. Schwab has a B.A. from Scripps College, spent a business internship with S.A.I.C., Science Applications International Corporation, and earned a Masters of Business degree, M.B.A., from the University of San Diego by way of Claremont Graduate School . Schwab additionally took college courses from Harvard University, and Syracuse University. Schwab volunteers for numerous charity organizations. She also continues to support animal organizations and the prevention of people and animal abuse. Schwab is the editor and co-owner of The Social Diary.

Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston of The Social Diary Magazine are pleased to announce a partnerships with the San Diego Humane Society and SD METRO Magazine. They have also partnered with Country Friends and the San Diego American Heart Association and the Arthritis Foundation.

Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are both members of the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club (Margo Schwab since 1974) and both are now members of the University Club and its worldwide ClubCorp Compass Society. Margo Schwab and Scott Johnston are Police Press credentialed by the Chief of Police, William Lansdowne.


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