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Restaurant, Gary Parker's Wine Club,

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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!

(619) 299-7012

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Where the locals dine

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Social Diary


Scott Johnston, Margo Schwab and Kima!

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Lizz Russell at Westgate


The Westgate Hotel hosted a very fashionable fundraiser May 27th, 2011 featuring designers Lizz Russell (purses, gowns, clothing, belts and jewelry) and Alakazia (hats).

All for a great cause too. The fashion show was a benefit for GBS/CIDP.

For your 411, Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS) also called acute inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy and Landry's ascending paralysis, is an inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nerves those outside the brain and spinal cord. CIDP (chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy) is a rare disorder of the peripheral nerves characterized by gradually increasing weakness of the legs and, to a lesser extent, the arms.

Among the guests were On Demand Workout Founder Bonnie Saldivar-Jones, Rocio Flynn (she's Chairing the upcoming Promises 2 Kids benefit with her husband Michael Flynn), the very tops Eclat Catering food purveyor Athanasia Ampelas, and Margo Schwab.

More there were Liaison for the San Diego chapter of the GBS/CIDP Foundation Julie Jukich, Board of Director's member Marilyn, Vivian Williams, Alishia Sisk from Dallas Texas, Mary Lange Simone Benham, Judith Perry, Gwen Allen Mother of NFL hall of famer Marcus Allen and Lizz Russell's 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Doris Thomas even came.

Lizz Russell's designs are one of a kind creations. For this show perfect the race track and gown fashions predominated. Dolman sleeves, sequined trousers, tops with cutout backs and one particularly very daring and prettily draped gown.

Lizz's unique purses feature her signature rose motifs. Jewelry all handcrafted from the necklaces, to the earrings, to the handcrafted cuff bracelets. Elegant but with statement.

Lizz's designs were accompanied by the Hollywood milliner Alakazia. His hats/ works of art are big time in the news on the head of Lady Gaga.

All in all a fun day of tea, fashion, shopping to benefit GBS/CIDP, and well perhaps a bit of bubbly for some.

Lizz Russell's mission with the foundation is "to inform as many people as I can about this disease and early diagnosis is key. By the way, Lizz is a 27 year survivor of GBS and head of the local chapter.

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Enjoy the Photos!

Margo Schwab going retro in a vintage hat that belonged to Alakazia's mother.

Fashion Highlights.... Modeled by Yiwei Rimmele, Yonah Eveline, and Nicole Woolfolk.

Lizz Russell gownLizz Russell designed gown

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Very Lady Gaga hats by Alakazia

the designer Lizz Russell

Designer Lizz Russell

Lovin' my birthday surprise by super hubby Scott Johnston

Margo Schwab with her birthday cake surprise by husband Scott Johnstonthe birthday dessert for Margo Schwab

the birthday dessert for Margo Schwab

Rocio Bernal Flynn and Bonnie Saldivar-Jones

Rocio Bernal Flynn and Bonnie Saldivar-Jones

A Lizz Russell designed of a kind!

A unique Lizz Russell Purse

Patriotic Red, White and Blue purse by Lizz Russell

Patriotic Red, White and Blue purse by Lizz Russell

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To make an appointment with Lizz Russell, please ring 888-328-7603


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The Town Gossip

Jordan with Pamela Turner and Barbara Poulos at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club 2011

Animal supporters Jordan of Animal Fashions by Jordan with Pamela Turner and Barbara Poulos at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club after a delicious birthday lunch with Margo Schwab....

And Happy Birthday to Brent Woods who celebrated by playing 50 holes of golf with his buddies. ....and a big celebration the following evening!

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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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