Grand Masters Reception and Mason of the Year

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Saturday evening at the San Diego Scottish Rite Event Center, 466 Masons, family members and guests attended the Grand Master of Masons in California Reception and Mason of the year awards Ceremony. This Yearly event is the last Official outing of the GM’s Year and San Diego has had the pleasure of being his last “Hoorah”….It was a splendid evening and everyone enjoyed themselves immensely Here are but a few photos, the rest can be viewed at!

Paul and Guadalupe Warren

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On Sunday the twenty seventh of July, Paul and Guadalupe were made man and wife in a beautiful little lakeside setting in Ranch Bernardo California. I have had the pleasure photographing Paul’s family for the last Nine years…this was the icing on the cake! here are just a few shots to tease you with find all of the rest at

Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

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Wednesday evening the San  Diego Scottish Rite hosted the 22nd annual Law Enforcement Officer of the Year awards. Every agency in the county was represented including the Harbor Patrol, Campus police and the District attorney’s office. The individual agencies submit their nominee to the Scottish Rite committee, and each officer receives a plaque honoring their accomplishments. The top officer is selected from this group. Chief Shelly Zimmerman  of the San Diego Police Department was the guest speaker for the evening. Congratulations to Officer Charles “Monty” Stevens of National City Police Department…the Scottish Rites Officer of the Year! Here are just a few photos…the rest can be viewed at .

Al Bahr Stated Meeting

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Not Only did tonight’s stated meeting at Al Bahr Shrine have a Fifty year Shriner pin presentation to Illustrious Melvin B. Stein past potentate, and a sixty year DeMolay membership to Illustrious Robert Powell past potentate…Illustrious George Geanoulis current potentate received a check for five thousand dollars as a donation towards the building fund established for the new Shriners Hospital for Children in Pasadena, California…. from Tom Hom a sixty three year Shriner…To top it off the San Diego Scottish Rite was also honored by the Shrine. We in Southern California are truly Blessed with a close working relationship between the two bodies…. What a great evening to be a Shriner, a Scottish Rite member and a Mason! Here are a few Photos…more can be viewed at