Showers of Blessings

Generous is a word you often hear when people describe Carlsbad residents. Giving back through charitable donations and volunteerism is a hallmark of what it means to be a good citizen of Carlsbad. On the second and fourth Tuesday of every month homeless Carlsbad residents gather at the Father Moore Center on Madison Street to get a free hot shower,…

Pacific Ridge School’s Inspirational 
Teacher 
Scott Silk

Some teachers live to teach while others teach to live. Meet Scott Silk who has taught history at Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad since its founding in 2007. A dedicated teacher inside and outside of the classroom, Silk combines his life's passions with Pacific Ridge's unique program to leave a lasting impression on his students. He teaches United States History,…

The Switchfoot BRO-AM

"We want to giveback to our hometown and invest in the next generation" 
-Switchfoot One of the most common questions asked of local GRAMMY Award winning band Switchfoot, is “Where is your favorite place to perform?” Even though the band has traveled and toured around the world, their answer is always “Home, in beautiful San Diego”.

Angels Among Us

And that is exactly how you feel when speaking with Phyllis Hall, Founder of With Me Always, a business that has operated here in Carlsbad since 1998, and designer of the Angelheart Jewelry Collection which features the Angelheart design - a simple outline of an angel with heart-shaped wings Hall designed herself as a symbol of love, after she lost…

Nonprofits Making a Difference Locally

Carlsbad has many opportunities to give back to the community. From faith-based organizations to arts funding foundations, there is something for everyone who wishes to get involved. Here are a few local organizations doing great work in the area, supporting several deserving causes and ramping up on their year-end projects, events and campaigns. We hope you will support their work…