Summertime Lovin’

When the weather's this enticing, I find no reason to stay indoors. Every opportunity to experience something new, discover another local attraction, is enthusiastically embraced. And when our beautiful city offers so much to do and see, why not partake? No doubt you will find me at the beach a few days but I am excited for all the great…

Pedal for a Purpose Benefits CUSD Programs

Carlsbad Educational Foundation’s 2nd Annual Pedal for a Purpose was held at Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. Three spin instructors led more than 100 riders in the stationary-bike-a-thon, raising $53,325 for CUSD programs. Thanks to the riders, sponsors, and community supporters for a successful event! Photography Sara Kramer CarlsbadEd.org

Pacific Ridge School’s ‘Zombie Prom’ Comes Alive!

Audiences had a ghoulish good time at Pacific Ridge’s 2016 Middle School musical production of “Zombie Prom.” A talented student cast and crew brought humor and energy to the warmhearted tale of good girl meets bad boy, with a nuclear twist! PacificRidge.org

Glamour, Glitz, Hats & Heels

Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce held their annual networking event at the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa. Almost 100 women gathered for networking, afternoon tea, fashion show and social hour. Special keynote speaker, Susan Taylor, spoke about “Navigating Career Transitions”. Part of the proceeds benefitted the Pregnancy Resource Center. Carlsbad.org

Around Town

This spring, Pacific Ridge School Conceptual Physics classes successfully sent two high-altitude weather balloons on a 100,000-foot journey into the stratosphere! Students designed scientific experiments to study the impact of high altitude, built the balloon’s payloads out of insulated Styrofoam, plotted flight paths using balloon flight modeling software, and set up an onboard GPS and live stream to broadcast the…

Summer BBQ Fun

Take your barbecue bash one notch up this summer with these ideas for a July 4th celebration or really any outdoor party all summer long. Whether in your own backyard or out at one of our beautiful beachfronts, we’ve got you covered with our recommendations for a good ol’ time with family and friends!

A Few Good Men

The sun shines clear and bright on the well-manicured lawn as young men in crisp uniforms take purposeful strides toward classrooms dotting the sprawling campus by the sea. Cadet Gianromano Piconi readies for his first visitor tour of the day, but not the first he has hosted as a senior at the storied institution that is the Army and Navy…

Wine Getaways Done Three Ways

The month is ripe with sunny weather and culinary adventures calling your name – some of which are right here in our beautiful state. These luxe travel experiences highlight some of the regions best wine destinations and culinary expeditions… explore by bus, bike or Segway - whatever strikes your fancy!

The Gem of Carlsbad

Our beautiful city now has another feather in its cap! Earlier this year, the Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation (AHLF) announced exclusive eco-tours on the lagoon, in partnership with California Water Sports, to offer another opportunity to educate the community on the ecology, history, and use of the Agua Hedionda. Led by AHLF staff and naturalists, the eco-tours provide residents and…

Fitness Fun for the Whole Family

Having never been to a boxing club before, I imagined it to be Rocky-ish, with extremely in shape hard-core athletes fighting one another. Perhaps an uncomfortable feeling of competiveness in the air. But when I walked into Title Boxing Club, I was surprised to see a diverse group of seemingly happy people of all ages at all levels of fitness.

Summer Style File

From undiscovered designers to loved labels, Studio 12.20 offers an unrivaled collection of quality clothing, footwear and accessories. Here are some fun and flirty picks with local and international influences to seduce the summer adventurer in you!