Pacific Ridge School Hosts Amazing Quest Celebration

The Pacific Ridge community participated in the Amazing Quest September 3. Dozens of teams raced each other to complete a series of challenges. It was unveiled that the school’s Arts and Technology Center will be renamed the Ogle Center for Arts and Technology after Head of School Dr. Bob Ogle.

Baked Stuffed Apples

Enjoy a healthy breakfast in the morning or a delicious treat later in the day. Slow cooker stuffed apples will give you all the fall feels.

November 2017 Lifestyle Letter

Hello Holidays! I love the sparkle in the air, planning festivities, the anticipation of family coming to town and celebrating the seasons of giving, hope and joy! Carlsbad is a cornucopia of beauty and abundance, but what makes it so special, is the heart of its people. Carlsbad gives and gives and gives. I am privileged to have a vehicle…

Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation Annual 
Membership Appreciation Event

The Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation Membership Appreciation and Capital Kickoff campaign was held September 16 at Henebery Spirits in Vista. Members enjoyed whiskey tastings and a light dinner before a short program focused on Lagoon Foundation membership and fundraising. aguahedionda.org

November 2017 Around Town

State Assemblyman Rocky Chavez recently attended the Friends of La Posada luncheon to present an award for outstanding community service to Kelly Cardenas. Kelly and his crew at Kelly Cardenas Salon dedicate their time offering free haircuts for the homeless and use their talents in many different ways to give back to the community.

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,…

Discovering Olive Oils

The myths and mysteries surrounding olive oil are uncovered in a most delicious way, right in the heartbeat of our city. Humble Olive Oils, on State Street, is family owned and boasts 20 to 30 types of olive oils. Stopping by the store will elevate your understanding of the art and science of olive oil as well as delight your…

Carlsbad’s Hale Aikane – “House with Friends”

Ko and Michael Roston’s 6,000 square-foot home, Hale Aikane “House With Friends” overlooking the 14th Fairway of the legendary La Costa Golf Course, is nothing short of a personal Boutique Resort. When The Rostons purchased the original four-bedroom Mission-style home in 2002, there was none of the glamour and detail which the current residence boasts today. Roston, who has developed…

Customized Holiday Home Decor

The awe in the eyes of a child gazing upon a twinkling Christmas tree reminds us that the holiday season brings with it, great hope and lasting joy! Glorious holiday decorations bring out the child in each of us. This sense of wonder is what Nancy Starling (owner, Starling Designs) loves to bring to others with her inspiring holiday masterpieces.…