Quick Trips on the Coaster Just One Zone Away

The echo of the Coaster's horn blowing through downtown Carlsbad is no foreign sound to any locals, but it may leave some wondering where the train is going? 
With amazing ocean scenery and no traffic, the NCTD Coaster is an affordable and fun way to get around. Most of us think of commuters or Padres fans using the Coaster to…

Winter Garden Success

For some, “winter garden success” may seem like a rather vague phrase. If you’re a recent transplant to Southern California that’s understandable. If not, you owe it to yourself to know exactly what it means, and that’s easy to do.

Hollywood Comes to La Costa!

Lights. Camera. Action! The red carpet was rolled out for guests and stars at The La Costa Film Festival, October 13-16, at the Omni La Costa Resort and Spa. Film festivals are popping up all around the globe, from Cannes to Sundance…now we have one in our own backyard! Receiving early festival attention can be vital to getting on the…

The Reel Pitch Reels in Hollywood

North County San Diego is brimming with talented TV and film scriptwriters who aspire to reach the big screen. Bringing Hollywood vibes to the area, the La Costa Film Festival is hosting its annual The Reel Pitch event to support such talent.

4th Annual La Costa Film Festival: Bringing Hollywood to the Beach

If you ask what local residents think of Carlsbad, chances are they’ll attest to the beautiful coast and high quality of life. However, about four years ago, some residents noticed a lack of rich art and cultural opportunities. Bringing entertainment, arts, and culture to the community, the La Costa Film Festival was born.

Carlsbad Brewfest is Back!

For years, JR Phillips and Mike Pfankuch, members of the Carlsbad Hi-Noon Rotary Club, had discussed with other members, the ways they could capitalize on their passion for San Diego’s craft beer to pursue their goals: building camaraderie amongst members and the greater community, supporting their philanthropic efforts, and providing a good time for the people of San Diego and…

Celebrating Father’s Day, Carlsbad Style

This year, when Sunday the 19th rolls around, you’ll know what to do. That’s because we’ve put together a comprehensive guide of family oriented, off the wall, 21 and over, and other activities for pops, dad, daddy…or whatever you like to call your old man.

Mother’s Day 

Planning to celebrate in Carlsbad? Here are some of our recommendations for area restaurants in the city where you and mom can enjoy a special day together. Whether planning a feast with the family or some alone time for mom with her girlfriends, these lovely restaurants provide a few great options: