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West Elm Solana Beach

Cedros Design District Welcomes West Elm

I sat down with Dru Ortega from West Elm to talk about the brand new store opening here in the Cedros Design District. Customers will leave this Solana Beach store with “good vibes only!” thanks to large mural behind the cash wrap designed by Andy Davis, a local artist. Watch our full interview to learn more about what West Elm has to offer: West Elm …

Rancho Santa Fe Living Peltzer Winery Halloween

The Best Winery and Pumpkin Farm Combination in Town

View Larger Map Peltzer Winery Offers Something for Everyone This Halloween “Days of wine and roses laugh and run away, like a child at play.” –Johnny Mercer Recently we were searching for a pumpkin patch that includes the whole family here in San Diego. (Check out our story on carving pumpkins The Bridges community in Rancho Santa Fe.) We were looking through ideas on Facebook, …

Pacific Highlands Ranch Pool

Secret Button at the West Highlands Pacific Children’s Pool

View Larger Map Recreation Center For Residents Offers Clubhouse, Multi-Purpose Room and Pool/Spa Pacific Highlands Ranch is an area of Carmel Valley that is growing and flourishing. (Read all about PHR here!) Owning a home in this part of Carmel Valley is a dream come true for many homeowners here, and comes with some really great advantages like a village just 2 minutes away with …

Meadowood Carmel Valley

Sixteen New Homes Coming Soon to Carmel Valley

View Larger Map Pacific Highlands Ranch Adds Another Collection of 16 Single Family Homes Carmel Valley is a growing area of San Diego, with new construction being a pretty popular occurrence. In the past few years there have been hundreds of homes and a new village of restaurants and shops that have been built just within a few minutes from my home off of Carmel …

Pacific Highlands Ranch Community Park

Pacific Highlands Ranch Community Park Coming Soon

View Larger Map Parkour and a Bike Pump Track Coming to Pacific Highlands Ranch Pacific Highlands Ranch plans to expand yet again with a large 13-acre park coming in 2018! This community park was designed with the entire community in mind, from children to teens, bikers to dog lovers and everyone in between. “The park is designed to facilitate community gathering, encourage social interaction, and …

San Diego County Fair 4-H

Raising a Steer for the San Diego County Fair: Interview with 4-H Member Grace Parker

View Larger Map What Raising an Animal Through 4-H is Truly Like, and How You Can Get Involved “We make a living by what we get. But we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchill The San Diego County Fair has so much to offer, (Here are our top 9 favorite things to do while you’re there!) but for kids in a 4-H …

San Diego Fair 2016

Top 9 Things To Do at the San Diego County Fair

View Larger Map Exhibits, Shows, Concerts, Rides and More at the San Diego County Fair “Amusement to an observing mind is study.”  -Benjamin Disaeli The San Diego County Fair officially begins June 2nd and this year the theme is “Where the West is Fun.” There will be decorations everywhere, and fun to be had almost every single day for the whole month it is open. Make sure to …

San Diego County Fair Delivers Fun & Entertainment

View Larger Map Everything You Need to Know About the San Diego County Fair Austin Powers: There are only two things in this world that scare me and one is nuclear war. Basil: What’s the other? Austin Powers: Huh? Basil: What’s the other thing that scares you? Austin Powers: Carnies. Circus folk. Nomads, you know. Smell like cabbage. Small hands. – Austin Powers:  International Man …

Pacific Highlands Ranch

Pacific Highlands Ranch Has Everything Your Family Needs

Pacific Highlands Ranch is a newer area of Carmel Valley, crafted especially for family living by Pardee, the popular home building company. This area features various neighborhoods with homes ranging from 3 bedrooms and 2,200 square feet to 5 bedrooms and over 5,000 square feet. People who live in Pacific Highlands Ranch love the highly rated school systems, 1300+ acres of surrounding preserved natural habitat, …