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Faces in the Crowd

Sarah Davis’ Business Makes Luxury Handbags Accessible
6 months ago

Sarah Davis’ Business Makes Luxury Handbags Accessible

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

As a law student in 1999, Sarah Davis and her husband, who was in medical school at the time, had a lot of money going out and not …
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Larry Coval Promotes San Diego’s Technological Leaders
8 months ago

Larry Coval Promotes San Diego’s Technological Leaders

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Rewarding Tech Heroes

Carlsbad resident Larry Coval, the vice president of Cox Business, loves how San Diego is a major hub for the technological revolution. However, he felt the city …
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Wilma Boggs Celebrates 100 Years With a Passion for Life
10 months ago

Wilma Boggs Celebrates 100 Years With a Passion for Life

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A Positive Perspective

It’s amazing to think about the technical advances, trials, and triumphs our world has seen in the last 100 years. As the saying goes, the only …
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Melanie Lupica Is Pacific Rim Elementary School’s  2016 Teacher of the Year
12 months ago

Melanie Lupica Is Pacific Rim Elementary School’s 2016 Teacher of the Year

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Love for Teaching

The difference between a good teacher and a great teacher is difficult to quantify. But if you meet Melanie Lupica, Pacific Rim Elementary School’s 2016 Teacher of …
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Laura Christiansen Wins National Award for Her Dog Training
1 year ago

Laura Christiansen Wins National Award for Her Dog Training

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Trainer of the Year

15Laura Christiansen, who hails from Detroit, MI, moved to Carlsbad in 1992 after completing a five-year dog training apprenticeship program. Prior to that, Laura had been …
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Taylor Foster Launched Hope 4 Animals to Support Local Shelters and Wildlife Conservation
1 year ago

Taylor Foster Launched Hope 4 Animals to Support Local Shelters and Wildlife Conservation

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Helping Furry Friends

Growing up here, Taylor Foster loves the beach and exploring Carlsbad Village. And she’s always cherished animals and visiting the zoo. “I wanted to be a veterinarian,” …
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Paul Bassett is a Longtime Fan of His Community
2 years ago

Paul Bassett is a Longtime Fan of His Community

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Cheering for Carlsbad

Paul Bassett’s family moved to Carlsbad from Lowell, MA, in 1976. He could actually fish from the back porch of the family’s first home on the cliffs …
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MG Kristian is Helping to Ensure Second Chances for Everyone
2 years ago

MG Kristian is Helping to Ensure Second Chances for Everyone

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Getting Lives Back on Track

MG Kristian is quick to acknowledge that we, as humans, all make mistakes. But living by her mom’s axiom, “There but by the grace of …
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Erin Spineto Motivates Other Diabetics Through Her Aquatic Adventures
2 years ago

Erin Spineto Motivates Other Diabetics Through Her Aquatic Adventures

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Diabetic Adventurer

Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes while a sophomore in college can’t be easy for anyone, but for Carlsbad resident Erin Spineto, it taught her to overcome what was …
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Meet Ashley Schwartz, Director of Aviara Oaks Elementary Kids’ Care Program
2 years ago

Meet Ashley Schwartz, Director of Aviara Oaks Elementary Kids’ Care Program

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Caring for Carlsbad’s Children

More than 10 years ago, Ashley Schwartz began working for Carlsbad Educational Foundation (CEF) as a teacher’s aide at Kids’ Care, a program of CEF that provides …
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