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Faces in the Crowd

Mel Montoya Keeps Busy in Carlsbad as a Wife, Mother, and Wedding Consultant
1 week ago

Mel Montoya Keeps Busy in Carlsbad as a Wife, Mother, and Wedding Consultant

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On The Go

For Mel Montoya, staying busy is never a problem. This wedding and design consultant, wife, and mother of two young children is always on the go, …
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Professional Organizer Tricia Fidler Helps Others Live a More Peaceful Life
3 months ago

Professional Organizer Tricia Fidler Helps Others Live a More Peaceful Life

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Sparking Joy

Some years ago, Tricia Fidler found herself in a challenging stage of life. Her youngest daughter was moving out for college, and both of Tricia’s parents had …
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Recent UC Berkeley Grad Allison Gordon Makes Her Hometown Proud
5 months ago

Recent UC Berkeley Grad Allison Gordon Makes Her Hometown Proud

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Hometown Pride

Allison Gordon considers herself extremely lucky to have been raised in Carlsbad and feels that the community and greatpublic school system helped her to become a successful …
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Sarah Davis’ Business Makes Luxury Handbags Accessible
1 year 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
1 year 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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