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Changes in Carlsbad Amid COVID

During COVID 19 global pandemic, a new sense of normal has taken shape.  No matter who you are and where you come from, the pandemic has influenced lives in every community and Carlsbad is no different.  As a community we are all working together to figure out how to best navigate this new normal.  …

Vacay in Carlsbad California “The Village by the Sea”, Summer 2019

1. Location, Location, Location Perfectly situated between downtown San Diego and Los Angeles, located on the North San Diego Coast, Carlsbad is the ultimate launching point for your Southern California getaway. Carlsbad is easily accessed by car from Interstate 5.  The Amtrak’s Pacific Surf liner and San Diego Coaster trains are both conveniently located in…

Family Reunion or Getaways in Carlsbad, California

Carlsbad, California There are few places in the country where you can plan a family reunion or group getaway all year-round and Carlsbad is one of them. Almost perfect weather, sunny skies and average temperature of 60-70 degrees, Carlsbad weather has been rated as one of the most ideal climates in the United States. Carlsbad Beach & Village Visitors enjoy a quintessential California coastal escape that includes 7 miles of sandy beaches, old world charm and culinary jewels, that make Carlsbad a great family reunion destination. Carlsbad Activities Carlsbad is a place of discovery where visitors can explore everything from Carlsbad’s local history to our surf culture. There are many activities offered in Carlsbad, we have world class surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, biking, hiking and of course skateboarding. Whether you want an action-packed getaway or relaxing retreat. Carlsbad Resorts Here…

Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards 2017

July 10, 2018 Chamber StaffBlog Posts, Carlsbad Business Journal BY CAROLINA ALBAN-STOUGHTON  A problem finds a solution. An idea turns into a project, which then transforms into a service or product. And when passion threads these processes, a small business is born. Small Business Award Winners 2017: Carlsbad Food Tours: “Carlsbad Food Tours was born out of…

Korean Film Features Carlsbad Food Tours

Korean American film features Carlsbad Food Tours. Brian Kim Producer/Program Director for a Korean American Christian TV station produced a show called Quo Vadis/On The Road; about 4 pastors visiting Carlsbad, California.  This film features Carlsbad Food Tours as one of their tastiest stops. See for yourself what they enjoyed about our Carlsbad Food Tours. Schedule your tour today: www.carlsbadfoodtours.com Enjoy a taste of Carlsbad with our delicious and informative food tours. To view film that features Carlsbad Food Tours click on You tube video below:

CARLSBAD CHARITABLE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES 2018 GRANTS AVAILABLE

November 7, 2017 – San Diego, CA – Carlsbad Charitable Foundation (CCF), an affiliate of The San Diego Foundation, today announced its annual call for grant applications. In its 11th grant cycle, CCF invites nonprofit organizations and agencies to submit proposals for projects that provide health and human services with an emphasis on stopping the cycle of poverty and homelessness for individuals, youth and families in Carlsbad. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development 2017 Point-in-Time Count, homelessness has increased 5 percent in San Diego County over the past year, with more than 9,000 San Diegans living on the streets or in shelters. The CCF grant cycle aims to be part of the regional solution by supporting programs that give Carlsbad residents the necessary tools to avoid or move out of homelessness. Examples may include providing computers for creating resumes,…

The Shoppes at Carlsbad's Renovation are done, just in time for the holiday season."

The Shoppes at Carlsbad generating buzz with openings    In 2015 New York City-based developer had purchased the Westfield Carlsbad mall for $170 million and will rename it The Shoppes at Carlsbad.  Rouse Properties said it purchased the 1.1 million-square-foot mall to restore its standing in the community and complete a multimillion-dollar renovation started by…

BEST PLACES FOR A CARLSBAD STAYCATION

Are you ready to get away from it all but don’t have time for a full-on vacation? Keep it local with a Carlsbad staycation. This December, we’ve compiled a list of the top area destinations for relaxing and recharging. As you say goodbye to 2017 and look forward to a great new year, carve out…

BEST PLACES FOR A CARLSBAD STAYCATION

Are you ready to get away from it all but don’t have time for a full-on vacation? Keep it local with a Carlsbad staycation. This December, we’ve compiled a list of the top area destinations for relaxing and recharging. As you say goodbye to 2017 and look forward to a great new year, carve out…

Shoulder Season in Carlsbad, California

Celebrate travel, culture, connection Shoulder Season in Carlsbad, California by Leigh Schrom · On November 6, 2017 Shoulder season in Carlsbad, California extends into September, October, November, and even December, making it an ideal spot for travelers looking for more budget friendly accommodations and smaller crowds. Even at this time of year, this Southern California town still offers the ability to bask in the warm golden sun, enjoy stunning sunsets, and kick back and savor a beach vibe. Carlsbad is a small, easy-going coastal town with a thriving core where there are more pedestrians than cars. There’s an outlet mall offering top selling brands for less than retail stores prices, an amusement/water park made with millions of Lego bricks, prominent golf courses, and a 5-star luxury resort. Stroll the beach and watch a dramatic sunset of reds, yellows and oranges drop behind the…

Happy Veteran's Day From One Veteran to Another – Favorite Veteran Poems

 Celebrate Veteran’s Day with these beautiful and insightful poems: At home our “war” for freedom Is sadly overdue; Let’s respect them for their courage; They’re ready to do what’s right To keep America safe, So we can sleep better at night. Let’s support and defend our soldiers, Whose hardships are brutal and cruel, Whose discipline…

Local History of Carlsbad California "The Village By The Sea"

Local History of Carlsbad California The Village By The Sea: Carlsbad California is a coastal resort city in northern San Diego County.  Carlsbad extends along the Pacific Coast Highway with seven miles of scenic of beautiful beaches.  “The Village by the Sea” has a relaxed an old world-small town charm with rich local history.  Local…

Carlsbad Named "Digital Capital" of California by Google

 SPOTLIGHT Carlsbad Named “Digital Capital” of California by Google  By SDBJ Staff Vito Di Stefano One of the businesses in Carlsbad – the Park Hyatt Aviara – Digital Capital Carlsbad Named “Digital Capital” by Google Inc. in its annual eCity Awards program, analyzing the online strength of the small-business communities of all 50 states. The Google eCity Awards honored one city from each of the fifty states as the new “digital capital.” “These cities’ businesses are using the web to find new customers, connect with existing customers and fuel their local economies,” says Google on the eCity home page. We at L7 Creative are very proud to share that Carlsbad has the “strongest online business community” in the state, we knew we fit in here for a reason! But how does Google determine which city should be the digital capital? Working with the…

San Diego and Carlsbad Named Among 'Happiest' Cities in US

San Diego ranks No. 23 on the index of the 25 “Happiest Places” in the United States, according to National Geographic Fellow and author Dan Buettner By Monica Garske San Diego and Carlsbad Named Among ‘Happiest’ Cities in US.  NBC 7 morning anchors Marianne Kushi and Greg Bledsoe speak with National Geographic Fellow and author Dan Buettner about his research into the World’s Happiest Cities. San Diego and Carlsbad are named among those happiest cities in the US — and here’s why. (Published Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017) Here’s a reason to smile, San Diego: with proximity to the water and residents who practice healthy habits, San Diego and Carlsbad have been named among the happiest cities in the United States. National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner, author of the new National Geographic book, “The Blue Zones of Happiness,” has spent years traveling the globe…

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