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The Cardenas Family Feels Blessed to Live in Carlsbad
4 months ago

The Cardenas Family Feels Blessed to Live in Carlsbad

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Living the Dream

On their one-year wedding anniversary, Brooklyn Cardenas told husband Kelly her dream of raising her family by the beach. Three years later, the family moved to Carlsbad, …
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The Parker Family Helps Those in Need Around the World
7 months ago

The Parker Family Helps Those in Need Around the World

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Spreading Peace

Although Paul and Sherine Parker have deep roots in Carlsbad – the family has lived in Carlsbad for 18 years – they have many global connections. Sherine was …
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Curiosity and Exploration Lead the Aguilo Family in Their Life Adventure
9 months ago

Curiosity and Exploration Lead the Aguilo Family in Their Life Adventure

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Discovering Joy

Most summers, the Aguilo family takes a long trip. Last year they drove cross-country from San Diego to Charleston, SC and back, adding to their blog about …
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The Szalkiewicz Family Loves the Quiet Life Complemented by Their Great Sense of Adventure
11 months ago

The Szalkiewicz Family Loves the Quiet Life Complemented by Their Great Sense of Adventure

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Sharing the View

For the Szalkiewicz family, their quiet local life is complemented by global adventures. The family savors the Carlsbad beaches as much as climbing the highest summits and …
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The Blechschmidts Build Community Spirit by Being Involved, Together
11 months ago

The Blechschmidts Build Community Spirit by Being Involved, Together

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Community at the Core

With three children, the Blechschmidts are embedded in schools, sports, and in their careers in law and therapy. They’re all Carlsbad and loving every minute. “The …
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The Arayas Love Carlsbad for Its Perfect Balance of Family and Fun
1 year ago

The Arayas Love Carlsbad for Its Perfect Balance of Family and Fun

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Sense of Community

John and Anna Araya met and became friends in Newport Beach. After a few years, Anna’s move to a new job with JPMorgan in Costa Mesa …
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The Botero Family Adores Their La Costa Community
1 year ago

The Botero Family Adores Their La Costa Community

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Meet the Boteros

Kelsey and Jon Botero met the old-fashioned way: at a bar. “Who says you can’t find love without the internet these days?” joked Kelsey. “I spotted a …
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The Mone Family Lives to Make a Difference, Give Back, and Be Kind
2 years ago

The Mone Family Lives to Make a Difference, Give Back, and Be Kind

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Lots of Laughing

The Mone family has an extensive history with and love for their home town of Carlsbad. Renee Mone moved to the area to get her teaching credential …
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Born and Raised in Carlsbad, The Filipovitch Family is Here to Stay
2 years ago

Born and Raised in Carlsbad, The Filipovitch Family is Here to Stay

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Deep Roots

Evan and Megan Filipovitch’s roots in Carlsbad go way back. Both were raised in the area and met in 1999 while attending Carlsbad High School (CHS). “Our …
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The Avalos Family Loves Their Carlsbad Community
2 years ago

The Avalos Family Loves Their Carlsbad Community

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Always Enjoying

Paul Avalos and Mireya Barajas-Avalos were already living in the great state of California, having met in college while attending CSU Los Angeles. But about 15 years ago, …
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