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High Bluff Academy expands electives for fall

High Bluff Academy’s expansion continues this fall with more electives, from French and Mandarin to computer science classes, and more clubs to meet the individualized needs of its students. Courtesy photo

Imagine a high school where students check their egos at the door and where students take care of each other. Better yet, imagine a school where students flourish and enjoy learning.

That, says Jill Duoto, is what you’ll find at High Bluff Academy, a fully accredited high school housed in the center of an office park in Carmel Valley.

Rustic Home Furniture offers handcrafted, hand-selected pieces from San Diego and around the world

Rustic Home Furniture

For nearly 30 years, Rustic Home Furniture has offered one-of-a-kind furniture in North County

20 Nail Lounge opens in Del Mar Highlands Town Center

20 Nail Lounge opened July 11 in Carmel Valley, offering manicures and pedicures in a fun and clean environment.

The new boutique mani-pedi spot 20 Nail Lounge opened Friday, July 11, in Del Mar Highlands Town Center. General manager Shani Smith was busy at work ensuring that the first customers felt pampered and wonderful in an ultra-clean and cool environment, the experience that is the company’s brand.

Math Prime LLC leases space in Carmel Valley

Math Prime LLC, represented by Shirley Kanamu and Vince Provenzano of Pacific Coast Commercial, has leased 1,287 square feet of retail space at the Del Mar Highlands Town Center, 3435 Del Mar Heights Road, Suite 100, San Diego, from Del Mar Highlands Town Center II LLC, represented by Phil Lyons of Cassidy Turley Commercial Real Estate Services. The property was leased for $206,920.

Deena Von Yokes of Studio Savvy Salon wears many hats for 20th Annual ‘Opening Day Hats Contest’

Kassidy Byers, hair stylist and model shows off for the camera during a recent hat shoot. © 2014 photo courtesy of Valentine Studios.

The flag is up… and Opening Day hat contestants are getting ready to go. This Thursday, July 17, will be the 20th year of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club’s “Opening Day Hats Contest.” This famous contest has risen to become one of the most spectacular fashion events in San Diego and gives Del Mar notoriety in West Coast fashions. Coming back again, and wearing many hats both literally and figuratively is the fashion visionary and contest contributor Deena Von Yokes.

Everett Stunz offers a wide variety of products to provide customers with a restful night’s sleep

Everett Stunz, San Diego’s “premier linen and bed store,” has been in La Jolla for 51 years. A new store recently opened in Westfield’s University Town Center shopping mall located in the Nordstrom wing on the upper level. Courtesy photo

Everett Stunz, San Diego’s “premier linen and bed store,” has been in La Jolla for 51 years. It’s a business that has been in three families since it started in 1963, and Phil and Nicki Coller are the proud current co-owners.

The couple know a thing or two about sleep and its importance to wellness. People should be paying close attention to their sleep patterns as their overall health is very dependent upon the quantity and the quality of sleep they get each night, according to Phil Coller. “If you don’t get enough sleep, everything suffers. It creates conditions that are very bad for you,” he said.

Peri-Peri brings spicy taste of South Africa to local residents

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Restaurateur William Sussman has spiced things up on the North County dining scene with the addition of Peri-Peri.
The dining establishment — named after its signature fiery sauce — opened March 1 in the Torrey Highlands Village Center, at 7845 Highland Village Place, Suite C101, in San Diego.
“We’re looking forward to giving San Diego’s South African community a taste of the traditions they love, whilst introducing these new, vibrant flavors to the local San Diego community and creating a hub of gastronomical goodness for everyone to enjoy,” Sussman said.

Del Mar Highlands’ Mia Francesca unveils new summer menu

Mia Francesca

From drinks to desserts and every dish in between, Mia Francesca in Carmel Valley has released an all-new menu just in time for the summer season.

Located in the Del Mar Highlands Town Center, the Italian restaurant is known for its rotating seasonal menu. In fact, Chef Woody Benitez changes the menu so often that diners order from a handwritten list of dishes that’s updated monthly. Sauces, pastas and dishes are made from scratch with fresh local produce and seafood.

Swirls frozen yogurt continues to please customers this summer with a variety of new flavors

Owner Evan Wilensky gives customers their frozen yogurt fix at Del Mar Swirls, Encinitas Swirls and Carmel Valley Swirls. Photo by Karen Billing

The only time a Swirls customer isn’t happy is when they arrive to find the doors haven’t opened yet or that the store has just closed. For the last seven years, Swirls owner Evan Wilensky has been serving up his creamy, quality frozen yogurt and making sure he keeps the community happy.

A business owner who places a strong emphasis on community, Wilensky has loved the shops he’s been able to create and support at his three locations in Encinitas, Carmel Valley and Del Mar.

EZ Cars 101 makes the car-buying experience easy

The team at EZ Cars 101. Photo by Kristina Houck

From competitive pricing to unmatched customer service, EZ Cars 101 truly makes the car-buying experience easy. But what really sets the Encinitas-based company apart from other dealerships is its 90-day warranty on qualified cars.

“When you buy a car from us, you don’t have to worry about it,” said Karen Ventura, who co-owns the business with her husband, Gene Ventura. “When we get our cars through trade or we buy them from auctions, we fix them. We don’t want you to have any problems.”

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