After researching a number of local companies, Daniel Jackson chose Semper Solaris, whose leaders have more than 65 years of experience in the building and solar industry. The team at the Alpine-based company thoroughly explained solar and its benefits, Jackson said.
With just a truck and a wheelbarrow, Steve Jacobs launched Nature Designs Landscaping in 1983.
For 12 years, local resident Heidi Bartolotta worked as a pharmaceutical sales representative. But after having two daughters, she no longer wanted to work late and travel. She wanted to be home.
The work at the Therapeutic Literacy Center is done one-to-one with students and focuses on teaching, strengthening, and developing those skills that lead to independent, academic success.
During the wet season when animals are not always available, the Hadza hunter-gatherers of Tanzania rely on honey, fruits and vegetables. Through a series of whistles, the honey-guide bird leads the honey hunter to the beehive where he pounds wooden pegs into the tree trunk, climbs to the top where the hive is located, chops into the tree to expose the hive, smokes it out, and retrieves honey for his tribe and the honey-guide bird.
A coin collector since he was a child, Peter Kevorkian began purchasing ads in coin publications when he was just 12 years old. As the owner of La Jolla-based United Coin and Precious Metals, he now buys and sells gold, silver and platinum bullion, coins and jewelry.
New 3 Series Diesel recently introduced
Growing up in a small Illinois town, Dr. James Mattioda said his local pharmacist knew everyone by name. Mattioda wanted to bring the small-town feel to this community when he opened Arcana Empothecary a few years ago.
When Tobi Blatt moved from Beverly Hills to Carmel Valley 20 years ago, she had trouble finding stores that offered trendy clothing and accessories.
When George Athan III graduated from the University of Southern California in 1994, he took a job selling cars in Kansas City, figuring it would be a good summer job. Now, nearly 20 years later, he’s still in the business as an equity owner and general manager of Audi San Diego.