Still in high school, Emily St. Marie has already completed her first internship and Tony Oliverio has already studied abroad. Both are students at Pacific Ridge School in Carlsbad, an independent college preparatory school that emphasizes global engagement, as well as academic excellence and ethical responsibility.
Many diseases such as diabetes, cancer and multiple sclerosis can go undetected, but early signs can be spotted in the eyes. Through her comprehensive eye examinations, board certified optometrist Dr. Puneh Baha has detected a variety of diseases and viruses in her patients during her 13 years of practice.
Rosina Gangale’s second Rosina restaurant opened in Santaluz in March, following up on the success of her Oceanside location that celebrated five years in August.
The company specializes in condo and home management services.
Located in Encinitas, the 2,200-square-foot building features collections of furniture, rugs, fabrics, accessories and other pieces Kris Lajeskie has approved with her design eye.
Located on Cedros Avenue, Curate specializes in hand-selected sunglasses and watches.
Kim Lim saw the need for a company in San Diego that offered a variety of laboratory services. Although she was a new single parent and the country was in the midst of a recession, the Carmel Valley woman decided to fill that need by founding Ultimate Labs in 2008.
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.