Play and sleep. Sleep and play. That’s a dog’s life at Kamp Kanine.
“They play; they take a nap. Then they all play and take a nap again,” said Denelle Smalley Curry, co-owner of the Encinitas-based day care center for dogs. “It’s pretty fun.”
For more than five years, Kamp Kanine has offered day care and boarding services for North County pooches. With almost an acre of cage-free space, the facility features nine large yards where “kampers” are placed in appropriate play groups with day care staff supervision.
Lauren Bothe didn’t feel like she could freely express herself in public school. Now an eighth grader at Horizon Prep in Rancho Santa Fe, Lauren is able to share her faith with others.
“I wasn’t able to talk about my Christian faith. I wasn’t able to pray with the students or the teachers,” said Lauren, 13, who transferred to Horizon Prep when she was in fifth grade. “I can do that here.”
For the last 12 years, Billy Garton has been a fixture on the Carmel Valley soccer scene. He recently made the switch from the Carmel Valley Manchester Soccer Club to Del Mar Carmel Valley Sharks, where he brings his expertise to the role of director of the boys competitive program.
Along with him, Garton brought some teams he had previously worked with, older boys and elite program teams that fit into the gaps the Sharks were missing.
For three years, patients have avoided long lines and extra paperwork by visiting ASAP Urgent Care in Encinitas.
With 15 years experience as an emergency physician, Dr. Matthew Kurlan designed the walk-in clinic so patients can “get emergency room service at the family doctor price.”
“Having experience in the emergency department, I just imagined what we needed to do to make this experience as quick and simple as possible for patients,” said Kurlan, who owns and operates the clinic.
Luis Angel came to Salon Salon in Rancho Santa Fe as a hairstylist. Less than a year later, he reopened the salon as Voilà Hair Atelier.
“I was ready to be an owner,” said Angel, who took over the salon in May and celebrated its grand opening in September. “I’m glad it happened now and not before. It allowed me to grow over all these years so I could do it right.”
It started as a local business.
Heidi Bartolotta quit her job and founded Moms Making Six Figures with two other women in December 2009 to allow women to stay at home and either replace or supplement their income. Four years later, the San Diego-based company now helps moms work from home across the United States and overseas.
Named after his 10-year-old daughter, Grace, Mark Matheson relocated the store to Encinitas in the fall.
If you order the bison burger or veggie burger at Zel’s Del Mar, you can be assured it will be served on a freshly made bun. Executive Chef Saga Horner makes the brioche buns, as well as tableside ciabatta bread, from scratch every day.
MedCare Specialty Clinics is a practice group of board certified medical doctors and licensed physical therapists focused on providing specialized treatments for osteoarthritis of the knee, shoulder and other joints, degenerative joint disease, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, chronic headache, and other pain conditions.
The Solana Beach Chamber of Commerce celebrated the grand opening of two new businesses recently.