Business Spotlight

  • Pilates strengthens San Diego Sports Medicine’s program

    Pilates strengthens San Diego Sports Medicine’s program

    Dave and Doreen Hall have been instrumental in making Pilates a part of the physical therapy program at San Diego Sports Medicine and Family Health Center (SDSM) in Sorrento Valley. For 15 years, the Halls have found incredible success with their Pilates People physical therapy patients and they...

  • Massage therapist Juan Reque treats pain of professional and amateur athletes

    Massage therapist Juan Reque treats pain of professional and amateur athletes

    With the perfect touch, licensed massage therapist Juan Reque has worked with some of the world’s biggest stars, including professional tennis player Maria Sharapova. “There is nobody who knows my body better than Juan Reque,” Sharapova says in a testimonial on his website. “This is really important...

  • New Mint Studio a DIY-er's dream

    New Mint Studio a DIY-er's dream

    Mint Studio, a Pinterest do-it-yourself studio for kids and adults, has opened in the Village of Pacific Highlands Ranch.

  • Satori Designs sets up shop in Solana Beach

    Satori Designs sets up shop in Solana Beach

    After more than 20 years in business, Satori Designs has finally found a home in Solana Beach. Located in the heart of Cedros Design District, the shop features an eclectic collection of women’s clothing and accessories in collaboration with local and international designers. “This is my very first...

  • GYROTONIC Solana Beach welcomes all ages and abilities

    GYROTONIC Solana Beach welcomes all ages and abilities

    After a career-ending injury, former professional ice skater Victoria Bilyeu turned to the GYROTONIC Method for help. Through the GYROTONIC EXPANSION SYSTEM, the San Diego native was able to rehabilitate her injury without surgery. Since then, Bilyeu has helped share the benefits of the GYROTONIC...

  • Award-winning Fairmont Grand Del Mar to celebrate 9th anniversary

    Award-winning Fairmont Grand Del Mar to celebrate 9th anniversary

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  • Moms Making Six Figures encourages a lifestyle of balance

    Nearly eight years ago, Heidi Bartolotta was finding it was an ongoing challenge trying to juggle full-time employment while caring for her two daughters. As a result, the former pharmaceutical sales representative and two other women decided to establish a company in 2009 that would provide financial...

  • Popular Muttropolis helps keep pets happy, healthy

    Popular Muttropolis helps keep pets happy, healthy

    For 14 years Solana Beach’s Muttropolis, the sweet Cedros store with a front lawn and a white picket fence, has been the ultimate destination for people who love their pets, offering the best quality products, both fun and functional. In addition to all-natural foods and treats, Muttroplis offers...

  • Fleet Feet gets moving in Pacific Highlands Ranch

    Fleet Feet gets moving in Pacific Highlands Ranch

    Local runners could hardly wait for the new Fleet Feet in The Village at Pacific Highlands Ranch to officially open its doors. On Friday, Sept. 2, owners Kevin Lachenmyer and his father Todd let customers in early who were ready to get their running feet into some new shoes. Fleet Feet, the largest...

  • Bushfire Kitchen coming to Beachside Del Mar

    Bushfire Kitchen coming to Beachside Del Mar

    Construction is underway on the new Bushfire Kitchen, set to open in Beachside Del Mar by early October. The Mango Drive location will be the third for the eatery that focuses on fresh, affordable and organic meals — the first Bushfire opened in Temecula in 2012 and a sister restaurant opened in...

  • Torrey Pines Animal Hospital expands in Piazza Carmel

    Torrey Pines Animal Hospital expands in Piazza Carmel

    For the past four years, Torrey Pines Animal Hospital has become known in the area for its knowledgeable, kind, trustworthy and caring staff. The hospital, owned by Dr. Andrew McClellan and Dr. Brad Steele, operates under the motto that “your pets are our passion” and offers routine vet care, boarding,...

  • Sweet! See’s Candies opens in Flower Hill

    Sweet! See’s Candies opens in Flower Hill

    By 9 a.m., the line had formed outside to welcome the new See’s Candies store to Flower Hill Promenade on Friday, Aug. 11 – customers were anxious to taste a sampling of See’s chocolates, brittles and lollypops.The new See’s store, in its iconic black and white, held a celebratory ribbon-cutting...

  • Aardvark Safaris sold, becomes Scott Dunn USA in Solana Beach

    Aardvark Safaris sold, becomes Scott Dunn USA in Solana Beach

    The United Kingdom’s leading high-end travel company Scott Dunn has expanded into the U.S. through the acquisition of Solana Beach-based Aardvark Safaris. Del Mar resident John Spence sold his African-travel company Aardvark in April and became president of Scott Dunn USA. “We’re excited to be...

  • The Curious Fork expands beyond Solana Beach store

    The Curious Fork expands beyond Solana Beach store

    When Barbara McQuiston first opened The Curious Fork, her goal was to bring healthy, gluten-free cooking to Solana Beach and surrounding communities. “Our mission is simple: to bring wholesome, healthy, fun gluten-free cooking into people’s lives,” McQuiston said at the time. Two years later, McQuiston...

  • Company extends fire-protection services to North County homes

    Company extends fire-protection services to North County homes

    Jim Moseley, the founder and CEO of Sun FireDefense, has taken technology developed for the NASA Space Shuttle and expanded it to be used to protect homes from being destroyed by fire. A Los Angeles-area resident, Moseley’s fire-protection applications earned him the 2014 Patrick Soon-Shiong Los...

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