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Faces in the Crowd

Sarah Davis’ Business Makes Luxury Handbags Accessible
10 months ago

Sarah Davis’ Business Makes Luxury Handbags Accessible

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

As a law student in 1999, Sarah Davis and her husband, who was in medical school at the time, had a lot of money going out and not …
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Local Entrepreneurs Light Up Homes With Aura Candles
12 months ago

Local Entrepreneurs Light Up Homes With Aura Candles

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An Uplifting Aura

What began as candle making experiments in their kitchens has turned into a full-time enterprise for Chelsea Wilson and Jasmine Parks. Co-owners of Aura Candles, Chelsea and …
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Adriana Cara Gives Back By Mentoring Others
1 year ago

Adriana Cara Gives Back By Mentoring Others

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Inspiring Role Model

Adriana Cara, a San Diego native who resides near Carlsbad’s Carillo Ranch, has been a finalist for the San Diego Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” award …
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Janelle Panther Helps Give Back By Planning Unique Events
2 years ago

Janelle Panther Helps Give Back By Planning Unique Events

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Opportunities for Positive Change

Carlsbad resident Janelle Panther, founder of Pantherella Specialty Events, uses her skills in the event-planning industry to create one-of-a-kind fundraising extravaganzas for nonprofit organizations. Developing galas …
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Stephanie Brownell Celebrates Carlsbad and Gives Back to the Community
2 years ago

Stephanie Brownell Celebrates Carlsbad and Gives Back to the Community

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Opportunity & Service

Back in 1997, the Brownell family moved to Carlsbad. They were looking for a place to raise their children where they could walk to school, play sports, …
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Paul Bassett is a Longtime Fan of His Community
2 years ago

Paul Bassett is a Longtime Fan of His Community

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Cheering for Carlsbad

Paul Bassett’s family moved to Carlsbad from Lowell, MA, in 1976. He could actually fish from the back porch of the family’s first home on the cliffs …
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Pamela Ann Noxon Marries the Needs of Couples with the Modern Wedding Fair
2 years ago

Pamela Ann Noxon Marries the Needs of Couples with the Modern Wedding Fair

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Prepping for the Perfect Day

Fifteen years ago, Carlsbad resident Pamela Ann Noxon was officiating weddings across San Diego when she recognized a real challenge in the wedding planning process. …
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MG Kristian is Helping to Ensure Second Chances for Everyone
2 years ago

MG Kristian is Helping to Ensure Second Chances for Everyone

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Getting Lives Back on Track

MG Kristian is quick to acknowledge that we, as humans, all make mistakes. But living by her mom’s axiom, “There but by the grace of …
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Two Local Residents Team Up to Pose the Tough Questions about Adults with Autism
3 years ago

Two Local Residents Team Up to Pose the Tough Questions about Adults with Autism

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asking the… HARD QUESTIONS

Melissa Collins-Porter and Craig Young are asking a question that quietly impacts every community: What happens to children with autism when they become adults? “The motivation behind …
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Adrenaline Junkie Denise Mueller Sets a Goal to be the First Woman to Set the Bicycle Land Speed Record
3 years ago

Adrenaline Junkie Denise Mueller Sets a Goal to be the First Woman to Set the Bicycle Land Speed Record

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Gearing Up

Denise Mueller has always been a thrill-seeker. “I pretty much love anything that has adrenaline involved,” Denise shared. She has raced bicycles, competed in gun competitions, completed a …
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