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26th Annual Art in the Village

26th Annual Art in the VillageThere is something truly magical about open air art shows in how they blend creativity, nature, and community. And Art in the Village is among the best in Southern California. Held in beautiful downtown Carlsbad, just two blocks from the beach, Art in the Village brings together over 130 artists…

Capturing local staycationers – A strategy for Carlsbad businesses

Capturing local staycationers – A strategy for Carlsbad businessesCarlsbad seems on track to have a robust summer season, attracting visitors from near and far. But another audience that is sometimes passed over when seeking to increase business are locals seeking a summer staycation. The concept of a staycation — a vacation spent close to home…

A beacon of excellence

A beacon of excellenceCELEBRATING CBADS BUSINESS OF THE YEAR As Chair of the Board of Directors of the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, I am thrilled to extend my warmest congratulations to Apex 365 Workforce Solutions, the recipient of the prestigious Business of the Year CBAD Award. In a community brimming with talent and innovation, Apex…

Carlsbad’s Sweetest History

Carlsbad’s Sweetest HistoryAs the Marketing and Communications Manager at the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce, I am delighted to delve into the rich history of strawberries in our beloved city. For generations, Carlsbad has been synonymous with the luscious, juicy strawberries that flourish in our fertile soil, and our community takes great pride in the art…

10 Local Chambers Receive 2024 President’s Circle Award

10 Local Chambers Receive 2024 President’s Circle Award(Source / CalChamber)Recognition for Excellence in Business Advocacy, Helping Members Comply with Labor Laws2024 Presidents Circle AwardsThe California Chamber of Commerce has named 10 local chambers of commerce as recipients of the 2024 President’s Circle Award.The award, first presented in 2009, recognises chambers for excellence in business advocacy…

The NCAA is coming to La Costa

The NCAA is coming to La Costa The Omni La Costa Golf Course has been home to some legendary players over the decades. Both celebrities, Hollywood elites and professionals have frequented the Champions and Legends Courses. The Sentry Tournament of Champions was hosted at La Costa from 1969 to 1998. Additionally, the Omni La Costa…

Carlsbad Chamber Announces Rising Star of the Year Scholarship Recipients

Carlsbad Chamber Announces Rising Star of the Year Scholarship RecipientsCarlsbad Chamber of Commerce awards $15,000 in scholarships.Carlsbad, CA (May 3, 2024) – In September, 2023 the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce launched its fifth Rising Star of the Month program via the Carlsbad Chamber Community Foundation.  Throughout the school year over 35 high school seniors from…

New launch at MiraCosta College Technology Career Institute

New launch at MiraCosta College Technology Career InstituteMiraCosta College Technology Career Institute (TCI) proudly announces the addition of groundbreaking technical programs, each accompanied by comprehensive employment placement assistance and materials designed to prepare students for immediate entry into high-demand sectors.TCI, with substantial backing from the Lowe’s Foundation through a $500,000 grant, is now offering state-of-the-art…

What’s in your backyard?

What’s in your backyard?Sometimes we miss the beauty. And sometimes we miss the gifts that are right in front of us—The untapped potential of local businesses and resources, and the possibilities of alternative solutions.In honor of Earth Month, a time to celebrate our planet by taking action to protect her, you can support the incredible…

The importance of childhood immunizations

The importance of childhood immunizations A Pew Research Center survey last year revealed that in America, there is still a “belief in the overall value of childhood vaccines….” That’s good news for the health of our communities!Dr. Radha Iyengar, a longtime pediatrician at TrueCare in Carlsbad, encourages parents to view childhood immunizations as integral to their…
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