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School News April CBJ

Measure HH facilities enhancing education for studentsDr. Ben ChurchillSuperintendentCarlsbad Unified School DistrictCarlsbad Unified is grateful to its supportive community for voting to approve Measure HH, the district’s $265M facilities bond measure, in 2018. With that commitment to modern, appropriate school facilities, and with Mello-Roos CFD funds and developer fees generated by new construction in our…

Higher Learning April CBJ

MiraCosta College Superintendent/President Dr. Sunita Cooke receives 2022 Shirley B. Gordon AwardKristen HuyckDirector, Public & Governmental RelationsMiraCosta CollegePhi Theta Kappa Honor Society (PTK) recognized Dr. Sunita “Sunny’’ Cooke, Superintendent/President of MiraCosta College with the prestigious honor of the Shirley B. Gordon Award of Distinction. Dr. Cooke will be presented with the award during PTK’s Catalyst…

To Your Health

First in North County to offer Mako SmartRobotics™Neville Alleyne, MDTri-City Medical CenterNorth County residents, suffering with debilitating knee pain due to arthritis or injury, now have access to the latest advancement in knee and joint replacement surgery – Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery. Through computed tomography (CT)-based 3D modeling of the knee, surgeons at Tri-City Medical…

Culture Buzz

The arts excel at offering healingRichard L. SchultzCultural Arts ManagerCity of CarlsbadAs we traverse the post-pandemic and it evolves into an endemic, healing remains foremost for many of us. We seek out ways to feel better, reconnect with others and discover new energy to keep moving forward.  The arts excel at offering healing.The city’s Cultural…

Village Beat

Carlsbad Village growing greener by the dayChristine DavisExecutive DirectorCarlsbad Village AssociationApril ranks right up there as one of the most popular months of the year due to the longer daylight hours and the hint of warmer weather as Spring comes into full bloom. It is also a favorite because it celebrates our planet during a…
Sparkle Fresh

Business Spotlight CBJ 0422

Committed to making global changes to our planetSparkle Freshness is a full-service cleaning company, offering environmentally safe and all-natural cleaning services to businesses in North County and San Diego.Who we areLocally owned and operated, Sparkle Freshness is also a women-owned business. We are hands-on in the day-to-day activities, provide a true partnership, and are known…

EUSD students diversify their learning through film

Heather HultgrenMedia & Communications Coordinator Educational TechnologyEncinitas Union School DistrictLaunched in 2015, Encinitas Unified School District’s Film Guild was designed to capture the imaginations and passion of our K-6th grade students through film. By creating a Career Technical program that rivals high school film classes, 4th through 6th-grade students learn and engage in camera work,…

University Advancement VP embraces opportunity to help students

Dr. Patricia L. Prado-OlmosVice President of Community Engagement California State University San MarcosJessica Berger wasn’t due to start her new job as Cal State San Marcos’ vice president of University Advancement for two more months when she visited campus for commencement last May.Jessica Berger began her tenure as the vice president of University Advancement in July.…

8 tips to beat insomnia and get you sleeping again

Dr. Michael PhamInternal Medicine PhysicianScripps Coastal Medical Center Carlsbad Are you having trouble with insomnia? While everyone doesn’t need the same amount of sleep, most adults need between seven to nine hours of shut eye per night. As you get older, you may get tired earlier and wake up earlier, but you still need the same…

Arts grants revamped for more inclusiveness

Suzanne SmithsonDirector, Library & Cultural ArtsCity of Carlsbad The City of Carlsbad’s annual Community Arts Grants cycle’s guidelines were recently revised to reflect a greater focus on diversity, equity and inclusiveness. The updates were approved by the City of Carlsbad Arts Commission at their February meeting. Cultural Arts Manager Richard Schultz commented, “Aligning the grants with the…
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