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Spotlight on local business: How to know when coaching can improve your life

Frank Carter

Clinical psychologist Frank Carter, Ph.D. has built his career helping families and businesses grow and thrive through his Peaks Coaching Program.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ La Jolla office tops in real-estate sales volume for first half of 2014

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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices reported its La Jolla office was No. 1 for sales production through the first half of the year, out of the company’s North American network of offices. The results point to another year of dominance for the La Jolla office, which has ranked No. 1 nationwide for nine of the last 11 years.

Royal Window Coverings help San Diego County homeowners save energy in style for interior design and home décor needs

The products of Royal Window Coverings can be adjusted for privacy and personal preferences. Matching window coverings tie-in decor and add panache and polish for a sophisticated interior. (Courtesy Photo)

As homeowners are becoming more concerned about their budgets, energy efficient window treatments are one easy way to conserve energy and reduce utility bills. In response to this rising demand, Royal Window Coverings in San Diego has created its innovative Energy Savings Division.

Murfey Construction to build apartments in Hillcrest and Famosa Townhomes in Point Loma areas of San Diego

Murfey Construction’s latest project in Hillcrest, Famosa Townhomes, will break ground in September. (Courtesy)

Murfey Construction is ready to break ground in September 2014 for a five-story apartment building that will house 36 “luxury” apartments on the corner of Washington Street and Eighth Avenue in Hillcrest. “They are our main focus now,” said sales manager Jesse Lyons.

See largest animals on Earth with San Diego Whale Watch

San Diego Whale Watch offers year-round, 3-hour cruises to see whales, dolphins, sea lions and birds, with narration by a certified marine biologist. (Courtesy Photo)

Blue whales, the biggest animals on the planet, can be observed (and photographed) just 12 miles off San Diego’s shore and San Diego Whale Watch can take you to see them.

Broken Yolk Café adds new menu options at its 13 locations in San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties

Broken Yolk Café's Baja Breakfast Tacos are filled with beef chorizo sausage, scrambled eggs, avocado, salsa and Cotija cheese. It is accompanied by rice and pinto beans. Courtesy Photo

After recently celebrating its 35th anniversary, Broken Yolk Café is adding more options to its notably-large menu. High-quality food, friendly service, large portions and from-scratch cooking have become hallmarks at each of the 13 locations scattered throughout San Diego, Orange and Riverside counties.

Service, inventory keep A Better Deal Tuxedo at the top in La Jolla


Exceptional customer service and an extensive inventory selection make at A Better Deal Tuxedo the place to shop for formalwear needs. The store is still booming after 17 years, said owner Jerry Klein because, “our entire inventory is on hand in our 5,000 square-foot store and most other rental stores don’t have that inventory. Since customers like to try on garments, that’s an advantage. If something doesn’t fit, our tailor or staff will change it right here.”

Willis Allen Real Estate to host live, tweet-chat about “Hosting the Perfect Summer BBQ,” July 31


Willis Allen Real Estate will host its first “tweet chat” on Twitter, 6-7 p.m., Thursday, July 31, 2014. Twitter users can follow Willis Allen on the social media platform at @WARE1914 or as well as, follow the hashtag #WillisAllenChat to participate in Thursday’s “tweet chat.”

Gallery grand opening to feature artist visit at The Blue Azul Collection in La Jolla


An artist reception for Brian David Murphy will be held 6-8 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at the new boutique and gallery, The Blue Azul Collection, 1237 Prospect St., Suite U, La Jolla.

The Taco Stand offers authentic Mexico fare on Pearl St. in La Jolla

Angus Beef Carne Asada Taco is the top-selling item at The Taco Stand. (Courtesy Photos)

Freshly made corn tortillas on demand, hand-ground guacamole, freshly made salsas and high-quality produce are just a few of the ingredients adding authenticity to The Taco Stand in La Jolla.

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  • Solana Beach water district moving to mandatory water use restrictions August 22, 2014
    Customers of the Santa Fe Irrigation District — including residents of Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach and part of Fairbanks Ranch — will face mandatory restrictions on water use starting Sept. 5, in an effort to save water due to an ongoing statewide drought. The restrictions include a three-day-per-week watering schedule for all homes and businesses, a prohi […]
  • West Coast FC Classic Champs August 22, 2014
    Congratulations to Coach Beto Villela and the San Diego Surf BU11 Academy (Villela) team. The boys won the West Coast FC Classic Tournament last weekend, held in Mission Viejo. […]
  • Surf GU9 team takes first place in Orange County Kickoff classic August 22, 2014
    The Surf Soccer Club Academy GU9 team took first place in the 2014 Orange County Kickoff Classic (Girls U9 flight 1) on Aug. 16-17. […]