Tag: Neighborhoods

With top-notch schools, quality of life, and kid-friendly restaurants, San Marcos continues to be a great place to raise a family in San Diego.

San Marcos eateries raising the bar on kid-friendly dining

Sep 16, 2019

San Marcos is steadily ranked as a great place to raise a family, thanks to its top-notch schools and high quality of life. Look around town and you’ll see that affirmed. Children 9 or younger make up about 15 percent of the city’s population. That’s higher than San Diego County’s rate, which is closer to 12 […]

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Ocean Beach offers funky beach charm and some stellar sunset views | Photo Credit: Neil Soni c/o Unsplash

Life in San Diego: Ocean Beach

Sep 06, 2019

If you want to ‘blame’ a neighborhood for giving San Diego a reputation as a laid-back beach community, you can point the finger at Ocean Beach – or OB as the locals call it. A stone’s throw away from downtown, Ocean Beach offers an eclectic blend of bohemian beach living. Surfers, bikers, college students, young professionals, and […]

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See what it's like to live in San Diego North County's beautiful City of Carlsbad.

Life in San Diego: Carlsbad

Aug 26, 2019

I was stoked when I landed a job in Carlsbad two years ago. Six years of cold winters in DC and two years of LA traffic had me ready to get back to the perfect weather and California burritos I remembered from my days at the University of San Diego. Moving back, I didn’t know […]

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See what it's like to live in San Diego East County's City of La Mesa.

Life in San Diego: La Mesa

Aug 20, 2019

Ask any local to recommend some of San Diego’s happening neighborhoods, and they’ll likely answer Hillcrest, North Park, Encinitas, or La Jolla. Little do many locals know, cosmopolitan cool has been sprouting wildly in the once-sleepy town of La Mesa, located in San Diego’s East County. Impress even long-time San Diegans with all you know […]

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