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“Bells Of Freedom” Adopts Over 120 Military Families Over the Holidays

My name is Louis McKay. This is my wife, Tanya. And we’re the founders of Bells Of Freedom. We’re a nonprofit organization. We’re a 501(c)(3), and what we do is we adopt military families over the holiday season, and we also supply emergency services to them throughout the year. We started this 13 years ago, and […]

Nestled away in the highly desirable community of Del Mar, 2195 7th Street is one of the coastal region’s best kept secrets.  This beautiful, single level home, sitting on a rare one third of an acre lot, is perfectly situated down a long and private driveway, offering a tranquil park-like setting and gorgeous ocean views. […]

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When was the last time you enjoyed the crisp taste of local craft beer with your furry friend in tow? For nearly 200 San Diegans, that time was last night during BARK After DARK at Culture Brewing Co. Starting at 5pm, the dog-friendly brewery in Solana Beach hosted a dog-friendly beer tasting with local dog […]

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The Rockademy is a music school located in Solana Beach but what sets them apart from most music schools is their unique approach to teaching.  The Rockademy was founded in December of 2010.  James Couzens, drum instructor, vocalist and professional musician, began working with the bands that his drum students played in.  Due to the success, James came […]

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Del Mar Charity’s “Water for Christmas” Makes a Splash! 1 Billion Thirsty, a local grass roots charity raising awareness and funds to support clean water projects in developing countries, held their annual “Water for Christmas” event at Woody’s in Solana Beach on Wednesday, December 5th. More than 100 supporters and guests attended the fundraiser which […]

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Goodbye summer hello gorgeous! Fall is finally approaching and am I ever excited!  When I think of fall,  I picture cozy scarves,  a Nordies boot sale, Starbucks pumpkin lattes and of course flowing luxurious rich hair color!  This is the time to reinvent yourself! Start with a fresh attitude and go with show stopping multi […]

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The September Coastal Networking Group mixer was held at Crush Italian Cuisine this last Wednesday and was full of lots of great food and awesome people.  This monthly event is one of three events put on each month by the Coastal Networking Group and really is a great way for business professionals to regularly come […]

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Theres something about summer time that makes us feel and appear so relaxed…warm nights, backyard barbecues, less makeup and maxi dresses. Last week I was enjoying a beautiful Sunday afternoon and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. I hopped in the car and left to enjoy the day.  While driving, a beautiful beam of […]

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An Evening To Benefit Wine To Water

In Africa alone, women and children spend 40 billion hours a year walking for water.  As a Carmel Valley San Diego community resident, this seems unfathomable.  What makes it so difficult to understand, is because the availability of water is so high in the community of Carmel Valley San Diego. BRAVA Creative will host a fundraiser to […]

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Free Art Festivals This Sunday For only a 10-15 minute drive, residents of the Carmel Valley San Diego Community can enjoy the coast in a unique and vibrant way.  Sunday, October 2, 2011 will be a great day to be on the coast as Arts Alive comes back to Solana Beach and the Del Mar Village […]

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Relax and Indulge Near Carmel Valley The newest North County lifestyle establishment, close to the Carmel Valley San Diego community, to move in and break barriers, and take chances is Crush Italian Restaurant and Wine Lounge in Solana Beach. Important Note: The Carmel Valley Life is not held responsible for any random bursts of joy […]

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