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Local Heroes in an Economic Crisis Help People with Sensitive Housing Issues

By  •  Businesses, Home Tips

Everyone reading this article probably knows more than one family that has or is losing their house in the current economic crises. “People need to talk to an experienced attorney to know their options before they make big decisions that can impact their family’s wealth – including the wealth of future generations,” says consumer rights attorney Mark Potter of Potter Handy, LLP. According to Potter, almost everyone who owns a home should explore whether they qualify for a loan modification……   Read more…

Patients Find New Technology and a Gentle Touch at Bold Smiles Dental

By  •  Businesses, Cover Stories

During an era when changes and new techniques are introduced at a tremendous pace, it is both comforting and impressive that our area has a dental professional committed to staying current on new dental procedures and offers the latest technologies.

Jeremy Bold, DDS, owner of Bold Smiles Dental, stays up to date by attending many continuing education courses on a variety of dental subjects. He provides a wide range of state-of-the-art…..   Read more…

Boys & Girls Club 4S Ranch – Swimming, Sports, Special Programs, and So Much More!

By  •  Cover Stories, Local

For more than 65 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego have been committed to serving youth and reaching out to young people in need, according to Danny Sherlock, president and CEO. “Our sole purpose is to better serve the 13,000 youth who are currently Club members in the Greater San Diego region,” he notes on the organization’s website.

With a staff of more than 160 employees and 13 facilities….   Read more…

Wadhwa Family Truly at Home in 4S Ranch

By  •  Local Families

Ashish Wadhwa lived in eight different states before moving to San Diego County from Huntington Beach. His wife, Nehal, resided in seven.

But in their 4S Ranch neighborhood, they finally found home.

“We wanted a community that was kid friendly,” said Nehal, mother of Jayna, age six, and Alisha, age five. “We knew we wanted parks, great schools, amenities and great neighbors. 4S Ranch was……   Read more…

Watching with Wonder as Winged Adventurers Soar

It’s a rare sight in most areas, but 4S Ranch, Santaluz and other nearby neighborhoods see it often: A hang glider or paraglider riding the wind near Black Mountain.

What many local residents may not realize is that the venue from which these airborne enthusiasts launch has a name (Little Black), a “Pilot in Command” (Lori McBride), a “Straight Line” hang gliding record (36 miles, established in 1986 by Glen Volk), and a…..   Read more…

Great News! For California Home Buyers

By  •  The Mortgage Minute

In late March, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed legislation that will provide a state tax credit of up to $10,000 to Californians who are buying their first home or purchasing a brand new home.      Read more…