Community Spotlight: Alta Vista Properties Inc.

Jackie Alexander Real Estate Agent and Alta Vista Properties Inc. An image of a La Jolla Beach with a logo and Jackie Alexander headshot layered over it. Beach image courtesy of Thomas Galvez

Major personal decisions like renting your home or finding a property for your business are daunting, even ignoring financial and legal considerations. Having an expert on hand to guide you through the ins and outs of realty is a huge help. Luckily, Alta Vista Properties Inc. has been San Diego’s go-to for property management and realty expertise since 1980. Continue reading

La Jolla Open House Weekend Guide for October 29-30, 2016

Find the perfect home in time for holidays with our La Jolla Open House weekend guide. Featuring three La Jolla homes a gorgeous ocean view condo in the heart of the village! Looking for something ghoulish to do this weekend? Check out our weekend guide. Happy house hunting!

848 Prospect B Continue reading

San Diego Weekend Events | Halloween ’16 Edition

san diego weekend events
Halloween weekend is here! We’ve rounded up some our favorite activities happening in America’s Finest City, from a spooky Belmont Park extravaganza to an all-night party at the Hotel Del Coronado. For a complete list of Halloween events, check here! Also be sure to double check ticket availability prior to any of these festivities. Continue reading

El Pescador: Built on a Passion for Community, Surfing, & No-Frills Seafood

el pescador fish marketIt was 1985 when El Pescador Fish Market first opened its doors in La Jolla, though its history reaches back much farther to a slightly different part of town. In (what was then) the small village of Del Mar, July of 1974, an ambitious 19-year old surfer named Jeff Norris bought some refrigeration equipment for less than a thousand dollars. Now, 40 years later, Sean Shannon’s El Pescador in La Jolla is thriving as one of the best places to eat fresh fish in San Diego. Continue reading

14th Annual Celebrate the Craft Returns to the Lodge at Torrey Pines

celebrate the craftThe 14th annual Celebrate the Craft returns to the Lodge at Torrey Pines for its fourteenth year on October 30, 2016 from 11:30am-3pm. This is your opportunity to experience one of Southern California’s premier showcases for regionally grown ingredients and innovative cooking and winemaking. Hear the stories behind growing, designing, and carefully preparing your food from the people behind it all—and of course, taste it yourself! Continue reading

La Jolla Open House Weekend Guide for October 22-23, 2016

Looking for a new home for the holidays? Find it with our La Jolla Open House weekend guide. Featuring nine La Jolla homes including a Nantucket Designers Contemporary Masterpiece in Olde Del Mar! Check out our pumpkin patch guide. Happy house hunting!

la jolla open house Continue reading

Dia de Los Muertos 2016 Celebrations in San Diego

Dia de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” is one of the most important holidays in Mexico and a highly anticipated holiday even in the United States. Celebrations take place over the course of several days (October 29 – November 2) and consist of a variety of activities to honor the deceased: many build private altars called ofrendas and decorate sugar skulls. Families will often bring those along with marigolds and the favorite foods and beverages to the graves of their loved ones as gifts. Here’s where to spend Dia de Los Muertos 2016 in San Diego.  Continue reading

San Diego Weekend Events | Oct 21 – 23

Halloween is almost here! This weekend’s activities are already ramping up the ‘creep’ factor – from a Haunted Birch Aquarium to HauntFest on Main, there’s plenty to keep you busy. Here are our top San Diego weekend events! Be sure to check ticket availability and website info prior to attending any event. Continue reading