Irene Kratzer

A Place to Call Home: Local library and school contribute to Cardiff’s greatness

Cardiff-by-the-Sea was founded in 1911 so it was only 2 years old when forward thinking people knew they needed a library. It was Christmas Eve, 1913 when 38 residents gathered in S.M. (Solomon) Holbrooks grocery to make application for a library.

A Place to Call Home: Why the Seaside Market makes Cardiff wonderful

A Place to Call Home: Why the Seaside Market makes Cardiff wonderful

Cardiff-by-the-Sea had the good fortune to become the home of Cardiff Seaside Market in 1985 when John and Pete Najjar opened their 12,500 square foot store in the Cardiff Town Center.

Linda Lee: the magician behind Carpentier Parkway landscape

Carpentier Parkway, the linear strip along San Elijo Avenue from Chesterfield to Liverpool, is well known to all but perhaps not so well known is Horticulturist Linda Lee, Quality Plantscapes, the person who keeps it eternally beautiful.