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Your local source for North County San Diego. I dive in and get to know local business' restaurants and members of the community!
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Your local source for North County San Diego. I dive in and get to know local business' restaurants and members of the community!






Organization and Design

Hi Locals, This episode I sit down with business owner Shannon Bielasz of Organization and Design. We cover her background, business model as well as a few tips and tricks to spruce up your home this spring! Some followers even submitted a few questions vi social media! I had a ton of fun during this interview and Shannon was so knowledgeable! Whether you rent, own or are thinking of buying this episode will leave you with something you can apply to your home or future home! Check out...


Meet Mayor Paul McNamara

Hi Locals! Welcome back for the first episode of 2019! This episode I sit down and get to know Escondido's elected Mayor Paul McNamara! We discuss Escondido, the motivation behind running for mayor and a lot more. You don't want to miss this interview! Huge thank you to all of the guests of the show from 2018, and to all of you listeners who have shared and shown your support!


The Relaxology Room, A wellness spa you can't miss!

Hi Locals, In this episode I speak with Alana, the owner of The Relaxology Room in Escondido. If you are searching for a place that treats clients like they are the only ones in the room this is the place! After speaking with Alana, I learned all about this wellness spa and all the wonderful experiences they provide! Alana was kind enough to let me tour the facility and have a swedish treatment done... tune in and listen to see how it went! This episode comes with perks! Alana has offered...


Modern Maker Market, Homesteading in the modern era.

Hey there Locals! Modern Maker Market Is a new local business in Escondido ! They focus on providing Goods + Supplies • Workshops • Artisan Crafts • Homesteading • Apothecary☕🧣🥃🏡 In this episode I sit down with one of the owners, Scott Bates, and we discuss the inspiration behind Modern Maker Market, what they provide, upcoming events and more! From Baking sourdough bread to making your own gin!😮They do it all at Modern Maker Market! This is an episode I am extremely proud to share...


Planning Commission, past projects and what goes into them

Hi Locals! In this episode I sit down with a retired member of the Escondido City Planning Commission. Jeff discusses what exactly the planning commission does and how he became involved with it. We go over past projects including the Escondido country club area, drive-thru Starbucks and more. Jeff is a wealth of knowledge and had a lot of insight into the inner workings of these projects and developments. Hope you can learn as much as I did about what goes into planning the city! More...


The California Center for the Arts

hey there locals! This episode we talk to Jerry Van Leeuwen, Executive Director, at the California Center for the Arts! There is a lot going on at the center any given day. We discuss Jerry's background, position duties as well as EVERYTHING going on at the center. Jerry discusses his favorite events as well as some challenges when planning events. Where to learn more or get involved: Want to be featured on the show? email me at


B & B Appliance, Since 1968.

Hey there local! This weeks episode is about spotlighting a local business! I sat down with the general manager of B&B appliance in Escondido! They have been in business since 1968 and have been family owned and operated! Alex is a long time friend of mine and it was an absolute pleasure catching up with him. It quickly becomes apparent that he takes tremendous pride in his work and is proud of B&B appliance and everything they do. Alex was a great guest and goes into great details about the...


Room for Chickens and Goats....

Jack is a client and friend of mine who I had the pleasure of helping buy and sell a home last year! We sit down and discuss the ins and outs of his transaction, the highlights of home ownership and what brings him peace in his new home. We even geek out about Escondido.


#youcanbebrave @incrediblewomenorg

I sit down with a good friend of mine and founder of the @incrediblewomenorg non profit organization, Casey Olaya. We discuss her path to founding this amazing group and how to channel your inner Beyonce. Life in general can be unpredictable and it is extremely refreshing to see someone who has experienced some career success passing knowledge onto other like minded individuals who are willing and ready for the challenge just needing some guidance. I enjoyed speaking with Casey and learning...


Samson Barbell Escondido

In this weeks episode I sit down with the owners of Samson Barbell, a gym that has been steadily growing in Escondido. We discuss their background before the gym, what makes them different and a HUGE power lifting event coming up! Make sure to check it out July 28th! Some of the services they offer include: Group training, classes, one on one training, sport specific training, Open gym with 24/7 access and Internship programs!