carlsbad marathon

Training for Carlsbad Marathon

2014 Carlsbad Marathon Schedule I had hoped to volunteer for the San Diego Rock & Roll Marathon today, but an Encinitas real estate offer and ensuing negotiations intervened. It’s now a past event, but I couldn’t help but wonder about the 2014 Carlsbad Marathon coming up on Sunday, January 19, 2014.  The Kid’s Marathon Mile will

Truth, Lies and Ground Zero

Recent phone call: “I would like to see the home on Las Olas next week.” “The Encinitas home on Las Olas is pending.” Trulia/Zillow/ say it’s active. I offer to send the pending listing to him directly from Sandicor (San Diego MLS)–and do. I also call the listing agent to confirm the pending status. The

2009 Encinitas Street Fair

by Scott Murphy Encinitas, CA–The  Encinitas Street Fair is an event enjoyed by tens of thousands, and the 26th annual Street Fair to be held this weekend (April 25 and 26) in Encinitas promises to be an all-time winner Over 100,000 shoppers and visitors are expected to attend the Encinitas Street Fair event which will

San Diego Home Builder Files for Bankruptcy

by Roberta Murphy As a sad ending to this dismal year in San Diego real estate, Barratt America, a prestigious home builder headquartered in Carlsbad, sought Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Christmas Eve. One of San Diego’s larger local builders, Barratt America has reduced its staff from about 140 employees to around 15, but hopes