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News Alert: Sanborn County Named 1st In Nation For Non-Fatal Accidents

Big news, readers! Our little community has made it into the papers!

Now, I know what you must be thinking: “Wait, that doesn’t sound like something we should be proud of.” Well, dear reader, I’m here to tell you that you may just not love our county enough if you don’t think that being ranked first in anything is an amazing event for us.

To give a small history lesson for all of you nonbelievers and naysayers out there, since the inception of our sleepy little piece of heaven, there’s only two other years that we’ve been nationally ranked in anything!

The first time all the way back in 1968 was when we were ranked #2 in number of hikers disappearing in our beautiful local hills. Ask any old timer and they’ll get a misty sheen in their eyes as they regale you about the media bonanza covering the manhunts as they fruitlessly scoured the countryside.

The second was in 1996 when farmer John found that pit full of human skeletons. His signature giant cucumber also won third place in the state fair! You can still visit his farm to see where the magic is made, but don’t expect him to reveal his secret gardening methods. He doesn’t talk much anymore.

Regardless, it’s undoubtedly a great thing to see the great Sanborn name in the news again. What may be somewhat less great is being part of the statistics that put us there in the first place!

If you’ve been injured in the workplace or due to negligence of another party, you may not be quite as upbeat about our new ranking as I am. That’s why we’ve decided to spotlight a new addition to our local litigation scene, Villasenor Law Offices.

Villasenor Law Offices got their start as the premier accident attorney in Carmel Mountain Ranch before opening a local branch in our neck of the woods. Chris Villasenor, the owner of the firm, has been operating in the field for over 25 years and has delivered some truly incredible results for his clients over the years.

Chris and his team have handled almost every type of personal injury case, including car, motorcycle, and bicycle accidents, so if you’ve gotten in a crash on the road and found yourself injured, this is the man that will get you taken care of. This is especially true if insurance companies are refusing to pay out claims, as he has spent much of his professional career dealing with the ins and outs of the insurance claimant system.

In closing, if you find yourself added to the list of injuries and contributing to our newfound national recognition, find some consolation in the fact that that same statistic has drawn some really powerful help to our community. There’s a personal injury attorney in Poway (and Sanborn County!) that can help you get the legal counsel you need to secure financial restitution.

If you’re interested in our featured business, please check them out and give them a call:

Villasenor Law Offices

(858) 707-7771

12396 World Trade Dr Ste 211, San Diego, CA 92128


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Beware of These Tiny Villains

Termites are incredibly fascinating creatures. They are a critical part of our ecology, breaking down materials into nutrients for our soil. However, these critters, despite their tiny size, can cause enormous damage to your home. These pests can crawl through all different types of materials, undetected. They can silently chew through walls, flooring, and wood. Not only can they eat surfaces and exteriors of your home, they can also destroy the structure of your home, putting your safety and hygiene at risk. The severe damage caused by their invasion can result in the need to pay for costly repairs.

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There are different types of termites, each with different patterns and habitats.

Drywood termites form colonies through wood and small holes. Infestation can be prevented by storing firewood and scraps outside and away from the home.

Subterranean termites build “mud tubes” to crawl through. Infestation can be prevented by regularly clearing out water so that it does not gather at the foundation of the house. Be sure to manage humidity levels with properly ventilated attics and basements.

Dampwood termites tend to inhabit stumps, old trees, and fences. To avoid infestation, avoid moisture accumulation. Repair faucets, water pipes, and air conditioning units as soon as you notice any leakage.

You can follow the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) for its bi-annual Bug Barometer®, a seasonal forecast of the pest pressure and activity. They analyze weather and behavioural patterns to determine long-term predictions for each region of the United States. In spring 2019, NPMA found there to be excessive moisture across the country, warning homeowners to expect early pest activity.

Termites can become every homeowner’s greatest nightmare, wet or dry. You can never exclude any environment from the possibility of a home invasion.

Termites cause more than $5 billion annually in property damage. These costs aren’t covered by insurance for homeowners. You can try to look out for termite infestation by keeping an eye out for what appears to be water damage or maze-like patterns. The smell will be similar to mold or mildew. However, without regular inspection, termites are usually not noticeable until the infestation has gotten severe. Termite inspections can proactively save you thousands of dollars in repairing damage.

If you suspect your home has been infested, it is highly recommended that you contact a termite exterminator immediately. A professional exterminator will first conduct an inspection to see how much of your home has been affected.

We discovered Natural Science Exterminating, a termite extermination company based in Anaheim, servicing Orange County, Los Angeles, and Riverside for over 25 years. They offer a 4 step process for termite control, including inspection, treatment, repair, and prevention.

The company will leave tent fumigation as the last resort for severe infestations. They specialize in organic termite control. If your property has been damaged with dry rot, the company can also provide in-house carpentry repair. They are licensed and bonded, and guarantee all of the work they perform.

Natural Science Exterminating specializes in environmentally conscious termite extermination. You can give them a call to receive a free consultation.

Natural Science Exterminating
11642 Knott Ave, Garden Grove, CA 92841, United States


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How To Plan Your Home Renovation

In Improving America’s Housing 2019, Harvard reports the home remodelling market to be worth $450 billion.

Anyone who has ever been through a home remodelling project knows that it always ends up taking longer and costing more than expected. We gathered our top tips for planning your renovation that you can be as prepared as possible.

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  1. Choose a contractor with excellent communication – Communication should be your most important decision factor when choosing a contractor. Imagine you taking a day off work to welcome your new contractor. You agree to that they will arrive at your home at 10:00am that day. It’s 10:30am and they haven’t appeared. They haven’t called or texted you. You have tried calling multiple times, and there is no answer, and now an hour has passed. Yikes!
  2. Focus on value rather than cost – Home remodelling expenditures appear to be increasing more than ever before. This is likely due to the fact that home owners are willing to invest in the best service and experience they can find. You want to find someone who is punctual, skilled, experienced, and hard-working. These qualities will save you from unnecessary headaches and should be more important to you than getting the cheapest quote.
  3. Read reviews on contractors – Not all contractors come equal. Be sure to review their portfolio and reviews so that you can choose someone with a reputation for quality, excellence, and care. Melissa Alesi found herself in a nightmare of a home renovation after the contractor had not only failed to meet her requirements, but also left her with a mess to clean up. Had she chosen someone with a proven track record rather than her first Google Search, she could have found someone who would have delivered a beautiful end result, right from the start.
  4. Expect there to be dust – If you are allergic, be sure to stock up on your medicine and dust masks! It will be virtually impossible to clean up while the renovation is in progress. You will have to bear with a lot of dust, but it will be worth it in the end!
  5. Store everything in sealed boxes and bags – This will protect your belongings from dust and accidental damages. You also want to give your contractor a clean and tidy workspace so that they can work as efficiently and effectively as possible. Contracting requires physical labour and time, which will go directly to your invoice. Clear out the clutter and remove anything that can slow down your renovation.
  6. Communicate with your contractor – This ties back to the first point, as communication must take place in both directions. You cannot expect your contractor to know exactly what you want unless you have explained it to them in detail, and shown photos or examples, if possible. As much detail as possible will give your contractor a better understanding of exactly how you want your home to end up.

If you are looking for a reputable and experienced home contractor, we highly recommend Inspired Remodels.

Inspired Remodels
21098 Bake Pkwy
Ste 100
Lake Forest, CA 92630


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Your New Party Room

La Jolla is a beautiful seaside area in California known for its rugged coastline. The city is home to beautiful beachside boutiques, restaurants, and homes. Residents of the city take pride in their home improvement and exterior landscaping.

Your backyard is a perfect place to create an inviting space that feels like a natural extension of your interior common area. A patio is a great way to give your home more versatility and comfort with an outdoor living room. Taking your party outside elevates the mood and gives your guests a whole new experience.

There are fantastic people with professional landscaping expertise in La Jolla. If you’re thinking about a project, you will find plenty of ideas and inspiration by searching online. Remember that this will be an investment in time and energy, so make sure you know what you want today, as well as in five or ten years from today.

Beautiful and innovative projects are all over town. We wanted to showcase one of them, from the home of local resident Lily Grace. “Our backyard is where the magic happens. We have guests over almost every weekend, so our backyard is more of an outdoor dining room for entertaining and celebrating special moments,” says Grace.

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“We wanted the style of space to feel modern yet comfortable, so we chose neutral tile tones to contrast the greenery of the rest of it. The tile is easy to clean and gives us a great foundation for a dining table and lots of seating.”

Grace notes that hiring a professional landscaper was the best decision she made when it came to improving her backyard. “We considered doing it ourselves, however we realized that we would rather hire an expert to save us time and money, who would install everything correctly so that we wouldn’t have any hassle down the road. It’s been a few years since we had everything installed and it looks as beautiful as it did when it was first finished!”

With DIY becoming more popular than ever, you may consider taking on home improvement yourself. However, a landscaping project requires a considerable amount of time and energy, and doing it for the first time on your own may not deliver the spectacular results you are hoping for.

“We couldn’t be happier with the end result. We are always getting compliments from our guests about how much they love our backyard. We definitely have not regretted the investment.”

You want to think of the exterior to be an extension of your home’s interior style. Perhaps you have a classic look and feel between the furnishings and colour scheme of your living room. You can take those same elements outdoors to create a more fluid transition between the inside and outside. If you have a vision, be sure to find a landscaper who will take the time to understand it and show you examples of what you are describing. Your backyard might just be the next go-to weekend destination for your friends and family. Your dream backyard can become a reality by having the right landscape architect or designer based La Jolla.

Torrey Pines Landscape Company
5560 Eastgate Mall, San Diego, CA 92121, United States


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Proud of Our Home and Home Builders

As small as it is, you know that Sanborn County carries a lot of pride for its businesses. Some small, some not so small, we have a lot of respect and admiration for those that run a business right here in this beautiful county.

As such, we have a lot of pride in our local home designer. Obviously, they do incredible work, but what most probably don’t know is that they are so sought after that they design high-class homes in Newport Beach and surrounding areas. That’s when they’re not improving our town, of course. Even with their 5-star reviews, Sailhouse is just as well-liked online as through word of mouth. After all, when you end up with a beautiful backyard and home, people want to know who did it!

Despite being a small town, we’ve had several folks here employ the use of Sailhouse for personal projects, and it’s really given our town a beautiful feeling. We joke about how small of a town we are, but it’s all in good jest. We know we’ve got good folks here, and the great workers at Sailhouse just down the street have added wonderfully to the culture of our town.

As we’ve mentioned, Sailhouse not only designs homes here but they are also one of the top custom home builders in Newport Beach. They offer an all-inclusive home building team that will help you from the planning stages of your project, to the bulldozing and bricklaying, to installing that final lightbulb. They pride themselves on a finished, elevated, and quality product from their team. 

Just look at this home. Obviously meant to be placed near the beach, this house combines elegance and dramatics with the giant glass opening to the front of the home and the curved edges of the walls. The house looks like it’s meant to be there, and you haven’t seen anything quite like it before.

On their website, they quote Ralph Lauren, “Style is very personal. It has nothing to do with fashion. Fashion is over quickly. Style is forever.” These fitting quotes are placed elegantly throughout their website as a way for you to get to know the personal aesthetic of the Sailhouse team. You really feel like you’re getting a team who embodies the quotes on their walls and the culture they have created. You’ve got a team that is working hard to exceed any and all expectations for their clients.

This home really strikes us. It’s such a classy style with the white walls and the dark framing of the roofing. It is so classy, and it embodies the feeling that the Sailhouse website and portfolio gives. It’s truly a high-end experience. It looks like something you could expect in a home design magazine. Whoever owns it is surely proud to. 

Frank Gehry says, “Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.” This is another quote that Sailhouse seeks to exemplify. Much like a small town, good architecture will last for years beyond its initial inhabitants. They leave a mark on each and every neighborhood they work in. 

We’re proud to have Sailhouse as a thriving business in our town.

Sailhouse Custom Homes

170 Newport Center Dr Suite 220, Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 281-6044


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Choose Happiness Over Heartbreak

Category : Divorce

The memoir “Eat, Pray, Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert begins as the author realizes that she is unhappy in her seemingly perfect life. She finds that choosing happiness would mean making an extremely difficult decision, which is to leave her husband and the life they have created together. She begins to experience heartbreak and the disillusion of a marriage and a life she no longer wants to lead

“The only thing more unthinkable than leaving was staying; the only thing more impossible than staying was leaving. I didn’t want to destroy anything or anybody. I just wanted to slip quietly out the back door, without causing any fuss or consequences, and then not stop running until I reached Greenland.” 

Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

As it becomes clear that the author and her husband want to separately lead very different lives, the story reveals the painful process of walking away from a relationship, despite it being in search of a more fulfilling life. Gilbert chronicles her lengthy difficult divorce and how it causes immense grief, loneliness, and depression. Her ex-husband is angry at what feels like betrayal to him, and expresses his angst through the entire process.

As we learn throughout the book, change is inevitable, and we are not in control of everything that happens in life. Even when we achieve happiness and success at some point in our lives, we may later find that we have changed and that what we’ve always known is no longer what is best for us. Nothing is certain when it comes to our careers, health, and relationships.

Drastic life changes are often regarded as a “leap of faith”; a risk that requires a tremendous amount of courage to act on. However, as Gilbert shows us, taking control of one’s destiny is merely a willingness to experience all parts of life’s journey. It takes willingness to have difficult conversations with your life partner, someone you’ve devoted yourself entirely to. It takes willingness to endure their backlash, shock, and anger. It takes willingness to be patient throughout the process. It takes willingness to accept the imperfections of the journey. The key takeaway of this chapter in Gilbert’s story is to illustrate that real life is not a Disney fairytale or a glamorous Hollywood movie – life has incredibly painful moments that we must all endure and challenges we must all learn to face.

Despite criticisms of her story being sensationalized and somewhat lacking in terms of fully exploring the emotional toll divorce takes on women in our society today, Gilbert has become a modern cultural source of inspiration for people to choose happiness after a difficult life transition. Women around the world have derived meaning from her story as a sign of strength and assurance that it is never too late or too difficult to embark on a self-discovery journey alone. Gilbert’s vulnerability and frankness offers refreshing honesty on the topic of heartbreak, divorce, and life after the fact.

Gilbert proves is that divorce is not merely an ending of a relationship; it is an important choice between two people that allows for beautiful new beginnings.

If you are considering filing for divorce, it is important that you consult with an experienced family attorney who will represent you with genuine care and professionalism. Divorce can be a very difficult moment in time, but the right legal representation will take care of you and make the entire process more efficient.

Shuff Law Firm exclusively practices family law and may be of service to those in need of divorce representation. Find them at:

Shuff Law Firm
2107 N Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92706, USA
(714) 834-0175


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Avoid the Heartache and Mediate

Divorce is expensive. It hurts. It’s the end of a union that at once was thought to be for forever. Not only is it an entire change of life for the people that are involved, but it’s also only made worse when other people become involved. First, it’s close family and friends. Then, extended family. And, when you’re in a small town, everyone knows. Not only do they know, but they have an opinion. That’s where rumors and drama come in. 

I’ve once heard of a young couple who were seeking a divorce in the early 1990s. They made a mistake getting married and they knew it. The young woman didn’t want anything. Just a simple, clean divorce. The young man listened to his family and friends, and hired an expensive lawyer in a silk suit, refusing to even speak to his soon-to-be ex-wife. Only to walk into the courtroom to find that his ex-wife had indeed not hired an Orange County family law lawyer, and instead just stood there plain-clothed and honest. “I don’t want your money. I just want to be free.”

That could have all been avoided if there were more communication. The young man could have saved possibly hundreds of dollars and just consulted a divorce mediator. A divorce mediator is someone who acts as a moderator for discussion between the couple about the division of assets and marriage. A much cheaper option, the couple usually saves money and heartache from having a long and drawn-out legal battle. 

McNamee Mediations could have saved this couple. The thing is they, save couples like this all the time from the difficult divorce battles that we hear about so often. Just a few months ago, Beth B. writes, “Colleen is seriously a miracle worker!  Our divorce had been dragging on for nearly four years, and we had made very little headway using other mediation and divorce professionals without success.”

Another client, Craig G. says, “Colleen was great to work with and made a very difficult and emotional situation manageable. … The cost was very reasonable and a fraction of what it could have been taking other legal options.” This is just another example of where McNamee Mediations have stepped in, saving another family from the long, costly, drawn-out process of divorce. 

Because of the high divorce rates they grew up with, millennial couples are getting married later and later. Millennials are lowering the divorce rate nationally. An article by the USA Today says, “University of Maryland professor Philip Cohen found that from 2008 to 2016, the U.S. divorce rate dropped by 18 percent. … To measure the divorce rate, Cohen compared the number of divorces to married women. When controlling for other factors like an aging population, the results show only an 8 percent drop, “but the pattern is the same,” Cohen notes.” The article by the USA Today summarizes it to say that it’s likely the divorce rate will continue to drop because people are waiting until they’re older, more financially secure, and better educated.

So, it looks like millennials are paving a new path to marriage. It makes sense that they’re taking the less traditional path to a more amicable, communicative divorce as well. For instance, in high-cost of living areas like Irvine, divorce mediation may seem impossible, but with a great mediator like McNamee, it’s certainly possible in even the most complicated of cases.

If you are in need of a mediator, please reach out to:

McNamee Mediations

4590 MacArthur Blvd Suite 500, Newport Beach, CA 92660

(949) 223-3836


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The Office Redesign

Gary Bookershelves read through the entries for what felt like the hundredth time. His office furniture store was holding their first ever office makeover contest. The store had been up against tough competition ever since the big box store, Furniture Bonanza, had opened just outside of town. People seemed more interested in driving 15 minutes to buy their cheaply made furniture than shopping local.

So, Gary had come up with a plan to boost sales. He was hosting a contest where all local businesses were welcome to submit their dream office design on his website. Gary would pick the winner and then remodel their office, free of cost to them. It would be just like Extreme Home Makeover, but for offices. His goal was to remind the community how important it is to shop local. If he was being honest, he also hoped to inspire some of his fellow business owners who didn’t win to revamp their office space.

Gary thought he had narrowed it down to three finalists, but it was so hard to choose. He continued to thumb through the entries while he ate his turkey and mayo sandwich. He was the type of person who ate the same thing for lunch every day. His assistant Shelly never tired of teasing him about it. Maybe he would get her opinion on it, “Hey Shelly, can you come in here for a sec?”

Shelly sprung up from her chair and scurried into Gary’s office. Gary really liked Shelly. He liked her spunky personality and the way she styled her hair. Short and red, but not bottle dyed. She appeared in the doorway, “Hey boss, what can I help with?”

“Listen to these three descriptions and tell me which one you like the best,” Gary replied.

Shelly clapped her hands and jumped up and down, “Oh goody, is this for the contest? I was honestly hoping I would get to help. How exciting! Okay, read them to me,” she said. Her face all the sudden adopting a serious look.

Gary chuckled a little, “Okay, so first we have Penny’s Pocketbooks. Penny the owner wrote this: My dream office is one with pizzazz. Pocketbooks are my business, and I think it would be really fun to have an office completely designed with that in mind. All of the décor would be pocketbook related, and each desk and chair would be a different color- just like my sales floor!” Gary looked up from Penny’s proposal, “So what do you think of that?”

Shelly squished her nose, “A little bland, what else do you have?”

“Okay, Sam’s Sandwiches wrote: Our dream office would be as delicious and colorful as our sandwiches. Everything would be in green, brown, and red, just like the most common ingredients in a sandwich.”

Shelly’s hand went up, “I’m going to stop you right there because I’m bored already.”

Gary laughed, “Okay, okay, how about this one, Kara’s Daycare wrote: My dream office is one that inspires creativity, learning, and positivity. Working with kids all day has taught me there is nothing more important than imagination, and I would like my office to reflect that. The most important aspect of my dream office would be designated spaces for the kids to read, color, and play. Bright, happy colors would occupy all the décor. Of course, it would be nice to have a small desk of my own too. Thanks for your consideration and for supporting local shopping!”

“Oh my, I love Kara’s Daycare! Isn’t it obvious Gary?” Shelly started, “There is no better candidate!”

Gary tapped the proposal in front of him and replied with a big smile, “So, should I call her, or would you like to?”

You can find a great office furniture store here:

Creative Office Design
15440 Laguna Canyon Rd #120, Irvine, CA 92618
(714) 328-7627


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The Best Turf Installation in Town

Dale cruised down the road in his Toyota Tundra with the radio playing country music. The song ended moving into an advertisement for NoMow Turf Installation. “For years NoMow Turf Installation has provided Orange County with excellent service. We’ve created beautiful lawns and saved the drought-prone community tons on water. Why? Because we care! Call us today for a free quote and see what NoMow Turf Installation can do to make your world more stunning!” Dale mimicked the last sentence of the radio ad. It was, in fact, his voice.

It was true, he really did care about the community. He was born and raised in Orange County and NoMow Turf had thrived here, he wanted to make sure he gave back to the place that had given him so much. He pulled into a spot along the town square and made his way to the Orange Coffee Café. As he walked in the door, Sarah an eager blogger smiled brightly and waved. “Hi, Dale! Over here!” she motioned for him to sit. There was a coffee already on the table. “Double shot with skim, right? Sorry, I hope that’s not creepy! I asked your assistant what your coffee of choice was when we set the meeting. I like to be prepared. I also Googled you,” she smiled like that was the most normal thing in the world.

“Great!” Dale said, taking a seat and shifting around a little. He enjoyed her enthusiasm. “So, what would you like to know?” he asked.

“Yes, great, let’s dive right in. I like your style Dale. So, what was your inspiration for opening NoMow Turf Installation? You know, what made you fall in love with turf?”

Dale had to think about that one for a minute. He loved what he did and was good at it, but he realized it wasn’t so much the turf he loved, but the people. “I guess I’m not in love with turf,” he said, “I am, however, in love with helping make the community a more beautiful place. I enjoy saving people money on their water bill, and helping the area save water!”

“Wow,” Sarah replied, “Insightful! So, Dale, any other love in your life right now?” her eyebrow shot up.

Dale smiled, “With all your Googling I figured you would already know the answer to this one. I have a beautiful wife and wonderful kids.”

“Ha, I did know that,” she said, I just wanted to get some more quotes for the article.” Sarah continued, “Well, what’s next for the business? Expansion? Selling? Please tell me you aren’t selling!”

“Of Course not, I plan on keeping this business locally and family owned for a long time,” Dale said with confidence.

“That’s great, I mean, the other option would have made a good story too. I can see it now Local Business Owner Goes Big Time, Leaving Orange County in the Dust. That would be hard-hitting stuff!” She said.

“Haha, you sure have a lot of energy” Dale replied.

“I know, I think I got an extra shot of espresso in my coffee this morning. Just one more question, how do you feel about winning the town business of the year award? It’s your first year winning such a prestigious award. I’m sure you must be proud. Any other thoughts, emotions, feelings?” Sarah leaned forward.

Dale was surprised. How did she know he had won the award? He had his hopes, but he didn’t even know for sure himself. “How do you,” he started but she cut him off.

“Oh, I’ve got sources. Sources on the inside, if you know what I mean?” She replied winking at him.

He had no idea what she meant but nonetheless, he was excited!

I had a wonderful time meeting with Dale. If you are in the market for turf, please check out:

NoMow Turf
26674 Vista Terrace, Lake Forest, CA 92630
(855) 968-8873


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Luxury Landscaping

Melissa, a reporter for the Sanborn County Daily, walked into the Cozy Café and looked down at her watch, 5 minutes until 7 AM perfect, she thought. She grabbed a coffee, sat down, and waited. After another 5 minutes, she saw a gentleman walk through the door wearing a Torrey Pines Landscaping San Diego shirt. Melissa waved her hand and smiled. The man waved grabbing a coffee quick and then approaching her.

“Hi, Melissa?” he questioned.

“Yes, hello!” She stood extending her hand, “You must be Paul it is so nice to meet you! Let me start by saying I am a huge fan of your work.”

“Wow, thanks,” he replied. Melissa couldn’t help but notice the glimmer of genuine happiness in his eyes. He must receive compliments all the time, she thought. How refreshing it was to talk to someone with a bit of modesty.

“Well, let’s get started, Paul you have recently relocated to our town and with you came quite the business. What inspired the move?” Melissa questioned.

“Well, my family and I were just looking for somewhere quiet to settle down and this seemed like the perfect place,” Paul replied.

“That’s interesting,” Melissa continued, “Most people have never even heard of our quiet town, let alone relocated here on a whim without some sort of family tie. So, you really have no ties to the area?”

“Um, no. We don’t have any ties to the area, unfortunately,” Paul went on, “we had heard about the town through a friend who absolutely raved about it and we just couldn’t get it out of our heads.”

“Well, we are certainly glad you are here!” Melissa said, “I’d love to hear more about your work.”

Paul started, “Yes, I love my work! My business caters to homeowners who are bored with their current backyard set up. I work with my customers to create their dream oasis. It honestly is a dream come true for me. I love seeing a customer’s face when a project is finished. That is the best part of my job by far.” Paul smiled genuinely and Melissa could tell he meant what he said.

“That is so endearing Paul. I think the public would love to know how you got started in the landscaping business.” Melissa said.

“Well, it is something that has run in the family, my grandfather had a landscaping company and then my father and then me. I guess you could say it just runs in our blood.” Paul said with a laugh.

“That is so sweet,” Melissa said, “Okay, one final question for you, What is your number one goal for your business?”

“That is a great question,” Paul said, “and it’s easy for me to answer, I want to make Sanborn County the most beautiful county to live in the entire country! And that’s no joke.” Paul said with a wink.

Melissa could tell why the business was doing so well, “Wow, what a personality” she thought.

“Anything else you would like our readers to know?” Melissa asked Paul.

“If you are looking for landscaping help make sure to look up Torrey Pines Landscape Contractors! You won’t be disappointed.” Paul ended with.

“Thank you so much for your time Paul,” Melissa said, “I can’t wait to see how you help to transform the neighborhoods here!”

Here’s where you can contact them if you are looking for some landscaping help:

Torrey Pines Landscape Co.
(858) 454-1433