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Beat Bugs Premiere and How I Fail at Being Hollywood

Netflix invited me to the premiere of their new original animated series, Beat Bugs. They’ve also given me a free subscription to their service to facilitate this post. All thoughts, opinions, and ideas are my own. Thank you to Netflix for part...
by Our Holly Days on Aug 1, 2016

The First Biannual SoCal Food & Wine Fest Was a Smashing Success

Chef Mario Medina of The MainCourse Restaurant was the driving force behind the SoCal Food & Wine Fest that benefited the Center for Community Solutions (CCS). CCS helps over 10,000 adults each year heal and prevent relationship and sexual violen...
by Wabisabi Green on Jul 21, 2016

Sunny SoCal

This President's Day weekend, we decided to take a trip to SoCal. We planned the trip along with my namesake and brother-in-law. As it was a last minute plan, I didn't have much time to do my usual research and planning. This did not stop us from hav...
by Newbie In Sunnyvale on Apr 21, 2016

Aldi Opens Ten Stores in California This Week

“Walmart and Smart & Final are off my list,” Marilyn Havey of Buena Park, California said after she discovered an Aldi opening in her neighborhood. The Buena Park location is just one of 10 scheduled to open this week in Cali. Aldi has been r...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Apr 19, 2016

The California Garden in January

In today's post I would like to talk about everything you can do in your California Garden in the month of January. This month you should:Make sure you start seeds indoors for all your summer vegetables like tomatoes, peppers, eggplantsContinue harve...
by California Gardening Blog on Mar 10, 2016

Carl's Jr. Testing Muffin Bun Breakfast Sandwiches

Carl's Jr. has been spotted testing the use of muffins as the "buns" for their breakfast sandwiches. There are two varieties being tested: the Cornbread Breakfast Sandwich and the Blueberry Muffin Breakfast Sandwich.Each sandwich features your fast f...

Where to Eat In Irvine, CA During WITS '16

There'll be 500 women travel bloggers from all over the world convening in Irvine, CA in March for Women in Travel Summit! Having lived in Southern California, I'm excited to share the diversity of the food culture we have with these women. H...
by Gourmet Pigs on Jan 19, 2016

"LA County Supervisor On California Methane Leak: 'This Is A Mini-Chernobyl'"

"LA County Supervisor On California Methane Leak: 'This Is A Mini-Chernobyl'"by RT"The California gas company responsible for the storage site where methane has been leaking from a damaged well for over two months has promised action to stop the...
by Running 'Cause I Can't Fly on Jan 13, 2016

Well Said @KotakSecurities #KotakMidCapMeet15

Great to hear Mr Kamlesh Rao,CEO Kotak Securities, state at the @KotakSecurities ‪#‎KotakMidCapMeet15‬ @GrandHyattMum that social media is probably the greatest source of banking developments these days. Eg the competition to cheques and debit...
by Wealthymatters on Dec 11, 2015

What to plant in December in the California Garden

The Southern California garden is a paradise in the month of December. Thanks to the excellent weather, December is the time to do a lot of things in your garden. Today we will look at everything you need to do in the California garden in the month o...
by California Gardening Blog on Dec 8, 2015

Review: McDonald's - Fried Blueberry Pie

McDonald's Fried Blueberry Pie features their turnover-style pie crust with blueberry filling.They're offering them here in Southern California and I bought one for 79 cents.The Fried Blueberry Pie offered the same crispy, crackly crust that you get...

McDonald's Serving New Fried Blueberry Pie and Blueberry Yogurt Parfait in Southern California

McDonald's is serving two, new limited-time blueberry menu items out here in Southern California: the Fried Blueberry Pie and the Blueberry Yogurt Crunch.The Fried Blueberry Pie features a blueberry filling along with a crispy fried pie crust and goe...

La Jolla Shores Sargo

A La Jolla Shores Sargo, taken while snorkeling near the Marine Room with a Panasonic DMC-TS6A LUMIX Camera.
by California Photos on Nov 12, 2015

La Jolla Shores Kelp Bass

A La Jolla Shores, CA Kelp Bass hides in the sea grass, taken while snorkeling on October 23, 2015 with an Olympus TG-4 Waterproof Digital Camera.
by California Photos on Nov 10, 2015

La Jolla Shores, CA lobster

A La Jolla Shores, CA spiny lobster taken while snorkeling on October 23, 2015 with an Olympus TG-4 Waterproof Digital Camera.
by California Photos on Nov 8, 2015

La Jolla Shores Senorita

A La Jolla Shores Senorita taken while snorkeling on October 23, 2015 with an Olympus TG-4 Waterproof Digital Camera.
by California Photos on Nov 6, 2015

La Jolla Shores Kelp Bass

A school of La Jolla Shores kelp bass taken while snorkeling on October 23, 2015 with an Olympus TG-4 Waterproof Digital Camera.  You can't fish in La Jolla Shores, but these fish are popular targets, 12" is the legal limit.
by California Photos on Nov 4, 2015

La Jolla Shores Kelp Bass

A La Jolla Shores kelp bass with some sort of parasite taken while snorkeling by the Marine Room on October 23, 2015 with an Olympus TG-4 Waterproof Digital Camera.
by California Photos on Nov 2, 2015

La Jolla Shores, CA

La Jolla Shores beach, San Diego, CA, taken from a paddle board on October 14, 2015 with a Panasonic DMC-TS6D LUMIX Tough Camera.
by California Photos on Oct 31, 2015

Swami's Beach tide pools, Encinitas, CA

Swami's Beach in Encinitas, looking south from the tide pool area, taken on October 15, 2015 with a Panasonic DMC-TS6D LUMIX Tough Camera.
by California Photos on Oct 29, 2015


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