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Royal Machines featuring Mark McGrath and Dave Navarro Rock The Queen Queen Mary’s Rock the Queen Featuring iHeartMedia’s ALT 98.7 FM’s The Woody Show Fiesta Returns Saturday, June 3

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  The Queen Mary is pleased to welcome back Rock The Queen, featuring some of the 90s top alternative rock in concert from 4 – 11 p.m. on Saturday, June 3. The head-banging music festival will bring top rock artists to Long Beach with performances from Sugar Ray, Smash Mouth, Spin Doctors, Eve 6 and the Royal Machines featuring Dave Navarro, Mark McGrath, Billy Morrison, Donovan Leitch, … [Read More...]

Epic Marvel Super Hero Experience Premieres in Los Angeles on July 7; Tickets on Sale Now All 2017 Shows MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! ANNOUNCES NEW SHOW, AGE OF HEROES, FEATURING GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY AND MORE THAN 20 FAVORITE MARVEL SUPER HEROES AND VILLAINS

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Super hero action, thrills and drama will soar, smash and burst into arenas across the country starting this summer with the debut of the all-new action-packed adventure Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes.  The iconic Marvel Super Heroes Spider-Man and The Avengers are joined by the Guardians of the Galaxy, including Star-Lord, Gamora, Groot, Rocket and Drax, in a legendary battle to defend the … [Read More...]

Whole Foods Market celebrates National Hamburger Day with deal on vegan patties from Beyond Meat

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Whole Foods Market is celebrating National Hamburger Day on May 28 with a deal on plant-based burger patties from cult favorite, Beyond Meat. For one day only, customers can get two packages of Beyond Meat’s The Beyond Burger for $9. Each package contains two patties. Beyond Meat is a plant-based protein source that replaces animal protein with plant protein from peas and other vegetables. The … [Read More...]

Best holiday destinations in Europe for families

Are you planning for a holiday? How about Europe? There are so many destinations in the continent apt for a family vacation. Choose the one as per your budget and likings. Are you planning a holiday or a vacation with your family this summer? If so, Europe can be one of the finest options to consider. Europe is a favorite holiday destination among the tourists from all over the world. There are … [Read More...]

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SoCal City Kids News

NestFresh Calls for Home Bakers’ Best Recipes During National Egg Month

To advocate for the all-American egg during National Egg Month in May, NestFresh, one of the most innovative specialty egg products in the nation, is hosting a baking recipe contest. Calling upon home bakers nationwide to submit their best recipes, entrants will vie for the opportunity to win the grand prize of a $500 Visa gift card and a gift package filled with free product from … [Read More...]

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One Lucky Kiddo will be the next #zulilycutie!

Exciting News!  zulily has launched the search for their next #zulilycutie! Here at zulily, they are ALL about inspiring their fans to share the unique and special #zulilycutie in their life on social media! So, in celebration of all the cuties out there, they are hosting another contest to find their next OFFICIAL #zulilycutie (aged between 2-5 years old), who will be the face of an upcoming … [Read More...]

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NestFresh Calls for Home Bakers’ Best Recipes During National Egg Month

To advocate for the all-American egg during National Egg Month in May, NestFresh, one of the most innovative specialty egg products in the nation, is hosting a baking recipe contest. Calling upon home bakers nationwide to submit their best recipes, entrants will vie for the opportunity to win the grand prize of a $500 Visa gift card and a gift package filled with free product from … [Read More...]

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Free Summer Reading Program from Arbordale Publishing Read around the world with free interactive ebooks

Warmer weather and longer days say summer is near, and this year Arbordale introduces Summer Reading Around the World. This free program includes 25 interactive ebooks, a passport to reading, and the opportunity to earn hardcover books.   To prevent the summer slide, and give young readers the opportunity to learn about environments and habitats around the world, Arbordale has selected … [Read More...]

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Universal Studios Hollywood Casts a Dazzling Spell on “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” with Its All-New “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle,” Beginning June 23

Beginning June 23, guests are invited to see “The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM” in a whole new light when Universal Studios Hollywood introduces its all-new “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts TM Castle,” featuring a dazzling light projection experience against the backdrop of Hogwarts™ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. As night falls on Hogsmeade village, “The Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts … [Read More...]

Featured Products

Are you having a BBQ this Memorial Day Weekend? Heinz BBQ Sauces are a Must!

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Are you ready for Memorial Day weekend? Time to fire up the grill! This BBQ season, Heinz has you covered with 7 delicious flavors from America’s most famous BBQ regions – Kansas City Sweet & Smoky, Memphis Sweet & Spicy, Texas Bold & Spicy, Carolina Tangy Vinegar and NEW this year, Kentucky Bourbon Rich & Savory, Hawaii Style Sweet & Smoky and Carolina Mustard … [Read More...]

Netflix for Organic Cotton Sheets, Towels & Duvets Premium organic linens that never end up in a landfill starting at $5/month

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Did you know 10 million tons of textiles—e.g. clothes, bedding, towels, etc.—end up in landfills each year. That's a pile of sheets and towels 150% the size of the Great Pyramid in Egypt! I recently partnered with Coyuchi—a pioneer in organic sheets, towels, and sleepwear—to explore the importance of sustainable home linens and share the good news about their new linen subscription … [Read More...]

IFME Shoes are a hit for Children this Spring!

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Are you looking for really adorable and comfy shoes for your little one this Spring? IFME has you covered! Their shoes are just too cute! I love the colors and little girls will love them too! I received a pair of Fuchsia/Lavender shoes for a toddler and she just loved them! They really are her favorite new shoes! I wish that they made these in my size! They are also very comfortable (my … [Read More...]

ClassDojo and Yale Join Forces to Bring Mindfulness to Millions of Kids Around the World Check out the "5 Tips to Teach your Kids Mindfulness”

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This month, ClassDojo and the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence announced a partnership to bring mindfulness to millions of kids around the world. Together, ClassDojo and Yale have created a set of activities related to ‘Mindfulness’ for home and school, to be made available to all ClassDojo teachers and parents over the coming weeks.   It has been shown that regular mindfulness … [Read More...]

New Colgate Total® Advanced Health Mouthwash is a Must-Try!

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Colgate is shaking things up with the latest addition to the Colgate Total® portfolio – new Colgate Total® Advanced Health Mouthwash. Building on the dual phase trend seen in many health and beauty products, this mouthwash is the first oral care product to contain two-layer technology; combining freshening power with germ killing ingredients (cetylpyridinium chloride (CPC)). First, shake the … [Read More...]

Stock the Picnic Basket with these Spring Time Picnic items!

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          Springtime is here and that means Picnic time! Memorial Day is also approaching! For the Kids Flavored Water: Stay hydrated! Fun for kids and smart for parents, AquaBall's naturally flavored water is the only zero-sugar, zero-calorie, zero-preservative children's beverage around. Available in four flavors, Berry Frost, Fruit Punch, Grape, and Strawberry Lemonade, and features … [Read More...]

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Giveaways

Pacific Islander Festival June 3-4, 2017 at The Aquarium of the Pacific Giveaway: PACIFIC ISLANDER TICKET GIVEAWAY: Family 4-pack!

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Experience dance, music, cuisine, and cultural artifacts of the Pacific Islands on Saturday and Sunday, June 3 and 4, at the Aquarium of the Pacific.       Discover and explore the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands at the Aquarium’s 14th annual Pacific Islander Festival. The festival will include traditional craft demonstrations, educational programs, and an ocean of … [Read More...]

Brown Bear Prize Pack Giveaway #BrownBearEverywhere

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As part of a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Eric Carle's Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, I am able to to host a giveaway for a very special Brown Bear Prize Pack, featuring official Brown Bear swag, as well as a copy of the book signed by Eric Carle himself. I have always loved this book and remember reading this to my son when he was a little one! If you would like to enter … [Read More...]

Keeping Tech in Check Giveaway Opportunity!

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  More and more, contemporary parents feel “tech shamed” over the amount of time that their children spend consuming electronic media.  Research released almost daily warns of the mental health value of unplugging and the dangers of unrestricted time spent in front of a screen for kids of all ages. While parents recognize that today’s technology offers numerous developmental and educational … [Read More...]

Go Organically Momination Sweepstakes!

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  With Mother's Day right around the corner, show the moms in your life some love by entering them in the Go Organically Momination Sweepstakes! Whether it be your mom, grandma, friend or neighbor, you can enter ANY great mom by sharing what makes them so special. To enter: Simply visit http://goorganicallymominationsweeps.com/, and share what makes the mom you are entering so … [Read More...]

Media Reviews

Twirl Away with Kate & Mim-Mim This Spring!

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It’s important to foster imaginative play with your preschoolers – and, with the weather warming up, now is the perfect time to head outdoors to have some creative springtime fun together! Click on the link below fo fun activity and coloring sheets along with printables sure to get young imaginations “blooming. Kate &Mim-Mim Springtime Fun Looking for some fun tips to get out and … [Read More...]

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales – The most other-worldly visual effects of any recent movie.

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  Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, the terrifying Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle, determined to kill every pirate at sea...including him. Captain Jack's only hope of survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its … [Read More...]

Digimon Adventure Tri.: Reunion – Great Animation, Real Fan Pleaser

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It's been six years since that summer adventure when Taichi and the rest of the DigiDestined crossed over to the Digital World and nearly three years since the final battle between Hikari's group and BelialVamdemon. And, at some point, while the peaceful days went by, the gate to the Digital World mysteriously closed. But when a Kuwagamon suddenly appears in Odaiba, its rampage leaves the town in … [Read More...]

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Beauty and Fashion Corner

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LUNE + ASTER will make your eyes stand out this Spring!

Launched in 2015, Lune + Aster is Bluemercury’s exclusive proprietary cosmetics brand. It was designed by Bluemercury Co-Founder and CEO, Marla Beck, with the busy, career-driven female in mind. Marla spent 16 years personally testing each product carried in Bluemercury stores to help her perfect the collection. Products are made with good-for-you ingredients that help women get out the door in … [Read More...]

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Bluemercury’s New Beauty Products are a Must-Buy this Spring!

        My skin is a little less dry in the Spring than in the Winter and so I have to use different products. This great line-up is at the top of my list this Spring!   m-61 m-61 is a technical skincare line from Bluemercury Co-Founder and CEO, Marla Beck, designed to provide maximum results in minimal time. The collection combines the best of technical skin science and power-packed … [Read More...]

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Gift Mom Rosy Glowing Clean Skin… AllGlamR ROSE PETAL CLEANSER is a Beauty Must-Buy!

I simply love the AllGlamR Rose Petal Cleanser! I love how it cleans my skin, leaves it feeling soft and I even like the way it smells!  AllGlamR’s Rose Petal Cleanser is a new lightweight facial wash formulated with delicately fragrant Rosehip Seed Oil and Seaweed Extracts to gently remove and lift dirt, impurities, and dead skin while regenerating new cell growth, restoring skin’s natural PH … [Read More...]

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Belli Skincare this Spring is a Must! And Don't Miss Belli’s BIG Baby Shower (April 23 - May 8)!

Are you a new Mom or are you pregnant? Looking for some amazing skin care products? Belli Skincare products are a must! And, you don't have to be a new Mom or pregnant to use them! I received samples to try out and I was quite impressed! I tried out the Healthy Glow Facila Hydrator and the Sheer Comfort Lip Balm and these work really well! I love how soft my face felt after using the Healthy … [Read More...]

Pet Corner

Waldo, May 25 Pet of the Week

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With his bright-white coat and spunky nature, you’ll never have to ask “Where’s Waldo?” Waldo’s a 5-year-old shih tzu-terrier mix who’s a playful sweetheart—before you even get to ask that ol’ question, he’ll come running to you with a big, licky “Here I am!” Meet Waldo on the shelter side of the Companion Animal Village at 7700 East Spring St., (562) 570-PETS. Ask for ID#A589620. Just ask—well, … [Read More...]

Kitty, May 20 Pet of the Week

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He-e-e-ere, Kitty! Her family moved across the country and took everyone but Kitty. They left this sweet lap cat at the shelter to her fate. Kitty is an affectionate indoor 10-year-old, good with kids and dogs, and weighing in at a whopping 17 pounds! Because she’s a senior, her adoption fee will be only $20. She’ll need lots of love, affection and likely a weight-loss cat diet. Meet Kitty at the … [Read More...]

Bella, May 11 Pet of the Week

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“La vida é bella!” would be the cry of our beautiful Bella if she were gifted with speech. To this vivacious, playful girl, life is beautiful—she’s spunky and loves to play. She’s learning her manners along with a lot of tricks—she loves learning those as well. What would be even more beautiful for this 2 ½-year-old pittie would be a loving human who shares her joy of life—she was surrendered to … [Read More...]

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Hartz Introduces Delectables, the First Lickable Stew Treat for Dogs Delectables “Tongue Out Tuesday" Sweepstakes Opportunity Hosted by SoCal City Kids!

The Hartz Mountain Corporation introduces Delectables, the first lickable stew treat for dogs, available at Walmart, Amazon.com and select retailers around the country. "Delectables Stew Lickable Treats for dogs represents a true innovation in the canine treat category," says Susan Burris, Brand Manager, Dog Treats, Hartz Mountain Corp.  "Perfect for small dogs, Delectables Stew is a delicious … [Read More...]