Featured SoCal Events and Services

Dana Point Harbor Welcomes 46th ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF WHALES With Family-Friendly Activities March 4 – 12

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The County of Orange, OC Parks and Dana Point Harbor invite families to the “Whale Capital of the West” during the Dana Point Festival of Whales March 4 & 5, 11 & 12. Experience this ancient winter to spring migratory ritual with family and friends, and enjoy seaside activities and whale watching excursions. The 46th Annual Festival of Whales will take place on the weekends of March 4 … [Read More...]

The Fred Hall Show—The Ultimate Outdoor Experience **March 1-5, 2017 at the Long Beach Convention Center**

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What started in 1946 as a Sportsman’s show at the Gilmore Stadium in Los Angeles, has now become the world’s largest consumer fishing show, the largest boat show in the western United States, and California’s finest travel and hunting show.  The Fred Hall Show returns to the Long Beach Convention Center (300 East Ocean, Long Beach 90802) from Wednesday March 1 through Sunday, March 5, 2017. … [Read More...]

Burns Supper Kicks Off Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIV Feb. 17 AC/DC Tribute Band Set to Rock Yer Kilt at After Party Feb. 18

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The Queen Mary welcomes back the celebration of true Scottish heritage with the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIV February 18-19. The festival will kick off with the Burns Supper on February 17 followed by a full weekend of rich Scottish culture highlighted through authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine all in ode to the Queen Mary’s Scottish … [Read More...]

Sex & The City Zoo, LA Zoo’s Wildly Romantic ADULTS ONLY Valentine Celebration Feb 11

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PHOTO CAPTION: L.A. Zoo's affectionate giraffes PHOTO CREDIT:  Jamie Pham. SEX AND THE CITY ZOO, THE L.A. ZOO'S WILD, ADULTS-ONLY VALENTINE’S CELEBRATION, FEATURES "FOOL FOR LOVE," A PROVOCATIVE ANIMAL DATING-MATING-COHABITATING PRESENTATION, TEMPTING REFRESHMENTS, UP-CLOSE ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS AND INTIMATE, SEASONALLY INSPIRED, FIVE-COURSE FARM-TO-TABLE DINNER OPTION, EACH COURSE PAIRED … [Read More...]

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SoCal City Kids News

Grand Opening of Saturday East Hollywood Farmer’s Market THAI CDC EXPANDS ITS FARMERS’ MARKET TO TWO DAYS IN A SPECIAL FAMILY-FRIENDLY GRAND OPENING CELEBRATION ON SATURDAY, MARCH 4TH, 2017

The Thai Community Development Center (Thai CDC) is celebrating the Grand Opening of the second day of its East Hollywood Certified Farmers’ Market. The Market has been bringing fresh produce to the community on Thursday evenings since 2012. Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farmers’ Market Promotion Program (FMPP), the Thai CDC is now able to offer another farmers’ … [Read More...]

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Face-To-Face Giraffe Feedings Debut at L.A. Zoo

PHOTO CREDIT: Jamie Pham. FACE-TO-FACE GIRAFFE FEEDINGS OFFICIALLY DEBUT AT LOS ANGELES ZOO AS PART OF YEARLONG 50TH ANNIVERSARY "ZooLAbration" Daily 11 am and 2:30 pm, Weather Permitting Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens  What's it like to stand face-to-face with a giraffe?  Find out daily at the Los Angeles Zoo's new interactive Giraffe Feedings at 11 am and 2:30 pm, which … [Read More...]

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Mason Regional Park Welcomes Babychella Family Art & Music Festival March 12

The County of Orange and OC Parks are pleased to welcome the inaugural Babychella Family Art & Music Festival at Mason Regional Park in Irvine on Sunday, March 12 from 12 – 4 p.m. This free, family-friendly event invites parents and children to enjoy entertainment and activities in the park’s picturesque springtime setting.   Babychella Family Art & Music Festival will offer a … [Read More...]

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Anaheim House of Blues Set to Open March 2017 ANAHEIM HOUSE OF BLUES MARCH 2017 OPENING MARKS FIRST NEW HOUSE OF BLUES IN A DECADE KICKING OFF YEARLONG NATIONAL 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF RENOWNED MUSIC HALLS & RESTAURANTS

The new House of Blues Anaheim – the first new House of Blues to be built in the U.S. in a decade – is set to open March 2017 – and will kick off a yearlong 25th anniversary of legendary music halls and restaurants. The first House of Blues opened in Harvard Square in Cambridge, MA, in November 1992. Opening 25 years later the new House of Blues Anaheim will represent the ultimate House of … [Read More...]

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Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood To Feature La La Land

In celebration of this year’s award season, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood will spotlight Lionsgate’s Oscar nominated film, La La Land, as a limited addition to the tour. From Feb. 18 to March 6, 2017, guests can find themselves in a scene from the film as they step onto the ‘Café Sur Le Lot,’ coffee shop set, which has been carefully reconstructed.   Warner Bros. Studio Tour … [Read More...]

Featured Products

The Poseidon Children’s Sonic Toothbrush is a Must-Buy!

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Looking for a Toothbrush that your child will love?  I know that brushing teeth is not a favorite with most children but this Children's LED Color Changing Toothbrush by Poseidon will make brushing much easier! It is available in Pink or Blue. Children may not love to brush their teeth but this will make it less of a battle! I like that is is simple to use and I think that children will love … [Read More...]

Farmer’s Pantry Feeds Your Hunger With Exclusively American Farm Grown Revolutionary Snacks

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   Farmer’s Pantry, the proudly American new snack brand, debuts the first snacks of their kind: 100% American grown first-ever Farmers Pantry Cornbread Crisps and the revolutionary, innovative  Farmers Pantry Meal Snacks, a first in offering meat and veggies in one package. Farmer’s Pantry is pushing the boundaries of what it means to be hungry – and to be fed well. Americans are a driven … [Read More...]

TubShroom Introduces SinkShroom SinkShroom Officially Launches Meeting the Demands of Consumers After successful Kickstarter Campaign, Creators of TubShroom Launch A Brand New Product

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Are you tired of getting hair or other things clogging up your sink? There is a solution! Owners of Juka Innovations Corp. and creators of TubShroom have launched their next life changing innovation – SinkShroom, a sustainable solution to prevent clogged sink drains. The new prototype comes to life after an overwhelming demand from consumers who saw the difference TubShroom made in keeping … [Read More...]

Consider Switching to Coral Toothpaste for National Children’s Dental Health Month in February Coral Kids Toothpaste helps keep kids’ pearly whites protected without chemical additives

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They may be small, but little mouths deserve big attention to ensure a healthy smile for years to come.             In honor of National Children’s Dental Health Month in February, consider switching to coral – Coral LLC® Coral Kids Toothpaste, that is.             Formulated with ionic coral calcium and more than 70 trace minerals,Coral Kids Toothpaste’s unique whole food mineral complex may … [Read More...]

Having a Birthday Party? The Goodie Gusher is a Must-Buy!

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Do you have a child who will soon be having a party? The Goodie Gusher will add fun to any party!          I really like that it is easier and that children do not have to use a stick or a baseball bat. It's actually a much safer way to enjoy candy piñata style!  Children of all ages will love it! Call it piñata 2.0 – The Goodie Gusher is easy to fill and refill, reusable, children of all … [Read More...]

5 Small things that your home misses

Your home may feel empty at times although you’ve purchased the most modern furniture on the market. The problem doesn’t come from quality; it comes from wrong choice of items. The most challenging thing about interior décor isn’t picking the right theme. The biggest challenge comes in mixing all these elements together and creating a meaningful whole. This is because most people tend to … [Read More...]

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Giveaways

THE SHACK Giveaway

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Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, The Shack takes us on a father’s transformative and spiritual journey that will show him the ultimate truth about love, loss, and forgiveness. https://youtu.be/CL0yUbSS5Eg We have teamed up  to host a giveaway for Lionsgate’s uplifting new film, THE SHACK. One winner will win a Prize Package that will include the novel the film is based on, … [Read More...]

NEWSIES Special Giveaway Opportunity!

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https://youtu.be/fMlvc0w51vg Straight from the Broadway stage, Fathom Events and Disney Theatrical Productions are thrilled to bring the Tony Award®-winning musical NEWSIES to cinemas nationwide in an exclusive three-day event on February 16, 18 and 22.   Filmed live on stage at the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood, CA, this not-to-be-missed high energy show stars Original Broadway cast members … [Read More...]

Aquarium Festival Celebrates African and African-American Culture During National Black History Month FEBRUARY 25-26, 2017 Giveaway Opportunity!

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Celebrating the richness and diversity of African-American and African cultures, the Aquarium’s fifteenth annual African-American Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, February 25 and 26, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Guests can experience the sights and sounds of performances by local African-American groups, including Mardi Gras second line dancers, hip hop and break dancers, jazz … [Read More...]

Dunkin’ Donuts’ Sweet Pairing for Valentine’s Day: Heart-Shaped Donuts and New Fudge Brownie & Vanilla Cupcake Flavored Coffees Fudge Croissant Donut returns for an additional donut delight! Special Valentine's Day Giveaway!

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With the season for sweethearts upon us, Dunkin’ Donuts is welcoming Valentine’s Day with a perfect pairing of sweet coffee flavors, along with the return of heart-shaped donuts, available in delicious new and returning varieties. For starters, Dunkin’ Donuts guests can enjoy the marriage of their favorite coffee with the flavors of fresh bakery treats, with new Fudge Brownie Swirl and Vanilla … [Read More...]

Media Reviews

Hullabaloo Best of Hullabaloo: Volume Two Hullabaloo Music CELEBRATING 13 YEARS, 13 ALBUMS, AND 3,000 SHOWS! BELOVED KID-FOLK DUO HULLABALOO IS SET TO RELEASE BEST OF HULLABALOO: VOLUME TWO 2/24/17

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  As a prelude to their 3,000th show and to celebrate thirteen years of glowing critical acclaim, the beloved "free-range, organic kid-folk" duo Hullabaloo has compiled a sparkling new collection of Hullabaloo favorites for kids and families.  Their 13th album, Best of Hullabaloo: Volume Two, is set for release on February 24, 2017. Over the past thirteen years, Hullabaloo has created a … [Read More...]

The Great Wall

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When a mercenary warrior (Matt Damon) is imprisoned within the Great Wall, he discovers the mystery behind one of the greatest wonders of the world. As wave after wave of marauding beasts besiege the massive structure, his quest for fortune turns into a journey toward heroism as he joins a huge army of elite warriors to confront the unimaginable and seemingly unstoppable force. The Great … [Read More...]

My Little Pony – Still Great For Kids With Bright Colors, Simple but Hilarious Jokes and Educational Morals.

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Join Twilight Sparkle and her best pony pals as they explore one of the most beautiful places in Equestria. In the Crystal Empire, Twilight must find out if there is a spy in the empire. She also dedicates herself to helping a reformed pony learn the magic of friendship. Meanwhile, the Mane Six will work together to ensure a ceremony for Cadences and Shining Armor's new baby goes as planned. With … [Read More...]

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Beauty and Fashion Corner

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Beauty Must-Buy Product of the Week! NEW! RIMMEL LONDON THE ONLY 1 MATTE LIPSTICK

     The lipstick revolution goes matte! Rimmel London introduces The Only 1 Matte Lipstick, a new-generation, all-in-one matte lipstick that delivers long-lasting, non-drying colour, moisture and wear. It’s Matte lipstick that lets you have it all in one. No compromise.   Formula: Rimmel is powering the matte revolution with a new volatile hybrid formula that’s been specially … [Read More...]

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Wake Up To Healthier, Hydrated Nails: Sally Hansen Launches Moisture Rehab™ Overnight Nail Serum This bedtime boost treats nails and cuticles to hydration with nutrient-rich actives, all in one luxe formula.

It’s time for a nail intervention! Flawless color laydown starts with healthy, moisturized nails. Overnight moisturizing treatments work wonders for skin and hair, and now nails and cuticles can benefit from the rejuvenating results. Introducing Sally Hansen Moisture Rehab™, our first overnight nail serum that contains moisture and nutrient rich extracts for intense nail and cuticle restoration. … [Read More...]

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AllGlamR’s Lip Servis is a Winter Beauty-Must-Buy!

I don't know about you but during the Winter my skin dries out! My lips only chap in the Winter! I was thrilled to learn about AllGlamR’s Lip Servis! This product is a natural moisturizing lip treatment and it really works! Lip Servis reduces fine lines and surface folds creating naturally fuller, more defined lips naturally while repairing signs of skin damage due to wind, cold and sun … [Read More...]

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Éclair Naturals Products are Beauty Must-Buys!

   Éclair Naturals, a new luxuriously pure hair and body care line, brings the best of nature at an affordable price with sustainably sourced and produced products! The brand uses natural food grade ingredients to create unique and efficacious formulas that are non-GMO, gluten free, soy free, vegan, and cruelty-free, and proudly made in the USA. I love how the Balancing Shampoo smells and … [Read More...]

Pet Corner

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Have Fun with Your Pup this Spring!

Dogs are meant to live big, joyous lives—full of little moments that count every single day. From chasing after birds around the backyard, to jumping on your lap when you come home from a long day at work, in a dog's life, it's the small moments that count. Just as they bring happiness into our lives, we as dog parents should make it a priority to help our four-legged friends live big, vibrant … [Read More...]

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Murphy is Pet of the Week!

Goodness and Murphy will follow you all the days of your life if you take home this dear, lovable little senior. Murphy seems to be a pit bull/boxer mix, and he’s nothing but good. He gently takes treats from your hand and also loves to play. Murphy wants you to know that being 8 years old doesn’t mean he has to dump the frisky! Meet Murphy on the shelter side of the Companion Animal Village at … [Read More...]

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Bake a Batch of Homemade Treats for National Love Your Pet Day! Peanut Butter Bones Recipe from Carrington Farms

February 20th is National Love Your Pet Day (it's like the Valentine's Day for your pets!) and what better way to express your love than with treats! Dog lovers want the best for their furry companions, and that's really easy to do when you make your own dog treats. Here's  A Recipe for Peanut Butter Bones from our friends at Carrington Farms. Peanut Butter Bones INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup … [Read More...]

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Dutch is Pet of the Week!

Dutch was really in dutch when he somehow wound up on the 710 Freeway—and he wasn’t driving. Luckily, a Good Samaritan was and scooped him right up. Our shelter is now looking for a home for this sweet 2-year-old Rottweiler mix. As you can see, he’s quite forgotten his ordeal on the freeway and would love a forever home with a human who knows how to hang and love. Meet Dutch at the P.D. Pitchford … [Read More...]