Featured SoCal Events and Services

Art in the Park Returns to Crystal Cove, on April 1st

Crystal Cove Conservancy and Crystal Cove State Park welcome the return of Art in the Park to the Crystal Cove Historic District on Saturday, April 1 from 10:00AM-4:00PM. After a 3-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Art in the Park will offer a day of art and culture for all ages featuring a variety of activities including yoga on the beach, guitar lessons, basket weaving, watercolor and squid ink … [Read More...]

The Ecology Center’s Annual Strawberry U-Pick Returns This Spring

Image courtesy of The Ecology Center. The Ecology Center, San Juan Capistrano’s 28-acre farm and education center, is hosting its annual Strawberry U-Pick interactive farm experience beginning Thursday, March 30, 2023.  Embrace the colorful abundance of spring with the only Regenerative Organic Certified™ strawberries available in Southern California, open to the public Thursdays through … [Read More...]

Get Free Rubio’s Chips & Guac for National Chip & Dip Day

To celebrate National Chip and Dip Day, Rubio’s Coastal Grill is giving away free chips and guacamole to Rubio’s Rewards members, with any order on March 23. Rubio’s guacamole is made fresh daily using rich Hass avocados, cilantro, garlic, lime juice and natural sea salt. To receive the offer, simply log in to your Rewards account and place your order … [Read More...]

  Experience the Magic of Broadway in Long Beach with Musical Theatre West’s “An American In Paris,” April 14 – 30

An American in Paris. Photo Credit: Tristram Kenton/The Observer Musical Theatre West (MTW), Long Beach’s premier theater company, will make musical magic with its spring show, An American in Paris. Known for its Broadway-caliber productions, MTW is excited to debut the latest rendition of the 1951 movie musical for the first time on the West Coast. Audiences can experience An American in Paris … [Read More...]

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SoCal City Kids News

Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. Kicks Off Spring with Lineup of Free Events on Third Street Promenade

Photo provided courtesy of 626 Night Market.  Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. (DTSM, Inc.) has announced three event series coming to Downtown Santa Monica this spring. Following the success of its initial launch in 2022, the 626 Night Market Mini Series returns to Santa Monica, bringing the iconic Southern California food festival to the city on a smaller scale monthly beginning in March and … [Read More...]

Features To Look For When Hiring A Charter Private Jet

If you want to explore the world in style, there is no better option than flying by air. We all know that flying by air is the best option for people who want to reach their destination quickly and with no inconvenience to their journey.  When traveling on a train, you will need to go through the hectic days of the journey, and your body and mind will get tired due to the long journey. … [Read More...]

Three New Exhibitions Opening at Laguna Art Museum March 2023

Shepard Fairey, Make Art Not War, 2019 Ed. 1/19 from Facing the Giant - Three Decades of Dissent: Shepard Fairey Laguna Art Museum will present three new exhibitions opening in March, Facing the Giant - Three Decades of Dissent: Shepard Fairey, Unseen Ties: The Visual Collection of Sherman Library & Gardens and Outlook/Insight: The LCAD Effect.  “Our team has created three exciting … [Read More...]

 OC Zoo Welcomes New Jaguar to the Large Mammal Exhibit

Mickey, an 11-month-old jaguar, makes his debut at the OC Zoo’s Large Mammal Exhibit and displays his ability to blend in with his new environment. A young jaguar is the newest addition to the OC Zoo’s Large Mammal Exhibit, joining four large cats in the new section of the zoo.   Mickey, an 11-month-old jaguar, comes to the OC Zoo from the World Wildlife Zoo in Arizona just months … [Read More...]

The Best SARMs in Australia: What Are They?

SARMs, or Selective Androgen Receptor Modulators, have been enormously widespread in Australia for the last couple of years. From fitness professionals to athletes, SARMs are the go-to concerning improving bone density, muscle building, and body strength.  One of the critical disparities with anabolic steroids is that SARMs have more infrequent androgenic compounds. Hence, in terms of … [Read More...]

Featured Products

South-Asian, Female-Owned Clothing Brand, Bandit Queen, Debuts All-New Collection Celebrating Powerful Women

Photo Courtesy of Bandit Queen Brand Fashion and luxury loungewear brand, Bandit Queen, is pleased to announce the debut of the Back to the Basics Collection, an all-new line of classic, staple pieces essential for any wardrobe. Featuring stylish, comfortable apparel, this collection includes five new lightweight clothing pieces and unique jewelry. Pieces from the Back to the Basics Collection … [Read More...]

GoodPop launches “dipped” dessert bars are a must-try!

These are delicious! Looking for delicious non-dairy ice cream dessert bars? GoodPop has you covered! These are so good that the samples I received did not last more than a week in my house!  GoodPop®, the award-winning better-for-you frozen treat brand that exists to do good in the world, continues its mission to “clean up” classic frozen treats by launching its first line of fudgy … [Read More...]

Having an Oscars Party tomorrow?

This will be a hit with your guests! Tomorrow is the Oscars! Are you having a party? Cello Simple Pleasures Trays will be a hit with all your guests! The pre-portioned, ready-to-serve trays offer a convenient combination of the very best flavors and textures, perfect for snacking or entertaining. Cello Simple Pleasures can be served as an appetizer, or as part of the popular grazing table … [Read More...]

New- Fun Kids’ Games & Activities

These are sure to be a hit with kids! This one is great for older kids! 8+ Head Spin is a new fast-paced family game from Project Genius, the premier maker of brain teasers and puzzles. In each round, players try to figure out the color order based on the prompt. Then they’ll show that answer on their spinner and place it on the landing pad. The first player to show the correct answer … [Read More...]

The Hoglet Computer Mouse Creates a Better Learning Experience

Fun way to keep kids focused! If you have a child that has a difficult time staying focused, this next product really may be helpful! The Hoglet by HedgeHog Health is a game-changing fidget gadget and computer mouse that understands kids’ sensory needs while helping focus and productivity. It works with a wireless keyboard and I really love the bright colors! I received the pink one and just … [Read More...]

Valentine’s Day Gift Suggestions

Here are some of my favorite Valentine's Day Gift Suggestions! Who doesn't love chocolate? Delve Mascarpone Truffles Crafted with award-winning Italian-style triple-cream, Mascarpone cheese meets 100% pure chocolate in this refrigerated confection. The decadent duo is made even richer and refreshing with the infusion of caramel, espresso, and fruit accents across four unique varietals … [Read More...]

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pediped is hosting an Easter Sweepstakes with Kambia Kids

pediped Easter Sweepstakes Win: $1000 from @pedipedFootwear and $1000 from @KambiaKids Giveaway: April 4, 2022 - April 14, 2022 Winner announced: April 15, 2022 To win: Follow both brands and then Enter here to win. Credit: pediped and Kambia Kids. … [Read More...]

SoCal City Kids is offering new music to host your own family dance party at home, with Triple Rainbow!

“Throw a Triple Rainbow You Are Magic Dance Party” Follow @TripleRainbovv on Instagram and Facebook View the Triple Rainbow music videos on YouTube Album pre-order: https://tenderlovingempire.com/collections/bravenewpeople/products/you-are-magic So, who wants to have a Magic Dance Party? Or maybe you know a kid that you would like to throw a party for? Well, we have a quick … [Read More...]

Queen Mary’s First-Ever Doggie Paradise 9/14 Giveaway Opportunity!

Bark Your Calendars for a Pawfect afternoon of Puppy Photo Opsand Meet n’ Greets, Workshops, Adoptions and More The Queen Mary invites all dog lovers, friends, and fanatics to the first-ever Doggie Paradise on Saturday, September 14 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Bring the pups and pooches out for a one-of-a-kind event celebrating the four-legged family members. Doggie Paradise offers a full day of … [Read More...]

The Old Man and the Old Moon family show at The Wallis Giveaway!

Photo credit: T. Charles Erickson  PigPen Theatre Co.’s THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON, a fantastical song-filled fable for all ages, directed by Stuart Carden and PigPen Theatre Co., opens at the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts on Saturday, March 2 and continues through Sunday, March 17, 2019, in The Wallis’s Bram Goldsmith Theater. Featuring a spirited … [Read More...]

Media Reviews

Shazam: Fury of the Gods * I Laughed, Cried, And Felt Every Emotion Watching This Film. It Is Entertaining From Beginning To End

Bestowed with the powers of the gods, Billy Batson and his fellow foster kids are still learning how to juggle teenage life with their adult superhero alter egos. When a vengeful trio of ancient gods arrives on Earth in search of the magic stolen from them long ago, Shazam and his allies get thrust into a battle for their superpowers, their lives, and the fate of the world. KIDS FIRST! Film … [Read More...]

Introducing your new picture book character obsession! — HAROLD THE ICEBERG MELTS DOWN

Harold is an iceberg...lettuce. (But he doesn't realize the "lettuce" part because part of his sticker has ripped off.) So one day when he sees a documentary about how the icebergs are melting, Harold panics! Is he melting too?! Rest assured, Harold makes it through and learns to control his anxiety with the help of his friends! Featuring backmatter on tips to cope with anxiety and how to help … [Read More...]

Turn Every Page – The Adventures of Robert Caro and Robert Gottlieb * A Wonderful Story About Two Of The Most Important People In Our Literary Community

Follows the iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Caro and his editor, the literary giant Robert Gottlieb, in this chronicle of a unique 50-year professional relationship. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Robert Caro and legendary editor Robert Gottlieb, have worked and fought together for 50 years, forging one of publishing’s most iconic and productive partnerships. Directed by Gottlieb’s … [Read More...]

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Beauty and Fashion Corner

5 Must-Have Cosmetics of 2023

The top cosmetics that you should have in 2023 are a mixture of skin care and makeup products from brands like COSRX and Lulu Lashes. They are not new to the market, but these are the products that have withstood the test of time. Treat your skin this year with only the best of the best. This is especially true if you use products like heavy makeup and fake eyelashes. You may have tried product … [Read More...]

Do You Need a Skincare Routine?

You might be wondering if you need a skincare routine for yourself, as a lot of people have been adopting them lately. Quite obviously, the response is yes. You should have a skin care routine, regardless of your sex, skin type, profession, or anything else. This is specially true for people that use heavy make up and other cosmetic products like fake eyelashes. The largest organ in your body, … [Read More...]

How To Tweak Your Skin-Care Routine For Summer

Introduction Warm weather is just around the corner. Yay, you have probably started preparing your summer wardrobe. But have you thought of your summer skincare routine? As you switch clothes with the season change, you need to consider a few swaps in your skincare routine. This also includes changing skin care products. That said, click here to order dry skin creams. Skin Care Tips #1: Add … [Read More...]

Beauty Stocking Stuffers

Ooh La La Skincare Looking for beauty stocking stuffers? Here are a few of my favorites! The first one is an amazing Body Butter! While there’s no shortage of skin care products, what this brand offers is genuinely unique in its ability to address common skin conditions for both women and men, paying special attention that what is absorbed through the pores is all-natural and beneficial to each … [Read More...]

Pet Corner

Bruce, March 23rd Pet of the Week

Bruce has a sad history. He was found, tied up and abandoned, behind an apartment complex. His owners were found, but redeeming Bruce from the shelter wasn’t an option for them because they were facing homelessness and were not in a position to keep their friend. But they told the shelter staff and volunteers that Bruce is an overall gentle softie who loves being with people and is comfy with … [Read More...]

Linda, March 16th Pet of the Week

You might be thinking, “Why is Linda surrounded by pumpkins when it’s almost Easter?” Answer: to show that she’s been in the shelter at least since October—in fact, she entered in the middle of an August night when a couple of Long Beach Animal Care Services officers found her and another dog tied up at the main entrance gate! Linda’s been at the shelter for the better part of a year, … [Read More...]

Mr. Robinson, March 9th Pet of the Week

Mr. Robinson has been described as a “real ham” by the volunteers at the shelter. Give him a plush toy, said one, and he’ll entertain himself for a long time. Mr. R. is a high-energy hippo who would love to live with someone as energetic. Mr. Robinson adores people and likes rubs and chest scratches. He gets along with other dogs as well, so if you have a buddy for him, great! He loves walks, … [Read More...]

Brandy, March 2nd Pet of the Week

Yep, she’s a fine girl. What a good housecat she would be. Brandy came to our shelter when her human died, and she was sad and shy. She’s since become friendly and loves attention and petting. She’s a beautiful brown tabby, as you can see, with possibly some Maine coon cat in her. She’s only 4 and would love to spend her life in a good home with a caring human. Shelter hours are … [Read More...]