Featured SoCal Events and Services

Rubio’s Free Delivery & $5 Burrito Day

Photo Credit: Rubio's. Rubio’s locations across California, Arizona, Nevada and Florida are open for free delivery now, by ordering through the Rubio's app and on Rubios.com. Looking ahead to National Burrito Day, on Thursday, April 2, Rubio’s is planning to continue the tradition of offering any burrito on the menu, with the purchase of a … [Read More...]

The Park Comes To Life in Los Angeles & Orange County All-New Unparalleled and Thrilling Live Arena Experience Jurassic World Live Tour Roars into SoCal This Summer from July 9–19

Brace yourself for a new species of live entertainment 65 million years in the making! Jurassic World Live Tour, an exhilarating and unpredictable live, family entertainment experience that will bring the wonder and thrills of Jurassic World to generations of fans, will be debuting in SoCal this summer playing Honda Center in Anaheim from July 9–12 followed by STAPLES Center in Downtown LA from … [Read More...]

Get Ready for Kickoff as The Aquarium Hosts its Sixth Annual Otter Bowl

Photo Credit: Courtesy of The Aquarium of the Pacific Watch the Aquarium’s sea otters compete for frozen treats and the title of Otter MVP The Aquarium of the Pacific is proud to present its sixth annual Otter Bowl on February 2, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. Watch as the Aquarium’s sea otters vie for the championship at Otter Bowl VI. The fast-paced action will include collecting footballs made out of … [Read More...]

Ben Franklin’s Electric Birthday Party @The International Printing Museum Jan. 18th 2020

Ben Franklin (P.D. Soinski) is about to perform some “shocking” electrical experimentsduring "The Ben Franklin Electric Birthday Celebration"  Sat. Jan. 18th 2020 @ The International Printing Museum in Carson, CA  Ben Franklin's Electric Birthday Celebration International Printing Museum  315 W. Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745Saturday Jan.18th 2020 11:00 am Franklin ("Kid-Friendly" … [Read More...]

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SoCal City Kids News

How dollhouses can positively impact childhood experiences

Dollhouses, which are beautiful, miniature homes with tiny dolls are popular toys among children of all genders, though mostly little girls use them. Dollhouses can not only be quite entertaining for all children but even for adults. They are also beneficial in child growth and development since they positively aid in the development of young children. During dollhouse play sessions, children can … [Read More...]

How to Use Apps to Make a Difference in the World

With all the difficult things that can happen in this world, sometimes its best to focus on the positive. If you want to make a difference in the world, you can find different avenues that could really use your help. When I started researching ways I could help, I ran into this article, which I linked below. This was a great article and really helpful with my search for ways to help … [Read More...]

4 Benefits of Group Activities for Kids

If there is one thing which can be said about children, it would be that most are very social creatures. They love to play and although there is the rare child who would rather stay to themselves, most kids are happiest when they are with a group of friends or classmates. In fact, it is so rare for kids to prefer being alone that it is a cause for concern. Yes, kids have fun and learn social … [Read More...]

Supporting a Grieving Child

When it comes to supporting a grieving child there are no hard and fast rules and no one size fits all approach. Empathy, love and understanding all play a major part, as does reassurance and not forcing the issue. Common sense plays a big part too, as you don't want to leave an internet search open with the heading ‘wrongful deaths lawyers near me’. Here are a few general ideas which will help in … [Read More...]

ergopouch sale through 3/19

Don't miss this sale! It ends soon! Credit: ergopouch . … [Read More...]

Featured Products

Winter Baby Roundup!

Spring isn't here quite yet and with this cold season and rainy days...many of these products are must-buys! ergoPouch Winter Onesie will be a hit this season and into early Spring! 2.5 TOG ergoPouch Sleep Onesie’s New to the USA is the ergoPouch 2.5 TOG Sleep Onesie! It’s extra thick and perfect for little ones who continue to kick off bedding but don’t love to wear a sleeping … [Read More...]

The perfect gift for Valentine’s day!

Are you still on the hunt for the perfect Valentine's gift for your beloved partner or your children? Search no more - we have a great idea for you.  The first year of the months is over, but somehow it feels as if 2020 has just started. Nevertheless, Valentines is just around the corner. Although more and more people have a certain perspective on that day and say they don’t need a certain day … [Read More...]

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day Gift? Who doesn’t love popcorn?

Delicious flavors from Popcornopolis® will be a hit this Valentine's Day!  There’s no better tasting way to say ‘I love you’ this Valentine’s Day than with gourmet popcorn from Popcornopolis®, purveyors of America’s premium popcorn gifts.  Whether shopping for your Valentine or Galentine, they’re sure to swoon over sweet and savory treats designed to delight! Available online … [Read More...]

Welch’s Valentine’s Day Fruit Snacks are a must this Valentine’s Day!

The limited-edition offering features custom Valentine’s Day-themed graphics and heart-shaped fruit snack pieces with fun emoji faces. Even better, these fruit snacks are perfect for Valentine’s Day classroom exchanges as each pouch features a “To/From” signable front panel.  Valentine's Day is nearly here! Can you believe it?! Looking for a perfect treat to send to school for the younger … [Read More...]

Time to Hit the Trail: Your Ultimate Mountain Bike Buying Guide

Few hobbies manage to combine excitement with fitness so well as mountain biking. If you've recently decided to get into the sport of mountain biking as a hobby, then you're in the right place. As you probably already know, one of the most important decisions that you'll make as you start your mountain biking journey is picking the right mountain bike for you. If you don't yet know … [Read More...]

Last-Minute Gift Suggestions

Holiday shopping this month?  December can be a stressful time as far as finances go. Need some help with working on your gift-giving budget? Here's a helpful tip! The monthly budget template we use will be quite helpful for this busy holiday season! Now on to the gift suggestions! Looking for a fun game for the older kids? This is a game that is sure to be a great gift for them! Carpool … [Read More...]

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Aquarium Festival Celebrates African and African-American Culture During National Black History Month

Photo Credit: Aquarium of the Pacific Celebrating the richness and diversity of African-American and African cultures, the Aquarium’s eighteenth annual African-American Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, February 22 and 23, 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 … [Read More...]

pediped photo with Santa Giveaway

Enter your "Scared" photo with Santa for the chance to win a pair of pediped® shoes! Contest runs 12/18-12/23. Submit your photo through our website and post on IG using #pedipedSanta for more chances to win.  Credit: pediped. … [Read More...]

Charlie Brown Christmas Album Holiday Giveaway!

As Christmas draws nearer, so do feelings of nostalgia and reminiscence on childhood memories the holidays hold. To many, the iconic Charlie Brown Christmas album, featuring memorable performances by the Vince Guaraldi Trio, brings fond memories of the magic of Christmas. This soundtrack, featuring music from the 1965 animated television special "A Charlie Brown Christmas," includes timeless … [Read More...]

Ticket giveaway opportunity for a holiday concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall!


Media Reviews

Sonic Boom Season 1, Volume 2 * Nearly Five Hours of Laugh-Out-Loud, Animated Fun

It's a Sonic you haven’t seen before an ensemble comedy that pokes fun at action-adventure storytelling, but still manages to deliver plenty of adrenaline! Wherever he goes and whatever he s up against, Sonic the Hedgehog is aided by his sidekick, Tails, and his friends Knuckles, Amy, and Sticks and, of course, attacked by his arch-nemesis, Dr. Eggman. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Ethan P. comments, “I … [Read More...]

Onward * Easily One of Our Favorite Pixar Films. Touching Story, Fun, Exciting, Adventurous!

Set in a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on a quest to discover if there is still magic out there. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Calista B. comments, “As of now, this film is easily one of my favorite Pixar films. I adore the touching story and especially the world-building. Overall, Onward is an amazing film.” Zoe C. adds, “Onward is fun, exciting, adventurous, and an emotional … [Read More...]

Cute, Fun, Family-friendly DVD based on the award-winning book and TV series.

Llama Llama springs to life in these heart-warming tales based on the award-winning book series by author and illustrator Anna Dewdney. Join Llama Llama, Nelly Gnu, Luna Giraffe, Euclid the Sheep and Gilroy Goat as they explore their friendly hometown and make childhood memories. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Cadence G. comments, “I like the Llama Llama Family Fun Collection DVD because every episode … [Read More...]

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Beauty and Fashion Corner

Beauty Stocking stuffer!

Looking for a great beauty find that will be perfect in Mom's stocking this year?  Refining Sugar Cleanser from MyChelle Dermaceuticals is at the top of my list! Refining Sugar Cleanser is a natural sugar and intoxicating Vanilla-infused cleanser that gently exfoliates surface impurities as it transforms into a creamy, foaming lather—leaving skin radiant and refined. Boosted with anti-aging … [Read More...]

Burke Williams Offers Peace This Holiday Season with Luxurious Gift Card Packages

Burke Williams Day Spa is pleased to spread joy this holiday season with four generous gift card packages. California’s ultimate self-care destination, Burke Williams, offers world-class amenities and a full menu of services for guests to relax, renew, and wash away the stress of the holiday season.Packages include a variety of signature Burke Williams treatments including massage therapy, … [Read More...]

Comedones and breakouts

Introduction There are many different sorts of acne and other skin problems that you’re likely to run into in regular life, and all of them are irritating and unsightly. One of the most common types are comedones, which you’re likely to encounter when you’re dealing with other skin conditions. But what causes comedones and how do you get rid of comedones? Read on to find out more! What are … [Read More...]

Burke Williams Celebrates Moms with Luxurious Mother’s Day Gift Card Packages

Burke Williams offers gifts of love this Mother’s Day with three special Gift Card Packages. Celebrate mothers this season with the gift of a transformative Mother’s Day experience they will never forget. Each package includes a collection of Burke Williams signature treatments that are sure to make mothers feel valued and appreciated. Packages are available now at all ten spa locations. Standard … [Read More...]

Pet Corner

Bear, April 2nd Pet of the Week!

Our shelter has been emptied by rescues like The Little Lion Foundation. Bear, 4 years old and 18 pounds, is a rescued kitty who would be the perfect companion. Bear is completely blind, but once he’s comfortable in his new environment, you won’t even notice it. He’s a sweetheart. With all those bears on people’s windowsills to comfort children, wouldn’t it be nice to have a Bear on your lap? … [Read More...]

The Perfect Customized Collar For Your Pooch!

Image by Terri Cnudde from Pixabay Giving your pet personalized collars is like instantly handing them a special gift. You can get a custom collar made for your dog. As a pet owner, you cannot refuse your dog friend this small gift, and it can make in any style you choose. It's like a precious one, and you have to give the animal the most significant gift it truly needs if you ever lose your … [Read More...]

Snookums, March 26th Pet of the Week!

Rabbits don’t hibernate, but the well-named little Snookums is willing to learn! She’s only 3 months old and has cuteness that she hasn’t used yet. This tiny bundle of joy has adoring eyes and soft fur, is gentle to the touch and is very friendly. We promise that she wont’ talk while you’re working! All adoptions are being conducted through social media and email. If you’d like a … [Read More...]

Pet of the Week!

Chunky Monkey is looking with hope at the potential pals out there who need some company during this difficult time and want to share quality hours with a good doggie. Chunky Monkey is a 5-year-old male pit bull who has the heart and soul of an angel and the kindest eyes you’ll ever see. He knows his commands pretty well and loves nothing more than affection from a loving companion. Meet … [Read More...]