Featured SoCal Events and Services

Relive ’80s Prom Night at House of Blues Anaheim July 21st!

Recreate high school memories at House of Blues Anaheim’s ‘80s-inspired Prom Night on Saturday, July 21. The venue will transform into a classic high school gymnasium, featuring iconic hits of the decade with performances from tribute bands, So Madonna and Blonde Day. Revel in classic prom décor, complete with a disco ball and DJ Jon B. spinning hit tunes to complete the nostalgic affair. Dress to … [Read More...]

Looking for a place to visit this Summer? San Pedro is the place to take the Family! Fun and delicious food awaits you!

It's Summer and time to go out and have fun with the family! One of my local favorite places to visit is San Pedro. The coastal town, with a population of almost 81,000, and former WW II home to the U.S Navy fleet will gain a $400 million dollar 21st-century waterfront complete with a hotel. Now is the key time to understand the harbor city's transitioning charm and what drew writers Charles … [Read More...]

Monster Jam® Returns To SoCal with L.A.’s First-Ever Action-Packed Arena Event, Monster Jam Triple Threat Series™ Tickets on Sale Now!

**Ultimate Showdown of Eight Extreme Monster Jam Teams Going Head-to-Head in Seven Endurance Competitions Driving Three Different Vehicles: Monster Jam Trucks, Speedsters & ATVs** After five record-breaking stadium events playing to packed crowds at Angel Stadium earlier this year, Monster Jam® is revving it’s way up to Downtown Los Angeles with an all-new action-packed weekend of … [Read More...]

Yogurtland Celebrates National Ice Cream Day On July 15, 2018 Five Handcrafted Ice Cream Flavors Will be Available and Special Buy-one, Get-one Free Offer from 1 – 6 pm

The popular self-serve dessert spot, Yogurtland announces plans to celebrate National Ice Cream Day at all US locations on July 15 with a buy one, get one free offer from 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM local time. After introducing ice cream to its lineup last summer, Yogurtland has continued to swirl up delicious handcrafted ice cream flavors for its fans. For National Ice Cream Day, Yogurtland will serve … [Read More...]

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SoCal City Kids News

5 Spots You’re Probably Forgetting to Clean

Cleaning your home may appear a fairly self- explanatory procedure. However, it is a process that will require you to first make a plan if you want to ensure all the places are attended. If you think you cannot tackle the entire home cleaning process by yourself, it is ideal you consider hiring any reliable cleaner in your area. When cleaning your house, if you are in a rush or cleaning for … [Read More...]

“The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” at Universal Studios Hollywood Now Serves Butterbeer Ice Cream Offering Guests an All-New Way to Enjoy the Signature Treat

Here’s the scoop, Butterbeer™ ice cream is now being served at “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™” at Universal Studios Hollywood™, arriving just in time for summer. The rich palate-pleasing Butterbeer-flavoured hard pack ice cream is a delightful and delicious new addition to the menu of Butterbeer items currently available, including such Butterbeer favorites as traditional, frozen and hot … [Read More...]

The L.A. Zoo World Chimpanzee Day & Docent Info Meeting

PHOTO CREDIT: Jamie Pham. The L.A. Zoo will celebrate the very first WORLD CHIMPANZEE DAY with a schedule full of activities on Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Join the celebration by learning from primate experts that care for one of the largest family groups of chimpanzees in North America. Learn about the threats facing this endangered species' wild populations, how zoological … [Read More...]

Upcoming week of wow! from zulily July 23rd-27th!

As you know, zulily is the only online retailer that launches 9,000 products, in 100 limited-time sales, to our 6.1M active customers each and every day, at incredible prices – so we know what it takes for someone to be a “savvy online shopper.” That’s why zulily uncovered in a recent poll which female celebrities Americans think are the “most-savvy” online shoppers and the results are in… … [Read More...]

OC Parks Presents 2018 Sunset Cinema Film Series

The County of Orange and OC Parks are pleased to present the annual Sunset Cinema film series, featuring 14 free family-friendly movies at Carbon Canyon Regional Park, Craig Regional Park, Mason Regional Park, Irvine Regional Park, Yorba Regional Park, Laguna Niguel Regional Park and Bluff Park at Salt Creek Beach. Sunset Cinema brings recent and classic films to your favorite regional parks on … [Read More...]

Featured Products

Entenmann’s® Little Bites®, Entenmann’s® Donuts and the Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

       In collaboration with Sony Pictures Animation, Entenmann’s® is launching a frightfully fun promotion to celebrate the theatrical release of Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, in theaters July 13, 2018. From May 28, 2018 to August 3, 2018, fans will receive $5.00 off a movie ticket to see the film with the purchase of three five-count specially marked Entenmann’s® Little Bites® or … [Read More...]

Knockaround Sunglasses are a Summer Must for Teens!

      Looking for sunglasses that are great for older kids & Teens? The Sunglasses from Knockaround are just perfect and there are no worries if they misplace them because they really are quite affordable! So no more expensive sunglasses that get lost..these are stylish and comfortable and work great! Check out some of their cool Knockaround Premium styles here! The Knockaround Premiums … [Read More...]

Looking for a Canvas Print of your favorite photo? Canvas On The Cheap is the website to check out!

If you are looking to give the gift of a canvas print then Canvas On The Cheap is the website to check out! I had the opportunity to check out their services and emailed them a photo of my Dog, Bink. I am quite impressed with how it came out! It looks just like the photo! Their prices are really affordable starting at $7.75 for an 8"x8" and a 16"x20" (the one I received) is priced under $20! You … [Read More...]

The Habit Burger Grill Kicks Off Summer with the New Delicious Fresh Berry and Toasted Almond Salad with Chicken This one is a Must-Try! Available only for a limited time through August!

 The Habit Burger Grill, an Irvine based restaurant company renowned for its award-winning Charburgers, introduces its new refreshing summer salad, the Fresh Berry and Toasted Almond Salad with Chicken. The limited time special is available now through August 21 at participating Habit Burger Grill locations for $7.95. The Habit’s new Fresh Berry and Toasted Almond Salad serves up a perfectly … [Read More...]

Ripple Safety gadget is a Must-Have this Summer!

Looking for a way to feel safer when you are out and about this summer? Introducing Ripple! Maybe you haven't heard of it yet? Ripple: is a safety device that is as small as a dime, looks like a tiny fashion accessory, and if you click it, any kind of help you desire is on the way, immediately. This truly is a must-have! https://youtu.be/K5z3L3oegjQ I like that this is a way to feel safer … [Read More...]

Summer 2018 Must-Haves!

Summer is here! Here are some of the Must-Haves for the season! Build or Boom from Goliath Games is a must for both boys and girls! I love that this one does not have gender stereotypes and Build or Boom helps reinforce STEM skills such as analytical thinking and shape recognition. In addition, eye-hand coordination and deductive reasoning help build foundational skills. The best thing...is … [Read More...]

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Celebrating 4th of July with R.M. Palmer! Giveaway Opportunity!

The 4th of July is almost here and I know that it is fun to have parties! Want to include some delicious treats? Some of my favorites are from R.M. Palmer and I am sure that these will be a hit! They are easy to find too! I always find their products at our local CVS!   R.M. Palmer is one of my favorite chocolate brands and they have so many different choices! I love their Peanut … [Read More...]

R.M. Palmer has the best chocolate for Father’s Day! Giveaway Opportunity!

Father's Day is this week and I know many dads love chocolate! Some of my favorites are from R.M. Palmer and I am sure these will be a hit with Dad! They are easy to find too! I always find their products at our local CVS!   R.M. Palmer is one of my favorite chocolate brands and they have so many different choices! I love their Peanut Butter Cups and Soft Caramel Cups! I also think … [Read More...]

All Our Wild Wonder by Poet Sarah Kay would make a great gift for Teachers! Special End of the School Year Giveaway!

The end of the school year is quickly approaching! Are you looking for a gift to tell your Teacher that she is appreciated? Hachette Books has published a delightful book that would make the perfect gift! It is a beautiful single poem volume titled ALL OUR WILD WONDER by YouTube poet sensation Sarah Kay and it’s a tribute to extraordinary educators and teachers. The poem is about one of Sarah’s … [Read More...]

Chocolate for Mother’s Day? Only from R.M. Palmer! Mother's Day Giveaway!

    What is Mother's Day without chocolate? I really can’t imagine since it really truly is one of my favorite things to receive any day if it is from R.M. Palmer! R.M. Palmer is one of my favorite chocolate brands and they have so many different choices! I love the Soft Caramel Cups! The Peppermint Patties are really good too! Yum! Their chocolate is sooooo good that you may not want to … [Read More...]

Media Reviews

Skyscraper – Entertaining, towering pace and consistent acting led by Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson

FBI Hostage Rescue Team leader and U.S. war veteran Will Sawyer now assesses security for skyscrapers. On assignment in Hong Kong he finds the tallest, safest building in the world suddenly ablaze, and he's been framed for it. A wanted man on the run, Will must find those responsible, clear his name and somehow rescue his family who are trapped inside the building...above the fire line. KIDS … [Read More...]

Best Coast Announces First Children’s Album: Best Kids

Los Angeles, CA’s Best Coast − comprised of singer/guitarist Bethany Cosentino and guitarist Bobb Bruno − released their first-ever children’s record, entitled Best Kids, as an Amazon Original on June 22, 2018. A mix of original songs, covers by the likes of Lesley Gore and Franki Valli and the Four Seasons, and time-worn favorites like “If You’re Happy And You Know It” (feat. special guest Lili … [Read More...]

Books of the week! July 11th, 2018!

Family Road Trip Travel in Arizona and New Mexico with New Travel Book is a Must-Read!  RoadTrip America's Arizona and New Mexico: 25 Scenic Side Trips, is a must if you are planning a road trip in Arizona and New Mexico! Add fun, history, and jaw-dropping natural wonders to your southwestern road trip with RoadTrip America Arizona and New Mexico: 25 Scenic Side Trips, each one beginning … [Read More...]

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Beauty and Fashion Corner

Launch of New Line of Fragrances that Match Scent w/ Female Personality, by Raw Spirit Founders @Walmart Using IMG Influencers

A new independent fragrance Brand WILD SPIRIT  Launched July 14th in Walmart stores nationwide and avail online since June 20 at wildspiritfragrances.com and walmart.com.    Wild Spirit is a fragrance brand with real ingredients at real prices that celebrates her individuality. What we put on our bodies is as important as what we put in them- that’s why Wild Spirit products … [Read More...]

Tips to Keep Your Child’s Sensitive Skin Comfortable this Summer Recommended by Dermatologists, Theraplex® Helps “Beat the Heat”

As balmy summer weather heats up, it is not unusual for people to experience a dramatic increase in perspiration, often causing sensitive skin to “flare up.” This is especially true for children who have eczema. To help keep your child’s skin “cool in the shade,” the experts who make Theraplex® skincare offer summer tips designed to keep sensitivities in check. To help keep your child … [Read More...]

Time for Graduation! Look your best with these products!

It's that time of the year! Graduation time! Want to look your best? These products are a must-buy! ZAP ZITS QUICKLY  ACNEFREE MAXIMUM STRENGTH TERMINATOR 10 Don’t let a zit (or two) stand in the way of perfect photos. This dermatologist-recommended acne medicine absorbs faster and deeper to eliminate bacteria and fight breakouts between applications. Micro-sized Benzoyl Peroxide minimizes … [Read More...]


Looking for some really great nail polish shades this Spring? Sally Hansen has you covered! Why involve multiple bottles when a lightning-speed mani is at your fingertips? Sally Hansen Insta-Dri® Nail Color’s newly upgraded 3-in-1 formula with built-in base and top coat offers shiny, extended wear in a single step. The new Insta-Dri is housed in an updated bottle adorned with a gorgeous new logo … [Read More...]

Pet Corner

Pierre, July 19th Pet of the Week!

Ah, embrasse-moi, mon petit Pierre! Little Pierre is a calm little guy, but hug him, and he comes right to life and asks for more. Pierre is a little over a year old and seems to be a Shih Tzu. He’s loving and sweet, and would make a great companion for anyone who needs a hug—or to hug! Meet Pierre on the shelter side of the Companion Animal Village at 7700 East Spring St., (562) 570-PETS. Ask … [Read More...]

Nana Nae, July 12th Pet of the Week

Nana Nae—sounds like the background to a pop song. But our Nana Nae’s been in the background too long, and she’s such a playful, friendly little doll that we thought that some publicity should get her a forever home! Nana Nae is a cream-and-white one-and-a-half-year-old kitty with an orange splotch on her muzzle—she looks as if she had her snout in a can of pumpkin pie mix. She was brought in as a … [Read More...]

Jerky, July 5th Pet of the Week!

Jerky is just a little guy—a snack-size dog! He’s an 8-year-old terrier mix who gets along pretty well with the smaller dogs in his kennel. He does have a couple of issues—a skin condition and cherry eye, but a committed forever human won’t find that a challenge. Jerky won’t take up much space in your house, but we can’t guarantee your hear! Meet him on the shelter side of the Companion Animal … [Read More...]

Sencha (and Earl Grey), June 28th Pet(s) of the Week!

We’ll bet that Sencha and brother Earl Grey would be welcome at your tea party! Senchais the more aged at 2 years old—he’s got a strong, playful flavor to him! Here he is dipping himself in the pool like a veritable teabag! Sibling Earl Grey at a year old is just as refreshingly friendly! If a couple of German shepherd/husky mixes are your cup of tea, meet them at Long Beach Animal Care Services … [Read More...]