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Is Your Vehicle Ready For the Holidays?

The holidays usually means that you and your family will be hitting the road more frequently. Between the drives around town to purchase holiday items and attend holiday parties, to driving longer distances to visit loved ones, your vehicle is likely to have an uptick in mileage demands. Therefore, the big question is:  Is your vehicle ready for the holidays? Here are the top five things your vehicle requires to be ready for the holiday season: Tires that have a safe amount of tread, are properly aligned and are inflated to the ideal amount for better fuel economy. If your tires are flat, bald, worn unevenly, or show signs of bulging, you may need new tires. Wiper blades that keep your windshield clean and are in good shape. Most windshield wipers are meant to last for one year. If you see cracking, strips, or bits of rubber missing from your wiper blades, it’s time to replace them. Fluids are what makes your car operate smoothly. Without the prop ... read more

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Dr Seuss, Ice Skating, and Charitable Exercise – ‘Tis the Holiday Season!

Dr Seuss, Ice Skating, and Charitable Exercise – ‘Tis the Holiday Season!

It’s hard to believe that Thanksgiving is really next week; it seems like just yesterday we were telling you about all the fun summer activities to be enjoyed in San Diego. Once you have done all the Thanksgiving dinner dishes, it will officially be “holiday season” in San Diego, (though, we’re sure you’ve noticed that several retailers have had their holiday decorations out since the day after Halloween!) We tried to hold off on our excited holiday posts, but we could only wait so long... Here is our first round of fun holiday activities to enjoy with your family in San Diego! Get your family in the holiday spirit with a live performance of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas at The Old Globe. The classic musical is based on Dr. Seuss’ timeless book and this year marks the ... read more

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Fun (and Philanthropic) Things to Do in San Diego This Week

Fun (and Philanthropic) Things to Do in San Diego This Week

The weather is cooling down in San Diego, but the events are heating up! This week is all about street fairs, philanthropy, and some good, old-fashioned, “horror” to get you in the mood for Halloween! The 30th annual Adams Avenue Street Fair is returning to San Diego this Saturday and Sunday, September 24th and 25th. This is Southern California’s largest free two-day music festival, featuring over 60 musical performances on six stages along Adams Avenue, Adams Avenue Park, and at Lestat's Coffee House. This year's headliners include El Vez, the Beat Farmers reunion, El Chicano, and Arthur Adams. Besides great live music, the festival will feature beer gardens, a micro brew tasting area, giant carnival rides and more than 200 food, arts and craft vendors. The Adams Avenue S ... read more

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Let the Summer Fun Begin in San Diego!

Let the Summer Fun Begin in San Diego!

This Monday is Memorial Day in San Diego, which means the unofficial start of summer and we have a whole week’s worth of fun to kick off your summer the right way! On Monday, May 30th, get your shopping on at the Memorial Day Sidewalk Sale at Las Americas Premium Outlets. San Diego’s largest fashion outlet center is in San Ysidro, just 20 minutes from downtown. Enjoy huge savings on designer fashions and accessories at over 125 stores including Adidas, Banana Republic Factory Store, BCBG Max Azria, BCBGirls, Brooks Brothers Factory Store, Calvin Klein, Coach, Gap Outlet, Kenneth Cole, Lacoste, Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Nike Factory Store, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store and so many more. The stores will be open from 10am-9pm on Monday. Also happening Memorial Day Weekend, is the debut of ... read more

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Commune Wednesday, Beatles Mini-Fest and Rafta, Rafta

Commune Wednesday, Beatles Mini-Fest and Rafta, Rafta

Even though the weather in San Diego has been unpredictable lately; one day we have beautiful sunshine and the next, it’s pouring rain... we still have a week’s worth of fun to keep you busy - no matter what Mother Nature is in the mood for this week! This Wednesday, March 30th, is Commune Wednesday, a monthly event that celebrates local art, music and fashion every last Wednesday of the month. Their goal is to celebrate local arts and music while educating people about the harm caused by the tobacco industry, and shift the focus of the younger generation from smoking to creative music and art. This week features a trunk show by Magpie Cacti, art by Jen Fong, musical performances by The Stere ... read more

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Music, Musicals, and Movies in San Diego

Music, Musicals, and Movies in San Diego

This week, we are all about shows happening around San Diego; kick off the week with a free movie screening, followed by a live rock show in the middle of the week, and then round up your weekend with a delightful musical, Jane Austen-style. Forget drive in movies; in San Diego, it’s all about the “dive in”! The Pearl Hotel in Point Loma offers a free weekly poolside movie screening. The films are projected onto a 10x13 foot projection screen with full sound, overlooking their beautiful swimming pool. Showtime is always 8pm, food is served from the adjoining restaurant until 10pm, and the bar stays open until 11pm. All theater seating is first come, first serve, unless your party includes 6 people or more, in which case you can reserve a cabana for dinner. The swimming pool is open to non-hotel guests with the purchase of a beverage from the bar. March is J ... read more

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