Behold Bioluminescent Beauty.

Join Birch Aquarium on November 29th for their special Let it Glow! event. See amazing glowing sea creatures up close and personal as you participate in interactive activities that explore the nature of fluorescence, bioluminescence, and phosphorescence.

Cj Charles

Holiday Merriment.

Make the perfect statement this holiday season by giving the perfect gift to your loved one. Purveyors of fantasy, CJ Charles Jewelers offers fine timepieces and incredible jewelry, notably the handmade Riviera Collection and a spectacular array of estate jewelry.



Since Thanksgiving is a time to reflect upon those things in our lives for which we are most thankful, we share with you the thoughts of leaders in the community. As noted author Brené Brown once stated, “There is no joy without gratitude.”

Between The Sheets

Home For The Holidays.

Whether expecting family and friends to visit or the opportunity for quiet time to reflect, the holidays are always a welcome time of the year. Make your home beautiful and welcoming with these items from Ligne Roset and Poliform in La Jolla and Between the Sheets in Del Mar.


Listos para el Rock!

Metalachi is, predictably, a fusion band that plays covers of metal songs with mariachi instruments and flare. Although an unlikely combination, their shocking costumes and passionate, cohesive, emotional music bring the “fiesta” wherever they go. Join the party October 20 at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido.


Baja Culinary & Music Festival.

Take part in an unforgettable experience at the Guadalupe Valley Wine Food & Music Festival on September 15th. The festival features a lineup of talented chefs and musicians for the perfect culmination delicacy and melody. You can fulfill your desires while taking in the beautiful views of the region. 


Adopt a Friend

Thinking about adopting a pet? Get on out to the San Diego Humane Society on Saturday, August 18th, for Clear the Shelters Day. You can change a pet’s life, and yours, by adopting them and giving them a new home. This day is a win-win with reduced or waived adoption fees.


1. Coronado Clambake.

A San Diego summer tradition you will not want to miss, The Hotel de Coronado will host their Southern California Clambake on Saturday, July 28th. Starting at 5:30 p.m. guests will gather to enjoy the delicious shellfish menu planned by Guest Chef Javier Plascencia while mingling and watching the sunset.


Summer Sunset Serenades

Beautiful weather and great music come together to liven up your summer. The Sunset Poolside Jazz Series at The Westgate Hotel runs from June 7th through September 13th. The series features an array of talented performers starting with Charlie Arbelaez and ending the memorable season with Robert Dove.


Tiffany Paper Flowers.

The Tiffany Paper Flowers collection is about the idea of a flower, cut from paper. These are flowers of the imagination, as though a bloom had been scattered by the wind.

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