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Your Guide to San Diego Pride Weekend!

Pride weekend is here!!! Join our LGBTQ community as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots which catapulted the International Pride Movement. This year's theme is "Free to Be You." Pride is one of my favorite San Diego events of the year because it's all about being inclusive,...
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FREE Family- Friendly Experiences at San Diego Comic Con

San Diego Comic Con badges are hard to come by, but that does't mean you can't take the family down there to experience it! There are free experiences all over downtown San Diego and here are the best family-friendly ones.... WB's Detective Pikachu and Shazam! Experiences Wednesday to Sunday, times...
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Happy Headline: Autistic High School Student Gets Silent Standing Ovation at Graduation

I don't know if it's the pregnancy hormones, but this video had me tearing up! Students at Carmel High School in New York gave their classmate, Jack Higgins, a silent standing ovation when he walked on-stage to receive his diploma. Jack has an extreme form of autism and is very sensitive to loud...
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Satellite Image Shows Crack Left from Massive California Earthquake

The 4th of July weekend came with two surprise earthquakes for us in San Diego! The second earthquake felt on Friday night, which came in at a 7.1 magnitude, was felt all over Southern California. It was one of the largest earthquakes in California in 20 years. As a result of the earthquakes, a big...
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New Music Alert: Listen to Whitney Houston's Cover of "Higher Love"

Back in 1990, Whitney Houston recorded a cover of Steve Winwood's "Higher Love," and now, with the permission of Whitney Houston's Estate, Norwegian DJ Kygo has remastered the recording and released it! Kygo said, “I was trying to make it sound like something that she would’ve done, but also...
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Dorothy's Baby Blog: My Baby Shower!

I can't believe how fast my pregnancy is flying by!!! As of today, I'm 6.5 weeks until my due date. It seems so surreal. Over the weekend my sisters threw me the best baby shower!!! It was a co-ed, baby shark themed party filled with food, family, and friends. I was so worried that we wouldn't have...
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12 San Diego Beaches Top List of Cleanest Beaches in SoCal

We have some of the most beautiful beaches in the country, and now we have some of the cleanest! Heal the Bay, a Southern California enviornmental group, has put out their annual list of the cleanest and dirtiest beaches. 12 of our beaches made the "Honor Roll" list for being the cleanest,...
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Woman Makes Beautiful DIY Wedding Cake from Costco for $50!

If you had told me this cake was from Costco, I wouldn't believe you. A San Antonio couple were looking to save as much money as they could when it came to their wedding. They wanted to splurge for their honeymoon in Rome, Italy instead. So, to cut costs the couple turned to the groom's sister,...
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Dorothy's Baby Blog: We Have a Name for our Baby Boy!

9.5 more weeks until Baby English is born!!!! It's so crazy to think my baby will be here so soon!! Ahhhh!! It's getting real. Things have been flying by and my pregnancy continues to be going pretty easy (thank goodness). Steven and I have been getting asked a lot lately about what our baby's name...
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National Burger Day Deals!

Today (May 28) is National Burger Day!! Go get your grub on and take advantage of all the deals these restaurants are offering: BurgerFi: Get a $5 BurgerFi cheeseburger on National Burger Day. In-store purchases only and for the double-patty BurgerFi cheeseburger. Limit one per customer. Crazee...
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