5 Things to do on a Rainy SoCal Day
Jan16

5 Things to do on a Rainy SoCal Day

By Cristina Pimentel Rainy days are a rarity in Southern California. When it rains, it pours. Californians mostly have sunny days and clear skies, but there’s nothing more beautiful than seeing a rainbow at the end of the rainstorm. Here are five things you can do on a rainy day.   Make Hot Chocolate and Watch a Movie Have a nice cup of hot cocoa, sprinkle marshmallows on top and get cozy on your couch. Curl up in a blanket...

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SoCal’s Quick Costa Rican Getaway: El Mangroove
Jan16

SoCal’s Quick Costa Rican Getaway: El Mangroove

It’s been called the “land of art in nature” and for those who love spectacular landscapes, Costa Rican is a travel-must. If black sand beaches and vibrant colored sunsets are your idea of a tropical getaway, El Mangroove in Northwest Costa Rica should rank at on the top of your proverbial bucket list. With an unhurried vibe and hammocks placed in each guest room, this is where visitors come to unwind and indulge in...

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5 Insider Tips to Take On Restaurant Week
Jan16

5 Insider Tips to Take On Restaurant Week

The 15th Annual San Diego Restaurant Week returns Sunday, January 20th through Sunday, January 27th, 2019 for an edible extravaganza to ring in the New Year! This foodie-favorited week is the perfect time to take a culinary tour throughout the diverse and thriving food culture of San Diego. For 8 days only, over 180 participating restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe dinner menus for $20, $30, $40 or $50 per person...

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Best Cheesecake Spots in SoCal
Jan16

Best Cheesecake Spots in SoCal

By Jessi Soporito   Despite what you may believe, good cheesecake does extend the Cheesecake Factory in your local mall. Don’t play it safe and instead hit up one of your local bakeries for some of the best slices of heaven you can find. Here are some of the best cheesecake spots to settle your sweet tooth in SoCal.   Hidden in Inglewood, Harriet’s Cheesecakes Unlimited offers over 60 different flavors of cheesecake, like...

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“A Candid Conversation” With Trainer John Sadler
Jan04

“A Candid Conversation” With Trainer John Sadler

In the lead up to the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Series at Gulfstream Park, XBTV and Santa Anita Park sat down with trainer John Sadler to discuss his path to success, his thoughts on winning the Breeders’ Cup Classic, and Horse of the Year candidate and Pegasus contender, Accelerate.  “Breeders’ Cup-winning trainer. How does that sound?” “Sounds good to me.”  “I mean, after everything you went through leading up to this...

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