A Conversation With Jen Bilik– CEO, Author, and Lover of L.A.
Sep18

A Conversation With Jen Bilik– CEO, Author, and Lover of L.A.

Interview/Written By: Maria Vital   Jen Bilik, 49, is the author of This Is (Not) L.A.: An Insider’s Take On The Real L.A.,’ a book that gives you the real inside scoop on Los Angeles. While flipping through the pages, you’ll be shocked at how Bilik casually debunks all the myths you thought about L.A. By the end, you’ll have new insight on the city you thought you knew so well. I sat down with the CEO of the Who’s...

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Art, Harvest & Wine Make the Perfect Blend  For Fall Sojourn to Lompoc
Sep12

Art, Harvest & Wine Make the Perfect Blend For Fall Sojourn to Lompoc

Fall is a lovely time to discover a cornucopia of wineries as the weather turns crisp, from boutique tasting rooms in the Lompoc Wine Ghetto and Midtown Lompoc to beautiful estate vineyards in the Sta. Rita Hills. Since the early days, Lompoc Valley’s tradition of growing grapes and making wine dates back to the Mission period, from approximately 1787-1835.  Lompoc’s La Purisima Mission had its own vineyard for the production of wines...

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National Geographic’s 2018 TCA Event
Aug14

National Geographic’s 2018 TCA Event

By: Kimmy Schmidt   National Geographic’s annual 2018 Television Critics Association (TCA) event on July 25 at the Beverly Hilton, Los Angeles was a star-studded evening. Not just because of the network’s partnerships with megastars like Ron Howard [MARS, Genius], Arianna Huffington [Valley of the Boom], Jeff Goldblum [The Curiosity of Jeff Goldblum], and Gordon Ramsey [Uncharted], to name a few, but also because of rising viewer...

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Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Honors U.S. Military and First Responders With Free Admission
Aug10

Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Honors U.S. Military and First Responders With Free Admission

The brave men and women who serve in the U.S. Military and first responders who serve their local communities get free tickets to the 48th Annual Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest on September 8-9, 2018. Opening weekend kicks off with America’s Heroes weekend, a commemorative celebration that honors anyone with an official badge or military I.D., including active military and veterans, law enforcement and firefighters, as well as their...

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What’s New in San Diego
Jul23

What’s New in San Diego

Major Events The Swoop Freestyle FAI World Championships 2018 marks the second year of the innovative and multi-award-winning international sports event, and this year’s series will culminate with a final stop in San Diego’s Embarcadero Marina Park on Sept. 14-15, 2018, as 18 of the world’s elite in the sport will be showcasing highly demanding freestyle moves. Ultimately, the World Champion will be crowned. Spectators will witness...

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A Vacation for Your Pet
Mar07

A Vacation for Your Pet

Everyone wants to give his or her furry friend the best experience possible, but when a vacation or business trip arises, it can be hard to find a trustworthy pet boarding service. Fear not pet parents, here are five of the most luxurious pet services offered in Southern California.   Located slightly north of Burbank, Paradise Ranch aims to give your dog the most fun vacation possible. It is equipped with a signature water park,...

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