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Seafood Sanctuary

Water Grill Santa Monica Seafood lovers will be thrilled to know that Local California Spiny Lobster is in season beginning in October and spotlighted at Water Grill Santa Monica. Not only is the menu overflowing with fresh and delectable items from the sea, but dining at one of the Westside’s favorite hot spots multiplies the feasting experience. Located on bustling Ocean Avenue, Water Grill offers indoor and outdoor dining against the backdrop of Palm trees that line Palisades Park. Signature cocktails like the Maritime Mule or the Margarita Verde are the prelude to an evening filled with a hip ambiance,…

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in Pets & Wildlife

Santa Clara River Estuary: A Hidden Beach Bird Party

At the Ventura Harbor Village, flocks of tourists pick through shops selling clunking bamboo chimes and fish-shaped ice cream cones. On the opposite side of Spinnaker Drive, surfers bob on the ocean’s surface waiting for the perfect set. However, a third unseen group gathers along Spinnaker – floating, eating and soaking up this seaside retreat. Just 400 yards from popular beach Surfer’s Knoll sits the Santa Clara River Estuary, a nature preserve where almost 280 species of birds have been observed.  The Santa Clara River Estuary is tucked along the Ventura coastline — less than three miles from Highway 101….

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Our Story Gives Back To The Community With Free Farmers Market

Our Story Is presents At the Market, a monthly free farmers market for people in the San Fernando Valley, who are experiencing a season of hardship. The organization’s mission is to fill in the stop gap between the working class and impoverished.   Co-Presidents and mother-daughter duo,Keke and Ari Dixon understand it could be people of all income levels who go through life changing experiences.  It could be anyone. “Everyone has a story. Their story could be our story” said Ari Dixon At this free farmers market, market goers will receive fresh produce from local farms and orchards, hot and cold…

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in Things To Do

Santa Barbara International Orchid Show is Back

The 75th Annual International Orchid Show will take place on March 10th to 12th, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., at the Earl Warren Showgrounds in Santa Barbara, California, with the theme “Orchids – The Adventure Returns.” As this beautiful event rises from the ashes, organizers implore orchid lovers to consider a tax-deductible donation to support the staging of the 2023 show and more importantly, secure its future. “We’ve had to rebuild this beautiful event from the ground up over the last three years and are so grateful to finally bring the wonder of orchids back to the public. However, as the show evolves, it faces…

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in SoCal Trends, Things To Do, Uncategorized

5 Things to do on a Rainy SoCal Day

By Cristina Pimentel Rainy days are a rarity in Southern California, but 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 and turn on the TV to watch a flick. From romantic comedies to drama to sci-fi to comedy, there are endless choices on Netflix that will keep you entertained.  …

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