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Sidney and The Detours Rock The Rose in Pasadena

Last night at The Rose, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy drew an SRO crowd of inked rockabillies, stingy-brim fedoras and the usual Eastside hipster crowd, but Pasadena is still vibrating from the power of opening acts “The Sound of Ghosts” followed … Continue reading

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The Temecula Wine Barrel Tasting Festival Had Great Wines to Taste

Last Saturday and Sunday, the Temecula Winegrowers Association held its Temecula Wine Barrel Tastings. A multitude of guests showed up for the two day event, tasting fine wines at wineries such as Wiens Family Cellars, Bel Vino Winery, Thornton Winery, … Continue reading

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Lodi, Grapes and Wine: Tastings and Background, Part One

Lodi is a town whose time has come. Located on the fertile Sacramento/San Joaquin Delta, Lodi is an easy drive from Stockton, Sacramento or even the Los Angles/Orange County area. While other regions in the area have developed a reputation … Continue reading

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Chill in Long Beach, Tiki Xmas in Marina del Rey, Holiday Fireworks On Snow in Mammoth, Wine and Snow in Ventura and Brew Ho Ho in Anaheim: Some Fun Holiday Events

‘Tis the season for some fun, some joy and some ho ho wow! Four events coming up will bring holiday cheer to all those who attend. First, CHILL, the Queen Mary’s holiday ice extravaganza, is being taken over December 17th … Continue reading

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The Boys of Summer Bring Their Eagles Tribute to the Pala Casino This Saturday Night

The Boys of Summer, the band from SoCal that is known as one of the top Eagles Tribute groups, is doing a rare Southern California performance tomorrow at the Pala Casino Spa and Resort. The Boys, hot off their latest … Continue reading

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Taste of the Nation Laguna Beach Paired Celebrity Chefs with Great Food and a Worthy Cause

On a beautiful Sunday overlooking the ocean, the patio at the Montage Laguna Beach hosted the Taste of Laguna Beach 2014. The charity event, held for the Share Our Strength/No Child Hungry program, provided a way for a multitude of … Continue reading

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Broadway by Amar Santana and Caymus Vineyards joined together for a delicious wine pairing dinner

Last Wednesday night, Broadway by Amar Santana in Laguna Beach joined together to present a wine pairing dinner with renowned winery Caymus Vineyards. It seemed only natural to join with acclaimed Chef Amar Santana to do a wine pairing dinner. … Continue reading

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Eureka! American Craft Grill opens in Huntington Beach with great food, craft beers and artisan whiskeys

The new kid on the block in Huntington Beach’s Bella Terra is Eureka! American Craft Grill. Nestled in the base of one of the residential buildings in the plaza of Bella Terra, with a stunning patio and waterfall to enjoy … Continue reading

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Maniac: A Horror Remake That Takes Your Breath Away!

About a month ago I had the opportunity to view a special IFC screening of a very interesting Horror movie called Maniac at the TCL Chinese Theater, formerly the Grauman’s Chinese Theater. Elijah Wood stars in this remake of a … Continue reading

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