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Palm Springs Winter Cocktail Recipe: Mezcal Hot Toddy

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Lifestyle, SoCal | Comments Off on Palm Springs Winter Cocktail Recipe: Mezcal Hot Toddy

Palm Springs Winter Cocktail Recipe: Mezcal Hot Toddy

TGIT! Cocktail Thursday has arrived and it is a welcome arrival. I have a special Southern California cocktail for you today. It comes from a new restaurant in Palm Springs: Birba. This is an updated Italian restaurant where it’s all about the cool, and sharing with friends. I cannot wait to go back to Palm Springs and enjoy the southern California meets Italy vibe that this place has going on. Until then, we have the Mezcal Hot Toddy cocktail recipe straight from Birba to hold us over. Mescal Hot Toddy Cocktail Recipe yields 1 cocktail...

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San Diego Restaurant Week Is Back

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in SoCal | Comments Off on San Diego Restaurant Week Is Back

San Diego Restaurant Week Is Back

Foodies of San Diego unite! San Diego Restaurant Week is back, and there are more restaurants than you can handle. Over 180 restaurants in the San Diego area have joined Restaurant Week to offer a taste of what they have to offer at a discounted price. What to expect Experience cuisine that delights your palate and defines the art of dining in San Diego. Held twice annually, this beloved culinary tradition features discounted prix fixe menus from more than 180 of San Diego’s best restaurants in 12 unique regions throughout San Diego...

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Anthony Bourdain Loves His In-N-Out Just Watch

Posted by on Jan 11, 2015 in Entertainment, SoCal | Comments Off on Anthony Bourdain Loves His In-N-Out Just Watch

Anthony Bourdain Loves His In-N-Out Just Watch

Anthony Bourdain and BusyBeeBlogger As every good southern Californian knows, it’s all about the In-N-Out. I do not care if you are on the new paleo, juicing, all vegan diet. If you are from southern California, you have a weak spot, for the delectable goodness that is the Double Double. RELATED – When Anthony Bourdain Met Busy Bee Blogger Even the original New York hipster (he is so going to hate that I said that), chef, writer, and glob trotting eater Anthony Bourdain has a thing or two to say about it. In a video posted on...

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Arrest Made In Carlsbad High School Social Media Threat

Posted by on Jan 7, 2015 in SoCal | Comments Off on Arrest Made In Carlsbad High School Social Media Threat

Arrest Made In Carlsbad High School Social Media Threat

The Cliffs in at Carlsbad, CA A teenage girl has been arrested in the shooting threat that shut down Southern California’s Carlsbad High School on Monday and Tuesday this week. The 15 year old is a Carlsbad High School student was arrested around 5PM Tuesday night in connection to the social media threat to “shoot up” the high school. RELATED: Social Media Threat Shuts Down Southern California High School On Monday morning someone posted a warning on social media site Instagram warning that they were going to do violence on...

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Social Media Threat Shuts Down Southern California High School

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in SoCal | Comments Off on Social Media Threat Shuts Down Southern California High School

Social Media Threat Shuts Down Southern California High School

Southern California is on alert this morning as Carlsbad High School has been shut down for a second day due to an on campus threat. An Instagram post reportedly stated that someone was going to “shoot up” the high school either Monday, January 5th, or today Tuesday January 6th. A parent saw the post Monday morning and called the school to inform them. The North San Diego county high school released students from their classes yesterday at 11:15 am due to the threat. MESSAGE FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT- 01/05/15 5:12 PM 01/05/15 5:10...

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Snow Tourists Shut Down Southern California

Posted by on Jan 3, 2015 in SoCal | Comments Off on Snow Tourists Shut Down Southern California

Snow Tourists Shut Down Southern California

This week, something outside the norm hit our southern California lifestyle. SNOW! Temecula even got enough snow that people were making snow angels. There was so much snow, even in San Diego county, that it seems everyone and their carload of kids wanted to go up to Julian to see the snow covered apple orchards and have some pie. The only HUGE problem with that? The Southern California roads were already difficult at times without the snow, and now they were packed with people that have no idea how to drive in the snow! Because of the...

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San Diego Holiday Bowl USC vs Nebraska On The Field Photos & VIDEO

Posted by on Dec 31, 2014 in SoCal | 2 comments

San Diego Holiday Bowl USC vs Nebraska On The Field Photos & VIDEO

It was a football lover’s week here in San Diego. I mean, besides the San Diego Chargers losing and not making it into the playoffs last night. Two bowl games played over the week brought out a lot of the home team spirit. First Navy played San Diego State University in the Poinsettia Bowl and then, USC played Nebraska in the Holiday Bowl. While USC and Navy are not considered home town they do have close ties to the Southern California lifestyle and there were more than enough fans to go around. A small group of us from...

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Southern California- Are The San Diego Chargers Headed To The Playoffs?

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Entertainment, SoCal | Comments Off on Southern California- Are The San Diego Chargers Headed To The Playoffs?

Southern California- Are The San Diego Chargers Headed To The Playoffs?

San Diego Chargers In The Playoffs? Will Southern California fans of the San Diego Chargers cheer on their team in the playoffs? Southern California was filled with cheers as the Chargers and 49ers football game rolled over to overtime, and the bolts surprised EVERYONE by taking it all the way. The overtime field goal by Nick “Crabcakes” Novak left a lot of San Diego Charger fans in disbelief and standing on their feet cheering! Can you believe it? They pulled it off! But what does that mean for their playoff hopes. It was Over...

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NFL’s Chargers Are Staying In San Diego, For Now

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Lifestyle, SoCal | Comments Off on NFL’s Chargers Are Staying In San Diego, For Now

NFL’s Chargers Are Staying In San Diego, For Now

As if there was any real doubt, but the San Diego Chargers are staying in San Diego! The football team announced last night that they have no intention of going to Los Angeles, at least for the 2015 season. But, between you and me, if San Diego wants to keep the Chargers as part of the Southern California Lifestyle, they should start thinking of ways to get a new stadium. Statement of Mark Fabiani Special Counsel to the President of the San Diego Chargers December 16, 2014 On February 1st of every year since 2007, the Chargers have been...

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La Costa Resort Gingerbread Festival and Tree Lighting Tonight VIDEO

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Lifestyle, SoCal | Comments Off on La Costa Resort Gingerbread Festival and Tree Lighting Tonight VIDEO

La Costa Resort Gingerbread Festival and Tree Lighting Tonight VIDEO

Tonight, 12-5-2014, Southern California’s own Omni La Costa Resort and Spa will be hosting its 1st annual gingerbread house festival. North San Diego County really is starting to get the hang of this holiday season thing. Omni La Costa challenges San Diego bakers and holiday enthusiasts to create a signature Gingerbread house for chance to win $1,000 in cash & prizes, a $1,000 donation to the Carlsbad Boys & Girls Club in their name! (LaCosta.com) The Gingerbread Houses have all been judged and they will be announcing the winner...

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