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Boone & Stacie Weddings Know the Importance of Legacy Boone & Stacie Weddings Know the Importance of Legacy

By S. Mathur

They love weddings, and it shows in their work. Boone & Stacie Weddings make it their job to understand each couple and their aspirations, to produce photographs that will be treasured for generations.

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Braise And Crumble Has Serious Comfort Food And Delicious Pies Braise And Crumble Has Serious Comfort Food And Delicious Pies

By S. Mathur

A newcomer to Pasadena, CA, this small cafe and catering service has quickly acquired a devoted following. Slow-cooked comfort food, and delicious pies, evoke memories of grandma's kitchen, as does the welcoming atmosphere.

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Santa Barbara Harbor Festival Celebrates All Things Water and Seafood Santa Barbara Harbor Festival Celebrates All Things Water and Seafood

By S. Mathur

Santa Barbara Harbor is still a working harbor and the Festival celebrates the bounty of the ocean. With a focus on locally caught, sustainable seafood, it draws locals and visitors alike.

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Otay Valley Regional  Park Offers a Quick Getaway to the Natural World Otay Valley Regional Park Offers a Quick Getaway to the Natural World

By S. Mathur

With its rich historic, wildlife, agricultural and archeological resources, the park offers a quick getaway for San Diego residents to enjoy the world of nature. Located on the Pacific Flyway, the Otay Lake County Park is a magnet for birdwatchers.

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Come Join the Fangle at Copper Moose Fitness and Get Healthy Come Join the Fangle at Copper Moose Fitness and Get Healthy

By S. Mathur

Copper Moose is a different kind of gym, where you have fun while getting into the best shape of your life. Members report remarkable results in weight loss, lowering cholesterol and even overcoming diabetes.

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Kid Ventures is One of the Best Places for Family Fun in San Diego Kid Ventures is One of the Best Places for Family Fun in San Diego

By S. Mathur

With endless opportunities for creative and safe play, and enrichment programs, workshops and seasonal camps, it's no wonder kids love the place. Parents love Kid Ventures too, not least because they can get a delicious cup of coffee and lunch right next to the play areas.

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Lucky Boy Burgers is the Home of Monster Burgers and Breakfast Burritos Lucky Boy Burgers is the Home of Monster Burgers and Breakfast Burritos

By S. Mathur

In a city that loves its breakfast burritos, Lucky Boy Burgers' has some of the best. Generous helpings of delicious food make this one of the top favorite greasy spoons in Los Angeles.

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Steve Simpson Photography Strives to Capture a Certain Feeling in One Photograph Steve Simpson Photography Strives to Capture a Certain Feeling in One Photograph

By S. Mathur

Dedicated to photography as an art form, Steve Simpson Photography doesn't offer cookie-cutter portraits. Each image is unique, embodying the subjects' vision of themselves as seen through an artist's eyes.

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The Unified Port of San Diego is Responsible for Economic Vitality and Environmental Stewardship  The Unified Port of San Diego is Responsible for Economic Vitality and Environmental Stewardship

By S. Mathur

The Port of San Diego is a public agency created in 1962 to manage San Diego Bay and its Tidelands in the public interest. It manages a range of activities including shipping, real estate, recreation and environmental preservation.

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Trainer Walter's Transformation Challenge Stresses Both Fitness and Nutrition Trainer Walter's Transformation Challenge Stresses Both Fitness and Nutrition

By S. Mathur

Trainer Walter offers a three-month body transformation challenge that emphasizes lifestyle changes as well as exercise. The personalized coaching programs help clients succeed beyond their expectations.

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Bakersfield's Kern County Museum Celebrates its 75th Anniversary Bakersfield's Kern County Museum Celebrates its 75th Anniversary

By S. Mathur

Using real pieces of history, like authentic artifacts and historic buildings, the museum documents the history of Kern County. Located in downtown Bakersfield, CA, it is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.

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The Arts Council of Kern Provides Arts Opportunities, Education and Advocacy The Arts Council of Kern Provides Arts Opportunities, Education and Advocacy

By S. Mathur

From the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Bakersfield, CA to grant making, education and healing through art programs, the Arts Council of Kern brings art to the community and supports artists and arts organizations.

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Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra Continues to Have Deep Roots in the Community Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra Continues to Have Deep Roots in the Community

By S. Mathur

Formed over eighty years ago with support from the community, the orchestra provides musical enrichment and education for the residents of Kern County.

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Your Friendly Neighborhood Tavern Now Comes with Bowling Lanes Your Friendly Neighborhood Tavern Now Comes with Bowling Lanes

By S. Mathur

The family-friendly location in Chula Vista, CA combines the elements of a fun evening out. With bowling lanes and gourmet pub food, it has become a regular event on many calendars.

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The Acorn Store Brings All-Natural Toys to Young Children of Santa Monica The Acorn Store Brings All-Natural Toys to Young Children of Santa Monica

By S. Mathur

The unique store in Santa Monica, CA carries a wide range of natural toys for the early childhood years. The toys are made from safe, non-toxic materials for years of fun and creative play.

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Meet Bakersfield, the Small Town that Has the Feeling of a Large City Meet Bakersfield, the Small Town that Has the Feeling of a Large City

By S. Mathur

Its central location and highly diversified economy have meant that Bakersfield has always attracted new residents. With a culture that celebrates the diverse origins of its population, it retains the friendly feel of a small town.

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Food for Thought: Coolhaus Serves Ice Cream and More Food for Thought: Coolhaus Serves Ice Cream and More

By S. Mathur

Architecture and ice cream bring together the twin passions of the Coolhaus founders. Combining classic tastes with edgy new creations, the ice-cream sandwiches carry messages of sustainability and environmental awareness.

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Children Learn to Sing in Harmony with the San Diego Children's Choir Children Learn to Sing in Harmony with the San Diego Children's Choir

By S. Mathur

The San Diego Children's Choir provides schoolchildren with choral education and performance experience. The choir and its music celebrate the cultural diversity of the region.

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"Inspiring and Unique:" Redbird Brings Native American Wisdom to Environmental and Community Issues

By S. Mathur

Redbird is a Native American non-profit organization working on cultural understanding, community issues and the restoration and healing of the environment. Their signature event is the Children of All Colors powwow, held this year on July 17-19, at the Moorpark College in Ventura County, California.

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S. Mathur is a Staff Writer at Southern California Homes.