Celebrate Fourth of July in Orange County

Cheers to our nation’s independence! Here’s a list of ways to celebrate Fourth of July in Orange County or from home with neighborhood parades, virtual concerts, backyard barbecues and more. EVENTS Drive-In Concert July 2. Kick off Independence Day weekend with a drive-in concert featuring Southern California-based band Finnegan Blue at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center. With music […]

Celebrate the Fourth of July in San Diego

Spend Independence Day in San Diego with fireworks, dinner cruises, water sports and more. By Brooke Knetzer Campland on the Bay July 3-5. With many San Diego fireworks shows and holiday events canceled this year amid COVID-19 precautions, Campland on the Bay remains open and offers families a fun venue to responsibly gather this Independence […]

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Los Angeles

Spend Independence Day in Los Angeles with cruises, barbecues, virtual concerts and more. By Alicia Luchak Akasha’s July Fourth Weekend at Home Menu  July 3-4. Spend Fourth of July weekend at home with delicious barbecue plates, including a half-rack of ready-to-grill St. Louis barbecue pork ribs; gluten-free fried chicken thighs; red, white and blue potato salad; summer […]

Liberty Station Dining

Working to reopen many of its doors as safely as possible, Point Loma’s beloved community hub, Liberty Station, is largely back in business—with changes …

Our L.A. Editor Suggests …

Feeling overwhelmed? Now more than ever, it’s a perfect time to stop and smell the roses. Luckily, you can immerse yourself in natural beauty at several of the city’s beautiful botanical gardens, which were among the first establishments to reopen in L.A. Our pick this week is Descanso Gardens, whose camellia collection is legendary. This […]

10 Best SoCal Golf Courses to Check out this Summer

Southern California has a well-deserved reputation as one of the best golf destinations in the country. Its courses are famous the world over for their lush greenery, dramatic oceanside vistas, majestic elevation changes and nearly perfect golf weather year-round. It’s a bucket-list destination for any golfer and a true haven for golfers lucky enough to […]

Our O.C. Editor Suggests…

A new sushi restaurant in Newport Beach, new Disney exhibit in Santa Ana, new curbside shopping in Costa Mesa and new pedestrian zone in Laguna Beach …

Celebrate Father’s Day in San Diego

Whether you’re dining at home or taking your family out to celebrate, San Diego is teeming with Father’s Day brunches, family-style dinners and specials. Plus, if you’re looking for some last-minute gift ideas, we’ve got you covered. DINING AleSmith Brewing Company AleSmith Brewing Company will celebrate Father’s Day with $5 pints of their popular .394 Pale Ale—a […]