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Yours truly was invited to the grand opening of the new Viejas Hotel, located in the rolling foothills of Alpine next door to Viejas Casino and across the street from the popular Viejas Outlets.

Their new name is Viejas Casino & Resort. Did you know: the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians becomes San Diego’s fifth tribe to open a hotel connected to its casino.

The shindig will include a ribbon cutting, traditional Kumeyaay songs and a Native American blessing, and sneak peek of “Rise,” a dramatic new Cirque-style show that premieres at the hotel this Saturday, followed by a spectacular fireworks display. I can’t wait! Read More…

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Spring is a time of longer days, warmer temps and renewed energies – it is also the perfect time take your lightened heart and visit San Diego, where springtime activities abound. From desert blooms to Zoo babies, San Diego is certain to enliven your spirit this spring. Read More…

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Escape to San Diego for the first weekend of Spring and bask in the warm sunshine while enjoying these fun top things to do! Read More…

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April showers bring May flowers, the ol’ saying goes…

But in San Diego, it’s the winter rains that bring vibrant, colorful springtime floral displays throughout our East County region. From charming mountain daffodils and wildflowers in Julian to a surprisingly verdant transformation of the Anza-Borrego Desert, visitors are in for a fab floral, photo-worthy treat! (say that five times fast ;-) ) Read More…

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Spring is in full swing in San Diego. With sun shiny days and pleasantly warm temperatures in the 70s, now is a perfect time to head outdoors and explore some great upcoming spring and garden festivals.

After the break are three fun spring flings to check out this May. Read More…

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Spring has sprung! Big white tents are sprouting up like flowers in Spreckels Park, Coronado in preparation for the big 87th Annual Coronado Flower Show this weekend, April 21-22. The delightful kaleidoscope of colors, encompassing the 600 block of Orange Avenue, makes it the most popular springtime event on the island! Read More…

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Major League Baseball returns to San Diego today when the Padres host the L.A. Dodgers in the season opener for both clubs.

An Entire Family of Padres Fans

That means the start of 81 home games in the East Village between April and September. With San Diego’s perfect weather, PETCO Park is the place I want to spend my summer evenings. Since I couldn’t wait for the season opener, I took my family for a preseason contest on Tuesday to get my baseball fix a little early. It reminded me why we love baseball so much as a great family experience.

After the break are four reasons to get excited and book a San Diego baseball trip this spring. Read More…

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It’s the middle of spring, and what better way to celebrate than with these festivals celebrating San Diego’s blooms and buds. 1. Guests will have a full day of activities at the San Diego Zoo’s Discovery Days: Garden Festival, May … Read More…

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Garden lovers, now is the time to head to Balboa Park. The park is home to more than a dozen gorgeous gardens, from elegant rose gardens to exotic desert cacti. With Spring in full bloom, visitors can easily spend an … Read More…

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Move over coffee shops, because San Diego’s tea times offer a welcome break from the usual afternoon pick-me-up.  What better complement to the spring flowers cropping up around the county than a nice cup of tea? If you’re in need … Read More…