Young Seconds, OC’s Best High Quality Children’s Consignment

March 13, 2023

For the past 40 years, Young Seconds in Corona del Mar has been the go-to resource for anyone looking for top-quality consignment clothing for children from infant through teens. Owner Kathy Bell says she has second-generation customers who now have their own kids. And, I used to shop at Young Seconds for my boys when they were young; now I am buying for my grandkids. I even featured Young Seconds in my Daily Pilot column back in the ‘90s. You can’t find a better selection of special occasion, everyday wear, pajamas, holiday, ski apparel, shoes, and even American Girl dolls, furniture, beds,…

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Live Colorfully This Spring at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch

March 10, 2023

For over sixty years, Mother Nature has transformed the rolling hills of North San Diego County into one of the country’s most spectacular and coordinated displays of natural color and beauty. The fifty acres of Giant Tecolote Ranunculus, a flower renowned for its large, double-petaled blooms that sit atop tall, straight stems, come to life again at The Flower Fields in Carlsbad.The Southern California attraction’s 2023 theme of “Live Colorfully” is fitting as the seemingly endless rows of color-coordinated blooms create a strikingly beautiful backdrop that immerses visitors in floral splendor.  For the 2023 season, The Flower Fields is thrilled to introduce…

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Pickleball Charity Tournament in Newport Beach Benefits Under-Served OC Families

March 08, 2023

On Thursday, March 23, from 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m., the courts of The Tennis and Pickleball Club at Newport Beach will swing into action for a good cause as Project Access Resource Centers presents its first-ever charity fundraising pickleball tournament presented by Freespeed Aviation, LLC. This fundraiser will raise funds to support low-income families throughout California and the country by showcasing the fastest-growing sport in the U.S. Tournament registration includes two hours of play, a beginner’s clinic with a pickleball pro, a swag bag, prizes, food and refreshments, opportunity drawing, and a “totally rad” 1980s costume contest! The event is open to all skill levels,…

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Life Time, ‘The Athletic Country Club’ Opening in Irvine

March 06, 2023

Life Time, the “athletic country club” known for its state-of-the-art fitness floor, studio-style classes, LifeSpa and so much more, is opening its first Irvine location on March 10, 2023. Located at Lakeshore Towers, the Irvine location will be the third Orange County club, joining San Clemente and Laguna Niguel, making it even easier for OC locals to invest in their health with Life Time.  From fitness, community, and nourishment to self-care and child development, Life Time addresses all aspects of health. The Lakeshore-Irvine club will feature dedicated studios and spaces for barre, cardio cycling, Pilates, yoga, and more. Additional highlights include a spacious…

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41st Annual California Cool Art Auction, Benefit & Bash

March 03, 2023

Join Laguna Art Museum for an unforgettable night during a signature auction and benefit as they celebrate 41 years of connecting artists, collectors, and the community. The museum’s largest fundraiser of the year has been reimagined to offer the preeminent California Cool experience, with a creative California-inspired culinary and cocktail experience, a special performance by musical guest and Laguna local, Grammy-nominated, Lee Rocker of the Stray Cats, an artistic photo opportunity on the red carpet with photographer Tony Pinto and the chance to meet many of California’s most notable artists supporting the museum and participating in the auction. For those who cannot…

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