LEGO Star Wars Miniland To Open In March


CARLSBAD –The LEGO Star Wars Miniland Death Star Model Display has arrived to LEGOLAND California Resort. The planet shaped LEGO model, made out of more than a half million LEGO bricks, stands 13-feet high, 8-feet wide and weighs more than 1,900 pounds. The LEGO Death Star is the largest LEGO model to be added to LEGO Star Wars Miniland and opens […]

African American Women’s Group To Present Black History Month Series

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Public Library in collaboration with North County African American Woman’s Association will host a free series of programs for Black History month. A Night of Performance: Walking through History will be performed February 21 at 5:30 p.m., at the Sunshine Brooks Theatre, 217 N. Coast Highway in Oceanside. This performance combines drumming, spoken […]

San Diego Auto Show Kicks Off With New Vehicles

Chevrolet Corvette ZG6. Photo: Gina Yarbrough/San Diego County News

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego International Auto Show is back this year with new-model vehicles for consumers searching for brand new wheels. The four-day show features about 500 vehicles of various brands and models on display at the San Diego Convention Center in downtown San Diego. Described as the biggest, non-sales car showroom in San Diego […]

Video: Celebrities, Athletes Team Up For First Annual Peace Fund Games

CAMP PENDLETON—Professional and amateur athletes team up with film and television celebrities for two days of paintball battles at Camp Pendleton’s Paintball Park. The event also was a fundraiser for select children’s charities.

Emmy Award-Winner Sarah Michelle Gellar Launch Legoland’s Holiday Show

Sarah Michelle Gellar, her children

CARLSBAD–Emmy award-winner Sarah Michelle Gellar and her family came to play at LEGOLAND California Resort’s Holiday Snow Days and Winter Nights and then helped Santa pull the switch to light the 30-foot tall LEGO Christmas tree during the 12th annual Tree Lighting Ceremony in Carlsbad. Gellar, a mother of two and married to actor Freddie Prinze Jr., […]

Hillcrest Taste ‘n’ Tinis To Benefit Hillcrest Business Association  

SAN DIEGO–Classic cocktail parties will have a new sparkle this season, when one of San Diego’s most beloved neighborhoods serves up a festive way to enjoy the holiday season. On December 11 from 5 to 10 p.m., take in the holiday decorations and crisp air, while you embark on a self-guided walking tour of delightful […]

PEACE Fund’s Paintball Tournament To Set World Record For Celebrity Attendance

Adrian Paul

LOS ANGELES–Celebrities will compete to win funds for charities they support at the PEACE Fund Games, December 6 and 7 at Camp Pendleton Paintball Park in Oceanside. The paintball tournament will highlight each celebrity’s personal charity, while raising awareness for their causes and attempting to set the world record for the largest celebrity paintball battle. […]

LEGOLAND CA Resort Unveil Two New Attractions

LEGOLAND CA performers

By Gina Yarbrough CARLSBAD—LEGOLAND California Resort introduced on Thursday two new additional attractions to the family-themed park. At a press conference earlier this morning, LEGOLAND California Resort General Manager Peter Ronchetti unveiled Lego Star Wars Miniland Death Star and LEGO Friends Heartlake City. Ronchetti says Miniland Death Star will open March 5, 2015 and Heartlake […]

Santa’s Magical Village Returns To San Marcos

SAN MARCOS – The City of San Marcos will present its annual Santa’s Magical Village next month at the San Marcos  Civic Center. The event, held at the center at 1 Civic Center Drive, will feature an indoor holiday boutique as well as free activities for children including letters to Santa, cookie decorating, sand art, carnival games […]

Starlight Children’s Foundation Honors Philanthropists, Leaders At Gala

Honoree Dave Koz, honoree Roberta Koz Wilson (Audrey's Cookies Founder & CEO), Starlight Children's Foundation Global Board Chair Roger Shiffman, music producer Jeff Koz and Starlight CEO Jacquie Hart present the check to Starlight at the 2014 Starlight Awards at Vibiana on October 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Starlight Children's Foundation)

LOS ANGELES–Starlight Children’s Foundation, a leading global charity that partners with experts to improve the life and health of kids and families around the world, presented awards to RJ Mitte, the Koz Family, Ido Leffler and CBS EcoMedia at the 2014 Starlight Awards. More than 400 people attended the gala event at the historic Vibiana […]