La Costa Film Festival Sports Spotlight With Mayor Kevin Johnson & Lance Mackey

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Sports plays a significant role at the annual La Costa Film Festival (September 10-13), not only because the festival itself is hosted at the historic Omni La Costa Resort which hosts several professional sport events like PGA and WTA tournaments, but because Carlsbad itself is a very “athletic community,” as described by founders, Michael and Ruby Callahan. This year, the festival also officially partnered with Mandalay Sports Media (MSM), giving them access to great sports programming. Here’s a closer look at the Sports Film Showcase which includes 10 films, several Q&A’s, as well as special appearances by Sacramento mayor & former NBA star, Kevin Johnson and renowned sled dog racer, Lance Mackey. Continue reading

La Jolla Open House Weekend Guide for August 29-30, 2015

This weekend is going to be a hot one and what better way to stay cool then by heading to the coast and checking out what’s on the market with our La Jolla open house weekend guide featuring seven fantastic homes in La Jolla including a stunning single level Cape Cod style home pictured below, plus three bonus home around San Diego county. Happy house hunting!

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MCASD to Host Annual Fundraiser “Monte Carlo: Glamping”

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The Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego’s (MCASD) exciting annual Monte Carlo fundraiser will be making a splash September 12 with a unique new theme, Monte Carlo: Glamping at the museum’s La Jolla location. “Glamping,” the term used to describe glamorous camping, is fitting for the event’s 39th year. The gala will take advantage of La Jolla’s beautiful end of summer weather, and will feature a cocktail party, silent auction, and dinner in line with the event’s outdoorsy theme while guests enjoy a sweeping view of the gorgeous ocean below. With a variety of unique aspects to this party, the night promises to be full of glamour, delicious food, and good company.
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Ted Koppel to Give Talk in San Diego

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Renowned British-American broadcast journalist and former Nightlineanchor Ted Koppel will be visiting San Diego in October to lead a discussion about his newest book, “Lights Out,” which details the consequences if there was ever a cyber attack on the U.S. The event is co-hosted by the University of San Diego and Warwicks La Jolla and will be on October 30 at USD’s campus.
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Food Fairs & Film Fests: 15 Things to Do in San Diego This September

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Just because Labor Day is around the corner doesn’t mean there’s any less to look forward to — fall in San Diego brings a whole host of new activities to the table! From Julian Apple Days to “Taste of Downtown” and multiple film festivals and outdoor street fairs, you’ll want to check out all 15 of these things to do in San Diego this September. And as always please be sure to check *ticket availability prior to attending any event. Continue reading

La Costa Film Festival Honors John C. McGinley September 10 – 13

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Soak up gorgeous resort sunsets and socialize with celebrities at the 3rd Annual La Costa Film Festival in North County! Hosted at the luxurious Omni La Costa Resort and Spa from September 10 – 13, this year’s festival will feature over 47 films, glamorous galas, exclusive world premieres and celebrity panels. Continue reading