Michelle Dederko

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  • A social media guide to #SDCC2017

    A social media guide to #SDCC2017

    Charge up your phone and Tweet, Snap or Insta your way through the four days of  Comic-Con International 2017. STEP ONE: FOLLOW THE EXPERTS @PacificSD: We'll be reporting live from the Comic-Con scene with all the latest news, celebrity sightings and more. Don't forget to share you photos with...

  • Things to do in April

    Things to do in April

    April is filled with cool events including the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, MLB and the Padres return, the San Diego Beer & Music Festival and Cabrillo Under the Stars.   4.1 Peace Love Run Don't stop to smell the patchouli during this hippie run around Mission Bay. Mission Bay, peace-love-run.com...

  • Holy Matcha set to open in North Park

    Holy Matcha set to open in North Park

    In a sea of black-and-white coffee shops, there's a new, perfectly pink café landing in North Park next week. And this one is serving up a different form of caffeine. Holy Matcha officially opens doors on Saturday, March 11 at 3118 University Ave. For those living under a rock, matcha tea is currently...

  • The Scoop: Top restaurant news in March

    The Scoop: Top restaurant news in March

    Chew on this month's top restaurant openings, including Holy Matcha, Olala Crepes and Lofty Coffee in Little Italy .  NEWS: j/wata Temaki Bar  The latest from Rakiraki Ramen and Pokirrito king Junya Watanabe is a new sushi concept on Convoy. j/wata -- set to open this spring -- will exclusively...

  • Shave your head for childhood cancer research

    Shave your head for childhood cancer research

    St. Baldrick's Foundation, one of the nation's leading contributors toward childhood cancer research, returns to take our tresses at the ninth annual St. Baldrick's Brave-A-Shave for Kids with Cancer. A shiny, clean-shaven noggin' isn't such a bad look when it transforms you into an instant hero....

  • Things to do in March

    Things to do in March

    March is filled with cool events including the Color in Motion 5K, St. Patrick's Day activities, the World Baseball Classic and Best Coast Beer Festival.  3.2-13 Circus Vargas Presents Steam Cirque Goggles, gear and gadgets share the stage for this traveling big top circus experience featuring...

  • San Diego: This Weekend (Feb. 23-26)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Feb. 23-26)

    From the Tater Tots & Beer Festival to Mardi Gras parties, there's plenty to do this weekend in San Diego.  Pinback - Thursday San Diego indie rock royalty, Rob Crow and Armistead Burwell Smith IV return for a pair of hometown shows to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their fourth full-length...

  • Spring Busker Fest brings weird & wacky to Seaport Village

    Trade in your peaceful seaside walks for shocking surprises and astonishing feats. The Spring Busker Festival returns to Seaport Village on March 4 and 5, and they're bringing back all the best of the bizarre. First things first... What's a busker? These street performers have been around for decades,...

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