Michelle Dederko

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  • Where to shop on Small Business Saturday

    Where to shop on Small Business Saturday

    'Tis the season to curse at the mall traffic, write an angry Facebook post and rant about your day to your loved ones. Wait... what? Okay, so maybe Thanksgiving Day and the allied Black Friday aren't always smooth like gravy. Maybe the holidays are a bit lumpier like stuffing or sour like Aunt...

  • Top turkey trots this Thanksgiving

    Top turkey trots this Thanksgiving

    Before you dive head first into a pool of mashed potatoes, gravy and turkey, take the fam out to one of these local trots going down on Thursday, Nov. 24.  San Diego South Bay Turkey Trot Burn calories (before gaining them back at dinner) along this Thanksgiving Day 5K, 10K or 15K course through...

  • Things To Do in November

    Things To Do in November

     11.3-10: Tijuana Innovadora, World Trade Center, Tijuana, tijuanainnovadora.com Tijuana Innovadora ("Innovative Tijuana") is an eight-day event that will showcase the city's best with a foodie fest, fashion show, environmental fair and keynote speakers addressing topics from medicine to startups....

  • San Diego: This Weekend (Nov. 10-13)

    San Diego: This Weekend (Nov. 10-13)

    From Bing Crosby Season's Opening Day to the Silver Strand Half Marathon, there's plenty to do this weekend in San Diego. Bing Crosby Season Del Mar Opening Day- Friday "A whole new season of cool" kicks off at Del Mar as the fall edition of horse racing, fabulous fashion and concerts returns to...

  • Big news: DiscoverSD and PacificSD join forces

    Big news: DiscoverSD and PacificSD join forces

    Head's up, readers! DiscoverSD is merging with PacificSD on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Here's everything you need to know about the change taking place. Q: So, what's this change you speak of? A: All DiscoverSD content ? both new and old ? will be housed at PacificSanDiego.com. You'll also notice visual...

  • Zac Posen presents a fashion feat at Adobe MAX

    Zac Posen presents a fashion feat at Adobe MAX

    At Adobe MAX held inside the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday, an unlikely, self-proclaimed tech-nerd took the stage to illustrate how the worlds of fashion and technology intersect. Designer  Zac Posen spoke to more than 11,000 people at the annual conference, alongside director Quentin...

  • The Scoop: 7 new restaurants in November

    The Scoop: 7 new restaurants in November

    Chew on this month's new restaurant openings, including Banzai Bar, Wheat & Water, Dog Haus Biergarten and more. OPEN: Banzai Bar From the owners of The Waterfront Bar & Grill comes Banzai Bar in the Midway District. As the name suggests, Banzai is bringing a touch of Asian culture to the mix with...

  • The Escondido Tamale Festival is coming

    Crazy about tamales? Join the club. The  Escondido Tamale Festival will return to Grape Day Park on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Local restaurants and chefs will prep a slew of tamale flavors for guests to enjoy, alongside a craft beer and wine garden, a Chihuahua costume contest, craft...

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