For This San Diego-Based Artist, Brightness and Creativity Are by Design

Her Process Is One of Passion Written By: Isabella Cook Photographed By: Michael Wesley Artist Carolina Arrieta Carolina Arrieta always knew she wanted to pursue a career in the arts. At 28 years old, Arrieta has successfully done just that. Not only does she produce visually stunning paintings celebrating the female form, but Arrieta also

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6 Ways to Upgrade Your Daily Quarantine Routine

Written By: Erik Hale quarantine fun Some amount of decades ago, you were in college, free from the constraints of your overprotective parents for the first time with hours of homework-procrastinating time to kill. There was no longer a curfew, a bedtime or an internal cleaning service that made your bed each day. You were

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Step Up Your Streetwear Game With Help From 5&A DIME in San Diego

San Diego Streetwear Shop, 5&A DIME Has All the Big Name Labels With a Local Feel Written By: Keri Bridgwater Photographed By: Bhadri Kubendran 5&A DIME “I heard somewhere that when it comes to business, you either have to be the first to do something or the best one doing it,” says Huggins, who, together

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California Roadtrips

Meet the Couple Behind The Joshua Tree House

These High School Sweethearts Are Bringing Desert Dreams to Life in Joshua Tree For Sara and Rich Combs, what began as a cross-country road trip to escape the daily grind turned into a booming project, dedicated to helping others reconnect with themselves and with nature. Joshua Tree House Airbnb “We really fell in love with

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This “Plant-Based” Shop in Normal Heights Is an Island Escape

For This Normal Heights Shop, Atmosphere and Adventure Are Second Nature Written By: Anna Gabriele  Photographed By: Nick Isabella Wild Island Collective Experts: January Newland & James Gaulke Credentials: Owners of Wild Island Collective Meet January Newland, her life and business partner, James Gaulke, and blue-eyed baby boy, Jack. This beautiful ensemble owns and operates

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Kristopher Kirkpatrick Shares His Passion Behind Custom Craftsmanship

Kristopher Kirkpatrick Proves Happiness Is Handmade Written By: Matthew J. Black Photographed By: Manny Mendez San Diego Custom Furniture Some years back in the Berkeley hills that overlook San Francisco Bay, Kristopher Kirkpatrick decided he was going to take on a new hobby; he was going to take up wood shaping and create a table.

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From Corduroy Snapbacks to Western Brims, Seager Co. Embodies the Grit and Ruggedness of the Old West

Surf, Skate or Hike in Apparel Designed for and Inspired by the Great Outdoors Written By: Jordan Nishkian Photographed By: Andrea Domjan Menswear OC Expert: Elliot Shaw Credentials: Co-CEO & Co-Founder, Seager Co. Expert: Mattson Smith Credentials: Co-President, Seager Co. Expert: Case Anderson Credentials: Co-Founder, Seager Co. Founded in 2015 by friends Case Anderson, Elliot

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Tired of Seltzers and Spritz? It’s Time to Turn to Alcoholic Kombucha

Raise a Glass to Tura Alcoholic Kombucha for a Healthier Alternative Written By: Raphael Madrid Photographed By: John Glover Styled By: Jaclyn Kershek  Tura Alcoholic Kombucha It’s hard to believe that just 10 short years ago, the only libation choices widely accessible to us were regular ol’ beer and the variety of hard alcohol we

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