Mick Fanning Punched A Shark, But That’s Not the End of the Story

The Pro Surfer Talks His Beginnings, What Lies on the Horizon and Everything in Between Written By: Ashlee Polarek Photographed By: Corey Wilson Mick Fanning, also known as “White Lightning,” didn’t begin his surfing career the way you might think. You may imagine an eager little grom charging the shore with his board in hand,

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These Vacation Homes Will Make You Want to Mexi-Go Now

Pack Your Bags! These Mexico Vacation Homes Can be Yours Written By: Chelsea Raineri CAIN Group Vacation Spring is right around the corner, which means warm weather, beach days and, better yet, vacations. Now, you don’t want to cash in your hard-earned time off with a trip to just anywhere. With our neighboring country just south

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5 San Diego Beauty Pros That Will Get You as Confident as Kanye

Get the Inside Scoop to the Beauty Industry Written By: Kari Volyn Ever wonder what it takes to be a top plastic surgeon or dermatologist in San Diego? These winners from our latest beauty polls talk all things career, success stories and why they love America’s Finest City.   Dr. Jeffrey Umansky, Umansky Surgery Q:

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11 Ingredients That’ll Make Acai Bowl Lovers Drool—Like A Lot

Whether It’s Breakfast or Dinner, Amazebowls Make the Perfect Pick Me Up Written by: Victoria Ramirez Photographed by: Leslie Grow Styled By: Jaclyn Kershek Amazebowls Amazebowls combines aesthetics, healthy eating and deliciousness into a bowl that’s perfect for when you’re on the go or posting to your Insta feed. The founders, Bryan Leong, Amy Gong and

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Get Your Shoe Game Strong at This Sneakerhead Haven

GM Nobu Ichimura Talk What it’s Like to be the Cool Kids on the Block Written By: Raphael Madrid Photographed By: Andrea Domjan It’s rare to find a place with amazing culture, creativity and community that you can connect with, but to find all that within a retail store is absolutely impossible—unless you’re at Blends.

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Our LA February Issue is Filled With Food, Fun and Mick Fanning

Written By:Ashlee Polarek LA February 2018 issue The surfing legend, Mick Fanning, made writing this month’s cover story the equivalent to relaxing on the beach. Not only is Mick an interesting and complex individual, but he is laid back and down to earth. It is easy to feel immediately at ease while getting to know him,

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12 Things OC Locals Do When They Want to Avoid Tourists

Matt Bourne of Grit Cycle Knows How to Balance It All During His Busy Weekly Lineup Photographed By: Erik Isakson Matt Bourne Expert: Matt Bourne Credentials: Co-Owner and Instructor at Grit Cycle Monday Set the tone for the week! One of my busier days. Mondays include working out, teaching two classes, meetings, fixing bikes, and if

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