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VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER DANCE IN CAMPO FEB. 16

February 12, 2013 (Campo) – St. Adelaide Parish is holding its Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance February 16 from 5 – 10 p.m. at the Campo Community Center, 976 Sheridan Road, Campo.  The evening will include dinner, dancing, a live auction and raffle.  The meal will be pasta, salad, bread, beverage and dessert.

Tickets are $15 each and can be purchased by calling 619-569-7567.  The evening is adults only.

A ROMANTIC VALENTINE’S DINNER AT ANDIAMO FEB. 14

February 12, 2013 (San Diego) – Andiamo Ristorante Italiano is featuring a special 4 course prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day.  The cost is $40 per person.  The menu includes items such as: stuffed dates wrapped in prosciutto with artichoke crostini, seafood bisque with sherry float, fillet mignon & lobster ravioli, charbroiled ahi tuna, veal marsala and a chocolate bomb.

Click here for the full menu. Call 858-277-3501 or visit www.andiamo-ristorante.com to make reservations.  Andiamo’s is located at 5950 Santo Road, San Diego.

COUNTY LINE BBQ HAS A VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL FEB. 14 – 17

February 12, 2013 (Warner Springs) – County Line BBQ is offering a Valentine’s Week dinner special February 14 through 17. 

The special includes a champagne flute, spring greens salad with pomegranate vinaigrette, a choice of petite rack of lamb or beef tournedos, both served with lobster terrine en croute, basmati rice pilaf, vegetables and bread.  The meal is completed with a special Valentine dessert.  The cost is $35 per person.

COUNTY CLERK WELCOMES COUPLES TO VALENTINE’S DAY TRADITION ON THE BAY

 

February 8, 2013 (San Diego)--It’s the most romantic day of the year… and San Diego County Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk, Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., wants to make sure that all romantic couples wishing to “tie the knot” or renew their wedding vows come down to the historical County Administration Center overlooking beautiful San Diego Bay for their wedding ceremony.

“Valentine’s Day wedding ceremony reservations are filling up quickly,” said Ernie Dronenburg. “We are planning on added staff at our downtown location for Valentine’s Day to accommodate all those wanting to be married on this special day. Call right now so we can plan on helping you.”

EL CAJON LIBRARY TO HOST ONLINE DATING CLASS

 
February 7, 2013 (El Cajon)--Looking for love in cyberspace? Just in time for Valentine's Day, the El Cajon Branch Library, 201 E. Douglas Av, will host a class on online dating, Tuesday, February 12, at 6:30 p.m. The free session will cover a wide variety of tips and topics, and is open to those ages 18 and over.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY CLERK SERVED 116 COUPLES ON A “ONCE IN A LIFETIME WEDDING DATE”

December 16, 2012 (San Diego)--This year many couples tied the knot on 12.12.12, a once in a century wedding date. The date is popular across the globe. 12.12.12 is the last of the repeating dates until January 1, 2101 and is also popular because it is an easy date to remember.

Assessor/Recorder/Commissioner of Civil Marriages, Ernest J. Dronenburg, Jr., announced that all couples that who wished to obtain a wedding license or get married were served on that special day.

WEDDING EXPO WITH FREE REGISTRATION FOR FIRST 50 COUPLES, FREE INVITATIONS, FASHION SHOW & GREAT GIVEAWAYS

 
April 8, 2012 -- La Mesa David’s Bridal & Friar Tux Preferred Wedding Planner, Charisma Events & Consulting (CEC) hosts its first annual Beauty in the Bride wedding expo. The goal is to provide an intimate, elegant experience for the brides and grooms, as well as provide all exhibitors maximum exposure by having only one wedding vendor per category. This is in the effort to relieve stress and pressure that most couples feel after leaving a wedding expo.

SANTEE-BASED COMPANY HELPS BRIDES DECORATE ON A BUDGET

 
February 11, 2012 (Santee)--So you’re engaged! Congrats! Now what? Wedding season is in full swing and brides-to-be and their fiancés are starting the fun yet sometimes overwhelming planning process. It’s no surprise that the budget is usually one of the first items discussed.

ATTENTION FOOD LOVERS: “APHRODESIAC DINNER” COOKED UP BY SYCUAN’S CHEF

 

Plus win an “Ultimate Romance Package” vacation in Sycuan’s Facebook Contest

February 10, 2012 (El Cajon)-- Sycuan Golf and Tennis Resort, is putting on a unique Aphrodisiac themed Valentine's Day dinner, created by Executive Chef Augie Saucedo (formerly of the La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club).

The menu includes seafood, steak, and chocolate--all the makings for romance on Saturday, February 11 and Tuesday, February 14 for $39 per person. It’s all part of an "Ultimate Romance Package" to entice golfers eat, play and stay in style.

BALLS, CLUBS AND LOVE: GOLF TIPS FOR CELEBRATING VALENTINES DAY

 

February 10, 2012 (El Cajon)--Sycuan Golf & Tennis Resort understands ‘golf romance’ and how to treat sweeties to a day on the course…and tagging along.  Can you play your lie?  Know where to park your cart?  Ready to talk it up? After polling our golfers, instructors and staff, here’s the top tips of what to do.

The resort is also offering a special "couple's retreat" for a full weekend of romance on the greens.

DOLLAR-WISE DIVA: 10 TIPS FOR A MORE ROMANTIC AND LESS EXPENSIVE VALENTINE’S DAY

 

 

By Nancy Clement

February 10, 2012 (La Mesa) - Valentine’s Day is almost here--and there is still some time to plan a special celebration for you and your sweetheart.  What if you have more love than money? Here are some ideas that do not require a lot of expense, just some planning on your part.

SERENADE YOUR SWEETHEART WITH A SINGING VALENTINE


February 5, 2012 (El Cajon) -- The trio called A Packalips Now is offering a special package for you and your someone special.  For $60.00 at your selected time and place; they will sing two love songs, provide a flower, and leave a card for Valentine's Day.
 

  

VALENTINE'S DAY RECIPES ONLINE

By Mayan Avitable 

February 4, 2012 (La Mesa ) -- If you're looking for Valentine's Day recipes, there should be one or more to your liking on the Internet. Frankly, there are so many you might have a hard time deciding.
 
Let's start with Parent Map. There, you'll find recipes like Red Velvet Whoopie Love, as seen in the picture here. There are 20 recipes for Valentine's Day on this site. Scroll through the 20 pictures below the picture of the red velvet picture to find a recipe to your liking.
 
 

GREAT GOURMET VALENTINE DINNERS TO SAVOR WITH YOUR SWEETHEART


February 4, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) – Satisfy your craving for a romantic night on the town this Valentine’s Day with a delicious dinner for two. Whether your passion is a gourmet repast at a French, Italian or American bistro or a meaty feast slow-smoked at a café on the County line, you’ll find plenty to tempt your taste buds and please your palate in East County. Scroll down for our East County Eater’s recommendations for this year’s best aphrodisiac dinners in our torrid inland region.

ULTIMATE INDULGENCE: ESCONDIDO CHOCOLATE AND SWEETART FESTIVAL FEB. 11

 
By Millicent Arko

 
February 1, 2012 (Escondido)—The Escondido “For the Love of Chocolate and SweetArt”  has my four favorite food groups: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, and chocolate truffles.  Oh—and pairings to provide the perfect wine for every chocolate! This sweet affair will be held Saturday, February 11 from 1-5 p.m. in downtown Escondido—just in time for Valentine’s Day. 

 

VALENTINE ADVENTURES TO DRIVE YOUR SWEETHEART WILD

 
 
By Elena Peña and Miriam Raftery
 
January 31, 2012 (San Diego’s East County)—Looking for something extraordinary to delight your valentine?  We’ve done the legwork to bring you the best of the best—from free salsa lessons to deluxe destinations, you’ll find plenty of delightful discoveries in San Diego’s inland regions. 

What could be more romantic than a vineyard trail ride, jeep journey, or sky sailing adventure for two?  Perhaps an overnight stay at a bed and breakfast on an exotic wildlife sanctuary,  a picnic and boat ride across a secluded lake, a carriage ride at a chocolate festival, or savoring gourmet goodies at a local winery! 

HOW SWEET IT IS: OUR GUIDE TO THE BEST DESSERTS AND CANDY SHOPS IN OUR REGION

By Mia Myklebust

January 27, 2012 (San Diego’s East County) – Looking for something luscious for your special someone?  We promise you’ll love our guide to the most delectable treats in town! Whether you’re seeking candies, cakes, crepes or gelatos, we’ve found an appetizing array of choices.  Or surprise your heart’s delight with a special gift—such as candy-making class or a gourmet chocolate-of-the-month club.

Scroll down for these delicious options, and more "sweet" surprises.

ATTENTION CAMPUS LOVEBIRDS: LOOKING FOR COUPLES WHO MET THEIR SPOUSE AT GROSSMONT COLLEGE


January 13, 2012 -- Grossmont College is looking for former students, faculty and staff members who met their spouses at Grossmont College. The couples who respond to college officials will be invited to attend a free pre-Valentine’s Day reception to be held on Friday, Feb. 10 at the El Cajon campus. The event is one of several the college is planning as part of its year-long 50th anniversary celebration through June 2012. The reception will feature refreshments and live music, including love songs from the past five decades.
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