(NEWS 8) - Everyone knows about the huge deals and savings available at the big-box retail stores, but you can make a real impact on our local economy by going on a small business shopping spree.
San Diegans are encouraged to save a few bucks on Black Friday and help contribute to the lifeblood of our economy on Small Business Saturday at Liberty Station.
News 8 welcomed a few small business owners to join the Morning Extra set on Friday morning and showcase some of their products and services. Check out some of their inventory.
Businesses featured include:
- Moment Bicycles: personalized bike fits, superb bike mechanics, bicycle sales, and road, tri, and mountain rentals.
- Lauren LeVieux Art Studio: Mainly abstract, oil on canvas paintings
- Comickaze Comics: Specializes in graphic novels, children's books and pop culture items but also has many fiction and nonfiction novels and can provide any book that can be purchased at Amazon or Barnes & Noble.
- Smoothie Rider: Farm-to-cup menu to include bowls and sweet parfaits in addition to their signature, seasonally rotating menu of health-conscious and organic smoothies.
A 10-year-old male lion on loan from the San Diego Zoo was killed at the Indianapolis Zoo by a female lion, zoo officials announced Friday.
A 65-year-old woman was seriously injured Friday when she fell while riding an electric scooter with family members in the Marina area of San Diego.
A light plane occupied by a flight instructor and a student pilot made a safe emergency landing Friday amid late-morning traffic on Interstate 8 in El Cajon.
Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia jumped into two competitive Senate races Friday, endorsing Democrats Jon Tester of Montana and Jacky Rosen of Nevada in what the company called its first foray into elective politics.
Declaring this midterm election year an "inflection point" in American history, Kamala Harris came Friday to South Carolina to tell Democrats that the way out of Donald Trump's America is through the ballot box.
California moved a step closer Friday to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales of the drug as regulators rebuffed cities and police chiefs who are opposed to the rule.
The numbers in Friday night's draw of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery are 15, 23, 53, 65, 70 and the Mega number is 7.
The ninth annual San Diego Green Homes Tour is taking place on Sunday, and it is your chance to visit 12 of the county's most eco-friendly homes.
An ex-con who allegedly killed the proprietor of an East Village flooring-materials store at the victim's downtown business during a robbery pleaded not guilty Friday to a murder charge that could lead to the death penalty if he's convicted.