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Shop Local 2022 | Highlighting Black-owned San Diego businesses

CBS 8 features businesses across San Diego County that are Black-owned and operated - February 2022
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SAN DIEGO — There are many Black-owned businesses across San Diego County that will be featured and highlighted on CBS 8 that are open and need support more than ever during the pandemic. It is important to businesses across all industries that the community considers shopping local in San Diego.

To share your favorite Black-owned San Diego business, please submit the name and information through the CBS 8 app or text (858) 571-8888. We will be featuring businesses each weekday in CBS 8 newscasts.

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Uncle Keith's Gourmet Foods

Uncle Keith's Gourmet Foods produces spicy condiments, with a focus on hot sauce. Although they are branching out into jellies, jams and chocolates. Visit their website for more info.

RE Electrical Training and Consulting Services

RE Electrical Training and Consulting Services is a company that helps with any electrical-related issues and also provides training and consulting. Visit their website for more info.

Dry Out Pro Excel

Dry Out Pro Excel is a structural drying business that repairs water damage and offers power washing and other cleaning services. Visit their website for more info.

WiserWay Marketing & Creative Services

WiserWay Media is a San Diego agency that specializes in marketing, web design and online services for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Visit their website for more info.

Tropical Vegan Cafe

Tropical Vegan Cafe is a restaurant that crafts vegan dishes with a Caribbean and West Coast flair. Visit their website for more info.

Maya's Cookies

Maya's Cookies is America's #1 Black-owned gourmet vegan cookie company, located in Mission Gorge Place in San Diego. Visit www.mayascookies.com for more info.

Montezuma Valley Market

Montezuma Valley Market is the only convenience store in the rural East County town of Ranchita. Because of its location near the famed Pacific Crest Hiking Trail, the market has become a gathering place for the local community. Visit their website for more information.

We Tha Plug

"We Tha Plug" is an organization that helps Pan-African and Latinx entrepreneurs grow a business and turn their ideas into a reality. Visit www.wethaplug.com for more information.

Celebrity Entertainment

Celebrity Entertainment is an event-planning company that hosts everything from small birthdays to elaborate yacht parties. Visit their Instagram page for more information.


Welfie is a health and wellness group that works with schools to help kids and their families with a variety of physical and mental health issues. Visit www.welfie.com for more information.

Formula Skin Lab

Formula Skin Lab located in Hillcrest is a wellness spa that promotes a positive work-life balance. Visit www.formulaskinlab.com for more information.

Roswell Biotechnologies

Roswell Biotechnologies is a San Diego start-up that aims to digitize biology and transform health. Visit www.roswellbiotech.com for more info.

SD Squared

San Diego Squared is a non-profit that connects under-represented students to the power of "STEM." Visit www.sd2.org for more info.

Freshly Faded

Freshly Faded located in North Park is a barbershop that specializes in fades, tapers, mohawks and straight razor shaves. Visit www.freshlyfaded.com for more information.

Motivation In Action

"Motivation In Action" is a professional motivational speaking firm that specializes in encouraging, uplifting and helping others. Visit www.yourmia.org for more information.

Bliss Tea & Treats

Bliss Tea & Treats is a modern-day tea lounge in Oceanside that offers visitors an authentic artisan tea experience. Visit www.blissteatreats.com for more info.


Revbody is a gym in the Showroom Plaza in Chula Vista that offers personal training & helps members live a healthier lifestyle. Revbody prides itself on giving back to the Black community. Visit www.revbody.fit for more info. 

Other Shop Local Businesses

CBS 8 highlights local business in San Diego from Hispanic, Asian-American and black-owned companies. To share a San Diego business, submit the name and information through the CBS 8 app on your mobile device or text (858) 571-8888.

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