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Shop Local 2022 | Highlighting LGBTQ+ owned San Diego businesses

CBS 8 features businesses across San Diego County that are LGBTQ-owned and operated - July 2022
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SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — There are many LGBTQ-owned businesses across San Diego County that will be featured and highlighted on CBS 8 that are open and need support. It is important to businesses across all industries that the community considers shopping local in San Diego.

To share your favorite LGBTQ-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 throughout the month of July 2022.

Ehab Sells San Diego

Ehab Ismail says real estate in San Diego is competitive no matter what the state of the market is so he takes a data based approach.

Chouette Designs

They are a size-inclusive jewelry brand that offers plus size rings, bracelets and necklaces. They also do custom work.

Urban MO's Bar & Grill

Urban MO's Bar & Grill is located in the heart of Hillcrest. The business recently celebrated 30 years.

Parc Bistro-Brasserie

Parc Bistro-Brasserie is a family-owned, seafood-French bistro located in Bankers Hill.

OMI Picnics

Omi Picnics help set up luxury picnics for all sorts of occasions like birthdays and marriage proposals.

Carla & Linda's Walking Food Tours

Carla & Linda's Walking Food Tours in Oceanside helps visitors learn more about Oceanside's history.

Helena Aguirre Hair and Makeup

Owner, Helena, says hair and makeup are her passion and she wants people to look and feel their best.

Surrounded By Penguins

It's an online retail shop featuring penguin designs aimed at connecting humans and the environment through eco-conscious products.

MyMojo Style

The owner is a professional wardrobe stylist and says he's an expert in menswear.

Humanity Boutique

The store opened in 2019 with the goal of being an all inclusive space for people from all aspects of the LGBTQ+ community.

4 Wellness Naturally

4 Wellness Naturally offers guidance and support to those in search of alternative approaches to their health concerns.  

Singing Lessons NYC

Professional-level voice training for amateurs and pros with two locations in San Diego.

Goblin Shark Emporium

It's a vintage giftshop in Oceanside with all sorts of unique items including various art pieces and vinyls!

Sir and Son

"Sir and Son" is a men's clothing store in Hillcrest with a unique collection for customers.

Izola Bakery

The community-driven bakery has made waves in its short time. Recently they were ranked as the top bakery in the country according to Yelp.

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Love's Accounting

Love's Accounting offers affordable accounting for local small businesses. They say they pride themselves on their helpful and humanistic approach. 

GOODONYA Organic Eatery

GOODONYA Organic Eatery has been located in Encinitas for 21 years serving healthy versions of many food favorites like burgers, salads and wraps.

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