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La Broi and Laura’s La Jolla Wedding

Ironically, La Broi and Laura’s first encounter resembled that of a married couple of several years—driving a minivan full of kids to Joshua Tree National Park as part of a work trip. Four years later, with that memory in the rearview, La …
Ramona Real Wedding: Karina and James

Ramona Real Wedding: Karina and James

When James Gallivan, a 25-year-old known for being a jokester, got down on one knee at a Napa winery in front of Karina Hale, her parents, and a group of wine-tasting strangers, the 26-year-old’s first thought was, He’d better not be fake …
Christina & Mike Wedding Bandy Canyon

Escondido Real Wedding: Christina and Mike

Thirty-year-old Christina and 35-year-old Mike met in Navy training in 2009. The two started dating shortly thereafter, but with duty stations on opposite sides of the world (Christina in Bahrain and Mike in California), their relationship began as a long-distance romance. Mike …
Balboa real wedding: Christian and Robb

Balboa Real Wedding: Christian & Robb

Christian Ridge, 42, and Robb Sullivan, 47, met in what they deem a “very cliché way”: at a San Diego dance club. Romance bloomed and about a year and a half later, British-born Christian popped the question during a weekend in Edinburgh, …
Roselyn and Neil San Diego Wedding

Downtown San Diego Real Wedding: Roselyn and Neil

Neil Alhambra, 33, proposed to his high school sweetheart, Roselyn Aquino, 31, after a beachside candlelit dinner during a trip to Cabo San Lucas. The San Diego natives got married on their 15-year anniversary, saying “I do” at Founders Chapel at USD …
Lindsey and Mark Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach Real Wedding: Lindsey and Mark

After a romantic sunrise engagement, San Francisco residents Lindsey Lazaro, 26, and Mark Bauer, 28, knew they’d found their dream venue when they toured Laguna Beach’s Tivoli Too and fell in love with its “whimsical twinkling lights, romantic waterfall, and bright florals.” …
Luce Loft Real Wedding Dana and Max

Luce Loft Real Wedding: Dana and Max

Solana Beach residents Dana Duffy and Max Iantorno, both 26, met in high school but didn’t start dating until after college. After a mid-hike proposal from Max in L.A.’s Griffith Park, the couple celebrated with a winter wedding at Luce Loft in …