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Valentine’s Day Ideas That Are Stress Free

Valentine’s Day Ideas That Are Stress Free

Who says Valentine’s Day has to be overwhelming. If you are desiring a pleasant way to share time with your special someone, there are a variety of ways and places to do that without making life over complicated. Liberty Station offers some attractive options: a romantic dinner for two inspired by the flavors of San […]

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What Now?

Love on Wry – Me, Myself, I If I’m not thinking about my disastrous hair thinning and white under Clairol care, my deplorable feet consumes my mind. Every shoe on earth is too tight a bind. I follow these critical issues with deeper thoughts: My writing; my music; my urgent need to hike and swim; […]

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Distroller USA Named One of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America”

Distroller USA Named One of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America”

Distroller USA, an experience-based specialty retailer with art and design at its core that spreads good vibes for ages 0 to 102, was recently recognized as one of the “Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America” by Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur360™ List, a premier study delivering the most comprehensive analysis of private companies in America. Based on this […]

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San Diego History Center presents Artist Carol Lindemulder

San Diego History Center presents Artist Carol Lindemulder

An exhibition of paintings by artist Carol Lindemulder will be on view at the San Diego History Center February 9 – May 5, 2019. A reception for the exhibition is scheduled for 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday February 16, 2019. The event is complimentary for San Diego History Center members; $10 for non-members. Frequently inspired […]

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Lifestyle

Honor Thy Friends and Family as Guests

Honor Thy Friends and Family as Guests

If you are sixty or younger, you may have decided to keep your lives simple and spurn the “stuff” your parents, grandparents, and aunts and uncles used. Among this “stuff” is our good China, our sterling, our crystal, and our linens – from table linens to guest towels. Most of you feel it’s too much […]

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What Now?

We Get By…With a Little Help Could there be a better or more inspiring report than learning about Steven Spielberg’s SHOAH Foundation, and his yeoman efforts to address, combat and eliminate our rising anti-semitism, anti-black, anti-LGBTQ drives, newly motivated by “anything” permissibly spawned without consequence on social media? Fortunately for, I hope, most of us […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Get out those rose-colored glasses. The times they call for them. Yes, Virginia there is a dim side of life. The trick is not to succumb to it. Could it be a matter of turning our attention elsewhere? Perhaps. One of the things I do when my optimism dips? It helps to turn my attention […]

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Creating Your Best Retirement Isn’t All About Money

A 2014 study of retirees done by Merrill Lynch and Age Wave led to the following conclusion: “Retirees say health is the number one ingredient for a happy retirement.” Financial security, family and purpose were all important, but health was tops. And this makes perfect sense, as good health leads to living longer, having more […]

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Entertainment

Arlo Guthrie Presents his 50th Anniversary Tour

Arlo Guthrie Presents his 50th Anniversary Tour

At 8 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2019 at the Poway Performing Arts Center, 15498 Espola Road, Poway, CA 92064, Arlo Guthrie – folk Legend, Grammy® Hall of Fame inductee and eldest son to Woody Guthrie – comes to Poway to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his famous song, “Alice’s Restaurant.” Penned and recorded in 1967, […]

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Mission Hills During the Roaring Twenties

Mission Hills During the Roaring Twenties

Mission Hills Heritage – Lecture Series 2019 You wouldn’t want to miss “Mission Hills Architecture in the Roaring Twenties; plus, The Swan House—a Case Study in Rehabilitation” from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Francis Parker Lower School, located at 4201 Randolph Street in Mission Hills. The 1920s was a dynamic decade. […]

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Poetry Out Loud

Poetry Out Loud

A National Poetry Recitation Competition for High School Students The National Poetry Foundation, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and managed in California by the California Arts Council and regionally, by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture and Write Out Loud, presents Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry […]

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New Year, New Art at The New Children’s Museum

New Year, New Art at The New Children’s Museum

This year promises to be a show stopper at The New Children’s Museum – including a local partnership to refurbish the Paint and Clay Studio, a significant new installation by an international artist and an artist residency culminating in a reimagined Tot Studio. Guests can access the Museum by utilizing an exciting new bridge creatively […]

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Animal News

Horses of Tir Na Nog Seeks Assistance

Horses of Tir Na Nog Seeks Assistance

Rescued Mustangs Receive Needed Care In November of 2018 fifteen underweight mustangs were seized by County of San Diego Department of Animal Services as part of an on-going animal neglect case. These fifteen are part of the mustang herd residing at Horses of Tir Na Nog. The original members were rescued by Animal Services in […]

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Lynx, Amur Leopards and Snow Leopards Receive a Snowy Experience

Lynx, Amur Leopards and Snow Leopards Receive a Snowy Experience

A lynx, three Amur leopards and two snow leopards received a cool experience this past month, when fresh, powdery snow was placed in their exhibits at the San Diego Zoo. While all three species of felines appeared to thoroughly enjoy the icy substance in their habitats, the snow leopards especially lived up to their name, […]

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Big Baby Girl Gets a Name

San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Big Baby Girl Gets a Name

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park announced that the newest baby elephant born at the Park has been named Mkhaya. The youngest member of the herd—born Sept. 26 to mother Umngani (pronounced OOM-gah-nee)—was named for Mkhaya, a wildlife reserve in the southern African nation of Swaziland. The name follows the Safari Park’s tradition of naming […]

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Mustangs Participate in the Annual Fall Celebration for Tir Na Nog

Mustangs Participate in the Annual Fall Celebration for Tir Na Nog

Horses of Tir Na Nog, San Diego’s longest operating equine sanctuary, will be celebrating its mustang herd during its annual Fall Celebration. It will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Horses of Tir Na Nog and Rancho Samataguma at 26930 Old Hwy. 80, Guatay, CA 91931. This year’s annual […]

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Education

By Daylight, Moonlight and Candlelight, I Love Mission Hills

By Daylight, Moonlight and Candlelight, I Love Mission Hills

by J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills Business Improvement District Realtor, Team D&B at One Mission Realty From flowers to fine dining, Mission Hills has it all this Valentine’s Day, and every day. Need I remind you reservations are recommended? At the urging of so many, the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) column is […]

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Book Publishing 1-2-3

Book Publishing 1-2-3

Grab a pen and join us for this lively, popular class from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, March 5 where you’ll check out today’s book business (including the good, the bad and the funky of self-publishing), share ideas for connecting with literary agents and editors, suggest how writers can boost their creativity and improve their […]

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Ladies Who Rock Share Their Love for Music

Ladies Who Rock Share Their Love for Music

During the month of February we typically identify with Valentine’s Day as one of the major themes of the month. And, we consider ways that we can do something special for our loved ones. Well, what if we also consider ways to share a little of ourselves with strangers in our community? What if we […]

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Central Elementary Students Surprised with New Bikes from Mentors

Central Elementary Students Surprised with New Bikes from Mentors

San Diego Unified Police, along with San Diego Probation and San Diego Police Department officers, surprised third-grade students with brand-new bikes and a surprise visit from Santa, who landed at Central Elementary in City Heights via helicopter. Approximately 30 students were involved in the gift-giving program. The uniformed police officers greeted the students and provided […]

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Videos

Coronado Talent Show to Highlight Local Entertainment

Coronado, CA (For Release) – Budding entertainers, future stars and dedicated performers will vie to become the first winner of Coronado’s Got Talent, a community-focused competition to benefit the Coronado Schools Foundation. The event takes place at Coronado High school on Thursday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m., with auditions scheduled on Friday, February 3, from […]

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Dan McClellan Talks San Diego Sports with Sockers GM Sean Bowers

San Diego, CA – Sports Journalist Dan McClellan sits down with San Diego Sockers General Manager Sean Bowers to talk indoor soccer and sports in San Diego in an interview for Presidio Sentinel. A former CBS Sports Rapid Reporter, McClellan was involved in the 2016 petition drive to build a downtown stadium and convention center […]

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COSA presents “Migration” performs Jan 21 @ 7:00 p.m.

COSA presents “Migration” performs Jan 21 @ 7:00 p.m.

Coronado, CA- On January 21, 2017, for one night only, over 20 Coronado School of the Arts (COSA) Dance Division alumni spanning years 1996 to 2016 will come together to perform “Migration,” an hour-long, one-of-a-kind dance concert, at 7:00 PM on the stage of the Coronado Performing Arts Center. This exceptional event is the brainchild […]

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“Yes on C” Rally Brings Out Supporters to The Local

“Yes on C” Rally Brings Out Supporters to The Local

San Diego, CA  – A rally in support of Proposition C, the initiative that would develop a combination stadium and convention center in Downtown San Diego, took over The Local, a popular bar and restaurant located near Horton Plaza, on Friday, November 4. Supporters joined former Chargers players and Mayor Kevin Faulconer to help in […]

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Mission Hills Student’s Pie is Featured at Lazy Acres

Mission Hills Student’s Pie is Featured at Lazy Acres

| February 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

Lazy Acres Mission Hills recently featured a very special pie. Grant K8 student Cassidy Watelet won first place in the 2018 4th of July Pie Contest, hosted by The Mission Hills Town Council at the Concert in the Park summer series. The winning pie was sold at Lazy Acres during the last week in January […]

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On Valentines Day, Give your Spouse the Gift of Security

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Valentine’s Day is the third-largest consumer holiday in the U.S., with about 19 billion dollars spent in Cupid’s name each year. It’s big business for florists and chocolatiers, with over four billion dollars spent per year on flowers and candy alone. Flowers and candy are great, don’t get me wrong, but as a gift for […]

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Getting Past the Obstacles to Working Out

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you associate gyms with the likes of a prison; no way in, and or believe personal trainers are as scary as an IRS agent, and find running on the treadmill as fun as running from a rabid Coyote, then working out may just be one of your life’s biggest tremblers. Have no fear – […]

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Best Lawyer of the Year 2019 Honoree

Best Lawyer of the Year 2019 Honoree

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, have just awarded Brett Schreiber, partner at San Diego Based Thornes Bartolotta McGuire, among highly selected Top Lawyers of the?Year for 2019. As a young and highly accomplished law partner, Schreiber’s areas of practice include mass torts, personal injury, medical malpractice and condemnation. In only his fourth […]

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San Diego Native Participates in the 2019 World Marathon Challenge

San Diego Native Participates in the 2019 World Marathon Challenge

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Runner will compete in seven marathons in seven days on seven continents On January 31, 2019 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Ambassador and type 1 diabetes (T1D) Champion Eric Tozer will embark on the ultimate athletic journey by competing in the World Marathon Challenge. Starting in Novo, Antarctica, the challenge takes runners across the seven […]

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The Importance of Jackie Robinson

The Importance of Jackie Robinson

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia one-hundred years ago, January 31, 1919. He would grow up to become the “most important black man in American history.” That was the view of the late Buck O’Neil, founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, who often pointed out that […]

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