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The Emperor of Entitlement Entitlement: The belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment. Fen did not start out in life as an entitled dog. “Au contrar!” Having been born with a defective leg, he arrived hobbling pitifully on three. In fact, that’s why we rescued him, in the wake of the […]

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Liberty Station Hosts Second Annual Taste of Liberty Station

Liberty Station Hosts Second Annual Taste of Liberty Station

Liberty Station announces the second annual Taste of Liberty Station to be held from 5 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, April 18. San Diegans are invited to stroll and explore the best that Liberty Station has to offer all in one night—tastes from featured eateries in the neighborhood, live music and entertainment in the promenades and […]

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Father Joe’s Villages to Host Gala Benefiting Children in Need

Father Joe’s Villages to Host Gala Benefiting Children in Need

Father Joe’s Villages invites the community to create a better tomorrow for local children at its 2018 Children’s Charity Gala: Up, Up and Away on May 5 at the historic U.S. Grant Hotel. Father Joe’s Villages will honor four community leaders who serve neighbors experiencing poverty and homelessness. The gala will raise funds for Father […]

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34th Annual Mission Federal ArtWalk Has a New Theme

34th Annual Mission Federal ArtWalk Has a New Theme

Mission Federal ArtWalk will return to San Diego’s Little Italy with a new theme, “Connecting Creative Communities,” from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, April 28 and Sunday, April 29 for its 34th annual gathering as San Diego’s premier arts and cultural event and the largest fine art festival in Southern California. The free weekend-long […]

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Lifestyle

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Pace Thyself My writing teacher Ashley was suffering with cancer. We who loved her were barely able to consider the possibility of her not making it. One day, while her husband Rick went out to run some errands and breathe a bit, I sat with her and, when she asked, I began reading to her. […]

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How to Successfully Get Started on Your Own Quest to Fitness and HealthBy

You know that you want to be ____ (enter any number of positive adjectives that are plaguing your mind at the moment: healthy, fit, strong, confident, muscular, thinner). Yet, it can be so hard to get started. How many cycles of “tomorrow’s the day” or “I’ll start on Monday” or “next month when things aren’t […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Whispers and Shouts Here are the various answers I have recorded over time in response to the question: “What does your inner voice tell you?” Watch out! It acts as a warning system. Something in you says, “Pay attention.” This or that? Intuition is helpful in making decisions. You tune into body messages as you […]

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In the Life of a Stylist

In the Life of a Stylist

Designer Territa Torres’ Las Vegas Fashion Week By Stylishly Aubree Lynn, Stylist/Producer/Writer Can’t top doing what you love in life? Well, I would like to introduce you to someone who fits the bill. I had the pleasure and honor of styling Fashion Week San Diego Designer Territa Torres’ look-book for Las Vegas Fashion Week this […]

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Entertainment

Enter the Blue Sky Debuts their New Album

Enter the Blue Sky Debuts their New Album

From 8 to 10 p.m., Saturday, April 28 Grassroots Oasis, located at 3130 Moore Street in San Diego, welcomes all original Americana trio Enter the Blue Sky. They promise to deliver their atypical musical euphoria and aural ecstasy throughout the night. Their thoughtful, upbeat, original lyric and vocally-driven music will leave you wanting more. Their […]

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San Diego’s Gator By The Bay Returns for 17th Year

San Diego’s Gator By The Bay Returns for 17th Year

San Diego’s annual Gator By The Bay, the largest, most-authentic Louisiana-themed music and food festival this side of the bayou, will be held Thursday, May 10 through Sunday, May 13 at Spanish Landing Park on North Harbor Drive, directly across from the San Diego International Airport. Presented by the Bon Temps Social Club of San […]

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Martinis Above Fourth’s April Show Program

Martinis Above Fourth’s April Show Program

Trish, Hans and Phil share three voices, harmonies, and great jazz interpretations of pop songs at 8 p.m., Tuesday, April 3. Trish, Hans and Phil are one of the most innovative and entertaining groups on the West Coast today. In addition to their unique and superb musicianship, they bring with them a joyous and exhilarating […]

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The Hillcrest Wind Ensemble Offers Inspirational Performance

The Hillcrest Wind Ensemble Offers Inspirational Performance

The Hillcrest Wind Ensemble presents their spring concert “The Art Of Music” at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 31 at the state of the art theater at the Creative, Performing and Media Arts school, located at 5050 Conrad Avenue in Clairemont. Plenty of parking is available. Under the direction of John Winkelman, the ensemble will premier […]

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Animal News

Wild in the Country Returns to San Diego

Wild in the Country Returns to San Diego

Lions Tigers & Bears Annual Fundraiser Lions Tigers & Bears, San Diego’s only accredited big cat and exotic animal rescue, announced today the date for their annual springtime fundraiser. This year’s theme is Rock ‘n’ Roar! And takes place from 3 to 7 p.m., Saturday, May 19 at 24402 Martin Way in Alpine, CA. A […]

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“The Big Bang Theory” Star Adopts From San Diego County Animal Services

“The Big Bang Theory” Star Adopts From San Diego County Animal Services

by Tracy DeFore, County of San Diego Communications Office Actress Kaley Cuoco of TV’s “The Big Bang Theory” is happily settling in with two new pet rabbits after adopting them from County Animal Services. According to an Instagram post by her fiancé, Karl Cook, Cuoco woke up that day saying she wanted to adopt some […]

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The Oldest Breeding Male Gorilla in the U.S. Gets a Heart Exam

The Oldest Breeding Male Gorilla in the U.S. Gets a Heart Exam

Winston, the oldest breeding male gorilla in the United States, is resting at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park after undergoing a thorough medical exam that included an in-depth assessment of his heart. The assessment was made after animal care staff noticed a decline in his general health earlier this year, when he showed nonspecific […]

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World’s Second Oldest Gorilla Celebrates Her 60th Birthday

World’s Second Oldest Gorilla Celebrates Her 60th Birthday

Gorilla birthdays are always a momentous occasion at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, but today’s (Oct. 24) festivities were especially significant. Vila (pronounced VEE-la), the world’s second oldest gorilla, celebrated her 60th birthday with a joyful party that included all nine members of her family at the Safari Park, including a second birthday girl—one-year […]

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Education

St. Vincent de Paul School Presents A Time to Bond Big Bash

St. Vincent de Paul School Presents A Time to Bond Big Bash

Get ready for A Time to Bond as St. Vincent de Paul School in Mission Hills presents their Annual Big Bash on Saturday, March 24, 2018 at the Doubletree by Hilton – Mission Valley. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. where guests can bid on their favorite silent auction items and […]

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American Road Trip is Theme of 2018 MADCAPS’ Annual Fundraiser

American Road Trip is Theme of 2018 MADCAPS’ Annual Fundraiser

Mothers and Daughters Club Assisting Philanthropies (MADCAPS) celebrates 58 years of community service with its annual benefit show happening Thursday, March 8 through Saturday, March 10, at Point Loma Nazarene University’s Brown Chapel Theater. The theme for this year’s show is “American Road Trip” with a tribute to American cities across the nation including Detroit, […]

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Mission Hills Resident To Run Over 1,500 Miles To Support Children with Cancer

Mission Hills Resident To Run Over 1,500 Miles To Support Children with Cancer

Richard Nares of Mission Hills will run more than 1,500 miles from Seattle, Washington to San Diego, California to raise money for the Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), a nonprofit that helps families navigate their child’s journey through cancer. In 2003, Richard co-founded the Emilio Nares Foundation with his wife Diane after losing their son Emilio […]

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What Now?

What Now?

The National Conflict Resolution Center Celebrates 30 Years of Peacemaker Awards Thirty years ago, with a cadre of attorneys, activists, civic-minded citizens, Liz O’Brien, CEO of the S. D. Mediation Center, launched the organization’s Peacemaker Awards. It was time. The group, wholly dedicated to the practice, nevertheless struggled – as non-profits often do – with […]

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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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Art Alive Continues to Blossom

Art Alive Continues to Blossom

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37th Annual San Diego Museum of Art Event The San Diego Museum of Art’s 37th annual Art Alive returns Thursday, April 26 through Sunday, April 29, 2018, bringing together 100-plus floral designers to transform works of art into exquisite floral displays. As the Museum’s signature fundraiser and a highly anticipated San Diego spring tradition, Art […]

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Springtime Indulgences in Mission Hills

Springtime Indulgences in Mission Hills

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Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID Lombardi Team at Scott & Quinn Real Estate Nothing says springtime like a walk around the neighborhood when everything is in full bloom. The flowers are freshly in bloom, fragrant, and filled with color. The foliage is at its peak. Welcome April! Mission Hills’ residential neighborhood is a perfect […]

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The Dangers of Wildfires

The Dangers of Wildfires

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In January, Gary Ferguson, author of “Land on Fire,” pointed out some of the benefits of fire. However, wildfires have changed. They are more frequent, burn hotter, and burn more acreage, cause more damage, and kill more people. Why? Combustion cannot occur unless there is fuel, oxygen, and heat. Since July there have been about […]

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The Problem With Protectionism

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On balance, global trade makes everyone better off. Trade lowers prices for domestic consumers and increases the choice and variety of goods available. Sixty-inch flat screen TVs would not be selling for $600 today without the increased availability and lower costs of global trade. So how do tariffs affect trade, and why is the stock […]

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Lizz Russell, Celebrity Designer and Patient Advocate

Lizz Russell, Celebrity Designer and Patient Advocate

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Over the past seven years, I have had the pleasure of working with and getting to know celebrity designer Lizz Russell. In the process, I’ve gotten to know and understand her life and the challenges she has had to overcome because of serious health issues. She is inspiring. In honor of her annual May Cocktails […]

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The Angst of April

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By George Mitrovich Last month in my column I wrote about one of my heroes, Billy Graham. This month I’m back, mostly, to Donald John Trump, who is as far from William Franklin Graham as heaven from hell. So, I will do here what I haven’t really done before, share a selection of my recent […]

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