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Cygnet Theatre

“A Christmas Carol” returns to Cygnet Theatre for its fifth season of cheer. And while it has become a tried and true holiday favorite, each year it’s kept fresh and new. This year patrons will enjoy a new musical sequence and a new cast member, along with a fun (and furry) new community partner. The […]

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Old Town State Historic Park to Host 68th Las Posadas

Old Town State Historic Park to Host 68th Las Posadas

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park will be decked out in historic holiday finery this year and will be the scene of an expanded Las Posadas celebration on Saturday, December 15. Now in its 68th year in Old Town, the annual Las Posadas procession is a walking reenactment of what is traditionally a nine-day […]

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The Fleet Science Center Hosts Full-Day Winter Science Camps

The Fleet Science Center Hosts Full-Day Winter Science Camps

This holiday season, the options to help parents keep their kids active and learning during the winter school break. The Fleet’s full-day Winter Science Camps begin on Wednesday, December 26, and are available each weekday through Friday, January 4 (except Tuesday, January 1). The camps take place at the Fleet Science Center and feature fun […]

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The Perfect Place To Purchase Your Holiday Gifts – Trillion Jewels

The Perfect Place To Purchase Your Holiday Gifts – Trillion Jewels

Close to two years ago, I dropped into a local estate jewelry store called Trillion Jewels on Juan Street in Old Town San Diego. Not only was I pleasantly surprised by the eclectic array of fine and unique jewelry on display, I also became a customer and acquired an exceptionally attractive red/purple sapphire and diamond […]

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Lifestyle

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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Kerri Walsh Jennings Brings Volleyball and Fitness to San Diego

Kerri Walsh Jennings Brings Volleyball and Fitness to San Diego

Professional beach volleyball player and three-time Olympic gold medalist, Kerri Walsh Jennings’ event series, p1440 has announced Waterfront Park as the location for its p1440 San Diego stop on its inaugural 2018 – 2019 season. p1440 San Diego is taking place Friday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 2. The three-day event will feature a professional […]

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Gardening Challenges That Have Become Fulfilling

Gardening Challenges That Have Become Fulfilling

Most of my column’s readers know I have never been a fan of gardening. This stems from my childhood. I loathed sitting at the dinner table, bored to tears, while my parents discussed crab grass and dichondra or bonsai or orchids, depending on which parent had the floor. I still cannot comprehend how they could […]

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Entertainment

What Now?

Lost and Found! Here’s how I remember the German wood-carver who, decades ago, knocked on our door: sullen and craggy, middle-aged but bent beneath his over-flowing backpack, not even trying one or two words of English. But his mission was clear: will we buy his carvings? Well, he wasn’t exactly unpleasant, and we were surely […]

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A Little Generosity Can Go a Long Way This Christmas Season

A Little Generosity Can Go a Long Way This Christmas Season

It’s almost impossible to tell people to enjoy the Christmas and holiday season without getting a look of, “Are you kidding? That’s because we make this the time of the year to pack as much activity in to our lives as possible. Shopping tops the list, with parties and decorating following. However, if we allow […]

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WHAT NOW?

WHAT NOW?

Our World-Class San Diego Zoo; It Never Sleeps! by Laura Walcher Georgeanne Irvine, director of Corporate Publishing, San Diego Zoo Global leads its newest effort. We talked: LW: George, we know what’s important here: Floyd, Ruuxa and Raina – and Karen. Soon, we’ll talk more about the San Diego Zoo’s newest outreach, but now, who […]

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Old Globe

Old Globe

Dr. Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” returns to the Old Globe from Saturday, November 3 through Saturday, December 29 at Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Back for its 21st incredible year, the family favorite […]

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Animal News

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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An Equine Reunion Six Years In the Making

An Equine Reunion Six Years In the Making

On August 17, 2012 a group of six emaciated mustangs arrived at the ranch after being rescued by the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services as part of an animal neglect case. This group has flourished in our Mustang Habitat and welcomed their seventh member with the birth of a filly in 2013. […]

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San Diego Zoo Food, Wine & Brew Celebration Returns

San Diego Zoo Food, Wine & Brew Celebration Returns

Enjoy a globally inspired, all-inclusive food, wine and beer tasting event at the San Diego Zoo from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, September 22. More than 160 of Southern California’s best vendors—along with animal encounters, live entertainment and dancing—will take place inside the world-famous San Diego Zoo. At the Food, Wine & Brew Celebration, […]

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Education

St. Vincent de Paul School’s Open Houses

St. Vincent de Paul School’s Open Houses

In the heart of Mission Hills, St. Vincent de Paul School is a Catholic, co-educational, school with a family based community. Founded in 1949, St. Vincent’s provides a high quality education in a small school environment while building good character and instilling Catholic values. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, St. Vincent’s […]

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Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Is About the Gas Tax and To Protect Us From Unauthorized Spending

Over the past year, some of us who believe that our state government has become greedy and frivolous about our tax dollars have decided to “push back.” It’s because we don’t believe the state government (Governor Brown and certain assembly members) should make bold and expensive decisions that impact us without our involvement and consent. […]

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California State Parks to Construct a New Outdoor Space at Old Town San Diego

California State Parks to Construct a New Outdoor Space at Old Town San Diego

California State Parks and Senator President pro Tempore Toni Atkins hosted a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday, September 24, to announce the transformation of a Caltrans’ District 11 Office Complex (Complex) in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park (Old Town) into a new public open space, located at 2829 Juan Street in Old […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Women. Where are we now? I’m convinced that we women are the answer to the world, that our voices are critical to the health of our communities, our country and planet. Women and power. It has been a long and not-over journey for us. When I think of the cultures on this planet who still […]

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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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Wacky Wonky Wonderland Event Supports the San Diego Center for Children

Wacky Wonky Wonderland Event Supports the San Diego Center for Children

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

This holiday season there will be an especially fun event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, December 9. The Wacky Wonky Wonderland event is a holiday festival and donation drive, which will take place at the San Diego Center for Children’s main campus in Linda Vista, 3002 Armstrong Street, to collect much needed gifts […]

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Fashion Week San Diego at the Lux Art Institute

Fashion Week San Diego at the Lux Art Institute

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Shoes, furs, coats, dresses, swimwear even hats, Fall Fashion Week San Diego (FWSD) was a standout on the runway. This year there were 15 designers all showing during one night, which made for a nice compilation so this writer could really zone in on a few standouts that truly impressed the audience. I couldn’t help […]

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A Festive Flair for the Holidays

A Festive Flair for the Holidays

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

For more than 45 years, Diane Powers has been helping San Diegans shop and dine in vibrant holiday fashion with lots of color, personality and flavor. A lively and colorful entry to San Diego’s Old Town community, Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops, located at 4133 Taylor Street in San Diego, have been one of San […]

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Our Hearts Are Filled With Gratitude

Our Hearts Are Filled With Gratitude

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Mission Hills Business Improvement District In the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID), December is a joyous time of year. We celebrate our ideal neighborhood for gift buying, special gatherings of friends over food and drink, luxurious relaxation opportunities, and so much more. To the nearly 500 businesses in Mission Hills, we thank you […]

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The Amusing Aspects of Aging

The Amusing Aspects of Aging

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

People complain about getting older. They hate the way they look, the way they feel, the way they are treated. These are just a few complaints. However, getting old should be fun! Have you ever looked at a rose bud and watched its progression until the petals fall off? Our skin is very similar to […]

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Now’s the Time to Recommit to Your Goals and Finish the Year Strong

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Why wait until January 1 to become focused on your health and wellness goals? Believe it or not, now is as good of a time as any to dust off your resolutions that you made at the beginning of 2018 and make sure you complete them before the year comes to a close. If you’ve […]

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