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7th Annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

7th Annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

Historic Old Town San Diego will once again be the site of the 7th annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego. Hosted by the Old Town Chamber of Commerce, the popular free weekend Art & Craft Show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, September 30 and […]

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Artists Invited to Exhibit at Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

Artists Invited to Exhibit at Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

The Old Town Chamber of Commerce has begun registering artists to exhibit their work at the 7th annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego. The popular free weekend show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, September 30 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, October 1 […]

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Villa Musica Offers Pop/Rock Performance Skills and Songwriting Camp

Villa Musica Offers Pop/Rock Performance Skills and Songwriting Camp

A Pop/Rock Performance Skills and Songwriting Camp is being held from Monday, August 7 through Friday, August 11 and is designed for teens and advanced tweens (age 12 to 17) who have good instrumental proficiency in one area (such as voice, guitar, bass, piano, or drums) but would like to branch out, and gain confidence […]

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A Banner Year for St. Vincent School Sports Programs

A Banner Year for St. Vincent School Sports Programs

This was an amazing athletic year for the St. Vincent’s Vikings. John Stone, St. Vincent’s volunteer athletic director and one of the school coaches, describes a sporting renaissance at the small school in Mission Hills. “St. Vincent’s School is increasingly recognized as not only a leader in academics and spiritual study, but also a growing […]

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Lifestyle

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Pause and slow-breathe My theory of breathing: We can breathe our way to a less-zoomy, less-stressed life. We can slow-breathe ourselves calm. Do you know this? Normal breathing is 15 to 16 cycles of inhale/exhale per minute from the chest area, whereas less-zoomy breathing is seven to eight cycles per minute and from the lower […]

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Growing Plants that Boast Medicinal Benefits

Growing Plants that Boast Medicinal Benefits

By Violet Green Yep, I’m a plant nerd! I’ve spent most of my life dabbling in gardening (on the East Coast, then the Midwest, and now here in Southern CA) and playing with plants. I’m happiest with soil under my fingernails and on the bottoms of my feet. My current home garden boasts medicinal herbs, […]

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What Now?

So How’s the Family? Of course, Trump has known Putin. Not well, nor intimately, y’know. Actually, he only knew Putin for a day or two, back in 2016. It was casual-like. Lately, though, they re-upped, for an hour or so of hushed discussion with one interpreter, from English to Russian, but not one present for […]

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Songa Designs International Collaborates with Mrembo Africa

Songa Designs International Collaborates with Mrembo Africa

Artisan groups from Kenya and Rwanda work together to empower women Songa Designs International, a socially conscious accessories and lifestyle brand, recently announced its collaboration with Mrembo Africa to promote its 2017 summer collection of sarongs that empower underprivileged women around the world. Hand-dyed by skilled Kenyan artisans over the course of two hours, each […]

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Entertainment

Colorful Folk Art and Mexican Pottery at Bazaar del Mundo’s Latin American Festival

Colorful Folk Art and Mexican Pottery at Bazaar del Mundo’s Latin American Festival

Folk artists from Oaxaca, Jalisco, Peru, El Salvador and more will convene at the Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops, Friday through Saturday, August 4 to 6 in Old Town San Diego. The annual San Diego event presents one of the nation’s most extensive collections of […]

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Little Italy’s Biggest Party, Ferragosto, Goes Denim and Diamonds

Little Italy’s Biggest Party, Ferragosto, Goes Denim and Diamonds

Little Italy’s biggest party, Ferragosto, returns for its next big bash, “Wild Western: Little Italy’s Biggest Party Goes Denim and Diamonds,” on Saturday, August 19 from 6 p.m. to midnight with a VIP reception starting at 5 p.m. Guests are invited to Little Italy’s Amici Park for an evening that calls for attendees to dress-up […]

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San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Presents its 9th Annual Fairly Tales in the Park

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Presents its 9th Annual Fairly Tales in the Park

The historic San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (SDCYB) in Balboa Park is presenting its 9th Annual Fairy Tales in the Park to highlight the production and as a fundraiser. The event takes place at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday, August 19; and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sunday, August 20 at the Casa del […]

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Write Out Loud Holds 8th Annual TwainFest

Write Out Loud Holds 8th Annual TwainFest

Write Out Loud, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience, presents the 8th Annual TwainFest to take place on Saturday, August 19th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. New this year, […]

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Animal News

The Fleet Science Center presents Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

The Fleet Science Center presents Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

Narrated by Academy Award® Winner Morgan Freeman Join the Fleet Science Center for a spectacular journey to a remote and wondrous world when the film Island of Lemurs: Madagascar opens in the Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Giant Dome Theater on Friday, August 4, 2017. The film is produced by IMAX® and Warner Bros. […]

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Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

In a remote area of northern Kenya, a team of conservationists and veterinarians are collaborating on a unique project that will allow them to gather in-depth information on the habits of Kenya’s threatened reticulated giraffe population. The science team, made up of personnel from multiple conservation organizations, has attached solar-powered GPS satellite tracking devices to […]

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Dental Care for Tir Na Nog Horses

Dental Care for Tir Na Nog Horses

This past June, the annual Dental Day at Horses of Tir Na Nog took place. Forty-four of our sanctuary equines had their dental needs addressed, their weights checked, and receive dewormers and vaccinations. Adult horses have between 36 to 44 teeth, depending on if a horse has retained its canine and wolf teeth. Horses’ teeth […]

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From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

Last month, the San Diego Humane Society became part of a life-saving journey to rescue 92 Yorkies from a residence in San Diego County. Now the number of dogs rescued has grown to 123 (114 dogs and nine puppies). According to the San Diego Humane Society, it is not unusual for hoarders to hide animals […]

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Education

Write Out Loud Presents “The Open Road”

Write Out Loud Presents “The Open Road”

Write Out Loud – an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience – announces “The Open Road,” the final production in their 10th Anniversary Season. Write Out Loud Story Concerts bring literature to life – aloud – with rehearsed readings by […]

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High School Entrepreneurs to Present Innovative Enterprises

High School Entrepreneurs to Present Innovative Enterprises

Whatever It Takes (WIT), a local nonprofit with a mission to foster social entrepreneurship and leadership in teens, will host its annual WIT Showcase Event on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101. Educators, entrepreneurs, community leaders and all […]

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Mothers and Daughters Share in the Work and Fun

Mothers and Daughters Share in the Work and Fun

The Mothers and Daughters Club Assisting Philanthropies (MADCAPS) recently celebrated 57 years of community service with its annual benefit show. The group consists of approximately 180 mothers and their 7th-12th grade daughters from the Point Loma, Ocean Beach, Mission Hills and Hillcrest areas. The Class of 2020 performed two professionally choreographed routines from the Broadway […]

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Write Out Loud Presents

Write Out Loud Presents

A literature inspired arts competition for Students Write Out Loud – an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience – announces the 2017 Read – Imagine – Create awards ceremony. The event will take place at 7 p.m., Monday, April 10 […]

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Videos

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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Old Town Festival

Old Town Festival

Old Town will be celebrating there Art Festival this weekend. There will be over 80 vendors and today on GMSD, three of them, TwigKids, Leight Works Jewelry and Bomerito Art, share a sample of what will be displayed at this FREE festival.

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Cabrillo National Monument Foundation Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Cabrillo National Monument Foundation Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

From 6:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, April 23, the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation will be having a celebration of its 60th anniversary. Local restaurants and beer and wine establishments have contributed to the event to participate in the celebration. According to Julie Crider, proprietor of Rose’s Tasting Room of Old Town, “We’re pleased to join […]

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Composer John Luther Adams’ ‘The Wind Garden’ Debuts

Composer John Luther Adams’ ‘The Wind Garden’ Debuts

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

19th Addition to the Stuart Collection at the UCSD It’s early morning and you’re strolling through a grove of eucalyptus trees when you hear the sounds, like bells softly trilling. Or is the wind whispering through the tall branches above? It is not your imagination; you have discovered the “The Wind Garden,” the 19th public […]

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Romesco Mexiterranean Cocina

Romesco Mexiterranean Cocina

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

A Blend of Culinary Concepts San Diego is famous for its Mexican food. The history of the city and its proximity to Mexico have created a Latino influence that is reflected in the authentic flavors found in many local eateries, both large tourist oriented venues and small neighborhood locales. For years, Old Town, where San […]

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Overnight Accommodations Back at Warner Springs Ranch Resort

Overnight Accommodations Back at Warner Springs Ranch Resort

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

10 Historic Cottages Now Open for Reservations Get a glimpse into the life of the Old West by staying in one of the 10 renovated historic cottages now available for overnight stays at Warner Springs Ranch Resort. Surrounded by tall oaks, sandstone and granite formations, vast meadows, rugged hills and streams, these cottages highlight the […]

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La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival 2017

La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival 2017

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

By Stylishly Aubree Lynn Writer, Stylist and Producer This year I was officially invited by Producer Fred Sweet to attend the La Jolla International Fashion Film Festival. To say I was honored would be an understatement. Attending an event I had heard of, but hadn’t researched, felt very foreign to me. My first thought was […]

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Enriching Your Garden and Discouraging Bugs

Enriching Your Garden and Discouraging Bugs

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

A More Effective and Economical Source of Gardening Products Andy Danenberger is part of the Voluntary Purchasing Group (VPG). Their focus is on keeping a garden healthy without sacrificing the environment. He brought a host of products that, if used properly while carefully following the directions on the package, will help you to do just […]

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Deliziosa Mission Hills — Sip, Shop, Enjoy

Deliziosa Mission Hills — Sip, Shop, Enjoy

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID and Lombardi Team at Scott and Quinn Real Estate Summer time and the livin’ is easy, especially in Mission Hills. One of the highlights for my business has been Concerts in the Park where we were title sponsors and shared information about the Mission Hills Business Improvement District […]

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