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The Clearity Foundation to Hold 10th Anniversary Celebration

The Clearity Foundation will hold its 10th anniversary celebration themed, “Teal Woman: Celebrating Life. Honoring Courage. Recognizing Progress. Changing the Story for Ovarian Cancer,” on Sunday, September 16, 2018 (www.tealwoman2018.com). The event, which coincides with Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, will take place at Paradise Point Resort from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. and will include […]

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OMSurf 25th Annual Classic Longboard Surfing Contest

The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC) is calling all surf enthusiasts to grab their vintage surfboards and gather for a nostalgic competition at the North Side of Crystal Pier, Pacific Beach. The 25th Annual Classic Longboard Surfing Contest will take place on Saturday, September 15. Proceeds from the event go to benefit Drowning Prevention […]

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Old Globe Theatre

Old Globe Theatre

The Old Globe’s 2018–2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of “The Heart of Rock & Roll,” inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abrams and story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. It will be directed by Gordon Greenberg, with choreography by Lorin Latarro and […]

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Mission Hills Boutique Now Offering “Silver Shoes” to Read

Mission Hills Boutique Now Offering “Silver Shoes” to Read

Chateau Bel Age, the Mission Hills treasure trove of elegant, quirky styles for women recently started offering something new: silver shoes – but not the kind you wear! The boutique hosted a champagne meet and greet for bestselling author Jill G. Hall whose second book “The Silver Shoes” hit the Warwick’s bestseller list its first […]

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Lifestyle

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Great news for the human race: public-speaking women! It used to be thought that if a woman spoke in public, she was violating the God-given nature of women. Oy. There was a time when girls were forbidden to speak in public. There are women who talk of having to practice public speaking secretly in the […]

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Local Nonprofit Fresh Start Collaborates with Chicano Federation

Local Nonprofit Fresh Start Collaborates with Chicano Federation

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a local nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of disadvantaged infants, children, and teens with physical deformities through the gift of reconstructive surgery and other healthcare services, has announced a strategic collaboration with the Chicano Federation, one of San Diego’s leading social service agencies that provides empowering opportunities for our diverse […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Are you thinking what I thought? With all the pill commercials on television and the pill-filled aisles at the store, it’s no wonder I had the volume-of-death-from-disease way out of perspective. From what we are fed, you would think we are all dying of one disease or another and quite possibly in the next 30 […]

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Getting Ready for Medicare

Medicare is the primary health insurance for U.S. citizens over 65. Unless you (or your spouse) are still working and covered by an employer-sponsored group health plan, all persons age 65 and older must sign up for Medicare to obtain health insurance. The Medicare rules are complex and can be confusing. It is important to […]

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Entertainment

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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Ben Vereen to Perform in San Diego

Ben Vereen to Perform in San Diego

The Cooper Company and Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage are pleased to present one of North America’s greatest entertainers performing his popular stage show, Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen. The strictly limited engagement plays two performances only, at 8 p.m., Tuesday, August 7 and 8 p.m., Wednesday, August 8 at Martinis Above Fourth Table […]

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Write Out Loud Presents 9th Annual TwainFest

Write Out Loud Presents 9th 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 9th Annual TwainFest to take place from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, August 18 in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. TwainFest is produced by Write Out […]

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13th Annual Fine Arts Festival, ArtWalk at Liberty Station, Returns August 11-12

13th Annual Fine Arts Festival, ArtWalk at Liberty Station, Returns August 11-12

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station will return to Ingram Plaza for its 13th year on Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 in the Arts District at Liberty Station. ArtWalk @ Liberty Station will be held at Liberty Station’s Ingram Plaza, 2751 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA 92106.The fine art festival will run from 10 a.m. […]

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Animal News

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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Compassion for Paws Thanks Donors

Compassion for Paws Thanks Donors

This past month, Isabela Skincare in Mission Hills was the site of a fundraiser for Compassion for Paws. To help with this effort, Isabela Skincare provided raffle items as an incentive to help with the fundraiser. Candice Dodge, who is an author of the children’s book “Phyto The Friendly Firefighter,” is also supporting this effort […]

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Giant Panda Xiao Liwu Turns Six

Giant Panda Xiao Liwu Turns Six

Giant panda Xiao Liwu (pronounced “sshyaoww lee woo”) turned six-years old this past month, and the San Diego Zoo held a “Super Hero for Wildlife” conservation-themed birthday celebration to honor the much-visited white-and-black bear. Zoo guests and animal care staff packed the Barlin-Kahn Family Panda Trek and watched as Xiao Liwu—also known as “Mr. Wu” […]

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Visually Impaired Horse Has New Home with Old Mate

Visually Impaired Horse Has New Home with Old Mate

Two new equines have arrived at Horses of Tir Na Nog. One is an eighteen year-old gelding that has been diagnosed with moon blindness. Moon blindness is an eye disease that is also known as equine recurrent uveitis. The causes of this disease are not completely understood. As an appaloosa, this gelding had a greater […]

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Education

One Love Movement Presents 7th Annual Charity Yoga Event

One Love Movement Presents 7th Annual Charity Yoga Event

One Love Movement, a nonprofit aimed at raising awareness and support to advance social justice, will host its 7th Annual Charity Yoga Event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, September 23 at Waterfront Park in Downtown San Diego. The event features a yoga class followed by a guided meditation, live music, and a wine […]

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Soft Succulents That Are Easy to Handle

Soft Succulents That Are Easy to Handle

Jeff Moore spoke to the San Diego Horticultural Society about succulents that “do NOT draw blood.” While succulents is not a scientific term, it has come to mean fleshy plants that store moisture. Many of these have such pretty leaves that flowers are unnecessary to enhance your garden. Best of all, Moore says succulents have […]

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Jump Back in Time and Celebrate An 1800’s Fourth of July

Jump Back in Time and Celebrate An 1800’s Fourth of July

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is hosting an old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration for locals and guests of San Diego. Visitors can join park staff and volunteers to celebrate Independence Day as early San Diego residents did in the 1800s. Free games, activities, music, and dance are all part of the celebration. The […]

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Social Security and Longevity

Every year, the Trustees for Social Security release a report which discusses the funding of the Social Security program. While it’s possible that Congress may enact changes to the Social Security program at some point in the future, we can’t predict how (or even if) that might take shape. With the caveat that there is […]

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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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Emilio Nares Foundation Presents 15th Annual Harvest for Hope Fundraiser

Emilio Nares Foundation Presents 15th Annual Harvest for Hope Fundraiser

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Annual event raises money to support children battling cancer The Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), a nonprofit that helps families navigate their child’s journey through cancer, will celebrate their 15th annual Harvest for Hope fundraiser on Sunday, September 30 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Liberty Station’s BRICK. Harvest for Hope aims to raise money […]

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San Diego Designer Alison Green Selected for HGTV “Faces of Design”

San Diego Designer Alison Green Selected for HGTV “Faces of Design”

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jackson Design and Remodeling (JDR) announced today that HGTV editors have selected Senior Interior Designer Alison Green as one of 14 finalists to compete in the 2018 “Faces of Design” competition in the “Color + Pattern” category for the remodel of a historic home in the San Diego community of Kensington. Voting begins online through […]

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The First Horse of the Apocalypse?

The First Horse of the Apocalypse?

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

There’s been a fair bit of media attention on the Treasury Yield Curve lately, so I thought I’d dig into that a bit this month. Investors look at a LOT of indicators to try to figure out where the economy and the stock markets are headed. There are several leading indicators that you can look […]

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Mission Hills BID— Exciting Events This Autumn

Mission Hills BID— Exciting Events This Autumn

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Mission Hills Business Improvement District We are excited to celebrate a well deserved Labor Day on September 3, 2018. Get the children ready for the new school year, say farewell to summer, and look forward to the autumn months ahead. We are also excited to welcome this year’s Mission Hills BID Associate Members: Fausto, […]

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How to Develop Shapely Great Legs

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Most people focus on the backs of their legs and glutes when they are doing leg exercises, but you can’t completely forget about the fronts. While the quads are sometimes an afterthought, these muscles are still very important to having a strong and shapely lower body. Doing a special workout to target these muscles, especially […]

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The Presidio Arbor: A lesson in How Democracy Can Work

The Presidio Arbor: A lesson in How Democracy Can Work

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

by Sandy Lakoff Democracy can work and a good case in point is right in our own backyard. In a small way, it is an encouraging example of how democracy – and our neighborhood — can be preserved. You will not be surprised to learn that it takes an active citizenry, a responsive politician, and […]

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