Local News

Karl Strauss and Modern Times Team Up for Beer

Karl Strauss and Modern Times Team Up for Beer

Karl Strauss Brewing Company is kicking off 2021 with the latest in their acclaimed collaboration series, an innovative IPA brewed with their friends at Modern Times Beer in San Diego. Mosaic Oasis will debut statewide on draft and in 16 ounce-four cans on January 14. Modern Times is widely recognized as one the top IPA producers in […]

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33rd Annual Volunteer Awards Celebration Honors Meals on Wheels

33rd Annual Volunteer Awards Celebration Honors Meals on Wheels

For more than three decades, the North County Philanthropy Council (NCPC) has come together as a community of volunteers, philanthropists, business leaders, and nonprofit professionals to share their time, talent, and treasure at the annual Volunteer Awards Luncheon. Although 2020 looks much different than they had planned, the organizers were pleased to continue this annual […]

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Military Personnel and Dogs Need Our Support

Military Personnel and Dogs Need Our Support

Move America Forward (MAF) is constantly involved in providing care packages (food and supplies) to military troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. These care packages bring great joy and comfort to military personnel who are a world apart. Recently MAP received a request from a K9 unit in Iraq who are dealing with intense heat […]

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National Blood Donor Month Highlights Need for Donations

National Blood Donor Month Highlights Need for Donations

San Diego Blood Bank (SDBB), the local blood bank serving San Diego County, is celebrating National Blood Donor Month throughout January by inviting eligible individuals to donate blood and convalescent plasma in 2021 with the goal of creating a robust supply that can meet local hospital patient needs. National Blood Donor Month has been observed […]

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Lifestyle

How “Old” Did You Say You Are?

How “Old” Did You Say You Are?

Every day in my career, I help individuals set health and wellness goals that will help them as they age not only for the short-term but also for the long-term. Individuals that are transitioning into different stages of life; starting their careers in their 20s, parents raising their kid’s through elementary and high school, to […]

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Five Healthy Lunch and Dinner Recipes Featuring Pumpkin

Five Healthy Lunch and Dinner Recipes Featuring Pumpkin

Nothing says Christmas like pumpkin, and the good news is that pumpkin is a nutrient-dense fruit well worthy of including in your meals. In addition to its pleasing taste, pumpkin contains valuable antioxidants to help protect your cells, beta-carotene to protect your eyesight and skin, as well as vitamins A and C to support your […]

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Take Some Time to Take Care of Yourself

We’ve all been dealing with COVID-19 for several months now, and as cases begin to mount again, I’ve been thinking a lot about an interesting conversation I had with my oncologist. First, I have to say those are two words you never want to use together: “my oncologist.” Just about two years ago, I was […]

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All About Hydration: Why You Should Drink More Water

All About Hydration: Why You Should Drink More Water

Did you know that there’s something incredibly simple you can do each day to increase your mobility, improve your metabolism and digestion, better the appearance of your skin as well as help you to feel more energized? It’s proper hydration, folks. Hydration is the key to feeling great, staying well and giving your body what […]

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Entertainment

Unscripted Learning Presents “Falling” – A Virtual Play Reading

Unscripted Learning Presents “Falling” – A Virtual Play Reading

Unscripted Learning is pleased to present a virtual zoom play reading of “Falling” by Deanna Jent, available for streaming from Thursday, January 14 through Sunday, January 17. All proceeds will benefit Unscripted Learning, which is a San Diego non-profit organization in partnership with National Comedy Theatre. Through its Connections program – Unscripted Learning uses the […]

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The Hidden Story

The Hidden Story

Sometimes life takes you on a journey that you never expected.  That’s exactly what recently happened to me. This past month I received a press release on DJ Lance and Tuxedo, a special canine, whose story is on page 2 of this issue.  However, the real story is with Tuxedo’s human companion, Barry Soper.  I […]

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San Diego Pup Makes Hollywood Debut

San Diego Pup Makes Hollywood Debut

Tuxedo, a five-year old, Standard Royal Party Poodle, who resides in Point Loma, recently made his Hollywood debut during the Christmas season being featured in “DJ Lance Rocky Harmony Hills Happy Holiday Special.” DJ Lance Rock of the famed kids TV show “Yo Gabba Gabba” on Nick, Jr. had produced a holiday special to Live stream some holiday […]

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36th Annual Mission Fed ArtWalk Moves to a Virtual Experience

36th Annual Mission Fed ArtWalk Moves to a Virtual Experience

Mission Fed ArtWalkannounced its return this year with a virtual experience beginning Saturday, December 5 running through Thursday, December 31. This year marks 36 years of the premier fine arts festival, which brings visual and performing arts to the historic San Diego community. With live art shows canceled for most of 2020, Mission Fed ArtWalk Virtual […]

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Animal News

In 2021, Consider a Virtual Training Class for Your Dog (or Cat!)

In 2021, Consider a Virtual Training Class for Your Dog (or Cat!)

By Juliette Nash, Community Training Coordinator, San Diego Humane Society Whether you’ve just adopted a puppy during the pandemic or you’re a longtime pet owner, positive reinforcement-based behavioral training is key to a happy, healthy human-animal relationship, especially while everyone is spending more time at home. But with most traditional in-person training classes on hold in […]

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Bill Tall Explains Ways to Help Your Garden Thrive

Bill Tall Explains Ways to Help Your Garden Thrive

In September, Mission Hills Garden Club was treated to a delightful presentation by the owner of City Farmers Nursery.  Founded by Bill Tall’s father in 1972, Tall is the current owner with his children ready to take up the reins when he retires.  Of course, Tall says, “It has never been just a job for […]

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Feeling Extremely Blessed To Have A Veterinarian in My Life

Feeling Extremely Blessed To Have A Veterinarian in My Life

Most of us will admit that our pets have helped us maintain our sanity during this past year.  Lexi, my adorable Yorkie, has been with me every day.  When I start to feel down, I look at her sweet face and immediately feel better.  Her presence brings calm to almost every unbearable situation.  Unfortunately, Lexi […]

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Jungle Bells Festivities Return to the San Diego Zoo

Jungle Bells Festivities Return to the San Diego Zoo

The jubilant festivities will take place Dec. 4 to 6, Dec. 11 to 23, Dec. 25 to 31, 2020 and Jan. 1 to 3, 2021, treating guests to views of some of their favorite animals, seasonal decorations, lighted displays, music and joyful roaming entertainers.

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Education

Bill Toone and the Monarch Butterfly

Bill Toone and the Monarch Butterfly

Bill Toone spoke via Zoom to the Garden Club in November.  While earning a master’s degree in biology from University of California, Toone began studying the California condors.  He was hired by Zoological Society of San Diego and became part of the federally mandated California Condor Recovery Team.  His attention was diverted to butterflies when […]

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St. Nicholas: An Inspiration For Us All

St. Nicholas: An Inspiration For Us All

Many people don’t realize that Santa Claus is based on Saint Nicholas, who was born to Greek parents near the end of the third century in the coastal city of Patara, in a region that is part of present day southwest Turkey. He was orphaned as a child and is said to have used his […]

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Winners of Shark Tank Inspired Competition Announced

Winners of Shark Tank Inspired Competition Announced

Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT), a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging a caring community to help transition age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being, has announced the four winners of its Third Annual JIT Shark Tank Competition. This entrepreneurial competition is part of the organization’s Pathways to Financial Power service, which provides career […]

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The San Diego Foundation Hires a New Chief Innovation Officer

The San Diego Foundation Hires a New Chief Innovation Officer

The San Diego Foundation announced that Susan Guinn has been hired as chief innovation officer. With a passion for and a deep understanding of cross-sector partnerships and San Diego’s nonprofit sector, Guinn will seek new funding opportunities and cross-sector initiatives that will allow The San Diego Foundation and its partners to better address community needs […]

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Videos

Networking in Covid-19 w/ Steven David Elliot – DavidKamatoy.com Show 2020.10 #PresidioSentinel

Networking in Covid-19 w/ Steven David Elliot – DavidKamatoy.com Show 2020.10 #PresidioSentinel

Multi-creative entrepreneur and television host and producer David Kamatoy has released his latest video from The DavidKamatoy.com Show on networking in the era of Covid 19 with author and entrepreneur Steven David Elliot. In the segment, “Networking in Covid-19 with Steven David Elliot,” the two discuss the creation of Elliot’s networking program, Rockstar Connect, and […]

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How to Google Yourself Properly – KZTC7 DavidKamatoy.com Show

How to Google Yourself Properly – KZTC7 DavidKamatoy.com Show

(San Diego, CA) David Kamatoy, multi-creative entrepreneur and television producer has released his latest video, “How to Google Yourself Properly.” In this video, a segment from the new DavidKamatoy.com Show, he provides tips and suggestions to make searching for your own name on the internet powerful and effective. “People Google, or search, themselves on the […]

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Soul Swapmeet Brings Black Entrepreneurs Together to Showcase Talents

Soul Swapmeet Brings Black Entrepreneurs Together to Showcase Talents

San Diego Soul SwapmeetSaturday November 21, 2020 10a.m.-3p.m. Encore Event Center8253 Ronson RoadSan Diego, CA 92111 Nearly four-dozen Black entrepreneurs gathered to share their goods and services at the Soul Swapmeet held on Saturday, September 19, at the Encore Events Center in Kearny Mesa. The businesses and organizations on hand ran the gamut from art […]

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Little Italy Al Fresco draws thousands to downtown San Diego

Little Italy Al Fresco draws thousands to downtown San Diego

(San Diego, CA) After seemingly innumerable weeks of staying at home to flatten the curve of the Covid-19 pandemic, hundreds of San Diego residents flocked downtown to enjoy the first ever Little Italy Al Fresco event on Saturday, June 13.

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How to attend SDCC 2020 #ComicConatHome

How to attend SDCC 2020 #ComicConatHome

| July 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Full daily schedules can be accessed through the Comic-Con@Home webpage at www.comic-con.org/cci/2020/athome.

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Car Donation Brightens Holidays for Local Police Officer

Car Donation Brightens Holidays for Local Police Officer

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Working on the frontlines during the pandemic is stressful enough without having to worry about how to get to your job. For Patrick Lauifi, a police officer with the Sycuan Tribal Reservation, getting to work will now be less challenging as he received an early holiday present – a newly restored car from Caliber Collision […]

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Safely Give Your Time and Money to Charities This New Year

Safely Give Your Time and Money to Charities This New Year

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Brent Wakefield, President and CEO, Meals on Wheels San Diego County This new year, charitable giving and volunteering will look a lot different, thanks to COVID-19. The need for volunteers and donations is greater than ever as millions more people than usual struggle amid the pandemic’s economic disruption. Unfortunately, many who usually volunteer may […]

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Kids Fashion Week So Cal Launches Successful Toy Drive

Kids Fashion Week So Cal Launches Successful Toy Drive

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Stylishly Aubree Lynn http://presidiosentinel.com/category/life-style http://www.stylishlyaubreelynn.com/ The year of 2020 started out with high hopes for Kids Fashion Week So-Cal. However, after CV-19 hit, our plans to pursue this year’s events were put on hold. Though our parent company in the District of Columbia (DC) landed a very successful virtual show, So-Cal just couldn’t launch, so […]

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Focused on a Bright Future

Focused on a Bright Future

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Dixie Hall, President Mission Hills BID and Dixie Pops’ Owner Happy New Year! I think it is safe to say we are all hoping and expecting that 2021 will be a far better year without the chaos of 2020. While life as we knew it is forever changed, 2021 brings the opportunity to build […]

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Hedging Your Investment Bets

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

The Wall Street consensus is that 2021 should be a pretty good year. With the vaccine rollout under way, the expectation is that consumers will begin to feel more comfortable doing things they’ve put off over the past few months. Travel, entertainment, dining out and other activities should see a boom as consumers return. When […]

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Completion of One Paseo in San Diego

Completion of One Paseo in San Diego

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, announced that construction is complete on One Paseo, located on the southwest corner of Del Mar Heights Road and El Camino Real in San Diego. Ware Malcomb provided master planning and architectural design services for the retail project component.  One Paseo is a mixed-use master-planned project incorporating office, […]

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