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Urban Community Garden Project

Urban Community Garden Project

Meals-on-Wheels Fresh Initiative Garden Project Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego, Inc. (MOWGSD) recently unveiled its Fresh Initiative Garden Project at their Old Town Administration Building located at 2254 San Diego Avenue, San Diego this week. The gardens will honor the individual funders and community partners that made the $200,000 improvement project possible, including a $100,000 grant […]

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Run For Fun and A Cause

Run For Fun and A Cause

Please join Cheetah Charity Runners and run with Diane and Richard Nares on Saturday, May 14th at 8 a.m. at Pioneer Park, Mission Hills for a three-to-five mile fun run. Meet the coaches and learn how you can train for your first half marathon with the Cheetahs like Diane did.  You’ll get inspired and motivated […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

How do you define success? It’s easy enough to get caught up in society’s idea of success which involves nearly rampant materialism and money coming out of our ears. If we’re not careful, we adopt materialism and money and they become our measure of success. I suggest you don’t. Be clear, I’m not against materialism. […]

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Investing and Expectations

During the first quarter of 2016, large company stocks were up about 1.3 percent while the bond market gained about three percent. Over the past five years, the S&P 500 has gained about 12 percent per year while bonds have gained about four percent per year. International stocks have earned only about 2.3 percent over […]

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Lifestyle

The Health Benefits of Olives

You may only think of olives as a tasty addition to a pizza or a garnish for your martini, but they are actually nutrient powerhouses that have numerous health-boosting qualities. Below, we will take a look at just a few of the reasons you should include more of these unique fruits in your diet. Boost […]

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A Mother´s Day Message

As I am eagerly awaiting my first Mother´s Day as a mother, I am reflecting on what it means to be a mother. So many things I only now understand: like the greatest happiness is when your child is happy and healthy; or when your child is in pain, all you want is to be […]

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The Prankster In Side Of Ourselves

April Fool’s Day is one of my personal favorites; and at the same time, most disliked special days. It has many aspects of its existence that cause this reaction. They include the potential of having some fun, being creative and getting out of the same-old rut for a single day. It also has the potential […]

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Phone Talk – Part 1

While Apple is fighting with the government about the right to privacy on our iPhones, I am dealing with my own privacy issues. For those who have a generation of phone that allows Siri to be our personal assistant, we know that Siri does not always get our requests right. How many of us have […]

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Entertainment

UPRISING: Songs of Change concert at the Balboa Theatre

UPRISING: Songs of Change concert at the Balboa Theatre

San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF), and the San Diego Women’s Chorus will present UPRISING: Songs of Change on at 7 p.m., Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Balboa Theatre. The concert will feature the 85-voice San Diego Women’s Chorus (SDWC) and welcome special guest, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, Janis Ian as the event’s VIP performer. […]

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Beyond the Barre: Beer & Ballet

Beyond the Barre: Beer & Ballet

Ballet Goes Social California Ballet Company (CBC) presents Beyond the Barre: Beer and Ballet at the California Ballet Center in Kearny Mesa, located at 4819 Ronson Court, San Diego, CA 92111. At 8 p.m., Friday, May 21, a gourmet food truck will provide refreshments. At 1 p.m., Sunday, May 22, light snacks will be offered […]

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Landmark Theater

Landmark Theater

A Nebraskan family reunion couldn’t seem more backwards to a Californian teenager. If Ryder (Logan Miller) had his way, he’d choose a moment just like this to show his conservative relatives his true colors, the bigger the scene the better. For the sake of his fond mother (Robin Weigert), however, Ryder agrees to keep quiet, […]

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Lamb’s Players Theatre’s Production of “The Miracle Worker”

Lamb’s Players Theatre’s Production of “The Miracle Worker”

Lucia Vecchio, local Encinitas teen, active San Diego actress and Lamb’s associate artist will be performing the role of Helen Keller in Lamb’s production of “The Miracle Worker,” March 4 through April 10 in Coronado at 1142 Orange Avenue. Vecchio, currently in her final year of high school, has been seen on stages across the […]

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Animal News

Part Two:   Kenya  Sojourn

Part Two: Kenya Sojourn

When I wrote about our trip to Kenya, I stressed the luxuriousness of our camps. The camp guides can identify each mammal, bird, reptile and probably insect. In addition, they know all the plants. Each camp guide leads you to a plethora of animals doing whatever they do normally. I heard the Latin names of […]

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Lions Tigers & Bears Rescues Six Exotic Animals

Lions Tigers & Bears Rescues Six Exotic Animals

Animals are safely en route to find refuge at sanctuaries Bobbi Brink, founder and director of Lions Tigers & Bears (LTB), an accredited big cat, bear and exotic animal rescue sanctuary, in San Diego. California, and her team are making a 5,000 mile round trip journey to rescue and provide transport to six exotic animals, including […]

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Horses Need New Homes

Horses Need New Homes

Fifteen horses rescued from a property in Jamul are available for adoption at the County’s animal care facility in Bonita. The horses began arriving there Sept. 5 after animal control officers received reports the horses were suffering from neglect. They rescued a mare and her colt when the baby was found in a life-threatening situation. […]

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DogFest Walk n Roll to benefit Canine Companions for Independence

DogFest Walk n Roll to benefit Canine Companions for Independence

Get ready for a tail wagging good time at DogFest Walk ‘n Roll San Diego, the signature national event of Canine Companions for Independence, which takes place Saturday, November 14 at NTC Park at Liberty Station. Grab a leash and join in for lots of fun and family-friendly activities to raise money to provide highly-trained […]

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Education

Parker Announces Annual Gala Fundraiser

Parker Announces Annual Gala Fundraiser

2016 Black and White Ball with Old Hollywood Glamour Francis Parker School is holding a Black and White Ball, the gala to raise funds for student scholarships and faculty professional development. The event will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 on the Linda Vista Campus. This year’s Black and White Ball theme will evoke […]

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St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Local Restaurants to Raise Funds

St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Local Restaurants to Raise Funds

At the beginning of the summer, St. Vincent de Paul School partnered with local restaurants to raise much needed funds for the school. Parents and community members supported the school’s Just Lift A Fork fundraiser by dining at local Mission Hills restaurants – Brooklyn Girl Eatery, Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria, and The Patio & The Front […]

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Annual Open House

Annual Open House

St. Vincent de Paul School invites prospective families to its annual Open House from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2015. St. Vincent’s is located at 4077 Ibis Street, San Diego, CA 92103. Please join the school faculty for small group tours during the Open House, an opportunity to meet the faculty, visit the […]

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Auditions for the Old Globe’s 2015 Intensive for High School Students

As The Old Globe celebrates its 80th Anniversary and its rich relationship with William Shakespeare, the theatre today announces that auditions for the Globe’s 2015 Summer Shakespeare Intensive for San Diego County high school students will be held on Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 on the Globe campus. The four-week program is a […]

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Videos

VIDEO: Help Get the F Out…of Austin!

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VIDEO: Pediatrician Speaks Out On Fluoridation

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Bonzai Beach Clean Up Day 2013!

Bonzai Beach Clean Up Day – Lake Tahoe, NV Bonzai Beach clean up day 2013 put on by People of Tahoe. Thanks to: -People of Tahoe Inc -Meeks Lumber and Hardware in Meyers -Mountain Hardware and Sports in Truckee -Integrated Environmental Restorations Services Inc -Safeway -Coffee Connection Thanks to the following for guidance and moral […]

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Mission Hills Salons Encourage Patrons to Explore Their Treasures

San Diego, CA (Press Release) — Mission Hills-area salons, in partnership with the Mission Hills Business Improvement District, have kicked off a campaign to encourage patrons to take advantage of their treasure trove of products and services. With over 60 shops and salons offering hair, makeup, manicure and pedicure, facial, massage and spa services, Mission […]

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Ragin’ Cajun Bayou Blowout & 7th Annual Chef Appetizer Challenge

Ragin’ Cajun Bayou Blowout & 7th Annual Chef Appetizer Challenge

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Meals-on-Wheels Greater San Diego, Inc. invites San Diegans to their Ragin’ Cajun Bayou Blowout & 7th Annual Chef Appetizer Challenge at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, June 11, 2016. The Cajun themed bash, which is Meals-on-Wheels’ largest annual fundraiser, promises to be a flavorful good time. This event will raise critical funds to support the independence and […]

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William Cope Moyers’ Shares A Personal Account of Recovery

William Cope Moyers’ Shares A Personal Account of Recovery

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Special Luncheon Features Son of Bill Moyers Addiction crosses all socioeconomic strata, from the affluent and career professionals to the unemployed and homeless; it does not discriminate. To shed light on the issue and in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Jewish Family Service of San Diego’s (JFS) annual luncheon will feature keynote speaker William […]

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A Month-Long Detox Program

A Month-Long Detox Program

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By Violet Green With summer fast approaching, I can’t help but think about spending time outside hiking with friends, attending outdoor concerts, and the upcoming days at the beach. This year, I’m trying to focus on being the healthiest I can be for my own sake, but also to keep up with my long-legged friends […]

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What Now?

What Now?

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We’re Eatin’, We’re Drinkin’, Most Importantly, We’re Reading! You know how we are: We Eat. We Drink. We Read. We’re literate. The benefits? Incalculable! “Literacy is one of the basic foundations of a civilized society.” says County supervisor Greg Cox. That’s why the San Diego Council on Literacy’s (SDCOL) annual event, on May 18, celebrates […]

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Donovan’s Steak & Chop House

Donovan’s Steak & Chop House

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Always a Treat Wherever It’s Situated “Change you location, change your luck!” An old Russian saying advises that, if a business is not doing well, move to a new location. Donovan’s Steak & Chop House served legions of satisfied and loyal patrons for years at its two locations in San Diego. One is located at […]

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Making Magic in the Garden

Making Magic in the Garden

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  Like a whirlwind, Maurice Taitano-Bliss gave the Garden Club’s March presentation. Her passion and enthusiasm for her topic, creating gardens, are contagious. She is convinced that we can all create something from nothing, even though she earns her living by helping people to make creative yet sensible and do-able choices. The first step in […]

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