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USO San Diego’s Fundraiser Gala Raised More Than $1 Million

USO San Diego’s Fundraiser Gala Raised More Than $1 Million

USO San Diego’s 77th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala: For Love of Country took place on Saturday, May 5, 2018, and to date has raised more than $1,050,000 in donations for our local military. The event honored Jack McGrory, a cherished philanthropist, civic leader, businessman, and military veteran. Presenting Sponsors, Neil and June Ash, generously […]

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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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Martini’s Above Fourth Presents John Lloyd Young

Martini’s Above Fourth Presents John Lloyd Young

At 8 p.m., Thursday July 26, John Lloyd Young will perform at Martini’s Above Fourth, located at 3940 Fourth Avenue, Suite 200 in the Hillcrest area of San Diego. Considered a classic artist, John Lloyd Young delivers a song with an immediacy and originality that makes even long-established hits feel like they’re unfolding in front […]

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Award Winning Eve Selis Performs at the Maritime Museum

Award Winning Eve Selis Performs at the Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum of San Diego, home to one of the world’s largest collections of historic vessels from sail to steam to submarine, presents Eve Selis from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, July 12, 2018. The internationally acclaimed folk, rock and country female vocalist will entertain guests at this one-of-a-kind waterfront concert held aboard the […]

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Lifestyle

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Summer by the Sea We honor the sea and those who work to keep it livable and those who work to coax out its mysteries and let us in on its secrets. We honor the great force of the sea and all those who live in it and by it. Our ears hear the sea’s […]

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Mayor Faulconer’s Airbnb Proposal Receives Strong Protests

Mayor Faulconer’s Airbnb Proposal Receives Strong Protests

Save San Diego Editorial According to representatives of Save San Diego, without fanfare, Mayor Faulconer rolled out his proposal to change San Diego’s Municipal Code – residential zoning ordinances – to legalize the use of residential dwellings as Airbnb mini-hotels – short term vacation rentals. There are over 10,000 homes in San Diego that have […]

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What Now?

I Would if I Could I would if I could, but can’t. If there’s one thing President Trump has succeeded in, it’s inspiring and challenging the nation’s pen men (okay, and pen women) to accurately – if not – kindly, describe his (lack of) thinking, awry decisions, ham-fisted opinions and accusations. I’ve tried hard to […]

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Do You Know What Workout Moves Are Best for Your Body?

It is hard to go wrong when you are trying to decide which workout moves to do, but there are some that are a bit better than others. You’ve already taken the right first step by deciding to work out, so you are doing well, but some similar exercises have bigger differences than you may […]

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Entertainment

Jazz Icon Gilbert Castellanos to perform with the San Diego Children’s Choir

Jazz Icon Gilbert Castellanos to perform with the San Diego Children’s Choir

The San Diego Children’s Choir and jazz icon and award-winning trumpeter Gilbert Castellanos will showcase “An American Tapestry,” a performance of the musical history of our nation at 3 p.m., Saturday, June 2 at Jacobs Music Center’s Copley Symphony Hall at 750 B Street in downtown San Diego. Choristers ages four to 18 will take […]

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Vincent Herring Performs on June 16 at the Athenaeum

Vincent Herring Performs on June 16 at the Athenaeum

There’s no avoiding the hard times. Every human being that’s walked this earth has had his or her share of the blues, from the personal to the political, the local to the global. Vincent Herring doesn’t have the answers to those issues any more than the rest of us. What he can offer is a […]

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WHAT NOW?

Music Saves Here are all the things you can’t think about while you’re playing music: Did I pay my mortgage? I know I put the payment on automatic, but does it begin this month? Next month? Should I wear the floral skirt? Maybe basic black’s better. Are Syria’s wars ever going to end? Nope. Even […]

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Hanging Out in La La Land

Hanging Out in La La Land

By Aubree Lynn, Stylist/Writer/Producer Back in November of 2016 I had the beautiful and talented actress, producer and entrepreneur, Tamera Mowry Housley, co-host of the Emmy winning talk show, “The Real,” take over my Instagram. Since then I had been asked if I wanted to go to the show to connect with the co-host and […]

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Animal News

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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Save Our Bees!

Save Our Bees!

I have attended three lectures on bees since I began writing this column. Years ago, a speaker gave an anecdotal talk to Mission Hills Garden Club about how she and her sister took over their father’s hives after his death. A few years later, at the San Diego Horticultural Society a speaker from UCSD brought […]

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Walkabout Australia Opens at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Walkabout Australia Opens at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

The Safari Park is known for its expansive habitats featuring African and Asian species, but now it offers a view into the Land Down Under, featuring Australia’s interesting and unique species. Walkabout Australia takes guests through four different types of Australian habitats: grassland, rain forest, wetlands and desert. Featured animals include western gray kangaroos, red-necked […]

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Orphan Pets Seek Superhero Adopters at 6th Annual Event

Orphan Pets Seek Superhero Adopters at 6th Annual Event

As comic book enthusiasts prep the perfect costumes for this year’s Comic-Con Convention, local pets are busy creating their superhero “paws-tumes” for Helen Woodward Animal Center’s 6th Annual PAWmicon Convention. The 2018 PAWmicon will, once again, be held one week prior to Comic-Con to allow attendees to take in both types of animated characters. The […]

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Education

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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Point Loma Teen Leads “MayMatters” Community Service Fundraiser

Point Loma Teen Leads “MayMatters” Community Service Fundraiser

The School for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SET High) announces “MayMatters,” an inaugural community service and fundraising initiative that encourages social entrepreneurism and assists local charities and their school. Not only do students, their friends, and their family members spend time volunteering, but also raise funds for the organizations as well. It’s a new twist on […]

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The New Mission Hills-Hillcrest Branch Library Expands in Size and Content

The New Mission Hills-Hillcrest Branch Library Expands in Size and Content

Due for completion of construction September 2018, and to open in January 2019, the Harley and Bessie Knox Library of Mission Hills and Hillcrest will be one-story with two stories of underground parking. In addition to shelves of books, it will include a children’s area, computers, media, media-making such as 3-D printers and other technology, […]

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The Two Best Tools for Understanding Your Finances

Have you ever looked at an empty toolbox and wondered what should be in there? What are the fundamental tools that a craftsman absolutely must have? For financial planners, two of the most important tools are a person’s balance sheet and cash flow statement. A quick review of these two documents can tell a lot […]

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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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San Diego Center for Children Raised $410,000 at Anniversary Celebration

San Diego Center for Children Raised $410,000 at Anniversary Celebration

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The San Diego Center for Children’s 131st Anniversary Celebration, Rise Up! In the Name of Children, took place on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Humphreys by the Bay on Shelter Island and raised $410,000. Funds raised from the event will support the Center’s programs, providing services to children and families struggling with mental, emotional and […]

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Meals on Wheels Fundraiser Results in Large Proceeds

Meals on Wheels Fundraiser Results in Large Proceeds

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Meals on Wheels “Over the Rainbow” Gala held on June 9 and raised $235,000 to support San Diego seniors. In addition, Top of the Market and Chef Jeremy Loomis, Executive Chef, won the 9th Annual Chef Appetizer Challenge.

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$484.5 Million Increase In County Budget Delivers Record Spending

$484.5 Million Increase In County Budget Delivers Record Spending

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On Tuesday, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a balanced $6.27 billion budget that is an increase of $484.5 million, or 8.4 percent, over the current year for a total of $6.27 billion. The 2018-19 budget plan includes record new spending on helping the homeless and those with substance abuse and mental health […]

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Eclipse Chocolate’s Annual Cupcake Extravaganza Returns

Eclipse Chocolate’s Annual Cupcake Extravaganza Returns

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Eclipse Chocolate’s highly anticipated Annual Cupcake Extravaganza, now in its eleventh year, will return to the South Park confectionary-restaurant takes place from late June through Sunday, July 8. During this ten-day event, San Diegans can experience 24 limited-time flavors created by Eclipse’s founder and Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games” winner Will Gustwiller while delighting in […]

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It’s Official! Gas Tax Repeal Qualifies for November Ballot

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County-by-County Random Sample Certifies More than 730,000 Valid Signatures Were Collected The Gas Tax Repeal Campaign is pleased to announce that the county-by-county signature certification process on its initiative petition has been successful and California voters now will be able to vote to repeal the car and gas tax hikes enacted by Sacramento politicians. Nearly […]

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United Way of San Diego County Women’s Leadership Council 10th Anniversary Celebration

United Way of San Diego County Women’s Leadership Council 10th Anniversary Celebration

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This past month, 140 local philanthropists and business leaders gathered at The Cuvier Club in La Jolla to celebrate 10 years of this network of powerful women across all sectors and from top companies who pull together their funds to change the lives of women, children and families countywide. The program included an interview with […]

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