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“The Trumpiness of Trump” We definitely have to conjure up new ways of cheering ourselves up. Or expressing our anger. Or fear – you know, in this era of … Trump.  Other grumbly societies have been far more creative – and to the point – than have we.  In Greece, for instance, one can throw […]

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Tatiana DeMaria to Headline at Comic-Con

Tatiana DeMaria to Headline at Comic-Con

Poised to take San Diego Comic-Con by storm this year, famed film & television producer/writer Craig Titley returns to his sixth season on ABC’s “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” as executive producer, and will be appearing with real-life rock ‘n’ roll superhero musician Tatiana DeMaria as she headlines shows throughout the convention weekend. A former punk […]

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Free Surgeries Provided for Kids with Physical Deformities

Free Surgeries Provided for Kids with Physical Deformities

 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 free reconstructive surgery and other healthcare services, celebrates its 10th year at Rady Children’s Hospital with 600 free-of-cost surgeries provided for kids with physical deformities. Fresh Start was founded in […]

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42nd Haute with Heart Fashion Show & Luncheon

42nd Haute with Heart Fashion Show & Luncheon

St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC), a nonprofit organization that educates and empowers individuals with developmental disabilities to realize their full potential, will celebrate its 42nd Haute with Heart Fashion Show and Luncheon: Dreaming of Style from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, August 10 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, located at 1 Park Blvd, […]

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Lifestyle

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Direct Mail: A Contemporary Dilemma! If there were an award to get for “membership” in the MOST not-for-profit organizations, I could, by now, have earned it.  Here’s my short list:  The Audubon Society.  Feeding America. The National Wildlife Federation, American Red Cross, Human Rights Watch, National Parks Conservation Association, Sierra Club, National Museum of African-American […]

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Five Healthier Pantry Swaps You Can Make in June

Spring is in waning full effect, but who’d know, given all of the rain of late. Hopefully, you’ve began the process of spring cleaning your home and life — and are nearing the end of that phase, but don’t forget the kitchen. One great place to do a final spring cleaning, prior to summer, is […]

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Raw Food: The Hottest Trend in Pet Nutrition May Be the Riskiest

Raw Food: The Hottest Trend in Pet Nutrition May Be the Riskiest

Dog owners are becoming more and more educated about the negative effects of processed kibble and canned food. They are looking to natural and minimally processed options for their best friends. While raw food has been a growing trend in the last decade, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it may not be the […]

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We Can All Benefit From Motherly Advice

For those of us with loving mothers who have provided unconditional love and lots of important guidance, we know that May is the month to recognize them and their contributions to our upbringing.  Even though I recognize my mother in different ways during this month, she is on my mind constantly.  That’s because she was […]

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Entertainment

Lady Brain Fest Brings

Lady Brain Fest Brings

All-Female Fronted Music Festival Takes Place in San Diego The official lineup has been announced for the first annual Lady Brain Fest, which will take place from noon to 7 p.m., Sunday, July 7 at Heritage Ranch, located 450 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. The all-ages festival is hosted in partnership with Listen Local Radio […]

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Summer Special Events in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Summer Special Events in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park celebrates 19th Century life in early San Diego with a series of annual special events that will both educate and enlighten visitors of all ages. These events kick off on July 4th and run five Saturdays during July and August. Each Saturday, visitors can enjoy a different themed […]

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Beach House Offers Live Summer Vibes Music Series

Beach House Offers Live Summer Vibes Music Series

Eat, drink and groove on the boardwalk in Mission Beach Beach House, located at Belmont Park in Mission Beach, has launched its Live Summer Vibes music series featuring live DJs and music on Saturdays from 4 to 8pm and Sundays from 2 to 5pm through Labor Day weekend. Beach House’s Live Summer Vibes is open […]

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Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego Holds Annual Camper Showcase

Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego Holds Annual Camper Showcase

Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego, a nonprofit organization that brings the community together to empower girls through music, will host its fourth annual camper showcase at the House of Blues San Diego on Saturday, July 27 at 12 p.m., following a summer empowerment camp for girls ages eight to 17. At the […]

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Animal News

Horses of Tir Na Nog Seeks Assistance

Horses of Tir Na Nog Seeks Assistance

Rescued Mustangs Receive Needed Care In November of 2018 fifteen underweight mustangs were seized by County of San Diego Department of Animal Services as part of an on-going animal neglect case. These fifteen are part of the mustang herd residing at Horses of Tir Na Nog. The original members were rescued by Animal Services in […]

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Lynx, Amur Leopards and Snow Leopards Receive a Snowy Experience

Lynx, Amur Leopards and Snow Leopards Receive a Snowy Experience

A lynx, three Amur leopards and two snow leopards received a cool experience this past month, when fresh, powdery snow was placed in their exhibits at the San Diego Zoo. While all three species of felines appeared to thoroughly enjoy the icy substance in their habitats, the snow leopards especially lived up to their name, […]

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Big Baby Girl Gets a Name

San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Big Baby Girl Gets a Name

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park announced that the newest baby elephant born at the Park has been named Mkhaya. The youngest member of the herd—born Sept. 26 to mother Umngani (pronounced OOM-gah-nee)—was named for Mkhaya, a wildlife reserve in the southern African nation of Swaziland. The name follows the Safari Park’s tradition of naming […]

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Mustangs Participate in the Annual Fall Celebration for Tir Na Nog

Mustangs Participate in the Annual Fall Celebration for Tir Na Nog

Horses of Tir Na Nog, San Diego’s longest operating equine sanctuary, will be celebrating its mustang herd during its annual Fall Celebration. It will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Horses of Tir Na Nog and Rancho Samataguma at 26930 Old Hwy. 80, Guatay, CA 91931. This year’s annual […]

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Education

San Diego Women’s Foundation Awards Funds to Combat Human Trafficking

The San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF) announced that it will award $243,000 to local organizations during its annual Grants Celebration on June 5. This will be the highest grant awards in SDWF’s 19-year history. SDWF will hold the 19th Annual Grants Celebration, Images of Impact: Snapshots of Community Change, to honor the impact of women […]

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Urban Corps of San Diego Receives Grant to Plant 2000 Trees

Urban Corps of San Diego Receives Grant to Plant 2000 Trees

Urban Corps of San Diego County has been awarded $1.253 million in Proposition 68 funding from CAL FIRE’s Urban and Community Forestry, Urban Forest Expansion and Improvement grant program to plant 2000 trees throughout the county. The grant program is designed to employ and train 100 young adults on tree planting activities. According to Urban […]

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San Diego Center for Children Raises Funds for Children With Mental Health Challenges

San Diego Center for Children Raises Funds for Children With Mental Health Challenges

The San Diego Center for Children’s 132nd Anniversary Celebration, Cherishing the Joys of Childhood, took place on Saturday, May 11 at Humphreys by the Bay on Shelter Island and raised $400,000. Funds raised from this event will support the Center’s programs and services.  he Center, founded in 1887, is San Diego’s oldest children’s nonprofit organization […]

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Former Foster Youth become College Bound

Former Foster Youth become College Bound

Over 60 transition age foster youth who have overcome the odds to head for college will have the opportunity to start their journey with help and support from Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT) through its College Bound service. College Bound provides young people with everything they need to succeed in all aspects of […]

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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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Cygnet Theatre

Cygnet Theatre

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Season 17 kicks off with the crowd-pleasing, Tony-nominated jukebox musical “Rock of Ages.” Directed by Sean Murray, this exhilarating rock and roll experience runs July 2 through August 25. Fans of all ages will journey back to the sexy 1980s era of big: big bands, big egos, big guitar solos and big hair. Aqua Net, Lycra and liquor […]

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Fireside in Liberty Station

Fireside in Liberty Station

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Americana BBQ meets Coastal Baja Cuisine The Patio Group (TPG) restaurants are going through a transformation. The new Corporate Executive Chef Jarrod Moiles, recently appointed to lead TPG’s culinary team, is changing the climate, culture and menus of these restaurants.  Moiles, who oversees The Patio Group of restaurants, including The Fireside by the Patio at […]

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Celebrating Freedom

Celebrating Freedom

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By J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills BID I am at my computer remembering the Summer Solstice, thinking about the summer concert series and, while we still have some June Gloom, I believe it is finally beginning to feel like summer. It may be unpopular to confess, but I actually enjoy the June gloom. However, […]

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Setting Up and Maintaining a Native Garden (Part Two)

Setting Up and Maintaining a Native Garden (Part Two)

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Last month I gave you a synopsis of Greg Rubin’s basic explanation of the ecology of a native garden.  The remainder of Rubin’s talk dealt with how to keep your garden looking healthy and vigorous all year.  Rubin thinks 75 percent of your landscape should be ever green.  Manzanita, Penstemon, as well as citrus and […]

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Turning Savings Into Income

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One of the most common questions we hear from people preparing for retirement is, “How do I access my savings now that I won’t be working anymore?” It requires a bit of a shift in thinking, especially for those who’ve diligently saved funds into retirement and savings accounts. What you need is called a “Withdrawal […]

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How to Amp Yourself Up for the Gym After Work

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When you walk out of the gym, you feel great. However, walking into the gym doesn’t feel quite as amazing. Especially if you’ve endured a long day at work, you would probably rather park yourself in front of the television or hang out with your significant other than go to the gym. Motivation is a […]

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