Local News

California Should Not Chastise Federal Government When the State Fails to Disarm Violent Felons & Mentally Ill

Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s press conference this week in which he demanded national background checks, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) called on him to direct Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to do their job and fully implement the Armed & Prohibited Persons System (APPS) to disarm violent criminals and […]

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10th ANNUAL TwainFest

10th ANNUAL TwainFest

Write Out Loud presents the 10th Anniversary of their Annual TwainFest to take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, August 17 in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. TwainFest is produced by Write Out Loud and sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes in association with Old Town San Diego State Historic […]

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Junípero Serra Museum Unveils New Core Exhibit

Junípero Serra Museum Unveils New Core Exhibit

The Junípero Serra Museum, the historic home of the San Diego History Center, debuts a transformed visitor experience that tells the story of San Diego around its namesake river for the 90th anniversary of the dedication of the Museum. This new core exhibition explores the earliest history of San Diego—the story of the people that […]

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Historical Lecture of the Balboa Park Carousel

Historical Lecture of the Balboa Park Carousel

Local nonprofit Friends of Balboa Park will be hosting a historical lecture about the historical significance of the iconic Balboa Park Carousel and Friends’ plans for its future. The event, which takes place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August at the Balboa Park Carousel, located at 1889 Zoo Place in Balboa Park, will […]

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Lifestyle

What Now?

A Curiously Cranky Columnist Go ahead; crab all you want.  I’m with you!  I’ve concluded, however, that I must stop crabbing about Mr. Trump, who will probably still be president by publication time, despite so many national/international efforts to…umm: un-president him.  The problem is, I haven’t paid sufficient attention to other issues that deserve being […]

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WHAT NOW

“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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WHAT NOW?

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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Entertainment

Little Italy’s Biggest Party, Ferragosto, Holds Final Event

Little Italy’s Biggest Party, Ferragosto, Holds Final Event

The largest themed Italian-American gala in the country, Ferragosto, returns for its final year with the theme, “Pirates Invade Sicily,” from 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, August 17, with a VIP reception starting at 5 p.m. After a decade of bringing the community together to raise money for historical preservation, youth programs and school scholarships, […]

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One Fashionable Eve

One Fashionable Eve

by Stylishly Aubree Lynn, Stylist/Writer/Producer Months ago I wrote an article on Orange County Fashion Week and the winning designer of the evening that I was able to attend. The winner was an outstanding designer by the name of Ugochi Iwuaba. Typically, I send the published articles to the designers I write about and this […]

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Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre

“David Crosby: Remember My Name” is produced by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Cameron Crowe and first time director A.J. Eaton. A revealing and deeply personal documentary, it explores the life and creative renaissance of music icon David Crosby. A cultural force for over fifty years, Crosby faced uncertain future after the 2015 dissolution of Crosby, Stills […]

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11TH Annual Fairy Tales in the Park

11TH Annual Fairy Tales in the Park

August 17 and 18 Performances  The San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (SDCYB), founded in 1945, celebrates over 70 years as the resident classical ballet school in Balboa Park. At 11 .m. and 2 p.m., Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18 join the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet for the 11th Annual Fairy Tales in the Park.  This family-friendly […]

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Animal News

Birds, Birds, and More Birds

Birds, Birds, and More Birds

Last March my grandson (Nic) and I went to the San Diego Bird Festival, an annual event put on by the Audubon Society at the Marina Village Conference Center.  Nic and I attended three of the scheduled presentations. The first was a talk on the parrots of San Diego given by Brooke Durham.  Our local […]

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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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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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Education

Should I Buy or Lease My Next Car?

For some people, the decision whether to buy or lease a car is simply a matter of preference. But which is the better financial decision? To answer this, you must evaluate long-term cash flows and winnow out the (often hidden) costs. This can be difficult to do, especially when the salesman is tapping his finger […]

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St. Vincent’s Recognizes Sisters of Mercy for Contributions to School

St. Vincent’s Recognizes Sisters of Mercy for Contributions to School

Celebration in Honor of 50 Years of Service St. Vincent de Paul Parish was established in 1910 and in 1950 St. Vincent de Paul School was founded. Initially, The Dominican Sisters provided much needed support for the school but they were transferred in 1969. Monsignor Peter Mimnagh, the pastor at the time, invited a group […]

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Foster Youth Students Get Recognition from San Diegans

Foster Youth Students Get Recognition from San Diegans

Promises2Kids hosted its annual Guardian Scholars Award Reception on Wednesday, July 10at the El Cortez Don Room. Over 250 attendees, including Guardian Scholar students, mentors, donors, sponsors and community members attended to honor this year’s Guardian Scholars. Promises2Kids’ Guardian Scholars encourages foster youth to pursue higher education through community college, trade school or a university […]

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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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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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Kacey Musgraves Performs in San Diego

Kacey Musgraves Performs in San Diego

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Six-time Grammy Award-winning artist Kacey Musgraves will be performing in San Diego on August 22 at Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre. Oh, What a World: Tour II is produced by Live Nation, and during her concert she will perform “Slow Burn,” “Lonely Weekend,” “Happy and Sad,” and “Oh, What a World” as part […]

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Port of San Diego U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge Returns to Downtown Waterfront on Labor Day Weekend

Port of San Diego U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge Returns to Downtown Waterfront on Labor Day Weekend

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition will return to the Big Bay downtown for its 8th year,  Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2, 2019. The signature event will again be located on the Port of San Diego’s beautiful Broadway Pier and Landing at the intersection of Broadway and Harbor Drive, just […]

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Mobility for Summer and Beyond

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills Business Improvement District and Realtor at Team D&B at One Mission Realty I was saddened to learn YouTube personality Emily Hartridge was involved in a fatal crash in London involving a truck and the electric scooter she was riding.  At 35 she was a creator with weekly videos entitled […]

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Effective Methods of Building Muscle After 40

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Your lifestyle changes with age. While your wisdom and portal of knowledge increases, the strength and agility of your body decreases. Because of this, you will need to adjust your exercise routine to match what your body needs the most. This is why men and women over 40 should create a workout routine for themselves […]

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16th Annual Harvest for Hope Fundraiser on Sunday, September 22

16th Annual Harvest for Hope Fundraiser on Sunday, September 22

| August 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), a nonprofit that helps families navigate their child’s journey through cancer, will celebrate its 16th annual Harvest for Hope fundraiser from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, September 22 at Liberty Station’s BRICK. Harvest for Hope aims to raise money for low-income, underprivileged families whose children are battling cancer. The […]

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Lady Brain Fest Brings

Lady Brain Fest Brings

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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