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The San Diego Museum of Art Presents “Play”

The San Diego Museum of Art Presents “Play”

The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present Brenda Biondo: Play, on view from July 1, 2017 through March 11, 2018. Colorado-based photographer Brenda Biondo is best known for her images focusing on constructed abstractions, conservation and land-based issues. The exhibition will be accompanied by programming, including an artist talk on Saturday, July […]

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9th Annual Taste of Little Italy Presented by U.S. Bank

9th Annual Taste of Little Italy Presented by U.S. Bank

On Wednesday, June 14, Little Italy neighborhood restaurants will open their doors for the foodie event of the summer, Taste of Little Italy Presented by U.S. Bank, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Attendees can stroll the sidewalks of Little Italy enjoying live music on street corners and taste bites from dozens of popular restaurants […]

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The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers Perform at Winston’s On July 8, 2017

The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers Perform at Winston’s On July 8, 2017

Americana band The Eagle Rock Gospel Singers is releasing a new album, No Glory, on July 14, 2017. A follow-up to the group’s 2015 debut, Heavenly Fire, No Glory was produced by Matt Wignall (Cold War Kids, J Roddy Walston and the Business, Sam Outlaw), who also produced the Singers’ last album. Says vocalist Kim […]

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San Diego Rescue Mission Holds Retirement Event for President and CEO

San Diego Rescue Mission Holds Retirement Event for President and CEO

The San Diego Rescue Mission will hold a retirement celebration for long-time president and CEO, Herb Johnson. The “Blues” event will take place from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday, June 17, 2017 at the San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park. The black-tie optional evening includes a rooftop reception, dinner, silent auction and live […]

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Lifestyle

What Now?

Hey, Thanks for Asking… So…not to bore you, but I’m sure you’re anxious to learn how I’m doing, what with that ugly New York city sidewalk pothole trip – really, trip – to be followed, before I even retired the crutches, by a relentless attack of bronchial something or another, which dotes on me, mystifies […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Time Out I was young and out to save the world. From a hometown of 12,000, I was testing the waters of the big city. I came west from Michigan to California with my college degree and ended up working in the downtown welfare office. My job was to take applications for welfare and determine […]

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Do Not Annoy or Molest the Alligators

Do Not Annoy or Molest the Alligators

Guessing game…where am I? There is no upper age limit for women on wearing short shorts or for men who cut the sleeves out of their tee shirts. Gnomes, pink flamingoes and leaping dolphins’ main habitat is front yards of homes. There are billboards that flash noting how long it will take, at any given […]

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Learning by Example

Learning by Example

by Dove Braunstein I am sitting on a bench just outside the curved, sea-green bars that surround the Ocean Beach (OB) skate park. It is an afternoon that reminds me why I call San Diego home; late winter, and you’d swear it was summer. My dog, Zephyr (who, fittingly, is named after the Zephyr skateboard […]

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Entertainment

Write Out Loud Presents “The Open Road”

Write Out Loud Presents “The Open Road”

Write Out Loud – an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience – announces “The Open Road,” the final production in their 10th Anniversary Season. Write Out Loud Story Concerts bring literature to life – aloud – with rehearsed readings by […]

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Apollo 13’s Fred Haise Attends America Celebrates the 45th Anniversary

Apollo 13’s Fred Haise Attends America Celebrates the 45th Anniversary

A star-studded forum of astronauts and mission control directors will share in-depth personal experiences from NASA’s legendary Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs with Museum guests during a rare special event, America Celebrates the 45th Anniversary of Apollo 16, at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park on Wednesday, June 7. Fred […]

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Big Face Smile Entertainment Is a Hit!

Big Face Smile Entertainment Is a Hit!

  When it comes to fashion shows around town, it is the norm to have designers presenting their collections and vendors supporting this cause. There are shows all over town that I have attended with this same sentiment. I can honestly say, there is always something unique and refreshing about each of them. With no […]

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It’s Hollywood – Dining At Final Cut

It’s Hollywood – Dining At Final Cut

If you haven’t seen the television and print ads for Hollywood Casino, you’ve been living under a rock. It is the newest casino in San Diego County, joining a relatively large number of operations that include familiar names such as Barona, Viejas and Pala. Hollywood Casino opened in October 2016 and, as the new kid […]

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Animal News

From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

Last month, the San Diego Humane Society became part of a life-saving journey to rescue 92 Yorkies from a residence in San Diego County. Now the number of dogs rescued has grown to 123 (114 dogs and nine puppies). According to the San Diego Humane Society, it is not unusual for hoarders to hide animals […]

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Three Horses Find a New Home

Three Horses Find a New Home

As 2016 came to a close, County of San Diego Department of Animal Services continued to rescue abandoned and neglected horses throughout the County. While several have found loving homes, three had remained unadopted. • Elton’s family was evicted in June. He and his buddies were left behind. Chronic foot issues left him waiting for […]

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Dog Bites and Homeowners’ Liability Insurance

On a recent weekend, some friends and I were walking our dogs in Mission Hills. A loose pit bull approached our group, charged and bit my dog. We chased it away and called animal control. Thankfully, my dog wasn’t seriously hurt, but it got me thinking about the responsibilities of owning a pet. Owning a […]

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Puppy that survives serious fall goes home

Puppy that survives serious fall goes home

by Melissa Phy, County of San Diego Communications Office She may have been 100 feet down a ravine a couple weeks ago, but this two-and-a-half-month-old puppy is now living happily in the foothills of LA County with her new family, including two young girls, a dog and a cat. The German shepherd, rescued by a […]

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Education

High School Entrepreneurs to Present Innovative Enterprises

High School Entrepreneurs to Present Innovative Enterprises

Whatever It Takes (WIT), a local nonprofit with a mission to foster social entrepreneurship and leadership in teens, will host its annual WIT Showcase Event on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101. Educators, entrepreneurs, community leaders and all […]

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Mothers and Daughters Share in the Work and Fun

Mothers and Daughters Share in the Work and Fun

The Mothers and Daughters Club Assisting Philanthropies (MADCAPS) recently celebrated 57 years of community service with its annual benefit show. The group consists of approximately 180 mothers and their 7th-12th grade daughters from the Point Loma, Ocean Beach, Mission Hills and Hillcrest areas. The Class of 2020 performed two professionally choreographed routines from the Broadway […]

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Write Out Loud Presents

Write Out Loud Presents

A literature inspired arts competition for Students Write Out Loud – an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience – announces the 2017 Read – Imagine – Create awards ceremony. The event will take place at 7 p.m., Monday, April 10 […]

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It’s All About March

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID Lombardi Team at Scott & Quinn Real Estate Services We owe a debt of gratitude to Mars, the Roman god, after whom March is named. It was during this month when spring began and the military campaign season got underway, following winter. Since childhood, springtime has always been […]

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Videos

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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Old Town Festival

Old Town Festival

Old Town will be celebrating there Art Festival this weekend. There will be over 80 vendors and today on GMSD, three of them, TwigKids, Leight Works Jewelry and Bomerito Art, share a sample of what will be displayed at this FREE festival.

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Cabrillo National Monument Foundation Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Cabrillo National Monument Foundation Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

From 6:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, April 23, the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation will be having a celebration of its 60th anniversary. Local restaurants and beer and wine establishments have contributed to the event to participate in the celebration. According to Julie Crider, proprietor of Rose’s Tasting Room of Old Town, “We’re pleased to join […]

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Other Recent Posts

Liberty Station Hosts Inaugural Taste of Liberty Station

Liberty Station Hosts Inaugural Taste of Liberty Station

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, June 21, Liberty Station invites San Diegans to stroll and explore all its offerings at the inaugural Taste of Liberty Station from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Liberty Station businesses will open their doors for attendees to discover the variety of bites of Liberty Station’s eateries, live music and artisan goods in the […]

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Punching out Racism, Gang Violence and Mistrust of the Police

Punching out Racism, Gang Violence and Mistrust of the Police

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ABC (Any Body Can) Youth Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 1957 by World Boxing Champion Archie Moore, partners with Boys To Men Mentoring in a community boxing session hosted by Claudia and Bill Allen of Allen Airways Flying Museum. Chief Shelley Zimmerman and members of the SDPD along with Supervisor Dianne Jacob will participate […]

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Home Start’s 45th Blue Ribbon Gala Raises Funds and Awareness

Home Start’s 45th Blue Ribbon Gala Raises Funds and Awareness

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Home Start, Inc., a non-profit child abuse prevention and treatment agency that has strengthened and developed San Diego’s families and communities since 1972, held its 45th Anniversary Blue Ribbon Gala on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa and netted $102,000. The event, held each April in recognition of Child Abuse […]

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CycleBar Hillcrest Celebrates Grand Opening with 70 Free Classes

CycleBar Hillcrest Celebrates Grand Opening with 70 Free Classes

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

CycleBar Hillcrest, a new concept in Premium Indoor Cycling offering a high energy workout in a concert-like atmosphere, will open on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 1040 University Ave, Suite B 213, San Diego, CA 92103. CycleBar Hillcrest will hold its CycleBar Blast to celebrate its grand opening by offering 70 free classes over 10 […]

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Five Simple Steps to Reduce Your Debt

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

According to the Federal Reserve, total consumer debt (mortgage, credit card, auto and other) totals $12.7 trillion, or roughly 99 percent of disposable personal income. Of this, revolving debt is just shy of $1 trillion, most of which is credit card debt. One more stat: for households that carry a balance on their credit cards, […]

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The Relationship between Stress and Heart Health

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Excessive stress has a great effect on overall health. The fight or flight reaction is embedded into all of us, even though we are no longer facing archaic predators. The modern day causes of stress are typically not life-threatening, although your body may think they are. Having chronic stress can impact your health with fat […]

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