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The San Diego Foundation Awards $3.4 Million to Local College Students

The San Diego Foundation Awards $3.4 Million to Local College Students

The San Diego Foundation recently announced the historic awarding of more than $3.4 million in college scholarships – the highest annual amount ever – to 1,025 local students for the 2021 – 2022 academic year. Among the scholarship recipients, 69 percent are first-generation college students, or the first in their immediate families to pursue a […]

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The Conrad Prebys Foundation Grants $1 Million To Tri-City Hospital Foundation

The Conrad Prebys Foundation Grants $1 Million To Tri-City Hospital Foundation

The Conrad Prebys Foundation Board of Directors has approved a grant in the amount of $1 million for Tri-City Hospital Foundation’s Emergency Department redesign.   “The Conrad Prebys Foundation is pleased to support your impactful work, especially in this moment in history—when the need in our world has deepened tremendously,” said the Conrad Prebys Foundation’s Director of Grantmaking, Erin […]

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San Diego Rescue Mission Receives Grant from MolinaCares Champions Awards

San Diego Rescue Mission Receives Grant from MolinaCares Champions Awards

Cassie Bates, an employee at the San Diego Rescue Mission, is one of four San Diegans to win the MolinaCare Champions Awards, which was created to honor people whose leadership, volunteerism, and public advocacy embody the spirit of compassion and service. Bates received the $5,000 grant, which she donated to the Rescue Mission, to support […]

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San Diego Watercolor Society’s September Exhibit

San Diego Watercolor Society’s September Exhibit

The San Diego Watercolor Society begin the month with a brand-new exhibit titled Beyond Rules that runs from Friday, September 3 through Saturday, September 25, available exclusively in person for their members. The gallery, located at 2825 Dewey Street, Suite 105, Building 202, is also offering a variety of in-person workshops throughout the month for all skill […]

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Lifestyle

Mattress Recycling Council’s California Program Celebrates Fifth Year

Mattress Recycling Council’s California Program Celebrates Fifth Year

The Mattress Recycling Council (MRC) continues to lead the way in product stewardship in California. The organization’s 2020 Annual Report, recently submitted to state officials, shows that despite the disruptions and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, MRC continued to strengthen its California mattress recycling program known as Bye Bye Mattress, worked with local and state leaders […]

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego – William J. Oakes Branch – Reopens

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego – William J. Oakes Branch – Reopens

Over the last 18 months, many kids have been isolated due to COVID, spending more time playing video games than playing outside with friends. Now, after being closed as a result of the pandemic, The Boys & Girls Club of Greater San Diego – William J. Oakes Branch in Logan Heights is reopening to its […]

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Getting Those Orchids to Bloom Again

Getting Those Orchids to Bloom Again

In June, Chuck McClung spoke to the Garden Club about orchids.  Interested in gardens and gardening since early childhood, McClung received a master’s degree in botany from Washington State University and has worked in ecological and botanical research for several universities as well in commercial greenhouses and nurseries.  McClung explained he has over twenty years’ […]

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Assemblyman Ward Uses Emotion Not Logic for his Response

Assemblyman Ward Uses Emotion Not Logic for his Response

By Lisa Sinclair The fact that Assemblymember Ward relies so heavily on emotion to justify his vote for SB 9 and SB 10 should raise a red flag—especially since his statement doesn’t align facts with reality. What Senator Atkins authored and what Assemblymember Ward voted for will destroy single-family neighborhoods and do nothing to provide affordable […]

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Entertainment

San Diego Open Men’s Professional Tennis Tournament Takes Place at Barnes Tennis Center

San Diego Open Men’s Professional Tennis Tournament Takes Place at Barnes Tennis Center

Tickets are now on sale for the $600,000 San Diego Open. The ATP 250-Level tournament is scheduled to be played Monday, September 27 through Sunday, October 3, 2021 at the Barnes Tennis Center, located at 4490 West Point Loma Boulevard. Fans can purchase tickets through the official tournament website at: www.barnessdopen.com. Ticket prices range from $10 […]

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North Coast Repertory Presents “Dancing Lessons”

North Coast Repertory Presents “Dancing Lessons”

North Coast Repertory Theatre is ringing in the New Season with Mark St. Germain’s entertaining and charming “Dancing Lessons,”which begins Wednesday, September 8. Opening Night on Saturday, September 11, at 8 p.m. It will play Wednesdays at 7 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays at 8 p.m., Friday (Sept 10), Wednesday (Sept 29), Saturday and Sunday matinees […]

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The Old Globe Presents “The Gardens of Anuncia”

The Old Globe Presents “The Gardens of Anuncia”

Five-Time Tony Award Nominee, Michael John LaChiusa, is author, and provided the music and lyrics for “The Gardens of Anuncia,” which is inspired by the life story of American stage icon, Graciela Daniele, who directs and co-choreographs the production, with assistance from Alex Sanchez. Performances run from Friday, September 10 through Sunday, October 17 at […]

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ArtsBusXpress Receives $25,000 from The Parker Foundation

ArtsBusXpress Receives $25,000 from The Parker Foundation

ArtsBusXpress (ABX), which provides on-site and virtual field trip experiences for San Diego County K-12 students to scores of local arts and science venues, has received a $25,000 grant from The Parker Foundation. The grant will be used to acquire professional staff members, according to Ted Peña, president of the board of the nonprofit. “This is […]

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Animal News

Spectacular Fall Celebrations Planned at San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Spectacular Fall Celebrations Planned at San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park

This year, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is celebrating kids in a big way during October’s Kids Free Month, by offering amazingly fun activities and experiences for the whole family at the nonprofit conservation organization’s two wildlife parks. Throughout the entire month of October, kids ages 11 and younger will receive free admission to the […]

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park Welcomes a Tamandua Pup

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Welcomes a Tamandua Pup

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance is proud to announce the birth of a southern tamandua (pronounced tuh MAN deh wah) pup at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The female pup, yet to be named, was born July 21 to first-time tamandua parents, Cora and Fernando. Wildlife care specialists report the pup is healthy, and Cora is […]

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California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative Awards Nearly $300,000 in Grants

California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative Awards Nearly $300,000 in Grants

California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative (CAWFC) recently awarded nearly $300,000 in grants to 27 organizations to make the largest possible impact for homeless pets across the state.  “Last year was an untraditional year in our state’s animal shelters. By taking our COVID-19 operating learnings and applying them to our ‘new normal’, we’re seeing services improving […]

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Destination Mission Hills

Destination Mission Hills

by Dixie Hall, president of Mission Hills BID and owner of DixiePops It is safe to say this year’s celebration of our independence means different things to different people – from simple pride in being an American, to far more complex feelings that are currently causing people to rethink values and ideals. One thing we […]

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Education

Mission Fed ArtWalk Returns to Little Italy Celebrating 37 Years

Mission Fed ArtWalk Returns to Little Italy Celebrating 37 Years

Mission Fed ArtWalk returns with an in-person event to the streets of Little Italy with a weekend-long premier of arts and culture event on Saturday and Sunday, October and October 3.This year marks 37 years of the premier fine arts festival bringing visual and performing arts to the historic San Diego community. Locals and visitors […]

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Kids Fashion Week Announces Call for Models

Kids Fashion Week Announces Call for Models

By Aubree Russell, Director of KFW Network Southern CA The Kids Fashion Week Network (KFWN) in Southern California is over the moon with excitement at being able to finally work with kids here on the west coast. As we all know, this past year has been extremely difficult for children and their families.  That’s why […]

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Cabrillo National Monument to Host Meet and Greet with 12 Youth Science Communicators

Cabrillo National Monument to Host Meet and Greet with 12 Youth Science Communicators

Cabrillo National Monument, located at 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive in San Diego, will host a meet and greet with 12 girls (ages 9 to 16) from EcoLogik STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) summer day camp at the Visitor Center from 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2021.    The EcoLogik Project is a free STEM summer day camp at Cabrillo National Monument for girls, […]

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Local Artist Offers a Glimpse of What Could Be

Local Artist Offers a Glimpse of What Could Be

Disestablishment overturns the traditional and expected museum experience. Local San Diego artist John Raymond Mireles shares photographs of remote and staggeringly beautiful sites that have recently had their US National Monument status revoked, opening the sites for mining and drilling, and invites the public to take part in destroying images of these landscapes. Disestablishment opens Saturday, […]

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Videos

Networking in Covid-19 w/ Steven David Elliot – DavidKamatoy.com Show 2020.10 #PresidioSentinel

Networking in Covid-19 w/ Steven David Elliot – DavidKamatoy.com Show 2020.10 #PresidioSentinel

Multi-creative entrepreneur and television host and producer David Kamatoy has released his latest video from The DavidKamatoy.com Show on networking in the era of Covid 19 with author and entrepreneur Steven David Elliot. In the segment, “Networking in Covid-19 with Steven David Elliot,” the two discuss the creation of Elliot’s networking program, Rockstar Connect, and […]

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How to Google Yourself Properly – KZTC7 DavidKamatoy.com Show

How to Google Yourself Properly – KZTC7 DavidKamatoy.com Show

(San Diego, CA) David Kamatoy, multi-creative entrepreneur and television producer has released his latest video, “How to Google Yourself Properly.” In this video, a segment from the new DavidKamatoy.com Show, he provides tips and suggestions to make searching for your own name on the internet powerful and effective. “People Google, or search, themselves on the […]

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Soul Swapmeet Brings Black Entrepreneurs Together to Showcase Talents

Soul Swapmeet Brings Black Entrepreneurs Together to Showcase Talents

San Diego Soul SwapmeetSaturday November 21, 2020 10a.m.-3p.m. Encore Event Center8253 Ronson RoadSan Diego, CA 92111 Nearly four-dozen Black entrepreneurs gathered to share their goods and services at the Soul Swapmeet held on Saturday, September 19, at the Encore Events Center in Kearny Mesa. The businesses and organizations on hand ran the gamut from art […]

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Little Italy Al Fresco draws thousands to downtown San Diego

Little Italy Al Fresco draws thousands to downtown San Diego

(San Diego, CA) After seemingly innumerable weeks of staying at home to flatten the curve of the Covid-19 pandemic, hundreds of San Diego residents flocked downtown to enjoy the first ever Little Italy Al Fresco event on Saturday, June 13.

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How to attend SDCC 2020 #ComicConatHome

How to attend SDCC 2020 #ComicConatHome

| July 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Full daily schedules can be accessed through the Comic-Con@Home webpage at www.comic-con.org/cci/2020/athome.

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San Diego Food System Alliance (SDFSA) Launches Food Vision 2030

San Diego Food System Alliance (SDFSA) Launches Food Vision 2030

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

After two years of intensive research and deep collaboration with community partners, The San Diego Food Alliance (SDFSA) has officially launched San Diego County Food Vision 2030. The in-depth report, released in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic’s upheaval to our regional economy and food supply chains, highlights where our food system fails communities and workers, […]

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Celebrating Mission Hills New Normal

Celebrating Mission Hills New Normal

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

Dixie Hall, President, Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops We are excited to celebrate a well-deserved Labor Day on September 6 as we say a fond farewell to a “barely there” summer and look forward to the autumn months and holidays ahead. The date of the Autumn Equinox, September 22, kicks off the season. […]

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Assemblymember Chris Ward’s Statement on his support for SB 9 and SB 10

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

When asked why Assemblymember Chris Ward elected to support SB9 and SB10, which received major opposition from his constituents, he responded with the following: “For years Californians across the state have been living paycheck to paycheck, in cars or in crowded, unstable housing situations, struggling under the weight of astronomical housing costs.  This crisis touches […]

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The Misguided Bike Lane Dilemma

The Misguided Bike Lane Dilemma

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Paul Krueger I’m a veteran cyclist who commuted 14 miles to work and back for years. I’m fully committed to clean air, climate action, and a sensible reduction in the use of solo-driver vehicles for commuting and weekend errands. But I’m convinced that the city’s current strategy for attaining these laudable goals is misguided, […]

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San Diego’s Stealth Government: Read the Fine Print

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Kate Callen Political troubadour Pete Seeger had an apt formula for comparing education and experience: “Education is when you read the fine print. Experience is what you get when you don’t.” For decades now, San Diegans unschooled in reading the fine print have lost hundreds of millions of dollars to painful experience: the public […]

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Homeowners and Residents Across the State Protest SB10

Homeowners and Residents Across the State Protest SB10

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

By Danna Givot From San Diego to Mt. Shasta, homeowners and their representatives are speaking out against the state legislature’s ill-conceived effort to eliminate single-family zoning. I’m adding my voice to that tidal wave of opposition because I’m convinced that SB 10 also presents an ethical and probably indefensible legal problem for our elected officials. […]

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