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H2O Sushi & Izakaya Restaurant Debuts in San Diego

H2O Sushi & Izakaya Restaurant Debuts in San Diego

The Octopus Restaurant Group of Los Angeles, with over 20 restaurants in their inspired award winning collection, has formally debuted its newest sushi restaurant, H2O Sushi & Izakaya in San Diego on Fifth Avenue in Hillcrest. The Japanese gastropub is located in the space formerly occupied by D-Bar, at 3950 Fifth Avenue, between University and […]

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Tall Ships Will Cover North Embarcadero

Tall Ships Will Cover North Embarcadero

  The Port of San Diego 2016 Festival of Sail, hosted by the Maritime Museum of San Diego, will transform the North Embarcadero into a nautical theme park. More than twenty tall ships and other fascinating vessels from around the world will visit San Diego, September 3 to 5. The festival kicks off with a […]

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Thirteen Deserving San Diego County Students Receive Scholarships

Thirteen Deserving San Diego County Students Receive Scholarships

The San Diego Air & Space Museum inspires young people to tackle the challenges of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics academic disciplines, and to make a difference in tomorrow’s world through an innovative, adventurous spirit. To further this goal, the Museum recently selected 13 graduating seniors from San Diego County high schools to receive […]

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Meals-On-Wheels Greater San Diego, Inc. Launches New Brand

Meals-On-Wheels Greater San Diego, Inc. Launches New Brand

More than 10 million (one in six) seniors in the U.S. face the threat of hunger and more than 15 million (one in four) are living in isolation. In San Diego alone, more than 3,400 seniors are being served annually by Meals on Wheels to address these issues. This summer, Meals on Wheels America, in […]

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Lifestyle

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Help Each Other In my youth I might have thought otherwise, but now I know: in each life, there is pain. It helps to know what some of our fellow humans do when the painful times come. May the following help you too. “I first panic, then take charge in the way an old horse […]

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Summer Cooling Off Solutions

Summer Cooling Off Solutions

By Violet Green If you venture out into a clothing store in San Diego in late July or early August looking for “summer clothes,” you’ll be out of luck. The stores will have an abundant supply of long pants (including corduroys), sweaters, long-sleeved shirts, and even jackets or light coats. As a transplant from the […]

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Let There Be Light

It all started with a dream. He was a music lover and a talented composer, whose Masters degree was in music composition. But sometimes life gets in the way. First a marriage, then children and the dream of a music career turns into the practicality of staying with a business that is growing and growing, […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Christy Turlington But we want it now! We want to lose 10 pounds by Friday. We want to rid ourselves of our worst habit by the end of this month. Why, oh why, does it take so long for what we genuinely want to have happen? When it’s time, it’s time, and when it isn’t, […]

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Entertainment

Fifth Annual Reunion Party to Benefit Local LGBT Seniors

Fifth Annual Reunion Party to Benefit Local LGBT Seniors

The San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) and the San Diego LGBT Community Center (The Center) hosts the fifth annual Reunion on the Bay on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the Bay View Lawn at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina at 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, […]

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Write Out Loud Announces 7th Annual TwainFest

Write Out Loud Announces 7th Annual TwainFest

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 7th Annual TwainFest will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, August 20 in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. TwainFest is […]

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San Diegans Unite to Support Innovative Lung Cancer Research

San Diegans Unite to Support Innovative Lung Cancer Research

Hundreds of local residents are joining forces to fight lung cancer, united in the belief that surviving lung cancer should be the expectation, not the exception. These everyday superheroes will be meeting at the San Diego Free to Breathe 5K Run/Walk and One-mile Walk on Sunday, August 7 at the Embarcadero Marina Park North. All proceeds […]

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11th Annual ArtWalk Returns to Liberty Station

11th Annual ArtWalk Returns to Liberty Station

The 11th annual ArtWalk at Liberty Station will be held Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14 at Ingram Plaza, 2645 Historic Decatur Road (corner of Historic Decatur and Roosevelt Road). The fine art festival will run from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on August 13 and 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on August 14 and […]

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Animal News

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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Local Organization Earns Nationwide Grant

Local Organization Earns Nationwide Grant

Horses of Tir Na Nog is thrilled to announce that it was one of eleven winners of the third annual ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®)  Help a Horse Day contest. Help a Horse Day is a nationwide grant competition for equine rescues and sanctuaries to raise awareness about the year-round work […]

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Part Two:   Kenya  Sojourn

Part Two: Kenya Sojourn

When I wrote about our trip to Kenya, I stressed the luxuriousness of our camps. The camp guides can identify each mammal, bird, reptile and probably insect. In addition, they know all the plants. Each camp guide leads you to a plethora of animals doing whatever they do normally. I heard the Latin names of […]

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Lions Tigers & Bears Rescues Six Exotic Animals

Lions Tigers & Bears Rescues Six Exotic Animals

Animals are safely en route to find refuge at sanctuaries Bobbi Brink, founder and director of Lions Tigers & Bears (LTB), an accredited big cat, bear and exotic animal rescue sanctuary, in San Diego. California, and her team are making a 5,000 mile round trip journey to rescue and provide transport to six exotic animals, including […]

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Education

St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Royal Stone Bistro to Raise Funds for School

St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Royal Stone Bistro to Raise Funds for School

St. Vincent de Paul School recently partnered with Royal Stone Bistro to raise funds for the school. Parents and community members who participated in the Lift a Fork fundraiser enjoyed fine dining while supporting new textbooks for the students at St. Vincent’s. Royal Stone Bistro was recently opened by St. Vincent parents John and Jackie […]

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Phone Talk – Part 1

While Apple is fighting with the government about the right to privacy on our iPhones, I am dealing with my own privacy issues. For those who have a generation of phone that allows Siri to be our personal assistant, we know that Siri does not always get our requests right. How many of us have […]

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Parker Announces Annual Gala Fundraiser

Parker Announces Annual Gala Fundraiser

2016 Black and White Ball with Old Hollywood Glamour Francis Parker School is holding a Black and White Ball, the gala to raise funds for student scholarships and faculty professional development. The event will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 on the Linda Vista Campus. This year’s Black and White Ball theme will evoke […]

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St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Local Restaurants to Raise Funds

St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Local Restaurants to Raise Funds

At the beginning of the summer, St. Vincent de Paul School partnered with local restaurants to raise much needed funds for the school. Parents and community members supported the school’s Just Lift A Fork fundraiser by dining at local Mission Hills restaurants – Brooklyn Girl Eatery, Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria, and The Patio & The Front […]

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Videos

VIDEO: Help Get the F Out…of Austin!

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VIDEO: Pediatrician Speaks Out On Fluoridation

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Bonzai Beach Clean Up Day 2013!

Bonzai Beach Clean Up Day – Lake Tahoe, NV Bonzai Beach clean up day 2013 put on by People of Tahoe. Thanks to: -People of Tahoe Inc -Meeks Lumber and Hardware in Meyers -Mountain Hardware and Sports in Truckee -Integrated Environmental Restorations Services Inc -Safeway -Coffee Connection Thanks to the following for guidance and moral […]

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Mission Hills Salons Encourage Patrons to Explore Their Treasures

San Diego, CA (Press Release) — Mission Hills-area salons, in partnership with the Mission Hills Business Improvement District, have kicked off a campaign to encourage patrons to take advantage of their treasure trove of products and services. With over 60 shops and salons offering hair, makeup, manicure and pedicure, facial, massage and spa services, Mission […]

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Gallery Raises Awareness of Endangered Species

Gallery Raises Awareness of Endangered Species

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

  A national exhibition featuring animals and habitats under the threat of extinction will be featured at The Studio Door (3750 30th Street, San Diego) from August 5 to 28, 2016.  Juried by Kristin Nielsen of San Diego Zoo Global, Endangered, The Beauty of Lost Species exhibition will cultivate an appreciation and understanding of the […]

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A Spectacular Showcase of Latin American Folk Art Returns to Old Town

A Spectacular Showcase of Latin American Folk Art Returns to Old Town

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Delighting travelers and San Diego locals for decades, Bazaar del Mundo’s annual Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market  is set for Friday through Sunday, August 5-7 in Old Town San Diego. A weekend of folk art, food, entertainment and San Diego’s largest collection of authentic Mata Ortiz pottery, shoppers will also find a […]

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Eight Annual San Diego Spirits Festival Returns August 27-28

Eight Annual San Diego Spirits Festival Returns August 27-28

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

San Diego Spirits Festival calls out to all whiskey and bourbon worshipers, tequila aficionados, gin guzzlers, rum radicals, vodka vixens and mixologist. Come join the biggest Happy Hour at the Eighth Annual San Diego Spirits Festival’s two-day celebration of all things cocktail. The Festival promises to shake up your summer as you party and mingle […]

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Point Loma’s Kendra Shank returns home for jazz album release concert

Point Loma’s Kendra Shank returns home for jazz album release concert

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Stephen Prendergast You would normally expect your high school valedictorian to go on to become a titan in business, a renowned scientist or medical doctor, or enter some similar high-profile career. Point Loma High School graduate and valedictorian Kendra Shank has made a name for herself, as well, but not in the “traditional” areas […]

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WHAT NOW?

WHAT NOW?

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Am I saying this right? That Ginger, she is one hunky girl! Maybe she’s not quite “pure,” but she’s got enough pit bull in her to send me sailing across the room with a wave of her tail. Her version of an apology is throwing herself into my arms and licking my – well, […]

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Who Knew a Talk on Breadfruit Would Be So Interesting?

Who Knew a Talk on Breadfruit Would Be So Interesting?

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Mission Hills Garden Club’s last meeting before September featured Ian Cole of San Diego Botanic Garden and formerly with the Breadfruit Institute in Hana, Maui. His focus was managing the world’s largest collection of breadfruit as well as working with farmers and chefs; he was also involved in breadfruit trees and orchards’ propagation studies and […]

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