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San Diego REPertory Theatre

San Diego REPertory Theatre

“’Everybody’s Talkin’: The Music of Harry Nilsson,” was conceived by Steve Gunderson and Javier Velasco. The world premiere production features Tony Award-Winners Gregory Jbara (Broadway: “Billy Elliott; TV: “Blue Bloods”), and Alice Ripley (Broadway: “Next to Normal,” “The Drowsy Chaperone,” “Side Show”), as well as veteran actor Kürt Norby (World Premieres:  “Allegiance,” “Limelight: The Story of Charlie […]

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Bastille Day in Mission Hills

Bastille Day in Mission Hills

On Saturday, July 11, 2015, Mission Hills is going French in celebration of Bastille Day. The local establishments plan to contribute to the celebration by offering French treats, menus and store offerings that are unique and distinctly Mission Hills. Local artists are also expected to participate to display and sell their artwork. Expect to see […]

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2015 Patrons of the Prado’s Masterpiece Gala

2015 Patrons of the Prado’s Masterpiece Gala

Patrons of the Prado’s Masterpiece Gala, in celebration of Balboa Park’s 100-year anniversary of the Panama-California International Exposition will take place on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion. This will be the organization’s largest fundraiser to date, with an ambitious goal to raise significant financial support for the programs and initiatives of […]

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TV Personality “Danuta” Launches Book about Adventures with Pat Robertson

TV Personality “Danuta” Launches Book about Adventures with Pat Robertson

“Chiseled”: A Memoir of Identity, Duplicity and Divine Wine” is Danuta Pfeiffer’s stunning story of her adventurous, remarkable life. San Diegans may remember “Danuta” as the sunny, vivacious co-host of “Sun-up San Diego,” which aired on KFMB-TV during the 1980s. That was then. Danuta Pfeiffer’s whole tale, however, is now told in her new autobiography, […]

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Lifestyle

Satisfactory Decision Making

by Mrs. Freud A big part of our adult life consists of making decisions, and the “success” of our life depends on making good decisions. I have always been a fairly good decision maker when it came to the big items in life, but would agonize over the daily little things, like what to make […]

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What Now?  Me Me Me Me Me

What Now? Me Me Me Me Me

Devoted readers, relax already. While it’s true that I was born in the Bronx, many, many years ago, and sooo many of you are interested in stuff like that, I can promise that I’ll never subject you to my thousand-page autobiography, as gripping a tale as it may be. Yet (brace yourselves), the highly-edited story […]

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A Glass of “Wooder” Please

I laughed when she ordered a glass of “wooder” and the waitress had no clue as to what she was saying. Her thick South Jersey accent was so foreign to our San Diego born and bred server that she sounded like she was speaking a different language. I have been here 38 years and had […]

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The Muse News

The Muse News

Living Artfully and With a Big Picture Are you living with your “big picture” in play every day? Recently, it was brought home to me that being constantly conscious of the legacy we are leaving as we live our daily lives is the secret to saying that final farewell with peace, joy and grace. Where […]

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Entertainment

Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre

Writer/director Andrew Bujalski (“Computer Chess,” “Mutual Appreciation,” “Funny Ha Ha”) returns with a satiric look at egos, money and love in his latest droll comedy, the first time he has used well-known actors to populate his oddball milieu. Kevin Corrigan (“The Departed,” “Big Fan”) plays Danny, a schlubby guy who has inherited a fortune but doesn’t know what […]

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70th Anniversary Celebration and a Free Concert

70th Anniversary Celebration and a Free Concert

  In partnership with the City of San Diego’s Music in the Park Series celebrating Balboa Park’s Centennial, the San Diego Youth Symphony (SDYS) presents a special free concert as a gift to the city at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 18 in the Plaza de Panama. This event marks the kick-off of the Youth Symphony’s […]

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“Motown the Musical” Comes to San Diego

“Motown the Musical” Comes to San Diego

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy are proud to announce the complete cast for the first national tour of “Motown the Musical,” which comes to San Diego June 9 through 14, 2015 at the San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd and B Street, in downtown San Diego. Julius Thomas III and Allison Semmes will […]

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RUNA’s May 2015 Tour

RUNA’s May 2015 Tour

Irish music and culture in America has always been a two-way street, moving music and musicians back and forth across the watery main. Philadelphia’s Irish-American roots band, RUNA, embodies this movement, drawing equal inspiration from both the deep and ancient roots of the Celtic tradition and the modern reality of the Irish in America. RUNA […]

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Animal News

Dog Helps Kids Learn Life Skills

Dog Helps Kids Learn Life Skills

Bobbi Hanna is a certified occupational therapy assistant in Point Loma. She partnered with colleague Kim Benson to form Kids on the Point OT, where they help children with autism, sensory processing disorders, generalized anxiety and learning disabilities. Recently, Hanna added another partner to their practice. Breezy is a facility dog from Canine Companions for […]

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Local AKC Dog Clubs Roll Out Mobile Emergency Trailers

Local AKC Dog Clubs Roll Out Mobile Emergency Trailers

Home Base for Pets After Disaster Members of California-based American Kennel Club dog clubs and AKC Reunite, the nation’s largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service, presented three AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers to officials from the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services this past month. The trailers are the first AKC Pet […]

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Thirty Dogs Are Impounded

Thirty Dogs Are Impounded

This past month, thirty dogs were impounded and are under the care of County Animal Services after they were removed from a home in San Ysidro. Animal Control Officers were conducting a yearly inspection of the property to make sure the owners had not exceeded a six-adult-dog limit that was imposed following a public nuisance […]

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County Animal Services Rescue More than 40 Animals

County Animal Services Rescue More than 40 Animals

Animal Control Officers removed 31 horses, three llamas, four Dexter (miniature) cattle, five geese, and one dog from a property located in the 28300 block of Hell Creek Road in Valley Center. County Animal Services had been trying to get the owner to provide the necessary care for the animals without success. A notice posted […]

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Education

Annual Open House

Annual Open House

St. Vincent de Paul School invites prospective families to its annual Open House from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2015. St. Vincent’s is located at 4077 Ibis Street, San Diego, CA 92103. Please join the school faculty for small group tours during the Open House, an opportunity to meet the faculty, visit the […]

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Auditions for the Old Globe’s 2015 Intensive for High School Students

As The Old Globe celebrates its 80th Anniversary and its rich relationship with William Shakespeare, the theatre today announces that auditions for the Globe’s 2015 Summer Shakespeare Intensive for San Diego County high school students will be held on Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 on the Globe campus. The four-week program is a […]

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Ground Breaking Takes Place for a New Urban Discovery Academy

Ground Breaking Takes Place for a New Urban Discovery Academy

KCM Group, a full-service construction management and consulting firm, recently announced that construction is underway on the Urban Discovery Academy. The K-8 public charter school will be permanently located at Silo-Makers Quarter in the heart of San Diego’s East Village neighborhood. “Urban Discovery Academy is fortunate to reach an important milestone in the construction process,” […]

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Life Insurance – What’s The Catch?

Life insurance is an important part of any financial plan. It is designed to provide financial resources for a family in the event that a member’s premature death would cause financial hardship for the survivors. However, life insurance is often used for a variety of creative purposes beyond its intended design, and therein lies the […]

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Videos

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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TASTE OF MISSION HILLS Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 5-9 p.m.

San Diego, CA- Taste of Mission Hills returns on Oct. 15, 2013 from 5-9p.m. With over a dozen restaurants participating. Tickets are just $20 each and can be purchased at Gelato Vera, Chase, USBank and State Farm in Mission Hills. For more information visit http://TreasureMissionHills.com

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Visitors to Reinvigorated Morena District Discovering Exciting New Shopping and Dining

Participating businesses give shoppers a chance at thousands in prizes during free June “Explore Morena” raffle promotion. It’s easy to win in the Morena District’s “Explore Morena” prize raffle from June 1-30. All people have to do is visit any of the dozens of businesses and drop in a business card or entry form into […]

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Taste of Morena 4.23.2013 Sample 19 Restaurants in San Diego’s Morena District

Taste of Morena 4.23.2013 Sample 19 Restaurants in San Diego’s Morena District

San Diego, CA- The 6th Annual Taste of Morena will feature 19 Restaurants in San Diego’s Morena District on Tuesday April 23, 2013 from 5-9 p.m. shuttles will be provided by Old Town Trolley and tickets are just $20. Sample portions from 19 of the best restaurants in the district with tastes ranging from Italian, […]

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Tiny Backpacks on Small Owls Helps Conservation

Tiny Backpacks on Small Owls Helps Conservation

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Conservationists working with the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research are using pint-size data-tracking systems to monitor the movements and resource use of burrowing owls in San Diego County.  The GPS dataloggers are placed in a tiny backpack carried by each owl.  “The backpacks are small enough that they are not negatively affecting the […]

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San Diego Joins 700 Cities to Make Music

San Diego Joins 700 Cities to Make Music

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

On June 21, 2015 San Diego will, for the first time, join over 700 cities worldwide to celebrate Make Music Day with the inaugural Make Music Day San Diego in Balboa Park – and everyone is invited to participate. Make Music Day San Diego is proud to be partnering with The City of San Diego’s […]

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Deep Yoga Founder Offers Empowering Day Camp for Girls

Deep Yoga Founder Offers Empowering Day Camp for Girls

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Created especially for girls ages 12-18, this summer’s Sophia Camp will take place Monday, August 3 through Friday, August 7 and is designed to provide girls with tools and training to navigate their most transformative years. The camps bring girls together to celebrate life, share in their journey of growing up, and learn important life […]

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Wine & Roses Charity Wine Tasting returns to The Grand Del Mar Hotel

Wine & Roses Charity Wine Tasting returns to The Grand Del Mar Hotel

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

  The 32nd annual Wine & Roses Charity Wine Tasting will make a lavish return to the luxurious location of The Grand Del Mar Hotel in June for this year’s can’t-miss charitable event. The fundraiser, put on by the Social Service Auxiliary of San Diego and the San Diego International Wine Competition, will be held from 3 […]

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Should You Buy Earthquake Insurance?

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recent events in Nepal got me thinking about a couple of things. The first was how I might be able to help such poor people so far away. The second was what would happen here at home if (when?) we were to be hit by the proverbial “Big One.” Unlike a lot of people, I […]

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Bernini’s Bistro — A Local’s Favorite

Bernini’s Bistro — A Local’s Favorite

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Locals usually know the best places to eat in their neighborhoods. The first question many concierge in hotels often receive is “where are the secret places to which the locals go?” In La Jolla, a frequent answer is “Bernini’s Bistro” on Fay Avenue. The restaurant has an inviting exterior, with a comfortable patio just off […]

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