Local News

WHAT NOW?

WHAT NOW?

Our World-Class San Diego Zoo; It Never Sleeps! by Laura Walcher Georgeanne Irvine, director of Corporate Publishing, San Diego Zoo Global leads its newest effort. We talked: LW: George, we know what’s important here: Floyd, Ruuxa and Raina – and Karen. Soon, we’ll talk more about the San Diego Zoo’s newest outreach, but now, who […]

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Experience Fashion Night

Experience Fashion Night

Being able to wear a designer’s dress while attending a private event to “showcase designers” is definitely a special treat for me. That’s exactly what recently happened. Designer Oseas Villatoro custom designed a dress for me using the most fashionably patterned fabric. Half of the dress was made of faux leather and the other a […]

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Kerri Walsh Jennings Brings Volleyball and Fitness to San Diego

Kerri Walsh Jennings Brings Volleyball and Fitness to San Diego

Professional beach volleyball player and three-time Olympic gold medalist, Kerri Walsh Jennings’ event series, p1440 has announced Waterfront Park as the location for its p1440 San Diego stop on its inaugural 2018 – 2019 season. p1440 San Diego is taking place Friday, Nov. 30 through Sunday, Dec. 2. The three-day event will feature a professional […]

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Old Globe

Old Globe

Dr. Seuss’s “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” returns to the Old Globe from Saturday, November 3 through Saturday, December 29 at Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. Back for its 21st incredible year, the family favorite […]

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Lifestyle

Gardening Challenges That Have Become Fulfilling

Gardening Challenges That Have Become Fulfilling

Most of my column’s readers know I have never been a fan of gardening. This stems from my childhood. I loathed sitting at the dinner table, bored to tears, while my parents discussed crab grass and dichondra or bonsai or orchids, depending on which parent had the floor. I still cannot comprehend how they could […]

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Tips to Staying Slim Through the Holidays

If you have big plans for a big holiday dinner that send you into an exercise frenzy in the morning, you are in good company. Data from Fitbit has shown that those using a FitBit run for a longer period of time on Thanksgiving Day than on a non-holiday, typically waking up early to do […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Women. Where are we now? I’m convinced that we women are the answer to the world, that our voices are critical to the health of our communities, our country and planet. Women and power. It has been a long and not-over journey for us. When I think of the cultures on this planet who still […]

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Life with a Drip System

Life with a Drip System

Most of you know that gardening is not my favorite pastime. I love flowers and produce, but their care and feeding are not my favorite activities. As a teenager, I groaned in boredom during dinner conversations about crab grass, dichondra and orchids. My parents must be laughing at me now: 19 years of writing garden […]

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Entertainment

Rady Children’s Ice Rink Opens for Skaters of All Ages

Rady Children’s Ice Rink Opens for Skaters of All Ages

Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary and Liberty Station welcome San Diegans to kick off the holiday season with outdoor ice skating at the Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station beginning Saturday, Nov. 17 and closing Sunday, Jan. 6. Net proceeds benefit psychosocial services in the Rady Children’s Hospital’s Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. […]

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San Diego Hosts the USA Act of the Extreme Sailing Series™

San Diego Hosts the USA Act of the Extreme Sailing Series™

Renowned for its intense racing, the adrenaline-fuelled Extreme Sailing Series™ returns to San Diego, CA, for the second year, from 18-21 October. The only US stop on the action-packed seven-Act global tour will play host to a fleet of elite-level international sailing teams, including one USA squad, in an event presented by SAP, all racing […]

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Old Globe

Old Globe

The World premiere of “Looking for Christmas” runs from Thursday, November 11 through Friday, December 16 at the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center of the Old Globe. Music and lyrics are by Clint Black, musician and song writer; book is by James D. Sasser with Clint Black. “Looking for […]

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Mall-O-Ween Monster Mash Offers Spooky Fun for the Whole Family

Mall-O-Ween Monster Mash Offers Spooky Fun for the Whole Family

The weekend before Halloween, Hazard Center will host its Second Annual Mall-O-Ween Monster Mash, a spooktacular event brimming with family fun. From 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, October 27 this kid-friendly jamboree will offer fun and frights for all ages and feature a costume contest, carnival games, arts and crafts, music, refreshments and more. All […]

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Animal News

San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Big Baby Girl Gets a Name

San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Big Baby Girl Gets a Name

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park announced that the newest baby elephant born at the Park has been named Mkhaya. The youngest member of the herd—born Sept. 26 to mother Umngani (pronounced OOM-gah-nee)—was named for Mkhaya, a wildlife reserve in the southern African nation of Swaziland. The name follows the Safari Park’s tradition of naming […]

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Mustangs Participate in the Annual Fall Celebration for Tir Na Nog

Mustangs Participate in the Annual Fall Celebration for Tir Na Nog

Horses of Tir Na Nog, San Diego’s longest operating equine sanctuary, will be celebrating its mustang herd during its annual Fall Celebration. It will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Horses of Tir Na Nog and Rancho Samataguma at 26930 Old Hwy. 80, Guatay, CA 91931. This year’s annual […]

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An Equine Reunion Six Years In the Making

An Equine Reunion Six Years In the Making

On August 17, 2012 a group of six emaciated mustangs arrived at the ranch after being rescued by the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services as part of an animal neglect case. This group has flourished in our Mustang Habitat and welcomed their seventh member with the birth of a filly in 2013. […]

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San Diego Zoo Food, Wine & Brew Celebration Returns

San Diego Zoo Food, Wine & Brew Celebration Returns

Enjoy a globally inspired, all-inclusive food, wine and beer tasting event at the San Diego Zoo from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, September 22. More than 160 of Southern California’s best vendors—along with animal encounters, live entertainment and dancing—will take place inside the world-famous San Diego Zoo. At the Food, Wine & Brew Celebration, […]

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Education

St. Vincent de Paul School’s Open Houses

St. Vincent de Paul School’s Open Houses

In the heart of Mission Hills, St. Vincent de Paul School is a Catholic, co-educational, school with a family based community. Founded in 1949, St. Vincent’s provides a high quality education in a small school environment while building good character and instilling Catholic values. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, St. Vincent’s […]

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Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Is About the Gas Tax and To Protect Us From Unauthorized Spending

Over the past year, some of us who believe that our state government has become greedy and frivolous about our tax dollars have decided to “push back.” It’s because we don’t believe the state government (Governor Brown and certain assembly members) should make bold and expensive decisions that impact us without our involvement and consent. […]

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California State Parks to Construct a New Outdoor Space at Old Town San Diego

California State Parks to Construct a New Outdoor Space at Old Town San Diego

California State Parks and Senator President pro Tempore Toni Atkins hosted a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday, September 24, to announce the transformation of a Caltrans’ District 11 Office Complex (Complex) in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park (Old Town) into a new public open space, located at 2829 Juan Street in Old […]

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Cardio Options When Your Treadmill Isn’t Available

Many people have a favorite cardio machine that they use at the gym. So imagine when that machine is taken by someone else. Do you sit around and wait for it to become free? Do you go home? Next time this happens, considering finding a quiet spot to do some cardio moves without any equipment. […]

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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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Other Recent Posts

“Day of the Dead” Rises at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town

“Day of the Dead” Rises at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

In honor of one of Mexico’s most vibrant holidays, Old Town icons Bazaar del Mundo and Casa Guadalajara will team up to celebrate Día de los Muertos, Thursday, November 1 through Saturday, November 3. The entrance to Casa Guadalajara will become a marketplace of artisans and merchandise from Bazaar del Mundo, face painting, a life-size […]

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Mezcal Tasting Room and Restaurant Coming to Old Town this Fall 2018 ?

Mezcal Tasting Room and Restaurant Coming to Old Town this Fall 2018 ?

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

San Diego will receive a mezcal infusion with the arrival of Tahona, opening by early fall 2018 next door to the historic Cemetery of El Campo Santo in Old Town, located at 2414 San Diego Avenue. Plans for this new concept include one of the country’s few proper mezcal tasting rooms, a full-service restaurant serving […]

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Common IRA Mistakes in Retirement and How to Avoid Them

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The most common IRA mistakes made in retirement are easy to avoid. Most come from not understanding the complex rules surrounding Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). Others come from trying to game those rules to avoid paying taxes. As tempting as it might be to try to avoid paying taxes on retirement savings distributions, breaking the […]

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Thank You, Donald Trump

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

A Texas friend of mine, a distinguished attorney and author of significant books, emailed me a link to an op-ed on Brett Kavanaugh he had written for the Dallas Morning News. My friend is a confessing Christian and Methodist, as am I. We take Jesus seriously and strive to be faithful to His teachings, but […]

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Territa Torres Brings Motherliness Maternity To Life

Territa Torres Brings Motherliness Maternity To Life

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

This spring/summer I had the opportunity to work with Ready to Wear Designer Territa Torres on a special collection called Motherliness Maternity Wear. I came to her with an idea of expanding her clothing line because of my personal experience. Most of us realize that the maternity clothing market is limited for mothers who are […]

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Liberty Station Hosts Halloween at the Station on Sunday, Oct. 28

Liberty Station Hosts Halloween at the Station on Sunday, Oct. 28

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Liberty Station will host the annual Halloween at the Station celebration in partnership with Arts District Liberty Station, San Diego Comic Art Gallery, Comickaze Comics, Books, and More and Liberty Public Market from noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, October 28 in the North Promenade at Liberty Station. The community is invited to enjoy Liberty Station’s […]

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