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Archive for July, 2011

Lamont Street Grill – Smart Local Dining

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Lamont Street Grill – Smart Local Dining

Many restaurants in our city advertise extensively to attract tourists and locals to their tables. One must wonder how small, local eateries can compete, how they can stay in business. Indeed, many don’t stay in business. The failure rate of small, undercapitalized restaurants is extremely high. But there are some small restaurants that keep on […]

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Music, Music, Music!

| July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments
Music, Music, Music!

“Live Long and Prosper” was the title of a lengthy article in the recent “Successful Aging Expo” program, outlining dozens of activities and techniques to help all of us…age successfully. How amazing, I thought, reading it through, that the writers omitted MUSIC – the one rewarding, diverting, entertaining and enjoyable activity that we – The […]

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Picnic Adventures

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Picnic Adventures

The word picnic always conjures up fun and adventure for me. In my childhood, our family summered at Lake Tahoe and we enjoyed yearly family reunions on the granite sands of Nevada State Beach. There used to be an old log pavilion there and ten or so families gathered for a day of swimming, games […]

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Vince Gill, Sam Bush, Ricky Skaggs Join Moody Blues

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Vince Gill, Sam Bush, Ricky Skaggs Join Moody Blues

Moody Bluegrass is back for a second tribute to the Moody Blues, this time including original Moody Blues members Justin Hayward, John Lodge, Mike Pinder, Ray Thomas and Graeme Edge, along with some of Nashville’s most popular bluegrass performers. Following 2004’s critically and commercially acclaimed tribute to the legendary Moody Blues, the Grammy-nominated Moody Bluegrass, […]

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J.D. Souther at AMSD Behind First Studio Album in 25 years

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
J.D. Souther at AMSD Behind First Studio Album in 25 years

One of the principal architects of the Southern California country-rock sound, J.D. Souther played a key part in the formation of the Eagles, and wrote their hits “Heartache Tonight,” “Victim of Love,” “New Kid in Town” and “Simple Man Simple Dreams.” In addition to being a highly sought after session player and songwriter, Souther also […]

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Berkley Hart Drop New CD “Crow”, Release shows July 8, 9

| July 19, 2011 | 1 Comment
Berkley Hart Drop New CD “Crow”, Release shows July 8, 9

San Diego’s own Berkley Hart, now a nationally known duo after five albums and countless appearances, announce the release of their sixth CD, “Crow.” Each of their five previous albums have earned nominations or won San Diego Music Awards (SDMA) and critical acclaim. Every Berkley Hart album builds on the promise of the one before. […]

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James Lee Stanley in tribute to the Doors – WITH the Doors!

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
James Lee Stanley in tribute to the Doors – WITH the Doors!

Beachwood Recordings presents James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt, together again for the very first time. At the instigation, and with the participation of, John Densmore and Robby Kreiger of the Doors, James Lee Stanley and Cliff Eberhardt, with acoustic guitars and harmonies have taken a dozen classic Doors’ songs, songs practically hardwired into our […]

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The Jewel of the City Saved from Costly and Massive Redevelopment

| July 17, 2011 | 1 Comment
The Jewel of the City Saved from Costly and Massive Redevelopment

Friends of Balboa Park grateful for community support What began as the restoration of Plaza de Panama, and a pedestrian friendly environment, suddenly became a major redevelopment of Balboa Park. The initial plan was to “polish” the jewel of San Diego for the 2015 Centennial of the Pacific-Panama Exposition. This past June thousands of San […]

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Village Theater Opens in Coronado

| July 17, 2011 | 2 Comments
Village Theater Opens in Coronado

Coronado, CA- The Village Theater Re-Opens after a decade. Vintage Cinemas renovation has created a classic movie experience for locals and tourists alike.

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120 Graduates in Class of 2011 at Francis Parker School

| July 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
120 Graduates in Class of 2011 at Francis Parker School

The 120 members of the Class of 2011 recently culminated their Francis Parker School experience with commencement ceremonies held on the Linda Vista campus on June 4. Among those students were 13 from Mission Hills and two from Old Town that helped to make the Class of 2011 one to remember. The statistics for this […]

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