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Archive for March, 2012

City Council Extends Interim Height Ordinance

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City Council Extends Interim Height Ordinance

by Barry E. Hager Heeding the wishes of the community, the City Council has voted to extend the Uptown Interim Height Ordinance (IHO) for another two years. The extension will continue a firm height limit of 50 feet in the commercial core of Mission Hills and 65 feet in Hillcrest, with certain exceptions for rooftop […]

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The Great Architects of Bankers Hill

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The Great Architects of Bankers Hill

Annual Historic Home Tour Weekend 2012 On March 17 and 18, Save Our Heritage Organisation presents its Annual Historic Home Tour Weekend. This year features the early 20th-century homes of Bankers Hill. On Saturday, March 17, attendees can select from their choice of walking tours and new lectures. The main feature, the annual Home Tour, […]

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Help Us Find A Home

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Help Us Find A Home

Kirk Kirk is a handsome, three-year old, American pit bull terrier who loves to snuggle with his people friends. In addition to being a cuddle-bug, he is quite the party animal. In fact, around town, he’s known as “Party Boy Kirk” due to his enthusiasm for life.  Kirk loves to play and entertain his human […]

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President of San Diego Humane Society and SPCA Announced

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President of San Diego Humane Society and SPCA Announced

The Board of Trustees of the San Diego Humane Society and SPCA announced that it has appointed Gary L. Weitzman, D.V.M., M.P.H., as its new president and CEO.  Dr. Weitzman most recently served as the president and CEO of The Washington Animal Rescue League (WARL) and has more than 20 years of experience as an […]

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The Three Gems Become the Three Sisters

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The Three Gems Become the Three Sisters

The three emaciated mares rescued by County of San Diego Department of Animal Services in October now have more than a new lease on life, they have new names. Of the three mares, rescued as a group from Spring Valley, only the Thoroughbred had a name, based on her lip tattoo, Order Me Diamonds. First-year […]

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Theatre News

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Theatre News

San Diego REPertory Theatre The sixth and final production of the company’s 36th season is the world premiere of “Tortilla Curtain.” San Diego REP Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse will direct the piece adapted by Matthew Spangler from the best-selling novel by T.C. Boyle. Part satire and part parable, “Tortilla Curtain” is a humorous and heart-breaking […]

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

The inspirational romantic comedy “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” stars Ewan McGregor as Dr. Alfred Jones, a fisheries scientist who one day receives an unusual request. A businesswoman named Harriet Chetwode-Talbot (Emily Blunt, “The Adjustment Bureau”) wants his help in fulfilling a wealthy sheikh’s (Amr Waked) desire to bring sport fishing to Yemen. Jones declines […]

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Street Performers entertain crowds on San Diego’s waterfront

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Street Performers entertain crowds on San Diego’s waterfront

Seaport Village will welcome the unthinkable from across the country at its sixth annual Spring Busker Festival, from noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25. The celebration brings colorful street performers like sword swallowers, jugglers on unicycles, escape artists and comedic stuntmen to the cobblestone streets of downtown’s Seaport Village. The […]

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Grammy Award-winning Thelma Houston Performs

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Grammy Award-winning Thelma Houston Performs

Malashock Dance is pleased to announce a fabulous new twist to their 5th annual fundraiser, Malashock Thinks You Can Dance! – A Night at Studio 54, at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, March 10.  The entertaining fundraiser will be held at the city’s premiere supper club and music venue, Anthology, in Little Italy.  All proceeds benefit the […]

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Science Family Day at Balboa Park

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Science Family Day at Balboa Park

Weeklong series of science and engineering events Over two dozen Balboa Park institutions and community partners will come together to demonstrate how much fun learning science can be at the Science Family Day. The park-wide Family Day, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Saturday, March 17 will kick off the weeklong San Diego Festival of […]

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