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Archive for June, 2012

Stagecoach Days Celebrates the Old West

| June 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
Stagecoach Days Celebrates the Old West

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is celebrating travel and transportation in the era of real horsepower at Stagecoach Days from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays in July and August. The free event features a different theme each Saturday including Californio Day, Women of the West, Soldiers and Citizens, TwainFest and Vaquero Day. […]

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City Golf Youth Camps Offer Summer Solutions

| June 30, 2012 | 1 Comment
City Golf Youth Camps Offer Summer Solutions

With the summer months upon us, parents are looking for something fun, productive, and supervised for their children to do. City Golf Club and Academy has just the solution. City Golf Club and Academy is kicking off their annual Summer Junior Golf Camp in their 23,000 square feet, state-of-the-art indoor establishment in Sorrento Valley. It […]

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Rewarding the Bad Behaviors of a Property Owner

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Rewarding the Bad Behaviors of a Property Owner

City Council Needs to Comply With Due Diligence Procedures As I was driving through Old Town today, I passed a building that has created quite a stir in Old Town, Mission Hills and surrounding communities. It’s a building with a property owner who at this time is being rewarded for holding back information from two […]

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The Dirt on Fertilizer

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The Dirt on Fertilizer

Mission Hills Garden Club has done it again! Once more, I found myself fascinated by an unlikely subject. This time it was fertilizers and dirt. Duane Wheeler who works for E.B. Stone was the May speaker. Wheeler, a self-proclaimed “gardening nut,” gave us a brief history of the EB Stone Company before explaining what each […]

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Bali Hai Restaurant Names New Executive Chef Introduces New Summer Menus

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Bali Hai Restaurant Names New Executive Chef Introduces New Summer Menus

Ben Lieberman, previously the acclaimed chef de cuisine at San Diego hot spot Burlap, has been named executive chef at the Bali Hai Restaurant, the iconic Shelter Island dining spot known for its sweeping bay front views, oversized Mai Tais and distinctive Pacific Rim cuisine. According to co-owner Larry Baumann, Lieberman, 34, has been tapped […]

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Founder of Voices for Children Receives Lead Award

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Founder of Voices for Children Receives Lead Award

Kathryn Ashworth, Esq., co-founder of Voices for Children, received the 2012 Community Spotlight Award at LEAD’s annual Visionary Awards ceremony at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Ashworth was one of eleven finalists from throughout the San Diego nonprofit community, and her award was announced at the event. Voices for Children was launched in 1980 when […]

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San Diego Hardware Celebrates 120 Years

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San Diego Hardware Celebrates 120 Years

Oldest Family Owned Business in San Diego Going Strong in Kearny Mesa San Diego Hardware, offering the largest selection of decorative hardware in San Diego, is celebrating 120 years in business. Founded in 1892 in San Diego, the company is still owned by one of the original founding families and has evolved over the decades […]

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J. Walcher Communications Names Account Coordinator

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J. Walcher Communications Names Account Coordinator

J. Walcher Communications (JWC), a San Diego-based public relations agency, has announced the addition of Ashley Shafer as account coordinator. Shafer will assist with the management and coordination of public and community relations and social media strategies for a variety of local, regional and national accounts. Shafer has a background in writing and journalism, as […]

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Vons Grocery Stores Raise $1.4 Million

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Vons Grocery Stores Raise $1.4 Million

Annual Charity Campaign Benefits Easter Seals and Special Olympics Safeway Inc., operator of Vons grocery stores, held a month-long charitable fundraising campaign in support of people with disabilities in April. At 277 grocery stores throughout Southern California customers had the option at every check-out counter of making a contribution to Easter Seals and Special Olympics. […]

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Between the Lines: Searching for her roots, she finds her calling

| June 30, 2012 | 1 Comment
Between the Lines: Searching for her roots, she finds her calling

“I became a full time writer in 1990, because I had discovered a story, a true story that had never been told.” The result of Kathi Diamant’s discovery is “Kafka’s Last Love: The Mystery of Dora Diamant,” a biography published in 2003. Almost twenty years earlier, as a student at the University of Georgia, the […]

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