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Archive for May, 2013

Coyote Music Festival Features Boondock Brothers, Curt Owen

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Coyote Music Festival Features Boondock Brothers, Curt Owen

Cuyamaca College presents the 5th Annual Coyote Music Festival with a line-up of local indie bands. This free event will be held on Saturday, May 4, from noon to 5 p.m. Bring a friend, pack a picnic and settle in on the Grand Lawn for an afternoon filled with live music, fun, food and prizes. […]

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A Tribute to My Dad, Clarence Wilbert Herrman

| May 2, 2013 | 1 Comment
A Tribute to My Dad, Clarence Wilbert Herrman

  Over the past year, I’ve had to say goodbye to some very special friends and family members. However, I wasn’t expecting that one of those people would be my Dad. This past month, Dad was recovering from hip replacement surgery in a hospital in Colorado. Prior to Dad’s surgery, we were told he had […]

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Literacy Takes a Village

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you can read this, consider yourself lucky. Today, one in five adults in our county can’t, limiting their ability to perform daily, essential tasks that the rest of us take completely for granted. Some illiterate adults can’t fill out a job application, follow medical instructions, pass a driver’s license test, write a note to […]

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Tell a Nurse You Care

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

My sister is always saying how grateful she is that the Multiple Sclerosis that attacks her body does not give her bouts of pain. Last week was an exception. Intense pain brought her to the doctor’s office where we were told it was probably best to go straight to the emergency room. I hesitated. Emergency […]

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Planning a Season of Opera

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Ian Campbell Is it the chicken or the egg? Is it the singer or the title? Is it audience appeal or the need to expand horizons? And frequently, is it affordable? Putting together an opera season of four operas can be challenging, and San Diego Opera’s 2014 Forty-Ninth International Season is no exception. Were […]

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La Piñata – Old Town’s Oldest Restaurant

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
La Piñata – Old Town’s Oldest Restaurant

Many visitors to Old Town enter the park by getting off Highway 5 at Old Town Avenue then following the curving road to the entrance. There is another entrance, though, on the north side of the park, off Taylor Street’s exit to Highway 8. That entrance, onto Juan Street, goes past Casa Guadalajara and, next […]

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The Power of Peer Education

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
The Power of Peer Education

I work with peer health educators on a regular basis. Since I have developed a deep respect for their ability to communicate both concisely and effectively about health issues, I was delighted to find a book about cancer that was written by “the common man” and not a medical expert. The brief booklet, not even […]

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Six Tips to Avoid Skipping your Workouts

| May 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Around this time of the year, as opportunities arise to trade in daily workouts for work, and personal extracurricular activities, you may be tempted to skip your workout and derail your health and fitness goals. To help keep you focused on your ultimate fitness goals and ensure your workout commitments stay intact, incorporate the following […]

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Part I Bromeliads

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Part I   Bromeliads

Easy to grow and Easy on the Eye In April, Joann Dossett, long-time member of the Mission Hills Floral Association, San Diego Horticultural Society, and a host of other botanical organizations, gave an enthusiastic workshop on bromeliads at her beautiful home. She began by apologizing. It seems a troop of raccoons has fallen in love […]

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Fashion Week San Diego is Back and Busting at the Seams

| May 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Aubree Lynn Writer/Stylist/Producer March madness fell on the fashion scene in San Diego when the designer lineup was released, announcing the incredible opportunity of four returning designers who participated in Fashion Week San Diego™ 2012. They include a talented and determined crew coming back to the runways. So, men tip your hats and ladies […]

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