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Archive for August, 2013

14th Annual Hawaiian Plumeria Festival

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
14th Annual Hawaiian Plumeria Festival

  The Southern California Plumeria Society will host the 14th Annual Hawaiian Plumeria Festival in Balboa Park’s Casa Del Prado rooms 101 and 104 from Saturday, August 31 through Sunday, September 1. Live Hawaiian dance and music entertainment will be in the Patio A courtyard both days. The flower show will be in Casa Del […]

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“Drive for Success” Campaign to Help Homeless Kids Across the Region

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
“Drive for Success” Campaign to Help Homeless Kids Across the Region

  Approximately 17,400 school-aged children in San Diego County identified their family as being homeless during the 2011-12 school year. To assist students in this predicament, the San Diego Office of Education (SDCOE) has partnered with local businesses and government agencies for the Drive for Success campaign to provide over 4,500 homeless children across the […]

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Francis Parker Graduate Receives Degree from Northwestern University

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Joseph Celentino, of Mission Hills, has received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Northwestern University School of Communication. Celentino, a graduate of Francis Parker School, was a Communication Studies major. He received Communication Studies Departmental Honors, was a Dean’s List student and School of Communication Century Scholar and was a member of Lambda Pi […]

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Intergenerational Daycare Program Connects Seniors with Children

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Intergenerational Daycare Program Connects Seniors with Children

  St. Paul’s Senior Homes & Services, located at 328 Maple Street, between Hillcrest and downtown San Diego, offers one of the first intergenerational daycare programs in Southern California. Started in 1997, the intergenerational daycare program brings together children and seniors to benefit the lives of both. St. Paul’s Intergenerational Program has a daily connection […]

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GOT MILK? Teaches Easy Garden-To-Table Summer Cooking

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
GOT MILK? Teaches Easy Garden-To-Table Summer Cooking

  The California Milk Processor Board, creators of GOT MILK?, conducted a free and interactive garden event and cooking demo for children of the Bayside Community Center as part of its Real & Simple Summer campaign. Accompanying GOT MILK? for this event was renown children’s culinary expert, Chef Gino Campagna, master chef at Piccolo Chef […]

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Bit of Alright at La Costa Coffee Roasters Aug. 9

| August 3, 2013 | 1 Comment
Bit of Alright at La Costa Coffee Roasters Aug. 9

  I’m channeling Carey Driscoll of AMSDConcerts when I intone what might be his epitaph — “Take my word for it and come listen to these guys you’ve never heard of before!” That’s fitting to “Bit of Alright,” a duo comprised of John Rundle and Steve Grant, who will be playing a three-hour set at […]

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11-year old Hailey Belle Releases CD to Benefit Victims of Child Crimes

| August 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

Last year, 11-year old Hailey Belle participated in the Zoe’s Rescue Walk. Later that day, she recorded her first song, which led to “Here I Come,” Belle’s 10-song CD of covers, with the money raised going to the cause. Belle has donated over $300 thus far, a sum that is, as they say “real money!” […]

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A Changing World, the Weather and You

| August 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Time is moving faster and harder. Even the weather is not like it used to be. Kids don´t know how to behave anymore. Politicians: don´t even get me started. No matter how difficult times seem today, compared to yesterday, we always have our psychological perspective of what’s occurring. In any given time […]

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Thank You Mr. President

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

The President of the United States went on television to publicly attest to his feelings of what it is like to be a black man in America. Whatever your politics, you must admit this is a brave thing to do. It’s been my impression that President Obama wants us to think of him as a […]

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Broken Yolk Café – Breakfast Is The…

| August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day,” my mother often intoned. Her second frequent message about how to lead my life was, “focus on what you’re doing!” John Gelastopoulos must have been hiding behind the door because he certainly applied both messages to the way he built his business. Gelastopoulos founded Broken Yolk […]

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