Archive for February, 2014

St. Vincent Fourth Graders Visit Mission San Juan Capistrano

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
St. Vincent Fourth Graders Visit Mission San Juan Capistrano

  Fourth graders at St. Vincent de Paul School recently visited the Mission San Juan Capistrano. Students, teachers, and parents took the train from San Diego to San Juan Capistrano to learn first-hand about the mission. Fourth grade students study California history, including the history of the California Missions, as part of their Social Studies […]

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Elementary School Hosts Concert Cruise

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Elementary School Hosts Concert Cruise

  Silver Gate Elementary School is proud to announce its first concert cruise fundraiser with live local music on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. The music cruise, benefitting the Friends of Silver Gate Foundation, will be held on Flagship Cruises’ yacht “California Spirit.” The funds raised will be used to support Silver Gate’s new literacy lab, […]

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Eight Finalists Perform Challenging Concertos

| February 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
Eight Finalists Perform Challenging Concertos

Last Round of Youth Symphony Competition A recital to determine the winners of San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory’s (SDYS) annual Concerto Competitions will be held at 7 p.m., Tuesday, February 11 at the Mingei International Museum in Balboa Park. SDYS students performing at the recital have been selected as finalists following a preliminary competition […]

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Home Is Where the Heart Is

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud San Diego is a beautiful city with unbeatable weather. It is amazing to live here. Yet, if you are a transplant from cold weather country you might be familiar with the question from family and friends of your childhood, “Don´t you miss the seasons?!,” quickly followed by “I would miss the seasons!” […]

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What Happens to Your Digital Assets?

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

As more and more of our life moves from filing cabinets and desk drawers into “the cloud,” it is becoming more important to plan for the management of your electronic assets at death or disability. Think about your iTunes library. Or (for the six people reading this column who don’t own an Apple product) think […]

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AMSDConcerts Saved By Move to New Venue

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
AMSDConcerts Saved By Move to New Venue

  Carey Driscoll certainly didn’t conceive the idea of acoustic concerts in a church, but with his string of about 530 concerts at the Normal Heights United Methodist Church on Mansfield over the last ten years, Driscoll has set the bar so high in San Diego that no one else will ever clear it. Driscoll’s […]

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Year 26 of The Peacemaker Awards

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Year 26 of The Peacemaker Awards

  Mimi Brodsky-Chenfeld, a nationally noted early childhood educator, says on her phone answering message, that she’s “… out, sorry, still searching for peace in the world.” In San Diego, at least, she’s got good company, as the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) announces its 26th Peacemaker Awards, dedicated to a similar search. They’ll present […]

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Hello again from San Diego Opera!

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Karen Keltner, resident conductor and music administrator Holidays have come and gone and our focus at SDO is now entirely on the season which officially began rehearsals of “Pagliacci” on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014. On Monday, Jan. 6 we had our first production meeting of the 2014 season. At 3 p.m. on the Monday […]

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My FOMO, SRSLY and with APOLS

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

I needed to learn the real meanings of current acronyms and buzz words. I realized this when I signed a message sent to someone who was going through a crisis with LOL. No one had told me yet that it stands for laugh out loud, which was not my intention. I thought I was signing […]

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IN THE MATTER OF ALEX RODRIQUEZ

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Alex Rodriquez was playing for the Seattle Mariners, I was the guest preacher one summer at the First Presbyterian Church of Spokane, Washington. The title of my sermon that Sunday was “The Most Difficult Thing You Will Ever Do.” And the most difficult thing you will ever do in this life, if you’re a […]

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