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San Diego to Read and Celebrate The Essential Emily Dickinson

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego to Read and Celebrate The Essential Emily Dickinson

Write Out Loud is a recipient of a grant of $15,000 to host the National Endowment (NEA) for the Arts Big Read in San Diego. An Arts Endowment initiative in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good […]

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Construction Begins on First Elementary School in Mission Valley History

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Construction Begins on First Elementary School in Mission Valley History

It is history in the making for Mission Valley, as years of planning come to life with the start of construction on the neighborhood’s first public elementary school.  Located at the corner of Via Alta and Civita Boulevard, a new preschool through fifth-grade campus will serve residents living in the Civita residential development, as well as […]

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Father Joe’s Villages Offers First-Glance Tours of Affordable Housing Project

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Offers First-Glance Tours of Affordable Housing Project

In January, Father Joe’s Villages broke ground for its first affordable housing project of 2020, Benson Place. Representatives for the organization announced that Benson Place will be completed and move-in ready in August 2020. The South San Diego housing community will be the first of Father Joe’s Villages’ Turning the Key initiative to house people […]

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Circus Celebrates Summer Meals at 26 Meal-Distribution Sites

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Circus Celebrates Summer Meals at 26 Meal-Distribution Sites

The Fern Street Circus brought cheer to Clark Middle School late this past June to promote San Diego Unified School District’s summer meals program, which will continue at all 26 food distribution sites through the summer.  Dressed in masks and circus costumes, acrobats and jugglers greeted families and students in City Heights as they picked up […]

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Professional Interior Design Advice Goes Virtual

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Professional Interior Design Advice Goes Virtual

If you’re going stir-crazy observing all the flaws in your home or business during the pandemic, the American Society of Interior Designers’ (ASID) San Diego Chapter has a solution.  During the month of July members of the prestigious organization will conduct virtual appointments to discuss design dilemmas and offer advice during ASID’s first-ever Summer Fresh Up […]

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Fashion Week San Diego 2020 Presents Virtual Exhibition with Sotheby’s New York

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fashion Week San Diego 2020 Presents Virtual Exhibition with Sotheby’s New York

Fashion Week San Diego® (FWSD), California’s largest traditional fashion week, recently announced its highly-anticipated New York runway show, “The Art and Beauty Behind Fashion,” is going virtual with a first-of-its-kind experience. In partnership with Sotheby’sand Art Renewal Center (ARC), the online salon exhibition will feature a digital catalog of the 99 ARC Salon exhibiting works, a virtual walkthrough […]

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Nonprofit ‘Senior Center Without Walls’ Helps Local Family Stay Connected

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Nonprofit ‘Senior Center Without Walls’ Helps Local Family Stay Connected

By Simona Valanciute San Carlos resident Ed Robles is not someone who stays at home easily. Before California’s shelter-in-place orders went into effect, the 93-year-old World War II veteran was busy and active, filling his time with personal training sessions, coffee club and volunteering with San Diego’s Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol, where he won “Law Enforcement […]

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Cherishing Freedom and Embracing Re-opening

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

By J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills BID and Owner Team D&B at One Mission Realty Freedom comes in many forms. We may even forget we have until it is taken or altered in some way. Wearing a mask, the limitations placed on businesses, and altering our daily lives, can feel like an assault on […]

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Cheetah Cub Thriving at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Cheetah Cub Thriving at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

In between eating her morning meal, a seven-week-old cheetah cub played and pounced in an indoor nursery area at the Ione and Paul Harter Animal Care Center, at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The curious little feline hasn’t yet been named, and weighs just over five pounds. Since the cub arrived at the nursery […]

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Meals on Wheels San Diego County Announces New President and CEO

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Meals on Wheels San Diego County Announces New President and CEO

Meals on Wheels San Diego County’s Board of Trustees announced today that they have selected Brent Wakefield to serve as the agency’s president and CEO. “After a very thorough search, the Board is excited to welcome Brent Wakefield to lead Meals on Wheels San Diego County (MOWSDC) into a bright and bold future,” said Peggy […]

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