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Urban Corps of San Diego Receives Grant to Plant 2000 Trees

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Urban Corps of San Diego Receives Grant to Plant 2000 Trees

Urban Corps of San Diego County has been awarded $1.253 million in Proposition 68 funding from CAL FIRE’s Urban and Community Forestry, Urban Forest Expansion and Improvement grant program to plant 2000 trees throughout the county. The grant program is designed to employ and train 100 young adults on tree planting activities. According to Urban […]

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2nd Annual San Diego Pin & Patch Con Brings Presents Wearable Art

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
2nd Annual San Diego Pin & Patch Con Brings Presents Wearable Art

The 2nd Annual San Diego Pin & Patch Con brings the world’s first wearable art convention to San Diego from noon to 6 p.m., June 8 at Montezuma Exhibit Hall at San Diego State University, 6075 Aztec Circle Drive in San Diego. San Diego Pin & Patch Con drew 1,500 attendees and featured more than […]

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11th Annual Taste of Little Italy Offers Flavorful Bites

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
11th Annual Taste of Little Italy Offers Flavorful Bites

From 5 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, San Diego’s Little Italy will host its 11th AnnualTaste of Little Italy. A full lineup of top restaurants will open their doors and invite the community to experience culinary bliss as attendees get the opportunity to sample some of the best dishes each restaurant has to offer […]

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San Diego Center for Children Raises Funds for Children With Mental Health Challenges

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San Diego Center for Children Raises Funds for Children With Mental Health Challenges

The San Diego Center for Children’s 132nd Anniversary Celebration, Cherishing the Joys of Childhood, took place on Saturday, May 11 at Humphreys by the Bay on Shelter Island and raised $400,000. Funds raised from this event will support the Center’s programs and services.  he Center, founded in 1887, is San Diego’s oldest children’s nonprofit organization […]

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Former Foster Youth become College Bound

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Former Foster Youth become College Bound

Over 60 transition age foster youth who have overcome the odds to head for college will have the opportunity to start their journey with help and support from Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT) through its College Bound service. College Bound provides young people with everything they need to succeed in all aspects of […]

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Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego Holds Annual Camper Showcase

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Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego Holds Annual Camper Showcase

Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego, a nonprofit organization that brings the community together to empower girls through music, will host its fourth annual camper showcase at the House of Blues San Diego on Saturday, July 27 at 12 p.m., following a summer empowerment camp for girls ages eight to 17. At the […]

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Father’s Day Fest and Car Show at Belmont Park

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Father’s Day Fest and Car Show at Belmont Park

Belmont Park will host its sixth annual Cruise to Belmont Father’s Day Fest and Car Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday, June 16with free parking and admission. Celebrate dad this Father’s Day at the beach with nearly 200 classic and modern cars on display, live music, Father’s Day brunch and a cornhole tournament; […]

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The Struggles of Foster Youth Emancipation

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The Struggles of Foster Youth Emancipation

What happens when a young person leaves the foster care system without preparation or support? To address this topic, Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT), a nonprofit organization that engages a caring community to help transition age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being, hosted a showing of the film, “Friday’s Child,” at the Mission […]

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United Way’s Community Breakfast Supports Local Children and Families

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United Way’s Community Breakfast Supports Local Children and Families

United Way of San Diego County’s annual Community Breakfast brought together hundreds of business and government leaders, community partners, and school advocates to support moving students and families forward to a brighter future through education and family stability. Attendees at the annual event heard from keynote speaker Pedro A. Noguera, an education expert and distinguished […]

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It’s All About Location

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It’s All About Location

Role and Responsibility of the Mission Hills Business Improvement District By J. Daniel Geddis, President Mission Hills Business Improvement District                             Team D&B, One Mission Realty I’m writing this column in an unseasonable downpour of rain. Surely it will stop in time for the community-wide banner art contest Colors on Canvas Awards Reception taking place […]

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