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Jump Back in Time and Celebrate An 1800’s Fourth of July

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Jump Back in Time and Celebrate An 1800’s Fourth of July

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is hosting an old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration for locals and guests of San Diego. Visitors can join park staff and volunteers to celebrate Independence Day as early San Diego residents did in the 1800s. Free games, activities, music, and dance are all part of the celebration. The […]

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San Diego Center for Children Raised $410,000 at Anniversary Celebration

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
San Diego Center for Children Raised $410,000 at Anniversary Celebration

The San Diego Center for Children’s 131st Anniversary Celebration, Rise Up! In the Name of Children, took place on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Humphreys by the Bay on Shelter Island and raised $410,000. Funds raised from the event will support the Center’s programs, providing services to children and families struggling with mental, emotional and […]

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Meals on Wheels Fundraiser Results in Large Proceeds

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Meals on Wheels Fundraiser Results in Large Proceeds

Meals on Wheels “Over the Rainbow” Gala held on June 9 and raised $235,000 to support San Diego seniors. In addition, Top of the Market and Chef Jeremy Loomis, Executive Chef, won the 9th Annual Chef Appetizer Challenge.

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Visually Impaired Horse Has New Home with Old Mate

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Visually Impaired Horse Has New Home with Old Mate

Two new equines have arrived at Horses of Tir Na Nog. One is an eighteen year-old gelding that has been diagnosed with moon blindness. Moon blindness is an eye disease that is also known as equine recurrent uveitis. The causes of this disease are not completely understood. As an appaloosa, this gelding had a greater […]

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$484.5 Million Increase In County Budget Delivers Record Spending

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
$484.5 Million Increase In County Budget Delivers Record Spending

On Tuesday, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a balanced $6.27 billion budget that is an increase of $484.5 million, or 8.4 percent, over the current year for a total of $6.27 billion. The 2018-19 budget plan includes record new spending on helping the homeless and those with substance abuse and mental health […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Summer by the Sea We honor the sea and those who work to keep it livable and those who work to coax out its mysteries and let us in on its secrets. We honor the great force of the sea and all those who live in it and by it. Our ears hear the sea’s […]

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Eclipse Chocolate’s Annual Cupcake Extravaganza Returns

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Eclipse Chocolate’s Annual Cupcake Extravaganza Returns

Eclipse Chocolate’s highly anticipated Annual Cupcake Extravaganza, now in its eleventh year, will return to the South Park confectionary-restaurant takes place from late June through Sunday, July 8. During this ten-day event, San Diegans can experience 24 limited-time flavors created by Eclipse’s founder and Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games” winner Will Gustwiller while delighting in […]

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It’s Official! Gas Tax Repeal Qualifies for November Ballot

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

County-by-County Random Sample Certifies More than 730,000 Valid Signatures Were Collected The Gas Tax Repeal Campaign is pleased to announce that the county-by-county signature certification process on its initiative petition has been successful and California voters now will be able to vote to repeal the car and gas tax hikes enacted by Sacramento politicians. Nearly […]

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Mayor Faulconer’s Airbnb Proposal Receives Strong Protests

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mayor Faulconer’s Airbnb Proposal Receives Strong Protests

Save San Diego Editorial According to representatives of Save San Diego, without fanfare, Mayor Faulconer rolled out his proposal to change San Diego’s Municipal Code – residential zoning ordinances – to legalize the use of residential dwellings as Airbnb mini-hotels – short term vacation rentals. There are over 10,000 homes in San Diego that have […]

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United Way of San Diego County Women’s Leadership Council 10th Anniversary Celebration

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
United Way of San Diego County Women’s Leadership Council 10th Anniversary Celebration

This past month, 140 local philanthropists and business leaders gathered at The Cuvier Club in La Jolla to celebrate 10 years of this network of powerful women across all sectors and from top companies who pull together their funds to change the lives of women, children and families countywide. The program included an interview with […]

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