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Judge Halts City’s Attempt to Discriminate Against Non-Union Workers

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Judge Halts City’s Attempt to Discriminate Against Non-Union Workers

Pure Water Construction Contracts Approved by Council Illegally Circumvented Proposition A In a recent ruling, Superior Court Judge John S. Meyer awarded an injunction Against the City of San Diego after the City Council, last year, voted to exclude non- union contractors from bidding on the Pure Water project. In 2012, San Diego voters overwhelmingly […]

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A Resonating “No” To Turning the Old Mission Hills Library Into a Homeless Facility

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
A Resonating “No” To Turning the Old Mission Hills Library Into a Homeless Facility

By Jim Bates The proposal to take the old library in Mission Hills and converting it into a twenty-eight (28) unit apartment complex for the homeless is the dumbest idea I have ever heard of, and this project just brings the “swamp” closer to San Diego.  First, let’s look at the facts. San Diego has […]

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San Diego Women’s Foundation Awards Funds to Combat Human Trafficking

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF) announced that it will award $243,000 to local organizations during its annual Grants Celebration on June 5. This will be the highest grant awards in SDWF’s 19-year history. SDWF will hold the 19th Annual Grants Celebration, Images of Impact: Snapshots of Community Change, to honor the impact of women […]

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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

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
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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