Stephen Prendergast

I am a long-time educator, writer and editor. I have taught English from middle school through community and technical college at public, private and charter institutions. Over the years I have also been a writer for sports and news organizations as well as a photojournalist. Currently I am the English Department Chair at a charter middle school and the writer/editor for a local media company.

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San Diego’s Party Hats Entertainment Pivots for Covid

| July 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego’s Party Hats Entertainment Pivots for Covid

(San Diego, CA) When the COVID-19 pandemic essentially shut down the country three months ago, many businesses struggled to find their footing. Some decided to hunker down and wait things out, while some, regrettably, closed their doors forever. However, some businesses pivoted to find new ways to reach customers and clients, taking advantage of the […]

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Comic-Con@Home opening panels discuss the importance of comics in education

| July 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
Comic-Con@Home opening panels discuss the importance of comics in education

San Diego, CA: Wednesday, July 22, was the opening day for Comic-Con@Home, the virtual iteration of the annual event that normally brings tens of thousands of fans to Downtown San Diego in a celebration of all forms of pop culture. This year, because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) and all other […]

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Comic-Con@Home and San Diego Blood Bank sponsor annual Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive

| July 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
Comic-Con@Home and San Diego Blood Bank sponsor annual Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive

San Diego, CA: For 43 years San Diego Comic-Con has held an annual blood drive honoring the legendary science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein. Since 1976 more than 25,000 pints of blood have been donated by Con participants, impacting more than 75,000 lives. In spite of the cancellation of the in-person event, Comic-Con@Home, in conjunction […]

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Gaslamp Quarter celebrates Padres’ home opener during “thoroughFARE”

| July 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
Gaslamp Quarter celebrates Padres’ home opener during “thoroughFARE”

(San Diego, CA) Although it comes nearly four months late, the San Diego Padres took on the Arizona Diamondbacks in an empty Petco Park for their home opener on Friday night, July 24. To celebrate the return of America’s Pastime, the Gaslamp District invited several chalk artists to create Padres-themed artwork along Fifth Avenue as […]

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Coronado Talent Show Will Sell out

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Coronado Talent Show Will Sell out

Coronado, CA – Budding entertainers, future stars and dedicated performers will vie to become the first winner of The Coronado Talent Show, a community-focused competition to benefit the Coronado Schools Foundation. The event takes place at Coronado High school on Thursday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m. and features performers who live or work in Coronado. […]

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Young Actors’ Theatre presents a “spooky, kooky” Addams Family

| October 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Young Actors’ Theatre presents a “spooky, kooky” Addams Family

San Diego,CA- Whether you are a youth, adult or senior citizen, you no doubt have fond memories of the spooky, kooky, “ooky” family that lived in that grand old house with the zombie butler and the foghorn doorbell – the Addams Family. Originally conceived as a one-panel comic in The New Yorker by cartoonist Charles Addams, the bizarre […]

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No Singing the Blues for San Diego’s Christian Hoff

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
No Singing the Blues for San Diego’s Christian Hoff

Tony Award winning actor and singer Christian Hoff will return to his roots on March 6 and 7 when he and his group Midtown Men appear at Copley Symphony Hall with the San Diego Symphony. The quartet, made up of members of the original Broadway company of the hit musical “Jersey Boys,” will fill the […]

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Fun Free Things to Do at San Diego Comic Con without a Badge

| July 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fun Free Things to Do at San Diego Comic Con without a Badge

You say you wanted to go to the San Diego Comic Con but you couldn’t get a badge? Well fear not, friends, because there are plenty of cool things to do for free around the world’s biggest Geek-fest. From a free Interactive Zone where you can mingle with some of your favorite characters and even […]

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Mark Christopher Lawrence and Friends “Bring da Funny” to North Coast Repertory Theater

| July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Mark Christopher Lawrence and Friends “Bring da Funny” to North Coast Repertory Theater

San Diego, CA (For Immediate Release) – Mark Christopher Lawrence, best known for his role as “Big Mike” on the NBC hit Chuck, and Prayer Dudz will present a night of adult comedy at the North Coast Repertory Theater on Tuesday, July 22, with Tuesday Night Comics. Joining Mark will be Andrew Norelli, Zoltan, headliner […]

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Kroc Kids Takes a Giant Leap with CATS!

| May 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kroc Kids Takes a Giant Leap with CATS!

San Diego, CA- Kroc Kids Junior Theatre is taking a huge leap by performing their version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS on May 24 and 25 at 7:00 p.m., and May 26 at 2:00 p.m.at The Joan Kroc Theatre. The team at the Kroc has “raised the barre” in a notably ambitious move by taking […]

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