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A Kensington Landmark Is Receiving A Major Renovation 

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
A Kensington Landmark Is Receiving A Major Renovation 

This past May 2022, Franklin Elementary STEAM Magnet School students, alumni, community members, and San Diego Unified School District representatives grabbed shovels to pose in front of a makeshift dirt mound, as part of the district’s traditional groundbreaking celebration.  The event marked the start of the school’s highly anticipated Whole Site Modernization project, which will […]

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USD Announces First Graduating Class of Master’s Degree in Applied Data Science

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
USD Announces First Graduating Class of Master’s Degree in Applied Data Science

In 2020, University of San Diego (USD) launched its fully online Master of Science in Applied Data Sciences (MS-ADS) program. The academic institution celebrated the first graduating class of the program on Saturday, May 28 at Torero Stadium with a total of 22 students from across the country donning their caps and gowns. Given the program is […]

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60th Annual Benefit Show Raises $80,000 for Local Philanthropies

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
60th Annual Benefit Show Raises $80,000 for Local Philanthropies

After a two year hold, Mothers and Daughters Club Assisting Philanthropies (MADCAPS) 60th benefit show “Back to School Days at MADCAPS High” raised $80,000 for the philanthropies we serve. The annual musical extravaganza and signature fundraising event returned with two shows in March 2022 aligning with local Covid-19 regulations. MADCAPS will give the funds raised from […]

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San Diego Superior Court at the Whaley House

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Superior Court at the Whaley House

From 1868 to 1871, the Whaley House in Old Town San Diego served as the courthouse and seat of San Diego. The County of San Diego rented the courthouse for $65 per month until the highly contested move to “new town” in downtown San Diego. On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Presiding Judge Richard S. Whitney […]

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More Than $75K Raised at Third Annual Spotlight Benefit Event

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
More Than $75K Raised at Third Annual Spotlight Benefit Event

The VAPA Foundation, whose mission is to enhance the quality of access to arts education in the San Diego Unified School District, raised more than $75,000 at its Spotlight benefit event, Beyond Brilliance, on April 10, at The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center in La Jolla. This event raised $75,691.92 for the VAPA foundation’s arts […]

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Surprising Information about Bees

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Surprising Information about Bees

In April, the Garden Club met at Mission Hills Nursery to hear Candace Vanderhoff from Solobee tell us the truth about bees.  I assumed that most of our food is directly or indirectly dependent on the European honeybees’ pollination.  We learned from Vanderhoff that the European honeybee is threatening our native bee population by bullying […]

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Cabrillo National Monument Open Until Sunset During Summer Weekends  

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Cabrillo National Monument Open Until Sunset During Summer Weekends  

Cabrillo National Monument will be open until sunset on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting Memorial Day weekend through Sunday, September 4 of Labor Day weekend. The tidepool area will be open until 30 minutes before sunset. Normal operating hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the tidepools closing at 4:30 p.m. These exclusive extended […]

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Just in Time for Foster Youth Hosts Series of Empower Parties

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments
Just in Time for Foster Youth Hosts Series of Empower Parties

Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT), a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging a caring community to help transition age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being, will be hosting Empower party celebrations through the end of June for its dedicated community of supporters. JIT has scheduled a series of small, outdoor events hosted by sponsors […]

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Home Start to Celebrate 50th Anniversary on Saturday, May 14

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments
Home Start to Celebrate 50th Anniversary on Saturday, May 14

Home Start, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to child abuse prevention and providing evidence-based family strengthening services, will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its annual Blue Ribbon Gala this year. The event is titled “IMAGINE Families Living Life in Peace” and will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 14 at The […]

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Two-Day Event draws thousands to Celebrate American Indian Heritage in San Diego

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments
Two-Day Event draws thousands to Celebrate American Indian Heritage in San Diego

The San Diego American Indian Health Center (SDAIHC) will host the 34th annual Balboa Park Pow Wow from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, May 14 and 15 at the corner of Park Boulevard and President’s Way at Balbo Park. The Pow Wow is a celebration and showcase of Native American culture and […]

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