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10th ANNUAL TwainFest

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
10th ANNUAL TwainFest

Write Out Loud presents the 10th Anniversary of their Annual TwainFest to take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, August 17 in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. TwainFest is produced by Write Out Loud and sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes in association with Old Town San Diego State Historic […]

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Junípero Serra Museum Unveils New Core Exhibit

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Junípero Serra Museum Unveils New Core Exhibit

The Junípero Serra Museum, the historic home of the San Diego History Center, debuts a transformed visitor experience that tells the story of San Diego around its namesake river for the 90th anniversary of the dedication of the Museum. This new core exhibition explores the earliest history of San Diego—the story of the people that […]

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Birds, Birds, and More Birds

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Birds, Birds, and More Birds

Last March my grandson (Nic) and I went to the San Diego Bird Festival, an annual event put on by the Audubon Society at the Marina Village Conference Center.  Nic and I attended three of the scheduled presentations. The first was a talk on the parrots of San Diego given by Brooke Durham.  Our local […]

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Should I Buy or Lease My Next Car?

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

For some people, the decision whether to buy or lease a car is simply a matter of preference. But which is the better financial decision? To answer this, you must evaluate long-term cash flows and winnow out the (often hidden) costs. This can be difficult to do, especially when the salesman is tapping his finger […]

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St. Vincent’s Recognizes Sisters of Mercy for Contributions to School

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
St. Vincent’s Recognizes Sisters of Mercy for Contributions to School

Celebration in Honor of 50 Years of Service St. Vincent de Paul Parish was established in 1910 and in 1950 St. Vincent de Paul School was founded. Initially, The Dominican Sisters provided much needed support for the school but they were transferred in 1969. Monsignor Peter Mimnagh, the pastor at the time, invited a group […]

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Foster Youth Students Get Recognition from San Diegans

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Foster Youth Students Get Recognition from San Diegans

Promises2Kids hosted its annual Guardian Scholars Award Reception on Wednesday, July 10at the El Cortez Don Room. Over 250 attendees, including Guardian Scholar students, mentors, donors, sponsors and community members attended to honor this year’s Guardian Scholars. Promises2Kids’ Guardian Scholars encourages foster youth to pursue higher education through community college, trade school or a university […]

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Celebrating San Diego’s History Before and Beyond 250 Years

| August 5, 2019 | 1 Comment
Celebrating San Diego’s History Before and Beyond 250 Years

For those of you who are not aware of it, the year of 2019 represents 250 years when San Diego became the first European settlement in the State of California.  Presidio Park, located just above Old Town San Diego, is one of the most significant historical sites on the West Coast.  That’s because, in 1769, […]

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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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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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