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13th Annual Fine Arts Festival, ArtWalk at Liberty Station, Returns August 11-12

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
13th Annual Fine Arts Festival, ArtWalk at Liberty Station, Returns August 11-12

ArtWalk @ Liberty Station will return to Ingram Plaza for its 13th year on Saturday, August 11 and Sunday, August 12 in the Arts District at Liberty Station. ArtWalk @ Liberty Station will be held at Liberty Station’s Ingram Plaza, 2751 Dewey Road, San Diego, CA 92106.The fine art festival will run from 10 a.m. […]

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Soft Succulents That Are Easy to Handle

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Soft Succulents That Are Easy to Handle

Jeff Moore spoke to the San Diego Horticultural Society about succulents that “do NOT draw blood.” While succulents is not a scientific term, it has come to mean fleshy plants that store moisture. Many of these have such pretty leaves that flowers are unnecessary to enhance your garden. Best of all, Moore says succulents have […]

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Giant Panda Xiao Liwu Turns Six

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Giant Panda Xiao Liwu Turns Six

Giant panda Xiao Liwu (pronounced “sshyaoww lee woo”) turned six-years old this past month, and the San Diego Zoo held a “Super Hero for Wildlife” conservation-themed birthday celebration to honor the much-visited white-and-black bear. Zoo guests and animal care staff packed the Barlin-Kahn Family Panda Trek and watched as Xiao Liwu—also known as “Mr. Wu” […]

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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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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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Social Security and Longevity

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every year, the Trustees for Social Security release a report which discusses the funding of the Social Security program. While it’s possible that Congress may enact changes to the Social Security program at some point in the future, we can’t predict how (or even if) that might take shape. With the caveat that there is […]

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Do You Know What Workout Moves Are Best for Your Body?

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

It is hard to go wrong when you are trying to decide which workout moves to do, but there are some that are a bit better than others. You’ve already taken the right first step by deciding to work out, so you are doing well, but some similar exercises have bigger differences than you may […]

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Save Our Bees!

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Save Our Bees!

I have attended three lectures on bees since I began writing this column. Years ago, a speaker gave an anecdotal talk to Mission Hills Garden Club about how she and her sister took over their father’s hives after his death. A few years later, at the San Diego Horticultural Society a speaker from UCSD brought […]

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Point Loma Teen Leads “MayMatters” Community Service Fundraiser

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
Point Loma Teen Leads “MayMatters” Community Service Fundraiser

The School for Entrepreneurship & Technology (SET High) announces “MayMatters,” an inaugural community service and fundraising initiative that encourages social entrepreneurism and assists local charities and their school. Not only do students, their friends, and their family members spend time volunteering, but also raise funds for the organizations as well. It’s a new twist on […]

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The New Mission Hills-Hillcrest Branch Library Expands in Size and Content

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
The New Mission Hills-Hillcrest Branch Library Expands in Size and Content

Due for completion of construction September 2018, and to open in January 2019, the Harley and Bessie Knox Library of Mission Hills and Hillcrest will be one-story with two stories of underground parking. In addition to shelves of books, it will include a children’s area, computers, media, media-making such as 3-D printers and other technology, […]

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