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Local Philanthropic Organization Raises $1.5 Million at 2019 Gala

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Local Philanthropic Organization Raises $1.5 Million at 2019 Gala

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) raised a record-setting $1.5 million at its annual Heart and Soul Gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine on April 6. The signature benefit highlighted the nonprofit’s work to provide resources and support to more than 32,000 San Diegans of all ages, faiths and backgrounds. “The […]

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Father Joe’s Villages’ 35th Annual Gala to Help Children Reach for the Stars

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages’ 35th Annual Gala to Help Children Reach for the Stars

From 5:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, May 4, Father Joe’s Villages will host the 35th annual Children’s Charity Gala to support life-changing services for children and families experiencing homelessness, spanning from preschool to medical care. The 2019 Children’s Charity Gala is titled Reach for the Stars, and organizers expect more than 400 people to gather […]

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San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Seussical”

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Seussical”

San Diego Junior Theatre, the nation’s longest-running youth theatre program, is proud to present “Seussical,” directed by Susan Jordan DeLeon, musically directed by William Ah Sing and choreographed by Marc Caro. “Seussical” showcases San Diego performers, musicians and technicians all ranging in age from eight to 18. The production runs through Sunday, May 12 at […]

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My Life in Books & Literature

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
My Life in Books & Literature

Twenty years ago, maybe, I spoke on “My Life in Books & Literature.” I gave the speech three times – at Barnes & Noble at Grossmont Center and La Jolla, and to a women’s book club at First United Methodist Church of San Diego. The first went extremely well. The second, not so much. The […]

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The Making of an Executive Chef

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Making of an Executive Chef

The days of the celebrity chef with an outsized, forceful personality are over. A new wave of thoughtful, collaborative executive chefs is moving the pendulum toward a congenial team approach for the benefit of the dining public. Among them is The Patio Group’s (TPG) new Corporate Executive Chef Jarrod Moiles, recently appointed to lead TPG’s […]

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Ballast Point Hosts “Made in San Diego Block Party” to Celebrate San Diego Roots

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Ballast Point Hosts “Made in San Diego Block Party” to Celebrate San Diego Roots

Local award-winning brewery Ballast Point and the Little Italy Association of San Diego will host the “Made in San Diego Block Party” from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 30 on India St, W Ivy St, and W Juniper St surrounding the Ballast Point Little Italy Tasting Room. The event will celebrate the San […]

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Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain

The San Diego Museum of Art, located at 1450 El Prado in Balboa Park, presents the exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, featuring more than 100 outstanding works by leading artists from Spain and its global territories during the pivotal years of around 1600 to 1750. On view May 18, 2019 through […]

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Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz Participates in ArtWalk’s Philanthropic Program

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz Participates in ArtWalk’s Philanthropic Program

Mission Federal ArtWalk is hosting a Surfboard Art Auction in partnership with Rerip, a nonprofit organization that specializes in repurposing surfboards to minimize waste. The auction will benefit ArtReach, Mission Federal ArtWalk’s nonprofit partner that delivers visual arts education to underserved K-8 schools throughout San Diego County. “With Rerip’s generous donation, artists are able to […]

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17th Annual National March for Meals on Wheels

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
17th Annual National March for Meals on Wheels

San Diego County will be participating in a month-long, community-by-community celebration of Meal on Wheels and to assist vulnerable seniors who rely on the vital service to remain independent at home. The entire month of March, local San Diego restaurants will participate in “MOW”jito Madness & More. Local eateries and bars will have delicious specialty […]

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Just in Time for Foster Youth’s 6th Annual Celebration

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT) will hold its 6th Annual Walk the Talk fundraising celebration from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, March 23, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, to raise awareness and resources for transition age foster youth in San Diego County. The theme of this year’s event […]

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