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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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2nd Annual San Diego Pin & Patch Con Brings Presents Wearable Art

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
2nd Annual San Diego Pin & Patch Con Brings Presents Wearable Art

The 2nd Annual San Diego Pin & Patch Con brings the world’s first wearable art convention to San Diego from noon to 6 p.m., June 8 at Montezuma Exhibit Hall at San Diego State University, 6075 Aztec Circle Drive in San Diego. San Diego Pin & Patch Con drew 1,500 attendees and featured more than […]

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Oseas Villatoro Presents Men’s Wear at a Hot New Venue

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Oseas Villatoro Presents Men’s Wear at a Hot New Venue

by Stylishly Aubree Lynn Stylist/Writer/Producer Within the past year Oseas Villatoro has upped his fashion game from women’s wear to solely focusing on men’s wear and landing himself in a boutique on University Avenue in San Diego called Manfest. This store has only men’s wear and carries local designers as well as novelty items. Villatoro […]

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San Diego’s First-Ever Transportable Health Program for People Living on the Streets

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego’s First-Ever Transportable Health Program for People Living on the Streets

Father Joe’s Villages recently announced its new Street Health Program, a part of the Village Health Center at Father Joe’s Villages. This pilot program provides healthcare services directly to people on the streets of San Diego, reaching individuals experiencing homelessness who have not yet sought out help themselves. Thirty percent of individuals experiencing homelessness have […]

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San Diego International Organ Festival

| May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego International Organ Festival

Monday, June 24 through Saturday, August 31, 2019, the Spreckels Organ Society and Artistic Director Raúl Prieto Ramírez present the 32nd annual San Diego International Organ Festival at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, eleven concerts featuring international talent pushing the artistic boundaries of a traditional sound in Balboa Park’s most majestic open air setting. The 2019 Festival opens with a Tribute to […]

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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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