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Painting the Gaslamp Quarter with Messages of Hope and Resilience

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Painting the Gaslamp Quarter with Messages of Hope and Resilience

Several Gaslamp businesses that temporarily shuttered in light of California’s Stay-at-Home Order covered their windows with plywood during the shutdown. Now, as the neighborhood begins to reopen, flowers have begun to bloom on the boarded-up shops. “As city lights have dimmed worldwide, these murals offer a sense of brightness for the Gaslamp and surrounding neighborhoods,” […]

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Fatherly Advice

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fatherly Advice

For all of us who have had loving, caring and resourceful fathers in our lives, we know the loss we feel when they are no longer with us.  That void, no matter how recent or long ago it occurred, still seems to resonate in our lives.  However, somehow, Dad’s words of encouragement and fatherly advice […]

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Social Isolation: Spotting the Signs and Opening Minds of Your Senior Loved Ones

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
Social Isolation: Spotting the Signs and Opening Minds of Your Senior Loved Ones

By Simona Valanciute, San Diego Oasis If you’re the caretaker of a parent or other elderly relative, it can be challenging to convince your loved one to try something new. However, what you may perceive as stubbornness could be a sign they are experiencing social isolation, which poses serious risks to their health and wellbeing. Social distancing, […]

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“Live From The Lizard Lounge”

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
“Live From The Lizard Lounge”

Diversionary presents their on-line, streaming, cabaret production of “Live From The Lizard Louge” at 7 p.m., Saturday, May 9, starring Kirsten “Kiki” deLohr Helland and Justin Huertas of the original cast of Diversionary’s popular “Lizard Boy,” (winner: Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical). From the ashes of Mount St. Helens emerged a monster with […]

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NAVWAR Pursues Major Transformation of Its Campus Facility

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
NAVWAR Pursues Major Transformation of Its Campus Facility

NAVWAR is a major tenant at Naval Base Point Loma Old Town Campus (NBPL OTC). It is comprised of 70.5 acres (48.7 acres OTC Site 1 and 21.8 acre OTC Site 2). NBPL OTC is approximately 1.5 miles from downtown San Diego and 1/2 mile to San Diego International Airport, and is located in the […]

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“Stop Undermining Democracy Now”

| March 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Jim Bates, Retired, Democratic City Councilman, County Supervisor and Congressman “Stop Undermining Democracy Now” (SUDN) is calling on the United States Congress to introduce a Constitutional Amendment to require a 2/3rds affirmative vote of Members of the House of Representatives, instead of a simple majority, to “impeach” the President of the United States of […]

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Cancer…When It Hits Home

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Cancer…When It Hits Home

Dad Shares His Story About His Daughter with Cancer Last month, I learned briefly about the Seany Foundation, an organization that offers programs for children affected by cancer. These programs are free to relieve the financial burden of cancer and give families the opportunity to connect with those faced with a similar situation. I also […]

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Old McDonald Had a Farm

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Old McDonald Had a Farm

An elderly stallion, a llama, a donkey, a goat, and a turkey all arrived at Horses of Tir Na Nog on Saturday, August 10. Animal Services, as part of a large neglect case, rescued all of these animals. As a result of medical concerns, they had been transferred to the care of Horses of Tir […]

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Historical Lecture of the Balboa Park Carousel

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Historical Lecture of the Balboa Park Carousel

Local nonprofit Friends of Balboa Park will be hosting a historical lecture about the historical significance of the iconic Balboa Park Carousel and Friends’ plans for its future. The event, which takes place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August at the Balboa Park Carousel, located at 1889 Zoo Place in Balboa Park, will […]

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We Can All Benefit From Motherly Advice

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

For those of us with loving mothers who have provided unconditional love and lots of important guidance, we know that May is the month to recognize them and their contributions to our upbringing.  Even though I recognize my mother in different ways during this month, she is on my mind constantly.  That’s because she was […]

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