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San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Presents its 9th Annual Fairly Tales in the Park

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Presents its 9th Annual Fairly Tales in the Park

The historic San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (SDCYB) in Balboa Park is presenting its 9th Annual Fairy Tales in the Park to highlight the production and as a fundraiser. The event takes place at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Saturday, August 19; and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., Sunday, August 20 at the Casa del […]

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Your Voice Does Matter

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

It has been a busy month of community challenges and opportunities. Hillcrest residents and business owners are dealing with SANDAG’s proposal to eliminate parking spaces (upward of 100) for more bike paths. Mission Hills residents and visitors are fighting to keep MTS from eliminating the 83-bus route. Concerned residents of Mission Hills and Old Town […]

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Historic Carousel in Balboa Park is Purchased by Local Nonprofit

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Historic Carousel in Balboa Park is Purchased by Local Nonprofit

Friends of Balboa Park, a local nonprofit organization, has announced that it is acquiring the historic Balboa Park Carousel that has entertained San Diegans since 1913. The sale closed escrow on June 30, 2017, and will poise the nonprofit to maintain uninterrupted operation of the Balboa Park Carousel. “The carousel was one of very few […]

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Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

In a remote area of northern Kenya, a team of conservationists and veterinarians are collaborating on a unique project that will allow them to gather in-depth information on the habits of Kenya’s threatened reticulated giraffe population. The science team, made up of personnel from multiple conservation organizations, has attached solar-powered GPS satellite tracking devices to […]

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Costly 401(k) Mistakes That Could Wipe Out Your Retirement Plan

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

We were recently asked to help someone who had a very unusual problem with her 401(k). While the combination of problems was unusual, the situation illustrated several common mistakes people make. In this case the combination of mistakes compounded into a nightmare. Hopefully, after reading this article, you’ll be able to avoid that result. Here’s […]

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What Now?

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twitterati I’ve finally figured out why, when I’m a proven, award-winning winning writer, I’m stlll not rich and famous: I have utterly failed to master the “art” of the tweet. You have to hand it to tweeters: like Mr, Trump, you get to issue a completely untrue, rash notion (“… the United States is the […]

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Dental Care for Tir Na Nog Horses

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dental Care for Tir Na Nog Horses

This past June, the annual Dental Day at Horses of Tir Na Nog took place. Forty-four of our sanctuary equines had their dental needs addressed, their weights checked, and receive dewormers and vaccinations. Adult horses have between 36 to 44 teeth, depending on if a horse has retained its canine and wolf teeth. Horses’ teeth […]

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God Bless America

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
God Bless America

From as early as I can remember, the month of July has had important significance in my life. It is a constant reminder that I am an American and have rights and liberties that I should never take for granted. I hope that all Americans feel the same. It is also a time to remember […]

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The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival Returns to San Diego

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival Returns to San Diego

After a 12-year hiatus, the San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival presented by Payne Pest Management and Rainbow Promotions returns to San Diego Friday, July 7 through Sunday, July 9 at the picturesque Embarcadero Marina Park North. The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival celebrates the long-lived musical style and features a great line-up of hot summer […]

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Punching out Racism, Gang Violence and Mistrust of the Police

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Punching out Racism, Gang Violence and Mistrust of the Police

ABC (Any Body Can) Youth Foundation, a non-profit organization established in 1957 by World Boxing Champion Archie Moore, partners with Boys To Men Mentoring in a community boxing session hosted by Claudia and Bill Allen of Allen Airways Flying Museum. Chief Shelley Zimmerman and members of the SDPD along with Supervisor Dianne Jacob will participate […]

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