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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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Concert for a Cause

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Concert for a Cause

At 6:30 p.m., Friday, August 10, the Carlsbad Museum of Making Music hosts a very special benefit concert at the Music Box (1337 India Street) in San Diego featuring two GRAMMY-winning artists: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall. A legendary trumpet player, Alpert’s musicianship earned him five #1 hits, nine Grammy Awards, 15 gold albums, 14 […]

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7th Annual U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge Takes Place on the Waterfront

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
7th Annual U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge Takes Place on the Waterfront

One of the top 20 “Must See” seaside festivals in the world according to American Express and USA Today’s 10 Best, the U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge and Dimensional Art Exposition will return to San Diego’s downtown waterfront for 4 days, Friday, August 31 through Tuesday, September 3. Presented by The Port of San Diego, this […]

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Buffalo Soldiers Celebrate Anniversary of the First Regiment Formation

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Buffalo Soldiers Celebrate Anniversary of the First Regiment Formation

On July 24 delegates celebrating the 152nd anniversary of the formation of the Buffalo Soldier Regiment visited the Casa del Rey Morro African American Museum on Congress Street in Old Town San Diego. The Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce/Business Improvement District President, Fred Grand joined in the celebration with other supporters and presented […]

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What Now?

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

My Ode to a Romanian Immigrant by Laura Walcher Iris Bloom in Central Park (A poetic and personal history ) Time comes for her in small cocoons, One child or another of us; or her melancholy memory of her husband – scenes of the city in which she lived, knowing her generous and boundless energy […]

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Old House Finds a New Home In Mission Hills

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Old House Finds a New Home In Mission Hills

If you stayed up past midnight on Saturday, June 30th, you may have witnessed a once in a lifetime event: a vintage house moving into Mission Hills. That night, the historically-designated Henry B. Jones House, slowly made its way on a tractor-trailer from its original site in Hillcrest to its new home on Ibis Street […]

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Keeping It Cool in Mission Hills

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Keeping It Cool in Mission Hills

by Mission Hills BID The weather is at record setting highs with off-the-chart humidity as we try to fit all we have to share into the space allowed. With “hot” on our minds, following are some worthy mentions. Hot Event Save-the-Date: Each August the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) takes a break from its […]

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Exercises to Cure “Tech Neck”

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you heard of “tech neck”? More people than ever are suffering from this problem due to the long hours spent looking down at phones, tablets, and laptops. If this issue is not resolved, it may lead to chronic pain and even permanent changes in your skeletal structure. However, there are some exercises that you […]

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Whistleblower Tips Prompt Demand for Public Records Release on Waste, Fraud and Abuse of Gas Tax Funds

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

After receiving numerous tips from whistleblowers about misuse of taxpayer funds in California state and local transportation agencies, the Yes on Prop 6 – Gas Tax Repeal Campaign today announced that it has issued 16 separate demands for data and records pursuant to the California Public Records Act (Government Code Section 6250 et seq.). One […]

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Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego Returns in September

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego Returns in September

Historic Old Town San Diego will once again be the site of the 14th annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego. Hosted by the Old Town Chamber of Commerce, the popular free weekend arts festival will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September […]

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