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“Day of the Dead” Rises at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
“Day of the Dead” Rises at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town

In honor of one of Mexico’s most vibrant holidays, Old Town icons Bazaar del Mundo and Casa Guadalajara will team up to celebrate Día de los Muertos, Thursday, November 1 through Saturday, November 3. The entrance to Casa Guadalajara will become a marketplace of artisans and merchandise from Bazaar del Mundo, face painting, a life-size […]

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Mezcal Tasting Room and Restaurant Coming to Old Town this Fall 2018 ?

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mezcal Tasting Room and Restaurant Coming to Old Town this Fall 2018 ?

San Diego will receive a mezcal infusion with the arrival of Tahona, opening by early fall 2018 next door to the historic Cemetery of El Campo Santo in Old Town, located at 2414 San Diego Avenue. Plans for this new concept include one of the country’s few proper mezcal tasting rooms, a full-service restaurant serving […]

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Gardening Challenges That Have Become Fulfilling

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gardening Challenges That Have Become Fulfilling

Most of my column’s readers know I have never been a fan of gardening. This stems from my childhood. I loathed sitting at the dinner table, bored to tears, while my parents discussed crab grass and dichondra or bonsai or orchids, depending on which parent had the floor. I still cannot comprehend how they could […]

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Common IRA Mistakes in Retirement and How to Avoid Them

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The most common IRA mistakes made in retirement are easy to avoid. Most come from not understanding the complex rules surrounding Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). Others come from trying to game those rules to avoid paying taxes. As tempting as it might be to try to avoid paying taxes on retirement savings distributions, breaking the […]

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Big Baby Girl Gets a Name

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Big Baby Girl Gets a Name

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park announced that the newest baby elephant born at the Park has been named Mkhaya. The youngest member of the herd—born Sept. 26 to mother Umngani (pronounced OOM-gah-nee)—was named for Mkhaya, a wildlife reserve in the southern African nation of Swaziland. The name follows the Safari Park’s tradition of naming […]

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St. Vincent de Paul School’s Open Houses

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
St. Vincent de Paul School’s Open Houses

In the heart of Mission Hills, St. Vincent de Paul School is a Catholic, co-educational, school with a family based community. Founded in 1949, St. Vincent’s provides a high quality education in a small school environment while building good character and instilling Catholic values. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, St. Vincent’s […]

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Rady Children’s Ice Rink Opens for Skaters of All Ages

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Rady Children’s Ice Rink Opens for Skaters of All Ages

Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary and Liberty Station welcome San Diegans to kick off the holiday season with outdoor ice skating at the Rady Children’s Ice Rink at Liberty Station beginning Saturday, Nov. 17 and closing Sunday, Jan. 6. Net proceeds benefit psychosocial services in the Rady Children’s Hospital’s Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. […]

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Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Is About the Gas Tax and To Protect Us From Unauthorized Spending

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the past year, some of us who believe that our state government has become greedy and frivolous about our tax dollars have decided to “push back.” It’s because we don’t believe the state government (Governor Brown and certain assembly members) should make bold and expensive decisions that impact us without our involvement and consent. […]

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Father Joe’s Villages 17th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages 17th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K

Before they fill their plates with Thanksgiving dinner, more than 7,500 people will run and walk in Father Joe’s Villages’ annual Thanksgiving Day 5k to help local individuals and families who are homeless access the nutrition they need. Father Joe’s Villages’ Thanksgiving Day 5K starts at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, November 22 at El Prado and […]

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California State Parks to Construct a New Outdoor Space at Old Town San Diego

| October 3, 2018 | 1 Comment
California State Parks to Construct a New Outdoor Space at Old Town San Diego

California State Parks and Senator President pro Tempore Toni Atkins hosted a press conference at 10 a.m. Monday, September 24, to announce the transformation of a Caltrans’ District 11 Office Complex (Complex) in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park (Old Town) into a new public open space, located at 2829 Juan Street in Old […]

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