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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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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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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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Thinking Way Outside The Box

| April 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
Thinking Way Outside The Box

Every day I am amazed by the announcements I receive from people dealing with issues impacting our world. A lot of time and resources have been allotted to changing the status quo and to bring about meaningful and quantifiable results. What I find most refreshing is that people in our world are actually willing to […]

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Fiesta de Reyes Cinco de Mayo Folklorico Festival Features Headliner Talent

| April 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Fiesta de Reyes Cinco de Mayo Folklorico Festival Features Headliner Talent

The Fiesta de Reyes Cinco De Mayo Folklorico Festival is set to celebrate 10 years of entertainment, culture and family-friendly fun in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park this coming Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5.As they have every year for a decade, dancers from throughout Southern California and Baja will meet and compete during the festival on Cinco de Mayo weekend. Along with circus performers, crafts and other entertainers throughout the state park, the festival will feature a two-day folklórico competition that will light up an immense.Folklórico is a traditional Latin American dance that emphasizes local folk culture with ballet characteristics…

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What Now?

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Peacemaker Awards to Honor Those That Communicate, Collaborate and Connect While the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), in this 31st year of Peacemaker, continues to uphold and expand its mission of peacemaking, we fear the “world” is not keeping pace. Still, its current list of awardees, its creative new programs, worthy and compelling – […]

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Ballast Point Hosts “Made in San Diego Block Party” to Celebrate San Diego Roots

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Ballast Point Hosts “Made in San Diego Block Party” to Celebrate San Diego Roots

Local award-winning brewery Ballast Point and the Little Italy Association of San Diego will host the “Made in San Diego Block Party” from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 30 on India St, W Ivy St, and W Juniper St surrounding the Ballast Point Little Italy Tasting Room. The event will celebrate the San […]

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Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain

The San Diego Museum of Art, located at 1450 El Prado in Balboa Park, presents the exhibition Art & Empire: The Golden Age of Spain, featuring more than 100 outstanding works by leading artists from Spain and its global territories during the pivotal years of around 1600 to 1750. On view May 18, 2019 through […]

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Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz Participates in ArtWalk’s Philanthropic Program

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz Participates in ArtWalk’s Philanthropic Program

Mission Federal ArtWalk is hosting a Surfboard Art Auction in partnership with Rerip, a nonprofit organization that specializes in repurposing surfboards to minimize waste. The auction will benefit ArtReach, Mission Federal ArtWalk’s nonprofit partner that delivers visual arts education to underserved K-8 schools throughout San Diego County. “With Rerip’s generous donation, artists are able to […]

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17th Annual National March for Meals on Wheels

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
17th Annual National March for Meals on Wheels

San Diego County will be participating in a month-long, community-by-community celebration of Meal on Wheels and to assist vulnerable seniors who rely on the vital service to remain independent at home. The entire month of March, local San Diego restaurants will participate in “MOW”jito Madness & More. Local eateries and bars will have delicious specialty […]

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