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Creative Catalyst Fund Selects 10 Local Artists for Fellowships

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Creative Catalyst Fund Selects 10 Local Artists for Fellowships

The San Diego Foundation Creative Catalyst Fund has announced its 2015 Individual Artist Fellowship Program recipients, giving 10 local artists the opportunity to advance their careers while encouraging civic engagement in San Diego. Artist fellows each receive a 12-month, $20,000 grant with the impact of that investment reaching beyond the individual. The Creative Catalyst program […]

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Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates 10 Years

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates 10 Years

The Tet Festival Returns to Mira Mesa The upcoming annual San Diego Tet Festival will be the Vietnamese-American Youth Alliance’s (VAYA) 10th year operating. To celebrate this milestone, the group is planning a bigger celebration than previous years. “To be around and going strong after 10 years is a testament to VAYA’s core mission, which […]

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Mother of Balboa Park

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mother of Balboa Park

Katherine Olivia Sessions Yesterday a local San Diegan saw me reading a book written by Kate Sessions. She asked who Kate was. I was surprised. I thought every San Diegan should know who this woman was and what she accomplished for San Diego. Obviously, what I know not everyone else has learned. I’ve had the […]

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Balboa Park 2015 Centennial Celebration

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, dozens of museums, performing arts organizations, garden clubs, and other cultural attractions in Balboa Park are making 2015 a year to remember. Literally hundreds of events are planned over the course of the year, some running throughout 2015, others lasting only a few days […]

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Thirty Dogs Are Impounded

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Thirty Dogs Are Impounded

This past month, thirty dogs were impounded and are under the care of County Animal Services after they were removed from a home in San Ysidro. Animal Control Officers were conducting a yearly inspection of the property to make sure the owners had not exceeded a six-adult-dog limit that was imposed following a public nuisance […]

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A Salute to American Jazz Greats

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A Salute to American Jazz Greats

Classics 4 Kids announces their February Family & Group Concert –A Salute to American Jazz Greats, Sunday, Feb. 22 at 2:00 p.m. at the historic Balboa Theatre, downtown in the Gaslamp. General admission is $10 for kids and $15 for adults, with premium seating (plus give-away) for $15 (kids 16 and under) and $20 (adults). […]

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MADCAPS San Diego Announces 55th Annual Benefit Show

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MADCAPS San Diego Announces 55th Annual Benefit Show

Mothers and Daughters Club Assisting Philanthropies (MADCAPS) will celebrate 55 years of community service with its annual benefit show Thursday, March 12 through Saturday, March 14 at Brown Chapel on the campus of Point Loma Nazarene University. The theme for the 55th anniversary show is “MADCAPS in Motion” and will feature several different styles of […]

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Ground Breaking Takes Place for a New Urban Discovery Academy

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Ground Breaking Takes Place for a New Urban Discovery Academy

KCM Group, a full-service construction management and consulting firm, recently announced that construction is underway on the Urban Discovery Academy. The K-8 public charter school will be permanently located at Silo-Makers Quarter in the heart of San Diego’s East Village neighborhood. “Urban Discovery Academy is fortunate to reach an important milestone in the construction process,” […]

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Old Town Gift Company to Host Series of Book Signings in 2015

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Old Town Gift Company to Host Series of Book Signings in 2015

Old Town Gift Co., one of 19 shops in the Fiesta de Reyes courtyard in Old Town, will host a series of book-signing events this year, featuring author and native San Diegan Raquel Perez. The first event will be held from 4 to 6 p.m., Saturday, February 21, and Perez will be signing her historical […]

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Love is in the Air

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Trish Watlington, president of Mission Hills Business Improvement District During the month of February expressions of love are everywhere. Around the world lovers –serious and casual — young and old — celebrate. And, I’d wager a bet that if they knew about Mission Hills they’d wish they could spend Valentine’s Day with us. We […]

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