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Father Joe’s Villages Announces 16th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K

| October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Announces 16th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K

Local tradition to provide one million meals to individuals and families who are homeless Before filling up on Thanksgiving dinner, more than 7,500 runners and walkers are expected to lace up their sneakers for San Diego’s original turkey trot: Father Joe’s Villages’ Thanksgiving Day 5K. As one of San Diego’s largest homeless services providers, Father […]

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Dia De Los Muertos November 1 and 2, 2017

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dia De Los Muertos November 1 and 2, 2017

Commemorate Day of the Dead, Wednesday and Thursday, November 1 and 2 by touring the museums and shops within Old Town San Diego to see and experience dramatic and festive Day of the Dead altars. Live entertainment is also planned in many locations throughout Old Town. Candle light procession begins at 6 p.m. Dia De […]

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Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride San Diego, 2017

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride San Diego, 2017

1936 Nimbus Type C Photograph by Stephan Grotegut The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR) is an annual, world-wide motorcycle charity event. DGR has raised over 8 million dollars since 2013. This year’s event should have over 70,000 riders, in 600 cities across 95 Countries. DGR has teamed up with Movember Foundation (us.movember.com) to raise awareness for prostate cancer and men’s mental health issues. […]

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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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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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3nd Annual VanGo! STEAM Festival on Date Street in Little Italy

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
3nd Annual VanGo! STEAM Festival on Date Street in Little Italy

 The 3rd annual VanGo! Soapbox Derby and STEAM Festival will take place on Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event celebrates science, technology and the arts at Washington Elementary School. The festival is a free, family-friendly event that includes a Soapbox Derby, live musical and visual arts performances; interactive kid-friendly activities; […]

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Mother’s Day and Celebrating Families

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mother’s Day and Celebrating Families

As I was envisioning my plans for May and getting ready for some of the events that are a part of this month, I was reminded of the most meaningful day that we celebrate, Mother’s Day. For those of us with Mothers who have been so important in our lives, we are grateful to be […]

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Belmont Park’s Easter Bash

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Belmont Park’s Easter Bash

One festive day, three ways to play Back by popular demand, Belmont Park will stage their fifth annual Easter Egg Hunt on the beach as well as a hunt within the park itself on Easter Sunday, April 16. There will be even more prizes and fun to be had by everyone this year. What is […]

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Fab Cakes Wins Three Food Network’s Cake Wars

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fab Cakes Wins Three Food Network’s Cake Wars

This past month I learned of the only bakery to accomplish an impressive honor. Fab Cakes in Mission Hills has the talent, skills, creativity and passion to win three Food Network’s Cake Wars. They are amazing. In 2015, Fab Cakes competed in the D.C. Comics episode and won. In 2016, Fab Cakes competed in the […]

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From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

Last month, the San Diego Humane Society became part of a life-saving journey to rescue 92 Yorkies from a residence in San Diego County. Now the number of dogs rescued has grown to 123 (114 dogs and nine puppies). According to the San Diego Humane Society, it is not unusual for hoarders to hide animals […]

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