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Tag: Laura Walcher

What Now? Game’s On!

| December 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

by Inga, Humor Columnist, La Jolla Light & Laura Walcher, Humor Columnist, Presidio Sentinel Inga: At the San Diego Press Club Journalism Awards in 2010, the first year that my column in the La Jolla Light was eligible, I won second place in the Humor division after Laura Walcher, who writes for the Presidio Sentinel. […]

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PRSA Recognizes J. Walcher Communications with Top Industry Awards

| November 2, 2012 | 0 Comments
PRSA Recognizes J. Walcher Communications with Top Industry Awards

San Diego-based PR agency J. Walcher Communications (JWC) has received four Edward L. Bernays Awards from the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), San Diego/Imperial Counties Chapter. Laura Walcher of JWC also received The Eva Irving Community Service Award. The JWC team received two Silver Mark of Excellence awards for “Events & Observances Seven Days […]

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What Now? The Sillies, or the Willies

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

I forget to pray for the angels, and the angels forget to pray for us … Item:  I’ve already attempted to diagnose Barney, our Cairn Terrier’s evil obsession with the parking meter scooters – or their drivers? –  but sadly, I continue to fail in this mission. Yet I have stopped fretting about it, even […]

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What Now? Vinole’s Horn: It’s A Blast!

| July 31, 2012 | 4 Comments
What Now? Vinole’s Horn: It’s A Blast!

Rey Vinole, master trumpet player and teacher, taught dozens of San Diego musicians as he launched and led the Mission Bay High School Jazz Band for 26 years. To his credit, it’s still going strong under the direction of Jean Paul Balmat, the school’s music director, and one of Vinole’s former students. Vinole’s a man […]

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Peacemaker Awards 2012

| February 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Peacemaker Awards 2012

On Thursday, February 16, the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) will present its 24th Annual Peacemaker Awards.  We Talked with Steven P. Dinkin, NCRC’s president. LW:  This is Peacemaker’s 24th year!  What inspired Peacemaker? How has it changed over the years? SD:  NCRC’s Peacemaker Awards promotes the concept and the possibility of resolving conflict through […]

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Off My Desk, 2011

| November 3, 2011 | 0 Comments

My annual search through my tidbit collection yields … items: Bad: No one to blame? Blame the media. Newt Ginrich either didn’t have his cheat-sheet ready or just didn’t like the question. When debate interviewers (understandably) asked the candidates their opinions re healthcare, he scowled: “You want to puff this up into some giant thing?” […]

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Gotta Dance! Meet John Malashock

| October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments
Gotta Dance!  Meet John Malashock

  To meet John Malashock, that lean, limber, sunny man, you really might think right away, “this guy’s a dancer!” Voila! His dance company has presented dramatic, thrilling dance for near 25 years. John lives in Mission Hills with his wife, Nina. Their son, Duncan, 28, is a visual artist in Brooklyn. We talked: LW. […]

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