Tag: Old Town San Diego

Buffalo Soldiers Celebrate Anniversary of the First Regiment Formation

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Buffalo Soldiers Celebrate Anniversary of the First Regiment Formation

On July 24 delegates celebrating the 152nd anniversary of the formation of the Buffalo Soldier Regiment visited the Casa del Rey Morro African American Museum on Congress Street in Old Town San Diego. The Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce/Business Improvement District President, Fred Grand joined in the celebration with other supporters and presented […]

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Mission Hills Residents Speak Up on Behalf of Presidio Park

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Residents Speak Up on Behalf of Presidio Park

This past month, a large group of Mission Hills’ residents who live in the Presidio Hills area went before the Mission Hills Town Council trustees to voice their serious concerns regarding the physical condition of the park and the increasing number of homeless encampments that are becoming a common problem. They also shared the fact […]

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Presidio Hills Golf Course Restoration for the 250th Commemoration of California

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Presidio Hills Golf Course Restoration for the 250th Commemoration of California

Some San Diegans don’t realize just how popular our City is to people around the country. Whenever I travel outside of San Diego, which is frequently, I hear the same comment from people I meet, “I love San Diego and wish I could live there.” Unfortunately, those of us who live here sometimes forget how […]

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Old Town State Historic Park to Expand Las Posadas

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Old Town State Historic Park to Expand Las Posadas

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park will be decked out in historic holiday finery this year and will be the scene of an expanded Las Posadas celebration this year on Saturday, December 9. Now in its 67th year in Old Town, the annual Las Posadas procession is a walking reenactment of what is traditionally […]

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Bus Service For Mission Hills is Saved With Significant Cuts

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bus Service For Mission Hills is Saved With Significant Cuts

by Patricia Paylor and Sharon Gehl People in Mission Hills got involved and saved the 83 bus line from being completely eliminated, but the service hours were cut. The MTS board voted on September 21 to cut service hours to approximately 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They also voted to eliminate the Washington Street segment […]

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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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Colorful Folk Art and Mexican Pottery at Bazaar del Mundo’s Latin American Festival

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Colorful Folk Art and Mexican Pottery at Bazaar del Mundo’s Latin American Festival

Folk artists from Oaxaca, Jalisco, Peru, El Salvador and more will convene at the Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops, Friday through Saturday, August 4 to 6 in Old Town San Diego. The annual San Diego event presents one of the nation’s most extensive collections of […]

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Write Out Loud Holds 8th Annual TwainFest

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Write Out Loud Holds 8th Annual TwainFest

Write Out Loud, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience, presents the 8th Annual TwainFest to take place on Saturday, August 19th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. New this year, […]

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Old Town San Diego Welcomes Trillion Jewels

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Old Town San Diego Welcomes Trillion Jewels

This past February I was informed of a new business that had moved in to Old Town San Diego, a short drive from my house. So I reached out to the new tenants and quickly learned of their recent move to San Diego via Ireland. While visiting with Lisa and Neil Ward I quickly learned […]

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Art is a Mind-Expanding Exploration

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Art is a Mind-Expanding Exploration

No two people look at any piece of art and see exactly the same thing. The lack of words opens the personal tunnel of interpretation. A new artist who has moved to San Diego and into a small but engaging gallery in Old Town graces our neighborhood with both the freedom to see with our […]

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