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“Causeplay” Brings joy of Comic Con back to San Diego

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
“Causeplay” Brings joy of Comic Con back to San Diego

In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic forced the San Diego Comic Con to pivot to an all-online format. Gone were the lines, the crowds, the panels, and the cosplayers. One of the responses to that by fans of the convention was the creation of the San Diego Comic Con Shrine next to the Tin Fish Restaurant […]

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A Mother of Three Needs Blood Donors With Extremely Rare Blood Type

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
A Mother of Three Needs Blood Donors With Extremely Rare Blood Type

Stacie Buechel, a San Diego mother of three was recently diagnosed with bone cancer and needs blood transfusions as part of her treatment.  Unfortunately, her situation is complicated because she has a rare blood type. Stacie needs blood from donors who have A+ (A positive), O- (O negative) or O+ (O positive) blood that also […]

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National Blood Donor Month Highlights Need for Donations

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
National Blood Donor Month Highlights Need for Donations

San Diego Blood Bank (SDBB), the local blood bank serving San Diego County, is celebrating National Blood Donor Month throughout January by inviting eligible individuals to donate blood and convalescent plasma in 2021 with the goal of creating a robust supply that can meet local hospital patient needs. National Blood Donor Month has been observed […]

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Comic-Con@Home and San Diego Blood Bank sponsor annual Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive

| July 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
Comic-Con@Home and San Diego Blood Bank sponsor annual Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive

San Diego, CA: For 43 years San Diego Comic-Con has held an annual blood drive honoring the legendary science fiction author Robert A. Heinlein. Since 1976 more than 25,000 pints of blood have been donated by Con participants, impacting more than 75,000 lives. In spite of the cancellation of the in-person event, Comic-Con@Home, in conjunction […]

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OMSurf 25th Annual Classic Longboard Surfing Contest

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Old Mission Beach Athletic Club (OMBAC) is calling all surf enthusiasts to grab their vintage surfboards and gather for a nostalgic competition at the North Side of Crystal Pier, Pacific Beach. The 25th Annual Classic Longboard Surfing Contest will take place on Saturday, September 15. Proceeds from the event go to benefit Drowning Prevention […]

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What Have You Done With the Life You Were Given?

| December 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
What Have You Done With the Life You Were Given?

“Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” – Distinguished Theologian I am sure we can all agree that there are days […]

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