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Take The Hassle Out of Thanksgiving Meals

Take The Hassle Out of Thanksgiving Meals

Juggling holiday cooking while also securing a turkey amidst a national turkey shortage is sure to be a hassle, so here are some Thanksgiving dinner options to eliminate the stress. Join friends and family to give thanks steps from the sand at the Shores Restaurant in La Jolla. Guests can fill their plates with tasteful […]

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Teen Writers’ Plays Will Come Alive in Playwrights Project’s 38th Season

Teen Writers’ Plays Will Come Alive in Playwrights Project’s 38th Season

Playwrights Project invites you to join them at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 12 for Lights Up! Playwrights Take the Stage in-person at the Weingart Performance Annex at the City Heights Library in San Diego. They will announce the winners and finalists of the 2022 California Young Playwrights Contest. Meet the winners and enjoy snippets of the plays to be produced for the 38th season […]

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Warner-Carrillo Stagecoach Rides Offer a Return to History

Warner-Carrillo Stagecoach Rides Offer a Return to History

As the only stage ride in the country like it, the Warner-Carrillo stage rides again! From noon to 4 p.m., Sunday, November 13,a one-of-a-kind celebration of the Old West: stagecoach rides will take place at the 1850’s Warner-Carrillo Ranch House Museum in Warner Springs. Built in 1857 by Vicenta Carrillo, a prominent Californio woman rancher, […]

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Measure C – Exclude the Midway-Pacific Highway Community Plan Area from the 30-Foot Height Limit on Buildings in the Coastal Zone

Sierra Club believes that urban infill projects should be supported when they follow smart planning principles, consider environmental impacts, provide needed public facilities, including parks and open space, and provide a healthful living environment.  Removing the Coastal Height Limit in the Midway- Pacific Highway Community Plan area, as proposed in Measure C, fails to meet […]

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Lifestyle

“Anxious Nation” Released at the Coronado Island Festival

“Anxious Nation” Released at the Coronado Island Festival

Supermodel turned super mogul Kathy Ireland, Academy Award winning documentary filmmaker Vanessa Roth and 21-time New York Times bestselling author Laura Morton presented the world premiere of their documentary, “Anxious Nation,” which took place this past month at the Coronado Island Film Festival.  What sets this film apart?  This film is not celebrity focused by design. While […]

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Animal Artist Book Release Will Benefit Local Rescued Tigers And Bears

Animal Artist Book Release Will Benefit Local Rescued Tigers And Bears

Local San Diego animal artist Sinclair Stratton best known for her colorful pet portraits is releasing her first book of animal paintings called “Always Be Kind to Animals” in an art show and fundraiser from 2 to 5 p.m., Sunday, November 13 at The Studio Door Gallery, 3867 Fourth Avenue, San Diego, CA 92103 benefiting […]

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It’s Open Enrollment Time for Medicare

Every year, those enrolled in Medicare can switch their insurance coverage. Whether you have Original Medicare with a Medicare Supplement (“Medigap”) and a prescription drug policy or Medicare Advantage, this is when you can review your policy and possibly make a change. This annual Open Enrollment period lasts from October 15 through December 7 each […]

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Following Their Heart and Their Dreams

Following Their Heart and Their Dreams

There are people who make a difference in our world, and I get to use my good fortune to let our community know of them.  Bonnie Johnson (Anton) and Bill Anton are likely people you know of.  If not, I value the opportunity to introduce them to you. Bonnie confesses that as a child her […]

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Entertainment

The Old Globe

The Old Globe

The Old Globe announced the full cast and creative team for its 25th annual production of “Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” Globe Resident Artist James Vásquez (“Hair”) directs San Diego’s yuletide favorite musical once again with Andrew Polec reprising his role as The Grinch. The production will run from Wednesday, November 9 to Saturday, December 31, 2022, with the opening on Sunday, November […]

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Cygnet Theatre

Cygnet Theatre

“A Christmas Carol” returns to Cygnet Theatre for its eighth season of cheer. It has become a true holiday favorite, with San Diegans making Scrooge, the Spirits, and the Cratchit family part of their holiday tradition. This year the show features the same warm story of hope and redemption, along with new cast members including a […]

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Talented Musicians Perform at Local Establishments During November

Talented Musicians Perform at Local Establishments During November

Enter the Blue Sky (ETBS) is a trio of dedicated women instrumentalists and vocalists in support of passionate storytelling at its best. Profoundly reflective, their sound is a blend of poetry, and original and unique melodies that make room for reminiscing and musing. Supported by warm inflections and textures, the sincerity of the lyrics and the […]

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64th Annual Las Posadas Takes Place at Heritage Park in Old Town San Diego

64th Annual Las Posadas Takes Place at Heritage Park in Old Town San Diego

Join us for the 64th Annual Las Posadas event in Heritage County Park in Old Town San Diego which takes place at 7 p.m., Friday, December 9 at 2454 Heritage Park Row. Presented by the Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce, Old Town Trolley Tours, and the Mormon Battalion Historic Site, Las Posadas (“the […]

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Animal News

The Hardships of Horse Riding

The Hardships of Horse Riding

October was not my best month.  It began with a stupid mistake on my part.  I was practicing dressage on my friend, Dolly, the lesson horse.  I knew something next door had disturbed her; she jumped a bit to the side.  Normally when this happens, or if she gives a little buck to express displeasure […]

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Besotted by Creatures who Reciprocate the Feeling

Besotted by Creatures who Reciprocate the Feeling

I admit I am besotted by most animals, particularly furry or feathered.  Furry are my favorites because I love touching them.  I can relate most easily to mammals being one myself.  This past week was absolutely fabulous.  The trainer where I take lessons in dressage, a type of horse-back riding, went out of town.  I […]

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Southern White Rhino Calf Receives a New Name 

Southern White Rhino Calf Receives a New Name 

A six-week-old male southern white rhino calf at the Nikita Kahn Rhino Rescue Center at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has been given a name: Neville. The name was chosen by a generous supporter of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance, in honor of a South African doctor who made a positive impact on the […]

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Critically Endangered Orangutan Thriving at the San Diego Zoo

Critically Endangered Orangutan Thriving at the San Diego Zoo

Wildlife care team members at the San Diego Zoo recently celebrated two of the Zoo’s prominent primate residents: Kaja, a critically endangered Sumatran orangutan infant; and his mother, Indah. Following major health complications that left Indah hospitalized after giving birth, wildlife care specialists jumped in to care for Kaja and help nurture him during the critical early weeks of his life.  Due […]

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Education

“Unsung Heroes: The Story of America’s Female Patriots”

“Unsung Heroes: The Story of America’s Female Patriots”

From 5 p.m. to 7:30 pm., Wednesday, November 9, in anticipation of Veterans Day, San Diego nonprofit Foundation for Women Warriors (FFWW) is hosting a free screening of documentary “Unsung Heroes: The Story of America’s Female Patriots. From Academy Award Filmmaker and Executive Producer Ron Howard. This two-hour, two-part documentary highlights the heroic sacrifices of […]

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Comic-Con Museum Premieres Ernest Hemingway-Inspired Exhibit

Comic-Con Museum Premieres Ernest Hemingway-Inspired Exhibit

Balboa Park’s Comic-Con Museum announced that it is expanding its programming with a new exhibit, interactive arts workshops, and participation in Kids Free October. “Our goal at the Comic-Con Museum is to get everyone involved at the museum no matter your age or interests. Through our Makerspace workshops and Kids Free San Diego promotion in […]

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5th Annual PoeFest Presents 10 Nights of Ghostly Interactions

5th Annual PoeFest Presents 10 Nights of Ghostly Interactions

Write Out Loud presents the 5th Annual San Diego PoeFest, in performance from Friday, October 14 through Friday, October 30 at the Villa Montezuma Museum, located at 1925 K St., San Diego 92102. This historic Queen Anne Victorian was named “The Palace of the Arts” by Jessie Shepard, the musician, spiritualist and author who designed […]

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Shining a Light on Human Trafficking – What Can Our Community Do?

Shining a Light on Human Trafficking – What Can Our Community Do?

The San Diego International Film Festival (SdiFF) announced their partnership with Authentic ID and All 4 Humanity Alliance and in their efforts to continue to shine a light on the issue of Human Trafficking San Diego County and beyond. The SDiFF has programmed the film “Exit – A Journey Out of the Heart of Human […]

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Videos

Networking in Covid-19 w/ Steven David Elliot – DavidKamatoy.com Show 2020.10 #PresidioSentinel

Networking in Covid-19 w/ Steven David Elliot – DavidKamatoy.com Show 2020.10 #PresidioSentinel

Multi-creative entrepreneur and television host and producer David Kamatoy has released his latest video from The DavidKamatoy.com Show on networking in the era of Covid 19 with author and entrepreneur Steven David Elliot. In the segment, “Networking in Covid-19 with Steven David Elliot,” the two discuss the creation of Elliot’s networking program, Rockstar Connect, and […]

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How to Google Yourself Properly – KZTC7 DavidKamatoy.com Show

How to Google Yourself Properly – KZTC7 DavidKamatoy.com Show

(San Diego, CA) David Kamatoy, multi-creative entrepreneur and television producer has released his latest video, “How to Google Yourself Properly.” In this video, a segment from the new DavidKamatoy.com Show, he provides tips and suggestions to make searching for your own name on the internet powerful and effective. “People Google, or search, themselves on the […]

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Soul Swapmeet Brings Black Entrepreneurs Together to Showcase Talents

Soul Swapmeet Brings Black Entrepreneurs Together to Showcase Talents

San Diego Soul SwapmeetSaturday November 21, 2020 10a.m.-3p.m. Encore Event Center8253 Ronson RoadSan Diego, CA 92111 Nearly four-dozen Black entrepreneurs gathered to share their goods and services at the Soul Swapmeet held on Saturday, September 19, at the Encore Events Center in Kearny Mesa. The businesses and organizations on hand ran the gamut from art […]

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Little Italy Al Fresco draws thousands to downtown San Diego

Little Italy Al Fresco draws thousands to downtown San Diego

(San Diego, CA) After seemingly innumerable weeks of staying at home to flatten the curve of the Covid-19 pandemic, hundreds of San Diego residents flocked downtown to enjoy the first ever Little Italy Al Fresco event on Saturday, June 13.

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How to attend SDCC 2020 #ComicConatHome

How to attend SDCC 2020 #ComicConatHome

| July 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Full daily schedules can be accessed through the Comic-Con@Home webpage at www.comic-con.org/cci/2020/athome.

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Midway Rising and Other Developers Donate, Then Get Dirty Deals

| November 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

La Prensa broke the story in September that Mayor Gloria took two $50,000 campaign checks from a New York pot farmer to run for mayor. Then Gloria selected Midway Rising company, owned by those two developers, as the Sports Arena mega developer. Since, La Prensa has updated the story to indicate another $480,000 was given […]

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Local Business to Give Away $5,000 to Community Toward Thanksgiving Meal this November

Local Business to Give Away $5,000 to Community Toward Thanksgiving Meal this November

| November 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

CashCo Pawn Shop, dedicated to serving the financial needs of the community through pawning, buying and selling, appraising and consignment, will give away $5,000 in gift cards to the local community this November to help provide Thanksgiving meals. Over the past 20 years, CashCo has given away 2,000 turkeys to San Diego families through its […]

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Volunteers to be Honored at the 26th Star Awards Ceremony

Volunteers to be Honored at the 26th Star Awards Ceremony

| November 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

The San Diego Performing Arts League (SDPAL) is pleased to announce that over 40 volunteers from 28 local performing arts organizations have been selected to be honored this year at the 26th Star Awards on Monday, November 7, 2022. The event will take place at the Bahia Resort and Hotel in Mission Bay and will […]

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Continuing To Share Gratitude this November

| November 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

By Dixie Hall, President of Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops  Many, many thanks to the 31 restaurant owners, chefs, caterers, cheese mongers, brewers, baristas, pizza makers, bakers, and ice cream, gelato and popsicle makers who participated on Wednesday, October 12 and made Taste Mission Hills yet again a successful showcase of what Mission […]

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2022 Shows Highest Mid-Year Violent Crime Rates in Ten Years

2022 Shows Highest Mid-Year Violent Crime Rates in Ten Years

| November 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

Violent crimes reported in the first half of 2022 saw an increase when compared to numbers over the last 10 years, according to a new SANDAG report by the Criminal Justice Research Division, Crime in the San Diego Region Mid–Year 2022 Statistics.   The new report found the number of reported homicides and robberies increased by four […]

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All Things “Holiday” are at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops & Restaurants

All Things “Holiday” are at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops & Restaurants

| November 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

A lively and colorful entry to San Diego’s Old Town community, Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops (4133 Taylor Street, San Diego, CA 92110; 619-296-3161) have been one of San Diego’s favorite locally owned shopping destinations for decades, especially for holiday gifts! These vibrant shops overflow with treasures and fashions from around the globe – ideal for the interior […]

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