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SOHO’s 38th Annual People In Preservation Awards Honors Preservationists

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
SOHO’s 38th Annual People In Preservation Awards Honors Preservationists

Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO), San Diego’s countywide preservation group, celebrated its 38th annual People In Preservation Awards, on Thursday, May 27 during National Preservation Month. This year’s awards honored twelve distinctive people and projects ranging across multiple historic preservation mediums, from building restorations and adaptive reuse, to historic community traditions and important arts and […]

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Celebrations, Collaborations, Contests

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Celebrations, Collaborations, Contests

By Dixie Hall, President of Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops I love the start of summer: the warm sun, the flowers, the long days, and maybe even a vacation somewhere. The sense that the whole summer is in front of us with fun and relaxation just waiting to be had can’t be beat. […]

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Part 2: Adam Graves with more of the San Diego Zoo’s Horticultural Department

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Part 2:  Adam Graves with more of the San Diego Zoo’s Horticultural Department

The San Diego Zoo is known for its conservation efforts.  Familiarly called “Team Plant,” it is comprised of four sections.  First is San Diego Zoo which focuses on research, conservation,  direct science, education and outreach.  The second section is San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research holding a seed bank with over 550 selections and […]

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Philanthropists Donate $100,000 to Help First-Generation Students Pursue Their College Dreams

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Philanthropists Donate $100,000 to Help First-Generation Students Pursue Their College Dreams

The San Diego Foundation today received a $100,000 contribution to the Community Scholars Initiative from the David Malcolm Family Trust. The donation will help 38 first-generation, low-income and underrepresented students with college scholarships and critical wraparound services that bolster academic achievement. The gift is made possible by San Diego philanthropists David and Annie Malcolm. David, […]

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Plant It Forward Goes Virtual to Celebrate New Volunteer Garden Stewards Corps and Kate Sessions

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Plant It Forward Goes Virtual to Celebrate New Volunteer Garden Stewards Corps and Kate Sessions

The Balboa Park Conservancy invites everyone to dig in for a hands-on virtual Plant It Forward event, celebrating the launch of the Garden Stewards volunteer initiative and the legacy of Kate Sessions. From May 1 to 8, 2021, the Conservancy is partnering with SDG&E to present a family-friendly series on climate-friendly garden stewardship to help budding gardeners of all ages […]

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California Protons Treats 3,000th Patient with Proton Therapy

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
California Protons Treats 3,000th Patient with Proton Therapy

California Protons Cancer Therapy Center recently announced the treatment of its 3,000th patient with proton therapy since the Center opened in 2014. The Center, located at 9730 Summers Ridge Road in San Diego, has been in operation for six years, with California Protons operating it since December 2017.   Proton therapy is a form of radiation treatment that is less […]

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Cabrillo National Monument Celebrates National Park Week With Junior Ranger Day and Plein Air Artists in the Park

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Cabrillo National Monument Celebrates National Park Week With Junior Ranger Day and Plein Air Artists in the Park

Cabrillo National Monument celebrated National Park Week with a Junior Ranger Day event on Saturday, April 17, and is holding a plein air painting by local artists through Monday, May 10.  Families were invited to pick up free copies of the park’s new Junior Ranger booklets from the Visitor Center and complete the activities as […]

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Adam Graves: Some History on Balboa Park and its Trees. Part 1

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Adam Graves:  Some History on Balboa Park and its Trees. Part 1

In February, Adam Graves, director of the Horticulture Department of the San Diego Zoo and previous manager of the browse program and of the zoo’s team of arborists over the past five years, was our featured speaker.  Graves received his B.S. in Biology at UCSD and his master’s at Miami University.  He also volunteered at […]

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Medicare Advantage has a (VERY) dark side

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been stuck at home watching TV for the past 12 months, you’ve almost certainly seen at least one ad in which Joe Namath, the former NFL star, is promising all kinds of perks if you sign up for Medicare Advantage instead of ‘regular’ Medicare. It sounds like a great deal, and in some […]

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Seafaring Event with 45-Minute Historic Bay Cruise and Naval History

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Seafaring Event with 45-Minute Historic Bay Cruise and Naval History

Maritime Museum of San Diego, remains open weekends only, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Maritime Museum of San Diego’s outdoor experience includes a walking tour of the upper decks of the historic fleet, including the world’s oldest active sailing ship, Star of India, H.M.S Surprise, the revolutionary war navy frigate replica of the H.M.S. Rose, also […]

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