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Gotta Have Heart Art Show

| February 11, 2024 | 0 Comments
Gotta Have Heart Art Show

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and a local nonprofit is celebrating the season of love through a variety of artwork. St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is hosting theGotta Have Heart art show from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, February 9at the gallery in […]

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The Bigger Picture: Guaranteed Income for the Future of San Diego

| February 11, 2024 | 0 Comments
The Bigger Picture: Guaranteed Income for the Future of San Diego

In 2022, Jewish Family Service of San Diego rolled out San Diego for Every Child Guaranteed Income Project – the first of its kind in the region – which provides direct cash assistance to those in need. To share the moving stories of those impacted by this pilot program JFS has created “The Bigger Picture: Guaranteed Income for […]

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Villa Musica Receives Prebys Foundation Grant

| February 11, 2024 | 0 Comments
Villa Musica Receives Prebys Foundation Grant

Prebys Foundation recently announced that it has awarded 147 grants totaling $30,607,625 in its four program areas: Visual and Performing Arts, Youth Success, Healthcare, and Medical Research to organizations throughout San Diego County. Villa Musica, San Diego’s Community Music Center is thrilled to be the recipient of a $150,000 grant from the Prebys Foundation. Dr. […]

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A National Poetry Recitation Competition for High School Students

| February 11, 2024 | 0 Comments
A National Poetry Recitation Competition for High School Students

The Poetry Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, managed in California by the California Arts Council and regionally, by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture in association with Write Out Loud, presents Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation competition for high school students. San Diego Regional Finals take place at 5 p.m. […]

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Election Progress for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

| February 11, 2024 | 0 Comments
Election Progress for the People’s Republic of Bangladesh

By Jim Bates Having recently returned to San Diego on January 15 from the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, where I served as an International Election Observer, I was startled by U.S. Secretary of State Tony Blinken’s assessment of Bangladesh’s 12th Parliamentary elections. He described them as neither “free” nor “fair” and pointed out a “low […]

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Live, Learn, Love, and Celebrate!

| February 11, 2024 | 0 Comments
Live, Learn, Love, and Celebrate!

By Jamaal Jackson, President, Mission Hills BID and Assistant Vice President| Branch Manager US BANK Mission Hills February is filled with noteworthy reasons to celebrate. Let’s begin with the celebration of National Black History Month, dedicated to acknowledging the significant impact that Black individuals and communities have had on our nation’s history, culture, and progress. […]

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Over 320 Units of Blood Collected at Padres’ Winter Blood Drive

| February 10, 2024 | 0 Comments
Over 320 Units of Blood Collected at Padres’ Winter Blood Drive

More than 320 units of blood were collected at the San Diego Padres Winter Blood Drive, held this past month at Petco Park’s Lexus Premier Parking lot. All donors were gifted with a limited-edition Padres Winter Blood Drive T-shirt. “We are so thankful to the Padres and all of the donors who came out today […]

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Two Horses Abandoned in the Tijuana River Valley Find Their Forever Home at Local Sanctuary

| February 10, 2024 | 0 Comments
Two Horses Abandoned in the Tijuana River Valley Find Their Forever Home at Local Sanctuary

On November 21, 2023 an eleven-year-old gelding was found abandoned in a staging area corral in the Tijuana River Valley Regional Park. On December 9, 2023 a second gelding, a twenty-five-year-old Appaloosa was found abandoned nearby. Neither horse had food or water. Fortunately, both horses were rescued by San Diego Humane Society’s Humane Law Enforcement. Both […]

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Wildlife Rescued During Major Rainstorm

| February 10, 2024 | 0 Comments
Wildlife Rescued During Major Rainstorm

A coyote who had a bucket stuck on his head and was rescued from a flooded field full of debris during San Diego’s devasting storm, is now back in the wild. On Friday, January 26 San Diego Humane Society’s Project Wildlife team released the coyote in a dry field, not far from where he was […]

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San Diego Lawn Bowling Club – Fun for Everyone!

| February 10, 2024 | 0 Comments
San Diego Lawn Bowling Club – Fun for Everyone!

As someone who has enjoyed a variety of sports and recreational activities, including cross country and downhill skiing, bicycling and tennis, and has been fully involved in each of them, I was intrigued to learn of a sport that I really knew nothing about, except on websites and shows that gave the impression it is […]

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