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Academy of Our Lady of Peace Names New Chair of the Board of Directors

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Academy of Our Lady of Peace Names New Chair of the Board of Directors

The Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP), the oldest all-girls’ high school in San Diego, has named Danitza Villanueva as chair of the board of directors. Born in San Diego, Villanueva spent her youth with family in Tijuana and grew up on both sides of the border. She has transferred her unique insight of […]

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2nd Annual Cocktails for a Cause

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
2nd Annual Cocktails for a Cause

A Tribute to the Roaring 20’s The Positive Movement Foundation, a local non-profit committed to supporting and empowering underserved and at-risk children and youth backed by Dan Fulkerson, Channel 933’s Geena the Latina, Alex Soria Rojas, Hailey Waitt, Omid Sabet and Erick Diaz, is thrilled to announce their 2nd Annual Cocktails for a Cause: A Tribute […]

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Artistic Director Announces Departure from San Diego Junior Theatre

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Artistic Director Announces Departure from San Diego Junior Theatre

San Diego Junior Theatre (SDJT)’s Artistic Director, Desha Crownover, will be departing her long-time position in the coming months to pursue new artistic endeavors. Crownover’s time with SDJT began over 25 years ago, first as a teaching artist and stage director. In 2007, she moved into the position of artistic director, which she has held […]

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North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents “Red Hot Mama”

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents “Red Hot Mama”

Currently celebrating its 25th Anniversary, the award-winning show “Red Hot Mama” was conceived and written by Sharon McNight based on the writings and music of Ms. Sophie Tucker. Sophie introduced many songs that are still being sung today, including: Gershwin’s “The Man I Love”, “He’s A Good Man to Have Around;” “After You’ve Gone;” A […]

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Summer Vibe to Autumn Vibrance

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Summer Vibe to Autumn Vibrance

By Dixie Hall, President, Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops We hope you are enjoying the final stretch of summer.  On most any given day during the last three months our sidewalks and businesses have been buzzing. Visitors from near and far, local San Diegans, and Mission Hills’ neighbors have packed our destination restaurants, […]

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Some of the Less Attractive Aspects of Age

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Some of the Less Attractive Aspects of Age

First, I am not a doctor.  Therefore, what I write may or may not be true for you.  These are my personal observations of aging, which I find a fascinating topic.  We are all unique and our bodies react differently based on genetics and lifestyle factors. With that thought, I find it interesting that I […]

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Critically Endangered Orangutan Thriving at the San Diego Zoo

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
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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16th Annual Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro WSL Contest & Festival Event  

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
16th Annual Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro WSL Contest & Festival Event  

ASA Entertainment announced that the World Surf League (WSL) QS3000 Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro powered by Celsius will celebrate its 16th year at the Oceanside Pier in Oceanside, Calif., September 16-18, 2022.  The nationally televised event is the largest female surf contest in the world, with more than 90 of the world’s top pros […]

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Multi-Arts Programs Receive Funding for Summer Camps

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Multi-Arts Programs Receive Funding for Summer Camps

This past summer the San Diego Foundation awarded the VAPA Foundation $900,000 to deliver an enriching expanded learning program for San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) students as part of Level Up San Diego Summer 2022. As part of the award, the VAPA Foundation hired local arts organizations to offer summer camps at 12 schools […]

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19th Annual Harvest for Hope Fundraiser Benefits Children Battling Cancer

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
19th Annual Harvest for Hope Fundraiser Benefits Children Battling Cancer

The Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), a nonprofit that helps families navigate their child’s journey through cancer, will celebrate the 19th annual Harvest for Hope fundraiser event at 2 p.m., Sunday, September 18 at Coasterra Restaurant, located at 880 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego CA 92101. ENF invites the community to join them for an afternoon filled with signature […]

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