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Local Hero Daniel Calac, MD, Addresses Health in American Indian Community

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As a child growing up on the Pauma Indian Reservation, Daniel Calac, M.D., remembers the dirt. Literally. Read more

Educator Roy Cook selected as 2014 American Indian Heritage Month Local Hero

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He is a tribal writer, self-published author, journalist, and a Native singer and American Indian artist. He’s also an educator, one who carries the teachings of his elders and passes ... Read more

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Food Events

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

Holiday Sunday Champagne Brunch Cruise

Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 Hornblower Cruises and Events, 1800 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA, 92101

NFL Happy Hour At Islands Restaurants

Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014 Islands Restaurants

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Gardening Events

Rose Parade Tour

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 Palomar Trolley Station, 745 Industrial Ave, Chula Vista, CA at 4:00 AM

7th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Of Interfaith Service

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 Balboa Park Marston House, 3525 Seventh Ave., San Diego, CA 92103

Winter Orchid Show & Sale

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 Balboa Park, Casa Del Prado (Room 101) 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA

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Welcoming The Final 'Hobbit' Movie With A Mealtime Marathon

Dec. 17
By Beth Accomando and Richard Klein
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The latest installment of “The Hobbit Trilogy” — “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies” — boasts that it is “The Defining Chapter.” Well, let’s just say that hopefully it will be the last.

Tips For Winter Gardening In California

Dec. 17
Midday Edition
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All of this rain reminded us that we are approaching the time of year when it is best to plant native species.

Philippine Government Charges US Marine With Murder Of Transgender Woman (Video)

Dec. 15
By Beth Ford Roth
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U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, 19, now faces murder charges in the Philippines in connection with the Oct. 11 drowning death of transgender Filipina Jennifer Laude in a motel bathroom.

Tips On Finding The Right Pets For Your Family

Dec. 15
Midday Edition
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Staff from Helen Woodward Animal Center will also share tips on keeping your pets safe around the holidays.

Rare Northern White Rhino Dies At San Diego's Safari Park

Dec. 15
By City News Service and Associated Press
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Angalifu was one of six left in the world. He was 44 years old and apparently died of old age.

'Wild' Offers Artistically Tame Journey Of Self-Discovery

Dec. 11
By Beth Accomando
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"Wild" is the story of one woman’s journey to find herself and as such, there's a lot of introspection and internal dialogue.

Little Italy's Juniper & Ivy Tops San Diego's Best New Restaurant List

Dec. 9
Midday Edition
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San Diego Magazine food critic Troy Johnson's highly anticipated list of the year's best new restaurants includes expected picks and lots of surprises.

Oceanside's New Council Takes Up Issue Of Puppy Mills

Dec. 4
Promise Yee
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Sixteen California cities, including San Diego, have passed ordinances to ban sales of mass-bred dogs and cats.

Three-Legged Marine Corps Dog Subject Of New Book (Video)

Dec. 2
By Beth Ford Roth
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A retired Marine Corps bomb-sniffing dog with a local connection is the subject of a new book, “Top Dog: The Story of Marine Hero Lucca.” Lucca lost one of her paws in an improvised explosive device blast in Afghanistan back in 2012, and she spent her physical rehabilitation at Camp Pendleton before being medically retired by the Marines.

78,000 Pounds Of Turkey Feed Troops Overseas On Thanksgiving

Nov. 26
By Beth Ford Roth
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78,000 pounds of turkey. 40,000 pounds of beef. 26,000 pounds of ham. 10,000 pies. That's what it takes to provide a proper Thanksgiving to U.S. troops who are deployed overseas for the holidays.

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