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Women’s History Month Local Hero Shara Fisler Helps Youth Become Scientific Leaders

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Shara Fisler thrives at her job. She is the executive director for the Ocean Discovery Institute, an educational program she founded 15 years ago, in order to empower young people ... Read more

Women’s History Month Local Hero Starla Lewis is a Champion for Love

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Children love pretend games and Starla Lewis was no different. She remembers when she was a child living with her grandmother in Springfield, Missouri, playing a game with her cousins ... Read more

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Food Events

The 2nd Annual San Diego Shaka Fest – The Fusion Of Hawaiian Culture, Arts & Athletics!

Saturday, April 25, 2015 Crown Point - San Diego Mission Bay: 3804 Ingraham Street, San Diego, CA 92109

City Heights Farmers Market

Saturday, April 25, 2015 Wightman St. and 43rd St.

San Diego State University 44th Annual Pow Wow

Saturday, April 25, 2015 San Diego State University

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Gardening Events

The Flower Fields At Carlsbad Ranch® March 1- May 10, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 2015 The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch: 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Spring Garden Festival At Water Conservation Garden

Saturday, April 25, 2015 Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College

The Flower Fields At Carlsbad Ranch® March 1- May 10, 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015 The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch: 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008

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How The Fall Of Saigon Made San Diego A Refugee Hub

April 24
By Megan Burks
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Some 50,000 Vietnamese refugees passed through Camp Pendleton in the months following the fall of Saigon. The size and duration of the crisis caused a shift in the way the United States approached resettlement, and paved the path for Burmese, East African and Iraqi refugees arriving in San Diego today.

San Diego Women Fought For Role In 1915 Expo At Balboa Park

April 23
By Tom Fudge
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Historians explain how the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, which created the Balboa Park we know today, was also a touchstone of the women’s movement in San Diego.

Maureen O'Connor Recovering After Breast Cancer Surgery

April 22
By City News Service
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Maureen O'Connor, the San Diego mayor from 1986 to 1992, will remain hospitalized at Sharp Healthcare for observation for another day.

San Diego Opera Stages A New Mariachi Opera

April 22
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov
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Once again San Diego Opera challenges preconceived notions about what opera is and expands the horizons about what it can be with the new mariachi opera "El Pasado Nunca se Termina" that has two performances this Saturday at the Civic Theater.

Pac-Arts Spring Showcase Kicks Off Fifth Season

April 16
By Beth Accomando
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Pac-Arts’ fifth annual Spring Showcase kicks off Thursday night with the documentary “In Football We Trust.”

Another Cruise Ship Arrives In San Diego With Sickened Passengers

April 14
By City News Service
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For the second time in as many days, a cruise ship arrived in San Diego carrying scores of passengers who had fallen ill with gastrointestinal ailments.

San Diego Whale Bones Airlifted By Coast Guard For Research

April 13
By Erik Anderson
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The effort was a training exercise and a public service to help the San Diego Natural History Museum's research on whales.

'The White Snake' Conjures Up Some Magic At The Old Globe

April 10
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker
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"The White Snake" (continuing through April 26 at the Old Globe Theatre) is an ancient tale about two snake spirits that learn how to transform into beautiful women and live on earth. It provides the perfect foundation for playwright and director Mary Zimmerman, who sees theater as a playground for the imagination.

SeaWorld Returns 22 Rehabilitated Sea Lions To Wild

April 7
By City News Service
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They're among 650 marine mammals taken in by the theme park's animal rescue team so far this year.

14 Films In 4 Days: My Experience At TCM Classic Film Festival

April 2
By Beth Accomando
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This past weekend I watched 14 feature films and a handful of shorts in less than four days at the TCM Classic Film Festival, and it reminded me why I fell in love with movies in the first place.

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