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LGBT Pride Month Local Hero Terry Cunningham Dedicates Life to Fighting AIDS

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As Cunningham recalls the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and the 30 years he dedicated to combating it, the experience deeply affected him. Seeing so many around him die ... Read more

LGBT Pride Month Local Hero Christine Kehoe Improves Quality of Life for San Diegans

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Becoming a politician was the last thing on Christine Kehoe’s mind when she was growing up in Troy, New York. She didn’t even run for student government at her high ... Read more

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Food Events

Daybreak At Del Mar

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 Del Mar Fairgrounds

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

Ice Cream Social

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 Congregational Church of La Jolla

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Gardening Events

Free Compost Workshop (Escondido)

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 Community Housing Works Avocado Court

Caliornia Native Plant Society October Plant Sale

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 Balboa Park

California Native Plant Free September Program

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 Balboa Park

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Hot Guys And Homophobia Fuel 'Drown'

Aug. 27
By Beth Accomando
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"Drown" premiered in San Diego earlier this year at FilmOut where it won six awards including Best Narrative Feature, Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Soundtrack and Outstanding Artistic Achievement. "Drown" (opening Friday at Landmark's Hillcrest Cinemas) is a difficult film to watch but for all the right reasons.

Syrians Could Soon Be Next Refugee Group To Call San Diego Home

Aug. 26
By Megan Burks
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More than 4 million Syrians are fleeing a violent civil war. The U.S. State Department has agreed to bring some of them into the country.

San Diego Padres Pave The Way For Sustainable Food

Aug. 25
By Matt Hoffman
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American sports stadiums aren't just places to watch a game, they’re places to eat. But where does that food come from, and what happens to the waste?

San Diego Travel Experts Share Last-Minute Summer Travel Tips

Aug. 24
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Summer is almost over, but there is still time to plan for a staycation in San Diego or a weekend getaway.

Barrio Logan Education Program Sends More Immigrants To College

Aug. 20
By Jean Guerrero
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A college-preparation program for low-income, mostly immigrant families has been trying to meet rising demand for its services. The Barrio Logan College Institute starts preparing children for college in third grade.

3 Cool Summer Dishes To Beat The Heat

Aug. 18
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From chilled honeydew soup to watermelon pizza, these recipes will cool people down as temperatures heat up across San Diego County.

Rare Fruit Trees Thrive Amid California Drought

Aug. 6
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There are drought-friendly alternatives to thirsty fruit trees. Fig, loquat and pomegranate trees require very little water or no water at all.

Lawmakers Ask Obama To Update Animal Welfare Act

July 31
By City News Service
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A group of federal lawmakers called on President Barack Obama's administration to update 20-year-old rules governing the treatment of captive marine mammals, such as killer whales at SeaWorld San Diego.

Roundtable Looks At Terminal 1 Re-Do, ICE Detention Case, Downtown Loos

July 31
By Pat Finn, Alison St John
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It's only 48 years old, but Lindbergh Field's Terminal One is approaching the end of its life. Being detained by ICE means entering an alternate legal universe. And should downtown public toilets stay? Or should they go?

San Diego Tourism Authority Books 57 Future Conventions

July 29
By City News Service
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The San Diego Tourism Authority estimated that the conventions that were booked will generate around $30 million in hotel tax revenue and pump $1.9 billion into the economy.

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