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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

City Heights Farmers Market

Saturday, April 18, 2015 Wightman St. and 43rd St.

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Saturday, April 18, 2015 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

'Japanese Cuisine (Washoku)'

Saturday, April 18, 2015 Central Public Library

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Gardening Events

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

Saturday, April 18, 2015 The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch: 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008

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

Sunday, April 19, 2015 The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch: 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA 92008

Grape Vine Grafting Seminar With Pete Anderson At Curds And Wine

Sunday, April 19, 2015 Curds and Wine, LLC: 7194 Clairemont Mesa Blvd San Diego, CA 92111

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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.

'The Facts Of Life: The Lost Episode' Turns '80s Sitcom Into A Drag Spoof

April 1
By Beth Accomando
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Playwright Jamie Morris likes to take mainstream American sitcoms and turn them into R-rated gay romps with a male cast in drag. Morris’ “The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode” had a sold out run at Diversionary Theater in 2012 and returns Thursday night for an encore engagement.

San Diego Breweries Make National List Of Top 50 Beer Companies

March 31
By Dwane Brown, City News Service
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The annual list of top breweries from the Brewers Association — which represents small and independent craft brewers — is based on beer sales volume.

San Diego Cabbies Brace For An Open Taxi Market

March 31
By Megan Burks
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The city says Wednesday's change will create opportunity in the taxi industry. But taxicab owners predict financial ruin.

Late Chinchilla Rancher's PETA Suit Dismissed In Vista

March 31
By Associated Press
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A Vista judge dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by an elderly chinchilla rancher against the animal rights group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

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