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American Indian Heritage Month Local Hero Vickie Gambala

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She’s a Cherokee Indian from Oklahoma, a devoted leader of Native education in San Diego County, community uniter, mother of three, and powwow veteran. Meet Vickie Gambala, 2015 American Indian ... Read more

American Indian Heritage Month Local Hero Stan Rodriguez

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He’s a U.S. Navy veteran, a Native linguist, an inspired musical can rattler, devout educator and student of local Native culture. Meet Stan Rodriguez, 2015 American Indian Heritage Month Local ... Read more

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Food Events

Take Time: Collages And Holiday Art Sale By Joshua Krause

Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 The Rose Wine Bar and Bottleshop Sidebar

Take Time: Collages And Holiday Art Sale By Joshua Krause

Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 The Rose Wine Bar and Bottleshop Sidebar

Adams Avenue Spirit Stroll

Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 Adams Avenue Spirit Stroll

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Thanksgiving Sci-Q: The Science Of Comfort Food

Nov. 24
Midday Edition
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Any good meal can comfort hunger but when it comes to those meals we call "comfort food," it means something more than just feeling full.

University Of San Diego Forum Examines Global Refugee Crisis

Nov. 4
Midday Edition
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The situation in Syria and Europe is considered the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. A public forum asks whether the world should be more prepared for the population upheavals that come with war.

Podcast Episode 42: Feminist Western And Horror Film List

Oct. 29
By Beth Accomando
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Feminist western barely qualifies as a subgenre since there are so few entries but "The Keeping Room" (opening Oct. 30 at Landmark's Ken Cinema) offers a strong entry.

Transgender In Prison: How California's New Guidelines Will Be Implemented

Oct. 26
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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California will now pay for transgender inmates who meet certain criteria to have sex-reassignment surgery.

Southern White Rhino Baby Makes Debut At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Oct. 16
By City News Service
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Kianga, which means sunshine in Swahili, was born Tuesday to mother Kacy and father Maoto — their second calf together. She's the 94th of her species born at the Safari Park.

Does California Coastal Commission Have Authority To Ban Breeding At SeaWorld?

Oct. 12
Midday Edition
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The California Coastal Commission approved SeaWorld's request to expand the holding tanks for its killer whales on the condition that it halts its breeding program.

California Working To Bring Interpreters To Civil Courtrooms

Oct. 1
By Megan Burks
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California has long provided interpreters to defendants in criminal court, but not always for those in civil court.

Podcast Episode 33: SDFF Auteur Award Recipient Brit Marling

Sept. 30
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker, Katie Schoolov
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The 14th Annual San Diego Film Festival will hand out its tribute awards on Saturday, with Brit Marling receiving its Auteur Award.

Vietnamese Refugees Reach Out To Syrians Fleeing By Boat

Sept. 24
By Associated Press
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More than three decades ago, Vietnamese began fleeing in tiny boats after their country fell to communist rule. Seeing their community's story in the plight of those boarding boats for Europe, some Vietnamese Americans in California are reaching out.

San Diegans React To Sainthood Of Father Junípero Serra

Sept. 23
By Jean Guerrero
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Pope Francis canonizes Junípero Serra amid mixed feelings. Some San Diegans think the missionary deserves to be named a saint, while others think the canonization ignores abuses against Native Americans.

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