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Meet American Indian Heritage Month Local Hero Joely Proudfit

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Joely Proudfit is a Luiseño professor who wants American Indians to control how they're represented in media. She heads the largest Native peoples film festival in the state. Read more

Meet American Indian Heritage Month Local Hero Randy Edmonds

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Randy Edmonds is a tribal elder who's coached fellow Indians through a common evolution: moving from life on a reservation, to life in the city. He's dedicated to tradition, and ... Read more

Food Events

23rd Annual Jewish BookFest

Friday, April 20, 2018 Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center: Garfield Theater

Bayked By The Bay Festival

Friday, April 20, 2018 Embarcadero Marina Park North

An Evening In Full Bloom

Friday, April 20, 2018 The Flower Fields At Carlsbad Ranch

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Gardening Events

Composting Regulations For Farms, Schools & Community Gardens

Saturday, April 21, 2018 Del Mar Fairgrounds (Via Solana Gate)

Earth Day: Go Green! Go Blue!

Saturday, April 21, 2018 Living Coast Discovery Center

Free Earth Day Workshops

Saturday, April 21, 2018 Orchard Supply Hardware Stores

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Inaugural Black Comix Day Celebrates Independent Black Artists And Creators

Feb. 15
By Beth Accomando

With Marvel’s "Black Panther" poised to take over the box office this weekend, it’s the perfect time to shine the spotlight on independent black artists and creators.

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San Diego Lawmakers Introduce Bill Aimed At Creating Affordable Housing

Feb. 14
By Matt Hoffman

California’s Sustainable and Affordable Housing Act would incentivize developers with a "floor area ratio (FAR)" that lawmakers said would create small and less expensive housing units.

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Santee Again Looks At Changing RV Parking Laws

Feb. 14
By Matt Hoffman

The Santee City Council is scheduled to hold another public workshop Wednesday regarding recreational vehicle parking. This comes after the city received numerous complaints that RVs do not follow parking laws and cause safety hazards.

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Podcast Episode 136: A Valentine To The Rapturous Romanticism Of Wong Kar-Wai

Feb. 14
By Beth Accomando

My idea of a good date movie is "Shaun of the Dead." So maybe I'm not the best person to be making Valentine's Day recommendations. But there's one contemporary filmmaker who consistently tackles love with such lush romanticism that even I swoon at his movies. That filmmaker is Wong Kar-Wai. So as much as I hate Cupid's silly holiday, here's a Valentine to Wong Kar-Wai.

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Advocates Rally For Minimum Wage Workers In San Diego

Feb. 12
By Matt Hoffman

Supporters of Fight for $15 and the Poor People’s Campaign took to the streets Monday, advocating for minimum wage earners.

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Festival Celebrates Fermented Food And Drinks

Feb. 8
By Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge

The 4th annual Fermented Food Festival takes place Sunday in Encinitas. UC San Diego biologist Rob Knight will deliver the keynote and discuss the links between fermented food and gut health.

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San Diego Jewish Film Festival Begins Thursday, Closes Feb. 18 With 'Jungle'

Feb. 6
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Jewish Film Festival opens Feb. 8 with a documentary on Sammy Davis, Jr., "I Gotta Be Me" and closes with Greg McLean's "Jungle," about the true story of a young Israeli man's adventure in the Bolivian jungle.

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'The Blood Is At The Doorstep' Closes Human Rights Watch Film Festival On Sunday

Feb. 2
By Beth Accomando

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival opened last night at the Museum of Photographic Arts. The festival closes on Sunday with Erik Ljung's documentary "The Blood is at the Doorstep."

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Tango Pulses Through San Diego Opera's 'Maria De Buenos Aires'

Jan. 25
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

San Diego Opera’s second dētour production of the season, "Maria de Buenos Aires," is almost sold out for its four-performance run. Here's why this tango opera is generating so much interest.

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Horrors! Oscar Gives Well-Deserved Attention To Genre Films

Jan. 23
By Beth Accomando

The nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday morning. See what made the list and what didn't.