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Local Hero Daniel Calac, MD, Addresses Health in American Indian Community

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As a child growing up on the Pauma Indian Reservation, Daniel Calac, M.D., remembers the dirt. Literally. Read more

Educator Roy Cook selected as 2014 American Indian Heritage Month Local Hero

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He is a tribal writer, self-published author, journalist, and a Native singer and American Indian artist. He’s also an educator, one who carries the teachings of his elders and passes ... Read more

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Food Events

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

NFL Happy Hour At Islands Restaurants

Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 Islands Restaurants

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

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Gardening Events

Rose Parade Tour

Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 Palomar Trolley Station, 745 Industrial Ave, Chula Vista, CA at 4:00 AM

7th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Of Interfaith Service

Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 Balboa Park Marston House, 3525 Seventh Ave., San Diego, CA 92103

Winter Orchid Show & Sale

Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 Balboa Park, Casa Del Prado (Room 101) 1549 El Prado, San Diego, CA

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Check Out These Veterans Day Freebies And Discounts

Nov. 10
By Beth Ford Roth
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In honor of Veterans Day, restaurant chains and retailers are offering all sorts of discounts and free meals on Nov. 11 for active-duty military, veterans, and reservists.

15th San Diego Asian Film Festival Challenges Stereotypes

Nov. 7
By Beth Accomando
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The 15th annual San Diego Asian Film Festival kicked off last night with a full house at the Reading Gaslamp Theaters. Pac-Arts' Brian Hu offers this preview.

Baskin-Robbins' Newest Flavor For Veterans Day? Camouflage Ice Cream

Nov. 6
By Beth Ford Roth
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You had me at salty caramel, Baskin-Robbins. But the ice cream chain's newest flavor isn't just about taste. First Class Camouflage is meant to honor our military on Veterans Day.

Surgeries Suspended For Military Family Pets As Cost-Saving Measure

Nov. 5
By Beth Ford Roth
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The cherished dogs and cats of military families are no longer able to get surgical procedures at military veterinary facilities, as these clinics have cut back on services to save money.

Camp Pendleton's 1st Female Sergeant of the Guard Running For Congress

Nov. 3
By Beth Ford Roth
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More female veterans are running for Congress this year than ever before, including Marine Corps veteran Donna Dunn. Dunn holds the distinction of being first woman to serve as the Sergeant of the Guard at Camp Pendleton.

New Creatures At Chula Vista's Living Coast Discovery Center

Oct. 31
By Dwane Brown
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Sapphire, a 130-pound Loggerhead sea turtle, is the newest ambassador at the Living Coast Discovery Center.

Sea Lion Rescued At La Jolla Cove Dies

Oct. 31
By City News Service
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The seal was found Sunday with a 10-foot gaff pole in its back. The wound from the pole — which has a hook on one end and is used for fishing — caused a significant infection and necrosis, or the death of surrounding tissue.

Living Room Cafe On Tap To Serve San Diego's Central Library

Oct. 30
By City News Service
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The City Council's Public Safety and Livable Neighborhoods Committee cleared the way Wednesday for one of San Diego's most popular coffee house chains to open shop at the downtown Central Library.

The California Legislature Is Losing Women

Oct. 29
Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio

The California Legislature Is Losing Women