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Asian Pacific Heritage Month Local Hero Azim Khamisa Teaches Principles of Non-Violence

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Six weeks before Tariq Khamisa's 21st birthday, on a cold Saturday night in January 1995, the San Diego State University sophomore was gunned down while delivering pizza. It was part ... Read more

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Local Hero Daniel Hoang Makes a Difference Through Martial Arts

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Daniel Hoang had set his dreams on becoming a physician. He volunteered at hospitals, and studied biochemistry at University of California, San Diego (UCSD), in 1994. He worked three years ... Read more

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Food Events

The Annual Vista Strawberry Festival

Sunday, May 24, 2015 Vista Chamber of Commerce

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Sunday, May 24, 2015 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

Sunday Fun Day Concert At Barefoot

Sunday, May 24, 2015 Barefoot Bar & Grill, 1404 Vacation Rd, San Diego, CA 92109

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Gardening Events

Zero Waste Cleanup

Saturday, June 20, 2015 Cannon Park

California Friendly Landscaping Training For Homeowners

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 SDG&E Energy Innovation Center

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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.

Climbing Temperatures End Southern California Ski Season

March 31
By Associated Press
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Climbing temperatures and a lack of snow have ended the ski season at the Bear Mountain and Snow Summit resorts.