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Local Hero Myra Curiel Helps Aging Out Foster Youth with Move-in Kits

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When Myra Curiel aged out of the foster care system and enrolled in Casa de Amparo’s New Directions transitional housing program in Oceanside, she received a welcome basket. Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero Carmen Kcomt Advocates for Immigrant Families

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Carmen Kcomt is filled with pride. On June 25th, this 2014 Hispanic Heritage Month Local Hero who hails from Peru, finally became a United States citizen. The journey to citizenship ... Read more

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Food Events

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

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

Restaurant Week Brunch Cruise

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 Hornblower Cruises and Events, 1800 N. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA, 92101

NFL Happy Hour At Islands Restaurants

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 Islands Restaurants

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Gardening Events

Free Garden Tours

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College

University Heights Urban Harvest Festival

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Willie Serrano Joint-Use Field at Birney Elementary, 4345 Campus Ave, San Diego, CA 92103

Dorcas Utter Memorial Butterfly Pavilion

Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 Water Conservation Garden at Cuyamaca College

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'Jackass' Star Takes Credit For Anti-SeaWorld Message On I-5 Sign

Aug. 21
By City News Service
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Steve-O confessed on YouTube Wednesday, saying "I'm putting my foot down for Shamu."

SeaWorld Won't Appeal Citations Keeping Trainers Out Of Water During 'Shamu' Shows

Aug. 20
By City News Service
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SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment will no longer pursue an appeal of citations issued by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration in connection with the death of trainer Dawn Brancheau — who was killed by an orca at the Florida park.

San Diego Humane Society Rescues 420 Chinchillas

Aug. 20
By City News Service
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The chinchillas will be put up for adoption after they're determined to be healthy.

Saving Lives At San Diego Humane Society's 24-Hour Kitten Nursery

Aug. 20
Midday Edition
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Kitten season is here and that means animal shelters are getting an influx of homeless litters. The San Diego Humane Society says many newborn kittens wouldn't survive if it weren't for its 24-hour kitten nursery.

San Diego Zoo Safari Park Welcomes 2 New Masai Giraffes

Aug. 15
By City News Service
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Gowon and his half-brother, Kamau, are the first of their subspecies born at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

SeaWorld To Expand Killer Whale Habitat

Aug. 15
By City News Service and 10News
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SeaWorld made the announcement following its stock plunging in the wake of the documentary "Blackfish."

Gray Whale Swims Into Mission Bay

Aug. 13
City News Service, 10News
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A baby gray whale spotted Wednesday morning in Mission Bay was back in the ocean near South Mission Beach by the afternoon.

ACLU To Military: Provide Gender Treatment To Chelsea Manning Or Get Sued

Aug. 13
By Beth Ford Roth
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Military officials have until Sept. 4 to provide gender identity disorder treatment to Chelsea Manning (formerly known as Army Pvt. Bradley Manning), or face a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union.

When Baby Boomers Take A Vacation, It's Often A 'Celebration'

Aug. 8
By Deb Welsh
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Even hard-earned vacation time doesn't come without its challenges. Figuring out where to go and staying within your budget are two of the biggest problems for vacationers.

Travelers Rank San Diego Zoo Among World's Best

Aug. 7
By Greg Magnus
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The San Diego Zoo was ranked as the No. 2 zoo in the United Sates and the world by the 2014 Travelers' Choice rankings compiled by