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Disability Awareness Month Local Heroes William Stothers And Cynthia Jones Fight For Rights

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Behind great challenges are committed leaders like Cyndi Jones and Bill Stothers — two masterminds behind the fight to break down ignorance and barriers for people with disabilities. Read more

Disability Awareness Month Local Hero Stephen Wampler: Conqueror Of El Capitan

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Known as the first person with cerebral palsy to climb El Capitan mountain, Stephen Wampler aims for a new challenge: opening a campsite where disabled children can have real wilderness ... Read more

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Food Events

21st Annual Little Italy FESTA!

Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015 Little Italy

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

Fran's Original Farm Stand Pumpkin Patch

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 Fran's Original Farm Stand

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Gardening Events

Free Carlsbad Master Composter Course

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 Calavera Hills Community Park

Greywater Demystified

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 San Diego Botanic Garden

Free Composting Workshop (Fallbrook)

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015 Myrtle Creek Botanic Garden

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San Diego Zoo Breaks Ground On $68M Africa Exhibit

July 29
By City News Service
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The eight-acre Africa Rocks project is the largest in the San Diego Zoo's history.

San Diego Improves Language Access For Renters Seeking Help With Problem Landlords

July 23
By Megan Burks
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A plan to beef up housing code enforcement and better reach renters is now underway in the city of San Diego.

What Does It Take To Run A Farm-To-Table Restaurant In San Diego?

July 13
Midday Edition
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The owner behind one of San Diego's top farm-to-table restaurants opens up about the difficulties of developing a menu based on seasonal ingredients that are local and organic.

'Project Smoke' Host, San Diego Chef Give Tips On Grilling Great Burgers

July 7
Midday Edition
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Summer grilling is in full swing. Steven Raichlen of "Project Smoke" talks about smoking your favorite food, desert and even cocktails, while San Diego chef Jeff Rossman of Terra American Bistro explains how to build a better burger.

Roundtable: Same-Sex Marriage, Health Care, California Budget

June 26
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The Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage is historic. The decision on the Affordable Care Act is significant. The California budget for fiscal 2016 — on time and not contentious — may be both.

UC San Diego Extension Aims To Promote College To Native Americans

June 25
By Claire Trageser
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A new UC San Diego Extension initiative wants to create a college-going culture on the Viejas and Sycuan reservations. Its summer classes are aimed at helping Native American students not only feel prepared for college, but making them eager to go in the first place.

World Refugee Day Event Moves To A Changing El Cajon

June 19
By Megan Burks
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The majority of refugees coming to the San Diego region now settle in El Cajon.

Preview: '1913: Seeds of Conflict'

June 15
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker
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J Street, the self described political home for pro-Israeli, pro-peace Americans, is hosting a screening tonight of "1913: Seeds of Conflict," a documentary that explores how the seeds of today’s Middle East conflict were sown in Palestine during the Ottoman Empire.

LGBT Pride Month Local Hero Terry Cunningham Dedicates Life to Fighting AIDS

LGBT Pride Month 2015 Honoree

June 9
By Monica Medina
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As Cunningham recalls the early days of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and the 30 years he dedicated to combating it, the experience deeply affected him. Seeing so many around him die took its toll.

LGBT Pride Month Local Hero Christine Kehoe Improves Quality of Life for San Diegans

LGBT Pride Month 2015 Honoree

June 8
By Monica Medina
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Becoming a politician was the last thing on Christine Kehoe’s mind when she was growing up in Troy, New York. She didn’t even run for student government at her high school. Yet in 1993, Kehoe would open doors, becoming the first member of the LGBT community to hold an elected office in San Diego.