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

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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 ... Read more

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

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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 ... Read more

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Food Events

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

Book Club Dinner Adventure With New York Times Bestselling Author Juliet Blackwell

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 Cocotte Bistro

Sonoma Wine Dinner At SEA180°

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 SEA180° Coastal Tavern

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Gardening Events

Free Compost Workshop (Escondido)

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2015 Community Housing Works Avocado Court

Caliornia Native Plant Society October Plant Sale

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 Balboa Park

California Native Plant Free September Program

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 Balboa Park

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Citizen America: Taking The Oath

April 28
Madison Hopkins / inewsource
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Who are the 650,000 people becoming U.S. citizens every year?

How The Fall Of Saigon Made San Diego A Refugee Hub

April 24
By Megan Burks
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Some 50,000 Vietnamese refugees passed through Camp Pendleton in the months following the fall of Saigon. The size and duration of the crisis caused a shift in the way the United States approached resettlement, and paved the path for Burmese, East African and Iraqi refugees arriving in San Diego today.

Getting The Good News

April 23
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Navy Lt. Cmdr. William “Liam” Corley sits in the U.S.O. lounge adjacent to the PAX terminal at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan where he is surrounded by the emptiness of waiting.

San Diego Women Fought For Role In 1915 Expo At Balboa Park

April 23
By Tom Fudge
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Historians explain how the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, which created the Balboa Park we know today, was also a touchstone of the women’s movement in San Diego.

Maureen O'Connor Recovering After Breast Cancer Surgery

April 22
By City News Service
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Maureen O'Connor, the San Diego mayor from 1986 to 1992, will remain hospitalized at Sharp Healthcare for observation for another day.

San Diego Opera Stages A New Mariachi Opera

April 22
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov
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Once again San Diego Opera challenges preconceived notions about what opera is and expands the horizons about what it can be with the new mariachi opera "El Pasado Nunca se Termina" that has two performances this Saturday at the Civic Theater.

Pac-Arts Spring Showcase Kicks Off Fifth Season

April 16
By Beth Accomando
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Pac-Arts’ fifth annual Spring Showcase kicks off Thursday night with the documentary “In Football We Trust.”

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.