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LGBT Pride Month Local Hero Robert Gleason Builds Consensus

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Ask anyone who knows Robert Gleason what quality most defines him, and it's pretty much unanimous: consensus builder. Read more

Local Hero Albert Ogle Advocates for LGBT Human Rights

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As a child in Belfast, the Reverend Canon Albert Ogle grew up in a place where being gay was criminalized. It was a violent time, filled with sectarian rioting, when ... Read more

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Culinary Events

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

Wine And Canvas - Vino For 2

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Hard Rock Cafe - DOWNTOWN

Puzzling Adventure Wine Experience

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 34567 Rancho California Road, Temecula, CA

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Gardening Events

Linda Vista Farmers' Market

Thursday, July 31, 2014 6939 Linda Vista Rd San Diego, CA 92111

pop!TALK: Recycling In Nature

Thursday, July 31, 2014 Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, 7445 Mission Valley Rd #105 San Diego, CA 92108

City Heights Farmers Market

Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014 Wightman St. and 43rd St.

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Fallen Camp Pendleton Marine's Parents Adopt His Military Dog (Video)

June 9
By Beth Ford Roth
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Fallen Marine Staff Sgt. Christopher Diaz was not alone when he died Sept. 28, 2011, in Afghanistan — Dino, his bomb-sniffing military dog, was at his side. On Saturday, Diaz's parents adopted Dino in a special ceremony at Camp Pendleton.

Marine Corps Looking To Find Adoptive Homes For War Dogs

June 4
By Beth Ford Roth
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The Marine Corps' elite improvised explosive device-sniffing dog program is winding down along with the war in Afghanistan, and Corps officials are looking for new homes for many of these highly trained canines.

Muslim San Diego Residents Call For Halal School Lunches

June 3
By Megan Burks
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School lunches are back in the spotlight this summer as districts try to comply with new nutrition rules. Meanwhile, Muslim residents in City Heights are calling for school cafeterias to offer foods that fit their religious guidelines.

FilmOut Preview: 16th Annual Festival Pared Down To Intense 3-Day Weekend

May 27
By Beth Accomando
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FilmOut, San Diego’s LGBT Film Festival, kicks off its 16th year this Friday. Here's a preview.

Memorial Day Freebies And Discounts For Military Families

May 26
By Beth Ford Roth
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Many nationwide restaurant and retail chains are honoring the military this Memorial Day by offering discounts - and in some cases freebies - to active duty service members and veterans.

San Diego-Based Petco To Stop Sale Of China-Made Pet Treats

May 21
By City News Service
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The decision, announced Tuesday, comes amid years of concern from pet owners who believe the treats are making dogs and cats sick, sometimes fatally.

Documentary Chronicles History, Culture Of San Diego's 'First People'

May 20
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New documentary airing on KPBS is full of fascinating details about the ancient Kumeyaay way of life.

Volunteers Look To Transform Neighborhood Alleyways

May 16
By Dwane Brown
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Volunteers this weekend will work to turn alleyways in North Park and Logan Heights into friendly public gathering spots.

Local Hero M.C. Madhavan Shines Light on India’s Culture & Traditions

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2014 Honoree

May 16
By Monica Medina
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Many of us have never been to India and chances are we never will. But it’s a country worth learning about, particularly when you consider that according to the World Economic Forum, India is expected to surpass Japan as the world’s third largest economy by 2015. What’s more, by 2030, it will supplant China as the country with the largest population.

Local Hero Dr. Allen Chan Preserves Asian Pacific Heritage

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2014 Honoree

May 15
By Monica Medina
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Dr. Allen Chan leans in to explain to his guests, comprised of three adults and three children, the Chinese custom of finger tapping when served tea. We are sitting around a rather large, round table at the Jasmine Seafood Restaurant enjoying a bountiful meal of Dim Sum, and we also lean in order to better hear him above the din of the packed restaurant.