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Karen Refugees In San Diego Celebrate Their New Year

Jan. 11
By Claire Trageser

Refugees from a Burmese ethnic minority group celebrated the new year this weekend and also discussed the news from their home country.

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'Carol' Does Not Have A Hair Out Of Place

Dec. 26
By Beth Accomando

If you are looking for the perfect cinematic gift this Christmas, may I suggest unwrapping “Carol” at Landmark’s Hillcrest Cinemas.

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'A Civil War Christmas' Offers Alternative To Traditional Holiday Theater

Dec. 23
By Beth Accomando

If you’ve had your fill of traditional holiday fare such as "The Grinch," "The Nutcracker" and "A Christmas Carol" then Diversionary Theatre has something for you -- Paula Vogel's "A Civil War Christmas."

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San Ysidro Christmas Shopping Hurt By Weaker Mexican Peso

Dec. 22
By Jean Guerrero

Tijuana shoppers who typically cross the border to do their Christmas shopping in San Ysidro are holding back as the Mexican peso hits record lows.

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San Diego, Tijuana Residents Have Cross-Border Christmas Celebration

Dec. 21
By Jean Guerrero

People gathered at Border Field State Park and Playas de Tijuana for a binational posada, a Latin American celebration of Joseph and Mary's search for lodging ahead of Jesus's birth.

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On Human Rights Day, San Diegans Rally For Refugee Rights

Dec. 10
By Megan Burks

Refugees and refugee advocates plan to gather downtown Thursday "to stand up against hateful rhetoric" and ask elected leaders to welcome those seeking asylum.

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Podcast Episode 50: Cynthia Nixon On Acting And 'James White'

Dec. 4
By Beth Accomando

This year is turning out to be a good one for older actresses. Cynthia Nixon talks about her role in the new independent film “James White” (opened Dec. 4 at Arclight La Jolla).

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Isabel Allende Discusses Aging, Memory And Refugees

Nov. 30
By Jean Guerrero

Isabel Allende was the guest at the annual Author's Luncheon hosted by Words Alive, a San Diego-based nonprofit that promotes literacy for low-income youths. She discussed her new book and more.

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A John Waters Christmas Promises To Be Naughty

Nov. 27
By Beth Accomando

John Waters – the self-proclaimed "Pope of Trash" and "People’s Pervert" – returns to San Diego (Nov. 30 at The Observatory North Park) for the John Waters Christmas Tour 2015.

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University Of San Diego Forum Examines Global Refugee Crisis

Nov. 4
By Midday Edition

The situation in Syria and Europe is considered the biggest refugee crisis since World War II. A public forum asks whether the world should be more prepared for the population upheavals that come with war.

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Podcast Episode 42: Feminist Western And Horror Film List

Oct. 29
By Beth Accomando

Feminist western barely qualifies as a subgenre since there are so few entries but "The Keeping Room" (opening Oct. 30 at Landmark's Ken Cinema) offers a strong entry.

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Transgender In Prison: How California's New Guidelines Will Be Implemented

Oct. 26
By Midday Edition
By Evening Edition

California will now pay for transgender inmates who meet certain criteria to have sex-reassignment surgery.

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California Working To Bring Interpreters To Civil Courtrooms

Oct. 1
By Megan Burks

California has long provided interpreters to defendants in criminal court, but not always for those in civil court.

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Podcast Episode 33: SDFF Auteur Award Recipient Brit Marling

Sept. 30
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker, Katie Schoolov

The 14th Annual San Diego Film Festival will hand out its tribute awards on Saturday, with Brit Marling receiving its Auteur Award.

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Vietnamese Refugees Reach Out To Syrians Fleeing By Boat

Sept. 24
By Associated Press

More than three decades ago, Vietnamese began fleeing in tiny boats after their country fell to communist rule. Seeing their community's story in the plight of those boarding boats for Europe, some Vietnamese Americans in California are reaching out.