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First African-American Commander US Navy Aircraft Carrier Honored In San Diego

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San Diego County’s Urban League hosted a salute to African-American military leaders. One of those leaders, who made naval history, is retired Admiral Larry Cleveland Chambers. He commanded the USS ... Read more

Juneteenth: An American Holiday

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Juneteenth is an American Holiday, often overlooked. But what's also called African American Independence Day is as significant to our history as the Fourth Of July. Read more

Food Events

1 Year Anniversary at Lola 55 - CANCELLED

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 Lola 55

Cocktails For A Cause

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 The Tipsy Crow

The Second Annual Thanks(for)giving In August

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 El Corazon Senior Center

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Gardening Events

Manure Management & Compost Workshop

Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 Oasis Camel Dairy

All About Worms

Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019 Julian Library

Farm To Table Yoga Brunch

Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019 Wild Willow Farm & Education Center

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Humane Society Reminds Pet Owners To Avoid Exercising Pets During Hot Weather

Aug. 20
By City News Service

The San Diego Humane Society reminded residents Tuesday to avoid bringing pets on hikes during periods of hot weather to protect them from heatstroke.

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Roundtable: Turmoil Continues For SANDAG

July 26
By Aly Sadik, Mark Sauer

More shakeups at San Diego's regional planning agency, the disappearing Southern California coastline and the proposed tower near Seaport Village.

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Loud Fridge Theatre Group Makes Debut With 'Straight'

July 25
By Beth Accomando

There’s a new theater company in town and it's bringing the San Diego premiere of the play "Straight" to Tenth Avenue Arts Center’s Forum Stage.

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Seniors Get Help To Apply For Expanded CalFresh Benefits

July 23
By John Carroll

Legislation to expand CalFresh, the state’s food assistance program, went into effect last month. Now, an effort is underway to get seniors to sign up.

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Del Mar's Horse Racing Season Begins In The Shadow Of Santa Anita Deaths

July 17
By Matt Hoffman

The summer racing season kicks off Wednesday in Del Mar after 30 horses died earlier this year at Los Angeles' Santa Anita Park track.

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Lulu Wang's 'The Farewell' Is Based On An Actual Lie

July 15
By Beth Accomando

“The Farewell” was a hit at Sundance earlier this year. The film's director, Lulu Wang, stopped by the KPBS studios to explain how a lie is the basis for a true story.

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Cinema Junkie Podcast Episode 173: Lulu Wang's 'The Farewell'

July 12
By Beth Accomando

Lulu Wang's "The Farewell" was a hit at Sundance earlier this year and now opens in theaters. It draws on the director's own life for inspiration.

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Lambda Archives Stores San Diego's LGBTQ History

July 11
By Claire Trageser

Part of the challenge of running an LGBTQ archive is when it comes to older photos and memorabilia, there aren't that many, due to the closeted past.

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'Be Natural' Celebrates Pioneering Filmmaker Alice Guy-Blaché

July 10
By Beth Accomando

A new documentary (opening July 19 at Digital Gym Cinema) called “Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché” introduces audiences to the first woman filmmaker.

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Examining The Racial Stereotypes Of 1932's 'The Mask Of Fu Manchu'

July 2
By Beth Accomando

"The Mask of Fu Manchu" screens as part of the Breaking the Commandments: Pre-Code Hollywood film series at Digital Gym Cinema. It stars Boris Karloff as the evil Asian title character and that raises issues of racial stereotypes that need to be considered in a broader context.

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