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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

Cakebread Cellars Wine Dinner At Fort Oak Restaurant

Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 Fort Oak Restaurant

For The Love Of Art Brunch At Hotel Del Coronado

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019 Hotel del Coronado

Valentine's Weekend Champagne Brunch Cruise

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019 Pier 1 Hornblower Landing

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Gardening Events

Kokedama Workshop At The Japanese Friendship Garden

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 Japanese Friendship Garden San Diego

Farm To Table Yoga Brunch

Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019 Wild Willow Farm & Education Center

The Flower Fields At Carlsbad Ranch

Friday, March 1, 2019 The Flower Fields At Carlsbad Ranch

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Podcast Episode 161: Black Comix And 'Scary Black Folks'

Feb. 15
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie celebrates Black History Month by speaking with Keithan Jones, founder of Black Comix Day, about black comics and movies, and professor John Jennings about a new collective called Scary Black Folks.

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Asylum-Seekers Find Shelter In San Diego After Release On Streets

Feb. 14
By Jean Guerrero

As the San Diego County Board of Supervisors prepares to sue the Trump administration for its handling of asylum-seeking families, the San Diego Rapid Response Network is helping families.

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Black Comix Day: Heroes Rise II

Feb. 13
By Beth Accomando

Last year the Malcolm X Library hosted San Diego's first ever Black Comix Day. The event returns this Saturday for the Heroes Rise II edition.

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Asylum Seekers Letters Made Public At San Diego State University

Feb. 11
By Jean Guerrero

The San Diego State University Library has released a collection of hundreds of letters from asylum-seekers being held at the Otay Mesa detention center.

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San Diego's Jewish Film Festival Rebrands But Mission Stays The Same

Feb. 7
By Beth Accomando

This year the San Diego International Jewish Film Festival added "International" to its title to emphasize its global perspective. The festival continues through Feb. 17 at multiple venues.

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San Diego Pushing Effort Aimed At Welcoming Immigrants And New Citizens

Feb. 4
By Matt Hoffman

A five-year plan has 20 different recommendations for immigrant and refugee integration — things like creating an office for immigration advancement, job training and career placement.

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U.S. Says Mexico's Concerns About Returning Asylum-Seeking Families To Mexico Won't Change Plans

Feb. 1
By Jean Guerrero

The Department of Homeland Security says a newly launched program to return some asylum seekers to Mexico while they await their day in U.S. court will help keep families together.

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Vietnamese Community In City Heights Gets Little Saigon Sign Off Interstate 15

Feb. 1
By Matt Hoffman

Soon it will be even easier for people to find the Little Saigon Cultural and Commercial District.

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Ken Classics, Two Film Fests Return This Week

Jan. 31
By Beth Accomando

Sometimes there is just too much to choose from at the movies and this is one of those weeks. Ken classics, San Diego Black Film Festival and Human Rights Watch are just a few of the choices.

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Business Report: San Diego's New Tourism Pitch

Jan. 25
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

San Diego launches a new global tourism campaign, effects of the government shutdown on air travel and concerns of an economic slowdown at the World Economic Forum.

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