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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

Gardening Events

Orchid Treasures Show & Sale

Friday, March 22, 2019 Scottish Rite Event Center

Orchid Treasures Show & Sale

Saturday, March 23, 2019 Scottish Rite Event Center

Ride The Tide

Saturday, March 23, 2019 Einstein Peace Garden

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Podcast Episode 163: Guillermo Del Toro And San Diego Latino Film Festival

March 15
By Beth Accomando

With Alfonso Cuaron’s recent multiple Oscar win and San Diego Latino Film Festival entering its second quarter century, I felt it was the perfect time to pull up an archive interview I did with Mexican director Guillermo del Toro.

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San Diego Latino Film Festival Wants To Build Bridges Not Walls

March 13
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Latino Film Festival kicks off its 26th year with a stellar line up of shorts, features and documentaries from around the world.

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Filmmakers Focus On Migrant Voices At San Diego Latino Film Festival

March 12
By Anica Colbert, Ebone Monet

The San Diego Latino Film Festival named 15 finalists who explored immigration stories through film as part of this year's Migrant Voices Film Challenge.

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Business Report: Record Air Travel In San Diego

March 1
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

Another busy year for San Diego International Airport, Qualcomm's 5G future and Weight Watchers turns to Oprah Winfrey to help its rebranding.

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Podcast Episode 162: The Lady From The Black Lagoon

March 1
By Beth Accomando

You may not know Milicent Patrick's name and that's precisely why filmmaker, monster lover, and author Mallory O'Meara decided to write "The Lady From the Black Lagoon." It reveals the lost legacy of this woman who created one of Hollywood's most iconic monsters.

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Centering The Margins Conference Looks To Writers of Color

March 1
By Beth Accomando

Centering the Margins: Conversations with Writers of Color is a three-day conference starting Friday that responds to the need for minority writers to construct spaces for creating, critiquing, and publishing their work.

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Politicians Tour San Ysidro Port Of Entry, Praise Operations

Feb. 22
By Jean Guerrero

U.S. House majority leader Steny Hoyer toured the San Ysidro Port Of Entry Friday to evaluate a recent pilot program to return some asylum seekers to Mexico.

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Roundtable: Money For Misconduct Records

Feb. 22
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The San Diego Sheriff's Department says it won't charge for misconduct records, a local lawmaker wants to know how ICE is using DMV information to help make arrests, and a local reservation gets into the marijuana business.

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'Horror Noire' Explores History Of Black Horror

Feb. 21
By Beth Accomando

Black History Month is almost over but it’s not too late to enjoy the Shudder original documentary “Horror Noire: A History of Black Horror.”

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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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