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Breast Cancer Awareness Month At La Valencia Hotel

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 La Valencia Hotel

Carlsbad Pumpkin Patch

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 Carlsbad Strawberry Company

Carnevil At The Gaslamp Quarter

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 Gaslamp Quarter

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San Diego Distillery Now Brewing Up Hand Sanitizer ... And Giving It Away

April 13
By Matt Hoffman

Liberty Call Distilling is giving out free bottles of hand sanitizer every weekend in Barrio Logan.

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Introducing 'The Pandemic Pivot' Pop-Up Podcast Series

April 12
By Kinsee Morlan

"The Pandemic Pivot" is a new pop-up podcast series about people who are doing creative and innovative things to keep the community connected through COVID-19 isolation.

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San Diego Pizza Chain Raising Money, Donating Meals During Coronavirus Outbreak

April 9
By Matt Hoffman

Restaurants across San Diego are stepping up to feed healthcare workers and those who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus. One local pizza chain is doing both.

A closed sign outside of Gossip Grill in Hillcr...

Record Number Of Unemployment Claims Filed As San Diegans Struggle To Make Ends Meet

April 2
By Matt Hoffman

More than 6 million Americans have filed for unemployment as cases of COVID-19 continue to rise across the country. At least 20,000 San Diegans were laid off in March.

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North County Nonprofit Teams Up With Shuttered Restaurants To Feed The Needy During Coronavirus Pandemic

April 2
By Alison St John

With many restaurants closed amid the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of pounds of perishable food have been donated and turned into meals for the needy.

Customers line up outside a Sprouts in Hillcres...

Food Safety Concerns Grow As Grocery, Restaurant Workers Test Positive For COVID-19

March 31
By Shalina Chatlani

County officials said restaurants and grocery stores are following CDC guidelines to sanitize facilities and socially distance customers and staff.

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Emergency Food Drive-Thru Looks To Relieve Pressure From Local Food Distribution Sites

March 30
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

Drivers were instructed to go through the food-distribution lanes with their trunks open, as volunteers filled their cars with emergency groceries.

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San Diego Food Banks Prioritize Meals For Seniors As Coronavirus Increases Demand

March 17
By Matt Hoffman

With San Diegans being laid off and out of work because of the coronavirus, local food banks are working to increase their efforts.

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Only Here Podcast: A Travel Writer's Take On Tacos In Tijuana

Jan. 29
By Kinsee Morlan

Travel writer Scott Koenig talks about immigration's effect on food and his outsider's take on tacos in Tijuana.

Mt. Hope Community Garden. January 21, 2020

Mt. Hope Community Garden Re-Opens With Focus On Food Justice

Jan. 28
By Jade Hindmon

Diane Moss, managing director of Project New Village, who oversees Mt. Hope Community Garden, spoke with Midday Edition about the vision to turn the area into a hub for good food.

Ham, Brussel sprouts and mashed potatoes (top l...

Share Your Holiday Food Traditions On Midday Edition

Nov. 25, 2019
By Brooke Ruth, Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

From latkes to tamales to black-eyed peas and ham, it just wouldn’t be the holidays for some families without these special foods. Does your family have a special holiday food? Share it with us.

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Seniors Get Help To Apply For Expanded CalFresh Benefits

July 23, 2019
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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San Diego Is Now Home To A Michelin-Starred Restaurant

June 6, 2019
By Jade Hindmon, Marissa Cabrera

Addison at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar became the first San Diego restaurant to be awarded a prestigious Michelin star.

San Diego Chicken Pie Shop's dishes, May 8, 2019.

The Secret To Longevity From One Of San Diego’s Oldest Restaurants

May 8, 2019
By Ebone Monet

The San Diego Chicken Pie Shop is celebrating 81 years in operation.

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Business Report: Changes Coming To Amazon Delivery

May 3, 2019
By Aly Sadik

Another sign of the strong economy, a big change for Amazon's delivery service, and now Wall Street has its first plant-based food company.