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Local heroes who have dedicated their lives to helping abused children were honored at today’s Board of Supervisors meeting. Each received a proclamation for receiving a STARS award, which are given out by the San Diego County Child Abuse Prevention Coordinating Council every April during Child Abuse Prevention Month. This year’s recipients include three members [...]
Bev Vasconcellos (left) and Peggy Katz discuss a plant question in between answering calls at the Master Gardener Hotline. The program provides residents with free gardening advice. The leaves on the avocado tree are yellowing and the tips are turning brown. A Carlsbad resident is describing her plant’s ailing appearance over the phone, after calling [...]
Can’t live without your cell phone What about your car Imagine then riding a stagecoach out on the western frontier 150 years ago. While you can’t actually step back in time, you can get an idea of what life was like back then at Vallecito Days, a free weekend festival March 16 and 17 at [...]
Rigorous requirements highlight significant difference in the treatment of complex stroke cases UC San Diego Medical Center-Hillcrest is one of five facilities in the country, and the only center in San Diego County, to be recognized as one of the first Comprehensive Stroke Centers (CSC), the newest level of certification for advanced stroke care awarded [...]
November 8, 2012 This November 17 at 1 p.m., the El Cajon Branch Library, 201 E. Douglas Ave, will debut a “seed library” that will allow local gardeners to swap saved and unused seeds. Master Gardener Joyce Gemmell will provide a talk on growing flowers and vegetables from seeds, and attendees will have the chance [...]
On 27th October, Southern California Hindu Community Leaders led by Dilip Butani (Chairman Indian Community of Southern California), hosted a Grand Event for His Holiness Paramahamsa Nithyananda and expressed their solidarity and support to stand by him to spread his global spiritual mission. A group of 50 VIPs (heads of different Federations and Organizations) were [...]
WHAT: 2012 USO Gala: Honoring those who Serve WHEN: Friday, November 2, 2012 4:30 p.m. Media in place for interviews 5:00 p.m. USO Service Member of the Year interviews 6:30 p.m. Welcoming Reception 7:30 p.m. Dinner & Evening Program
WHAT: 2012 USO Gala: Honoring those who Serve WHEN: Friday, November 2, 2012 4:30 p.m. Media in place for interviews 5:00 p.m. USO Service Member of the Year interviews 6:30 p.m. Welcoming Reception & VIP Red Carpet (media by request only) 7:30 p.m. Dinner & Evening Program
State Test Scores Continue to Rise; SDUSD Ties for Top Spots in English, Science Among Large Districts
Test scores in English language arts, math, science and history/social science continue their five-year rise, while the test score gap between ethnic groups continues to narrow in the San Diego Unified School District, according to 2012 state test results released today. Overall, English scores were up two points, math up one point, science up five [...]
The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) has selected San Diego-based Discover Corps (a division of Terra Education) to operate a new program, “Next Step Travel.” These two-week trips allow individuals to travel and volunteer abroad in the Dominican Republic from October 27 – November 9, 2012, February 16 – March 1, 2013 or May 11 [...]
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