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More Lost and Found Items in San Diego

More Lost and Found Items in San Diego

Friday, October 17, 2008 16:43

Lost: Missing Action figure called Big Guy Some of the posts on Craigslist under the Lost and Found Category get stranger and stranger. A recent look resulted in these below: Lost: Stamps at the Serra Mesa Post Office on Thurs. Lost: An Orange Weaver/Red Finch ...

Good-Bye Dancing Water Fountain in Gaslamp District? Maybe.

Thursday, October 16, 2008 16:00

Looks like the "Dancing Waters" fountain located at the corner of Fifth and Sixth Avenues in the Gaslamp Square Park Plaza might be on its last legs if a story appearing on SignOnSanDiego.com today is accurate. Apparently, the downtown merchants say the fountain costs property owners around $40,000 a year in up-keep and ...

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Another Sports Figure Down for the Count: This Time A SD Star

Another Sports Figure Down for the Count: This Time A SD Star

Wednesday, October 15, 2008 16:33

(Photo Illustration: Photos.com) Senseless ... I just read on the popular TMZ Web site Chris Mims, a former NFL first round draft pick of the San Diego Chargers, was found dead this morning in his L.A. area apartment. Mims, a ...

SD Resident is Helping Girls and Young Women Succeed

SD Resident is Helping Girls and Young Women Succeed

Tuesday, October 14, 2008 14:53

(Art illustration: http://www.helpinggirlssucceed.com) A North San Diego County resident by the name of Sherri Goldby, has an interesting post on Craigslist that I saw today. She has written a step-by-step guide/workbook aimed at helping young girls and women find direction in ...

San Diego: Let's Ban Skateboarding

San Diego: Let’s Ban Skateboarding

Monday, October 13, 2008 15:04

Photo: Photos.com Call me square but I've never understood the fascination with kids and skateboarding When I was growing up, bike riding was the thing to do, not skateboarding. Over the years, skateboarding has quickly taken center stage much to many ...

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Escondido Getting A Facelift ... Sort Of

Escondido Getting A Facelift … Sort Of

Saturday, October 11, 2008 9:25

  (Photo: Photos.com) Folks in the City of Escondido who are tired of looking at foreclosure signs in their neighborhoods are going to get some relief. Maybe. Apparently, city leaders are stepping in to try and help clean up the city by ...

Kids and the Economic Downturn .. They have no clue!!

Kids and the Economic Downturn .. They have no clue!!

Friday, October 10, 2008 21:04

(Photo: Photos.com) I don't have kids, and I am glad that I don't. I was watching The Early Show on CBS today and the reporter was interviewing some Arlington, Va., elementary school kids about the economic troubles that the country is experiencing. It went ...

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More Fires In SD .. When will the heatwave end?

More Fires In SD .. When will the heatwave end?

Wednesday, October 8, 2008 18:34

  (Photo: NBC/Sandiego.com) It's been almost a year, and here we are again, fires in SD. There are reports that Firefighters are trying to contain a wildfire that broke out at Camp Pendelton near Oceanside that has destroyed 100 acres as of this ...

Get To Know Your Neighbor In SD

Get To Know Your Neighbor In SD

Tuesday, October 7, 2008 18:54

  (Photo: Photos.com) If you are someone who likes to borrow a cup of sugar or visit with your neighbors, than you might want to check out NeighborPal.com. In this day and age, most people don't take the time to get to know ...

"Dramatic Rescue in La Jolla of 14-Year-Old Hiker" ... Parents Where Were You?

“Dramatic Rescue in La Jolla of 14-Year-Old Hiker” … Parents Where Were You?

Monday, October 6, 2008 17:25

  (Photo: Photos.com) Usually known for its beauty and affluent lifestyle, La Jolla took center stage last night when a 14-year-old minor was rescued from a canyon. He was apparently hiking and got lost -- he was by himself. He was reunited with his parents, ...

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Finders keepers? Not always

Finders keepers? Not always

Friday, October 3, 2008 18:55

  (Photo: Photos.com) A quick glance through Craig's List under the category of "lost and found" I found myself pleasantly surprised. There are still some good people out there who will actually turn in a lost wallet if they find it and ...

Meter Maids Jobs Easier in Chula Vista?

Meter Maids Jobs Easier in Chula Vista?

Thursday, October 2, 2008 19:39

Photo: Photos.com   (Photo: Photos.com) Come Monday, Oct. 6, nine parking lots in downtown Chula Vista will have electronic meters installed that will take pre-paid rechargeable gift cards ( available form the city), in addition to debit and credit cards. What this means is no ...

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Scripps Ranch Marketplace Losing Business, Oh My!

Scripps Ranch Marketplace Losing Business, Oh My!

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 19:02

[caption id="attachment_1672" align="alignnone" width="300" caption="photo: Kevin Wunderly Real Estate Group"][/caption] So, I'm standing in the kitchen eating breakfast and listening to the morning news. After the typical celebrity sightings, how much the war is costing us and how hot ...

Hike, have fun and get fit in Balboa Park

Hike, have fun and get fit in Balboa Park

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 18:07

 (photo: Photos.com)  OK so I'm  not really a hiker myself, but after hearing and reading about a group that actually hikes every Wednesday in Balboa Park, I might change my mind. The Southern California Camping & Hiking Cooperative  Meet-Up group sure sounds ...

It's All About the Kids On Sept 27. in SD

It’s All About the Kids On Sept 27. in SD

Friday, September 26, 2008 16:20

(Photo: Photos.com) Ever dream of what it feels like to be a multi-millionaire? If so, check out the "Feliz! at Baywood Collection," event on Sept. 27. You can tour two homes gorgeous, ooh and ahh over several luxury sports cars on display and even watch a fashion ...

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Learn to Dance In San Diego From the Best

Learn to Dance In San Diego From the Best

Friday, September 26, 2008 15:51

(Photo: Photos.com) If you think you might want a shot at being on "Dancing with the Stars," you might want to learn to dance, right? Right. Luckily, for those who don't know the difference between a Waltz and a Cha-Cha, now is ...

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SD Has A Lot of Dog Parks .. But Make Sure You Know The Rules

SD Has A Lot of Dog Parks .. But Make Sure You Know The Rules

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 15:08

(photo: photos.com) If you have a four-legged friend who likes to get outside, San Diego has plenty of dog parks where Fido can run, catch a frisbee and visit with other pooches. According to the City Web site: "All dogs ...

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Calling All SD Seniors: Get Busy And Volunteer

Calling All SD Seniors: Get Busy And Volunteer

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 13:32

Seniors, take note: It's time to get up, get busy and start volunteering. (Illustration: Photos.com) The City of San Diego needs Seniors (50 and over) to volunteer in the Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol -- also known as R.S.V.P.  Hours vary, and you will need to ...

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It's Kids' Night Out On Sept. 27 in San Diego

It’s Kids’ Night Out On Sept. 27 in San Diego

Monday, September 22, 2008 18:01

Kids' Night Out is Sept. 27/Photo: Photos.com The kids might be back at school but they are probably still bugging you about being bored. Well, have no fear on Saturday, Sept. 27., kids from ages 8-12 can enjoy "Kids ...

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Some Rec Areas of Mission Bay Closed Due To Pollution

Some Rec Areas of Mission Bay Closed Due To Pollution

Friday, September 19, 2008 17:02

A number of recreational areas at Mission Bay have been closed off since Tuesday due to pollution. (Photo: www.sandiego.gov) What's the sense of having recreational areas if you can't use them? Over at Mission Bay, there are apparently some areas that have been closed ...

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