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A sassy, Seussical display

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The bird is (still) the word(nerd)

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Airport ‘transcends’ race and age with dance

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A force for good

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Swift boats and firefights

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Opinion & News

Guest Editorial: National Foster Care Month

Posted: May 5th, 2017 | Opinion, Opinion & News | No Comments

Helping infants and toddlers in need

By Jennifer Coburn

May is National Foster Care Month and is a time to recognize that we each can play a part in enhancing the lives of children and youth in foster care.

Angels Foster Family Network is celebrating the month by having its annual gala May 12 at the U.S. Grant Hotel, located at 326 Broadway, Downtown.

Supporters of the nonprofit organization will don their flapper dresses and bowties as they dance the Charleston at the “Putting on the Ritz” 1920s-style gala. Read More

Downtown News Briefs – May 2017

Posted: May 5th, 2017 | Downtown Briefs, News, Opinion & News | No Comments

CULINARY FUNDRAISER BENEFITS LITERACY

At the San Diego Council on Literacy’s eighth annual “Eat.Drink.Read. A Culinary Event for Literacy,” foodies will savor imaginative bites and brews prepared by the region’s finest chefs on Thursday, May 18 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park. Read More

Downtown Calendar – May 2017

Posted: May 5th, 2017 | Calendar, Opinion & News | No Comments

Horton Plaza Park 1-Year Anniversary
Saturday, May 6

Celebrate Horton Plaza Park’s first birthday with food, games, music and AquaVie Wellness yoga. Enjoy Harvest Kitchen and Lil‘ Miss Short Cakes food trucks as well as live performances from Ben Carroll and Maria Z. A water and light show will conclude the night. Free and family-friendly event. 4–9 p.m. at Horton Plaza Park, 900 Fourth Ave. Visit bit.ly/2qpFoGy. Read More