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In Our Own Backyard

Whale Watching
2 years ago

Whale Watching

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Gray Whales Travel Through San Diegan Waters on Their Winter Migration

Surfers and sailors aren’t the only ones who enjoy San Diego’s offshore playground, even in the depths of winter. Every …
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Parading Around San Diego
2 years ago

Parading Around San Diego

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Local Traditions Keep the Holiday Cheer Alive

San Diegans may not experience classic white winters, but we still know how to celebrate the season. In fact, our sunny weather makes …
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Dive Into San Diego’s  History at Old Town
3 years ago

Dive Into San Diego’s History at Old Town

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Our Town

Old Town, San Diego harks back to the roots of San Diego’s early days as a settlement. There’s loads of history and lots to see packed into a …
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Point Loma’s Beautiful Landmarks and Nature
3 years ago

Point Loma’s Beautiful Landmarks and Nature

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Coastal Curiosity

We’re deep into summer: the sun is bright, the sand is soft, and the ocean is so inviting. For what remains of your summer break, take a day …
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Strawberry Serenade
3 years ago

Strawberry Serenade

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Sweet Fun in the Sun

Strawberry season is here! This beloved red fruit is a favorite among San Diegans, served on plates and in recipes new and old. But for …
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Blooms Abound at  The Flower Fields at Carlsbad
3 years ago

Blooms Abound at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad

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Springtime Wonderland

Did you know that ranunculus is Latin for “little frog”? You can “leap” into the new spring by visiting the largest collection of ranunculus flowers in San Diego: …
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To The Museum!
3 years ago

To The Museum!

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Unleash Your Inner Explorer

This February is the 25th Annual Museum Month in San Diego. This year will feature top exhibits, such as The San Diego Natural History Museum’s “Real …
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Free Flight
4 years ago

Free Flight

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Free Flight Brings a Taste of the Exotic to Del Mar

 

Looking for a unique, local and feathery experience? Best bets are that you’ll find it at Free Flight, …
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WHAT A BOWL  Lake Hodges Bowls Club is Revived and Thriving
4 years ago

WHAT A BOWL Lake Hodges Bowls Club is Revived and Thriving

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There’s some fierce competition brewing at the Lake Hodges Bowls Club, but you may not have noticed.

Club President, Georgie Deno described: “As we embarked on our effort to revive …
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Here’s Adventure! Here’s Romance! Here’s the Robin Hood of the Wild West!
4 years ago

Here’s Adventure! Here’s Romance! Here’s the Robin Hood of the Wild West!

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Here’s Adventure!

As a child, Leopoldo Antonio Carillo traveled frequently from his home in Santa Monica to visit the rancho that belonged to his Tio (Uncle) Machado. The warm and …
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