Annual Easter egg hunt expands to four days

The Children’s Nature Retreat in Al­pine has expanded their annual Easter egg hunt to eight different egg hunts held over four days this year. Retreat...

Lessons learned from the pandemic: Communication matters

The COVID-19 pandemic landed in San Diego county on March 9, 2020 with a woman who had traveled abroad and brought the virus back...

Girl Scouts widen their virtual reach

There are no gap-toothed Brownies hawking cookies in front of stores on Sat­urday mornings this year, no little wagons being pulled door-to-door, no minivans...

A high-caliber gift for struggling reservation police officer

A Sycuan Tribal Reservation police service officer, Patrick Lauifi and his family have seen troubled times during the COVID-19 pandemic. He was furloughed for...

Learn the meaning behind the menorah

The menorah is perhaps the most recognizable symbol of Chanukah. Displayed in homes, and often in windows, each year, the menorah is a nine-branched...

American pickers coming for a visit

Television personalities Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz are mak­ing plans for a return to California this December with The Ameri­can Pickers, a documentary series...

Pandemic won’t stop Operation Christmas Child

Volunteers with Operation Christmas Child will be col­lecting donations from Nov. 16 to 23 this year with a curb­side-dropoff system in place so donors...

Artwork is plein to see

ArtWalk@Liberty Station, San Diego’s first major art show since many 2020 events were postponed, shifted online or canceled entirely beginning in March due to...

Donors and Veterans walk 2020 fundraiser online

The 2020 VetWalk has been redesigned this year to bring in donations from Nov. 7 through Dec. 7 in a virtual format rather than...

Kid-friendly staycation ideas

Adults may see staycations as great opportunities to catch up on summer reading and finish projects around the house. Chil­dren, however, may not always...
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