california: Local Goodwill To Open Store In La Jolla, California! - 06/20/13 01:05 PM
Local Goodwill To Open Store In La Jolla, California.

Good news for bargain hunters and merchandise donors in La Jolla: Goodwill plans to open a thrift store just off Torrey Pines Road around June 27, 2013. The new store is just under 1,600 square feet and will feature primarily clothing and accessories with a smaller than average housewares section. The La Jolla site is surrounded by home furnishing and interior design stores such Ark Antiques and Roche Bobois. The drive-through donation center behind the store began operation in early June 2013 to collect clean reusable clothing and gently used collectibles, … (1 comments)

california: Time To Register For Vista, California-Strawberry 10K. - 03/01/13 10:29 PM
Time To Register For Vista, California's Strawberry 10K.

Vista, California residents and all those interested in participating in the upcoming Strawberry 10K, which is schedule to be held on Sunday, May 26,2013. Here is current information.

The sweetest run in San Diego is adding a 10k for 2013!  So whether you are trying to stretch yourself to new heights or looking for a final cool down run before the Rock-n-Roll Marathon in San Diego, we have what you are looking for!

Our run has something for everyone: 
· 10K  
· 5K
· Kids' Races (1-Mile … (0 comments)

california: Public Invited To The Christening of Montford Point Ship, In San Diego, California. - 03/01/13 06:51 AM
Public Invited To The Christening of Montford Point Ship, In San Diego,California.

The public is invited to visit General Dynamics shipyard in San Diego, California  this Saturday, March 2, 2012, to watch the christening of the Montford Point, the first of at least three mobile landing platform auxiliary ships being built by the Navy. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10AM, near NASSCO's main gate in the neighborhood of Barrio Loan. Visitors are asked to enter the yard at 28th Street and East Harbor Drive. The gate is set to open at 9AM.

Mobile landing platform auxiliary ships … (0 comments)

california: "Free" Tax Help Offered For Seniors In San Marcos, California. - 02/08/13 04:27 AM
Free Tax Help Offered For Seniors In San Marcos, California.

AARP tax aide volunteers are preparing and electronically filing income taxes for 2012 through April 15 at the Senior Service Council located at 728 N. Broadway, Escondido, California, This "FREE" service is provided for low and moderate-income seniors and those with disabilities. Appointments and walk-ins welcome. Call 760-480-0611. For additional information on the AARP tax program offered at other location Call San Marcos 760-744-5535: Poway 858-748-6094; Rancho Bernardo 858-487-2640; Ramona 760-440-9192; and Fallbrook 760-728-4498.



california: Local Carlsbad Community Parks, Seeking Input From Local Residents For Updating. - 02/08/13 03:44 AM
Local Carlsbad Community Parks Seeking Input of Local Residents For Updating Parks.

People are changing and maybe their city parks in Carlsbad should too? Different demographics may mean that people want or need a different array of services from their Carlsbad community parks. For example the average age of Carlsbad residents is increasing. Is the traditional senior center as we have it now geared to serve the burgeoning baby boomer population?

To help determine what changes are needed, Carlsbad is asking what people want in their city parks. Two public meetings have been schedule from 6 to 7:30PM, February … (0 comments)

california: City of San Marcos, California to Sponsor Discovery Hike. - 02/01/13 04:31 AM
City of San Marcos, California To Sponsor Discovery Hike.

The City of San Marcos is sponsoring a "Discover San Marcos" hike at 9AM, Saturday (February 2, 2013) beginning at the Cerro de las Posas Park parking lot,  1387 W. Borden road, San Marcos, California.. The three-mile hike includes Santa Fe Hills Trails, the Arboretum and Rail Trail. A side trip to the top of "P" Palomar mountain will be offered. Rain may cancel the event. Minors must be accompanied by adults. Sturdy walking shoes are recommended. Bring water and trail snacks. Dogs must be on a maximum six foot leash … (1 comments)

california: Carlsbad, California Flower Fields Offering Volunteer Classes. - 01/31/13 08:24 AM
Carlsbad, California Flower Fields Offering Volunteer Classes!

The Flower Field needs volunteers to teach recycling and vermicomposting to children in preschool through fifth grade at 5704 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, California. Classes begin at 9AM, and run from March 1, 2012, to April 30, 2012. Training will be provided in February. Hours are flexible. Experience not required. Take Interstate 5 Going South to Palomar Airport Rd, and turn right, the flower fields are off to the right hand side. Easy to find.


california: Where To Find Santa Claus In North San Diego, California 2012. - 12/13/12 06:22 AM
Where to Find Santa Claus In North San Diego, California 2012. Santa Claus can be located in the following, North San Diego, California locations:
Carlsbad Premium Outlets: 5620 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, California --From 9AM to 9PM, photo packages start at $19.99. Santa will be strolling the center from 2 to 5PM, on December 15th, and December 22, 2012. The Forum at Carlsbad: 1923 Calle Barcelona, Carlsbad, California. In front of Anthropologies from Noon to 4PM, Saturdays, Take your own pictures. Westfield Plaza Camino Real Mall, Carlsbad, California --Near J.C. Penny--generally 10AM, to 8PM, check calendar for later openings. Santa Takes … (2 comments)

california: Vista, California To Hold Christmas Tea With Concert! - 11/26/12 07:38 AM
Vista, California to Hold Christmas Tea With Concert. The Vista Historical Society will hold its annual Christmas Tea from 2 to 4PM, December 9, 2012 at the Park Terrace Cafe' of Gloria E. McClellan Senior Center. Located at 1400 Vale Terrace, the tradition continues with a holiday program highlighted by the Encore Youth Choir of Vista featuring 25 children, ages 7 to 17. Refreshments will be served and there will be a visit from Santa Claus. (Free)The museum is open from 10AM, to 2:30PM< Wednesday through Friday and the first and second Saturday of each  month. This information offered by: Crescent … (0 comments)

california: San Diego, California Beaches! - 11/19/12 02:35 AM
San Diego, California Beaches! San Diego County is blessed with 70 miles of sandy coastline and more than 30 individual beaches. When it comes to enjoying the San Diego shores though a word (or actually four) to the wise: May Gray and June Gloom. They're both names for a local weather pattern that can be counted on to foil sunbathing most mornings (and sometimes all day) from mid-May to mid July. Overcast skies appear as the desert heats up at the end of spring, sucking the marine layer --a thick bank of fog--inland for a few miles each night. Be prepared … (0 comments)

california: Attractions In San Diego, California That Are Kid Friendly! - 11/18/12 02:22 PM
Attractions In San Diego, California That Are Kid Friendly! Birch Aquarium At Scripps:  In La Jolla is an aquarium that lets kids explore the realms of the deep and learn about life in the sea . The New Children's Museum: Located in downtown San Diego, is a $25 million modern space where kids can indulge in educational and cultural playtime, including hands-on projects and storytelling. Maritime Museum: Strolling along the Embarcadero will have kids unleashing their inner Captain Jack Sparrow, as they swashbuckler their way through this collection of classic sailing vessels. Seaport Village: Has an old-fashioned carousel for kids, lots … (1 comments)

california: Twinkie's Sought By San Diego, California Residents! - 11/17/12 01:05 AM
Twinkie's, Sought By San Diego, California Residents! Hostess Brands decision to declare bankruptcy meant a flurry of Twinkie buying at Hostess outlets and supermarkets Friday in San Diego, California. The Hostess Bakery outlet in Escondido, El Cajon and Chula Vista reported full parking lots and crowded shops. the Chula Vista facility had no Twinkie"s or cupcakes and the one in Escondido was down to a few Twinkie packages. On ebay, a box of Twinkie"s was listed at $200,000 though it had no bids. Twinkie desperadoes trying the Ralphs store in Mission Valley would have no luck finding their favorite spongie cake … (2 comments)

california: A Little About San Diego, California! - 11/06/12 08:13 AM
A Little About San Diego, California. San Diego County is the southern most county in California, encompassing an area about the size of the state of Connecticut. Nearly three million people live here with one half of persons under 24 years of age and another million from 35 to 44. The median age is 33. San Diego County is comprised of 18 incorporated cities the largest of which is the city of San Diego. Five elected supervisors govern the County and an administrative officer appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The City of San Diego is the seventh largest city in … (1 comments)

california: Know The Signs Of Faulty Electrical Wiring In Your San Marcos, California Home. - 11/05/12 07:30 PM
Know The Signs Of Faulty Electrical Wiring In Your San Marcos, California, home. According to the National Fire Protection Association electrical distribution and lighting equipment ranks among the leading causes of fires in homes. The NFPA recommends calling a qualified electrician for an inspection if you've noticed any of the following warning signs of electrical hazards.
Blown Fuses--that need to be replaced frequently. Tripping circuit breakers that must be repeatedly reset. A tingling feeling---when you touch an electric appliance or other metal objects. Unplug the appliance and stop using it until the source of the shock can be fixed. Wall outlets … (0 comments)

california: 2,000 Expected To Bike The San Diego, California Coast On 11-3-2012. - 11/02/12 02:37 AM
2,000 Expected To Bike The San Diego, California Coast. Riding everything from colorful beach cruisers with fat tires to sleek racing bikes, more than 2,000 people are expected to take off from the Oceanside, California Municipal Pier this weekend on treks of up to 100 miles in the city's Bike the Coast -Taste the Coast event. This really great event for Oceanside, because  anyone can do it. It really encourages all levels. It's not a race. It's really more of a festival type atmosphere to get out and enjoy a beautiful day down the coast. If 100 miles sounds daunting, fear … (0 comments)

california: Welcome To San Diego, California. - 11/01/12 08:43 AM
Welcome to San Diego, California. Although Cabrillo sailed into San Diego Bay in 1542, seventeen American Presidents had served our country before New San Diego was founded in 1867. Alonzo Horton, a trader and landowner, purchased 960 waterfront acres at 27 1/2 cents per acre to establish the town and commercialize its harbor. It would take 17 years for the transcontinental railroad to reach San Diego and create a link to the east and an international exposition during WW1 to promote tourism via the building of the 1,200 acre Balboa Park. During the 1920's and 30's pioneering aviators like Charles Lindbergh … (0 comments)

california: Tips For A Safe 2012 Halloween While Trick-Or-Treating In San Marcos, California. - 10/21/12 01:02 PM
Tips for a safe 2012 Halloween in San Marcos, California.

Try to Trick or Treat when there is still light outside. If you must go at night make sure that your costume is light colored and made with flame retardant material. Wear a costume that makes it easy for you to walk, see and be seen. Use retro-reflective tape on your costume and treat bag, so you can be easily seen. use makeup instead of a mask when ever possible. A masks may keep you from seeing well. Carry a flashlight with you, so you can see and be seen … (1 comments)

california: Healthy Living Festival Coming To Del Mar, California This October 2012. - 10/08/12 01:48 AM
Healthy Living Festival Coming To Del Mar, California.

Healthy Living Festival coming to Del Mar, California --October 13,14-2012, (Saturday & Sunday) join the celebration of living healthier, at the Del Mar fairgrounds. Including 25 free workshops and seminars, cooking demonstrations medical testing, Yoga, Zumba and stretch classes. Over 150 exhibitors offering the latest healthy living products and services.

Enjoy belly dancing shows and other live entertainment, climb the rock wall, walk on water in gain bubbles. Saturday 10AM, to 7PM, Sunday, 10AM, to 5PM.

This information is offered by Crescent Moon Realty, Inc.

california: Simple Changes Could Save You Money On Your Water Bill In San Marcos, California. - 10/07/12 01:14 PM
Simple Changes Could Save You Money On Your Water Bill In San Marcos, California.

Local San Marcos residents can cut projected water use by 20% to 30% over the next 20 years by adopting simple changes to household appliances, yards and gardens,according to a study released by the Encinitas policy organization Equinox Center. The paper analyzed data from a report commissioned by the California Department of Water Resources, in 2005 through 2008 and identified the "low hanging fruit" for water efficiency. It concluded that a single family home outfitted with the most efficient toilets, faucets and clothes washers today would … (1 comments)

california: Local Auto Dealerships Offering "Free" Emergency Totes, In San Diego, California. - 10/07/12 12:46 PM
Local Auto Dealerships Offering "FREE" Emergency Totes, In San Diego, California.

San Diego county  residents can sign up at any of six vehicle dealerships to get a free emergency preparedness tote that includes a radio, first-aid kit and landline phone. The promotion is sponsored by Sunroad Automotive with assistance from San Diego Gas & electric, the Auto Club of Southern California and the county Office of Emergency Services.

Sunroad will give a tote to anyone who registers for Alert San Diego, the county's reverse 911 notification system. There are 800 totes available and the promotion will continue while … (1 comments)

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