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San Diego: Remembering Local Hero and Political Giant Dr. Willie Blair

By Lester McCurtis Dr. Willie Blair left an impact on the San Diego community fighting for racial equality in San Diego, California, and in the US Congress. He was a transformational leader of the San Diego chapter of the Black American Political Association of California (BAPAC). He was first San Diegan elected as state President …

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Empowering Young Women Conference, Riverside, CA

WHAT: EMPOWERING YOUNG WOMEN CONFERENCE WHEN: Saturday, March 7, 2020, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm WHERE: Riverside City College, Landis Auditorium, 4800 Magnolia Ave, Riverside, CA 92506  “I CAN CHANGE THE WORLD” is the theme for the 19th Annual Empowering Young Women Conference, a collaborative effort of the Adrian Dell and Carmen Roberts Foundation, Riverside Community College District, Riverside Unified …

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24th Annual Meet The Chefs Benefitting Casa de Amparo

Nearly 350 food enthusiasts and passionate community members will gather to attend Casa de Amparo’s 24th Annual Meet the Chefs on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the Hilton Del Mar. The popular event annually raises over $125,000, which directly benefits Casa de Amparo’s programs that service foster youth in San Diego County. “Meet the Chefs is one of …

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Photos: Long Beach Emergency Shelter for the Homeless Marks 25th year of The Christmas Store

A Long Beach Emergency Shelter for the Homeless, marked its 25th year of making a difference for families at Christmas Store. Brenda Wilson, Executive Director and Lynda Moran, Deputy Director well known throughout the city of Long Beach as “The Twins” and Co-Founders of New Image Emergency Shelter for the Homeless, Inc. (New Image) provides bicycles, toys, …

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La Jolla Playhouse: “Put Your House in Order” Cast & Creative Team Announced

La Jolla, CA – La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Put Your House in Order, by acclaimed Chicago playwright Ike Holter (Lottery Day), directed by Lili-Anne Brown. The show kicks off the Playhouse’s 2019/2020 season, running in the Playhouse’s Mandell Weiss Forum June 2 – 30. The cast features Behzad Dabu (TV’s How to …

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Theater Review: WAITRESS, A Whimsical Pie Making Delight

Waitress the Musical. Photo by: Joan Marcus This week through December 2, Broadway San Diego’s latest Tony nominated musical to hit the stage is “Waitress.” Based on the film written by Adrienne Shelly, and starring Kerry Russell, the story centers on a waitress in an abusive marriage who recently finds out that she’s pregnant by her …

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