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News Briefs – July 14, 2017

Posted: July 14th, 2017 | Briefs, Briefs, Calendar and Opinion, News | No Comments

PAWmicon returns to Hazard Center

Helen Woodward Animal Center is holding its fifth annual PAWmicon Convention on Saturday, July 15, 10 a.m. to noon and will again be held in Mission Valley this year.

The event will take place at Hazard Center located at 7610 Hazard Center Drive, San Diego, CA 92108 and will include carnival games, snacks and a PAWSplay costume contest for dogs and their owners. You can enter the contest as a pet-owner duo or as a pet alone and the contest is $10 to enter. All entrants will receive a goodie bag and prizes will be awarded for the top three costumes. Read More

SoccerCity has something for everyone

By Nick Stone

In January, following the Chargers’ decision to relocate to Los Angeles, a group of San Diegans unveiled a plan to reinvigorate the Qualcomm Stadium site.

The goal was to create a special place that offered something for everyone: an iconic public park along the San Diego River; a joint-use stadium for Major League Soccer and SDSU football; a sports and entertainment district with shops, restaurants and live-music options; and much-needed housing — all within a transit-oriented community on the San Diego trolley line. Read More

SoccerCity: A dagger poised to strike the heart of San Diego

By Joe LaCava

Mission Valley is the heart of San Diego. Proximity to nearly everything, facilitated by easy access to San Diego’s key transportation corridors, has long made Mission Valley an attractive place to live, work and play.

Unfortunately, that may change if the proposed SoccerCity development moves forward. This massive mixed-use development – which is about soccer in name only – would dramatically and permanently alter the Mission Valley residents have come to know and love. Read More

Calendar: June 9 – July 13, 2017


SDSU’s ‘All Natural’ Art Exhibit
Friday, June 9-Sunday, July 16

San Diego State University will display artwork of various mediums that use natural materials or elements. Free. Exhibit is open Thursday-Monday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at SDSU Downtown Gallery, 725 W Broadway. Visit or contact Chantel Paul at cpaul@mail.sdsu. Read More