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Briefs, Calendar and Opinion

Calendar Jan. 13 – Feb. 9, 2017

Posted: January 13th, 2017 | Briefs, Calendar and Opinion, Calendar | No Comments

Community Calendar MLK Human Dignity Award Breakfast Friday, Jan. 13 The 32nd Annual YMCA of San Diego County Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human Dignity Award Breakfast will be held from 6 to 9 a.m. at the Town & Country Resort, 500 Hotel Circle North. The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Human Dignity Award is given […]

News Briefs — Dec. 9, 2016

Posted: December 9th, 2016 | Briefs, Briefs, Calendar and Opinion | No Comments

Puppy elves greet stressed out shoppers Surf Dog Ricochet, a certified therapy dog, accompanied a bevy of puppies to Barnes & Noble in Hazard Center to spend the afternoon with holiday shoppers Dec. 3. Ricochet is a surfing canine ambassador for Surfers with Disabilities and other nonprofit programs.

Calendar Oct. 14 – Nov. 10

Posted: October 14th, 2016 | Briefs, Calendar and Opinion, Calendar | No Comments

Pumpkin Station Through Monday, Oct. 31 The Mission Valley Pumpkin Station at Westfield Shopping Center (1640 1/2 Camino Del Rio) is open now through Halloween. Pumpkin Station is set up in the parking lot of the mall and is free and fun for all ages. Attractions include two giant slides, a swing ride, ferris wheel, […]

The civic importance of measures K and L

Posted: October 14th, 2016 | Briefs, Calendar and Opinion, Opinion | No Comments

Charles G. Abdelnour For 28 years I was privileged to serve as the clerk and chief elections officer for the city of San Diego. During that time, I oversaw a number of important election events. These included the city’s switch from district-only primaries, which were then followed by a city-wide general election, to district-only elections […]