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Celebrate the San Diego River

Posted: May 19th, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By Rob Hutsel The San Diego River Park Foundation continues to grow as one of our region’s largest environmental nonprofits dedicated to taking local action. Most people know it for its efforts to organize the community to remove trash from in and along the San Diego River. Some also know about its efforts to conserve […]

Hiking Climber’s Loop at Mission Trails Regional Park

Posted: May 19th, 2017 | Columns, Featured | No Comments

By Audrey F. Baker If you are up for a short-distance, quick-elevation-gain hike that works the muscles, affords panoramic views of Mission Trails Regional Park and displays a broad sampling of the season’s flowering plants, consider Climber’s Loop Trail. Rated as difficult and moderately-trafficked, the 1.2-mile trek doubly serves as a gateway to the west-facing […]

Concerts, classes, programs, art at the Allied Gardens Library

By Kathryn Johnson  Introduction to Drawing for older adults June 8, 15, 22, 29 3:30–5:30 p.m. Learn to see like an artist during this four-week course, exploring a variety of approaches to representational drawing. Practice basic strategies for developing accurate drawings brought to life through a strong emphasis on learning visual language as it relates to […]

Help save trauma patient lives by giving blood

Posted: May 19th, 2017 | Featured, Health, Lifestyle | No Comments

By The American Red Cross During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to help ensure lifesaving blood is available for patients with traumatic injuries and other serious medical needs by donating blood or platelets. According to the National Trauma Institute, trauma accounts for approximately 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital admissions […]