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Allied Gardens Little League place fifth in state

Posted: September 15th, 2017 | Allied Gardens, Communities, Lifestyle, News, Sports, Top Stories | No Comments

By Doug Curlee | Editor at Large

The Allied Gardens Little League 8- to 10-year-old All Star team’s march to a fifth-place finish in Southern California was more than just 13 kids playing, and winning, games together. It was a bonding experience for the youngsters — one that will likely make them friends for all their lives.

In order to build the team chemistry that took them that far in the tournament, the players practically lived together for 52 days.

Football star to family business man

Posted: August 18th, 2017 | Features, Lifestyle, Sports, Top Stories | No Comments

By Doug Curlee | Editor at Large

When Don Coryell was hired to bring San Diego State football out of what was called the “small college” ranks and into the big time, Jim Allison says Coryell talked him into passing up offers from the likes of Texas, UCLA and the big schools.

“Coach knew where he wanted the program to go, and told me I could help get them there. He could talk you into anything if he put his mind to it, and he did with me.”

A league of their own

Posted: August 18th, 2017 | Features, Lifestyle, Sports, Top Stories | No Comments

By Jess Winans

Michael Jordan has his own shoe, Maria Sharapova has a premium line of gummy candies and if you’re a Splash team member of the San Diego Senior Women’s Basketball Association (SWBA), you have Miracle Whip.

Splash is an SWBA team for players over 80 years old that has been featured by ESPN, NBC, The Huffington Post, Yahoo News and endorsed by Miracle Whip — an endorsement which they said “comes with a side of potato salad” on their Facebook page.

Have a good night!

Posted: August 18th, 2017 | Featured, Health, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Benjamin Macapugay

Lou and his wife used to joke about it. “I come from a family of snorers,” he explained. “I warned my wife before she married me, so she had no excuse! Maria knew what she was getting into!” They used to joke how it was a good thing that they used to live near a train track so the sound of the trains at night would block out Lou’s snoring.

But as time went on, Lou noticed that he started to feel more and more fatigued during the day. “Around my late 30s, I started to feel tired all the time, even when I made sure to go to bed early the night before,” he said. “I would look in the mirror, and I looked way older than I was. It didn’t feel normal.” His wife noticed this before he did.

Packing a perfect, healthy picnic

Posted: July 21st, 2017 | Featured, Health, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Sharp Health News Dieticians weigh in on summer snacking Summer calls for day trips to the park or beach, which involve carefully packing the car with chairs, towels, sunscreen, hats, games and a perfect combination of snacks. However, a long day away from home does not mean you have to resort to greasy pizza, […]

Surprising facts about migraine headache

Posted: June 16th, 2017 | Featured, Health, Lifestyle, To Your Health | No Comments

By Scripps Health | To Your Health Migraine headache is one of the most common medical conditions in the United States – and also one of the most commonly misdiagnosed. Despite the belief that migraines are rare, statistics estimate that migraine headache affects about 20 percent of the population. Moreover, because migraines are often missed […]

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 […]

Leipzig

Posted: March 17th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Featured, Lifestyle | No Comments

The cosmopolitan city of Germany By Ron Stern | Global Gumshoe Located in the East German state of Saxony at the confluence of three rivers, Leipzig has always been a historically important city. Many notable figures have lived here, and its citizens were instrumental in bringing about the fall of communism in Eastern Europe.