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In Our Own Backyard

Dive Into San Diego’s History at Old Town
4 years ago

Dive Into San Diego’s History at Old Town

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Our Town

Old Town, San Diego harks back to the roots of San Diego’s early days as a settlement. There’s loads of history and lots to see packed into a …
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Point Loma’s Beautiful Landmarks and Nature
4 years ago

Point Loma’s Beautiful Landmarks and Nature

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Coastal Curiosity

We’re deep into summer: the sun is bright, the sand is soft, and the ocean is so inviting. For what remains of your summer break, take a day …
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Strawberry Serenade
4 years ago

Strawberry Serenade

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Sweet Fun in the Sun

Strawberry season is here! This beloved red fruit is a favorite among San Diegans, served on plates and in recipes new and old. But for …
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Blooms Abound at  The Flower Fields at Carlsbad
4 years ago

Blooms Abound at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad

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Springtime Wonderland

Did you know that ranunculus is Latin for “little frog”? You can “leap” into the new spring by visiting the largest collection of ranunculus flowers in San Diego: …
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With Flying Colors
5 years ago

With Flying Colors

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Free Flight Brings a Taste of the Exotic to Del Mar

 

Looking for a unique, local and feathery experience? Best bets are that you’ll find it at Free Flight, …
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WHAT A BOWL  Lake Hodges Bowls Club is Revived and Thriving
5 years ago

WHAT A BOWL Lake Hodges Bowls Club is Revived and Thriving

There’s some fierce competition brewing at the Lake Hodges Bowls Club, but you may not have noticed.

Club President, Georgie Deno described: “As we embarked on our effort to revive …
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PANCHO’S PERFECT RETREAT
5 years ago

PANCHO’S PERFECT RETREAT

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Here’s Adventure!

As a child, Leopoldo Antonio Carillo traveled frequently from his home in Santa Monica to visit the rancho that belonged to his Tio (Uncle) Machado. The warm and …
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Explore All That Batiquitos Lagoon Ecological Reserve Has to Offer
5 years ago

Explore All That Batiquitos Lagoon Ecological Reserve Has to Offer

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[box title=”At A Glance” box color=”#333333″] Name:    Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation Nature Center Location:    7380 Gabbiano Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011 Website:    www.batiquitosfoundation.org Email:    info@batiquitosfoundation.org Phone:    760-931-0800 Hours of Operation:        Monday-Friday 9 …
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Wake Up All Your Senses with Winter in San Diego
5 years ago

Wake Up All Your Senses with Winter in San Diego

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San Diego doesn’t offer its residents the typical winter experience. When you can play golf, have the top down on your convertible, and even sunbathe in January, the usual winter …
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Five Great Places to Find Snow this Season
6 years ago

Five Great Places to Find Snow this Season

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1. Some local parks host their own snow days where they manufacture snow for sledding and snow play.  Check yours, or swing by Hilltop Park Recreation Center’s Winter Wonderland …
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