‘Bow Ties and Blue Skies’ Party benefiting Make-A-Wish San Diego – Sept 26, 2014

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The event Bow Ties and Blue Skies which benefits Make-A-Wish San Diego will take place on September 26, 2014. The event will showcase delicious food and will include casino games, dueling pianos, a DJ, raffle and silent auction items benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Adams Avenue Street Fair – Sept. 27 – 28

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The Adams Avenue Street Fair is touted as Southern California’s largest free two-day music festival. The street fair takes place in the Normal Height’s neighborhood of San Diego. This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the event which will take place Saturday, September 27, from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm and Sunday, September 28, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm.

San Diego State enters drone submarine in robot competition

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The drone submariners from SDSU are coming! The Mechatronics Club from San Diego State finished just one spot out of the top 10 among 38 teams as they entered into their initial contest of robotic battle, the 17th annual International Robosub Competition.

Humphreys chef Paul Murphy competes on Cutthroat Kitchen

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One of San Diego’s own will appear on The Food Network this weekend. Paul Murphy, the sharp-tongued toque who’s ruled the culinary roost at Humphreys for the past 13 years, will compete on The Food Network’s Cutthroat Kitchen.

Summer in Space: August 2014 at the Fleet

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One more month of summer. One more month to have fun in space and beyond at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA . Here’s the August highlights:

Endangered Visayan warty pigs born at San Diego Zoo

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What could be cuter than little warty piglets? Two extremely cute, rare, and unfortunately endangered Visayan warty pigs are now old enough to receive visitors at the San Diego Zoo. Born in June, the babies are still being nursed by mom, while they start to enjoy a diet of vegetables, fruits and their favorite, lettuce.

San Diego plan: Zero waste by 2040

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San Diego has begun a process of meetings and discussions to get to the point of zero waste by 2040. City officials hope to be recycling 100% of waste within twenty-six years. The current percentage of waste re-used stands at a respectable 68%.

105 year old’s first pitch prefaces near no-hitter

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We all remember that 1909 baseball season, right? Ty Cobb batting for a .377 season average, with a league leading 7 home runs, the Pirates winning their first World Series, those were the days. Well, Agnes McKee of Oceanside may not remember that baseball season, but she was actually around for it.

Del Mar races open for the season

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And they’re off! With that traditional call, racing starts at Del Mar Racetrack today on a non-traditional Thursday. The 75th season of thoroughbred horse racing will be accompanied on opening day with the 20th holding of the Hats Contest.

61st Over-the-Line Tournament is a fiesta for two weekends

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As it has for the past 61 years (since 1953!), the Old Mission Bay Athletic Club (OMBAC) is staging its annual Over-the-Line Tournament on Fiesta Island. Starting last Saturday, and continuing for a second weekend this coming Saturday, July 19, the altered, alternative beach softball competition and party is a yearly unique feature of America’s Finest City.

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