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Pet Therapy Program for Patients at Tri-City Medical Center

By Lucy Wheeler There often comes a time during specific hospital recovery programs when intervention is required to move forward. One such intervention at Tri-City Medical Center is ...

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High School Students Help Hospice Patient Check Item Off Her Bucket List

Oceanside CA— Last week, high school students in the DreamCatchers Chapter at Del Norte High School along with The Elizabeth Hospice helped make a wish come true for ...

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First-of-Its-Kind Herb Garden Program Finds Roots in Merrill Gardens Partnership

Oceanside CA— Eldergrow, an award-winning startup bringing nature indoors at senior living communities, is introducing an innovative culinary herb garden. This ground-breaking program includes a mobile, accessible indoor ...

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Oceanside Neighborhood Group Expresses Gratitude to Retiring Letter Carrier

Oceanside CA— July 3, 2019 marked the last time mail was delivered to the Oceanside neighborhood of Oceana by retiring Letter Carrier, Gerard Comeaus. Known to people in ...

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Snapshots from the ‘Hometown Heroes-2019’ Oceanside Independence Parade

Oceanside CA— More than 100 entries made the trek up  the Coast Highway in front of an estimate 20,000 people who lined the parade route on Saturday for ...

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The San Diego Botanic Garden Fairy Festival

Photos and story by Lucy Wheeler What better place to find the fairies than at the Botanical Gardens in Encinitas, CA?  Fairies aren’t known to hang out at ...

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2019 Filipino-American Cultural Celebration

Oceanside CA— The Filipino-American Cultural Organization (FACO) and the Oceanside Public Library hosted the 18th Annual Filipino Cultural Celebration on Saturday, June 8, 2019. The theme for this ...

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The North County’s Annual Intergenerational Games

Story and photos by Lucy Wheeler Matching silver-haired seniors on the left with energetic elementary students on the right warmed the hearts of everyone who participated in the ...

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Incredible Time-lapse Footage of Spider Crab Molt at SeaWorld San Diego

Mind-boggling 30-second video shows six-hour process of how world’s largest arthropod essentially outgrows its own shell San Diego CA— A time-lapse camera was set up above the habitat ...

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Chillin’ at the Wave Waterparks’ Penguin Plunge

Story and photos by Lucy Wheeler Vista CA— The line began early, anticipating the new adventure of a winter water plunge, prepared with towels and swimsuits and they ...

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A Visit to the San Diego Botanic Garden ‘Garden of Lights’

Photos and story by Lucy Wheeler As the Sun sets, the Garden of Lights begins their colored glow which sets a tone of wonder and involvement with San ...

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Snapshots from the OFD Old Glory Retirement Ceremony

Oceanside CA— The Oceanside Fire Department hosted a United States Flag Retirement Ceremony with the Oceanside Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10577 and the Oceanside American Legion Post ...

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Photos and story by Lucy Wheeler In September, over 600 communities, nationwide, gathered to ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s.  San Diego’s Imperial Chapter held its North County event at ...

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Educator on a Mission Quest

Californian to honor the past on 800-mile pilgrimage to each of the 21 California Missions San Mateo CA— Christian Clifford, author of three books about Spanish-Mexican history in ...

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GlenBrook Health Center Introduces New Pets – Batteries Included

By Lucy Wheeler GlenBrook Health Center, 1950 Calle Barcelona in Carlsbad, has always known pets play an important part in people’s lives, no matter at what age.  This year, ...

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