Monthly Archives: October 2008

Black History, SD-style

Think of American cities with robust African-American communities, and San Diego probably doesn’t spring first to mind. But maybe it should. The Black Historical Society of San Diego boasts of being the largest such society in the US, judged by their collections, special … Continue reading

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Wet and fresh

Water: H2O=Life, the exhibition currently featured at the San Diego Natural History Museum, was organized by the American Museum of Natural History and the Science Museum of Minnesota, but it seems particularly apt for viewing here. San Diego County’s nearly 3 … Continue reading

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Under the Sea

Anyone who enjoys the beach should love The Map, the depiction of La Jolla Underwater Park and Ecological Reserve unveiled September 12 at La Jolla Shores. Created on a once-unlovely 2300-square-foot corner of Kellogg Park between the park’s south comfort station … Continue reading

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Ho Ho Ha Ha Ha

Need a laugh? Think there’s nothing to laugh about in these troubled economic times? Think again. One of the free San Diego Laughter Clubs could fix you up. My first encounter with one of the clubs was in Balboa Park near … Continue reading

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