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Amanda posts anti-suicide notes all over San Diego

Today’s Balboa Park, today’s Harbor Island, today’s Little Italy, today’s Pacific Beach

After losing her mother Deb to suicide last year, Amanda turned her grief into something positive, “I will forever cry for my mom but there’s nothing that I can do to bring her back.” Amanda ...

Art history, Korean beef at The Prado

“San Diego’s greatest sculptor, yet people like you don’t even know him.”

Little things mean a lot: the first little thing that makes me like this place is the, well, amuse-bouche. Wedges of crisp flatbread stacked vertically like surfboards. They have sesame and other seeds baked on ...

More drama at San Diego Junior Theatre

Conflict of interest in the City Attorney's office?

The three-year saga at Balboa Park’s San Diego Junior Theatre, a city-funded operation, continued May 7 when former theatre parent Matt Valenti and his family went to City Hall to confront city attorney Mara Elliott. ...

The hazards of Balboa Park's golf course

The chain link fence along the ninth hole now is at least 18 feet high

Some North and South Park dwellers have recently come forward regarding their vehicles being struck by golf balls from the Balboa Park Municipal Golf Course; and not hearing the “fore” warnings. “The golf ball bounced ...

Sinkholes in Florida Canyon targeted for quick fix

Biological and archaeological monitors will be there

A 126-inch diameter corrugated metal storm drainpipe near the entrance to Balboa Naval Medical Center failed in late January, causing sinkholes along Florida Drive. Recent rains have caused more water than usual to flow in ...

Balboa Park Photos

Koi pond surrounded by stones, azaleas, ...

Cherry Blossom Festival, Japanese Friendship Garden ...

In 1915 a lagoon was below ...

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