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SBA San Diego and Southwestern College Collaborate to Promote Growth of Small Businesses

July 31, 2015

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Ninety-six percent of the world’s consumers are outside of the United States. That is why, with their common goal to assist small businesses, Dr. Melinda Nish, Superintendent/President of Southwestern College, Dr. Ruben Garcia, Small Business Administration San Diego District Director, and Victor Castillo, Center for International Trade Development Director, signed an agreement to co-sponsor a […]

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“Bravo”

April 24, 2015

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Don Diego Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7420 founded and incorporated On April 14th 1955, received a proclamation from Councilman David Alvarez with the City of San Diego in honor of the many military servicemen who are active and are no longer with us. Pictured from left to right WW II Veterans E.M. Solomon, Danny […]

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Karate tournament champs

October 24, 2014

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Karate tournament champs are celebrating their success after a regional competition held October 11th at the San Diego Citadel. Martial art students as young as 3 years old from Los Angeles, Orange County and the San Diego area competed in sparring, weapon and form categories. An enthusiastic team from Chula Vista’s Tang Soo Do Karate Institute met the competitive […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 10, 2014

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EMCOR/Dynalectric San Diego, UC San Diego Health System, and Kitchell joined forces on September 30 to form a 650 person Pink Hard Hat Ribbon—the largest human ribbon formed in California—and kick-off for Breast Cancer Awareness Month and call to action for EMCOR’s ‘Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.’ campaign. As part of the event, an official […]

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Best Cover Photo

July 25, 2014

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One of the finalist books in the category Best Cover Photo in the International Latino Book Awards, produced by Latino Literacy Now, was More Simple Poems, written by Carlos Tarrac, (pictured), a local author of San Diego. The finalists were presented in Las Vegas and sponsored by LIBROS Publishing, Novelist Cecilia Velástegui, SCHOLASTIC, and Vaso […]

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Librarians Get Mohawks at San Diego County Library

July 18, 2014

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It was “Mohawk Madness” at the Vista Branch of San Diego County Library (SDCL) yesterday as Library Director José Aponte (pictured) and five library staffers shaved their heads into Mohawks on the floor of the library. The wacky haircuts were part of the branch’s We Made a Million Celebration. The event was held in honor […]

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Girl Scout Troop 6412 Bridging Over

July 11, 2014

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Girl Scout Troop 6412 of Chula Vista, under the leadership of Maria Ramos, recently held their Bridging Over Ceremony at Memorial Park where the girls were honored for their progression and growth as they now move on to the next level in their scouting journey. Congratulations girls of Troop 6412.

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Aztec Football Camp

July 3, 2014

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It was an exciting summer day for Genevieve Muñoz who spent a morning with the San Diego State Aztec football team, at their annual football camp. The morning started out with a pep talk from coach, Rocky Long, followed by a 2 hours skills training. The highlight of the day was her chance to get […]

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Gabriel Urias and Marissa Vasquez

June 27, 2014

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Gabriel Urias received his law degree from California Western School of Law. He was the Social Chair for the La Raza Law Students Assoc, and graduated as part of the school’s Pro Bono Honors Society for doing community legal work. He successfully passed the Bar this year 2014 and is practicing immigration law. Marissa Vasquez […]

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Maricela Nadine Vasquez graduation

June 20, 2014

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As another school year comes to an end we take this moment to congratulate Maricela Nadine Vasquez on her graduation from Olympian High School. Maricela, daughter of Charlie and Angela Vasquez, will be attending Southwestern Community College after her summer vacation. If you have a graduate you would like to feature, please email us a […]

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Woman Of The Year

March 14, 2014

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Chaplain Olivia Jean Solomon with Don Diego VFW Auxiliary Post 7420 receives “Woman of The Year” Award for her support in her community By Assembly Woman, Lorena Gonzalez, Eightieth District with the Assembly California Legislature. It was an honor and a privilege to have received this award in recognition of our Ladies Auxiliary to the […]

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Xavier the X-man’s Annual Toy Drive

December 20, 2013

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Holiday Giving by Don Diego Post and Auxiliary to our Military Families in the Community

December 6, 2013

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Front: Jr. vice Pres. Marcella Smith, Past Dept President, Emma T. Lopez, Conductress Mercy Gastelum Back; Members Lorene Diaz, Guard Socorro Willis, Chaplain Olivia J. Solomon, Honey Hawley, Edna Fugazzi, along with three of our eight VA families and photograph member Linda Vasquez. Submitted by Chaplain/ Publicity Chairman Olivia J.Solomon

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Josselyn Garciglia Bañuelos Wins 2013 Nuestra Belleza Mexico Pageant

October 25, 2013

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Josselyn Garciglia Bañuelos, who represented Baja California Sur state, won the 2013 Nuestra Belleza Mexico pageant over the weekend in Toluca, a city in Mexico state, the Televisa network said. The 22-year-old Garciglia Bañuelos has a degree in nutrition. Garciglia Bañuelos will represent Mexico at the 2014 Miss Universe pageant, Televisa said in a statement. […]

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VFW Ladies Auxiliary

August 9, 2013

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Past District President, Auxiliary member Clementa (Clem) Esparza (right) celebrated her 55th Anniversary with Don Diego VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Standing next to our First District President Dixie Wilson, Clem is still going strong. Submitted by: Chairman Olivia J. Solomon

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July 19, 2013

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2013 DMTC – Hats contest winners

Del Mar Racetrack Apertura ganadores del concurso sombrero del día. Sus nombres son (de izquierda a Derecha): Belinda Berry (rosa), Segundo lugar Sombrero Más Cómico; Katy Helen Stockinge (rojo plumas) Segundo lugar más cómico; Maren Severtson (blanco) Best Fascinator. Chris Banner (único hombre, 1er lugar) y Meg Davis (2do lugar de blanclo negro y sombrero […]

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July 19, 2013

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El pasado sábado 29 de junio se llevó a cabo la graduación de los estudiantes de la United States University en el Club de Balboa Park ante la presencia de autoridades de dicha institución. Al evento asistieron familiares, amigos e invitados de los graduados y graduadas, quienes fueron felicitados y fueron alentados tanto por el […]

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