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How to Get an Insurance Appraisal on your Used Rolex Watch

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By Carl Blackburn As I discussed last month, investment-grade Rolex watches can be an amazing investment. Not only does their value increase each year, providing a solid return, but such an investment is also a beautiful and functional work of art. Part of the responsibility of owning a high-end Rolex watch is getting it insured, [...]

Bittersweet ‘The Motherf**ker with the Hat’ opens at Cygnet Theatre

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Cygnet Theatre in Old Town claims “The Motherf**ker with the Hat” by Stephen Adly Guirgis, is not only their last play of Season 11, but also their most hilarious and provocative. Directing the San Diego premiere is Rob Lutfy, the 2012-13 William R. Kenan, Jr. Directing Fellow at The John F. Kennedy Center.

Smile More: A New Year’s Resolution That Could Change Your Life

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By Dr. Joe D’Angelo & Dr. Ashley Olson Our smiles are more important than many of us realize. Studies show that those with bigger smiles experience better health. Smiles reduce our stress hormones and lower our blood pressure. Smiles also improve our relationship success. By analyzing young women’s smiles from their yearbook photos, a UC [...]

House of Week; 7736 Ivanhoe Avenue

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Exquisite Village Home Desirable location at Heritage on Ivanhoe… in the heart of the Village. Detached, 4 bed/4 bath home. Charming curb appeal. Rooftop deck with ocean views. Gorgeous, modern kitchen and baths. Wood floors, solar power, private elevator. 2-car garage plus extra storage. A unique opportunity. Offered at $1,885,000 Andrew Jabro Berkshire Hathaway Home [...]

Welcome Winter: 3 Eco-Friendly Home Renovation Ideas to Lower Utility Bills

Eco friendly construction in La Jolla can save you thousands this winter.

By Scott Murfey, Murfey Construction Have you thought about your utility bill lately? You might now that winter is here. Even though we live in perpetually sunny San Diego, cooler weather is still a part of our climate come winter. While we don’t have to brave snowstorms, ice or other harsh winter conditions, we must [...]

Happy Thanksgiving Day! Gratitude turns what we have into enough

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A wise woman remarked that if we took just half the time we spend lamenting all the things we don’t have and used that time to be thankful for all the things we do, most of us would be a lot more joyful and content.

Popular Science magazine lauds San Diego innovations

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For more than a quarter century, Popular Science magazine has devoted its December issue to the “Best of What’s New.” Two innovations out of UC San Diego are among this year’s 100 awardees.

Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, Nov. 3.

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Daylight Saving Time ends Nov. 3. Set your clocks BACK one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday!

LEFT: Perry Chen uses colorful COPIC-brand markers while drawing at Aaron Brothers Mira Mesa. RIGHT: Perry Chen holds up a DVD for his animated short film, “Ingrid Pitt: Beyond the Forest,” at the 2012 ShortsHD Awards.  (Photos by Zhu Shen)

The Filner Case: Workplace Policy, Employee Education is Key to Sexual Harassment Prevention

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By Stephen M. Pfeiffer, Ph.D. We often hear about political scandals, but it isn’t often that we hear about them in our own backyard. As San Diego Mayor Bob Filner began making headlines for alleged sexual harassment in the workplace earlier this month, locals everywhere perked their ears, bracing for the news. According to reports, [...]

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  • Local camp shapes Solana Beach youth into community leaders July 28, 2014
    After attending the inaugural La Colonia de Eden Gardens Youth Leadership Camp last year, Edgar Vergara was inspired to make positive change in Solana Beach’s Eden Gardens community. Along with other local teens, the 15-year-old co-founded the youth group La Colonia Changers and recently hosted a town hall forum on underage drinking. Passionate about making […]
  • Del Mar Union School District approves new contract for superintendent July 28, 2014
    The Del Mar Union School District Board July 23 approved the new contract for Superintendent Holly McClurg through June 30, 2018. Per the contract, McClurg’s annual salary will be $185,000 with an annual doctoral stipend of $10,000. She will receive a car allowance of $400 a month, 25 vacation days, health benefits and a retirement contribution of $700 a mon […]
  • Carmel Valley 5K and 10K to hit Gonzales Canyon trails in September July 28, 2014
    A new trail running race is coming to Carmel Valley this fall. Jeff Stoner of Del Mar’s Seasick Marketing visited the Carmel Valley Community Planning Board to update the board on the plans for the Carmel Valley Trail 5K and 10K Run, set to take place on Sept. 20. A portion of race proceeds will go toward the Challenged Athletes Foundation. […]