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The Roxy in Encinitas to Host June 13 Benefit for Local Cancer Programs

The Roxy in Encinitas to Host June 13 Benefit for Local Cancer Programs

The Roxy Grand Opening BenefitAfter an extensive remodel, iconic North County restaurant The Roxy Encinitas will celebrate its official grand opening with a special event to benefit the Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center and The Seany Foundation on Tuesday, June 13, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Famous for its falafel burgers, The Roxy has been a fixture in the Encinitas community since opening in 1978 at 517 South Coast Highway 101, Encinitas, 92024.  In recent months, the restaurant’s premises have been remodeled in the jazz and art deco style of the 1920s. The Roxy has also expanded its food and beverage offerings and now offers live music nightly, as well as weekend brunch. Continue Reading

Wounded Warrior Project Cooking Class Teaches Healthy Options

Carol Flynn rarely strayed from using salt and pepper, but a recent Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) cooking class empowered the Navy veteran to find healthier ways to spice her favorite dishes. “I love to cook and bake, but unfortunately it’s not always healthy,” she said. “The class opened my eyes to different techniques and flavors. I… Continue Reading

The Petco Foundation Honors Animal Welfare’s Best In Show

 The Petco Foundation gathered approximately 500 guests at this year’s “Celebration of Love” awards gala, which recognized seven organizations and individuals from across the country for their dedication, determination and actions to create lifesaving impacts for pets in need. Hosted by the animal-loving emcee, Jane Lynch (“Hollywood Game Night”, “Glee”, and “Best in Show”), the… Continue Reading

The Salvation Army Kroc Center’s Kroc Kids Jr. Theatre Company Presents: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

KThe Kroc Center’s Kroc Kids Jr. Theatre Company has been rehearsing for weeks and it is finally show time! The talented and young performing arts group produces two shows annually and their upcoming show is a classic: Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Showtimes will take place, in the… Continue Reading

California’s Life Science Industry Generates Almost $317 Billion Annually, Supports More Than 1.1 Million Jobs

Life science companies in California together generate nearly $317 billion in annual economic output, boost the state’s total gross product by $171.4 billion, support more than 1.1 million jobs and increase labor income by $92 billion per year. These are among the key findings of Biocom’s 2017 Economic Impact Report Databook, which sizes up the… Continue Reading

The San Diego Foundation Announces $442k in Grants to Connect, Protect and Increase Access to Nature in San Diego

The San Diego Foundation Announces $442k in Grants to Connect, Protect and Increase Access to Nature in San Diego

The San Diego Foundation has announced $442,000 in grants for 11 local programs that will connect, protect and increase access to nature for underserved children and families throughout the San Diego region. According to The San Diego Foundation Parks for Everyone report, many low-income, ethnically diverse communities have limited access to parks and open spaces.… Continue Reading

Bridgepoint Education’s Ashford University Receives Innovation Award for Constellation

San Diego – based Bridgepoint Education, Inc. recently announced San Diego-based Ashford University has won the Innovation Award for the development of Constellation, a state-of-the-art platform and suite of e-online textbooks that support learning through the use of dynamic, interactive material. Developed by employees at Bridgepoint and its academic institutions, Ashford and University of the Rockies, Constellation… Continue Reading

Sycuan Casino Donates $25,000 to Mama’s Kitchen in San Diego to Support of Mama’s Day

Sycuan Casino has proudly donated $25,000 to Mama’s Kitchen, a non-profit organization in San Diego. The donation is in support of the 26th Annual Mama’s Day event that helps to raise funds for Mama’s Kitchen’s mission to deliver hot, nutritious meals free of charge to local men, women and children affected by AIDS or cancer.… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Nomad Temporary Housing wins 2017 FEM Americas EMMAs Corporate Housing Provider of the Year for 2nd Year in a Row

On Thursday, May 4, 2017, the winner of this year’s Corporate Housing Provider of the Year award was announced at the FEM Americas dinner at the Denver City Center Marriott in Denver, CO. The FEM EMMAs are the premier awards for the global mobility and HR industry and following a highly successful two-day Summit, 200+ key… Continue Reading

Shane Beard San Diego FASTSIGNS Franchisee Celebrates Over 20 years of Success

While franchisee Shane Beard has only owned and operated FASTSIGNS of San Diego on Mira Mesa Blvd. for one year, he is celebrating over 20 years of success in the sign and visual graphics business. Prior to relocating to San Diego in March 2016, he owned and operated two high-performing FASTSIGNS franchise locations in the… Continue Reading