San Diego Syndicated

Movember is About More Than Just Mustaches!

Mustaches - as a fashion statement, they can be divisive. As a tool to bring folks together, they're surprisingly effective, maybe even unifying. Mustaches are conversations starters. If a hipster suddenly shaves off his beard and leaves just his mustache, people are going to talk about it, and the...
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Saluting Service - Mike Plue, US Marine ret.

"Even though you've taken off the uniform, the mission continues, the ability to serve." - Mike Plue "Saluting Service" and the Travis Manion Foundation would like to offer their thanks and congratulations to Mike Plue, US Marine ret. for his dedication and service!
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Author Gayle Romasanta and The Life of Filipino-American Larry Itliong

Who is Larry Itliong? Gayle Romasanta wants to tell you. In a recent children's book "Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong" the reader is invited on a journey into the life of a little known, but incredibly important Filipino-American figure. Co-authored by Romasanta with Doctor Dawn...
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Author Gayle Romasanta and The Life of Filipino-American Larry Itliong

Who is Larry Itliong? Gayle Romasanta wants to tell you. In a recent children's book "Journey for Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong" the reader is invited on a journey into the life of a little known, but incredibly important Filipino-American figure. Co-authored by Romasanta with Doctor Dawn...
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Veterans Day Deals!

By Sherry Knight As the granddaughter of a Veteran, daughter of a Veteran, sister of a Veteran, and a wife of a Veteran, Veterans Day has always been special to me. It's a day to say thank you, though I believe we should say thank you all the time. I remember years ago we were eating at a...
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Saluting Service - Dean Wakeham, US Navy ret.

"As a CDM Mentor, my hope is to impact people, specifically children, to live lives of character." - Dean Wakeham "Saluting Service" and the Travis Manion Foundation would like to offer their thanks and congratulations to Dean Wakeham , US Navy ret. for his dedication and service!
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National Sandwich Day (11/3) Local Deals and Steals

Doughnuts have a day. Tacos too. Pizza gets props. So, why not the good ol' sandwich? National Sandwich Day is November 3rd! It's believed that the sandwich was created by John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, who once claimed to have created the first. The Earl was born November 3, 1718. It does...
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Wildfires outside L.A. threaten homes, spare Reagan library

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- A wind-whipped outbreak of wildfires outside Los Angeles on Wednesday threatened thousands of homes and horse ranches, forced the smoky evacuation of elderly patients in wheelchairs and narrowly bypassed the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library, protected in part by a...
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Twitter bans all political advertisements

BY RACHEL LERMAN AND BARBARA ORTUTAY AP Technology Writers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Twitter is banning all political advertising from its service, saying social media companies give advertisers an unfair advantage in proliferating highly targeted, misleading messages. "While internet advertising is...
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Surveys Show Food Insecurity Among Community College Students at 50 Percent

Cynthia Rice's office overlooks the Food Pantry on Mira Costa College campus . It's a well-trod path. Last year there were more than 23,000 visits from students suffering from food insecurity. Non-perishable foods- rice, beans, dried fruits and nuts line the shelves and cupboards. Dried milk, Rice...
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