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Hospice volunteers sew up 250 teddy bears, help bring comfort

Hospice volunteers sew up 250 teddy bears, help bring comfort

COAST CITIES — Cynthia Harrison, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care San Diego volunteer seamstress, has stitched up 143 memory bears over the last three years to help families deal with the grief of losing a loved one.

SONGS can be replaced with 100 percent clean energy

SONGS can be replaced with 100 percent clean energy

REGION — The California Public Utilities Commission announced a proposed decision on Feb. 11 authorizing Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric to replace 100 percent of the energy lost from the recently retired San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station with new clean energy resources.

Councilman hikes the more than 70-mile Coast to Crest Trail

Councilman hikes the more than 70-mile Coast to Crest Trail

DEL MAR — Ambling down the sandy pathway heading towards Dog Beach, three hikers were finishing the final segment of their more than 70-mile trek of the Coast to Crest Trail.

Billboard seeks to raise awareness on American POW

Billboard seeks to raise awareness on American POW

REGION — Never leave a man behind. That’s what has spurred Washington state resident and former Marine Chrissy Marsaglia to begin a grassroots campaign to raise awareness on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, a U.S. Army soldier that has been held captive since 2009.

Musician Wu Man carries with her a sense of responsibility

Musician Wu Man carries with her a sense of responsibility

CARLSBAD — The instrument she plays has a history of more than 2,000 years. But for Wu Man, the preeminent pipa musician, she believes that there must be a reason why the old instrument still exists today.

Dentist provides free care in Cambodia

Dentist provides free care in Cambodia

SOLANA BEACH — Vacations are great for discovering new places and meeting new people while leaving behind, at least for a while, the stress of everyday life, especially work.

Kook costume contest is a serious matter

Kook costume contest is a serious matter

ENCINITAS — Before the race even begins, a completely different, yet equally serious competition has gotten underway.

Botanic Garden looks to build pavilion

Botanic Garden looks to build pavilion

ENCINITAS — San Diego Botanic Garden would like to build an ambitious pavilion that’s a hub for community education and events, it announced at its annual membership meeting on Jan. 25.

They’ve got mail

They’ve got mail

Pen pals as children, friends meet for first time in Encinitas after 66 years

Torrey continues to draw, yield new winners

Torrey continues to draw, yield new winners

SAN DIEGO — “There’s not many lists on the PGA Tour where your name is as close to Tiger Woods, is ever a bad thing,” said Scott Stallings not long after his name was etched onto the Farmers Insurance Open trophy.