Trail for Humanity

TranscenDANCE | PHOTO: ANA PINES

The final leg of the 350+ mile march from the San Francisco Bay area to the U.S. Mexico Border culminated Aug. 16. We joined in welcoming the mothers and their children at Larsen Field in San Ysidro. They started the pilgrimage in Merced, Calif. for those buried alive in the Sonora desert, the children crossing [...]

A better world

Summer In The Park PHOTO: KIM RESCATE

Summer in the Park Sue Palmer and Her Motel Swing Orchestra played at Trolley Barn Park Aug. 1. Organized by University Heights Community Development Corporation (UHCDC), it was a free and fun event for the whole family. This year’s concert series was held from July 4 to Aug. 1 and included Rhythm and the Method, [...]

Pride … Did You Know?

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San Diego Pride

The city was enveloped with rainbows in celebration of San Diego Pride’s 40th anniversary. The three-day celebration kicked off with a wonderful speech by keynote speaker Laverne Cox. The critically acclaimed actress currently appears in the Netflix original series Orange is the New Black, playing Sophia Burset, an incarcerated African American transgender woman. Laverne is [...]

San Francisco Pride 2014 … unforgettable

There were amazing vibes throughout Pride weekend in San Francisco this year. The amount of support and attendance for all of the events that occurred starting with the 11th annual Trans March June 27, and ending with The San Francisco Pride Festival, was inspirational. The Trans March began with a youth and elder brunch at [...]

Beer, Beatles and food

The Japan Society of San Diego & Tijuana held its 12th annual Beer & Sake Festival June 13 at Harrah’s Rincon. Guests enjoyed sumptuous appetizers, tasty beers and sakes while listening to the dynamic sounds of San Diego Taiko. It felt like there were less vendors than last year and the bigger space took away [...]

San Diego festivals in the spotlight

In addition to the beautiful beaches, hiking paths, museums and the prominent San Diego Zoo there are numerous must-go festivals that occur in San Diego throughout the year. We had the pleasure to attend two of these events this past week, The San Diego Mainly Mozart Festival and the Lipinsky Jewish Arts Festival. The 13th [...]

Nothing is as it seems

San Diego is in for a special treat as the North American premiere spot for the travel exhibition, ILLUSION, on show at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center until Jan. 11, 2015. The exhibition was created by Science Gallery at Trinity College Dublin and combines techniques used by magicians and explored by neuroscientists to uncover [...]

FWSD’s first annual ‘Spring Showcase’

Kim participated in this year’s Cinco de Mayo Trail Run which was launched by the Valley Elementary Educational Foundation in 2007 to raise money. Now, in its seventh year the event continues to grow and now provides fundraising opportunities for several schools in Poway. It was an extremely hot day and the trail was strenuous. [...]

Scene Out: ‘Jazz’ and ‘Seduction’ in Palm Springs

A Touch of Seduction pool party   PHOTO: KIMRESCATE

The Dinah Shore Weekend in Palm Springs has grown over the years to one of the “must” weekends for women. This year there were several simultaneous events between April 3-6 and we had the opportunity to attend the Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival hosted by L&G Events and A Touch of Seduction Latin, hip-hop and [...]

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