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Miramar to Celebrate Medal of Honor Recipient

Retired U.S Marine Corps Cpl. William “Kyle” Carpenter, a Medal of Honor recipient, will be honored Monday at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, military officials said Friday. The 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing is scheduled to recognize the recipient of the nation’s highest military honor during an Evening Colors Ceremony at 6 p.m. Monday, according to […]

Posted inPolitics

Gov. Brown Signs ‘Imperfect’ but Balanced Budget

At a ceremony in San Diego on Friday, Gov. Jerry Brown signed what he described as a  “not perfect” budget, but is a sign of California’s fiscal progress during the past few years. Brown — joined at the ceremony by Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg, D-Sacramento, Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San […]

Posted inArts

Carlsbad Foundation Gives $500,000 for Music Education

The Carlsbad-based NAMM Foundation will donate $500,000  over the next year to fund 16 music programs ranging from the Australian Music Association to the Dallas Wind Symphony to Little Kids Rock. The foundation, which is affiliated with the National Association of Music Merchants, funds organizations throughout the world that provide access to music education and promote the pleasures and benefits of […]

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Chamber Recognizes 8 Small and ‘Micro’ Businesses

Eight small and “micro” San Diego businesses were recognized by the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce for being drivers of economic growth throughout the region. “Small businesses make up over 90 percent of our city’s businesses. These awards are an opportunity to celebrate the hard work and excellence of San Diego’s local small businesses and the contribution they make […]