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ESCONDIDO: March 9 Scrabble-Thon raises funds for literacy

ESCONDIDO: March 9 Scrabble-Thon raises funds for literacy

February 15, 2019


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ESCONDIDO — Test your Scrabble skills and raise funds for the Escondido Public Library’s Friends of Literacy Services on Saturday, March 9, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The 15th Annual Scrabble-Thon Tournament & Fundraiser will be held in the Park Avenue Community Center auditorium, 210 Park Ave....

Why vocational education is critical for many young people

Why vocational education is critical for many young people

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February 11, 2019


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In this high-tech era where a college degree is positioned as a necessity for success, vocational education is often overlooked. But experts say that a vocational education provides the right experience for many jobs that are currently vacant. Indeed, there are 30 million jobs nationwide that don’t...

How to find and apply for scholarships

How to find and apply for scholarships

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February 10, 2019


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Savvy students and families know that scholarships can play an integral role in meeting college costs. To help students and families find and apply for scholarships, Sallie Mae, the nation’s saving, planning and paying for college company, is offering six tips: Get an early start. Apply for schola...

How families today are paying for college

How families today are paying for college

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February 10, 2019


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The way families pay for college is a good indicator of how much planning takes place before the first tuition bill arrives. A new study by Sallie Mae suggests that while families are feeling confident in their decision-making, nearly 40 percent do not have a plan to pay for college. Last year, family...

ENCINITAS: Heritage Ranch Hullabaloo market Feb. 4

ENCINITAS: Heritage Ranch Hullabaloo market Feb. 4

January 10, 2019


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ENCINITAS — The Heritage Ranch, home of the San Dieguito Heritage Museum in Encinitas, hosts a Hullabaloo Family Market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 4 and continuing the first Monday of the month throughout the year. In addition to live music by Hullabaloo, there will be face-painting, arts and crafts,...

Tips to tackle 2019 with greater financial confidence

Tips to tackle 2019 with greater financial confidence

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January 8, 2019


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Many Americans will start the New Year with specific goals or resolutions in mind. While resolutions are often broken where your finances are concerned, they don’t have to be. Use these tips to tackle 2019 with greater financial confidence. Set a specific goal. Setting goals for the year may...

5 water-saving New Year’s resolutions

5 water-saving New Year’s resolutions

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January 6, 2019


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It’s that time of year to start setting New Year’s resolutions: work out more; get a new job; save money. While these are admirable goals, have you considered how your resolutions might make a bigger impact? Protecting our water is one of the biggest challenges facing the planet, but many of us...

10 doctor-recommended New Year’s resolutions

10 doctor-recommended New Year’s resolutions

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January 6, 2019


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With the new year upon us, you may be looking for resolutions that will help to keep you and your loved ones healthy and happy in the year ahead. “This is the perfect time of year to consider your personal goals, and how you can make positive health choices in the coming year,” says American Medical...

Family-friendly ideas for getting out this spring

Family-friendly ideas for getting out this spring

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March 18, 2018


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Spring is the best time of year to get outdoors and spend some quality time with the family. Here are three ideas to shake off winter’s cabin fever and the most of the season. Take a hike Visit a state or national park and hit the hiking trails. Most parks have a variety of trails of varying diffi...

ENCINITAS: Egg hunt March 31 at Community Park

ENCINITAS: Egg hunt March 31 at Community Park

March 17, 2018


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ENCINITAS — The city of Encinitas presents its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to noon at Encinitas Community Park, 425 Santa Fe Drive. In addition to the egg hunt, there will be two live shows from the group Hullabaloo onstage at 10:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. Participants are...

CARLSBAD: Spring Festival, egg hunt, set for March 31

CARLSBAD: Spring Festival, egg hunt, set for March 31

March 17, 2018


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CARLSBAD — The city of Carlsbad’s EGGstravaganza Spring Festival returns Saturday, March 31, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Poinsettia Community Park, 6600 Hidden Valley Road. The event features egg scrambles for children ages 6 and older, who want to race for their eggs, and one for children ages 5 and...

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