A local elementary school student picks out a book at Operation School Day. 
(Photo by Hutton Marshall)

Half a century of giving in Hillcrest

Every year, thousands of elementary children pack into a Hillcrest thrift shop to receive what many of them never have before: new clothes. The thrift shop […]
Shannon Barr
Hutton Marshall, Writing For San Diego Uptown News
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The majority of St. Patrick Catholic Parish’s electricity now comes from solar power thanks to Rev. Michael McFadden. (Photos by B.J. Coleman)

Let it shine

St. Patrick Catholic Parish promotes carin’ for the green with solar power A famous Irish blessing runs, “May the road rise to meet you, May the […]
Shannon Barr
B.J. Colman, Writing For San Diego Uptown News
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Washington, D.C. ranks as No. 1 in SmartAsset’s list of the top 10 cities for women in tech.

Best places for women in tech: not here

Where’s the best place in the U.S. where a woman in the technology field can work and thrive? Not San Diego. Not Silicon Valley. Not anywhere […]
Shannon Barr
San Diego Metro, Daily Business REport
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Del Mar Union School District Superintendent Holly McClurg (left) administers the oath of office to newly-appointed Governing Board of Trustees member, Erica Halpern (right), March 4, 2015.

Del Mar Union appoints new school board member

A new trustee was appointed this week for the Del Mar Union School District. The Governing Board of Trustees voted unanimously during a special meeting Wednesday […]
Shannon Barr
Maggie Avants, Writing For Seaside Courier
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Four simple ways to eat clean

You’re thinking about starting the New Year by cleaning up your diet, especially after indulging a little (or a lot) during the holidays. Excellent! The […]
Shannon Barr
Markshane Malone
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Aerial view of the two Carlsbad buildings purchased by Lincoln Property Company.

Lincoln Property Company purchases Carlsbad buildings

CARLSBAD — Lincoln Property Company has purchased a two-building, 68,392-square-foot R&D/office park in Carlsbad for $11.9 million. The two coastal Carlsbad buildings, located at 5993 and […]
Shannon Barr
San Diego Metro, Daily Business Report
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