Becky Guttin. Small Woman – Big Art

Becky Guttin is a diminutive woman with a large presence. She is a whirlwind of energy and creativity who sees art where others might not. She is known for collecting all kinds of discarded...

Dynamic Duo Dogs’ Best Friend

Making a difference in the world seems to be the motto Rebecca Weinrib and Stephanie Nisan live by, especially in the world of homeless dogs. Together, they founded The Animal Pad in 2010, a...

Annual Doggie Street Festival

San Diego’s own home grown Doggie Street Festival will take place on Saturday, August 22nd from 9:00 to 4:00 at the NTC Park at Liberty Station. This will be a free family and dog...

Sacha’s Havana after dark

How about some spicy Cuban salsa and a Night at the Tropicana? On Thursday, August 13th, Sacha’s Supper Club will present an old time 1950’s Cuban salsa show at the Lafayette Hotel. Havana After...

Dancer unites flamenco and doctors without borders

Dancing flamenco and giving back to others have been part of Sonya Burton’s life since she was a child. These two passions will come together for one evening at The Abbey restaurant in...

Chaldean Voices- A Tale Of Immigrants

As an ESL teacher at Grossmont College, the majority of students in my classes are Iraqi and Iraqi Chaldean. Thus, I had a particular interest in the documentary, “Chaldean Voices”, which I saw Friday...

An Unusual Life- Adolfo Guzman Lopez

What makes Adolfo Guzman Lopez tick? That is a question I have asked myself for a long time. This is a man who went from an undocumented immigrant to graduating from UCSD, to Taco...

Linda Caballero-Sotelo-An Immigrant’s Perspective

Linda Caballero-Sotelo carries two passports, Mexican, and Spanish, as well as an American green card. She will become an American citizen in 2016. As the executive director of the New Americans Museum, her own...

Ken Kramer of “About San Diego” Says His Farewell

As a fourth generation Californian with a keen sense of curiosity and adventure, Ken Kramer was a natural as the host and producer of, “Ken Kramer’s About San Diego”, a local, long time half...

Review of Sacha’s Supper Club

The large shell on stage in the Mississippi room at the Lafayette Hotel was the perfect backdrop for the glamorous singer, Sacha Boutros. That same shell has been there since 1946, the year the...