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    Bali Hai: 65 years of serving a good time with a great view
    by JILL DIAMOND
    Dec 07, 2019 | 2582 views | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    The present-day iteration of the Bali Hai Restaurant on Shelter Island. TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY
    The present-day iteration of the Bali Hai Restaurant on Shelter Island. TRUE PHOTOGRAPHY
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    A swimsuit model poses next to Mr. Bali Hai, the large wooden headhunter sculpture that greets guests as they enter the restaurant.
    A swimsuit model poses next to Mr. Bali Hai, the large wooden headhunter sculpture that greets guests as they enter the restaurant.
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    Like a fine wine, some things get better with age. And as cliché as this may sound, it couldn’t be truer than when mentioning a local landmark still standing on Shelter Island: Bali Hai Restaurant. Yes, before it was Bali Hai, it was “Christians Hut,” then “The Hut,” according to Larry Baumann, owner/GM and son-in-law to late founder Tom F. Ham Jr. It’s a somewhat long history, but worth telling. Baumann explained that early on, restaurateur Arthur “Art” Gregg Wellington LaShelle owned the popular Christian's Hut on Balboa in Newport Beach. He based the tropical restaurant on the original Christian's Hut he had opened on Catalina Island in 1934 for the cast and crew of MGM's “Mutiny on the Bounty,” starring Charles Laughton and Clark Gable (as Fletcher Christian). In 1952, Baumann said LaShelle received approval from the Port of San Diego to build another of his tiki restaurants on the newly developed Polynesian-themed Shelter Island. The circular Tahitian “hut-shaped” building was designed by architect Robert Benedict Brout with Raymond Frazier and help from Boyle Engineering. LaShelle's corporation reportedly spent more than $200,000 building the new restaurant, under the direction of Aline Hudson from Hollywood.  “She used hand-hewn, local timber's from San Diego and moved ‘The Goof’ down from the Newport Beach location to decorate the roof. Complete with a two-story birdcage inside the restaurant (where the main bar is located today),” Baumann recalled. Christian's Hut opened in August 1952 but by the next month had dropped “Christian” in favor of simply, The Hut. The corporation spent more money than it took in, Baumann continued. Then, Shelter Island Inc. filed for protection in bankruptcy court, asking for more time to pay some 139 creditors. That’s when Tom F. Ham Jr., a CPA, recommended it as a potential moneymaker to his client William Kirk.  Kirk purchased it only after Tom Ham agreed to operate it. Tom Ham requested and received a stock option because he was moving his family from Los Angeles, Baumann said. In 1954, The Hut was formally re-opened as The Bali Hai.  “The name Tom Ham came up with was while looking out the large bay view windows. Bali Hai translates to both ‘your special island’ (from the musical ‘South Pacific’) and ‘top of the isle,’” he said. “The view today is still truly from the ‘top of the isle.’” Under new management, with some upgrades-thick carpeting throughout, a kitchen upstairs for speedy service and an enlarged topside dining room, they had 400 reservations the first night. To manage Bali Hai, Ham hired Adolph Rempp, a celebrity on his account (inventor of Adolph's Meat Tenderizer), who had managed Christian's Hut in Newport Beach. Also, chef Eyvind Oas (Rincon Springs, Del Mar Racetrack), served prime rib from the “Chinese oven,” steaks, seafood, Polynesian shrimp and chicken curry while head bartender A.D. Allen (Admiral Kidd) lead the beverage program, according to Baumann. Baumann said it took Ham until 1963 to purchase controlling shares from Kirk.  “He hired Polynesian dancers and musicians for nightly floorshows, which became quite popular. Many celebrities danced and partied,” he said. “The Polynesian floor show ran Tuesdays to Sundays, two shows a night for almost 30 years, until the mid-1980s.” More than 65 years and almost 3 million Mai Tai's later, Ham's family – Baumann included –continues to successfully operate the Bali Hai Restaurant, which remains one of the largest and most famous original “Tiki Temples.” Sadly, Ham Jr. passed away quite suddenly in November 1973. His daughter Susie and husband Larry Baumann took over shortly after and now their son Tom Drake Baumann (Tom Ham's grandson) manages Bali Hai. In 2010, the Baumann’s renovated the Bali Hai using the incredible talents of the late architect Graham Downs who was able to understand the Bali Hai is much more than a building too many, many people. He saved the feel, the magic, the “aloha spirit.”  They also signed a 40-year lease with the Port of San Diego. “The Bali Hai is a special place to many people, locals bring their out-of-town guests to show off the city and show them the Mai Tai counter. The family feels blessed to be here and further blessed to be woven in the fabric of so many families' lives,” he said. “Susie and I feel like the Bali Hai is one of our children. A great deal of our success is due to the fact and family is present much of the time,” he said. Hollywood encounters Shortly after Tom Ham took over Bali Hai the Half Moon Inn became a favorite of the Hollywood set that would come for the Del Mar racing season... the Bali Hai benefited greatly from that. A fun story he recalled was a few years back when actress Annette Benning said in an interview that sitting at a window in Bali Hai was one of her favorite things.  And don’t forget the Mai Tais, which span generations ... to date almost 2.6 million served. “Recently a regular lunch customer came in with a young man in tow for happy hour,” Baumann said, “I greeted and said, ‘we don't usually see you this time of the day.’ “She responded: ‘It is my grandson's birthday and I am buying him his first Mai Tai.’ My astounded look brought this response: ‘Oh, it's a tradition in our family.’ My first thought was where else would this happen?” And in October they celebrated the Bali Hai's 65th anniversary with a grand party and the mayor giving a proclamation. “We anticipate many more years of service to San Diego and beyond,” Baumann said. “People come here to have a good time; we just help them!” As for what Tom Ham might think today if he saw his pride and joy: “My feeling is that Tom Ham would be pretty darn pleased with where we are today,” Baumann added. “The building with its  unique timber is irreplaceable.”
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    December 07, 2019
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    The tradition continues – Ocean Beach Christmas tree planted in the sand
    by DAVE SCHWAB
    Dec 03, 2019 | 16252 views | 2 2 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    Workers place the star atop the Ocean Beach Christmas tree as onlookers take photos on Tuesday, Dec. 3. / Photo by Thomas Melville
    Workers place the star atop the Ocean Beach Christmas tree as onlookers take photos on Tuesday, Dec. 3. / Photo by Thomas Melville
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    Workers place the star atop the Ocean Beach Christmas tree as onlookers take photos on Tuesday, Dec. 3. / Photo by Thomas Melville
    Workers place the star atop the Ocean Beach Christmas tree as onlookers take photos on Tuesday, Dec. 3. / Photo by Thomas Melville
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    It’s entirely appropriate that the grand marshals for the 40th anniversary of the OB Holiday Parade, themed Miracle On Newport Avenue, will be the family that started it all: the James brothers of the James Gang Co. printers. “Actually, it was my late brother, Rich James, who started it,” said Mike James of his family’s business and their historic contribution to the beach community’s annual holiday tree planting and festive parade. “Rich brought the first tree down in 1980 from Mount Shasta, a 70-foot Star pine,” said Mike. “It was his idea to have a giant tree at the beach.” Mike James and his surviving brothers Ron, Greg, and Pat will be marching at the head of a kazoo band on Saturday, Dec. 7 commemorating the very first planting of the tree preceding OB’s first-holiday parade. Mike talked about how Rich got the first parade kick-started. “The night after they put the first tree in the sand, my brothers went from bar to bar in OB handing out kazoos that you hum into and makes noises,” Mike said. “They all marched doing this impromptu parade down the middle of Newport Avenue to celebrate the tree.” There has been a tree, and a parade, ever since in OB. Mike James has also doubled as an announcer for the tree lighting, which starts at 5:05 p.m. on Dec. 7 officially starting the parade. James said entertainment will be furnished by the Ocean Beach Marching Kazoo Band. “Some of the band members are among the original people in the very first parade, as well as our family, friends and former employees,” he said. James said his family is proud to have begun their community’s annual holiday celebration.  “It is something we take great pride in, something that’s continuing,” he said. “We are thankful that the community still volunteers and keeps this tradition alive. This being the 40th year, it is very special — and nice — to be taking part in the parade as well.”  The annual transplantation of the Christmas tree, always offered by an anonymous donor, to the beach near OB pier took place Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. That morning, San Diego Police escorted the truck carrying the tree through the OB community to the foot of Newport Avenue in a special place in the sand that was uncovered and cleaned out for it.  Two days later, on Dec. 5, local schoolchildren will make their annual pilgrimage to the OB Christmas tree to see Santa from 9 a.m. to noon, and to add their own hand-made ornaments to hang on it. “We do have a tree this year that got chosen after being advertised on Facebook and Next Door,” said Grace Quigley, OBTC events chair. She noted such trees “usually are problem trees that are uprooting someone’s sidewalks or needs to be removed for some reason.” Quigley said this year’s selected OB tree is about 40-feet tall. Mike James said the first tree brought down by his late brother in 1980 was “straight, tall and absolutely beautiful.” However, for whatever reason, most trees selected since have been left-leaning – although, this year’s tree seems to be curving to the right.
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    HAYE MUPPY
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    December 07, 2019
    Hello everyone i want to testify of the great and powerful spell caster named Dr Larry who brought back my ex who left me and got engaged to another girl, We where happy together when all of a sudden he just change he used to call me every morning and and night before going to bed but all that stopped when i call him he yell at me and told me he didn't want to have anything to do with me anymore i was so sad and confused i didn't know what to do then i went online to search on how to get back my ex then i found an article where someone was talking about how the great and powerful Dr Larry helped her and she left his email address i took it and contacted him i told him my problem he only smiled and told me to relax everything will be OK i did everything he asked me to do and he assured me that after 24hrs he will be back,To my greatest surprise the next morning it was my boyfriend he came back knelling and begging for me to accept him back now we are so happy together he can also help you contact him assurancesolutionhome@gmail. com WhatsApp 2348102316854
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    December 04, 2019
    Cure d'herpès avec le docteur Ahmed Usman

    Auparavant victime du virus de l'herpès avec de nombreuses épidémies sur mon corps, le docteur Ahmed Usman m'a guéri du virus grâce à son médicament à base de plantes. Je suis tombé sur la plupart des témoignages de ses patients sur des blogs et des pages de médias sociaux, guéris de différentes maladies. Je l'ai contacté avec son adresse e-mail à laquelle il a répondu et m'a posé quelques questions et méthode de préparation pour laquelle j'ai payé, il m'a envoyé le médicament à base de plantes et avec sa prescription, j'ai bu le médicament à base de plantes pendant 21 jours et les épidémies sur mon corps étaient guéri après la conclusion du médicament à base de plantes, je suis passé à l'examen et mon résultat était négatif, sans trace de virus sur mon sang. Vous aussi, vous pouvez être guéri, contactez-le sur son email officiel; drahmedusman5104@gmail.com.

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    Holiday events set to begin in Ocean Beach
    by DAVE SCHWAB
    Dec 02, 2019 | 6858 views | 4 4 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    Last year's Christmas tree being installed at the end of Newport Avenue in November. THOMAS MELVILLE / PENINSULA BEACON
    Last year's Christmas tree being installed at the end of Newport Avenue in November. THOMAS MELVILLE / PENINSULA BEACON
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    Ocean Beach has outdone itself preparing for the 2019 year-end holiday. This year, the beach community has pulled out all the stops, doing everything from creating its own craft brew to implementing its annual Christmas parade and toy and food drives, as well as hosting a craft fair, a home-decorating contest and a holiday auction. All of the many Yuletide events are planned and executed by OB Town Council, which also handles the annual Christmas Tree selection, ensuring the chosen tree is transported to, planted in, and decorated on the beach. Christmas tree As quintessentially OB as the summer street fair, the farmers market or the mermaid, the annual transplantation of the Christmas tree to the beach near the pier will be Tuesday, Dec. 3 with the tree arriving at 11 a.m. The tree is always offered by an anonymous donor from within OB. “We do have a tree that just got chosen after being advertised on Facebook and Next Door,” said Grace Quigley, OBTC events chair. “Usually, it’s a problem tree that’s uprooting someone’s sidewalks or needs to be removed for some reason.” On the morning of Dec. 3, San Diego Police will escort the truck carrying the tree through the OB community to the foot of Newport Avenue in a special place in the sand that will be uncovered and cleaned out for it.  Two days later, this year on Dec. 5, local schoolchildren will make their annual pilgrimage to the OB Christmas tree to see Santa from 9 a.m. to noon, and to add their own hand-made ornaments to hang on the tree. Quigley said this year’s selected tree is about 40-feet tall. “The kids will come down from OB Elementary School to decorate it,” she said. This marks the 40th year of the “gifting” of OB’s Christmas tree. It is a tradition that was begun by iconic OB beach business The James Gang printers. “Way back when [OB] had a tree in a planter by the beach growing for two or three years, then it died and somebody set it on fire,” said community activist Claudia Jack. “We then moved the tree to Dusty Rhodes Park. But the tree was taken out during storms there 10 or 12 years ago. Ever since we’ve moved it down to the beach.” The tree’s shining moment will come at 5:05 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7, when its lighting commences the long-awaited OB Christmas parade. The tree remains embedded in the beach until Jan. 2. Community beer collaboration About a dozen brewers from major San Diego breweries got together to create a collaboration holiday beer that will be served around Ocean Beach during December. The beer will be named after the famed holiday Christmas tree that Ocean Beach hosts at the beach that famously leans to the left no matter what. Of the joint brew, Quigley of OBTC said: “It is a collaborative beer that will be named Crooked Tree, and was brewed in November at Pizza Port. It is a red IPA, and it will be ready by Dec. 7 in time for the OB Holiday Parade.” Added Quigley of Crooked Tree beer proceeds, “It was a fundraiser this year to offset the cost of the parade and the toy and food drive.” 40th annual OB Holiday Parade An iconic business, the James Gang Brothers printers, and silk screening, has been chosen to be grand marshal in this year’s parade. “The parade is a tribute to them because they’re the ones who started this whole tradition with the parade and the Christmas tree,” noted Quigley. Quigley said they’re expecting some 112 floats and parade entries this year, for the 1 1/2-hour parade that kicks-off at 5:05 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7. The parade runs from Sunset Cliffs Boulevard down Newport Avenue, turning the corner at Abbot Street where entries will be reviewed by judges. Quigley said a special VIP deck section, with seats selling for $88, has been reserved on the Wonderland/Surf Lodge building deck where guests can have the best views and will be served snacks and beverages. “It’s premiere viewing, and the money goes back toward helping to fund the parade,” said Quigley. Jack noted that Vera the mermaid, OB’s de facto mascot who debuted with a float in last year’s parade, will again be part of the parade festivities. Jack hinted Vera has a special “surprise” in store. The OB parade commences immediately following the lighting of the holiday tree. OB Holiday Auction OBTC extends an open invitation to attend the annual OB Holiday Auction, a benefit fundraiser for the OB Food and Toy Drive, at Sunshine Company Saloon on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 5:30 to 9 p.m. at 5028 Newport Ave. “Two days before the parade, Sunshine Saloon will have a lot of gift baskets and gift cards donated from a lot of the businesses in town,” said OBTC’s Quigley noting “vintage” holiday T-shirts from past OB events will be among the goodies available at the auction. Town Council fundraising each year at this event allows it to adopt numerous OB families and seniors in need. Don’t miss your chance to bid on and win fantastic prizes from local businesses and sports teams.  The silent auction kicks off at 5:30 p.m. and the live auction gets underway at 6:30 p.m. Those interested in donating an auction item may contact OBTC at info@obtowncouncil.org. Holiday Homes Decoration Contest The best-dressed homes competition is the final event of the OB holiday season. Decorated homes will be judged in various categories including best use of lighting, judge’s choice, best theme and most original decoration. Winners will be recognized and presented with plaques following judging on Sunday, Dec. 15. To qualify, homes must be located in OB’s 92107 ZIP Code. Event chair Mike Akey, an OBTC member, said he usually gets eight or more applications for the contest, mostly after Thanksgiving. He said judges personally check out all of the decorated homes. “We love doing it,” said Akey who started the contest 15 years or more ago.  “It’s good for all the neighborhoods to get involved with the holiday spirit. We’re pleased that people take an interest in it. It’s for the food and toy drive.” Those wishing to participate should call 619-316-3403 or email mikeakey@cox.net. OB HOLIDAY EVENTS - Nov. 30 – Shop Small Business Saturday - Dec. 3 – Christmas tree arrives on the beach 11 a.m. in front of pier - Dec. 5 – Students from OB Elementary decorate the Christmas tree with Santa 9 a.m., OB Holiday Auction at Sunshine Company, 5:30-9 p.m. To donate items, email info@obtowncouncil.org. - Dec. 7, 14, 21 – Craft Fair at Veterans Plaza - Dec. 7 – 40th annual OB Holiday Parade at 5:05 p.m. on Newport Avenue. Lighting of the Christmas tree will start the parade. - Dec. 9-12 – Annual Food and Toy Drive at Masonic Hall, 1711 Sunset Cliffs Blvd. - Dec. 14 – Annual Food and Toy Drive distribution to families and seniors from Masonic Hall - Dec. 15 – Holiday Homes Decoration Contest. The best dressed 92107 holiday homes will be judged from 6-9 p.m.
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    HAYE MUPPY
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    December 07, 2019
    Hello everyone i want to testify of the great and powerful spell caster named Dr Larry who brought back my ex who left me and got engaged to another girl, We where happy together when all of a sudden he just change he used to call me every morning and and night before going to bed but all that stopped when i call him he yell at me and told me he didn't want to have anything to do with me anymore i was so sad and confused i didn't know what to do then i went online to search on how to get back my ex then i found an article where someone was talking about how the great and powerful Dr Larry helped her and she left his email address i took it and contacted him i told him my problem he only smiled and told me to relax everything will be OK i did everything he asked me to do and he assured me that after 24hrs he will be back,To my greatest surprise the next morning it was my boyfriend he came back knelling and begging for me to accept him back now we are so happy together he can also help you contact him assurancesolutionhome@gmail. com WhatsApp 2348102316854
    ERIC BRUNT
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    December 06, 2019
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    i am ERIC BRUNT by name. Greetings to every one that is reading this testimony. I have been rejected by my wife after three(3) years of marriage just because another Man had a spell on her and she left me and the kid to suffer. one day when i was reading through the web, i saw a post on how this spell caster on this address AKHERETEMPLE@gmail.com have help a woman to get back her husband and i gave him a reply to his address and he told me that a man had a spell on my wife and he told me that he will help me and after 3 days that i will have my wife back. i believed him and today i am glad to let you all know that this spell caster have the power to bring lovers back. because i am now happy with my wife. Thanks for helping me Dr Akhere contact him on email: AKHERETEMPLE@gmail.com

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    December 06, 2019
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    Ferdinand William
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    December 05, 2019
    Témoignage de traitement d'herpès

    Auparavant victime du virus de l'herpès avec de nombreuses épidémies sur mon corps, le docteur Ahmed Usman m'a guéri du virus grâce à son médicament à base de plantes. Je suis tombé sur la plupart des témoignages de ses patients sur des blogs et des pages de médias sociaux, guéris de différentes maladies. Je l'ai contacté avec son adresse e-mail à laquelle il a répondu et m'a posé quelques questions et méthode de préparation pour laquelle j'ai payé, il m'a envoyé le médicament à base de plantes et avec sa prescription, j'ai bu le médicament à base de plantes pendant 21 jours et les épidémies sur mon corps étaient guéri après la conclusion du médicament à base de plantes, je suis passé à l'examen et mon résultat était négatif, sans trace de virus sur mon sang. Vous aussi, vous pouvez être guéri, contactez-le sur son email officiel; drahmedusman5104@gmail.com.

    Il a guéri à base de plantes pour,

    diabète, cancer, VIH, fibroïde,

    articulations douloureuses, hépatite,

    maladie cardiaque et maladie du foie.
    Liberty Station ice rink and tree lighting kickoff holiday events
    by DAVE SCHWAB
    Nov 28, 2019 | 7143 views | 2 2 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    The return of the Nutcracker Tea Party by San Diego Ballet will take place 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Dec. 15 at Building 177.
    The return of the Nutcracker Tea Party by San Diego Ballet will take place 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Dec. 15 at Building 177.
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    From ice rinks to artworks to a big tent show in a Christmas-themed village, Liberty Station has it all this year in its holiday extravaganza. Each year, Liberty Station hosts a full event calendar during Yuletide known as “Salute the Season.” Festivities kicked off with the opening of Rady Children’s Ice Rink in mid-November, leading up to the Liberty Station Tree Lighting and Holiday Festivities on Friday, Nov. 29. Rady Children’s Ice Rink For the fifth year in a row, and more than two decades in the making, Rady Children’s Ice Rink again welcomes 40,000-plus skaters to enjoy a manmade outdoor winter wonderland daily (except Thanksgiving and Christmas Day) from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Tickets, with skate rental and helmets included, is $15 per person, per day for adults, $13 for children and $10 with military identification, or $50 for a punch card offering five skates. Group reservations/school field trips are also available by calling 619-221-1970 or via email at marketing@sdice.com. Rink sponsors this year include San Diego Gulls, NBC 7/Telemundo, Radio Latina, Quick Dry Flood Services, Nordstrom, Sentre, Inc., Cigna, Kitchell, Team Select Home Care, and Barona. “It will really set the scene for a magical holiday season, providing families a great way to have fun and also support patients and families at the Peckham Center,” said Bridgett Brown, Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary president about the ice rink, a fundraiser to support the psychosocial programs and services offered through Rady Children’s Peckham Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Those programs and services include bereavement and supportive care, child life services, social workers, translators, parent liaisons and entertainment. Currently, 75 percent of children treated for cancer will become long-term survivors. Rady helps link those children and their families to services while providing education about healthy lifestyle choices, ensuring the best possible outcome for each child. Tree lighting and holiday festivities Salute the Season’s main event, Liberty Station tree lighting, and festivities take place Nov. 29 in the North Promenade from 4 to 9 p.m. Visitors will enjoy a magical evening with the iconic 88-foot Norfolk pine tree being lit from top to bottom by a Rady Children’s Hospital patient family. There will also be live entertainment, festive firetruck rides and free photos with Santa. Following the lighting, attendees are encouraged to stop by one of Liberty Station’s restaurants. Everyone is then welcome to set up lawn chairs and picnic blankets for an outdoor viewing of “The Grinch” movie, which will be projected onto a sail movie screen.  Friday Night Liberty holiday extravaganza Come for the art, stay for the concert. Arts District Liberty Station invites guests to get (((amplified))) on 5-9 p.m. Dec. 6 with a free concert featuring San Diego- based musician Whitney Shay with opening act, Lauren Leigh, in Bldg. 177. Sip and stroll while you shop for holiday gifts with a creative twist, enjoy lively entertainment and new culinary and creative experiences. Salute the Season at the holiday-themed Local Bazaar Pop-Up Market and enjoy drinks from Amplified Ale Works & Revolt Wine Co. First Friday details are at libertystation.com. Natale - Journey To The North Pole New this year is Natale – Journey To The North Pole, a circus-style big tent show set in a Christmas-themed Holiday Village that runs Nov. 14 - Dec. 6. Created by Spain’s La Fiesta Escénica, and making its U.S. debut in partnership with La Fiesta Shows, Natale features a nostalgic holiday experience with top acrobatic performers and dancing animatronic polar bears. The show also has an array of unique and inspiring surprises. South Promenade with be converted into a “Holiday Village” affording visitors a Polar Experience that will include train rides, a glacier-like climbing wall, and a bounce house, as well as sponsors and numerous vendors selling holiday treats, merchandise, and food. Tickets and information are at lafiestashows.com/natale/. San Diego Ballet Nutcracker Tea Party The return of the second annual Nutcracker Tea Party by San Diego Ballet will take place 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Dec. 15 at Building 177. Tickets are $55. Locals and visitors once again can partake in this family-friendly event featuring a joyous afternoon of narrated performance of the “Nutcracker” by San Diego Ballet.  Enjoy scrumptious treats and hot cocoa along with photo opportunities with Santa, as well as an interactive demonstration by the ballet. Said Laurie Albrecht, director of the Liberty Station CommunityAssociation: “When we brought this event to the community for the first time last year, we knew it would become a beloved tradition. Liberty Station’s Building 177 transforms into a whimsical winter wonderland for attendees of all ages to gather and celebrate the season, while fully engaging in an interactive performance of “The Nutcracker” by the San Diego Ballet, a Liberty Station tenant. Small Business Saturday Get a head start on holiday gifts and begin your search locally during Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30. As one of San Diego’s top destinations, the former Naval Training Center offers a wide range of locally owned stores for shoppers to explore unique gifts in each of its districts. Hanukkah and Menorah Lighting Guests are invited to Liberty Station to celebrate the annual Hanukkah & Menorah lighting at 5 p.m. Dec. 22, the final event of the Salute The Season holiday festivities. In partnership with Chabad of Downtown San Diego and Chabad of Pacific Beach, the event takes place in between The Lot and Rady Children’s Ice Rink. Prepare for a magical night at Liberty Station as guests are welcomed for a family-friendly evening filled with music and other holiday surprises. Following the celebration, visitors may enjoy a night of outdoor ice skating at the Rady Children’s Ice Rink, which will stay open until 10 p.m. For more information, visit artsdistrictlibertystation.com. LIBERTY STATION SALUTE THE SEASON EVENTS - Rady Children’s Ice Rink – Nov. 14 - Jan. 5, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. - Tree lighting and holiday festivities main event – North Promenade, Nov. 29, 4-9 p.m. - Small business Saturday – Nov. 30, all day. - Friday Night Liberty holiday extravaganza – Dec. 6, 5-9 p.m. - Nutcracker Tea Party with San Diego Ballet – Sunday, Dec. 15, 3:30-5:30 p.m. - Natale — Journey to the North Pole – Nov. 14 – Dec. 1. - Hanukkah and Menorah lighting – Sunday, Dec. 22, 5-9 p.m. between The Lot and Rady Children’s Ice Rink.
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    Felicity Nadim
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    December 04, 2019
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    December 03, 2019
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    Susan G. Komen 3-Day raises funds to fight breast cancer
    by DAVE SCHWAB
    Nov 20, 2019 | 47338 views | 8 8 comments | 64 64 recommendations | email to a friend | print
    Susan G. Komen 3-Day participants walk the Mission Bay path at Crown Point Park. DAVE SCHWAB/PENINSULA BEACON
    Susan G. Komen 3-Day participants walk the Mission Bay path at Crown Point Park. DAVE SCHWAB/PENINSULA BEACON
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    Arriving at base camp in Crown Point at dusk on Friday, Nov. 15, Jim Hillmann from San Jose, in the midst of his Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk, reflected on why he returns year after year. “I’m here because my mom passed away from breast cancer in 2004,” Hillmann said, noting San Diego’s Komen Walk is the closest of the seven national regional walks he’s done every year for the past 12. Hillmann said the Komen walk is a transformative experience. “You come out here as a first-time walker, and it doesn’t take long before you realize, ‘I’m part of a bigger community, a community that is here to support each other,’ ” he said. “By the time you're done with three days and 60 miles, you’ve made connections, and now you start feeling the power of that community — and the synergy that comes from that.” The pink-themed, anti-breast cancer, three-day walk is no small feat, any way you look at it. “You’re required to raise $2,300 for every walk,” said Hillmann, adding, “And if you walk multiple cities, it’s $2,300 each walk, $16,100 for all seven.” Hillman hosts four fundraisers — a Bunko parlor game, collecting recyclables, an Oakland A’s baseball game and sales from a commemorative coin and pin —that collectively pay for all seven of his Komen walks. Hillman said, on day one of the Komen walk, which starts in Del Mar and ends in downtown San Diego three days later, that he saw a woman in tears whom he described as “overwhelmed.” “We were there to pick her up, talk with her and support her,” he added. Outfitted with a team shirt, badges, ribbons, buttons and all manner of Komen memorabilia, Hillman pointed out that it’s a real sense of accomplishment for him to walk 420 miles in seven cities over 21 days between August and the end of November. “Every time I walk, at the end, it is just as powerful as the time before,” noted Hillmann. “You’ve accomplished something. You’ve shared your story with new people; they’ve shared their stories. It never gets old for me.”  People have asked Hillman, “How can you do so many walks, and why do you keep coming back?”  To that, he responds, “Because there is so much that I can get out of it. There’s a difference you’ve made, an impact.” Should more people be doing the Komen walk? “Absolutely,” answered Hillmann. “When you see the impact you’re making you go, ‘Whoa, This is what it’s all about.’ By the end of day two, they’re ready to register. ‘Sign me up for year two.’ ” Concluded Hillman of the Komen walk experience: “It’s a life-changer.” Komen 3-Day raises $7 million This past weekend, more than 2,000 participants completed the journey of a lifetime at the Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day. Together, passionate women and men walked 60-miles over the course of three days in the fight for a world without breast cancer, raising $5.7 million. The Komen 3-Day is the longest distance one can go in the fight against breast cancer. These men and women each raised a minimum of $2,300 and walked 20 miles a day for three consecutive days, all while educating tens of thousands of people about breast health. The proceeds will support the mission of Susan G. Komen by funding breakthrough research and efforts to ensure all people receive the best health care they need. To date, $140.7 million has been raised in the area through the Komen San Diego 3-Day. “We cannot thank our amazing 3-Day family enough for their time and dedication to this cause,” said Carrie Stovall, Susan G. Komen vice president of events. “Every step they take and every dollar they raise gets us closer to our bold goal of reducing the current number of breast cancer deaths in the U.S. by 50 percent by 2026. San Diego has been so supportive of Susan G. Komen and it’s always an incredible experience to host the 3-Day in this city. San Diego, we thank you!” Participants of the 3-Day have trained and fundraised for several months in preparation for the event, which fosters lifelong friendships and memories while providing the community a moving opportunity to honor those who have battled and for those who continue to fight breast cancer. Participants spent the weekend walking through the San Diego area before concluding with a moving closing ceremony at Waterfront Park. “The 3-Day is all about raising money and spreading awareness,” said 12 ½ year survivor and nine-time walker Debbie Feinberg. “Even if you can’t complete the full 60 miles, you can walk one day for 20 miles or even walk portions of the weekend, it’s all worth it because, in the end, it’s the sense of community and inspiration for survivors, those battling and future generations.”
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    lopez tina
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    December 06, 2019
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    mia henry
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    December 05, 2019
    herpes is a serious and recurring disease which can't be cured through drugs or injections by the American doctors but the best way to deal with herpes is by taking natural herbs medicine for it and is only few American doctors that know about this herbal medicine from Dr Ofure.. I have read about Dr Ofure the great herbalist doctor from African who can cure disease with his powerful herbal medicine. for the people suffering from the following diseases, Herpes, Cancer, Also,Herpatitis, Diabetes, Hps,Infections ETC should contact him for his herbal medicine because i am a living testimony and i was cured of herpes. Although, i sent him what he requested and he sent me his medicine which i took for 1 weeks and today when i went for test i was tested herpes negative. you can reach him through his email drofureherbalhome@gmail.com or whatsapp number: 2348162868851 he will help you out    
    Elizabeth Matheus
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    November 26, 2019
    HELLO EVERYONE.. FEW MUNINETS TO REDY THIS INFOR ON HERPES CURE 2018..

    2017 MY MOTHER WAS DIAGNOSED OF HERPES/ KNOWN AS GENITAL WARTS ,I SPENT A LOT OF MONEY ON HER MEDICATION TILL A POINT I EVEN LOST HOPE,BECAUSE MY MOTHER WAS GRADUALLY DYING AND LOST HER MEMORY TOO, I WAS SO DESPERATE TO GET MY MOTHER BACK TO NORMAL, ONE DAY MY UNCLE WHO LIVES IN LONDON UNITED KINGDOM TOLD ME ABOUT DR OLIHA ,WHO HELPED HIM GET RID OF HERPES /GENITAL WART WITH HERBAL MEDICINE AND HIS HERBAL SOAP ,I WAS SO SHOCKED WHEN HE TOLD ME ABOUT THIS ,ALTHOUGH I NEVER BELIEVE IN HERB BUT, I KEEP TO BELIEVE BECAUSE MY UNCLE CAN'T TELL ME LIES WHEN IT COMES TO HEALTH CONDITION I CONTACTED DR OLIHA VIA HIS EMAIL; OLIHA.MIRACLEMEDICINE@GMAIL.COM , YOU CAN TALK TO HIM VIA CALL OR WHATSAPP MESSENGER ON 2349038382931 , HE REPLIED AND ASK ME TO SEND MY HOME ADDRESS AND MY MOTHER'S DETAIL AND THEN I PURCHASED THE HERBAL MEDICINE,SENT ME THE HERBAL MEDICINE THROUGH COURIER SERVICE, WHEN I RECEIVED THIS HERBAL MEDICINE USED IT FOR 2 WEEKS, AND 4 DAYS OF USAGE THE WARTS FELL OFF, MY MOTHER I NOW TOTALLY CURED AND MY MOTHER IS LIVING FREE AND HAPPY AGAIN. YOU CAN TALK TO DR VIA HIS MOBILE NUMBER OR WHATS APP HIM ON 2349038382931.ALL THANKS TO DOCTOR DR OLIHA  
    George Wilson
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    November 26, 2019
    I want to share a great testimony on how was cured from Breast cancer by the help of Dr. Stella, she said to me not to worry and just pray, she used her natural herbs for me and I was cured totally from breast cancer after three months of using her herbal medicines, many believed there is no cure for cancer and this has make so many people lost their life, I am grateful and I am the happiest person on earth today because I am still alive and a living testimony that there is cure for cancer, if only you take your time and pray for God to direct you, he will direct you to the right doctor and you will surprise to see yourself get cure totally, I pray the same God who has done it for me through the help of Dr. Stella, the same God will do it for you and thanks to everyone who is taking their time to read my testimony and may God bless you all. Dr. Stella information's are whatsApp and website on 2348157471852, E-Mail -doctorstellaidemudia@gmail.com and doctorstellaidemudia@yahoo.com, Website ist doctorstellaidemudia. weebly .com
    Adele McCoy
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    November 26, 2019
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    ERIC BRUNT
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    November 24, 2019
    i am ERIC BRUNT by name. Greetings to every one that is reading this testimony. I have been rejected by my wife after three(3) years of marriage just because another Man had a spell on her and she left me and the kid to suffer. one day when i was reading through the web, i saw a post on how this spell caster on this address AKHERETEMPLE@gmail.com have help a woman to get back her husband and i gave him a reply to his address and he told me that a man had a spell on my wife and he told me that he will help me and after 3 days that i will have my wife back. i believed him and today i am glad to let you all know that this spell caster have the power to bring lovers back. because i am now happy with my wife. Thanks for helping me Dr Akhere contact him on email: AKHERETEMPLE@gmail.com

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    i am ERIC BRUNT by name. Greetings to every one that is reading this testimony. I have been rejected by my wife after three(3) years of marriage just because another Man had a spell on her and she left me and the kid to suffer. one day when i was reading through the web, i saw a post on how this spell caster on this address AKHERETEMPLE@gmail.com have help a woman to get back her husband and i gave him a reply to his address and he told me that a man had a spell on my wife and he told me that he will help me and after 3 days that i will have my wife back. i believed him and today i am glad to let you all know that this spell caster have the power to bring lovers back. because i am now happy with my wife. Thanks for helping me Dr Akhere contact him on email: AKHERETEMPLE@gmail.com

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    Mirabel Mila
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    November 24, 2019
    I was depressed when doctor told me that I have been diagnosed with Herpes disease… I thought about my Family, I know my Family will face a serious problem when I'm gone, I lost hope and I wept all day, but one day I was searching the internet I found Dr,WINNER contact whatsApp number.( 2348138289852) I called him and he guided me. I asked him for solutions and he started the remedies for my health. Thank God, now everything is fine, I'm cured by Dr,WINNER herbal medicine, I'm very thankful to Dr,WINNER and very happy with my hubby and family. Email him on (Winnersspellcast@gmail.com) or via his website:https://winnersspellcast.blogspot.com

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    Juliet Gallus
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    November 21, 2019
    I USED HERBAL MEDICINE TO CURE MY HERPES VIRUS  I was once a victim of Herpes Virus with lot of outbreaks on my body, I was cured from the Virus by the help of Doctor Ahmed Usman with his Herbal medicine which is very active within 21 days with my Herpes result Negative, confirmed by my doctor that the virus is no longer on my blood. You too can be cured contact him on his official email; drahmedusman5104@gmail.com. He has cure for HIV, Diabetes, Cancer,

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