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Stuck home? Planets, moon providing predawn entertainment

By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- Stuck at home this week? The planets and our moon are providing some early morning entertainment. Mars, Jupiter, Saturn and a crescent moon will be clustered together in the southeastern sky just before daybreak. Mercury will peek...
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Amazon seeks to hire 100,000 to keep up with surge in orders

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon said Monday that it needs to hire 100,000 people across the U.S. to keep up with a crush of orders as the coronavirus spreads and keeps more people at home, shopping online. The online retailer said it will also temporarily raise pay by $2...
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San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park Close

The San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park have posted a statement about park closures due to Coronavirus concerns In response to the ever-changing COVID-19 situation, San Diego Zoo Global has announced a temporary closure of the @sandiegozoo and the @sdzsafaripark to the public, beginning...
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Local Encinitas Man Runs Toilet Paper Exchange

A surfer and physical therapist, Jonny Blue, like many of us, was disappointed and shocked at the toilet paper shortage. So what did he do? He started a toilet paper exchange. On Saturday morning, Jonny stood on the corner of El Camino Real and Encinitas Blvd with a cardboard sign that said, "Share...
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Happy Headline: Woman Goes Grocery Shopping for Elderly Neighbors

Like many of us right now, Becky Hoeffler, who works at Duke University, is working from home, but during her lunch break she's doing a good deed. Becky lives in a neighborhood that has a lot of senior citizens. Since they are most at risk at catching the coronavirus, Becky wants to help protect...
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How You Can Help the Food Bank During the COVID-19 Crisis

March 13, 2020 | sdfb - Many caring community groups and supporters have reached out to us to ask how the community can help the Food Bank feed vulnerable families and seniors during the COVID-19 Crisis. Below, we have outlined ways that you can support our vital mission during this heightened time...
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6 Youtube Channels To Watch If You're Missing Disneyland

With all parks around the world closed, it's going to be hard to get your Disney fix for a while. Luckily, there are some amazing Disney themed Youtube channels that might be able to help curve your craving for a little Disney magic. Here are some of my favorites: Defucntland I love Disney Park...
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Some San Diego Schools Continue Lunch Program During Coronavirus Closures

As San Diego schools prepare to shutter doors amidst Coronavirus concerns, an issue on many people's minds is, how will kids who rely on school lunch programs eat? Millions of kids across the nation rely on school food programs for nutritious meals. Low-income and food insecure neighborhoods across...
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San Diego Cancellations Due To Coronavirus

Here are a list of events being cancelled/postponed due to the CoronaVirus! -San Diego Unified School District -ShamRock -Latino Filmfest -Picnic in the Park -Borrego Springs Circle of Art -Kyoto Prize Symposium - UCSD -San Diego Festival of Science and Engineering - Miramar College -Pearl Jam...
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San Diego School Closures Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The latest in a string of closures affecting San Diegans, San Diego Unified School District announced today that they will be closing all campuses in an effort to protect students and staff from Coronavirus infection. Closures will be effective beginning Monday, March 16th through April 6th. San...
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