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Don't Ignore New Year's Eve Safety For Your Pets

Whether you got a new puppy or kitten for Christmas, or you want to protect your current dog or cat, Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) in Encinitas is sharing a few simple rules to help keep them safe on New Year’s Eve. "More pets run away on New Year’s Eve than any other time of the year,...
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Volunteers at Father Joe's Villages

Father Joe’s Villages to Serve Christmas Eve Dinner to 700

Nearly 100 volunteers will join Father Joe’s Villages to celebrate Christmas Eve by serving a traditional holiday meal to more than 700 people who are homeless. The meal will be served Sunday, December 24th from 5:00pm to 6:00pm at the Joan Kroc Center, 1501 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, 92101. Check...
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SAN DIEGO CA. (December 8, 2017) — San Diego Subway® restaurants are offering a Free 6-inch Sandwich to any First Responder that comes into a San Diego Subway location in uniform through Christmas Eve. There are over 200+ Subway Restaurants in the Greater San Diego Area, and each shop is locally...
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Children's Holiday Magic CD Release Party

Children's Holiday Magic Project , a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization, is throwing its annual CD Release Party and Fundraising Gala on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage in San Diego. This is the 15th edition of the project which seeks to bring the magic of...
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Evacuation With Pets: Complete Checklist

With the increased fire danger in San Diego County, NOW is the time to think about what you'll need to do if you're asked to evacuate. You may have documents, photos and valuables ready, but what about your pets? Thanks to John Van Zante at Rancho Coastal Humane Society , we have this complete list...
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Lilac Fire Status and More - Fire Readiness Info

Lilac Fire update, 12/11 at 7am: The Lilac Fire began 12/7 at 11:15am at Interstate 15 and Highway 76. Current acreage is 4,100 with 80% containment. Full containment expected 12/21/17. 151 structures destroyed, 56 damaged. Mandatory evacuation order has been lifted, and residents may return to...
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Ventura County Thomas Fire Still Out of Control

Fueled by Santa Ana winds, a fast-moving brush fire that started Monday evening remains out of control in Ventura County. The 'Thomas Fire' erupted shortly after 6pm in the Santa Paula area. By 11pm, nearly 10,000 acres had burned. As of 9:00am this morning (12/5), Cal Fire estimates the affected...
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Howl-O-Ween Harvest Family Day

For the third year, Helen Woodward Animal Center is opening up its Spine-Tingling Harvest Tour to individual families for one special day! Kick off Halloween at their Howl-O-Ween Harvest Family Day, Sunday, October 29 from 9:00am-1:00pm at the Center’s Education Building, 6461 El Apajo Road in...
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Forget Goblins! What's Your Pet Gobbling?!

Doorbells, shouting, and scary masks make Halloween a frightening night for our dogs and cats. Rancho Coastal Humane Society (RCHS) in Encinitas is reminding pet owners to keep their best friends (and the trick-or-treaters) safe. "Halloween can be terrifying," according to RCHS spokes-ghost John...
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