Movies in the Park

Posted by Adina Morfoot on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 9:22 pm


Del Sur 4th of July Parade

Posted by Adina Morfoot on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 8:40 pm


4th of July Parade

July 4, 2017

9:00 am – 12:00 pm


Get ready for a patriotic parade, right in the heart of Del Sur.  Clowns, stilt walkers, community members and more!  The parade will begin at 9am sharp!

Parade Route:




Bike Lovers:  Want to join our parade?  Deck out your bike in patriotic swag and ride on down Paseo Del Sur.

Dogs:  Does your pooch want to be part of the action?  Sign them up for our parade.

Classic Cars:  Do you want to show off your beautiful classic car?  Sign up to be our parade.

Wagons:  Deck out your wagon and stroll in our parade.

Floats: Are you part of a Del Sur club?  Or do you want to represent your Del Sur street with your neighbors?  Sign up to have a float in our parade.  The first five groups that sign up and are approved by the Del Sur CSC board, will receive a $300 Visa Gift Card to put towards their float.

After the Parade:

The Parade will end at the new Village Green Park.  Get ready for face painting, music, bounce houses and more.  It’s time for some good ol’ fashion fun in the park.  Bring a blanket, snacks, lawn games and enjoy the holiday with your family.


No RSVP required for this event.


Money for food, a camera and your camping chairs.

The Village Green
Paseo Del Sur – San Diego

Map data ©2017 Google


Date(s) – July 4, 2017
9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Village Green
Paseo Del Sur
San Diego, CA 92127

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5 Lifesaving Tips About Pets Locked in Hot Cars

Posted by Adina Morfoot on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 8:05 pm


5 Lifesaving Tips About Pets In Hot Cars, California’s ‘Right To Rescue’ Law

When it’s 90 degrees outside, your vehicle can quickly reach 160 degree inside.

5 Lifesaving Tips About Pets In Hot Cars, California's 'Right To Rescue' Law

Leaving a pet alone in a hot car is something that touches a lot of nerves. And, rightfully so. The inside temperature of a vehicle can jump up to 123 degrees in just an hour – and that’s when it’s only 80 degrees outside, according to the National Weather Service.

“[O]n a 90-degree day, interior temperatures can reach as high as 160 degrees in less than 10 minutes,” according to People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Just this week, a young pup was rescued from a 133-degree vehicle in Southern California during the season’s first heat wave. As the summer gets into full swing, and plenty more heat waves are sure to be on their way, here are five things to know about pets in hot vehicles, and how you can potentially save their lives:

1) It only takes minutes.

According to PETA, dogs trapped inside of hot vehicles can succumb to heatstroke in just minutes. That’s even if the car isn’t parked in direct sunlight. Dogs don’t sweat like humans do, and can only cool themselves by panting.

2) Know the symptoms of heatstroke.

“If you see a dog showing any symptoms of heatstroke—including restlessness, heavy panting, vomiting, lethargy, and lack of appetite or coordination—get the animal into the shade immediately,” PETA says.

3) Get the pup water – but make sure it’s not ice-cold.

You can lower a symptomatic dog’s body temperature by providing the dog with water, applying a cold towel to the animal’s head and chest, or immersing the dog in tepid (not ice-cold) water. Then immediately call a veterinarian.

4) You have the ‘Right to Rescue’ in California.

In January, a new California law — called the “Right to Rescue” law — went into effect, allowing for citizens to rescue pets from hot vehicles. The law allows Californians to rescue pets left in cars if an animal seems to be in distress from the heat or lack of ventilation, including by breaking the vehicle’s window, without fear of prosecution or civil liability.

5) It’s important to keep in mind that in order to receive legal immunity under the ‘Right to Rescue’ law, a person must comply with all of the following requirements (Info via Office of Assemblyman Marc Steinorth):

  • Determine the car is locked or there is no other reasonable method to remove the animal from the vehicle
  • Have a reasonable and good faith belief that the animal is in imminent danger if not immediately removed
  • Contact law enforcement prior to entering the vehicle
  • Use no more force than necessary to enter the vehicle
  • If the person does enter the vehicle, the person must remain nearby with the animal in a safe location until law enforcement arrives. The person may not leave the scene.
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13th Annual Switchfoot Bro-Am

Posted by Adina Morfoot on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 7:48 pm


13th Annual Switchfoot BRO-AM

The Annual Switchfoot BRO-AM will feature a surf contest, live music performances, and nerf surf jousting exposition between surf contest heats.

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4S Ranch Fireworks

Posted by Adina Morfoot on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 7:07 pm







Click here to purchase wristbands now:

Online sale of wristbands will close on Monday, July 3rd at 12:00pm. 

Wristbands will be ready for pickup at the

Carnival Resgistration Table the day of the event.


Food trucks will be in attendance during the Carnival for all guests to be able to purchase directly from them.





Del Norte High School

Gates open at 7pm

Fireworks display starts at dusk

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San Diego Fireworks

Posted by Adina Morfoot on Sunday, June 25th, 2017 at 6:59 pm


4th Of July Fireworks In Rancho Bernardo, San Diego County: 2017 Guide

Here’s your complete guide to Fourth of July fireworks shows and other festive events in Rancho Bernardo and around San Diego County.

4th Of July Fireworks In Rancho Bernardo, San Diego County: 2017 Guide

RANCHO BERNARDO, CA – Celebrate the Fourth of July in Rancho Bernardo with “The Spirit of The Fourth“!

The annual event offer a whole day of fun at Webb Park. Festivities include a community fair featuring a parade, Veterans Memorial Service, Patriotic Pet Contest, magic show, rubber ducky race, classic cars, games, food and live entertainment.

The community fair opens at 9 a.m., with the parade at 3:30 p.m. End the evening with fireworks at Bernardo Heights Middle School. Gates open at 6 p.m., with the fireworks show set at 9 p.m.

For more info, click here.

Looking to celebrate outside the community?

From patriotic parades to spectacular fireworks shows, a variety of festive events celebrating America’s birthday are planned throughout San Diego County on Fourth of July.

Whether you want to celebrate on the coast or travel further inland, check out our complete San Diego County guide of fireworks shows and other Fourth of July activities for 2017. All events are scheduled on July 4 unless otherwise noted.


Alpine Fourth of July Parade & Carnival: After a multi-year hiatus, Alpine’s Fourth of July Parade is back. The parade is set to start at 10 a.m. off West Victoria and proceed down Alpine Boulevard to the Alpine Community Center. A carnival will be held following the parade in the Alpine Community Center.


Red, White and Boom! at Legoland California: Legoland California’s star-spangled Fourth of July celebration – Red, White and Boom! – features a fireworks show set to patriotic music. Throughout the day, kids of all ages can enjoy more than 60 rides, shows and attractions, along with all-American family picnic games such as burlap sack races and water-balloon tosses. The celebration lasts from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. with fireworks at 8:30 p.m.


Chula Vista 4th Fest: Celebrate July 4th with fireworks at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista. The show will be set to a custom soundtrack. Gates open at 6 p.m. with fireworks at 9 p.m.


Coronado Fourth of July Celebration: Celebrate the 4th all day long in Coronado. The festivities begin at 10 a.m. with the city’s annual Fourth of July parade along Orange Avenue, from First Street to Churchill Place. Following the parade, there will be a variety of other activities, including a 12K run and 5K run-walk, rough-water swim, parachute drop and a concert in the park. Festivities will conclude with a fireworks show over Glorietta Bay starting at 9 p.m.


Del Mar 4th of July Parade: Del Mar’s annual 4th of July Parade is back at Powerhouse Park. The event takes place from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Fourth of July Fireworks at the San Diego County Fair: Celebrate the Fourth of July with food, fun and fireworks at the San Diego County Fair. The fireworks show starts at 9 p.m. at the Heineken Grandstand Stage at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. July 4 is also the final day of the fair. The fair will be open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.


El Cajon Fourth of July Picnic & Fireworks: Enjoy games, prizes, kiddie train rides and more at El Cajon’s Fourth of July Celebration. The daylong event starts at noon, with live musical entertainment at 3 p.m., followed by a fireworks show at 9 p.m. at Kennedy Park.


Escondido Independence Day Festival & Fireworks: Join an estimated 20,000 patriotic festival-goers for the city’s annual festival and fireworks show. Kicking off at 4 p.m., the event features food, a beer tasting, children’s activities and games, and live entertainment. The fireworks show starts at 9 p.m.


Imperial Beach 4th of July Fireworks: See a spectacular fireworks show off the Imperial Beach Pier. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.


Julian 4th of July Parade: Julian will once again present its annual 4th of July Parade, with this year’s theme as “Old Glory on Parade.” Pre-parade activities begin at 10 a.m. Following the National Anthem, the parade starts at noon along Main Street.


Fourth of July Fireworks at La Jolla Cove: After lounging on the beautiful beaches of La Jolla, celebrate the Fourth with a fireworks show at La Jolla Cove. The show begins at 9 p.m. at Ellen Browning Scripps Park.


Lake Murray Fireworks and Music Fest: Fireworks are back at Lake Murray this year. Lake Murray Fireworks and Music Fest kicks off at 11 a.m. with live bands and a variety of food vendors. The fireworks show starts at 9 p.m.


Mira Mesa 4th of July Parade and Family Fun Day: Celebrate the Fourth of July all day long in Mira Mesa. Festivities kick off with a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Mira Mesa Senior Center. Family Fun Day at Mira Mesa Community Park then opens at 11 a.m. with food vendors and entertainment, followed by the city’s annual parade at 11:30 a.m. Family Fun Day continues until the start of the fireworks show at 9 p.m.


Ocean Beach 4th of July Fireworks: After spending the day relaxing with your toes in the sand and swimming in the ocean, enjoy a fireworks show launched from the Ocean Beach Pier. Fireworks begin at 9 p.m.


Oceanside 4th of July Activities: Get an early start celebrating the Fourth of July with Oceanside’s Star Spangled Sunset Market. In honor of Independence Day, the weekly outdoor Sunset Market will become the “Star Spangled Market” on June 29, with a “Red, White & Blue” theme. The market – which offers food, a children’s area, craft booths and more – will be open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the corner of Pier and Coast Highway.

On July 1, enjoy the city’s annual Independence Day Parade as it makes its way north on Coast Highway. There will be floats, marching bands and more. The parade will take place 10 a.m. to noon in downtown Oceanside.

The city’s annual Fireworks Show is scheduled for July 3. The event kicks off at 6 p.m. with food trucks parked on Rancho Del Oro Road. Fireworks are scheduled for 9 p.m.

On July 4th at the Beach, beachgoers will find a variety of booths and activities in the plazas, parks and parking lots along the Strand from Oceanside Pier to Tyson Park.

During the annual Dinghy Parade on July 4, participants will decorate their dinghies in a patriotic theme and parade them around the inner harbor where they are judged. The parade will take place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Oceanside Harbor.

Following the 4th, participate in the annual “Morning After Mess” Beach Cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon July 5 at the Oceanside Pier.

Festivities end with Oceanside Art Walk’s First Friday event. The July 7 event will feature a patriotic theme with live performances, music, poetry, art education, and culinary and pop-up art galleries from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. in downtown Oceanside.


Poway Old Fashioned Fourth of July: Celebrating the country’s independence in “turn-of-the-20th-century-style,” Poway’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July features patriotic entertainment, gun fighting reenactments, free crafts, train displays and old-fashioned games. The event takes place 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Poway Park. End the night with music, games and a fireworks show from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Poway High School. Gates open at 6 p.m., with the fireworks show set at 9 p.m.


Rancho Santa Fe 4th of July Parade & Picnic: Get festive in Rancho Santa Fe with a Fourth of July parade, followed by a picnic and concert. The event starts at 1 p.m. at 16948 Avenida de Acacias in the Rancho Santa Fe Village.


San Diego Big Bay Boom 4th of July Fireworks Show: With fireworks launched from four barges strategically placed around San Diego Bay, Big Bay Boomis San Diego’s biggest Fourth of July fireworks show. The show, which starts at 9 p.m., can be seen from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, North Embarcadero, Marina District and Coronado Ferry Landing.

SeaWorld San Diego Star-Spangled Fireworks Spectacular: SeaWorld will celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks show starting at 9:40 p.m. Park hours will be 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Old Town Fourth of July Celebration: Go back in time with an old-fashioned Fourth of July celebration at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. The daylong celebration kicks off at 11 a.m. with a brass band followed by patriotic speeches and a flag raising ceremony. There is also an annual Fourth of July parade around the plaza, as well as free games and activities, such as cow chip throwing, cherry pit spitting and a pie-eating contest.


Celebrate Freedom, A Fireworks Extravaganza in San Marcos: Celebrate America’s freedom with carnival games, jumpers, food and fireworks in San Marcos. The event takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Bradley Park.


Independence Festival at the Border: Celebrate the Fourth of July on July 1 in San Ysidro. Independence Festival at the Border will feature a children’s inflated city, live music, art, food and a fireworks show. The event takes place 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Larsen Field in Cesar Chavez Park.


Santee Salutes: Salute America at Santee Salutes, which will feature live music, a kid’s fun zone, patriotic ceremony, food and a fireworks show. The family-friendly event takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Town Center Community Park. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.


Scripps Ranch Parade: Head over to Scripps Ranch to celebrate Independence Day by watching – or participating in – the community’s annual parade. This year’s theme is “Hip Hip Hooray! It’s Independence Day.” The parade starts at 10 a.m. at Scripps Ranch Hoyt Park.

4th of July Run & Ride: The 4th of July 10K Race takes runners around scenic Miramar Lake and ends at Hoyt Park. There is also a two-mile fun run, as well as 12-mile, 28-mile and 50-mile bike rides.


Vista Independence Day Celebration: Celebrate Independence Day at the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista’s Brengle Terrace Park, where there will be live music, an honorary ceremony, a paid dinner and fireworks. Gates to the Moonlight Amphitheatre open at 5 p.m. and Brengle Terrace Park opens at 7 a.m. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.

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San Diego Humane Society Free Micochipping Event

Posted by Adina Morfoot on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 6:20 pm


FREE Microchipping Event All Month in June!

We’re offering FREE microchipping on select days for all animals in anticipation of the 4th of July holiday. More pets get lost on July 4th than on any other holiday. Keep your pets safe and ensure a quick homecoming by getting them microchipped (and keeping the microchip contact information up-to-date!)

SDHS San Diego Campus- 5500 Gaines St.
• Every Saturday in June from 9-11 a.m.

SDHS Escondido Campus: 3450 E. Valley Parkway
• Every Sunday in June from 1-3 p.m.

SDHS Oceanside Campus: 572 Airport Road
• Every Wednesday in June from 10 a.m.- Noon

This offer will also be extended at all campus locations on Friday, June 30 from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. No appointment necessary.

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Trader Joe’s Recall

Posted by shayadmin on Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 10:18 pm


MONROVIA, CA — Trader Joe’s has voluntarily recalled a batch of Matcha Green Tea Ice Cream because of the potential presence of small metal pieces in the product, the company announced Saturday.

The affected ice cream was sold in 1-quart containers with the SKU# 055740. The company said no injuries have been reported to date.

All affected ice cream has been pulled off shelves and destroyed, Trader Joe’s said, though the company did not disclose how many stores were affected by this. The grocery store chain, which is based in Monrovia, California, has 464 stores nationwide, including several locations within the city of San Diego, as well as another nine stores in the cities and communities of Carlsbad, Carmel Valley, Chula Vista, Encinitas, Escondido, La Jolla, La Mesa, Mission Valley and Oceanside.

Customers who bought the ice cream were urged to discard or return it to stores for a refund. Customers may also contact the company at 626-599-3817 for questions or concerns.

Written by Alexander Nguyen / Patch staff

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Snake Safety

Posted by shayadmin on Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 10:15 pm


Trails: With the beautiful weather we are experiencing, you may find yourself wanting to take a hike on some of the convenient trails provided by the Del Sur community. Before you hit the trails with the family here are some items to keep in mind.

  • Be Rattlesnake Safe:

With the coming of warmer weather conditions, snakes of many species are through hunkering down, making human encounters with these elusive creatures more likely. Although most native snakes are harmless, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) recommends steering clear of the venomous rattlesnake – and knowing what to do in the event of a strike. Rattlesnakes are widespread in California and are found in a variety of habitats throughout the state from coastal to desert. They may also turn up around homes and yards in brushy areas and under wood piles. Generally not aggressive, rattlesnakes will likely retreat if given room or not deliberately provoked or threatened. Most bites occur when a rattlesnake is handled or accidentally touched by someone walking or climbing. For what to do if you encounter a rattlesnake, please clink on the link which will take you to the California Department of Fish website.

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BGCGSD 4S Branch Youth of the Year

Posted by shayadmin on Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 10:12 pm


Vivian Chung was recently recognized as the 2017 Youth of the Year at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego (BGCGSD) 4S Ranch Branch. Each month throughout the year the club recognizes one or two students who have demonstrated excellence in their character, leadership, academic success, and healthy lifestyle choices. At the end of the school year, one of these students is chosen as the Youth of the Year. “At the end of the school year we recognize these students and announce our Youth of the Year award,” explained Emily Mitchell, 4S Ranch Branch Manager. “This year we had three students share speeches they wrote about the Boys & Girls Club.”


“From the first time I walked through the Boys & Girls Club double doors when I was six years old to now, the same feeling of comfort and security washes over me,” Vivian said in her speech. “This is a facility where I can express myself freely and feel safe at the same time. A place with staff who I can always talk to and not be judged, and, most importantly, a place where there is someone to always push me to thrive, not only as a better student, but as a well-rounded person of exemplary character.”
Learn more about BGCGSD at

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Free Cyber Education Program

Posted by shayadmin on Monday, June 12th, 2017 at 10:05 pm


The Rancho Bernardo Community Council is will be presenting a cyber education program for parents and guardians to assist them in how to more aware of how to deal with the digital world. The information will be presented by Jon Moffat of Cyber Education Consulting. The presentation will be during the Rancho Bernardo Community Council’s Public Safety Committee meeting, Tuesday, June 13, 6:30 pm, at The Remington Club 1 building, second floor in the multi-purpose room. Address: 16925 Hiebra Drive, San Diego, CA 92128.

Jon Moffat has been educating people of all ages Internet safety for the past 11 years. He has presented to countless youth/parents/youth service providers over the past 11 years. He loves getting parents and kids on the same page when it comes to the digital world. He is excited to invited to speak about the latest challenges we face in the digital world, and what we can do to protect ourselves in the future. He loves traveling and helping families get the lines of communication open, reminding everyone the technology is just a tool, it’s not good or bad, its all in how you use it. See this flyer for details:…Q-Xq5pMdTZOTzIxVVFIMzQ/view

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2017 San Diego Movies in the Park Schedule

Posted by Adina Morfoot on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at 4:54 pm


Shay Realtors is proud to sponsor the 2017 Movies in the Park! This year, the 4S Ranch Movies in the Park will be held at Patriot Park.  Bring a blanket and your snacks and enjoy a great evening under the stars with your family!


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