Grant From Leichtag Foundation Boosts Efforts For New Pavilion

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The San Diego Botanic Garden recently received two major pieces of news that should boost its efforts to build a state-of-the-art events pavilion. Garden officials announced the Leichtag foundation has pledged $1 million toward the estimated $4 million price tag of the proposed facility, which was recently named the Dickinson Family Education Pavilion.

Encinitas to Begin Major Road Project

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Encinitas is kicking off major road repaving projects Monday as it resurfaces two of its major thoroughfares. Crews will be removing the top five inches of pavement and replacing it with a slurry seal. City officials said the streets were chosen because of their degraded condition and because they are heavily traveled arterials within the city.

Five Tips For Restoring A Classic Car

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Many people dream of buying an iconic classic car and returning it to its former glory. Whether you're in high school or retired, the idea of a long-term restoration project can be romantic and exciting. However, there are important factors to take into consideration when choosing the car that you will spend hundreds of hours and thousands of dollar restoring. If you're thoughtful, the project can bring immense satisfaction. Conversely, carelessness can result in wasted money and crushing disappointment.

Be Greek for a Day! Opa!

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Enjoy authentic food, music, live entertainment, dancing, children's activities and more for the entire family at the Annual Greek Festival held at Saints Constantine and Helen Greek Orthodox Church. The church's award-winning folk dance troupes, Armonia and Neo Kyma Dancers, will perform in full traditional dress. Afterward, try Greek dancing in the Taverna to the live music of The Olympians. Free parking next door at MiraCosta College.