"Unconditional Surrender", the popular statue molded after the famous Alfred Eisenstaedt photograph of a sailor kissing a passing nurse during a V-J Day celebration in Times Square is back in San Diego. This time, it is installed permanently and crafted of bronze. The celebration included a mass renewal of wedding vows of WWII era brides and grooms.
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When gardens are classrooms
More than half of the San Diego County’s 600 elementary and secondary schools have gardens. School gardens like those at Torrey Hills School, Silver Gate Elementary, and Cajon Park School in Santee, survive with the help of volunteers.
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Best Photos of 2012 Contest
A selection of the best U-T San Diego photos of 2012 by U-T photographers.
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Photos by U-T San Diego
Battle of San Pasqual re-enactment
ifornia State Parks and the San Pasqual Battlefield Volunteer Association presented a re-enactment day at the San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park Sunday, complete with riders in period outfits demonstrating the battle that took place on the same site on December 6, 1846. There were also demonstrations of blacksmithing, spinning, candle making and a few other home crafts from that period. Photography by Peggy Peattie/UT
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San Diego from the sky
Last week's Miramar Airshow not only showed us what is in the sky above San Diego, but what it looks like from the air. Photography by K.C. Alfred / U-T San Diego / Twitter @KCAlfredPhoto
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Color Me Rad 2012
Color Me Rad, a 5K race punctuated by the use of color "bombs" was held downtown Saturday in and around Petco Park. Before the race, runners wore white. As they entered the end of the race in the parking lots behind Petco, they were pelted with colored corn starch all of which comes out, eventually, in the wash. Proceeds from the race benefit Deaf Community Services of San Diego.
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Surf contests in Oceanside
The Oceanside Longboard Surfing Club hosted their 27th. Annual Contest and Beach Festival at the Oceanside Pier Saturday, August 11th with the event continuing Sunday. Also held at the same site was Paul Mitchell Supergirl Pro womans contest. Winning the contest's final Saturday afternoon was Sage Erickson, of Ventura. Photos by Charlie Neuman U/T San Diego
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LGBT Pride Parade
The annual San Diego LGBT Pride Parade ran down University Avenue in Hillcest Saturday around midday. It is the 4th largest parade of its kind in the United States attracting nearly 200,000 cheering spectators. This year, in historic fashion, the Department of Defense allowed LGBT service members to march in uniform.
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The 30th annual Kensington Memorial Day Parade had something for just about everyone.
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First seal birth of 2012
The first harbor seal birth of the 2012 pupping season happened on Monday morning at the Children's Pool in La Jolla.