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U.S. Rep. John Lewis

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis to be UC San Diego Commencement Speaker

The University of California San Diego today announced that Rep. John Lewis , often called “one of the most courageous persons the civil rights movement ever produced,” will offer the keynote address at the invitation-only UC San Diego All Campus Commencement June 16, 2018. “Rep. John Lewis has... Read More

Anita Baker Tours One Last Time

It was in January of 2017 that with much to the congratulatory sadness that the music world learned Anita Baker was retiring . Now its January 2018 and again via Twitter the " Songstress " has announced a farewell tour! sO Much 2 CELEBRATE with you #2018. 60th Bday in 25 days--... Farewell --... Read More
Surfin' Santa

Santa Won't Need a Coat When He Comes To San Diego

Santa better bring the sunscreen. While nights will be seasonably cool, San Diego and vicinity is shaping up to be dry and sunny for Christmas weekend. While no alerts are in place yet for San Diego County, portions of Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange Counties are under high wildfire risk... Read More

Michael McDonald is back with "Hail Mary"

Michael McDonald is back with new music! The former Doobie Brother and music legend is back bring his smokey voice to his fans with a new CD entited Wide Open . You can view a great interview with Michael here and check Hail Mary below! Video of Michael McDonald - Hail Mary (Official Audio) Read More

San Diego #1 In The Nation for Volunteering

As Christmas approaches, San Diego can be proud of the fact that it places very high on the list of U.S. cities that are most caring, and in fact ranks #1 in cities where the people volunteer the most hours. The ranking comes from a recent WalletHub study. The city's penchant for charitable giving... Read More

Dave Koz 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour

The Dave Koz 20th Annivesary Tour hit the Balboa Theatre this past Thursday and did not dissapoint! Here are pics and videos of Dave , David Benoit , Peter White , Rick Braun , and Selina Albright doing their thing! Video of Eight Candles - 2017 Dave Koz Christmas Tour (Smooth Jazz Family) (... Read More

San Diego Firefighter Killed Battling Thomas Fire

A Cal Fire firefighter, based in San Diego, was killed Thursday on the lines of the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, the chief of Cal Fire announced. The firefighter was Cory Iverson, 32. His family has been notified. Iverson had been with Cal Fire since 2009. He leaves behind a 2-year-old daughter... Read More

Smooth Life Hack: Holiday Shopping

With thanks to Sunny 98.1's Gene Knight... We all like to save money, especially around the holidays. Well, if you have any expired coupons, you might want to hang on to them. A lot of stores will honor coupons they sent you in the mail, way past the expiration date! Of course, it's a good idea not... Read More

Rain? It's Finally On Its Way!

Hello, rain?? As we all know, it's been an extremely dry start to the water year in San Diego. By this time a year ago, we were thoroughly drenched and had been hit by several storms already. But things may be changing. The National Weather Service in San Diego says we can expect a storm system to... Read More