The nine best family hotels in San Diego that I review below really do offer something for all ages. They’re scattered across the county — on the beach, near the beach, and further inland — and are perfect for vacations and staycations. If you’ve been a reader for a while, then you know that I look at hotels with an eye toward family-friendliness. The kid-friendly San Diego hotels I recommend to friends and family have plenty of amenities for adults, as well as for children, and top-notch service. Below, I’ve summarized what stands out about the best kid-friendly hotels in San Diego, CA so you can find a great place to stay. TIP: If there’s a clear way to book that will give you the best value, I’ve mentioned it here. If not, there will be a link that will help you find the best price across multiple travel sites. I’m not a fan of paying full price when I don’t have to, so in addition to sharing hotel discounts and … [Read more...] about 9 Best Kid-Friendly Hotels in San Diego
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A fundraising soccer tournament organized by two young siblings packed the playing fields of a Carmel Valley school with 65 teams Saturday to help find a cure for a rare cancer that targets children.“They’re good kids and they want to figure out how to make the world better,” Shelley Robinson said about her son Zachary, 13, and Ellery, 11. “And they’re really into sports.”The two spread the word at their schools and in the neighborhood about the tournament to raise money for neuroblastoma research, and they helped bring in donations from businesses for a silent auction.Among the big-ticket items auctioned at Sycamore Ridge Elementary School on Saturday was a chance to be the general manager of the San Diego Padres for a day. The opportunity was valued at $1,500, and by mid-morning had attracted a bid of $1,050. Saturday’s event was the second one organized by the brother and sister team. Zachary put together a basketball fundraiser last year … [Read more...] about Siblings organize soccer tourney for childhood cancer research
The world-famous San Diego Zoo is an absolute treat for all ages and should definitely be on your itinerary if you’re visiting the city for the first time. Local parents love revisiting this spot with kids, too, and couples or other adults will find it a refreshing excursion to get closer to nature. Its reputation for being one of the best zoos in the world is well-deserved. More than 3,500 animals representing 650 different species call the zoo home, and visitors can also see 700,000 plant species on the zoo’s 100-acre property. The San Diego Zoo is a leader in conservation research and species preservation, and their beautiful open-air, cageless exhibits are the perfect way to appreciate wild creatures up close. I recommend that you spend a whole day exploring the zoo, but it is possible to enjoy a half day here. The tips for visiting the San Diego Zoo that I share below will make your visit a great one no matter how much time you’ll spend at the zoo. Shortcut to … [Read more...] about 10 Tips for Visiting the San Diego Zoo
Meagan Flynn, The Washington Post Published 6:33 am PDT, Monday, April 15, 2019 In this file photo, a sign marks the entrance to a gender-neutral restroom at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. In this file photo, a sign marks the entrance to a gender-neutral restroom at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. Image 1 of / 29 Caption Close Image 1 of 29 In this file photo, a sign marks the entrance to a gender-neutral restroom at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. In this file photo, a sign marks the entrance to a gender-neutral restroom at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. Boys stormed a girls' bathroom to 'protest.' A girl got expelled for fighting back, family says. 1 / 29 Back to Gallery The plot to storm the girls' bathroom started with a Snapchat message and ended … [Read more...] about Boys stormed a girls’ bathroom to ‘protest.’ A girl got expelled for fighting back, family says.
In the lead-up to the 2019-2020 school year VIR is to launch its annual charity golf tournament Swing for the Kids 2019 to raise fund for studious students in difficult circumstances. The valuable sponsorship of businesses and golfers for Swing for the Kids helps young students overcome difficulties and develop in society This year’s event will tee-off on April 20 at Mountainview and Kings Course of BRG Kings Island Golf Resort in Dong Mo, Son Tay district, Hanoi. The registration fee is VND3million ($130) per golfer. Over a 12 year period, Swing for the Kids has raised over VND15.4 billion ($670,000). This has helped fund 15,000 scholarships for poor students as well as building computer facilities for schools. In addition, the money raised has been used to repair and upgrade numerous training and educational facilities across 40 cities and provinces nationwide. At a press event on March 21, the Organising Board and sponsors awarded three … [Read more...] about VIR tees off 13th Swing for the Kids