Happy Tuesday, San Diego! Here’s everything you need to know going on in San Diego today.

First, today’s weather:

Mostly sunny and warm. High: 75, Low: 59.

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  1. They wanted to do something to help. So, a group of students from the San Diego Jewish Academy in Del Mar joined together to raise funds for Ukrainians under attack by Russia. They started selling lemonade for $5 a glass, with all the proceeds going to the cause. Students have raised $12,000 to date with the help of two companies that agreed to match donations dollar for dollar. The students hope to raise more. To learn more: Click into parenthesis, then click the link. (NBC San Diego)
  2. Your delivery might be a little late if your package was aboard an Amazon truck that flipped on a rain-slicked Interstate 805 early Sunday. The truck jackknifed, overturned, then caught on fire. Luckily, the driver was able to escape the vehicle. The packages were not so lucky. Packages were strewn across the freeway soaked by the rain. To learn more: Click into parenthesis, then click the link. (NBC San Diego)
  3. If you have been looking for a job, you might want to check out who’s hiring right now. Whether you are searching for a full-time job, or a part-time job, there are many local companies looking for help. Check out the jobs board for the San Diego Patch. You can customize your search by industry and location to find the right job for you. To learn more: Click into parenthesis, then click the link. (San Diego Patch)

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Today in San Diego:

  • Live Interactive Video Preschool/Kindergarten Storytime with Mr. Luan β€” Linda Vista Branch Library. (10:30 a.m.)
  • Virtual: Business Alliance Group: Synergy Partners β€” San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. (11:30 a.m.)
  • Red Cross Blood Drive β€” Rancho PeΓ±asquitos Library. (Noon)
  • Preschool Story Time β€” San Diego Public Library, Central Library. (2 p.m.)
  • DO YOUR HOMEWORK @ THE LIBRARY β€” Malcolm X Library and Performing Arts Center. (3 p.m.)
  • Picture This! Reminiscence β€” Point Loma Branch Library. (6 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • San Diego Zoo: “The most ribbeting day of the year is here 🐸 Hop to the comments to tell us which frog you are and why and we’ll give you a frog fact.” (Instagram)
  • Visit San Diego: “Spring has sprung in San Diego! 🌼 What do you enjoy most about this blooming season?” (Facebook)
  • San Diego Police Department: “An 18-mile pursuit involving two men ended in an arrest. One male was a parolee at large, and the other was on high-risk probation. Officers had stopped the car for a traffic violation. The driver decided to drive away as they approached the vehicle, violating several traffic laws. When the car slowed down, the passenger ran and was quickly caught. The man continued driving erratically, violating several other traffic laws before heading to the freeway at a high rate of speed. He threw a grocery bag out the window, which contained a gun and a ski mask.” (Facebook)
  • San Diego Humane Society: “Did you hare? It’s the first day of spring! Our pal Spock here is hoping you’ll spring into action and help him find a home! Today is the final day to adopt Spock (731660), and our other small pets, for just $5 at our campuses in El Cajon, Escondido, Oceanside and San Diego.” (Facebook)
  • San Diego Central Library: “The San Diego Decameron Project anthology is launching tomorrow, March 21 at 6:30 p.m.! Back in 2020, we had a call-out for local writers to send us short stories regarding life during the (beginning) of the COVID-19 pandemic. 101 stories made it in, and now they are published thanks to the hard work of our partners and assisted by generous donations, too.” (Facebook)
  • Feeding San Diego: “March is National Reading Month! We met Edward Becerra, founder of the nonprofit Education Begins in the Home, at a recent visit to our community partner Fallbrook Food Pantry. Edward was handing out free books to people picking up their groceries, and many parents and grandparents stopped by his table.” (Facebook)

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