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Congratulations to UCSD and all of our Breast Cancer Charities

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

Comischell Bradley Rodriguez from UCSD Moores Cancer Center with David Thornton, Director San Diego Operations for Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego and San Diego Seals

Well, the tallies are in and congratulations goes out to San Diego Tours who really went all out in collecting money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Their local charity, University of California San Diego Moores Cancer Center received a check in the amount of $3236.53, with $2236.53 raised by Old Town Trolley Tours and the San Diego Seals through collections bake sales and auctions, and $1000 from the trolley’s parent company, Historic Tours of America, for the city that raised the most money during October!

San Diego Does It Again!

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

For those of us lucky enough to live and work in San Diego, one of the reasons we are here is the amazing weather. Well the good folks at Travel and Leisure and the Today Show are sharing the good news as San Diego was named a top destination. Don’t forget we also have lots to see and do, friendly people and for the next couple of months, a cute red headed British prince.

Prince Harry arrives in California for helicopter training

Locals Ride Free in San Diego

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Check out our San Diego Tours commercial that will be running on HomeTown TV. The campaign is part of an San Diego-wide effort to promote the city to the residents and starts airing on Monday, Oct 3rd on channel 8.

San Diego’s New Trolley of the Doomed

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego has resurrected from the dead its popular Ghosts and Gravestones tour. The tour runs through October on Friday and Saturday nights. Trust us, you will have a ghoulishly good time. To get all the details, if you dare, visit San Diego Ghost Tours.

Larry and the Trolley of Doom pic

Old Town San Diego 4th of July events

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

Enjoy an old fashioned 4th of July celebration at Old Town State Historic Park with a parade, crafts and activities of early San Diego. Wagon rides, period games, music, food specials, pie eating contest and much more are included in this afternoon of family-fun. This is truly a must see San Diego attraction.

http://www.oldtownsandiegoguide.com/2011/july_4th.html

San Diego Big Bay 4th of July Fireworks!

Wednesday, June 29th, 2011

In just a few weeks, the skies over San Diego Bay will come alive with fireworks in celebration of the Fourth of July.

Preparations are underway for the Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show, sponsored by the Port of San Diego. This will be the show’s 11th year, and it will take place Monday, July 4, 2011.

http://www.flickr.com//photos/portofsandiego/sets/72157624327958799/show/

Steamships Race on San Diego Bay

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010

The steamship Medea


Visitors along San Diego Bay got a rare look at steam-powered yachts, the graceful boats built early last century that ruled the waves in the age before diesel engines. The Maritime Museum of San Diego’s steam yacht, Medea, and the visiting 126-foot-long steam yacht, Cangarda, raced on San Diego Bay. This marked the first time two of the world’s only three remaining operational steam yachts from the 1901-1910 Edwardian era met to race.

“This is a unique opportunity,” said Ray Ashley, Ph.D., executive director of the Maritime Museum of San Diego. “It may be that no living person has seen two of these boats together, and maybe no one will again.”

These elegant steam yachts are rare since many were used as warships during World War I and were lost during anti-submarine efforts. Then the advent of diesel engines for yachts began.

The Cangarda

Celebrating Black History Month – Reginald Alfred Bush

Monday, February 15th, 2010

New Orleans Saints Facility in Metairie, LouisanaGiven San Diego is a sports mad town, we thought it would be timely and appropriate that we feature a member of the Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints and San Diego native, Reginald Alfred Bush, our as he is known to his millions of fans, Reggie Bush. (more…)