By Pauline Geisler, TPERP Coordinator Back on September 13th, TPERP Brian and I were closing the tidepool area. That was the day the wind changed direction and brought smoke and ash to the coast. Along with the sooty haze came a brownish bird looking a bit worse for wear. I was standing at the entrance to the tidepool area telling people that it was 4:30 and … Continue reading How Gracie the Grackle Came to Visit the Rocky Intertidal
For those of you who were unable to attend the Forward into Light event celebrating the centennial of the 19th amendment, we have brought the event to you. The event was well received at the park occurring over four nights. Ranger Julieanne put together a slideshow which was shown during the event on the side of the lighthouse. We are providing that slideshow as a … Continue reading Forward into Light Revisited
Looking Beyond the 19th Amendment Continue reading Happy Anniversary!
Two years ago, VIP Romi met Christian, just by asking her routine question, “Where are you visiting from?” Christian was from New Jersey. “Came here for an interview at SDSU…”, Romi asked what he’ll be studying at SDSU. To make it short, this young man, had an appointment with Romi’s daughter for his acceptance into the Graduate School! What are the chances out of all … Continue reading A Visitor – A ‘cool’ Story in These Hot Days
San Diego, CA – Starting at sunset each night, Friday, August 21 through Sunday, August 23, and Wednesday, August 26, the Old Point Loma Lighthouse at Cabrillo National Monument will be illuminated with purple and gold lights to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the 19th Amendment. The park will be open until 8:30 p.m. each night for visitors to enjoy the lights, learn about women’s history, and … Continue reading Cabrillo National Monument Celebrates Forward Into Light Event, Old Point Loma Lighthouse to Be Lit with Purple and Gold Lights to Celebrate Women’s History
Commemorating 100 Years of the 19th Amendment When Women Took the Vote By Karen Scanlon “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any state on account of sex…” so goes the text of this celebrated passage. Women’s suffrage ended on August 18, 1920, culminating nearly a century of protest. Though she … Continue reading Notable Women of San Diego