Contact Us - Contact Us - Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcsandiego.com/contact-us/community Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:26:06 -0700 Sun, 30 Aug 2015 05:26:06 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Road to Rio- Team USA Visits San Diego ]]> Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:41:14 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/RoadtoRio2.jpg

Team USA brings the Olympic Games to San Diego over Labor Day Weekend with Road to Rio Tour presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance

Tour spokesperson and Olympic champion Nastia Liukin headlines cast of Olympians joining San Diego residents for two days of meet and greets, autograph sessions and interactive elements

WHAT: The United States Olympic Committee, Olympic gymnastics champion
Nastia Liukin and 10 Team USA athletes will be in San Diego for the continuation of the Road to Rio Tour presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance. The tour brings the spirit and excitement of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games to Team USA fans across the country. Tour elements include:

  •  Meet and greets with Team USA athletes
  •  Interactive events including the long jump, high jump and high dive
  • Virtual reality experiences for fans to try their hand at pole vaulting, diving, beach volleyball and gymnastics
  •  Tons of giveaways and sponsor engagement activations

Known for its rich Olympic history and its support in the development of Team USA athletes at the nearby Chula Vista Olympic Training Center, San Diego was selected as one of 10 tour stop locations nationwide for the Road to Rio events, which celebrate Team USA’s journey to the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

The event is free and open to the public, and is being held in tandem with the
U.S. Sand Sculpting Challenge. For more information, visit TeamUSA.org/RoadtoRio.

WHO:

  • Susan Francia, rowing, two-time Olympic champion
  • Nastia Liukin, gymnastics, 2008 Olympic champion; tour spokesperson
  • Greg Louganis, diving, five-time Olympic champion
  • Brenda Villa, water polo, four-time OlympianBui Baravilala, rugby, 2016 Olympic hopeful
  • Lex Gillette, track and field, three-time Paralympian
  • Guide Wesley Williams, track and field, two-time Paralympian
  • Cyrus Hostetler, track and field, 2012 Olympian
  • Joe Kovacs, track and field, 2016 Olympic hopeful
  • Blake Leeper, track and field, two-time Paralympic medalist

WHEN: Dates: Saturday, Sept. 5 and Sunday, Sept. 6
Event hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Athlete availability: Saturday: noon-7 p.m.; Sunday: noon-5 p.m.
Media interviews: Athletes available outside of tour hours upon request

WHERE: B Street Pier
1140 N. Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101

For more information visit: TeamUSA.org/RoadtoRio

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<![CDATA[Help 'Clear the Shelters,' Adopt a Pet]]> Sat, 15 Aug 2015 10:20:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Dagmar-clear-the-shelters2.jpg

Thousands of animals in our area are in need of homes. That’s why NBC7 is partnering with shelters throughout the county to help find these animals permanent loving homes.

On Aug. 15  from 10AM-5PM, NBC-owned stations are taking part in “Clear the Shelters” Day, an initiative to help find new homes for cats and dogs waiting to be adopted.

Participating animal shelters have agreed to waive all adoption fees* (spay/neuter fees) that Saturday. Other shelter fees may apply.

The ultimate goal of the event is to help as many animals as possible find their perfect match.

Surprisingly, only about 20 percent of people looking for a pet choose a shelter animal.

No shelter wants to see any animals caged.

Finding these pets quality homes is even more critical during the summer after the populations at shelters swell due to abandoned and surrendered pets following spring births.

Please refer the list below to help identify a participating shelter:

Camp Pendleton
Camp Pendleton Animal Shelter
Marine Corps Base, Building 25132, Camp Pendleton, CA 92055
(760) 725-8120

Bonita
County of San Diego Department of Animal Services Southern Region
5821 Sweetwater Road, Bonita, CA 91902-2219
(619) 767-2675

Encinitas

Rancho Coastal Humane Society

389 Requeza St, Encinita, Ca 92024

(760) 753-6413

San Diego
San Diego Humane Society San Diego (Also hosting animals from Shelly's Shelter and Southern California Siamese Rescue)
5500 Gaines Street, San Diego, CA 92110
(619) 299-7012

San Diego
County of San Diego Department of Animal Services San Diego
5480 Gaines Street, San Diego, CA 92110-2887
(619) 767-2675

San Diego
San Diego House Rabbit Society Adoption Center
4807 Mercury Street, Suite A
San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 565-2869
 

Escondido
San Diego Humane Society Escondido
3450 E. Valley Parkway, Escondido, CA 92027
(760) 888-2275

Oceanside
San Diego Humane Society Oceanside Campus 1
2905 San Luis Rey Road, Oceanside, CA 92058
(760) 757-4357

Oceanside
San Diego Humane Society Oceanside Campus 2
572 Airport Road, Oceanside CA 92054
(760) 757-4358

Carlsbad
County of San Diego Department of Animal Services Northern Region
2481 Palomar Airport Road, Carlsbad, CA 92011-1531
(619) 767-2675

El Cajon
Friends of Cats
15587 Olde Highway 80, El Cajon, CA 92021
(619) 561-0361

Coronado
City of Coronado Animal Services & PAWS
1395 First St, Coronado, CA 92118
(619) 522-7371

Chula Vista
Chula Vista Animal Care Facility
130 Beyer Way, Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 691-5123

El Cajon
City of El Cajon Animal Services
1275 N Marshall Ave, El Cajon, CA 92020
(619) 441-1580

San Diego
Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego
3711 Mt Abbey Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111
(858) 277-3557



Photo Credit: NBC 7
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<![CDATA[Annual NBC 7 Summer Blood Drive with the San Diego Blood Bank]]> Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:14:56 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/1-Blood-Drive.jpg

NBC 7 will host its Summer Blood Drive Friday, August 7, 2015 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The first 25  donors will be awarded a pair of tickets to Universal Studios.

From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. donors will also receive complimentary Subway sandwiches.

Please eat a good meal and drink plenty of fluids before donating blood.

To make an appointment, go to www.sandiegobloodbank.org. Click on "donate blood" and "bloodmobiles." Enter sponsor code NBC7.



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