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Happy Foursquare Day, San Diego!

The world’s first social media holiday is being celebrated today. Foursquare Day, which is 4/16 (get it? Four, squared?), is the brainchild of a Tampa optometrist who loves the social location-based check-in game Foursquare and thought it should have its own day. Though initiated less than a month ago, the idea spread worldwide and is being celebrated with check-in specials at various businesses and even a unique #4sqDay 2010 badge (pictured at right).

Several restaurants, bars and other businesses in San Diego offer discounts and deals for those who check in to Foursquare on their premises, and some have added special deals just for Foursquare Day.

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Upcoming Late Night Coaster Prohibition

As I boarded my train to work this morning, I noticed a little something on all the seats:

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Athletes who tweet, San Diego edition

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When I opened an account on Twitter a little over a year ago, my husband seemed puzzled. He wondered why I’d want to read about other people’s mundane little details of life and who would want to read mine. He created his own account, probably convinced he’d never use it.

Lately, however, I can hardly keep him off the Twitter webpage. And I think I’ve discovered why: San Diego sports stars are starting to tweet.

Here’s a breakdown of who you can follow:

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Comic Con Geeks vs. Padres Fans: Wed, July 22nd 2009

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I know it’s been a while since my last post, but I’m back from out of town travel with a broken arm and more posts to write; so here we go! When last we together, dear readers, we looked at how pop-culture fervor intermittently brought down the Comic Con hotel reservation system. This time I’d like to warn against a different threat to your perfect Con experience – Padres Fans…

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