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Developer ‘Papa’ Doug Manchester Discusses Giving Back

February 28, 2015  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

Most San Diegans know “Papa” Doug Manchester as a successful real estate developer and now owner of U-T San Diego, but may not know that he is a major donor to nonprofits and charities. Manchester and his family have given more than $40 million over several decades to charities and institutions including University of San Diego, the Child Abuse Protection Foundation, the… Read more »

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2015 Patrons of the Prado’s Masterpiece Gala, in celebration of Balboa Park’s 100-year anniversary of the Panama-California International Exposition, to take place July 18, 2015

February 25, 2015  |  By Papa Doug  |  💬No comments

Papa Doug and Geniya Manchester to Serve as Presenting Sponsor and U-T San Diego as Media Sponsor  San Diego, CA – Patrons of the Prado’s Masterpiece Gala, in celebration of Balboa Park’s 100-year anniversary of the Panama-California International Exposition will take place on Saturday, July 18, 2015, at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion. This will be… Read more »

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Neighborhood Market Association and Chaldean Community at Large Name Papa Doug Manchester as Recipient of Shepherd of Humanity Award

February 20, 2015  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

First Shepherd of Humanity Recognition in the Last Eight Years San Diego, CA – The Neighborhood Market Association and the Chaldean community at large have named Papa Doug Manchester as recipient of the Shepherd of Humanity Award, which is given in recognition of an individual’s extraordinary contributions to the Chaldean-Christian community globally. The award was… Read more »

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Jeff Light Named U-T San Diego President and Chief Operating Officer

February 7, 2015  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

San Diego, CA –– The U-T San Diego has named Jeff Light as its new president and chief operating officer. Light, currently editor and vice president of content at U-T San Diego, will continue as the editor of the newsroom, a position he began in 2010 at the multimedia publishing company. “Jeff’s hard work, professionalism… Read more »

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From One Nice Guy to Another

January 28, 2015  |  By Staff Writer  |  💬No comments

“I resolved to stop accumulating and begin the infinitely more serious and difficult task of wise distribution.” Andrew Carnegie “The raising of extraordinarily large sums of money, given voluntarily and freely by millions of our fellow Americans, is a unique American tradition… Philanthropy, charity, giving voluntarily and freely… call it what you like, but it… Read more »

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