Stay Classy, San Diego

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I’ve always found San Diego likable. Whether you’re shopping at All Vegan, going to a museum, or enjoying the garden delights of Balboa Park, you can always find plenty to do there (without patronizing that hideous orca prison, SeaWorld). But my affection for San Diego may soon blossom into true love. That’s because the City Council and mayor have unanimously signed a proclamation declaring October 2–8 “San Diego Veg Week” and urging San Diego residents to adopt a vegetarian diet for the week to help animals, the environment, and their own health.

How about getting your city to create its very own vegetarian week?

Written by Jeff Mackey

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