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People Who Inspire

Some of you already know that one of our great writers, Charlotte Tenney, passed away. She had been ill for several months and had recently informed me that she was preparing to look for her replacement as an author. She wanted to make sure that her obligation of writing health-oriented articles for the Presidio Sentinel […]

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7th Annual Fairy Tales in the Park

7th Annual Fairy Tales in the Park

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (SDCYB), founded in 1945 and celebrating its 70th Anniversary as the resident classical ballet school in Balboa Park, presents the 7 th Annual Fairy Tales in the Park. This whimsical, interactive dance event engages both young audiences and families, introducing them to the art of ballet through familiar stories they […]

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Visionary Community Theatre and Visionary Youth Theatre

Visionary Community Theatre and Visionary Youth Theatre

Visionary Community Theatre and Visionary Youth Theatre presents “Hairspray” at the Performing Arts Center at Point Loma High School (2335 Chatsworth Blvd, San Diego, 92106) at 7 p.m., September 10 through 12 and 17 through 19, 2015. Directed by Michael Sokol and Choreographed by Ramon Montes, this production features Matthew Anderson (Physics Professor at San […]

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Big First Anniversary Sale Special Alert!

Big First Anniversary Sale Special Alert!

The Front Porch, whose presence in Mission Hills has been a wonderful and highly valued addition to the neighborhood, will celebrate its First Anniversary in Mission Hills on Friday, August 7.  Located at 928 Fort Stockton Drive, The Front Porch has immediately integrated itself into the Mission Hills community. To celebrate their First Birthday, The […]

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Lifestyle

Personal TuneUp with Cath

Personal TuneUp with Cath

The Return to Mellow I’m with you. I want things how I want them. But if I demand things to be how I want them, there’s the problem; I create my own sense of uneasiness. Here’s how this happens: ? I demand that you behave in a certain way (drive a certain way, dress a […]

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Shift from Enduring to Flourishing

by Mrs. Freud “What does not kill me makes me stronger!” This sentiment is a staple in many households and maybe it was in yours growing up. It is very prevalent with people who went through severe hardships like a war or the Depression. It is understandable in those times and served well for survival. […]

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The Muse News

The Muse News

As I write to you this issue from my 12-acre farm in Byron Bay, Australia, I am inspired to share the goodness of grow-your-own, weekly farmers markets and the great joy of living off the land. Proclaimed green thumb, or not, there has never been a better time than now to embrace the art of […]

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“Coming Home to Famiglia: The Works of John Asaro”

“Coming Home to Famiglia: The Works of John Asaro”

  Little Italy’s Meyer Fine Art Gallery  will be hosting a neighborhood fundraising art exhibition, “Coming Home to Famiglia: The Works of John Asaro” from July 9 through August 1 to benefit the Little Italy Association’s Piazza Famiglia project—a 10,000 square foot piazza on Date Street in downtown Little Italy that will become the new […]

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Entertainment

Ashley Riley Releases New Single and Performs in San Diego

Ashley Riley Releases New Single and Performs in San Diego

Illinois-based singer-songwriter Ashley Riley releases her new single, “See You Around,” on August 26, 2015, with the video for the tune exclusively premiering onTheBoot.com the same day. The song (which is the follow-up to her latest album, “All The Pretty Things,” released earlier this year), was inspired by a falling out Riley had with a […]

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Stagecoach Days

Stagecoach Days

Celebrating the Wild West in Old Town   Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is celebrating travel and transportation in the era of real horsepower during Stagecoach Days, kicking off on July 11. Come join in the old-fashioned fun from the mid-1800s from noon to 4 p.m. on seven Saturdays in July and August. […]

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Landmark Theatre

Landmark Theatre

Writer/director Andrew Bujalski (“Computer Chess,” “Mutual Appreciation,” “Funny Ha Ha”) returns with a satiric look at egos, money and love in his latest droll comedy, the first time he has used well-known actors to populate his oddball milieu. Kevin Corrigan (“The Departed,” “Big Fan”) plays Danny, a schlubby guy who has inherited a fortune but doesn’t know what […]

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San Diego REPertory Theatre

San Diego REPertory Theatre

“’Everybody’s Talkin’: The Music of Harry Nilsson,” was conceived by Steve Gunderson and Javier Velasco. The world premiere production features Tony Award-Winners Gregory Jbara (Broadway: “Billy Elliott; TV: “Blue Bloods”), and Alice Ripley (Broadway: “Next to Normal,” “The Drowsy Chaperone,” “Side Show”), as well as veteran actor Kürt Norby (World Premieres:  “Allegiance,” “Limelight: The Story of Charlie […]

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Animal News

What Now? The Humane Society’s Top Dog

What Now? The Humane Society’s Top Dog

  Gary Weitzman may be the best thing – since Noah – to happen to animals. The CEO of the San Diego Humane Society (SDHS) has broadened the Society’s outreach, to partner or cooperate with numerous like-missioned organizations and we, the public – all intended, he says, to “put ourselves out of business,” via the […]

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Dog Helps Kids Learn Life Skills

Dog Helps Kids Learn Life Skills

Bobbi Hanna is a certified occupational therapy assistant in Point Loma. She partnered with colleague Kim Benson to form Kids on the Point OT, where they help children with autism, sensory processing disorders, generalized anxiety and learning disabilities. Recently, Hanna added another partner to their practice. Breezy is a facility dog from Canine Companions for […]

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Local AKC Dog Clubs Roll Out Mobile Emergency Trailers

Local AKC Dog Clubs Roll Out Mobile Emergency Trailers

Home Base for Pets After Disaster Members of California-based American Kennel Club dog clubs and AKC Reunite, the nation’s largest non-profit pet identification and recovery service, presented three AKC Pet Disaster Relief trailers to officials from the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services this past month. The trailers are the first AKC Pet […]

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Thirty Dogs Are Impounded

Thirty Dogs Are Impounded

This past month, thirty dogs were impounded and are under the care of County Animal Services after they were removed from a home in San Ysidro. Animal Control Officers were conducting a yearly inspection of the property to make sure the owners had not exceeded a six-adult-dog limit that was imposed following a public nuisance […]

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Education

Annual Open House

Annual Open House

St. Vincent de Paul School invites prospective families to its annual Open House from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2015. St. Vincent’s is located at 4077 Ibis Street, San Diego, CA 92103. Please join the school faculty for small group tours during the Open House, an opportunity to meet the faculty, visit the […]

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Auditions for the Old Globe’s 2015 Intensive for High School Students

As The Old Globe celebrates its 80th Anniversary and its rich relationship with William Shakespeare, the theatre today announces that auditions for the Globe’s 2015 Summer Shakespeare Intensive for San Diego County high school students will be held on Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 on the Globe campus. The four-week program is a […]

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Ground Breaking Takes Place for a New Urban Discovery Academy

Ground Breaking Takes Place for a New Urban Discovery Academy

KCM Group, a full-service construction management and consulting firm, recently announced that construction is underway on the Urban Discovery Academy. The K-8 public charter school will be permanently located at Silo-Makers Quarter in the heart of San Diego’s East Village neighborhood. “Urban Discovery Academy is fortunate to reach an important milestone in the construction process,” […]

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Life Insurance – What’s The Catch?

Life insurance is an important part of any financial plan. It is designed to provide financial resources for a family in the event that a member’s premature death would cause financial hardship for the survivors. However, life insurance is often used for a variety of creative purposes beyond its intended design, and therein lies the […]

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Videos

Mission Hills Salons Encourage Patrons to Explore Their Treasures

San Diego, CA (Press Release) — Mission Hills-area salons, in partnership with the Mission Hills Business Improvement District, have kicked off a campaign to encourage patrons to take advantage of their treasure trove of products and services. With over 60 shops and salons offering hair, makeup, manicure and pedicure, facial, massage and spa services, Mission […]

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TASTE OF MISSION HILLS Tuesday, Oct 15, 2013 5-9 p.m.

San Diego, CA- Taste of Mission Hills returns on Oct. 15, 2013 from 5-9p.m. With over a dozen restaurants participating. Tickets are just $20 each and can be purchased at Gelato Vera, Chase, USBank and State Farm in Mission Hills. For more information visit http://TreasureMissionHills.com

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Visitors to Reinvigorated Morena District Discovering Exciting New Shopping and Dining

Participating businesses give shoppers a chance at thousands in prizes during free June “Explore Morena” raffle promotion. It’s easy to win in the Morena District’s “Explore Morena” prize raffle from June 1-30. All people have to do is visit any of the dozens of businesses and drop in a business card or entry form into […]

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Taste of Morena 4.23.2013 Sample 19 Restaurants in San Diego’s Morena District

Taste of Morena 4.23.2013 Sample 19 Restaurants in San Diego’s Morena District

San Diego, CA- The 6th Annual Taste of Morena will feature 19 Restaurants in San Diego’s Morena District on Tuesday April 23, 2013 from 5-9 p.m. shuttles will be provided by Old Town Trolley and tickets are just $20. Sample portions from 19 of the best restaurants in the district with tastes ranging from Italian, […]

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Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer Shares His Mid-Year Message

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer Shares His Mid-Year Message

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Every New Year, many of us make routine resolutions hoping for unconventional change. But by the summer, we’ve often forgotten those old pledges. At my State of the City address in January, I renewed my commitment to put neighborhoods first and spread opportunities to every community. Halfway through the year, I have not forgotten these […]

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Travel to Pompeii at Ferragosto in Little Italy

Travel to Pompeii at Ferragosto in Little Italy

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Little Italy’s party of the summer, Ferragosto, returns for its next big bash, “Pompeii: Little Italy’s Toga Party,” on Saturday, August 15 from 6:00 p.m. to midnight with a VIP reception starting at 5:00 p.m. Guests are invited to Amici Park in San Diego’s Little Italy for an evening that calls for guests to bring […]

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The Debate Over A Fiduciary Standard

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Back in April of this year, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule that would require investment advisors to retirement plans to follow a Fiduciary Standard. The proposed rule has sparked a fierce debate in the industry, as brokers who do not want to be held to this standard argue that the new […]

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Enoteca Adriano – A Neighborhood Gem

Enoteca Adriano – A Neighborhood Gem

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Enoteca Adriano is a neighborhood gem. Located at the north end of Cass Street in Pacific Beach, the restaurant serves the young, hip, beach oriented population that lives nearby…and those lucky other people “in the know.” Close to its intersection with Garnet Avenue, Cass Street can be busy with traffic. But the hustle and bustle […]

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CAKE Wins the “Food Network’s” Cake Wars

CAKE Wins the “Food Network’s” Cake Wars

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jennifer Duncan and Kimberly Gafter of CAKE, located at 3085 Reynard Way in Mission Hills, a premiere bakery for wedding cakes and special occasion cakes, recently won the “Food Network’s” Cake Wars. They will be competing again in the fall for more recognition and awards. CAKE creates one-of-a-kind cakes for weddings, birthdays, corporate events or […]

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Your Highest Most Devoted Training Partner

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

We have 4 little Chihuahuas, Peanut, Butter, Toast, and Jelly that are a handful. Amazingly, their little legs, courageous spirits, bossy and demanding personalities have them out front towing the line as to whom will lead our pack and whom will follow. Hence at the end of our dog walks, we are sweaty and a […]

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