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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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Cast a “vote” for OUR neighborhood……

by Trish Watlington One year ago I wrote my first column for the Presidio Sentinel as president of the Mission Hills Business Improvement District. Thank you for letting me know you read it, I look forward to contributing each month. Thank you Patty Ducey-Brooks for offering our neighborhood business association a continuing voice in a […]

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The Journey Begins

It was a rather warm day as I walked with my son to his first born’s graduation. We got to the school a little too late to claim the small piece of shade under the lone tree on campus, but at least we were able to sit close enough to see the graduates as they […]

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San Diego International Airport’s Rental Car Center Update

This past month, San Diego International Airport celebrated a major milestone in the $316 million Rental Car Center’s construction: completion of the 2,000,000-square-foot facility’s innovative concrete facade. It’s scheduled to open in January 2016, and will house most of the rental car companies serving the airport, including national brands, as well as local, independent and […]

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Lifestyle

“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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Fourth of July with an Additional Take on Independence

by Mrs. Freud The Fourth of July is one of our nation´s proudest days. We celebrate the freedom and independence that this country allows us to experience. It is a precious human value, denied to many in this world. While you are celebrating this grand reality, I invite you to make it even more powerful […]

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Personal TuneUp by Cath

Personal TuneUp by Cath

How is this going to work out?!? Excuse me while I put my Pollyanna outfit in the closet and make sure my feet are planted firmly on the ground before I begin… I know. The nerve of me, saying things will all work out (and usually for our highest good to boot). We’ve all experienced […]

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The Muse News

The Muse News

Living Artfully Without Television   As we embrace the huggable warm months of summer time with all of its outdoor fun and adventure under the stars, you may wish to ask yourself, does television play the staring role in my life? If the answer is yes (if you can’t compute how to answer this, just […]

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Entertainment

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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70th Anniversary Celebration and a Free Concert

70th Anniversary Celebration and a Free Concert

  In partnership with the City of San Diego’s Music in the Park Series celebrating Balboa Park’s Centennial, the San Diego Youth Symphony (SDYS) presents a special free concert as a gift to the city at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, June 18 in the Plaza de Panama. This event marks the kick-off of the Youth Symphony’s […]

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“Motown the Musical” Comes to San Diego

“Motown the Musical” Comes to San Diego

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy are proud to announce the complete cast for the first national tour of “Motown the Musical,” which comes to San Diego June 9 through 14, 2015 at the San Diego Civic Theatre, 3rd and B Street, in downtown San Diego. Julius Thomas III and Allison Semmes will […]

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Animal News

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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County Animal Services Rescue More than 40 Animals

County Animal Services Rescue More than 40 Animals

Animal Control Officers removed 31 horses, three llamas, four Dexter (miniature) cattle, five geese, and one dog from a property located in the 28300 block of Hell Creek Road in Valley Center. County Animal Services had been trying to get the owner to provide the necessary care for the animals without success. A notice posted […]

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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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California Native Brings New Music Home

California Native Brings New Music Home

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Natalie Cressman to Perform at Dizzy’s Singer, songwriter, and trombonist Natalie Cressman will bring her Brooklyn-based band back home to California for a six-show run in July. Cressman will be joined by trumpeter Ivan Jackson, guitarist Mike Bono, bassist Jonathan Stein, and drummer Michael Mitchell. The San Francisco-raised instrumentalist and chanteuse returns to her old […]

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What on Earth is a “Liquid Alternative”?

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Scarcely a day goes by that I don’t receive a call or at least two emails from somebody trying to sell me a “Liquid Alternative” mutual fund. Thankfully, only one of my clients has come to me saying “I’ve got to have some of these.” So what are these things and why might you want […]

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What Now? Say Wha’….?

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s hard enough to communicate with Millennials, even when we speak the same language. Wait: even when we think we speak the same language. But, you’re in luck: one of us has been paying attention. In my determined effort to maintain communication in life, this column is here to help. Try these: “Shade.” This is […]

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Lingerie that Expresses Attitude and Self Esteem

Lingerie that Expresses Attitude and Self Esteem

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

For decades now, the average American woman has considered bras and panties as just underwear – functional and utilitarian garments that are hidden and forgotten as soon as something goes on over them. In 2015 a growing number of women are quickly discovering the magic and excitement of high-quality lingerie, adding enhanced comfort and style. […]

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Hollywood Celebrities Come to Mission Hills for Food and Conversation

Hollywood Celebrities Come to Mission Hills for Food and Conversation

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Emmy nominated actress Patrika Darbo (“Days of Our Lives”) recently graced The Front Porch on Fort Stockton Street in Mission Hills for a special meet and greet with friends and guests. Darbo also came to offer her interview skills for a new television show with Gustaf Anders Rooth. “On The Porch with Gustaf Anders […]

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Religion, Politics & Media

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sometime back I wrote about this here in the Sentinel, but it is for me an important issue, so I am revisiting it. A religion reporter for a major American newspaper wrote a story about an openly gay United Methodist minister who lost her church over her sexual orientation. The reporter wrote the minister was […]

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