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Old Town Academy Surprise Dedication of Its Sports Field Honors Alicia and Tony Gwynn

On November 14, 2014, while meeting to reward its student participants for their own hard work and dedication during the annual Jog-a-thon to raise funds for the school, the Old Town Academy surprised the community with the dedication of its sports field in honor of San Diego Icons Dr. Alicia and Tony Gwynn. Emceed by […]

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Letter to the Editor

Not everyone is on board with using reverse osmosis treated waste water for direct infusion into drinking water reservoirs, in spite of the council’s unanimous vote to do so. RO yes removes thousands of substances from waste water. I have reviewed the test results and see the proof of that. But it is what is […]

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ABC10/KGTV News Director Promoted to Station Manager

ABC10/KGTV News Director Promoted to Station Manager

ABC10/KGTV News Director Joel Davis has been promoted to station manager. Davis has been news director at 10News since 2009. In making the announcement ABC10/KGTV VP and General Manager Jeff Block said, “Joel has been at my side for more than five years, working hand in hand, and 10News has seen some tremendous successes in that […]

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2015 Marks an Important Year for Mission Hills United Methodist Church

2015 Marks an Important Year for Mission Hills United Methodist Church

Mission Hills United Methodist Church  (UMC) will celebrate 100 years of worship and ministry when the congregation marks its centennial in the New Year. The church at 4044 Lark Street was dedicated on Jan. 17, 1915. The celebration will include: • A rededication of the church building and sanctuary at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 11, […]

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Lifestyle

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

If Not Now When? It is so easy to get caught up in all we have to do in a day. We leave little time to stop and reflect, to tune into any overarching priorities we might have. Add to that, it takes quite some time to truly admit to ourselves that this body, this […]

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The Artful Spirit

Living Artfully With a Life Creed by Concetta Antico Too often we forget about the ongoing efforts we make as we strive to be our best, succeed and create a happy balanced life. It is easy to overlook the one person who consistently works the hardest at this goal – you! Let’s consider what might […]

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Annoyance is Your Friendly Helper

by Mrs. Freud Once again I chose the topic of stress, since it can be so harmful to our physical, mental and psychological health. Being stressed changes our whole perception, including that of our environment, our achievements and our loved ones. Suddenly, nothing seems good enough anymore. But how can we get out of it […]

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Breathing Room

by Mrs. Freud Anyone who has experienced a panic attack knows the feeling of not having enough room to breathe. Panic attacks are fairly common and are our psyche´s way of communicating that something has got to give. While it is usually only an unwelcome messenger, it is also a scary experience, since it can […]

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Entertainment

What Now?

What Now?

How Cool Are We? Maybe, we wish, we hope, by the time you read this, we’re ‘way cool. Y’know, limber, in-the-know, into every band promoted by CityBeat, seeking adventurous dining in the new restaurants that keep popping up; we’re creative, edgy, wearing highly hip duds, with holes in the knees of our jeans and short […]

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The Funny Side of the Law

The Funny Side of the Law

Mission Hills Books & Collectibles, 4054 Goldfinch Street, San Diego, CA 92103 (entry on Ft. Stockton Street) is having a book-signing at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, September 27 with For more than 30 years, Sevilla, a widely respected San Diego defense attorney, has been collecting funny stories from the halls of justice — slips of the […]

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The Australian Pink Floyd Performs in San Diego

Get ready for an audiovisual extravaganza courtesy of The Australian Pink Floyd Show (TAPFS). The show features a multi-million dollar light show, multiple inflatables and stunning laser effects, all coupled with note perfect renditions of Pink Floyd’s biggest hits. This show, already seen by four -million people, is described as “The best tribute band in […]

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Fun Free Things to Do at San Diego Comic Con without a Badge

Fun Free Things to Do at San Diego Comic Con without a Badge

You say you wanted to go to the San Diego Comic Con but you couldn’t get a badge? Well fear not, friends, because there are plenty of cool things to do for free around the world’s biggest Geek-fest. From a free Interactive Zone where you can mingle with some of your favorite characters and even […]

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Animal News

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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Local Award Honors People Who Help Pets

Local Award Honors People Who Help Pets

  The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA held its second annual Animal Compassion Awards to recognize and pay tribute to the extraordinary animals and animal lovers throughout San Diego County. Nominations were collected in three categories, Animal Impact, Humane Hero and Pet-Friendly Destination. Military couple 1st Lieutenant Alisa Sieber-Johnson and Lieutenant Shawn Johnson founded […]

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Bowling for Burros

Bowling for Burros

  Horses of Tir Na Nog is bowling for burros. Burro lovers and bowlers alike are invited to help raise money for the burros at Horses of Tir Na Nog and for Burro Brigade, their youth-empowerment program. It will take place from 5 to 8 p.m., Thursday, March 13 at North County Tavern+Bowl in North […]

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Blessing of Your Animals

Blessing of Your Animals

  Sunday, January 19 in Old Town State Park Old Town State Park is holding its annual Blessing of the Animals from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Sunday, January 19. Wild and exotic animals will also be on display and animal adoptions will also take place. This free, pet-friendly event will take place from 12:30 to […]

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Education

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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Back to School with the Children´s Needs in Mind

by Mrs. Freud While the kids are still enjoying the last of summer, parents are getting ready for their next round of classes, assignments, meetings, etc. It can be very stressful for the parents, especially if the child has any kind of diagnosed needs, such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). We can all learn […]

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The Art of Propagating Plants

By Barb Strona While I am no gardener and don’t have a great deal of success with my garden, I love flowers. In March I attended a workshop on propagation which really caught my fancy. Liz Youngflesh, owner of Vista’s Garden Glories Nursery, propagates the plants she sells. Youngflesh demonstrated various methods of propagating plants. […]

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St. Vincent’s School Loves a Parade

St. Vincent’s School Loves a Parade

  The recent San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Parade was well represented by St. Vincent’s school, complete with Principal Sr. Kathleen Walsh leading the float entry, riding in a convertible Shelby Mustang and waving to the large crowd with Irish flags. The school parents and students alike, all busily got to work on the school […]

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Videos

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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WATCHING THE MASTER AT WORK

Contemporary Fine Artist Concetta Antico to Paint in a Live Demonstration When a painter is working in their medium they are immersed in a trance of thoughts and movement. Nothing is more delightful than to watch their creation come alive. The act is intense and spiritual bringing the viewer into a world of pure miracle […]

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Overcoming Life’s Hardships

Overcoming Life’s Hardships

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Local Author Writes Children’s Book By Marie Herman Debbie Bailey is a survivor with an incredible story. Growing up in a family plagued with murder, drug abuse and suicide, she has written a children’s book to help others struggling with insurmountable loss. Debbie, who was lost herself in the disease of alcoholism, not only found […]

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A Sustainable Holiday Season

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The holidays are upon us. It is a time of celebration and of excess, at least in my house. For years I spent hours looking for gifts, buying decorations, wrapping gifts elaborately, baking, canning, and most of all eating. As the years went by I grew less enchanted with the fuss and the mess. (However, […]

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Your Holiday Treasures Exist In Mission Hills

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Trish Waitlington, President Mission Hills BID We’ve rounded the corner, Thanksgiving is over and the December holidays are coming at us with alarming speed. Be it Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, New Year’s or Boxing Day, for many it’s time to give both material gifts and hospitality to colleagues, friends and family. As an old school, […]

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Retirement Accounts: Distribution Rules

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the year-end approaching, an important deadline for retirement account owners is also coming, so this column will deal with some of the rules surrounding IRAs and distributions. A significant caveat applies here: the rules can be very complex and people have literally written books on the topic. So I won’t be able to cover […]

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Ebola and Immunity

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have been getting weary of the fear-monger hype about the Ebola virus. Remember that it is, in fact, a virus. Those most susceptible to it are those with compromised immune systems; those most likely to recover are those with robust immune response. So, Ebola is a reminder to us to support our own immune […]

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Friendships – The Gifts of Our Lifetime

Friendships – The Gifts of Our Lifetime

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

As we begin to celebrate the Christmas season, I am reminded that this is commonly known as the month of giving. However, I’ve been making a concerted effort to not make it about materialistic giving. I’d like to think of this as a time of honoring our families and friends and all that they bring […]

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