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Patrons of the Prado’s 2017 Masterpiece Gala Celebrate 20 Years

Patrons of the Prado’s 2017 Masterpiece Gala Celebrate 20 Years

Patrons of the Prado will celebrate 20 years of giving on Saturday, July 8 with its Masterpiece Gala – Noche de Suenos–Night of Dreams. The event will take place at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion and is an exciting evening of culture, arts, dining and dancing. The evening begins with sunset cocktails at 6 p.m. Dining […]

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Happy 4th of July Mission Hills!

Happy 4th of July Mission Hills!

by Krista Lombardi, Lombardi Team at Scott and Quinn Real Estate We thank Patty Ducey-Brooks for the generosity of space and the ongoing opportunity to share our business voice through the Presidio Sentinel. This month marks the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) monthly column’s third year in this newspaper. Congratulations to John Bertsch and […]

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Dinner and a Movie

Concept Two Seven Eight Have you ever dreamed of opening and owning a restaurant? So many people, especially men with outgoing personalities and even the slightest culinary background, often fantasize about the thrill of commanding a kitchen and with greeting old friends and customers as they enjoy the food and ambiance of one’s establishment. But […]

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God Bless America

God Bless America

From as early as I can remember, the month of July has had important significance in my life. It is a constant reminder that I am an American and have rights and liberties that I should never take for granted. I hope that all Americans feel the same. It is also a time to remember […]

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Lifestyle

Songa Designs International Collaborates with Mrembo Africa

Songa Designs International Collaborates with Mrembo Africa

Artisan groups from Kenya and Rwanda work together to empower women Songa Designs International, a socially conscious accessories and lifestyle brand, recently announced its collaboration with Mrembo Africa to promote its 2017 summer collection of sarongs that empower underprivileged women around the world. Hand-dyed by skilled Kenyan artisans over the course of two hours, each […]

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A Fresh Perspective on Abundance

A Fresh Perspective on Abundance

by Violet Green When I was a kid I had dreams of “getting rich” or “making it big” when I was an adult. I thought that all problems could be solved with money. The experience of money in my family was that there were too many mouths to feed and there were never enough dollars. […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

This Is Your Life Oh dear, you mean that I am in charge of THIS too? Yes. In other times, it was different; a woman could tag along on her husband’s life and let his life be her life. As unfulfilling as that might sound to a modern mind, it worked then. She got her […]

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Conserving Water without Sacrificing Beauty

Conserving Water without Sacrificing Beauty

Scott Kleinrock, educator, horticulturist, and landscape designer, spoke to the San Diego Horticultural Society in April. He is currently a conservator manager at the Chino Basin Water Conservation District in San Bernardino where he works on creating a culture of sustainable water use through demonstrations and education. He has also worked as a landscape planning […]

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Entertainment

Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego

Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego

Camper Showcase on Saturday, July 29 On Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the House of Blues San Diego, Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego, a nonprofit organization that brings the community together to empower girls through music, will host its second annual camper showcase, following a week-long empowerment summer camp for girls ages […]

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Jonathan Butler Performs at The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival

Jonathan Butler Performs at The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival

Grammy® Award-Nominated Rendezvous Music Recording artist and guitar Virtuoso, Jonathan Butler, is bringing his voice and musicianship to The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival in San Diego, CA on Sunday, July 9 where he’ll perform his biggest hits and songs from his latest album Free. Butler’s warm vocals wrap around these refreshingly timeless songs to […]

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What Now?

Twitterati I’ve finally figured out why, when I’m a proven, award-winning winning writer, I’m stlll not rich and famous: I have utterly failed to master the “art” of the tweet. You have to hand it to tweeters: like Mr, Trump, you get to issue a completely untrue, rash notion (“… the United States is the […]

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Ten Years and Oh So Fabulous!

Ten Years and Oh So Fabulous!

Stylishly Aubree Lynn Writer, Stylist, Producer Ten years of Fashion Week San Diego (FWSD), and the recent event was done with class. This year it was held on the iconic island of Coronado. Being that it was my birthday weekend, I didn’t like the idea of having one of my evenings booked with an event. […]

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Animal News

Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

In a remote area of northern Kenya, a team of conservationists and veterinarians are collaborating on a unique project that will allow them to gather in-depth information on the habits of Kenya’s threatened reticulated giraffe population. The science team, made up of personnel from multiple conservation organizations, has attached solar-powered GPS satellite tracking devices to […]

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Dental Care for Tir Na Nog Horses

Dental Care for Tir Na Nog Horses

This past June, the annual Dental Day at Horses of Tir Na Nog took place. Forty-four of our sanctuary equines had their dental needs addressed, their weights checked, and receive dewormers and vaccinations. Adult horses have between 36 to 44 teeth, depending on if a horse has retained its canine and wolf teeth. Horses’ teeth […]

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From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

Last month, the San Diego Humane Society became part of a life-saving journey to rescue 92 Yorkies from a residence in San Diego County. Now the number of dogs rescued has grown to 123 (114 dogs and nine puppies). According to the San Diego Humane Society, it is not unusual for hoarders to hide animals […]

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Three Horses Find a New Home

Three Horses Find a New Home

As 2016 came to a close, County of San Diego Department of Animal Services continued to rescue abandoned and neglected horses throughout the County. While several have found loving homes, three had remained unadopted. • Elton’s family was evicted in June. He and his buddies were left behind. Chronic foot issues left him waiting for […]

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Education

Write Out Loud Presents “The Open Road”

Write Out Loud Presents “The Open Road”

Write Out Loud – an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience – announces “The Open Road,” the final production in their 10th Anniversary Season. Write Out Loud Story Concerts bring literature to life – aloud – with rehearsed readings by […]

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High School Entrepreneurs to Present Innovative Enterprises

High School Entrepreneurs to Present Innovative Enterprises

Whatever It Takes (WIT), a local nonprofit with a mission to foster social entrepreneurship and leadership in teens, will host its annual WIT Showcase Event on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101. Educators, entrepreneurs, community leaders and all […]

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Mothers and Daughters Share in the Work and Fun

Mothers and Daughters Share in the Work and Fun

The Mothers and Daughters Club Assisting Philanthropies (MADCAPS) recently celebrated 57 years of community service with its annual benefit show. The group consists of approximately 180 mothers and their 7th-12th grade daughters from the Point Loma, Ocean Beach, Mission Hills and Hillcrest areas. The Class of 2020 performed two professionally choreographed routines from the Broadway […]

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Write Out Loud Presents

Write Out Loud Presents

A literature inspired arts competition for Students Write Out Loud – an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience – announces the 2017 Read – Imagine – Create awards ceremony. The event will take place at 7 p.m., Monday, April 10 […]

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Videos

COSA presents “Migration” performs Jan 21 @ 7:00 p.m.

COSA presents “Migration” performs Jan 21 @ 7:00 p.m.

Coronado, CA- On January 21, 2017, for one night only, over 20 Coronado School of the Arts (COSA) Dance Division alumni spanning years 1996 to 2016 will come together to perform “Migration,” an hour-long, one-of-a-kind dance concert, at 7:00 PM on the stage of the Coronado Performing Arts Center. This exceptional event is the brainchild […]

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“Yes on C” Rally Brings Out Supporters to The Local

“Yes on C” Rally Brings Out Supporters to The Local

San Diego, CA  – A rally in support of Proposition C, the initiative that would develop a combination stadium and convention center in Downtown San Diego, took over The Local, a popular bar and restaurant located near Horton Plaza, on Friday, November 4. Supporters joined former Chargers players and Mayor Kevin Faulconer to help in […]

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Old Town Festival

Old Town Festival

Old Town will be celebrating there Art Festival this weekend. There will be over 80 vendors and today on GMSD, three of them, TwigKids, Leight Works Jewelry and Bomerito Art, share a sample of what will be displayed at this FREE festival.

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Cabrillo National Monument Foundation Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

Cabrillo National Monument Foundation Celebrates its 60th Anniversary

From 6:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, April 23, the Cabrillo National Monument Foundation will be having a celebration of its 60th anniversary. Local restaurants and beer and wine establishments have contributed to the event to participate in the celebration. According to Julie Crider, proprietor of Rose’s Tasting Room of Old Town, “We’re pleased to join […]

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Other Recent Posts

Costly 401(k) Mistakes That Could Wipe Out Your Retirement Plan

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

We were recently asked to help someone who had a very unusual problem with her 401(k). While the combination of problems was unusual, the situation illustrated several common mistakes people make. In this case the combination of mistakes compounded into a nightmare. Hopefully, after reading this article, you’ll be able to avoid that result. Here’s […]

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A Sense of Self

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

I am a writer. It took me years to feel comfortable about saying that. I was always something else. I was a student, a wife and a mother at various times of my life. Professionally I was a press aide to a congressman, a cultural arts director, a nonprofit executive and lastly a CEO. All […]

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Trump is Still Trump

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich The greatest thing ever said about age was said by the great Negro Leagues pitcher, Leroy “Satchel” Paige, who memorably said: “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?” Having just gone through lung surgery at Sharp Hospital (unrelated to smoking, which I’ve never done and have […]

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How to Gain Optimal Hip Health

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The hips are a primary part of the body, being the hinge point between the upper and lower body. Due to its central position in the body, it is important to do exercises that build and maintain hip strength. Weak hip muscles can have a large negative affect on mobility, which may lead to pain […]

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Heroines in Arms: Women of the American Military

Heroines in Arms: Women of the American Military

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Women’s Museum of California honors women who fought for and protected our freedoms The Women’s Museum of California will be celebrating the heroism of women in the United States military through the different uniforms women wore from World War I to today. This military themed version of the Women’s Museum’s Historical Clothing Show will […]

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The San Diego Museum of Art Presents “Play”

The San Diego Museum of Art Presents “Play”

| June 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present Brenda Biondo: Play, on view from July 1, 2017 through March 11, 2018. Colorado-based photographer Brenda Biondo is best known for her images focusing on constructed abstractions, conservation and land-based issues. The exhibition will be accompanied by programming, including an artist talk on Saturday, July […]

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