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Keep In The Know In Mission Hills

Keep In The Know In Mission Hills

By Ginny Ollis One of the best things about living in Mission Hills is the warm sense of community.  Vital to this are the Mission Hills Town Council (MHTC) and the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (MHBID), who enjoy and foster the “neighborly-spirit” and welcome input as well as patronage from neighborhood residents, business owners, […]

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Local Philanthropic Organization Raises $1.5 Million at 2019 Gala

Local Philanthropic Organization Raises $1.5 Million at 2019 Gala

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) raised a record-setting $1.5 million at its annual Heart and Soul Gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine on April 6. The signature benefit highlighted the nonprofit’s work to provide resources and support to more than 32,000 San Diegans of all ages, faiths and backgrounds. “The […]

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Father Joe’s Villages’ 35th Annual Gala to Help Children Reach for the Stars

Father Joe’s Villages’ 35th Annual Gala to Help Children Reach for the Stars

From 5:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, May 4, Father Joe’s Villages will host the 35th annual Children’s Charity Gala to support life-changing services for children and families experiencing homelessness, spanning from preschool to medical care. The 2019 Children’s Charity Gala is titled Reach for the Stars, and organizers expect more than 400 people to gather […]

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San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Seussical”

San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Seussical”

San Diego Junior Theatre, the nation’s longest-running youth theatre program, is proud to present “Seussical,” directed by Susan Jordan DeLeon, musically directed by William Ah Sing and choreographed by Marc Caro. “Seussical” showcases San Diego performers, musicians and technicians all ranging in age from eight to 18. The production runs through Sunday, May 12 at […]

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Lifestyle

Raw Food: The Hottest Trend in Pet Nutrition May Be the Riskiest

Raw Food: The Hottest Trend in Pet Nutrition May Be the Riskiest

Dog owners are becoming more and more educated about the negative effects of processed kibble and canned food. They are looking to natural and minimally processed options for their best friends. While raw food has been a growing trend in the last decade, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it may not be the […]

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We Can All Benefit From Motherly Advice

For those of us with loving mothers who have provided unconditional love and lots of important guidance, we know that May is the month to recognize them and their contributions to our upbringing.  Even though I recognize my mother in different ways during this month, she is on my mind constantly.  That’s because she was […]

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Orange County Fashion Week Presented by Celebrity Cruises

Orange County Fashion Week Presented by Celebrity Cruises

by Stylishly Aubree Lynn, writer/stylist/producer This year I had the honor of being invited to Orange County Fashion Week (OCFW) by model and Mrs. Greater California sweetheart Anamarie Dean. I had met Mrs. Dean while styling for a runway show. Our second encounter was due to the fact that I was styling for an editorial […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

If you’re urban, you likely know the intersections that are interminable. The ones where we could eat dinner…grrrrrr. ADVICE: A simple shift from grrrrr can do wonders: from fuming-with-delay to pausing, breathing and looking around. Let it be a small shift into the “now-moment-zenishness” of where you are. Ha! But, really. Use it as a […]

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Entertainment

Thinking Way Outside The Box

Thinking Way Outside The Box

Every day I am amazed by the announcements I receive from people dealing with issues impacting our world. A lot of time and resources have been allotted to changing the status quo and to bring about meaningful and quantifiable results. What I find most refreshing is that people in our world are actually willing to […]

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Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz Participates in ArtWalk’s Philanthropic Program

Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz Participates in ArtWalk’s Philanthropic Program

Mission Federal ArtWalk is hosting a Surfboard Art Auction in partnership with Rerip, a nonprofit organization that specializes in repurposing surfboards to minimize waste. The auction will benefit ArtReach, Mission Federal ArtWalk’s nonprofit partner that delivers visual arts education to underserved K-8 schools throughout San Diego County. “With Rerip’s generous donation, artists are able to […]

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Fresh Sound Presents Jennifer Curtis, Solo Violinist

Fresh Sound Presents Jennifer Curtis, Solo Violinist

At 7:30 p.m., Sunday, March 31, Jennifer Curtis, solo violinist, will performs at White Box Live Arts/Liberty Station, located at 2590 Truxton Road #205, San Diego, CA 92106. The New York Times described violinist Jennifer Curtis’s second solo concert in Carnegie Hall as “one of the gutsiest and most individual recital programs.” She was celebrated […]

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“Eat. Drink. Read. A Culinary Event for Literacy”

“Eat. Drink. Read. A Culinary Event for Literacy”

For the tenth year, the San Diego Council on Literacy (SDCOL) is challenging San Diego’s finest chefs to prepare gourmet dishes inspired by their favorite book or literary character for its annual “Eat. Drink. Read. A Culinary Event for Literacy.” To be held from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, May 2 at the San […]

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Animal News

Horses of Tir Na Nog Seeks Assistance

Horses of Tir Na Nog Seeks Assistance

Rescued Mustangs Receive Needed Care In November of 2018 fifteen underweight mustangs were seized by County of San Diego Department of Animal Services as part of an on-going animal neglect case. These fifteen are part of the mustang herd residing at Horses of Tir Na Nog. The original members were rescued by Animal Services in […]

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Lynx, Amur Leopards and Snow Leopards Receive a Snowy Experience

Lynx, Amur Leopards and Snow Leopards Receive a Snowy Experience

A lynx, three Amur leopards and two snow leopards received a cool experience this past month, when fresh, powdery snow was placed in their exhibits at the San Diego Zoo. While all three species of felines appeared to thoroughly enjoy the icy substance in their habitats, the snow leopards especially lived up to their name, […]

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Big Baby Girl Gets a Name

San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s Big Baby Girl Gets a Name

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park announced that the newest baby elephant born at the Park has been named Mkhaya. The youngest member of the herd—born Sept. 26 to mother Umngani (pronounced OOM-gah-nee)—was named for Mkhaya, a wildlife reserve in the southern African nation of Swaziland. The name follows the Safari Park’s tradition of naming […]

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Mustangs Participate in the Annual Fall Celebration for Tir Na Nog

Mustangs Participate in the Annual Fall Celebration for Tir Na Nog

Horses of Tir Na Nog, San Diego’s longest operating equine sanctuary, will be celebrating its mustang herd during its annual Fall Celebration. It will take place from 1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Horses of Tir Na Nog and Rancho Samataguma at 26930 Old Hwy. 80, Guatay, CA 91931. This year’s annual […]

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Education

Celebration of All Things Science at St. Vincent School’s 5th Annual Science Night!

Celebration of All Things Science at St. Vincent School’s 5th Annual Science Night!

St. Vincent School held its Fifth Annual Science Night on March 27, 2019 where students and parents explored a range of scientific principles. Activities were organized at various stations run by parents, high school students and middle school students. Participants explored the science of cooking by super-cooling ice cream and other treats in liquid nitrogen, […]

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Beautiful Bonsai

Beautiful Bonsai

On the last day of February, I missed the meeting I most wanted to attend.  Fortunately, Martha Pehl stood in for me taking great notes as Abe Far, president of the Golden State Bonsai Federation made his presentation.  I am probably the last person to write about Bonsai.  My father had one, but he also […]

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Investing in Real Estate

Real estate as an investment can be very profitable. It has its challenges, especially if you are buying property and managing it yourself. But done properly, real estate can provide cash flow, diversification and other benefits to your investment portfolio. Fundamentally, investing in real estate is basically buying an asset, leasing the asset to others […]

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My Life in Books & Literature

My Life in Books & Literature

Twenty years ago, maybe, I spoke on “My Life in Books & Literature.” I gave the speech three times – at Barnes & Noble at Grossmont Center and La Jolla, and to a women’s book club at First United Methodist Church of San Diego. The first went extremely well. The second, not so much. The […]

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Videos

Coronado Talent Show to Highlight Local Entertainment

Coronado, CA (For Release) – Budding entertainers, future stars and dedicated performers will vie to become the first winner of Coronado’s Got Talent, a community-focused competition to benefit the Coronado Schools Foundation. The event takes place at Coronado High school on Thursday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m., with auditions scheduled on Friday, February 3, from […]

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Dan McClellan Talks San Diego Sports with Sockers GM Sean Bowers

San Diego, CA – Sports Journalist Dan McClellan sits down with San Diego Sockers General Manager Sean Bowers to talk indoor soccer and sports in San Diego in an interview for Presidio Sentinel. A former CBS Sports Rapid Reporter, McClellan was involved in the 2016 petition drive to build a downtown stadium and convention center […]

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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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Other Recent Posts

More Than $120,000 Raised at 47th Annual Blue Ribbon Gala

More Than $120,000 Raised at 47th Annual Blue Ribbon Gala

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Home Start, Inc., a non-profit child abuse prevention and treatment agency that has strengthened and developed San Diego’s families and communities since 1972, netted more than $120,000 at its 47th Annual Blue Ribbon Gala on April 6, 2019 at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa. Nearly 300 prominent members of the San Diego community […]

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Looking for Something Relaxing to Do?

Looking for Something Relaxing to Do?

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

By J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills Business Improvement District Team D&B at One Mission Realty The Mission Hills BID invites you to “look up” as you walk, run, bike, skate, scooter and drive along the banner lined streets in our neighborhood.  Through grants from the County of San Diego and the City of San […]

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Three Ways to Increase Your Core Strength

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you are like many other people, you go to the gym with the goal of achieving a flatter stomach and firm abs. Most people want a toned stomach– not only to improve physical health but also to give a bit of an ego boost. However, if your only goal when you are working out […]

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| April 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

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What Now?

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Peacemaker Awards to Honor Those That Communicate, Collaborate and Connect While the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), in this 31st year of Peacemaker, continues to uphold and expand its mission of peacemaking, we fear the “world” is not keeping pace. Still, its current list of awardees, its creative new programs, worthy and compelling – […]

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Ballast Point Hosts “Made in San Diego Block Party” to Celebrate San Diego Roots

Ballast Point Hosts “Made in San Diego Block Party” to Celebrate San Diego Roots

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Local award-winning brewery Ballast Point and the Little Italy Association of San Diego will host the “Made in San Diego Block Party” from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, March 30 on India St, W Ivy St, and W Juniper St surrounding the Ballast Point Little Italy Tasting Room. The event will celebrate the San […]

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