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Walking Tour Showcases Midwest Homes in Mission Hills

Walking Tour Showcases Midwest Homes in Mission Hills

By Val Sutter “Prairie Style in Mission Hills” is the topic of Mission Hills Heritage’s Eleventh Annual Walking Tour slated for 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18. The tour will take walkers through several enclaves of Prairie style homes built in Mission Hills between 1910 and 1920. Conceived by architects in the Midwest, this […]

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Saffron To Celebrate “Songkran” Thai New Year

Saffron To Celebrate “Songkran” Thai New Year

Food Market, Thai Dance Performances and a New Year Blessing to Occur The ever-popular Saffron restaurants on India Street in Mission Hills will welcome Thai New Year on Friday, April 10 with an enticing selection of street food specialties, a New Year blessing ceremony, and wonderful performances of traditional Thai dances presented by Kru Aye, […]

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Malashock Dance Dedicates Liberty Station Dance Studio

Malashock Dance Dedicates Liberty Station Dance Studio

Malashock Dance, a leader in contemporary dance and arts education since 1988, renamed their spacious, state of the art studio in honor of Abbe Wolfsheimer’s longstanding legacy of passionate support for dance by officially naming the space The Abbe Wolfsheimer Studio. The announcement of the dedication came at a private celebration on Friday, March 13 […]

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Jean-Luc Ponty Tribute Takes Place at Croce’s Park West

Jean-Luc Ponty Tribute Takes Place at Croce’s Park West

  In case you missed it last time, Chris Vitas and friends once again perform a tribute to the great Jazz Fusion violinist Jean-Luc Ponty, said to be “The first jazz violinist to be as exciting as a saxophonist.” The performance is from 7 to 10:30 p.m., Friday, April 24 at Croce’s Park West, located at 2760 Fifth […]

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Lifestyle

Get a Second Opinion: An Input on the Impact of Diagnoses

by Mrs. Freud A book I am currently reading (by Prof. Dr. Pieter Duker) on the discussion of the severe impact of receiving a diagnosis of autism or ADHD and the risk of false-negative or false-positive diagnosis has reminded me of the severe impact just a diagnosis can have on a person. If one is […]

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The God of Busy

by Cath DeStefano  Hello, Tim. Nice to see you again; how are you? Busy! Hi Jan, haven’t seen you for a while; how are you? Busy. Elshan! What’s been happening? Oh, I am so busy! I swear this is the new mantra for us. We have turned busy into some sort of a god. I am […]

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The Muse News

Living Artfully with Courage By Concetta Antico This month I am moved to write to you about how to live artfully with courage. I am referring to the courage that prevails against all odds. In recent weeks some of those who are dear to me have experienced many and varied personal difficulties. I have offered […]

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The Stories We Tell About Ourselves: How to Change a Life

by Mrs. Freud “Airport books,” also known as the self-help book industry, is one of the largest and most successful categories in this market. We probably all have one or several self-help books at home. We’ve purchased them with the intent to better our lives. A few years ago I was at the “I Can […]

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Entertainment

California Ballet Company Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

California Ballet Company Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

    “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” returns this April to the San Diego Civic Theatre for the first time in nearly a decade. California Ballet transforms William Shakespeare’s beloved comedy into a shimmering ballet filled with moonlit nights, fairy magic and romance. The ballet adaptation perfectly translates the Elizabethan comedy into the universal language of movement, […]

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And the Show Goes On

Props went missing, the lighting person can’t do it anymore, the backdrop was inadvertently taken down, rolled up and stuck in an office…and now the lead has lost his voice. Problems? Yes. But to this troupe of seniors putting on “Guy and Dolls” these challenges were just what the doctor ordered. It seems that research […]

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Experience Fashion Week

Experience Fashion Week

Local designers Oseas Villatoro and WishNow at Dragonfly Automotive by Stylishly Aubree Lynn, stylist/writer/producer Driving on Pacific Highway, I turned into an unlikely spot for a fashion show, Dragonfly Automotive. The venue put a new spin on any fashion event I have yet experienced in San Diego. Then I walked into an underground New York […]

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Young Musicians Perform Inspiration Concert

Young Musicians Perform Inspiration Concert

  Young orchestras and wind ensembles from the San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) perform an exciting range of repertoire in the second Inspiration Series Concert of the season at 4 p.m., Sunday, March 15 at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre, located at 6845 University Avenue in La Mesa. The Inspiration Series features both […]

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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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The Hillcrest Wind Ensemble presents a “Centennial Concert”

The Hillcrest Wind Ensemble presents a “Centennial Concert”

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At 7 p.m., Saturday, April 25th, The Hillcrest Wind Ensemble presents a “Centennial Concert” at the San Diego Woman’s Club, 2557 Third Avenue, adjacent to the park. The concert will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition which celebrated the opening of the Panama Canal. The ensemble will partially recreate the New Years […]

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Volunteer to Make a Positive Difference

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By Trish Watlington, President, Mission Hills BID Citizen: a person who is entitled to enjoy all the rights and privileges granted by a state or community, to the people comprising its constituency and is obligated to obey its laws and to fulfill his or duties as called upon. If you are a citizen of Mission […]

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Bicycling in Mission Hills

Bicycling in Mission Hills

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by Judi Tentor May is Bike Month in San Diego and many of us will ride our bikes to enjoy the wind on our face and the quiet joy of non-motorized mobility. During Bike Month, there will be many events leading up to National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15. One special event […]

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Kinesio Tape: Fashion Fad or Sports Medicine Cure?

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by Sean Ryback Recently, I was watching a lifting competition on TV with a friend and we discussed the new trend of athletes wearing brightly colored neon elastic tape on their bodies. Is it a new flashy fashion trend in the exercise world or innovative technology for correct muscle function, improved circulation, pain relief, and […]

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Looking Back and Forward for a New Mission Hills Business

Looking Back and Forward for a New Mission Hills Business

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Six months ago, August 2014, the wonderfully unique and eclectic specialty shop, The Front Porch in Mission Hills created by Melissa Scott-Clark and Gina Champion-Cain, held its Grand Opening debut. “Gina and I are like Yin and Yang.” said Melissa Scott Clark, Owner. “Since the beginning we have had so many imaginative ideas about the possibilities […]

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Five Questions People (Almost) Never Ask Their Advisor

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I meet with a lot of people who are looking for financial advice. Their needs and financial knowledge vary greatly. And yet, it amazes me how rarely I am ever asked five simple, straightforward and utterly critical questions, which will go a LONG way towards helping you differentiate good advisors from salespeople. Each of these […]

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