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Special Delivery Commemorates 25th Anniversary with Open House

Special Delivery Commemorates 25th Anniversary with Open House

To celebrate its 25th anniversary, Special Delivery hosted an Open House for staff, volunteers and interested community members. Special Delivery San Diego, the Mission Hills-based nonprofit organization serving the nutritional needs of San Diegans, commemorated its 25th anniversary on Friday, June 17, 2016 with an Open House at its headquarters at 4021 Goldfinch Street. The […]

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Wil Myers Ambassador for MLB All-Star Week

Wil Myers Ambassador for MLB All-Star Week

Padres first baseman Wil Myers has been named ambassador for the 2016 Major League Baseball All-Star Week events in San Diego. Myers joins a distinguished list of MLB stars who have previously served in this role on behalf of the host city, including Todd Frazier, Torii Hunter, Derek Jeter, Albert Pujols, Joe Mauer and Justin Upton. […]

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Patrons of the Prado July 9th Steampunk-style Gala to honor Audrey Geisel

Patrons of the Prado July 9th Steampunk-style Gala to honor Audrey Geisel

Patrons of the Prado are coming off their hugely successful “2015 party of the century” and record fundraising, and are full throttle once again with another blockbuster for their 19th annual Masterpiece Gala: Full Steam Ahead. The celebration will be held Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion. Patrons of the Prado is an […]

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Local Organization Earns Nationwide Grant

Local Organization Earns Nationwide Grant

Horses of Tir Na Nog is thrilled to announce that it was one of eleven winners of the third annual ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®)  Help a Horse Day contest. Help a Horse Day is a nationwide grant competition for equine rescues and sanctuaries to raise awareness about the year-round work […]

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Lifestyle

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Christy Turlington But we want it now! We want to lose 10 pounds by Friday. We want to rid ourselves of our worst habit by the end of this month. Why, oh why, does it take so long for what we genuinely want to have happen? When it’s time, it’s time, and when it isn’t, […]

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Reclaim the Ease of a Childhood Summer

Yet another brand new summer now at your finger tips. Maybe you vow yet again to truly slow down and enjoy this season 2016. Chances are that the rush of daily life will sweep you away, well into fall, without you thinking about the season of summer. Therefore, it will take a conscious effort to […]

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The Healing Power of Taa-naash-kaa-da

The Healing Power of Taa-naash-kaa-da

By Violet Green Do you know of a place where you can feel your heart beat in every cell of your body? A place where you can be your true self – no questions asked, no judgements made, just unconditional love and acceptance. Maybe this is what you feel when you’re floating in the ocean, […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

This Is It   The problem is with the article the. It tricks our minds into thinking there is the way to live and off we go in search of it. We read all sorts of self-help books. We check out various gurus. We undo what our parents did. We take back some of our […]

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Entertainment

Nashville Singer and Songwriter Releases New Single

Nashville Singer and Songwriter Releases New Single

Emerging country artist, Cody Webb, recently released his new single “More Than A Little.” To help promote the song, the country musician and singer-songwriter , gears up for his summer EP release with his highly anticipated love song; giving fans a sneak peak of his upcoming self-titled six-song release. Hailing from South Carolina, Webb kick-started […]

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U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion to Perform in San Diego

U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion to Perform in San Diego

Jamie Laval has recorded numerous movie and television sound track recordings, including the solo for Emmy-nominated theme song “Everwood,” which aired for two years on Warner Bros. Television.   At 2 p.m., Sunday, July 24, the U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Jamie Laval will perform at Museum of Making Music, located at 5790 Armand Drive […]

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San Diego Community to Clean-Up Starlight Bowl

San Diego Community to Clean-Up Starlight Bowl

All Ages Invited to Save Starlight to Pull Weeds and Create a Video A new 501(c)3 non-profit community initiative—Save Starlight—kicks off a campaign to preserve, revive, and revitalize the Starlight Bowl, an abandoned open-air amphitheater located in historic Balboa Park. The mission is to revive the bowl as a viable community venue for performances and […]

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Major League Legends Participating in Major League All Star FanFest

Major League Legends Participating in Major League All Star FanFest

  Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced the first round of participants competing in the MLB All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game on Sunday, July 10 at Petco Park in San Diego, including stars from movies, television, music, sports, plus Major League legends. Participants scheduled to appear include: Nina Agdal, Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and […]

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Animal News

Part Two:   Kenya  Sojourn

Part Two: Kenya Sojourn

When I wrote about our trip to Kenya, I stressed the luxuriousness of our camps. The camp guides can identify each mammal, bird, reptile and probably insect. In addition, they know all the plants. Each camp guide leads you to a plethora of animals doing whatever they do normally. I heard the Latin names of […]

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Lions Tigers & Bears Rescues Six Exotic Animals

Lions Tigers & Bears Rescues Six Exotic Animals

Animals are safely en route to find refuge at sanctuaries Bobbi Brink, founder and director of Lions Tigers & Bears (LTB), an accredited big cat, bear and exotic animal rescue sanctuary, in San Diego. California, and her team are making a 5,000 mile round trip journey to rescue and provide transport to six exotic animals, including […]

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Horses Need New Homes

Horses Need New Homes

Fifteen horses rescued from a property in Jamul are available for adoption at the County’s animal care facility in Bonita. The horses began arriving there Sept. 5 after animal control officers received reports the horses were suffering from neglect. They rescued a mare and her colt when the baby was found in a life-threatening situation. […]

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DogFest Walk n Roll to benefit Canine Companions for Independence

DogFest Walk n Roll to benefit Canine Companions for Independence

Get ready for a tail wagging good time at DogFest Walk ‘n Roll San Diego, the signature national event of Canine Companions for Independence, which takes place Saturday, November 14 at NTC Park at Liberty Station. Grab a leash and join in for lots of fun and family-friendly activities to raise money to provide highly-trained […]

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Education

St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Royal Stone Bistro to Raise Funds for School

St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Royal Stone Bistro to Raise Funds for School

St. Vincent de Paul School recently partnered with Royal Stone Bistro to raise funds for the school. Parents and community members who participated in the Lift a Fork fundraiser enjoyed fine dining while supporting new textbooks for the students at St. Vincent’s. Royal Stone Bistro was recently opened by St. Vincent parents John and Jackie […]

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Phone Talk – Part 1

While Apple is fighting with the government about the right to privacy on our iPhones, I am dealing with my own privacy issues. For those who have a generation of phone that allows Siri to be our personal assistant, we know that Siri does not always get our requests right. How many of us have […]

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Parker Announces Annual Gala Fundraiser

Parker Announces Annual Gala Fundraiser

2016 Black and White Ball with Old Hollywood Glamour Francis Parker School is holding a Black and White Ball, the gala to raise funds for student scholarships and faculty professional development. The event will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2016 on the Linda Vista Campus. This year’s Black and White Ball theme will evoke […]

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St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Local Restaurants to Raise Funds

St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Local Restaurants to Raise Funds

At the beginning of the summer, St. Vincent de Paul School partnered with local restaurants to raise much needed funds for the school. Parents and community members supported the school’s Just Lift A Fork fundraiser by dining at local Mission Hills restaurants – Brooklyn Girl Eatery, Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria, and The Patio & The Front […]

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Videos

VIDEO: Help Get the F Out…of Austin!

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VIDEO: Pediatrician Speaks Out On Fluoridation

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Bonzai Beach Clean Up Day 2013!

Bonzai Beach Clean Up Day – Lake Tahoe, NV Bonzai Beach clean up day 2013 put on by People of Tahoe. Thanks to: -People of Tahoe Inc -Meeks Lumber and Hardware in Meyers -Mountain Hardware and Sports in Truckee -Integrated Environmental Restorations Services Inc -Safeway -Coffee Connection Thanks to the following for guidance and moral […]

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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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San Diego Women’s Foundation Grants $184,000

San Diego Women’s Foundation Grants $184,000

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The San Diego Women’s Foundation’s (SDWF) Annual Grants Celebration was one of the most inspirational nights of the year. Over 220 people came together for the event, which was held at Irwin M. Jacobs Qualcomm Hall and celebrated the newest Developing Employment Readiness Community Partners, as well as SDWF surpassing $3 million in total granting […]

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Lawsuit Filed To Stop San Diego Unified School District

Lawsuit Filed To Stop San Diego Unified School District

| July 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

Neighbors of Point Loma High School have filed suit in Superior Court to stop the San Diego Unified School District from illegally lighting and commercializing the football field, invading their homes with light and noise pollution and clogging their residential streets with hundreds of cars seeking parking spaces that the School District declines to provide. […]

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Luxury Farms Offers Tasting Events

Luxury Farms Offers Tasting Events

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lucky Guest Wins Gifts Each month Luxury Farms tasting events get better and attract more attention, according to Melissa Scott- Clark, co-founder.  She said that with the help from loyal partners and the community, upward of 75 residents attended  and enjoyed the evening’s festivities. “We broke in our handmade JIA wok at last Friday’s summer […]

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There is Magic and More at Red Spade Theater

There is Magic and More at Red Spade Theater

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

I was informed by a good friend of mine, Dan Thomas, who was the proprietor of the Gathering in Mission Hills, that a fellow magician friend of his has a theater in Old Town.  According to Thomas, this magician is quite impressive and very entertaining.  I scratched my head and said, “Where in Old Town?”  […]

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Espresso Mio Moves to a New Home

Espresso Mio Moves to a New Home

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

For over 15 years, Espresso Mio has been located on Lewis Street in Mission Hills. Now, Espresso Mio will be located at 1525 Fort Stockton Drive, at Mission Hills Nursery. Kim Huffman, proprietor, shared her role as owner and operator, “Fifteen years ago, Rex and I were sitting with our nine-month old Savanah, at Espresso […]

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Café Bleu

Café Bleu

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Looking for a venue for an intimate dinner with a significant other, somewhere romantic to take a date? Or a nice neighborhood eatery where a fine meal can be enjoyed without breaking the bank? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of the above, try Café Bleu in Mission Hills. It is located on Washington Street, […]

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