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Financial Planning for a Younger Spouse

I’ve worked with several couples with very different birthdates. This isn’t good or bad – as they say, the heart wants what it wants. Still, the financial planning considerations are a little different than for people who marry someone closer to their own age. So, here are five things to think about when a couple’s […]

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“20th Annual Ugliest Dog Contest”

“20th Annual Ugliest Dog Contest”

by Fausto Palafox Every week it seems the community of San Diego rises to the occasion to help an organization throughout the city or county. This week was no exception. It was to raise awareness and monies for rescue animals on behalf of the San Diego Humane Society, and Reality Changers, which supports disadvantaged students […]

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All Aboard for Silvery Gate Elementary Schools Nautical Themed Fundraiser

All Aboard for Silvery Gate Elementary Schools Nautical Themed Fundraiser

All hands on deck! At 6 p.m., Friday, May 8 the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay, Mission Ballroom will be filled with sailors who can weigh anchor at Silver Gate Elementary School’s 20th annual nautical themed silent auction, dinner and dance. The star-filled night of fun, complete with music, surf and turf, and marine-inspired décor, benefits […]

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Welcome to the 17th Annual Mission Hills Garden Club Garden Walk

Welcome to the 17th Annual Mission Hills Garden Club Garden Walk

By Maureen Tess-Fieberg and Antoinette Embry, Co-Chairs, 2015 Mission Hills Garden Walk “Inspiration and Influence 1915-2015….Celebrating the Horticultural Heritage of Mission Hills” is this year’s Garden Walk theme. All year long, America’s Finest City is celebrating the centennial anniversary of San Diego’s Panama-California Exposition and honoring the event that helped to shape San Diego in […]

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Lifestyle

… Only a Mother Can Love

There is something very unique about Mother´s Day because we all come from a mother, no exceptions. Some of us are also a mother. In addition to human children, we may consider our pets our children or feel motherly towards members of marginalized groups. Men can also nurture and care for their families in a […]

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The Muse News

The Muse News

Living Artfully with Color Short of donning a red satin cape and running around the green grass in a spray of complementary colors shouting “Van Gogh forever!,” what can you do on a daily basis to add a little more color to your life? As you know I’m the World’s First Tetrachromat Artist (which means […]

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Human TuneUp by Cath

Human TuneUp by Cath

5 Human Flaws You Can Live With and Still Be Just Fine Perhaps when we are younger and everything seems to be a crisis, including a broken finger nail, we are not ready to overlook our small flaws or imperfections. But as we move along life, perspective itself helps us see we can simply breathe and […]

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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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Entertainment

RUNA’s May 2015 Tour

RUNA’s May 2015 Tour

Irish music and culture in America has always been a two-way street, moving music and musicians back and forth across the watery main. Philadelphia’s Irish-American roots band, RUNA, embodies this movement, drawing equal inspiration from both the deep and ancient roots of the Celtic tradition and the modern reality of the Irish in America. RUNA […]

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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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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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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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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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Wyonna to Perform at 6th Annual American Freedom Foundation Benefit

Wyonna to Perform at 6th Annual American Freedom Foundation Benefit

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The American Freedom Foundation announced the 6th American Freedom Festival San Diego concert event presented by Kaplan University. The annual charity event will be held at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, May 23, 2015 featuring 5-time Grammy award winner and country music icon, Wynonna and her band, The Big Noise! The concert, held annually aboard the historic […]

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This is what your salad bar looks like without pollinators

This is what your salad bar looks like without pollinators

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Pollinators play a vital role in producing one-third of the world’s food crops, but they are disappearing at alarming rates. Whole Foods Market and The Xerces Society are joining forces to “share the buzz” about the plight of the pollinators and empower shoppers to “bee” part of the solution. During a recent two-week campaign, Whole […]

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Special Delivery Receives Grants to Support Diabetes Nutrition Program

Special Delivery Receives Grants to Support Diabetes Nutrition Program

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Special Delivery San Diego has recently received grants totaling $55,000 from Bank of America Foundation, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Domanica Foundation and Kaiser Permanente  to fund its Diabetes Nutrition Program, announced Ruth Henricks, executive director. “We are honored and so very pleased to receive this support from such prestigious organizations to fund the newest addition to […]

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San Diego Hardware Receives Centurion Award

San Diego Hardware Receives Centurion Award

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

San Diego Hardware was recently honored by the San Diego History Center at the Makers of San Diego Tribute dinner on April 26, 2015, celebrating San Diego businesses, organizations and institutions that are more than 100 years old. As one of the 160 “centurions” recognized at the event, San Diego Hardware is also one of the […]

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Keep University Avenue Open Initiative Is Getting Results

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Some of you know that this past month SANDAG planned to hold a town forum on the Bike Corridor Proposal that they have been developing and endorsing. You may also know that the meeting was cancelled and is now rescheduled for June 5, 2015 somewhere in Mission Hills; time and location are to be confirmed. […]

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Local Philanthropists Continue To Spread Message of Giving

Local Philanthropists Continue To Spread Message of Giving

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Malin and Roberta Burnham of Point Loma are known for their giving spirits and commitment to San Diego. Recently, I spoke to Malin who talked about the importance of giving back to the community and how he and his wife, Roberta, believe that it is important to focus on “putting community first before self.” Malin has […]

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