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You Won’t Get Carded At The Red Card Cafe

Paris is known as the “City of Lights.” To romantics, it is the “city of love.” To foodies, it is the “city of great cuisine.” It is, after all, the city that originated cordon bleu. Even the smallest bistro on the left bank of the city seems to embed extra flavor in even its simplest […]

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What Now?

What Now?

Literacy, of Course! Thursday, May 18 is the date, for the San Diego Council on Literacy’s (SDCOL) 8th Annual “Eat. Drink. Read. A Culinary Event for Literacy, ” in which our local chefs’ create an original dish that corresponds to their favorite books. CEO Jose Cruz never lets up on his mission: to raise the […]

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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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Roses: Lost and Found

Roses: Lost and Found

Last February, John Bagnasco spoke of his passion for roses. Having been in the horticulture world for over 50 years, Bagnasco began with a horticulture degree from Michigan State University. He went on to work at various nurseries, and in the 1990s became a head rose buyer for Armstrong Garden Centers. A friend asked why […]

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Lifestyle

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Tacky Don’t complain most of the time and expect to enjoy your life. Or others to enjoy you. In my Human TuneUp classes, we do an experiment where I ask participants to pair up; first one, then the other, gets two minutes to complain. I suggest they can complain about their work, people in their […]

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What Happens When You Fall Into a Weight Routine?

People enjoy having a routine. Getting up and going through the same motions every morning is comfortable for us. You always know what to expect and what you will get out of it. This habit can also spill over into our workout routines. When you are practicing weightlifting; aka resistance training, it is not uncommon […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Surrender Don’t even try to get everything done that there is to do! Surrender! For your own mental health, admit it would take five lifetimes to do all that you would like to do, feel you need to do, promised someone you would do or, out of guilt, should do, even though you do not […]

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Endings and Beginnings

It was a short romance, not even five months before he returned to the woman from whom he was separated, and I returned to thinking of him as the dear friend he was before the “romance.” I adore this man. He was always fun, always a good time, but in that short period of time, […]

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Entertainment

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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Ed Sheeran to Perform at Valley View Casino Center

Ed Sheeran to Perform at Valley View Casino Center

Multiple Grammy® Award-winning global superstar Ed Sheeran has announced details for his North American arena tour. He will be in San Diego at Valley View Casino Center on Sunday, August 6. Tickets are available on AXS.com. The tour celebrates Sheeran’s landmark third studio album, “÷.” The album – pronounced “divide” – includes the universal hit […]

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What Now?

What Now?

Peacemaker Awards, Not a Moment Too Soon Absent the 20th century world wars, can we remember a time since, so filled with conflict, seemingly invading every aspect of our society, seemingly propelled by American’s thin-skinned, rash president? Tough times. All the more reason to recognize, honor and celebrate the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), which […]

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MADCAPS Presents 57th Annual Benefit Show

MADCAPS Presents 57th Annual Benefit Show

Mothers and Daughters Club Assisting Philanthropies (MADCAPS) celebrates 57 years of community service with its annual benefit show Thursday, March 9 through Saturday, March 11, in Point Loma Nazarene University’s Brown Chapel Theater. The theme for this year is “On Broadway,” featuring Broadway hit shows such as “Grease,” “Chicago,” “Saturday Night Fever,” “School of Rock,” […]

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Animal News

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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Dog Bites and Homeowners’ Liability Insurance

On a recent weekend, some friends and I were walking our dogs in Mission Hills. A loose pit bull approached our group, charged and bit my dog. We chased it away and called animal control. Thankfully, my dog wasn’t seriously hurt, but it got me thinking about the responsibilities of owning a pet. Owning a […]

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Puppy that survives serious fall goes home

Puppy that survives serious fall goes home

by Melissa Phy, County of San Diego Communications Office She may have been 100 feet down a ravine a couple weeks ago, but this two-and-a-half-month-old puppy is now living happily in the foothills of LA County with her new family, including two young girls, a dog and a cat. The German shepherd, rescued by a […]

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Education

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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It’s All About March

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID Lombardi Team at Scott & Quinn Real Estate Services We owe a debt of gratitude to Mars, the Roman god, after whom March is named. It was during this month when spring began and the military campaign season got underway, following winter. Since childhood, springtime has always been […]

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Winner of Regional Finals is Announced

Winner of Regional Finals is Announced

A National Poetry Recitation Competition for High School 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. announced the 2017 winner of the Poetry Out Loud Regional Finals. The Regional finals were held this past Febrary at the […]

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Havana Nights is Fast Approaching

Havana Nights is Fast Approaching

St. Vincent de Paul School’s Annual Fundraiser Get ready for Havana Nights at St. Vincent de Paul School in Mission Hills presents its Annual Big Bash on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at the Doubletree by Hilton – Mission Valley. The evening begins with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. where guests can bid on their […]

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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

Honoring Our Heroes

Honoring Our Heroes

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID The weather is sumptuous enough to wear as we begin the month of May in celebration of La Festa del Lavoro; a time to catch up with friends and family, eat, socialize, dance, and, of course, rest. La Festa del Lavoro is celebrated throughout Italy on May first. […]

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Celebrate the Memory of Spencer Topham

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From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday May 4 the Mission Hills United Methodist Church (MHUMC) invites the community to celebrate Spencer Topham at the patio of the church, located at 4044 Lark Street, San Diego, CA 92103. Spencer Topham, who worked at Kids Corner after-school program and led the Sidewalk Play Stop science and […]

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Do Tax Cuts Really Stimulate the Economy?

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

There’s a very popular economic theory that suggests that if tax rates are at zero or 100 percen, the government will raise no revenue in either case. At 100 percent, all income goes to the government so there is no incentive for people to work, while a tax rate of zero percent obviously raises no […]

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Special Delivery Receives Grant to Feed Homeless and Those in Need

Special Delivery Receives Grant to Feed Homeless and Those in Need

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Special Delivery, a non-profit organization serving the nutritional needs of disadvantaged San Diegans, has received a grant from the County Employees’ Charitable Organization (CECO) to purchase nutritional foods stocked in its food pantry serving over 5,500 people annually, announced Ruth Henricks, founder and executive director, “We are thrilled to receive this very generous award from […]

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Children’s Brand Distroller Launches into U.S. Retail Market at Fashion Valley Mall

Children’s Brand Distroller Launches into U.S. Retail Market at Fashion Valley Mall

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Distroller, a lifestyle brand known for creating the most colorful, creative and fun products and experiences for children, will launch into the U.S. retail market and open its first flagship store at Fashion Valley Mall, 7007 Friars Road, Room 732, San Diego, CA 92108. The grand opening event is set for 5 p.m. to 7 […]

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Urban Fashion Night at Mo’s Bar & Grill

Urban Fashion Night at Mo’s Bar & Grill

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mo’s Bar and Grill in North Park was transformed into a runway show with dance-jiving male models that brought a fun and vivacious vibe to the evening. It was filled with an anxious and curious crowd of guests who enjoyed cocktails while in anticipation of what was enfolding before their eyes. The dance floor became […]

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