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Mission Hills Heritage’s Twelfth Annual Historic Home Tour

Mission Hills Heritage’s Twelfth Annual Historic Home Tour

“Colonial Revival Style Homes in Mission Hills” by Janet Worthey The Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego features a rich variety of early 20th century architectural styles built during the neighborhoods rapid growth. This year, Mission Hills Heritage is showcasing the Colonial Revival style. Merely hearing the term Colonial Revival evokes visions of earlier east […]

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Leslie Odom, Jr. to Perform at Old Globe Gala

Leslie Odom, Jr. to Perform at Old Globe Gala

The Old Globe will celebrate A Night of Revels at the 2016 Globe Gala on Saturday, September 24, in support of the theatre’s arts engagement and artistic programs. The annual event will feature an exclusive, one-night-only cabaret performance by Leslie Odom, Jr., the Tony Award-winning star of the Broadway smash hit musical “Hamilton.” Karen Cohn, […]

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History, Culture, and Art Are Abundant at the Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

History, Culture, and Art Are Abundant at the Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

Fine art, music, food, craft beer and wine come together in perfect harmony every year along the scenic road of San Diego Avenue in Old Town, California. The Art & Craft Show Old Town in San Diego is a free weekend event that will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, September 24 […]

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Making Friends with Yourself Class Combats High Stress of Teen Life

Making Friends with Yourself Class Combats High Stress of Teen Life

“You’re not smart enough to get that job.” “Could you look any worse in that dress?!” “People think you’re an idiot – and they’re totally right!” If someone were to talk to us this way, we’d avoid him or her like the plague. If a comment like this appeared on our social media, we’d unfriend […]

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Lifestyle

Back to School as Adults

As children are starting a new school year, we all are hopeful of beginning the season with a clean slate. Days are getting cooler and shorter and our work morale and ambitions are reaching new highs. We’re eager to do things better, and maybe even tackle the one or many left over projects from earlier […]

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WHAT NOW?

Wry Not? Fen, our poodle-bichon who’s now maybe four or more, has, in his adulthood, acquired a wry way of looking at me. I say “wry,” because he knows I don’t always know all the answers. I especially didn’t have all the answers one hot Sunday in the park, when we stopped to watch a […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Bliss your way We owe it to ourselves to tune into what really fulfills us. Not society’s values nor our parents’ values but our very own values. All along life, we are adding and subtracting values, hopefully designing the life we want. Although sometimes uncomfortable, it’s freeing to drop away some of the ways I […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Help Each Other In my youth I might have thought otherwise, but now I know: in each life, there is pain. It helps to know what some of our fellow humans do when the painful times come. May the following help you too. “I first panic, then take charge in the way an old horse […]

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Entertainment

Crystal Bowersox’s Acclaimed Folksy Vibe Coming to PowayOnStage

Crystal Bowersox’s Acclaimed Folksy Vibe Coming to PowayOnStage

Poway OnStage proudly kicks off its 2016-2017 season with soulful American Idol breakout talent, Crystal Bowersox, along with local performers Eve Selis and Marc Twang, at 8 p.m. on Saturday, September 24, 2016. Opening night promises a profusion of authentic blues, country, folk and rock from this dynamic trio of musicians. Crystal Bowersox captivated millions […]

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Completion

In February of this year I wrote a column about an original musical play I have been writing with four others. Now, five months later, we are narrowing in on completion. The results of a year’s work are finally almost done. What amazes me the most is how five very different people, all in our […]

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Fifth Annual Reunion Party to Benefit Local LGBT Seniors

Fifth Annual Reunion Party to Benefit Local LGBT Seniors

The San Diego Human Dignity Foundation (SDHDF) and the San Diego LGBT Community Center (The Center) hosts the fifth annual Reunion on the Bay on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the Bay View Lawn at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina at 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, […]

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Write Out Loud Announces 7th Annual TwainFest

Write Out Loud Announces 7th Annual TwainFest

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 7th Annual TwainFest will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, August 20 in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. TwainFest is […]

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Animal News

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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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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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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Education

Thirteen Deserving San Diego County Students Receive Scholarships

Thirteen Deserving San Diego County Students Receive Scholarships

The San Diego Air & Space Museum inspires young people to tackle the challenges of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics academic disciplines, and to make a difference in tomorrow’s world through an innovative, adventurous spirit. To further this goal, the Museum recently selected 13 graduating seniors from San Diego County high schools to receive […]

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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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Videos

Young Actors’ Theatre presents a “spooky, kooky” Addams Family

Young Actors’ Theatre presents a “spooky, kooky” Addams Family

San Diego,CA- Whether you are a youth, adult or senior citizen, you no doubt have fond memories of the spooky, kooky, “ooky” family that lived in that grand old house with the zombie butler and the foghorn doorbell – the Addams Family. Originally conceived as a one-panel comic in The New Yorker by cartoonist Charles Addams, the bizarre […]

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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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Other Recent Posts

San Diego Violates Fluoridation Law, Legal Action Taken

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

San Diego’s city council violated State and City laws by adding unnecessary fluoride chemicals into the water, according to a Writ of Mandamus filed by attorney Bernard King on August 9, 2016 which asks the court to require the City to obey fluoridation laws. San Diegans repeatedly voted against fluoridation.  San Diego Law (Section 67.0101) prohibits fluoridation. However, a […]

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Big Changes Forthcoming for Two Mission Hills Restaurants

Big Changes Forthcoming for Two Mission Hills Restaurants

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Major changes are happening in Mission Hills at the location of sister restaurants The Red Door Restaurant & Wine Bar, located at 741 W. Washington Street, and the former Wellington Steak & Martini Lounge, located at 729 W. Washington Street. The Red Door is now the first community supported restaurant (CSR) in San Diego. The […]

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Autumn Is On the Horizon

Autumn Is On the Horizon

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Violet Green Let’s take a break from all of busyness of summer to notice a subtle, quiet shift…in the light, I’m talking about sunlight. Even though the San Diego temperatures won’t reflect cool weather for quite some time, I am noticing that the rising sun no longer awakens me with a quick poke of […]

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Variable Annuities

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Lately, as we’ve been interviewing new clients, I’ve been seeing a lot more variable annuities in their portfolios. As should become pretty clear, I find this a disappointing reality. Let’s begin by understanding just what these things are. A variable annuity is an insurance product that essentially wraps traditional mutual funds inside a contract. The […]

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We Welcome The New Season

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Troy Curnett, Owner and Broker, One Mission Realty and President, Mission Hills BID September marks the beginning of autumn and the transition from summer to winter. I think we are so fortunate in San Diego where every day feels like summer, we truly live in paradise. And Labor Day weekend is the perfect time […]

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Cucina Sorella – the “sister” restaurant

Cucina Sorella – the “sister” restaurant

| September 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

To achieve success, a company needs good leadership. After all, a company is really a collection of people working together to achieve a common goal. People need direction, someone at the helm who points to the path and who monitors progress, someone who can even change direction when such a move is necessary. As a […]

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