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Archive for December, 2011

Between the Lines

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Alice Lowe   Why Burn the Books? In Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451,” the people called firemen aren’t putting out fires, they’re starting them. They’re the book burners, intent upon ridding the totalitarian society of the threats inherent in having an informed and educated populace. An image from the film is posted on the Occupy […]

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Application Makes All the Difference

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Blake Beckcom You’ve decided, “I’m going to get into shape.” You are motivated, you are determined; you are ready to get after it. There’s no stopping you, this time. A delicious ad for a treadmill appears, and “that’s it,” “I’ll buy a treadmill and use it everyday.” You execute your purchase, obtain delivery and […]

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Secret # 3: A Positive Focus Has Good Things Coming Your Way

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

by Sabine Edlinger-Starr, Certified Life Coach This is number three of the series of 10 secrets to a full and present life. I am talking about applying a positive focus to our life on a regular basis. The simple mechanism, of this amazingly helpful tool is that “what I focus on expands.” I have put […]

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A Minor Surgery

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

I put up with it for three years and that was long enough. The constant tearing of one eye had turned from a minor nuisance to a major annoyance. I was now dabbing at my eye with a tissue most of the day, and eye makeup was out of the question. When it first started […]

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This Makes No Sense

| December 29, 2011 | 27 Comments

Pitting Children Against Vets I have been spending a considerable amount of time having phone and coffee conversations with residents and business owners of Mission Hills and Old Town who are totally dismayed about a Veterans Affairs (VA) facility being proposed for property located directly across from Old Town Academy, a SDUSD Charter School, which […]

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Mission Hills Branch Library

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pajama Storytime 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 (Every Tuesday) 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Children are invited to an evening storytime with books and possibly singing and puppets. Feel free to come dressed in your pajamas. LEGO Playtime 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25 (Every Wednesday) 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Kids can have fun and get creative while […]

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The Year of The Dragon is Welcomed with a Celebration

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
The Year of The Dragon is Welcomed with a Celebration

The Vietnamese-American Youth Alliance announced the theme for its annual Tet Festival, which will be held on Jan. 20-22, 2012 at Balboa Park, Con Rong Chau Tien, roughly translated to “Children of Dragons, Descendants of Gods,” to welcome the Year of the Dragon. The festival attracts upward of 20,000 people each year and promises fun […]

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The Toys are Back in Town

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
The Toys are Back in Town

Disney on Ice Presents Toy Story 3   Inspired by the #1 animated movie of all time, “Toy Story 3,” and memorable moments from “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2,” everyone’s favorite characters are hitting the ice in this sensational live production coming to San Diego 7 p.m., Wednesday, January 25and 7:00 p.m. Thursday, January […]

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San Diego Designer Releases Inaugural Line of "Superbright" Clothing

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
San Diego Designer Releases Inaugural Line of "Superbright" Clothing

Californians with bold style and an inspired fashion-sense need look no further than Volga Verdi: a rising clothing brand with unbridled color and character. The newly-launched brand is the brainchild of twenty-six-year-old designer Peter Green, a San Diego resident who has left the realm of graphic and interactive design and brought his art to the […]

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Mission Hills/Pioneer Park is Ready for Picnics and Parties

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills/Pioneer Park is Ready for Picnics and Parties

After a major fundraising campaign lead by the Mission Hills Town Council (MHTC) with collaboration of the Mission Hills Foundation (MHFD) as the fiscal agent of the funds raised, Mission Hills/Pioneer Park is ready for lots of picnics and celebrations. In the original construction phase, playground equipment was installed, as well as ground cover and […]

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