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Archive for April, 2013

Moral Outrage & Herblock

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s never an absence of things to write about and I have never experienced “writer’s block,” despite prayers by others to that end, but sometimes real life interrupts and one must focus on matters other than single subject columns. So, rather than writing at length about a particular issue this month, I will reflect on […]

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Born To Do Something

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Born To Do Something

Chef Miguel Earns National Honors This past month, Chef Miguel Valdez, executive chef of the Red Door Restaurant and Wine Bar and its sister restaurant, The Wellington Steak and Martini Lounge in Mission Hills received the “Faces of Diversity” Award at the National Restaurant Association’s Public Affairs Conference Gala in Washington, DC. The Faces of […]

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Taste of Morena 4.23.2013 Sample 19 Restaurants in San Diego’s Morena District

| April 11, 2013 | 2 Comments
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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Telethon for the Animals

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Telethon for the Animals

The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA’s 16th annual Telethon for the Animals was a big success, raising more than $285,000 in gifts and pledges for the animals. On Saturday, March 23rd the live broadcast aired on KFMB Channel 8. The program featured adoptable pets, informative videos about the Humane Society’s programs, heartwarming animal stories, […]

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Opening Day at the Races

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

20th Anniversary Big Bash for St. Vincent de Paul School The Parent Teacher Guild of St. Vincent de Paul School in Mission Hills is proud to present the 20th Anniversary “Big Bash” charity fundraiser, 6 p.m., Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Catamaran Resort on Mission Bay. This year’s theme, “Opening Day at the Races,” […]

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Grant K-8 School Science Olympiad

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Grant K-8 School Science Olympiad

Have skills and a passion for science to share? Come find out how you, too, can coach a Science Olympiad (SO) event and enjoy rewards of mentoring enthusiastic young science seekers. Friends and members of the Mission Hills Community are invited to join Grant K-8 School for a Science Olympiad Awards picnic at 1 p.m., […]

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Eating for Education

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Eating for Education

On Monday, February 25th, Brooklyn Girl Eatery (www.brooklyngirleatery.com) generously donated a percentage of its dinner revenue from Grant K-8 patrons back to Grant K-8, a public school in Mission Hills. This donation helps support Grant’s Imagine Annual Giving Campaign. Grant K-8’s Annual Imagine Giving Campaign has a fundraising goal of $80,000 for the 2012-2013 school […]

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Silver Gate Elementary School Gala

| April 2, 2013 | 1 Comment
Silver Gate Elementary School Gala

Guests at Silver Gate Elementary School’s Masked Gala, the school’s annual fundraiser and silent auction, enjoyed a successful night of fundraising to support the school’s Eco-lab, classroom assistants, teacher grants, the computer lab and more. Held Friday, March 22, 2013 at the Hyatt Regency Mission Bay, the 18th annual event featured dinner, dancing and silent […]

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San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory Invites Students to Audition

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory Invites Students to Audition

San Diego Youth Symphony and Conservatory (SDYS) invites talented musicians, ages 8 to 25, of all levels to audition for its exciting music programs. Registration opens April 2 and runs through May 24, 2013. Auditions will be held from June 10 through June 20, 2013. Now in its 68th season, SDYS provides a platform for […]

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Decoupage Clay Pots

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Decoupage Clay Pots

David Root, noted floral designer and speaker, will guide students through the process of antiquing a terracotta pot into a beautiful decoupage pot that looks as if it were hand painted at 2:30 p.m., Thursday, April 18 at Room 104, Casa del Prado, 1650 El Prado in Balboa Park. Roots work has appeared in various […]

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