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Archive for May, 2013

Courting the Trees

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Courting the Trees

By Charlotte Tenney, MA Integrative Health Selecting new trees for the Trees for Health Garden in Balboa Park  is somewhat like dating.  Friends make introductions in hopes of a good match; some are encountered by accident in the course of daily life; and then, (being a modern woman) there is a lot of online searching. […]

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Flat Bellies: Tips That Really Work

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Had a little too much “comfort food” and lack of movement these last months? Maybe you’ve put on a few pounds around the middle? The summer bathing suit season is just around the corner, so if the pooch in your belly is the pain in your mirror, now is the time to do what it […]

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Consensus Reached on Mission Hills Land Use Recommendations for Community Plan Update

| May 31, 2013 | 1 Comment
Consensus Reached on Mission Hills Land Use Recommendations for Community Plan Update

  By Barry E. Hager With votes of their governing boards, Mission Hills Heritage (MHH) and the Mission Hills Town Council (MHTC) have reached complete consensus on land use recommendations for the Uptown community plan update. Uptown Planners, the official planning advisory board to the City for the Uptown community, then voted to support the […]

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Growing on Air

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Growing on Air

  Imagine a plant that lives on air, requires very little attention, uses almost no space (It can even be grown vertically), and it can take both extreme heat and cold as low as 32 degrees. Paul Isley, co-owner of Rainforest Flora, spoke to the San Diego Horticultural Society about Tillandsias, also known as air […]

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Blinkit Photography

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Blinkit Photography

  by Aubree Lynn Writer/Stylist/Producer In case you’re wondering about the title of this article, it’s correct. If you have yet to hear of Blinkit Photography, then let me enlighten you on the husband and wife duo that I have had the pleasure of working with on the past few projects. Mike and Stephanie Gines […]

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Between the Lines: Eavesdropping with Literary Intentions

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Between the Lines: Eavesdropping with Literary Intentions

I was minding my own business—really!—sipping a cappuccino and reading the latest New Yorker at Pappalecco one morning when I became aware of three women chatting at the next table. One of them took out a book with a striking purple and green cover and passed it to the others. When I overheard words like […]

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Is That All There Is?

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jim Wallis, America’s leading prophetic voice on social justice, came to The City Club of San Diego recently to speak about his new book, “On God’s Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn’t Learned about Serving the Common Good.” In his speech, Dr. Wallis said: “At the height of America’s near economic collapse during George […]

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Is Our Drinking Water Safe?

| May 31, 2013 | 2 Comments

Almost two years ago, against the wishes of the majority of San Diegans, our tap water began being treated with hydrofluosilicic acid (artificial fluoride), not calcium fluoride. What I have learned with the assistance of scientists with the EPA, dentists and chemists is that artificial fluoride is 35 times more toxic (lethal dose 150mg/kg as […]

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A Father and His Two Daughters Share a Love for Music

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Family harmonies and creative arrangements are the hallmarks of the Benedetti Trio. Fred Benedetti, whose guitar playing has taken him to international venues with the likes of Dave Brubeck and Luciano Pavarotti, joins his two vocalist daughters Regina and Julia. Together, the Benedetti’s cover a wide variety of musical genres from the relaxing sounds of […]

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Kroc Kids Takes a Giant Leap with CATS!

| May 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kroc Kids Takes a Giant Leap with CATS!

San Diego, CA- Kroc Kids Junior Theatre is taking a huge leap by performing their version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS on May 24 and 25 at 7:00 p.m., and May 26 at 2:00 p.m.at The Joan Kroc Theatre. The team at the Kroc has “raised the barre” in a notably ambitious move by taking […]

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