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Archive for July, 2013

Old Ben Courts Wild Birds

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Old Ben Courts Wild Birds

  The last meeting of the Mission Hills Garden Club’s 2013 summer season was held at the Mission Hills Nursery. Ben Zlotnick, also known as Old Ben, spoke about attracting wild birds. He is an advocate for creating a certified wild life habitat. The entire city of Alpine has such a designation because every household […]

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Plant and Nurture Leaders

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Phil Lee The Chinese Proverb, “If your vision is for a year, plant wheat. If your vision is for 10 years, plant trees. If your vision is for a lifetime, plant people,” gives reason to leadership development. Do better by planting leaders. Planting and developing leaders takes more effort and resources than most owners, […]

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Inside Scoop on 2013 Fashion Week San Diego

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Inside Scoop on 2013 Fashion Week San Diego

  Interview with Allison Andrews by Aubree Lynn www.StylishlyAubreeLynn.com San Diego has the perfect venue for so many events, parties, and productions. Yet, we fail to think about the magnitude of what this great city can produce when the right talent, minds and collaborators get together. In terms of fashion, we don’t give the San […]

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What Now: Loving Local Music & Food

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
What Now:  Loving Local Music & Food

  August ll With Jazz88.3 Excuse me for quoting myself, but the last time I reported on Jazz88.3 FM, in 2010, I described General Manager Mark DeBoskey, as “energized, ebullient and articulate,” exuding over the station’s plans for expansive community programs that focus largely on bringing music experiences to, he said, “new generations.” Today, much […]

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Between the Lines: summertime, and the living is easy…

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Summer reading, also called beach reading or vacation reading, used to signify mindless entertainment, flipping sandy, salty, sticky pages while adrift on a sea of leisure. Now, though, it’s broader, more symbolic of unencumbered time to read purely for pleasure. For some that might be the latest thriller or romance—a page-turner that will captivate the […]

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The Subculture of Politics – No Longer Behind Closed Doors

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Though it appalls me to have to even consider writing on this subject, my gut instinct says it’s time to speak up. Over this past month, as citizens of the City of San Diego, we have had to face a serious reality, the actions of some of our elected officials are destroying our credibility. We […]

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In The Matter of Mayor Filner

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have called for Mayor Filner’s resignation, a difficult decision given our shared history, but in the end, a necessary one. I made my decision on the evening of July 16, and the following afternoon, after struggling within over language, issued the following statement (which was posted on the Sentinel’s Web site): “It is with […]

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Local Designer Creates Custom Made Items with Hawaiian Influence

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stefanie Graves of Ocean Beach, California loves Hawaii and she loves to sew. After the birth of her daughter, this former Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute biologist decided to take a leap and stay at home to pursue her craft business dream, hand-sewn paddle boarding and home products made from colorful Hawaiian-print fabrics. According to Graves, her […]

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In the Matter of Mayor Filner

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

A statement by George Mitrovich 17 July 2013 It is with deep regret that I ask Bob Filner to step aside as mayor of San Diego. In calling for his resignation I am torn philosophically, because he and I share similar views on issues of social justice, too long denied to too many, but we […]

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Newcomers Welcomed in Mission Hills

| July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Newcomers Welcomed in Mission Hills

  If you see this sign at your neighbor’s house, stop by and give them a big welcome to the “hood”. The Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) is delivering these signs and a welcome tote bag full of invitations and gifts from neighborhood businesses to home buyers, as they move into our wonderful community. […]

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