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Archive for October, 2013

Mission Hills Residents Meet to Determine Cell Transmission Location

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

What first appeared to be a serious problem about a cell antenna/tower to be located in a historic residential neighborhood, without community input, was quickly corrected. That’s because residents residing close to the proposed site, and business leaders immediately came together to address the issue. Neighbors in Mission Hills, close to the proposed site, received […]

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Extension of Interim Height Ordinance

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Extension of Interim Height Ordinance

  Goes to City Council in November by Barry E. Hager The current 24-year old Uptown Community Plan and related zoning allow for building heights of up to 150 feet (the approximate height of Green Manor) in the commercial core of Mission Hills and up to 200 feet along parts of Washington Street, University Avenue […]

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Kayte Grace’s New Release Reveals Crumbling of Music Industry Norms

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Kayte Grace’s New Release Reveals Crumbling of Music Industry Norms

  After releasing three albums, two singles and touring the country—all within four years of teaching herself to play guitar—YouTube and Washington Post favorite, alternative “folktry” singer/songwriter Kayte Grace’s five-chapter musical novel. “Set Fire to Separate Lives” is being released over the course of a year to fans who’ll be able to pay what they […]

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Machado Foundation 2nd Annual Benefit

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Machado Foundation 2nd Annual Benefit

  Jason Mraz and Goo Goo Dolls’ John Rzeznik Perform                              Rob Machado – legendary surfer, environmental activist and musician – has put together a stellar lineup for the Second Annual benefit concert for the Rob Machado Foundation http://robmachadofoundation.org), which will take place on Monday, November 11, at The Belly Up in Solana Beach. Multi-Grammy award-winning […]

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Saltbox Gastro Lounge

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Saltbox Gastro Lounge

  Young children often like to make up new words. So do adults. That’s how language grows. For example, take the Greek word for stomach, gaster. Add to it lounge. Put them together to get “gastro-lounge,” that emphasizes the stomach, serving high quality food. Or, take the common words salt and box. Put them together […]

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Good Advice on Advice Giving

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

You can recognize good people by how much they like to give advice on any topic. I love seeing it, because it speaks of a kind heart and a desire to help. As a society, we need as many people as possible to act this way. As a mental health professional, who took over 10,000 […]

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What Now? Off My Desk, 2013

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you’re not grumpy about the state of things lately, you’re just not paying attention. Item: The shut and open case. The Tea-imposed financial hostage crisis is over, and we’re good with that, tho’ we lost $24.6 billion, to say nothing of wasted time, attention, and our good moods. “A ‘quixotic’ adventure,” “a fools’ errand,” […]

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Our New House of Books

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

I love libraries, all kinds of libraries. I love the Library of Congress and I love the little Mission Hills branch on Washington Street. It was with this love that I eagerly anticipated the opening of our brand new central library, and it is all I hoped for and more. The day of my first […]

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Losing Luna

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments
Losing Luna

  Why is it that when an herbalist gets sick, he/she is expected to use only herbal remedies and to refuse conventional medicine options or treatments? Why is it that the event becomes cause for discrediting herbal healing? If a cardiologist suffers from gallstones or a gynecologist has a heart attack, you don’t hear anyone […]

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The No Excuse Zone

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’ve all heard of “time zones”, “slow speed zones,” “construction zones,” “no fly zones,” “school zones” and the like, but I would like to introduce you to the NO EXCUSE ZONE. As you embark on a new month and a new holiday season, you have an important choice to make. Are you going to jump […]

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