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Archive for February, 2014

Where Our City Began

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Where Our City Began

  Casa de Reyes in Old Town San Diego“When the weather is good, the people come out,” Jose Pulido said proudly, as he surveyed a sea of tables where customers were obviously enjoying his cuisine. Pulido is the executive chef of Fiesta de Reyes (the party of kings), a complex of restaurants, bar, shops and […]

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Under My Flakey Skin

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Recently I was contacted by a friend for advice on dealing with Psoriasis. She, like many people requesting herbal treatment, was looking for a magic elixir that could be applied topically to solve her skin problems. After getting frustrated with the pharmaceutical approach, she was turning to natural remedies in hopes that she could simply […]

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Lakeside’s River Park Conservancy

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lakeside’s River Park Conservancy

  Another Step in Restoring the Environment In November, Mission Hills Garden Club learned a great deal about Lakeside’s River Park Conservancy. Cindy Collins gave us a bit of its history and described their various projects and how they sustain them. Their mission is “to preserve and restore the biological integrity and beauty of the […]

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First Annual Winter of Hope

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
First Annual Winter of Hope

  Production Two77 Features OncoSec Medical by Aubree Lynn, stylist/writer/producer It doesn’t care who you are, it’s not prejudice, not judgmental, it doesn’t choose only the old, rich, or weak, it isn’t forgiving or justifiable, it doesn’t care where you live, what you do with your life, or how good of a person you are, […]

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Between the Lines: Local Authors on Display

| February 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

Since establishing the “reading and writing” focus of this column three years ago, I’ve featured more than a dozen of San Diego’s local authors. It’s been a rewarding experience for me and I hope for readers as well. I’m constantly amazed at the wealth of talent we have in our community, and I’ve barely scratched […]

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A Woman-Owned Small Business Owner Shares Her Thoughts

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments
A Woman-Owned Small Business Owner Shares Her Thoughts

  Most people don’t really understand my role with the Presidio Sentinel. They know me as a writer and editor. They don’t realize that I am also publisher, which means I also run the business. I am also the marketing manager for a San Diego-based manufacturing company. So, I wear lots of hats, and have […]

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Husband and Wife Doing What They Love

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

For 30 years, Valerie Lee Ferrari has been operating her boutique clothing and accessory shop, Le Bel Age at 1607 W. Lewis Street in Mission Hills. This past October she initiated a very soft opening of Chateau Le Bel Age, which is just across the street at 1578 W. Lewis Street. Having been a clientele […]

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