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Archive for April, 2014

Learn the History and Architecture of San Diego Homes

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Learn the History and Architecture of San Diego Homes

“Exploring Sierra Vista,” a docent-led tour exploring the history of the homes in this Mission Hills neighborhood, is slated for April 26 from 1-4 p.m. Residences of all sizes and architectural styles are featured in the 90-minute tour. Sponsored by Mission Hills Heritage (MHH), tickets are $10 for MHH members and $15 for non-members, and […]

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California Ballet Company Presents Sleeping Beauty

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
California Ballet Company Presents Sleeping Beauty

  California Ballet Company will mount a full-length production of the 19th century classic, “Sleeping Beauty,” at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 17, 2014 and 2:30 p.m., Friday, May 18, 2014. All performances will take place downtown at the San Diego Civic Theatre. Staged by Director Maxine Mahon, after the original by Marius […]

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Books & Collectibles Hosts New York Times Bestselling Author

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Books & Collectibles Hosts New York Times Bestselling Author

  From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2014, Mission Hills Books & Collectibles, located at 4054 Goldfinch Street, San Diego 92103, is hosting Ryan Winfield, the New York Times bestselling author of multiple books, including his most recent, “Jane’s Melody” (Atria Books). In this sexy but touching love story that will leave you […]

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Actress Kathy Najimy to Headline 15th Annual Tea & Tonic Event

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Actress Kathy Najimy to Headline 15th Annual Tea & Tonic Event

  Center for Community Solutions (CCS), a non-profit agency that offers a complete range of sexual assault, domestic violence, and elder abuse prevention and intervention services, announced that its annual “Tea & Tonic” event will be held from 1 to 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 23 at The Grand Del Mar Resort. CCS welcomes Kathy Najimy […]

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Kelly and Shelly Form an Ideal Team

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Kelly and Shelly Form an Ideal Team

  This past month I got to meet Shelly Madruga of Point Loma, who has formed a business partnership with Kelly Kraus, proprietor of Rare Bird Consignment House in Mission Hills Kraus made an official announcement in March 2014 about their partnership, “For those of you who have worked with Shelly here in the past, […]

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Local Award Honors People Who Help Pets

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Local Award Honors People Who Help Pets

  The San Diego Humane Society and SPCA held its second annual Animal Compassion Awards to recognize and pay tribute to the extraordinary animals and animal lovers throughout San Diego County. Nominations were collected in three categories, Animal Impact, Humane Hero and Pet-Friendly Destination. Military couple 1st Lieutenant Alisa Sieber-Johnson and Lieutenant Shawn Johnson founded […]

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St. Vincent’s School Loves a Parade

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St. Vincent’s School Loves a Parade

  The recent San Diego St. Patrick’s Day Parade was well represented by St. Vincent’s school, complete with Principal Sr. Kathleen Walsh leading the float entry, riding in a convertible Shelby Mustang and waving to the large crowd with Irish flags. The school parents and students alike, all busily got to work on the school […]

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Parker Senior Kindergarten Classes Raise More than $700 to Help “Save the Koalas”

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments
Parker Senior Kindergarten Classes Raise More than $700 to Help “Save the Koalas”

  The Francis Parker School Class of 2026 teamed up to raise over $700 in donations to help “Save the Koalas.” Students and teachers presented a check to the San Diego Zoo on Saturday, March 8. The donation will benefit the Zoo’s Wildlife Conservancy program, specifically a researcher studying a group of koalas on St. […]

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Once We Know, We Can´t Continue As If We Didn´t

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Did you ever find yourself thinking, “Blessed be the ignorant”? As we go through life we learn different things about ourselves at different times. All these revelations have something in common: once discovered, we “can´t not know” anymore. That is good and also challenging news. I trust that we come to discover […]

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Saving for College

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According to a 2011 report by the Census Bureau, a college graduate can earn over 80 percent more during his or her lifetime than someone with just a high school diploma. But that advantage comes with a price tag. Currently, the annual cost of a four year private college can top $30,000 for tuition, fees, […]

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