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Archive for September, 2015

St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Local Restaurants to Raise Funds

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Local Restaurants to Raise Funds

At the beginning of the summer, St. Vincent de Paul School partnered with local restaurants to raise much needed funds for the school. Parents and community members supported the school’s Just Lift A Fork fundraiser by dining at local Mission Hills restaurants – Brooklyn Girl Eatery, Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria, and The Patio & The Front […]

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Personal TuneUp with Cath

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Personal TuneUp with Cath

Done done Have you experienced this? Holding on to something or someone way beyond the time when it makes any sense to hold on? Examples: staying in a relationship where there is way more pain than pleasure or staying in a job that dulls the life right out of you. Sometimes it’s simply the time […]

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Come Savor the Flavors of Old Town

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Come Savor the Flavors of Old Town

The Taste of Old Town event, presented by Tequila Herradura last year, will return to the streets of Old Town San Diego on Thursday, Sept.10, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Event chairperson Chuck Ross of Old Town Family Hospitality Corp., the Cosmopolitan Hotel and Fiesta de Reyes said the inaugural event surpassed all expectations […]

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The Creative Spark that Turned into Blue Sky Riders

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The Creative Spark that Turned into Blue Sky Riders

“The best part,” says Kenny Loggins of that meeting with Gary Burr as he wrote for “How About Now,” his well-received 2008 release, “was that when we sang together, we sounded like brothers. The last time I experienced that kind of blend was with Jimmy Messina in 1971.” Loggins, one of the premiere voices in […]

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Being Mentally Strong with Simple Behaviors and Habits

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by Mrs. Freud Since my professional focus is around people´s habits, a book with the following title got my immediate attention: “13 Things Mentally Strong People Don´t Do: Take Back Your Power, Embrace Change, Face Your Fears, and Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success,” by Amy Morin. I decided to find out what things […]

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Layoffs Happen, Even in a Good Economy

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Within the next few weeks, it seems that Qualcomm is set to lay off about 15 percent of its workforce. This has become fairly commonplace in the American workplace, though it’s been a while since it happened locally on such a scale. Still, Haggen’s team reductions and this news item got me thinking about how […]

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San Diegans Share Talent and Lots of Creativity

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
San Diegans Share Talent and Lots of Creativity

Mission Hills Music & Arts Festival The Mission Hills Music & Arts Festival, which took place this past August 15 at Pioneer/Mission Hills Park, provided live music by Breezn, a fashion show by Oseas Villatoro, dance performance by Center Stage Dance Studio and musical theatre performances by Visionary School for the Performing Arts. Guests also enjoyed […]

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Engaging Through Social Media— Just Do It!

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Trish Watlington, President, Mission Hills BID I awoke this morning to find that not only is summer nearly over, but I have only three more months left in my tenure as the president of the Mission Hills BID.  And with that bittersweet thought, I asked myself what I really wanted to say with my […]

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What Now? I’m Too Young….

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Yeow. There’s something about August. Are more babies born in August than any other month? Someone’s probably done some useless study. I attribute its possibility – if not probability – to the cold, early sunset months of December. But I already digress. My August birthday was kind’ve shocking. I was much too young for it, […]

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Sharpen Your Brain

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Retirement was not easy for me. I loved my job; in fact, I defined myself by my job. Without it who was I? But the time had come and suddenly I found myself going from an exciting and rewarding life, to days without purpose. Each morning I woke up and had to remind myself what […]

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