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Archive for February, 2016

The Front Porch is Now Luxury Farms

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Front Porch is Now Luxury Farms

New Name Reflects Brand Enhancements The Front Porch in Mission Hills and Coronado, California recently went through a name change to reflect enhancements to the business. According to Melissa Scott Clark, one of the owners, this is in response to a growing product range and expanding brand; The Front Porch is now Luxury Farms. Luxury […]

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Love Yourself First

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

By Violet Green Ah February, the month that makes everyone, at least in American culture, think of hearts — paper hearts, candy hearts, hand-drawn hearts and flower hearts. They can be seen in all manner of shops trying to cash in on the retail holiday of Valentine’s Day. I’d rather think of it as a […]

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Love in Unusual Places

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Every year around Valentine´s Day we get inspired by love stories and then seek to show the special people in our lives how much we love them. It inspires me to think of love as the glue of society. It is the ingredient that makes a bonding, human relationship possible; it even extends to other […]

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A Very Rough Start

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the past few weeks, we have received a stark reminder that investing in the stock market involves risk. From March 2009 through 2015, the S&P 500 has gained over 200 percent, with only a couple of significant hiccups along the way. So what has investors so spooked, and what can those of us with […]

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Transparency and Government

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Is Change on the Horizon? My friend, George Mitrovich, who is a passionate writer, shares in this issue his impression of our current president. Though I respect George’s political experience and outlook, he and I don’t share the same observation and feelings about the current president and his accomplishments and contributions. The reason I make […]

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Mission Hills: A Treasure Trove for Valentine’s Day and Everyday

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Troy Curnett, president, Mission Hills Business Improvement District Realtor and Broker/Owner of the boutique real estate office, One Mission Realty Whether your celebration of Valentine’s Day takes place with a friend, spouse, parent or child, there are many wonderful ways to celebrate. And, when I think of Mission Hills “wonderful” is one of the […]

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What Now?

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
What Now?

The Treksters She went north; he crossed the ocean. Both Maggie Espinosa and Don Gullans invested months of preparation for their “Camino” treks: Espinosa, 800 miles through the California’s El Camino Real, from San Diego to Sonoma, and Gullans, across northern Spain’s El Camino de Santiago. Gullans spent two months on the trail; Espinosa, in […]

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Let There Be Light

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

It all started with a dream. He was a music lover and a talented composer, whose Masters degree was in music composition. But sometimes life gets in the way. First a marriage, then children and the dream of a music career turns into the practicality of staying with a small business that is growing and […]

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The State of Our Union

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich How can we know how life unfolds When we cannot see the road Through the mist of time the path unwinds To the end of the road we go. To The End of the Road by John McDermott While watching President Obama’s last State of the Union address, I felt my emotions […]

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First Annual Mission Hills 5k Scheduled to Take Place on March 19

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

The first annual Mission Hills 5k is scheduled to take place at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 19. Promising fun for the whole family, this fun run/walk will wind through the scenic, historic neighborhoods of Mission Hills, beginning and ending at Grant K-8 (1425 Washington Place). Runners of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to […]

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