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Archive for May, 2016

Mission Hills Residents Receive Preservation Award

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Residents Receive Preservation Award

Mission Hills residents and business owners Allen Hazard and Janet O’Dea have been selected for a 2016 Excellence in Historic Preservation Award by the City of San Diego’s Historic Resources Board (“HRB”) for their critically acclaimed 2015 book, “Images of America, Mission Hills,” published by Arcadia Publishing. Allen and Janet will accept their second Excellence […]

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St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Royal Stone Bistro to Raise Funds for School

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Royal Stone Bistro to Raise Funds for School

St. Vincent de Paul School recently partnered with Royal Stone Bistro to raise funds for the school. Parents and community members who participated in the Lift a Fork fundraiser enjoyed fine dining while supporting new textbooks for the students at St. Vincent’s. Royal Stone Bistro was recently opened by St. Vincent parents John and Jackie […]

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Chris Pratt and Concorde Win the Grand Prix of Del Mar

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Chris Pratt and Concorde Win the Grand Prix of Del Mar

The 71st Del Mar National Horse Show came to a close bringing another season of equestrian excellence to San Diego County.  This three week event ended on a high note with top notch competition and the $100,000 Grand Prix of Del Mar.  In front of near sell-out crowds, the world renowned equestrian spectacle took place in […]

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Virginie Woo Brings Her Love For Food To Mission Hills

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Virginie Woo Brings Her Love For Food To Mission Hills

Luxury Farms™ Provides A Venue for Culinary Expert Virginie Woo was born and raised in Versailles (France) and was exposed to many cultures from which she takes the best of the worlds cuisine to incorporate in her creations. Her goal is to show how to realize the most exquisite dishes and desserts in a simple, […]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Comes Through Mission Hills

| May 30, 2016 | 1 Comment
Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Comes Through Mission Hills

Be Prepared for Street Closures This past month I learned that the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon would be coming through my Mission Hills neighborhood after parking restriction signs were posted on our automobiles. I guess you can say I was quite surprised…as were other residents on Presidio Drive. I first thought, “How did this happen […]

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The Healing Power of Taa-naash-kaa-da

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Healing Power of Taa-naash-kaa-da

By Violet Green Do you know of a place where you can feel your heart beat in every cell of your body? A place where you can be your true self – no questions asked, no judgements made, just unconditional love and acceptance. Maybe this is what you feel when you’re floating in the ocean, […]

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Father´s Day

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father’s Day stands in the shadow of Mother´s Day, just like fathers often do in comparison to mothers. Moms are the known and celebrated nurturers, booboo kissers and lunch packers in children´s lives. Fathers often fulfill a more distant presence. The two roles are different in appearance but certainly not in respect to love towards […]

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Six Things to Consider When Your Child Turns 18

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

It happens much faster than any of us expect. One minute you’re cradling this cute bundle of joy in your arms and the next thing you know she’s graduating from high school and planning to move out to college. Like many parents, I have no idea where the 18 years went, or how they went […]

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WHAT NOW?

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s Complicated. It’s been that kinda May: half of our clan have birthdays; nearly every non-profit in the city hosts an annual event; there’s Mother’s Day; J.Walcher Communications celebrated its 15th anniversary. We could only nod to Passover, which we missed by a day. The birthday kids of May; well, the problem is, they’re no […]

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Explaining It All

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

I live across the street from Balboa Park. Most mornings when I wake up and look outside I see homeless souls still sleeping or just waking up to spend the day foraging for cans, bottles and whatever can get them through the day. My grandkids, ages five and 12 often stay with me and are […]

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