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Archive for August, 2016

Puppy that survives serious fall goes home

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Puppy that survives serious fall goes home

by Melissa Phy, County of San Diego Communications Office She may have been 100 feet down a ravine a couple weeks ago, but this two-and-a-half-month-old puppy is now living happily in the foothills of LA County with her new family, including two young girls, a dog and a cat. The German shepherd, rescued by a […]

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A Spectacular Showcase of Latin American Folk Art Returns to Old Town

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
A Spectacular Showcase of Latin American Folk Art Returns to Old Town

  Delighting travelers and San Diego locals for decades, Bazaar del Mundo’s annual Latin American Festival and Mata Ortiz Pottery Market  is set for Friday through Sunday, August 5-7 in Old Town San Diego. A weekend of folk art, food, entertainment and San Diego’s largest collection of authentic Mata Ortiz pottery, shoppers will also find a […]

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Eight Annual San Diego Spirits Festival Returns August 27-28

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Eight Annual San Diego Spirits Festival Returns August 27-28

San Diego Spirits Festival calls out to all whiskey and bourbon worshipers, tequila aficionados, gin guzzlers, rum radicals, vodka vixens and mixologist. Come join the biggest Happy Hour at the Eighth Annual San Diego Spirits Festival’s two-day celebration of all things cocktail. The Festival promises to shake up your summer as you party and mingle […]

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Summer Cooling Off Solutions

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Summer Cooling Off Solutions

By Violet Green If you venture out into a clothing store in San Diego in late July or early August looking for “summer clothes,” you’ll be out of luck. The stores will have an abundant supply of long pants (including corduroys), sweaters, long-sleeved shirts, and even jackets or light coats. As a transplant from the […]

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Point Loma’s Kendra Shank returns home for jazz album release concert

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Point Loma’s Kendra Shank returns home for jazz album release concert

By Stephen Prendergast You would normally expect your high school valedictorian to go on to become a titan in business, a renowned scientist or medical doctor, or enter some similar high-profile career. Point Loma High School graduate and valedictorian Kendra Shank has made a name for herself, as well, but not in the “traditional” areas […]

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WHAT NOW?

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
WHAT NOW?

  Am I saying this right? That Ginger, she is one hunky girl! Maybe she’s not quite “pure,” but she’s got enough pit bull in her to send me sailing across the room with a wave of her tail. Her version of an apology is throwing herself into my arms and licking my – well, […]

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Who Knew a Talk on Breadfruit Would Be So Interesting?

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Who Knew a Talk on Breadfruit Would Be So Interesting?

Mission Hills Garden Club’s last meeting before September featured Ian Cole of San Diego Botanic Garden and formerly with the Breadfruit Institute in Hana, Maui. His focus was managing the world’s largest collection of breadfruit as well as working with farmers and chefs; he was also involved in breadfruit trees and orchards’ propagation studies and […]

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Mission Hills Summer

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Troy Curnett, President, Mission Hills BID I trust at this point you are in full summer mode. I love summer, the sunshine lasts longer, I can wear shorts and flip flops, and ice cream is justified. My summer is going great, business is good, life is good, and I finally refinanced into a great […]

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Your Will: The Most Basic Estate Planning Tool

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

According to an April 2016 article in USA Today, a recent survey found that 64 percent of adult Americans do not have a will. In 2007, a similar study found that young parents with minor children were the least likely to have taken this important step. While few young adults expect to die early, it […]

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Why Travel?

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

August is a strong travel month for a lot of people. It is a shove to get ready for it; to get the house ready for it; and now also to get ready with our baby girl. Just thinking about the preparation, I wonder why we do it. To top it off, it means significant […]

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