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Archive for October, 2016

de’ Medici Cucina San Diego– Turning 21

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

Life is full of change, especially in the restaurant business. Sometimes, restaurants close their doors and go out of business before I even have an opportunity to visit. Even in the Gaslamp. For example, Ingrid Croce, wife of the famous singer Jim Croce, who helped start the development of the Gaslamp by building a highly […]

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Dog Bites and Homeowners’ Liability Insurance

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

On a recent weekend, some friends and I were walking our dogs in Mission Hills. A loose pit bull approached our group, charged and bit my dog. We chased it away and called animal control. Thankfully, my dog wasn’t seriously hurt, but it got me thinking about the responsibilities of owning a pet. Owning a […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Trust Let there be no doubt, we come with a “knowingness” inside. Noah Webster described it as, “An immediate comprehension without rational thought.” I still recall the day when I went to the airport to greet my dad. After my mom died, he continued to spend the Michigan wintertime in warm, south Texas and would […]

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What Happens When You Take A Break From Exercising?

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

When you exercise on a regular basis, you not only gain physical benefits, but neurological ones as well. Although these gains only take a few weeks to notice, they can disappear just as quickly once the exercise stops. It takes twice as long as an inactive period to get back into shape. For example, if […]

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Join Me at Taste of Mission Hills

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Troy Curnett, Owner and Broker, One Mission Realty and President, Mission Hills BID During the six years I have owned and operated my real estate office in Mission Hills the excitement and attention to Mission Hills as a culinary destination has experienced exponential growth. As a food fan, I’ve enjoyed the experience of the […]

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Save the 50’ Height Limit in Mission Hills

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Save the 50’ Height Limit in Mission Hills

by Barry E. Hager and Deborah B. Pettry, PhD. For ten years Mission Hills residents have been telling the City we want a firm 50’ height limit for the Mission Hills commercial core area around Washington and Goldfinch. Our residents have signed petitions, attended Uptown Planners meetings, submitted written recommendations, and testified at City Council […]

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Facts and Ideas About Conserving Resources – Part 2

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Facts and Ideas About Conserving Resources – Part 2

The Garden Club’s May meeting took place at the SDG&E Energy Innovation Center.  Last month’s article dealt with what the Center has and does.  The second part of their presentation showed practical ways to save energy.  As in the overall view of California’s effort to stem the waste of energy, this portion is called Net Zero.  […]

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Take Off that Frown and Smile

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Take Off that Frown and Smile

What makes you happy? What makes you smile? This was a question that was asked via microphone of many people at the Kona Kai Resort and Marina for the Big Face Smile Fashion Show and Entertainment Event that I attended. I was thinking if they came to me what would I say. Rolling up on […]

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Do You Really Know Your Neighbors?

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments
Do You Really Know Your Neighbors?

Last month I was reminded that we may not really know our neighbors. And, whose fault is that? How many of us actually take the time to say good morning to the people who live next door, or even around the block from us. I would guess not many. Fortunately, one of my neighbors who […]

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Belmont Park Transforms into Boomont

| October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Belmont Park Transforms into Boomont

Month-Long Family-Friendly Halloween Festivities For the fourth consecutive year, Belmont Park transforms into a Halloween themed beachfront amusement park to create a family-friendly fall festival featuring activities for monsters of all ages. Admission and parking are free. Why celebrate Halloween once when you can celebrate all weekend, all October long. Boomont Park is fun for […]

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