Archive for July, 2017

Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

In a remote area of northern Kenya, a team of conservationists and veterinarians are collaborating on a unique project that will allow them to gather in-depth information on the habits of Kenya’s threatened reticulated giraffe population. The science team, made up of personnel from multiple conservation organizations, has attached solar-powered GPS satellite tracking devices to […]

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Songa Designs International Collaborates with Mrembo Africa

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Songa Designs International Collaborates with Mrembo Africa

Artisan groups from Kenya and Rwanda work together to empower women Songa Designs International, a socially conscious accessories and lifestyle brand, recently announced its collaboration with Mrembo Africa to promote its 2017 summer collection of sarongs that empower underprivileged women around the world. Hand-dyed by skilled Kenyan artisans over the course of two hours, each […]

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A Fresh Perspective on Abundance

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Fresh Perspective on Abundance

by Violet Green When I was a kid I had dreams of “getting rich” or “making it big” when I was an adult. I thought that all problems could be solved with money. The experience of money in my family was that there were too many mouths to feed and there were never enough dollars. […]

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Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego

Camper Showcase on Saturday, July 29 On Saturday, July 29, 2017, at the House of Blues San Diego, Rock n’ Roll Camp for Girls San Diego, a nonprofit organization that brings the community together to empower girls through music, will host its second annual camper showcase, following a week-long empowerment summer camp for girls ages […]

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Costly 401(k) Mistakes That Could Wipe Out Your Retirement Plan

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

We were recently asked to help someone who had a very unusual problem with her 401(k). While the combination of problems was unusual, the situation illustrated several common mistakes people make. In this case the combination of mistakes compounded into a nightmare. Hopefully, after reading this article, you’ll be able to avoid that result. Here’s […]

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Patrons of the Prado’s 2017 Masterpiece Gala Celebrate 20 Years

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Patrons of the Prado’s 2017 Masterpiece Gala Celebrate 20 Years

Patrons of the Prado will celebrate 20 years of giving on Saturday, July 8 with its Masterpiece Gala – Noche de Suenos–Night of Dreams. The event will take place at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion and is an exciting evening of culture, arts, dining and dancing. The evening begins with sunset cocktails at 6 p.m. Dining […]

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Happy 4th of July Mission Hills!

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Happy 4th of July Mission Hills!

by Krista Lombardi, Lombardi Team at Scott and Quinn Real Estate We thank Patty Ducey-Brooks for the generosity of space and the ongoing opportunity to share our business voice through the Presidio Sentinel. This month marks the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) monthly column’s third year in this newspaper. Congratulations to John Bertsch and […]

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Jonathan Butler Performs at The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Jonathan Butler Performs at The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival

Grammy® Award-Nominated Rendezvous Music Recording artist and guitar Virtuoso, Jonathan Butler, is bringing his voice and musicianship to The San Diego Smooth Jazz Festival in San Diego, CA on Sunday, July 9 where he’ll perform his biggest hits and songs from his latest album Free. Butler’s warm vocals wrap around these refreshingly timeless songs to […]

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What Now?

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twitterati I’ve finally figured out why, when I’m a proven, award-winning winning writer, I’m stlll not rich and famous: I have utterly failed to master the “art” of the tweet. You have to hand it to tweeters: like Mr, Trump, you get to issue a completely untrue, rash notion (“… the United States is the […]

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A Sense of Self

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

I am a writer. It took me years to feel comfortable about saying that. I was always something else. I was a student, a wife and a mother at various times of my life. Professionally I was a press aide to a congressman, a cultural arts director, a nonprofit executive and lastly a CEO. All […]

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