Archive for October, 2017

Father Joe’s Villages Announces 16th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K

| October 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Announces 16th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5K

Local tradition to provide one million meals to individuals and families who are homeless Before filling up on Thanksgiving dinner, more than 7,500 runners and walkers are expected to lace up their sneakers for San Diego’s original turkey trot: Father Joe’s Villages’ Thanksgiving Day 5K. As one of San Diego’s largest homeless services providers, Father […]

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Expressing Gratitude to Everyone Who Got Involved

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

As you will read in the article below, residents of Mission Hills who spoke in support of the MTS bus line servicing Mission Hills were able to change a course of action. Though the results aren’t ideal, they are better than the option: No bus service. This week I spoke with Councilman Chris Ward about […]

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6th Annual Taste of Mission Hills

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
6th Annual Taste of Mission Hills

Dare to Indulge From worldly to local, twenty-four (24) participating purveyors of delicious tastes, including long established and very new arrivals in Mission Hills, will be featured at the 6th Annual Taste of Mission Hills happening on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Included in the price of each ticket is […]

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Susan G. Komen® San Diego Announces 2017 Honorary Breast Cancer Survivor

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Susan G. Komen® San Diego Announces 2017 Honorary Breast Cancer Survivor

Susan G. Komen® San Diego (Komen San Diego) announced Christine Trimble as the 2017 Race for the Cure® Honorary Breast Cancer Survivor. Trimble will be the organization’s spokesperson through the 21st Annual Race for the Cure on Sunday, Nov. 5. Trimble credits her survival to her annual mammogram and life changing medical care, including chemotherapy […]

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WHAT NOW?

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Knock-Knock, Spit-Spit “Knock-knock, spit-spit?” Okay, I just dated myself, yet again. But that’s what we did – or said – in the face of wishing for good luck, or averting bad luck. Not both, not together, you understand. Anyway. I found four pennies in one day – all tails up. Bad luck! You realize that, […]

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The Other Life Changing Diabetes

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Other Life Changing Diabetes

By Dove Braunstein Recently I watched the documentary “What the Health” on Netflix. Being a self-proclaimed health nut (who, admittedly, doesn’t always practice what she preaches), I enjoyed the film and its general message. Processed food is killing us; eat less meat and dairy, and way, way more plants. Amen. But I had one huge […]

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Modern Masters From Latin America to be Displayed Publicly for the First Time

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Modern Masters From Latin America to be Displayed Publicly for the First Time

The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present Modern Masters from Latin America: The Pérez Simón Collection, an exhibition showcasing 102 works of art by some of the greatest modern masters from countries including Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Drawn from one of the […]

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Purchase Your Tickets for Taste of Old Town October 5 Event

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Purchase Your Tickets for Taste of Old Town October 5 Event

The popular annual event, Taste of Old Town, will take place from 5 to 9 p.m., Thursday, October 5 to support the efforts of the Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce to promote Old Town and keep free parking to the public. Taste of Old Town will include tastings of the area’s best Mexican […]

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Grant K-8 Holds New Facilities Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Back to School Night

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Grant K-8 Holds New Facilities Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Back to School Night

This past September a community celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony took place for the new facilities at Grant K-8, located at 1425 Washington Place in Mission Hills. The evening ceremonies included a student band, a student singing the National Anthem, and district speakers. Superintendent Cindy Marten, Board of Education President Richard Barrera, Facilities Planning and […]

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Hunters in the Sky

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Hunters in the Sky

In 2013 I met Nancy Conney, founder and operator of Sky Hunters, a non-profit organization that rescues about 350 harmed raptors a year. Last July she was June’s “make up” speaker to the Mission Hills Garden Club. Conney gave us some background. Of the birds rescued each year, approximately 80 per cent are released to […]

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