Archive for February, 2018

New Connections and Bus Service Routes Are Initiated

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
New Connections and Bus Service Routes Are Initiated

By Sharon Gehl and Patricia Paylor Our only north-south Mission Hills bus, the 83, has changed its route. The north end, rather than having a dead end around Arista, now extends to trolley, train, and bus routes at the Old Town Transit Center, by way of Sunset and Juan Street. The south end will still […]

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New Neighbors Who Live on the Streets

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

“Don’t touch the walk button with your bare hand,” I admonished my granddaughter as we crossed the street to visit Balboa Park. “Either use your elbow or pull your sleeve over your fingers when you push the button.” When she visits me her favorite thing to do is to go to Balboa Park right across […]

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Michael S. Dukakis

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Michael S. Dukakis

By George Mitrovich On Saturday, January 13, Michael S. Dukakis, who served 12-years as Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and was the nominee of the Democratic Party for President of the United States in 1988, delivered his *17th Annual State of the Nation Address to The City Club of San Diego. The event, held […]

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Lazy Acres Promotes Pie Winner

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Lazy Acres Promotes Pie Winner

This past January I was invited to sample the winning entry of Mission Hills Pie Contest that was previously held at the 4th of July celebration at Mission Hills/Pioneer Park. Lazy Acres featured the pie for National Pie Day that occurred on January 23. The winning entry, named Lemon Angel Pavlova Pie, was available to […]

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WHAT NOW?

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

Nine! Sing to the tune of Hank Williams’ “Jambalaya!” Good-bye toe. You gotta go, me-o-my-oh, Your gotta go, go away, cause you no good-o-oh, My toe, it’s been so long you’ve been my eff-of. For you I sing this song, me-oh-my-oh! “Nine” is actually an amazing number; one more than eight. One less than ten. […]

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Making Music with a Turntable

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Making Music with a Turntable

by Dove Braunstein It’s a common theme in today’s world of parenting: “We’re always running them (the kids) around to their various activities.” Gone seem to be the days that children found ways to entertain themselves, with friends, by themselves, without electronics and without their parents shuttling them to and from their individual interests. As […]

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A Valentine Gift to Help Underprivileged Girls

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Valentine Gift to Help Underprivileged Girls

When most people are concerning themselves with what to give their special loved one on Valentines Day, there is an organization that is focused on helping lots of girls who don’t have the means to purchase new party clothes. The founders of Us Trendy, an independent fashion ecommerce site, started Believe In Yourself to help […]

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Annual Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates Spring Blossoms

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Annual Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates Spring Blossoms

Mira Mesa rejoices as the Vietnamese-American Youth Alliance (VAYA) and Vietnamese Federation of San Diego presents its Spring Blossoms event, the transition to a new age. This annual special occasion is a free countywide Tet festival full of games, prizes, food, and entertainment. These two nonprofit organizations are flourishing in full blast at this year’s […]

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