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Archive for April, 2018

The Dangers of Wildfires

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The Dangers of Wildfires

In January, Gary Ferguson, author of “Land on Fire,” pointed out some of the benefits of fire. However, wildfires have changed. They are more frequent, burn hotter, and burn more acreage, cause more damage, and kill more people. Why? Combustion cannot occur unless there is fuel, oxygen, and heat. Since July there have been about […]

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The Problem With Protectionism

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On balance, global trade makes everyone better off. Trade lowers prices for domestic consumers and increases the choice and variety of goods available. Sixty-inch flat screen TVs would not be selling for $600 today without the increased availability and lower costs of global trade. So how do tariffs affect trade, and why is the stock […]

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How to Successfully Get Started on Your Own Quest to Fitness and HealthBy

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You know that you want to be ____ (enter any number of positive adjectives that are plaguing your mind at the moment: healthy, fit, strong, confident, muscular, thinner). Yet, it can be so hard to get started. How many cycles of “tomorrow’s the day” or “I’ll start on Monday” or “next month when things aren’t […]

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Wild in the Country Returns to San Diego

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Wild in the Country Returns to San Diego

Lions Tigers & Bears Annual Fundraiser Lions Tigers & Bears, San Diego’s only accredited big cat and exotic animal rescue, announced today the date for their annual springtime fundraiser. This year’s theme is Rock ‘n’ Roar! And takes place from 3 to 7 p.m., Saturday, May 19 at 24402 Martin Way in Alpine, CA. A […]

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Lizz Russell, Celebrity Designer and Patient Advocate

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Lizz Russell, Celebrity Designer and Patient Advocate

Over the past seven years, I have had the pleasure of working with and getting to know celebrity designer Lizz Russell. In the process, I’ve gotten to know and understand her life and the challenges she has had to overcome because of serious health issues. She is inspiring. In honor of her annual May Cocktails […]

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The Angst of April

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By George Mitrovich Last month in my column I wrote about one of my heroes, Billy Graham. This month I’m back, mostly, to Donald John Trump, who is as far from William Franklin Graham as heaven from hell. So, I will do here what I haven’t really done before, share a selection of my recent […]

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Bikes Everywhere and Why?

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Bikes Everywhere and Why?

It’s beyond obvious that bikes from three different organizations are now littering our sidewalks and neighborhoods. And, at this point in time, there seems to be no logical reason for this rash of bike placements. We see it in Pacific Beach, the Morena District, Mission Hills, Hillcrest and Old Town. Coronado, as most of us […]

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Over A Century of Memories

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Over A Century of Memories

How would you like to have seen and experienced the world over the past century? Do you know anyone who has? Well, I know someone who owns that role and she lives in Mission Hills. And, I am honored to say that she is an inspiration to those of us who think of reaching that […]

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Historic San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

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Historic San Diego Civic Youth Ballet Presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (SDCYB), founded in 1945 and celebrating over 70 years as the resident classical ballet school in Balboa Park, presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” from Wednesday, April 4 through Sunday, April 8 at 1800 Village Place, Casa del Prado in Balboa Park. “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” set to the enchanting music […]

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