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Archive for May, 2019

San Diego International Organ Festival

| May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego International Organ Festival

Monday, June 24 through Saturday, August 31, 2019, the Spreckels Organ Society and Artistic Director Raúl Prieto Ramírez present the 32nd annual San Diego International Organ Festival at the Spreckels Organ Pavilion, eleven concerts featuring international talent pushing the artistic boundaries of a traditional sound in Balboa Park’s most majestic open air setting. The 2019 Festival opens with a Tribute to […]

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Politicians Who Truly Need to “Think Outside the Box”

| May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
Politicians Who Truly Need to “Think Outside the Box”

This past week, many of us from Mission Hills and some surrounding communities attended a meeting that was held at the new Mission Hills Library that was coordinated by Councilman Chris Ward and his staff.  Those who attended were told that Mayor Faulconer has decided on the fate of the original Mission Hills Library site, […]

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Keep In The Know In Mission Hills

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Keep In The Know In Mission Hills

By Ginny Ollis One of the best things about living in Mission Hills is the warm sense of community.  Vital to this are the Mission Hills Town Council (MHTC) and the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (MHBID), who enjoy and foster the “neighborly-spirit” and welcome input as well as patronage from neighborhood residents, business owners, […]

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Local Philanthropic Organization Raises $1.5 Million at 2019 Gala

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Local Philanthropic Organization Raises $1.5 Million at 2019 Gala

Jewish Family Service of San Diego (JFS) raised a record-setting $1.5 million at its annual Heart and Soul Gala at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine on April 6. The signature benefit highlighted the nonprofit’s work to provide resources and support to more than 32,000 San Diegans of all ages, faiths and backgrounds. “The […]

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Father Joe’s Villages’ 35th Annual Gala to Help Children Reach for the Stars

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages’ 35th Annual Gala to Help Children Reach for the Stars

From 5:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday, May 4, Father Joe’s Villages will host the 35th annual Children’s Charity Gala to support life-changing services for children and families experiencing homelessness, spanning from preschool to medical care. The 2019 Children’s Charity Gala is titled Reach for the Stars, and organizers expect more than 400 people to gather […]

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San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Seussical”

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Seussical”

San Diego Junior Theatre, the nation’s longest-running youth theatre program, is proud to present “Seussical,” directed by Susan Jordan DeLeon, musically directed by William Ah Sing and choreographed by Marc Caro. “Seussical” showcases San Diego performers, musicians and technicians all ranging in age from eight to 18. The production runs through Sunday, May 12 at […]

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Celebration of All Things Science at St. Vincent School’s 5th Annual Science Night!

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Celebration of All Things Science at St. Vincent School’s 5th Annual Science Night!

St. Vincent School held its Fifth Annual Science Night on March 27, 2019 where students and parents explored a range of scientific principles. Activities were organized at various stations run by parents, high school students and middle school students. Participants explored the science of cooking by super-cooling ice cream and other treats in liquid nitrogen, […]

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More Than $120,000 Raised at 47th Annual Blue Ribbon Gala

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
More Than $120,000 Raised at 47th Annual Blue Ribbon Gala

Home Start, Inc., a non-profit child abuse prevention and treatment agency that has strengthened and developed San Diego’s families and communities since 1972, netted more than $120,000 at its 47th Annual Blue Ribbon Gala on April 6, 2019 at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa. Nearly 300 prominent members of the San Diego community […]

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Looking for Something Relaxing to Do?

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Looking for Something Relaxing to Do?

By J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills Business Improvement District Team D&B at One Mission Realty The Mission Hills BID invites you to “look up” as you walk, run, bike, skate, scooter and drive along the banner lined streets in our neighborhood.  Through grants from the County of San Diego and the City of San […]

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Beautiful Bonsai

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Beautiful Bonsai

On the last day of February, I missed the meeting I most wanted to attend.  Fortunately, Martha Pehl stood in for me taking great notes as Abe Far, president of the Golden State Bonsai Federation made his presentation.  I am probably the last person to write about Bonsai.  My father had one, but he also […]

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