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Archive for January, 2020

Spreading Holiday Cheer to Those in Need

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Spreading Holiday Cheer to Those in Need

By Katie White, County of San Diego Communications Office Staff from the County’s Public Administrator, Guardian, and Conservator’s Office (PA/PG/PC) did their part to brighten the holidays for the clients they serve throughout the year. They delivered holiday gifts to dozens of men and women in their care. The PA/PG/PC office serves as the legally […]

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WHAT NOW?

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
WHAT NOW?

Read This and See! The San Diego Council on Literacy (SDCOL) recently held its “Literacy Champions Reception” and “Hall of Fame” induction.  Yes, I was there.  And, I was “inducted!” In thanks, I performed the event’s shortest speech:  “Reading is Educational!  Reading is Tranquilizing!  Reading is Power!”   Yes, a belief heartily shared by my co-awardees, […]

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Supreme Court Dismissal Creates New Normal for Homelessness in San Diego

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Supreme Court Dismissal Creates New Normal for Homelessness in San Diego

Recently, the Supreme Court refused to hear a major case on homelessness, letting stand a ruling that protects homeless people’s right to sleep on the sidewalk or in public parks if no other shelter is available. Without comment, the Supreme Court refused to hear a case originating from Boise, Idaho, which challenged a ruling from […]

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Paul Vaden Honored with the 2019 Erwin Lurie Award

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Paul Vaden Honored with the 2019 Erwin Lurie Award

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, recently announced Paul Vaden as the recipient of its Erwin Lurie Award for his noteworthy contributions as a volunteer leader in the organization. Named after the late Erwin Lurie, who helped found JDRF in 1970 with his wife Carol and others, the Erwin Lurie […]

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San Diego County McDonald’s® Hosts Opera Performance To Celebrate New Technology for Charities

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego County McDonald’s® Hosts Opera Performance To Celebrate New Technology for Charities

To celebrate the launch of its new technology, Round-Up for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), San Diego County McDonald’s partnered with local nonprofit Opera4Kids to host an opera performance at a Linda Vista McDonald’s for children and families staying at Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego. At the event, more than 30 children and […]

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Award-Winning Singer and Actress Performs in San Diego

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Award-Winning Singer and Actress Performs in San Diego

Lillias White, a Tony and Emmy award-winning American singer and actress, will perform at 7 p.m.Sunday, January 19 at Martinis Above Fourth, located on the second floor at 3940 Fourth Avenue in Hillcrest.  She made her Broadway debut in “Barnum” in 1981. She understudied the role of Effie in the original 1981 production of “Dreamgirls” […]

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DixiePops Has Expanded its Ice Cream Pie Selection

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DixiePops Has Expanded its Ice Cream Pie Selection

DixiePops, located at 915 West Washington Street in Mission Hills, has expanded its selection of ice cream pies to the delight of their many customers.  Apple pie ice cream pies have been selling out. And, salted caramel pie is already a favorite, along with pumpkin ice cream pie, which has also been in high demand […]

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Award-Winning Seinfeld Comedy Writer Featured at Jewish Community Gathering

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Award-Winning Seinfeld Comedy Writer Featured at Jewish Community Gathering

Each year, The Jewish Federation of San Diego County hosts a gathering of women in support of their work to provide humanitarian relief and sustain Jewish community for generations to come. This year’s Options: The Women’s Eventwill be held at 10 a.m., Sunday, February 2 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines. Federation has been […]

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Excited for the Year Ahead

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by J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills BID and realtor Team D&B, One Mission Realty  Happy 2020!  We are excited for the year ahead. Having just elected Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) officers and directors for 2020, we are looking forward to the work ahead, and the board’s strategic planning workshop taking place on […]

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Another Aspect of Aging: Lessons learned in My 80th Year

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Another Aspect of Aging:  Lessons learned in My 80th Year

A year ago, I wrote an article about how much fun and how interesting it is to grow old. I still believe that, but I have learned that the veracity of that statement tempers as time goes on. My current belief is that as long as the body cooperates, the sky is the limit. Sadly, […]

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