Archive for June, 2020

Little Italy Al Fresco draws thousands to downtown San Diego

| June 19, 2020 | 0 Comments
Little Italy Al Fresco draws thousands to downtown San Diego

(San Diego, CA) After seemingly innumerable weeks of staying at home to flatten the curve of the Covid-19 pandemic, hundreds of San Diego residents flocked downtown to enjoy the first ever Little Italy Al Fresco event on Saturday, June 13.

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San Diego Rescue Mission Names New Vice President of Programs

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego Rescue Mission Names New Vice President of Programs

San Diego Rescue Mission has named Paul Armstrong as vice president of Programs. Armstrong, a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, served for more than 20 years in the United States Navy as a Supply Corps Officer and Chaplain before transitioning into social services. Armstrong will oversee all of the Rescue Mission’s life-saving programs including its […]

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Acting Fast to Flatten the Curve: Rady Children’s Success Story

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Acting Fast to Flatten the Curve: Rady Children’s Success Story

By Duane Cameron In mid-March, as our country, and the world, was dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it was clear to Dr. Patrick A. Frias, president & CEO of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, that they were facing an unprecedented challenge. Cases of COVID-19 were rising in San Diego County, requiring the hospital to enact strict […]

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WHAT NOW?

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
WHAT NOW?

“Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths—And How We Can Stop!” by Laura Walcher The world needs Bill Eddy.  His organization, the High Conflict Institute, deals with high-conflict people with high-conflict personalities. That is, they exhibit an ongoing pattern of all-or-nothing thinking, unmanaged emotions, extreme behavior or threats, and a preoccupation with blaming others. They bully, harass, blame, humiliate, spread […]

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Why is the SDSU Deal Being Delayed?

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Why is the SDSU Deal Being Delayed?

By Barbara Bry, Candidate for Mayor of San Diego Here’s the story insiders don’t want to be told. I know this email is long, but you deserve the facts: In November 2018, San Diego voters approved Measure G, authorizing sale of the Mission Valley stadium property to San Diego State University. Measure G set clear guidelines for that sale:  The […]

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Presidio Park Restoration Efforts

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Presidio Park Restoration Efforts

If you drive, walk or bike through Presidio Park, you’ve probably noticed that there is an ongoing plant restoration project taking place.  Thanks to a lot of people from Mission Hills and the City of San Diego’s Park and Recreation Department, progress is occurring. At the intersection of Presidio Drive and Jackson Street, at the […]

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San Diego’s MOXIE Theatre Announces Sweet Sixteen Season – Vowing to Come Back

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Turning sixteen means new responsibility and new freedom and the same goes for San Diego’s scrappy, innovative, and critically acclaimed MOXIE Theatre. MOXIE has been highlighted recently in the press as a leader in the virtual theatre landscape with their highly popular and among the first to market, ZoomFest. MOXIE is also lauded as the […]

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Fashion Week San Diego Returns in 2020 with GFASH Designer Gwen Bates at the Helm

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fashion Week San Diego Returns in 2020 with GFASH Designer Gwen Bates at the Helm

Fashion Week San Diego® (FWSD), California’s largest traditional fashion week, announced today the appointment of Gwen Bates as new director and unveiled its first exclusive partnership with Sotheby’s. Following last year’s hiatus, FWSD is returning to 2020 under Bates’ direction and will feature a series of designer-focused events that span from San Diego to New York […]

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San Diego’s Iconic Fiesta de Reyes Reopens for Residents and Visitors

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego’s Iconic Fiesta de Reyes Reopens for Residents and Visitors

San Diego’s Fiesta de Reyes in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park re-opened its gates on Sunday, May 24, and will be open for in-person dining, shopping, and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Guests can expect enhanced safety features including more […]

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Pandemic Times: Successful Pivoting

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Pandemic Times: Successful Pivoting

By J. Daniel Geddis, Team D&B at One Mission Realty, president, Mission Hills BID State and local government officials have loosened restrictions on what businesses and individuals can and can’t do.  San Diegans were unique in good behavior to flatten the COVID-19 curve.  We abided by the directives to not gather in groups, stay at […]

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