Archive for June, 2022

More Than $75K Raised at Third Annual Spotlight Benefit Event

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
More Than $75K Raised at Third Annual Spotlight Benefit Event

The VAPA Foundation, whose mission is to enhance the quality of access to arts education in the San Diego Unified School District, raised more than $75,000 at its Spotlight benefit event, Beyond Brilliance, on April 10, at The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center in La Jolla. This event raised $75,691.92 for the VAPA foundation’s arts […]

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June Activities in Mission Hills

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
June Activities in Mission Hills

By Dixie Hall, President of Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops I love the month of June. There is a wonderful sense of the whole summer ahead of us. School days give way to fun and relaxation. And, this year especially, we are in vacation mode – whether it be a staycation or a […]

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Surprising Information about Bees

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Surprising Information about Bees

In April, the Garden Club met at Mission Hills Nursery to hear Candace Vanderhoff from Solobee tell us the truth about bees.  I assumed that most of our food is directly or indirectly dependent on the European honeybees’ pollination.  We learned from Vanderhoff that the European honeybee is threatening our native bee population by bullying […]

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Taste of Little Italy to Spotlight Neighborhood Culinary Gems

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Taste of Little Italy to Spotlight Neighborhood Culinary Gems

Culinary connoisseurs, start mentally preparing for your tastebuds to be wowed at this year’s Taste of Little Italy.  This year’s annual event will be hosted on Tuesday, June 21 and Wednesday, June 22 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day. Culinary enthusiasts will enjoy tasty bites and sips from Little Italy’s top culinary gems […]

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Complexity as Job Security

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We’ve all heard stories about the guy at work who makes his job seem far more complicated than it really is so that he becomes harder to fire or lay off. Complexity as job security is nothing new. And Wall Street product manufacturers are wizards at this. In the 1990s, as mutual funds were becoming […]

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Three-month-old Giraffe Calf Thrives Following Unique Orthotic Leg Brace Treatment 

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Three-month-old Giraffe Calf Thrives Following Unique Orthotic Leg Brace Treatment 

A three-month-old giraffe calf at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has received a new lease on life, thanks to swift intervention by the conservation organization’s wildlife health and wildlife care teams to correct abnormalities that threatened the calf’s survival. The female youngster—named Msituni (pronounced see tune neee), which means “in the forest” in Swahili— received a pair of specialized giraffe-patterned […]

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Volunteers Remove Graffiti from Pacific Beach

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Volunteers Remove Graffiti from Pacific Beach

Local Company Donates Graffiti Remover Products   Pacific Beach Town Council held its 12th Annual Neighborhood Clean-Up Event that attracted adults and students who wanted to help remove graffiti from public and private property. Upward of 70 dedicated volunteers received training and supplies to remove 600 tags from stop signs, utility boxes, sidewalks, fences and […]

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Cabrillo National Monument Open Until Sunset During Summer Weekends  

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Cabrillo National Monument Open Until Sunset During Summer Weekends  

Cabrillo National Monument will be open until sunset on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting Memorial Day weekend through Sunday, September 4 of Labor Day weekend. The tidepool area will be open until 30 minutes before sunset. Normal operating hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the tidepools closing at 4:30 p.m. These exclusive extended […]

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Making Progress with Our Elected Officials – One Meeting at a Time

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Making Progress with Our Elected Officials – One Meeting at a Time

This past month has been far busier than expected because of the following community issues: Presidio Park fires, the homeless/unsheltered, historic preservation, and concerned citizens who are worried about speculators and developers who aren’t willing to be good neighbors. Obviously, these are trying times for many of us. However, rather than sitting and waiting for […]

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Doors of Change Presents Concert of Hope Benefits Homeless Youth

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Doors of Change Presents Concert of Hope Benefits Homeless Youth

Stars Grammy-Nominated Three Dog Night The Grammy Nominated Three Dog Night has offered San Diego a special Concert of Hope for Homeless Youth which is to take place from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday, June 30 at Moonlight Amphitheatre, located at 1200 Vale Terrace in Vista, CA. Catherine Garcia (NBC) and Jeff Zevely (CBS) […]

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