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One of Us In Mission Hills Just Published a Fabulous Book!

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
One of Us In Mission Hills Just Published a Fabulous Book!

I recently purchased a book because a friend had written it, and, so I had no choice but to read it, at least that’s what I thought. By page nine I was addicted.  No cooking, no snacking, no phone calls, no emails, I sat and read page to page, sometimes laughing out loud and sometimes […]

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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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The New Mission Hills-Hillcrest Branch Library Expands in Size and Content

| June 4, 2018 | 0 Comments
The New Mission Hills-Hillcrest Branch Library Expands in Size and Content

Due for completion of construction September 2018, and to open in January 2019, the Harley and Bessie Knox Library of Mission Hills and Hillcrest will be one-story with two stories of underground parking. In addition to shelves of books, it will include a children’s area, computers, media, media-making such as 3-D printers and other technology, […]

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Art is a Mind-Expanding Exploration

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Art is a Mind-Expanding Exploration

No two people look at any piece of art and see exactly the same thing. The lack of words opens the personal tunnel of interpretation. A new artist who has moved to San Diego and into a small but engaging gallery in Old Town graces our neighborhood with both the freedom to see with our […]

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Mission Hills Has One of Four Diabetes Food Banks in the U.S.

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Has One of Four Diabetes Food Banks in the U.S.

Several years ago the idea was seeded in Ruth Henricks’ mind. 20 percent of the clients of her Special Delivery service are diabetic, which means they need not only to receive specific diets, but to learn how to eat for health. Her clients are not generally people with bountiful funds, and yet the requirements for diabetic […]

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The Mission Hills Business Community Has a New Leader

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Mission Hills Business Community Has a New Leader

by Ginny Ollis The Business Improvement District (BID) for Mission Hills has a role of promoting local businesses and providing them with leadership to be their voice in government issues. BIDs provide services, such as cleaning streets, providing security, making capital improvements, construction of pedestrian and streetscape enhancements, and marketing the area. The services provided […]

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