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Your Voice Does Matter

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

It has been a busy month of community challenges and opportunities. Hillcrest residents and business owners are dealing with SANDAG’s proposal to eliminate parking spaces (upward of 100) for more bike paths. Mission Hills residents and visitors are fighting to keep MTS from eliminating the 83-bus route. Concerned residents of Mission Hills and Old Town […]

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God Bless America

| July 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
God Bless America

From as early as I can remember, the month of July has had important significance in my life. It is a constant reminder that I am an American and have rights and liberties that I should never take for granted. I hope that all Americans feel the same. It is also a time to remember […]

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Showing Gratitude for our Fathers and Forefathers

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s impossible for me to not realize the importance of the month of June. It’s when most of us take time to show gratitude for our fathers. My father was an exceptional human being and amazing father. I also know that he lived a hard life. He helped me to understand that hardships and life’s […]

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Mother’s Day and Celebrating Families

| April 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mother’s Day and Celebrating Families

As I was envisioning my plans for May and getting ready for some of the events that are a part of this month, I was reminded of the most meaningful day that we celebrate, Mother’s Day. For those of us with Mothers who have been so important in our lives, we are grateful to be […]

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Explore Your Neighborhood Parks

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Explore Your Neighborhood Parks

This past month, a friend of mine who lives in Connecticut came to San Diego on a business trip. He commented on how lucky we are to live here. The weather, the environment, nature…all of the benefits of living in San Diego, and so close to the ocean, were just some of what he noticed. […]

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Old Town San Diego Welcomes Trillion Jewels

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Old Town San Diego Welcomes Trillion Jewels

This past February I was informed of a new business that had moved in to Old Town San Diego, a short drive from my house. So I reached out to the new tenants and quickly learned of their recent move to San Diego via Ireland. While visiting with Lisa and Neil Ward I quickly learned […]

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Fab Cakes Wins Three Food Network’s Cake Wars

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fab Cakes Wins Three Food Network’s Cake Wars

This past month I learned of the only bakery to accomplish an impressive honor. Fab Cakes in Mission Hills has the talent, skills, creativity and passion to win three Food Network’s Cake Wars. They are amazing. In 2015, Fab Cakes competed in the D.C. Comics episode and won. In 2016, Fab Cakes competed in the […]

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Show A Little Love

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wouldn’t it be nice to not stress over Valentine’s Day and just do something that makes a really positive impact on people who are feeling very alone during this time of the year. It’s the season of love, chocolates and roses. But Valentine’s Day is not so rosy for the elderly. In fact, it’s often […]

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Whiskers in Wonderland Adoption Promotion is a Success

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Whiskers in Wonderland Adoption Promotion is a Success

More than 900 animals were available for adoption from Dec. 16 through Dec. 24 at all San Diego Humane Society campuses and satellite adoption centers. To help these animals find homes, for the nine days before Christmas, all animal adoptions were sponsored by Sharon Blanchet of ABC Family Law and Reed Team at Willis Allen […]

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Ministerial Permit Approved for Mission Hills Property

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Opportunity or Loop Hole It has become very obvious to any one living, working or traveling through Mission Hills that the property at 1011 Fort Stockton is undergoing development. After emails and phone calls from local residents regarding this property and the “due process” for the community to be involved in some dialogue on this […]

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