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Behind the Scenes of “Sesame Street”

| November 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Behind the Scenes of “Sesame Street”

Point Loma Resident Shares Her Secrets By Patty Ducey-Brooks It’s always gratifying to learn of people who reside in San Diego who have had exceptional careers and have the talent and skillset to share their life adventures and knowledge. Dr. Lucille Burbank, who is an author, educational media consultant, mother, and grandmother, worked behind the […]

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Presidio Hills’ Neighbors Enjoy a Day of Friendship

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Presidio Hills’ Neighbors Enjoy a Day of Friendship

This past September, residents of Presidio Hills, took time from their busy Sunday schedules to enjoy a day of bonding and sharing stories of living in Mission Hills. The Presidio Hills’ area includes residents of Altamirano, Cosoy, Marilouise, Presidio Drive and Arista.  The event took place at the home of Patty Ducey-Brooks and Craig Kinshella. […]

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Cancer…When It Hits Home

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Cancer…When It Hits Home

Dad Shares His Story About His Daughter with Cancer Last month, I learned briefly about the Seany Foundation, an organization that offers programs for children affected by cancer. These programs are free to relieve the financial burden of cancer and give families the opportunity to connect with those faced with a similar situation. I also […]

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“Mission Hills Architecture in the Roaring Twenties”

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
“Mission Hills Architecture in the Roaring Twenties”

 Mission Hills Heritage 15th Annual Historic Home Tour Join Mission Hills Heritage on Saturday, September 21, 2019, for its 15th Annual Historic Home Tour. This year’s theme is “Mission Hills Architecture in the Roaring Twenties” and the tour will include eight homes in various styles built during the 1920s. Guests will explore both the exteriors […]

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The 9/11 Heroes Run Reminds Us To Never Forget

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
The 9/11 Heroes Run Reminds Us To Never Forget

Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) will host the San Diego 9/11 Heroes Run 5K race at 8 a.m., Sunday, September 8 at San Diego State University. The annual race will unite the community to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11, as well as to honor the veterans, military, and first responders who serve our country […]

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Bazaar del Mundo’s Annual Santa Fe Marketplace

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Bazaar del Mundo’s Annual Santa Fe Marketplace

Celebrating the colorful cultures of Native Americans and the American Southwest, Bazaar del Mundo’s annual Santa Fe Marketplace returns to Old Town, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, September 20 through 22. Transformed into a vibrant outdoor marketplace, Bazaar del Mundo (located at 4133 Taylor […]

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Old Town Founder’s Day Festival To Commemorate The Tapestry of San Diego

| September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Old Town Founder’s Day Festival To Commemorate The Tapestry of San Diego

In the August issue of the Presidio Sentinel, I referred to the 250th Commemoration of San Diego and the State of California that is occurring here in our own backyard.  Though there have been events taking place around the City of San Diego over the past year, there was a significant event this past July […]

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11TH Annual Fairy Tales in the Park

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
11TH Annual Fairy Tales in the Park

August 17 and 18 Performances  The San Diego Civic Youth Ballet (SDCYB), founded in 1945, celebrates over 70 years as the resident classical ballet school in Balboa Park. At 11 .m. and 2 p.m., Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18 join the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet for the 11th Annual Fairy Tales in the Park.  This family-friendly […]

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St. Vincent’s Recognizes Sisters of Mercy for Contributions to School

| August 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
St. Vincent’s Recognizes Sisters of Mercy for Contributions to School

Celebration in Honor of 50 Years of Service St. Vincent de Paul Parish was established in 1910 and in 1950 St. Vincent de Paul School was founded. Initially, The Dominican Sisters provided much needed support for the school but they were transferred in 1969. Monsignor Peter Mimnagh, the pastor at the time, invited a group […]

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Celebrating San Diego’s History Before and Beyond 250 Years

| August 5, 2019 | 1 Comment
Celebrating San Diego’s History Before and Beyond 250 Years

For those of you who are not aware of it, the year of 2019 represents 250 years when San Diego became the first European settlement in the State of California.  Presidio Park, located just above Old Town San Diego, is one of the most significant historical sites on the West Coast.  That’s because, in 1769, […]

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