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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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Fireside in Liberty Station

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Fireside in Liberty Station

Americana BBQ meets Coastal Baja Cuisine The Patio Group (TPG) restaurants are going through a transformation. The new Corporate Executive Chef Jarrod Moiles, recently appointed to lead TPG’s culinary team, is changing the climate, culture and menus of these restaurants.  Moiles, who oversees The Patio Group of restaurants, including The Fireside by the Patio at […]

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Do You Really Know Your Neighbors?

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Do You Really Know Your Neighbors?

Last month I was reminded that we may not really know our neighbors.  And, whose fault is that?  How many of us actually take the time to say good morning to the people who live next door, or even around the block from us.  I would guess not many. Fortunately, one of my neighbors who […]

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Supervisor Ron Roberts A Master Architect

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Supervisor Ron Roberts A Master Architect

This past year, Supervisor Ron Roberts of Mission Hills, who represented the Fourth District of San Diego County, was termed out of office. For those of us who worked with him on various City and County projects, he was a pleasure to work with and true to form. Honesty and integrity are two of the […]

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