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St. Vincent’s Students Succeed at STEAM Maker Festival

| January 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
St. Vincent’s Students Succeed at STEAM Maker Festival

Thousands of students, educators, and industry professionals came together for the Annual STEAM Maker Festival at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. STEAM, which stands for Science Technology, Engineering, Art, Mathematics, is the basis for a variety of educational curricula, which lets children learn and explore creatively as they develop their critical thinking skills. Students from schools […]

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Come Celebrate an Amazing Accomplishment

| January 7, 2019 | 0 Comments
Come Celebrate an Amazing Accomplishment

We may all have made similar comments about something not happening “in our lifetime.” Yet, happily, I can say that I’ve seen a lot happen in my lifetime and some pretty incredible accomplishments. As a longstanding resident of Mission Hills, I’ve seen lots of changes occur in the business and residential areas of the community. […]

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Cygnet Theatre

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

“A Christmas Carol” returns to Cygnet Theatre for its fifth season of cheer. And while it has become a tried and true holiday favorite, each year it’s kept fresh and new. This year patrons will enjoy a new musical sequence and a new cast member, along with a fun (and furry) new community partner. The […]

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The Perfect Place To Purchase Your Holiday Gifts – Trillion Jewels

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Perfect Place To Purchase Your Holiday Gifts – Trillion Jewels

Close to two years ago, I dropped into a local estate jewelry store called Trillion Jewels on Juan Street in Old Town San Diego. Not only was I pleasantly surprised by the eclectic array of fine and unique jewelry on display, I also became a customer and acquired an exceptionally attractive red/purple sapphire and diamond […]

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A New Year & New Hope

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich The publisher of this newspaper, Patty Ducey-Brooks, asked her contributors if we would write something positive for the New Year? I can do that, by first pointing out a political fact: The Democratic Party will hold as many as 240 seats in the House of Representatives when the 115th Congress convenes January […]

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Toys for Joy Serves Thousands of San Diego Families With Toys, Food and Clothing

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Toys for Joy Serves Thousands of San Diego Families With Toys, Food and Clothing

On Saturday, December 8, 21,000 people are expected to attend the 22nd annual Toys for Joy event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is located at three locations, including Lincoln High School, Cajon Valley Middle School, and Guajome Park Academy. Twenty-one years in the running, families start lining up as early as 3 […]

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A Little Generosity Can Go a Long Way This Christmas Season

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Little Generosity Can Go a Long Way This Christmas Season

It’s almost impossible to tell people to enjoy the Christmas and holiday season without getting a look of, “Are you kidding? That’s because we make this the time of the year to pack as much activity in to our lives as possible. Shopping tops the list, with parties and decorating following. However, if we allow […]

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Tips to Staying Slim Through the Holidays

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you have big plans for a big holiday dinner that send you into an exercise frenzy in the morning, you are in good company. Data from Fitbit has shown that those using a FitBit run for a longer period of time on Thanksgiving Day than on a non-holiday, typically waking up early to do […]

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Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Is About the Gas Tax and To Protect Us From Unauthorized Spending

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the past year, some of us who believe that our state government has become greedy and frivolous about our tax dollars have decided to “push back.” It’s because we don’t believe the state government (Governor Brown and certain assembly members) should make bold and expensive decisions that impact us without our involvement and consent. […]

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San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

| October 3, 2018 | 1 Comment
San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

Over the past several months I have been participating in meetings and efforts to address the homeless situation in various parts of urban San Diego. What is obvious is that all of us who live and work in these areas of the county are being impacted by an increasing experience with homeless people and encampments. […]

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