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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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Mission Hills Boutique Now Offering “Silver Shoes” to Read

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Boutique Now Offering “Silver Shoes” to Read

Chateau Bel Age, the Mission Hills treasure trove of elegant, quirky styles for women recently started offering something new: silver shoes – but not the kind you wear! The boutique hosted a champagne meet and greet for bestselling author Jill G. Hall whose second book “The Silver Shoes” hit the Warwick’s bestseller list its first […]

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When Elected Officials Violate State Laws

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Files Ethics Complaint with Three Law Enforcement Agencies And we wonder why people don’t trust politicians. On the morning of Tuesday, August 28 a Caltrans work crew was caught stopping cars (and creating a traffic jam) along State Highway 78 and Sutherland Dan Road (between Ramona and Julian) in San […]

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Neighbors Working Together to Make a Difference

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the last several weeks I have been very impressed by the commitment and fortitude of my neighbors and people from communities throughout the city who have been pulling together to make a difference. I applaud all of them for their efforts and their accomplishments. Here’s a quick recap of their efforts. Presidio Park/Presidio Hills […]

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Martini’s Above Fourth Presents John Lloyd Young

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Martini’s Above Fourth Presents John Lloyd Young

At 8 p.m., Thursday July 26, John Lloyd Young will perform at Martini’s Above Fourth, located at 3940 Fourth Avenue, Suite 200 in the Hillcrest area of San Diego. Considered a classic artist, John Lloyd Young delivers a song with an immediacy and originality that makes even long-established hits feel like they’re unfolding in front […]

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Award Winning Eve Selis Performs at the Maritime Museum

| July 2, 2018 | 1 Comment
Award Winning Eve Selis Performs at the Maritime Museum

The Maritime Museum of San Diego, home to one of the world’s largest collections of historic vessels from sail to steam to submarine, presents Eve Selis from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday, July 12, 2018. The internationally acclaimed folk, rock and country female vocalist will entertain guests at this one-of-a-kind waterfront concert held aboard the […]

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Richard’s Heart & Sole Run for Emilio Ends in San Diego on August 19

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Richard’s Heart & Sole Run for Emilio Ends in San Diego on August 19

Join the Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF) on Sunday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to noon as co-founder Richard Nares finishes his 1,700 mile run from Seattle to San Diego. Richard’s Heart & Sole Run for Emilio began on Monday, June 4 in Seattle, where Richard set off to run more than 1,700 miles down the […]

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Mission Hills Residents Speak Up on Behalf of Presidio Park

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Residents Speak Up on Behalf of Presidio Park

This past month, a large group of Mission Hills’ residents who live in the Presidio Hills area went before the Mission Hills Town Council trustees to voice their serious concerns regarding the physical condition of the park and the increasing number of homeless encampments that are becoming a common problem. They also shared the fact […]

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