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The Mann Family Performs at Balboa Theatre

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Mann Family Performs at Balboa Theatre

Grammy® Award Winner and Gospel music’s “IT” Girl, Tamela Mann and husband, comedian David Mann, joined by the rest of the talented Mann family, bring the Mann’s World Family Tour to the Balboa Theatre, located at 868 Fourth Avenue, in downtown San Diego on Sunday, September 17. You may have seen Tamela’s show-stopping performance on […]

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Enter the Blue Sky to Perform at the Adams Avenue Street Fair

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Enter the Blue Sky to Perform at the Adams Avenue Street Fair

From 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sunday, October 1, Enter the Blue Sky (ETBS) will perform at the Adams Avenue Street Fair on the Roots Rock stage at 34th Street and Adams Avenue. Working steady and reaching for the brass ring, this is their first year at the festival and they’re sure to make an […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Cut loose the “never happy” Have you ever had to let go of a “never happy” friend in your life? This is difficult for a lot of us. In my case, because I lived with the belief that once a friend always a friend, it was especially tough. I’ve had to end friendships twice. It […]

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Trees For Health Garden Prospers with the Help of Volunteers

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Trees For Health Garden Prospers with the Help of Volunteers

by Violet Green Even if you’ve lived in San Diego your entire life, you might not know about one of its hidden gems – the Trees For Health garden in Balboa Park. I was lucky enough to hear about this botanical medicine treasure when I attended a San Diego Herb Guild meeting in 2014. It […]

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The Not-So-Hidden Costs of the “Affordable Housing Density Bonus” Program

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Barry Hager, Susan Dean and Deborah Pettry Elsewhere in this issue, you can read about the plight of Green Manor residents, whose lives are being impacted by the Jonathan Segal project next door at 1011 Fort Stockton Drive (“The Fort”). It’s especially sad that these lower income seniors and others in the community are […]

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7th Annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
7th Annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

Historic Old Town San Diego will once again be the site of the 7th annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego. Hosted by the Old Town Chamber of Commerce, the popular free weekend Art & Craft Show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, September 30 and […]

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Home Tour: Craftsman, Then and Now

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Home Tour: Craftsman, Then and Now

by Arlene Hauser Mission Hills Heritage is holding its Thirteenth Annual Historic Home Tour on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Eight, rather than the usual six, homes will be on view, each reflecting a different aspect of craftsman architecture. Visitors will explore both interior and exterior features, and docents will provide historical details. During San Diego’s […]

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Literacy Summer Camp Preps City Heights Children for Back to School

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Literacy Summer Camp Preps City Heights Children for Back to School

Students Maintain, Improve Reading Scores by 84 Percent Happy. Excited. And confident are the words eight-year-old Zohal Najemeddine used to describe how she felt coming to United Way of San Diego County’s “Readers in the Heights” Literacy Summer Camp over the past month. Along with 276 other students, Najemeddine benefited from the camp that promoted […]

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Mission Hills — Exciting Autumn

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills — Exciting Autumn

By Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID and Lombardi Team at Scott and Quinn Real Estate I am excited to celebrate Labor Day on September 4th, welcome autumn, and look forward to the winter months ahead. I am also excited to introduce the newly formed Mission Hills BID President’s Circle. The BID has been looking […]

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Horses of Tir Na Nog Seeks Matching Donor for $5,000

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Horses of Tir Na Nog Seeks Matching Donor for $5,000

Horses of Tir Na Nog’s efforts to raise $15,000 for their Medical Fund has just received a significant boost. An anonymous donor has offered a $5,000 matching gift for funds raised between Aug. 26 and September 26, 2017. “This summer we have been trying to raise $30,000 to cover our basic annual medical expenses. Through […]

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