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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Human TuneUp Column by Cath

Pause and slow-breathe My theory of breathing: We can breathe our way to a less-zoomy, less-stressed life. We can slow-breathe ourselves calm. Do you know this? Normal breathing is 15 to 16 cycles of inhale/exhale per minute from the chest area, whereas less-zoomy breathing is seven to eight cycles per minute and from the lower […]

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Overnight Accommodations Back at Warner Springs Ranch Resort

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Overnight Accommodations Back at Warner Springs Ranch Resort

10 Historic Cottages Now Open for Reservations Get a glimpse into the life of the Old West by staying in one of the 10 renovated historic cottages now available for overnight stays at Warner Springs Ranch Resort. Surrounded by tall oaks, sandstone and granite formations, vast meadows, rugged hills and streams, these cottages highlight the […]

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Growing Plants that Boast Medicinal Benefits

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Growing Plants that Boast Medicinal Benefits

By Violet Green Yep, I’m a plant nerd! I’ve spent most of my life dabbling in gardening (on the East Coast, then the Midwest, and now here in Southern CA) and playing with plants. I’m happiest with soil under my fingernails and on the bottoms of my feet. My current home garden boasts medicinal herbs, […]

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Deliziosa Mission Hills — Sip, Shop, Enjoy

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Deliziosa Mission Hills — Sip, Shop, Enjoy

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID and Lombardi Team at Scott and Quinn Real Estate Summer time and the livin’ is easy, especially in Mission Hills. One of the highlights for my business has been Concerts in the Park where we were title sponsors and shared information about the Mission Hills Business Improvement District […]

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Granny’s Got an Axe to Grind

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Granny’s Got an Axe to Grind

Local senior began writing thrillers and horror novels in her seventies When 84-year-old University Heights resident Sharon Hawes tells people she’s authored two books, they assume she spins cozy mysteries or historical romance novels. She looks as though she might write sweet children’s picture books about baby unicorns and winged pixies casting magical spells in […]

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Saving Mission Hills Bus Line 83

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Saving Mission Hills Bus Line 83

by Sharon Gehl and Pat Paylor Would you like to take a bus from Mission Hills down Sunset to Juan Street and the Old Town Transit Center? That’s one of the changes being proposed for the 83-bus route that serves Mission Hills. The Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) originally proposed eliminating the 83-bus route, the only […]

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Historic Carousel in Balboa Park is Purchased by Local Nonprofit

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Historic Carousel in Balboa Park is Purchased by Local Nonprofit

Friends of Balboa Park, a local nonprofit organization, has announced that it is acquiring the historic Balboa Park Carousel that has entertained San Diegans since 1913. The sale closed escrow on June 30, 2017, and will poise the nonprofit to maintain uninterrupted operation of the Balboa Park Carousel. “The carousel was one of very few […]

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Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

| July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Conservationists Take Giraffe Surveillance to New Heights

In a remote area of northern Kenya, a team of conservationists and veterinarians are collaborating on a unique project that will allow them to gather in-depth information on the habits of Kenya’s threatened reticulated giraffe population. The science team, made up of personnel from multiple conservation organizations, has attached solar-powered GPS satellite tracking devices to […]

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Songa Designs International Collaborates with Mrembo Africa

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Songa Designs International Collaborates with Mrembo Africa

Artisan groups from Kenya and Rwanda work together to empower women Songa Designs International, a socially conscious accessories and lifestyle brand, recently announced its collaboration with Mrembo Africa to promote its 2017 summer collection of sarongs that empower underprivileged women around the world. Hand-dyed by skilled Kenyan artisans over the course of two hours, each […]

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A Fresh Perspective on Abundance

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Fresh Perspective on Abundance

by Violet Green When I was a kid I had dreams of “getting rich” or “making it big” when I was an adult. I thought that all problems could be solved with money. The experience of money in my family was that there were too many mouths to feed and there were never enough dollars. […]

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