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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

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

Time Out I was young and out to save the world. From a hometown of 12,000, I was testing the waters of the big city. I came west from Michigan to California with my college degree and ended up working in the downtown welfare office. My job was to take applications for welfare and determine […]

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Learning by Example

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Learning by Example

by Dove Braunstein I am sitting on a bench just outside the curved, sea-green bars that surround the Ocean Beach (OB) skate park. It is an afternoon that reminds me why I call San Diego home; late winter, and you’d swear it was summer. My dog, Zephyr (who, fittingly, is named after the Zephyr skateboard […]

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Apollo 13’s Fred Haise Attends America Celebrates the 45th Anniversary

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Apollo 13’s Fred Haise Attends America Celebrates the 45th Anniversary

A star-studded forum of astronauts and mission control directors will share in-depth personal experiences from NASA’s legendary Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs with Museum guests during a rare special event, America Celebrates the 45th Anniversary of Apollo 16, at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park on Wednesday, June 7. Fred […]

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Save the Mission Hills bus line!

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Save the Mission Hills bus line!

By Sharon Gehl and Patricia Paylor The Metropolitan Transit System is proposing eliminating the 83-bus route, the only bus that serves north and south Mission Hills, as part of a system-wide route realignment. The 83 bus runs through Mission Hills, and then down Reynard Way to the American Plaza Trolley station downtown. It returns up […]

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3nd Annual VanGo! STEAM Festival on Date Street in Little Italy

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
3nd Annual VanGo! STEAM Festival on Date Street in Little Italy

 The 3rd annual VanGo! Soapbox Derby and STEAM Festival will take place on Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event celebrates science, technology and the arts at Washington Elementary School. The festival is a free, family-friendly event that includes a Soapbox Derby, live musical and visual arts performances; interactive kid-friendly activities; […]

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Human TuneUp Column by Cath

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

Tacky Don’t complain most of the time and expect to enjoy your life. Or others to enjoy you. In my Human TuneUp classes, we do an experiment where I ask participants to pair up; first one, then the other, gets two minutes to complain. I suggest they can complain about their work, people in their […]

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High School Entrepreneurs to Present Innovative Enterprises

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
High School Entrepreneurs to Present Innovative Enterprises

Whatever It Takes (WIT), a local nonprofit with a mission to foster social entrepreneurship and leadership in teens, will host its annual WIT Showcase Event on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the San Diego Central Library, 330 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101. Educators, entrepreneurs, community leaders and all […]

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Honoring Our Heroes

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Honoring Our Heroes

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID The weather is sumptuous enough to wear as we begin the month of May in celebration of La Festa del Lavoro; a time to catch up with friends and family, eat, socialize, dance, and, of course, rest. La Festa del Lavoro is celebrated throughout Italy on May first. […]

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Celebrate the Memory of Spencer Topham

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday May 4 the Mission Hills United Methodist Church (MHUMC) invites the community to celebrate Spencer Topham at the patio of the church, located at 4044 Lark Street, San Diego, CA 92103. Spencer Topham, who worked at Kids Corner after-school program and led the Sidewalk Play Stop science and […]

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Special Delivery Receives Grant to Feed Homeless and Those in Need

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Special Delivery Receives Grant to Feed Homeless and Those in Need

Special Delivery, a non-profit organization serving the nutritional needs of disadvantaged San Diegans, has received a grant from the County Employees’ Charitable Organization (CECO) to purchase nutritional foods stocked in its food pantry serving over 5,500 people annually, announced Ruth Henricks, founder and executive director, “We are thrilled to receive this very generous award from […]

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