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Mission Hills Heritage Launches Podcast Walking Tour Series

| August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage Launches Podcast Walking Tour Series

Mission Hills Heritage is pleased to announce a series of podcast walking tours of Mission Hills.  With social distancing and other health measures in place due to the pandemic, the group has decided to place a hold on this year’s live events and instead offer a series of free, on-demand podcast walking tours focusing on […]

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Comic-Con@Home opening panels discuss the importance of comics in education

| July 26, 2020 | 0 Comments
Comic-Con@Home opening panels discuss the importance of comics in education

San Diego, CA: Wednesday, July 22, was the opening day for Comic-Con@Home, the virtual iteration of the annual event that normally brings tens of thousands of fans to Downtown San Diego in a celebration of all forms of pop culture. This year, because of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) and all other […]

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San Diego to Read and Celebrate The Essential Emily Dickinson

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego to Read and Celebrate The Essential Emily Dickinson

Write Out Loud is a recipient of a grant of $15,000 to host the National Endowment (NEA) for the Arts Big Read in San Diego. An Arts Endowment initiative in partnership with Arts Midwest, the NEA Big Read broadens our understanding of our world, our communities, and ourselves through the joy of sharing a good […]

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Construction Begins on First Elementary School in Mission Valley History

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Construction Begins on First Elementary School in Mission Valley History

It is history in the making for Mission Valley, as years of planning come to life with the start of construction on the neighborhood’s first public elementary school.  Located at the corner of Via Alta and Civita Boulevard, a new preschool through fifth-grade campus will serve residents living in the Civita residential development, as well as […]

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Father Joe’s Villages Offers First-Glance Tours of Affordable Housing Project

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Offers First-Glance Tours of Affordable Housing Project

In January, Father Joe’s Villages broke ground for its first affordable housing project of 2020, Benson Place. Representatives for the organization announced that Benson Place will be completed and move-in ready in August 2020. The South San Diego housing community will be the first of Father Joe’s Villages’ Turning the Key initiative to house people […]

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Circus Celebrates Summer Meals at 26 Meal-Distribution Sites

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Circus Celebrates Summer Meals at 26 Meal-Distribution Sites

The Fern Street Circus brought cheer to Clark Middle School late this past June to promote San Diego Unified School District’s summer meals program, which will continue at all 26 food distribution sites through the summer.  Dressed in masks and circus costumes, acrobats and jugglers greeted families and students in City Heights as they picked up […]

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Zooming Blooms

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Zooming Blooms

With most of San Diego being home bound and/or restricted with meeting, April and May’s meetings were different.  We did meet via Zoom.  Zoom, as you may know, allows people to join the same meeting in a somewhat controlled setting.  Our children are using it for classes, and businesses are using it to continue to […]

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Destroying History and Monuments Does Not Change The Past

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Destroying History and Monuments Does Not Change The Past

It’s been painful and shocking to watch the destruction that our “fellow Americans” are causing on monuments, historical sites and businesses around the country.  It’s as if they think that vandalism and destruction will change the course of history.  It does not. In fact, it only creates anger and more controversy that is contrary to […]

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San Diego State University Purchase and Sale Agreement Approved

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego State University Purchase and Sale Agreement Approved

By Barbara Bry  We’ve come a long way since January 2017, when the Chargers announced they were abandoning San Diego and the stadium they’d called home for over 50 years.   And soon after, we learned that real estate speculators had been meeting secretly with city officials for over a year, hatching a plan to acquire […]

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The Academy of Our Lady of Peace Presents First Live Virtual Graduation Ceremony

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
The Academy of Our Lady of Peace Presents First Live Virtual Graduation Ceremony

Ensuring graduating seniors receive the recognition they deserve, the Academy of Our Lady of Peace (OLP) successfully hosted its first live virtual graduation ceremony and the first of its kind in San Diego County by live-streaming each graduate as they celebrated from home. For the first time in 138-year history, OLP’s commencement was broadcast virtually […]

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