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Mission Hills Resident Receives ARCS Light Award

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Resident Receives ARCS Light Award

Mission Hills resident, Peggy Hanley, is the recipient of this year’s ARCS Light Award. Each year the ARCS Light award is given to a member of each chapter of the ARCS Foundation, Inc. The ARCS Foundation’s mission is to advance science and technology on the United States by providing financial awards to academically outstanding U.S. […]

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Gen Z in California says Homelessness is their #1 Concern

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Gen Z in California says Homelessness is their #1 Concern

California’s share of Generation Z believes homelessness is the biggest issue facing their community, according to new data from a survey commissioned by the Boy Scouts of America. The survey asked young Americans, ages six to 17, to prioritize the top five issues in their community from a list of about twenty. Twenty-nine percent of […]

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San Diego International Film Festival Highlights Notable Artists and Films

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego International Film Festival Highlights Notable Artists and Films

The San Diego International Film Festival (SDiFF), produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, announced today that they will honor Laurence Fishburne (“The Matrix Series”) with the annual Gregory Peck Award, Jared Harris (“Chernobyl”) with the Cinema Vanguard Award, and Jillian Bell (“Brittany Runs a Marathon”) with the Fairbanks Award. They will all be honored […]

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The United States of America has 24 Congressional “Ghost” Districts

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Jim Bates, former United States Congressman Most people don’t realize that the United States of America has 24 Congressional “Ghost” Districts. This fact is probably America’s best kept secret! But what do we mean by “Ghost” Districts? Every 10 years, under Article 1, Section 2 of the Constitution, it requires a Census to be […]

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Fall Graduates Who Are Breaking the Cycle

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Fall Graduates Who Are Breaking the Cycle

The San Diego Rescue Mission (SDRM) will be holding its fall graduation ceremony to celebrate individuals who have successfully completed their 12-month rehabilitation and recovery programs. The ceremony will take place at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 19. Through each of its 12-month rehabilitation programs, the San Diego Rescue Mission meets the critical and diverse needs […]

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Quick Pitch Competition Offers Capital for Start Up Businesses and Products

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Quick Pitch Competition Offers Capital for Start Up Businesses and Products

In 2018, Mission Hills-resident Shiv Shukla took home first place in the John G. Watson Quick Pitch Competition. The 31-year-old start-up founder of Neuralace Medical, a Sorrento Valley medical device company seeking to relieve chronic nerve pain without the use of opioids, credits the competition as a “big needle mover” for the company – garnering […]

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McDonald’s® Donates 600 NASA-Inspired Happy Meal® Books

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
McDonald’s® Donates 600 NASA-Inspired Happy Meal® Books

Continuing its commitment to creating feel good moments and using its scale for good, McDonald’s is donating 600 Happy Meal books featuring Peanuts’ characters Snoopy and Woodstock exploring space to Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego and the San Diego Air & Space Museum to inspire children to explore their universe.   In partnership with the […]

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“Mission Hills Architecture in the Roaring Twenties”

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
“Mission Hills Architecture in the Roaring Twenties”

 Mission Hills Heritage 15th Annual Historic Home Tour Join Mission Hills Heritage on Saturday, September 21, 2019, for its 15th Annual Historic Home Tour. This year’s theme is “Mission Hills Architecture in the Roaring Twenties” and the tour will include eight homes in various styles built during the 1920s. Guests will explore both the exteriors […]

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Fiesta Patrias in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Fiesta Patrias in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

It’s time again to head to Old Town San Diego State Historic Park to celebrate Mexican Independence Day. This year the annual festivities commence at 11 am with the ringing of the bell at the historic Casa de Estudillo on Saturday, September 14, 2019. This free event commemorates an important day in early San Diego […]

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Lions. Tigers, and Bears, Oh, My!

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Lions. Tigers, and Bears, Oh, My!

Jodie Cavenaugh organized one of our best field trips ever for the Mission Hills Garden Club.  We visited Lions, Tigers, & Bears, a sanctuary in Alpine for rescued exotic and abused animals.  We boarded a very nice bus in front of the nursery.  Several of us brought grandchildren who were old enough to behave completely […]

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