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Designing with Succulents

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Designing with Succulents

Debra Lee Baldwin frequently gives talks to garden clubs. Her most recent talk at the San Diego Horticultural Society gave highlights from her latest book, “Designing with Succulents.” Probably the greatest motivation for planting succulents in San Diego County is fire protection. During the wildfires many people said, “Succulents saved our house.” Baldwin showed us […]

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Collaborative Groups File a Lawsuit to End Fluoride-Treated Tap Water

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

EPA Being Challenged About the Health Effects of Fluoride Fluoride Action Network (FAN), together with a coalition of environmental, medical and health groups, collectively known as the “petitioners,” served the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a petition calling on the Agency to ban the addition of fluoridation chemicals to public water supplies due to the […]

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How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
How to Save Heirloom Tomato Seeds

When Mission Hills Garden Club met in September, Brijette Romstadt gave us a talk on seeds. Of all the seeds she mentioned, tomatoes interested me most. With the exception of 1972 or 1973, I have found it much cheaper to purchase fancy heirloom tomatoes than to grow them. Nevertheless, despite my vow to never grow […]

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Grant K-8 Holds New Facilities Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Back to School Night

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Grant K-8 Holds New Facilities Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Back to School Night

This past September a community celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony took place for the new facilities at Grant K-8, located at 1425 Washington Place in Mission Hills. The evening ceremonies included a student band, a student singing the National Anthem, and district speakers. Superintendent Cindy Marten, Board of Education President Richard Barrera, Facilities Planning and […]

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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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Villa Musica Offers Pop/Rock Performance Skills and Songwriting Camp

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Villa Musica Offers Pop/Rock Performance Skills and Songwriting Camp

A Pop/Rock Performance Skills and Songwriting Camp is being held from Monday, August 7 through Friday, August 11 and is designed for teens and advanced tweens (age 12 to 17) who have good instrumental proficiency in one area (such as voice, guitar, bass, piano, or drums) but would like to branch out, and gain confidence […]

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A Banner Year for St. Vincent School Sports Programs

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Banner Year for St. Vincent School Sports Programs

This was an amazing athletic year for the St. Vincent’s Vikings. John Stone, St. Vincent’s volunteer athletic director and one of the school coaches, describes a sporting renaissance at the small school in Mission Hills. “St. Vincent’s School is increasingly recognized as not only a leader in academics and spiritual study, but also a growing […]

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Write Out Loud Holds 8th Annual TwainFest

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Write Out Loud Holds 8th Annual TwainFest

Write Out Loud, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience, presents the 8th Annual TwainFest to take place on Saturday, August 19th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. New this year, […]

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The Fleet Science Center presents Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

| August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Fleet Science Center presents Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

Narrated by Academy Award® Winner Morgan Freeman Join the Fleet Science Center for a spectacular journey to a remote and wondrous world when the film Island of Lemurs: Madagascar opens in the Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Giant Dome Theater on Friday, August 4, 2017. The film is produced by IMAX® and Warner Bros. […]

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Write Out Loud Presents “The Open Road”

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Write Out Loud Presents “The Open Road”

Write Out Loud – an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading short stories aloud for a live audience – announces “The Open Road,” the final production in their 10th Anniversary Season. Write Out Loud Story Concerts bring literature to life – aloud – with rehearsed readings by […]

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