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Lament for a Computer

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Lament for a Computer

After 30-something years of using a computer for almost everything I write, I am now, with a horribly screwed up shoulder, trying to write on an iPad.  I began my computer relationship with an Apple product, an SE.  I was teaching Basic Skills at Mission Bay High School when the department chairman came into my office […]

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Heart Benefits of Lifting Weights

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

As you start to adapt a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy and exercising, you will lose excess fat in your body. Everyone knows this. Often, you will notice your waist become a bit slimmer and perhaps you lose a bit of weight in your face or legs as well. However, there is a different type […]

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The “R” Word: Recession

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

It’s been more than ten years since the end of the last recession, which is one of the reasons people have been talking about it lately. Historically, recessions come along every five to seven years, and so by that measure, we’re overdue for one. On the other hand, forecasts of when the next recession will […]

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2nd Annual PoeFest

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
2nd Annual PoeFest

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 Second Annual San Diego PoeFest, running from Friday, October 11 through Sunday, October 27 at the historic Adobe Chapel in Old Town, located at 3963 Conde Street in San […]

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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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