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California State Auditor Releases Scathing Report on Regional Housing Needs Assessment

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments
California State Auditor Releases Scathing Report on Regional Housing Needs Assessment

On March 17, Michael S. Tilden, the Acting California State Auditor, issued a blistering critique of the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) and its Regional Housing Needs Assessments (RHNA). The Auditor found problems in the HCD methodology that may have inflated RHNA requirements by hundreds of thousands of housing units. The Auditor concludes […]

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Ocean Beach Singer-Songwriter Makes It in Nashville

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments
Ocean Beach Singer-Songwriter Makes It in Nashville

Nashville-based retro Americana singer-songwriter Stacy Antonel is set to release her debut album, “Always the Outsider,” independently on June 17, 2022. An idiosyncratic artist with a background in classical piano, Antonel makes clever Americana that feels both vintage and hyper-modern at the same time. Rooted in classic country but influenced by jazz, pop, and R&B, her […]

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Songwriter, Singer and Musician Shares His Music with Baseball Fans

| April 4, 2022 | 0 Comments
Songwriter, Singer and Musician Shares His Music with Baseball Fans

By Joe Rathburn Wow, this will be my 19th season at the world-famous Tin Fish Gaslamp restaurant in downtown San Diego. In retrospect, it’s been a beautiful, enjoyable run filled with all those things that make a career like mine worthwhile. I’m Joe Rathburn and I play guitar and sing for a living, and my main […]

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The San Diego Museum of Art Presents Art Alive

| April 3, 2022 | 0 Comments
The San Diego Museum of Art Presents Art Alive

The San Diego Museum of Arts’ 41st annual Art Alive, an event in which floral designers transform famous works of art from the permanent collection into exquisite floral displays, returns Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1, 2022. A highly anticipated San Diego spring tradition,Art Alive is theMuseum’s signature fundraiser that provides support for education, […]

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24th Annual Mission Hills Garden Walk Takes Place on Saturday, May 7

| March 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
24th Annual Mission Hills Garden Walk Takes Place on Saturday, May 7

The 2022 Mission Hills Garden Walk, a much-loved gardening tradition, will focus this year on edible gardening.  It will again be held on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend, May 7.  The COVID pandemic has piqued interest in gardening, with fruits and vegetables at the top of the growing list.  Visitors will learn from neighbors […]

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Uptown for All Candidates Win Uptown Planners’ Election

| March 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Uptown for All Candidates Win Uptown Planners’ Election

Candidates Express Their Gratitude It’s official!  Matt Brown, Tony Silvia, and Patty Ducey-Brooks have been elected to the board of Uptown Planners.  Thanks to residents and business owners in Mission Hills, Middletown, Hillcrest, University Heights, Bankers Hill, Marston Hills, and the Medical Complex who came to the election sites to vote this past month. You […]

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Curebound and San Diego Padres Come Together for Padres Pedal the Cause

| March 4, 2022 | 0 Comments
Curebound and San Diego Padres Come Together for Padres Pedal the Cause

Curebound, a San Diego-based 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization that raises and invests strategic funding in translational cancer research projects, will host its signature event, Padres Pedal the Cause, on Saturday, April 9. The community is invited to come together in the fight against cancer for one of southern California’s largest stand-alone cancer fundraising events.  Operated in […]

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Uptown For All: Candidates for Uptown Planners

| February 6, 2022 | 0 Comments

Uptown Planners is the local Community Planning Group which serves in an advisory role to the city.  This board consist of 17 citizens elected by the residents and business owners of Uptown, which includes Hillcrest, Bankers Hill, University Heights, Mission Hills, Middletown, the Medical Complex, and Marston Hills. Upcoming Election Three excellent candidates have come […]

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Author Reaches Young Children with Timely Message About Fear and Bravery

| February 6, 2022 | 0 Comments
Author Reaches Young Children with Timely Message About Fear and Bravery

Teachers and parents alike have seen increased levels of anxiety in children during the Covid-19 pandemic. School shutdowns, sick loved ones, and family stress have all taken their toll on children. San Diego-based children’s author John Dunn has a new book and two friendly dogs who just might help. Through “Boo and Ted’s Amazing Adventures – […]

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Inspiration Heights Historic District Placed on the National Register

| February 6, 2022 | 0 Comments
Inspiration Heights Historic District Placed on the National Register

On October 29, 2021, the State Historic Resources Commission voted unanimously to approve Inspiration Heights for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. This is the culmination of a very long effort by residents of Inspiration Heights and Mission Hills Heritage to have the area approved as a historic district. Bestowing historic district status on […]

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