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Paul Vaden Honored with the 2019 Erwin Lurie Award

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Paul Vaden Honored with the 2019 Erwin Lurie Award

JDRF, the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, recently announced Paul Vaden as the recipient of its Erwin Lurie Award for his noteworthy contributions as a volunteer leader in the organization. Named after the late Erwin Lurie, who helped found JDRF in 1970 with his wife Carol and others, the Erwin Lurie […]

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“Stop Undermining Democracy Now”

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Former U.S. Congressman Jim Bates (D-California) Speaker Pelosi is trying to package her “Democrat Impeachment” as a “Constitutional Duty,” not the “Partisan Revenge” that it is. Actually, the Democrat Partisan Revenge is the real abuse of power involved here and it is strictly contrary to Constitutional authority. The power the Democrats are abusing is […]

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January is National Blood Donor Month

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
January is National Blood Donor Month

During the month of January, we are reminded by the American Red Cross to donate blood.  That’s because, during this month, there is typically a short supply due to the holidays (vehicle accidents) and an increase in communicable illnesses. With that in mind, a family in North Carolina is forever grateful to the blood donors […]

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Fifth Annual Mission Hills 5k Run/Walk Returns Saturday, March 21st

| January 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fifth Annual Mission Hills 5k Run/Walk Returns Saturday, March 21st

Fun run through historic San Diego neighborhood to support STEAM programs at Grant K-8 For the fifth consecutive year, the annual Mission Hills 5k will return at 8 a.m., Saturday, March 21. Promising fun for the whole family, this run/walk will wind through the scenic, historic neighborhood of Mission Hills, beginning and ending at Grant […]

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WHAT NOW?

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Don’t Call “Amy” by Laura Walcher Well, I did.  I called Amy.  Sweetly, I thanked her for her consideration.  She’d called to tell me that she could probably get me an appointment to have my car serviced; very appreciated, I’m a busy woman.  In fact, I’d been so busy that I wound up..well, I couldn’t […]

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10th Annual ROMP Gala Benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities® of San Diego

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
10th Annual ROMP Gala Benefits Ronald McDonald House Charities® of San Diego

Contributions from the 10th annual ROMP gala and Hoehn Motors Luxury Car Raffle raised $600,000 in net proceeds for Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, which provides supportive services for families with a critically ill or injured child in a local hospital. ROMP Enchanted: The Magic of Hope, held recenetly at The Fairmont Grand […]

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Old Town San Diego State Historic Park Hosts 69th Annual Las Posadas

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park Hosts 69th Annual Las Posadas

Old Town San Diego State Historic Park will be decked out in historic holiday finery this year and will be the scene of the 69th Annual Las Posadas celebration on Saturday, December 14. The annual Las Posadas procession is a walking reenactment of what is traditionally a 9-day event in Mexico depicting the biblical story […]

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Giving Tuesday Inspires People to do Good

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Giving Tuesday Inspires People to do Good

Travis Manion Foundation (TMF), one of the nation’s largest veteran nonprofit organizations received a commitment from a private donor to match donations starting on Giving Tuesday through December 31, dollar for dollar up to one million dollars. All funds from this campaign will go toward TMF programs that support and empower families of fallen military […]

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Thanking God for the Purpose of The Season

| December 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
Thanking God for the Purpose of The Season

Now that Christmas and the holiday season are upon us, I know that people in our world are having different reactions and experiences with what they should feel and believe.  Though I am Catholic and have been since birth, I would be naïve to think that others understand how this season feels to me. Fortunately, […]

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Kate Sessions Birthday Celebration in Balboa Park Invites Tree Lovers to “Plant It Forward”

| November 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
Kate Sessions Birthday Celebration in Balboa Park Invites Tree Lovers to “Plant It Forward”

The Balboa Park Conservancy encourages San Diego families and tree lovers of all ages to help Plant It Forward at a new annual event in honor of Kate Sessions’s birthday and Balboa Park’s vital urban forest from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, November 9. The family-friendly celebration in Morley Field at Jacaranda Place is the […]

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