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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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Seeking Mrs. First Lady:

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Light Hearted Talk With La Verle Mitrovich I asked Patty Ducey-Brooks if she would mind republishing this article that ran in the June 2006 issue of the Presidio Sentinel.  Patty agreed since it brings to light more memories of George Mitrovich, who passed away this past July 2019.  La Verle has played a prominent […]

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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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The 9/11 Heroes Run Reminds Us To Never Forget

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments
The 9/11 Heroes Run Reminds Us To Never Forget

Travis Manion Foundation (TMF) will host the San Diego 9/11 Heroes Run 5K race at 8 a.m., Sunday, September 8 at San Diego State University. The annual race will unite the community to remember the nearly 3,000 lives lost on 9/11, as well as to honor the veterans, military, and first responders who serve our country […]

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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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Celebrating San Diego’s History Before and Beyond 250 Years

| August 5, 2019 | 1 Comment
Celebrating San Diego’s History Before and Beyond 250 Years

For those of you who are not aware of it, the year of 2019 represents 250 years when San Diego became the first European settlement in the State of California.  Presidio Park, located just above Old Town San Diego, is one of the most significant historical sites on the West Coast.  That’s because, in 1769, […]

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42nd Haute with Heart Fashion Show & Luncheon

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
42nd Haute with Heart Fashion Show & Luncheon

St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center (SMSC), a nonprofit organization that educates and empowers individuals with developmental disabilities to realize their full potential, will celebrate its 42nd Haute with Heart Fashion Show and Luncheon: Dreaming of Style from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, August 10 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, located at 1 Park Blvd, […]

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Fireside in Liberty Station

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Fireside in Liberty Station

Americana BBQ meets Coastal Baja Cuisine The Patio Group (TPG) restaurants are going through a transformation. The new Corporate Executive Chef Jarrod Moiles, recently appointed to lead TPG’s culinary team, is changing the climate, culture and menus of these restaurants.  Moiles, who oversees The Patio Group of restaurants, including The Fireside by the Patio at […]

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Urban Corps of San Diego Receives Grant to Plant 2000 Trees

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Urban Corps of San Diego Receives Grant to Plant 2000 Trees

Urban Corps of San Diego County has been awarded $1.253 million in Proposition 68 funding from CAL FIRE’s Urban and Community Forestry, Urban Forest Expansion and Improvement grant program to plant 2000 trees throughout the county. The grant program is designed to employ and train 100 young adults on tree planting activities. According to Urban […]

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2nd Annual San Diego Pin & Patch Con Brings Presents Wearable Art

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
2nd Annual San Diego Pin & Patch Con Brings Presents Wearable Art

The 2nd Annual San Diego Pin & Patch Con brings the world’s first wearable art convention to San Diego from noon to 6 p.m., June 8 at Montezuma Exhibit Hall at San Diego State University, 6075 Aztec Circle Drive in San Diego. San Diego Pin & Patch Con drew 1,500 attendees and featured more than […]

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