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An Equine Reunion Six Years In the Making

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
An Equine Reunion Six Years In the Making

On August 17, 2012 a group of six emaciated mustangs arrived at the ranch after being rescued by the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services as part of an animal neglect case. This group has flourished in our Mustang Habitat and welcomed their seventh member with the birth of a filly in 2013. […]

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The Presidio Arbor: A lesson in How Democracy Can Work

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Presidio Arbor: A lesson in How Democracy Can Work

by Sandy Lakoff Democracy can work and a good case in point is right in our own backyard. In a small way, it is an encouraging example of how democracy – and our neighborhood — can be preserved. You will not be surprised to learn that it takes an active citizenry, a responsive politician, and […]

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Hearing on Legal Challenge Looms

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mission Hills Heritage’s (MHH) legal challenge to the new Uptown Community Plan is finally heading toward a court hearing in late September. MHH’s legal challenge was filed under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and is based on flaws in the environmental analysis underlying the community plan update. As background, in November 2016 the City […]

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Gems of South Mission Hills

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gems of South Mission Hills

Mission Hills Heritage Presents its Fourteenth Annual Home Tour Mission Hills Heritage will be hosting its 14th annual Historic Home Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, September 22. It is a collection of eight houses, eclectic in style: Craftsman, Prairie, Spanish, and Tudor. The Craftsman house is probably the most common of Mission […]

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When Elected Officials Violate State Laws

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Files Ethics Complaint with Three Law Enforcement Agencies And we wonder why people don’t trust politicians. On the morning of Tuesday, August 28 a Caltrans work crew was caught stopping cars (and creating a traffic jam) along State Highway 78 and Sutherland Dan Road (between Ramona and Julian) in San […]

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Proper Trimming of Trees and Shrubs

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Proper Trimming of Trees and Shrubs

This past year, John Clements gave the Mission Hills Garden Club a presentation on pruning trees and shrubs. Although September is not the month for pruning roses, the principals of pruning are basically the same. John showed us the tools he considers essential, some of the sprays he uses, gave us the rationale behind pruning, […]

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What Now?

| September 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

Not So Safe Streets of San Diego Safe streets of San Diego? Don’t think so. Not unless, or until, the scooter and bike manufacturers add a horn or bell to their products. Not unless riders heed street signs. Not unless such drivers take a literacy test, in order to read them. Or, understand what an […]

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World’s Most Exciting Aerial Sport “Swoops” Arrives at the Waterfront

| September 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
World’s Most Exciting Aerial Sport “Swoops” Arrives at the Waterfront

The world’s most dynamic and visually spectacular skydiving event heads to downtown San Diego, September 14-15, as the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale Swoop Freestyle World Championships comes to the Embarcadero Marina Park South. Eighteen of the world’s best canopy pilots will fly their parachutes mere inches above the water at speeds approaching 90 mph, and spectators […]

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Local Nonprofit Fresh Start Collaborates with Chicano Federation

| August 7, 2018 | 1 Comment
Local Nonprofit Fresh Start Collaborates with Chicano Federation

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a local nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of disadvantaged infants, children, and teens with physical deformities through the gift of reconstructive surgery and other healthcare services, has announced a strategic collaboration with the Chicano Federation, one of San Diego’s leading social service agencies that provides empowering opportunities for our diverse […]

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One Love Movement Presents 7th Annual Charity Yoga Event

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
One Love Movement Presents 7th Annual Charity Yoga Event

One Love Movement, a nonprofit aimed at raising awareness and support to advance social justice, will host its 7th Annual Charity Yoga Event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, September 23 at Waterfront Park in Downtown San Diego. The event features a yoga class followed by a guided meditation, live music, and a wine […]

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