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Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill + Bar Aims to Raise $1 Million for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to Help Fight Childhood Cancer

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill + Bar Aims to Raise $1 Million for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to Help Fight Childhood Cancer

Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill + Bar restaurants nationwide and locally in California have teamed up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to take a stand against childhood cancer in a month-long fundraising campaign. Now through Sunday, August 12, more than 1,050 participating Applebee’s restaurants aim to raise $1 million to help fund cutting-edge medical research. Restaurants will […]

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Soft Succulents That Are Easy to Handle

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Soft Succulents That Are Easy to Handle

Jeff Moore spoke to the San Diego Horticultural Society about succulents that “do NOT draw blood.” While succulents is not a scientific term, it has come to mean fleshy plants that store moisture. Many of these have such pretty leaves that flowers are unnecessary to enhance your garden. Best of all, Moore says succulents have […]

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Concert for a Cause

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Concert for a Cause

At 6:30 p.m., Friday, August 10, the Carlsbad Museum of Making Music hosts a very special benefit concert at the Music Box (1337 India Street) in San Diego featuring two GRAMMY-winning artists: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall. A legendary trumpet player, Alpert’s musicianship earned him five #1 hits, nine Grammy Awards, 15 gold albums, 14 […]

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Buffalo Soldiers Celebrate Anniversary of the First Regiment Formation

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Buffalo Soldiers Celebrate Anniversary of the First Regiment Formation

On July 24 delegates celebrating the 152nd anniversary of the formation of the Buffalo Soldier Regiment visited the Casa del Rey Morro African American Museum on Congress Street in Old Town San Diego. The Old Town San Diego Chamber of Commerce/Business Improvement District President, Fred Grand joined in the celebration with other supporters and presented […]

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What Now?

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

My Ode to a Romanian Immigrant by Laura Walcher Iris Bloom in Central Park (A poetic and personal history ) Time comes for her in small cocoons, One child or another of us; or her melancholy memory of her husband – scenes of the city in which she lived, knowing her generous and boundless energy […]

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Old House Finds a New Home In Mission Hills

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Old House Finds a New Home In Mission Hills

If you stayed up past midnight on Saturday, June 30th, you may have witnessed a once in a lifetime event: a vintage house moving into Mission Hills. That night, the historically-designated Henry B. Jones House, slowly made its way on a tractor-trailer from its original site in Hillcrest to its new home on Ibis Street […]

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Keeping It Cool in Mission Hills

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Keeping It Cool in Mission Hills

by Mission Hills BID The weather is at record setting highs with off-the-chart humidity as we try to fit all we have to share into the space allowed. With “hot” on our minds, following are some worthy mentions. Hot Event Save-the-Date: Each August the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) takes a break from its […]

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Getting Ready for Medicare

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Medicare is the primary health insurance for U.S. citizens over 65. Unless you (or your spouse) are still working and covered by an employer-sponsored group health plan, all persons age 65 and older must sign up for Medicare to obtain health insurance. The Medicare rules are complex and can be confusing. It is important to […]

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Whistleblower Tips Prompt Demand for Public Records Release on Waste, Fraud and Abuse of Gas Tax Funds

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

After receiving numerous tips from whistleblowers about misuse of taxpayer funds in California state and local transportation agencies, the Yes on Prop 6 – Gas Tax Repeal Campaign today announced that it has issued 16 separate demands for data and records pursuant to the California Public Records Act (Government Code Section 6250 et seq.). One […]

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Will the Majority Win?

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich I am a devoted watcher of MSNBC, the “liberal” cable television network, that ironically helped elect Donald Trump president by giving him hour-by-hour, day-by-day, saturation coverage during the 2016 campaign, and did so to the virtual exclusion of the 15 other Republican candidates who were running. The New York Times estimated Trump […]

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