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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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Ten-Year Old Francis Parker Student Releases Second Book

| November 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Ten-Year Old Francis Parker Student Releases Second Book

Arden Pala, a ten-year old, fifth grade student at Francis Parker is already an established author and returns with another exciting chapter to capture the imagination of young readers. “The Adventures of Noah’s Flying Car Through Turkey” is the second in the series.  His first book was titled, “The Adventures of Noah’s Flying Car.” Pala […]

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Behind the Scenes of “Sesame Street”

| November 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Behind the Scenes of “Sesame Street”

Point Loma Resident Shares Her Secrets By Patty Ducey-Brooks It’s always gratifying to learn of people who reside in San Diego who have had exceptional careers and have the talent and skillset to share their life adventures and knowledge. Dr. Lucille Burbank, who is an author, educational media consultant, mother, and grandmother, worked behind the […]

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28th Annual Gala Bootleggers Ball to Benefit Children with Physical Deformities

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
28th Annual Gala Bootleggers Ball to Benefit Children with Physical Deformities

San Diego nonprofit Fresh Start Surgical Gifts will host its 28th Annual Gala Bootleggers Ball at 6 p.m., Saturday, October19 at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine, 3777 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92122. Dr. Greg Ostrow, director of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Scripps Clinic Carmel Valley, and his wife […]

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Balboa Park Halloween Family Day Offers a Day of Spooky-Good Fun

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Balboa Park Halloween Family Day Offers a Day of Spooky-Good Fun

The region’s largest free Halloween carnival grows even bigger with more than 30 organizations bringing San Diego County families a fun, safe, and culturally inspired kickoff to their Halloween activities. The Balboa Park Halloween Family Day takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, October 26, and features dozens of free craft projects for […]

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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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