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Father Joe’s Villages to Host Gala Benefiting Children in Need

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages to Host Gala Benefiting Children in Need

Father Joe’s Villages invites the community to create a better tomorrow for local children at its 2018 Children’s Charity Gala: Up, Up and Away on May 5 at the historic U.S. Grant Hotel. Father Joe’s Villages will honor four community leaders who serve neighbors experiencing poverty and homelessness. The gala will raise funds for Father […]

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Third Annual Mission Hills 5k Run/Walk Returns Saturday, March 10

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Third Annual Mission Hills 5k Run/Walk Returns Saturday, March 10

The third annual Mission Hills 5k returns Saturday, March 10 at 8 am. Promising fun for the whole family, this fun run/walk will wind through the scenic, historic neighborhood of Mission Hills, beginning and ending at Grant K-8 (1425 Washington Place), a local, public school. Runners of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged to […]

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Two Ways To Keep Your Charitable Deductions in 2018

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 changed a lot about living in California. While the Standard Deduction doubled, personal exemptions were eliminated and several prominent deductions were capped or eliminated, including: • Deductions for state and local taxes (income, property, sales and other) are capped at $10,000. • The cap on new mortgage […]

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Tommy Emmanuel Performs in San Diego on January 19

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Tommy Emmanuel Performs in San Diego on January 19

Two-time GRAMMY® Nominee Tommy Emmanuel, whose five-decade career has garnered hundreds of thousands of fans worldwide, will be bringing his passionate and infectious live show to the Balboa Theatre, located at 686 Fourth Avenue and E Street in downtown San Diego. He performs at 7:30 p.m., Friday, January 19. Emmanuel has been voted Favorite Acoustic […]

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WHAT NOW?

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
WHAT NOW?

Global Winter Wonderland Wows! Global Winter Wonderland (GWW), the extravaganza now underway at SDCCU Stadium is – to say the least – impressive. The welcome mastermind behind this first event for San Diego is Lulu Huang, a sunny, bustling beauty, a native of China. Now an American citizen, in America since her 22nd year, she […]

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Over 3,000 Jolly Saint Nicks for the 5th Annual San Diego Santa Run

| December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
Over 3,000 Jolly Saint Nicks for the 5th Annual San Diego Santa Run

San Diego will be very merry indeed, as more than 3,000 Santas take over Garnet Avenue in Pacific Beach for The 5th Annual San Diego Santa Run, Saturday, December 9, starting at 10 a.m. Hosted by High Performance Movement, the event is one of the largest Santa Runs in the U.S., and consists of a […]

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Dia De Los Muertos November 1 and 2, 2017

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dia De Los Muertos November 1 and 2, 2017

Commemorate Day of the Dead, Wednesday and Thursday, November 1 and 2 by touring the museums and shops within Old Town San Diego to see and experience dramatic and festive Day of the Dead altars. Live entertainment is also planned in many locations throughout Old Town. Candle light procession begins at 6 p.m. Dia De […]

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Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride San Diego, 2017

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments
Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride San Diego, 2017

1936 Nimbus Type C Photograph by Stephan Grotegut The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR) is an annual, world-wide motorcycle charity event. DGR has raised over 8 million dollars since 2013. This year’s event should have over 70,000 riders, in 600 cities across 95 Countries. DGR has teamed up with Movember Foundation (us.movember.com) to raise awareness for prostate cancer and men’s mental health issues. […]

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Historic Carousel in Balboa Park is Purchased by Local Nonprofit

| July 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Historic Carousel in Balboa Park is Purchased by Local Nonprofit

Friends of Balboa Park, a local nonprofit organization, has announced that it is acquiring the historic Balboa Park Carousel that has entertained San Diegans since 1913. The sale closed escrow on June 30, 2017, and will poise the nonprofit to maintain uninterrupted operation of the Balboa Park Carousel. “The carousel was one of very few […]

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A Sense of Self

| July 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

I am a writer. It took me years to feel comfortable about saying that. I was always something else. I was a student, a wife and a mother at various times of my life. Professionally I was a press aide to a congressman, a cultural arts director, a nonprofit executive and lastly a CEO. All […]

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