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Annual Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates Spring Blossoms

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
Annual Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates Spring Blossoms

Mira Mesa rejoices as the Vietnamese-American Youth Alliance (VAYA) and Vietnamese Federation of San Diego presents its Spring Blossoms event, the transition to a new age. This annual special occasion is a free countywide Tet festival full of games, prizes, food, and entertainment. These two nonprofit organizations are flourishing in full blast at this year’s […]

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Collaborative Groups File a Lawsuit to End Fluoride-Treated Tap Water

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

EPA Being Challenged About the Health Effects of Fluoride Fluoride Action Network (FAN), together with a coalition of environmental, medical and health groups, collectively known as the “petitioners,” served the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a petition calling on the Agency to ban the addition of fluoridation chemicals to public water supplies due to the […]

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USO San Diego is Recipient for Holiday Season Events

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
USO San Diego is Recipient for Holiday Season Events

This holiday season, USO San Diego encourages all San Diegans to stand together and support the sacrifice of our military service members and their families. This year, USO San Diego is the honored beneficiary of holiday events sponsored by the Hilton San Diego Bayfront and the Headquarters at Seaport Village. The season kicks off with […]

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Thankfulness After All the Catastrophes

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Motivated by Kindness Over the last several months, our fellow-Americans have been at the center of various weather and fire disasters. There were the hurricanes and floods in Texas and Florida and the firestorms in Northern California. The grand finale, in terms of a life-changing catastrophe was what occurred in Las Vegas this past month. […]

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The Other Life Changing Diabetes

| October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
The Other Life Changing Diabetes

By Dove Braunstein Recently I watched the documentary “What the Health” on Netflix. Being a self-proclaimed health nut (who, admittedly, doesn’t always practice what she preaches), I enjoyed the film and its general message. Processed food is killing us; eat less meat and dairy, and way, way more plants. Amen. But I had one huge […]

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Bus Service For Mission Hills is Saved With Significant Cuts

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bus Service For Mission Hills is Saved With Significant Cuts

by Patricia Paylor and Sharon Gehl People in Mission Hills got involved and saved the 83 bus line from being completely eliminated, but the service hours were cut. The MTS board voted on September 21 to cut service hours to approximately 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They also voted to eliminate the Washington Street segment […]

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Bus Service For Mission Hills is Saved With Significant Cuts

| September 29, 2017 | 0 Comments
Bus Service For Mission Hills is Saved With Significant Cuts

by Patricia Paylor and Sharon Gehl People in Mission Hills got involved and saved the 83 bus line from being completely eliminated, but the service hours were cut. The MTS board voted on September 21 to cut service hours to approximately 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. They also voted to eliminate the Washington Street segment […]

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Trees For Health Garden Prospers with the Help of Volunteers

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Trees For Health Garden Prospers with the Help of Volunteers

by Violet Green Even if you’ve lived in San Diego your entire life, you might not know about one of its hidden gems – the Trees For Health garden in Balboa Park. I was lucky enough to hear about this botanical medicine treasure when I attended a San Diego Herb Guild meeting in 2014. It […]

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The Not-So-Hidden Costs of the “Affordable Housing Density Bonus” Program

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Barry Hager, Susan Dean and Deborah Pettry Elsewhere in this issue, you can read about the plight of Green Manor residents, whose lives are being impacted by the Jonathan Segal project next door at 1011 Fort Stockton Drive (“The Fort”). It’s especially sad that these lower income seniors and others in the community are […]

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POP Factory Makes its Way to the West Coast

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
POP Factory Makes its Way to the West Coast

Stylishly Aubree Lynn Writer, Stylist, Producer False lashes, trapeze style dresses, bold prints, go-go boots, blue shadow, scarves in hair, these are all that encompassed the free-spirit of anything goes in the era of the ‘60s where life just popped! I was asked to join my artistic and acclaimed performance and installation artist girlfriend, Jette […]

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