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Estate Planning Is More than Just a Will

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Not too long ago, I wrote about the most basic estate-planning tool: your will. If you have children, or really anyone whom you wish to benefit at your death, your will is the most essential foundation for putting your affairs in order after you’re gone. However, “after you’re gone” isn’t the only scenario your estate […]

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Local Ronald McDonald House Receives Gifts from UnitedHealthcare

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Local Ronald McDonald House Receives Gifts from UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare donated Valentine’s Day-themed gifts to families at Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego this past February. The gifts, in the form of 150 toy bags for kids, were delivered to families and officials of the Ronald McDonald House. In addition to toys, the colorful packages – known as Grins 2 Go bags – […]

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Beauty by Dolly Partners with Big Sister League of San Diego

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Beauty by Dolly Partners with Big Sister League of San Diego

Beauty by Dolly, a leading natural hair removal studio, partnered with Big Sister League of San Diego, a local nonprofit dedicated to providing transitional housing and support services for women affected by mental illness, homelessness and abuse, to provide free beauty makeovers during Random Acts of Kindness Week this past February. “In celebration of Random […]

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9th Annual Miracle Babies 5K and Kids Festival

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
9th Annual Miracle Babies 5K and Kids Festival

Supports Critically ill Newborns in San Diego County NICUs The 9th annual Miracle Babies 5K will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, May 7, 2017, at NTC Park at Liberty Station (2455 Cushing Road), with registration beginning at 7 a.m. The event includes a timed 5K run at 8 a.m. followed by […]

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Fab Cakes Wins Three Food Network’s Cake Wars

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fab Cakes Wins Three Food Network’s Cake Wars

This past month I learned of the only bakery to accomplish an impressive honor. Fab Cakes in Mission Hills has the talent, skills, creativity and passion to win three Food Network’s Cake Wars. They are amazing. In 2015, Fab Cakes competed in the D.C. Comics episode and won. In 2016, Fab Cakes competed in the […]

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Watershed Conservancy Offers Opportunity for All

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Watershed Conservancy Offers Opportunity for All

In September my eyes opened to new ideas and knowledge. Jess Norton of the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy presented a wealth of information about her organization. Its mission is “to preserve, protect and share the natural and cultural resources of the San Dieguito River Valley through collaborative efforts to acquire lands, complete trails, restore […]

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State of San Diego Water

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
State of San Diego Water

By Mike Wille, meteorologist California reservoirs saw a welcome turnaround in the annual winter rainy season of 2016-17, the likes of which we haven’t seen in six years. It was December 2010 where portions of the San Diego County mountains received a mega 14-plus inches of rain, challenging rivers as it raced back out to […]

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Save Our Heritage Organization Files Lawsuit on Controversial Project

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Save Our Heritage Organization Files Lawsuit on Controversial Project

This past December 2016, Save Our Heritage Organisation filed a lawsuit in Superior Court to stop the controversial Balboa Park Plaza de Panama Project citing violations of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The $79 million construction of a massive bypass bridge, roads and paid-parking garage would irreparably damage the historic park, an internationally renowned […]

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Emilio Nares Foundation Dedicates Bell for Childhood Cancer Survivors

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Emilio Nares Foundation Dedicates Bell for Childhood Cancer Survivors

This past December, childhood cancer patients at Rady Children’s Hospital received an inspirational opportunity to announce a victory milestone in their battles against cancer. The Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), a non-profit organization that helps families navigate their child’s journey with cancer, dedicated the first, permanent childhood cancer Survivor Bell for the hospital’s oncology inpatient unit, […]

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Ministerial Permit Approved for Mission Hills Property

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Opportunity or Loop Hole It has become very obvious to any one living, working or traveling through Mission Hills that the property at 1011 Fort Stockton is undergoing development. After emails and phone calls from local residents regarding this property and the “due process” for the community to be involved in some dialogue on this […]

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