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San Diego Ballet Debuts World-Premiere of “Giselle”

| April 4, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Ballet Debuts World-Premiere of “Giselle”

Bringing the beauty of classical ballet front and center, San Diego Ballet will debut the world-premiere of “Giselle” at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 21 and 2:30 p.m., Sunday, May 22 at Balboa Theatre, located at 868 Fourth Avenue in downtown San Diego, A traditional French ballet set during a wine festival in France, San Diego Ballet’s new staging […]

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Big Plans for Revitalization of the UCSD Hillcrest Medical Center

| April 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

As we all know, change is inevitable.  And sometimes adversity builds character.   Recently, many of you shared with me that you would like to be a part of the planning process and the discussions on developments happening in your community.  With that in mind, a Mission Hills neighbor shared with me information on a […]

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Affordable Housing at What Cost

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
Affordable Housing at What Cost

by Paul Krueger A new definition of “affordable housing”: $2,000 monthly rent for a 480 square-foot, one- bedroom, one-bathroom ADU. Building industry consultant admits it’s “absurd, from the stand-point of affordability” The permit application for a multi-unit rental complex on a single-family lot confirms that two of the apartments will be reserved for an affordable […]

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A Team Effort to Help the Homeless in Little Italy

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
A Team Effort to Help the Homeless in Little Italy

Following a recent conversation with Marco LiMandri, chief executive administrator of the Little Italy Association, and Donnie Dee, president and CEO of the San Diego Rescue Mission, I learned of a team approach that they have initiated to support those experiencing homelessness in Little Italy. Their goal is to have fewer people calling the sidewalks of Little […]

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Inspirational Children’s Book Taps the Power of Music and Interactivity to Engage, Enthrall and Influence Children to Do Good


| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
<strong>Inspirational Children’s Book Taps the Power of Music and Interactivity to Engage, Enthrall and Influence Children to Do Good</strong><strong><br><br><br></strong>

Whether gifting for the holidays, a birthday, Valentine’s Day or “just because,” children’s literature is a timeless gift that can impact the recipient, families and society at-large in meaningful ways. This truth is exemplified with “A Little Spark” children’s book authored by Chris Parsons—a truly unique title that was recently awarded the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award […]

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Mission Hills Heritage 2021 Walking Tour

| October 31, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage 2021 Walking Tour

Saturday, November 13, 2021 “Mission Hills – Heart and Soul,” Mission Hills Heritage’s 2020 annual walking tour that was cancelled because of the pandemic, has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 13 in the Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego.  The guided walking tour will focus on the original subdivision known as “Mission Hills” mapped out […]

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San Diego Ballet Returns for Fall Season with Ritmos Latinos

| October 30, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Ballet Returns for Fall Season with Ritmos Latinos

San Diego Ballet commences its 2021-2022 fall season with a weekend of shows safely outside in the picturesque Ingram Plaza in Arts District Liberty Station. This year’s annual program is titled Ritmos Latinos, a performance merging Latin rhythms and ballet, will feature two of San Diego Ballet’s audience favorites, “Que Bonito Amor” and “Mambomania.” Audiences will be able […]

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Reminding Ourselves to be Grateful & Thankful

| October 30, 2021 | 0 Comments
Reminding Ourselves to be Grateful & Thankful

Due mostly to the pandemic, many of us would say that the circumstances of the last two years have challenged us beyond our expectations. We have had to deal with some extreme blows to our personal and professional lives.  Most of us haven’t been able to visit with family, nor meet in person with our business […]

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Thank You For Choosing Mission Hills

| August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments
Thank You For Choosing Mission Hills

By J. Daniel Geddis, Mission Hills BID President and Owner Team D&B at One Mission Realty As I am writing this month’s column many of our businesses are again shut down under state and local mandates due to spikes in COVID-19 test results.  Lax social distancing and lack of mask wearing have been mentioned as […]

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Fatherly Advice

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fatherly Advice

For all of us who have had loving, caring and resourceful fathers in our lives, we know the loss we feel when they are no longer with us.  That void, no matter how recent or long ago it occurred, still seems to resonate in our lives.  However, somehow, Dad’s words of encouragement and fatherly advice […]

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