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Former Foster Youth become College Bound

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
Former Foster Youth become College Bound

Over 60 transition age foster youth who have overcome the odds to head for college will have the opportunity to start their journey with help and support from Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT) through its College Bound service. College Bound provides young people with everything they need to succeed in all aspects of […]

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The Struggles of Foster Youth Emancipation

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Struggles of Foster Youth Emancipation

What happens when a young person leaves the foster care system without preparation or support? To address this topic, Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT), a nonprofit organization that engages a caring community to help transition age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being, hosted a showing of the film, “Friday’s Child,” at the Mission […]

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Politicians Who Truly Need to “Think Outside the Box”

| May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
Politicians Who Truly Need to “Think Outside the Box”

This past week, many of us from Mission Hills and some surrounding communities attended a meeting that was held at the new Mission Hills Library that was coordinated by Councilman Chris Ward and his staff.  Those who attended were told that Mayor Faulconer has decided on the fate of the original Mission Hills Library site, […]

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Looking for Something Relaxing to Do?

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Looking for Something Relaxing to Do?

By J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills Business Improvement District Team D&B at One Mission Realty The Mission Hills BID invites you to “look up” as you walk, run, bike, skate, scooter and drive along the banner lined streets in our neighborhood.  Through grants from the County of San Diego and the City of San […]

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Beautiful Bonsai

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
Beautiful Bonsai

On the last day of February, I missed the meeting I most wanted to attend.  Fortunately, Martha Pehl stood in for me taking great notes as Abe Far, president of the Golden State Bonsai Federation made his presentation.  I am probably the last person to write about Bonsai.  My father had one, but he also […]

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Fiesta de Reyes Cinco de Mayo Folklorico Festival Features Headliner Talent

| April 6, 2019 | 0 Comments
Fiesta de Reyes Cinco de Mayo Folklorico Festival Features Headliner Talent

The Fiesta de Reyes Cinco De Mayo Folklorico Festival is set to celebrate 10 years of entertainment, culture and family-friendly fun in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park this coming Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5.As they have every year for a decade, dancers from throughout Southern California and Baja will meet and compete during the festival on Cinco de Mayo weekend. Along with circus performers, crafts and other entertainers throughout the state park, the festival will feature a two-day folklórico competition that will light up an immense.Folklórico is a traditional Latin American dance that emphasizes local folk culture with ballet characteristics…

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National Conflict Resolution Center Presents the 31st Annual Peacemaker Awards Dinner

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
National Conflict Resolution Center Presents the 31st Annual Peacemaker Awards Dinner

National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) presents the 31st Annual Peacemaker Awards Dinner on Saturday, April 6, starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront at 1 Park Boulevard. The theme of this year’s event is “Celebrating Human Dignity” honoring individuals and organizations dedicated to peacemaking in their own neighborhoods and around the world. […]

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Art Alive Continues a Long Standing Tradition

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Art Alive Continues a Long Standing Tradition

The San Diego Museum of Art, located at 1450 El Prado in Balboa Park, will hold its 38th annual Art Alive exhibition, on view from Thursday April 11 through Sunday, April 14. As the Museum’s signature fundraiser and a highly anticipated spring tradition, the event features nearly 100 floral designers’ interpretations of famous works of […]

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Remembering Warren

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Remembering Warren

After more than 19 years of being the publisher and executive editor, I constantly face the reality of wanting whatever I communicate to be meaningful to our readers. This issue is no different. However, this month, I have a heavy heart. The article that I am writing does not come easily. That’s because I prefer […]

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Mission Hills Student’s Pie is Featured at Lazy Acres

| February 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Student’s Pie is Featured at Lazy Acres

Lazy Acres Mission Hills recently featured a very special pie. Grant K8 student Cassidy Watelet won first place in the 2018 4th of July Pie Contest, hosted by The Mission Hills Town Council at the Concert in the Park summer series. The winning pie was sold at Lazy Acres during the last week in January […]

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