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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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7th Annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
7th Annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

Historic Old Town San Diego will once again be the site of the 7th annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego. Hosted by the Old Town Chamber of Commerce, the popular free weekend Art & Craft Show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, September 30 and […]

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Home Tour: Craftsman, Then and Now

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Home Tour: Craftsman, Then and Now

by Arlene Hauser Mission Hills Heritage is holding its Thirteenth Annual Historic Home Tour on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Eight, rather than the usual six, homes will be on view, each reflecting a different aspect of craftsman architecture. Visitors will explore both interior and exterior features, and docents will provide historical details. During San Diego’s […]

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Financial Planning for the Terminally Ill

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Over the past few months, I’ve had an up-close and personal experience with this topic: my father recently passed away after a protracted illness. Financial planning is about making the best use of your available resources (money, time and skills) to do the things you want to do in life. Estate planning is most often […]

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Update on the Legal Challenge to Uptown Community Plan

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Update on the Legal Challenge to Uptown Community Plan

As many of you know, Mission Hills Heritage (MHH), with co-petitioner SOHO, filed a lawsuit against the City of San Diego this January over the Uptown Community Plan Update. Last November the City Council adopted a last minute re-write of the Uptown Community Plan that had been in the making for over seven years. Only […]

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Sir Patrick Stewart to Receive The Gregory Peck Award for Excellence in Cinema

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Sir Patrick Stewart to Receive The Gregory Peck Award for Excellence in Cinema

The San Diego International Film Festival (SDiFF), produced by the San Diego Film Foundation, recently announced that iconic stage and screen actor Sir Patrick Stewart will be the recipient of the Gregory Peck Award for Excellence in Cinema. The awards will be presented October 5 at The Variety Night of the Stars Tribute at the […]

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Lazy Acres Brings a New Attitude to Grocery Shopping

| September 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Lazy Acres Brings a New Attitude to Grocery Shopping

All of us who live in Mission Hills and the surrounding communities know that we have been eagerly anticipating the opening of Lazy Acres, which just recently opened at 422 West Washington Street. It’s a refreshing addition to the community for a variety of reasons. When I speak to my neighbors, since I also live […]

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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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