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Adjectivity, Vocabularity, of our Time

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

We really like Thomas Jefferson. He was a smart guy. If you can’t remember anything about him, make sure you see “Hamilton,” once you can afford it. One piece of Jeffersonian wisdom …” the most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do,” is a directive I treasure. […]

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Between Christ & Machiavelli

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money. – Samuel Johnson One hundred and twenty-seven months ago I wrote my first column for the Sentinel. Not a single farthing has passed from publisher’s coffers to mine. So, “blockhead” fits. The exact number of words I’ve written is somewhere over 190,000; […]

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Major League Legends Participating in Major League All Star FanFest

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Major League Legends Participating in Major League All Star FanFest

  Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced the first round of participants competing in the MLB All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game on Sunday, July 10 at Petco Park in San Diego, including stars from movies, television, music, sports, plus Major League legends. Participants scheduled to appear include: Nina Agdal, Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and […]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Comes Through Mission Hills

| May 30, 2016 | 1 Comment
Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Comes Through Mission Hills

Be Prepared for Street Closures This past month I learned that the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon would be coming through my Mission Hills neighborhood after parking restriction signs were posted on our automobiles. I guess you can say I was quite surprised…as were other residents on Presidio Drive. I first thought, “How did this happen […]

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Six Things to Consider When Your Child Turns 18

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

It happens much faster than any of us expect. One minute you’re cradling this cute bundle of joy in your arms and the next thing you know she’s graduating from high school and planning to move out to college. Like many parents, I have no idea where the 18 years went, or how they went […]

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Heroin and Prescription Drugs

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich When the governor of Vermont devoted his entire State of the State address to the heroin epidemic that had cursed his lovely state, that occasion became the first time any governor had focused on a single issue in such a speech. Governor Peter Shumlin of Vermont gave that historic address 7 January […]

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William Cope Moyers’ Shares A Personal Account of Recovery

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
William Cope Moyers’ Shares A Personal Account of Recovery

Special Luncheon Features Son of Bill Moyers Addiction crosses all socioeconomic strata, from the affluent and career professionals to the unemployed and homeless; it does not discriminate. To shed light on the issue and in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, Jewish Family Service of San Diego’s (JFS) annual luncheon will feature keynote speaker William […]

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A Month-Long Detox Program

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
A Month-Long Detox Program

By Violet Green With summer fast approaching, I can’t help but think about spending time outside hiking with friends, attending outdoor concerts, and the upcoming days at the beach. This year, I’m trying to focus on being the healthiest I can be for my own sake, but also to keep up with my long-legged friends […]

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Donovan’s Steak & Chop House

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
Donovan’s Steak & Chop House

Always a Treat Wherever It’s Situated “Change you location, change your luck!” An old Russian saying advises that, if a business is not doing well, move to a new location. Donovan’s Steak & Chop House served legions of satisfied and loyal patrons for years at its two locations in San Diego. One is located at […]

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San Diego Artist Invites Guests to Contribute to Her Creation

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
San Diego Artist Invites Guests to Contribute to Her Creation

Recently I had the opportunity to communicate with a local artist who enjoys creating large format artwork and to make the process “inclusive.” Nan Coffey, a contemporary artist, says she’s not exactly sure what motivated her to begin creating in such a large format, and to invite participation. However, she prefers the large format because […]

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