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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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Tax Considerations of Supporting Family Members

| April 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last month I wrote about some basic rules to frame a decision of whether and how to lend money to a family member. Here are some additional considerations, with this very important caveat: giving a gift or lending money to a family member can have very important tax and estate planning implications. You should discuss […]

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A Restaurant To Impress Family or Friends

| April 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
A Restaurant To Impress Family or Friends

Residents of San Diego are very fortunate to live there. So often when I speak with people in other cities, particularly those who live in cold climates where the icy hand of winter comes sweeping over the mountains, I hear real envy in their voices. We do enjoy the best weather of the country. But […]

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Running for an Important Cause

| April 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Running for an Important Cause

Recently I met with two of my close friends (Richard and Diane Nares) who were excited to share with me a collaborative program that was benefitting a non-profit organization that they helped to create. The Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), founded in 2003, has been serving low-income families whose children are fighting cancer. The organization’s most […]

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Super Tuesday Election in Our Community

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

As the nation was preparing for election results for Super Tuesday of the Presidential Election, the Uptown Community, which includes Mission Hills, Hillcrest, University Heights and Bankers Hill, also had an important election. This election was for the upcoming board members for the Uptown Planners. This organization is responsible for voting on the Community Plan […]

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What Now?

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
What Now?

The Euphorbia, Trust Me! Now and then in my now-long life, I am keenly reminded that I’m … from the Bronx. I mean, who in the Bronx ever heard of “The Euphorbia?” It sounds like a Greek play. These days, they might ship these evil little growths from the southwest, just to pique curiosity, and […]

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Part Two: Kenya Sojourn

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Part Two:   Kenya  Sojourn

When I wrote about our trip to Kenya, I stressed the luxuriousness of our camps. The camp guides can identify each mammal, bird, reptile and probably insect. In addition, they know all the plants. Each camp guide leads you to a plethora of animals doing whatever they do normally. I heard the Latin names of […]

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