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The Promise and Pitfalls of Genetic Testing

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

There seems to be an ever-expanding number of companies looking to help you understand your genes. Some of my family have had their genes tested to try to find out “where they come from” and learned they’re part Sicilian, part Arab and part Viking. You could learn what health risks might lie waiting for you […]

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Best Selling Author Shares Her Passion for Vegetarian Meals

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Best Selling Author Shares Her Passion for Vegetarian Meals

Erin Gleeson, New York Times best-selling author, will make her “last public appearance in the USA” at The Front Porch, from 10 a.m. to noon, Sunday, November 15, at the Coronado location, 918 Orange Avenue; and 2 to 4 p.m. at the Mission Hills location, 928 Fort Stockton Drive, Suite 103. Erin Gleeson is the […]

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Colorado Caper

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Colorado Caper

I tend to make snap decisions about how I feel about places or things, but I often find out I was wrong. Since I skied in Aspen in the late 50s, I assumed Colorado was a place for skiing, period. I never thought of it in terms of anything else. I knew they had wildfires, […]

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Fashion Week San Diego 2015 Brings Wall Street to La Jolla

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Fashion Week San Diego 2015 Brings Wall Street to La Jolla

By Aubree Lynn, stylist/producer/writer In the heart of La Jolla, from La Valencia to Girard Street, the air was filled with wonder as Fashion Week 2015 was underway. At La Valencia Hotel the first night kicked into high gear with “The Art and Beauty” behind fashion, hosted by Bella’s Academy. Special guest celebrity stylist, Ted […]

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A Tribute to My Friend, Charlotte Tenney

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
A Tribute to My Friend, Charlotte Tenney

by Violet Green Twenty years ago I moved to San Diego to be closer to my first nephew. I wanted to be a part of his life and to make one of my favorite vacation spots my home. Whenever I visited, I would be sure to roam through Balboa Park, exploring, enjoying, breathing – always […]

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Francis, Yogi & Joe

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

The pope came to America, Yogi Berra died, and the vice president went on “Late Night with Stephen Colbert.” Three different persons. Three different professions. One common characteristic. One common faith. Pope Francis’ state visit became the greatest week in the history of the Catholic Church in America. Catholicism has had a really bad run, […]

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Father Junipero Serra’s Canonization

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Father Junipero Serra’s Canonization

This past month was an extremely eventful time for Catholics. I am Catholic and was excited about the arrival of Pope Francis to the United States. I remember when he was elected to head the Catholic Church. It was a day of celebration because he is also a Franciscan. For those of us who are […]

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She Writes and Sings from Her Heart

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
She Writes and Sings from Her Heart

On a monthly basis I receive a lot of press releases on up and coming and established singers, musicians and songwriters. It’s a true blessing to get to experience all the talent that exists in our world. However, with as many artists I am introduced to, few touch me as this local songwriter, singer and […]

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St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Local Restaurants to Raise Funds

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
St. Vincent’s Teams Up with Local Restaurants to Raise Funds

At the beginning of the summer, St. Vincent de Paul School partnered with local restaurants to raise much needed funds for the school. Parents and community members supported the school’s Just Lift A Fork fundraiser by dining at local Mission Hills restaurants – Brooklyn Girl Eatery, Lefty’s Chicago Pizzeria, and The Patio & The Front […]

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The Creative Spark that Turned into Blue Sky Riders

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Creative Spark that Turned into Blue Sky Riders

“The best part,” says Kenny Loggins of that meeting with Gary Burr as he wrote for “How About Now,” his well-received 2008 release, “was that when we sang together, we sounded like brothers. The last time I experienced that kind of blend was with Jimmy Messina in 1971.” Loggins, one of the premiere voices in […]

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