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A Little Generosity Can Go a Long Way This Christmas Season

| December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Recently I was reminded that during the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, we forget that there are those in our communities who are alone and have little to appreciate. There are low-income seniors throughout our communities who are often forgotten during this time of year. Many are in poor health and struggling financially. This […]

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“Boots on the Ground”

| December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich Come you masters of war. You that build all the guns. You that build the death planes. You that hide behind walls. You that hide behind desks. I just want you to know I can see through your masks.   Bob Dylan A couple of years back I spoke at a dinner of […]

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“The Nutcracker” Features Live Symphony Accompaniment

| December 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
“The Nutcracker” Features Live Symphony Accompaniment

California Ballet Company presents “The Nutcracker” this December at the San Diego Civic Theatre, accompanied by the Classics Philharmonics (December 12-13, 2015) and the San Diego Symphony (December 16-20, 2015). This annual production has entertained audiences for 45 years with Director Maxine Mahon’s playful interpretation America’s favorite holiday ballet. Tchaikovsky’s extravagant score comes to life […]

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A New Arrival

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
A New Arrival

I Wish, More Women Knew About Hypnobirthing “Oh my God!” I heard screams over and over again in hysteria with the pitch rising. I had just been admitted to the UCSD hospital, being in active labor in a private examination room, when I heard from the next room the panicked words screamed over and over again […]

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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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