RSSFeatured Articles

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 […]

Continue Reading

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, […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Sharpen Your Brain

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

Retirement was not easy for me. I loved my job; in fact, I defined myself by my job. Without it who was I? But the time had come and suddenly I found myself going from an exciting and rewarding life, to days without purpose. Each morning I woke up and had to remind myself what […]

Continue Reading

Susan Sarandon to Speak at the San Diego Film Festival

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Susan Sarandon to Speak at the San Diego Film Festival

Two San Diego entrepreneurs and film makers have taken on a huge responsibility of furthering the role of the San Diego Film Festival. Tanya Mantooth, with 20 years of film production experience, and an eight time Emmy award winner, is director of programming for the San Diego Film Festival (SDFF). Her partner and husband, Dale […]

Continue Reading

People Who Inspire

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Some of you already know that one of our great writers, Charlotte Tenney, passed away. She had been ill for several months and had recently informed me that she was preparing to look for her replacement as an author. She wanted to make sure that her obligation of writing health-oriented articles for the Presidio Sentinel […]

Continue Reading

San Diegans Share Talent and Lots of Creativity

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
San Diegans Share Talent and Lots of Creativity

Mission Hills Music & Arts Festival Those of us who get to see and experience the various dimensions of creativity and talent in San Diego know that we have some of the best and aspiring entertainers and artists right in our own backyard. Every day, I am overly amazed at what we have to offer: […]

Continue Reading