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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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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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Six Rules of Lending to Family Members

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Bank of Mom and Dad is a popular institution these days, generally offering favorable terms and frequently more sympathetic treatment in the event of a late payment. That said, there need to be ground rules when you are considering supporting a family member with a loan or gift, and some of these rules can […]

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Singer Gillian Margot Reinvents a Diverse Mix of Jazz, Soul and Pop Songs

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments
Singer Gillian Margot Reinvents a Diverse Mix of Jazz, Soul and Pop Songs

All-Star Cast and Grammy-Nominated Pianist Combine their Talents Up-and-coming singer Gillian Margot is just as much at home with jazz standards as she is with R&B, blues and the sophisticated side of pop music. She’s earned an avid global following from Asia to her native Canada and the USA. On her debut album as a […]

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Malashock Dance to Open 2016 Season with ‘Signatures’ Performances

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Malashock Dance to Open 2016 Season with ‘Signatures’ Performances

To kick-off the company’s 28th season, Malashock Dance aims to deliver big plans and big impact through more accessible programming. The schedule begins with “Malashock Signatures,” an intimate and thrilling program of dance that highlights two “signature” works and two world premieres by John Malashock, artistic director, Malashock Dance. Performances will be held Jan. 22 […]

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Protect Your Property Values and Support Historic Districts

| December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Protect Your Property Values and Support Historic Districts

Deborah B. Pettry, Ph.D. On November 9, 2015, scary posters showed up on telephone poles throughout our community. “Protect Your Property Values!” they announced. “Research has shown that over time, the restrictions of being in an historic district hurt property values for most property owners.” This was the day before the Mission Hills Town Council […]

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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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