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Pandemic Times: Successful Pivoting

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Pandemic Times: Successful Pivoting

By J. Daniel Geddis, Team D&B at One Mission Realty, president, Mission Hills BID State and local government officials have loosened restrictions on what businesses and individuals can and can’t do.  San Diegans were unique in good behavior to flatten the COVID-19 curve.  We abided by the directives to not gather in groups, stay at […]

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Residents of Tir Na Nog Available for Adoption

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Residents of Tir Na Nog Available for Adoption

San Diego’s longest operating equine sanctuary responds to the Stay At Home orders, which led them to cancel their annual open house, by putting a number of their ranch residents up for adoption, virtually. “Twenty of our ranch residents, from our horses, to our dogs, cats, sheep, goats, pigs and burros are represented and available […]

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Painting the Gaslamp Quarter with Messages of Hope and Resilience

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Painting the Gaslamp Quarter with Messages of Hope and Resilience

Several Gaslamp businesses that temporarily shuttered in light of California’s Stay-at-Home Order covered their windows with plywood during the shutdown. Now, as the neighborhood begins to reopen, flowers have begun to bloom on the boarded-up shops. “As city lights have dimmed worldwide, these murals offer a sense of brightness for the Gaslamp and surrounding neighborhoods,” […]

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UnitedHealthcare Donates Funds For Urban Life Rooftop Garden Project

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
UnitedHealthcare Donates Funds For Urban Life Rooftop Garden Project

The YMCA of San Diego County received a $50,000 grant from UnitedHealthcare’s “Do Good. Live Well.” employee volunteer initiative during an event earlier this year. The grant funds an UrbanLife Rooftop Garden Program at the Copley-Price Family YMCA that will encourage youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Kevin Kandalaft, CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of […]

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Jimbo’s Supports Jewish Family Services Hand Up Food Pantry

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
Jimbo’s Supports Jewish Family Services Hand Up Food Pantry

On Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Jimbo’s made a donation to Jewish Family Services Hand Up Food Pantry in the amount of  $8,542.80. Following the passing of Proposition 67 in 2016, Jimbo’s is required by California State law to impose a charge of 10 cents on each paper bag they provide to customers. As a result of […]

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Re-structuring City Government in the New San Diego: A Blueprint Going Forward

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments
Re-structuring City Government in the New San Diego: A Blueprint Going Forward

In a few short weeks, the NFL established a completely new, socially distanced process for drafting college players. In the same time, Development Services successfully transitioned to online permitting and a work-from-home business model. Necessity is and will be the mother of invention. Tough times create the opportunity for positive and lasting change. With municipal […]

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Disciplined Investing in Volatile Markets

| May 11, 2020 | 0 Comments

The past few weeks have been a wild ride, to be sure. With financial markets selling off and government efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak starting to crimp both economic and personal activity, it’s very reasonable to be concerned about what will happen in the coming months. Frankly, there are about as many theories as […]

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Paying for College

| March 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

A college education gives your child a significant advantage in today’s job market, generally delivering higher earnings throughout their entire working life. Over the years, Congress has introduced many different incentives to help families afford the cost. Here are several of the key incentives and how they can help with you with the rising cost […]

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What Happens If I Don’t Have A Will?

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

I occasionally hear this question, and the answer is somewhat surprising to those who ask me: even if you do not create a Last Will and Testament, you still have one. It was written by your state legislature. A will is basically a set of instructions that tells your heirs how to wind up your […]

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Embrace Entrepreneurship to Win the War on Poverty

| February 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Wayne Winegarden More than 38 million Americans are living in poverty, according to the latest U.S. Census data. That’s just under 12 percent of the population. Not exactly what President Lyndon Johnson had in mind when he declared war on poverty in 1964. Since then, the U.S. poverty rate has averaged about 13 percent. […]

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