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Turning Up the Intensity in Your Summer Fitness Routine

| August 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

As the heat waves of summer roll through, exercising (especially outdoors) can be quite challenging. When the barometer spikes up, it is a natural tendency to sideline your exercise routine and replace it with more cooling activities like lounging at the pool, shopping at an indoor mall or watching movies in an air conditioned home. […]

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Father Joe’s Villages Offers First-Glance Tours of Affordable Housing Project

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Offers First-Glance Tours of Affordable Housing Project

In January, Father Joe’s Villages broke ground for its first affordable housing project of 2020, Benson Place. Representatives for the organization announced that Benson Place will be completed and move-in ready in August 2020. The South San Diego housing community will be the first of Father Joe’s Villages’ Turning the Key initiative to house people […]

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Cherishing Freedom and Embracing Re-opening

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

By J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills BID and Owner Team D&B at One Mission Realty Freedom comes in many forms. We may even forget we have until it is taken or altered in some way. Wearing a mask, the limitations placed on businesses, and altering our daily lives, can feel like an assault on […]

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The Benefits of Grip Strength

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

In middle-aged and elderly people, grip strength consistently predicts mortality risk from all causes, doing an even better job than blood pressure. In older people, grip strength predicts all-cause mortality even when controlling for disease status, inflammatory load, depression, nutritional status, and inactivity. Grip strength requires fitness and fitness is a disease and aging fighter. Poor grip strength […]

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Acting Fast to Flatten the Curve: Rady Children’s Success Story

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Acting Fast to Flatten the Curve: Rady Children’s Success Story

By Duane Cameron In mid-March, as our country, and the world, was dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it was clear to Dr. Patrick A. Frias, president & CEO of Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego, that they were facing an unprecedented challenge. Cases of COVID-19 were rising in San Diego County, requiring the hospital to enact strict […]

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WHAT NOW?

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
WHAT NOW?

“Why We Elect Narcissists and Sociopaths—And How We Can Stop!” by Laura Walcher The world needs Bill Eddy.  His organization, the High Conflict Institute, deals with high-conflict people with high-conflict personalities. That is, they exhibit an ongoing pattern of all-or-nothing thinking, unmanaged emotions, extreme behavior or threats, and a preoccupation with blaming others. They bully, harass, blame, humiliate, spread […]

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Five Healthier Pantry Swaps You Can Make in June

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Spring is in waning full effect, but who’d know, given all of the rain of late. Hopefully, you’ve began the process of spring cleaning your home and life — and are nearing the end of that phase, but don’t forget the kitchen. One great place to do a final spring cleaning, prior to summer, is […]

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Event Planner Turns Mask Maker

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Event Planner Turns Mask Maker

There is no question that during the current epidemic, it can be hard to find sources of inspiration to get out of the quarantine funk. However, Laurel McFarlane did just that. Pivoting from coordinating San Diego’s most recognizable events to campaigning for graduate support, she has launched her latest initiative, grad masks, designed to support […]

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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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