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Seven Oak Park Residents Displaced Following Structure Fire

| November 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Seven Oak Park Residents Displaced Following Structure Fire

San Diego, CA – A structure fire at an Oak Park residence last night caused smoke damage that forced seven residents to evacuate. The San Diego Fire Department was called to the house in the 5000 block of Elm St. where firefighters found a blaze in the detached garage. The incident was reported around 10:00 […]

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Party Time — Private Dining at Pampelmousse Grille

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Party Time — Private Dining at Pampelmousse Grille

This year has shot by amazingly fast. I feel like it is April (perhaps because of the recent tax deadline) but it is really November. The holidays are just around the corner. Thanksgiving is coming up and Christmas is already being marketed by major retailers and catalogue companies. It is also “party time” when companies […]

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What Now?

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
What Now?

“The Camp.” From Prison to Pen, Ralph Inzunza’s New Life, New Book Is there ever anything “good” to be gained for a year in the pokey? Most of us would issue a resounding, “No!” Former San Diego City Councilman Ralph Inzunza might surely agree, even if the experience has led him to an inspired first […]

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Allison Andrews and Fashion Week San Diego Celebrate Ten Years

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Allison Andrews and Fashion Week San Diego Celebrate Ten Years

Stylishly Aubree Lynn Writer, Stylist, Producer Back to the nostalgic Port of San Diego Broadway Pier for the tenth anniversary of Fashion Week San Diego (FWSD) runway shows. All energy and lights focused on the designers’ latest collections as models paraded down the main aisle while the crowd of attendees waiting in eager anticipation to […]

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Something Special about Seeds

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Something Special about Seeds

The Mission Hills Garden Club met in September (we meet on the odd-numbered months) at the Mission Hills Nursery to hear Brijette Romstedt tell us really interesting facts about seeds. Romstedt believes that seeds provide “a window to the past and a door to the future.” Her company, San Diego Seed Company, is the only […]

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Oh So Thankful This Thanksgiving

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Oh So Thankful This Thanksgiving

by Krista Lombardi, Mission Hills BID President, Lombardi Team at Scott and Quinn For the Mission Hills Business Improvement District, November is truly a time to be thankful. In my role as elected president of the Mission Hills BID board of directors, let me express my personal thank you to Mission Hills’ business owners, my […]

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The Care and Feeding of Your Estate Plan

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Most affluent Californians have some form of estate plan. While a will is a basic necessity, many people have invested in a comprehensive package including a will, trust, powers of attorney and advanced health care directive. As I’ve written before, your estate plan determines what happens to your assets once you’ve passed away or when […]

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Friends of Balboa Park Announces Annual Award Honorees

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Friends of Balboa Park Announces Annual Award Honorees

Friends of Balboa Park (FoBP), a nonprofit that preserves the legacy and beauty of the Park, this week celebrated the honorees of its 17th Annual Awards Luncheon. This year’s event, themed “Magical Menagerie,” commemorated the nonprofit’s recent acquisition of the historic Balboa Park Carousel. The event also recognized institutions and organizations throughout the Park that […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Workouts

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Many people who spend hours in the gym are trying to get lean and toned, but somehow it ends up being harder than anticipated. So, what does one have to do to actually tone their muscles and see some definition? Getting a fit body requires doing a variety of exercises, including increasing your endurance and […]

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World’s Second Oldest Gorilla Celebrates Her 60th Birthday

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
World’s Second Oldest Gorilla Celebrates Her 60th Birthday

Gorilla birthdays are always a momentous occasion at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, but today’s (Oct. 24) festivities were especially significant. Vila (pronounced VEE-la), the world’s second oldest gorilla, celebrated her 60th birthday with a joyful party that included all nine members of her family at the Safari Park, including a second birthday girl—one-year […]

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