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Showing Gratitude for our Fathers and Forefathers

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s impossible for me to not realize the importance of the month of June. It’s when most of us take time to show gratitude for our fathers. My father was an exceptional human being and amazing father. I also know that he lived a hard life. He helped me to understand that hardships and life’s […]

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Learning by Example

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Learning by Example

by Dove Braunstein I am sitting on a bench just outside the curved, sea-green bars that surround the Ocean Beach (OB) skate park. It is an afternoon that reminds me why I call San Diego home; late winter, and you’d swear it was summer. My dog, Zephyr (who, fittingly, is named after the Zephyr skateboard […]

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To Feed the Family

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
To Feed the Family

We were told to bring our appetites, so we did. Craig Madden spoke at the Mission Hills Garden Club’s March meeting. And, yes, we did get to eat. However, first we heard how he came to his current philosophy and lifestyle concerning food. Four and a half years ago, Madden’s baby girl was ready for […]

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Apollo 13’s Fred Haise Attends America Celebrates the 45th Anniversary

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
Apollo 13’s Fred Haise Attends America Celebrates the 45th Anniversary

A star-studded forum of astronauts and mission control directors will share in-depth personal experiences from NASA’s legendary Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs with Museum guests during a rare special event, America Celebrates the 45th Anniversary of Apollo 16, at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park on Wednesday, June 7. Fred […]

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It’s Hollywood – Dining At Final Cut

| June 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
It’s Hollywood – Dining At Final Cut

If you haven’t seen the television and print ads for Hollywood Casino, you’ve been living under a rock. It is the newest casino in San Diego County, joining a relatively large number of operations that include familiar names such as Barona, Viejas and Pala. Hollywood Casino opened in October 2016 and, as the new kid […]

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Save the Mission Hills bus line!

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
Save the Mission Hills bus line!

By Sharon Gehl and Patricia Paylor The Metropolitan Transit System is proposing eliminating the 83-bus route, the only bus that serves north and south Mission Hills, as part of a system-wide route realignment. The 83 bus runs through Mission Hills, and then down Reynard Way to the American Plaza Trolley station downtown. It returns up […]

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Mission Hills Heritage Holds Fundraiser for Legal Challenge to Community Plan Update

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mission Hills Heritage (MHH), an all-volunteer community organization, will hold a fundraiser on Saturday, June 3, 2017 to support its legal challenge to the City’s approval of the Uptown Community Plan Update. The event takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. at 4455 Hermosa Way, the William Templeton Johnson-designed home of Gordon and Dalia Hunt, […]

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3nd Annual VanGo! STEAM Festival on Date Street in Little Italy

| June 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
3nd Annual VanGo! STEAM Festival on Date Street in Little Italy

 The 3rd annual VanGo! Soapbox Derby and STEAM Festival will take place on Saturday, June 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event celebrates science, technology and the arts at Washington Elementary School. The festival is a free, family-friendly event that includes a Soapbox Derby, live musical and visual arts performances; interactive kid-friendly activities; […]

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You Won’t Get Carded At The Red Card Cafe

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Paris is known as the “City of Lights.” To romantics, it is the “city of love.” To foodies, it is the “city of great cuisine.” It is, after all, the city that originated cordon bleu. Even the smallest bistro on the left bank of the city seems to embed extra flavor in even its simplest […]

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What Now?

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments
What Now?

Literacy, of Course! Thursday, May 18 is the date, for the San Diego Council on Literacy’s (SDCOL) 8th Annual “Eat. Drink. Read. A Culinary Event for Literacy, ” in which our local chefs’ create an original dish that corresponds to their favorite books. CEO Jose Cruz never lets up on his mission: to raise the […]

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