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Friends of Balboa Park Completes Restoration

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Friends of Balboa Park Completes Restoration

Structures Served As Ticket Booths During 1915 Panama-California Exposition Friends of Balboa Park have completed the restoration of the historic gate houses that welcome visitors into the Park on the west side of the Cabrillo Bridge. The Gate Houses are located at Balboa Drive and El Prado at the west entrance of the Cabrillo Bridge. […]

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Home Sweet Rental

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Lately, there have been a few homes in Mission Hills that have been listed on websites like VRBO.com, AirBNB, HomeAway and others. My family has used these websites to find great travel deals. But a recent article shared by one of my colleagues got me thinking: how do you insure something like that if you’re […]

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What Now?

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
What Now?

On the Bright Side…. If there’s some benefit to having tripped into a New York City sidewalk pothole, trashing my ticket to “Hamilton,” sending my lovin’ kin, as a result, into an unexpected adventure of ambulances, emergency rooms, changed schedules, and so on, it’s that now, in a technologically-impressive boot and armed with crutches and […]

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Island Prime – At The Point

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Island Prime – At The Point

Starbucks is practically ubiquitous. It seems that wherever I travel, there’s bound to be a location nearby. Well, David Cohn doesn’t have quite the same reach but here in San Diego, a David Cohn restaurant is seemingly within a short drive. At my last count, nineteen of his 21 operations are within San Diego County. […]

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Propagation- Part 2:

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Propagation- Part 2:

Asexual Propagation In January Anne Murphy gave a talk on Propagating Plants. Last month I wrote about her description of Sexual Propagation, done by seed. This month will touch on the rest of Murphy’s talk: Asexual Propagation, which is basically cloning. One cuts a piece of the plant and grows it. It comes out identical […]

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Courtesy, Civil Society & Journalism

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich Bret Peace is a graduate of Stanford University and the University of Michigan Law School. He’s written a book, “Actual Malice,” which documents the collapse of Congressman Gary Condit’s political career; a collapse brought about by the Washington Post and the District of Columbia’s police department. Peace’s book, written in partnership with […]

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It’s All About March

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID Lombardi Team at Scott & Quinn Real Estate Services We owe a debt of gratitude to Mars, the Roman god, after whom March is named. It was during this month when spring began and the military campaign season got underway, following winter. Since childhood, springtime has always been […]

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Past, Present, and Future

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Past, Present, and Future

Fashion Week San Diego Spring Showcase Who doesn’t love a good night out, hanging with girlfriends, cocktails, shopping, and spending the evening at one of the most iconic venues in San Diego? I know I sure do! With that in mind, here’s an invitation on behalf of Fashion Week San Diego, to the 10th Annual […]

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Mission Hills Heritage to Host Free Workshop on Historic Districts

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do you want to know the facts about historic districts and what they mean for you and your neighbors? Then mark your calendars for Saturday, March 11, 2017, when Mission Hills Heritage will host a free public workshop to explain and answer questions about historic districts. The workshop will take place in the auditorium of […]

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Propagation: An addicting pastime.

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments
Propagation:  An addicting pastime.

Part 1: Sexual Propagation: Growing plants from Seeds On a sunny Saturday, Jill Schmidt, a fellow member of the Mission Hills Garden Club and San Diego Horticultural Society, and I drove to El Cajon for a propagation workshop. Anne Moore, English native but in the U.S. long enough to have lost most of her accent, […]

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