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Red O – Taste Of Mexico

| September 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Westfield, which operates shopping centers around the world, is pouring millions into the expansion and redevelopment of University Town Center (UTC). Drivers on La Jolla Village Drive have been watching construction for months as new buildings and parking structures take shape. But drivers also had the opportunity to watch new construction across the street from […]

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Trees For Health Garden Prospers with the Help of Volunteers

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Trees For Health Garden Prospers with the Help of Volunteers

by Violet Green Even if you’ve lived in San Diego your entire life, you might not know about one of its hidden gems – the Trees For Health garden in Balboa Park. I was lucky enough to hear about this botanical medicine treasure when I attended a San Diego Herb Guild meeting in 2014. It […]

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The Not-So-Hidden Costs of the “Affordable Housing Density Bonus” Program

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by Barry Hager, Susan Dean and Deborah Pettry Elsewhere in this issue, you can read about the plight of Green Manor residents, whose lives are being impacted by the Jonathan Segal project next door at 1011 Fort Stockton Drive (“The Fort”). It’s especially sad that these lower income seniors and others in the community are […]

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POP Factory Makes its Way to the West Coast

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POP Factory Makes its Way to the West Coast

Stylishly Aubree Lynn Writer, Stylist, Producer False lashes, trapeze style dresses, bold prints, go-go boots, blue shadow, scarves in hair, these are all that encompassed the free-spirit of anything goes in the era of the ‘60s where life just popped! I was asked to join my artistic and acclaimed performance and installation artist girlfriend, Jette […]

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7th Annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

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7th Annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego

Historic Old Town San Diego will once again be the site of the 7th annual Art & Craft Show Old Town San Diego. Hosted by the Old Town Chamber of Commerce, the popular free weekend Art & Craft Show will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, September 30 and […]

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Home Tour: Craftsman, Then and Now

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Home Tour: Craftsman, Then and Now

by Arlene Hauser Mission Hills Heritage is holding its Thirteenth Annual Historic Home Tour on Saturday, September 23, 2017. Eight, rather than the usual six, homes will be on view, each reflecting a different aspect of craftsman architecture. Visitors will explore both interior and exterior features, and docents will provide historical details. During San Diego’s […]

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Literacy Summer Camp Preps City Heights Children for Back to School

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Literacy Summer Camp Preps City Heights Children for Back to School

Students Maintain, Improve Reading Scores by 84 Percent Happy. Excited. And confident are the words eight-year-old Zohal Najemeddine used to describe how she felt coming to United Way of San Diego County’s “Readers in the Heights” Literacy Summer Camp over the past month. Along with 276 other students, Najemeddine benefited from the camp that promoted […]

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Succulent Tapestries

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Succulent Tapestries

I went with the Mission Hills Garden Club for an entertaining presentation by Laura Eubanks showing how she assembles gardens and is paid for doing so. Eubank’s path is both interesting and amusing. I know she has an incredible innate sense of design as she was completely untrained. Eubank has always loved gardens. With four […]

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Mission Hills — Exciting Autumn

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Mission Hills — Exciting Autumn

By Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID and Lombardi Team at Scott and Quinn Real Estate I am excited to celebrate Labor Day on September 4th, welcome autumn, and look forward to the winter months ahead. I am also excited to introduce the newly formed Mission Hills BID President’s Circle. The BID has been looking […]

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Financial Planning for the Terminally Ill

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Over the past few months, I’ve had an up-close and personal experience with this topic: my father recently passed away after a protracted illness. Financial planning is about making the best use of your available resources (money, time and skills) to do the things you want to do in life. Estate planning is most often […]

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