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From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
From 92 to 123 Dogs Rescued

Last month, the San Diego Humane Society became part of a life-saving journey to rescue 92 Yorkies from a residence in San Diego County. Now the number of dogs rescued has grown to 123 (114 dogs and nine puppies). According to the San Diego Humane Society, it is not unusual for hoarders to hide animals […]

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USO San Diego Makes Dedication Announcement

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments
USO San Diego Makes Dedication Announcement

USO San Diego has dedicated a prestigious STAR to Papa Doug and Geniya Manchester in recognition of their true patriotism and philanthropy in support of the U.S. Military and USO San Diego. The STAR will hold a permanent place on the patio wall of USO Neil Ash Airport Center. USO San Diego is dedicated to […]

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State of San Diego Water

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments
State of San Diego Water

By Mike Wille, meteorologist California reservoirs saw a welcome turnaround in the annual winter rainy season of 2016-17, the likes of which we haven’t seen in six years. It was December 2010 where portions of the San Diego County mountains received a mega 14-plus inches of rain, challenging rivers as it raced back out to […]

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Show A Little Love

| February 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

Wouldn’t it be nice to not stress over Valentine’s Day and just do something that makes a really positive impact on people who are feeling very alone during this time of the year. It’s the season of love, chocolates and roses. But Valentine’s Day is not so rosy for the elderly. In fact, it’s often […]

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Casa Guadalajara — New Year’s Beginnings

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Citizens of San Diego have a very special relationship with Old Town. It is where the city was founded. In 1769, Father Junipero Serra established the first of 21 missions that he established up and down the state. Fifty years later, a small village developed that grew into a town. In 1846, the American flag […]

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Practicing Civility in an Uncivil Age

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Therefore, putting away falsehood, let everyone speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. — Ephesians 4:25, RSV In 1949 I was in the eighth grade at Roosevelt Junior High School in San Diego, watching with my classmates, for teaching purposes, a black and white film depicting an automobile crash. […]

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Wishing You Health and Prosperity in 2017

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID Lombardi Team at Scott & Quinn Real Estate In Italy, it’s customary to eat cotechino con lenticchie or sausages and green lentils, just after midnight on New Year’s Day. Pigs symbolize progress. Legumes including beans, black eyed peas, and lentils are symbolic of money and are consumed with […]

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Losing Bradley

| January 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

I will always think of 2016 as the worst year in my life. This is the year I lost my child, Bradley. Yes, he was a grown man, balding and starting to show some wrinkles, but I saw none of that. To me he was always my child, my first born. He is what made […]

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Drought Defying Gardens

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Drought Defying Gardens

They began by pointing out that we should be using native plants. Many of the plants we think of as natives are not; they are either imports or invaders. Most native plants are both drought and heat tolerant. With water becoming scarcer as our drought continues, the lovely Mediterranean plants which have flourished so long […]

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Save Our Heritage Organization Files Lawsuit on Controversial Project

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Save Our Heritage Organization Files Lawsuit on Controversial Project

This past December 2016, Save Our Heritage Organisation filed a lawsuit in Superior Court to stop the controversial Balboa Park Plaza de Panama Project citing violations of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The $79 million construction of a massive bypass bridge, roads and paid-parking garage would irreparably damage the historic park, an internationally renowned […]

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