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Hearing on Legal Challenge Looms

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mission Hills Heritage’s (MHH) legal challenge to the new Uptown Community Plan is finally heading toward a court hearing in late September. MHH’s legal challenge was filed under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and is based on flaws in the environmental analysis underlying the community plan update. As background, in November 2016 the City […]

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Gems of South Mission Hills

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Gems of South Mission Hills

Mission Hills Heritage Presents its Fourteenth Annual Home Tour Mission Hills Heritage will be hosting its 14th annual Historic Home Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, September 22. It is a collection of eight houses, eclectic in style: Craftsman, Prairie, Spanish, and Tudor. The Craftsman house is probably the most common of Mission […]

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When Elected Officials Violate State Laws

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Files Ethics Complaint with Three Law Enforcement Agencies And we wonder why people don’t trust politicians. On the morning of Tuesday, August 28 a Caltrans work crew was caught stopping cars (and creating a traffic jam) along State Highway 78 and Sutherland Dan Road (between Ramona and Julian) in San […]

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There’s Nothing Normal About Normal Heights

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
There’s Nothing Normal About Normal Heights

By George Mitrovich We lived in Kensington for more than 30-plus-years, a San Diego community known for its Spanish architecture and English named streets. Kensington comes as close to a gated community as a community can become without being gated, as there are only four street entrances into Kensington off Adams Avenue, and its streets […]

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Proper Trimming of Trees and Shrubs

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Proper Trimming of Trees and Shrubs

This past year, John Clements gave the Mission Hills Garden Club a presentation on pruning trees and shrubs. Although September is not the month for pruning roses, the principals of pruning are basically the same. John showed us the tools he considers essential, some of the sprays he uses, gave us the rationale behind pruning, […]

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What Now?

| September 5, 2018 | 1 Comment

Not So Safe Streets of San Diego Safe streets of San Diego? Don’t think so. Not unless, or until, the scooter and bike manufacturers add a horn or bell to their products. Not unless riders heed street signs. Not unless such drivers take a literacy test, in order to read them. Or, understand what an […]

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New Restaurant Maestoso Launches Sunday Brunch

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
New Restaurant Maestoso Launches Sunday Brunch

Contemporary Italian restaurant Maestoso, the highly anticipated project of acclaimed Chef Marco Maestoso and partner Dalila Ercolani that is open daily at 1040 University Avenue in Hillcrest, is now serving Sunday brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. to complement its nightly dinner service. Available throughout the restaurant, including a wraparound patio accented with green […]

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Local Nonprofit Fresh Start Collaborates with Chicano Federation

| August 7, 2018 | 1 Comment
Local Nonprofit Fresh Start Collaborates with Chicano Federation

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a local nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of disadvantaged infants, children, and teens with physical deformities through the gift of reconstructive surgery and other healthcare services, has announced a strategic collaboration with the Chicano Federation, one of San Diego’s leading social service agencies that provides empowering opportunities for our diverse […]

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One Love Movement Presents 7th Annual Charity Yoga Event

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
One Love Movement Presents 7th Annual Charity Yoga Event

One Love Movement, a nonprofit aimed at raising awareness and support to advance social justice, will host its 7th Annual Charity Yoga Event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, September 23 at Waterfront Park in Downtown San Diego. The event features a yoga class followed by a guided meditation, live music, and a wine […]

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San Diego Zoo Food, Wine & Brew Celebration Returns

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
San Diego Zoo Food, Wine & Brew Celebration Returns

Enjoy a globally inspired, all-inclusive food, wine and beer tasting event at the San Diego Zoo from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday, September 22. More than 160 of Southern California’s best vendors—along with animal encounters, live entertainment and dancing—will take place inside the world-famous San Diego Zoo. At the Food, Wine & Brew Celebration, […]

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