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New York Citys’ High Line Park

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
New York Citys’ High Line Park

The first time I saw New York City’s High Line Park Gardens was January 1, 2015. At that time, it was still in the fetal stage of construction. However, when Rick Drake spoke about the Gardens of the High Line, I was amazed at the transformation and am aching to return. Drake gave us an […]

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Michael S. Dukakis

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Michael S. Dukakis

By George Mitrovich On Saturday, January 13, Michael S. Dukakis, who served 12-years as Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and was the nominee of the Democratic Party for President of the United States in 1988, delivered his *17th Annual State of the Nation Address to The City Club of San Diego. The event, held […]

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A Valentine Gift to Help Underprivileged Girls

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Valentine Gift to Help Underprivileged Girls

When most people are concerning themselves with what to give their special loved one on Valentines Day, there is an organization that is focused on helping lots of girls who don’t have the means to purchase new party clothes. The founders of Us Trendy, an independent fashion ecommerce site, started Believe In Yourself to help […]

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Jesus, Am I a Christian?

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich On the day before Christmas, Nicholas Kristoff’s column in The New York Times was entitled, “Cardinal, am I a Christian?” To haters of The Times, who believe it inherently and disgustingly liberal, Mr. Kristoff’s column may seem odd, but it shouldn’t, as the question of Mr. Kristoff’s “Christian standing” is one he […]

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Collaborative Groups File a Lawsuit to End Fluoride-Treated Tap Water

| January 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

EPA Being Challenged About the Health Effects of Fluoride Fluoride Action Network (FAN), together with a coalition of environmental, medical and health groups, collectively known as the “petitioners,” served the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with a petition calling on the Agency to ban the addition of fluoridation chemicals to public water supplies due to the […]

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Dua Lipa Returns to the U.S. for Sold Out Tour

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Dua Lipa Returns to the U.S. for Sold Out Tour

“New Rules” Continues to Rise on the U.S. Top 40 Chart Fresh off the heels of her first sold-out headlining arena tour across Europe, Dua Lipa has returned to the U.S. to kick off the North American leg of her Self-Titled tour in Boston. Her sold-out tour received an overwhelming response from fans, with most […]

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Growing Up Joely Fisher

| December 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Growing Up Joely Fisher

Actress, director, entertainer Joely Fisher invites you backstage, into the intimate world of her career and family with her hilarious, irreverent, down-to-earth show (based on her memoir) which is filled with incredible, candid stories about her life, her famous parents, and how the loss of her unlikely hero, sister Carrie Fisher, ignited the writer and […]

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Alabama in the Mind of America

| December 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

I was recently the guest preacher at the First United Methodist Church of Montgomery, Alabama: a historic and key church in Alabama’s capital city. The invitation to preach came from Dr. Jeremy Pridgeon, the church’s senior minister. He had extended the invitation last spring, when he called to ask if I would come to Montgomery […]

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World’s Second Oldest Gorilla Celebrates Her 60th Birthday

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
World’s Second Oldest Gorilla Celebrates Her 60th Birthday

Gorilla birthdays are always a momentous occasion at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, but today’s (Oct. 24) festivities were especially significant. Vila (pronounced VEE-la), the world’s second oldest gorilla, celebrated her 60th birthday with a joyful party that included all nine members of her family at the Safari Park, including a second birthday girl—one-year […]

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Longtime Advocate for Torture Survivors Receives 2017 Inspiration Award

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Longtime Advocate for Torture Survivors	Receives 2017 Inspiration Award

Kathi Anderson, Survivors of Torture, International’s (SURVIVORS’) executive director, was selected among six remarkable finalists to receive The Wealth and Legacy Center’s prestigious 2017 Inspiration Award recently at the Sanford Consortium, La Jolla. Anderson was chosen because of her longtime dedication in working with an invisible population – torture survivors. In 1997, Anderson co-founded Survivors […]

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