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The Angst of April

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich Last month in my column I wrote about one of my heroes, Billy Graham. This month I’m back, mostly, to Donald John Trump, who is as far from William Franklin Graham as heaven from hell. So, I will do here what I haven’t really done before, share a selection of my recent […]

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Mission Hills Resident To Run Over 1,500 Miles To Support Children with Cancer

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Resident To Run Over 1,500 Miles To Support Children with Cancer

Richard Nares of Mission Hills will run more than 1,500 miles from Seattle, Washington to San Diego, California to raise money for the Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), a nonprofit that helps families navigate their child’s journey through cancer. In 2003, Richard co-founded the Emilio Nares Foundation with his wife Diane after losing their son Emilio […]

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What Now?

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
What Now?

The National Conflict Resolution Center Celebrates 30 Years of Peacemaker Awards Thirty years ago, with a cadre of attorneys, activists, civic-minded citizens, Liz O’Brien, CEO of the S. D. Mediation Center, launched the organization’s Peacemaker Awards. It was time. The group, wholly dedicated to the practice, nevertheless struggled – as non-profits often do – with […]

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Billy Graham

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Billy Graham

By George Mitrovich Upon the passing of Billy Graham, I posted a tribute to him on Facebook and shared my tribute with close friends I frequently email on issues important to me. First, here is my tribute: The passing of Billy Graham ends an era, not alone for American Christianity, but in the world. In […]

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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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