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The United States of America has 24 Congressional “Ghost” Districts

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

By Jim Bates, former United States Congressman Most people don’t realize that the United States of America has 24 Congressional “Ghost” Districts. This fact is probably America’s best kept secret! But what do we mean by “Ghost” Districts? Every 10 years, under Article 1, Section 2 of the Constitution, it requires a Census to be […]

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Seeking Mrs. First Lady:

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Light Hearted Talk With La Verle Mitrovich I asked Patty Ducey-Brooks if she would mind republishing this article that ran in the June 2006 issue of the Presidio Sentinel.  Patty agreed since it brings to light more memories of George Mitrovich, who passed away this past July 2019.  La Verle has played a prominent […]

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California Should Not Chastise Federal Government When the State Fails to Disarm Violent Felons & Mentally Ill

| August 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Following Governor Gavin Newsom’s press conference this week in which he demanded national background checks, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) called on him to direct Attorney General Xavier Becerra and the Department of Justice (DOJ) to do their job and fully implement the Armed & Prohibited Persons System (APPS) to disarm violent criminals and […]

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Tatiana DeMaria to Headline at Comic-Con

| July 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
Tatiana DeMaria to Headline at Comic-Con

Poised to take San Diego Comic-Con by storm this year, famed film & television producer/writer Craig Titley returns to his sixth season on ABC’s “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” as executive producer, and will be appearing with real-life rock ‘n’ roll superhero musician Tatiana DeMaria as she headlines shows throughout the convention weekend. A former punk […]

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The Beginning of the End

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

The larger a country, the less easy for its real opinion to be ascertained, and the less difficult to be counterfeited; when ascertained or presumed, the more respectable it is in the eyes of individuals. — James Madison, “Public Opinion”, 1791 Recently Donald Trump did something so outrageous, so vile, so reprehensible, so unethical, so […]

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My Life in Books & Literature

| May 13, 2019 | 0 Comments
My Life in Books & Literature

Twenty years ago, maybe, I spoke on “My Life in Books & Literature.” I gave the speech three times – at Barnes & Noble at Grossmont Center and La Jolla, and to a women’s book club at First United Methodist Church of San Diego. The first went extremely well. The second, not so much. The […]

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What Now?

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Peacemaker Awards to Honor Those That Communicate, Collaborate and Connect While the National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC), in this 31st year of Peacemaker, continues to uphold and expand its mission of peacemaking, we fear the “world” is not keeping pace. Still, its current list of awardees, its creative new programs, worthy and compelling – […]

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Churches & Civil Society

| March 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Churches & Civil Society

By George Mitrovich On Christmas Eve at the Church of the Resurrection (United Methodist) in Leawood, Kansas, a suburb of Kansas City, an offering was taken for the church’s many charities, including a school built in Lebanon for some of the 750,000 Syrian children whose schools have been destroyed in Syria’s civil war, The senior […]

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San Diego Native Participates in the 2019 World Marathon Challenge

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
San Diego Native Participates in the 2019 World Marathon Challenge

Runner will compete in seven marathons in seven days on seven continents On January 31, 2019 Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Ambassador and type 1 diabetes (T1D) Champion Eric Tozer will embark on the ultimate athletic journey by competing in the World Marathon Challenge. Starting in Novo, Antarctica, the challenge takes runners across the seven […]

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The Importance of Jackie Robinson

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments
The Importance of Jackie Robinson

By George Mitrovich Jack Roosevelt Robinson was born in Cairo, Georgia one-hundred years ago, January 31, 1919. He would grow up to become the “most important black man in American history.” That was the view of the late Buck O’Neil, founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, who often pointed out that […]

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