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Between Christ & Machiavelli

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money. – Samuel Johnson One hundred and twenty-seven months ago I wrote my first column for the Sentinel. Not a single farthing has passed from publisher’s coffers to mine. So, “blockhead” fits. The exact number of words I’ve written is somewhere over 190,000; […]

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Major League Legends Participating in Major League All Star FanFest

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Major League Legends Participating in Major League All Star FanFest

  Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced the first round of participants competing in the MLB All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game on Sunday, July 10 at Petco Park in San Diego, including stars from movies, television, music, sports, plus Major League legends. Participants scheduled to appear include: Nina Agdal, Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and […]

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Chris Pratt and Concorde Win the Grand Prix of Del Mar

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Chris Pratt and Concorde Win the Grand Prix of Del Mar

The 71st Del Mar National Horse Show came to a close bringing another season of equestrian excellence to San Diego County.  This three week event ended on a high note with top notch competition and the $100,000 Grand Prix of Del Mar.  In front of near sell-out crowds, the world renowned equestrian spectacle took place in […]

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Heroin and Prescription Drugs

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich When the governor of Vermont devoted his entire State of the State address to the heroin epidemic that had cursed his lovely state, that occasion became the first time any governor had focused on a single issue in such a speech. Governor Peter Shumlin of Vermont gave that historic address 7 January […]

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Baseball Legends to Make Appearances at MLB All-Star Fanfest

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Baseball Legends to Make Appearances at MLB All-Star Fanfest

Free Autographs, Q&As, Clinics and More with Price of Admission More than 40 legends of Major League Baseball and the San Diego Padres will make appearances at MLB All-Star FanFest from July 8 through 12, 2016 at the San Diego Convention Center. Fans will have the opportunity to receive free autographs and participate in question-and-answer […]

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What Now?

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich In June of last summer I watched Donald Trump in New Hampshire speak at a campaign appearance in a big home before an all-white audience. I watched his show courtesy of MSNBC, which astonishingly covered it live – all of it. Trump in his Live Free or Die campaign stop, was my […]

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Of Politics, Religion & Media

| April 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich Some time back the religion editor of “The New York Times” wrote a story about an openly gay United Methodist minister who lost her church over her sexual orientation. The reporter wrote the minister was in danger of being “excommunicated.” The Catholic Church excommunicates; the Methodist Church does not. However, excommunication is […]

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Clinton & Trump & America’s Future

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich HILLARY CLINTON HAS A PROBLEM, AND IT’S NOT GOING AWAY. But if you think I intend here a Hillary screed, read no further. I do not. There are substantive reasons to oppose Mrs. Clinton for president; but they should be principled not personal. But before outlining my concerns about her candidacy, let […]

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A Very Rough Start

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the past few weeks, we have received a stark reminder that investing in the stock market involves risk. From March 2009 through 2015, the S&P 500 has gained over 200 percent, with only a couple of significant hiccups along the way. So what has investors so spooked, and what can those of us with […]

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The State of Our Union

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich How can we know how life unfolds When we cannot see the road Through the mist of time the path unwinds To the end of the road we go. To The End of the Road by John McDermott While watching President Obama’s last State of the Union address, I felt my emotions […]

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