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Father Joe’s Villages Offers First-Glance Tours of Affordable Housing Project

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Offers First-Glance Tours of Affordable Housing Project

In January, Father Joe’s Villages broke ground for its first affordable housing project of 2020, Benson Place. Representatives for the organization announced that Benson Place will be completed and move-in ready in August 2020. The South San Diego housing community will be the first of Father Joe’s Villages’ Turning the Key initiative to house people […]

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Zooming Blooms

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Zooming Blooms

With most of San Diego being home bound and/or restricted with meeting, April and May’s meetings were different.  We did meet via Zoom.  Zoom, as you may know, allows people to join the same meeting in a somewhat controlled setting.  Our children are using it for classes, and businesses are using it to continue to […]

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Investing in an Election Year

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

You’re going to be hearing a lot of people talking about how to ‘prepare your portfolio’ for the election results. I could make a case for lots of different possible outcomes, regardless of whom is ultimately elected. At the end of the day, though, the markets will have the final say, and it’s likely to […]

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Cheetah Cub Thriving at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Cheetah Cub Thriving at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

In between eating her morning meal, a seven-week-old cheetah cub played and pounced in an indoor nursery area at the Ione and Paul Harter Animal Care Center, at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The curious little feline hasn’t yet been named, and weighs just over five pounds. Since the cub arrived at the nursery […]

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Meals on Wheels San Diego County Announces New President and CEO

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Meals on Wheels San Diego County Announces New President and CEO

Meals on Wheels San Diego County’s Board of Trustees announced today that they have selected Brent Wakefield to serve as the agency’s president and CEO. “After a very thorough search, the Board is excited to welcome Brent Wakefield to lead Meals on Wheels San Diego County (MOWSDC) into a bright and bold future,” said Peggy […]

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San Diego Rescue Mission Names New Vice President of Programs

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego Rescue Mission Names New Vice President of Programs

San Diego Rescue Mission has named Paul Armstrong as vice president of Programs. Armstrong, a native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, served for more than 20 years in the United States Navy as a Supply Corps Officer and Chaplain before transitioning into social services. Armstrong will oversee all of the Rescue Mission’s life-saving programs including its […]

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Pandemic Times: Successful Pivoting

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Pandemic Times: Successful Pivoting

By J. Daniel Geddis, Team D&B at One Mission Realty, president, Mission Hills BID State and local government officials have loosened restrictions on what businesses and individuals can and can’t do.  San Diegans were unique in good behavior to flatten the COVID-19 curve.  We abided by the directives to not gather in groups, stay at […]

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Staghorn Ferns

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Staghorn Ferns

Lynn Walker-Beveridge gave the Mission Hills Garden Club a practical and interesting approach to staghorn ferns.  She began her talk with the basics giving us specific and easy to follow instructions on propagating and nourishing staghorn ferns. Walker-Beveridge began by showing us several plants that Martha Pehl had grown.  They ranged in age from two […]

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Residents of Tir Na Nog Available for Adoption

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Residents of Tir Na Nog Available for Adoption

San Diego’s longest operating equine sanctuary responds to the Stay At Home orders, which led them to cancel their annual open house, by putting a number of their ranch residents up for adoption, virtually. “Twenty of our ranch residents, from our horses, to our dogs, cats, sheep, goats, pigs and burros are represented and available […]

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22nd Annual Mission Hills Garden Walk rescheduled for June 27

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
22nd Annual Mission Hills Garden Walk rescheduled for June 27

The 2020 Mission Hills Garden Walk, themed “Take Time to Look,” utilizes a phrase from Georgia O’Keefe to invite us to slow down to look at the beauty and details in our lives.  It takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 27.  Most of the 10 gardens included in this year’s walk […]

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