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Too Little Too Late

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

By Janet O’Dea In Mission Hills, one of our neighbors just tore down a building at the “Gateway to Mission Hills” on the corner of West Washington Street and Goldfinch next to the fire station. A representative responded to questions on the HistoricMissionHills Facebook page about the apartments going in after the project was permitted […]

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Tim Flannery & Friends Return to Perform on the Star of India

| October 31, 2021 | 0 Comments
Tim Flannery & Friends Return to Perform on the Star of India

Home to a world-class collection of historic sailing ships, steam-powered boats, and submarines, each offering entertaining and educational exhibits, Maritime Museum of San Diego announces the return of Tim Flannery and Friends performing a colorful blend of folk, country, traditional music and storytelling Saturday, December 18, 2021. After a tough year of pandemic stress and fears, and overcoming his personal health challenges, Tim Flannery, the beloved former […]

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San Diego Food System Alliance (SDFSA) Launches Food Vision 2030

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Food System Alliance (SDFSA) Launches Food Vision 2030

After two years of intensive research and deep collaboration with community partners, The San Diego Food Alliance (SDFSA) has officially launched San Diego County Food Vision 2030. The in-depth report, released in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic’s upheaval to our regional economy and food supply chains, highlights where our food system fails communities and workers, […]

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“Don’t wait for the bulldozer to tear out your neighbor’s backyard.”

| August 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
“Don’t wait for the bulldozer to tear out your neighbor’s backyard.”

By Paul Krueger of Neighbors For A Better San Diego  That’s the warning I have for homeowners — and renters — from Mission Hills to Fletcher Hills, and Hillcrest to Southcrest. In fact, every neighborhood is at risk from a new and little-known City of San Diego regulation that encourages the rampant construction of Alternative […]

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“Federico” Book Signing and Jewelry Event at Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
“Federico” Book Signing and Jewelry Event at Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town

How did a young man from Tututepec, Oaxaca, become a famous jewelry artist and philanthropist living in Los Angeles? Find out at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops in Old Town when author and jewelry artist Federico Jimenez Caballero makes an appearance for a signing of his new book, “Federico: One Man’s Remarkable Journey from Tututepec […]

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50 Years Ago in Mission Hills

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

I woke up this morning and realized that fifty years ago I was frantically looking for a place to live.  My husband heard an ad on the radio.  A company had just hired a large number of employees who needed to buy homes.  As a lark, he listed our house for sale and were immediately […]

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Love Yourself

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you’re familiar with the phrase “you can’t pour from an empty cup” then you understand the reasoning behind caring for yourself first. You have to be whole to be helpful. These days, people are busier than ever, and when you have a spouse, relatives, coworkers, friends and children in the mix, your responsibilities to […]

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Court Ruling Declares Newsom Violates Constitutional Power

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement after a California Superior Court Judge issued a tentative ruling declaring Governor Newsom has violated the Constitution. The ruling is in response to a lawsuit filed by Republican lawmakers Kevin Kiley and James Gallagher, which challenged Governor Newsom’s “one-man rule” and abuse of power. The ruling […]

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Super Bloom 2019 Wildflower Tour with Jim Bishop

| August 7, 2020 | 0 Comments
Super Bloom 2019 Wildflower Tour with Jim Bishop

In June the Mission Hills Garden Club met via Zoom.  Jim Bishop, engineer by education, landscaper by choice, and president of many important garden and horticultural groups, showed his magnificent slides from some of the 25 trips he and his partner Scott Borden took to see the spectacular display of wildflowers in San Diego County […]

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Gaslamp Quarter celebrates Padres’ home opener during “thoroughFARE”

| July 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
Gaslamp Quarter celebrates Padres’ home opener during “thoroughFARE”

(San Diego, CA) Although it comes nearly four months late, the San Diego Padres took on the Arizona Diamondbacks in an empty Petco Park for their home opener on Friday night, July 24. To celebrate the return of America’s Pastime, the Gaslamp District invited several chalk artists to create Padres-themed artwork along Fifth Avenue as […]

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