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California Native Brings New Music Home

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
California Native Brings New Music Home

Natalie Cressman to Perform at Dizzy’s Singer, songwriter, and trombonist Natalie Cressman will bring her Brooklyn-based band back home to California for a six-show run in July. Cressman will be joined by trumpeter Ivan Jackson, guitarist Mike Bono, bassist Jonathan Stein, and drummer Michael Mitchell. The San Francisco-raised instrumentalist and chanteuse returns to her old […]

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A Glass of “Wooder” Please

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

I laughed when she ordered a glass of “wooder” and the waitress had no clue as to what she was saying. Her thick South Jersey accent was so foreign to our San Diego born and bred server that she sounded like she was speaking a different language. I have been here 38 years and had […]

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VIDEO: Help Get the F Out…of Austin!

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

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Mother of Balboa Park

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mother of Balboa Park

Katherine Olivia Sessions Yesterday a local San Diegan saw me reading a book written by Kate Sessions. She asked who Kate was. I was surprised. I thought every San Diegan should know who this woman was and what she accomplished for San Diego. Obviously, what I know not everyone else has learned. I’ve had the […]

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VIDEO: Pediatrician Speaks Out On Fluoridation

| May 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Mo`olelo – Act II

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

It began with a call in late summer last year. “I have news for you, but I need you to keep it confidential for a little while,” she said. “I have been offered another job and it will probably be finalized very soon.” My response, “Well, to be candid, I’m not surprised; I knew this […]

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Steve Poltz to Play Final Concert

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Steve Poltz to Play Final Concert

  Award-winning, local singer-songwriter Steve Poltz will headline the final “ROCK in the PARK” concert at the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center at 7 p.m., Friday, March 21, located at 1875 El Prado in Balboa Park. Poltz, a founding member of indie rock band The Rugburns, is known for his legendary live shows, catchy melodies […]

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Reversing the Panic

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

The phone rang at 3 a.m. waking me from a sound sleep. It was my sister and the panic in her voice was alarming, “You need to come over immediately, it’s an emergency.” My sister has Multiple Sclerosis and is paralyzed from the waist down. She had caregivers during the day and at night, after […]

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IN THE MATTER OF ALEX RODRIQUEZ

| February 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

When Alex Rodriquez was playing for the Seattle Mariners, I was the guest preacher one summer at the First Presbyterian Church of Spokane, Washington. The title of my sermon that Sunday was “The Most Difficult Thing You Will Ever Do.” And the most difficult thing you will ever do in this life, if you’re a […]

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New Year´s Resolutions (NYRs) that Stick

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Again, another young and fresh year inspires us to a better version of ourselves: Happier, lighter, nicer, richer, healthier… The possibilities are endless. Wanting to change for the better is a great thing, and certainly doable. But are there items on your list that have been there year, after year, after year? […]

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