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The Vice President in 2016

| December 31, 2013 | 1 Comment

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., while United States Senator from Delaware, was a guest of The City Club of San Diego 15-times. Few public speakers are better; none more personable. The Vice President is Catholic, but on one of his visits he asked if he could join our family in worship at First United […]

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Musings: San Diego & Syria

| July 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Personal Note: The two issues that follow are not connected, for one is parochial and the other paramount, but in the mercurial nature of my mind these musings arose when I sat down to compose July’s column for the Sentinel: The Contretemps between Mayor Bob Filner and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith was wholly predictable. Why […]

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Creating Real Change

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

How to form positive habits and a New You Ever wonder why some people get great results from their workouts or their normal eating routine? What makes them different? How do they do it? Usually it’s one or two simple habits. All of us face two choices in life and it usually pertains to what […]

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Artful Loving

| February 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Concetta Antico We all know that true love makes us do crazy things, abandoning all reason. But does it conjure creativity? It does! In truth, love and creativity are intimately connected. The latest research supports that the wonderful emotion called “romantic love” does make us forget all logic, scramble our reason, lose all analytical […]

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Manners & The New York Times

| February 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

When 325 U.S. and Canadian editors and publishers were asked by Time to name the world’s greatest newspaper, 79 percent named The New York Times. But that question was asked so long ago the next U.S. paper cited was the Chicago Tribune, which actually claimed the title of “World’s Greatest Newspaper,” but in the judgment […]

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The Artful Spirit – The Joy of Living Creatively

| December 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
The Artful Spirit – The Joy of Living Creatively

Artful Appreciation by Concetta Antico December is here again, a reminder that another year has presented itself in its completeness. We have journeyed through this year with the opportunity to touch others’ lives and have been reciprocated in one way or another. The purpose and meaning of “artful appreciation” comes to mind, because during this […]

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The Things That Seem & Those That Are

| November 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

by George Mitrovich For the great majority of mankind are satisfied with appearances As though they were reality, and are often more influenced by the things that seem than by those that are. • Nicolo Machiavelli, The 8th Institute This column first appeared in 2005. Since that putative debut I have expressed many opinions about […]

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Taste of Mission Hills Debut’s 10.16.2012

| October 15, 2012 | 0 Comments
Taste of Mission Hills Debut’s 10.16.2012

  Tuesday, October 16, 2012 5-9pm Tickets go on sale Friday Sept, 28th! San Diego, CA- Restaurants in Mission Hills will be featured and host the first annual “Taste of Mission Hills” on Tuesday, October 16th from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Experience an evening in Mission Hills while sampling Tastes from around the globe. Council President […]

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Point Loma High School Kicks Off 2012 Football Season

| October 10, 2012 | 0 Comments
Point Loma High School Kicks Off 2012 Football Season

Dedicates New Turf Field and Weight Room Point Loma High School invited students, parents, staff and community members to kick off its 2012 football season and to celebrate the completion of its new synthetic turf football field and new weight room on Saturday, Sept 1. Board President John Lee Evans, Board Vice President Scott Barnett […]

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What Now? The Sillies, or the Willies

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

I forget to pray for the angels, and the angels forget to pray for us … Item:  I’ve already attempted to diagnose Barney, our Cairn Terrier’s evil obsession with the parking meter scooters – or their drivers? –  but sadly, I continue to fail in this mission. Yet I have stopped fretting about it, even […]

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