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Jewish Family Service Awarded $1.8 Million by SANDAG

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Jewish Family Service Awarded $1.8 Million by SANDAG

Senior Transportation Service Provides Ridesharing and Group Shuttles Jewish Family Services (JFS) was awarded nearly $1.8 million from the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to provide two years of funding for JFS’s On the Go senior transportation program. On the Go is the largest senior transportation program in San Diego County, serving seniors of […]

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A Time to Count Our Blessings

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Time to Count Our Blessings

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID Lombardi Team at Scott & Quinn Real Estate In Italy the Monday after Easter is known as La Pasquetta. It is a national holiday and part of the Easter holiday celebrations. It is a popular time to spend in the countryside playing egg focused games and picnicking with […]

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Island Prime – At The Point

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Island Prime – At The Point

Starbucks is practically ubiquitous. It seems that wherever I travel, there’s bound to be a location nearby. Well, David Cohn doesn’t have quite the same reach but here in San Diego, a David Cohn restaurant is seemingly within a short drive. At my last count, nineteen of his 21 operations are within San Diego County. […]

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BiCE — Worldwide Acclaim

| March 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

BiCE! How do you pronounce it? “Beez”? “Beys”? “Bike”? Surprise! The name of this outstanding restaurant is pronounced “bee-chay.” The restaurant is named after its founder, Beatrice Ruggeri, who was nicknamed affectionately “Bice.” She was born on a farm in Italy, the eldest of ten children. As such, she had to work hard to help […]

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Local Ronald McDonald House Receives Gifts from UnitedHealthcare

| March 3, 2017 | 0 Comments
Local Ronald McDonald House Receives Gifts from UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare donated Valentine’s Day-themed gifts to families at Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego this past February. The gifts, in the form of 150 toy bags for kids, were delivered to families and officials of the Ronald McDonald House. In addition to toys, the colorful packages – known as Grins 2 Go bags – […]

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Old Town San Diego Welcomes Trillion Jewels

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Old Town San Diego Welcomes Trillion Jewels

This past February I was informed of a new business that had moved in to Old Town San Diego, a short drive from my house. So I reached out to the new tenants and quickly learned of their recent move to San Diego via Ireland. While visiting with Lisa and Neil Ward I quickly learned […]

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Fab Cakes Wins Three Food Network’s Cake Wars

| March 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Fab Cakes Wins Three Food Network’s Cake Wars

This past month I learned of the only bakery to accomplish an impressive honor. Fab Cakes in Mission Hills has the talent, skills, creativity and passion to win three Food Network’s Cake Wars. They are amazing. In 2015, Fab Cakes competed in the D.C. Comics episode and won. In 2016, Fab Cakes competed in the […]

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The Deli Experience — Milton’s Deli

| February 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

There are delis in many parts of San Diego—Italian delis, German delis and just plain old sandwich shops that put “deli” into their names or ads. But, to me, “deli” can refer only to Jewish delis, the kinds where salami is drying in the window, where pickles are brought immediately to the table and where, […]

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Casa Guadalajara — New Year’s Beginnings

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Citizens of San Diego have a very special relationship with Old Town. It is where the city was founded. In 1769, Father Junipero Serra established the first of 21 missions that he established up and down the state. Fifty years later, a small village developed that grew into a town. In 1846, the American flag […]

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Wishing You Health and Prosperity in 2017

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID Lombardi Team at Scott & Quinn Real Estate In Italy, it’s customary to eat cotechino con lenticchie or sausages and green lentils, just after midnight on New Year’s Day. Pigs symbolize progress. Legumes including beans, black eyed peas, and lentils are symbolic of money and are consumed with […]

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