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New Restaurant Maestoso Launches Sunday Brunch

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
New Restaurant Maestoso Launches Sunday Brunch

Contemporary Italian restaurant Maestoso, the highly anticipated project of acclaimed Chef Marco Maestoso and partner Dalila Ercolani that is open daily at 1040 University Avenue in Hillcrest, is now serving Sunday brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. to complement its nightly dinner service. Available throughout the restaurant, including a wraparound patio accented with green […]

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Local Nonprofit Fresh Start Collaborates with Chicano Federation

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Local Nonprofit Fresh Start Collaborates with Chicano Federation

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts, a local nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of disadvantaged infants, children, and teens with physical deformities through the gift of reconstructive surgery and other healthcare services, has announced a strategic collaboration with the Chicano Federation, one of San Diego’s leading social service agencies that provides empowering opportunities for our diverse […]

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Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill + Bar Aims to Raise $1 Million for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to Help Fight Childhood Cancer

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill + Bar Aims to Raise $1 Million for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to Help Fight Childhood Cancer

Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill + Bar restaurants nationwide and locally in California have teamed up with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation to take a stand against childhood cancer in a month-long fundraising campaign. Now through Sunday, August 12, more than 1,050 participating Applebee’s restaurants aim to raise $1 million to help fund cutting-edge medical research. Restaurants will […]

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Compassion for Paws Thanks Donors

| August 7, 2018 | 0 Comments
Compassion for Paws Thanks Donors

This past month, Isabela Skincare in Mission Hills was the site of a fundraiser for Compassion for Paws. To help with this effort, Isabela Skincare provided raffle items as an incentive to help with the fundraiser. Candice Dodge, who is an author of the children’s book “Phyto The Friendly Firefighter,” is also supporting this effort […]

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Old House Finds a New Home In Mission Hills

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Old House Finds a New Home In Mission Hills

If you stayed up past midnight on Saturday, June 30th, you may have witnessed a once in a lifetime event: a vintage house moving into Mission Hills. That night, the historically-designated Henry B. Jones House, slowly made its way on a tractor-trailer from its original site in Hillcrest to its new home on Ibis Street […]

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Keeping It Cool in Mission Hills

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments
Keeping It Cool in Mission Hills

by Mission Hills BID The weather is at record setting highs with off-the-chart humidity as we try to fit all we have to share into the space allowed. With “hot” on our minds, following are some worthy mentions. Hot Event Save-the-Date: Each August the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) takes a break from its […]

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Whistleblower Tips Prompt Demand for Public Records Release on Waste, Fraud and Abuse of Gas Tax Funds

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

After receiving numerous tips from whistleblowers about misuse of taxpayer funds in California state and local transportation agencies, the Yes on Prop 6 – Gas Tax Repeal Campaign today announced that it has issued 16 separate demands for data and records pursuant to the California Public Records Act (Government Code Section 6250 et seq.). One […]

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USO San Diego’s Fundraiser Gala Raised More Than $1 Million

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
USO San Diego’s Fundraiser Gala Raised More Than $1 Million

USO San Diego’s 77th Annual Stars and Stripes Gala: For Love of Country took place on Saturday, May 5, 2018, and to date has raised more than $1,050,000 in donations for our local military. The event honored Jack McGrory, a cherished philanthropist, civic leader, businessman, and military veteran. Presenting Sponsors, Neil and June Ash, generously […]

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San Diego Center for Children Raised $410,000 at Anniversary Celebration

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
San Diego Center for Children Raised $410,000 at Anniversary Celebration

The San Diego Center for Children’s 131st Anniversary Celebration, Rise Up! In the Name of Children, took place on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at Humphreys by the Bay on Shelter Island and raised $410,000. Funds raised from the event will support the Center’s programs, providing services to children and families struggling with mental, emotional and […]

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Meals on Wheels Fundraiser Results in Large Proceeds

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Meals on Wheels Fundraiser Results in Large Proceeds

Meals on Wheels “Over the Rainbow” Gala held on June 9 and raised $235,000 to support San Diego seniors. In addition, Top of the Market and Chef Jeremy Loomis, Executive Chef, won the 9th Annual Chef Appetizer Challenge.

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