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How to Successfully Get Started on Your Own Quest to Fitness and HealthBy

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

You know that you want to be ____ (enter any number of positive adjectives that are plaguing your mind at the moment: healthy, fit, strong, confident, muscular, thinner). Yet, it can be so hard to get started. How many cycles of “tomorrow’s the day” or “I’ll start on Monday” or “next month when things aren’t […]

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Lizz Russell, Celebrity Designer and Patient Advocate

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Lizz Russell, Celebrity Designer and Patient Advocate

Over the past seven years, I have had the pleasure of working with and getting to know celebrity designer Lizz Russell. In the process, I’ve gotten to know and understand her life and the challenges she has had to overcome because of serious health issues. She is inspiring. In honor of her annual May Cocktails […]

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Trust, But Verify

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Hiring a bookkeeper is an excellent way to help keep your finances organized, especially if you’re not that into managing money and balancing a checkbook. A bookkeeper who can keep track of income and pay bills is a valuable resource for a busy entrepreneur, enabling a business owner focus on his or her business instead […]

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Mad for March in Mission Hills

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mad for March in Mission Hills

By Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID If you are anything like me, the arrival of spring during the month of March feels like a new beginning. It happens to be my birthday month, which I share with Saint Patrick and all of the day’s revelers. I plan to keep it local and celebrate in […]

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Maria Menounos To Host Susan G. Komen® San Diego’s “Screens, Genes & The Choices We Make” Annual Fundraiser

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments
Maria Menounos To Host Susan G. Komen® San Diego’s “Screens, Genes & The Choices We Make” Annual Fundraiser

On March 14, Susan G. Komen® San Diego (Komen San Diego) will bring together leading cancer and wellness experts from around the globe to share the latest developments in breast cancer research, treatment and well-being at its much-anticipated fourth annual dinner symposium, “Screens, Genes & The Choices We Make” presented by Bank of America. The […]

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New Program Provides Jobs for Homeless

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

For all of us who live in San Diego, it’s very obvious that the homeless situation has gotten increasingly worse. The number of homeless encampments has grown substantially and the locations around the city and county have become more obvious. Hillcrest business owners and residents recently shared with me that they are very concerned about […]

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Madly in Love in Mission Hills — Reservations Suggested

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Madly in Love in Mission Hills — Reservations Suggested

By Krista Lombardi, President MHBID In February expressions of love are everywhere. Young and old, new and longstanding, casual and devoted; couples have always celebrated this special day. And, if they knew about Mission Hills they’d likely want to spend Valentine’s Day with us. From good morning to good night, consider making a full day […]

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Two Ways To Keep Your Charitable Deductions in 2018

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 changed a lot about living in California. While the Standard Deduction doubled, personal exemptions were eliminated and several prominent deductions were capped or eliminated, including: • Deductions for state and local taxes (income, property, sales and other) are capped at $10,000. • The cap on new mortgage […]

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Lazy Acres Promotes Pie Winner

| February 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
Lazy Acres Promotes Pie Winner

This past January I was invited to sample the winning entry of Mission Hills Pie Contest that was previously held at the 4th of July celebration at Mission Hills/Pioneer Park. Lazy Acres featured the pie for National Pie Day that occurred on January 23. The winning entry, named Lemon Angel Pavlova Pie, was available to […]

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A Valentine Gift to Help Underprivileged Girls

| February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Valentine Gift to Help Underprivileged Girls

When most people are concerning themselves with what to give their special loved one on Valentines Day, there is an organization that is focused on helping lots of girls who don’t have the means to purchase new party clothes. The founders of Us Trendy, an independent fashion ecommerce site, started Believe In Yourself to help […]

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