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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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Visually Impaired Horse Has New Home with Old Mate

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Visually Impaired Horse Has New Home with Old Mate

Two new equines have arrived at Horses of Tir Na Nog. One is an eighteen year-old gelding that has been diagnosed with moon blindness. Moon blindness is an eye disease that is also known as equine recurrent uveitis. The causes of this disease are not completely understood. As an appaloosa, this gelding had a greater […]

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Eclipse Chocolate’s Annual Cupcake Extravaganza Returns

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Eclipse Chocolate’s Annual Cupcake Extravaganza Returns

Eclipse Chocolate’s highly anticipated Annual Cupcake Extravaganza, now in its eleventh year, will return to the South Park confectionary-restaurant takes place from late June through Sunday, July 8. During this ten-day event, San Diegans can experience 24 limited-time flavors created by Eclipse’s founder and Food Network’s “Guy’s Grocery Games” winner Will Gustwiller while delighting in […]

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Mayor Faulconer’s Airbnb Proposal Receives Strong Protests

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mayor Faulconer’s Airbnb Proposal Receives Strong Protests

Save San Diego Editorial According to representatives of Save San Diego, without fanfare, Mayor Faulconer rolled out his proposal to change San Diego’s Municipal Code – residential zoning ordinances – to legalize the use of residential dwellings as Airbnb mini-hotels – short term vacation rentals. There are over 10,000 homes in San Diego that have […]

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United Way of San Diego County Women’s Leadership Council 10th Anniversary Celebration

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
United Way of San Diego County Women’s Leadership Council 10th Anniversary Celebration

This past month, 140 local philanthropists and business leaders gathered at The Cuvier Club in La Jolla to celebrate 10 years of this network of powerful women across all sectors and from top companies who pull together their funds to change the lives of women, children and families countywide. The program included an interview with […]

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Social Security and Longevity

| July 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Every year, the Trustees for Social Security release a report which discusses the funding of the Social Security program. While it’s possible that Congress may enact changes to the Social Security program at some point in the future, we can’t predict how (or even if) that might take shape. With the caveat that there is […]

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