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Please Consider Mission Hills, First!

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Troy Curnett, Owner and Broker, One Mission Realty and President, Mission Hills BID This month marks the two year anniversary of the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID) column in the Presidio Sentinel. Thank you Patty Ducey-Brooks for providing space each month for a continuing business voice in our neighborhood. As I write this column […]

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Welcome summer

| June 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Troy Curnett, President MHBID and Owner/Broker One Mission Realty In Mission Hills, June kicks-off with multiple events including school graduations and promotions, the Town Council’s first in a series of Summer Concerts in Pioneer Park on Friday, June 17, and Father’s Day on Sunday, June 19. All of these events lend themselves to meals […]

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Virginie Woo Brings Her Love For Food To Mission Hills

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Virginie Woo Brings Her Love For Food To Mission Hills

Luxury Farms™ Provides A Venue for Culinary Expert Virginie Woo was born and raised in Versailles (France) and was exposed to many cultures from which she takes the best of the worlds cuisine to incorporate in her creations. Her goal is to show how to realize the most exquisite dishes and desserts in a simple, […]

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Vacation. Staycation? –Think of Pala

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Vacation. Staycation? –Think of Pala

Don’t let “May gray” fool you. Summer is almost here. Schools will soon let out thousands of students who will crowd the beaches and other recreational areas, not to mention malls and stores. Tourists will soon descend in droves, crowding hotels, attractions and restaurants. And the minds of many locals turn to the question, “Vacation…staycation.” […]

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Investing and Expectations

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

During the first quarter of 2016, large company stocks were up about 1.3 percent while the bond market gained about three percent. Over the past five years, the S&P 500 has gained about 12 percent per year while bonds have gained about four percent per year. International stocks have earned only about 2.3 percent over […]

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Six Rules of Lending to Family Members

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Bank of Mom and Dad is a popular institution these days, generally offering favorable terms and frequently more sympathetic treatment in the event of a late payment. That said, there need to be ground rules when you are considering supporting a family member with a loan or gift, and some of these rules can […]

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Mad for March!

| March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

by Troy Curnett, MHBID President With spring upon us we look forward to nature’s renewal with the vernal equinox and the anticipation of increasing daylight hours. So where should we get started? Hiking and biking is a great way to relax, solo or with friends and family, after a long day’s work and on weekends. […]

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The Front Porch is Now Luxury Farms

| February 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Front Porch is Now Luxury Farms

New Name Reflects Brand Enhancements The Front Porch in Mission Hills and Coronado, California recently went through a name change to reflect enhancements to the business. According to Melissa Scott Clark, one of the owners, this is in response to a growing product range and expanding brand; The Front Porch is now Luxury Farms. Luxury […]

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A Very Rough Start

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the past few weeks, we have received a stark reminder that investing in the stock market involves risk. From March 2009 through 2015, the S&P 500 has gained over 200 percent, with only a couple of significant hiccups along the way. So what has investors so spooked, and what can those of us with […]

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The Crab Catcher

| February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments
The Crab Catcher

Thirty Five and Going Strong My grandson’s favorite expression is, “if you snooze, you lose!” I thought of that as I watched the winter San Diego Restaurant Week draw to a close. San Diego Restaurant Week, which takes place twice a year (winter and fall) is both an attraction to tourism and an opportunity for […]

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