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In 2016: Wishing Health and Prosperity to Everyone!

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Troy Curnett, President, Mission Hills Business Improvement District REALTOR and Broker/Owner of the boutique real estate office, One Mission Realty As the clock struck mid-night following December 31, the world became immersed in celebration. Different parts of the world welcomed the New Year with their individual customs, rituals and traditions. And, around the world, the […]

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Hacienda Hotel Names New General Manager

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Hacienda Hotel Names New General Manager

Mike Hensley has been named the general manager of Best Western Plus Hacienda Hotel, a 200-room property overlooking the historic district in Old Town San Diego. Hensley is in charge of day-to-day operations, marketing and managing the property fiscally and physically. “My goal for the Hacienda is to create and sustain a culture that gives […]

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Got Milk? Unites Over 20 California Artists for Charity Project

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Got Milk? Unites Over 20 California Artists for Charity Project

Local artists paint life-size cow sculptures to raise funds for Camp Ronald McDonald California is known for being one of the premier creative capitals of the world. For decades, artists have flocked to California seeking inspiration from the state’s majestic scenery and vibrant culture. Now, the the California Milk Processor Board (CMPB), creator of the iconic got […]

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Barons Market Raises Nearly $32,000 for Local Charities in 2015

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Barons Market Raises Nearly $32,000 for Local Charities in 2015

Family-owned grocery stores supported 156 causes Step inside any of Southern California’s five Barons Market locations and you will discover much more than groceries. Community news boards splashed with flyers and a plethora of cheerful employees will update you on the store’s latest events, workshops or tastings. This is how the family-owned, all-natural grocery store […]

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What Now?

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hey, I’m History! Here’s how it started: around about the mid-70s, a friend of mine organized an Israeli Festival, to be held in Mission Valley’s Scottish Rite Auditorium. She corralled me: “You know how to write. You do the publicity!” Well, she was right; I was already a writer, a columnist in our local pubs […]

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Mission Hills Resident Earns Prestigious Award

| December 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Resident Earns Prestigious Award

Gina Champion-Cain, who has had a meteoric rise to the top of the food chain in the hospitality industry, San Diego Visitor Industry, and retail and consumer products categories, was selected as a winner of the 2015 Women Who Mean Business Award, from the San Diego Business Journal. Champion-Cain was awarded the honor at the […]

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Coasterra

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments
Coasterra

Views, views and more views Do you remember the Reuben E. Lee? It was a paddle wheeler vessel moored at the far edge of Harbor Island. Actually, it was a large barge onto which a multi-deck facsimile was built like the kinds of ships which cruised the Mississippi that carried travelers, gamblers and women, or, […]

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Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

| October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

The holidays are upon us and it’s time to start putting on the brakes now before the real damage is done. The old adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” really applies to the holiday season. The following tips will help you fend off that holiday weight gain so that you […]

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United Way Honors San Diegans for Leadership and Volunteerism

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
United Way Honors San Diegans for Leadership and Volunteerism

United Way of San Diego County has announced Maureen “Mo” King and Jonathan E. Vance as award winners for their consistently outstanding community leadership and volunteerism. They were honored during the nonprofit’s 95th birthday party at Cohn Restaurant Group’s new Coasterra. “United Way brings together the passion, experience and resources to spark breakthrough community action […]

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Trick or Treat

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Trick or Treat

From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, October 31, the Front Porch in Mission Hills and Coronado is holding a Halloween Open House. They will have caramel apple ‘pops’, hot cider and sips for adults, as well as lots of food and candy, and all day long cooking demonstrations (at both locations). There will also […]

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