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Stagecoach Days

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stagecoach Days

Celebrating the Wild West in Old Town   Old Town San Diego State Historic Park is celebrating travel and transportation in the era of real horsepower during Stagecoach Days, kicking off on July 11. Come join in the old-fashioned fun from the mid-1800s from noon to 4 p.m. on seven Saturdays in July and August. […]

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San Diego – A Place to Express Yourself

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
San Diego – A Place to Express Yourself

Each month I get to review the amazing variety of events that are occurring around San Diego County. Most of us know that San Diego is hosting the International Comic Con again this year. The dates are July 9 through the 12. Fans will be arriving from around the world to be a part of […]

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Cast a “vote” for OUR neighborhood……

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Trish Watlington One year ago I wrote my first column for the Presidio Sentinel as president of the Mission Hills Business Improvement District. Thank you for letting me know you read it, I look forward to contributing each month. Thank you Patty Ducey-Brooks for offering our neighborhood business association a continuing voice in a […]

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The Journey Begins

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

It was a rather warm day as I walked with my son to his first born’s graduation. We got to the school a little too late to claim the small piece of shade under the lone tree on campus, but at least we were able to sit close enough to see the graduates as they […]

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San Diego International Airport’s Rental Car Center Update

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

This past month, San Diego International Airport celebrated a major milestone in the $316 million Rental Car Center’s construction: completion of the 2,000,000-square-foot facility’s innovative concrete facade. It’s scheduled to open in January 2016, and will house most of the rental car companies serving the airport, including national brands, as well as local, independent and […]

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What on Earth is a “Liquid Alternative”?

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Scarcely a day goes by that I don’t receive a call or at least two emails from somebody trying to sell me a “Liquid Alternative” mutual fund. Thankfully, only one of my clients has come to me saying “I’ve got to have some of these.” So what are these things and why might you want […]

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What Now? Say Wha’….?

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s hard enough to communicate with Millennials, even when we speak the same language. Wait: even when we think we speak the same language. But, you’re in luck: one of us has been paying attention. In my determined effort to maintain communication in life, this column is here to help. Try these: “Shade.” This is […]

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Lingerie that Expresses Attitude and Self Esteem

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Lingerie that Expresses Attitude and Self Esteem

For decades now, the average American woman has considered bras and panties as just underwear – functional and utilitarian garments that are hidden and forgotten as soon as something goes on over them. In 2015 a growing number of women are quickly discovering the magic and excitement of high-quality lingerie, adding enhanced comfort and style. […]

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Hollywood Celebrities Come to Mission Hills for Food and Conversation

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Hollywood Celebrities Come to Mission Hills for Food and Conversation

  Emmy nominated actress Patrika Darbo (“Days of Our Lives”) recently graced The Front Porch on Fort Stockton Street in Mission Hills for a special meet and greet with friends and guests. Darbo also came to offer her interview skills for a new television show with Gustaf Anders Rooth. “On The Porch with Gustaf Anders […]

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Casa de Bandini – The Mark of A Winner

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Casa de Bandini – The Mark of A Winner

My email inbox overflows every day with offers of self-help and how-to books. Some of them describe at great length the characteristics of successful businesspeople. But in my mind, the most obvious predictor of success is a tenacious attitude to keep going in the face of obstacles until success is achieved. Diane Powers has that […]

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