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The Mission Hills Business Community Has a New Leader

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Ginny Ollis The Business Improvement District (BID) for Mission Hills has a role of promoting local businesses and providing them with leadership to be their voice in government issues. BIDs provide services, such as cleaning streets, providing security, making capital improvements, construction of pedestrian and streetscape enhancements, and marketing the area. The services provided […]

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Assertiveness Goes With Kindness

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud I love all my clients, I truly do. And there are a few that my heart goes out to even more. Here is why. I often wonder why a kind, intelligent and always giving person is not accepting of behavior on their part. Yet, they put up with it on a daily […]

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Charitable Giving is on the Rise

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Rick Brooks According to a report by Giving USA, gifts to charity totaled $335.2 billion last year, up 4.4 percent from 2012 and almost back to the peak levels reached in 2007. I’ve also had the pleasure of being able to assist some very generous clients with their personal gifts recently, so I thought […]

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What Now?

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Contemporary Crab, Take Two by Laura Walcher I have not complained nearly enough about my new computer, my new phone and the traumas of contemporary technology. However, I’m moderately pleased to realize that, given all the hair-tugging responses I’ve received, I know I’m not alone in the world: Mike Jenkins: I just want those things […]

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Precious Days in New York

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Ilene Hubbs The trip to New York City was just going to be a solo getaway, four days on my own to soak up the theater and culture of one of my favorite cities in the world. I planned to see a play or two, get in as many museums as I could and […]

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Traffic Court & the Denial of Democracy

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich Have you been to Traffic Court? Let me presume you haven’t. Great. Because you don’t want to go there. You will lose. The system is set up for you to lose. And, as systems go, this one is virtually fail safe. Absent seeing an in-depth study of cases that come before Traffic […]

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Passionate Neighbors

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

by David Rottenberg All restaurants serve food, in one form or another. Two local restaurants do more. They infuse their dishes with passion. And, to make it easy to enjoy both the restaurants, they are located next door to each other. The two are Wellington Steak & Martini Lounge and its neighbor, The Red Door, […]

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The Artful Spirit

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Live Artfully in the summertime By Concetta Antico As much as we hate being cooped up inside during the winter, it can be equally alarming to us when we realize how many sunny summer days we have had and missed without see the sun. Experiencing summer and all that is has to offer outdoors should […]

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Stone Season Has Arrived

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Charlotte Tenney MA Integrative Health Our bodies give us lots of warning signals that allow us to make lifestyle adjustments to stay in physical and mental balance. Crystallized minerals in the urine, also known as kidney stones, are one of those signals. The symptoms can be subtle, such as persistent low-grade pain in the […]

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Mission Hills Historic District Expands by 99 Homes

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Barry E. Hager The efforts of a group of Mission Hills residents recently paid off when the City of San Diego added 99 homes to the Mission Hills Historic District. The homes are all within the original Mission Hills subdivision, recorded by George W. Marston and others in 1908. “It was a complex process, […]

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