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Casa Guadalajara — New Year’s Beginnings

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Citizens of San Diego have a very special relationship with Old Town. It is where the city was founded. In 1769, Father Junipero Serra established the first of 21 missions that he established up and down the state. Fifty years later, a small village developed that grew into a town. In 1846, the American flag […]

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Practicing Civility in an Uncivil Age

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Therefore, putting away falsehood, let everyone speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members one of another. — Ephesians 4:25, RSV In 1949 I was in the eighth grade at Roosevelt Junior High School in San Diego, watching with my classmates, for teaching purposes, a black and white film depicting an automobile crash. […]

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Wishing You Health and Prosperity in 2017

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Krista Lombardi, President, Mission Hills BID Lombardi Team at Scott & Quinn Real Estate In Italy, it’s customary to eat cotechino con lenticchie or sausages and green lentils, just after midnight on New Year’s Day. Pigs symbolize progress. Legumes including beans, black eyed peas, and lentils are symbolic of money and are consumed with […]

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Losing Bradley

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

I will always think of 2016 as the worst year in my life. This is the year I lost my child, Bradley. Yes, he was a grown man, balding and starting to show some wrinkles, but I saw none of that. To me he was always my child, my first born. He is what made […]

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Drought Defying Gardens

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Drought Defying Gardens

They began by pointing out that we should be using native plants. Many of the plants we think of as natives are not; they are either imports or invaders. Most native plants are both drought and heat tolerant. With water becoming scarcer as our drought continues, the lovely Mediterranean plants which have flourished so long […]

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Save Our Heritage Organization Files Lawsuit on Controversial Project

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Save Our Heritage Organization Files Lawsuit on Controversial Project

This past December 2016, Save Our Heritage Organisation filed a lawsuit in Superior Court to stop the controversial Balboa Park Plaza de Panama Project citing violations of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). The $79 million construction of a massive bypass bridge, roads and paid-parking garage would irreparably damage the historic park, an internationally renowned […]

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Emilio Nares Foundation Dedicates Bell for Childhood Cancer Survivors

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Emilio Nares Foundation Dedicates Bell for Childhood Cancer Survivors

This past December, childhood cancer patients at Rady Children’s Hospital received an inspirational opportunity to announce a victory milestone in their battles against cancer. The Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), a non-profit organization that helps families navigate their child’s journey with cancer, dedicated the first, permanent childhood cancer Survivor Bell for the hospital’s oncology inpatient unit, […]

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Salad Subscription Service Delivers Healthy Meals

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments
Salad Subscription Service Delivers Healthy Meals

Farmer’s Fix, a San Diego salad delivery company, offers weekly subscriptions of delicious and nutritious salads delivered directly to homes or offices. The salads are handmade in small batches every week using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Each salad is $10 and delivered weekly to customers’ doorsteps in reusable insulated bags with icepacks, staying fresh regardless […]

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Barons Market Opens Doors in North Park

| January 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

In the heart of one of San Diego’s most vibrant and artistic neighborhoods, Barons Market announces that its North Park location is now open to the public. With its first urban store, the family-owned grocery store strived to create a market with as much character and charisma as the people who live in the community. […]

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Whiskers in Wonderland Adoption Promotion is a Success

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Whiskers in Wonderland Adoption Promotion is a Success

More than 900 animals were available for adoption from Dec. 16 through Dec. 24 at all San Diego Humane Society campuses and satellite adoption centers. To help these animals find homes, for the nine days before Christmas, all animal adoptions were sponsored by Sharon Blanchet of ABC Family Law and Reed Team at Willis Allen […]

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