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All Souls’ Episcopal Church in Point Loma Appointed Director of Music

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
All Souls’ Episcopal Church in Point Loma Appointed Director of Music

Acclaimed early music specialist Ruben Valenzuela has been appointed to lead All Souls’ Episcopal Church, Point Loma, music program. As Director of Music, Valenzuela will be All Souls’ organist and choir director. He will provide leadership for music within the parish as well as in “music as mission” outreach to the larger community. He will […]

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Annual Open House

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Annual Open House

St. Vincent de Paul School invites prospective families to its annual Open House from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 11, 2015. St. Vincent’s is located at 4077 Ibis Street, San Diego, CA 92103. Please join the school faculty for small group tours during the Open House, an opportunity to meet the faculty, visit the […]

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Change Is In the Air

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Trish Watlington, Mission Hills BID President As we launch into spring I find myself embroiled in the re-writing of The Red Door’s mission statement. Six years into our launch as a small business we’ve seen many changes in our philosophy and vision. We realize that our purpose as both a neighborhood gathering place and […]

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No Singing the Blues for San Diego’s Christian Hoff

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No Singing the Blues for San Diego’s Christian Hoff

Tony Award winning actor and singer Christian Hoff will return to his roots on March 6 and 7 when he and his group Midtown Men appear at Copley Symphony Hall with the San Diego Symphony. The quartet, made up of members of the original Broadway company of the hit musical “Jersey Boys,” will fill the […]

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United Way’s Tocqueville Society Honors Those Who Give Generously

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United Way’s Tocqueville Society Honors Those Who Give Generously

Created by the United Way of America in 1984 by the late James F. Mulvaney to recognize its top donors, The Tocqueville Society is designed to deepen support for philanthropic giving. Tocqueville Society membership is granted to individuals who give at least $10,000 annually to United Way. Recently, Malin and Roberta Burnham hosted an event […]

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New book celebrates the architecture of Mission Hills

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New book celebrates the architecture of Mission Hills

“Mission Hills” is the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series and is set to release on Monday, March 2, 2015. By local authors Janet O’Dea and Allen Hazard, this pictorial book immortalizes the stunning architecture that is so unique to Mission Hills. Please join Janet and Allen for their Book Launch! […]

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Blankinship & Foster CIO Leads Girl Scouts Board

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Blankinship & Foster CIO Leads Girl Scouts Board

Blankinship & Foster, a nationally recognized wealth advisory firm in Solana Beach, California, announced that its Chief Investment Officer, Rick Brooks, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Girl Scouts San Diego. Brooks’ tenure officially began January 5, just in time for the start of the annual Girl Scouts Cookie Program on […]

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Protecting Your Identity in a “Mega-Breach” World

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The following article was written by my business partner, Jon Beyrer, CFP, EA. With the announcement a few weeks ago by Anthem Blue Cross, and a disclosure recently that Lenovo has been pre-installing malware on computers they sold, it seems we are going to have to become much more vigilant about our personal information. Anthem […]

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Horticultural Heritage

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Horticultural Heritage

You can tell that spring is happening this month by the sheer number of garden events around town. It is hard for a plant enthusiast to choose what goes on the calendar when there is so much going on. This phenomenon is due in large part to Kate Sessions and her setting the tone for […]

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On Behalf of Succulents

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On Behalf of Succulents

Jeff Moore, author and succulent nurseryman who spoke to the San Diego Horticultural Society in January, gave a fascinating lecture and slide show about succulents. They are plants which retain moisture for long periods of time (as a good thing). Cacti and succulents fall into this category. Tillandsias (air plants), bromeliads, and even some orchids […]

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