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Episcopal Community Services Names Interim CEO

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Episcopal Community Services Names Interim CEO

Episcopal Community Services (ECS) has named Robert Jones as Interim CEO. The current CEO, Lesslie Keller, will be retiring after 13 years in early January 2021. Jones brings with him more than 30 years of experience in human resources, executive coaching, recruiting, and training.   Throughout his career, Jones has held senior-level human resources positions with large and small companies. His experience ranges from Fortune 100 […]

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Bankers Hill Author Explores Living Artfully

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Bankers Hill Author Explores Living Artfully

We all have moments where we consider leaving the hustle and bustle of our daily routine and starting an entirely new life. Maybe it’s selling seashells on the beach in Hawaii. Perhaps it’s taking up painting in Provence. For San Diego author, Marilyn Woods and her husband Jack, it meant leaving behind careers in radio […]

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Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate Inspiration Heights to National Register

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate Inspiration Heights to National Register

Mission Hills Heritage has begun a project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as a historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The long-anticipated step of bestowing historic district status on Inspiration Heights will help protect the irreplaceable architectural gems that line the streets of Inspiration Heights. […]

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Maison en Provence in Mission Hills for 25 Years

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Maison en Provence in Mission Hills for 25 Years

This past month I received an email from Marielle Giai, one of the proprietors of Maison en Provence, located at 820 Fort Stockton Drive in Mission Hills.  Marielle was sharing with me that 2021 marks the 25th year that she and her husband, Pascal, arrived in Mission Hills.  And, though I have known them since […]

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Jungle Bells Festivities Return to the San Diego Zoo

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
Jungle Bells Festivities Return to the San Diego Zoo

The jubilant festivities will take place Dec. 4 to 6, Dec. 11 to 23, Dec. 25 to 31, 2020 and Jan. 1 to 3, 2021, treating guests to views of some of their favorite animals, seasonal decorations, lighted displays, music and joyful roaming entertainers.

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Ride With Emilio Children’s Book

| November 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Ride With Emilio Children’s Book

Congratulations to Richard Nares, Founder of Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), for the launch of his children’s book “Ride with Emilio,” highlighting and celebrating his son, Emilio’s, life.  Richard Nares is the author and illustrator who shares his personal experience with Emilio, and his ability to inspire others (including his mom and dad) to make a difference […]

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Meet An Extraordinary Artist and Neighbor

| November 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Meet An Extraordinary Artist and Neighbor

Recently I was introduced to Jeffrey Siegel, who has lived in various houses in Mission Hills since 1989. His current home is also where he has his studio. Siegel shared with me that he got introduced to clay and ceramics when he was 16 years old.

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Barbara Bry For Mayor

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Barbara Bry For Mayor

A Vision and Mission to Be The People’s Mayor, Not A Career Politician Over the past couple of years, we have seen by action how our two mayoral candidates for the City of San Diego have acted and voted.  One of them is a career politician who says he will work for San Diegans, yet […]

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Pandemic Times: Successful Pivoting

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Pandemic Times: Successful Pivoting

By J. Daniel Geddis, Team D&B at One Mission Realty, president, Mission Hills BID State and local government officials have loosened restrictions on what businesses and individuals can and can’t do.  San Diegans were unique in good behavior to flatten the COVID-19 curve.  We abided by the directives to not gather in groups, stay at […]

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Fatherly Advice

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fatherly Advice

For all of us who have had loving, caring and resourceful fathers in our lives, we know the loss we feel when they are no longer with us.  That void, no matter how recent or long ago it occurred, still seems to resonate in our lives.  However, somehow, Dad’s words of encouragement and fatherly advice […]

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