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New Hillcrest/Mission Hills Vons Is Open for Business

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
New Hillcrest/Mission Hills Vons Is Open for Business

Grand Opening with Fundraiser Benefitting Mama’s Kitchen After 11 months of construction, the new Hillcrest/Mission Hills Vons at 515 West Washington Street is open for business, following a 3 p.m. ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, March 29, 2012. Safeway, the parent company of Vons, has owned and operated a 12,000 square foot store at this […]

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New Hillcrest/Mission Hills Vons Set to Open This Week

| March 26, 2012 | 0 Comments
New Hillcrest/Mission Hills Vons Set to Open This Week

San Diego Celebrates Grand Opening with Wine Tasting to Benefit Mama’s Kitchen After 11 months of construction, the new Hillcrest/Mission Hills Vons at 515 West Washington Street is set to open for business next Thursday afternoon, March 29, following a 3 p.m. ribbon cutting ceremony. Safeway, the parent company of Vons, has owned and operated […]

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Vons Opens for Business

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
Vons Opens for Business

Grand Opening and Special Events Planned Dating back to being in the Mission Hills and Hillcrest community since August 1958, Vons on Washington Street reopens for business on Thursday, March 29 with a grand opening event. Prior to the grand opening, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 28 Vons will host a free […]

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City Council Extends Interim Height Ordinance

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
City Council Extends Interim Height Ordinance

by Barry E. Hager Heeding the wishes of the community, the City Council has voted to extend the Uptown Interim Height Ordinance (IHO) for another two years. The extension will continue a firm height limit of 50 feet in the commercial core of Mission Hills and 65 feet in Hillcrest, with certain exceptions for rooftop […]

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THE FLOWERS OF WAR

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
THE FLOWERS OF WAR

Director Zhang Yimou (“Raise the Red Lantern,” “Ju Dou,” “Hero,” “House of the Flying Daggers”) tells an epic story of love and sacrifice in “The Flowers of War,” adapted by screenwriter Liu Heng from the novel by Geling Yan. Set during Japan’s 1937 invasion of China, the film is told from a young girl’s point […]

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There’s a New Kid on the Block

| December 8, 2011 | 0 Comments
There’s a New Kid on the Block

By Patty Ducey-Brooks In case you haven’t noticed, Toma Sol Café is open for business at 301 W. Washington Street in Mission Hills. I met the proprietor, Seekey Cacciatore, who’s not new to the neighborhood. Cacciatore, grew up in neighboring Hillcrest and currently lives in Point Loma with her husband. Cacciatore, I learned, did some […]

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Confessions of a Restaurant Addict

| July 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
Confessions of a Restaurant Addict

I used to live in the suburbs, not far from SDSU, where there were few decent restaurants to choose from whenever I felt like going out to eat. There were the usual well known chains, a good deli and a very good seafood place. But that was about it. So unless it was an occasion […]

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