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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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Meet Your Neighbor: Janed Guymon Casady

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Meet Your Neighbor: Janed Guymon Casady

          Among the many wonderful things about Mission Hills are its convenient location, history, architecture and especially people.  Community is a reflection of the people who live within its perimeters.  One of those to whom most of us can relate is Janed Guymon Casady.  Most of you will recognize her maiden name, “Guymon.”  Her grandfather […]

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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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The St. Vincent Vikings are Now Back on Campus!

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
The St. Vincent Vikings are Now Back on Campus!

Tuesday, September 1st, was a monumental day that saw the Viking first grade class return to school after six months of a successful distance-learning program.   When the small gate on Hawk St. swung open for the first time, students were met by an enthusiastic first grade teacher, and principal to welcome them back home. St. […]

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Presidio Hills’ Neighbors Enjoy a Day of Friendship

| October 8, 2019 | 0 Comments
Presidio Hills’ Neighbors Enjoy a Day of Friendship

This past September, residents of Presidio Hills, took time from their busy Sunday schedules to enjoy a day of bonding and sharing stories of living in Mission Hills. The Presidio Hills’ area includes residents of Altamirano, Cosoy, Marilouise, Presidio Drive and Arista.  The event took place at the home of Patty Ducey-Brooks and Craig Kinshella. […]

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It’s All About Location

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments
It’s All About Location

Role and Responsibility of the Mission Hills Business Improvement District By J. Daniel Geddis, President Mission Hills Business Improvement District                             Team D&B, One Mission Realty I’m writing this column in an unseasonable downpour of rain. Surely it will stop in time for the community-wide banner art contest Colors on Canvas Awards Reception taking place […]

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Politicians Who Truly Need to “Think Outside the Box”

| May 31, 2019 | 0 Comments
Politicians Who Truly Need to “Think Outside the Box”

This past week, many of us from Mission Hills and some surrounding communities attended a meeting that was held at the new Mission Hills Library that was coordinated by Councilman Chris Ward and his staff.  Those who attended were told that Mayor Faulconer has decided on the fate of the original Mission Hills Library site, […]

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Mission Hills Student’s Pie is Featured at Lazy Acres

| February 2, 2019 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Student’s Pie is Featured at Lazy Acres

Lazy Acres Mission Hills recently featured a very special pie. Grant K8 student Cassidy Watelet won first place in the 2018 4th of July Pie Contest, hosted by The Mission Hills Town Council at the Concert in the Park summer series. The winning pie was sold at Lazy Acres during the last week in January […]

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Mission Hills Residents Speak Up on Behalf of Presidio Park

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Residents Speak Up on Behalf of Presidio Park

This past month, a large group of Mission Hills’ residents who live in the Presidio Hills area went before the Mission Hills Town Council trustees to voice their serious concerns regarding the physical condition of the park and the increasing number of homeless encampments that are becoming a common problem. They also shared the fact […]

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