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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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MADCAPS’ Annual Charity Show is Fast Approaching

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
MADCAPS’ Annual Charity Show is Fast Approaching

Preparations are underway for MADCAPS’ annual charity show.  150 girls from the Mission Hills and Point Loma areas, ranging from grades seven through twelve, will sing and dance their way into everyone’s hearts all to raise money for various philanthropies; once again proving that a small group of motivated and committed young girls working together […]

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Mission Hills Native Shares Gift of Music

| January 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Native Shares Gift of Music

by Denise Montgomery Anna Robitaille gestures with a seahorse puppet while singing an ocean-themed song. Enthusiastic toddlers follow her lead, singing and waving seahorse finger puppets while sitting in parents’ and nannies’ laps. She tells the kids they will get to dance under a large blue parachute, which they will pretend is the ocean, and […]

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Senior Ramblings

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

By C. David Kulman Health Chat I am home now after my stay at Scripps Mercy Hospital and the recuperative venue, The Cloisters of Mission Hills.  I definitely recommend both places for their excellent care, good food and great staff. Mercy Hospital has wonderful staff and care. The only thing I never understand about hospitals […]

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This Makes No Sense

| December 29, 2011 | 27 Comments

Pitting Children Against Vets I have been spending a considerable amount of time having phone and coffee conversations with residents and business owners of Mission Hills and Old Town who are totally dismayed about a Veterans Affairs (VA) facility being proposed for property located directly across from Old Town Academy, a SDUSD Charter School, which […]

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Mission Hills/Pioneer Park is Ready for Picnics and Parties

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills/Pioneer Park is Ready for Picnics and Parties

After a major fundraising campaign lead by the Mission Hills Town Council (MHTC) with collaboration of the Mission Hills Foundation (MHFD) as the fiscal agent of the funds raised, Mission Hills/Pioneer Park is ready for lots of picnics and celebrations. In the original construction phase, playground equipment was installed, as well as ground cover and […]

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Master Builders of Mission Hills

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Master Builders of Mission Hills

Educational Seminar Highlights Their Work  “Master Builders of Mission Hills,” an educational seminar focusing on the builders who constructed many of the homes that still stand today in this century-old neighborhood, will be held Saturday, January 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Francis Parker Lower School, 4201 Randolph Street. Presented by Mission Hills […]

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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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Mid-Week Shopping

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
Mid-Week Shopping

Change is in the works for the Mission Hills’ Farmers’ Market Starting in December, there will be a new manager to the weekly Mission Hills’ Farmers’ Market.  His name is Brian Beevers.  He is excited about his role and building a relationship with Mission Hills’ residents and guests who shop at the Farmers’ Market. Beevers […]

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Mission Hills Concerts in the Park 2011

| July 15, 2011 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Concerts in the Park 2011

18th Annual  Mission Hills’ Summer Concerts in the Park From 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, July 15, July 22, July 29, August 5, August 12 and August 19, Mission Hills/Pioneer Park, located at 1425 Washington Place (next to Grant Elementary) enjoy a concert for guests and residents of the neighborhood: July 15 – […]

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