Tag: Patty Ducey-Brooks

The Perfect Place To Purchase Your Holiday Gifts – Trillion Jewels

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
The Perfect Place To Purchase Your Holiday Gifts – Trillion Jewels

Close to two years ago, I dropped into a local estate jewelry store called Trillion Jewels on Juan Street in Old Town San Diego. Not only was I pleasantly surprised by the eclectic array of fine and unique jewelry on display, I also became a customer and acquired an exceptionally attractive red/purple sapphire and diamond […]

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A Little Generosity Can Go a Long Way This Christmas Season

| December 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
A Little Generosity Can Go a Long Way This Christmas Season

It’s almost impossible to tell people to enjoy the Christmas and holiday season without getting a look of, “Are you kidding? That’s because we make this the time of the year to pack as much activity in to our lives as possible. Shopping tops the list, with parties and decorating following. However, if we allow […]

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Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Is About the Gas Tax and To Protect Us From Unauthorized Spending

| November 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the past year, some of us who believe that our state government has become greedy and frivolous about our tax dollars have decided to “push back.” It’s because we don’t believe the state government (Governor Brown and certain assembly members) should make bold and expensive decisions that impact us without our involvement and consent. […]

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San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

| October 3, 2018 | 1 Comment
San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

Over the past several months I have been participating in meetings and efforts to address the homeless situation in various parts of urban San Diego. What is obvious is that all of us who live and work in these areas of the county are being impacted by an increasing experience with homeless people and encampments. […]

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When Elected Officials Violate State Laws

| September 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

Yes on Prop 6 Campaign Files Ethics Complaint with Three Law Enforcement Agencies And we wonder why people don’t trust politicians. On the morning of Tuesday, August 28 a Caltrans work crew was caught stopping cars (and creating a traffic jam) along State Highway 78 and Sutherland Dan Road (between Ramona and Julian) in San […]

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Neighbors Working Together to Make a Difference

| August 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Over the last several weeks I have been very impressed by the commitment and fortitude of my neighbors and people from communities throughout the city who have been pulling together to make a difference. I applaud all of them for their efforts and their accomplishments. Here’s a quick recap of their efforts. Presidio Park/Presidio Hills […]

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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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Presidio Hills Golf Course Restoration for the 250th Commemoration of California

| May 10, 2018 | 0 Comments
Presidio Hills Golf Course Restoration for the 250th Commemoration of California

Some San Diegans don’t realize just how popular our City is to people around the country. Whenever I travel outside of San Diego, which is frequently, I hear the same comment from people I meet, “I love San Diego and wish I could live there.” Unfortunately, those of us who live here sometimes forget how […]

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Over A Century of Memories

| April 2, 2018 | 0 Comments
Over A Century of Memories

How would you like to have seen and experienced the world over the past century? Do you know anyone who has? Well, I know someone who owns that role and she lives in Mission Hills. And, I am honored to say that she is an inspiration to those of us who think of reaching that […]

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New Program Provides Jobs for Homeless

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

For all of us who live in San Diego, it’s very obvious that the homeless situation has gotten increasingly worse. The number of homeless encampments has grown substantially and the locations around the city and county have become more obvious. Hillcrest business owners and residents recently shared with me that they are very concerned about […]

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