Tag: Patty Ducey-Brooks

San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
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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What Have You Done With the Life You Were Given?

| December 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
What Have You Done With the Life You Were Given?

“Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams. Think not about your frustrations, but about your unfulfilled potential. Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in, but with what it is still possible for you to do.” – Distinguished Theologian I am sure we can all agree that there are days […]

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Thankfulness After All the Catastrophes

| November 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Motivated by Kindness Over the last several months, our fellow-Americans have been at the center of various weather and fire disasters. There were the hurricanes and floods in Texas and Florida and the firestorms in Northern California. The grand finale, in terms of a life-changing catastrophe was what occurred in Las Vegas this past month. […]

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Your Voice Does Matter

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

It has been a busy month of community challenges and opportunities. Hillcrest residents and business owners are dealing with SANDAG’s proposal to eliminate parking spaces (upward of 100) for more bike paths. Mission Hills residents and visitors are fighting to keep MTS from eliminating the 83-bus route. Concerned residents of Mission Hills and Old Town […]

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