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Tag: Point Loma

Pappalecco Expands to Five San Diego County Locations

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
Pappalecco Expands to Five San Diego County Locations

A local Tuscan coffee, pastry and dining destination, Pappalecco, now has five locations throughout San Diego County. The stores, or “homes” as the brother-owner duo like to call it, are located in Little Italy, Hillcrest, Kensington, Cardiff by the Sea, and now, Del Mar Highlands, which opened in mid-December 2016. The extensive menu includes breakfast, […]

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All Souls’ Episcopal Church in Point Loma Appointed Director of Music

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
All Souls’ Episcopal Church in Point Loma Appointed Director of Music

Acclaimed early music specialist Ruben Valenzuela has been appointed to lead All Souls’ Episcopal Church, Point Loma, music program. As Director of Music, Valenzuela will be All Souls’ organist and choir director. He will provide leadership for music within the parish as well as in “music as mission” outreach to the larger community. He will […]

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All Souls’ Saint Nicholas Tour: A Tradition of Church Mice

| December 5, 2013 | 0 Comments
All Souls’ Saint Nicholas Tour: A Tradition of Church Mice

The All Souls’ Home Tour began in 1952. It was that same year that the tradition of creating handmade church mice to represent something special each year began as a fund raiser for church charities. After 61 years there still is a line outside the door that opens at 1 p.m. of All Souls’ Episcopal […]

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Silver Gate Elementary School’s Annual Harvest Festival Returns

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Silver Gate Elementary School’s Annual Harvest Festival Returns

  Silver Gate Elementary School, located at 1499 Venice Street in Point Loma, presents its Annual Harvest Festival from 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, October 18 and is open to the public. Guests are invited to join the games, food, laser tag and other Halloween fun activities. The event features a Halloween costume contest, haunted […]

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All Souls’ Celebrates 60 years of Home Tours

| November 2, 2012 | 1 Comment
All Souls’ Celebrates 60 years of Home Tours

What does a Koi pond, an xeriscape yard, an Italian mural, and a palapa kitchen all have in common? They are a few of the many unique features of the homes on this year’s All Souls’ Home Tour. The longest running holiday home tour west of the Mississippi celebrates 60 years of offering visitors a […]

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Live Auction, Dinner and Dance Raises Funds for Local Elementary School

| May 8, 2012 | 5 Comments
Live Auction, Dinner and Dance Raises Funds for Local Elementary School

Silver Gate Elementary School’s 17th annual Hot Rods and Hogs fundraiser raised more funds than ever and set a new milestone in the school’s history of fundraising. The school is located at 1499 Venice Street in Point Loma. The hot rod and motorcycle-themed silent auction, dinner and dance took place Friday, April 20 at the […]

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Rev Your Engines for a Hot Rod Fundraiser

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Rev Your Engines for a Hot Rod Fundraiser

Guests can don their leather or poodle skirts at the Silver Gate Elementary School’s 17th annual Hot Rods and Hogs fundraiser. The hot rod and motorcycle-themed silent auction, dinner and dance takes place Friday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Liberty Station Conference Center, located at 2600 Laning Avenue in Point Loma. The fun-filled […]

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Our Neighbor Eugene

| March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

This past month an icon from our Mission Hills community was getting ready to celebrate his 100th birthday. Unfortunately, Eugene Price didn’t make it to the February 10, 2012 celebratory date. I was informed us his birthday and passing by neighbors who reminded me that the Mission Hills News, which preceded the Presidio Sentinel, had […]

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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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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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