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Seven Oak Park Residents Displaced Following Structure Fire

| November 12, 2017 | 0 Comments
Seven Oak Park Residents Displaced Following Structure Fire

San Diego, CA – A structure fire at an Oak Park residence last night caused smoke damage that forced seven residents to evacuate. The San Diego Fire Department was called to the house in the 5000 block of Elm St. where firefighters found a blaze in the detached garage. The incident was reported around 10:00 […]

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Tiger Cub Pair Gets More Room for Playtime Adventures

| October 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
Tiger Cub Pair Gets More Room for Playtime Adventures

The rambunctious Sumatran and Bengal tiger cubs being cared for by the animal care staff at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park are growing and thriving. The younger of the two male cubs, a Bengal tiger, now weighs 15.6 pounds; and his Sumatran tiger companion weighs 19.1 pounds. As they continue to grow, the Bengal […]

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St. Vincent School-Quality Education with Heart and Soul

| January 9, 2017 | 0 Comments
St. Vincent School-Quality Education with Heart and Soul

In the heart of Mission Hills, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic School stands out as an example of high quality education in a small school environment. You can experience all the offerings this great school has to showcase at one of the upcoming open houses from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, January 29 and […]

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Chamber Opera Addresses the Realities of Human Trafficking

| January 3, 2016 | 0 Comments
Chamber Opera Addresses the Realities of Human Trafficking

I am frequently reminded that there are some horrible realities of the world we live in. One of those horrible realities is human trafficking. Young men and women (and also children) become trapped in a cycle of prostitution and slavery. According to reports from the District Attorney’s office, the number of cases is alarming and […]

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Father Junipero Serra’s Canonization

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Father Junipero Serra’s Canonization

This past month was an extremely eventful time for Catholics. I am Catholic and was excited about the arrival of Pope Francis to the United States. I remember when he was elected to head the Catholic Church. It was a day of celebration because he is also a Franciscan. For those of us who are […]

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The Prarie Style Homes of Mission Hills to be Showcased

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Prarie Style Homes of Mission Hills to be Showcased

Mission Hills Heritage’s Eleventh Annual Historic Home Tour The Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego features a rich variety of early 20th century architectural styles. This year, Mission Hills Heritage (MHH) is showcasing Prairie Style homes built in the 1910s and 1920s on its Eleventh Annual Historic Home Tour, Friday, September 26.  Six lovely homes […]

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Travel to Pompeii at Ferragosto in Little Italy

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Travel to Pompeii at Ferragosto in Little Italy

Little Italy’s party of the summer, Ferragosto, returns for its next big bash, “Pompeii: Little Italy’s Toga Party,” on Saturday, August 15 from 6:00 p.m. to midnight with a VIP reception starting at 5:00 p.m. Guests are invited to Amici Park in San Diego’s Little Italy for an evening that calls for guests to bring […]

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“Coming Home to Famiglia: The Works of John Asaro”

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
“Coming Home to Famiglia: The Works of John Asaro”

  Little Italy’s Meyer Fine Art Gallery  will be hosting a neighborhood fundraising art exhibition, “Coming Home to Famiglia: The Works of John Asaro” from July 9 through August 1 to benefit the Little Italy Association’s Piazza Famiglia project—a 10,000 square foot piazza on Date Street in downtown Little Italy that will become the new […]

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In the Matter of Kevin Faulconer

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Election Day last year Kevin Faulconer received five votes from the Mitrovich family; which is to say he received five votes from five Democrats. I voted for Kevin because he was once a member of The City Club of San Diego, which means he’s been involved in my three greatest civic causes – strong […]

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Balboa Park 2015 Centennial Celebration

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition, dozens of museums, performing arts organizations, garden clubs, and other cultural attractions in Balboa Park are making 2015 a year to remember. Literally hundreds of events are planned over the course of the year, some running throughout 2015, others lasting only a few days […]

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