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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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Letter to the Editor

| December 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Not everyone is on board with using reverse osmosis treated waste water for direct infusion into drinking water reservoirs, in spite of the council’s unanimous vote to do so. RO yes removes thousands of substances from waste water. I have reviewed the test results and see the proof of that. But it is what is […]

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Water, Water, Everywhere and Not a Drop to Drink

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

2014 is third year of drought; having Kelly Mooney from the San Diego County Water Authority speak to the Mission Hills Garden Club was a welcome event. After a brief overview of the agencies dealing with our water supply, statistics about water usage, Mooney had a host of suggestions and resources for us to utilize […]

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The Australian Pink Floyd Performs in San Diego

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Get ready for an audiovisual extravaganza courtesy of The Australian Pink Floyd Show (TAPFS). The show features a multi-million dollar light show, multiple inflatables and stunning laser effects, all coupled with note perfect renditions of Pink Floyd’s biggest hits. This show, already seen by four -million people, is described as “The best tribute band in […]

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