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Scripps Mercy Ball to Honor Mary and Dan Mulvihill

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Scripps Mercy Ball to Honor Mary and Dan Mulvihill

Mary and Dan Mulvihill will be honored at the 43rd Annual Mercy Ball “Celebrating Families” to recognize their generosity and support of Scripps Mercy Hospital for more than 40 years. The event benefiting maternal and child health services at Scripps Mercy Hospital will take place Saturday, March 8, at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Del […]

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In The Matter of Mayor Filner

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

I have called for Mayor Filner’s resignation, a difficult decision given our shared history, but in the end, a necessary one. I made my decision on the evening of July 16, and the following afternoon, after struggling within over language, issued the following statement (which was posted on the Sentinel’s Web site): “It is with […]

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In the Matter of Mayor Filner

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

A statement by George Mitrovich 17 July 2013 It is with deep regret that I ask Bob Filner to step aside as mayor of San Diego. In calling for his resignation I am torn philosophically, because he and I share similar views on issues of social justice, too long denied to too many, but we […]

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Is Our Drinking Water Safe?

| May 31, 2013 | 2 Comments

Almost two years ago, against the wishes of the majority of San Diegans, our tap water began being treated with hydrofluosilicic acid (artificial fluoride), not calcium fluoride. What I have learned with the assistance of scientists with the EPA, dentists and chemists is that artificial fluoride is 35 times more toxic (lethal dose 150mg/kg as […]

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Born To Do Something

| April 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Born To Do Something

Chef Miguel Earns National Honors This past month, Chef Miguel Valdez, executive chef of the Red Door Restaurant and Wine Bar and its sister restaurant, The Wellington Steak and Martini Lounge in Mission Hills received the “Faces of Diversity” Award at the National Restaurant Association’s Public Affairs Conference Gala in Washington, DC. The Faces of […]

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Snooze!

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Snooze!

The popular phrase “If you snooze, you lose” takes on a whole new meaning when visiting the similarly named restaurant in Hillcrest. Located on Fifth Avenue, across the street from the center that houses the Landmark Cinema, diners can identify the location of Snooze by the crowds that are usually milling around in front, waiting […]

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Bob Filner: Up to Now

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

After last November’s election, Carl DeMaio, who lost to Bob Filner in the mayor’s race, held several press conferences to share with us what he thought needed to happen at City Hall and how he would monitor Mr. Filner’s tenure in office, even if that had yet to occur. I suggested on Facebook Mr. DeMaio’s […]

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Play Ball

| April 1, 2013 | 0 Comments
Play Ball

It is officially spring in San Diego. Presidio Little League, after a one week rain delay, held their opening day ceremonies at Sefton Field on Saturday, March 16. Sefton Field is in Mission valley at the far west end, off Taylor Street and Hotel Circle Place. Approximately 130 families and 150 players in 13 teams […]

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Jog for Education

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Jog for Education

Grant School Students Participate in 30th Annual Event The Grant Jog-a-thon is in its 30th year. This fitness and fundraising event will be happening on Thursday March 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Pioneer Park. Every child from Grant K-8 will be running as many laps around the park as they can in […]

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What Now? Water Buoy!

| February 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s a sad commentary on my powers of persuasion that despite being a poster person for the merits of swimming, I have yet to persuade my friends and family to undertake this amazing diversion, this superb exercise. You’d think my umpteen years in P. R., selling stories and features to cantankerous journalists would prepare me […]

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