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Meals on Wheels San Diego County Hosts Galaxy Gala

Meals on Wheels San Diego County Hosts Galaxy Gala

Meals on Wheels San Diego County is over the moon excited for its “Reach for the Stars” Galaxy Gala taking place from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday, June 11 at the Sheraton Hotel & Marina at 1380 Harbor Island Drive in the Pavilion Ballroom. For the first time in three years, the nonprofit will […]

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Make a Splash this Summer at the Bahia Resort and Catamaran Resort

Make a Splash this Summer at the Bahia Resort and Catamaran Resort

This summer, possibly for Father’s Day, escape to the sparkling shores of Mission Bay, San Diego’s 4,600-acre aquatic playground, featuring endless recreational activities and two spectacular resorts, the Bahia Resort Hotel and Catamaran Resort Hotel and Spa, that were made for memorable family-friendly getaways. From sun rise to sun down, there’s always something entertaining to […]

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Dizzy’s Brings Top Talent to Its Stage During Summer 2022

Dizzy’s Brings Top Talent to Its Stage During Summer 2022

Dizzy’s restful ambiance counters the hustle of downtown San Diego with an atmosphere as friendly to the audience as it is to the performer. Dizzy’s is located at the Musician’s Association of San Diego building, which is conveniently located right next to the I-5 at 1717 Morena Boulevard.  Its back building is Arias Hall – […]

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A Kensington Landmark Is Receiving A Major Renovation 

A Kensington Landmark Is Receiving A Major Renovation 

This past May 2022, Franklin Elementary STEAM Magnet School students, alumni, community members, and San Diego Unified School District representatives grabbed shovels to pose in front of a makeshift dirt mound, as part of the district’s traditional groundbreaking celebration.  The event marked the start of the school’s highly anticipated Whole Site Modernization project, which will […]

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Lifestyle

Volunteers Remove Graffiti from Pacific Beach

Volunteers Remove Graffiti from Pacific Beach

Local Company Donates Graffiti Remover Products   Pacific Beach Town Council held its 12th Annual Neighborhood Clean-Up Event that attracted adults and students who wanted to help remove graffiti from public and private property. Upward of 70 dedicated volunteers received training and supplies to remove 600 tags from stop signs, utility boxes, sidewalks, fences and […]

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Heroes Come in Many Forms

By Dixie Hall, President, Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops May in Mission Hills is a busy time. Cinco de Mayo celebrations will be in full swing at restaurants and bars throughout Mission Hills.  Mission Hills Garden Walk takes place on Saturday, May 7 with Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8.  Bring all those […]

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Companion Plants for Succulents

Companion Plants for Succulents

In March, the Mission Hills Garden Club learned that many plants thrive amidst succulents.  Linda Bresler, a certified landscape designer, is truly an artist using living plants as her canvas.  In her talk, she gave us a host of types of plants with which to paint our yards. We learned that from early childhood, Bresler […]

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La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Kicks Off Weekend of Automotive Excellence

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance Kicks Off Weekend of Automotive Excellence

The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance presented by LPL Financial and Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty celebrates its 16th year of automotive excellence with packed weekend of exclusive events Friday, April 22, Saturday April 23, and Sunday April 24,2022. Earning a reputation as one of the finest internationally renowned classic automobile displays in the U.S., the La Jolla Concours is a unique […]

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Entertainment

60th Annual Benefit Show Raises $80,000 for Local Philanthropies

60th Annual Benefit Show Raises $80,000 for Local Philanthropies

After a two year hold, Mothers and Daughters Club Assisting Philanthropies (MADCAPS) 60th benefit show “Back to School Days at MADCAPS High” raised $80,000 for the philanthropies we serve. The annual musical extravaganza and signature fundraising event returned with two shows in March 2022 aligning with local Covid-19 regulations. MADCAPS will give the funds raised from […]

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North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents Tuesday Night Comics

North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents Tuesday Night Comics

Tuesday Night Comics is arguably the funniest night of comedy in San Diego. Mark Christopher Lawrence taps into his extensive list of talented comedian friends and shares the North Coast Rep stage with them. The show, to be held at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 28, is comprised of talent from all over the country with […]

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San Diego Theatre Presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

San Diego Theatre Presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales

San Diego Junior Theatre, the nation’s longest-running youth theatre program, presents “The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales,” which will run from Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 17 at the historic Casa del Prado Theatre, at the corner of Old Globe Way and Village Place. Though the characters may be familiar, each of […]

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Doors of Change Presents Concert of Hope Benefits Homeless Youth

Doors of Change Presents Concert of Hope Benefits Homeless Youth

Stars Grammy-Nominated Three Dog Night The Grammy Nominated Three Dog Night has offered San Diego a special Concert of Hope for Homeless Youth which is to take place from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday, June 30 at Moonlight Amphitheatre, located at 1200 Vale Terrace in Vista, CA. Catherine Garcia (NBC) and Jeff Zevely (CBS) […]

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Animal News

Surprising Information about Bees

Surprising Information about Bees

In April, the Garden Club met at Mission Hills Nursery to hear Candace Vanderhoff from Solobee tell us the truth about bees.  I assumed that most of our food is directly or indirectly dependent on the European honeybees’ pollination.  We learned from Vanderhoff that the European honeybee is threatening our native bee population by bullying […]

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Percy the Porcupine Puppet Made Her San Diego Zoo Debut?

Percy the Porcupine Puppet Made Her San Diego Zoo Debut?

Percy the Porcupine puppet delighted guests when she made her San Diego Zoo debut, in celebration of Earth Day. She is an awe-inspiring prehensile-tailed porcupine that is 17 feet high. Percy was first unveiled in Los Angeles last month, before making her way to San Diego. Her first-ever appearance at the San Diego Zoo created […]

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Podder Retires from the County’s Agriculture, Weights & Measures Department

Podder Retires from the County’s Agriculture, Weights & Measures Department

By Yvette Urrea Moe, County of San Diego Communications  After four years of service protecting the region’s agriculture industry, Podder is going to be sniffing out the life of leisure. The detector dog has retired from his work with the County’s Agriculture, Weights & Measures Department. County staff organized a small ceremony at the Waterfront Park […]

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San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Prepares to Open Denny Sanford Wildlife Explorers Basecamp at the San Diego Zoo

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Prepares to Open Denny Sanford Wildlife Explorers Basecamp at the San Diego Zoo

The past couple of months, burrowing owls and prairie dogs at the San Diego Zoo moved to their new “digs” in the Denny Sanford Wildlife Explorers Basecamp. Orb weaver spiders began spinning new webs, and other wildlife like Fijian iguanas, axolotls and dragon-headed katydids are now acclimating to their new habitats in preparation for the public opening March 2022. The public […]

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Education

San Diego Superior Court at the Whaley House

San Diego Superior Court at the Whaley House

From 1868 to 1871, the Whaley House in Old Town San Diego served as the courthouse and seat of San Diego. The County of San Diego rented the courthouse for $65 per month until the highly contested move to “new town” in downtown San Diego. On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, Presiding Judge Richard S. Whitney […]

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More Than $75K Raised at Third Annual Spotlight Benefit Event

More Than $75K Raised at Third Annual Spotlight Benefit Event

The VAPA Foundation, whose mission is to enhance the quality of access to arts education in the San Diego Unified School District, raised more than $75,000 at its Spotlight benefit event, Beyond Brilliance, on April 10, at The Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center in La Jolla. This event raised $75,691.92 for the VAPA foundation’s arts […]

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Just in Time for Foster Youth Hosts Series of Empower Parties

Just in Time for Foster Youth Hosts Series of Empower Parties

Just in Time for Foster Youth (JIT), a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging a caring community to help transition age foster youth achieve self-sufficiency and well-being, will be hosting Empower party celebrations through the end of June for its dedicated community of supporters. JIT has scheduled a series of small, outdoor events hosted by sponsors […]

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Home Start to Celebrate 50th Anniversary on Saturday, May 14

Home Start to Celebrate 50th Anniversary on Saturday, May 14

Home Start, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to child abuse prevention and providing evidence-based family strengthening services, will celebrate its 50th anniversary at its annual Blue Ribbon Gala this year. The event is titled “IMAGINE Families Living Life in Peace” and will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday, May 14 at The […]

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Videos

Networking in Covid-19 w/ Steven David Elliot – DavidKamatoy.com Show 2020.10 #PresidioSentinel

Networking in Covid-19 w/ Steven David Elliot – DavidKamatoy.com Show 2020.10 #PresidioSentinel

Multi-creative entrepreneur and television host and producer David Kamatoy has released his latest video from The DavidKamatoy.com Show on networking in the era of Covid 19 with author and entrepreneur Steven David Elliot. In the segment, “Networking in Covid-19 with Steven David Elliot,” the two discuss the creation of Elliot’s networking program, Rockstar Connect, and […]

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How to Google Yourself Properly – KZTC7 DavidKamatoy.com Show

How to Google Yourself Properly – KZTC7 DavidKamatoy.com Show

(San Diego, CA) David Kamatoy, multi-creative entrepreneur and television producer has released his latest video, “How to Google Yourself Properly.” In this video, a segment from the new DavidKamatoy.com Show, he provides tips and suggestions to make searching for your own name on the internet powerful and effective. “People Google, or search, themselves on the […]

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Soul Swapmeet Brings Black Entrepreneurs Together to Showcase Talents

Soul Swapmeet Brings Black Entrepreneurs Together to Showcase Talents

San Diego Soul SwapmeetSaturday November 21, 2020 10a.m.-3p.m. Encore Event Center8253 Ronson RoadSan Diego, CA 92111 Nearly four-dozen Black entrepreneurs gathered to share their goods and services at the Soul Swapmeet held on Saturday, September 19, at the Encore Events Center in Kearny Mesa. The businesses and organizations on hand ran the gamut from art […]

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Little Italy Al Fresco draws thousands to downtown San Diego

Little Italy Al Fresco draws thousands to downtown San Diego

(San Diego, CA) After seemingly innumerable weeks of staying at home to flatten the curve of the Covid-19 pandemic, hundreds of San Diego residents flocked downtown to enjoy the first ever Little Italy Al Fresco event on Saturday, June 13.

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How to attend SDCC 2020 #ComicConatHome

How to attend SDCC 2020 #ComicConatHome

| July 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Full daily schedules can be accessed through the Comic-Con@Home webpage at www.comic-con.org/cci/2020/athome.

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June Activities in Mission Hills

June Activities in Mission Hills

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

By Dixie Hall, President of Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops I love the month of June. There is a wonderful sense of the whole summer ahead of us. School days give way to fun and relaxation. And, this year especially, we are in vacation mode – whether it be a staycation or a […]

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Taste of Little Italy to Spotlight Neighborhood Culinary Gems

Taste of Little Italy to Spotlight Neighborhood Culinary Gems

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

Culinary connoisseurs, start mentally preparing for your tastebuds to be wowed at this year’s Taste of Little Italy.  This year’s annual event will be hosted on Tuesday, June 21 and Wednesday, June 22 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day. Culinary enthusiasts will enjoy tasty bites and sips from Little Italy’s top culinary gems […]

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Complexity as Job Security

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

We’ve all heard stories about the guy at work who makes his job seem far more complicated than it really is so that he becomes harder to fire or lay off. Complexity as job security is nothing new. And Wall Street product manufacturers are wizards at this. In the 1990s, as mutual funds were becoming […]

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Making Progress with Our Elected Officials – One Meeting at a Time

Making Progress with Our Elected Officials – One Meeting at a Time

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

This past month has been far busier than expected because of the following community issues: Presidio Park fires, the homeless/unsheltered, historic preservation, and concerned citizens who are worried about speculators and developers who aren’t willing to be good neighbors. Obviously, these are trying times for many of us. However, rather than sitting and waiting for […]

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<strong>Professional Interior Designers Offer In-Home Design Consultations</strong>

Professional Interior Designers Offer In-Home Design Consultations

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

If your home needs a professional spruce up, the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) San Diego Chapter has a solution.  During the months of May and June members of the prestigious organization will conduct in-home design consultations during the ASID “Spring Spruce Up” fundraiser. The affordable fee of $99 per hour (minimum one hour/maximum two […]

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Too Little Too Late

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

By Janet O’Dea In Mission Hills, one of our neighbors just tore down a building at the “Gateway to Mission Hills” on the corner of West Washington Street and Goldfinch next to the fire station. A representative responded to questions on the HistoricMissionHills Facebook page about the apartments going in after the project was permitted […]

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