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Masters of Photography Exhibition 20th Century to Present Collection

Masters of Photography Exhibition 20th Century to Present Collection

The San Diego Museum of Art is pleased to present Masters of Photography: The Garner Collection, an exhibition featuring more than 100 works spanning major photographic movements that are diverse in subject, style and technique. Made possible by a loan from prolific collectors Cam and Wanda Garner, the exhibition includes works from many of the most influential […]

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The Perfect Place To Purchase Your Holiday Gifts – Trillion Jewels

The Perfect Place To Purchase Your Holiday Gifts – Trillion Jewels

With several years as a favorite shopping experience for many residents in Mission Hills and surrounding communities, Trillion Jewels, located at 2802 Juan Street in Old Town San Diego, is continuing to offer an attractive array of exceptionally unique jewelry.  Though the store closed temporarily this past year, it is back open for business. “So […]

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Winners of Shark Tank Inspired Competition Announced

Winners of Shark Tank Inspired Competition Announced

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, has announced the four winners of its Third Annual JIT Shark Tank Competition. This entrepreneurial competition is part of the organization’s Pathways to Financial Power service, which provides career […]

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San Diego Women’s Foundation Has a New Executive Director

San Diego Women’s Foundation Has a New Executive Director

The San Diego Women’s Foundation (SDWF) introduced Stephanie Cook as its new executive director. In her new role, Cook will be responsible for upholding SDWF’s mission of connecting, educating, and inspiring women to come together in collective philanthropy.    In her previous role as the organization’s manager of programs and member engagement, Cook succeeded in connecting […]

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Lifestyle

Take Some Time to Take Care of Yourself

We’ve all been dealing with COVID-19 for several months now, and as cases begin to mount again, I’ve been thinking a lot about an interesting conversation I had with my oncologist. First, I have to say those are two words you never want to use together: “my oncologist.” Just about two years ago, I was […]

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All About Hydration: Why You Should Drink More Water

All About Hydration: Why You Should Drink More Water

Did you know that there’s something incredibly simple you can do each day to increase your mobility, improve your metabolism and digestion, better the appearance of your skin as well as help you to feel more energized? It’s proper hydration, folks. Hydration is the key to feeling great, staying well and giving your body what […]

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Super Bloom 2019 Wildflower Tour with Jim Bishop

Super Bloom 2019 Wildflower Tour with Jim Bishop

In June the Mission Hills Garden Club met via Zoom.  Jim Bishop, engineer by education, landscaper by choice, and president of many important garden and horticultural groups, showed his magnificent slides from some of the 25 trips he and his partner Scott Borden took to see the spectacular display of wildflowers in San Diego County […]

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Turning Up the Intensity in Your Summer Fitness Routine

As the heat waves of summer roll through, exercising (especially outdoors) can be quite challenging. When the barometer spikes up, it is a natural tendency to sideline your exercise routine and replace it with more cooling activities like lounging at the pool, shopping at an indoor mall or watching movies in an air conditioned home. […]

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Entertainment

Cygnet Theatre presents The Finish Line Commission

Cygnet Theatre presents The Finish Line Commission

The Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 playwrights include Angelica Chéri and Aurin Squire for Cygnet Theatre’s The Finish Line Commission. Normally free public readings of the plays are held in person at the theatre, but due to COVID-19 gathering restrictions all artist work will be held via Zoom. The process will be shared through behind-the-scenes video content online. […]

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“The Climb” at Landmark Theatre

“The Climb” at Landmark Theatre

Kyle and Mike are best friends who share a close bond—until Mike sleeps with Kyle’s fiancée. The Climb is about a tumultuous but enduring relationship between two men across many years of laughter, heartbreak, and rage. It is also the story of two real-life best friends—director Michael Angelo Covino and co-writer Kyle Marvin—who turn their profound connection […]

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The San Diego Museum of Art Recognizes Its Accomplishments

The San Diego Museum of Art Recognizes Its Accomplishments

Roxana Velásquez – the first woman to be appointed as executive director at The San Diego Museum of Art during its 90-plus years – is celebrating 10 years at the institution this fall. With an eye on the established strength of the collection, Velásquez has forged further and deeper international connections, shepherded major acquisitions and […]

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José Feliciano Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of “Feliz Navidad”

José Feliciano Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of “Feliz Navidad”

Celebrating his 75th birthday today global icon José Feliciano is also commemorating the 50th Anniversary of his timeless holiday classic, “Feliz Navidad” with a series of notable events this fall. Kicking things off is the release of the new children’s book, “José Feliciano’s Feliz Navidad, 50th Anniversary,” available today exclusively via Amazon. Written by Helen Murphy CEO of José’s label Anthem Records/Anthem Entertainment, “José Feliciano’s Feliz Navidad, 50th Anniversary,” sees […]

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Animal News

Halo with Cesar Millan Launches as a 4-in-1 Smart Dog System

Halo with Cesar Millan Launches as a 4-in-1 Smart Dog System

Halo co-founded by world-renowned dog psychologist Cesar Millan, makes its world debut. Halo is the first and only smart collar with smart fences, intuitive training, and GPS location in one, designed with Cesar Millan’s time-tested expert dog training methodology in mind. The collar is now available for shipping and can be purchased online at www.halocollar.com. “We created […]

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Endangered Grevy’s Zebra Foals Make Their Debut at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Endangered Grevy’s Zebra Foals Make Their Debut at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Kids Free Month at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park will be extra special this year, after the birth of not one, but six endangered Grevy’s zebra foals—adding to San Diego Zoo Global’s ongoing effort to help preserve a population that is in steep decline. San Diego Zoo Global has a long history with Grevy’s […]

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Parrot Talk

Parrot Talk

Every so often, or if you live in some parts of San Diego, you will hear loud squawking.  If you look up, you will see a hoard of different kinds of parrots.  To shed light on what they are, why they are here, and what their future might be, Sarah Mansfield of SoCal Parrot spoke […]

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Cheetah Cub Thriving at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Cheetah Cub Thriving at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

In between eating her morning meal, a seven-week-old cheetah cub played and pounced in an indoor nursery area at the Ione and Paul Harter Animal Care Center, at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The curious little feline hasn’t yet been named, and weighs just over five pounds. Since the cub arrived at the nursery […]

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Education

The San Diego Foundation Hires a New Chief Innovation Officer

The San Diego Foundation Hires a New Chief Innovation Officer

The San Diego Foundation announced that Susan Guinn has been hired as chief innovation officer. With a passion for and a deep understanding of cross-sector partnerships and San Diego’s nonprofit sector, Guinn will seek new funding opportunities and cross-sector initiatives that will allow The San Diego Foundation and its partners to better address community needs […]

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Cabrillo National Monument’s Names New Chief of Resources Management and Science

Cabrillo National Monument’s Names New Chief of Resources Management and Science

Cabrillo National Monument Superintendent Andrea Compton announced Linh Anh Cat, Ph.D. as the new Chief of Resources Management and Science of Cabrillo National Monument located in San Diego, California. Dr. Cat has been serving as the park’s Chief of Resources Management and Science since the middle of February. Dr. Cat holds a doctorate in ecology […]

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HRB Designates Old Mission Hills Branch Library a Historic Resource

HRB Designates Old Mission Hills Branch Library a Historic Resource

By Barry Hager On September 24, 2020, the City’s Historic Resources Board (HRB) voted to designate the old Mission Hills Branch Public Library, located at 925 W. Washington Street, as a historic resource. The board voted 9-1 in favor of designation, with more than one board member describing the building as a “slam dunk” for […]

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Advancing from a New Normal into a True Normal

Advancing from a New Normal into a True Normal

J. Daniel Geddis, President Mission Hills BID and Team D&B at One Mission Realty As a bonafide foodie, I’ve enjoyed the experience of Mission Hills’ continuing renaissance of excellent eating establishments and specialty drink shops, up close and personal.  I’ll admit it––I’ve Instagramed a few meals and drinks enjoyed in Mission Hills.  It is a […]

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Videos

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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Seven Oak Park Residents Displaced Following Structure Fire

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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Lazy Acres Brings a New Attitude to Grocery Shopping

Lazy Acres Brings a New Attitude to Grocery Shopping By Patty Ducey-Brooks All of us who live in Mission Hills and the surrounding communities know that we have been eagerly anticipating the opening of Lazy Acres, which just recently opened at 422 West Washington Street.  It’s a refreshing addition to the community for a variety […]

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Coronado Talent Show Will Sell out

Coronado Talent Show Will Sell out

Coronado, CA – Budding entertainers, future stars and dedicated performers will vie to become the first winner of The Coronado Talent Show, a community-focused competition to benefit the Coronado Schools Foundation. The event takes place at Coronado High school on Thursday, March 2, at 7:00 p.m. and features performers who live or work in Coronado. […]

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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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The ASID San Diego Chapter Introduces Its New President

The ASID San Diego Chapter Introduces Its New President

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Suzi OBrien, the principal designer and CEO of EcoLux Interiors of San Diego, has been elected president of the American Society of Interior Designers’ (ASID) San Diego chapter for a one-year term. OBrien focuses on residential interiors, specializing in eco-friendly design.  A recent remodel achieved “Platinum” status from Green Point Rated, which provides third-party verification […]

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Shop Small.  Keep Mission Hills Businesses Open

Shop Small. Keep Mission Hills Businesses Open

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

By J. Daniel Geddis, President Mission Hills BID and Realtor Team D&B at One Mission Realty  It has been a pleasure serving as the elected president of the Mission Hills BID over the past two years, representing some 500 small businesses. Together, with a dedicated board of seven and our executive director and supportive business […]

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Autumn Chores

Autumn Chores

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Spring is not the only time for cleaning; for my family, autumn is more important to take stock.  We face fire danger, some flood danger, and maintenance is really important before the appearance of fire or rainy seasons appear. Much of San Diego’s beauty is due to the lush canyons throughout many of its neighborhoods.  […]

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The Art of Perfecting the Single-Leg Glute Bridge

The Art of Perfecting the Single-Leg Glute Bridge

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Doing glute bridges is a great way to work out your backside, which is important for the overall strength of your body. Also, if you are looking to firm up your booty, doing this exercise is a must. However, doing just single-leg glute bridges could be even better for you than doing them with both […]

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Court Ruling Declares Newsom Violates Constitutional Power

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement after a California Superior Court Judge issued a tentative ruling declaring Governor Newsom has violated the Constitution. The ruling is in response to a lawsuit filed by Republican lawmakers Kevin Kiley and James Gallagher, which challenged Governor Newsom’s “one-man rule” and abuse of power. The ruling […]

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City Council Unanimously Approves New City Auditor

City Council Unanimously Approves New City Auditor

| November 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

In a historic vote, The San Diego City Council unanimously approved Interim Assistant City Auditor Andy Hanau to become San Diego’s second ever City Auditor and the first City Auditor to take office since Measure D was overwhelmingly implemented by voters in March.  The appointment of Hanau marks the end of a years-long endeavor by Audit Committee Chairman Scott Sherman to reform the process of how the City Auditor […]

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