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Professional Interior Designers Offer In-Home Design Consultations

Professional Interior Designers Offer In-Home Design Consultations

Is your home looking tired, dated, cluttered or unappealing?  The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) San Diego Chapter has a solution.  During the month of July and August members of the prestigious organization will conduct in-home design consultations during the ASID “Summer Spruce Up” fundraiser. The affordable fee of $89 per hour (minimum one hour/maximum […]

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The Magical City Hall Construct of “Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing”

The Magical City Hall Construct of “Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing”

On June 17, 2021, NBC 7 San Diego’s Artie Ojeda interviewed the chair of Neighbors For A Better San Diego (NFABSD) about San Diego’s destructive new ADU/JADU zoning ordinance. The City of San Diego was quoted in the article, “ADU’s and JADU’s are an effective, successful source of naturally occurring affordable housing.” Within an hour […]

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Celebrating 50 Years of Centro Cultural de la Raza

Celebrating 50 Years of Centro Cultural de la Raza

Centro Cultural de la Raza presents its 50th anniversary with an inaugural weekend of virtual and in person celebrations that will officially kick-off a fundraising campaign to help Centro continue its mission to create, preserve, promote and educate about Chicano, Mexicano, Latino and Indigenous history, traditions, art and culture. From 4 to 5:30 p.m., Saturday, […]

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Home Start Raises Upward of $100,000 at “Blue Ribbon” Virtual Event

Home Start Raises Upward of $100,000 at “Blue Ribbon” Virtual Event

Home Start, a nonprofit organization dedicated to child abuse prevention and providing evidence-based family strengthening services, successfully raised nearly $100,000 from its annual “Blue Ribbon” event held this past May. This year’s event was titled Blue Ribbon Broadcast for Bright Futures – It’s a Family Affair, and was held virtually via Zoom. The theme played […]

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Lifestyle

Raised Bed Gardening Options and Tips for Success

Raised Bed Gardening Options and Tips for Success

In April, Eric Olsen spoke to the Mission Hills Garden Club.  Olsen, like Bill Toone, is with High Caliper Growing, based out of Oklahoma City.  Olsen has had seven years’ experience dealing with soils, plant sizes, plus how to raise plants in an organic and environmentally friendly pot which lends itself to raised bed gardening,  […]

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Summer In San Diego

Summer In San Diego

Summer is in full swing and there has never been a better time to explore San Diego and all that it has to offer.  School is out for summer and Arts District Liberty Station’s summer camps are in full swing for all ages and interests. Summer camps include If I Was a Bird Yoga for […]

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Taste of Little Italy Returns with a Fresh New Style

Taste of Little Italy Returns with a Fresh New Style

Foodies start making plans for Little Italy’s 13th Annual Taste of Little Italy.  To prepare for new guidance regarding the reopening California, Taste will now be held over two days, from 4 p.m. to 8 pm., Tuesday, June 22 and Wednesday, June 23. Attendees will be able to take in the summer air while walking […]

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The Three Secrets to a Satisfying Retirement

As we work towards retirement, the financial services and marketing industries bombard us with images of happy people traveling, playing golf and walking on the beach; a permanent vacation. The reality is a bit more mundane: the average retiree spends most of their time (after sleeping) watching television. For those preparing for retirement (and even […]

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Entertainment

An Evening With Eden Espinosa

An Evening With Eden Espinosa

The Old Globe, which reopened earlier this month to live performances after a 14-month shutdown, presents s summer 2021 outdoor concert series AN EVENING WITH… in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. The series will feature Eden Espinosa. She will perform the best of Broadway show tunes and delight audiences with classic and contemporary songs for an extraordinary San […]

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“Celebrate” At The Old Globe Gala

“Celebrate” At The Old Globe Gala

The Old Globe is back and ready to party! Celebrate is the theme of the 2021 Globe Gala, to be held on Saturday, September 25 in support of the theatre’s arts engagement and artistic programs and in salute of all the generous philanthropists who have supported the Globe during its 15 months of closure. Globe Board members Jennifer Greenfield and Sheryl White serve as […]

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ArtWalk to Debut New Summer Series in Little Italy

ArtWalk to Debut New Summer Series in Little Italy

ArtWalk Little Italy Summer Series announces its debut in Little Italy beginning Sunday, June 27 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Taking place at the Piazza della Famiglia, located at 523 W. Date Street, and the adjacent block W. Date Street, each one-day show will include thirty select artists exhibiting their stunning works of art. The event […]

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North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents “Becoming Dr. Ruth”

North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents “Becoming Dr. Ruth”

Most know Ruth K. Westheimer as Dr. Ruth, the extraordinary sex educator who empowered millions across the globe to claim their own sexual pleasure and fulfillment. Few know the whole story of losing her family in the Holocaust, her emigration to Israel where she became a sniper for the Haganah, or the complex personal journey […]

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Animal News

Destination Mission Hills

Destination Mission Hills

by Dixie Hall, president of Mission Hills BID and owner of DixiePops It is safe to say this year’s celebration of our independence means different things to different people – from simple pride in being an American, to far more complex feelings that are currently causing people to rethink values and ideals. One thing we […]

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Golden Takin Born at the San Diego Zoo is off to a Strong Start

Golden Takin Born at the San Diego Zoo is off to a Strong Start

Wildlife care specialists at the San Diego Zoo welcomed the birth of a female golden takin last month, the first of this takin subspecies to be born in the Western Hemisphere. The female calf is named Mei Ling, meaning “beautiful antelope” in the Mandarin language. Golden takins are a horned mammal related to sheep and […]

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Adam Graves:  Some History on Balboa Park and its Trees. Part 1

Adam Graves: Some History on Balboa Park and its Trees. Part 1

In February, Adam Graves, director of the Horticulture Department of the San Diego Zoo and previous manager of the browse program and of the zoo’s team of arborists over the past five years, was our featured speaker.  Graves received his B.S. in Biology at UCSD and his master’s at Miami University.  He also volunteered at […]

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Lions Tigers & Bears to Rescue White Tiger and Servals

Lions Tigers & Bears to Rescue White Tiger and Servals

Lions, Tigers & Bears, San Diego’s only accredited big cat and bear sanctuary, located in East County, is rescuing three exotic cats – the last animals left at a facility in Southern California that will shutter at the end of the month. These will be Lions Tigers & Bears’ first new residents of the year, […]

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Education

San Diego Rescue Mission Receives $25,000 Grant

San Diego Rescue Mission Receives $25,000 Grant

The San Diego Rescue Mission has announced the award of $25,000 from The San Diego Foundation as part of the Foundation’s COVID-19 Community Response Fund. The funds will be used to prevent child abuse in children experiencing homelessness, through the San Diego Rescue Mission’s Children’s Center Preschool program.   Children experiencing homelessness face unthinkable challenges: health problems, tendency […]

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San Diego Air & Space Museum Hosts Apollo 15 50th Anniversary

San Diego Air & Space Museum Hosts Apollo 15 50th Anniversary

The San Diego Air & Space Museum is proud to be the one-and-only host of the official Apollo 15 50th Anniversary, the most complex and carefully planned scientific expedition in the history of exploration.” Clearly one of the Apollo program’s finest moments, the Apollo 15 50th Anniversary Celebration takes place at the San Diego Air & Space Museum […]

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SOHO’s 38th Annual People In Preservation Awards Honors Preservationists

SOHO’s 38th Annual People In Preservation Awards Honors Preservationists

Save Our Heritage Organisation (SOHO), San Diego’s countywide preservation group, celebrated its 38th annual People In Preservation Awards, on Thursday, May 27 during National Preservation Month. This year’s awards honored twelve distinctive people and projects ranging across multiple historic preservation mediums, from building restorations and adaptive reuse, to historic community traditions and important arts and […]

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Celebrations, Collaborations, Contests

Celebrations, Collaborations, Contests

By Dixie Hall, President of Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops I love the start of summer: the warm sun, the flowers, the long days, and maybe even a vacation somewhere. The sense that the whole summer is in front of us with fun and relaxation just waiting to be had can’t be beat. […]

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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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Don’t Let Taxes Alone Drive Your Investment Decisions

| July 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

Taxes are a factor that has to be considered when making investment decisions, but they are not the only factor. As we’ve often said: don’t let the tax tail wag the investment dog. Planning investment decisions around existing tax rates is relatively straight forward. You can estimate your income and your capital gains for the […]

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San Diego Sold To the Highest Bidder

| July 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

There is this impression, as I talk to people in San Diego and around the country, that our fine city has been put on an auction block for speculators who are willing to pay the highest price for changing the character of our city.  Unfortunately, as alarming as that might be, it is potentially true.  […]

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National Monument Open Until Sunset During Summer Weekends

National Monument Open Until Sunset During Summer Weekends

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Cabrillo National Monument will be open until sunset on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting Friday, May 28 for Memorial Day weekend through Sunday, September 5 of Labor Day weekend. The tidepool area will be open until 30 minutes before sunset. Normal operating hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the tidepools closing at 4:30 […]

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“Federico” Book Signing and Jewelry Event at Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town

“Federico” Book Signing and Jewelry Event at Bazaar del Mundo in Old Town

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

How did a young man from Tututepec, Oaxaca, become a famous jewelry artist and philanthropist living in Los Angeles? Find out at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops in Old Town when author and jewelry artist Federico Jimenez Caballero makes an appearance for a signing of his new book, “Federico: One Man’s Remarkable Journey from Tututepec […]

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Tea & Tonic With a Twist Event Benefits Sexual Assault Survivors

Tea & Tonic With a Twist Event Benefits Sexual Assault Survivors

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

Center for Community Solutions’ (CCS) Tea & Tonic with a Twist event will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, June 18, 2021. This year, attendees will have the option to join the annual event in person at beautiful Coasterra for a Mexican fusion interpretation of the usual tea fare or attend virtually from the comfort […]

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Mission Hills Artist Wins Awards

Mission Hills Artist Wins Awards

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments

In an unusual double win, Ann Slater, an artist and resident of Mission Hills, won both the Best of Theme and Best of Miniatures awards in the continuingly competitive May 2021 Member’s exhibition “Shape Zone” held a gallery show in May 2021, at The San Diego Watercolor Society (SDWS) gallery at 2825 Dewey Road in […]

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