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North Coast Repertory Theatre Presents Tuesday Night Comics

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
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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Making Progress with Our Elected Officials – One Meeting at a Time

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Making Progress with Our Elected Officials – One Meeting at a Time

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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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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Volunteers Who Change Foster Kids Lives

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments
Volunteers Who Change Foster Kids Lives

May is Foster Care Awareness Month and local Little Italy resident, Judi Sinopoli, has become very active in bringing happiness to siblings separated in the foster system.  Promises2Kids, a local nonprofit organization, provides support to over 3,000 current and former foster youth in San Diego County with the tools, opportunities, and guidance they need to […]

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District 3 Citizens Express Frustration During Zoom Meeting with Councilman Whitburn

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments
District 3 Citizens Express Frustration During Zoom Meeting with Councilman Whitburn

After several attempts to talk to someone from Councilman Stephen Whitburn’s office, I elected to participate in a Zoom meeting with him that was initiated by his office.  I thought, “Maybe I can talk to him directly since calls and emails to his office are going unanswered.” By the way, I should mention, the reason […]

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Big Plans for Revitalization of the UCSD Hillcrest Medical Center

| April 3, 2022 | 0 Comments

As we all know, change is inevitable.  And sometimes adversity builds character.   Recently, many of you shared with me that you would like to be a part of the planning process and the discussions on developments happening in your community.  With that in mind, a Mission Hills neighbor shared with me information on a […]

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Uptown for All Candidates Win Uptown Planners’ Election

| March 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Uptown for All Candidates Win Uptown Planners’ Election

Candidates Express Their Gratitude It’s official!  Matt Brown, Tony Silvia, and Patty Ducey-Brooks have been elected to the board of Uptown Planners.  Thanks to residents and business owners in Mission Hills, Middletown, Hillcrest, University Heights, Bankers Hill, Marston Hills, and the Medical Complex who came to the election sites to vote this past month. You […]

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Share A Little Love

| February 6, 2022 | 0 Comments
Share A Little Love

I don’t think I need to point out that February is the month of heartfelt gestures. It’s obvious (with cards, flowers, candy, and dinners) that we attempt to be more expressive during this month.  However, it’s usually focused on those closest to us.  I propose we spread it around to the community and to those […]

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A Team Effort to Help the Homeless in Little Italy

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
A Team Effort to Help the Homeless in Little Italy

Following a recent conversation with Marco LiMandri, chief executive administrator of the Little Italy Association, and Donnie Dee, president and CEO of the San Diego Rescue Mission, I learned of a team approach that they have initiated to support those experiencing homelessness in Little Italy. Their goal is to have fewer people calling the sidewalks of Little […]

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Be Grateful for the Elves Who Live Among Us

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments

Every day I am reminded that there are people in our communities who deserve our respect and appreciation. They are people who volunteer their skills, talents, experiences, vision, and offer foresight on a daily basis to serve our communities.  They don’t ask for anything in return. They do it because they care and are concerned […]

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