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City Officials Seem Committed to Destroy San Diego’s Character

| November 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

Over the last several months, I have had the opportunity to hear and read comments from hundreds of individuals and groups opposed to Measure C.  Yet still our elected officials continue to state that it’s good for San Diego and uses propaganda paid by investors and developers communicating that this is being done for families […]

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Estate Planning for Your Digital Assets

| October 8, 2022 | 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what happens to your stored photos when you pass away? What about your emails? How do your heirs access them? What about your crypto wallet, or your Amazon Prime movies or Apple music? What happens to these digital assets if you aren’t around to log into those accounts? Do your heirs […]

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Scary Pumpkin Patch

| October 8, 2022 | 0 Comments
Scary Pumpkin Patch

It’s common for Mission Hills residents to decorate their home properties during the Halloween season. It’s not common for residents to offer to do it for someone else, including a local business. However, that’s what Dave (dad) and Sebastian (son) Neiman offered to David of Ibis Market.  They came up with a game plan to […]

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Bill Walton Seeks to Shine a Light on San Diego’s Homeless Crisis

| October 8, 2022 | 0 Comments
Bill Walton Seeks to Shine a Light on San Diego’s Homeless Crisis

Over the past month, Bill Walton, former ABC/ESPN/NBC basketball announcer, NBA All-Star basketball player, UCLA All-American, and a generous contributor to various causes and non-profits, has elected to make his voice heard on the homeless crisis in San Diego.  Walton, who has always expressed his pride for being a native San Diegan and living here his […]

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“I Did It” – The Story of Gina Champion-Cain

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
“I Did It” – The Story of Gina Champion-Cain

For those of us who knew Gina Champion-Cain, a Mission Hills resident, and the owner of numerous San Diego restaurants, two local markets and vacation properties, it’s still difficult to understand what motivated her to earn the title as the “mastermind behind the largest woman-led Ponzi scheme in US history—$400 million, plus or minus.” To […]

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San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Head Over Heals”

| August 9, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Junior Theatre Presents “Head Over Heals”

The San Diego Premiere of Junior Theatre’s “Head Over Heels,” runs through Sunday, August 14 at the Casa del Prado Theatre, located at the corner of Old Globe Way and Village Place in Balboa Park. An inspired mash-up of posh and punk, “Head Over Heels” is an unpredictable Elizabethan romp about a royal family that must prevent an oracle’s […]

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No Longer America’s Finest City?

| August 8, 2022 | 0 Comments
No Longer America’s Finest City?

 It saddens me when I am reminded of the time and resources spent developing a campaign message for San Diego’s guests and residents. It’s obvious to me and others that we’re no longer able to use this statement: San Diego – America’s Finest City! That’s because we now have lots of negative points that are […]

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The Power of Collaboration with the Spirit of the Community

| July 4, 2022 | 0 Comments
The Power of Collaboration with the Spirit of the Community

It is my belief that as Americans we are given the opportunity to use our skills and talents to make a difference, and that through the power of collaboration and the spirit of community, we can create viable solutions in our lifetime. That is something that I truly believe is possible.  With the celebration of […]

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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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