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“Causeplay” Brings joy of Comic Con back to San Diego

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
“Causeplay” Brings joy of Comic Con back to San Diego

In 2020, the coronavirus pandemic forced the San Diego Comic Con to pivot to an all-online format. Gone were the lines, the crowds, the panels, and the cosplayers. One of the responses to that by fans of the convention was the creation of the San Diego Comic Con Shrine next to the Tin Fish Restaurant […]

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13th Annual Superhero 5K and Family Fair Supports Families with Critically Ill Newborns

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
13th Annual Superhero 5K and Family Fair Supports Families with Critically Ill Newborns

The 13th Annual Miracle Babies Superhero 5K will take place in-person from 7 a.m. to 11a.m. on Sunday, August 15 at NTC Park at Liberty Station in San Diego. All attendees are encouraged to grab their superhero cape and walk, run, fly or jog 3.1 miles to support NICU families along the way. On-site 5K […]

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13th Annual “Fairy Tales in the Park” Takes Place in August

| August 12, 2021 | 0 Comments
13th Annual “Fairy Tales in the Park” Takes Place in August

A cherished tradition returns as the San Diego Civic Youth Ballet’s (SDCYB) 13th Annual “Fairy Tales in the Park” brings magic through dance to the Casa del Prado in Balboa Park from noon to 4 p.m.,Saturday and Sunday, August 14 and 15. On both dates, SDCYB will be activating both courtyards of the building and filling them with fairy […]

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It’s Time to Take Action!

| August 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
It’s Time to Take Action!

Community Groups Join Efforts By Patty Ducey-Brooks I have been very fortunate in my lifetime to observe and participate in community collaborations where people from different backgrounds, skills and experiences have made great things happen. It started when I was a youngster, observing my parents as they worked with other residents and business owners in […]

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“Don’t wait for the bulldozer to tear out your neighbor’s backyard.”

| August 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
“Don’t wait for the bulldozer to tear out your neighbor’s backyard.”

By Paul Krueger of Neighbors For A Better San Diego  That’s the warning I have for homeowners — and renters — from Mission Hills to Fletcher Hills, and Hillcrest to Southcrest. In fact, every neighborhood is at risk from a new and little-known City of San Diego regulation that encourages the rampant construction of Alternative […]

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

| July 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
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

| July 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
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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Destination Mission Hills

| July 3, 2021 | 0 Comments
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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Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library News

| July 3, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills-Hillcrest/Knox Library News

Loyal patrons of our local Library branch may have noticed that the Friends bookstore has finally reopened for business.  The current operating hours of the bookstore are Mondays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  More […]

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Saving Weddings During COVID-19 Pandemic

| July 3, 2021 | 0 Comments
Saving Weddings During COVID-19 Pandemic

Vacant Snack Shop Used for Thousands of Marriage Services During Pandemic   The San Diego County Clerk’s Office has been recognized by the National Association of Counties (NACo) with a 2021 NACo Achievement Award for innovative excellence in County Administration of Management. The Clerk’s office was recognized for transforming a vacant snack shop into the “Marriage […]

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