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Trees Are Nature’s Pharmacopeia

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Trees Are Nature’s Pharmacopeia

Last fall the Mission Hills Garden Club enjoyed a visit to a magnificent garden and a buffet supper at the home of arborist Gary Walker, known as “the Tree Whisperer.”  Walker, a man of many talents, has been “involved with nature all my life.” Son of a French mother and a United States citizen father, […]

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Safdie Rabines Architects

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Safdie Rabines Architects

By Ginny Ollis One of Mission Hills greatest treasures is her people – historically, neighborly, and leading positive.  Jose Ricardo Rabines and Taal Safdie, architects situated in the building at 925 Fort Stockton, quietly but with enormous effect, are bringing their design skills and conscientious purpose to our community, state, and world.  A visit to […]

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Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo Offers Festive Fun for the Entire Family

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo Offers Festive Fun for the Entire Family

‘Tis the season for holiday fun, and Jungle Bells at the San Diego Zoo proudly supported by California Coast Credit Union offers memory-making holiday experiences for the entire family. Scheduled events will treat guests to views of amazing wildlife, twinkling lights, entertaining live performances, holiday music and more. Visitors to Jungle Bells won’t want to […]

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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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The San Diego International Film Festival Runs Through October 2021

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
The San Diego International Film Festival Runs Through October 2021

The 2021 San Diego International Film Festival runs from Thursday, October 14 through Sunday, October 24, and is produced by the San Diego Film Foundation. The film slate for their 20th Anniversary screens the top anticipated films of the year. Festival attendees are able to enjoy a hybrid of in-person and virtual events.  In-person festival […]

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Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo and Casa de Pico Celebrate 50 Years in San Diego

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo and Casa de Pico Celebrate 50 Years in San Diego

Fifty years ago, Diane Powers had a vision: create a unique shopping and dining experience in San Diego that would replicate the beautiful bazaars in Mexico she so admired. That vision resulted in Bazaar del Mundo – a vibrant attraction that drew thousands of visitors to San Diego’s historic Old Town State Park every year. […]

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World’s Largest Female Surfing Event Features Olympic Gold Medalist

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
World’s Largest Female Surfing Event Features Olympic Gold Medalist

The World Surf League (WSL) Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro celebrated its 15th year at the Oceanside Pier in Oceanside this past September.  The nationally televised event is known as the largest female surf contest in the world, with more than 80 of the world’s top pros competing.  The Nissan Super Girl Surf Pro not […]

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California Coastal Commission Posts Public Hearing on NAVWAR Project

| October 3, 2021 | 0 Comments

The California Coastal Commission is holding a public hearing on the NAVWAR project that will be held virtually at 9 a.m., Friday, October 15. For details on the procedures of this hearing, visit the Coastal Commission’s webpage at www.coastal.ca.gov. If you would like to receive a paper copy of the Coastal Commission’s Virtual Hearing procedures, […]

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Assemblyman Ward Uses Emotion Not Logic for his Response

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Assemblyman Ward Uses Emotion Not Logic for his Response

By Lisa Sinclair The fact that Assemblymember Ward relies so heavily on emotion to justify his vote for SB 9 and SB 10 should raise a red flag—especially since his statement doesn’t align facts with reality. What Senator Atkins authored and what Assemblymember Ward voted for will destroy single-family neighborhoods and do nothing to provide affordable […]

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The Misguided Bike Lane Dilemma

| September 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
The Misguided Bike Lane Dilemma

By Paul Krueger I’m a veteran cyclist who commuted 14 miles to work and back for years. I’m fully committed to clean air, climate action, and a sensible reduction in the use of solo-driver vehicles for commuting and weekend errands. But I’m convinced that the city’s current strategy for attaining these laudable goals is misguided, […]

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