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Professional Interior Design Advice Goes Virtual

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Professional Interior Design Advice Goes Virtual

If you’re going stir-crazy observing all the flaws in your home or business during the pandemic, the American Society of Interior Designers’ (ASID) San Diego Chapter has a solution.  During the month of July members of the prestigious organization will conduct virtual appointments to discuss design dilemmas and offer advice during ASID’s first-ever Summer Fresh Up […]

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Fashion Week San Diego 2020 Presents Virtual Exhibition with Sotheby’s New York

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fashion Week San Diego 2020 Presents Virtual Exhibition with Sotheby’s New York

Fashion Week San Diego® (FWSD), California’s largest traditional fashion week, recently announced its highly-anticipated New York runway show, “The Art and Beauty Behind Fashion,” is going virtual with a first-of-its-kind experience. In partnership with Sotheby’sand Art Renewal Center (ARC), the online salon exhibition will feature a digital catalog of the 99 ARC Salon exhibiting works, a virtual walkthrough […]

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Nonprofit ‘Senior Center Without Walls’ Helps Local Family Stay Connected

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Nonprofit ‘Senior Center Without Walls’ Helps Local Family Stay Connected

By Simona Valanciute San Carlos resident Ed Robles is not someone who stays at home easily. Before California’s shelter-in-place orders went into effect, the 93-year-old World War II veteran was busy and active, filling his time with personal training sessions, coffee club and volunteering with San Diego’s Retired Senior Volunteer Patrol, where he won “Law Enforcement […]

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Cherishing Freedom and Embracing Re-opening

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

By J. Daniel Geddis, President, Mission Hills BID and Owner Team D&B at One Mission Realty Freedom comes in many forms. We may even forget we have until it is taken or altered in some way. Wearing a mask, the limitations placed on businesses, and altering our daily lives, can feel like an assault on […]

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Zooming Blooms

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Zooming Blooms

With most of San Diego being home bound and/or restricted with meeting, April and May’s meetings were different.  We did meet via Zoom.  Zoom, as you may know, allows people to join the same meeting in a somewhat controlled setting.  Our children are using it for classes, and businesses are using it to continue to […]

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The Benefits of Grip Strength

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments

In middle-aged and elderly people, grip strength consistently predicts mortality risk from all causes, doing an even better job than blood pressure. In older people, grip strength predicts all-cause mortality even when controlling for disease status, inflammatory load, depression, nutritional status, and inactivity. Grip strength requires fitness and fitness is a disease and aging fighter. Poor grip strength […]

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Cheetah Cub Thriving at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Cheetah Cub Thriving at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

In between eating her morning meal, a seven-week-old cheetah cub played and pounced in an indoor nursery area at the Ione and Paul Harter Animal Care Center, at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The curious little feline hasn’t yet been named, and weighs just over five pounds. Since the cub arrived at the nursery […]

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Meals on Wheels San Diego County Announces New President and CEO

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Meals on Wheels San Diego County Announces New President and CEO

Meals on Wheels San Diego County’s Board of Trustees announced today that they have selected Brent Wakefield to serve as the agency’s president and CEO. “After a very thorough search, the Board is excited to welcome Brent Wakefield to lead Meals on Wheels San Diego County (MOWSDC) into a bright and bold future,” said Peggy […]

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Destroying History and Monuments Does Not Change The Past

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Destroying History and Monuments Does Not Change The Past

It’s been painful and shocking to watch the destruction that our “fellow Americans” are causing on monuments, historical sites and businesses around the country.  It’s as if they think that vandalism and destruction will change the course of history.  It does not. In fact, it only creates anger and more controversy that is contrary to […]

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San Diego State University Purchase and Sale Agreement Approved

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San Diego State University Purchase and Sale Agreement Approved

By Barbara Bry  We’ve come a long way since January 2017, when the Chargers announced they were abandoning San Diego and the stadium they’d called home for over 50 years.   And soon after, we learned that real estate speculators had been meeting secretly with city officials for over a year, hatching a plan to acquire […]

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