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San Diego Pacific Islander and Indigenous Native American Communities Send off Pacific Voyagers on their 10,000 mile journey in Canoes.

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
San Diego Pacific Islander and Indigenous Native American Communities Send off Pacific Voyagers on their 10,000 mile journey in Canoes.

San Diego, CA- San Diego’s Pacific Islander and indigenous Native American communities hosted a traditional Polynesian farewell ceremony for the Pacific Voyagers on Saturday, January 21st at Spanish Landing Park. The Pacific Voyagers have been in San Diego for the last six months winterizing their vakas (traditional Polynesian canoes), and will be departing on Tuesday, […]

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San Diegan Wins Oldways’ Award

| December 31, 2011 | 0 Comments
San Diegan Wins Oldways’ Award

By Patty Ducey-Brooks Oldways, I’ve learned, has a mission regarding the future of food – about growing, processing, preparing, eating, drinking, and enjoying it. The founders of this organization agree that the “old ways” are sounder than the “new ways” for just about everything to do with what we consume, and discuss ways to advocate […]

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Community Calendar

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Thru Jan. Reuben H. Fleet Science Center IMAX Film Schedule – Come see films like: Santa vs. the Snowman, Born to be Wild, Under the Sea and many more!  For film schedules, visit www.rhfleet.org. Harrah’s Rincon brings fresh entertainment to the New Year!  Highlights include Sylvia Browne, Livin’ La Vida Harrah’s live bands in the […]

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A Minor Surgery

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

I put up with it for three years and that was long enough. The constant tearing of one eye had turned from a minor nuisance to a major annoyance. I was now dabbing at my eye with a tissue most of the day, and eye makeup was out of the question. When it first started […]

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This Makes No Sense

| December 29, 2011 | 27 Comments

Pitting Children Against Vets I have been spending a considerable amount of time having phone and coffee conversations with residents and business owners of Mission Hills and Old Town who are totally dismayed about a Veterans Affairs (VA) facility being proposed for property located directly across from Old Town Academy, a SDUSD Charter School, which […]

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Mission Hills Branch Library

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Pajama Storytime 1/3, 1/10, 1/17, 1/24, 1/31 (Every Tuesday) 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Children are invited to an evening storytime with books and possibly singing and puppets. Feel free to come dressed in your pajamas. LEGO Playtime 1/4, 1/11, 1/18, 1/25 (Every Wednesday) 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Kids can have fun and get creative while […]

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The Year of The Dragon is Welcomed with a Celebration

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
The Year of The Dragon is Welcomed with a Celebration

The Vietnamese-American Youth Alliance announced the theme for its annual Tet Festival, which will be held on Jan. 20-22, 2012 at Balboa Park, Con Rong Chau Tien, roughly translated to “Children of Dragons, Descendants of Gods,” to welcome the Year of the Dragon. The festival attracts upward of 20,000 people each year and promises fun […]

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Mission Hills/Pioneer Park is Ready for Picnics and Parties

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills/Pioneer Park is Ready for Picnics and Parties

After a major fundraising campaign lead by the Mission Hills Town Council (MHTC) with collaboration of the Mission Hills Foundation (MHFD) as the fiscal agent of the funds raised, Mission Hills/Pioneer Park is ready for lots of picnics and celebrations. In the original construction phase, playground equipment was installed, as well as ground cover and […]

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PEERS Network Annual Gala Benefits Just in Time for Foster Youth

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
PEERS Network Annual Gala Benefits Just in Time for Foster Youth

Philanthropy, Entrepreneurship, Environment, Relationships, Social (PEERS) Network hosted its third annual black tie gala event at a private estate in Rancho Santa Fe and raised more than $180,000. Proceeds from the event benefits Just in Time for Foster Youth, based in Old Town San Diego, a nonprofit organization that provides transitioning foster youth with opportunities […]

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Master Builders of Mission Hills

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Master Builders of Mission Hills

Educational Seminar Highlights Their Work  “Master Builders of Mission Hills,” an educational seminar focusing on the builders who constructed many of the homes that still stand today in this century-old neighborhood, will be held Saturday, January 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Francis Parker Lower School, 4201 Randolph Street. Presented by Mission Hills […]

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