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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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Historic General Store Gets a New Owner

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Historic General Store Gets a New Owner

Having been vacant for the last few years, the 1884 Historic Santa Ysabel General Store, Located at 30275 Highway 78, was purchased by SOHO for $295,000. The iconic building is the most important site left of what was the historic town site of Santa Ysabel, and the town retains much of its 19th century feel […]

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Beautification Project Showcases the Work of Local Artists

| December 29, 2011 | 0 Comments
Beautification Project Showcases the Work of Local Artists

The Redevelopment Agency of the city of San Diego held an event to unveil the Gateway Mural. The Gateway Mural was designed and installed in partnership with Urban Corps of San Diego County to beautify the North Bay Redevelopment Project Area while celebrating the area’s historical influences, prominent features, attractions and the people of the […]

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There’s a New Kid on the Block

| December 8, 2011 | 0 Comments
There’s a New Kid on the Block

By Patty Ducey-Brooks In case you haven’t noticed, Toma Sol Café is open for business at 301 W. Washington Street in Mission Hills. I met the proprietor, Seekey Cacciatore, who’s not new to the neighborhood. Cacciatore, grew up in neighboring Hillcrest and currently lives in Point Loma with her husband. Cacciatore, I learned, did some […]

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A Point Loma Tradition – All Souls’ Saint Nicholas Home Tour

| December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments
A Point Loma Tradition – All Souls’ Saint Nicholas Home Tour

The longest running holiday home tour west of the Mississippi celebrates its 60th Diamond Jubilee with this year’s offering of six Point Loma homes.  A Saint Nicholas Marketplace, Afternoon Tea, and featured musicians at All Souls’ Episcopal Church are also included in the day’s festivities.  The Diamond Jubilee event takes place from 10 a.m. to […]

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Mid-Week Shopping

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
Mid-Week Shopping

Change is in the works for the Mission Hills’ Farmers’ Market Starting in December, there will be a new manager to the weekly Mission Hills’ Farmers’ Market.  His name is Brian Beevers.  He is excited about his role and building a relationship with Mission Hills’ residents and guests who shop at the Farmers’ Market. Beevers […]

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Santa Photos in Mission Hills

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
Santa Photos in Mission Hills

Santa arrives for photos, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, December 4 at Coldwell Banker at 1621 West Lewis.  One sitting and one free 4×6 print to each family..  Photography provided by Meredith French, reprints available. Participants are asked to bring donations for Toys for Tots. Refreshments are provided.  No RSVP necessary. Come by to […]

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Balboa park’s 34th Annual December Nights

| November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments
Balboa park’s 34th Annual December Nights

Balboa Park December Nights will take place for the 34th consecutive year from 5 to 10 p.m., Friday, Dec. 2, and noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 3. The event brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy, learn more about the cultural value of Balboa Park and kick-off the “most wonderful time of […]

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