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Miracle Babies to Host Free Diaper Drive-Through Distribution with SD Star Wars Society

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Miracle Babies to Host Free Diaper Drive-Through Distribution with SD Star Wars Society

Miracle Babies, a non-profit organization whose mission is to unite families with their critically ill newborns in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) by providing transportation and supportive services, will be hosting its next diaper drive-through distributions in March and April.  Free diapers will be available on a first come, first registration basis to all San Diego families in need during this difficult […]

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“Open Air” Concert in Sculpture Garden Celebrates the Transformational Power of Nature

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
“Open Air” Concert in Sculpture Garden Celebrates the Transformational Power of Nature

When planning Art of Elan’s 20/21 Transformations season, Executive/Artistic Director Kate Hatmaker was so inspired by The San Diego Museum of Art’s May S. Marcy Sculpture Garden that she programmed their March concert “Open Air” to be performed outdoors among the art. No one could have predicted this last year’s turn of events and while this concert will still be […]

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Dr. Stephen Wheeler Joins the Board of the San Diego Film Foundation

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Dr. Stephen Wheeler Joins the Board of the San Diego Film Foundation

As The San Diego International Film Festival www.sdfilmfest.com prepares for the 20th Anniversary of the Festival this October, Tonya Mantooth, CEO/Artistic Director announced the addition of San Diego Arts Advocate, Dr. Stephen Wheeler to the Board of the Foundation. According to Mantooth, “We are in a time of great transformation with the work we did […]

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Academy of Our Lady of Peace Student Named Virtual Poetry Out Loud

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Academy of Our Lady of Peace Student Named Virtual Poetry Out Loud

Kate Linggi, a senior at Academy of Our Lady of Peace in San Diego, took first place in the 2021 countywide Virtual Poetry Out Loud competition on February 10. Linggi will represent San Diego at the upcoming virtual state finals. Sarah Datta of Canyon Crest Academy placed Second at the event. Write Out Loud – […]

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Mission Hills Garden Walk Set for May 8

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Garden Walk Set for May 8

The 23rd Annual Mission Hills Garden Club is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday May 8.  Titled, Where Flowers Bloom, So Does Hope, will again be held on the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend. The theme, incorporating a phrase attributed to Lady Bird Johnson, is fitting to the beginning of emergence from the […]

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It Must Be Spring!

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
It Must Be Spring!

By Dixie Hall, Mission Hills BID president and DixiePops owner The weather gods heard our plea and responded with sunny skies and starry nights. Warmer days are with us and flowers are in bloom. Yes, it must be spring!  With hopes of moving into the next Tier of these pandemic times and the re-opening of […]

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Suzy’s Zoo Began Right Here in San Diego

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Suzy’s Zoo Began Right Here in San Diego

As a little girl, Suzy Spafford discovered new worlds and joyful ventures right at the end of her watercolor brush and pastel markers.  At five-years of age she would spend hours merging shapes and colors and creating happy images.  The summer after high school graduation, one of her favorite places became the huge art mart […]

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50 Years Ago in Mission Hills

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I woke up this morning and realized that fifty years ago I was frantically looking for a place to live.  My husband heard an ad on the radio.  A company had just hired a large number of employees who needed to buy homes.  As a lark, he listed our house for sale and were immediately […]

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Revocable Living Trust – Essential California Estate Planning

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A potential client recently asked me if trusts were really necessary.  All of their assets were titled in joint name, so why go through the hassle and expense of creating a trust? Let’s start with Probate. Probate fees start at four percent of the first $100,000 and reach $9,000 on the first million. Having your […]

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Creating a More Compassionate World for Community Cats

| March 6, 2021 | 0 Comments
Creating a More Compassionate World for Community Cats

By Gary Weitzman, DVM, president and CEO, San Diego Humane Society In a report published in the San Diego Union Tribune on December 20, 2020 titled “San Diego Humane Society urged to stop releasing adoptable cats back onto streets,” reporter Morgan Cook noted that some animal advocates disagree about the best care for community cats. The […]

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