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Shop Until You Drop In the Neighborhood

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Shop Until You Drop In the Neighborhood

Support Mission Hills Small Business Owners By Dixie Hall, President Mission Hills BID and DixiePops Owner The holiday season is upon us — and elections are behind us, finally!  The Mission Hills BID elections for directors and officers took place on November 18.  I was elected director for three years and president for 2021.  As […]

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Bill Tall Explains Ways to Help Your Garden Thrive

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Bill Tall Explains Ways to Help Your Garden Thrive

In September, Mission Hills Garden Club was treated to a delightful presentation by the owner of City Farmers Nursery.  Founded by Bill Tall’s father in 1972, Tall is the current owner with his children ready to take up the reins when he retires.  Of course, Tall says, “It has never been just a job for […]

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Financial Planning: A Case Study

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you think financial planning is only for the rich, think again. People from all walks of life can benefit greatly from planning their finances. A recent situation I was involved in demonstrates how a long-term approach is critical, and how you need to be careful where you are getting your financial advice. Some family […]

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Five Healthy Lunch and Dinner Recipes Featuring Pumpkin

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Five Healthy Lunch and Dinner Recipes Featuring Pumpkin

Nothing says Christmas like pumpkin, and the good news is that pumpkin is a nutrient-dense fruit well worthy of including in your meals. In addition to its pleasing taste, pumpkin contains valuable antioxidants to help protect your cells, beta-carotene to protect your eyesight and skin, as well as vitamins A and C to support your […]

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Feeling Extremely Blessed To Have A Veterinarian in My Life

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Feeling Extremely Blessed To Have A Veterinarian in My Life

Most of us will admit that our pets have helped us maintain our sanity during this past year.  Lexi, my adorable Yorkie, has been with me every day.  When I start to feel down, I look at her sweet face and immediately feel better.  Her presence brings calm to almost every unbearable situation.  Unfortunately, Lexi […]

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Center for Community Solutions Raises over $187,000 at Virtual Event

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Center for Community Solutions (CCS) has raised more than $187,000 through the recent Raise a Cup for CCS virtual event. The funds raised will be used to further CCS’ mission to provide intervention, healing, advocacy, and prevention programs and services for individuals affected by domestic violence and sexual assault. “Calls to our crisis hotline have […]

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San Diego Automotive Museum Names Chief Executive Officer

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
San Diego Automotive Museum Names Chief Executive Officer

San Diego native, Lenny Leszczynski, joined the San Diego Automotive Museum as the executive director in January 2020. After an impressive 10 months in this role, Leszczynski, has been named the chief executive officer of the Museum, effective immediately. Leszczynski brings more than 25 years of non-profit professional experience to the Automotive Museum. His experience […]

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Father Joe’s Villages Offers Semi-Virtual Chat with Santa

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Father Joe’s Villages Offers Semi-Virtual Chat with Santa

The holidays can be tough for children and teenagers affected by homelessness, as they often miss out on experiences most young people have during this time. So, it’s important to provide them with a celebration so remarkable that they are able to simply be kids, instead of worrying about their families’ daily struggle to get […]

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‘Tis the Season for Holiday Fun at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops & Restaurants

| December 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
‘Tis the Season for Holiday Fun at Diane Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops & Restaurants

For nearly 50 years, local business icon Diane Powers has been helping locals and visitors alike celebrate the holidays with her unique brand of festive flair. A lively and colorful entry to San Diego’s Old Town community, Powers’ Bazaar del Mundo Shops, located at 4133 Taylor Street in Old Town San Diego, have been one […]

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St. Nicholas: An Inspiration For Us All

| December 13, 2020 | 0 Comments
St. Nicholas: An Inspiration For Us All

Many people don’t realize that Santa Claus is based on Saint Nicholas, who was born to Greek parents near the end of the third century in the coastal city of Patara, in a region that is part of present day southwest Turkey. He was orphaned as a child and is said to have used his […]

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