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“I Did It” – The Story of Gina Champion-Cain

| September 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
“I Did It” – The Story of Gina Champion-Cain

For those of us who knew Gina Champion-Cain, a Mission Hills resident, and the owner of numerous San Diego restaurants, two local markets and vacation properties, it’s still difficult to understand what motivated her to earn the title as the “mastermind behind the largest woman-led Ponzi scheme in US history—$400 million, plus or minus.” To […]

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An Exclusive Installation Commemorating Spider-Man’s 60th Anniversary

| July 4, 2022 | 0 Comments
An Exclusive Installation Commemorating Spider-Man’s 60th Anniversary

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Beyond Amazing – The Exhibition will be a new significant installation at the Comic-Con Museum celebrating Marvel’s friendly neighborhood Super Hero’s 60th anniversary. The installation debuts on July 1 with advanced tickets on sale now. Spider-Man: Beyond Amazing —The Exhibition invites visitors to explore interactive installations, discover an extensive collection of priceless Marvel artifacts from the past six […]

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Complexity as Job Security

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

We’ve all heard stories about the guy at work who makes his job seem far more complicated than it really is so that he becomes harder to fire or lay off. Complexity as job security is nothing new. And Wall Street product manufacturers are wizards at this. In the 1990s, as mutual funds were becoming […]

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Cabrillo National Monument Open Until Sunset During Summer Weekends  

| June 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Cabrillo National Monument Open Until Sunset During Summer Weekends  

Cabrillo National Monument will be open until sunset on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting Memorial Day weekend through Sunday, September 4 of Labor Day weekend. The tidepool area will be open until 30 minutes before sunset. Normal operating hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the tidepools closing at 4:30 p.m. These exclusive extended […]

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Homelessness Program Accountability Measure Clears 2nd Hurdle

| May 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

Senate Republican Leader Scott Wilkannounced that his legislation to add clarity and accountability to California’s efforts to address homelessness has earned bipartisan support and recently passed 4 to 0 out of the Senate Committee on Human Services.  “I am pleased to see this measure receive bipartisan support. There seems to be a growing consensus that […]

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Ukraine and the Volatility in the Stock Market

| March 5, 2022 | 0 Comments

As I write this article, Russia has finally made its move into Ukraine. After building up troops along the Ukrainian border, Vladimir Putin ordered a full-scale assault on Ukraine with the stated objective of replacing its government. I don’t want to minimize the impact this would have on Ukraine, which will be devastating, but the […]

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San Diego Zoo Celebrates the Birth of a Critically Endangered Sumatran Orangutan

| February 6, 2022 | 0 Comments
San Diego Zoo Celebrates the Birth of a Critically Endangered Sumatran Orangutan

A new year brings new beginnings—and that is especially true for Indah, a 35-year-old female Sumatran orangutan at the San Diego Zoo, who gave birth to her third infant earlier this month. The healthy two-week-old male was born on January 4, and has been named Kaja, after an island in Kalimantan, the Indonesian part of Borneo, […]

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A Three-Week-Old Giraffe Calf Gets a Name at the San Diego Zoo

| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
A Three-Week-Old Giraffe Calf Gets a Name at the San Diego Zoo

Just in time for the New Year, a newborn giraffe calf at the San Diego Zoo has received the perfect gift—a name. The three-week-old female calf will be called Mawe (pronounced “maw way”), meaning stone in Swahili. She was born to first-time mom Saba; and at birth, she weighed a little under 150 pounds and stood approximately 5 feet, 10 inches tall. Mawe has […]

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Inspirational Children’s Book Taps the Power of Music and Interactivity to Engage, Enthrall and Influence Children to Do Good


| January 2, 2022 | 0 Comments
<strong>Inspirational Children’s Book Taps the Power of Music and Interactivity to Engage, Enthrall and Influence Children to Do Good</strong><strong><br><br><br></strong>

Whether gifting for the holidays, a birthday, Valentine’s Day or “just because,” children’s literature is a timeless gift that can impact the recipient, families and society at-large in meaningful ways. This truth is exemplified with “A Little Spark” children’s book authored by Chris Parsons—a truly unique title that was recently awarded the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award […]

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The San Diego International Film Festival Runs Through October 2021

| October 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
The San Diego International Film Festival Runs Through October 2021

The 2021 San Diego International Film Festival runs from Thursday, October 14 through Sunday, October 24, and is produced by the San Diego Film Foundation. The film slate for their 20th Anniversary screens the top anticipated films of the year. Festival attendees are able to enjoy a hybrid of in-person and virtual events.  In-person festival […]

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