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Greater Good Charities and Actor Chris Pratt Raise Funds for Feed Thy Neighbor Initiative

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
Greater Good Charities and Actor Chris Pratt Raise Funds for Feed Thy Neighbor Initiative

Greater Good Charities and actor Chris Pratt award nearly $650,000 after successful Feed Thy Neighbor initiative to combat food insecurity across the U.S. that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hunger Site by GreaterGood and 12 Tomatoes covered all credit card processing fees so that 100 percent of every dollar given helps, and Greater Good […]

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San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park Reopened

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park Reopened

In keeping with the latest guidance set forth from the Governor’s Office, the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park reopened to the public, ending an almost two-month-long closure that began December 7, 2020. Guests will have the opportunity to once again experience amazing wildlife with their families, stroll among diverse habitats […]

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A Mother of Three Needs Blood Donors With Extremely Rare Blood Type

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
A Mother of Three Needs Blood Donors With Extremely Rare Blood Type

Stacie Buechel, a San Diego mother of three was recently diagnosed with bone cancer and needs blood transfusions as part of her treatment.  Unfortunately, her situation is complicated because she has a rare blood type. Stacie needs blood from donors who have A+ (A positive), O- (O negative) or O+ (O positive) blood that also […]

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Miracle Babies Extends Free Diaper Drive-Through Program

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
Miracle Babies Extends Free Diaper Drive-Through Program

Miracle Babies, a non-profit organization, based in San Diego, 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 first diaper drive-through distributions of 2021 in February and March.  Free diapers will be available on a first come first registration basis to all San Diego […]

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In love in Mission Hills

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
In love in Mission Hills

By Dixie Hall, Mission Hills BID President and DixiePops Owner By the time you read this, it is likely you have already returned to your favorite restaurant to sit down and legally eat outside, or had your hair or nails done in a real salon or been able to attend outdoor church services again. After […]

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Missing the Seasons and Especially Peonies

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
Missing the Seasons and Especially Peonies

Although I have lived in California almost 70 of my 80 years, I am a native Californian and have been a San Diego homeowner since March of 1968.  Nevertheless, from 1942 until 1953 I lived in the Midwest:  Ohio and Michigan where it may snow as early as late October; I do remember snowstorms in […]

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San Diego Zoo Safari Park Gorillas Recovering After SARS-CoV-2 Diagnosis

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
San Diego Zoo Safari Park Gorillas Recovering After SARS-CoV-2 Diagnosis

The gorilla troop at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park is recovering following the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in several troop members earlier this month. San Diego Zoo Global is relieved to announce that the eight-member troop is eating, drinking, interacting and on their way to a full recovery, thanks to […]

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28th Annual Fostering Hope Golf Classic Benefits Voices for Children

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
28th Annual Fostering Hope Golf Classic Benefits Voices for Children

Show your support for thousands of children in San Diego County foster care by participating in Voices for Children’s 2021 Fostering Hope Golf Classic on Monday, May 17, chaired by Rolf Benirschke, Dave Bialis, Bill Sailer, Katie Sullivan, and Dale Yahnke. Hosted at the beautiful La Jolla Country Club, golfers will tee off for an 18-hole […]

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Grammy Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Kenny Loggins Donates Custom Theme Song to San Diego Zoo Kids Channel

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
Grammy Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Kenny Loggins Donates Custom Theme Song to San Diego Zoo Kids Channel

Kenny Loggins, one of pop music’s greatest hit makers, offered a special treat to young patients and their families at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego — along with viewers from around the globe — when he presented “The Great Adventure,” a custom theme song recorded by Loggins for the San Diego Zoo Kids Channel, this […]

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From Survivor to Caretaker

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
From Survivor to Caretaker

By Ginny Ollis Caitlin is the oldest of three girls who did not know their fathers.  These men were absent because they had been murdered, were in prison or were just not around.  Which puts the question of life and death forefront in your life very early. The absence was normal but not safe.  Mom […]

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