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Four Closed Door Sessions for the 1,000 Person Homeless Facility and Still No Community Input

| July 3, 2024 | 0 Comments
Four Closed Door Sessions for the 1,000 Person Homeless Facility and Still No Community Input

Todd Gloria, the current mayor of San Diego has gone on record during a recent interview with the “Voice of San Diego” that there is no reason for community input on a 1,000-person homeless facility to serve a very diverse population with numerous mental health, physical and personal challenges.  Obviously, he believes he doesn’t need […]

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In Mission Hills We Celebrate!

| July 2, 2024 | 0 Comments
In Mission Hills We Celebrate!

by Jamaal Jackson, President of Mission Hills BID, Assistant Vice President Branch Manager US BANK Mission Hills Summer is in full swing and the 4th of July is right around the corner.  We know our favorite restaurants will be bustling and sidewalks filled because of happy get together occassions with friends and family. As you […]

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Celebrate San Diego’s 255th Birthday at the Whaley House

| July 1, 2024 | 0 Comments
Celebrate San Diego’s 255th Birthday at the Whaley House

At 1 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, the historic Whaley House in Old Town San Diego will be the site of a celebration honoring San Diego’s 255th birthday. Located at 2476 San Diego Avenue in Old Town, the Whaley House invites all residents and visitors to join in the festivities. There will be free cake and […]

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Celebrate An Old Fashioned Fourth of July at State Historic Park

| July 1, 2024 | 0 Comments
Celebrate An Old Fashioned Fourth of July at State Historic Park

California State Parks invites you to step back in time and celebrate an old fashioned Fourth of July at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, located at 4002 Wallace Street. This family-friendly event offers a unique opportunity to experience Independence Day as early San Diego residents did in the 1800s, with a day full […]

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Uptown Planners Under Attack

| May 5, 2024 | 0 Comments

The Uptown Planners board is a recognized Community Planning Group that has been serving six neighborhoods for the past 20 years in an advisory role to the City of San Diego on topics related to land-use, development, and discretionary projects in the six neighborhoods of Uptown. Uptown Planners is currently being challenged as not reflecting […]

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Crisis Situation for Animal Welfare Organizations

| May 5, 2024 | 0 Comments
Crisis Situation for Animal Welfare Organizations

For the first time, San Diego’s leading animal welfare organizations have come together to raise awareness about the critical state of animal shelters in San Diego County. Here’s how the community can help: In San Diego County, local shelters and rescues are caring for far more animals than their facilities were designed to house. In […]

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The Streets of Old Town Come Alive with Arts, Culture and Tradition

| March 31, 2024 | 0 Comments
The Streets of Old Town Come Alive with Arts, Culture and Tradition

The vibrant streets of Old Town San Diego are preparing to welcome thousands of visitors for the annual Fiesta Cinco de Mayo. Fiesta Cinco de Mayo has long been a cornerstone of cultural celebration in the region, drawing crowds eager to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of Mexican heritage. From the mouthwatering aromas of […]

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Philanthropic Evening Supports Children and Adults with Disabilities

| March 31, 2024 | 1 Comment
Philanthropic Evening Supports Children and Adults with Disabilities

The Arc of San Diego is thrilled to announce the return of its highly anticipated annual Spring Gala. This year’s extravagant event, themed Casino Royale, promises an evening full of glamour, mystery, and exhilaration found on the casino floor. Under the guidance of Event Chair Linda Kurtin, a longtime supporter and local philanthropist, The Arc of San Diego invites […]

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Dammed If You Do for Serving the Public at Large

| March 31, 2024 | 0 Comments

During my entire career, starting as young as 16, I have served on various non-profit organizations.  That’s because my parents made it known that we needed to donate our time and energies to doing good in our communities. When I look back, I realize I have served on upwards of 25 different non-profit organizations, including […]

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Gotta Have Heart Art Show

| February 11, 2024 | 0 Comments
Gotta Have Heart Art Show

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and a local nonprofit is celebrating the season of love through a variety of artwork. St. Madeleine Sophie’s Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and empowering individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is hosting theGotta Have Heart art show from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday, February 9at the gallery in […]

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