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Houdini the Husky Performs His Best Trick

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
Houdini the Husky Performs His Best Trick

By Yvette Urrea Moe Houdini the Husky has performed his best trick yet with the help of a professional magician. The dog who needed a home after being adopted and returned seven times has vanished from the San Diego County Animal Shelter and is now in the loving and capable hands of his new best friend, […]

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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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Coming Together for a Common Cause

| February 7, 2021 | 0 Comments
Coming Together for a Common Cause

Last month I shared a story about Barry Soper, who befriended two homeless men and helped to turn their lives around. Soper, who hadn’t planned on focusing his life on the individuals experiencing homelessness, suddenly became an advocate for those who needed a voice. Ironically, when Soper and I met, we learned that we have […]

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Jungle Bells Festivities Return to the San Diego Zoo

| November 15, 2020 | 0 Comments
Jungle Bells Festivities Return to the San Diego Zoo

The jubilant festivities will take place Dec. 4 to 6, Dec. 11 to 23, Dec. 25 to 31, 2020 and Jan. 1 to 3, 2021, treating guests to views of some of their favorite animals, seasonal decorations, lighted displays, music and joyful roaming entertainers.

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Ride With Emilio Children’s Book

| November 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Ride With Emilio Children’s Book

Congratulations to Richard Nares, Founder of Emilio Nares Foundation (ENF), for the launch of his children’s book “Ride with Emilio,” highlighting and celebrating his son, Emilio’s, life.  Richard Nares is the author and illustrator who shares his personal experience with Emilio, and his ability to inspire others (including his mom and dad) to make a difference […]

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Meet An Extraordinary Artist and Neighbor

| November 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Meet An Extraordinary Artist and Neighbor

Recently I was introduced to Jeffrey Siegel, who has lived in various houses in Mission Hills since 1989. His current home is also where he has his studio. Siegel shared with me that he got introduced to clay and ceramics when he was 16 years old.

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Barbara Bry For Mayor

| July 6, 2020 | 0 Comments
Barbara Bry For Mayor

A Vision and Mission to Be The People’s Mayor, Not A Career Politician Over the past couple of years, we have seen by action how our two mayoral candidates for the City of San Diego have acted and voted.  One of them is a career politician who says he will work for San Diegans, yet […]

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Pandemic Times: Successful Pivoting

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Pandemic Times: Successful Pivoting

By J. Daniel Geddis, Team D&B at One Mission Realty, president, Mission Hills BID State and local government officials have loosened restrictions on what businesses and individuals can and can’t do.  San Diegans were unique in good behavior to flatten the COVID-19 curve.  We abided by the directives to not gather in groups, stay at […]

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Fatherly Advice

| June 8, 2020 | 0 Comments
Fatherly Advice

For all of us who have had loving, caring and resourceful fathers in our lives, we know the loss we feel when they are no longer with us.  That void, no matter how recent or long ago it occurred, still seems to resonate in our lives.  However, somehow, Dad’s words of encouragement and fatherly advice […]

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