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The Grand Opening of Oseas Villatoro In Hillcrest

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
The Grand Opening of Oseas Villatoro In Hillcrest

It finally happened!  After looking forward to this day for the past year and a half, I was finally able to attend another newsworthy fashion event, while supporting friends in this industry who are fashion designers and retailers. I’m referring to a ribbon cutting ceremony for my friend and colleague Oseas Villatoro, who just opened […]

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Father’s Day, Graduations and Summer Fun at Liberty Station

| June 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Father’s Day, Graduations and Summer Fun at Liberty Station

Businesses at Arts District Liberty Station are ready to help you celebrate every occasion. As COVID-19 restrictions open up and your social calendar begins to fill up, enjoy some of the best arts and culture attractions in San Diego. Summer Camp Style Get crafty with a new Craft Camp every week at San Diego Craft Collective […]

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An Appreciation for Those Who Created San Diego History

| June 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
An Appreciation for Those Who Created San Diego History

This past month, I was doing some research recently on businesses that have been operating in the City of San Diego upward of 100 years. That’s when I learned about the longstanding history of Walter Andersen Nursery, which opened in 1928 by Walter Andersen Sr. on Juan Street in Old Town San Diego, near the […]

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Uptown Planners: Working for the Community (?)

| June 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Uptown Planners:  Working for the Community (?)

by Tom Mullaney Many residents are unaware that we live in the Uptown Community.  The reason is that we have a strong identification with our neighborhoods.  We see ourselves as residents of Mission Hills, Presidio Hills, Hillcrest, Bankers Hill and University Heights.  Don’t forget Middletown and Western Slopes, rising above San Diego Avenue. Uptown is […]

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City Hall’s High-Rise Project at NAVWAR Would Be a Disaster – Public Land Reuse with no Public Benefit

| June 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
City Hall’s High-Rise Project at NAVWAR Would Be a Disaster – Public Land Reuse with no Public Benefit

The NAVWAR project resembles a city within the city of San Diego.

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Philanthropists Donate $100,000 to Help First-Generation Students Pursue Their College Dreams

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Philanthropists Donate $100,000 to Help First-Generation Students Pursue Their College Dreams

The San Diego Foundation today received a $100,000 contribution to the Community Scholars Initiative from the David Malcolm Family Trust. The donation will help 38 first-generation, low-income and underrepresented students with college scholarships and critical wraparound services that bolster academic achievement. The gift is made possible by San Diego philanthropists David and Annie Malcolm. David, […]

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Gorgeous Gardens, Magnificent Moms, Audacious Young Artists

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Gorgeous Gardens, Magnificent Moms, Audacious Young Artists

By Dixie Hall, President, Mission Hills BID and Owner of DixiePops The month of May has many unusual things to celebrate – from Date Your Mate Month to National Bike Month to National Blood Pressure Month.  A special Mission Hills celebration in May is the return of the Mission Hills Garden Walk.  This annual garden […]

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Lions Tigers & Bears to Rescue White Tiger and Servals

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Lions Tigers & Bears to Rescue White Tiger and Servals

Lions, Tigers & Bears, San Diego’s only accredited big cat and bear sanctuary, located in East County, is rescuing three exotic cats – the last animals left at a facility in Southern California that will shutter at the end of the month. These will be Lions Tigers & Bears’ first new residents of the year, […]

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Mama’s Kitchen Hosts Virtual 30th Annual Mama’s Day

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mama’s Kitchen Hosts Virtual 30th Annual Mama’s Day

Mama’s Day, one of San Diego’s most anticipated culinary events, returns on Friday, May 7, 2021 for an online party like no other. Mama’s Kitchen is proud to commemorate its 30th Mama’s Day to bring the community together for an evening of great food, fun and friendship. Proceeds from the event benefit Mama’s Kitchen’s mission […]

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Cinco de Mayo Returns to Old Town San Diego With a Vibrant Mercado and Food Experience

| April 5, 2021 | 0 Comments
Cinco de Mayo Returns to Old Town San Diego With a Vibrant Mercado and Food Experience

Grab your family and head to historic Old Town San Diego to spice up your weekend for the Free Fiesta Old Town Mercado – a Cinco de Mayo artisan market and dining extravaganza! After 37 years of fiery fun plus one dynamic virtual party in 2020, Fiesta Old Town will bring back the fuego as […]

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