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She Writes and Sings from Her Heart

| October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
She Writes and Sings from Her Heart

On a monthly basis I receive a lot of press releases on up and coming and established singers, musicians and songwriters. It’s a true blessing to get to experience all the talent that exists in our world. However, with as many artists I am introduced to, few touch me as this local songwriter, singer and […]

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The Creative Spark that Turned into Blue Sky Riders

| September 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Creative Spark that Turned into Blue Sky Riders

“The best part,” says Kenny Loggins of that meeting with Gary Burr as he wrote for “How About Now,” his well-received 2008 release, “was that when we sang together, we sounded like brothers. The last time I experienced that kind of blend was with Jimmy Messina in 1971.” Loggins, one of the premiere voices in […]

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San Diegans Share Talent and Lots of Creativity

| August 2, 2015 | 1 Comment
San Diegans Share Talent and Lots of Creativity

Mission Hills Music & Arts Festival Those of us who get to see and experience the various dimensions of creativity and talent in San Diego know that we have some of the best and aspiring entertainers and artists right in our own backyard. Every day, I am overly amazed at what we have to offer: […]

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San Diego – A Place to Express Yourself

| July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
San Diego – A Place to Express Yourself

Each month I get to review the amazing variety of events that are occurring around San Diego County. Most of us know that San Diego is hosting the International Comic Con again this year. The dates are July 9 through the 12. Fans will be arriving from around the world to be a part of […]

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Black Pastors Group President, Erin Brockovich, Others Call for Fluoridegate Hearings

| June 3, 2015 | 1 Comment
Black Pastors Group President, Erin Brockovich, Others Call for Fluoridegate Hearings

Federal health officials, in close communication with dental industry representatives, worked feverishly to blunt spread of news that African Americans are disproportionately harmed by drinking fluoridated water, according to recently obtained Freedom of Information Act documents. The documents show clearly-worried high level Health and Human Services (HHS) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) employees working […]

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Mission Hills Residents Join Park Staff to Clean Presidio Park

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Residents Join Park Staff to Clean Presidio Park

This past April, residents of Mission Hills and other San Diego residents joined City of San Diego and Caltrans’ staff to remove trash, dead brush and trees from Presidio Park. Organizers for this effort were Bob O’Connor, who is the Neighborhood Watch Captain for Presidio Hills, and Tom O’Connor (not related) also of Mission Hills. […]

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“Opening Day”

| April 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
“Opening Day”

A really good friend of mine is this amazing singer, songwriter, musician and music producer. I’ve known him for a quite a few years and have always enjoyed his music and watching him perform. Recently, he shared with me his newest single, “Opening Day.” I was singing to the music and feeling “happy.” That’s the […]

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No Singing the Blues for San Diego’s Christian Hoff

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
No Singing the Blues for San Diego’s Christian Hoff

Tony Award winning actor and singer Christian Hoff will return to his roots on March 6 and 7 when he and his group Midtown Men appear at Copley Symphony Hall with the San Diego Symphony. The quartet, made up of members of the original Broadway company of the hit musical “Jersey Boys,” will fill the […]

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Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates 10 Years

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Vietnamese New Year Festival Celebrates 10 Years

The Tet Festival Returns to Mira Mesa The upcoming annual San Diego Tet Festival will be the Vietnamese-American Youth Alliance’s (VAYA) 10th year operating. To celebrate this milestone, the group is planning a bigger celebration than previous years. “To be around and going strong after 10 years is a testament to VAYA’s core mission, which […]

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Little Acts of Kindness Reap Big Rewards

| January 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Little Acts of Kindness Reap Big Rewards

Sara – My Goodwill Ambassador Most of you who know me on a personal and professional basis know that I have a goodwill ambassador who travels with me extensively. She’s a dog, an eight-pound Yorkie. I hadn’t planned on that before she entered my life…before she entered our lives. My partner, Dr. Craig Kinshella, a […]

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