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SB 10 Has Serious Negative Implications Including Inequity and Quality of Life for Minority Neighborhoods

| August 7, 2023 | 0 Comments
SB 10 Has Serious Negative Implications Including Inequity and Quality of Life for Minority Neighborhoods

I’ve decided to raise more concerns about this worthless bill (SB 10) that continues to remind us that someone at city hall and in Sacramento isn’t doing their part to truly understand the impact of creating more extreme density in urban communities. According to an analysis recently published by Climate Central, a nonprofit research group, […]

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San Diego Yoga Studio Celebrates 20 Years of Enhancing Well-Being

| January 10, 2023 | 0 Comments
<strong>San Diego Yoga Studio Celebrates 20 Years of Enhancing Well-Being</strong>

Yoga One, a prominent family and female/minority owned yoga and wellness studio in San Diego, recently celebrated 20 years of helping San Diego residents and visitors enjoy happier and healthier lives. To mark the occasion, co-founders and husband and wife team Amy and Michael Caldwell are releasing a photo booklet that chronicles their personal journey […]

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Mission Hills Red Bungalow

| July 5, 2022 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Red Bungalow

By Lauren Carter Please help us preserve and protect the iconic red bungalow (formerly Maison En Provence) at 820 Fort Stockton! This beloved duplex home is the heart and soul of downtown Mission Hills and one of the most recognized historic structures in the neighborhood. It seems everyone has a special memory about the beautiful […]

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Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

| December 4, 2021 | 0 Comments
Inspiration Heights Historic District Progresses

By Barry Hager Last year Mission Hills Heritage began an ambitious project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as an historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. Historic district status will highlight the history of Inspiration Heights and its importance to Mission Hills and San Diego, and […]

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Remembering Presidio Hills

| May 2, 2021 | 0 Comments

Every once in a while something happens in our lives that we can call a “teaching moment.”  That happened to me recently with a new neighbor.  During this occurrence, I took the time to reflect on the past, and to re-experience living in the Presidio Hills neighborhood for 36 years. Where did the time go, […]

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Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate Inspiration Heights to National Register

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Heritage to Nominate Inspiration Heights to National Register

Mission Hills Heritage has begun a project to nominate Inspiration Heights—one of the earliest subdivisions in Mission Hills—as a historic district for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The long-anticipated step of bestowing historic district status on Inspiration Heights will help protect the irreplaceable architectural gems that line the streets of Inspiration Heights. […]

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Maison en Provence in Mission Hills for 25 Years

| January 10, 2021 | 0 Comments
Maison en Provence in Mission Hills for 25 Years

This past month I received an email from Marielle Giai, one of the proprietors of Maison en Provence, located at 820 Fort Stockton Drive in Mission Hills.  Marielle was sharing with me that 2021 marks the 25th year that she and her husband, Pascal, arrived in Mission Hills.  And, though I have known them since […]

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Meet Your Neighbor: Janed Guymon Casady

| December 14, 2020 | 0 Comments
Meet Your Neighbor: Janed Guymon Casady

          Among the many wonderful things about Mission Hills are its convenient location, history, architecture and especially people.  Community is a reflection of the people who live within its perimeters.  One of those to whom most of us can relate is Janed Guymon Casady.  Most of you will recognize her maiden name, “Guymon.”  Her grandfather […]

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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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The St. Vincent Vikings are Now Back on Campus!

| October 12, 2020 | 0 Comments
The St. Vincent Vikings are Now Back on Campus!

Tuesday, September 1st, was a monumental day that saw the Viking first grade class return to school after six months of a successful distance-learning program.   When the small gate on Hawk St. swung open for the first time, students were met by an enthusiastic first grade teacher, and principal to welcome them back home. St. […]

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