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Recent Developments on the Community Plan Update

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Recent Developments on the Community Plan Update

  The City recently released a complete draft of the Uptown Community Plan Update.  As background, the Uptown Community Plan serves as a blueprint for development in Mission Hills and the other Uptown neighborhoods, including Hillcrest, Bankers Hills and University Heights. Community plans establish long-rang planning policy for land use, including residential dwelling densities, transportation, urban design, […]

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Allen Road Trail and Canyon Clean-up

| July 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

By John Sandmeyer Allen Road Trail is one of the finest canyon trails in Mission Hills. It’s a short length with a sweet aroma and has always offered natural relief and a valuable link to Mission Valley from Mission Hills. It starts at the top at the intersection of Allen Road and Fort Stockton Drive […]

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A Visionary Approach to Getting Around San Diego

| June 3, 2015 | 2 Comments
A Visionary Approach to Getting Around San Diego

Last month I attended the Mission Hills Town Council meeting to hear from Alan Hoffman, lecturer in City Planning at SDSU and an advisor on transportation and long-range planning, who began working on Uptown 2025. Uptown 2025 came about after Hoffman heard from local business owners how concerned they were that SANDAG was planning to […]

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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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New book celebrates the architecture of Mission Hills

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
New book celebrates the architecture of Mission Hills

“Mission Hills” is the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing’s popular Images of America series and is set to release on Monday, March 2, 2015. By local authors Janet O’Dea and Allen Hazard, this pictorial book immortalizes the stunning architecture that is so unique to Mission Hills. Please join Janet and Allen for their Book Launch! […]

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Annoyance is Your Friendly Helper

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Once again I chose the topic of stress, since it can be so harmful to our physical, mental and psychological health. Being stressed changes our whole perception, including that of our environment, our achievements and our loved ones. Suddenly, nothing seems good enough anymore. But how can we get out of it […]

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The Front Porch to Celebrate a Howling Good Halloween

| October 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Front Porch to Celebrate a Howling Good Halloween

Costume contests are as much a part of Halloween as jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating, and this year The Front Porch in Mission Hills is throwing a howler of a competition. On Friday morning, October 31, starting at 10:30 a.m., dogs of all shapes and sizes will gather with their owners for the first The Front Porch […]

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“I Give Up”

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Sticking to a fitness routine over the long haul takes guts, determination, courage and a dose of motivation. If being fit and healthy were an easy proposition, everyone would look younger and live longer, but given it is not easy, grasping on to some distant visions of who you are likely to become down the […]

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Champion Quality — The Patio on Goldfinch

| September 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

A champion is a winner. Gina Champion-Cain is a winner in much more than name. She’s a winner in her real estate business, her lifestyle branding and marketing, and her ventures into retail marketing, Over the past several years she has also established herself as a winner in the local restaurant business. About 15 months […]

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Imaginative Specialty Store Opens in Mission Hills

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Actor and spokesperson Melissa Scott Clark (formerly Biggs) of Baywatch, Rush Hour 2, and Sports Illustrated, has partnered with real estate developer and hospitality entrepreneur Gina Champion Cain, (The Patio) to premier their flagship specialty stores, The Front Porch, located at 928 Fort Stockton, Suite 101 in Mission Hills, opening Saturday, August 2 at 11:00 […]

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