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Jog for Education

| March 8, 2013 | 0 Comments
Jog for Education

Grant School Students Participate in 30th Annual Event The Grant Jog-a-thon is in its 30th year. This fitness and fundraising event will be happening on Thursday March 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Pioneer Park. Every child from Grant K-8 will be running as many laps around the park as they can in […]

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Plaque Dedication Ceremony Held at Pioneer/Mission Hills Park

| January 3, 2013 | 0 Comments
Plaque Dedication Ceremony Held at Pioneer/Mission Hills Park

City of San Diego officials held a dedication to announce the replacement of a bronze plaque that was stolen last year from Pioneer Park in Mission Hills. It was one of 25 plaques taken in a rash of thefts across the region, including eight from public property and 17 others from private residences. Many of […]

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Mission Hills Residents Beautify the Community

| January 2, 2013 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Residents Beautify the Community

Utility Boxes Get an Artistic Facelift Last month I attended a community meeting in Mission Hills to learn of a beautification effort initiated by Drs. Andrew and Sonia Israel. Also present were Concetta Antico, artist and proprietor of The Salon of Art in Mission Hills, and Eddie Whittaker, owner of Nonstop Signs. Andrew and Sonia […]

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A Trip Down Memory Lane

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
A Trip Down Memory Lane

  The past month has been a real doozy, and especially difficult and daunting. I won’t go in to all the specifics of why I share this observation. I will state that the most serious challenge of the month was when I learned that Chuck Fox, my ex-business partner who had also been the executive […]

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Presidio Little League Invites New Players

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Presidio Little League Invites New Players

Even though summer is still upon us, Presidio Little League is inviting new recruits to start Winterball. It begins right after the kids are back in school and continues through Thanksgiving. If your youngster is age 6 to 14, it’s time to sign up during the month of August. To learn more and join the […]

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Mission Hills Town Council Announcement

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mission Hills Town Council Announcement

  By Ginny Ollis Proving again that we humans are “pack animals,” residents and guests of Mission Hills poured into Pioneer Park on the 4th of July for the traditional parade, BBQ contest, children’s games and concert. Even the drizzling skies did not cause people to give up their neighborhood get-together. The Town Council registered […]

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Small Business Owners Meet with Congresswoman Davis

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
Small Business Owners Meet with Congresswoman Davis

Last month I was fortunate to attend a breakfast/coffee session with the board of the Mission Hills Business Improvement District (BID), which was held at the Red Door Restaurant on Washington Street in Mission Hills. When I arrived at the session, there was already a healthy conversation occurring. BID board members were seated around Congresswoman […]

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NCEA Honor Recognizes Excellence in Catholic Education

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments
NCEA Honor Recognizes Excellence in Catholic Education

Cheryl Mitchell Guess, seventh- and eighth-grade language arts, social studies and literature teacher at St. Vincent de Paul School in Mission Hills, has earned the 2012 Distinguished Teacher Award from the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA). Guess will be honored at an awards ceremony during the association’s annual convention April 11–13 in Boston, Mass. “I […]

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The 10 Commandments for Losing Weight…and Keeping it Off!

| April 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Success breeds success. What exactly, in terms of lifestyle changes, do people who have been highly successful at both losing weight and keeping it off over the long term do? That’s just what researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Colorado set out to determine when they began their on-going study called […]

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Uptown Planners’ New Board Member Grateful for Leadership Role

| April 3, 2012 | 0 Comments
Uptown Planners’ New Board Member Grateful for Leadership Role

This past month, the Uptown Planners held its annual election of board members. One of the individuals elected is Mission Hills’ resident, Joe Naskar, who was also recently elected to the Mission Hills Town Council and is serving as secretary. Naskar and I spoke briefly about his newest roles in the community and what it […]

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