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Hearing from our veterans

Posted: July 14th, 2017 | Congressional Watch, Featured, News | No Comments

By Andy Cohen | Congressional Watch Too often the articles we read — in general, but about politics specifically — can be considered entirely negative in nature. In this column I have often highlighted the negative actions/positions/ statements of San Diego’s members of Congress — usually our Republican members of Congress, but occasionally our Democratic members […]

Ask Kathy – July 14, 2017

Posted: July 14th, 2017 | Ask Kathy, Columns, Featured | No Comments

Hi Kathy: My partner and I have decided to move to Civita in Mission Valley as many of our friends have purchased there and they have nicknamed this master-planned community “North Hillcrest.” I have always heard that the pricing of homes in gay neighborhoods increases in value. Is this just because of stereotyping or is […]

Potbellied pigs as pets

Posted: July 14th, 2017 | Featured, Lifestyle, Pets | No Comments

By Sari Reis Are you thinking about adding a potbellied pig to your household? If so, you are not alone. A lot of people, including many celebrities, have chosen to bring these adorable, intelligent animals into their homes as pets. And why not? Contrary to popular belief, they do not sweat, do not smell and […]

Summer concert series announces lineup

Posted: June 9th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Music | No Comments

By SDCNN Staff Summer concerts at Civita will be back this month — and this year will be held in the new amphitheater in Civita Park. Civita will kick off its fourth annual “Sundown Sunday” free concert series with the big-band sounds of CalPhonics on June 25. CalPhonics is a San Diego-based, nine-piece band featuring […]

Fermentations in Ocean Beach

Posted: June 9th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink | No Comments

Rare grapes and exceptional wines define Gianni Buonomo Vintners Frank Sabatini Jr. Not long ago, Newport Avenue was the last place on earth where oenophiles flocked to assess the bouquets and flavors of wine varietals and their blends. Other than scoring a cheap glass of oxidized merlot at some bar slinging Coronas and Fireball, the […]

Legacy Center project advances to City Council vote

Posted: June 9th, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By SDCNN Staff The massive Morris Cerullo Legacy International Center project has received the Planning Commission’s blessing, and now it will go to the City Council for a final vote. The Planning Commission voted 6-0 on June 8 to advance the project, after adding a handful of conditions that must be met.

Civita Park honored with Healthy Public Places award

Posted: June 9th, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By SDCNN Staff Civita Park just celebrated its grand opening and it is already being recognized as a unique public asset in San Diego. The Urban Land Institute (ULI) of San Diego-Tijuana bestowed its Healthy Public Places award on Civita Park during gala festivities recently. The annual Healthy Places Awards honor innovative projects that demonstrate […]

Swell deals, dizzying choices

Posted: June 9th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

By Dr. Ink With lengthy food and drink choices that include 130 varieties of draft beer falling into numerous style categories, Yard House seems intent on sending customers into a head spin. But nobody’s complaining; especially during happy hour when you can potentially wash down a tower of onion rings with a half-yard of craft […]