Know your Medicare rights

Posted: October 21st, 2016 | Featured, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Cate Kortzeborn As a person with Medicare, you have important rights. One of them is the right to appeal. An appeal is the action you can take if you disagree with a coverage or payment decision by Medicare or your Medicare health plan.

Autumn’s Arrival

Posted: September 16th, 2016 | Featured, Home & Garden, Lifestyle | No Comments

10 Plants with beautiful fall color for San Diego By Gary Jones Can’t tell by the look of your garden when fall arrives? You must be missing those important trees and shrubs that provide gorgeous fall color in San Diego. As Southern Californians, we need to look beyond the classic maples and deciduous oaks that […]

Better Together

Posted: September 16th, 2016 | Featured, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Erica Moe Me, myself and, of course, I. Surely one of us can figure this out. “This” is an exercise routine. And what I need to figure out is how to stick with one. I thought I could do it by myself. However, the cycle ends up being exercise; lose weight; try to keep […]

Training a dog with leash reactivity

Posted: September 16th, 2016 | Featured, Lifestyle, Pets | No Comments

By Sari Reis Does your sweet sociable canine turn into Cujo when he sees another dog while walking on leash? If so, he is likely displaying “leash reactivity.” I have met numerous dogs that are as sweet as can be off leash at the dog park but unruly and obnoxious when walking on leash. This […]

Prepare your lawn and garden for fire season

Posted: August 19th, 2016 | Featured, Home & Garden, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Gary Jones Due to a unique combination of climate and terrain, California will always suffer from wildfires. But with appropriate planning, planting and maintenance, these fires won’t be devastating to homeowners. A large portion of our state is a Mediterranean-type climate, situated in a region close to the sea with hot, dry summers, recurring […]

Navajo Starlings win national championship

Posted: July 15th, 2016 | Featured, Features, Sports | No Comments

By Ken Rutan Starlings Volleyball Clubs, USA is a nationwide volleyball club for girls. The club was initially formed 20 years ago in San Diego by former USA Men’s Team National Team Member Byron Shewman with a single team based out of Lincoln High School. It is now the nation’s largest girls volleyball club with branches […]

Athletes honored by San Diego Hall of Champions

By Karen Ronney When it comes to strong finishes, members of the Patrick Henry High girls’ tennis made their mark. The San Diego Hall of Champions recently bestowed prestigious post-season honors to three players who were named to the First-Team All-Eastern League squad. Lady Patriot Julia Ronney, the Eastern League singles champion, was named Player […]

Fat cats an epidemic

Posted: June 17th, 2016 | Featured, Lifestyle, Pets | No Comments

By Sari Reis If you have a fat cat at home, you are not alone. Fifty-eight percent of our domestic cats are considered overweight or obese. Many people, not realizing their furry felines are overweight, continue to indulge them with food and treats as a form of showing their love. Unfortunately, this is a very […]