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Pigment of her imagination

Posted: January 13th, 2017 | Feature, News, North Park, Top Story | No Comments

By Lucia Viti

Amy Paul has built an artistic dynasty with talent, perseverance and a desire to showcase the artistry of others.

The artist, entrepreneur — owner of North Park art and gift shop Pigment — teacher, wife and mother began showcasing her art 13 years ago in a small studio on Ray Street.

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New councilmember speaks to Hillcrest Town Council

Posted: January 13th, 2017 | Feature, Featured, Hillcrest, News | No Comments

By Mary M. McKenzie San Diego City Councilmember Chris Ward was the featured speaker at the Hillcrest Town Council’s first meeting of the new year on Tuesday, Jan. 10. Marking his first 30 days in office, Ward spoke to the gathering about his plans and goals for District 3. Ward said he has been appointed to the Rules, the Environment, and Public Safety committees.

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Going the extra mile

Posted: January 13th, 2017 | Feature, News, Top Story, University Heights | 1 Comment

By Cynthia Robertson

Rain or shine, Dan Haslam walks nearly every day around his University Heights neighborhood as well as other parts of San Diego. Walking has been a central part of his life since 2000 when he moved to San Diego from Tucson, Arizona and joined up with Walkabout International, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

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The lady contractor

Posted: December 16th, 2016 | Feature, Homes & Garden, Lifestyle, Top Story | No Comments

By Michael Good | House Calls

There’s little in Louise Mary Severin’s background that would suggest she’d someday become one of San Diego’s more prolific pre-war builders. Her father was a barber. Her mother was a homemaker. No one in her family had a background as a builder, architect or carpenter. And she married a car salesman — from a family of car salesmen.

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The ultimate chili challenge

By Ken Williams | Editor

The oh-so-popular SoNo Fest and Chili Cook-Off has rapidly morphed into a spicy smackdown for local chefs seeking big-time bragging rights.

Organizers expect up to 20,000 people will turn out for the seventh annual chili fest from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4, at the intersection of 32nd and Thorn streets.

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