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City takes reins of Oktoberfest

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Teaching kids to shine

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Alessio, Parent square off at candidate forum

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Wine Works expands tasting room possibilities

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Building blocks of peace

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Calendar & Briefs

Guest editorial: East County church opens hearts, minds and doors

Posted: September 23rd, 2016 | Calendar & Briefs, Guest Editorial, Opinion | No Comments

By Hillary Whittington

Last Sunday, the pastor at Foothills United Methodist Church in East County took a leap of faith when they decided to present my family’s story to the congregation.

I nervously wondered how the conservative and very traditional members of this church would react to our YouTube video being played during the service — which chronicles our young son Ryland’s journey from female to male — and later to my message of love and acceptance of my transgender son. Read More

Calendar – Sept. 23 – Oct. 27

Posted: September 23rd, 2016 | Arts & Entertainment, Calendar, Calendar & Briefs | No Comments

10th annual Spring Valley Library Fiesta
Saturday, Sept. 24

Free entertainment, refreshments and activities will highlight this celebration of Latino Heritage Month from 1–4 p.m. at the Spring Valley Library Read More

La Mesa News Briefs – Sept. 23, 2016

Posted: September 23rd, 2016 | Calendar & Briefs, La Mesa News Briefs, News | No Comments

The La Mesa Chamber launches annual senior project 

The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce (LMCC) is beginning to gather items for the seniors that the chamber adopts each year during the holidays. Read More