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A spin with a twist

By Joyell Nevins… [more]

A spin with a twist A spin with a twist

Oasis Learning Center celebrates grand opening

By Sara Appel-Lennon… [more]

Oasis Learning Center celebrates grand opening Oasis Learning Center celebrates grand opening

Fireworks show is a go

By Jeff Clemetson | Editor… [more]

Fireworks show is a go Fireworks show is a go

Goodbye Sun Valley Golf Course

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Goodbye Sun Valley Golf Course Goodbye Sun Valley Golf Course

An oasis where women begin again

By Cassandra Penalver… [more]

An oasis where women begin again An oasis where women begin again

Calendar & Briefs

Guest Editorial: Protect teens from ‘Summer Slide’

By Tom Cesarini

For teens, the summer season is often associated with carefree days of family vacations, part-time jobs, and hanging out with friends. Shelving the schoolbooks and curbing academic learning during the summer, however, can create a significant learning loss that can potentially affect students for years. It’s called the “summer slide.” Read More

La Mesa News Briefs – June 23, 2017

Local named Jewish Family Service chair

Marie Raftery, businesswoman and philanthropist from La Mesa, was named chair of the Jewish Family Service (JFS), Board of Directors during JFS’ Annual Meeting Luncheon on June 13.

JFS, located at 8804 Balboa Ave, is a nonprofit human service agency in San Diego that aims to provide services for community members. Read More

Guest Editorial: Yes, we need a wall — between local police and federal immigration enforcement

By Norma Chavez-Peterson

[Editor’s Note: This op-ed was first published on June 8, 2017 to the Voice of San Diego website.]

A few years ago, a San Diego County Sheriff’s deputy walked into a liquor store in Vista to deliver a letter on new synthetic drug policies. He asked the man behind the counter, who received the letter on behalf of the owner, for an ID. And when the clerk produced a Mexican ID card, the deputy called Border Patrol and had the man deported. Read More

Community Calendar: June 23 – July 27, 2017

Paper Shredding Event
Saturday, June 24

The city of La Mesa and EDCO Disposal Corporation present a free paper-shredding event for residents to get rid of household documents. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at La Mesa’s EDCO Station, 8184 Commercial St. Call 619-667-1167. Read More