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Calendar: May 26 – June 22, 2017

10th Annual Sophia’s Cookies for a Cure Sunday, May 28 Enjoy cookies and lemonade for a good cause! Sophia’s Cookies for a Cure will sell homemade goodies to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Donations strongly appreciated. Activities include live music, raffles, a jump house, face painting and a cardboard arcade. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at […]

Calendar: April 28 – May 25, 2017

Cuyamaca College Spring Garden and Butterfly Festival Saturday, April 29 One festival, all the fun! The Spring Garden and Butterfly Festivals will merge this year for a joint event. Family-friendly event with face painting, butterfly releases and more for kids. Wine tasting for adults. Free admission and parking. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Cuyamaca College. Visit […]

La Mesa News Briefs – April 28, 2017

Donate Life Month at Grossmont On April 17, Sharp Grossmont Hospital celebrated Donate Life Month by honoring organ donors and donor recipients. Sofia O’Laughlin, wife of organ donor John O’ Loughlin, received a floral portrait of her husband from the 2017 Donor Life Rose Parade Float. The Navy veteran died shortly after returning from deployment […]

Guest Editorial: Putting a face on what repeal of health care law looks like

By Rep. Susan A. Davis Opponents of the Affordable Care Act took a major step closer toward repealing the law last month. Republicans, with Democrats unified in opposition, passed a budget resolution that will allow the repeal of the health care law with just 51 votes in the Senate. Within hours of assuming office, President […]