Graduation and graduation safety

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Helix Highlights | No Comments

By Jennifer Osborn | Helix Highlights The end of the 2016-17 school year is rapidly approaching, and it’s time to celebrate. Commencement ceremonies for the class of 2017 will take place on Thursday, June 1 at 6 p.m. in Benton Hart Stadium on campus. More than 500 graduates will cross the stage and accept their […]

Wendy Patrick featured at next Republican Women meeting

By Judy McCarty Our June 13 luncheon meeting of the Navajo Canyon Republican Women, Federated (NCRWF) will feature Wendy Patrick, Deputy District Attorney, whose current assignment in the Special Operations Division is handling such sensitive issues as threat assessment; cutting-edge investigation and the use of social media; the methodology of sexual predators; and stalkers and […]

A cart full of trouble

By Genevieve A. Suzuki | Gen-X in a Millennial World One of the things I’ve strived for when it comes to grocery shopping is anonymity. I am most comfortable impulse buying fattening, sugary foods while strolling among strangers. All I care about is getting my two main men, Ben & Jerry, safely home to my […]

Local professors to highlight June meeting

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch | La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club The June 7 meeting of the La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club (LMFDC) will feature a veritable who’s who of leading San Diego experts in the political ramifications of executive orders dealing with our economy and the environment. Furthermore, we’ll learn from a leading local […]

Notes from your County Supervisor

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Columns, Dianne’s Corner, Featured | No Comments

  By Dianne Jacob | Dianne’s Corner East County, naturally: My fellow county supervisors recently joined me in signing off on plans for the long-awaited Santa Ysabel Nature Center. The 6,000-square-foot attraction is due to start construction next year on the Santa Ysabel Preserve near state routes 78 and 79. The center will be the first […]

News from Helix Charter High School

Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Helix Highlights | No Comments

By Jennifer Osborn | Helix Highlights Helix students win national slogan contest “Dance with your date, not with your fate.” This is the winning slogan selected by the National Foundation for Teen Safe Driving (NFTSD) to be used for their national safety campaign, Senior Promise 2017, as prom season approaches. The slogan was created by seniors […]

Election hijacking proof discussed at next meeting

By Linda Armacost, Jeff Benesch | La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club Recent news reports published in the Huffington Post and Buzzfeed, and appearing on many network news programs including “The Rachel Maddow Show” on MSNBC, alluded to Russian hacking and manipulation of the 2016 presidential election, decidedly in favor of Donald Trump’s campaign. During the […]