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Rowing club receives recognition

Posted: January 27th, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By Brittany Poler Women’s rowing was little known when its oldest team in the United States was established in 1892. This rowing team is called ZLAC, and was founded by three sisters and a friend who used the initials of their first names to form the acronym. The team is currently located in Pacific Beach. The […]

NCRWF to hear concerns about new marijuana laws

Posted: January 27th, 2017 | Featured | No Comments

By Judy McCarty Summer Stephan is a Chief Deputy District Attorney in San Diego County and the recipient of several awards for her prosecutorial work. She will be the keynote speaker for our Tuesday, Feb. 14 meeting of the Navajo Canyon Republican Women Federated (NCRWF) at The Brigantine in La Mesa.

African-American achievements celebrated in books

Posted: January 27th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured, La Mesa Reads | No Comments

By Jake Sexton | La Mesa Reads The recent success of the movie “Hidden Figures” is a wonderful companion to this year’s African-American history month. The movie (and the book that inspired it) showcases amazing, yet underreported, achievements by African-Americans who deserve recognition and admiration. So let’s look at some books that continue this work.

Foothiller Footsteps: A new pathway to engineering success

Posted: January 27th, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Foothiller Footsteps | No Comments

By Connie and Lynn Baer | Foothiller Footsteps For 96 years, Grossmont High School (GHS) has offered its students a rigorous academic curriculum. This year, Foothillers have an opportunity to explore the world of engineering. The Project Lead the Way (PLTW) Engineering pathway joined the five other career pathways available to Grossmont’s students: Education; Transportation; […]

La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club: Environmental heroes headline February meeting

By Linda Armacost and Jeff Benesch | La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club On Wednesday, Feb. 1, just 10 days into the President Trump era, local Democrats will hear an all-star forum discuss the steps we need to take to resist the attack on our climate goals, our clean air and water, and our ongoing transformation […]