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Weight-loss belly balloon: Is it right for you?

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

By Dr. Julie Ellner A new FDA-approved procedure is now being offered in San Diego for weight-loss. The gastric “belly” balloon is a non-surgical, outpatient procedure that has been shown to be up to three times more effective for weight loss than those who do diet and exercise alone. It is a non-surgical, non-pharmaceutical means […]

Local inventor leaves sand at the beach

Posted: December 23rd, 2016 | Featured, Features | No Comments

By Joyell Nevins La Mesa resident Marla Deck loves the beach. She is a Southern California girl through and through — but the sand that stays on her car and on her kids she could do without. She could also do without the harsh carcinogens found in many body products.

‘The Real’ meaning of Christmas

Posted: December 23rd, 2016 | Featured, Features | No Comments

Daytime talk show surprises La Mesa family with gifts By David Dixon A recent episode of the talk show, “The Real,” featured a local La Mesa family. For readers who aren’t familiar with BET’s Daytime Emmy Award-nominated series, the program stars four female hosts.

Holiday Legislative Open House a bipartisan affair

Posted: December 23rd, 2016 | Featured, Features, News | No Comments

By Angeles Barrios Over 4,000 people attended California State Senator Joel Anderson’s Holiday Legislative Open House on Dec. 7. The rich music performed by the East County Youth Symphony and the International Academy of Jazz welcomed the attendees who were quick to find themselves saying hello to their neighbors. This was an opportunity for Anderson’s […]