Attracting pollinators to your garden

Posted: May 26th, 2017 | Featured, Home & Garden, Lifestyle | No Comments

By Gary Jones Bees, butterflies and other insects go about their quiet work with little appreciation. But without them, our gardens would be a lot less colorful and yield fewer fruits and vegetables. In order to increase the presence of pollinators in our backyards and reap their benefits, plants that provide nectar and pollen need […]

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 […]

Sycuan breaks ground on hotel expansion

Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Featured, News | No Comments

By Jeff Clemetson Sports celebrities, radio personalities and business and community leaders from across San Diego County joined tribal elders and leaders of the Sycuan band of the Kumeyaay Nation on March 28 to break ground on a new hotel expansion for the Sycuan Casino. Tribal chairman Cody Martinez introduced the new expansion with a […]

New neighborhood coffee shop picks up steam

Posted: April 28th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, News | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. A long overdue niche has been filled in La Mesa with the arrival of Brew Coffee Spot. The urban-rustic coffeehouse affords caffeine enthusiasts a spacious place to sip, eat and relax, if not spread out with school or work projects on roomy tables made of wood and metal pipes. Anchored within […]

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 […]