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Supreme Court insider featured at next Dem Club meeting

By Yahairah Aristy and Jeff Benesch | La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club

The upcoming fall term of the U.S. Supreme Court may prove to be momentous. Among other issues, multiple immigration cases, same sex marriage, district gerrymandering, and voting rights will take center stage.

We may also hear of the retirement of one or more justices, extremely significant given the current occupant of the Oval Office and the likely conservative direction of his court appointees.

Multiple sports may mean fewer injuries

Posted: September 22nd, 2017 | Columns, Featured, To Your Health | No Comments

By Scripps Health | To Your Health

Kids who play sports can reap many benefits, including improved physical fitness, development of athletic skills, team-building and, of course, fun.

Student athletes who excel at a sport may even qualify for college athletic scholarships, which may tempt both kids and their parents to focus on a single sport, such as soccer, football or baseball.

An unexpected lesson

Posted: September 22nd, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Gen-X in a Millennial World | No Comments

By Genevieve A. Suzuki | Gen-X in a Millennial World

As citizens of the World Wide Web, we’ve never been so vulnerable to depression than we are today.

We are all privy to the latest news, thanks to our smartphones and social media accounts. We know about acid attacks in Paris almost immediately after they occur and about North Korea’s latest missile launch over Hokkaido, Japan.

Winterble kicks off fall Republican Women luncheons

By Judy McCarty | Navajo Canyon Republican Women, Federated

Brett Winterble, popular radio host on KFMB 760, will be our featured speaker as we kick off the fall season luncheons Sept. 12 at The Brigantine. 

Winterble is appreciated especially because of his insights on interesting current events and his humorous, high energy style. Before he came to his current position, he was executive producer of the Roger Hedgecock show among other positions. A very interesting tidbit about Winterble: he produced and screened calls for six years as Mr. Snerdly for Rush Limbaugh! 

Mattress Makers on a mission to help orphanage

Posted: August 25th, 2017 | Columns, Featured | No Comments

By Karla Rodriguez

Mattress Makers prides itself on being local and providing the best quality mattresses and other bedding items to their customers. Mattress Makers has now been open for a little over 45 years and has just opened up a second location in La Mesa after its first one in Mira Mesa.

This business was built by three brothers, Pablo, Gabriel, and Samuel Hernandez, who have set out to provide people with mattresses that are worth their hard-earned money. They are knowledgeable on all the products that they handle and believe in dealing with customers directly.

Democracy in America: ‘The Bad, the Ugly and the Good?’

By Yahairah Aristy

In 2017, our democracy has been infused with a lack of civility, diplomacy and wisdom. In other words, our democracy is witnessing “the Bad, the Ugly and the Good.” What exactly is “The Bad, the Ugly and the Good?”

It is the title of our next discussion where political pundit Dr. Carl Luna answers these questions and more. He will talk about the state of the Democrats, state of the Republicans, and how we move forward to rebuild a true republic representing all people. Dr. Luna will share his political insight and wisdom on Sept. 6 at the La Mesa-Foothills Democratic Club General Meeting.