Senator Anderson update

Anderson hosts final Holiday Open House

Posted: December 22nd, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Politics, Senator Anderson update | No Comments

By Crystal Sung Constituents and elected officials alike filed into the Toyota of El Cajon building on Dec. 12 for state Sen. Joel Anderson’s final Holiday Legislative Open House. With thousands of attendees from all over Senate District 38 (La Mesa, Lemon Grove, El Cajon, Santee, Poway, Escondido, San Marcos, Lakeside, Valley Center, Rancho Santa […]

La Mesan turns 104 years young

Posted: October 27th, 2017 | Community, Featured, News, Senator Anderson update | No Comments

By Justin Virzi

Frances “Fran” Faith, a resident at an independent living facility in La Mesa called Grossmont Gardens, turned 104 on Monday, Sept. 18. Laurie Aylward, the healthy lifestyles director of Grossmont Gardens, wanted to create a special event for her long-time friend and organized a birthday celebration to honor “one of the most genuine and positive people you could ever meet.”

Anderson connects with community at local events

Posted: September 22nd, 2017 | Columns, Featured, Senator Anderson update | No Comments

By Isabella Virzi and Matthew Bagdasar

Community coffee town hall 

On Thursday, Aug. 24, at the American Legion Post 282 in La Mesa, over 80 community members came together to ensure their state and city representatives heard their voice.

At a community coffee town hall hosted by California State Senator Joel Anderson and co-hosted by La Mesa Councilmembers Kristine Alessio, Bill Baber, Guy McWhirter, Colin Parent, and the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce, energized and passionate constituents discussed the issues that are affecting our political climate today.