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Drunk driving re-enactment teaches valuable lesson

By Karen Ronney On March 21 and 22, approximately 1,200 Patrick Henry juniors and seniors witnessed the Every 15 Minutes program on campus to create awareness about drinking and driving and the impact of alcohol-related traffic collisions. The program was co-sponsored by California Highway Patrol and the California Office of Traffic Safety, along with local support.

News from Patrick Henry High School – April 21, 2017

By Elizabeth Gillingham | News from Patrick Henry High School Henry team national finalists in cyber competition A local team of Henry students traveled to Baltimore, Maryland, April 3–6, to compete in the CyberPatriot IX National Finals Competition. Since 2009, CyberPatriot’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition has challenged teams of two to six students to […]

News from the Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation

By Jay Wilson  Kiwanis One Day Once a year, Kiwanis clubs and their sponsored youth groups join together and do a work project on a day designated by Kiwanis International as a day of global community service. For Kiwanis One Day this year, the Kiwanis clubs of Division 21, including the Grantville-Allied Gardens club, joined with […]

Allied Gardens/Benjamin Branch Library news

By Kathryn Johnson Friends celebrate local essayists The Friends of the Allied Gardens/Benjamin library coordinated the local 20th annual Student Essay Contest at the branch. The contest was open to all students in fourth, eighth and 10th grades who are served by the San Diego Public Library. This year’s contest had 171 entries that the […]

Butterfly bonanza at Mission Trails Regional Park

By Audrey F. Baker Eighty percent of our region’s rainfall occurs between December and March, bringing an annual average of around 10 inches. The series of winter rains that began in mid-December and peaked with the deluge of Feb 27, has brought copious spring growth to Mission Trails Regional Park. Trail Guide Bill Edwards recently […]

Notes from your County Supervisor

Posted: April 21st, 2017 | Columns, Dianne's Corner, Featured | No Comments

By Dianne Jacob | Dianne’s Corner Pioneer path: A long-held dream of re-opening the historic Stowe Trail to the public is finally becoming a reality. MCAS Miramar has agreed to make the scenic path, which skirts the eastern edge of the air base, accessible again. Those wishing to hike or bike along the trail must […]

Election hijacking proof discussed at next meeting

By Linda Armacost, Jeff Benesch | La Mesa Foothills Democratic Club Recent news reports published in the Huffington Post and Buzzfeed, and appearing on many network news programs including “The Rachel Maddow Show” on MSNBC, alluded to Russian hacking and manipulation of the 2016 presidential election, decidedly in favor of Donald Trump’s campaign. During the […]