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News from the Mission Trails Regional Park Foundation – Nov. 17, 2017

By Leslie Perkins

Field trip season

The fall season is underway as Mission Trails Regional Park (MTRP) hosts weekly field trips from local schools. Hundreds of students get to experience hiking in the park, learning from exhibits at the Visitor Center and connecting with nature.

Through the education program, students learn about the habitats and ecosystem of MTRP, clean water quality, the Kumeyaay culture, and the historic Old Mission Dam.

News from Patrick Henry High School – Nov. 17, 2017

By Elizabeth Gillingham

Volley for the Cure

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Patrick Henry High School (PHHS) girls volleyball team participated in several activities. They began by hosting Liz Maracheau, a PHHS mom and breast cancer survivor, who spoke to the team about her journey. The girls were able to ask her questions and have an engaging discussion with her.

Landmark deal to increase police pay

Posted: November 17th, 2017 | District 7 Dispatch, Featured | No Comments

By Scott Sherman | District 7 Dispatch To stem the flow of departing police officers and keep San Diego neighborhoods safe, the city government and the San Diego Police Officers Association came to an agreement that will make officer salaries more competitive compared to other regional law enforcement agencies.

Fair Trade Faire to highlight Dems holiday feast

By Yahairah Aristy and Jeff Benesch | La Mesa-Foothills Democratic Club From modest beginnings over 70 years ago, the fair trade movement today is a global enterprise representing over 2 million producers and workers. The movement believes that trade can be a fundamental driver of poverty reduction and greater sustainable development, and disadvantaged farmers, workers and artisans […]