Vegetarian fare with Vietnamese flair

Posted: November 17th, 2017 | Featured, Food & Drink, Restaurant Reviews | No Comments

By Frank Sabatini Jr. Just inside the entrance, a tiny wooden footbridge takes you over a pond of bubbling water and into the elegantly peaceful dining room of The Purple Mint Vegetarian Bistro. It’s a place where plant-based meals rule the day — and won’t scare off carnivores — and where you’ll actually encounter purple mint, […]

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.

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.