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We will be back at La Mesa’s Brigantine restaurant on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, with an invigorating speaker to kick off the new year. Check-in time begins at 10:30 a.m. and the meeting begins at 11 a.m. A full-course luncheon will be served at noon with the speaker following at 12:45 p.m. Cost is $25 and reservations are absolutely required due to limited seating and usually a sold-out crowd. Cash and checks are accepted, but sorry, no credit cards. To join us, please RSVP to Marjie at 619-990-2791 or RSVP to For more information on all our activities, visit us at and like us on Facebook.

San Carlos Area Council news — Nov. 9 2018

Posted: November 9th, 2018 | Council News, Featured, San Carlos Area Council | No Comments

This year’s trick-or-treaters have come and gone, and Halloween decorations are now stashed back in our garages. It’s November, traditionally a time to count our blessings. Here we are in America’s finest neighborhood, in America’s finest city. If you think about it, San Carlos is tucked into a true “Golden Triangle” of Mission Trails Regional Park, Cowles Mountain and Lake Murray.

Allied Gardens/Grantville Community Council news—Nov. 9, 2018

The Allied Gardens/Grantville Community Council’s (AGGCC) Nov. 27, 2018 Town Hall meeting will address the Zephyr Special Needs housing project for homeless veterans now under development at the old Motel 6 on Alvarado Canyon Road. The meeting will be attended by Brendon Bergen, of Affirmed Housing, and Jonathon Castillo, of People Assisting the Homeless (PATH).

iNaturalist Observation of the Month: Milkweed

You may have read about the decline of the beloved monarch butterfly (Danaus plexippus) and most of you likely have heard of an effort to help the species by planting milkweed in residential gardens. Indeed, plants of the milkweed subfamily (Asclepiadoideae) are the only suitable hosts for the monarch, and urban sprawl has put a dent in the availability of these perennial jewels.