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News Briefs — June 8, 2018

On May 31, Surfrider Foundation San Diego chair Michael Torti and 5 Gyres Institute policy advisor Roger Kube joined San Diego Councilmember Chris Ward and Council President Pro Tem Barbara Bry for a joint press conference, to announce a proposed ordinance that would ban the sale and distribution of expanded polystyrene, or EPS, (commonly referred to as Styrofoam) in the city of San Diego.

Mission Times News Briefs: Dec. 15, 2017

Posted: December 15th, 2017 | Briefs, Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, News | No Comments

A successful drive
Del Cerro residents Kassy, Lindy and Tom Kaiser collected over 3.5 tons of food for the Salvation Army as part of their annual Thanksgiving Food Drive. This year marked their 31st event.

A record number of 104 families received a box of food containing a turkey and all of the Thanksgiving dinner trimmings: dressing, Jell-O, pumpkin, cake mix, many cans of vegetables and fruits, dinner rolls, bags of potatoes, apples, and onions, dinner napkins, a roasting pan and even recipes for roasting a turkey and making dressing and gravy.

News Briefs – Oct. 20, 2017

Posted: October 20th, 2017 | Briefs, Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, News | No Comments

Helping hurricane victims

The Kiwanis Builders Club of Lewis Middle School, along with the school’s Associated Student Body (ASB) and the Grantville-Allied Gardens Kiwanis Club, held a drive on campus to collect hurricane relief supplies in the wake of a historically devastating hurricane season.

Following hurricanes Harvey in Texas, Irma in Florida, and Maria in Puerto Rico, the Builders Club and ASB students in grades six through eight gathered personal hygiene products for shipping to areas affected by the storms.

News Briefs — Sept. 15, 2017

Posted: September 15th, 2017 | Briefs, Calendar, Opinion & News Briefs, News | No Comments

Coastal Cleanup Day

On Saturday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m.–noon, an estimated 7,500 volunteers will participate at more than 100 sites across San Diego County as part of the 33rd Annual Coastal Cleanup Day (CCD) hosted by I Love A Clean San Diego (ILACSD).

Volunteers of all ages and ability levels are encouraged to sign up for a site in their neighborhood and help leave a lasting impact on the whole region.