East County News and Style
The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) has taken the next step as part of its future transition from district-wide to zone-based elections for its five-member board of directors. Tentative maps showing proposed boundaries for the five zones across GHD’s...read more
Learn to Make Teas and Balms at the Barona Cultural Center & Museum’s Kumeyaay/Diegueno Ethnobotany Class on Saturday, March 2
(SAN DIEGO, CA) FEBRUARY 22, 2019 – The Barona Cultural Center & Museum invites plant enthusiasts to join environmental and conservation specialist Kristie Orosco for a Kumeyaay/Diegueno Ethnobotany class. The green-centric event will be held in the Barona Museum...read more
EL CAJON, Calif., February 25, 2019 – Toward Maximum Independence (TMI) Executive Director Rachel Harris announced today that TMI Chairman of the Board Bryan Shull was awarded Business Volunteer of the Year by the San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce on February...read more
Foothills Christian Church, 365 West Bradley Ave., El Cajon, will host “Blessed with a Dress,” a free event for young women needing high-quality, fashionable formal wear for school dances and other special occasions. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, girls...read more
The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce swore in its 30-member board of directors and presented awards at its recent 107th Annual Dinner, held Feb. 23 at the Courtyard Marriott Hotel in El Cajon. More than 200 people attended the “East County Honors” event....read more
The Santee Chick-fil-A restaurant, 9418 Mission Gorge Road, Santee, will celebrate six years of serving guests with an anniversary party in the restaurant on Thursday, Feb. 28. The 110-seat restaurant opened on February 28, 2013. In honor of the celebration, from...read more
Coldwell Banker West (CBW), one of San Diego County’s largest real estate companies, has opened a new office in La Mesa to be called its Mount Helix office. The company said it has leased and moved into a 13,000-square-foot, two-story office building at 9555 Grossmont...read more
The Olaf Wieghorst Museum at the Wieghorst Western Heritage Center, 131 Rea Ave., El Cajon, will present a free lecture about Native American Pueblo Storyteller pottery from 1 to 2 p .m., Wednesday, Feb. 27. The public is invited to attend. Speaker will be Craig Helm...read more
The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host “A Healthy Outlook on Aging, Medicines, Alcohol, Tobacco” from 10 to 11 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 27. The program is part of the library’s...read more
San Diego-based Annex Brands announces executive promotions, including El Cajon City Council member Steve Goble
San Diego-based Annex Brands, Inc., a worldwide licensee and franchisee of business services retail outlets, recently announced several promotions. Patrick Edd has been named CEO and will remain company president. Edd has been part of the company’s leadership team...read more
There was some incredible wrestling action yesterday between El Capitan and Santana High Schools with El Capitan coming out on top 45-30.
Behind a gritty defensive effort, the Mount Miguel girls varsity basketball team won Tuesday's away conference game against El Capitan by a score of 40-33.
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