East County News and Style
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
Vertex Pharmaceuticals scientist receives $125k from research prize for cystic fibrosis, then donates it all to the ALS Association in San Diego in honor of colleague living with ALS
The ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter has received a $125,000 donation from Paul Negulescu, senior vice president at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, which operates a facility in San Diego. Negulescu was one of five scientists recently honored with a Warren Alpert...read more
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the 14 Chick-fil-A restaurants in San Diego County will host a “Daddy-Daughter Date Night” for fathers and daughters from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5. Local Chick-fil-A restaurants in the East County are located at 9418 Mission...read more
Nominations are open, Grossmont Healthcare District seeks to honor volunteers with 2019 Healthcare Heroes awards
The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking nominees for its 2019 Healthcare Heroes awards. Now in its 13th year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program recognizing volunteers who advance the delivery of quality health services in the East County...read more
The El Cajon Citizen of the Year Committee has selected Joe Mackey as its 2018 El Cajon Citizen of the Year award. Mackey, founder, president and CEO of XL Staffing Service, Inc. and Excell Security, Inc., will be honored at a luncheon from noon to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday,...read more
The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host “Keeping Your Brain Fit,” an informational program about how to improve your brain health with brain exercises and lifestyle changes, from...read more
The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors has elected its 2019 board officers. Randy Lenac, who recently won reelection to his second four-year term, was elected as 2019 board president. Virginia Hall was elected as vice president and Robert “Bob”...read more
The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is seeking applicants for two of its 2019 scholarship programs, one for nursing students and another for students pursuing careers as health technicians. The nursing scholarship, called the Richard J. Bea Nursing Scholarship, is...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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