East County News and Style
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
Voters elect Brian Jones for 38th State Senate District open seat; office grand opening to be held Dec. 18th
The nearly 1 million San Diego County residents within the massive 38th California State Senate District, which includes San Diego’s East County region, have elected a new State Senator. Brian W. Jones, a three-term state assemblyman and former Santee city councilman,...read more
Two East County Chick-fil-A operators compete in annual friendly wager for 2018 Army-Navy college football game game
For the second consecutive year, two East County Chick-fil-A restaurant franchise operators will participate in a friendly wager for the Army vs. Navy college football game on Saturday, Dec. 8. Kyle Steck, operator of the Chick-fil-A in Santee, 9418 Mission Gorge...read more
Grossmont Healthcare District will transition from at-large to zone-based elections; public hearing to be held 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3
The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) has announced the start of a transition to a new system for East Region voters to elect its board members. GHD has used an at-large election system since forming in the 1950s, in which board members have been elected by the...read more
The Chick-fil-A® Santee restaurant is hosting a “Stuff the Truck” event from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1 to support Santee Santas, a local nonprofit that assists families in need during the holidays. The community is invited to visit the restaurant at 9418 Mission...read more
Two longtime Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board members retained their seats in the recent November 2018 general election on the five-member board that represents more than 500,000 people residing in the district’s 750 square miles in East County. San Diego...read more
There was some incredible wrestling action yesterday between El Capitan and Santana High Schools with El Capitan coming out on top...
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...
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