Voters elect Brian Jones for 38th State Senate District open seat; office grand opening to be held Dec. 18th
Dec12

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, bested Jeff Griffith, a Cal Fire captain and two-term Palomar Health District board member, in the recent November general election. Jones, a Republican, drew nearly 55...

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Two East County Chick-fil-A operators compete in annual friendly wager for 2018 Army-Navy college football game game
Dec05

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 Road, and Rick Preciado, operator of Chick-fil-A Grossmont in La Mesa, 8200 Fletcher Parkway, La Mesa, have agreed to a friendly push-up competition based on the outcome of...

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Grossmont Healthcare District will transition from at-large to zone-based elections; public hearing to be held 6 p.m., Monday, Dec. 3
Nov29

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 voters of the entire district. To meet the requirements of the California Voting Rights Act of 2001, GHD will now be transitioning to district-based or “zone” elections in...

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Chick-fil-A Santee will host `Stuff the Truck’ event to benefit Santee Santas on Saturday, Dec. 1
Nov29

Chick-fil-A Santee will host `Stuff the Truck’ event to benefit Santee Santas on Saturday, Dec. 1

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 George Road to “Stuff the Truck” with new, unwrapped toys and non-perishable canned food items to benefit Santee Santas. In return for a donation, guests will receive...

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Voters return two incumbents to Grossmont Healthcare District board of directors
Nov28

Voters return two incumbents to Grossmont Healthcare District board of directors

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 East Region voters reelected Gloria Chadwick and Randy Lenac to four-year terms in a field of three candidates, including healthcare consultant Ed Martinez. Chadwick, a...

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