La Mesa health library presents artwork of 10-year-old Alpine girl
Feb07

La Mesa health library presents artwork of 10-year-old Alpine girl

The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library at 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, is now presenting its Winter Art Exhibit featuring 15 paintings by 10-year-old Mia Bruso of  Alpine. The exhibit runs through the end of March. Kathy Quinn, Herrick Library director, said it is the first time since the library opened in 2002 that the featured artist for the quarterly art exhibit is a child. Mia was born...

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Health care library in La Mesa to host free meeting on medicines on Feb. 27th
Feb02

Health care library in La Mesa to host free meeting on medicines on Feb. 27th

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 “Wellness Wednesday” series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month. Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served. Advance RSVP is not necessary....

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San Diego-based Annex Brands announces executive promotions, including El Cajon City Council member Steve Goble
Jan30

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 since 1991, starting as director of finance and administration. Other promotions include: Steve Goble to executive VP and chief brand officer; Ryan Heine, senior VP of...

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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
Jan30

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 Foundation prize. The Warren Alpert Foundation, in association with Harvard Medical School, annually honors scientists whose research work has improved the understanding,...

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Chick-fil-A restaurants in Santee, La Mesa to host `Daddy-Daughter Date Night’ on Tuesday, Feb. 5th
Jan28

Chick-fil-A restaurants in Santee, La Mesa to host `Daddy-Daughter Date Night’ on Tuesday, Feb. 5th

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 Gorge Road in Santee and 8200 Fletcher Parkway in La Mesa. Daddy-Daughter Date Night activities will include table-side service, dinner, dessert, entertainment and a...

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