112 Years Ago, Construction Began on `The Impossible Railroad,’ Groundbreaking Festival and Reenactment Ceremony, Saturday, Sept. 7th in Campo in the East County
Sep03

112 Years Ago, Construction Began on `The Impossible Railroad,’ Groundbreaking Festival and Reenactment Ceremony, Saturday, Sept. 7th in Campo in the East County

The Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association (PSRM), a San Diego-area historical and educational nonprofit, will mark the 112-year anniversary of the start of construction of the San Diego & Arizona Railway (SD&A) with a variety of family-friendly activities at its “SD&A Groundbreaking Festival” on Saturday, Sept. 7, at PSRM’s Campo Railroad Park and Museum in Campo, Calif. The public is invited to attend. Activities...

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Thrive Real Estate in East County changes from independent to affiliate of Compass, new name is Compass La Mesa
Aug29

Thrive Real Estate in East County changes from independent to affiliate of Compass, new name is Compass La Mesa

Thrive Real Estate, an independent real estate brokerage in the East County, has announced it is now affiliated with Compass, Inc., one of the fastest growing real estate brokerages in the U.S. The local Thrive brokerage, which opened in November 2017, will now be called Compass La Mesa effectively immediately, according to Lisa and Sean Purcell, broker-owners. The new Compass office will remain at the current Thrive location of 8693...

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Keller Williams Realty in El Cajon strengthens commercial division with addition of Angela Marsh
Aug22

Keller Williams Realty in El Cajon strengthens commercial division with addition of Angela Marsh

Keller Williams Realty San Diego East Foothills in El Cajon, the largest real estate brokerage in San Diego’s East County region with more than 320 agents, has announced the addition of Angela Marsh as a commercial agent to KW Commercial, the company’s commercial division. A La Mesa resident and San Diego native, Marsh attended Northmont Elementary School, Parkway Middle School and graduated from Grossmont High School (class of 1997)....

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ALS Association to benefit from `Challenge Me Slot Tournament’ at Valley View Casino, Sunday, Aug. 25
Aug21

ALS Association to benefit from `Challenge Me Slot Tournament’ at Valley View Casino, Sunday, Aug. 25

The inaugural “ALS Challenge Me Slot Tournament,” a charity fundraiser benefiting the ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Valley View Casino & Hotel, 16300 Nyemii Pass Road, Valley Center. The public is invited to participate at the fundraiser, which will include cash prizes and prizes presented to the tournament’s top scorers. No previous slot tournament or...

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Partnerships With Industry Names Richard V. Israel as President/CEO
Aug15

Partnerships With Industry Names Richard V. Israel as President/CEO

Partnerships With Industry (PWI), a San Diego-based nonprofit that matches workers with developmental and intellectual disabilities with meaningful employment, has named Richard V. Israel as its new President and CEO. Israel has more than 30 years of experience in business leadership, strategic management, community development, special event marketing and sales promotion. One of PWI’s four facilities is located in Santee at 9560...

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Santee Historical Society to host presentation on `The Impossible Railroad,’ 100 years of San Diego railroad history, Saturday, August 17th
Aug12

Santee Historical Society to host presentation on `The Impossible Railroad,’ 100 years of San Diego railroad history, Saturday, August 17th

The Pacific Southwest Railway Museum Association (PSRM), a San Diego-area historical and educational nonprofit, will host a free presentation on the history of railroading in San Diego County at 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Santee Historical Society’s barn building, 9200 Magnolia Ave., Santee. The public is invited to attend. .” For more event information, visit www.santeehistoricalsociety.org. The speaker will be Reena Deutsch,...

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