`Walk Your Way’ is theme for ALS Association’s virtual 2020 Walk to Defeat ALS on Sunday, Oct. 18
Oct12

`Walk Your Way’ is theme for ALS Association’s virtual 2020 Walk to Defeat ALS on Sunday, Oct. 18

The ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter will present its 2020 Walk to Defeat ALS, the nonprofit’s 20th annual fundraising walk, on Sunday, Oct. 18 as a virtual fundraiser due to Covid-19 restrictions. The fundraiser is free and open to the public. Information is available at www.alsasd.org. Proceeds will benefit the chapter’s programs, services and services provided to local families living with ALS, or amyotrophic lateral...

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Flowers from Gun Owners PAC postponed dinner donated to East County first responders
Aug31

Flowers from Gun Owners PAC postponed dinner donated to East County first responders

​The San Diego County Gun Owners PAC (SDCGO), a political action committee promoting Second Amendment rights in San Diego County, was ready with 90 fresh-flower arrangements, including 65 centerpieces and 25 wrapped bouquets, for its Second Amendment Celebration Dinner, an annual fundraiser benefiting Second Amendment advocacy. Unfortunately, the date for the dinner, the PAC’s fifth annual, was changed due to Covid-related concerns...

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PSAR realtors group announces 2021 board of directors
Aug10

PSAR realtors group announces 2021 board of directors

The Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors (PSAR), one of the largest real estate trade groups for San Diego-area realtors with an office in El Cajon, has announced its 2021 board of directors following recent voting by PSAR members. Ditas Yamane will serve as 2021 PSAR board president, succeeding Robert Cromer, who is currently serving as 2020 board president. Max Zaker and Sam Calvano will serve in 20201 as president-elect and...

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Barona, Campo, Jamul, Sycuan, and Viejas  Jointly Announce Casino Closures in Response to COVID-19 
Mar18

Barona, Campo, Jamul, Sycuan, and Viejas Jointly Announce Casino Closures in Response to COVID-19 

(SAN DIEGO, CA) March 18, 2020 — Tribal government leaders of the Barona Band of Mission Indians, Campo Kumeyaay Nation, Jamul Indian Village, Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation and Viejas Band of Kumeyaay Indians today jointly announced that they are temporarily closing their casinos amid concerns over the Coronavirus (COVID-19) beginning on Friday, March 20 at noon through the end of the month. The Tribes are united in this decision...

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Realtors plan to protest El Cajon proposal to hike property taxes with sewer bill
Mar08

Realtors plan to protest El Cajon proposal to hike property taxes with sewer bill

The Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors (PSAR), one of San Diego’s largest real estate trade associations for realtors, has announced it is planning to protest a proposal by the El Cajon City Council to add sewer charges to property taxes paid by El Cajon homeowners. PSAR members say they will voice their opposition at the next city council meeting at 3 p.m., Tuesday, March 10, at city hall, 200 Civic Center Way, El Cajon. “The...

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Great things growing in the garden at La Mesa Dale Elementary School – East County Gardens – San Diego East County
Mar05

Great things growing in the garden at La Mesa Dale Elementary School – East County Gardens – San Diego East County

Parent volunteers help kids learn about nature and growing food and flowers in the La Mesa Dale Elementary School in the La Mesa – Spring Valley School...

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Ramona’s Chris Anderson honored with Realtor of the Year award
Mar05

Ramona’s Chris Anderson honored with Realtor of the Year award

Ramona resident Chris Anderson, a realtor with Coldwell Banker West (CBW), was recently honored by the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors (SDAR) with the 2019 Realtor of the Year Award. Anderson was honored with the Realtor of the Year Award at SDAR’s recent Circle of Excellence awards event.  She also was honored with a Recognition of Excellence Gold award based on sales performance. Anderson’s Gold Award was based on...

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Foothills Church hosts `Blessed with a Dress,’ free formal wear available on Saturday, March 14th
Feb28

Foothills Church hosts `Blessed with a Dress,’ free formal wear available on Saturday, March 14th

Foothills Christian Church, 365 West Bradley Ave., El Cajon, will host “Blessed with a Dress,” a free event for young women needing high-quality, fashionable formal wear for school dances and other special occasions. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 14, young women are invited to visit the church campus and select a free dress, pair of shoes and jewelry for any upcoming formal event. Hundreds of formal dresses will be...

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Realtors association endorses Joel Anderson, Rafael Castellanos, County Board of Supervisors seats for March 3rd Primary Election
Feb21

Realtors association endorses Joel Anderson, Rafael Castellanos, County Board of Supervisors seats for March 3rd Primary Election

The Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors (PSAR), a 3,100-member real estate trade group for San Diego-area realtors with an office in El Cajon, has announced its endorsement of two San Diego County Board of Supervisor candidates for the March 3 primary election. The Supervisorial candidates include Alpine resident Joel Anderson, a former State Assemblyman and State Senator, for the District 2 seat, and Rafael Castellanos, a San...

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Gardening and Chicken Therapy Help Create Balance and Serenity – East County Gardeners
Feb21

Gardening and Chicken Therapy Help Create Balance and Serenity – East County Gardeners

How Gardening Can Help With  Stress, Anxiety and Depression Coordinating and creating beautiful floral displays for weddings and other events is rewarding and challenging. Owner of Simply Glamorous Floral, Jennifer Getto has found peace of mind and serenity with her chickens and her garden. She is the chicken whisperer! Jennifer Getto On Gardening for Mental Health Karen: As the owner of Simply Glamorous floral and Events Jennifer...

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