East County Chamber to `Dine and Dialogue’ with elected officials

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Assemblyman Brian Jones

The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce has scheduled three local elected officials to appear at its “Dine and Dialogue” meetings in the coming months. The meetings will be held at the Chamber’s Business Resource Center Room at the Chamber’s headquarters, 201 S. Magnolia Ave., El Cajon. Times will vary. Cost to attend is $10 per person, and refreshments will be provided. RSVPs are requested. Seating is limited. To RSVP, contact Sarah McCorkle at sarahm@eastcountychamber.org, or Jonda Cvek, jondac@eastcountychamber.org, or call (619) 440-6161.

Scheduled speakers include Assemblyman Brian Jones from 8 to 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 29, San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 16 and San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8.

Jones’ 71st Assembly district includes the East San Diego County communities of Alpine, Borrego Springs, El Cajon, Rancho San Diego, Ramona, Santee, Mount Helix, Spring Valley and Lakeside, as well as the Southern Riverside County communities of Anza, Aguanga, Idyllwild, Pine Cove, Lake Riverside and Mountain Center. He was first elected to the Assembly in 2010.

Jacob is now in her sixth term on the Board of Supervisors. She was first elected as Supervisor in 1992.  Jacob’s second supervisorial district features more than 2,000 square miles and more than 50 communities and cities with more than 620,000 East County residents of the unincorporated communities of Lakeside, Alpine, Ramona and Julian and the cities of El Cajon, La Mesa, Lemon Grove, Santee and Poway, as well as the communities of Allied Gardens, College Area, Del Cerro, Grantville, Navajo, Rolando and San Carlos in the City of San Diego.

Dumanis has served as district attorney since 2003. She ran for re-election unopposed in 2006 and 2010.