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Added by rick griffin on September 23, 2019 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Anderson Running For Supervisor
LA MESA -- Joel Anderson, former State Assemblyman and State Senator, has officially announced his candidacy for the District 2 seat on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors in the 2020 election. District 2…Continue
Added by rick griffin on April 17, 2019 at 9:30am — No Comments
Ribbon Cutting for La Mesa’s
New Boys & Girls Clubs Clubhouse
LA MESA -- The Boys and Girls Clubs of East County (BGCEC) has scheduled a ribbon-cutting ceremony…Continue
Added by rick griffin on September 24, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Boys & Girls Club Nears Completion!
Brady Family Clubhouse, Gagon Academy, Bill Walton Gymnasium
LA MESA -- Construction is nearing completion in La Mesa on the…Continue
Added by rick griffin on August 28, 2018 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Grossmont Healthcare District helping to provide
shelter residents with rides to medical appointments
The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) has awarded a…Continue
Added by rick griffin on August 29, 2017 at 3:26pm — No Comments
New Boys & Girls Club Rising
LA MESA -- The Boys and Girls Clubs of East County (BGCEC) has begun construction of its new Brady Family Clubhouse in La Mesa that will house the Gagon Academy and Bill Walton Gymnasium. The new clubhouse is located past a ball field on the…Continue
Added by rick griffin on July 27, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments
The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce will present “Health Fair Saturday,” one of the largest annual free health fairs in San Diego’s East County region, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, in the promenade area near the movie theaters at the Grossmont Center mall, 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa.
Chamber staff said the event will feature about 40 information booths offering health screenings by Sharp Grossmont Hospital health professionals for stroke…Continue
Added by rick griffin on March 20, 2017 at 3:32pm — No Comments
The Boys & Girls Clubs of East County will present its 51st annual Conrad’s Supper Club, formerly called the Children’s Ball, a fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Omni San Diego Hotel, 675 “L” St., Downtown San Diego. Reception will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner beginning at 7 p.m. and live auction at 8:30 p.m.
The annual event has been renamed in honor of the late philanthropist Conrad Prebys, who passed away in July 2016 at age 82. Prebys, one of San Diego County’s…Continue
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The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce will present “Health Fair Saturday,” one of the largest annual free health fairs in San Diego’s East County region, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, near the movie theaters at the Grossmont Center mall, 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa.
Chamber officials expect about 25 exhibit booths will feature health screenings for stroke, cholesterol, body mass index and blood pressure, as well as the latest information on…Continue
Added by rick griffin on May 30, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The Boys and Girls Clubs of East County (BGCEC) has announced installation of a solar power system has been completed at its Santee clubhouse, 8820 Tamberly Way. San Diego-based Empowered Energy Solutions said its solar system costing $184,000 to…Continue
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LA MESA -- The Boys & Girls Club of East County has announced more than $5.6 million has been raised towards a goal of $9.4 million for its fundraising effort called the “La Mesa Capital Campaign” that includes construction of a new 25,000-square-foot clubhouse on the campus of La Mesa Arts Academy, previously known as La Mesa Middle School.
BGCEC officials said recent donations have been received from the following: the Justo family that owns ASI Hastings…Continue
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The Boys & Girls Clubs of East County will present its 50th annual Children’s Ball on Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Omni San Diego Hotel, 675 “L” St., Downtown San Diego. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit programs, activities and services provided annually to more than 3,000 children, ages 5 to 18, who attend the five facilities operated by the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County. Cocktail reception and drawing will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner beginning at 7…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 3, 2016 at 3:32pm — No Comments
Jantz Will Head Taxpayers Group
LA MESA -- Former La Mesa city councilman Barry Jantz
, now serving as CEO of the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), has been elected to serve as 2016-17 chair of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association (SDCTA) board of…Continue
Added by rick griffin on January 7, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
East County Chamber Announces WILL Winners
LA MESA -- The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce recently honored eight women with Women in Leadership Luncheon (WILL) awards.
Honorees included: Mara Fortin, Nothing Bundt Cakes; Carey Guthrie, Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors; Molly Nocon, Noah Homes; Erica Pinto, Jamul Indian Village;…Continue
Added by rick griffin on October 19, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
A fundraising campaign to build new Boys & Girls Clubs facilities in La Mesa will take an important step forward with a special event starting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 24. The event will feature a number of activities at the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County’s La Mesa Teen Center, 7775 Junior High Dr., on the La Mesa Middle School campus.
Beginning at 5 p.m., a special reception for Helix High School alumni will be attended by Bill Walton, La Mesa native, Helix…Continue
Added by rick griffin on July 21, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments
LA MESA -- As hundreds of firefighters fought blazes in North County earlier this month -- his own staff and engines among them…Continue
The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce will host Jerry Fazio, executive director, the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County Foundation, for a breakfast meeting starting at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 13, at the Marie Callender’s restaurant, 6950 Alvarado Road, San Diego.
Cost to attend is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for guests with advanced reservations, or $25 at the door. Breakfast will include eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, fresh fruit and juice. Prize…Continue
Added by rick griffin on May 12, 2014 at 10:24am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of East County Foundation has recruited more than 30 La Mesa community leaders who have begun raising $4.45 million. That figure represents the remaining half of $8.9 million needed to build a new clubhouse in…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 13, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution with three local East County branches, including a branch in La Mesa at 8555 Fletcher Parkway, is returning as the presenting sponsor of the San Diego Blood Bank’s Chargers Blood Drive XXXV from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel & Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle South, in San Diego’s Mission Valley area. SDCCU has supported this event for the past 15…Continue
Added by rick griffin on November 18, 2013 at 3:10pm — No Comments
Can The Robbery Wave Be Stopped?
The First of Two Parts.
By Chris Lavin
LA MESA – City police officer Gary Moss was driving by a 7-11 on Baltimore Drive…Continue