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Team Rubicon’s Veteran Volunteers Support Wildfire Relief Efforts in East County

Following the recent 500-plus acre fire in Alpine that destroyed over 30 homes and 20 buildings, esteemed volunteer organization Team Rubicon has set out to help. The veteran-led global disaster response organization is providing damage assessments, debris removal, and sifting services to affected communities in San Diego’s East County.

 Thirty Team Rubicon volunteers are currently out in Alpine, providing the community with the assistance needed to taking its first steps towards…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on July 27, 2018 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Back to School Tech Safety Tips San Diego Families Must Know

August is Back to School Safety Month and it’s important that parents encourage kids to take proper precautions in regards to their physical safety and also cyber/technology safety. The risks associated with kids and technology include distracted driving, cyberbullying, sharing personal information, among others.

With local students headed back to school, AT&T San Diego has prepared the below tips to help parents ensure that their kids are ready to tackle the new school year…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on August 28, 2017 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Gear Up For College With New Tech

Thousands of local teens are headed off to college in the coming weeks. That means its time to decorate dorms and get all the supplies needed to make university a productive and fun place.

Instead of running around from store to store or trying to find the right thing online, local wireless stores have it all (okay, maybe not furniture with matching bed cover). Whether your student is looking for a new phone, ways to watch TV, headphones, or new speakers, San Diego's Cricket Wireless…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on August 2, 2017 at 10:36am — No Comments

LA Mesa Business News

New Initiative To Combat Cyberbullying

LA MESA -- Last week, …

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Added by Lana Eriksson on June 26, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Community News

Teens Get A Chance To Teach

LA MESA -- June signals the beginning of what are known as the "100 Deadliest Days" for teenage drivers on the road. Summer is a particularly dangerous time for teens on the road, as they're out of school and on the busy roads, and according to California Office of…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on June 6, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Police Department and AT&T Host Distracted Driving Event at Helix High School

LA MESA -- New research shows that 7-in-10 people engage in smartphone activities while driving. It’s no longer safe to assume that people are just texting from behind the wheel; it involves taking selfies, watching videos and checking social media.

On Thursday, March 30, AT&T pioneers and La Mesa Police Department held an event at Helix High School, showcasing to…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on April 5, 2017 at 12:10pm — No Comments

AT&T Selected by FirstNet to Build and Manage America’s First Nationwide Public Safety Broadband Network

First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) selected AT&T to build and manage the first broadband network dedicated to America’s police, firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS). The FirstNet network will cover all 50 states, 5 U.S. territories and the District of Columbia, including rural communities and tribal lands in those states and territories.

This is a much needed investment in America’s…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on April 2, 2017 at 6:35pm — No Comments

San Diego Community News

Making San Diego The Smartest City

SAN DIEGO -- “America’s Finest City” is also becoming the smartest. The City of San Diego recently announced a $30 million investment to deploy the world’s largest smart city IoT sensor platform in partnership with Current, powered by GE. Transforming 3,200 street lights into a connected digital infrastructure, San Diego will collect real-time sensor data across the city…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on February 27, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

San Diego Valentine’s Day Deals: Spa, Adventure & Food Discounts + Free Movie Tickets

Cupid's holiday is right around the corner, and for the couples out there looking for a romantic way to spend the day in San Diego, here are some deals that will steal your heart away.

La Jolla Adventures: 2 for 1 Kayaking with Everyday California + 20% off dinner & champagne at Shore Rider

From Friday, Feb. 10 through Tuesday,…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on January 30, 2017 at 5:19pm — No Comments

La Mesa Philanthropy

"Back Pack" Help For Kids

The Salvation Army and Cricket Wireless held its “Stuff the Pack” school supply drop-off event at The Salvation Army’s Kroc Center in La Mesa on Monday, Aug. 22.

Between July 15 to Aug.13, San Diego County residents dropped off…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on August 23, 2016 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Pokémon GO: 'Catch 'Em All' Safely

Pokémon GO has taken the world by storm. From people playing it, to hearing about it from friends and the media, the game has seemingly captured everyone’s attention around the globe.

Pokémon GO is a location-based mobile game that was launched at the beginning of the month and has exploded since. The game allows users to “catch ‘em all,” capturing, battling, and training virtual Pokémon that appear throughout the real world. The game uses the phone’s GPS and camera to detect where…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on July 12, 2016 at 1:32pm — No Comments

5 Perfect Tech Gifts for Dads and Grads

It’s a time-honored tradition to celebrate grads and dads for all of their hard work. This year, forget the boring ole’ tie and wallet, and go high-tech gift. To help you think outside the box, and choose the latest and greatest in today’s tech, AT&T has compiled a list of the perfect gifts that are sure to please both the tech-savvy grads and the loving dads on your list.

From smartphones, smartwatches, fitness bands and tablets, dads and grads alike will enjoy these tech…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on June 8, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

Learning About Distracted Driving At Helix

LA MESA -- April was National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and timed with this observance, students at La Mesa's Helix High School got to experience firsthand the dangers of distracted driving.

 AT&T’s It Can Wait campaign…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on May 4, 2016 at 6:30pm — No Comments

El Nino Storms: Mobile Safety Tips for La Mesa Residents

Last weekend’s storm left a devastating trail across San Diego, with strong winds, heavy rain and flying debris. As El Niño conditions continue this month and next, it’s good to remember that a mobile device can play a big part in safety. To help residents stay safe during this season, AT&T San Diego has prepared a list of tips and recommendations below. 

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Added by Lana Eriksson on February 4, 2016 at 10:04am — No Comments

AT&T BRINGS FASTER NETWORK TO LA MESA CUSTOMERS

 AT&T has upgraded a cell tower on its 4G LTE network in La Mesa to give customers faster, more reliable wireless service. The change will help customers get the most out of their mobile devices. With 4G LTE service, they should see better service when they’re watching videos, posting to social media or texting family and friends.

“We want our customers to have a great experience. They’ll be able to…

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Added by Lana Eriksson on January 27, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

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