August 2, 2012 -- (San Diego’s East County)--East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to East County and San Diego’s inland regions, published in other media. This week’s top “Roundup” headlines include:
- East County hit by 700 lightning strikes (UT San Diego)
- Is boy, 10, competent to stand trial in killing? (UT San Diego)
- Ailing nuke plant, San Onofre, may restart by 2013 (AP News)
- $4 billion in unpaid hospital bills (Voice of San Diego)
- Teen wins $25,000 for science fair project (UT San Diego)
- Editorial: Is a sequel of Enron scandal scamming state? (Sacramento Bee)
- Most California for-profit colleges lose Cal Grants (Sacramento Bee)
- Cal-State reaches tentative agreement with faculty (Sacramento Bee)
- Gov.. Brown: Earth’s future more important than preserving East County Vistas (La Mesa Patch)
- Californians consume 4th lowest amount of energy in nation (Scoop San Diego)
- Scientists looking for large local quake (KPBS)
- Leaue of California Cities touts openness but shuns disclosure requirements (Reader)
Read more for excerpts and links to full stories.
Founding instructors of landmark programs leave a legacy
May 29, 2012 (El Cajon)– For more than three decades, two instructors at Cuyamaca College have worked within hailing distance of one other, each heading an academic program they personally designed and cultivated.
Not only have Jim Custeau, the founder of the automotive technology program and Brad Monroe, the creator of the ornamental horticulture program, worked in close proximity – their careers have followed similar trajectories.
January 13, 2012 -- Grossmont College is looking for former students, faculty and staff members who met their spouses at Grossmont College. The couples who respond to college officials will be invited to attend a free pre-Valentine’s Day reception to be held on Friday, Feb. 10 at the El Cajon campus. The event is one of several the college is planning as part of its year-long 50th anniversary celebration through June 2012. The reception will feature refreshments and live music, including love songs from the past five decades.