April 2019 Articles

April 2019 Articles

FLU ACTIVITY IN SAN DIEGO IS STILL ELEVATED, WIDESPREAD

 

Like the rest of the nation, influenza activity in the San Diego region remains elevated and widespread, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced today.

Reports of lab-confirmed influenza dropped last week to 564 cases from the season high of 692 cases the week before. A new flu death was reported last week, bringing this season’s total to 55. At the same time last season, 325 people had died from complications from the flu.

COUNTY LIBRARY CELEBRATES DIA ALL MONTH

 

Día de los Niños and Día de los Libros is more than a one-day affair at the County Library. Events celebrating Children’s Day/Book Day will take place throughout the month of April.

Mexico and many Latin American countries celebrate Día de Los Niños on April 30 but libraries across the U.S. now tie Children’s Day to the importance of books and literacy for children.

SDSU BASEBALL EVENS SERIES AT NEVADA WITH 6-2 WIN

 

 

Justin Goossen-Brown allows one run in eight innings pitched with nine strikeouts

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 6, 2019 (Reno) - Behind Julian Escobedo's 3-for-4 performance and Justin Goossen-Brown's eight-inning start, the San Diego State baseball team defeated Nevada, 6-2, on Saturday night. Now with the series tied, the Aztecs improved to 17-14 (6-6 Mountain West), while the Wolf Pack drop to 16-14 (6-8 MW). 

SDSU MEN’S TENNIS NETS 4-1 VICTORY OVER SANTA CLARA

 

 

Aztecs improve to 10-8 on the year

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April 6, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego State rebounded from a tough loss with a satisfying 4-1 victory over Santa Clara in a non-conference dual match Saturday at Aztec Tennis Center.

AZTEC ROWING COMPETES IN DAY ONE OF CREW CLASSIC

 

 

SDSU moves on to three petite finals, one grand final after Saturday’s races

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 6, 2019 (San Diego) - The San Diego State rowing team competed in the first day of the 46th annual San Diego Crew Classic on Saturday, where the Aztecs advance to petite finals in the varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four events, while the open eight will automatically move on to Sunday’s grand final.

SDSU RUN-RULES NEVADA 10-2 IN FIVE INNINGS

 

 

Aztecs go 14 for 25 to even thee series with the Wolf Pack

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April 6, 2019 (Reno) - The San Diego State softball team run-ruled Nevada, 10-2, in five innings to even its weekend series Saturday afternoon in Reno, Nevada.

THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (ACA) OR MEDICARE FOR ALL - TOWARDS MEDICAL DEBT RELIEF

 

End Medical Debt: Curing America’s $1 Trillion Unpayable Healthcare Debt, by Jerry Ashton, Robert Goff, Craig Antico (Hoku House, Kauai, Hawaii, 2018, 181 pages).

Book Review by Dennis Moore

Of all the forms of equality,

Injustice in health is the most

  shocking and inhumane.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr.

April 6, 2019 (San Diego) - The authors have written a timely and thought-provoking book about healthcare and debt, coming at a time when the Trump Administration is proposing doing away with the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or better known as Obamacare.

Jerry Ashton, Robert Goff and Craig Antico, founders of the national charity RIP Medical Debt, a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit company based in New York, incorporated in 2014, locates, buys and forgives unpayable medical debt for those burdened by financial hardship. In a phone interview with one of the authors, Craig Antico, he stated to me: “People don’t realize the hardships that medical debt brings.”

RINCON BAND OF LUISENO INDIANS PRESENTS CHECK TO ESCONDIDO'S 'CRUSIN' GRAND' FOR ITS 20TH ANNIVERSARY

 

 

Source:  Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians

April 5, 2019 (Valley Center) - The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians announced today that they presented a $10,000 gift to Escondido’s 2019 Cruisin’ Grand today in downtown Escondido. This $10,000 donation will support the music venue which will highlight local musicians and talent.

SDSU BASEBALL FALLS AFTER NINTH INNING WALK-OFF AT NEVADA

 

 

Michael Paredes records a career-high nine strikeouts in 5.2 innings of relief

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 5, 2019 (Reno) - After erasing a 7-2 deficit with three runs in the sixth and two runs in the ninth, the San Diego State baseball team ultimately fell after Nevada's Wyatt Tilley hit a bases-loaded walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth to end the game, 8-7. SDSU falls to 16-14 (5-6 Mountain West) while Nevada improves to 16-13 (6-7 MW).

AZTECS WOMEN'S TENNIS ROLLS PAST SAN JOSE STATE 4-1

 

 

SDSU remains perfect in conference play

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 5, 2019 (San Jose) - San Diego State women’s tennis captured their second Mountain West victory in Friday evening’s 4-1 match at San Jose State. Following a four-hour weather delay, the Aztecs topped the Spartans with solid performances in singles play.

AZTEC SOFTBALL FALLS TO NEVADA 7-2

 

 

SDSU commits four errors in 7-2 loss

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 5, 2019 (Reno) - The San Diego State softball team lost the opener of its series with Nevada by a 7-2 score Friday afternoon in Reno, Nev.

The Aztecs (15-20, 3-7 MW) had four errors in the game, which led to five of the Wolf Pack’s (21-12, 6-1 MW) seven runs.

SDSU TRACK & FIELD TAKES FIRST PLACE IN EIGHT EVENTS AT MW CHALLENGE

 

 

Jordyn Bryant sets new SDSU record for freshmen in the outdoor shot put

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 5, 2019 (Las Vegas) - The Aztec track and field team tied for second in the Mountain West Challenge Friday afternoon at UNLV. SDSU took first in eight events and saw Jordyn Bryant set a SDSU freshman record in the shot put. Bryant had a throw of 49’ 9.25” (15.17m) to top Jasmine Burrell’s record of 49’ 6.25” set in 2012.

SDSU WATER POLO RALLIES FOR 9-7 WIN AT FRESNO STATE

 

 

SDSU has won eight of its last nine games

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 5, 2019 (Fresno) - The No. 20 Aztec water polo team rallied from an early 3-0 deficit to beat T-No. 15 Fresno State 9-7 on the road. Friday afternoon. The Aztecs improve to 15-12 on the year and are now 5-1 in the GCC. SDSU has won seven of their last eight games.

IT’S OFFICIAL: JULIAN-CUYAMACA CITIZENS VOTE TO ABOLISH ITS INDEPENDENT FIRE PROTECTION AGENCY

 

 

Residents weigh legal challenge as election paves way for County Fire Authority and CAL FIRE to assume fire protection and medical emergency services

 

By Paul Kruze, Contributing Editor

 

April 5, 2019 (Julian-Cuyamaca) - After nearly two years of controversy, Julian residents voted on Mar. 19 by mail ballot to abolish the 34-year old Julian Cuyamaca Fire Protection District (JCFPD) and replace it with fire and medical emergency services provided by the San Diego Fire Authority and Cal Fire.

WHAT SDG&E’S TIME-OF-USE RATE MEANS FOR YOU

 

 

Source: Sullivan Solar Power  

April 5, 2019 (San Diego) -- Beginning on March 1, 2019 SDG&E started defaulting its residential ratepayers to a new form of billing for electricity, a time-of-use rate known as “TOUDR1.” They plan to default 700,000 – 1,000,000 ratepayers per month to this time-of-use rate through mid-2020. SDG&E is mandated to provide two notices to ratepayers informing them 30 and 60 days prior to defaulting a customer, providing opportunities for ratepayers to opt out of being defaulted. See below for more details, or click here to RSVP for a seminar near you to learn more and speak with us in person.

SDSU LACROSSE DROPS FOURTH STRAIGHT IN 18-9 LOSS AT STANFORD

 

 

Harlowe Steele leads Aztecs with five points

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 4, 2019 (Stanford) - Despite Harlowe Steele’s five points on four goals and one assist, the San Diego State lacrosse team lost its fourth in row on Thursday after falling to No. 18 Stanford by an 18-9 count inside Laird Q. Cagan Stadium.

PROPERTY TAXES ARE DUE APRIL 10; PAY ONLINE TO AVOID PENALTIES

 

 

Source:  Treasurer-Tax Collector of San Diego County

April 4, 2019 (San Diego) - San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister reminded property owners today that they have just six days left to pay the second installment of their 2018-2019 property taxes before they are charged a late penalty.

ECM WORLD WATCH: NATIONAL AND GLOBAL NEWS

 

 

April 3, 2019 (San Diego’s East County) -- East County Magazine's World Watch helps you be an informed citizen on important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflect all voices and views, we include links to a variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views. Top world and U.S. headlines include:

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EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: LOCAL AND STATEWIDE NEWS

PALA CASINO ADDS KENNY LOGGINS TO THE 2019 SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

 

 

Source:  Pala Casino

April 3, 2019 (Pala) - Pala Casino Spa & Resort announces the addition of Kenny Loggins to the 2019 summer concert lineup in the Starlight Theater on Friday September 27, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale, with no service charge, at 10 a.m., Friday, April 5, at the Pala Box Office, www.palacasino.com and 1-877-WIN PALA (1-877-946-7252). Tickets also are available atwww.startickets.com and 1-800-585-3737.

SDSU BASEBALL DROPS 8-1 DECISION AT OREGON STATE

 

 

Matt Rudick extens hitting streak to 21 games

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 3, 2019 (Corvallis, Ore.) - The San Diego State baseball team fell to Oregon State 8-1 to finish the two-game series with a split.  SDSU falls to 16-13, while the Beavers improve to 20-6-1.

The Beavers scored quickly to distance themselves from the Aztecs early on, scoring four runs before the first out of the game was recorded. Despite the rough start, Daniel Ritcheson settled in afterward, retiring each of the next seven batters he faced. 

SDSU WATER POLO SCORES SEASON-HIGH 17 POINTS AT CSUMB

 

 

Aztecs have won six of their last seven

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 3, 2019 (Seaside, Calif.) - The No. 20 Aztec water polo team won for the sixth time in their last seven games with a 17-6 win at Cal State Monterey Bay Wednesday evening. The 17 goals were a season-high for the Aztecs.

MISSING LA MESA WOMAN, 89, FOUND SAFE IN SAN YSIDRO

 

April 3, 2019 (La Mesa) - La Mesa Police report that at 2 p.m. today,  Conception "Connie" Bibo, 89, was found safe in San Ysidro.

Bibo, who is believed to have pre-dementia and has memory issues. She had been last seen yesterday around 11:30 a..m. leaving her residence in the 6700 block of Alamo Way in tLa Mesa. Hers family returned home at approximately 2:30 p.m. and and discovered Mrs. Bibo and her vehicle (a gray 2013 Hyundai Elantra)were not at the residence.

SDSU BASEBALL TAKES DOWN OREGON STATE 4-3

 

 

Adrian Mardueno hurls 7.0 shutout innings of relief

Source:  goaztecs.com

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April 2, 2019 (Corvallis, Ore.) - Behind seven dominant innings from Aztec reliever Adrian Mardueno, the San Diego State baseball team defeated defending national champion and No. 6/7-ranked Oregon State 4-3 at Goss Stadium on Tuesday night. The Aztecs improve to 16-12 on the year while the Beavers fall to 19-6-1.

BLACKSMITH BANDY TO BE PORTRAYED IN NEWEST RAMONA MURAL

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

 

April 2, 2019 (Ramona) -- The Ramona H.E.A.R.T. Mural Project will hold a dedication ceremony for its 19th mural, “Bandy Blacksmith,” by artist Beata Wojcik at D’Carlos restaurant, 1347 Main St., Ramona on Saturday, April 6th at 10:00 a.m.

HONORS FOR JUDGE SABRAW; ORDERED FEDS TO REUNITE SEPARATED FAMILIES AT BORDER

 

 

By Ken Stone

Reprinted with permission from Times of San Diego, a member of the San Diego Online News Association

April 2, 2019 (San Diego) - Federal Judge Dana Sabraw, who ordered the government to reunite families separated at the border in the wake of the Trump administration “zero-tolerance” policies, will be honored with the Outstanding Jurist Award at the San Diego County Bar Association's annual luncheon in May.

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