LEMON GROVE BUZZ

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Lemon Grove Buzz brings you highlights of posts online and in social media about Lemon Grove people, places and hot topics.

By Jonathan Goetz

April 1, 2019 (Lemon Grove) –  This week’s Lemon Grove Buzz has the scoop on a new community garden, city council previews, a Sheriff open house, a county health alert, and Lemon Grove school news.  

Lemon Grove’s new community garden is now open thanks to Thrive Lemon Grove, CHIP (Community Health Improvement Partners) and Kaiser Permanente's Lemon Grove HEAL (Healthy Eating Active Living) Zone, and many individuals. Get more info on Facebook at Lemon Grove Community Garden https://www.facebook.com/lemongrovecommunitygarden/Instagram @LemonGroveGrows https://web.stagram.com/lemongrovegrows and Twitter @LGCommunityGarden https://twitter.com/hashtag/lgcommunitygarden.

City Council meeting preview:  This coming Tuesday, April 2nd, the Lemon Grove City Council will discuss and likely approve two Lemon Grove Sanitation District items: Amendment to the Fiscal Year 2017-18 Sewer Capital Improvement Project Budget, and the San Altos Slope Restoration Project.

Molly Brennan, Finance Director recommends the full Council ratify a list of payment demands and made the list public and on the City's website in plain view. Brennan's cover page says no fiscal impact, so this may be a formality.

View the gold standard in open and transparent government spending at https://www.lemongrove.ca.gov/home/showdocument?id=5946 

Also in the consent calendar is a proclamation declaring April 2019 as arts, cultural and creativity month, from City Manager Lydia Romero.

After everyone else gets to go home, the Council will get to stay for private session to discuss three pending items.

Sheriff open house:  @SDSheriff invites you Thursday, April 4th, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. to Ryan Brothers for locally roasted coffee at 7801 Broadway in El Cajon, across the street from the Lemon Grove Depot.

Hantavirus warning:  With Hantavirus found in 3 rural mice, now is a good time to remind you how to clean up dead mice, rat droppings and nests. Use a wet cleaning method. Wear disposable gloves. Spray with a 10% bleach solution, let stand 15 minutes, clean up with a sponge or mop and double-bag the remains, your sponge and gloves.   

Find more detailed information from the County of San Diego, which sent out a public e-mail warning. Read more at www.EastCountyMagazine.org 

School news:  Lemon Grove School District reminds you that the time-line to register for the extended day program 2019-2020 is April 4 through April 12.

Ms. Fabio was at Vista La Mesa Academy rocking Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, also known as STEM education.

Teresa Richmond posted to Twitter a picture from a student assembly at San Miguel Elementary School “learning about women in history.”

Lemon Grove School District reports, on Twitter, “Governing Board Member Ms. Blanca Brown was a panelist at the Hunger Advocacy Network's legislative breakfast hosted by @SDHungerCo

You can find this and more such as recent coverage of the School District's 16 allegedly forced resignations https://www.eastcountymagazine.org/fiery-lemon-grove-school-board-meeting-draws-ire-parents-over-alleged-forced-resignation-16-teachers and the story on Giardino Neighborhood Cucina at 8131 Broadway in Lemon Grove's recently added brunch menu at www.eastcountymagazine.org/communities/cities/lemon-grove.

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