East County Round-UP

EAST COUNTY ROUND-UP: AUGUST 24, 2011

 

 
 
 
 
 
August 24, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to East County and our region, published in other media.  Top Roundup headlines include:
  • Waiting list hits 23,000 seats in Grossmont College District (La Mesa Patch)
  • Judge rules in favor of ex-principal in harassment case [against ex-Superintendent] (10 News)
  • Local Iraqis receiving threats after drug bust (10 News)
  • Construction blues and broken promises (KUSI-Turko Files)
  • Santee crime report: Wire/metal thieves still an issue (Santee Patch)
  • Two-wheelers make an impression in El Cajon (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • SD Unified to review public records policy following complain (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • PR gets half million in school bond money (Voice of San Diego)
  • Romney to quadruple La Jolla home size (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • Smoking opponents praise El Cajon law (San Diego Union-Tribune)

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: SEPTEMBER 18, 2011

 

 

East County Roundup highlights stories of interest to East County and San Diego’s inland region, published in other media. This week’s top Roundup headlines include:


• State singes more from Cal-Fire budget (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Schools flagged for earthquake list left unchecked (Voice of San Diego)
• County has $250,000 in unclaimed funds (Lemon Grove Patch)
• Big changes coming for Alvarado Hospital (La Mesa Courier)
• Journey’s end for reknowned hiker and writer Jerry Schad (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• La Mesa says its ready to put down roots (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Man shot in face Saturday faces months in hospital (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Public art in Village may cost $125,000 as part of City centennial celebration (La Mesa Patch)
• Teachers play musical chairs as school starts in La Mesa-Spring Valley District (La Mesa Patch)
• El Cajon Police Chief retiring (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Former Helix baseball coach named commissioner of CIF San Diego (La Mesa Patch)
• ACLU threatens suit over County grant to church (CityBeat)

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: AUGUST 3, 2011

 

 

 

 

August 3, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to East County, published in other media.

 

Latest Roundup headlines include:

 

• Lemon Grove fighting back against water-rate hikes (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• La Mesa-Spring Valley Board raps law as ‘financially reckless’ (La Mesa Patch)
• Ex-Principal says Superintendent [of Mountain Empre] sexually harassed her (10 News)
• Supervisors may sue over state fire fee (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• County to consider new plan for growth (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Public agency could take over S-125 toll road (10 News)
• New redistricting maps show major changes for San Diego County (Mount Helix Patch)
• Sweetwater scholarship funds sat dormant (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Momentum grows to limit CSU salaries (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Spring Valley father gets 7 years after posting ‘dead or alive’ posters (Mount Helix Patch)

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: JULY 14, 2011

 

 

 

July 14, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to East County and our region, published in other media. Latest Roundup headlines include:

 

  • County may enact tiered ordinance for small horse operations (Santee Patch)
  • El Cajon reaches agreement with police (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • Quiet council settles with Firefighters (La Mesa Today)
  • Schools’ financial watchdog stripped of powers (Voice of San Diego)
  • Legislators to introduce Caylee’s Law in wake of murder case (Sacramento)
  • Local openly gay troops begin reenlisting (10 News)
  • Fact check: Bill Horn’s bogus civil rights story (Voice of San Diego)
  • Bid filed to end collective bargaining for state employees (Sacramento Bee)
  • A Sweetwater resource, but there’s some salt in the mix (Groksurf San Diego)
  • UC cashing in with out of state tuitions (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • Powerlink plagued by eagle issues, tower drops (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • A sculpture garden grows in the desert (San Diego Union-Tribune)
 

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: JULY 14, 2011

 
 
 
 
July 14, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to East County and our region, published in other media. Latest Roundup headlines include:
 
 
 
  • County may enact tiered ordinance for small horse operations (Santee Patch)
  • El Cajon reaches agreement with police (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • Quiet council settles with Firefighters (La Mesa Today)
  • Schools’ financial watchdog stripped of powers (Voice of San Diego)
  • Legislators to introduce Caylee’s Law in wake of murder case (Sacramento)
  • Local openly gay troops begin reenlisting (10 News)
  • Fact check: Bill Horn’s bogus civil rights story (Voice of San Diego)
  • Bid filed to end collective bargaining for state employees (Sacramento Bee)
  • A Sweetwater resource, but there’s some salt in the mix (Groksurf San Diego)
  • UC cashing in with out of state tuitions (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • Powerlink plagued by eagle issues, tower drops (San Diego Union-Tribune)
  • A sculpture garden grows in the desert (San Diego Union-Tribune)
 

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: JULY 6, 2011

 

 

 

July 6, 2011  (San Diego's East County) - East County Roundup highlights top news stories of interest to East County, published in other media. Latest Roundup headlines include:

 

  • Region:  Supervisor proposes seceding from the state
  • Cajon city manager steps down
  • Millions made from cars impounded at DUI checkpoints
  • Amazon cuts ties with California to avoid tax
  • "I bought the cop" ; Witness quotes Stanley Lloyd Jr.
  • Foodnetwork "Makeover" coming to Jackson Drive
  • Spring Valley man convicted of putting $3,000 bounty on daughters'  boyfriend
  • City inks deal with police, employees
     

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: MAY 26, 2011

 

 

 

May 26, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) –East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to San Diego’s eastern region, published in other media.


Recent Roundup headlines include:

 

• Arsonist suspected in San Carlos brush blaze (Channel 6)
• Ex-employee says SDG&E targets low-income ratepayers (10 News)
• SDG&E soaks up scarce tap water (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• County sues over state funding shifts (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Sweetwater official complaints of forgery (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Sweetwater schools take top `Golden Fleece’ award (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Padre Water may lower rates, boost fees (San Diego Union-Tribune)

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: MAY 19, 2011

 

 

 

 

May 19, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) -- East County Roundup highlights top news of interest to our region, published in other media.

 

Recent Roudup headlines include:

 

• State Superintendent reacts to funding gap (KPBS)

• Palomar, San Pasqual Parks axed by state (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Rally sends message to Sacramento: Stop cutting our schools’ budgets (Mt. Helix Patch)
• New City budget calls for restoring recreation, library budgets (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• 1,200 at Super Smith Saturday to aid cancer-stricken Grossmont teacher (La Mesa Patch)
• Ramona residents oppose fire evacuation plan (10 News)
• Schwarzenegger reveals he had child with staffer (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Flying marijuana over the border low and slow (KPBS)
• Historic Borrego home to become research center (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• San Diego home ownership drops in past decade (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Study says public transportation connects, but not always to jobs (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Study links autism to mother’s health issues (San Diego Union-Tribune)

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: MAY 11, 2011

 

 

 

 

May 11, 2011 (San Diego's East County)--East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to East County and our region published in other media.


Latest Roundup headlines include:

 

San Diego Police Chief announces strategy to reduce officer misconduct (L.A. Times)
• KPBS blows up “These Days”, exiles classical music (Voice of San Diego)
• COSTCO co-founder donates $2.5 million to SDSU (10 News)
• Suburban El Cajon woman accused of ‘selling death’ (Santee Patch)
• Sinaloa cartel operative captured in Mexicali (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• State’s high speed rail wins $300 M rejected by FL (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Teen suspect detained with big arsenal (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Victim recounts home invasion tied to USD bribery suspects (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• City saves $323 million on retiree healthcare (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• No Sound wall for La Mesa Meadows (La Mesa Patch)

 

 

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: MARCH 30, 2011

 

 

 

March 30, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – East County Roundup highlights important stories of interest to East County and our region, published in other media.

 

Latest “Roundup” headlines include:

 

• Jerry Brown declares budget talks dead (Sacramento Bee)
• City Council approves medical pot ordinances (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• California construction jobs up in February (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Nearly $44K of lawn art stolen since October (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• California adds nearly 100,000 jobs in February (Los Angeles Times)
• 3 arrested in stabbing near Mast Park (Santee Patch.com)
• Sleeping controller = safety concerns (CNN)
• First sign of radioactivity reaches County (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Small businesses at risk for cyber attacks (KPBS)

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: FEBRUARY 25, 2011

 

 

 

 

February 25, 2011 (San Diego's East County)--East County Roundup highlights top news stories of interest to East County and San Diego’s eastern region, published in other media.


Latest Roundup stories include:

• School district public records access graded (10 News)
• Newsmakers reflect on media glow (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Karate instructor pleads guilty to molestation (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• San Diego could be hurt by New Zealand-style quake (San Diego Union-Tribune)
• Grossmont Healthcare CEO gets salary boost, will top $200,000 (La Mesa Patch)
• Water agencies look to power industry for lessons (North County Times)
• Planners say aging population to lessen water demand (North County Times)
 

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February 18, 2011 (San Diego’s East County)--East County Roundup covers top stories of interest to East County and San Diego’s eastern regions, published in other media.


Top Roundup stories include:


• Cartels crumble in Tijuana
• City of San Diego needs 10 new fire stations, study says
• Lemon Grove trying to protect funds
• $2 billion in aid open to struggling homeowners
• San Diego County’s homeless numbers rise
• California parks must refocus to survive, study says
• La Mesa thrift store gives its profits back to community
• Group in honor of Amber Dubois gets new 4-footed member

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