September 2016 Articles

RENFROE, MYERS LEAD PADRES PAST DODGERS FOR THE SERIES

 

By Liz Alper

Photo via @Padres on Twitter

September 28, 2016 (San Diego) - Hunter Renfroe is officially a big leaguer after hitting two homers--one a grand slam--that led to the Padres’ 7-1 win over the Dodgers last night.  Tonight was a new game, though.  Jose De Leon started for the Dodgers against Luis Perdomo.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF DEFENDS TITLE AT GOLFWEEK CONFERENCE CHALLENGE

 

Four Aztecs finish among individual top 15

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 28, 2016 (Wolcott, Colo.) - San Diego State successfully defended its team title at the Golfweek Conference Challenge on Wednesday after posting a 54-hole total of 2-over-par 866 at Red Sky Golf Club. Despite firing a collective 11-over 299 during the final round, the Aztecs emerged victorious by eight shots over two second-place squads Denver and Pepperdine (+10), while Old Dominion, Tennessee and Washington State all tied for fourth at 17-over for the week.

PROTESTS ERUPT IN EL CAJON; BLACK MAN SHOT BY POLICE DIES

 

 

By Miriam Raftery

Photo, left: El Cajon Police

Photos (rest) by Robert Gehr (c)

September 28, 2016 (El Cajon)—A shooting of a mentally ill African-American man by El Cajon Police yesterday  has sparked anger among some community members, though police have released a photo suggesting the man assumed a “shooter’s stance” before he was shot and killed.

Following a press conference this morning by police, civil rights leaders spoke at a press conference calling for a federal investigation.  Marches were held downtown and a candlelight vigil is planned tonight at 6 p.m. the El Cajon Police Station forAlfred Olango, 38.

JOEL ANDERSON SPEAKS AT LAST CHAMBER BREAKFAST OF THE YEAR

 

By Liz Alper

September 28, 2016 (San Diego) - The last La Mesa Chamber breakfast of the year was held at Marie Callender's at Alvarado Road.  The speaker was Senator Joel Anderson.

The majority of Senator Anderson's speech was comprised of his reasons for opposing Senate Bill 654.  SB654 aims to increase parental leave for new parents by six weeks.  Senator Anderson, a Republican and former small businessman, believes this will harm small businesses by putting them out of business.  He understands the struggle that small businesses have already and does not want to add six more weeks of parental leave to that. 

BIG NIGHT FROM ROOKIE RENFROE SOLIDIFIES WIN FOR PADRES IN GAME ONE



 

By Liz Alper

Photo:  Hunter Renfroe hit two home runs tonight, one of which was a grand slam.  Via @Padres on Twitter

September 27, 2016 (San Diego) - After a good series against the Giants, the Padres welcomed another NL West foe to town, the Los Angeles Dodgers.  Kenta Maeda started for the Dodgers against Paul Clemens.

EAST COUNTY MEDICAL PRACTICE IS SUPPORTING DIABETES PREVENTION 5K ON THE BEACH

 

East County News Service



September 27, 2016 (El Cajon) –
Children’s Primary Care Medical Group, with offices on Chase Avenue in El Cajon and Alvarado Road in San Diego, is participating with a team of employees, family members and friends at the 3rd annual Solana Beach Sunset 5k run-walk, a fundraiser for diabetes prevention, starting at 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 1, at Fletcher Cove Park 111 South Sierra Ave., Solana Beach. 

AZTEC FOOTBALL PRESS CONFERENCE 9/27: GOING DOWN SOUTH

 

By Liz Alper

Full quotes courtesy Jamie McConeghy, Assistant Athletic Director

September 27, 2016 (San Diego) - With the bye week over, it's back to football.  The Aztecs travel to Alabama to take on South Alabama on Saturday and head coach Rocky Long, redshirt sophomore quarterback Christian Chapman and senior defensive end Kyle Kelley talked with the media at this week's press conference.

SDSU MEN'S SOCCER: TRAVIS NICKLAW NAMED PAC-12 PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Senior forward becomes third Aztec this month to garner conference weekly honors

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo:  Travis Nicklaw courtesy goaztecs.com

September 27, 2016 (San Francisco) - San Diego State forward Travis Nicklaw­­ (San Diego, Calif.) has been named the Pac-12 Men’s Soccer Player of the Week after leading the Aztecs to a dramatic 1-0 overtime victory over crosstown foe San Diego on Sept. 25, as announced Tuesday by the league office.

ECM WORLD WATCH: NATIONAL AND GLOBAL NEWS

September 27, 2016 (San Diego's East County) - East County Magazine's World Watch helps you be an informed citizen about important issues globally and nationally. As part of our commitment to reflect all voices and views, we include links to a wide variety of news sources representing a broad spectrum of political, religious, and social views. Top world and U.S. headlines include:

U.S.

Presidential race

General news

WORLD

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EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: LOCAL AND STATEWIDE NEWS

September 27, 2016 (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:

LOCAL

STATE

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CIVIL WAR NURSING LECTURE OCT. 1 CANCELED

 

Source: Lemon Grove Historical Society

September 26, 2016 (Lemon Grove) - Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Oct. 1 lecture in the Lemon Grove Library by Donna Vitale Lupinacci (an encore presentation about the rise of nursing during the U. S. Civil War) has been postponed to a later date, to be announced.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER: GABBY ENGLISH NAMED MOUNTAIN WEST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

 

Redshirt freshman earns first career weekly honor

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

September 26, 2016 (Colorado Springs, Colo.) - San Diego State redshirt freshman goalkeeper Gabby English has been named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week. The Winter Park, Florida native helped the Aztecs post two shutouts to vault them into first place in the league standings.

#13/11 SDSU MEN'S SOCCER EDGES USD IN OT 1-0

 

Aztecs’ Travis Nicklaw nets second game-winner of the year

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Casey Macias courtesy goaztecs.com

September 25, 2016 (San Diego) - Redshirt senior Travis Nicklaw drilled the golden goal in the fifth minute of the first overtime Sunday to lift the No. 11/11 San Diego State men’s soccer team to a thrilling 1-0 triumph over crosstown adversary San Diego at SDSU Sports Deck. With the win, the Aztecs recorded their sixth shutout of the year, improving to 5-1-2 overall, while the Toreros slip to 3-3-3 on the season.

FUGITIVE ARRESTED IN EAST COUNTY MURDER CASE

 

 

Update:  The victim has been identified as Brandon Deguzman, 21.  Cause of death has been determined to be homicide by shooting,outside the victim's home. 

By Miriam Raftery

September 25, 2016 (Santee) – A fugitive wanted in connection with a deadly shooting in unincorporated El Cajon yesterday morning is now under arrest.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFEATS COLORADO COLLEGE 1-0

 

Milan Moses scores the game-winner in 64th minute

Source: goaztecs.com press release

September 25, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State defeated Colorado College, 1-0, on a sun-splashed Sunday afternoon at SDSU Sports Deck. With their second straight win, the Aztecs improved to 4-5 on the season and 2-0 in Mountain West action. The Tigers, meanwhile, fell to 5-5 and 1-1 in conference.

SDSU VOLLEYBALL: AZTECS COME BACK TO DEFEAT UTAH STATE IN FIVE SETS

 

Volleyball downs Utah State in MW opener

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Danielle Bolden had a career-high five service aces in the win over Utah State Saturday night on Aztec Court.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 25, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State rallied from a 2-1 set deficit to defeat visiting Utah State in five sets (26-28, 25-19, 24-26, 25-7, 15-13) Saturday evening on Aztec Court. The win was the fifth in the last six outings for the Aztecs, who improved to 9-6 overall and 1-0 in the Mountain West. Utah State, meanwhile saw its record drop to 6-7 (1-1 MW).

SDSU’S HOMELAND SECURITY PROGRAM DEVELOPS PROGRAM TO STOP ACTIVE SHOOTERS

 

Source:  Press release, SDSU Homeland Security graduate program

September 24, 2016 (San Diego) -- What can be done to stop active shooter incidents such as the one at the Washington Mall this week?  Two San Diegans who recently graduated from San Diego State University’s Homeland Security Program, have developed an innovative mobile app solution for preventing, mitigating and responding to active shooter situations. The Active Shooter Identification (ASI) application has the ability to detect a gunshot that supersedes 125 decibels.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS COMPLETES DAY ONE OF WEEKEND TOURNAMENTS

 

Five Aztecs competing in Tucson, San Francisco

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Marko Goles-Babic was victorious in his opening match at the Battle in the Bay Classic on Friday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

September 24, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s tennis team opened its 2016 fall schedule on Friday with five players competing in two tournaments at the Wildcat Invitational in Tucson, Ariz., and the Battle in the Bay Classic in San Francisco, Calif.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF LEADS AFTER DAY ONE IN NEW MEXICO

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere tied for first individually

Source: goaztecs.com press release

Photo: Pablo Montesanz courtesy goaztecs.com

September 23, 2016 (Alberquerque) - The 23rd-ranked San Diego State men’s golf team surged to an eight-stroke lead at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate on Friday after carding a combined 3-under par 573 during the first two rounds at the par-72, 7,555-yard UNM Championship Course.

READERS’ EDITORIAL: THE POT PEDDLER NEXT DOOR

 

By Jack and Helen Ofield, Lemon Grove

September 22, 2016 (Lemon Grove) - -Measure V on our November 8 ballot would bring up to 15 marijuana storefronts to Lemon Grove, according to Mayor Mary Sessom, serving about 4,000 pot smokers apiece, yielding a mob scene of some 60,000 addicts (more than twice the size of Lemon Grove's population).

GROSSMONT COLLEGE MEN'S LACROSSE FUNDRAISER AT THE HILLS OCT. 5

 

By Liz Alper

September 23, 2016 (La Mesa) - The Grossmont College men's lacrosse team will host their third annual Grossmont College Men's Lacrosse Fundraiser at The Hills Pub in La Mesa on October 5 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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