September 2021 Articles

September 2021 Articles

75TH ANNUAL MOTHER GOOSE PARADE WILL BE VIRTUAL NOV. 21

East County News Service

October 23, 2021 (El Cajon) – The 75th annual Mother Goose Parade will be held virtually on November 21, the Sunday before Thanksgiving, at 1 p.m.  You can view it at www.MotherGooseParade.org.  The parade theme is “Celebrating 75 Years of East County Fun.”

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER ENJOYS 1-0 WIN OVER AIR FORCE

Striker Anna Toohey scored in the 61st minute and keeper Cameron Illingworth shutout the Falcons on Thursday night

Source:  goaztecs.com

Photo courtesy goaztecs.com

October 21, 2021 (San Diego) - Coming off a pair of tough double overtime decisions last weekend, a 0-1 loss at Fresno State and a 0-0 tie at San Jose State, the San Diego State women’s soccer team was in need of a win and got it in the form of a 1-0 victory over the Air Force Falcons on Thursday night on the SDSU Sports Deck.

EAST COUNTY ADVANCED WATER PURIFICATION PROGRAM USES VIRTUAL REALITY VIDEO FOR OUTREACH

 

By Mike Allen

October 15, 2021 (Santee) -- The joint powers agency creating the East County Advanced Water Purification (AWP) Program is using a new virtual reality video to inform local citizens about the project as it moves toward construction.

SDSU MEN'S TENNIS ENDS STAY AT ITA ALL-AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Aztec sophomore Johannes Seeman falls in consolation singles

Source:  goaztecs.com

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October 5, 2021 (Tulsa) - The San Diego State men’s tennis delegation wrapped up play on Tuesday at the ITA All-American Championships, where Johannes Seeman was eliminated in the consolation draw of the qualifying singles round at Michael D. Case Tennis Center.

SDSU WOMEN'S SOCCER BLANKS BOISE STATE 2-0

 

San Diego State got goals from Rachelle Elve and Denise Castro and cruised to the win.

Source:  goaztecs.com

Video courtesy goaztecs.com

October 1, 2021 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s soccer team scored twice in the first half and then the defense took care of the rest of the game as the Aztecs shutout the Boise State Broncos 2-0 in a Mountain West Conference match on Friday night on the Sports Deck.

SDSU CROSS COUNTRY PLACES SECOND AT ARIZONA'S DAVE MURRAY INVITE

The Aztecs were led by Carlene Masar and placed three runners in the top 10

Source:  goaztecs.com

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October 1, 2021 (Tucson) - The Aztec cross country team finished in second place at the Dave Murray Invitational 6k at the Rolling Hills Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz. early Friday morning.

SDSU MEN’S SOCCER LOSES FIRST MATCH, FALLS TO WASHINGTON IN EXTRA TIME 1-0

The Aztecs gave up their first goal since Sept. 3

Source:  goaztecs.con

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September 30, 2021 (San Diego) - The No. 13 Aztec men’s soccer team (6-1-2, 2-1-0) suffered their first loss of the season, falling to No. 2 Washington (8-0-0, 1-0-0) 1-0 in extra time Thursday evening. The Huskies’ Dylan Teves scored in the 94th minute on a cross that got knocked down and was bouncing around a crowded box.

30TH ANNUAL VINTAGE ALPINE NOV. 21 OFFERS TASTES OF UP TO 20 WINERIES

East County News Service

September 30, 2021 (Alpine) – The beautiful gardens at Summers Past Farms (15602 Olde Highway 80 in Flinn Springs) is the setting for the 30th annual Vintage Alpine: A Wine Experience in the Country. The event takes place on Sunday, November 21 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

ECM WORLD WATCH: NATIONAL AND GLOBAL NEWS

September 30, 2021 (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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For excerpts and links to full stories, click “read more” and scroll down.

EAST COUNTY ROUNDUP: LOCAL AND STATEWIDE NEWS

September 30, 2021 (San Diego) -- East County Roundup highlights top stories of interest to East County and San Diego's inland regions, published in other media.  This week's round-up stories include:

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SUPERVISORS CONSIDER CHANGE TO WITHDRAW PERMITS AFTER TWO YEARS OF INACTIVITY

Source: County of San Diego

September 30, 2021 (San Diego) - The County of San Diego has provided notice of intent to amend the County Zoning Ordinance and County Subdivision Ordinance to automatically withdraw inactive permits after two consecutive years of inactivity. The proposed ordinance amendments can be reviewed at https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/pds/Public_Review_Non-CEQA.html

JULIAN OPEN STUDIOS ART TOUR OCT. 9-10 SHOWCASES A DOZEN ARTISTS’ WORKS

East County News Service

September 30, 2021 (Julian) -- The Julian Arts Guild’s Open Studios tour is October 9 – 10 this year from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  A dozen artists are participating in the tour through the Cuyamaca mountains area of Julian in San Diego’s East County.

LA MESA CITY COUNCIL CANDIDATES PARTICIPATE IN VIRTUAL FORUM

East County News Service

September 30, 2021 (La Mesa) -- La Mesa First United Methodist Church hosted a candidate forum for those running to fill a vacancy left on the La Mesa City Council when Dr. Akilah Weber won election to the state Assembly.  The election is November 2, with ballot drop-off locations available starting Oct. 25. View the forum at https://www.facebook.com/groups/2852523438206427/permalink/4288325947959495/.

Four of the six candidates participated in the forum; Michelle Louden and Jim Stieringer did not participate.

The candidates running are:

FIREFIGHTERS MAKE PROGRESS ON MASSIVE FIRES STATEWIDE

East County News Service

September 30, 2021 (Sacramento) -- Over 10,400 firefighters are on the front lines battling 11 major wildfires burning across the state, making headway on many of the most devastating blazes, Cal Fire reported over the weekend. Get the latest fire updates in California at https://www.fire.ca.gov/incidents.

EAST COUNTY CHAMBERS JOIN COALITION OPPOSING PROPOSED VEHICLE MILEAGE TAX

East County News Service

September 30, 2021 (San Diego) – The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is considering a proposal to tax drivers for every mile driven.  SANDAG leaders say the plan would help fund future transportation needs and encourage use of mass transit. But opponents say it unfairly penalizes motorists in areas such as East County, where many communities lack access to mass transit and drivers have no choice but to commute long distances to work, shop, or attend college.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF'S ANIKA SATO TIES FOR SIXTH AT GOLFWEEK CONFERENCE CHALLENGE

The freshman shot a 71 (-1) in both rounds

Source:  goaztecs.com

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September 29, 2021 (Wolcott, Colo.) - The Aztec women’s golf finished up their second round at the Golfweek Conference Challenge Wednesday evening. SDSU had five holes left to play after the second round was suspended due to darkness, the previous day. The third round was canceled. 

HOME CANNING: A TASTY OPTION FOR VEGANS, VEGETARIANS, AND ALL WHO SAVOR THE FLAVORS OF FRUITS AND VEGGIES YEAR-ROUND

Story and photos by Rebecca Jefferis Williamson

Photo left: adjusting the water bath canning pot

September 29, 2021 (San Diego's East County) - Home canning is a great way to preserve the treasured taste of summer fruits and vegetables to savor during a winter meal.  It’s also a helpful way for vegans to stock up on special homemade sauces.

Vegans may choose (or learn) to can their special sauces or organic, homegrown vegetables. It saves money and offers a chance to revisit those fruit and vegetable summer-time treasured tastes for months.

D.A.’S HATE CRIMES PROSECUTOR SPEAKS OUT ON HATE CRIMES IN REGION AND EFFORTS TO COMBAT THEM

By Miriam Raftery

September 29, 2021 (La Mesa) – Hate crimes in California rose 30% in 2020 over 2019, when 1,015 hate crimes were reported, according to Leonard Trinh, lead hate crime prosecutor with the San Diego District Attorney. Hate crimes have been on the rise for several years, following a sharp spike after the election of Donald Trump as president.

BEAR CUB WITH BURNED PAWS RECEIVES CARE AT RAMONA WILDLIFE CENTER

Patient is among four new orphaned bear cubs transferred to San Diego Humane Society for rehabilitation and eventual release
 
Source: San Diego County Humane Society
 
September 29, 2021 (Ramona) -- A bear cub who approached firefighters in Plumas County with burned paws during the Dixie Fire is receiving treatment at San Diego Humane Society’s Ramona Wildlife Center. The hungry cub was found on Aug. 31, 2021, on Grizzly Ridge in Plumas National Forest and taken to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Wildlife Health Lab in Rancho Cordova. After being treated for minor burns to his pads, the male, seven-month-old cub was transferred to San Diego Humane Society’s Ramona Campus on Sept. 10, 2021 for continued care until he is old enough to be reintroduced to the wild.

SDSU BASEBALL ANNOUNCES 2022 SCHEDULE

Aztecs will once again host Mountain West Championship next May

Source:  goaztecs.com

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September 28, 2021 (San Diego) - San Diego State baseball head coach Mark Martinez has unveiled the team’s 2022 schedule, featuring a 55-game docket with 32 home dates at Tony Gwynn Stadium. In addition to the seventh annual Tony Gwynn Legacy, the Aztecs will play host to the Mountain West Championship from May 26-29.

NEWSOM SIGNS ELECTION REFORMS, INCLUDING TO MAKE MAILING BALLOTS TO ALL REGISTERED VOTERS PERMANENT

East County News Service

September 28, 2021 (Sacrament) -- Governor Gavin Newsom signed a package of legislation yesterday to increase voter access and strengthen integrity in elections, including a bill to send all registered voters a vote-by-mail ballot.  Voters will have options to mail-in ballots, drop off ballots at designated locations, or still vote at polling places if they prefer.

GROSSMONT COLLEGE STAGEHOUSE THEATRE OPENS ITS NEW SEASON WITH INTO THE WOODS

East County News Service

September 28, 2021 (El Cajon) - Grossmont College’s Stagehouse Theatre, which has not permitted in-person performances for more than 18 months because of the COVID-19 pandemic, reopens to live audiences when it launches its 2021-22 season September 30 with a staging of Into the Woods.

RAPID COVID-19 TESTS IN SHORT SUPPLY IN CALIFORNIA

By Kristen Hwang, CalMatters

CalMatters is a public interest journalism venture committed to explaining how California’s state Capitol works and why it matters

Photo:  Maria Jimenez swabs her daughter, Glendy Perez, 7, for a COVID-19 test at Canal Alliance in San Rafael on Sept. 25, 2021.

September 27, 2021 (San Diego) - Sarah Voit likes to keep 10 to 15 rapid test kits on hand in case any of the residents of the Family Emergency Shelter Coalition in Hayward need to be tested for COVID-19. They’ve had some infection scares, and the antigen tests — which return results in minutes — have been crucial to curbing the virus in the family shelter.

ESCONDIDO ARTS ASSOCIATION HOSTS ARTISTS' RECEPTION OCT. 9

East County News Service

September 27, 2021 (Escondido) - The public is invited to the monthly Escondido Art Association artists’ reception held at the Artists Gallery at 121 W. Grand Avenue, Escondido, on Saturday, October 9 from 4 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Come on by the gallery, meet the artists and enjoy complimentary refreshments.

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