June 2010 Articles

125 SOUTH BLOCKED AT JAMACHA; BORDER PATROL VEHICLE ON FIRE


Update 9:50 a.m. CHP reports a fatality and several patients transported to a trauma center.

June 1, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – A SIG Alert has been issued for Highway 125, where a Border Patrol vehicle has overturned and is on fire, Incident Page Network reports. Three to four other vehicles are also involved in a collision, blocking all lanes. 

Conflicting reports list the nearest exit as both Palm and Jamacha.  Onramps from 94, Spring Street and other areas are being shut down.   According to dispatch reports, a beige SUV came from the north lanes into the south lines, colliding with other vehicles. CHP is on the scene and rescue crews are in route.

LEFT HOOK: FORGETTING LESSONS LEARNED

By Walter Davis

May 31, 2010 (San Diego) -- Heidi looks over the green grass at the United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota. She remembers how her parents were shipped here with her from California and put into an internment camp with other German American citizens. Italian Americans and Japanese Americans were held as well. German American citizens who played German music during World War II could be turned in by their neighbors, arrested and shipped away from their families to internment camps. They could be charged with being dangerous aliens. Some have never been seen again.

Arab Americans and Latin Americans are facing this same kind of injustice today.

TEE TIME! GOLF CLASSIC JUNE 29 TO BENEFIT SANTEE SCHOOLS

 

The 7th Annual Golf Classic, sponsored by the Santee Chamber of Commerce and the Santee School District Foundation, will be held on Tuesday, June 29, 2010, at the Carlton Oaks Country Club. Tee time is at 12:00 p.m.

 

The funds from this event are used to provide resources for the visual and performing arts and technology for students in the Santee School District.

LAKESIDE TO HOST TOWN'S FIRST RELAY FOR LIFE JUNE 12-13

 

May 27, 2010 (Lakeside)--The Lakeside Relay for Life wil be held on Saturday June12th 9am thru Sunday June 13, 9am 2010 at the Lakeside Middle School on Woodside Ave in Lakeside. This event that is open to the public  to raise funds and awarness about cancer. Several teams will be camping out and walking around the track for 24 hours straight to demonstrate their support.

 

WANT TO VOTE IN THE JUNE PRIMARY? REGISTRATION DEADLINE MAY 24

May 21, 2010 --The deadline to register to vote in time for the June 8 statewide primary election is this Monday, May 24. Remember, voters who have moved, changed their name, or would like to change their party affiliation must re-register to vote!

SALUTE TO OLD GLORY: LA MESA FLAG DAY PARADE JUNE 5

 

May 24, 2010 (La Mesa) -- On Saturday, June 5th beginning at 9:00 am, downtown La Mesa will dress up in red, white and blue for the 13th Annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade, ”A Salute to Old Glory."

The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. and marches through downtown La Mesa Village.  Spectators will view over 75 entries, including five marching bands led by the Marine Corps Ensemble, which will serve as the 2010 Grand Marshall.

BURGLARY RING BUSTED IN SANTEE; SHERIFF DEPUTIES SWEEP AREA, NAB 8 MORE

 

January 28, 2010 (Santee) – Yesterday morning, Sheriff’s detectives arrested eight people in Santee in connection with a burglary ring that has targeted homes in Santee, Lakeside, and unincorporated areas of El Cajon. Approximately 60 law enforcement officers participated, recovering many stolen property items as well as a firearm, heroin, and drug paraphernalia.

STORM UPROOTS TREES, KILLS 1 EAST COUNTY WOMAN; NEW STORM TO HIT THIS AFTERNOON

 

FLASH FLOOD WATCH ISSUED FOR LATE TODAY
 

January 20, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – Yesterday’s severe storm prompted the National Weather Service to issue a tornado warning mid-afternoon. Countywide, the strongest wind gusts were reported on Mt. Woodson, where wind speeds reached 75 mph. In Julian, wind gusts of 61 mph were reported. Gale-force winds around the county uprooted numerous trees and caused power outages in multiple areas, also claiming at least one life.

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