October 2010 Articles

THE MISER OPENS OCT 7 AT GROSSMONT COLLEGE THEATRE; RUNS THROUGH OCT. 16

October 2, 2010 (El Cajon) -- The Grossmont College Theatre Arts Department will present The Miser, directed by Henry J. Jordan, Oct 7-9 and 13-16 at 7:30 pm and Oct 9 and 16 at 2:00 pm in the Stagehouse Theatre.  

 

MARKETING MATTERS: NOW IS THE TIME TO DEVELOP YOUR MARKETING PLAN FOR 2011


Tips and Tricks for Business Success and Growth

By Rama Beerfas

 

October 2, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – I recently had a conversation with a contact who told me, “I need to meet with you to discuss my marketing plan for next year. I am just so busy that I don’t think I’ll have time to do it until things slow down in late December.” Of course, once “late December” rolls around, he’ll probably be too busy with holiday plans to give his 2011 marketing plan any thought either.

READER’S EDITORIAL: BRIAN BILBRAY HAS NOT ENDED THE ERA OF BACKROOM DEALS

 

“Voters in San Diego’s 50th District, do we have another Randy “Duke” Cunningham on our hands?”

 

By Tracy Emblem

We need to hold our elected officials' feet to fire and make them responsible when their actions fall short of their words.

CONGRESSMAN FILNER RECOGNIZED AS "DEFENDER OF CHILDREN"

 

Washington, DC – Recently, First Focus Campaign for Children, a national bipartisan advocacy organization, recognized Congressman Bob Filner (D-San Diego as a “Defender of Children.” This award is part of First Focus Campaign for Children’s inaugural campaign to recognize several Members of Congress who make improving the well-being of children a national priority.

 

MAN DEAD, WOMAN INJURED IN GANG-RELATED SHOOTINGS; POLICE SEEK INFO ON SHOOTER

October 2, 2010 (San Diego) – San Diego Police homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a male inside a Teralta East apartment in the 4300 block of 54th Street. At 3:50 a.m., officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting at the apartment complex.

OH DEER! JULIAN BACKCOUNTRY TRIP HAS DELIGHTS IN STORE

Story and photos by Miriam Raftery
 

October 1, 2010 (Julian) –If you’re heading up to the Julian Apple Festival this weekend, you’ll find plenty of sights to see along the way.

 

BLOCK’S BILL RESTORING SPECIAL EDUCATION FUNDING SIGNED INTO LAW

 

October 1, 2010 (Sacramento) -- Legislation by Assemblymember Marty Block (AD-78)  to restore special education funding to cash-strapped school districts was signed by Governor Schwarzenegger. AB 184 prevents the California Department of Education from requiring school districts to repay the state for Special Disabilities Adjustment funds that districts received in the prior fiscal year and already spent to enrich the classroom experience for special-needs children.

“AB 184 is a life saver for some of our neediest students across the state and provides immediate assistance to school districts already struggling to make ends meet and maintain high quality instruction,” said Block.

GOVERNOR SIGNS BILL TO DECRIMINALIZATION POSSESSION OF 1 OUNCE OR LESS OF MARIJUANA

October 1, 2010 (Sacramento) – Late yesterday Governor Arnold Scharzenegger signed SB 1449, a bill sponsored by Sen. Mark Leno that downgrades the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana from a misdemeanor to an infraction. This will spare petty marijuana offenders the necessity of a court appearance and criminal arrest record, while saving the state millions of dollars in court and prosecution expenses.

 

SAN DIEGO BOOKSHELF: REPORTER REVEALS POWERFUL CONSPIRACY IN TRUE-LIFE THRILLER, THE LAST CIRCLE

 

The Last Circle, By Cheri Seymour (TrineDay LLC, Walterville, Oregon, 2010, 584 pages.)

Book Review by Dennis Moore

 

October 1, 2010 (San Diego) Former investigative reporter Cheri Seymour, a San Diego County resident, has written a non-fiction thriller to end all thrillers. The Last Circle is ripped from the headlines of one of our era’s most controversial murder scandals: the killing of investigative journalist Danny Casolaro, whose discoveries about a shadowy organization that he dubbed “The Octopus” reached into the Mafia, the Cali Drug Cartel, and even the U.S. Department of Justice.

JULIAN APPLE DAYS FESTIVAL OCT. 2-3

 

September 30, 2010 (Julian) -- As part of Julian’s Apple Days Centennial Celebration, a two-day Apple Days Festival will be held October 2nd and 3rd.  Festivities take place at Menghini Winery in the historic gold rush town of Julian, located on Highway 79 in East County's mountain region.

 

THIRD ANNUAL “SUSTAIN LA MESA” ENVIRONMENTAL FESTIVAL OCTOBER 9TH

 

September 30, 2010 (La Mesa) -- The Environmental Sustainability Commission is holding the third annual “Sustain La Mesa” Environmental Festival on Saturday, October 9, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Harry Griffen Park, 9550 Milden Street, La Mesa, 91942.This year's festival will feature over 30 booths and exhibits as well as expert speakers and activities for all ages.

 

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