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TELEPHONE LANDLINES MAY SOON BECOME HISTORY

 

Internet-based phones worry rural communities due to spotty reception, posing threats to safety and universal coverage

By Sharon Penny

April 4, 2014 (San Diego’s East County) --Many citizens are not aware that AT&T and Verizon, among other telecom giants, are lobbying the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and individual states to make telephone landlines go the way of the buggy whip. Soon, everyone in the U.S. may only have options for internet-based telephone service and cell service.

At the Boulevard Planning Group meeting held on April 3, local resident Kevin Keane, an IT and Telecommunications professional, discussed the issue with local residents, who were unaware these plans are in the works. 

SANTEE TEEN ARRESTED FOR THREATENING CALLS VIA CELL PHONE

 

March 22, 2013 (Santee)--A 14-year-old boy has been booked into Juvenile Hall after making threats against two schoolmates, the San Diego Sheriff’s Department reports.

The principal of Cajon Park Elementary (which has students from kindergarten through 8th grade) school called the Santee Sheriff's Station  yestserday after a female student reported receiving a text message saying she will be killed at school. A second female student received a text message in reference to the killing and a body being hidden.

FREE E-WASTE RECYCLING OCT. 8 IN LA MESA

September 24, 2011 (La Mesa) -- Do you have E-Waste?  Are obsolete computers, monitors, laptops, TVs, printers, cell phones, faxes, VCR & DVD players, stereos, cameras, etc. (working or not) cluttering your closets?  Are they taking your car’s rightful place in the garage?  

 
Here’s your chance to clean house! Load ‘em up!  Bring to the parking lot of the United Church of Christ of La Mesa (UCCLM), 5940 Kelton Avenue, La Mesa, CA 91942 between 10am and 4pm, Saturday, October 8, 2011.  There is no drop-off fee. Proceeds benefit the church and Mother Earth!
 
 
 
 

“ZERO TOLERANCE” FOR DRIVERS USING CELL PHONES ANNOUNCED BY SAN DIEGO COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES

 

November 17 day of enforcement announced

November 16, 2010 (San Diego) -- Due to the increase in traffic collisions caused by drivers illegally using non-hands-free cell phones, San Diego County Law Enforcement agencies are joining forces on November 17 to focus enforcement efforts on this danger to safety of the motoring public. The San Diego, Oceanside, and El Cajon offices of California Highway Patrol as well as the Sheriff’s Department, San Diego State University police, and police departments in Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Coronado, El Cajon, Escondido, National City, Oceanside, San Diego will be aggressively seeking out drivers violating the “hands free” cell phone law.