August 16— Shortly after 11 a.m. on Thursday morning a Ford Ranger pick-up truck veered off of west bound Interstate 8 at the Victoria Bridge. The driver and passenger were killed instantly when the vehicle impacted a tree and flipped landing on its roof in a mangled mass.
Here is an example of Suspicious Activity! Please call us when this happens. Never let a stranger into your home.
“Two girls came to our door to sell subscriptions for servicemen and they would get a trip to Disneyland--asked for a glass of water-then asked to use the bathroom.”
“A neighbor of ours said the same thing happened to him with the same girl going to the bathroom. He said the girl was in there a long time.”
ALPINE ---- New state legislation introduced Aug. 24 might eliminate the new annual $150 State Responsibility Area (SRA) fees for state fire prevention services.
The Alpine Fire Protection District Board of Directors unanimously adopted a resolution two days earlier opposing the new fees of $150 per residential building in forested or wildfire-prone areas. The $126 million raised would support state fire prevention efforts, officials said.
El CAJON— A Crest man pleaded guilty Aug. 16 to animal cruelty that involved the beating of his puppy that was so severe the dog had to be euthanized.
Phillip Shawn Rich, 26, will be sentenced Sept. 21 by El Cajon Superior Court Judge William McGrath. Rich could receive three years in prison, probation, or be housed in a special program for veterans, said Deputy District Attorney Ryan Karkenny.
What Parents need to Know about Changes in the Classroom
Thu September 06, 2012 11:22pm
As technology evolves, so do the ways children learn in and out of the classroom. With constantly changing tools and trends, teachers can do more to stay up-to-date to help children thrive. It is important that parents understand what these changes mean so their children can maintain a competitive edge.
Here are some new trends in education that every parent should know about: