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Articles by Lori Bledsoe

By: Lori Bledsoe
For The Alpine Sun
     Wow! Alpine Physical Therapy is celebrating 16 years of service this month!  Matt Kraemer, owner of Alpine Physical Therapy and Wellness Center started off with just a staff of two in 2002 and has blossomed into a full service center.  

By: Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
     Viejas has done it again!  Their new 109-room Hotel town, Willows Hotel and Spa, brings a touch of elegance and luxury to the already expansive Viejas Casino and Resort complex.  
     This 287,660 square foot expansion was designed to redefine the guest experience at Viejas, providing an exciting and luxurious gaming resort destination like no other in San Diego.

By Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
    Cobblestone Cottage has been a staple in Alpine since 1998 serving a taste of the refined pastime of afternoon tea.  Visitors to the little tea shop could always enjoy specialty baked goods, and hand chosen teas served at beautifully dressed tables with linens of lace and fine china.  However, the tea shop owner Nancy McCrary was looking to retire. 

By: Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun

By: Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
     The San Diego County Board of Education sat at Joan MacQueen Middle School Gymnasium to conduct a Public Hearing on the Proposed Change o Election System and Establishment of Trustee Areas for the Governing Board of the Grossmont High School District.  The meeting was called to order just after 6 p.m.

By Lori Bledsoe
For The Alpine Sun
     The  Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation held their annual Pow Wow on the Weekend of September 11.  Participants from all over the state, as well as drawing from some of the other western regions.
     The Pow Wow originally meant celebration, and when everyone gathered for this special event, it was a true celebration with all the traditional costume, song and dance. This event allows for a true immersion of the heretage of the tribal communities.

By Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
     For those of you who enjoy visiting the Pine Valley County Park and it’s serene lawns, and wonderful walking trail, you will notice that they have just completed an extensive remodel of their ball fields.  

By Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
     Pine Valley pulled it off again, and with what was rumored to be only two months of planning, some said, the parade this year was better than ever.  Pine Valley kicked off their annual Pine Valley Days, beginning on Friday night with music in the park creating a festival atmosphere.  Then on Saturday morning the big event began rolling down Pine Boulevard.  

By Lori Bledsoe
The Alpine Sun
      The small, tight community situated on the peak of Marshall Road was faced with a tragedy after two years of neighborhood strife.  Across from the corner of Marshall Road and Marshall Way the single-family dwelling burned leaving one victim dead on Tuesday May 12 around noon.
      The resident of the burned house, Darrell King, perished in the fire. According to the neighbors, he was not well liked and he was in the process of being evicted from the home..

The Alpine Sun
To see a name, or a face on a memorial display, is often not enough to know the hero that made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.  It is when you can connect with that face, in a personal way that it all seems real, and touches your heart in a way that makes each face matter to you personally. Over 700 names and faces grace the transitional walls of the Remembering our Fallen, from California exhibit that is now on display at the Alpine Community Center.