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Volunteers multi task in name of the law

San Diego County Sheriff Senior Volunteer Patrol members typically say they handle a couple of tasks: direct traffic and check on anyone who might...

VFW’s Silva goes national

Alpine VFW Quartermaster Carl Silva has been named a 2021-22 Aide-de-Camp for the national organization.Being named Aide-de-Camp, Silva said, is recognition of his service...

Focussed on the stars

It has been a lifelong love of science that led Alpine native Leslie Paige Taylor in her pursuit of knowledge physics. She became a...

Flying pumpkins a catapult for learning

Gourds and golf balls were in the waiting as teams of children learned how to build catapults as they ran around the sports field,...

Alpine Soroptimists bloom with holiday poinsettia

The Alpine Soroptimists are taking poinsettia pre-orders for their annual fundraiser.As in past years, proceeds from the poinsettia sales will go directly toward the...

Gemstones are rock stars in Alpine store

While in high school in St. Louis, Missouri, Lydia Derrington was a science minded student, a member of the Grotto Club and went caving,...

Historical Society tackles archives

With the pandemic shutting down the Alpine Historical Society and now only available to the public for a few hours a month, Society members...

County OKs Park and Rec’s pursuit of bond funds

On Oct. 20, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted for resolution for Department of Park & Recreations to proceed in applying...

Health officials view flu season with caution

As of Oct. 16, the county of San Diego confirmed 215 cases of influenza with no deaths. At the same time in 2020, with...

College district anticipates entertaining year—in person

Following over 18 months of physical distancing due to the COVID- 19 pandemic, with just a few online presentations held during that time, Grossmont-Cuyamaca...
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