Point in Time will take place at later date

The Regional Task Force on Homelessness has postponed the 2022 in-person Point in Time count from a previously announced date of Jan. 27 to...

Minimum wage increases as staffing stalls

Jan. 1 brought a $1 increase in California’s minimum wage, however some local economists say that isn’t the primary factor fueling an apparent workforce...

Preserve Alpine’s Heritage aims at coalition building

Preserve Alpine’s Heritage, a group against San Diego county’s proposed plans for a destination park, received nonprofit status in December 2021. They’re now starting the...

Trees an investment in the future

Tree San Diego is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the quality and density of San Diego’s urban forest. However, the approach they take...

Homeless count resumes after last year’s pandemic-related hiatus

Volunteers have ventured out into darkness one night each year across San Diego county since 2009 to gather data and tally how many unsheltered...

Witnesses to period of adjustment during pandemic

Many people have been affected over the course or nearly two years since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. This has proved to be...

Retired dispatcher spends time in humane service

After living through the 2003 Cedar Fire, the 2007 Witch Creek Fire, and most recently this year, the Valley Fire, Summer and Brian Piper...

THE PEOPLE PLACES AND EVENTS OF 2021

IN JANUARY ... There were 250 pot-bellied pigs temporarily housed at Stoney Oaks Ranch that needed forever homes after being rescued from an out-of-control...

New food waste rules to take effect Jan. 1

Back in 2016, then California Governor Edmund “Jerry” Brown Jr. set methane emissions reduction targets for California to reduce organic waste disposal by 50%...

Chamber lights tree after two years in the dark

On Dec. 19, the Alpine Chamber of Commerce pulled off the first community Christmas tree lighting since 2018 with a new take on the...
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