Suspicious person in Pine Valley

San Diego Sheriff ’s office was looking into reports of a suspicious person in East County. According to the department: “It happened on Friday, June...

Cool zones set in place as summer heat looms

The County announced the opening of its annual Cool Zones program, providing people free, safe, and air-conditioned spaces for residents to escape extreme heat....

Fuming over rate increase

Some Alpine and Japatul residents are speaking out against fire insurance rate increases they say unfairly target rural residents who have taken steps to...

Safety is government’s responsibility

Public safety should be government’s top priority. That’s why I’m supporting a new legislative initiative in Sacramento that will enhance public safety by restoring...

Retired PE teacher focuses on matters of the heart

In recognition of American Heart Month, Save-A-Heart is holding a CPR/AED certification course at the Alpine Town Hall on Feb. 11 from 10 a.m....

Dealing with grief and depression during the holiday season

People think of the holidays as being sentimental, romantic, nostalgic, and strong images of families. But for those who have lost a loved one,...

Fire Marshal preaches defense

Alpine Fire Marshal Jason McBroom gave a Sept. 27 lecture about changes in defensible space codes, advice on how to be fire ready and...

Include wellness check among back to school supplies

School is back in session across the county, and on children’s guardian’s mind, is the safety and well-being of their children as they transition...

State provides updates on Monkeypox

On Aug. 19, California Department of Public Health director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Tomas Aragon hosted a teleconference providing an update on...

County leaders outline response to monkeypox

At a virtual town hall on Aug. 11, leaders from the county discussed monkeypox, its risks, and the County’s response to the local health...