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4th of July spooked Lakeside horses

“It’s the house with the race cars"

On July 4, E.L. and his Lakeside neighbors and their horses were not amused by fireworks set off close by. “Idiots on Vista Camino shooting skyrockets towards horses …. anybody else sick of this shit?” ...

Mary's Donuts in Santee got a little too generous

Joel Scalzitti uses her name in Lakeside and El Cajon

Touted as a third location of the regionally popular Mary’s Donuts, a new storefront opened on El Cajon’s Main Street on April 13, near city and county offices. Owner Joel Scalzitti proclaimed in the East ...

Grand Ole BBQ is worth the geography lesson

Take a little road trip to Flinn Springs for brisket

When I heard a popular North Park restaurant was opening a location in East County, I imagined something in the La Mesa vicinity. Maybe El Cajon or Santee. Even when told Grand Ole BBQ would ...

Lakesider shreds docs explaining new density regs

State wants affordable housing, rural feel be damned

An emergency meeting summoned by the Lakeside Community Planning Group last night filled up the room at the community center in a jiffy with several dozens residents. Two county employees came to present the latest ...

Shot hole beetle invades San Diego River

Volunteers find them with sticky baited traps

Native to Southeast Asia, the shot hole borer beetle is making its way along the southern Californian coast including the San Diego River Valley. Though it makes what appears to be only a minuscule hole, ...

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Sunrise over Lindo Lake in Lakeside

Spread Your Wings! Lindo Lake

Taking a Stroll at Lindo Lake ...

White Pelicans in California? Yes! Check ...

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