Ana Nita

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Friday La Mesa Farmers Market's won – or did it?

Council and townies praise liveliness of the village

It took one extra vote Tuesday night, July 23, to end heated public discord surrounding the La Mesa Farmers Market. The city council voted 3-2 to keep the current location in downtown on Fridays for ...

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 ...

Scary

El Monte Valley joins in to help firefighters

Two fire departments worked for two days and one night to put out a fire that started on Sunday, November 18 in El Monte Valley, Lakeside. Over 50 firemen and few dozens inmates preceded by ...

Whew

I-8 serves as landing strip

“Whohoo, this is f* gnarly,” exclaimed Zach Decker, 25 while driving his vehicle on I-8 West Friday (October 19) before noon and watching live how an airplane from the Gillespie Field Airport landed in front ...

Live in rural East County? Get an air horn.

Mountain lions and their defenders

Janie Agostini, Lakeside resident who lives in Moreno Valley, announced October 5 that 11 of her chickens were killed the previous night, but she wasn’t able to track the animal that did it. Her neighbors ...

Lakeside turns out

The vexing sand mine

“I don’t know if you noticed, but the whole town of Lakeside is here,” said local resident Barbara Sessions, pointing to over 500 people who recently filled up a 250-seat room at the Lakeside Community ...

Standing Rock in Lakeside?

Barona and Viejas bands join fight against sand mining in El Monte Valley

Bobby “Walking Stick” Wallace, national chief of the Longest Walk with the Barona Band of Mission Indians, announced few days ago that his tribe is stepping in to join locals against a sand mining project ...

County pushes more density in rural San Diego

Persuasion meetings in Valley Center, Lakeside, El Cajon

The county board of supervisors has assigned their Planning & Development Services department to look to incorporated areas for housing development. County employees started the tour in August with a workshop at the county building ...

Water or sand in El Monte Valley?

How to use environmentalism to your advantage

After two years of delay, the County of San Diego just published a subsequent Environmental Impact Report and the reclamation plan for the sand mining project proposed for El Monte Valley in Lakeside. It all ...