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Alpine School Opens District’s First Organic Kiwanis of Alpine Work in Support of The Community Garden for Students ALPINE — Students cheered at the grand opening of the new organic garden, Friday, April 27 at the Alpine Elementary School in Alpine. The garden aimed at teaching students healthy eating, organic gardening and the importance of exercise was put together by students, teachers, parents and an array of businesses and organizations. It is the first such garden in a new Alpine Union School District program. Three more gardens are planned for Boulder Oaks and Shadow Hills elementary schools and Joan MacQueen Middle School. “We’re very excited,” AES Principal Travis Wall said before the opening at 1850 Alpine Blvd. “It’s been a year since we first planned with Barons Market on a garden. It’s turned out better than we expected.” The district program is sponsored by the Alpine Barons Market at 1347 Tavern Road. The Viejas Casino & Resort and the Kiwanis Club of Alpine donated grants. After the ribbon cutting, students carrying free “farmer’s bucks” lined up to go through the onsite Alpine Barons Student Farmers Market. The youngsters carefully chose purchases from piles of healthy fruit and vegetables. “I really like how there’s a bunch of food and they’re all fresh,” said Emily, a fourth grader. “It’s really cool.” Additional major donors included the AUSD Child Nutrition Department, the AES Parent Teachers Students Association, Janet’s Montana Café, the Alpine Education Foundation, Alpine Fence, Alpine Landscape Materials and Ace Hardware.

ALPINE — Above: Kiwanians Jerry Price and Doug Benson asking for forgiveness at church services, too much wine the night before. Kidding aside, the two are reporting on the Knights of Columbus scholarship fund. Jerry pointed out that the fund has $7 million dollars, Doug pointed out that in the bank there is balance of $7,000. It is rumored that Jerry will contribute the difference. Below: Kiwanian Bob Howell works in the community endlessly and seemingly tirelessly.

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On The Cover EL CAJON — Lori Cartmill (lpictured near right), Secretary of Stoney’s Kids Legacy (SKL) and Bonnie Stone (pictured far right), Chair of SKL and daughter of the late ‘Mr. East County,’ Stoney Stone, were among several guests who celebrated the opening of ‘Stoney’s Neighborhood Park’ in the city of El Cajon, Wednesday, April 25. Stone ypassed April 20, 2016. The City of El Cajon honors him with his own park for children. As Stoney always said and is the motto of SKL, ‘Its All About The Kids!’

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The East County Herald strongly believes in the freedom of speech and the rights of all sides of an issue to be heard. The letters and guest opinions/commentaries published herein present differing points of view, not necessarily reflecting those of the publisher, The Herald or it’s advertisers. Note: Letters and opinion/commentary pieces may

So Cal Focus with Thomas D. Elias

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo Manson Memory Must Live at in Minds of Governors

Never again” is a common slogan popping up appropriately during Holocaust remembrance observances and after repeated fatal shootings in schools or whenever survivors want to comfort each other with the thought their efforts can deter future tragedies. But “never forget” might be a more effective motto, where one generation succeeds another in places of high authority and responsibility. In fact, “never forget” would be a very appropriate mantra for whoever becomes the next governor of California when it comes to surviving members of the Charles Manson gang and other especially cruel and deliberate mass murderers. Forgetting is definitely possible with the Manson “Family,” as his motley and deadly gaggle of followers was known during its heyday in the late 1960s. Very few grieved when the sometimes mesmerizing gang leader Manson died in prison last November and not much of a crowd turned out for his funeral this spring in Porterville. Manson, understated the pastor presiding over that ceremony, “made choices that brought great consequence and negatively impacted other people for many, many years.” The first to be “impacted” were some of the men who hung out with the “Family” during the months the group squatted on the now-defunct Spahn Movie Ranch in the northwest Los Angeles suburb of Chatsworth. One was musician Gary Hinman, whose ear Manson slashed off with a sword before his henchmen killed Hinman. Another was movie stuntman Donald (Shorty) Shea, whose body was found in pieces on the ranch. Then, in their more notorious murder spree, Manson’s followers on his orders invaded the Beverly Hills-area home of actress Sharon Tate, brutally killing her along with coffee heiress Abilgail Folger, movie director Voytek Frykowski, hairdresser Jay Sebring and Steven Parent, a friend of the estate’s caretaker. A day later, in the Los Feliz neighborhood a few miles east, they stabbed to death grocer Leno LaBianca and his wife Rosemary, leaving behind messages scrawled in the blood of the victims. Yes, as the preacher said, Manson’s choices surely impacted the lives of all those people. He took however many years they all might have had left, costing at least a century’s worth of human experience, not to mention potential offspring and the friends and families affected by their deaths. The roster of infamous Manson Family killers still in prison includes Leslie Van Houten, Bruce Davis and Charles (Tex) Watson, all of whom come up for parole periodically. State parole officials occasionally recommend freedom for them on grounds of good behavior and achievements while imprisoned. But can anything they do ever outweigh the harm they did almost 50 years ago? Brown, who lived in the Laurel Canyon section of Los Angeles at the time and experienced some of the horror that infused the area while the gang was on the loose, has vetoed their paroles repeatedly. Similarly, he would not be likely to succumb to any temptation to release other killers like Juan Corona, who killed 25 farm workers before his skein ended; or Edmund Kemper, the Santa Cruz area’s “Coed Killer” during the 1970s, or Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris, who raped, kidnapped, tortured and murdered five young women in 1979 in Southern California. But Brown leaves office at year’s end. What about his potential successors, folks like Democrat Gavin Newsom, a child at the time of the Manson slaughters, or Republican John Cox, who moved to California in 2011, long after these crimes? For them, the “never forget” mantra is crucial. That’s because, while most elderly convicts pose little risk on parole, putting this kind of criminal on the streets would justifiably cause many to look over their shoulders while walking down streets or even sitting at home. If Manson’s death and funeral do nothing else, they should renew the sense of horror at the crimes he instigated and committed and add pressure to keep his remaining followers and others like them where they can do no more harm. Any future governor who does forget that these folks long ago forfeited their right to liberty and the pursuit of happiness will deserve whatever political consequences might follow.

Elias has covered esoteric votes in eight national political conventions. His book, “The Burzynski Breakthrough, The Most Promising Cancer Treatment and the Government’s Campaign to Squelch It,” is now available in a soft cover fourth edition. His opinions are his own. Email Elias at


The Healthy Geezer with Fred Cietti Does Heartburn Increase With Age?

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More than 60 million Americans experience heartburn at least once a month and more than 15 million Americans experience heartburn daily. Heartburn is more common among the elderly. Heartburn two or more times weekly may be caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. See a doctor if you have heartburn too often. The doctor can test for GERD. In the upper GI series, you swallow a liquid barium mixture. Then a radiologist watches the barium as it travels down your esophagus and into the stomach. Another test is an endoscopy, in which a small lighted flexible tube is inserted into the esophagus and stomach. And there are other tests. GERD makes stomach acid flow up into your esophagus. There is a valve at the lower end of the esophagus that is designed to keep acid in the stomach. In GERD, the valve relaxes too frequently, which allows acid to reflux, or flow backward. A hiatal hernia may contribute to GERD. A hiatal hernia occurs when the upper part of the stomach is above the diaphragm, which is the muscle wall separating the stomach from the chest. The diaphragm helps the valve keep acid from coming up into the esophagus. When GERD is not treated, you can suffer from severe chest pain, narrowing or obstruction of the esophagus, bleeding, or a pre-malignant change in the lining of the esophagus. One study showed that patients with chronic, untreated heartburn were at substantially greater risk of developing esophageal cancer. The following are some symptoms that may mean there has been damage to your esophagus: difficulty swallowing, a feeling that food is trapped behind the breast bone, bleeding, black bowel movements, choking, shortness of breath, coughing, hoarseness, weight loss. You can control infrequent heartburn by changing your habits and using over-the-counter medicines. For example, you should avoid heartburn-producers such as chocolate, coffee, peppermint, tomato products, alcoholic beverages, greasy or spicy dishes. Quit smoking because tobacco inhibits saliva that helps with digestion. Tobacco may also stimulate acid production and relax the esophageal valve. Lose weight. And, don’t eat two hours before you go to sleep. For infrequent episodes of heartburn, take antacids, such as Alka-Seltzer and Rolaids. Or, you can take an H2 blocker such as Pepcid and Zantac. Then there are proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), a group of prescription medications that prevent the release of acid in the stomach and intestines. Doctors prescribe PPIs to treat people with heartburn, ulcers of the stomach or intestine, or excess stomach acid. PPIs include Prilosec and Prevacid. GERD is a chronic disease that calls for continuous long-term therapy. To decrease the acid in your esophagus, raise the head of your bed or place a foam wedge under the mattress to elevate the head about 6-10 inches. Avoid lying down for two hours after eating. And don’t wear tight clothing. Prescription medications to treat GERD include the H2 blockers and the PPIs, which help to reduce the stomach acid and work to promote healing at prescription strength. In addition, there are agents that help clear acid from the esophagus. Surgery is an option if other measures fail. A surgeon can improve the natural barrier between the stomach and the esophagus that prevents acid reflux.

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Living with MS with Dee Dean

Multiple Sclerosis May be Linked to Sheep Disease Toxin

xposure to a toxin primarily found in sheep could be linked to the development of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in humans, new research suggests. Carried out by the University of Exeter and MS Sciences Ltd., the study has found that people with MS are more likely than other people to have antibodies against the Epsilon toxin, or ETX, – suggesting they may have been exposed to the toxin at some time. ETX, produced in the gut of livestock by the bacterium Clostridium perfringens, damages the animal’s brain and can kill them. While the toxin can also occur in the gut of other animals, and even in soil, it has mostly been studied as the cause of a type of blood poisoning in sheep, known as enterotoxaemia. “Our research suggests that there is a link between epsilon toxin and MS,” said Professor Rick Titball, of the University of Exeter. “The causes of MS are still not fully understood and, while it’s possible that this toxin plays a role, it’s too early to say for certain. “More research is now needed to understand how the toxin might play a role in MS, and how these findings might be used to develop new tests or treatments.”

Following reports that some MS patients in the US had antibodies against epsilon toxin, the Exeter researchers tested UK patients for such antibodies. Using two different methods, 43 percent of MS patients were found to be positive for antibodies to epsilon toxin, in comparison to 16 percent of people in a control group. “There is a growing body of wider evidence that points to a hypothesis linking MS and ETX, and we are confident that these significant findings from our latest study will help people get even closer to an answer for the elusive triggers of MS,” said Simon Slater, Director of MS Sciences Ltd. “If the link between epsilon toxin and MS is proven, then this would suggest that vaccination would be an effective treatment for its prevention or in the early stages of the disease. “Interestingly, although epsilon toxin is known to be highly potent, no human vaccine has ever been developed.” MS, most commonly diagnosed in people in their 20s and 30s, can affect the brain, causing a wide range of potential symptoms including problems with vision, arm or leg movement, sensation and balance. It’s estimated that there are more than 100,000 people diagnosed with MS in the UK and over 250,000 in the U.S. The research was funded by MS Sciences Ltd and the National Institute for Health Research Exeter Clinical Research Facility. Samples for the research were provided by Barts Health NHS Trust, Imperial College London and the University of Exeter Medical School. The paper, published in the Multiple Sclerosis Journal, is entitled: “Evidence of Clostridium perfringens epsilon toxin associated with Multiple Sclerosis.”. Source: University of Exeter and MS Sciences Ltd., press release

Dean has been fighting Multiple Sclerosis for 31 years. She continually studies and researches the disease to educate herself. She writes this column as a community service to share her findings and to raise public awareness about MS. The opinions and experiences shared are her own. Dean is NOT a medical doctor. ALWAYS check with your doctor first before trying a new therapy. This column is intended for informational purposes only. Dean can be reached at Dean is the recipient of the 2004 STAR Community Outreach Award by the MS Society Dec. 2, 2004, the American Red Cross Real Hero Wendell Cutting Humanitarian Award, Oct. 13, 2006 , the Stoney Community Service Award, February 29, 2008, Women in Leadership Award for Art/Media/ Culture Oct. 29, 2010, El Cajon Citizen of The Year Nominee Feb. 2013 and 2017 and Recipient of the National MS Society’s 2014 Media Partner of The Year, Feb. 10, 2015.

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reetings precious people, this week we begin a new series examining the reasons Jesus said what He said. In this series we will examine many statements Jesus made during His time here on earth and then look at the reason for which He made the statement. When Jesus spoke, He spoke the Word of God and the Bible tells us the purpose and function of the Word of God: 2Timothy 3:1617 “All Scripture is Godbreathed, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be perfected, thoroughly furnished to every good work.” Hebrews 4:12-13 “For the Word of God is living and powerful and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the dividing apart of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in His sight, but all things are naked and opened to the eyes of Him with whom we have to do.” Everything that Jesus spoke was for a reason, He wasted no words, did not talk merely to talk like some do today. Many times we are told very clearly the reason for which He said what He did, other times we must search deeper. In John 13:21 we read, “When Jesus had said this, He was troubled in spirit, and testified and said, Truly, truly, I say to you that one of you shall betray Me.” The question we must ask is: why did Jesus tell His disciples that one of them would betray them? It was more than just information, the context gives us the answer. Jesus had just washed the feet of the disciples (the job of the most lowly servant) and then we read in John 13:10-20 “Jesus said to him, He who is bathed has no need except to wash his feet, but is clean every whit. And you are clean, but not all. For He knew who would betray Him. Therefore He said, You are not all clean. So after He had washed their feet and had taken His garments and had reclined again, He said to them, Do you know what I have done to you? You call Me the Teacher, and Lord, and you say well, for I AM. If then I, the Lord and the Teacher, have washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another’s feet. For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you. Truly, truly, I say to you, A servant is not greater than his master, neither is he who is sent greater than he who sent him. If you know these things, blessed are you if you do them. I do not speak of you all; I know whom I have chosen; but that the Scripture might be fulfilled, “He who eats bread with me has lifted up his heel against me.” From now I tell you before it comes, so that when it happens you may believe that I AM. Truly, truly, I say to you, He who receives whomever I send receives Me. And he who receives Me receives Him who sent Me.” Jesus had told His disciples that one would betray Him for a much greater reason than just information, it was help them come to faith in Who He is. We read in the previous verses, “I tell you before it comes, so that when it happens you may believe that I AM.” This term “I AM” is one that Jesus used often in talking to His disciples and others, it is the same one that God used to tell Moses Who is was that was talking to him at the burning bush. Exodus 3:13-14 “And Moses said to God, Behold, when I come to the sons of Israel, and shall say to them, The God of your fathers has sent me to you, and they shall say to me, What is His name? What shall I say to them? And God said to Moses, I AM THAT I AM. And He said, So you shall say to the sons of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.” Though Jesus had many times through His teachings, actions, miracles, and testimonies of others proven that He is God, He once again takes the opportunity to tell His disciples Who He is.

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SPORTS BEAT with Steve Dolan SMILE-BREAKS with Sheila Buska USD Wins Fifth Straight Hilariously funny


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he University of San Diego won its fifth straight West Coast Conference Tournament title to earn an NCAA Tournament berth, defeating Loyola Marymount, 4-0, last weekend. After winning its sixth WCC regular-season title in the past seven years last week, the Toreros (16-8) delivered a convincing performance against the Lions (19-6) to secure their eighth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament. USD will enter the NCAA Tournament on a six-match winning streak. “I could not be prouder of this team,” said head coach Ryan Keckley. “They showed a lot of heart during this weekend. This was a big step for this program and we are extremely excited to see where we will head next in NCAAs.” Alexandros Araouzos made program history, becoming the first Torero to be a member of five WCC Tournament championship teams.

High School Baseball Poll


First-place votes in parenthesis; Rank; Team; Record; Points; Last Week 1. Eastlake (13); 19-3-1; 130; 1 2. Torrey Pines; 21-5; 114; 3 3. Rancho Bernardo;18-5; 101; 2 4. Poway;19-4; 91; 4 5. La Costa Canyon; 18-5; 77; 6 6. San Marcos; 17-7; 63; 5 7. Helix; 15-6-1; 52; 7 8. Cathedral Catholic;13-7; 42; 8 9. Mission Hills; 18-5; 29; 9 10. Grossmont;12-8-1; 9; 10 Others receiving votes: Francis Parker (17-6, 5 points), Otay Ranch (15-6, 3 points), Madison (13-9, 1 point). Voters: 13 sportswriters, sportscasters and officials – John Maffei (Union-Tribune), Terry Monahan (freelance writer), Adam Paul (, Christian Pedersen (SD Preps Insider), Ramon Scott (,Bodie DeSilva (, John Kentera (Prep Talent Evaluator), Steve Dolan (East County Herald), Jerry Schniepp (CIF Commissioner), Donnie Carroll (former coach), Robert Wilson (CIF Power Rankings Coordinator), Joe Heinz (Metro Conference Athletics), Jason Babineau (former coach).


’m supposed to write something hilariously funny for you all to laugh at and I’m at a complete loss. When was the last time I laughed hilariously? Paul, my son, does it all the time. He’ll be sitting in the passenger seat of our car, singing along with the Sirius Love channel’s love song and all of a sudden he’ll burst into giggles. Hard giggles. Giggles that shake his shoulders and belly and most of the rest of him. Sometimes I even see his seatbelt shaking. I have to ask, even though I’m pretty sure it will be one of the two or three current things he finds hilariously funny these days. He can’t answer. He’s laughing too hard. I wait. He takes a deep breath and opens his mouth. “Remember. . .?” Giggles take over again. I wait, starting to feel a bit giggly myself. Hard to keep a straight face when the person next to you is shaking with laughter. Still, I manage. Finally he stops giggling long enough to get it out. “Remember when Grangoldie’s wig blew off ?” Grangoldie was his greatgrandmother, always perfectly coiffed, a fashion plate well into her eighties, her make-up applied with precision, her gloves, shoes and handbag perfectly coordinated and her dress the proper length and style. In her later years, her perfectly coiffed

hair was exchanged for a perfectly coiffed wig, to hide her thinning gray hairs. A petite woman, Grangoldie wouldn’t be caught dead without being perfectly assembled. Now Paul’s really getting into it, telling the story with gusto. “We were driving along and she opened the window and “WHOOSH! a big gust of wind blew her wig out the window. I was sitting in the back seat laughing so hard!” He demonstrates the “whoosh” with his arms flung out. “Did we get the wig back?” Paul asks me. I tell him yes. All this happened decades ago, but Paul remembers it like it was yesterday. He loved his Grangoldie and knows how embarrassed she must have been, so he kindly explains, “I wasn’t laughing at Grangoldie. I was laughing at the fact of her wig blowing off.” That sets him off again. “Do you think Sister Yvonne would’ve laughed if she’d been there? Maybe she would’ve put me out in the hall,” Paul says. Before school he told his friend he was “going to wrap her around my pinky.” Donald said, “No way!” Donald was right and Sister Yvonne became Paul’s hero for sticking to her guns. Grangoldie’s wig isn’t the only thing that sets Paul off. You never know when he’s going to burst into giggles or start chuckling silently as he remembers a funny epi-

EAST COUNTY BIZwith Rick Griffin East County Chamber’s May breakfast at Grossmont College

The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce will host its next First Friday Breakfast starting at 7:15 a.m. on Friday, May 4, at Grossmont College’s Griffin Gate, 8800 Grossmont College Dr., El Cajon. Primary sponsors include the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District and Grossmont Unified High School District. Table-top sponsors include Noah Homes and Point Loma Credit Union. Cost to attend the Chamber breakfast is $25 per person for members, $30 per person for prospective members with RSVP and $35 per person for walk-ups without RSVP. For more information and to RSVP, contact the Chamber at, (619) 440-6161, or visit www.

Waste Management agrees to field naming rights sponsorship in Santee

us,” said Kristine Costa, municipal and community relations manager, Waste Management. Chris Vertrees, director of marketing, Sportsplex USA, said, “Waste Management is the perfect partner for Sportsplex USA. They have demonstrated a strong desire to support healthy lifestyles and recreational athletics in the East County of San Diego. We are absolutely thrilled to have Waste Management represented at Sportsplex USA Santee. The acquisition of field naming rights in Santee shows Waste Management’s commitment to healthy lifestyles, youth and adult recreational athletics, and community involvement.” Sportsplex USA Santee is located at 9951 Riverwalk Dr., Santee.

East County mayors’ luncheon to mark National Day of Prayer

The public is invited to attend the National Day of Prayer’s East County Mayors Prayer Luncheon on Thursday, May 3, A softball field at the Sportsplex USA Santee facility at High Performance Aircraft, Inc., 1850 Joe Crosson Dr. has been named Waste Management Field as part of a El Cajon. Welcome comments and lunch service begins at field naming rights sponsorship agreement with Waste 11:30 with speeches beginning at 11:45 a.m. About 500 Management of San Diego, a company that provides people are expected to attend. Speaking at the fifth annual residential, commercial and industrial trash collection, as event will be four East County mayors, including Bill Wells well as recycling services and dumpster rentals in Santee, El of El Cajon, John Minto of Santee, Mark Arapostathis of Cajon and San Diego. A ribbon cutting ceremony was recently La Mesa and Racquel Vasquez of Lemon Grove. Keynote held at the field by the San Diego East County Chamber of speaker will be Greg Hendricks, pastor at Rock Church East Commerce. County. Emcee will be Mike Van Meter, youth pastor, Foothills “We take great pride in not only providing excellent, Christian Church. Organizers said the annual gathering of comprehensive service, but also in being an active member government, business and church leaders has one goal in of the communities we serve. As the hometown service mind, which is to improve our communities for the better. provider in the city of Santee, being connected with a field Cost to attend is $35 per person, or $300 for a table of 10. with our local community gathers made perfect sense for Due to the limited space at the airport hanger, a free shuttle

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sode on TV or the last time he pulled a joke on someone. Driving down Jamacha Boulevard, looking at the hills in the distance he remembers the time his dad told him to watch for Martians coming up over the tops of the hills. Sometimes when I ask what’s so funny, he says, “That’s private,” and that’s that. If there’s nothing funny going on, Paul to the rescue. “You’re shoes are untied,” he tells the Starbucks barista who’s taking out the trash. “You dropped your cell phone,” he tells the instructor at the Y. He giggles as they look down to check their shoes or look for their cell phone. Usually—not always, but usually—they laugh too, as they say, “You got me!” Nope. I don’t have any hilariously funny stories to share. You’ll have to go to Paul for that.

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service will begin at 10:45 a.m. from Foothills Church, 365 W. Bradley Ave., El Cajon. For more information, call (619) 4400404, send an e-mail to or visit The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday in May. The event invites people of faith to pray for the nation based on an understanding that the country was birthed in prayer and in reverence for the God of the Bible. The date was created in 1952 by a joint resolution of the United States Congress, and signed into law by President Harry S. Truman. Its purpose is to communicate with every individual the need for personal repentance and prayer, to create appropriate materials, and to mobilize the Christian community to intercede for America’s leaders and its families.

Santee man reappointed to California Dental Hygiene Committee

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown has reappointed Timothy Martinez, 58, of Santee, to the Dental Hygiene Committee of California. Martinez has served on the committee since 2012. Martinez has been chief dental officer for the Borrego Community Health Foundation since 2017. He was associate dean and clinical professor at the University of New England from 2015 to 2017, associate dean for the Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine from 2009 to 2015, president of the Outer Cape Dental Center from 2003 to 2015, program evaluator at the Forsyth Institute from 2010 to 2011 and state dental Medicaid director at the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services from 2006 to 2009. The position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem. Martinez is a Democrat.


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In accordance with the provisions of the Education Code Section 42103, you are hereby notified of the preparation of the proposed Annual Financial and Budget Report of the Santee Elementary School District, for school year 2018-19. The proposed budget, computed district tax requirement, and any recommendations made by the Superintendent of Schools, San Diego County, shall be available for public inspection on June 1, 2018 to June 5, 2018, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Charles E. Skidmore Administration Center, 9625 Cuyamaca Street, Santee, CA, 92071. YOU WILL THEREFORE TAKE NOTICE THAT the Governing Board of the Santee Elementary School District will conduct a public hearing of the proposed budget on June 5, 2018, 7:00 PM, Douglas E. Giles Educational Resource Center, Board Assembly Room, 9619 Cuyamaca Street, Santee, CA, 92071.

Monday, May 7, 2018 • 7:00 pm Alpine Community Center • 1830 Alpine Blvd. • Alpine, CA 91901 • (619) 445-7330

Note: Action may be taken on any of the following items: I. II. III.

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Call to Order – Roll Call: Peggy Easterling, Dan Wasson, Kippy Thomas, Carol Morrison, Curt Dean. Approval of Minutes – Correspondence Public Comment – At this time any member of the public may address the board for up to 3 minutes on any topic pertaining to DESIGN REVIEW in Alpine over which this Board has jurisdiction, and that does not appear on this Agenda. There can be NO BOARD DISCUSSION OR VOTE on any issue(s) so presented until such time as proper public notice is given prior to such a discussion or vote. Those wishing to address the Board on any agenda item may do so at the time that agenda item is being heard. Each presentation will be limited to 3 minutes.


Review – Arnold Way townhomes and site plan review.2115 Arnold Way. Applicant Michael Azarmi (Discussion and Vote).


Review – Tavern Road Shell gas station expansion and site plan review.1140 Tavern Road. Applicant Tom Sheehan (Discussion and Vote). Review – Marshall Road townhomes and site plan review.1460 Marshall Road. Applicant Alan Austin and Richard Borjorno (Discussion and Vote).


VII. Next Meeting – June 4, 2018. 7:00 p.m. Alpine Community Center. VIII. Adjournment

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