Hundreds Attend Veterans Forum in Escondido

Escondido, California - In anticipation of Veterans Day, about 200 former military members attended a forum sponsored by Supervisor Bill Horn and the County Office of Military and Veterans Affairs.

What a cookie

New Jersey - A Pennsylvania man who commutes to work in New Jersey played the lottery there after having a meal at a Chinese restaurant, at the end of which he was presented with fortune cookie that turned out to be worth, well, a fortune. 

Local Emergency Ends for West Fire

Alpine, California - The County of San Diego proclaimed a local emergency on July 6 for the West Fire in Alpine. The proclamation allows the County to request all federal and state assistance available to help fight the fire and rebuild. Current conditions no longer warrant a local emergency and therefore the Local Emergency for the West Fire has expired, effective midnight September 6.

La Mesa Library Gets in Touch with Kids with Autism

La Mesa, California - A simple suggestion from a parent at the La Mesa Branch Library has initiated a new program for kids with autism.