El Cajon, CA
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Red, white and blue honored at the annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade

  • When you think of Middle Eastern cuisine, El Cajon is the first place in East County that most people think of as the go-to place. But a small family owned business in Spring Valley, The Edge Mediterranean Grill, rivals any Middle Eastern restaurant that I have visited in East County with its fresh food, remarkable recipes that come from a variety of Middle Eastern regions and its casual family atmosphere.

  • It’s a story of the horrors of war, protecting a way of life, a culture, a peoples land, and of healing of the people of the Navajo Nation that played a prominent role in defeating the Japanese in World War II. It’s also a work of history of the Navajo men that volunteered their service in a way that has significant historical value. This is the 15-year journey through history, created by Dr. George A. Colburn, tells the untold story of the Navajo Code talkers through a moving educational documentary.

  • The San Diego County High School Coaching Legends banquet Nov. 2 at the Scottish Rite Center in San Diego included the inductions of former El Capitan and West Hills coach Bill Cleves, former West Hills coach Eric Sato, and former Granite Hills team physician Richard Butcher.