Messages of hope reinforce community spirit at Redwood Terrace

Like senior living communities everywhere, Redwood Terrace has been under strict precautionary measures for the better part of two months. But in the time of COVID-19, where visitors and social interaction are largely restricted, the community has never felt more connected to their neighbors in Escondido. “People we don’t even know just started to reach out,” said Cristy Rose, the […]

Apply to serve on the County of San Diego Independent Redistricting Commission

The opportunity only comes once every 10 years – a chance to redraw the boundaries of the County’s five supervisorial districts. The County is taking applications now for people who can serve on its Independent Redistricting Commission. Completed applications must be received by the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors no later than Friday, July 31, 2020 at 5 p.m. […]

Our mental state

Lately, I have read a few articles regarding our mental state. It seems there are a few disturbing statistics that some PhD’s and wannabee PhD’s are pointing to show the effect that COVID-19 has had on us. I, on the other hand, have a differing opinion as to what is causing people to be a little on edge. But then […]

Lift restrictions on elective surgeries

Several weeks ago we ran an article about how Palomar Health’s inability to perform elective surgeries due to the coronavirus pandemic had caused patient volumes to drop by 50% with a corresponding “significant” decline in revenues. This also led to Palomar Health furloughing more than 200 health care workers. This was part of the system’s ramping up in preparation for […]