The Jacob Journal


2014
 

Summer

Jacob leads anti-Alzheimer's drive

Apr/May

County launches elder care reforms

Jan/Feb

Alzheimer's, aging issues lead Jacob's 2014 agenda

 

2013
 

Nov/Dec

Fire protection: A progress report 

Sept/Oct

Brewery, farm foods proposal on tap

Summer

East County libraries turn a new page

Apr/May

Supervisor calls for ‘energy independence’

Feb/Mar

Goodbye utility bills, hello sun

 

2012
 

Dec/Jan

A year of rattlers, fire tax outrage, ballots and more

Oct/Nov

County officials: Fall wildfire risks remain high

Winter

Another Step Toward Better Fire Protection

Spring

Diving into Spring

 

2011
 

Fall

County Now Using E-verify

Winter

County Debuts New Library in Ramona

Spring

Crackdown on Gang-related Pimping

 

2010
 

Winter

A Place for Safety

Spring

Spring Showers Bring... Tough Decisions

Summer

The Fire Study to End All Fire Studies

Fall

A Deadly Obstacle?

 

2009
 

Jan

Swinging into the New Year

Mar

County Using Innovation, Discipline to Weather Tough Budget Year

May

New County Operations Center Now Under Construction

July

County Opposes SDG&E's High Wind Shut-off Plan

Fall

No Need to Revisit SDG&E Shutoff Plan

 

2008
 

Jan

Momentum Builds for Fire Reorganization

Feb

Looking Ahead, Plenty at Stake in 2008

Mar

Cleaner, Cheaper Options to Sunrise Powerlink

Apr

I Won't be Sued into Silence

May

Sunrise Poses Dangerous Fire Threat

June

Child Rescue Efforts Gain Ground

July/Aug

It All Starts With Rural Fire

Sept

Charging into Fall

Winter

County may Weed out Thirsty Landscaping

 

2007
 

Jan

Reflecting on Jacob’s Greatest Hits of 2006

Feb

Keeping Thieves Out, Your Information Secure

Mar

Stop Getting Overcharged at the Checkout

Apr

Addressing Trepidation Over Fire Consolidation

May

Fire Consolidation Leaps Forward

June

Responsible Landscaping Grows at County

July/Aug

Tales from Supervisor Jacob’s Mailbag

Sept

Tackling Meth Madness from All Sides

Oct

Angel Fire Puts Rural Fire Protection to the Test

Nov/Dec

After the Firestorm - Recovery and Review

 

2006
 

Jan

Jessica’s Law Initiative is a Safety Necessity

Feb

Suspicions Surround Power Line Proposal

Mar

Truncation Law is Good for Business, Privacy

Apr

How Teamwork Transforms Communities

May

Trails are Paths to More than Pretty Scenery

June

Encouraging News for Alvarado Hospital’s Future

July

A Peek Inside Supervisor Jacob's Mailbag

Sep

Horse Fire Showcases Improved Fire Response

Oct

Odds Stacked Against Jamul Casino Complex

Nov/Dec

High Tech Jewelry Keeps DUI Offenders In Line

 

2005
 

Jan

Fire Safety, Youth Ball Fields Top Jacob's Term Ahead

Feb

Plan to Release Sexual Predator Has Flaws

Mar

Triple Border Fence is a Security Must

Apr

Standing Up to Thug Violence

May

Predatory Lawsuits Exploit the ADA

June

Funding is Key to Better Fire Protection

July

County Strip Club Rules Earn Support in Court

Aug

Camp Lockett, Stowe Trail Deserve Place in History

Sept

Restoring Order Along the U.S.- Mexico Border

Oct

Steady Progress on the Fire Front

Nov-Dec

An Alternative to Unbridled Casino Growth

 

2004
 

Feb

Rural Fire Departments Need to Come Together

Mar

Budget Cuts Will Be Deep, Not Fatal

Apr-May

Building Better Places to Play This Spring

Jun-Jul

A Regional Approach to Fire Protection

Aug

Building a Better Edgemoor Hospital

Sep

Women and Meth: A Deadly Relationship

Oct

Winds of Change Making Us Safer from Fire

Nov-Dec

County Leaves Power Grid, Saves a Bundle

 

2003
 

Feb

State Needs Budget Lesson from SD County

Mar

Back Country Sounds Alarm on Casino Complex

Apr

East County Tackles Roots of Homelessness

May

Jacob Hits the Trails this Summer

June

East County Triumphant After Roller Coaster Year

July

Making Sure the Price is Right for San Diegans

Aug

ERs in Crisis: Relief for Crowded Emergency Rooms

Sept

Taming Fire Danger in Back Country

Oct

The Right Time to Stop Wrong-Way Drivers

Nov

Out of the Destruction, Heroes are Everywhere

Dec

Health and Safety First In Burned Out Areas

 

2002
 

Jan

New Funding Puts Edgemoor on Road to Recovery

Feb

Jacob, Marines to Reopen Historical Trail

Mar

State Can't Ignore Pleas for Fire Protection

Apr

Proposed Sex Offender Database Keeps Kids Safe

May

East County Welcomes Libraries of the Future

June

Jacob Honors 'Region of Action' in Annual Address

July

Camp Lockett's History is East County's Pride

Aug

How to Weather Our Record Dry Summer

Sept

Safety First when Preserving Open Space

Oct

Jacob Says 'Show's Over for Strip Club'

Nov

Can Playing Ball Really Help Kids Learn?

Dec

Land Preservation Plan Gaining Ground

 

2001
 

Jan

365 Days Around the County

Feb

Jacob Takes Helm For Historic Third Term

March

Jacob Taps Potential Power to Beat Summer Heat

April

Healthy Families Make Our Schools Safe

May

Beating the Rolling Blackout Blues

June

We Stand Stronger After Challenging Times

July

New Signs of Relief from the Power Burn

August

Jamul Casino is Bad Bet for Backcountry

October

Patriotism Shining Bright in East County

November

Emergency Medicine Takes Top Priority

December

A Season of Change for San Diego Red Cross

 

2000
 

Jan/Feb

"Rita"... On The Right Track

March

Cracking The Area Code Crisis

May

Scripps Closure: A Matter of Life & Death

June

Fifth Annual State of the East County Address

July

Emergency Care Begins at Home

August

Attacking Electric Shock!

October

Jacob Takes Battle Against Skyrocketing Electric Rates to the Federal Regulatory Commission

November

A Budget Designed for San Diego County Communities

 

1999
 

Jan/Feb

"Working for Seniors – Today, Tomorrow, and into the Millenium"

March

"Common Sense Restores Pristine Wilderness Area"

May

"A Way to Insure the Uninsured"

June

"East County on the Move"

July

"Leading San Diego County into the 21st Century"

September

"Marine Helicopters: Be a Part of the Solution, Not the Problem"

November

"Mapping Our Future"

December

East County Transportation Projects Missing - Is This Smart Growth?