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May 16, 2016
State Senator Joel Anderson sent a letter to Governor Brown imploring him not grant this vicious killer parole. Anderson stated, “It is deeply troubling that Van Houten, an individual who is capable of such evil and whose very existence was deemed such a threat to our community that she was sentenced to death, could be paroled. That this brutal killer is even being considered for release is why many Californians support the death penalty in the first place.”
May 12, 2016
Every year, the Vietnam Veterans of America California State Council (VVA-CSC) honor one elected official with their Legislator of the Year Award. This honor is awarded to a legislator that demonstrates a strong commitment to supporting veterans through legislation. For the year of 2015, the award was given to State Senator Joel Anderson.
May 5, 2016
More than 1.6 billion people use Facebook. Is your child one? If so, it is important to know the measures you and your children can take to protect their privacy and safety online.
April 28, 2016
Education is the foundation to a better community. As part of the Free Mason’s Public School Month taking place in April, the Heartland Lodge held its 12th annual Masonic Scholarship Night on April 21.
April 28, 2016
Published at the East County Herald Located within a historical building in Lakeside is the office of EC Constructors—a local business that was recently nominated for the 38 th Senate District Small Business of the Year Award by the Lakeside Chamber of Commerce. State Senator Joel Anderson awarded...
April 21, 2016
State Senator Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) and the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties joined several panelists today at Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Center for Criminal Law and Policy to discuss current law allowing the government to permanently take people’s private property (called “civil...
April 21, 2016
Lakeside Chamber of Commerce Presents the Annual Western Days Parade
April 21, 2016
SANTEE, CA – Senator Joel Anderson invites parents on Tuesday, April 26 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm to attend an important free presentation on online safety by Facebook. The event is hosted by Grossmont Union High School District and takes place at West Hills High School in Santee. This presentation...