LGHS Announces the Winners of the 33 Annual Dr. Amorita Treganza 3rd Grade Essay Contest
Posts by Helen Ofield
Parsonage Museum Opens New Exhibit June 10 2023: MARCHING FORWARD
Parsonage Museum Opens New Exhibit: MARCHING FORWARD the History of the Lemon Grove Women’s Club 1913 – 1998. Special Exhibition Opening on June 10 from 4 – 6 pm
May 4th History Alive Lecture Series: Retired U.S. Army Master Nurse Donna Lupinacci Presents Comparing Responses to the 1918 & 2022 Pandemics
Back by popular demand Donna Lupinacci will reprise her lecture on the 1918 Influenza Pandemic & contrast with the official handling of Covid-19
April 6 History Alive Lecture: Airplane Crash on Japacha Ridge
Award winning historian and preservationist Alexander D. Bevil will use historic photographs and maps to reveal a forgotten monument to America’s military aviation history in Cuyamaca Rancho Sate Park’s modern history: the search for missing U.S. Army aviators.
HISTORY ALIVE! Just In Time For the Holidays – The Music of John Doan
LGHS rings in the holiday season with the ever popular musician, musicologist, comedian and Emmy nominee John Doan
LGHS Honors Lemon Grove’s Newest Public Mural: The Lemon Grove Incident
Mark Lane, CEO, Minority Humanitarian Foundation, organized a superb dedication on March 19, 2022 of the new mural on the wall of 7963 Broadway. The artist, Mario Chacon, was present, along with a who’s who of the Mexican American community in Lemon Grove and environs.
Ken Kramer’s “All About San Diego” features Treganza Park Dedication
1953: When the Fur Flew – The way we were
In the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic we recall a parallel time in our town replayed here from the pages of the Lemon Grove Review. There was nothing simple about Easter weekend in The Big Lemon when local controversies vied with the Cold War for headline space. L’Affaire Bunny: The Easter Bunny hopped for some 3,000 Lemon Grove kiddies after an eleventh hour save by local business women, spearheaded by Mrs. Robert Browne, who snagged $100 in donations in a single morning.
The Great Ladies of May – The way we were
In May, 1964 Dr. Amorita Audree Treganza, the pioneering children’s eye doctor, was crowned San Diego’s Woman of the Year in a ceremony held by the President’s Council of Women’s Service Clubs at the Hotel Del Coronado. Honorees were selected for their achievements in business or profession and service to their communities.