East County News Service
December 27, 2015 (San Diego’s East County) – A diverse group of people and organizations topped our headlines this year. Some made a positive difference in our communities. Others sparked controversy. Still others have been fighting for changes in our East County region.
These are our top newsmakers of the year in categories that include animal protection, business, the Chaldean community, education, elected officials and candidates, the environment, health, land use controversies, law enforcement, music, Native Americans, philanthropy, and watchdogs of democracy.