Helen Ofield,  Past President
Lemon Grove Historical Society

 The LGHS presents its free lecture series HISTORY ALIVE featuring Dr. John Warren, publisher of the San Diego Voice & Viewpoint weekly newspaper.

Please join us at the Lee House Cultural Center on October 6th at 7:00 pm to hear Dr. John Warren speak about his award-winning newspaper and its place in preserving freedom of the press.



Dr John Warren
Courtesy Lemon Grove Historical Society

Aug 14, 2022

The Lemon Grove Historical Society continues its FREE History Alive lecture series on Oct. 6th at 7 pm with a great favorite, Dr. John Warren, editor/publisher of San Diego Voice and Viewpoint, one of the Longest-lived newspapers in the nation. Dr. Warren is back at History Alive for the third time, giving his insightful perspectives on the First Amendment and why it is crucial to the survival of our democratic republic.  


History Alive is a free Lecture Series presented by the Lemon Grove Historical Society. Lectures are held at the Lee House Cultural Center on the 1st Thursday of the month. Lee House is located at 3205 Olive St. in the Treganza Heritage Park where there is ample, well-lit parking.   History Alive is suitable for ages 16 and over.


While you are at the lecture please consider joining the Lemon Grove Historical Society as a Member. For a few dollars a year you can support your community as well as add to your own personal knowledge of local history. For membership info, follow this link. 


For more information on History Alive and other LGHS events, follow this link to our Events Page 



Helen M. Ofield is the past president of the Lemon Grove Historical Society. She spearheaded the saving of Lemon Grove’s first church (built 1897) and its adaptive reuse as the Parsonage Museum of Lemon Grove, and the saving of the H. Lee House (built 1928) and its adaptive reuse as the city’s cultural center. Her civic history,  Images of America: Lemon Grove (Arcadia 2010) features photographic content by Pete Smith. She is an award-winning writer-producer for national and regional film and television, as well as for print and online news media, a member of the Society of Professional Journalists, former seven-year member of the San Diego County Historic Site Board, and a long-time historic preservationist