January 2012 La Mesa Blog Posts (40)

On La Mesa

Getting A Super Taste Of Gingham

LA MESA -- Opening a new restaurant is not a one or two day event. The way Brian Malarkey (above) and chef's…

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Added by Chris Lavin on January 31, 2012 at 11:18pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Development

Park Station Project Continues Moving Slowly

LA MESA -- More than two years ago the Kitzman family of La Mesa proposed a major "smart-growth'' development that could transform a largely vacant area of downtown,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 31, 2012 at 6:00pm — 6 Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Propeller Kills Pilot At Gillespie Field

EL CAJON -- At 8:30 a.m. Monday a 41-year-old pilot and his passenger began to taxi out of a hangar located at the west end of Gillespie Field Airport, just south of the air traffic control…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 30, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Man Found With Knife In Stomach

PARKWAY DRIVE -- Police responding to a reported stabbing Sunday afternoon found a blind man with a knife protruding from his abdomen.

Police said the man was found just after 2:30 p.m. at…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 30, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

The Year Of The Dragon

 

Celebrating The Year Of The Dragon

RANCHO SAN DIEGO -- An Asian dance troup marked the beginning of the Year of the Dragon with a ritual dance with music at the commercial center in Rancho San Diego.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 1:13pm — No Comments

La Mesa Centennial

Centennial Will Be Off To A Rolling Start

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Centennial will officially arrive by rail.

The Centennial…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Property Based Improvement District

Supporters Say 'Petition Phase' Looking Promising

LA MESA -- Three weeks into the petition phase of efforts to establish a Property Based Improvement District in La Mesa Village and supporters report they are more than…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2012 at 7:41am — No Comments

Chris Shea: On La Mesa

The Family Tree

As I walk through my living room I can pause and listen and still hear the delicious echoes of laughter, good hearted derision and sighs from the heart:

What's with those OP…

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Added by chris shea on January 27, 2012 at 1:30pm — 2 Comments

College Preparatory Middle School Open Enrollment

College Preparatory Middle School (CPMS) Open Enrollment for the 2012-13 school year:

Open Enrollment for new students will take place Feb 15 - March 2.

If there are more applications than space available, a lottery will take place March 9 for new students.

CPMS is also happy to announce that we will begin accepting enrollment packets for 5th grade!!! 

5th Grade enrollment packets…

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Added by Mitchell S. Miller on January 27, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Youth Arrested For Robbery

LA MESA -- San Diego police stopped a stolen car on Fairmont Avenue and may have helped solve a recent robbery in La Mesa.

On Monday, Jan. 16 a La Mesa man had his car and wallet stolen at gunpoint from an apartment house parking lot on Parks Avenue. The victim's 2005 Hyundai Elantra was…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 26, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

City Council

City Program Will Subsidize Composters

LA MESA -- After a meeting of much ceremony and contemplating future projects -- bike paths will be everywhere! -- the City Council settled on one thing they could do right now: compost.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 25, 2012 at 6:45am — No Comments

SPECIAL REPORT: Policing La Mesa 2012

The Time Spent Saving Armando

Second of Two Parts

By Chris Lavin

Editor/LaMesaToday.com

LA MESA – It is…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 25, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 Comments

Mayor's State Of The City Address

  Honoring Leaders In A Special Year

LA MESA -- Each year, Mayor Art Madrid delivers an "audit'' report that is essentially his State of The City Address. It is printed here below in full:…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 24, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

SPECIAL REPORT: Policing La Mesa 2012

Can The Robbery Wave Be Stopped?

The First of Two Parts.

By Chris Lavin

Editor/LaMesaToday.com

LA…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 24, 2012 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Multicultural Festival

Celebrating Diversity In La Mesa

LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa's Human Relations Commission presented the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Festival Sunday.

Scheduled at the same time…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 22, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

La Mesa Talents  Headed To Symphony Concert

LA JOLLA -- Much of La Mesa's young syphony music talent traveled west Saturday morning to practice for the upcoming concert of the San Diego Young Artists Symphony.

Conductor Jane Frey, a Mt. Helix resident and a suzuki method violin teacher, led the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 21, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

 Honoring The Heart & Soul Of Lemon Avenue

LEMON AVENUE – The truth about good schools is that there is no consistent corporate model. No Starbucks Elementary duplicated from town to town.

Every school has a unique…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 19, 2012 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Fair Trade La Mesa

"Fair Trade" Thursdays Begin At Cosmos

LA MESA -- Last fall, a group of people interested in encouraging local consumers to think about "fair trade'' practices went to the City Council and asked it to declare La Mesa a "fair…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 19, 2012 at 7:30pm — 5 Comments

Crime Watch

Juvenile Flashes Gun, Takes Ipod

LA MESA -- Police are looking for a juvenile who used a large caliber handgun to rob a man of his Ipod.

Police said that about 9:30 Tuesday evening they received a report of a robbery…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 18, 2012 at 6:08am — No Comments

La Mesa Parking Commission

New Smart Meters Delivering Profits

LA MESA -- It has been more than a year since the city installed new smart parking meters that allow credit card transactions and use sensors to keep track of cars coming and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 17, 2012 at 8:30pm — 4 Comments

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