Love where you live!
By Susan Brinchman
I would like to…Continue
MT. HELIX -- Cars jockeyed for position above Mt. Helix Sunday as photographers came to get a shot of snows encapsulating the Cuyamaca's. But the view from nearby Mt. Nebo was pretty good too. This photo was taken from there by Anne Erdman, mother of LaMesaToday.com member Kim Dumas. The photo below was taken from Mt. Helix looking west:…Continue
Raising Funds And Preserving Memories
By Chris Lavin & Gina Garcia
MISSION TRAILS PARK – The health challenges of youth are weighed on a different scale –one that knows the fragility of young life, the great potential at…Continue
Woman's Club Fundraiser Targets Scholarships
LA MESA -- It was rainy and dreary outside, but in the La Mesa Woman's Club on Wilson Street there was a lot of…Continue
Police Charge Juveniles In Downtown Robbery
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department arrested two juveniles Thursday for a strong arm robbery that occurred on Feb. 13 at 4:50 P.M. at the bus bench of the Spring Street Trolley Station in the 4200 block of Spring Street. During the robbery, the suspects forcibly took the victim’s cell phone and began fighting with him. The victim…Continue
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'Casino Party' Celebrates Chamber, La Mesa Heroes
MISSION VALLEY – Much of La Mesa moved 12 miles west Thursday night as the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce held its annual anniversary celebration and fundraiser at the Town & Country Hotel in Mission…Continue
The other evening I walked over to a friend's house about a block away. It was pouring and windy and cold. I was very happy to have an umbrella to carry and a warm coat to wear. As I put my umbrella outside his front door and stepped into the warmth of his house, I…Continue
LA MESA -- The City Council began Tuesday night's meeting with a tribute to World War II veterans.
Councilman Dave Allan, who is heading the effort to dedicate a portion of Fletcher Parkway as Veterans Memorial Parkway, welcomed…
LA MESA – The Steering Committee analyzing the possibility of establishing a property-based improvement district in downtown La Mesa held an organizational meeting Monday night and selected property owner Lynn McCrea as…Continue
Neighborhood Banding Together To Help Neighbor In Need
HEIDI STREET – For more than three decades Garry Puda and most…Continue
Young Robbers Beat Man, Steal Phone
SPRING STREET -- Police are looking for three youths who beat and robbed a pedestrian just before 7 p.m. Sunday evening.
La Mesa police said that at about 6:45 p.m. a 22 year old male was attacked and robbed by three suspects as the man was walking south in the 4200 block of Spring Street. One of the suspects…Continue
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LA MESA – There is a truism in small business development that says recession offers a new business an opportunity; the first few quarters of any new business are difficult so why not get them out of the way when more established…Continue
Foothills Art Association will be delighted to welcome the celebrated water color artist Tom Fong to La Mesa.
Tom will be demonstrating on Thursday 3rd March 2011 at 7.30pm in the City Chambers on Allison Avenue. The general public is invited to come and see Tom paint in his bold spontaneous style and he has promised one of his original paintings…Continue
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La Mesa Police Cite 13 in DUI Sting
EL CAJON -- The La Mesa Police Department conducted a Court Sting Operation at the East County branch of the San Diego Superior Court, 250 E. Main St, El Cajon, on Thursday. The main focus will be to identify those drivers who continue to drive even after having their license suspended as the result of a prior DUI arrest. The effort will occur…Continue
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God, I'm having trouble finding any hope.
I said those words nine years ago this month in the parking lot at Grossmont Hospital, where , on one floor, my father was awaiting serious news about his health and where on another, my mother had recently had surgery.
This was not the way I had ever anticipated things turning out, and in that awareness I know I am hardly alone. I reminded myself that many people find themselves facing end of life issues, that we are surrounded…Continue
HELIX WATER DISTRICT – The board that oversees delivery of water to most homes in East County met Thursday and heard from a few of their customers who have been complaining about employee benefits offered by the…Continue
Posted By David Smyle
We need a show of force at this Wednesday's HWD Board meeting at 2 pm at the HWD offices. Tell everyone you know who can make it to show up at the meeting and let the Board know their continued acceptance and promotion of these excessive employee beneifts EMPLOYEE BENEFIT PACKAGE are not acceptable any more and they represent us, the…
Citizens Move To Form Taxpayer Watchdog Group
LA MESA -- A group of La Mesans and other East County residents are attempting to form a special taxpayers' watchdog group.
In a press announcement, filed with LaMesaToday.com on Sunday, La Mesa resident David Smyle, said the purpose of the group is to research and highlight governmental excesses and to spur more community…
COMMUNITY CENTER -- For an hour Thursday night, the La Mesa Community Center took a step back in time. The La Mesa Arts Alliance hosted its annual fundraiser with a live performance of some of America's most beloved radio shows.
Performers with 1940s and '50s scripts from Burns and Allen, The Bickersons and Ozzie and Harriet took the audience behind the scenes to see how the pre-TV entertainment in a simpler time played out in radio studios. The performance…Continue
I don't like Valentine's Day. Well I don't hate it exactly, but it's not one of my favorite holidays, despite the fact that I'm in the greeting card business and Valentine's Day is a huge money maker for many industries, including greeting cards. So you'd…Continue