February 2012 La Mesa Blog Posts (45)

Helix Charter High School

A New Theater For Helix High

LA MESA -- Amid all the challenges schools are facing because of state budget cuts and a struggling economy, it was a nice break for school and community leaders to gather on a sunny…

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Added by Chris Lavin on February 29, 2012 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

And The PBID Beat Goes On

LA MESA -- The City Council had its first official group discussion of the Property Based Improvement District Tuesday night but there was little in the way of substantial comment or action. In…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 29, 2012 at 12:00am — 7 Comments

Tuesday, Feb 28: CPMS FINAL Parent Info Night for 2012-13 (6PM - 7PM)

College Preparatory Middle School (CPMS) Open Enrollment for the 2012-13 school year is NOW underway.

Open Enrollment for new students is taking place NOW until March 2nd.

If there are more…

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Added by Mitchell S. Miller on February 27, 2012 at 8:12am — No Comments

Max & Jake's Big Race!

A Fifth Birthday For A Great Race

MISSION TRAILS -- For the fifth year, friends and family of children helped by Rady Children's Hospital's Heart Institute gather for a walk inspired by two young men -- Max and Jake.

For some it is a walk of remembrance. For others a way of appreciating the gift of…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 26, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Big River, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

California Youth Conservatory (CYC) Presents

“Big River, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”

At The Joan B. Kroc Theatre in San Diego

March 3—March 11, 2012

 

Featuring several of San Diego’s most talented local professionals and up-and-coming young…

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Added by Pete Gonzalez on February 25, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Readers & Writers Festival



 

Book Lovers, Authors Crowd La Mesa Event

LA MESA -- Book lovers and book authors gathered in the plazas surrounding the La Mesa public library today.

There were self-help books and true crime grippers. And in the middle of it all, former San Diego Mayor Dick Murphy was there pitching his book explaining his years in…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 25, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Women's Club

Bridging Students' Roads To Higher Education

LA MESA -- More than 130 women gathered Saturday morning at the La Mesa Women's Club to raise money for scholarships.

Women played bridge and bunco, had a catered lunch and will raise enough money to fund five $1,000 scholarships for graduates from the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 25, 2012 at 1:21pm — No Comments

On La Mesa

Getting Some Distance On This Jewel Of The Hills

LA MESA -- A friend of mine once pointed out that if you hold a rock up, close to your eye, you won't be able to fully appreciate its true essence. It is only as you move…

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Added by Chris Lavin on February 25, 2012 at 7:30am — 2 Comments

Crime Watch

Sheriff Seeks Help Identifying Bank Robber

LEMON GROVE -- Detectives from the San Diego Sheriff's Department Lemon Grove Station want your help in identifying a woman wanted in connection with a bank robbery in Spring…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 24, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Warn Of Service Worker Scam

LA MESA -- Police are warning local residents that burglars recently have been posing as service workers to gain entry to homes and commit crimes.

Police have received two recent reports of burglars using this technique and are issuing directions to residents on how to verify that service workers are legitimate.

On February 16 at about 3:00 p.m., a resident in…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 24, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Village Development

Parking Commission Asks City To Spend On Cleaning Effort

LA MESA -- Breaking with recent traditions, the City Parking Commission Tuesday voted 4-1 to ask the City Council to spend $32,000 of parking meter money to increase cleaning of the streets during the Centennial year.

The Parking Commission vote was followed soon after by a decision of the La Mesa Village Merchants Association to resume…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 22, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial

A Centennial Shot From Above

LA MESA -- Saturday's "Human 100" photo shoot was a production worthy of the organizational skills of Cecil B. De Mille. Photographer Brent Haywood flew overhead in a helicopter and got some shots of…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 21, 2012 at 4:14pm — 1 Comment

Big River, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

The California Youth Conservatory (CYC) presents the Tony Award-winning musical based on Mark Twain’s classic novel at the beautiful Joan B. Kroc Theatre from March 3 - 11, 2012. 

 

For tickets, go to http://www.cyctheatre.com or call (858) 227-9427.

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Added by Pete Gonzalez on February 21, 2012 at 9:04am — No Comments

Tuesday (Feb 21): CPMS Open House (6PM - 7PM)

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…

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Added by Mitchell S. Miller on February 21, 2012 at 7:23am — No Comments

Landscape Makeovers

La Mesa, Lemon Grove In Cable Spotlight

LEMON GROVE -- La Mesa and Lemon Grove will be in the national spotlight thanks to film crews and landscaping talents that recently worked to rehab two local properties.

Crews…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 21, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Green La Mesa

Tree Mapping Project Will Ask For Your Help

LA MESA -- La Mesa resident Robin Rivet, an arborist with a passion for all tree things, is making the rounds at community events pushing an interesting interactive project.

"It's a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 20, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

An Appreciation of Japanese Brush Paintings Today

MISSION TRAILS -- The Friends of Taka Sumi-e art society will exhibit traditional Japanese-style brush paintings, called sumi-e, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 at Mission Trails Regional…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 19, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Two Armed Robberies, Assault On Cops In La Mesa

LA MESA – This weekend started with a busy 12 hours for La Mesa police. A Friday night robbery was followed by a Saturday morning robbery and then an early morning confrontation with car burglars that landed two in jail for attempted assault on law enforcement officers.

Friday night at about…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 19, 2012 at 7:47am — No Comments

La Mesa Centennial

 

La Mesans Gather For Historic Photo

GROSSMONT CENTER -- La Mesans started lining up before sunrise Saturday to be part of the city's "Human 100" historic photo.

The roof of the Grossmont Center parking garage was transformed into a morning festival with coffee, bagels and music.

A happy gathering of more than 400 men,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 18, 2012 at 9:51am — 1 Comment

Grossmont High School News

Grossmont Board Compromises On Boundary Shift

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Union High School District has been struggling with parents upset over changes to the attendance zones for the next school year.

Last night the board voted to give families in transitional neighborhoods -- that is those that will be changing in the future -- to have a choice for one more year.

Here is the district's official…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 17, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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