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GROSSMONT CENTER -- Workers and event planners were toiling Friday, plotting the outlines for what they hope…Continue
LA MESA -- Public concern about heart health is often dominated by concern for men.
While the rate of male heart disease is higher, quietly women's heart health has been coming out of the…Continue
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LA MESA -- La Mesa learned Thursday night that Fair Trade doesn't need to leave a bad taste in your mouth.
About 50 residents gathered at Cosmos Coffee Cafe to hear a local representative from Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream discuss his company's…Continue
Nice to Meet You
A long time ago when I was a freshman in high school, I had a very good friend who lived in Whittier, California, the town in which I grew up. Having moved to El Cajon only recently and just beginning high school at Granite Hills,…Continue
LA MESA -- Late night drivers in La Mesa will have some detours to dodge for the next four weeks.
City financed construction crews will be replacing the sewer pipe in University Avenue from Massachusetts Avenue to Harbinson Avenue. The…Continue
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LA MESA -- The city Centennial kick off managed to push some of the more contentious issues in the city to the curb for a…Continue
LAKE MURRAY BOULEVARD -- The continuing string of robberies in La Mesa got a bit more violent early Thursday morning.
A robber armed with a box cutter climbed a wall and confronted the overnight cook at a Jack-in-the-Box restaurant, holding…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2012 at 4:58am — No Comments
Ben & Jerry's Featured At Fair Trade Event
The meeting will feature a presentation and some samples from a regional representative of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream.
Added by La Mesa Today on February 15, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments
A Picture Perfect Start To City's 100th
LA MESA – This city’s big year began just as the planners had hoped. Blue skies, sunshine and the kind of sweet, series of events that emphasized the small town nature so many La Mesans have prized over the city’s first century.
Bill Walton, the basketball champion and perhaps La Mesa’s…Continue
La Mesa Centennial Celebration Is Rolling Down The Tracks
LA MESA -- If you are at work and unable to attend the ceremonial opening of La Mesa's Centennial today, you can get a glimpse here now of the…Continue
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…
Added by Mitchell S. Miller on February 14, 2012 at 8:59am — No Comments
Apparent Trolley Scam Sets Up Robbery
SPRING STREET -- Police are looking for a woman who befriended a man on the trolley, offered to help him find the right bus, but instead led him into a robbery trap.
Just after 1:30 Sunday a man told police he had met a woman in her 40s while riding on the trolley from downtown San Diego. The woman offered to help the man find a proper bus route.
Added by La Mesa Today on February 12, 2012 at 8:33pm — No Comments
Armed Robbery, Purse Snatching On A Saturday
LA MESA -- Police had a busy Saturday after a robbery at a local doughnut shop and a purse snatching near Grossmont Center.
The armed robbery at Yum Yum…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 12, 2012 at 8:23am — No Comments
Finding Support For Students Beating The Odds
GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- If you want to feel better about the youth of America -- or at least of East County -- stop by at one of the twice annual scholarship award ceremonies conducted by…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Village Cleanup Off To An Ecumenical Start
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Centennial Village cleanup, an event spontaneously planned by some downtown merchants and scheduled for today, drew several dozen groups of people early Saturday who…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
A Call To Celebrate La Mesa's Centennial With
Noisy "Flash Mob" Car Alarms & Horns, Bells, Whistles!
LA MESA -- Wouldn’t it be unique to celebrate La Mesa's Centennial…Continue
LA MESA -- For a number of months, factions among Village merchants and civic leaders have been debating who should be paying to regularly help clean up and spruce up the streets.
For at least one day, all those groups could be unified…Continue
LA MESA -- When a large group of people show up at a City Council meeting it usually means two things: People are angry and it is going to be a long night.
So as the crowd continued to swell past 150 Tuesday night at what had been billed as the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 7, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
I spoke at the Town Hall meeting tonight urging that we reduce pension costs before they break the bank. Later in the meeting, someone reacted to my comments by defending the pension status quo because our police and firemen are important to the community. I whole-heartedly agree that police and firemen are important to the community and have said so publicly more than once. I agree that the other City workers, in public works and Human Relations, etc. are important to the…Continue
Added by Russell Buckley on February 7, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Bar Fight With Knives Leads To Felony Charges
LAKE MURRAY BOULEVARD --Perhaps they were New England fans.
Two men will face felony charges after a drunken episode turned into a knife fight in a northeast La Mesa bar on Sunday night.
Just after 11:30 p.m. La Mesa police responded to a report of fight involving knives at Parky’s Bar, located at 6149 Lake Murray Boulevard. When officers arrived…Continue
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