February 2015 La Mesa Blog Posts (16)

A Time To Break Down: A Time To Snack

LA MESA -- It's quiet out in front of my store today.  The past three days have been a symphony of motors and back-up beeps and digging, chopping, scraping and dumping tons of concrete sidewalks and curbs, parking meter poles and other underground treasures into sturdy dump trucks.

So today I can wander around…

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Added by chris shea on February 27, 2015 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Arts

Library Hosts Art Exhibit

LA MESA -- The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library at 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, is now hosting its Winter Art Exhibit featuring…

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Added by rick griffin on February 26, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Inspire SD Studio offers family friendly art classes in La Mesa

Inspire SD Studio located at 7332 University Ave in La Mesa offers art classes that are great for the whole family to attend!

Open since November 1st, 2014, Inspire SD Studio offers an eclectic mix of acrylic painting, mixed media, and creative self improvement workshops. Class times are usually Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons with options for private events. We even have a beautiful garden space for people to come relax and absorb the artistic atmosphere. Other workshops are…

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Added by Jessica Kost on February 24, 2015 at 7:41pm — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

The Hope of Spring

LA MESA -- Today, Tuesday, February 24, I have been watching the workers begin the Street Scape project here in front of…

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Added by chris shea on February 24, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

La Mesa Artist Honored By Art Walk

LA MESA -- La Mesa-based artist Christine Schwimmer is among 10 artists selected as…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 20, 2015 at 2:33pm — 1 Comment

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

. . . And Things That Go

LA MESA -- When my children were young they loved being read to.  And I loved to read, so it was a match made in heaven.  One of their favorite books as well as one of mine was Richard Scarry's…

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Added by chris shea on February 18, 2015 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

East County Church News

From The Classroom To The Pulpit

LA MESA -- A former principal at t wo local elementary and a middle school has been named the preaching minister at the Johnson Avenue Church of Christ, 523 South Johnson Ave. in El…

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Added by rick griffin on February 16, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Suspect Arrested After Attempted Robbery

LA MESA -- On February 13th, at approximately 10:44 a.m., La Mesa police received a report of an attempted robbery that occurred at the 70th Street/Alvarado Road Trolley Station, located at 7255 Alvarado Road. The adult victim reported that after she got off the trolley, she began walking eastbound on Alvarado Road. A male approached her from behind, grabbed her purse…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2015 at 10:22am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Spring Break Art Camp On Mt. Helix

MT. HELIX -- Following a successful fall run, Art Smarts and Mt. Helix Park are partnering up again this spring to bring a one-of-a-kind kids’ art camp to East County. From March 30 through April…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2015 at 8:26am — No Comments

La Mesa Philanthropy

They Made Christmas Bear-able

LA MESA -- The San Diego Blood Bank reports that 350 plush stuffed teddy bears were delivered as gifts to patients admitted to Sharp Grossmont Hospital in December during the holiday season. The gift delivery was part of the Blood Bank’s annual “Winter Wishes” program sponsored by the Grossmont Healthcare District, a public agency that supports health-related…

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Added by rick griffin on February 14, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments

Grossmont High School News

FROM THE DESK OF THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER CADET BURKE

Recruiting at Middle Schools

A dedicated group of 10+ cadets have come together to create new ways to pique interest in…

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Added by Grossmont High School NJROTC on February 13, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Looking For Local Heroes

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is soliciting nominees for its 2015 Healthcare Hero Awards. Now in its ninth year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program that honors volunteers who help advance the delivery of quality healthcare in the East County region. Nomination forms are available at…

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Added by rick griffin on February 11, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Sharing Tools For Caregivers

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on “Resources and Tools for Family Caregivers” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The program is part of the library’s “Wellness Wednesday” series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

 A growing…

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Added by rick griffin on February 10, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments

East County Arts

A Festival Of Wildlife Art

LA MESA -- Several East county artists, including painters and a carver, will be among the exhibitors at the 42nd annual California Open Wildlife Art Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14 and 15, at Liberty Station in San Diego’s Point Loma area. Local artists include El Cajon resident and wildlife painter Gloria Chadwick, Jamul resident and wildlife and western…

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Added by rick griffin on February 10, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Finances Look Better, Future Still A Challenge

LA MESA -- The agenda for Tuesday's City Council meeting suggests a quick and pretty routine meeting.

The police report is apt to show some slight increases in minor crime -- perhaps attributed to the return of many parolees to San Diego communities. Police Chief Ed Aceves, soon to be replaced as he retires, will have presided over a period in which the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 8, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Underground Tank Issue Draws Firefighters

LA MESA -- (Updated 2/5/2015 at 10:30 a.m.) Firefighters from Heartland Fire & Rescue were at the scene of a hazardous material call Thursday morning.

La Mesa police said the incident involved an underground tank and was located near La Mesa Boulevard and 4th Street.

La Mesa Assistant Fire Chief Greg McAlpin said laborers working on the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

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