Love where you live!
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 the middle of the street with no cars or heavy equipment to…Continue
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 artwork from Sophie’s Art Gallery, an off-campus art program of St. Madeleine…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 26, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments
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 my store. Interestingly, from inside the store looking out to the…Continue
Added by chris shea on February 24, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
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 Cars and Trucks and…Continue
From The Classroom To The Pulpit
Dr. Christopher Quinn, a resident of La Mesa, with more than 30…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 16, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2015 at 10:22am — No Comments
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 3, Art Smarts, which hosts after-school art programs…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2015 at 8:26am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 14, 2015 at 9:22am — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 11, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
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.
Added by rick griffin on February 10, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 10, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
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…
Added by La Mesa Today on February 8, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
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