Featured La Mesa Blog Posts – March 2015 Archive (20)

On La Mesa: Russell Buckley


Supreme Court Protest


LA MESA -- A couple of weeks ago La Mesa Today carried …


Added by Russell Buckley on March 31, 2015 at 7:30pm — 25 Comments

La Mesa Business

Cafe Endeavors To Help Enlisted Families

LA MESA -- A La Mesa coffee shop is about to launch a two-week fundraiser to help supply child supplies for U.S. active duty military families.

All The Perks Espresso Cafe, located in the La Mesa Springs Shopping Center at 8046 La Mesa…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 30, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Tips On Avoiding Door-to-Door Scammers

LA MESA -- When city or utility workers need to come to your door, you are usually notified in advance and each carries an official identification card that can be verified with their employers before you grant entrance. See advice in Crime Prevention below that will help prevent you from being a victim of door-to-door scammers misrepresenting…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2015 at 10:09am — No Comments

La Mesa Traffic

Accident Leaves Bicyclist In Critical Condition

LA MESA -- The accident that tied up traffic at University and Allison Avenues for hours on Thursday left a bicyclist in critical condition.

Police said a bicyclist was reportedly run over just before noon by an armored currency transport vehicle.  Police responded to a report of a vehiclev/bicyclist collision in the intersection of University Avenue and…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Mayor Will Meet With Realtors

LA MESA -- La Mesa Mayor Mark Arapostathis will be hosted by the Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors’ (PSAR) Government Affairs Committee starting at noon on Wednesday, April 1, at the PSAR East County Service Center, 1150 Broadway, El Cajon. Admission is…


Added by rick griffin on March 26, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Undercover Operation Nets 32 Arrests

LA MESA -- In July of 2014, the La Mesa Police Department was awarded a $21,668 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime. This was important to the city of La Mesa in order to increase protection for youth…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 26, 2015 at 10:57am — No Comments

La Mesa Church News

90 Years Of Greeting Easter Sunrise

MT. HELIX -- This Easter, Sunday April 5 at 6:30 a.m., the Mt. Helix Park amphitheater will be home to its 90th sunrise service. Dedicated in 1925, this historic venue averages 1,000 participants who come from throughout the county, and beyond to celebrate…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 26, 2015 at 8:38am — No Comments

La Mesa Easter Egg Hunt 2015


Added by Christ Lutheran Church on March 24, 2015 at 12:04pm — No Comments

Holy Week Services - The Table: United Church of Christ of La Mesa

Holy Week Services

The Table:  United Church of Christ of La Mesa

5940 Kelton Avenue, La Mesa, CA 91942

619-464-1519 – www.tableucc.org



Worship with us…



Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on March 23, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Out On The Edge

LA MESA -- La Mesa Today member Mike Nixon shared this piece, part of a gallery showing at the On The Edge…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 23, 2015 at 5:27am — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Hobby Lobby Coming To La Mesa

LA MESA -- Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, is set to open a new store in La Mesa at the site of the old Linens 'n Things store just off Jackson Drive near Grossmont Boulevard.

This chain made…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 20, 2015 at 10:56am — 9 Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Free Diet Seminar, But No Donuts!

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 “Diets, Diets and More Diets” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25. The program is part of the…


Added by rick griffin on March 19, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Boys & Girls Club News

Dancing For The Kids On Saturday

LA MESA -- The Boys & Girls Club of East County will present its 49th annual Children’s Ball, a fundraiser on Saturday, March 21, at the Omni San Diego Hotel, 675 “L” St., Downtown San Diego. Reception and silent auction will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner…


Added by rick griffin on March 19, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Peter Pan Takes On The "Mattress"

LA MESA -- La Mesa's venerable Peter Pan Jr. Theater marks its 45th year of annual performances with next-week's side-splitting production of "Once Upon A Mattress" (based on the comic fable "The Princess and the Pea.")

The show runs March 25-28 at the…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 17, 2015 at 4:00am — 5 Comments

East County Health News

Take A Test, Eat A Chicken

SANTEE -- The Chick-fil-A restaurant in Santee, 9418 Mission Gorge Road, is supporting the American Diabetes Association’s “Alert Day” by rewarding customers with free food giveaway on Tuesday, March 24.

Held annually on the fourth Tuesday in March, the ADA’s…


Added by rick griffin on March 12, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Senior Living Proposal Comes To Council

LA MESA -- Perhaps the second time around will be a charm.

The City Council will consider Tuesday night on an agreement that will try once again to bring a new development to 3.3 acres of city land near Briercrest Park.

If the council…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 9, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Cops Stop Robbery Spree Quickly

LA MESA -- A combined effort of law enforcement officials from La Mesa, San Diego and San Diego County quickly brought to an end a robbery spree that was underway last night night across several jurisdictions.

At about 11 p.m. Friday night, a man armed…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 7, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Events


LA MESA -- The La Mesa Library will be celebrating a love of food and cooking with their first annual Food For Thought Festival, Saturday, March 14, from 10:30am-2:00pm.  This free event will feature three local food experts in fields ranging from brewing homemade beer to Moroccan cooking;…


Added by Gina Garcia on March 6, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Health

Grossmont Healthcare District Launches Redesigned Website

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region, has launched its newly redesigned website,…


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

La Mesa Weather

Needed Rain Comes With Costs

LA MESA -- Overnight winds and rain brought down trees, including this one at 4949 Rose Hedge Drive just off La Mesa Boulevard. Forecasts have rain continuing intermittently through this…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 2, 2015 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

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