Love where you live!
There is a site that provides free flights back to visit the memorials. You must sign up to receive them. The national site is www.honorflight.org. They now have a local site here in San Diego area www.honorflightsandiego.org.
The local site sent 10 Vets plus 5 guardians in Oct of 2010. They are sending a large group on May 6, 2011. I am…Continue
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Not A Long Way From London
LA MESA -- Even if you thought the marriage of Prince William was completely overdone as an international event, you had to appreciate the effect the nuptials had on downtown La Mesa.
Bill Jaynes, owner of All Things Bright And British, took advantage of the Anglophilia, and offered music and special sales all weekend.…
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LA MESA -- One of the great elements of downtown La Mesa is its ability to give even small, start up businesses a chance to bloom.…Continue
Fatal Shooting Along Alvarado Road
ALVARADO ROAD -- La Mesa Police are investigating the shooting death of a 19-year-old man who was apparently killed near the parking lot of the Marie Calendar's Restaurant early Saturday.
Police investigators said they were summoned at 2:21 a.m. to the scene of a shooting victim who was deceased, at the Kaiser…Continue
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Celebrating The Earth From On High
MT. HELIX -- The view from the top of Mt. Helix is a literal reminder of the connection between what we drop into storm drains and the ocean we live on.
From this height, it is easy to see why we are called "La Mesa," the table. What falls from our table, clearly flows downhill and into the wider world.
And so of…
Added by La Mesa Today on April 29, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- Sometimes the news is a lack of news.
And so it went at Thursday's meeting of the Property Based Improvement District meeting.
Property owners and merchants met with city officials. Issues were discussed. All grappled…
Ipod Stolen In Hit And Run
MILLS STREET -- Police are looking for a thief who struck and injured a teenager and stole his Ipod.
Just after 8 p.m. Thursday police received a report of a robbery victim being treated at Grossmont Hospital. Officers responding to the hospital located a 13 year old male victim. The victim was being treated for a 1 ½ inch contusion to his left…
Added by La Mesa Today on April 29, 2011 at 6:51am — No Comments
Selling Death Kits From A La Mesa HomeContinue
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Bank Robber Arrested in La Mesa
LA MESA BLVD. -- On Wednesday, at approximately 11:15 AM, La Mesa Police Officers responded to a panic robbery alarm at the Pacific Western Bank at 7966 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa. When dispatchers were able to phone bank employees, it was confirmed that a robbery had just occurred. It was reported that a lone male suspect had entered the bank and used a demand note to threaten…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on April 27, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Cops Win Dogged Search For Trolley Thief
AMAYA TROLLEY STOP -- Police used cars, helicopters and dogs to track down a thief who tried to steal a woman's digital book reader on a trolley early Wednesday.
Police said a woman was robbed of her Sony Digital Book Reader while riding a westbound trolley near the Amaya Trolley Station at 8 a.m. The suspect took the digital reader from the victim and…Continue
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More Mulling Of Downtown Issues
LA MESA – Tuesday’s City Council meeting was mother’s milk for government junkies. Treasurer reports, capital improvement budgets, a salute to Vietnam veterans and an overview of changes in city bidding processes was the sort of mix that only a city manager’s mother could love.
For the record: the treasurer reports…Continue
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Fatal Traffic Collision in La Mesa
BROADMOOR DR. -- On Monday, at about 11:27 AM, a 92 year old female from San Diego, was killed in a single vehicle traffic collision. The collision occurred when the woman’s husband, also 92 years old, lost control of their 1998 Honda Accord at the corner of Broadmoor Drive and Broadmoor Place in La Mesa. The…Continue
Large Crowd Climbs Mt. Helix On Easter
MT. HELIX -- The lines formed early and the buses from the fire station strained to keep up with the crush of people. More than 1,000 people attended the Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the Calvary Chapel La Mesa and Pastor Dave…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on April 24, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments
HARP FEST DRAWS A BIG CROWD
On Wednesday April 20th, the Helix Water Board on a 4-1 vote approved the two year MOU negotiated by the employees for the employees with no rate payer representation. That’s right! Mark Weston and Lisa Irvine, employees of Helix Water were appointed by the Board to represent the rate payer’s interest in the negotiations with the employees. Ok, what did I miss? General Manager Weston ($200,000+ salary) and Administrative Services Director Lisa Irvine negotiated against…Continue
Buckley: HWD Board Let Us Down
The "pension reform" in the just approved Helix Water District (HWD) labor agreements is about what I feared from negotiations that have employees sitting on both sides of the bargaining table. Despite assurances that pensions would be reformed, made during the last rate increase hearings, little was actually done. The Board must have thought token changes would give the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on April 21, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments
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The Third Annual Taste of La Mesa roster of restaurants was announced Tuesday by the chamber with a warning that tickets are going fast for an event that is traditionally a sellout.
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