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LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police last week gave motorists a warning that they would be looking for traffic violators near La Mesa schools.
Still, 21 drivers didn't heed the warning. This week's crime report, found below, gives Cinco de Mayo…
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PBID 'Not Dead' Proponents Say
Members of the PBID Steering Committee who have been collecting petitions met…Continue
LOS ANGELES -- Cassandra Kunze, Miss Teen San Diego County, was crowned Miss Teenage California 2012 at the state finals held April 20-22 at the beautiful Hilton @ Los Angeles Airport before a large and enthusiastic crowd.
The 18 year old resident…Continue
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LA MESA -- Police arrested two juveniles after a strong-arm robbery left a local woman injured.
Police said that just after 7 p.m. Tuesday officers responded to a report of a robbery in the 4100 block of Lois Street in West La Mesa. The 58 year old…Continue
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Council Refuses To Sign PBID Petition
LA MESA -- In a tortuous meeting with more twists and turns than the road to Julian, the City Council refused to sign the Property Based Improvement District petition…Continue
Getting To The Bottom Of City Issues
LA MESA -- There is a couple in La Mesa who have found a way to make the cable broadcast of even the most uneventful City Council meeting engaging and enjoyable.
The couple -- who pleaded for anonymity on this -- fill a collection of shot glasses with their preferred libation. They then list on a grid likely occurrences, say like "merchant Bill Jaynes mentions the…Continue
LA MESA -- In this week's crime report, the La Mesa police are giving motorists ample warning. The department's traffic enforcement officers will be targeting schools, including the area around Helix High School, and highway on-ramps looking for…Continue
La Mesa Launches A New Concept Art Gallery
EL CAJON BOULEVARD -- Only the colorful balloons on this rough-and-tumble street suggested something different was happening here Friday night.
UCSD -- The good people at the University of California, San Diego invited me to hear the Dalai Lama on Tuesday.
On a sun drenched morning I joined a very long line of students, faculty and local residents filing in to the Rimac Arena and, frankly, I…Continue
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On 4/19/12, the California Public Regulatory Commission (CPUC) will vote in San Francisco on whether to adopt interim "smart" meter opt-out plans for both SDG&E and Southern CA Edison (SCE) residential customers. The opt-outs options will likely be immediately available after Thursday, with the expected affirmative vote of the CPUC Commissioners. CONTACT SDG&E NOW TO BE PLACED ON THEIR SMART METER OPT-OUT LIST! TELL SDG&E YOU WANT AN ANALOG METER ONLY. 1-(800)-411-7343…Continue
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LA MESA -- Fair Trade La Mesa continues on its educational mission with another Fair Trade Thursday meeting at Cosmos Coffee Cafe this week.
This meeting, which starts at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 19, will follow up on last month's ice-cream topic with…Continue
On April 11 at 6:44 p.m. the Shell Gas Station at 9090 Dallas St. was robbed of cash by a man armed with a handgun. The suspect was described as a black male, 20-25 years old, 5’-11” tall, 150 pounds with braided hair. He was…Continue
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Two La Mesa Boulevard Stores Closing
LA MESA -- Deena While, treasurer of the La Mesa Village Merchants Association, announced yesterday that two recent fixtures along La Mesa Boulevard in The Village will be closing.
One of the stores is While's own.
Readers, Inc., While's…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are looking for two men who robbed a security guard at knifepoint Friday night.
Police said that just after 9:40 p.m. an unarmed, uniformed security guard working at the Parkway Pointe Condominium Complex located at 7500 Parkway…Continue
EL CAJON -- On the closing night of its latest exhibition, Studio C Contemporary, a fledgling El Cajon art studio conducted a panel discussion on the arts.
The event drew select activists in the San Diego and East County arts community for a…Continue
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EL CAJON -- The secret is out!Continue
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LA MESA -- A motorist Thursday night took out another of the island trees along La Mesa Boulevard near Cosmos.
Most of those trees are scheduled to be replaced in the looming redesign of the street, but, for this sapling, the end came…Continue
LA MESA -- At each La Mesa Kiwanis meeting there is a Pot o' Gold Drawing. It's not an easy win.
First the member has to have their number drawn from among all members and then that winning member has to pick the Jack of Diamonds from a deck of…
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