April 2013 La Mesa Blog Posts (63)

Crime Watch

Police Nab 27 Speeders In Saturday Sweep

LA MESA -- Continuing its effort to crack down on speeding in La Mesa, the city police issued 27 speeding tickets during a special enforcement effort on Saturday.   Police said the enforcement effort was intended to mix enforcement and public education as a means to help reduce deaths and injuries on our local roadways.

Police said drivers stopped Saturday…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 21, 2013 at 12:11pm — No Comments

The Road To Dictatorship

"Dictatorship" - A form of government not restricted by Constitution, laws or opposition.

Now, sit and think about that for a moment. When a government can step into the lives of its citizens and rip away basic rights previously guaranteed does this then define "Dictatorship"? An aspect of these losses is perhaps when government…

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Added by David Stanley on April 21, 2013 at 9:43am — No Comments

La Mesa Real Estate Report

La Mesa Home Sales Reveal True "Seller's Market"

LA MESA -- The rebounding employment market and the continuing low-interest environment has created the perfect storm for home buyers looking to move into La Mesa.

A comparison of year-over-year statistics on home sales in the 91941 and…

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Added by Gina Garcia on April 20, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Real Estate Wanted

Added by Gina Garcia on April 20, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Local Restaurateur's Star Turn Starts Sunday

LA MESA -- Stacey Poon-Kinney, owner and operator of The Trails Restaurant just north of the La Mesa line on Jackson Drive, will…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 19, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Village Development

Does A New PBID 2.0 Loom?

LA MESA -- With news of the last piece of funding potentially in place, attention quickly turned to the unfinished business of determining how refined the finishing touches will be for La Mesa's downtown Village revitalization effort.

City Councilman Ernie…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 19, 2013 at 5:40am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Village Development

City Told Big SANDAG Grant Is Won

LA MESA -- Word has come to city officials that La Mesa has successfully competed for a $2-million grant that represents the final piece of the financing for the La Mesa Village redevelopment project.

Mayor Art Madrid confirmed Wednesday night that the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 17, 2013 at 9:00pm — 15 Comments

La Mesa Arts

Foothills May Newletter Features Sylvia Crise

LA MESA -- The May issue of the Foothills Art Association's newsletter is now available. Foothills May…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 16, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Car Burglar's Escape Doesn't End Well

LA MESA -- A call to police resulted in the arrest of a car burglar who was chased down by police. See Case Highlights below.

Case Highlights:

On April 14, 2013 at approximately 5:40 AM, La Mesa Police responded to a radio…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 16, 2013 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Live Music

Alex Gomez & The Bucket of Love this Friday, April 19, at the Parkway.  Come in enjoy and let us know what you think.

Added by Kat's World - Art on April 16, 2013 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Spring Art Fest with Live Art With Billy Martinez & So Much More

This is our 2nd show of this kind.  The 1st was memorable and I know this upcoming show, April 20 8PM at the Parkway Bar will be even more so.  Please plan to stop by then come back and let us know what you think.  Aside from Billy Martinez, a local La Mesa artist, We'll feature author & artist, Caroline Tanner, and a multitude of San Diego artists, including the very lovely, Mayra Navarro.  Come see her original "Royal Queen" at o9ur upcoming show.  There should be a little something…

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Added by Kat's World - Art on April 16, 2013 at 1:21pm — 1 Comment

East Count Teens

Special Event Monday For East County Teens

Added by La Mesa Today on April 15, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

Grossmont College News

She Has A Way With Words

LA MESA -- You may know what LOL means, but what about AFAIK or SALU2? You can be sure Martha Barnette, co-host of the public-radio show, “A Way with Words,” knows.

Barnette, who began her radio career in 2004, promises laughs along with learning at a Grossmont…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 15, 2013 at 6:00am — No Comments

The Camel's Nose

Read early this morning about Governor Andrew Cuomo's success so far in disarming the citizens of New York. He is proud that he has stopped criminals in their tracks, disarming them and making safe all the citizens of the state. Of course he, now I dont want to say something cruel like perhaps he is out of his mind, but maybe just delusional??? The NRA has vowed to oppose this law and plans to force the issue in the…

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Added by David Stanley on April 15, 2013 at 5:23am — 1 Comment

Earth Day On Mt. Helix

 

A Cool Earth Day On Mt. Helix

See Video below.

MT. HELIX -- Global warming might have been a discussion point of people at Mt. Helix's Earth Day on Sunday, but there were no signs of warming. Cool temperatures and blustery winds made it a chilly outing this year. Photographer Gary Junker caught the scene. See…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 14, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

A downward spiral or "Circling the drain"

In its nonstop program of global apologetic appeasement and groveling whilst continuing to bluster of yesterday's strength, the Obama (even the name is hateful) regime has once again taken a great stride in selling out. Whilst the North Korean thug, Baby Kim, plays Mussolini, starving the suckers of his nation, one of our own nation' s notorious traitors, John Kerry, was jutting out his chin and beating his chest,…

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Added by David Stanley on April 14, 2013 at 9:31am — No Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Fire Kills Two Cats, Damages Homes

LEMON GROVE -- At 11:06 Saturday morning, Heartland Fire Communications dispatched a response for a residential structure fire in the 7200 block of Central Ave., Lemon Grove. The first arriving fire unit reported heavy smoke and fire from the rear of a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 13, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Woman Fights For Purse, Loses

GROSSMONT CENTER -- Police are looking for a suspect in a Silver Ford Ranger after another drive-by purse snatching at Grossmont Center.

La Mesa Police said that Wednesday evening, just before 5 p.m. a woman was robbed of her purse in the Walmart parking lot at Grossmont Center while she loaded recently purchased items into her vehicle from her shopping cart.

The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 11, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Special treatment for special people

Throughout the history of our country we have had to bear the stain of treason and traitors. From the Arnold matter during the Revolutionary war through to today. Most often these traitors are dealt with with imprisonment for life or execution. Their actions almost always result in loss of life as they skip mindlessly along, their minds convinced that they are either doing the right thing or making a small bit of…

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Added by David Stanley on April 11, 2013 at 11:55am — No Comments

Special treatment for special people

Throughout the history of our country we have had to bear the stain of treason and traitors. From the Arnold matter during the Revolutionary war through to today. Most often these traitors are dealt with with imprisonment for life or execution. Their actions almost always result in loss of life as they skip mindlessly along, their minds convinced that they are either doing the right thing or making a small bit of…

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Added by David Stanley on April 11, 2013 at 11:55am — No Comments

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