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LA MESA -- Police have issued 82 distracted driving tickets this month and are issuing a warning about special drunk driving sweeps that will be occurring duirng the upcoming Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Warnings abound. See Traffic Information…Continue
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Clerks Fight Robbers During Theft
LA MESA -- Liquor store clerks trying to stop booze thieves exchanged blows with the robbers Saturday night on Severin Drive, but couldn't stop the robbers.
Police said that at 7:04 p.m., they received a report of a fight occurring in the 5900 block of Severin Drive. When officers arrived, they discovered that the fight was actually an altercation between the liquor…Continue
LA MESA -- Police quickly responding to a resident's call for help apprehended two people attempting to burglarize a La Mesa home Saturday.
Police said the report came in at 3:12 p.m. of an attempted residential burglary in progress that was occurring…Continue
LA MESA -- La Mesa's Vietnam Memorial is wedged in near the…Continue
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Police Charge Resident In Dillon Fire
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LA MESA -- The fire that destroyed a house on Dillon Drive was caused by a resident whose cigarette ignited the yard and quickly…Continue
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Fire Damages Corvette In Civic Center
LA MESA -- A car fire just after 8:30 a.m. Thursday had firefighters out early.
Firefighters made quick work of extinguishing the fire, captured by a…Continue
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Celebrating Kaji Spellman, New Senior Minister
LA MESA -- The people of the United Church of Christ of La Mesa (UCCLM) announce with great pride the calling of The Rev. Kaji Spellman to serve as their Senior Minister.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Yale…Continue
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LA MESA -- Just before 10 p.m. Wednesday night three men, one armed with a handgun, robbed the Los Piňos Taco Shop located at 5660 Lake Murray Boulevard.
The suspects entered the store and demanded cash. One of the suspects displayed a black…Continue
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LA MESA -- A 64-year-old man was killed in a motor vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon.
Police said they received a 9-1-1 call at about 1 p.m. reporting an accident in the 4400 block of Dale Avenue.
As La Mesa police officers arrived, they found…Continue
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Seeking A PBID Cesarean
LA MESA -- It has been nine months since the supporters of the La Mesa Village Property Based Improvement District last formally appeared before the City Council. "Long enough to have produced a baby,'' as City Councilman Ernie Ewin put it.
But it became clear Tuesday that the gestation period for a PBID is longer than that of a human, and that the stretch marks and mood swings…Continue
LA MESA -- The crackdown on speeding continues unabated in La Mesa with the new total of those caught now up to 86. See Traffic Information below.
What do you have in your car right now? Your gym bag? Your briefcase? Your…Continue
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EDCO Asks For Rate Increase
LA MESA -- It may soon cost a bit more to have your garbage hauled away.
At Tuesday's City Council meeting, council members will be asked to set a public hearing date to consider an increase in the monthly charges Edco gets for residential and commercial services in the city.
EDCO is proposing a 3.6 percent increase in residential service and a 2 percent increase for…Continue
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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…Continue