May 2014 La Mesa Blog Posts (38)

Heartland Fire& Rescue

Blaze In Lakeside Darkens Sky

LA MESA -- Earlier today, Heartland Fire Chief Rick Sitta was remarking at the spiraling heat in Lakeside as he and his officers began backfilling their ranks in case of a fire.

By 5 p.m., his worst fears had been realized. A wildfire broke out amid the…

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Added by Gina Garcia on May 14, 2014 at 6:14pm — No Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Blaze In Lakeside Darkens Sky

LA MESA -- Earlier today, Heartland Fire Chief Rick Sitta was remarking at the spiraling heat in Lakeside as he and his officers began backfilling their ranks in case of a fire.

By 5 p.m., his worst fears had been realized. A wildfire broke out amid the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

City of La Mesa Volunteers

LA MESA RESIDENTS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR VOLUNTEER POSITIONS ON CITY BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES…

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Added by Gina Garcia on May 14, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Heartland Lending A Hand Up North

LA MESA - Fires in North County may seem distant from the Jewel of the Hills, but not for many of the Heartland Fire &…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2014 at 3:00pm — 11 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Council Supports Change To Clerk Job 

LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council voted 4-1 Tuesday to continue pursuing an effort to convert the City Clerk's position from an elected post to an appointed job.

City Councilman Ernie Ewin said the City Attorney would bring formal language to the next council meeting for a final vote that could add the proposal to November's election ballot. City voters would have…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 13, 2014 at 10:39pm — 7 Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Police Warns Of Heat Dangers In Locked Cars

LA MESA -- Temperatures are racing into the 90s again this week and will break 100 east of the Jewel of the HIlls and police are reminding parents of the dangers of leaving children alone in locked cars, even for a few minutes. See Traffic…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 13, 2014 at 7:35am — No Comments

La Mesa Chamber will host breakfast with Jerry Fazio

The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce will host Jerry Fazio, executive director, the Boys & Girls Clubs of East County Foundation, for a breakfast meeting starting at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 13, at the Marie Callender’s restaurant, 6950 Alvarado Road, San Diego.

 

Cost to attend is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for guests with advanced reservations, or $25 at the door. Breakfast will include eggs Benedict, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, fresh fruit and juice. Prize…

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Added by rick griffin on May 12, 2014 at 10:24am — No Comments

Seniors group at La Mesa health library to learn about managing arthritis pain on Wednesday, May 28

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free senior discussion group program titled “Put Pain in Its Place: How to Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control,” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, May 28. The public is invited to attend and RSVP is not required. The speaker will be Kathy Quinn, Herrick Library director.

 

The discussion on May 28 will feature a presentation from the Arthritis…

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Added by rick griffin on May 12, 2014 at 9:09am — No Comments

Friends of the La Mesa Library

Celebrating The Little Library That Could 

LA MESA -- Jose Aponte, Director of the San Diego County Library system, visited his La Mesa branch Saturday morning to speak and officiate at a ribbon cutting to celebrate the renovations at the facility.

Aponte remarked that the 10,000…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 10, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Mother's Day

 Special French Toast For Mom

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Blueberry Stuffed French Toast

Here’s a great French Toast recipe for Mother’s Day! Mom will love it and you for making her day a little easier.

INGREDIENTS:

1 loaf of french bread- cut into 1-inch cubes (5 cups)…

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Added by Frank Robert Dittmer on May 10, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Council Members Want To End Elected Clerk Post

LA MESA -- Two members of La Mesa City Council want the voters to consider ending the tradition of having an elected City Clerk in La Mesa.

City Council members Ernie Ewin and Ruth Sterling are asking fellow council members to approve a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 9, 2014 at 3:00pm — 6 Comments

On La Mesa: A Lesson From Mom

What's Yours?

LA MESA -- Everyone has one.  A particular memory of their mother that will never fade.  Perhaps it's something…

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Added by chris shea on May 8, 2014 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

LA MESA -- La Mesa Firefighter's Local 4759 invite you to attend a pancake breakfast fundraiser benefiting the Burn Institute and MDA. June 8, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. until noon at Fire Station 11 (8034 Allison Avenue). Tickets are $5.00 (available at the door) and include pancakes, eggs, sausage, orange juice, and coffee. Bring the whole family for a fun morning and a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 8, 2014 at 3:05pm — No Comments

La Mesa Farmer's Market

Students Give A Marketing Push

LA MESA -- Two students at Grossmont College -- Mark Maynard and Robert Wells -- working under the tutelage of instructor Bob Sly, produced a promotional video on Mesa's weekly Farmer's Market.

Organizers of the event are hoping distribution of the students…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 6, 2014 at 11:55am — 3 Comments

"Tea with the Queen"

Join Fusionglass Co. & " Herm Ajesty" for our 4th Annual fun Tea Party in celebration of Moms everywhere.



Come sip delicious tea and nibble delicate treats while feasting your gaze upon some delightful new artworks.



You'll have the opportunity to meet the talented…

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Added by Debb on May 4, 2014 at 10:10pm — No Comments

La Mesa Philanthropy

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Crowd Gathers To Boost Legacy Project

LA MESA -- It was a full house Saturday as residents gathered…

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Added by Gina Garcia on May 3, 2014 at 4:24pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Weekend

Saturday Fundraiser Will Support Community Project

LA MESA -- The big event of this weekend in the Jewel of the Hills is clearly Saturday's Fundraiser at Johnny B's.

The event runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 10 percent of all food and drink sales at the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 2, 2014 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Issue Cinco De Mayo DUI Warnings

LA MESA -- Cinco de Mayo is one of those unofficial holidays that bring out both the amateur and professional drinkers. If you haven't heard enough about La Mesa's special enforcement of DUI laws, read this recent…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 1, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

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