Featured La Mesa Blog Posts – June 2012 Archive (42)

La Mesa Sports

Girls Softball Takes District Title

ROLANDO -- Rolando's All Stars final score was 8 to 0 defeating North Park in a two-day play off at King Street Park for the District 33 Championship Title.  The Rolando Team advances forward to take on Oceanside District 70 the second weekend in July.  Way to go girls!!  You're all Superstars!!  CELEBRATE THE WINS!!!   Support your local Little League!!…

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Added by Sandy Buch on June 30, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Sports

Nationals 'No-Hit' Rolando In Friendly Rivalry

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LA MESA -- There is Charges vs. Oakland. Padres vs. Dodgers. And in the anals of local rivalries, there is the Rolando Little League All Stars vs. La Mesa National All…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 30, 2012 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa People

Crooning For The Community

LA MESA -- Occasionally on Friday afternoons, when a jazz trio is giving…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2012 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Route 125 Tolls

Tolls On 125 Slashed Starting Saturday

CHULA VISTA -- SANDAG will reduce tolls on the South Bay Expressway at 12:01 a.m. Saturday morning, making the convenient connection between eastern Chula Vista and the rest of the region easier to access and helping to bring congestion relief to South…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2012 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Weekend

A "Cool" Friday Night In La Mesa

LA MESA -- A town becomes "cool" in subtle ways. Suddenly, you find out there is a new small music venue right downtown in your own Village. Next, you find a reasonable restaurant. And all of a sudden, people are coming from afar to visit your town.

Go…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 28, 2012 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Arts



Strong Voices, Good Fun 'Charlie Brown'

LA MESA -- The C. Hook Theater opened a four-day run at the Joan B. Kroc Theater Wednesday night and clearly had gathered together some of the leading voices on the San Diego County teen theater scene.

Performing the popular "You're A Good Man Charlie Brown,'' the young…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 27, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Council Lets College Prep Expand

LA MESA -- College Preparatory Middle School, a charter school located on Jackson Drive, will be able to add fifth grade to its program next year after the City Council came to the school's aid.

After two hours of speakers and debate, the council voted…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 27, 2012 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Runaway Car Kills Nursing Home Resident

LA MESA -- An 89-year-old nursing home resident died after a runaway car crashed through the wall of his home and knocked the man to the ground.

Police have not yet released the name of the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 26, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Bicycle Safety And DUI Warnings

LA MESA -- Police spent a day cracking down on bicycle/traffic violations and are warning of extra DUI enforcement during he upcoming July 4 holiday. Also "cool zone" reminders in this Weekly Crime Report. Click on the police header above to read the weekly…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 26, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Gina Garcia: The Homefront

Changing The Face Of The American Home

LA MESA -- Children don't grow up and leave as soon as they used to. Sometimes they return.

Elderly parents are living longer and eventually need to live with…

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Added by Gina Garcia on June 20, 2012 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Crime Watch

Man Robbed At Grossmont Center

GROSSMONT -- Police are looking for a robber who struck while the victim was purchasing a movie ticket at Grossmont Center.

Police said Tuesday at about 10:15 p.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery at the Grossmont Shopping Center, located at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive.

The 23 year old male victim, told officers he was robbed while purchasing a movie…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 20, 2012 at 5:46am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Local TV Star Heads For Season Two

LA MESA -- When the 22 Disney episodes were finally done, 12-year-old Jared Gilmore flew back from Vancouver, his home away from home, and rejoined his favorite pets in the backyard of his family's modest La Mesa house.

A day later he flew off to…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2012 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

La Mesa Schools

Schoolmates Return To St. Martin Of Tours

LA MESA – The St. Martin of Tours Academy class of 1963 recently held its first ever reunion.

Students representing all years from kindergarten through eighth grade were on hand. Alumni from across California and from Arizona, Idaho and Oregon…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 18, 2012 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Police Warn Motorists, Praise Watchful Neighbors

LA MESA -- The car show's increase in Village traffic and the looming July 4th holiday has the police thinking about motorist safety.

Also this week, the police were publicly thanking local residents who were credited…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 18, 2012 at 12:47pm — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Residents Help Chase Down Car Burglar

LA MESA -- A Friday morning car burglary turned into a great chase and led to the eventual apprehension of the suspect.

Police said at just after 9 a.m. Friday a resident in the 7400 block of Sturgess Avenue, observed an unknown male burglarizing…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2012 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Weekend

A Full Concert In The Park

LA MESA -- The popular Sundays at Six Concerts head into their second week with an appearance by the San Diego Concert Band, a local group with a long tradition of bringing good music to…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2012 at 6:54am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Neighbors Foil Burglary Attempt

LA MESA -- Police are once again crediting watchful neighbors for breaking up a daylight burglary attempt.

Police said that on Wednesday at 10:46 a.m. several neighbors on the 8700 block of Van Horn Street, saw several subjects pull up in a car and park.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2012 at 6:26am — No Comments

Back To The '50s Car Show

 

The Vintage Rides Return Again

LA MESA -- The much discussed and slightly delayed Back to the '50s Car Show returned to action Thursday and the Village came to life again.

As early as 3 p.m., the vintage rides started gathering again and by 6 p.m. the cafes and sidewalks were crowded.

The show organizers pared back some…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 14, 2012 at 6:39pm — No Comments

Signature Gatherers for Medical Marijuana in La Mesa

Yesterday I was approached by a signature gatherer in La Mesa that represents the Patient Care Association. As it was explained to me, the young lady was gathering signatures in an effort to place an initiative on the November 2012 ballot that would allow residents of La Mesa to vote on whether or not city regulated medical marijuana dispenaries could open in La Mesa.

I decided to sign the initiative after reading over the rules and regulations that…

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Added by Cedric Daniels on June 14, 2012 at 4:43pm — No Comments

La Mesa Transportation

Toll Changes Coming To 125

LA MESA -- It is about to get a lot cheaper to travel the 125 tollway.

Tolls for the pay section of State Road 125 will decrease by up to 40…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 14, 2012 at 9:13am — No Comments

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