July 2013 La Mesa Blog Posts (74)

Name This Vegetable

Fellow La Mesa gardeners, please identify this vegetable from my garden.

Clue#1: I have grown hundreds of them, but never like this.

Clue#2: No genetic engineering was involved.

Clue#3: It's not a pumpkin.

Good luck and good gardening!

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Added by Kevin G George on July 24, 2013 at 5:36pm — No Comments

In two places at the same time?

Whilst painting a remembered scene of the Santa Ynez Valley covered with a thundering Pacific Storm I was suddenly reminded of our own East County landscapes. Perhaps we do not get THIS type of storms but we do have our own versions.…

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Added by David Stanley on July 24, 2013 at 10:45am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Man Fires Shot During Dispute

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LA MESA -- Police Tuesday night arrested 46-year-old Ronald Neville of La Mesa after he allegedly pointed a loaded gun at a neighbor during a confrontation and then accidently firing the weapon into…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 24, 2013 at 4:40am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Amid Bitter Fight, Council Clips Budget, Madrid's Wings

LA MESA -- If La Mesa was run with a parliamentary form of government, Mayor Art Madrid would be calling for new elections today. 

After a few hours of angry debate and a series of votes that, in the parliamentary form of…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 23, 2013 at 10:49pm — 14 Comments

Yes, it just gets more stupid out there by the day!

Years ago I remember enjoying a standup comedian named Mort Sahl whose comedy dealt exclusively with current events. He would stand at his microphone, holding a newspaper, and tell audiences that he didnt have to write many jokes because he got most of his material just reading the daily papers. This memory sprang to my mind as I read yet another outstanding "current event" in what passes for news these days. Seems…

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Added by David Stanley on July 23, 2013 at 5:21pm — No Comments

"Conquering the Tyrants"

Al Queda recently staged a raid on two of the prisons in Iraq just outside Baghdad. They murdered 25 of the poor trained and poorly equipped but loudly bragging Iraqi guards. They released "hundreds" of the inmates along with their fellow Al Queda killers. All beneath the nose of the incredibly poor excuse for a leader, Prime Minister Al Maliki and the incredibly poor excuse for but outstandingly equipped Iraqi…

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Added by David Stanley on July 23, 2013 at 10:34am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Cell Phone Theft On The Rise 

LA MESA -- Telephone theft is a hot crime these days and hot days can also be a threat to small children left in cars.

See some timely advice from police authorities below.

Case Highlights:

On Friday July 19, 2013 at…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 22, 2013 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Are they really that stupid?

Are you following the black demonstrations? Of course you are. Television is seeing to it that you do, twenty four hours a day on every station that carries ANY "news" at all. Of course you are! And you have heard that self appointed, vomit inducing Jesse Jackson, that paragon of calm, that acme of "Lets just all get along", that, "Come on, we can live together", the guy that brags about having marched with the…

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Added by David Stanley on July 21, 2013 at 6:12pm — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Stolen Car Pursuit And Arrest On Lake Murray

LA MESA -- Sunday morning calm was disrupted near Lake Murray Boulevard and Jackson Drive as police cruisers and helicopters swarmed into the area in pursuit of a stolen car.

The events happened after 8 a.m. and police stopped the car and pursued its occupants through the neighborhood.

Police report one of the suspects in custody and two others still…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 21, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

A saga of San Diego, or "We can do it but they cant"

Yet another San Diego saga is unfolding right before our eyes but, unless you are a card carrying National Socialist Democrat and thereby accept any and all perversions and perverts into the ranks for more votes, you can see where this should be heading.  The suckers of San Diego, knowing full well Bob Filner's background and propensities, embraced him and his team of questionable minions. They welcomed him…

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Added by David Stanley on July 19, 2013 at 8:06pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Artist Betsy Brown In Exhibit At Health Library

LA MESA -- The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library in La Mesa, is now hosting its Summer Art Exhibit featuring 16 art pieces by El Cajon fine artist Betsy Brown. The exhibit, featuring Brown’s…

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Added by rick griffin on July 19, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Race baiter or just a racist?

Its great to hear the president speak, even though each time you know exactly what he/it is going to say. Today he continues to work from the Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton playbook on playing the black race against the white. Today he/it told the drooling press that he related his own "experiences" to that of Martin, Could that be because at Martin's age he, YOUR president, had already been selling dope to the…

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Added by David Stanley on July 19, 2013 at 2:07pm — No Comments

Heroes and Anarchists

I know, I know. You are following these racist idiots like everyone else about the county. Television "news:, particularly MSNBC and CNN, whose agenda of "Keep the fires burning, continues to ensure that THAT is what we see 24 hours a day along with the race baiters and hate mongers like Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, their army of anarchists and the white appeasers. Here is what we are…

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Added by David Stanley on July 18, 2013 at 10:29pm — 1 Comment

Back To The '50s Car Show

Second Week Soars On

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LA MESA -- Week Two of the Back to the '50s Car Show once again drew a large and appreciative crowd and more than a few new cars not seen recently at these La Mesa gatherings.

One car turning heads had been modified by…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 18, 2013 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Weekend Arts

Dancing The Night Away -- Arabian Style

LA MESA -- Among the newest Jewels of the Hill are some of the new restaurants that have followed the burgeoning population of Iraqi,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 18, 2013 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa People

La Mesa Photographer Launches Global Network

LA MESA -- Born and raised in Southern California, oceanic photographer and La Mesa native Chris Mayer is one of six nationally-acclaimed photography experts selected to launch the new social media…

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Added by Natasha Kendall on July 18, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Marching Boots. The banging on the door in the middle of the night!

So you are enthralled with your beloved black president? You support him in everything he does because it is only for "our good"? The administration he has formed has only good intentions for all the loyal citizens?…

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Added by David Stanley on July 17, 2013 at 11:22pm — No Comments

Any excuse will do

Any excuse to smash windows, set fires, beat up innocent passers by will do. All over the country now black thugs and morons are playing at what they know and do best: Senseless Violence. All over the country communities are tippy toeing about, fearful less blacks come into their business areas and smash their windows, set their stores on fire. In Los Angeles, a couple sitting on a bus bench were attacked by these…

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Added by David Stanley on July 16, 2013 at 10:18pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Thieves Are Stealing Catalytic Converters

LA MESA -- Car part thieves are prying off expensive parts of cars and then scrapping them for cash. See Case Highlights…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 16, 2013 at 2:36pm — No Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Event Offers Advice On "Shopping For Assisted Living"  

LA MESA -- 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 presentation on “Shopping for Assisted Living,” from 10 to 11…

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Added by rick griffin on July 16, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

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