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MT. HELIX -- Caterers and entertainers were once again busy transforming the amphitheater atop Mt. Helix into San Diego's highest nightclub for the annual HeART of Mt. Helix event.
At 4 p.m. a hot band was warming up as caterers put finishing touches…Continue
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LA MESA -- Police have been focusing on auto safety, running speeding details and watching auto theft incidents closely. See case highlights below.
Case Highlights: During January through June of this year, ninety eight (98) vehicles…Continue
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LA MESA -- The weekly Back to the '50s Car Show continued Thursday with a lighter than usual crowd, but still enough to create a pretty nice…Continue
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LA MESA -- Police are looking for two men who robbed two pedestrians at gunpoint just after 10 p.m. Wednesday night in the 8100 block of La Mesa Boulevard.
Police said the robbers made off with two purses. The two suspects approached the victims…Continue
LA MESA -- La Mesa's long-serving mayor, Art Madrid, was in Sacramento Tuesday evening when his City Council was meeting, but despite the 500 miles it was almost as if Madrid was in the chambers on Allison Avenue.
On a night when there was almost…
LA MESA -- The City Council Tuesday night gave another year of blessing to the annual Oktoberfest, issuing a permit for the event that will be changed a bit to address problems in the past few years.
This year's Oktoberfest -- which…Continue
A Chance For Public Comment On Public Comment
LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council meets Tuesday for the council's only meeting of August.
Among the items on the agenda is a proposal that could keep the public from waiting so long to be heard at council meetings.
Council member Mark Arapostathis has proposed moving the public comment portion of the meeting to immediately after the public…
The La Mesa Citizen Oversight Group strongly advocates that public sector governing bodies practice sound financial management. Among other things that means paying for current services with current revenues. It is far too easy for public officials, when money is tight, to avoid making tough decisions by deferring costs into the future. One instance…Continue
LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa popped up an extra tent at Friday's Farmer's Market and former La Mesan Matti Sand played several hours of music to appreciative shoppers.
Chris Gonzales, who is the city's lead administrator for the market, loved the ambiance Sand…
LA MESA -- Local Soap Box Derby winners Brandon Stephenson and Daniel Wood will be special guests at Friday's luncheon meeting of the Kiwanis Club of La Mesa at Nan Couts Cottage, 5045 Memorial Drive in La Mesa. The boys, winners of the stock and…Continue
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LA MESA -- Since moving to the larger lot on the west side of Spring Street, the La Mesa Farmer's Market has attracted more vendors and customers and this week it is kicking up its entertainment factor a bit too.
Folk Singer Matti Sand, who grew up and…
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Residents Enjoy Sharing A Night Of Security
LA MESA -- If there is an upside to crime, it is that efforts to combat its effect on La Mesa's neighborhoods…Continue
Added by Gina Garcia on August 6, 2013 at 10:02pm — No Comments
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LA MESA -- With the warm weather and open windows come the burglars who want to take advantage. Some warnings and tips for…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 6, 2013 at 6:30am — No Comments
Burnett Featured At Porter Hall
LA MESA -- I am happy to announce that I will be the featured artist at the Porter Hall Gallery at 4910 Memorial Drive, University and La Mesa Blvd. for the whole month of August. I will be at the gallery every Saturday of the month doing portraits. My reception is on August 10, from 2-4PM…
Added by Judi Burnett on August 3, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Motorcycle Crackdown Nets 21 Citations
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department conducted a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on Friday morning August 2 in an effort to lower deaths and injuries. Extra officers were on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and…Continue
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Star-studded Comedy Night To Benefit Challenge Center
LA MESA -- The Challenge Center in La Mesa, providing skilled physical therapy rehabilitation, specialized assisted fitness training and wellness programs for physically challenged people since 1987, has announced its 16th annual Comedy…Continue
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LA MESA -- The Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors (PSAR), a San Diego-area trade group for realtors who serve East County neighborhoods, was recently honored by the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. The realtors were recognized for…Continue
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Church Plans A 'Homecoming'
LA MESA -- Homecoming Sunday, a much loved annual event of the United Church of Christ of La Mesa, will be celebrated on September 8, 2013 - at both the 8:30 and 10:00am worship services. Traditionally a day to welcome and connect with…Continue
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LA MESA -- On Tuesday, August 6th, the City of La Mesa will participate in the annual National Night Out event. Every August, Neighborhood Watch groups organize fun and informative community events with their neighbors and friends to promote crime prevention…Continue