August 2014 La Mesa Blog Posts (31)

Total media hypocrisy and national racism

First on the agenda today is the unwillingness of La Mesa Today to handle anything controversial. Oh, they will "publish" some items but if they do not fall within the flowery, everybody hug everybody, "Why cant we all get along" catagory those few articles will almost always be singled out and certainly NOT accompany the aforementioned calibre of report. That said, lets just wait and see what LMT will do with this…

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Added by David Stanley on August 30, 2014 at 10:04am — 2 Comments

Crime Watch

Deputies Seek Fugitive With La Mesa Ties

LA MESA -- Sheriff's Deputies are asking the public's help in finding a fugitive who has been known to have La Mesa ties.

Every month, the Sheriff's Department works with the San Diego…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 30, 2014 at 7:31am — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

Help Thy Neighbor's Store!

LA MESA -- As soon as I finish writing this article I am going to close my store for 30 minutes,  grab a little cash and walk up across Spring Street and go buy something in the Street…

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Added by chris shea on August 29, 2014 at 2:30pm — 14 Comments

A Cut Above

We, at "What A Dish!" La Mesa, are excited that the shop has been mentioned in the September issue of San Diego Home/Garden Magazine.  http://www.sandiegohomegarden.com  The magazine is celebrating its 35 year by highlighting "Hot Finds and Cool Stuff" Now and Then.  On page 26, "What A Dish!" and the new Ergo Chef tool is outlined.…

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Added by Frank Robert Dittmer on August 27, 2014 at 5:20pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Some Tips To Encourage Buckling Up

LA MESA -- Police are offering some constructive approaches to persuading loved ones to use their seat belts -- described as the most effective protection in a crash. See Traffic Information…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 27, 2014 at 7:14am — 1 Comment

Grossmont High School News: NJROTC

Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Chairez playing a knowledge game with the incoming cadets, in which they answer general questions about NJROTC.

New Cadets Get Down To Basic Training

LA MESA -- On the week of Tuesday, August 18th, sixteen incoming ninth graders participated in a fast-paced intense indoctrination training to get a head…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Village News

Car Show Ends Its 12-Week Run Thursday

LA MESA -- Here it comes folks....the LAST "Back To The 50's Classic Car & Bike Show" of the season.

This Thursday, August 28th,…

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Added by Jack Leary on August 26, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Transportation

Cyclist Struck By Trolley At Spring Street

LA MESA -- A bicyclist who witnesses say tried to beat the trolley crossing barriers was struck by a trolley and seriously injured Tuesday…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 26, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

YPO Auditions

The Award-Winning YPO Soloists Ensemble and Sinfonietta, Alyze Dreiling Artistic Director and Conductor, will be holding auditions for the 2014-15 season.Auditions will be held at Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church. Please call (858) 592-9790 to schedule an audition. Visit www.yposd.org for more info on the ensembles.

Added by alyze dreiling on August 24, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

On La Mesa: Gina Garcia

Ideas From A Distance

LA MESA -- The great thing about summer vacations is the distance you can gain on your own life, your own job and town.

The tiresome elements of your routine can look petty and inconsequential with the…

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Added by Gina Garcia on August 24, 2014 at 6:44am — 1 Comment

Labor Day: Summer's Last Gasp

Bringing The Outside Inside

LA MESA -- OK, this is it, the last big holiday of the summer, can you believe it-already. Since Labor Day weekend is all about rest, relaxation and a three day weekend, here are some…

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Added by Frank Robert Dittmer on August 23, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Investigating Trolley 'Use Of Force' Incident

LA MESA -- On August 18, 2014, La Mesa Police Officers were called to assist trolley security at the 70th Street Trolley Station. It was reported that the trolley security officers were fighting with a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 23, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments

Befuddled and getting madder every day!!

I am befuddled, flummoxed, confused. Each day, Each Day, I read and hear about this or that rank minority being upset by this or that. The "this or that" are and have ALL been Constitutionally guaranteed rights of all citizens and NOT the simple minded musings of a few. The Freedom From Religion radicals, a small but vocal band of fanatics, not dissimilar to the PETA outfit, are constantly prowling about,…

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Added by David Stanley on August 21, 2014 at 11:41am — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

Let Me Know . . .

LA MESA -- You know how, when someone we know is facing a hard time,  we frequently say something like, "I'm so sorry to hear this.  I/we are always here for  you.  Let me know if you need anything."  Some…

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Added by chris shea on August 20, 2014 at 12:00pm — 2 Comments

Crime Watch

Employees Flee, Foil Robbery Attempt

LA MESA -- Early Tuesday morning, just after midnight, La Mesa police were called to the site of an attempted robbery of a fast food establishment just off Fletcher Parkway in La Mesa.

Police said they received a 911 call from an employee of the Carl’s Jr. Restaurant at 8110 Parkway Drive. The caller reported to police a subject walked up to the drive through…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 19, 2014 at 4:46am — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Employees Flee, Foil Robbery Attempt

LA MESA -- Early Tuesday morning, just after midnight, La Mesa police were called to the site of an attempted robbery of a fast food establishment just off Fletcher Parkway in La Mesa.

Police said they received a 911 call from an employee of the Carl’s Jr. Restaurant at 8110 Parkway Drive. The caller reported to police a subject walked up to the drive through…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 19, 2014 at 4:46am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Calling All Artists!

LA MESA -- The Foothills Art Association is soliciting entries for its 25th annual Wildlife In Art show. This year's exhibition is being judged by respected landscape artist Joe Garcia of Julian. There will be…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 18, 2014 at 5:13am — No Comments

HeART Of Mt. Helix

  

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Sharing The Heights…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 17, 2014 at 4:48am — 2 Comments

Crime Watch

Knife-Wielding Robber Hits Riviera

LA MESA -- Police are looking for a man who robbed the Riviera Supper Club while brandishing a knife early Friday morning.

Police said that at 1:20 a.m. the Riviera Supper Club located at 7777 University Avenue was preparing to close the register for the night when an unknown suspect approached him from behind and displayed a  knife. The suspect demanded cash and a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 15, 2014 at 5:03am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Schools

New Arts Academy Comes To Life

LA MESA -- The streets were busier. The school buildings were suddenly more full than they had been in years.

On Thursday, the new La Mesa Arts Academy at La Mesa Middle School opened for its first…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 14, 2014 at 2:05pm — 1 Comment

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