Featured La Mesa Blog Posts – September 2011 Archive (18)

Crime Watch

Dog Flushes Out Assault Suspect

LA MESA -- Police Friday morning arrested a 51-year-old La Mesa man after a standoff that started with a domestic abuse call.

Police said they responded shortly after 2 a.m. to an assault call in the 5000 block of Thorne Drive. The female victim met officers outside as they arrived. The officers discovered that during…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 30, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Oktoberfest

 



Oktoberfest Off To A Big Start

LA MESA -- A larger than usual Friday night crowd filled the streets of La Mesa for the kickoff of the city's largest annual event.

With perfect beer-drinking…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 29, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Foothills Open Art Gallery for Oktoberfest Evenings

The Foothills Art Gallery will be open from 4-10 pm on Friday 30th September and Saturday 1st October. On Saturday evening local artist Hazel Ross will be doing an oil painting demonstration in the Gallery.

The current show features the work of Emily…

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Added by hazel ross on September 29, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

City Council

 

Preserving The Peace, Respecting Change

LA MESA -- There is an expression in legal circles that says tough cases make bad law; that is the best legal precedents are extracted from…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 28, 2011 at 12:14am — 1 Comment

Downtown Development: A Special Report

 Charting A Future For La Mesa "Village"

By Chris Lavin, Editor

LA MESA – When the Downtown Village Merchants Association filed its 2010 taxes the IRS form included this routine question: Was the organization a party to a business…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 19, 2011 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Restaurants

Gio's Heading For Another Makeover

LA MESA -- Gio's Bistro and Wine Bar, a dowtown landmark almost from the day it opened in 2007, appears to be headed for a dramatic transformation.

Gabe Giordano, Gio's founder, told a group of fellow La Mesa merchants Thursday night that he…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 15, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Downtown Village Merchants

Downtown Merchants Plot 

A Wine, Art Fest

LA MESA -- The Downtown Village Merchants Association held its regular meeting Thursday evening and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 15, 2011 at 9:30pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Council Says A Farewell, Avoids A Fight

LA MESA -- The City Council returned to action after a summer break, said farewell to its police chief and dodged a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 13, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments

City Council

Madrid Wants Ewin Removed From MTS Board

LA MESA -- Animosities that have been roiling largely beneath the waters between Mayor Art Madrid and Council Member Ernie Ewin appear to be erupting as the council returns from its summer break.

On the agenda at Tuesday night's meeting is a proposal to change La Mesa's representative on the Metropolitan Transit Authority…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 12, 2011 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Government

City: Blackout Taught Some Lessons

LA MESA -- As soon as La Mesa city officials realized the power outage last Thursday was not going to be short lived, they opened the city's emergency command center and began executing plans put in place to handle crisis situations.

Outside, MTS trolleys had blocked the Allison Avenue crossing and articulated…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 11, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

La Mesa 9/11 Memorial



City, Residents Mark Terrorist Attacks

DALLAS STREET -- For a few brief moments on Sunday,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 11, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

City Government

Aceves Named Interim Chief

 

LA MESA -- Captain Ed Aceves, a 26-year veteran of the police force, was named interim police chief to take over when the current chief…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 11, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

On La Mesa

Lessons For The Old And New Media

LA MESA – Sixty-seven year old Cheryl Roberts wanted everyone to know about what she considered an amazing story. Her 93-year-old parents were approaching their 75th wedding anniversary.…

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Added by Chris Lavin on September 10, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Find Missing Youth

LA MESA -- Police asked residents to help in finding a missing child.

Beau Bounds, a 16-year-old, 207 pound youth who police was at risk on his own, was last seen near 7200 Parkway Drive at 4 p.m. Friday. Bounds is white and was wearing a buzz haircut, black shirt, black shorts and tennis shoes.

Police announced at 9 p.m. that Bounds had neen… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on September 9, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Power Outage 2011



Blackout Disrupted All Routine In La Mesa

LA…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 9, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Emmy Tryforos at Foothills Art Association

Foothills Art Association is delighted to have retired teacher Emmy Tryforos as the featured artist at the Foothills Art Gallery at 4910 Memorial Drive La Mesa until October 5th. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11am-4pm and…

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Added by hazel ross on September 8, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Warren-Walker School Celebrates 80 years!

Warren-Walker School, with three campuses in San Diego celebrates its 80th year when it opens its doors Wednesday September 7th. Warren-Walker… Continue

Added by Caroline Fisk on September 2, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Centennial Citizens

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 2, 2011 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

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