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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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on September 30, 2011 at 12:05pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by hazel ross on September 29, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on September 15, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments
A Wine, Art Fest
LA MESA -- The Downtown Village Merchants Association held its regular meeting Thursday evening and…Continue
LA MESA -- The City Council returned to action after a summer break, said farewell to its police chief and dodged a…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on September 13, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on September 11, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments
DALLAS STREET -- For a few brief moments on Sunday,…Continue
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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…Continue
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.…Continue
Added by Chris Lavin on September 10, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
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.
Added by La Mesa Today on September 9, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments
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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…Continue
Added by hazel ross on September 8, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments