September 2012 La Mesa Blog Posts (42)

La Mesa People

Bloemen Takes Kiwanis Leadership Post

Glenna Bloemen, who joined the La Mesa Kiwanis Club in 2003, has been installed as Lt. Governor for Division 31 of the California-Nevada-Hawaii District of Kiwanis International for 2012-2013. The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 29, 2012 at 5:27pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Philanthropy

Napoleon Walks Again!…

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Added by Janie Garcia on September 28, 2012 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Candidates Forum

Civility Reigns In Council Debate

Story by Scott La Fee

Photos by Gary Junker. See slideshow below.

LA MESA – The second candidates’ forum last night for the two open City Council seats began with a drawing of…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 28, 2012 at 3:25am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Soap Box Derby

Sidewalk Renovation Requires Modified Route

LA MESA -- Junior High Drive was the perfect venue for a Soap Box Derby. A long, sloping block with the La Mesa Middle School grounds on the south side, and no homes facing the street…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 27, 2012 at 6:23am — No Comments

LMCOG Proposition Recommendations

Proposition 32: Stop Special Interest Money Now.

LMCOG recommends a YES vote on Proposition 32.         

This proposition allows employees to decide whether or not they want their money to be used to support political causes. At present, mandatory union dues are used to support political causes (in…

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Added by La Mesa Citizen Oversight Group on September 26, 2012 at 7:47am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Robbery Witnesses Track, Help Catch Suspect

LA MESA -- Police responding to a robbery call on El Cajon Boulevard in La Mesa were directed by witnesses to the man they said had perpetrated the crime, had changed his clothes and was…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 25, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Police Look For Help Solving Murder

LA MESA -- Police are looking for help in solving a shooting death case that happened over the weekend. The department's crime prevention teams are also asking local residents to think about how posting information about your whereabouts on public computer communication bulletin boards can serve as a tip for criminals. All in this week's crime…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 24, 2012 at 2:24pm — No Comments

Questions for Helix Water District Board Candidate Lori Kern

In an effort to begin a dialog on political issues for the residents of La Mesa, the La Mesa Citizen Oversight Group recently sent a questionnaire to all of the candidates for the Helix Water District Governing Board. Today we will link the responses from Lori…

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Added by La Mesa Citizen Oversight Group on September 22, 2012 at 6:45pm — No Comments

Kids Care Fest 2012

 



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LA MESA -- Kids Care Fest, one of the most popular family outings each year, once again proved it is possible to have fun while taking care of our children.

The Saturday event drew hundreds to share rides,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 22, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Poloce Investigating Shooting Death

LA MESA -- Police are investigating a shooting last night that resulted in the death of a man who was shot in an incident just inside the city line near Myrtle and Johnson Avenue - not far from Bancroft and the 125.

Police CHief Ed Aceves said police know that a car pulled up and a shot was fired.

The victim was taken to the hospital and died this morning.

Aceves said the shooting apparently had nothing to do with anyone in the neighborhood and involved the people in the… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on September 22, 2012 at 10:51am — No Comments

Police Investigating Shooting Death

LA MESA -- Police are investigating a shooting last night that resulted in the death of a man who was shot in an incident just inside the city line near Myrtle and Johnson Avenue - not far from Bancroft and the 125.

Police Chief Ed Aceves said police know that a car pulled up and a shot was…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 22, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Police Department

 

 

MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDERED…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 22, 2012 at 9:17am — No Comments

Kids Care Fest 2012

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District and the City of La Mesa will present Kids Care Fest from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow Saturday, Sept. 22 at Briercrest Park, 9001 Wakarusa St., La Mesa. Kids Care Fest is a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 21, 2012 at 5:34pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Case Highlights:

In addition to the 2 robberies reported in the News and Information Bulletin last week, there was an…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 19, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Food

Foodies Find The Food Trucks

LA MESA -- The food truck trend continues to find a willing audience in La Mesa.

A selection of trucks, featuring a wide array of creative and reasonably priced foods, gather Tuesdays in…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 18, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

HeArt of Mt. Helix 2012

Celebrating The High Life 

 



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MT. HELIX -- The annual HeArt of Mt. Helix event once again…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 16, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Pension Reform Legislation - A Fig Leaf For A Tax Increase

Pension Reform Legislation - A Fig Leaf For A Tax Increase is how one publication described the recent California "pension reform" legislation.  The Wall Street Journal agreed, opining, (Governor) "Brown's pension deal is little more than grease for a tax increase." How can one disagree? The fundamental unfairness and unaffordability of California's public sector pensions have been well established, yet employee organizations made every obtuse…

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Added by La Mesa Citizen Oversight Group on September 14, 2012 at 8:16pm — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

Choices Abound in Council Race 

LA MESA -- Within minutes of the start of Thursday's candidates forum, it was clear the five candidates would be…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 14, 2012 at 7:30am — 7 Comments

Orwell's 1984 - revisited or ongoing?

Just read that the Bloomberg gang in New York City has once again attacked personal freedom. Have you heard? Now, along with salt, cigarettes and any number of other things, Bloomberg has rammed through his newest law:  Its now against the law for any establishment to sell any soft drink over 16 ounces. I personally think anything over 16 ounces is a waste anyway but that is beyound the point.…

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Added by David Stanley on September 13, 2012 at 9:36am — No Comments

Fair Trade Go Away, Don't Come Back Another Day

The Fair Trade folks Nancy Ryan and Anne Pacheco are at it again trying to lobby the City Council to have the city of La Mesa labeled as a "Fair Trade" city after getting shot down once. Why don't you people just concentrate your efforts on getting more stores to carry fair trades products and leave the City out of this.  Your doctrine on your website and all your literature might indicate your cause is one of a religious zealot and maybe you are.  Stop trying to convert the world by…

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Added by David Smyle on September 13, 2012 at 12:26am — 1 Comment

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