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LA MESA -- Donors were streaming into the La Mesa Police Department today to donate blood to support the San Diego County sheriff deputy gravely wounded in Lakeside recently.
Men and women, police officers and public officials from throughout…Continue
Well, you saw it. Days before the second Presidential debate there was much concern regarding the installation of Candy Crawley from CNN as the debate moderator. Much was said, on both sides I must add here, that she has repeatedly exhibited bias and favor for the Obama Presidency, regardless of his amassed record of failure. Up until moments before the debate began this concern was being addressed. Then the big event…Continue
Added by David Stanley on October 17, 2012 at 7:28am — No Comments
Part Three in a five part series.
EAST COUNTY -- Various events are being held to raise funds for Sheriff's Child Abuse Detective Ali Perez. Detective Perez was shot and wounded with Sergeant Craig Johnson while they were attempting to arrest a suspected child molester in Lakeside in…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 16, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Mattress Sale to Support Instrumental Music
LA MESA -- The Helix Instrumental Music Association would like to invite you to our first annual Mattress Sale! The event will run Saturday, October 20th through Sunday, October 21st from 10 AM – 5 PM.
This two-day event is to raise funds to support the Instrumental Music Program at Helix Charter High School. Quality mattresses will…Continue
Added by Helix Instrumental Music Assn on October 16, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- In response to a few recent street crimes -- purse snatching and robberies -- crime prevention specialists are giving some good tips to reduce your chances of being a victim. See Crime Prevention below.
Added by La Mesa Today on October 16, 2012 at 7:45am — No Comments
The second of five parts.
LA MESA -- If you were going to design the perfect pedigree for a local elected official, on paper it might look something like this: Long local roots. Good education with a familiarity with law.…Continue
So, we've seen the first of the Presidential debates and the only Vice Presidential debates. Is your head spinning? I watched both and and awaiting the next on this Tuesday evening. I watched, to my surprise, a Mitt Romney actually take it to his opponent who turned out to be the boob I have been talking about for well over 4 years. All during this debacle I am thinking about the "undecided voters". Question: Exactly…Continue
Added by David Stanley on October 15, 2012 at 8:34pm — No Comments
Marking 110 Years Of Community Service
LA MESA -- More than a century ago -- before La Mesa was La Mesa -- the La Mesa Women's Club was here.
On Monday afternoon, surrounded by vintage clothing and the sort of deviled eggs and cucumber sandwiches that evoked the era of the club's founding, today's…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 15, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
First of five articles.
LA MESA -- La Mesa's…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are investigating the second purse snatching in a week -- the latest one involving a woman who was holding her child at the time of the theft.
At about 7:30 p.m. Saturday a male suspect robbed a mother of her purse as she held her 2…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 14, 2012 at 7:16am — No Comments
University Corridor Blacked Out Now
LA MESA -- There is a power outage in the University Avenue corridor affecting La Mesa nd portions of San Diego. San Diego Gas & Electric is working on restoring power. Police recommend using caution in the area, especially when driving, as some intersections are blacked out.
SDG&E can be contacted at 1-800-411-7343.
If Cuyamaca College grant writers were members of a college sports team, they would be basking in the glory of a triple-season winning streak. You’ve heard of the Dream Team? Meet Cuyamaca’s Green Team.
Since June 2009, the crew has had every one of its 39 grant proposals funded for a total of $7.3 million to train hundreds of students for solid-paying, dependable jobs, including those in up-and-coming green industries. The grants have also funded pilot programs, which have since been…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on October 10, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Members of the La Mesa Historical Society…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 10, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
Neighbors Don't Welcome 7-Eleven
LA MESA -- Tuesday's City Council was a short, mostly sweet affair, perhaps reflecting the looming election season and a desire by some not to rock the boat. The meeting featured a brief neighborhood struggle and some hopeful talk about Bill Walton and the NBA Hall of Famer's effort to help fundraise for a new Boys and Girls Club in La Mesa.
Several residents of the…Continue
I hate to say it but, no wait, I dont hate to say it. I TOLD YOU SO! For weeks, no months, no YEARS, I/We have been bombarded by a constant, 24 hour, non-stop barrage of politics. From one side we are harangued with why the country is falling into the pit, how the government is totally out of control, how teachers and unions are instrumental in the country's destruction, how massively…Continue
Added by David Stanley on October 9, 2012 at 10:06am — No Comments
Shooting Victim Dies; Suspect Arrested
Police said Monday afternoon that Josue Rodriguez, 33, of El Cajon was declared brain dead as a…Continue
Well, after three great days of Octoberfesting the shows this year were great! I again "hosted" the main stage in the beer garden for the Chamber and all went very very well.
It's always fun to see so many good people come out in their "German" outfits and have a great time. Our German bands were excellent during the day, and those "Cartoon Dogs" just rocked the house on Friday & Saturday nights.
It appears that when I go on stage with the band on Friday & Saturday…Continue
Added by Jack Leary on October 8, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Oktoberfest went off without major problems and early Monday crews were working to put the Village back together again.
Traffic barriers were hauled away and the last remnants and street closing signs were gone by 7 a.m.…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 8, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments