October 2013 La Mesa Blog Posts (64)

La Mesa Business

Crowds Greet New Gourmet Burger Joint

LA MESA -- Dozens of local residents lined up to the be among the first to try the new gourmet burger restaurant that opened this morning…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 18, 2013 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Arnie, Part Deux?

Wait, wait, wait. I awoke this morning to have my coffee and scan the news and stumbled backwards at a headline.  Arnold Schwartzenegger, you remember ole Arnie? Arnold Schwartzenegger is making efforts to have the Constitution changed to allow him to seek the office of President. Yep. He is making the rounds pushing his new film whilst in New York and has been talking to the press about how he intends to go about…


Added by David Stanley on October 18, 2013 at 6:31am — No Comments

La Mesa Farmers Market

Two Decades Of Local Food For Local People

LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa is planning a special event to commemorate its 20-years in the Farmers Market business.



Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Halloween-Masked Armed Robber Hits 7-11

LA MESA -- A robber wearing a blood clown face Halloween mask robbed the 7-11 store on Amaya Drive early Thursday morning.

Police said the…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

A New Restaurant Slides Into Business Friday

LA MESA -- For the second time in just two days, a new restaurant will be opening in La Mesa.

This second restaurant won't…


Added by Gina Garcia on October 17, 2013 at 5:20am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Health Care

Library Has Tai Chi Tips For Seniors

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free senior discussion group presentation on “Tai Chi for Seniors,” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23. The…


Added by rick griffin on October 16, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Bo-beau Welcoming La Mesa Diners

LA MESA -- After a soft opening Tuesday night, the Cohn Restaurant Group's newest effort -- Bo-beau Kitchen + Garden -- is welcoming all comers tonight.

In a matter of just months, the group has transformed the former Gingham Restaurant space into a…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 16, 2013 at 10:30am — 7 Comments


Do you remember when you were only 24 years old? What were you doing? Young and pretty much having a good time? Maybe you were still looking at the other attractive people thinking, "Maybe I can date her" or "Say, he's a good looking guy".  Maybe you had your first dynamite car, all shiny and fast. Maybe you've got that great job, making a good living now. No worries. Every day is just swell.…


Added by David Stanley on October 16, 2013 at 8:29am — No Comments

Who is doing the heavy lifting?

As I sit and watch and shake my head day after day after day over the fits and starts of this totally dysfunctional thing we are saddled with I wonder if anyone in government has ANY idea what they are doing or actually WHY THEY WERE SENT TO Washington in the first place.

We can happily credit the maniacally liberal press and…


Added by David Stanley on October 15, 2013 at 4:05pm — No Comments

They're Back!

Yep. They're Back!  Despite conclusive proof of criminal operations, theft, misappropriations, voter fraud and what ever else you can remember, the corruption throughout the government, particularly in the White House, has reinstated ACORN. Yep. You just cant keep a good Chicago-style criminal…


Added by David Stanley on October 15, 2013 at 12:57pm — No Comments

East County Schools

Students Win Street Art Contest

EAST COUNTY -- La Mesa's Grossmont High School District's art students from Mount Miguel High School in Spring Valley triumphed on Sunday, October 13, when they won first place award for educational team effort in Little Italy's Festa Italiano Chalk Art competition.  This is the third year in a row for Mount Miguel's student teams, led by their teacher Paula…


Added by Judith Piper on October 15, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

AT&T Expands 4G LTE Network to El Cajon

AT&T has activated two new 4G LTE mobile Internet cell sites in El Cajon that will enhance coverage for area r esidents and businesses and provide speeds up to ten times faster than 3G.

 The new sites will provide customers with improved 4G HSPA+ and 4G LTE coverage and capacity in the community of El Cajon. Residents with AT&T service can now enjoy 4G speeds…


Added by Natasha Kendall on October 15, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

Regal Cinemas Plays "The Stream," Raising Funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of America

The Dreaming Tree Foundation and AT&T joined forces to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of America by supporting the organization’s youth development programs. AT&T sponsored the making of this film, as part of the company’s Aspire campaign, a $350 million initiative to help students graduate from high school ready for college and careers.

Nearly 200 kids…


Added by Natasha Kendall on October 14, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Quote for today

"We learn from history that we learn nothing from history"

                                 George Bernard Shaw…


Added by David Stanley on October 14, 2013 at 10:28am — No Comments

Charley Brown Children’s Center Fall Festival

Bring your little ones to the Charley Brown Children’s Center’s Annual Fall Festival for a ghoulish good time!  Featuring food, games, a bounce House, a silent auction, a cake walk and a pie toss, the festival will run from 6:00 to 8:00pm, Friday, October 25, 2013.    There’s something for everyone and fun…


Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on October 14, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Wildlife

Soaring About Mt. Helix

MT. HELIX -- Dodging the human pilots who buzz Mt. Helix every Sunday on their flights from Gillespie Field, this avian visitor soared by around cocktail hour and spent some time moving from tree to tree.

There was much discussion of its type, but no conclusion.…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 14, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Catch Car Burglar At Grossmont Center

LA MESA -- A quick responding police officer apprehended a man who had been caught burglarizing a shopper's car on Saturday.

Police said that about 7:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle burglary that just occurred in the parking lot of Grossmont Center, located at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive. The victim advised the police that a male…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 13, 2013 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

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Open House Draws Large Crowds

LA MESA -- Firefighters and emergency medical personnel spent Saturday doing demonstrations and…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 12, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

 Police Arrest Two In University Avenue Robbery

LA MESA -- Police working on eye-witness information arrested two robbers who had assaulted a man on University Avenue early this morning.

Police said that at approximately 12:20 a.m., officers responded to a report of a strong-arm…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 11, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Bo-beau Opening Delayed To Tuesday

LA MESA -- The long wait for the opening of La Mesa's new Cohn Restaurant -- Bo-beau Kitchen + Garden -- will be a little bit longer than…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 11, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

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