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Truck Fire In The Village
LA MESA -- Heartland Fire & Rescue was called just before noon today to a vehicle fire in downtown La Mesa. Firefighters responded quickly, damage estimate and cause of the blaze is still under investigation.…Continue
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Siege Ends With Suspect's Death
LA MESA -– Traffic on Spring Street was cutoff this morning in both directions as La Mesa Police and Federal…Continue
LA MESA -- More than 100 residents gathered at the Community Center Thursday evening to talk downtown.
Presented by the city's Planning Department with an overview of efforts to reassess the condition and needs of the La Mesa Village downtown…
LMAAC Working Group From Left: Ginger Radenheimer, Beth Thomas, Mark Arapostathis and Jon Hayman.
New Performing Arts Magnet…Continue
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LA MESA -- The Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians today pledged $50,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter or shooters responsible for the death of a tribal member…Continue
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LA MESA -- That 300 airplanes landed safely at Lindburgh Field is not news.
That one plane crashes, is huge news.
With that in mind, herewith the real news from the La Mesa City Council's five-hour strategic planning…
Click on photo illustration above for location of facilities.
LA MESA -- The City Council chamber was standing-room only at 6 p.m. Tuesday as students from Valhalla High School crowded in to get a lesson in government.
On Thursday, transportation…Continue
Can The Robbery Wave Be Stopped?
The First of Two Parts.
By Chris Lavin
LA MESA – City police officer Gary Moss was driving by a 7-11 on Baltimore Drive…Continue
A Year Of Struggles And Triumphs
LA MESA -- A review of the year 2011, believe it or not, reveals as much good or hopeful news as bad for the Jewel of the Hills.
While the U.S. economy continued a slow mend, new business and investment were quietly occurring even…Continue
MTS Trolley 'Wrap' Will Highlight La Mesa History
LA MESA -- With fewer than 60 days until La Mesa…Continue
A Little Heat…Continue
El Cajon Claims "True Oktoberfest"
LA MESA -- It was quiet in downtown La Mesa today, except for the whirring sounds of machines preparing La Mesa Boulevard for the three-day influx of thousands of visitors for the annual Oktoberfest later this week.
But just a bit east of La…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on September 27, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments
MT. HELIX -- If you think life is short, join a fat flushing boot camp. We began following Jake Glaze's Adventure program last Monday at 5:45 a.m. and the intervening week felt like a month.
After a few outings, the first light of day started to feel like the finger's of death clawing at your hamstrings and tendons.
Added by La Mesa Today on June 27, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
By Will Lavin
La Mesa Today Correspondent
ROLANDO -- La Mesa's C. Hook Theater opened a four-day run of the comic fable "Once Upon A Mattress'' Wednesday night to a large and warm audience.
The teen theater group, an outgrowth of the long-established Peter Pan Junior Theater, marks its fifth year with this retelling of…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 22, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments
By Gina Garcia
MT. HELIX -- I have always associated the amphitheater at the top of Mt. Helix as a pleasant place for lovely music and great plays.
As the sun rose Monday morning, we gathered -- 25 women wanting to tone, loose weight and get healthy. It was to be the first of a 14 day boot camp…Continue
Added by Gina Garcia on June 20, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
In Time, We Figure Out The Old Man
By CHRIS LAVIN
When you are the eighth of nine children, Father’s Day…Continue
A Chance To Examine Your Own Health
GROSSMONT CENTER -- Okay, you've been busy. Lots of work. Kids' school projects. You've been meaning to take a few moments to care for you, your health, your longevity. Then Saturday is your day.
The East County Chamber of Commerce and Sharp and Alvarado hospitals will be hosting 75 exhibitors at Grossmont Center from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Called Summer Healthcare…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 10, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Cameras At Trolley Station Raise Questions
FLETCHER PARKWAY-- La Mesa police say surveillance cameras at the Grossmont Trolley station have produced evidence that raise questions about a reported kidnap and sexual assault that allegedly occurred there Monday.
"The cameras revealed things that are making us go back to investigate whether a crime occurred,'' said La Mesa police spokesman Dan…Continue
LA MESA -- We had a wet winter. Local residents continue to conserve water at a great rate. And water rates are headed up again.
The Helix Water District Board heard the rate study report Wednesday which included a…