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Heartland Fire & Rescue

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.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 21, 2014 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

La Mesa Village Development

Lots Of Ideas For Improving La Mesa Village

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 30, 2013 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Schools

LMAAC Working Group From Left: Ginger Radenheimer, Beth Thomas, Mark Arapostathis and Jon Hayman.

New Performing Arts Magnet…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 21, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Sycuan Pledges $50,000 To Solve Shooting

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 6, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Talking Short Term Troubles, Long Term Hopes

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 28, 2013 at 8:30pm — 6 Comments

La Mesa City Council

 Learning A Lesson In Zoning Politics

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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.

Unfortunately,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 26, 2013 at 10:30pm — 10 Comments

La Mesa Transportation

Green Line To Start Downtown Runs

LA MESA -- It is about to get easier to get to downtown San Diego.

On Thursday, transportation…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 29, 2012 at 7:30am — 4 Comments

SPECIAL REPORT: Policing La Mesa 2012

Can The Robbery Wave Be Stopped?

The First of Two Parts.

By Chris Lavin

Editor/LaMesaToday.com

LA MESA – City police officer Gary Moss was driving by a 7-11 on Baltimore Drive…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 24, 2012 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

The Way We Were

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 29, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Centennial

MTS Trolley 'Wrap' Will Highlight La Mesa History

LA MESA -- With fewer than 60 days until La Mesa…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 19, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

City Council

A Little Heat…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 13, 2011 at 8:30pm — 5 Comments

Oktoberfest Wars

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 27, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Boot Camp Update

By Gina Garcia

Publisher

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.

It truly…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 27, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

C. Hook's "Once Upon A Mattress'' Opens Big

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 22, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

East County Health Fair

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 10, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 7, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

Helix Water District

Water Costs, Rates Rising In La Mesa

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 1, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Business

Selling Death Kits From A La Mesa Home

MT. HELIX -- A 91-year-old resident of La Mesa is getting national attention after a popular website profiled her home…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 28, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Egg-citement at City Council

LA MESA –- Not too many years ago, the fields and hills of La Mesa were filled with fruit trees and avocados. Chickens wandered through yards and local residents ate what they raised.



One La Mesa couple, recently moved to their village home, thinks it may be time to turn back the clock – at least a few hours.



Jill Richardson and her boyfriend, Richard Dean, a recent refugee from the New York City restaurant scene, appeared before the La Mesa City Council and… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on December 8, 2009 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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