All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'Ed Aceves' (25)

La Mesa Public Safety

Police Chief Aceves To Retire

LA MESA -- With almost 30 years with the La Mesa Police Department, Chief Ed Aceves has decided to resign.

Aceves said today that he plans to retire as soon as a replacement can be hired.

"I expect it could take six months,'' Aceves said. He said he…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 30, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

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

Crime Watch: Special Report

Inside La Mesa's DUI Crusade

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- When they asked the notorious criminal Willie Sutton why he robbed banks, he famously answered "because that is where the money is.''

Spend an evening with the La Mesa police officer Ryan Rogers and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 7, 2014 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Philanthropy

Raising Funds For La Mesa Teen Effort

LA MESA -- Police Chief Ed Aceves and his department officers are hosting a public dinner March 20th to raise funds for its community outreach Peer Support efforts. See poster for details above. Call Dani Womack for tickets…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 13, 2014 at 6:00am — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chicken News

Mulling The Chicken Renaissance

LA MESA -- The looming return of free running poultry to the single family homes all over the Jewel of the Hills makes this journalist's mind race.

How to gird oneself for such a shift in local culture?

Dog bites man is not news. Man bites…

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Added by Chris Lavin on February 21, 2014 at 4:49pm — 6 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Fielding Concerns Big And Small

LA MESA -- The City Council's second Town Hall meeting moved from the west to northeast La Mesa and found a large audience with many more concerns and a bit more vitriol than encountered recently in Rolando.

A two-hour meeting at Northmont Elementary…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 19, 2014 at 2:30am — 11 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Another Skirmish Leaves Madrid Spurned

LA MESA -- At its last regular meeting, the City Council let die without a second a proposal by Mayor Art Madrid to seek national All-American City status for this city.

At Tuesday night's meeting, council members learned the effort is going on…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 11, 2014 at 8:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

A Tranquil 'Town Hall' Greets Leaders

LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council took its annual Town Hall meet and greet away from City Hall and out among the neighborhoods on Thursday evening. Considering the relative warmth and amiability they encountered at Rolando Elementary School, the civic…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 7, 2014 at 5:30am — 4 Comments

On La Mesa: Secular Holy Day

How To Survive Super Sunday

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- The young men working the Meat Department at Vons in La Mesa were running non-stop to keep up. The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 1, 2014 at 5:30pm — 4 Comments

Crime Watch

La Mesa: A Bedroom Community For Gangland

LA MESA -- The San Diego Association of Governments issued a report this week on the impact of gangs in…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 7, 2013 at 8:00am — 6 Comments

La Mesa Philanthropy

The Cops -- And Their Customers -- Pitch In

See Video Slide Show Below.

LA MESA -- Giving out traffic tickets and making arrests is not easy duty for local police officers, but Wednesday night you could see a group of new and seasoned La Mesa police officers were…

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Added by Gina Garcia on June 26, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

La Mesan Of The Year Nominees

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 28, 2012 at 12:30pm — 14 Comments

La Mesa Philanthropy

La Mesa Dentist Boosts PAL Program

LA MESA -- La Mesa dentist Jeff Gray loves baseball. In fact, at age 52, he still plays on a team in the San Diego Adult Baseball League.

So it’s no surprise that Jeff and Mary Gray decided this year’s “Smiles for Life” annual fundraiser to benefit…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 23, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Youth Leadership Camp

Local Teens Graduate From Leadership Training

LA MESA -- For the last four days, 23 young East County youths got the full attention of the La Mesa Police Department.

It was all good.

The first annual Youth Leadership Camp, the brainchild of La Mesa police Captain Dan Willis,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 12, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments

SPECIAL REPORT: Policing La Mesa 2012

The Time Spent Saving Armando

Second of Two Parts

By Chris Lavin

Editor/LaMesaToday.com

LA MESA – It is just after 6 p.m. when the night shift and its supervisor sit down for…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 25, 2012 at 6:00am — 2 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

La Mesa Police

Aceves Promotes Six To Police Leadership Roles

LA MESA -- The city's new police chief, Ed Aceves, continues to restructure the management of the department and has made a number of promotions recently among the leadership ranks.

Aceves promoted Angela DeSarro and Ray Sweeney to the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 5, 2012 at 10:37am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Police

They Came In Peace, Baring Gifts

LA MESA -- Almost every day police officers spend much of their shifts dealing with La Mesans at their worst.

Crime, family fights, thefts and burglaries. Anger is a constant in one form or another. Danger too.

Despite the romance in which TV shows bathe such…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 22, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Marking The Quiet Bravery On Crime's Front Lines

MIRAMAR MARINE AIR STATION -- Sitting in on a gathering of San Diego County Sheriff's personnel can give a unique overview of crime in and around the Jewel of the Hills:

Seeing, in one place, the size and relative youth of the Sheriff's…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 29, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Merchants Get A Lesson In Combating Robberies

LA MESA -- In response to a recent string of armed robberies, La Mesa's new Police Chief Ed Aceves put out a call for local business owners to come in and talk about what they can do.

The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 1, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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