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Share A Cup Of Coffee With A Cop
LA MESA -- On Dec. 10th, officers from the La Mesa Police Department and community members will come together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships, and drink coffee.
All community members are invited to attend.…
Added by La Mesa Today on December 1, 2015 at 3:52am — No Comments
LA MESA -- La Mesa police are investigating the suspicious deaths of two elderly people in a Wyoming Avenue home.
Police said in a press release that on Wednesday at 9:39 a.m. the La Mesa Police Department responded to a residence in the 6900…Continue
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LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa has published its monthly newsletter, a collection of tips on city living and a list of events coming for the month ahead. …Continue
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LA MESA -- The California drought is increasingly hitting home in the Jewel of the Hills.
At the upcoming City Council meeting Tuesday, city public works officials will outline a long list of steps being taken to reduce public water use, including…Continue
Stage Set For Oktoberfest Battle
LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council stuck to the "one applicant" per public event standard Tuesday night and that sets the stage for a major showdown between the La Mesa Village Merchants Association and the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce over how Oktoberfest…Continue
LA MESA -- Citing the changing real estate market place and acknowledging the strong local opposition to high-rise development in La Mesa, the planners working on the Park Station project in downtown La Mesa have dramatically scaled back the proposed…Continue
Tips On Avoiding Door-to-Door Scammers
LA MESA -- When city or utility workers need to come to your door, you are usually notified in advance and each carries an official identification card that can be verified with their employers before you grant entrance. See advice in Crime Prevention below that will help prevent you from being a victim of door-to-door scammers misrepresenting…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2015 at 10:09am — No Comments
Accident Leaves Bicyclist In Critical Condition
LA MESA -- The accident that tied up traffic at University and Allison Avenues for hours on Thursday left a bicyclist in critical condition.
Police said a bicyclist was reportedly run over just before noon by an armored currency transport vehicle. Police responded to a report of a vehiclev/bicyclist collision in the intersection of University Avenue and…
Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2015 at 5:00am — No Comments
Finances Look Better, Future Still A Challenge
LA MESA -- The agenda for Tuesday's City Council meeting suggests a quick and pretty routine meeting.
The police report is apt to show some slight increases in minor crime -- perhaps attributed to the return of many parolees to San Diego communities. Police Chief Ed Aceves, soon to be replaced as he retires, will have presided over a period in which the…
Added by La Mesa Today on February 8, 2015 at 7:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- On-going work at the city's Municipal Pool has delayed the original re-opening of the facility.
Pool Reopening Postponed
Officials said today that "due to unforeseen circumstances" the reopening of La Mesa Municipal Pool has been…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 29, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
State of the City: Many Signs Of Progress
Good afternoon, it is my pleasure to present to you…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 23, 2015 at 9:05am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department has been awarded a $21,668 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol related crime. This is important to the city of La Mesa in order to
increase protection for youth and…
Added by La Mesa Today on January 20, 2015 at 11:35am — No Comments
Village Project Moves Back On The Boulevard
LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa has published new information on the Downtown Village Streetscape Improvement Project. You may view this information at the following link:
Construction to start on south side of La Mesa Boulevard between Date and Acacia 1/5/15 …Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on December 31, 2014 at 3:08pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Police evacuated the Toys R Us store on Grossmont Boulevard after a note was found in the store that police said was a bomb threat.
Police said they were notified shortly after 1 p.m. by an employee of Toys R Us that a note was found written on the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on December 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments
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Skies Clear - Mostly - For Christmas In Village
LA MESA -- The skies cleared just in time for Friday night's…Continue
City Information For December
LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa offers the following items for local residents.
Downtown Village Streetscape Improvement Project Updates
The Downtown Village will be going through revitalization and beautification. […
Added by La Mesa Today on December 9, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- Art Madrid, still mayor, walked inconspicuously into the Panera Bread cafe at Grossmont Center and many in the crowded restaurant looked up and recognized the very familiar face.
After nearly 40 years in public life, this is one thing that an election defeat…
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- It has been almost a…Continue
LA MESA -- It was the calm after the storm.
The City Council gathered for the first time since the election redrew the lines on the local political map, but the business was routine and the news was tension free and largely good.
LA MESA -- Because of Tuesday's Veterans Day holiday, the City Council meets Wednesday at 4 p.m. for the first of the lame duck sessions following last Tuesday's elections.
The meeting agenda is fairly routine, but the transition from long-sitting…