Love where you live!
By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- It has been almost a…Continue
LA MESA -- The overnight shift for the La Mesa Police Department was busy early Saturday morning with two late night burglary reports that had helicopters flying and police cruisers streaming across two La Mesa neighborhoods.
Just after midnight the…Continue
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LA MESA -- On Sunday evening at approximately 6:33 p.m. La Mesa Police Motor Officer Tim Purdy located a reported stolen vehicle at the intersection of Jackson Drive and Center Drive in La Mesa. Officer Purdy attempted to stop the reported stolen blue…Continue
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LA MESA -- After last month's City Council meeting, supporters of creating a Property Based Improvement District for the La Mesa Village left stunned by the council's decision not to sign the pro-PBID petition.
At the heart of their ire was City…Continue
Making a Pitch for La Mesa's Harp Fest
LA MESA -- Daffodils in your garden, tax forms in your mail and Budd Willis showing up all over town with a…Continue
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LA MESA -- Both literally and figuratively, Tuesday's City Council meeting may heretofore be known as the "L'il Abner Night" in local politics.
City Councilman Mark Arapostathis had to miss the meeting because he is directing "L'il Abner'' for…Continue
A Picture Perfect Start To City's 100th
LA MESA – This city’s big year began just as the planners had hoped. Blue skies, sunshine and the kind of sweet, series of events that emphasized the small town nature so many La Mesans have prized over the city’s first century.
Bill Walton, the basketball champion and perhaps La Mesa’s…Continue
La Mesa Centennial Celebration Is Rolling Down The Tracks
LA MESA -- If you are at work and unable to attend the ceremonial opening of La Mesa's Centennial today, you can get a glimpse here now of the…Continue
LA MESA -- When a large group of people show up at a City Council meeting it usually means two things: People are angry and it is going to be a long night.
So as the crowd continued to swell past 150 Tuesday night at what had been billed as the…Continue
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LA MESA -- Property crimes in La Mesa are dropping, but the much-discussed increase of robberies has La Mesa's violent crime rate rising.
The fourth quarter crime statistics will note a 23 percent year over year increase in violent crime led…Continue
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PARKWAY DRIVE -- Police responding to a reported stabbing Sunday afternoon found a blind man with a knife protruding from his abdomen.
Police said the man was found just after 2:30 p.m. at Parkway Drive and Lambda Lane.
The victim, 30, was…Continue
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Centennial Will Be Off To A Rolling Start
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Centennial will officially arrive by rail.
The Centennial organizing committee this week sent out invitations to sponsors and VIPs to…Continue
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LA MESA -- Three weeks into the petition phase of efforts to establish a Property Based Improvement District in La Mesa Village and supporters report they are more than one-third of the way to success.
Lynn McRea, the La Mesa accountant…Continue
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City Program Will Subsidize Composters
The council approved a staff recommendation to begin a…Continue
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Honoring Leaders In A Special Year
By MAYOR ART…Continue
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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
Celebrating Diversity In La Mesa
LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa's Human Relations Commission presented the 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Multicultural Festival Sunday.
Scheduled at the same time of two major professional football championships, the gathering was…Continue
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LEMON AVENUE – The truth about good schools is that there is no consistent corporate model. No Starbucks Elementary duplicated from town to town.
Every school has a unique character determined by the unpredictable mix of the teachers,…Continue
LA MESA -- Last fall, a group of people interested in encouraging local consumers to think about "fair trade'' practices went to the City Council and asked it to declare La Mesa a "fair trade'' city.…Continue