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Once More To The Hill

LA MESA -- For the 11th year, La Mesa's Kiwanis Club gathered up a collection of young local residents and took to…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 17, 2014 at 10:04pm — No Comments

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Racing Returns To La Mesa Street

LA MESA -- Kids who entered the first La Mesa Soap Box Derby 11 years ago could be married with kids of their own by now. “Isn’t that an amazing thought,” quips Derby Director Steve Blake, who has participated in the La Mesa Kiwanis Club community service…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

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Stephenson, Wood Win Chance At Akron

LA MESA -- Two East County boys defeated all competitors in their divisions to become champions of the Drew Ford/Kiwanis Club of La Mesa Soap Box Derby, held Saturday, May 18, on Junior High Drive adjacent to La Mesa Middle School.

Stock Division…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 22, 2013 at 6:46am — No Comments

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Hi-Tech Races Off To Fast Start

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LA MESA -- The new hi-tech La Mesa Soap Box Derby was off to a multi-media start Saturday on Jr. High Drive in West La Mesa as racers began competing for the cherished slot in the national competition later this summer in Ohio.

The La Mesa Soap Box…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 18, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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La Mesa Races Adding Instant Digital Results

LA MESA -- Steering a Soap Box Derby race car downhill just got a little more exciting for kids in San Diego East…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 29, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

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Races Adjust Well To New Course

LA MESA -- Once again the Soap Box Derby cars rolled down the road as young racers began amassing the points necessary to get to the national races in Akron. This week's races were run on a slightly adjusted race course which had to adapt to new flared crossings the city installed on Junior High Drive…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 3, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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Races Will Test New Course Configuration

LA MESA -- Youngsters age 7-17 from throughout Southern California and Arizona are getting ready for two days of Soap Box Derby Races, November 3 and 4, as members of the host Kiwanis Club of La Mesa adjusts to modifications to the course on Junior…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 25, 2012 at 6:50am — No Comments

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Sidewalk Renovation Requires Modified Route

LA MESA -- Junior High Drive was the perfect venue for a Soap Box Derby. A long, sloping block with the La Mesa Middle School grounds on the south side, and no homes facing the street on the north side. On weekends in November, March and May, the La…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 27, 2012 at 6:23am — No Comments

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Down To The Wire Drama In La Mesa

LA MESA -- For more than four hours, the Soap Box Derby cars had been launching like planes at an airport.

Heat after heat, the young drivers ducking down and straining for the best groove in the road that slopes west down past La Mesa Middle School.

By 2…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 19, 2012 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

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La Mesa Racers Take To The Streets Saturday

LA MESA -- Quietly, over time, the men and women of La Mesa's Kiwanis Club have built a franchise.

With all the precision and order of a NASCAR event, the club members and their sponsor, Drew Ford, arrive on the little slope near La Mesa Middle School and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2012 at 7:49am — No Comments

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Bardin Brothers Dominate Derby

LA MESA -- Declan (left in photo above) and Aidan Bardin of La Mesa dominated the results of the two-day Drew Ford/Kiwanis Club of La Mesa Soap Box Derby Rally Races on March 3…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 7, 2012 at 7:45am — No Comments

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