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La Mesa Kiwanis News

Kiwanis Awards College Scholarships

LA MESA -- Recognizing academic achievement, leadership skills, community service and financial need, the La Mesa Kiwanis Foundation this month awarded $12.000 in college scholarships to graduating seniors at Grossmont, Helix and Chaparral High…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Arrest Made In La Mesa Murder

LA MESA -- On May 16th  at approximately 5:24 a.m., the La Mesa Police Department received a 9-1-1 telephone call reporting that an adult male had been shot inside a residence in the 8200 block of El Paso Street in the City of La Mesa.

Upon arrival, La Mesa…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 12, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Summer Camps

Your Kids, Their Summer, Our Camps!

LA MESA -- La Mesa Community Services is offering twenty-one (21) "summer to remember camps!" that will put a smile on any child's face ages four years and up.

For details on summer camp programs and classes offered through La Mesa Community…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 9, 2015 at 5:43am — No Comments

Flag Day Parade 2015

Once More For Old Glory

LA MESA -- Once more the Jewel of the Hills residents and visitors crowded the streets in honor of Old Glory.

The annual Flag Day Parade remains one of the most patriotic days in San Diego County with the Marine Corps Band West leading the way each…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 30, 2015 at 3:18pm — 5 Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Lavin

Seeing Dawn Through The Construction Dust

LA MESA -- It is, they say, always darkest before the dawn.

As the dust starts rising on the most intrusive stages of La Mesa Boulevard's renovation, it is probably good to keep that in mind.

Despite what might appear as a full blood-letting…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 28, 2015 at 6:30am — 12 Comments

Taste Of La Mesa

Eat The Town In One Night

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce will host its 7th annual Taste of La Mesa from 6 to 8 p.m., Monday, June 8, at the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Dr., La Mesa. Presenting sponsor is Sycuan Casino. The event will feature networking and food…


Added by rick griffin on May 27, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Car Show Taking A Vacation 

LA MESA -- The annual Back to the '50s car show is the latest victim of the La Mesa Boulevard streetscape project.

John Vigil, executive director of the La Mesa Village Merchants Association,  said construction on the section of the street between Spring and…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 25, 2015 at 6:02pm — 6 Comments

Flag Day Parade

A La Mesa Tradition Returns

LA MESA -- Let’s salute “Old Glory”! The American Flag will be flown proudly at the 18th annual La Mesa Flag Day Parade on Saturday, May 30th. The parade will begin at 10:00 a.m. led by the United States 3d Marine Aircraft Wing Band through the downtown La Mesa…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2015 at 11:41am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Fair Warning Of Tickets To Come

LA MESA -- Once again, the La Mesa Police Department is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket.  As part of the national seat belt enforcement campaign, law enforcement agencies around the country will be stepping up enforcement May…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2015 at 7:56am — No Comments

La Mesa Development

Park Station Lowers Its Sights

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 5, 2015 at 6:30pm — 10 Comments

Mt. Helix Park

Star Party at Mt. Helix

LA MESA -- Mt. Helix Park and the San Diego Astronomy Association will be co-hosting the second annual Star Party at Mt. Helix Park on Saturday, May 23. This is a free, family event. …


Added by La Mesa Today on May 5, 2015 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Mt. Helix Park

      Photo courtesy of Gary Junker         

Star Party at Mt.…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 5, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Oversight Board Reports On Hospital Construction

LA MESA -- The Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC), a group of volunteers monitoring how the public agency Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is spending millions of dollars in taxpayer-approved bonds for new and improved…


Added by rick griffin on April 7, 2015 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Church News


Large Crowd Marks 90th Easter Sunrise Service

LA MESA -- For the 90th consecutive year, hundreds of local residents rose early and greeted the Easter sunrise at the top of Mt. Helix. Shuttles brought many of the worshipers to the early morning service, while others made their own pilgrimage by foot up…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 5, 2015 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Arts

Baseball Through Words Spoken And Sung

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Arts Alliance is presenting another of the small, pleasant shows that come with wine and good friends at the San Pasquale Winery on La Mesa Boulevard.

Thursday night's show features San Diego County's only performing mayor,…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 2, 2015 at 3:16pm — No Comments

On La Mesa: Russell Buckley


Supreme Court Protest


LA MESA -- A couple of weeks ago La Mesa Today carried …


Added by Russell Buckley on March 31, 2015 at 7:30pm — 25 Comments

La Mesa Business

Cafe Endeavors To Help Enlisted Families

LA MESA -- A La Mesa coffee shop is about to launch a two-week fundraiser to help supply child supplies for U.S. active duty military families.

All The Perks Espresso Cafe, located in the La Mesa Springs Shopping Center at 8046 La Mesa…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 30, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 27, 2015 at 10:09am — No Comments

La Mesa Traffic

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

La Mesa City Council

Mayor Will Meet With Realtors

LA MESA -- La Mesa Mayor Mark Arapostathis will be hosted by the Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors’ (PSAR) Government Affairs Committee starting at noon on Wednesday, April 1, at the PSAR East County Service Center, 1150 Broadway, El Cajon. Admission is…


Added by rick griffin on March 26, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments

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