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LA MESA -- In July of 2014, the La Mesa Police Department was awarded a $21,668 grant from the California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle alcohol-related crime. This was important to the city of La Mesa in order to increase protection for youth…Continue
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MT. HELIX -- This Easter, Sunday April 5 at 6:30 a.m., the Mt. Helix Park amphitheater will be home to its 90th sunrise service. Dedicated in 1925, this historic venue averages 1,000 participants who come from throughout the county, and beyond to celebrate…Continue
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LA MESA -- La Mesa Today member Mike Nixon shared this piece, part of a gallery showing at the On The Edge…Continue
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LA MESA -- Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., a privately held national retail chain of craft and home decor stores, is set to open a new store in La Mesa at the site of the old Linens 'n Things store just off Jackson Drive near Grossmont Boulevard.
This chain made…Continue
Dancing For The Kids On Saturday
LA MESA -- The Boys & Girls Club of East County will present its 49th annual Children’s Ball, a fundraiser on Saturday, March 21, at the Omni San Diego Hotel, 675 “L” St., Downtown San Diego. Reception and silent auction will begin at 6 p.m., with dinner…Continue
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LA MESA -- La Mesa's venerable Peter Pan Jr. Theater marks its 45th year of annual performances with next-week's side-splitting production of "Once Upon A Mattress" (based on the comic fable "The Princess and the Pea.")
The show runs March 25-28 at the…Continue
SANTEE -- The Chick-fil-A restaurant in Santee, 9418 Mission Gorge Road, is supporting the American Diabetes Association’s “Alert Day” by rewarding customers with free food giveaway on Tuesday, March 24.
Held annually on the fourth Tuesday in March, the ADA’s…Continue
Added by rick griffin on March 12, 2015 at 11:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- Perhaps the second time around will be a charm.
The City Council will consider Tuesday night on an agreement that will try once again to bring a new development to 3.3 acres of city land near Briercrest Park.
If the council…
Added by La Mesa Today on March 9, 2015 at 12:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- A combined effort of law enforcement officials from La Mesa, San Diego and San Diego County quickly brought to an end a robbery spree that was underway last night night across several jurisdictions.
At about 11 p.m. Friday night, a man armed…Continue
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Library will be celebrating a love of food and cooking with their first annual Food For Thought Festival, Saturday, March 14, from 10:30am-2:00pm. This free event will feature three local food experts in fields ranging from brewing homemade beer to Moroccan cooking;…
Added by Gina Garcia on March 6, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), a public agency that supports various health-related community programs and services in San Diego’s East County region, has launched its newly redesigned website,…Continue
Added by rick griffin on March 4, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Overnight winds and rain brought down trees, including this one at 4949 Rose Hedge Drive just off La Mesa Boulevard. Forecasts have rain continuing intermittently through this…Continue
LA MESA -- It's quiet out in front of my store today. The past three days have been a symphony of motors and back-up beeps and digging, chopping, scraping and dumping tons of concrete sidewalks and curbs, parking meter poles and other underground treasures into sturdy dump trucks.
So today I can wander around the middle of the street with no cars or heavy equipment to…Continue
The Hope of Spring
LA MESA -- Today, Tuesday, February 24, I have been watching the workers begin the Street Scape project here in front of my store. Interestingly, from inside the store looking out to the…Continue
Added by chris shea on February 24, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- When my children were young they loved being read to. And I loved to read, so it was a match made in heaven. One of their favorite books as well as one of mine was Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and…Continue
Suspect Arrested After Attempted Robbery
LA MESA -- On February 13th, at approximately 10:44 a.m., La Mesa police received a report of an attempted robbery that occurred at the 70th Street/Alvarado Road Trolley Station, located at 7255 Alvarado Road. The adult victim reported that after she got off the trolley, she began walking eastbound on Alvarado Road. A male approached her from behind, grabbed her purse…Continue
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MT. HELIX -- Following a successful fall run, Art Smarts and Mt. Helix Park are partnering up again this spring to bring a one-of-a-kind kids’ art camp to East County. From March 30 through April 3, Art Smarts, which hosts after-school art programs…Continue
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Looking For Local Heroes
LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) is soliciting nominees for its 2015 Healthcare Hero Awards. Now in its ninth year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program that honors volunteers who help advance the delivery of quality healthcare in the East County region. Nomination forms are available at…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 11, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
A Festival Of Wildlife Art
LA MESA -- Several East county artists, including painters and a carver, will be among the exhibitors at the 42nd annual California Open Wildlife Art Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 14 and 15, at Liberty Station in San Diego’s Point Loma area. Local artists include El Cajon resident and wildlife painter Gloria Chadwick, Jamul resident and wildlife and western…Continue
Added by rick griffin on February 10, 2015 at 2:30pm — 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…
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