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Heartland Fire & Rescue

Underground Tank Issue Draws Firefighters

LA MESA -- (Updated 2/5/2015 at 10:30 a.m.) Firefighters from Heartland Fire & Rescue were at the scene of a hazardous material call Thursday morning.

La Mesa police said the incident involved an underground tank and was located near La Mesa Boulevard and 4th Street.

La Mesa Assistant Fire Chief Greg McAlpin said laborers working on the…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Recreation

Pool Opening Delayed Until Feb. 16

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 29, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

Babbitt Joins La Mesa-Spring Valley Board

LA MESA -- Steve Babbitt, a Spring Valley pastor and a local web designer, was selected from among six applicants to fill out the incomplete term of board member Bill Baber.

The board chose Babbitt from among a deep and experienced group of…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 28, 2015 at 5:35am — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Cushman Delivers A 'Sonic Boom'

LA MESA -- After years of speculation and rumors about the future of Grossmont Center, the property's owner walked to the microphone Tuesday at the La Mesa City Council meeting and had good news for the town.

Stephen Cushman, who resumed his family's…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 27, 2015 at 10:00pm — 9 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Talk On Big Issues Tonight

LA MESA -- In most cases, informational presentations at City Council meetings are inside baseball, the sort of detailed analyses of public issues that only the government-obsessed will enjoy.

However, at tonight's City Council meeting, two items in particular…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 27, 2015 at 5:54am — 6 Comments

La Mesa City Council

State of the City: Many Signs Of Progress

LA MESA -- New La Mesa Mayor Mark Arapostathis delivered his first state-of-the-city address at the first City Council meeting of the new year. Below is the address reprinted in full:

Good afternoon, it is my pleasure to present to you…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 23, 2015 at 9:05am — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

Baber Gets A Send-Off

LA MESA -- After more than a decade of leading the La Mesa-Spring Valley School District, School Board Member Bill Baber got a heart-felt and official send-off at a recent district meeting.

Baber won a seat on the La Mesa City Council and had to give up his school…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Nab 25 Who Bought Alcohol For Kids

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

La Mesa People

Girl Scouts Learn, Honor History

LA MESA - Last year, La Mesa sixth graders Madeline Garrett and Julianna Mullen saw a man lighting candles and praying in front of their school, Magnolia Science Academy in San Carlos.  Curious, the next day they looked more closely at where he had been…


Added by Gobigal on January 19, 2015 at 6:00pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Sharp Grossmont Gets A New CEO

LA MESA -- Sharp Grossmont Hospital has announced that Scott Evans, Pharm.D, MHA, has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the 540-bed acute care hospital in East San Diego County.

Evans leaves the CEO positions he held at Keck…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 16, 2015 at 7:23pm — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Knife-Wielding Man Robs 7-11

LA MESA -- On January 16, 2015 at approximately 12:05 a.m., the 7-Eleven located at 5151 70th Street, La Mesa, was robbed by a suspect armed with a knife.

The clerk was working inside the store when the suspect came into the store and brandished a knife and…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 16, 2015 at 3:10am — No Comments

Mt. Helix Events

Fun And Friendship To The Top Again

MT. HELIX -- Once more, friends of Mt. Helix started the year off with a neighborhood walk up to the scenic heights of the historic hilltop. La Mesa photo journalist Gary Junker was there to chronicle the…


Added by La Mesa Today on January 3, 2015 at 4:29pm — No Comments

La Mesa Streetscape Project

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  …


Added by La Mesa Today on December 31, 2014 at 3:08pm — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

A Shop With A View

LA MESA -- Five days a week I sit at my desk at 8219 La Mesa Boulevard where I have a bird's eye view of the sidewalk and the street outside.  It's my perch from which I watch people, dogs, cars, trucks, police motor cycles ambulances and fire engines go past my…


Added by chris shea on December 31, 2014 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Crime Watch

Bomb Threat At Toys R Us

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…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Health Care

Healthy Steps In The New Year

LA MESA -- The Senior Resource Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital offers free or low-cost educational programs and health screenings each month. The Senior Resource Center also provides information and assistance for health information and community resources.…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 25, 2014 at 11:07am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts Review

The Interview: Save Your Money

LA MESA -- A La Mesa Today member was among the first to download The Interview, the comedy that was at the center of recent Internet hacking episodes with SONY Pictures. She offers this quick review to help guide film choices for…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 25, 2014 at 7:14am — 2 Comments

La Mesan Of The Year Nominees

Five Who Led The Way In 2014

LA MESA – This was a year of new and renewal in La Mesa. There was the big political shakeup, of course, but profound change came in subtler, more incremental ways as well.

The streets of the symbolic heart of the city were being redesigned in a project…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 24, 2014 at 11:00am — 5 Comments

La Mesa Business

New Brewery, Entertainment Center For La Mesa

LA MESA -- The family that has owned a declining Fletcher Parkway shopping center is about to turn things around -- in a big way.

Aaron L. Dean, whose family has owned the Souplantation shopping center at 9160-9188 Fletcher Parkway, has…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 21, 2014 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

La Mesa Schools

Donations Will Feed District Families

LA MESA -- Hundreds of children attending La Mesa-Spring Valley School District schools will have a holiday meal this season thanks to the generosity of staff, parents and students at Parkway Middle School in La Mesa as well as members of Legacy…


Added by rick griffin on December 18, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

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