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Weekly Crime Report

Large Graduations Create Traffic Challenges

LA MESA -- School graduations make for tougher traffic situations around school facilities. Helix High and La Mesa Middle And La Mesa Junior High have graduations this week and police are warning motorists to watch for unusual traffic conditions…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 4, 2012 at 12:36pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Fair Trade Comes To Farmer's Market

By Nancy Ryan

 Fair Trade products are becoming more available in La Mesa.  In June a new vendor, Around the World…


Added by Anne Pacheco on June 3, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Fire Fighters Pancake Breakfast

Fire Fighters Cook For Burn Care

LA MESA -- Lines were stretching out into Allison Avenue as local residents familiar with the best breakfast deal in town crowded into the Heartland Fire La Mesa station Sunday morning.

The time-tested and beloved pancakes with sausage, eggs and a block of butter so big it was…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 3, 2012 at 10:45am — No Comments

Centennial Photo Re-Enactment

Historic Photo Re-Enacted In The Village

LA MESA -- At the end of Saturday's Flag Day Parade, hundreds of La Mesans gathered on La Mesa Boulevard to re-enact an historic photo taken nearly a century ago. Click on the photo below for a larger version and find your neighbors in the crowd.…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 3, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Flag Day Parade

Big Crowds, Long Parade Celebrate Flag, La Mesa

LA MESA -- A brilliant, sun-drenched morning welcomed the 2012 Flag Day Parade to the streets of La Mesa.

The added significance of the city's Centennial and, perhaps an election year, brou…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 2, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Little League Burglary, Big League Busts

ROLANDO -- Police Thursday quickly tracked down and arrested burglars who they believe vandalized and robbed the Rolando Little League facility.

Police said that just before midnight they received a 911 call reporting that several subjects were…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 1, 2012 at 8:59am — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

Supporting The Military On The Homefront

LA MESA -- You are a young student. You Dad is a military man and he's deployed in Afghanistan.

You live with your Mom in a new…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 31, 2012 at 8:31pm — No Comments

Centennial Flag Day Parade

La Mesa Gearing Up For A Special Parade

LA MESA -- Saturday's Flag Day Parade is expected to be the biggest in recent history as the energy and participation of the community…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 31, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Neighbors Interrupt Burglary Attempt

LA MESA -- At about 4:15 Tuesday afternoon La Mesa police received a call of a burglary that had just been interrupted in the 7400 block of Colony Drive.

The witnesses reported that they observed the suspect hanging out of the window of the victim’s…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 29, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Warnings Turning To Real Tickets

LA MESA -- Police are issuing a warning this week that warnings at the new Sacramento Avenue traffic  signs will be turning into tickets and offered advice for protecting homes during the cookout season.



Added by La Mesa Today on May 29, 2012 at 6:16pm — No Comments

Memorial Day

A Special Memorial Day Delivery For La Mesa

WASHINGTON D.C. -- City Councilman Dave Allan arrived right on schedule in the nation's capital Monday to deliver a special Memorial Day message from La Mesa.

Allan, above with capital staffers…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 28, 2012 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Crime Watch

Watchful Neighbor Helps Nab Burglars

LA MESA -- Police are crediting observant neighbors after the arrest of two burglary suspects.

Police said that just after 10 a.m. Tuesday, police received a report from a watchful neighbor who saw two men walking around the Upland Street area…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 23, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

La Mesa May End Prohibition

LA MESA -- La Mesa residents may soon be able to legally go into the wine or beer making business.

The council Tuesday agreed to consider changing arcane zoning laws that had prohibited residents from commercially producing alcoholic products in the…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 22, 2012 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

"La Mesa Past and Present"... a Special Art Show

Foothills Art Association will be putting on a special show to mark the Centennial of La Mesa during the month of June in its Porter Hall Gallery at 4910 Memorial Drive. The show which starts on June 2nd and runs through Wednesday 3rd July will show paintings of La Mesa over the last 100 years. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 am -4 pm, admission is…


Added by hazel ross on May 22, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Maintenance

Sewer 'Smoke Tests' Start Wednesday

LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa has awarded a contract to conduct smoke testing of the sewer pipes within the area bound by State Route 125, Fletcher Parkway, the City Limit and Dallas Street. Smoking testing is a tool that the City uses to detect defects in the sewer pipes and system. An informational flyer will be distributed to the neighborhood 48 hours prior to the…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 22, 2012 at 6:49am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Praise For A  Citizen's Tip

LA MESA -- This week's report from the city Police Department includes a couple traffic warnings and praise for a citizen who had the nerve to help police with an arrest.

Case Highlights:

On Friday, May…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 21, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Back To The '50s Car Show

Car Show Will Start Just One Week Late

LA MESA -- The Back To The '50s Car Show has an official starting time.

Rick Bucklew, the Village auto merchant heading up this year's car show effort, said he was able to work out final details with city officials and the permitting will allow…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 21, 2012 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Soap Box Derby

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…


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

Crime Watch

'Suspicious Device' Determined To Be Safe

LA MESA -- Police were warning of traffic delays along Alvarado Road where they were investigating report of a suspicious device this morning.

Police said they were coordinating efforts with the Metro Transit System Police and later included the San Diego Sheriff's Department, but later determine the situation was safe.

Police had told motorists to…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 18, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

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