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LA MESA -- Police are looking for a robber who pulled a gun on a local man and then took off in the victim's vehicle.
La Mesa police responded to a call Monday just after 11 a.m. of an armed robbery that had just occurred at 4842 Parks Ave. The 67 year…Continue
Malts, Tacos and Shrimp & Grits
When I was a little girl, I used to go to my favorite restaurant with my mother in Whittier, California, where I grew up: the counter at the Woolworth Store. I loved sitting on the red…Continue
MT. HELIX -- Changes in the attendance boundaries for high schools in the Grossmont High School District are causing anger and frustration for families who don't support the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 12, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Paramedics Struggle With Unruly Patient, Traffic Snarled
LA MESA -- Traffic was snarled for a time Wednesday night when police units raced to respond to a call for help from paramedics who were struggling with an unruly patient.
Police said paramedics pulled over on Grossmont Boulevard under Interstate 8 at about 6 p.m. and radioed a call for help.
Police units responded from throughout the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 11, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Woman Arrested On Embezzlement Charges
LA MESA -- Police Wednesday arrested a long-time employee of Drew Ford for allegedly stealing as much as $100,000 over time.
Police arrested 35 year-old, Lizeth Ochoa, of San Diego, for felony embezzlement and burglary. Ochoa was booked at Las Colinas Detention facility where her bail was set at $1,000,000.
On November 23, 2011, representatives from Drew…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 11, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- On an otherwise quiet night for major City council news, the city's leaders took a moment to celebrate the Helix High School championship football team Tuesday afternoon.
Helix won its division's state championship and the coach,…
LA MESA -- The traveling show that is the Property Based Improvement District debate moved down the street from the Methodist Church (Sunday's locale) to the La Mesa Village Condominiums on Monday night.
This time it was the opponents' chance to address…
Added by La Mesa Today on January 10, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments
High Speed Chase Races Through La Mesa
LA MESA -- Police attempting to stop a stolen vehicle spurred a high speed chase that raced through La Mesa early Friday morning.
Police said at about 5:49 a.m., officers attempted to stop a stolen vehicle as it was leaving the parking lot of the Heritage Inn at 7851 Fletcher Parkway in La Mesa. The driver of the vehicle stopped briefly and then sped away from…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 6, 2012 at 9:40am — No Comments
BALTIMORE DRIVE -- Police are looking for a man who grabbed a woman's purse and laptop computer as she sat outside a Starbucks Thursday evening.
Police said that at 5:45 PM, a female victim was robbed of her laptop computer and purse while…Continue
Gingham Will Open Monday
LA MESA -- Gingham, the new La Mesa restaurant opening at what had been Gio's, will officially open its doors on Jan. 9th.
Final finishing work is being done on a dramatic rebuilding of what had been one of La Mesa's newest restaurants when it opened as…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 5, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Aceves Promotes Six To Police Leadership Roles
Aceves promoted Angela DeSarro and Ray Sweeney to the…Continue
PBID Petitions Are In The Mail
LA MESA -- The committee supporting the…Continue
Seven Nominees For Person Of The Year
LA MESA -- Each year, LaMesaToday.com reviews the news and events of the past 12 months and considers contributions made to the community by many of La Mesa's engaged citizens.
In these challenging times, contributions of time and expertise to the public good are more important than ever and can clearly have long-term effects on the future of our…Continue
Wishing You All Holiday Moments Of Peace
LA MESA -- The Jewel of the Hills may be at its best when things slow for a holiday; quiet walks, cool mornings among hills and valleys that winter never quite touches. Amid the demands and tumult of living an American life, it is always good to pause, stop keeping…Continue
From Norway To La Mesa With Love
LA MESA -- It is more than 5,000 miles from Oslo to La Mesa. And on this cool Thursday morning in December, 2011, the women working to holiday music in this garage, tucked down a steep driveway scraped out of the foothills of Mt. Helix, are more than a few generations removed from their Norweigan roots.
Added by La Mesa Today on December 23, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
PARKWAY DRIVE -- Heartland fire fighting units are on the scene of an apartment fire at 7546 Parkway Drive. The fire has been contained to one unit. No injuries have been reported. No report yet on how many residents will be displaced.
Added by La Mesa Today on December 21, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Gunman Invades Alvarado Road Home
ALVARADO ROAD -- A La Mesa resident putting out his trash…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on December 19, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments
Holiday Art Opening In The Village
LA MESA -- The new Art & Light Studio in La Mesa Village is adding a nice element of art openings to the holiday mix this year.
Saturday night the studio had a first showing of a new collection of Asian calligraphy and traditional Korean painting on silk/rice paper medium. Food was catered from Tiramisu next door.
Not only is the art…
Added by La Mesa Today on December 17, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments