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LA MESA -- The Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, a consumer health library at 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, is now hosting its Fall Art Exhibit featuring…Continue
Added by rick griffin on December 4, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
La Mesa Today In Transition
LA MESA -- Six years ago, we founded La Mesa Today in a time when the news media landscape was changing rapidly. The San Diego Union-Tribune was downsizing, smaller, local papers were also in decline and TV news was struggling to produce local news…Continue
The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce will host La Mesa Mayor Mark Arapostathis for a breakfast meeting starting at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 23, at the Marie Callender’s restaurant, 6950 Alvarado Road, San Diego.
The public is invited to attend. Cost to attend is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for guests with advanced reservations, or $25 at the door. Reservations may be made via the website:…Continue
Added by rick griffin on June 22, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- La Mesa resident Mark Neville has been named executive director of the San Diego Bowl Game Association, the non-profit organization that produces San Diego’s two college football bowl games played…Continue
Added by rick griffin on June 22, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Brush Fire in La Mesa
LA MESA -- A ten-acre brush fire is burning in La Mesa. The fire broke out just before 4:00 p.m. near Campo Road and Via Mercado.
If you wish to evacuate as a precaution, proceed to Monte Vista High School…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- The California drought is increasingly hitting home in the Jewel of the Hills.
At the upcoming City Council meeting Tuesday, city public works officials will outline a long list of steps being taken to reduce public water use, including…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments
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
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 9, 2015 at 5:43am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by rick griffin on May 27, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Stage Set For Oktoberfest Battle
LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council stuck to the "one applicant" per public event standard Tuesday night and that sets the stage for a major showdown between the La Mesa Village Merchants Association and the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce over how Oktoberfest…Continue
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2015 at 7:56am — No Comments
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
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 -- 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
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
Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2015 at 10:22am — No Comments