All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa newspaper' (592)

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…

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

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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…

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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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 23, 2015 at 9:05am — 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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 20, 2015 at 11:35am — 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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on January 3, 2015 at 4:29pm — 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…

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

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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…

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

La Mesa Health Care

Sharp Grossmont Wins Stroke Care Award

LA MESA -- For the fifth year in a row, Sharp Grossmont Hospital has earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s highest honor for stroke care, the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold-Plus Award.  Sharp Grossmont Hospital…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 17, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Christmas In The Village 2014

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Skies Clear - Mostly - For Christmas In Village

LA MESA -- The skies cleared just in time for Friday night's…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 13, 2014 at 8:24am — 1 Comment

Christmas In The Village

 

'Christmas In The Village' Starts Friday Night

LA MESA -- With the severity of the Great California Drought, it seems heretical to be hoping against rain for Friday and Saturday's Christmas In The Village event. Friday's forecast may include some evening showers, but Saturday looks clearer.

"We are…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 12, 2014 at 5:31am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Business

Grossmont Center Honored In Transition

LA MESA -- As their time at Grossmont Center draws to a close the Denele Company (the Stefan family) who have been the exclusive operators of Grossmont Center since 1963, are thankful to have been a part of the history, and the success of the center and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 10, 2014 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

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The Changing Of The Guard

LA MESA -- There is a reason presidents bring great poets to…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 10, 2014 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

La Mesa Politics

Mayor To The End

LA MESA -- Art Madrid, still mayor, walked inconspicuously into the Panera Bread cafe at Grossmont Center and many in the crowded restaurant looked up and recognized the very familiar face.

After nearly 40 years in public life, this is one thing that an election defeat…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 6, 2014 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

San Diego Pottery Tour includes two La Mesa Locations

LA MESA -- If you are looking for a unique and locally hand made item for gift giving or for your own home, this weekend's San Diego Pottery Tour offers a wide variety of beautiful items! Get Centered Clay Studio will feature…

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Added by Get Centered Clay Studio (Elly) on December 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

On La Mesa: Chris Shea

Of Dogs, Books And Puppies

LA MESA -- On July 16, 2014 I wrote the following words regarding the loss on June 2, 2014 of my dog, a 10-year-old Newfoundland named Ben.

"The expression “reeling from grief” fit the state of my broken heart.  I looked on the internet for books…

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Added by chris shea on November 29, 2014 at 1:00pm — 4 Comments

On La Mesa: Thanksgiving Options In The Village

A Rational Choice For Thanksgiving Excesses

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- Okay, let's agree that we all would love the Saturday Evening Post, Norman Rockwell Thanksgiving (see above). Loving family all scrubbed and nice. Turkey moist and brown and side dishes…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 26, 2014 at 7:52am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Health Care

Hospital Names New Finance, Nursing Chiefs

LA MESA -- Sharp Grossmont Hospital has named two new senior managers at the La Mesa hospital.

Daniel Kindron has been named Chief Financial Officer of the 536-bed acute care hospital. Kindron has been with Sharp Grossmont…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 25, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Politics

Winds Of Change On Allison Avenue

By Chris Lavin

La Mesa Today Editor

LA MESA -- It has been almost a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 20, 2014 at 8:00am — 19 Comments

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