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LA MESA -- La Mesa Village Merchants Association Executive Director John Vigil (in blue above) is well into his annual Christmas lights marathon this year, preparing The Village for the annual holiday season.
This year's Christmas in the Village…
LA MESA -- Perhaps a robber in training.
On November 17th at approximately 10:57 p.m. a suspect armed with a handgun tried to rob the 7-11 Store located at 8747 La Mesa Boulevard, just off Jackson Drive.
An employee was working behind the…
LA MESA -- A local fire caught the eye of arson investigators who quickly turned their investigation into an arrest. See Case Highlights below:
Case Highlights: On October 24, 2014, at approximately 11:42 p.m. police and firefighters…
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LA MESA -- It was the calm after the storm.
The City Council gathered for the first time since the election redrew the lines on the local political map, but the business was routine and the news was tension free and largely good.
LA MESA -- Life in the Jewel of the Hills slowed Tuesday in honor of those who have sacrificed and served the nation in the armed forces over our history. La Mesa photographer Gary Junker offered the photographic tribute…
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Perhaps History Will Be Kinder To Madrid
LA MESA – If politics were truly like boxing,…Continue
LA MESA – In a stunning end to an historic mayoral run, Art Madrid was turned out of office by voters on Tuesday in favor of Mark Arapostathis, a City Council member.
Arapostathis, a school teacher, theater director and,…
LA MESA -- Election Day 2014 may become known as the year the voters mailed it in.
Precincts throughout La Mesa were reporting extremely slow turnout in the sometimes busy "before work" hours and poll workers attributed it to the number of voters using mail…
LA MESA -- For many children with special needs, organized youth sports is only something to watch their brothers and sisters play. …Continue
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LA MESA -- Democracy can be exhausting.
With two open seats in the La Mesa City Council race, the five candidates have been racing through an energetic campaign, raising money, knocking on doors, looking for anyway possible to get before an audience and…
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Soap Box Derby, a fixture for more than a decade with its three-time-a-year competitions on La Mesa's west side, held its final races on Saturday.
The event was long-sponsored by the La Mesa Kiwanis Club, which has moved on to other…Continue
LA MESA -- The clouds parted and the streets began to dry just as lines formed Saturday morning for the 2014 Historic Home Tour, which continues…Continue
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LA MESA -- A few days ago I stopped by my local Halloween candy outlet near my home and picked up my usual overdose…Continue
LA MESA -- The spirits of Halloween were everywhere Friday -- from the baristas at Starbucks to the school children heading out bravely into the dark and stormy night.
As usual, one of the best scenes in town was on Jefferson Avenue, just off…
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I am an Art Madrid supporter and have been since the late 90’s when I delivered Red Ribbon Week pledges to his office from the students of Lemon Ave Elementary. I was nervous meeting a public official, but there he was in his office wearing a flannel shirt and so graciously…Continue
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LA MESA -- After 14 years of three-times a year racing events, the Soap Box Derby will cross its own finish line in La Mesa this weekend.
The La Mesa Kiwanis Club, the main sponsor and organizer of the races, voted recently to end its sponsorship…
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Hidden Gems On Grossmont Summit
LA MESA -- Along the north slope of Mt. Helix, facing El Capitan and…Continue
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LA MESA -- Police charged a local man after fire did more than $250,000 damage to his residence Friday night.
On October 24 at 11:42 p.m., police and firefighters responded to a residential structure fire in the 6700 block of Rolando Knolls…Continue
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