La Mesa Today's La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'La Mesa newspaper' (441)

La Mesa Business News

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on July 19, 2015 at 10:40am — 7 Comments

San Diego County Sheriff's Department

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Water Shortage Is Focus In La Mesa

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2015 at 6:17am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Kiwanis News

Kiwanis Awards College Scholarships

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 12, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Summer Camps

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 9, 2015 at 5:43am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 27, 2015 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

La Mesa Business

Car Show Taking A Vacation 

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 25, 2015 at 6:02pm — 6 Comments

Crime Watch

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2015 at 7:56am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Peter Pan Takes On The "Mattress"

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 17, 2015 at 4:00am — 5 Comments

Crime Watch

Cops Stop Robbery Spree Quickly

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on March 7, 2015 at 6:30am — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on February 16, 2015 at 10:22am — No Comments

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

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

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