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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
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
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
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
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on February 5, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments
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…
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…
State of the City: Many Signs Of Progress
Good afternoon, it is my pleasure to present to you…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 23, 2015 at 9:05am — No Comments
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…
Added by La Mesa Today on January 20, 2015 at 11:35am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on January 3, 2015 at 4:29pm — No Comments
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.…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on December 25, 2014 at 11:07am — No Comments
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…Continue