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LA MESA -- This Jewel of the Hills' coffee wars opens a new chapter this week with a new entrant, a coffee cafe that is shooting for the consistency and ambiance of Starbucks with a richer selection of sandwiches…Continue
LA MESA -- Starting a new business is never easy, but starting one during one of the toughest recessions in recent history was a downright adventure for many.
So on Friday as Shannon O'Dunn, proprietor of O'Dunn's Fine Arts, stands in front…Continue
LA MESA -- On-going meetings between city staff and the organizers of La Mesa's annual Oktoberfest have included several proposals that would significantly change the annual celebration.
A report prepared in preparation of Tuesday's City Council…
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LA MESA -- Senior drivers can have the same accident rates as teenage boys. Police are offering resources to help older drivers keep their driving…Continue
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Slideshow by photographer Gary Junker below.
MT. HELIX -- Second only to Christmas In The Village, the annual caroling atop Mt. Helix signals the public start of the holiday season.
Sunday night a crowd, perhaps made a bit…
Time To Start Thinking About HIgh School Choices
LA MESA -- It’s at this time of year when families begin thinking about where their 8th grader will attend high school next fall. Did you know that due to legislation, it is no longer required that families send their children to the…Continue
Added by Jennifer Osborn on December 12, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- It hasn't been two years since a few local residents began asking for the right to keep chickens in their La Mesa backyards.
The arguments were pretty straightforward: We need the eggs.
The city's elected leadership was pretty sympathetic…Continue
LA MESA -- Harry Truman was president.
Hiroshima was still in ruins.
La Mesa was a small town with open spaces.
That's when the cast iron pipe that carries water along the Upland Avenue, Fresno Street neighborhood was buried in the…
Added by La Mesa Today on December 4, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- A proposal to open a 7Eleven convenience store is meeting with opposition in another La Mesa neighborhood.
Neighbors in the area around Dallas and Lake Murray Boulevard are organizing to oppose 7Eleven's application for a transfer of…Continue
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LA MESA -- Police are looking for a gunman who robbed a local resident as he retrieved belongings from his car just off the Village downtown early today.
Police said just after 1 a.m. officers responded to a report of an armed robbery in the 8200…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 1, 2012 at 3:23am — No Comments
LA MESA -- Congratulations to the The Helix Highlander Band for their first place 4A division win at the Mt. Carmel Tournament of Bands on October 27th. After months of hard work, and countless hours of practice both on and off the field, our students performed their Field Show, “Music from Carmen,” beautifully. The Band is judged on music, marching and the general…Continue
Added by Helix Instrumental Music Assn on October 30, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
GROSSMONT CENTER -- For the second time in a month, a woman was robbed of her purse while walking near Grossmont Center.
Police said that Friday night at about 7:35 p.m., a male suspect robbed a female of her purse as she walked near Grossmont Center…Continue
LA MESA -- Attending La Mesa-Spring Valley School Board meetings in recent years has been painful - filled with layoffs and financial lamentations, rising class sizes and other struggles.
Bird On A Wire
LA MESA -- Sunrise on Labor Day found this feathered friend working hard looking for his morning breakfast. This bird had neighbors along Lemon Avenue near Lake Helix arguing whether this was the same red shouldered hawk that …Continue