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LA MESA -- In February of 2011 I wrote something in this space about Valentine's Day. It had to do with what I thought might be the reason I'm not overly fond of Valentine's Day. A date gone wrong, teenage hopes dashed, other girl in the picture. The usual…Continue
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LA MESA -- Bike riders can get some safety tips and motorists can find a DUI Checkpoint warning in this week's Weekly Crime Report below:
Case Highlights: On August 24, 2013, at approximately 11:30 PM, La Mesa Police were…Continue
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LA MESA -- A domestic dispute early Sunday morning escalated into a fight with extended family members and led to a stabbing that left one man in the hospital in…Continue
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Thinking Big And Talking About It
LA MESA -- Starting Friday, May 17, SANDAG will hold a series of daytime and evening community workshops throughout San Diego County to solicit public input on the biggest issues facing the region between now and 2050 – issues like the economy, environment,…Continue
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Warm Weather Can Spur Burglaries
LA MESA -- The return of warm weather brings open windows and the increased potential for burglars to find a way in. See some tips below in the Crime Prevention…Continue
LA MESA -- Police have issued 82 distracted driving tickets this month and are issuing a warning about special drunk driving sweeps that will be occurring duirng the upcoming Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Warnings abound. See Traffic Information…Continue
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Clerks Fight Robbers During Theft
LA MESA -- Liquor store clerks trying to stop booze thieves exchanged blows with the robbers Saturday night on Severin Drive, but couldn't stop the robbers.
Police said that at 7:04 p.m., they received a report of a fight occurring in the 5900 block of Severin Drive. When officers arrived, they discovered that the fight was actually an altercation between the liquor…Continue
A Cool Earth Day On Mt. Helix
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MT. HELIX -- Global warming might have been a discussion point of people at Mt. Helix's Earth Day on Sunday, but there were no signs of warming. Cool temperatures and blustery winds made it a chilly outing this year. Photographer Gary Junker caught the scene. See…Continue
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Medical Marijuana Supporters Targeting La Mesa
LA MESA -- Proponents of medical marijuana clinics have delivered more than enough signed petitions to City Hall and city officials will have to submit the proposal to directly to the voters for consideration at the next general election.
According to the City Council's supporting materials for Tuesday's council meeting, proponents of allowing medical…
LA MESA -- Democracy can be frightening. It is built on a trust that the common man or woman, informed as best they can be, will choose wisely those who will oversee the power to police, to incarcerate, to tax.
And it doesn’t help that our expectations…Continue
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Sterling Retains Seat; Alessio Joins Council
Ruth Sterling (pictured right), for more than two decades a member of…Continue
GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The Grossmont College Hyde Art Gallery concludes its Fall season with its’ third exhibition “Create.Connect.Client”, curated by the Photography Program Faculty. This exhibition reveals the rich tradition of the professional…Continue
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LA MESA -- A rainy Sunday morning in this Jewel of the Hills and the national political pundits -- now referred to as a "class" by those who don't like their spin -- are in full throat, reading the latest poll results and churning…Continue
Gunman Invades Alvarado Road Home
ALVARADO ROAD -- A La Mesa resident putting out his trash…Continue
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Holidays Off To An Early, Scenic Start
LA MESA -- Shoppers camped out in front of stores promising great savings for the early shoppers with stores opening at 5 a.m. to greet the bargain hunters.
The operators of Grossmont Center continued its 50th Anniversary Year unveiling…Continue
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City Will Scrutinize Permit Applicants More Closely
LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa is going to take a little closer look at organizations seeking to use city streets for special events.
The council voted 5-0 Tuesday night to require those seeking special events permits to prove their organization's paper work is in order and that its financial…Continue
By Chris Lavin, Editor
LA MESA – When the Downtown Village Merchants Association filed its 2010 taxes the IRS form included this routine question: Was the organization a party to a business…Continue
LA MESA – Sixty-seven year old Cheryl Roberts wanted everyone to know about what she considered an amazing story. Her 93-year-old parents were approaching their 75th wedding anniversary.…Continue
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