All La Mesa Blog Posts Tagged 'LaMesaToday.com' (20)

Valentine's Day In La Mesa

Say Something

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…

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Added by chris shea on February 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Help For Cyclists; Warning For Motorists

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on August 27, 2013 at 9:36am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Brother Coming To Sister's Defense Is Stabbed

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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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 19, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

San Diego Government

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,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2013 at 12:53pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

                                     

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on May 14, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Weekly Crime Report

Police Focusing On Distracted and Drunk Driving

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 29, 2013 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Soap Box Derby

La Mesa Races Adding Instant Digital Results

LA MESA -- Steering a Soap Box Derby race car downhill just got a little more exciting for kids in San Diego East…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 29, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 28, 2013 at 9:15am — 2 Comments

Earth Day On Mt. Helix

 

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on April 14, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Paint Store Fills A Prominent Gap

LA MESA -- The Ralphs Market next door may be closing, but the opening of the new Sherwin-Williams paint store is giving new signs of life to…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 27, 2012 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 12, 2012 at 2:56pm — 2 Comments

On La Mesa: Gina Garcia

After A Storm, Quiet And Hope

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…

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Added by Gina Garcia on November 7, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Election 2012

Sterling Retains Seat; Alessio Joins Council

LA MESA -- In the end, La Mesa chose to support its incumbent and a newcomer whose long service on the Planning Commission made her a virtual incumbent on the city scene.

Ruth Sterling (pictured right), for more than two decades a member of…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 7, 2012 at 1:30am — 14 Comments

La Mesa Arts

Celebrating The Art Of Commercial Photography

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 29, 2012 at 1:03pm — No Comments

On La Mesa

Spinning The Council Race. . . (Sort Of)

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…

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Added by Chris Lavin on October 21, 2012 at 11:19am — 2 Comments

Crime Watch

Gunman Invades Alvarado Road Home

ALVARADO ROAD -- A La Mesa resident putting out his trash…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 19, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Business



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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on November 25, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

City Council

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 11, 2011 at 10:30pm — 10 Comments

Downtown Development: A Special Report

 Charting A Future For La Mesa "Village"

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 19, 2011 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

On La Mesa

Lessons For The Old And New Media

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.…

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Added by Chris Lavin on September 10, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments

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