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Back To The '50s Car Show

Car Show Adds A Laser Touch

LA MESA -- The car show continued its summer run Thursday night with a comfortably cool evening, some good music and an added attraction: laser tag in the street.

The new laser game had a slow start but will return to…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 28, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Heartland Fire

LA MESA -- An early afternoon report of a strange odor had Heartland Firefighters blocking traffic and quickly searching a block just west of the trolley tracks on La Mesa Boulevard Wednesday afternoon.

A ladder truck and other fire fighting equipment was dispatched, but no fire and no source of the odor was detected.

Traffic returned quickly to normal and workouts…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 27, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Grossmont Health Care District

The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors recently honored outgoing members of the Independent Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (ICBOC) who had served their maximum terms. From left in first row: Bob Ayres (GHD), Gloria Chadwick (GHD), Dr. Michael Peddecord (ICBOC), Dr. James Johnson (ICBOC), Ellen Arcadi (ICBOC), Deborah McElravy (GHD). From left in second… Continue

Added by La Mesa Today on July 11, 2011 at 5:33am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Buyer Beware: Man Robbed In Online Scam

LA MESITA PARK -- Robbers have once again used the promise of a Craigslist transaction to set up their victim.

La Mesa police said a man went to La Mesita Park at 8855 Dallas Street just before 8:30 Thursday evening to meet a man he believed was going to sell him two Macintosh laptop computers.



Added by La Mesa Today on July 8, 2011 at 5:51am — No Comments

Thursday Night Car Show

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Getting A Handle On A Hot Car Show

LA MESA -- The weekly Thursday night car show started slowly in the sweltering heat this week. Crowds and cars were in short…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 7, 2011 at 6:58pm — No Comments

Car Show Continues Winning Ways

LA MESA -- For the third week in a row, the Thursday night car show has shown signs of revving its engines like the car show of old.

Crowds are up. Participants are up and, each week, new elements are spontaneously arriving to add a sort of carnival feel to the weekly summertime event.

Among those attending this week's show were cartons of puppies that were selling fast outside Mr. D's and a popular East County car club that…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 23, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

C. Hook's "Once Upon A Mattress'' Opens Big

By Will Lavin

La Mesa Today Correspondent

ROLANDO -- La Mesa's C. Hook Theater opened a four-day run of the comic fable "Once Upon A Mattress'' Wednesday night to a large and warm audience.

The teen theater group, an outgrowth of the long-established Peter Pan Junior Theater, marks its fifth year with this retelling of…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 22, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Grossmont High School Graduation 2011

Gorgeous Day Greets Class of 2011

GROSSMONT HIGH -- The class of 2011 had a spectacular day of sun with a cool breeze keeping all cool as students, faculty and families celebrated a milestone.

More than 400 students received degrees Thursday morning before an audience that filled the Foothillers…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 16, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Veterans Memorial

New Honor For Local Veterans

FLETCHER PARKWAY -- Local officials, veterans and residents gathered this morning for a fire fighter pancake breakfast before the dedication of Fletcher Parkway in honor of La Mesa veterans of all wars.

Fletcher Parkway will not be changing its name, but the major route will be marked with new signs (see right) honoring…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 3, 2011 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Public Market

Move To Larger Venue Boosting Farmers Market

DOWNTOWN LA MESA -- The recently relocated public market continues to grow and attract larger crowds.

On Friday this week, more new merchants joined the gathering at the new site, along Spring Street, and local…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 27, 2011 at 7:02pm — 1 Comment

Downtown Development

City Celebrates New Allison Avenue

LA MESA -- City officials yesterday gathered to take a few moments noting the completion of the Allison Avenue project.

Greg Humora, the city's director of public works, took a gathering of politicians, city workers and the public through the improvements that have been made to make the street more walkable and to…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 25, 2011 at 6:40am — No Comments

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