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City Council

A Little Heat…


Added by La Mesa Today on December 13, 2011 at 8:30pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Politics

 Allan Targeting State Assembly Seat

LA MESA -- Dave Allan, a three-term City Council member in La Mesa, announced during Tuesday's meeting that he intends to run for the State Assembly in its new 79th district.

Allan, 56, who…


Added by La Mesa Today on November 22, 2011 at 9:00pm — 1 Comment

Annual Wildlife Show at Foothills

Added by hazel ross on October 31, 2011 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Property Based Improvement District

A Downtown Campaign Season Begins

LA MESA -- And suddenly it was all over but the voting.

After 20 or so meetings -- some of them heated -- the La Mesa merchants organizing a Property Based Improvement District for downtown La Mesa…


Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2011 at 9:51pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Taco Shop Robbed With 'Stun Gun'

EL CAJON BOULEVARD -- The armed robbery spree continues in La Mesa.

Just after midnight, La Mesa police were called to a taco shop after two men armed with a stun gun robbed the shop.

Two suspects, police said, robbed Aliberto’s Taco Shop located at 7819 El Cajon Blvd. The suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.



Added by La Mesa Today on October 24, 2011 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Police Officers Challenge Coin


As we approach 2012 and start to celebrate the 100th anniversary of La Mesa, the La Mesa Police Officers Association has designed a commemorative challenge coin to remember this special year. The challenge coin was designed and developed by a group of officers. On one side of the challenge coin is the centennial badge that all LMPD employees will be wearing…


Added by Jeff Raybould on October 16, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Back To The '50s Car Show

Paying Homage To 'The Fin'

LA MESA -- The weekly gathering of great American cars occurred again downtown Thursday night and we took the opportunity to continue our etude of car design.

Having earlier analyzed…


Added by La Mesa Today on August 4, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Back To The '50s Car Show

Car Show Motoring Along

By Will Lavin Correspondent

LA MESA -- Another solid week of attendance at La Mesa's Thursday night car show. Crowds were good and organizers were spreading the word of next week's special event: outdoor lazer tag at the…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 21, 2011 at 10:09pm — No Comments

Homes Burn

Fire Hits Homes On City's West side

WEST LA MESA -- Heartland Fire crews were called to a fire in the 4700 block of 70th St. Friday evening.

Firefighters arrived to find a home…


Added by La Mesa Today on July 8, 2011 at 7:00pm — 4 Comments

Crime Watch

Third Armed Robbery In Two Days

LA MESA -- City police are investigating the third armed robbery in the last two days, this one involving a 7-11 store on Baltimore Drive.

At about 2:30 Tuesday morning, police say two suspects, both armed with a semi-automatic handguns, entered the convenience store located at 5650 Baltimore Drive and demanded the lone store clerk open the cash…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 28, 2011 at 5:25am — No Comments

Commission Debates Benefits of Public Restrooms

LA MESA -- The Parking Commission Tuesday night discussed preliminary sites for installing downtown public bathrooms, but not all of the commission's members were convinced of the project's value.

Laura Lothian, the local realtor who unsuccessfully faced Art Madrid in last year's election, said she fears adding public facilities will attract what she sees as…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 21, 2011 at 9:00pm — 5 Comments

Crime Watch

Cameras At Trolley Station Raise Questions

FLETCHER PARKWAY-- La Mesa police say surveillance cameras at the Grossmont Trolley station have produced evidence that raise questions about a reported kidnap and sexual assault that allegedly occurred there Monday.

"The cameras revealed things that are making us go back to investigate whether a crime occurred,'' said La Mesa police spokesman Dan…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 7, 2011 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

First Baptist Centennial

Congregation Celebrates 100 Years of Service

LA MESA -- The church service at the First Baptist Church of La Mesa mixed religion and history on Sunday as the congregation celebrated the 100th anniversary of the church's founding.

Church members traced the history of the…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 5, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Car Show

Car Show Races Off To Fast Start

DOWNTOWN LA MESA -- The Thursday night classic car show got off to a fast start this week with cars filling  

virtually every street position by 5 p.m.

The new featured car show spot…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 2, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Helix Water District

Water Costs, Rates Rising In La Mesa

LA MESA -- We had a wet winter. Local residents continue to conserve water at a great rate. And water rates are headed up again.

The Helix Water District Board heard the rate study report Wednesday which included a…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 1, 2011 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Business

Windermere Opens Under New Ownership In La Mesa

ALLISON AVENUE -- On Wednesday afternoon, the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce held the official opening of Windermere’s new office at 8131 Allison Avenue -- at the location of the former…


Added by La Mesa Today on May 18, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Environmental Sustainability Fundraiser tonight!

Come on down to Panda Express tonight and help support the city's "Sustain La Mesa" Environmental Festival and the grades K-12 Environmental Literacy and Art Contest!


Just like the City's Flag Day Parade, this event is underwritten by donations, so please come on out to support this community event. 20% of your order will go to the fundraiser, and there's a free orange chicken with every order.


A flyer can be downloaded here:…


Added by Kristin Kjaero on April 9, 2011 at 5:25pm — No Comments

La Mesa Kid Sports

Rangers And White Sox Play A Tight One

LEMON AVENUE -- The Rangers played the White Sox two earlier times this year and each was a high-scoring, but tight contest.

Saturday's third game displayed how quickly these young players are learning the…


Added by La Mesa Today on April 2, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Checkpoint nabs scofflaws, drug violations

LA MESA --The La Mesa Police Department conducted a DUI/Driver License checkpoint for six hours on  along the 7100 block of University Avenue.

• 896 vehicles traveled through the checkpoint.

• 30 drivers were taken into the secondary inspection area.

• 7 drivers were further evaluated for driving…


Added by La Mesa Today on March 5, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Robber Takes Cash, Smashes Window

ALVARADO ROAD -- Just after 6 p.m. Saturday evening, La Mesa Police Officers responded to a report of a robbery at 70th Street and Alvarado Road.

The 33 year old male victim reported being robbed while crossing the street at the intersection of Alvarado Road and 70th Street. As the victim stood in the center median waiting for traffic to clear, he was approached by the…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 20, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

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