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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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LA MESA -- Well, if you've been heard to use the expression "It'll be a snowy day on Mt. Helix before I . . ."…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…Continue
MT. HELIX -- In a world often dominated by bad news, every once in a while we are reminded of those things that really matter.
On Sunday on Mt. Helix, it was all about a black German shepherd found…Continue
LA MESA -- Among the many Centennial activities that have been underway this 100th year in La Mesa's…Continue
MT. HELIX -- We asked the birders of the world to identify this feathered visitor to Mt. Helix and the birders responded. Osprey, baby golden eagle, peregrine falcon, cooper's hawk. And with that variety of…Continue
Changing The Face Of The American Home
LA MESA -- Children don't grow up and leave as soon as they used to. Sometimes they…Continue
MT. HELIX -- A stunning sunrise and warm desert winds greeted a large crowd that made its way to the top of Mt. Helix for a Sunrise Easter service.
Shuttles were running continuously…
Added by La Mesa Today on April 8, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments
Photos taken by La Mesa Today Photojournalist Gary Junker
Earth Day Draws Crowd to Summit
MT. HELIX -- Once again a committed group of people were drawn to the heights atop Mt. Helix to learn about the newest trends in ecological…Continue
From Norway To La Mesa With Love
LA MESA -- It is more than 5,000 miles from Oslo to La Mesa. And on this cool Thursday morning in December, 2011, the women working to holiday music in this garage, tucked down a steep driveway scraped out of the foothills of Mt. Helix, are more than a few generations removed from their Norweigan roots.
Added by La Mesa Today on December 23, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
A Picture Perfect Night Atop Mt. Helix
MT. HELIX -- A perfect night -- cooling breezes, clear skies and a gorgeous sunset -- greeted participants in the Fourth Annual heART of Mt. Helix event Saturday evening atop Mt. Helix.
The fundraiser, to…Continue
LEMON AVENUE -- A one car crash early Tuesday afternoon left a car damaged and severed off a short piece of retaining wall along the south side of Lemon Avenue…Continue
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Boot Camp Ends, But Workouts Won't!
MT. HELIX -- As graduation ceremonies go, this one was understated. After two weeks of sweating, stretching…Continue
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MT. HELIX -- If you think life is short, join a fat flushing boot camp. We began following Jake Glaze's Adventure program last Monday at 5:45 a.m. and the intervening week felt like a month.
After a few outings, the first light of day started to feel like the finger's…
Added by La Mesa Today on June 27, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments
MT. HELIX -- Boys Scouts and their fathers gathered atop Mt. Helix Sunday morning and began studying the rock walls while mixing cement and gathering up stones to add their own contribution to the legacy of the park.
Nick Jones, a 15-year-old junior at Grossmont…Continue
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In a recent report on CCN Money, Honolulu ranked the most expensive place to live.
During the first three months of 2011 the median price of a home sold in Honolulu was nearly $580,000, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors. That makes Honolulu the most expensive housing market in the nation.
WHERE DOES SAN DIEGO RATE? Honolulu was followed by San Jose, Anaheim and San Francisco, California; New York was #5 and just behind at #6 San Diego with a…Continue
Added by Gina Garcia on June 15, 2011 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Large Crowd Climbs Mt. Helix On Easter
MT. HELIX -- The lines formed early and the buses from the fire station strained to keep up with the crush of people. More than 1,000 people attended the Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the Calvary Chapel La Mesa and Pastor Dave…Continue
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All over town, property owners cleaned up minor landslides and cut down trees that fell when the roots could no longer hold in the saturated soils…Continue
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