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Mr. Ybarra goes to Washington,
La Mesa man with ALS disease to meet with D.C. politicos
It began with unexplainable fatigue then weakness in his left arm and shoulder for Jessy Ybarra of La Mesa. “I regularly worked out with my trainer 3 days a week…Continue
Added by rick griffin on June 5, 2019 at 4:24pm — No Comments
La Mesa resident, Legendary NBA Coach
Don Casey to be honored at ALS Association’s
2019 ALS Fiesta, fundraising dinner May 23
The ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter will…Continue
Added by rick griffin on May 13, 2019 at 10:30am — No Comments
The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce will present “Health Fair Saturday,” one of the largest annual free health fairs in San Diego’s East County region, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 25, in the promenade area near the movie theaters at the Grossmont Center mall, 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa.
Chamber staff said the event will feature about 40 information booths offering health screenings by Sharp Grossmont Hospital health professionals for stroke…Continue
Added by rick griffin on March 20, 2017 at 3:32pm — No Comments
Unite San Diego, a coalition of pastors, elected officials, business owners and community leaders, will host a New Year’s Day “Prayer Summit” from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Sunday, January, 1, at the Mount Helix Park Amphitheater, 4901 Mt. Helix Dr., La Mesa. The public is invited to attend. Admission is free. The program will include music, worship and prayers. A prelude to worship will begin at 1 p.m. Several hundred people are expected to attend, said Michael Griffiths of Unite San…Continue
Added by rick griffin on December 28, 2016 at 4:40pm — No Comments
The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce will present “Health Fair Saturday,” one of the largest annual free health fairs in San Diego’s East County region, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, near the movie theaters at the Grossmont Center mall, 5500 Grossmont Center Drive, La Mesa.
Chamber officials expect about 25 exhibit booths will feature health screenings for stroke, cholesterol, body mass index and blood pressure, as well as the latest information on…Continue
Added by rick griffin on May 30, 2016 at 10:35am — No Comments
Jantz Will Head Taxpayers Group
LA MESA -- Former La Mesa city councilman Barry Jantz
, now serving as CEO of the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD), has been elected to serve as 2016-17 chair of the San Diego County Taxpayers Association (SDCTA) board of…Continue
Added by rick griffin on January 7, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments
The San Diego Partnership of UCC (United Church of Christ) Churches is pleased to present “Awareness, Fellowship, Service: Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend of Commemoration.
Commencing Saturday, January 16, 2016, its opening program will feature the movie 12 Years a Slave, followed by discussion of the film’s message. Time: 1:30 – 4:00pm. Place: Friendship Hall, The Table: United Church of Christ of La Mesa, 5940 Kelton Avenue, La Mesa, CA 92142 (619-464-1519,…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on January 2, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The talent search is on. The San Diego Blood Bank (SDBB) is inviting talented singers and musicians to submit a video of their original song and win an opportunity to perform in front of several thousand people at the Chargers Drive XXXVII on Tuesday, Nov. 24.
Deadline for submission of videos is Monday
, Nov. 2. Any style or genre of music is welcomed. Both individuals and groups can submit. Videos (no longer than six minutes in length) can be…Continue
Added by rick griffin on October 20, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
East County Chamber Announces WILL Winners
LA MESA -- The San Diego East County Chamber of Commerce recently honored eight women with Women in Leadership Luncheon (WILL) awards.
Honorees included: Mara Fortin, Nothing Bundt Cakes; Carey Guthrie, Pacific Southwest Association of Realtors; Molly Nocon, Noah Homes; Erica Pinto, Jamul Indian Village;…Continue
Added by rick griffin on October 19, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments
Community Prayer Vigil:
For the People of Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, SC and Our Nation
The Table: United Church of Christ of La Mesa
5:30pm, Thursday, June 18, 2015
The Rev. Clementa C.…Continue
The imposition of ashes is an ancient penitence ritual that marks the beginning of Lent, the Christian observance of Jesus’ 40 days in the desert. Worshipers receive ashes - a sign of the cross…Continue
Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on March 2, 2014 at 3:04pm — No Comments
San Diego County Credit Union (SDCCU), San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution with three local East County branches, including a branch in La Mesa at 8555 Fletcher Parkway, is returning as the presenting sponsor of the San Diego Blood Bank’s Chargers Blood Drive XXXV from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel & Convention Center, 500 Hotel Circle South, in San Diego’s Mission Valley area. SDCCU has supported this event for the past 15…Continue
Added by rick griffin on November 18, 2013 at 3:10pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Word has come to city officials that La Mesa has successfully competed for a $2-million grant that represents the final piece of the financing for the La Mesa Village redevelopment project.
Mayor Art Madrid confirmed Wednesday night that the…Continue
Offered through the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District’s Continuing Education program, College for Kids provides the perfect combination of fun and learning, with low-cost classes and activities for youth ages 8-14. The…Continue
Added by Della Elliott on March 6, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- If you were like the vast majority of La Mesans Saturday night, you were finishing Christmas shopping or were gathering with friends and family for card games, watching football, sharing food.
For a small number of our fellow citizens, Saturday…Continue
By Gina Garcia
MT. HELIX -- I have always associated the amphitheater at the top of Mt. Helix as a pleasant place for lovely music and great plays.
As the sun rose Monday morning, we gathered -- 25 women wanting to tone, loose weight and get healthy. It was to be the first of a 14 day boot camp…Continue
Added by Gina Garcia on June 20, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
LA JOLLA -- Dr. Mark Arapostathis, director of La Mesa's Peter Pan Junior Theater, received the Bravissimo Community Star Award Monday night at a ceremony at the La Jolla Playhouse.