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Hi-Tech Races Off To Fast Start
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LA MESA -- The new hi-tech La Mesa Soap Box Derby was off to a multi-media start Saturday on Jr. High Drive in West La Mesa as racers began competing for the cherished slot in the national competition later this summer in Ohio.
The La Mesa Soap Box…
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Graffiti Taggers Caught With Paint On Hands
LA MESA -- An eye-witness call to police led to the arrest of three grafitti "taggers" who police said were caught "paint handed.''
Just after midnight Saturday morning La Mesa Police arrested three men who were seen tagging in the downtown’s La Mesa Village area.
Officers were initially called to the 8100 block of La Mesa Boulevard by a citizen who…Continue
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LA MESA -- A group of young East County women are planning a trip to Haiti next month to help artists in that impoverished country set up businesses and begin selling their art works.
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LA MESA -- Over the last few months, efforts to build a new Boys and Girls Club in West La Mesa has been gaining momentum. Recently, the group's fundraising effort had a lot of wind blown…Continue
Gingham Closes La Mesa Location
A sign on the door of the restaurant today read "closed for repairs'' but an…Continue
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LA MESA -- Local police authorities announced today the results of an undercover prostitution investigation…Continue
Thinking Big And Talking About ItContinue
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Warm Weather Can Spur Burglaries
LA MESA -- The return of warm weather brings open windows and the increased potential for burglars to…Continue
LA MESA -- Local merchants and vendors put up displays in La Mesa Saturday as part of Celebrate World Fair Trade Day activities.
In La Mesa events at the Gingham restaurant on La Mesa…Continue
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Two Robberies Keep Cops Busy Overnight
LA MESA -- Police issued two robbery alerts last night and spent time on the streets and overhead in helicopters trying to track down suspects.
The first alert came just before 11:30 P.M. after the report of a robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank at the Vons at 5610 Lake Murray Boulevard.
Police said they were looking for two suspects, a white male, early to…Continue
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LA MESA -- A La Mesa police officer was struck by a runaway vehicle and suffered minor injuries today as officers were chasing a suspected car thief.
Police said that Wednesday at approximately…Continue
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Police To Parents: Don't Host Drinking PartiesContinue
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LA MESA -- Special Cinco de Mayo traffic enforcement resulted in 69 tickets for cell phone use while driving and one charge of driving while impaired. See Traffic Information…Continue
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LA MESA -- The Sycuan Band of Kumeyaay Indians today pledged $50,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the shooter or shooters responsible for the death of…Continue
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Shooting Victim Dies, Was Kumeyaay Member
LA MESA -- One of the victims in the Sunday morning shooting on Interstate 8 has died and police said he is a member of the Kumeyaay Nation.
Police called a press conference for 3 p.m. today at which police spokesmen and representatives of the Kumeyaa Nation were expected to update the community on the shooting.
According to County Medical Examiner the…Continue
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LA MESA -- La Mesa police are investigating an early morning shooting on I-8 near the 125 in which two men injured, one of them possibly fatally. Police said one of the victims is not expected to…Continue
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LA MESA -- Sage Turner's Senior Project at Helix Charter High School is the centerpiece of her art opening Friday at Cosmos Coffee Cafe on La Mesa Boulevard.
Turner attracted friends, supporters and musicians…
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Police Catch Attention of 69 Distracted Drivers
LA MESA -- If you find yourself stuck behind people chatting on their cell phone and angering you with their erratic speeds, then this was a good day for you.
Police said officers are trying to keep everyone safe on our streets so they are aggressively enforcing the state’s “Distracted Driving” laws conducting the ninth “Traffic Safety Enforcement Program“…
LA MESA -- At the end of every summer, students return to school and are asked 'What did you do with your summer vacation?'
For 24 La Mesa and East County teens, the answer will…Continue