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DUI Warrant Sweep Nets Three
LA MESA --The La Mesa Police Department conducted a DUI Warrant Sweep on Friday and arrested three people with outstanding warrants.
Police said a total of forty subjects with outstanding DUI warrants that had been issued in the last two months were identified. Several teams of Officers attempted to locate these subjects at their last known…
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Jitters, Blockbuster Calling It Quits In Downtown
DOWNTOWN LA MESA -- Through more than two decades of change in the coffee business, somehow Jitters, a shop that changed very…Continue
LA MESA -- Every few weeks members of La Mesa's Chamber of Commerce gather at one of the member locations for some food, drinks and networking.
Wednesday's meeting was held at Anthony's Fish Grotto. For long time La Mesans, this restaurant…Continue
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Antiques Fill Much-Debated Downtown
LA MESA -- It was just before dusk on Saturday night and many of the…Continue
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SANTEE -- The new span of State Road 52 opened this morning and, for residents living east and north of highway 67, getting to La Jolla or the Golden Triangle just got easier.
The virtual tour offered above showed the step by step travel on 52 West from the 67 was virtually effortless at 7:30 a.m. today until the junction with the 125 where backups seemed about normal. The backup on the 125, in fact, may have been a bit worse than…Continue
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Imagining A Redeveloped Grossmont Center
LA MESA -- When the lease on the land under Grossmont Center…Continue
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Robbers Steal Phone At Trolley Stop
SPRING STREET -- La Mesa Police are looking for two men who punched a man in the face and then stole his cell phone at the Spring Street Trolley Station Thursday night.
Police said at 10:17 P.M., the 24 year old male victim had just exited the trolley and was walking down the stairs from the trolley platform. The victim was busy dialing a number on his cellular…Continue
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A Day To Pause And Think
LA MESA – Once a year the City Council retreats away with the city staff and, without an agenda, a public hearing or angry citizens dominating the session the way they often do at regular council meetings, they spend a long day taking…Continue
A Touch Of Tuscany Comes To Lake Murray
LAKE MURRAY -- It is not just the four foot outdoor flames that make the Vine Cottage on Lake Murray Boulevard stand out.
There's stone work and artful carpentry and, for the wine obsessed, the kind of vintage selections not usually…
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Taking A Moment To Remember Korea
LA MESA -- No matter how many times the City Council starts a meeting with a salute to veterans, it never seems to get old.
Perhaps it is the age of the veterans -- in most cases seventy years removed from the events of their youth that made them veterans. Or maybe it is the unstated but evident fact that these gentlemen are quickly leaving us.
Local Residents Celebrate The New 52
SANTEE -- In many ways it was the most California of events. Thousands of local residents gathered to celebrate two new ribbons of concrete snaking through the hills of East County San Diego.
If ever there were a people on this planet who understood the benefits of a good road, it is Californians. And thousands made…
Added by La Mesa Today on March 19, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Elderly Bandit Sought In Gas Station Robbery
MURRAY DRIVE -- Call him the Mature Bandit. La Mesa police are looking for a 70-year-old robber who hit the Arco Station at 9600 Murray Drive early Friday morning.
Police said the man entered the station at about 3:40 a.m. The clerk at the Arco station reported seeing the suspect standing outside of the store a few minutes before the…
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SANTEE – No part of the new road is in La Mesa, but the opening this weekend of the extension of State Road 52 through Santee is big news in the Jewel of the Hills as well.
Residents can walk, ride or bike on parts…
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KROC CENTER – The Peter Pan Junior Theater began its annual residency at the Joan Kroc Theater on Wednesday and quickly demonstrated what the months of preparation had accomplished.
A cast of 90 moved easily through “The Music Man’’ and drew appreciative applause throughout the evening.
What this group of thespians produce in what they call “play week’’ is intense for amateurs, like a football team practicing for six months and then…
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Early Morning Robbery At Phlllips Gas Station
LAKE MURRAY -- La Mesa police are looking for two youths who robbed the Phillips 76 gas station early Wednesday.
Police said at about 3:37 a.m. two suspects entered the Phillips 76 gas station located at 6085 Lake Murray Bl. The suspects demanded that the female clerk open the register. One of the…Continue
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A Crisis Unfolds For La Mesa-Spring Valley District
By Chris Lavin
LA MESA – On the door…Continue
Committee Votes To Exempt
LA MESA -- The second meeting of the steering committee organizing a…Continue
La Mesa Will Look At More Consolidation
LA MESA -- The City Council took another step down the road to further consolidation of city services Tuesday afternoon. The council voted to have the city staff begin formally studying consolidation of the city's animal control services with El Cajon.
City staff will also begin looking at options in…Continue
Armed Robber Hits Yogurt Shop
LAKE MURRAY BOULEVARD -- A man armed with a handgun robbed the Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt store Sunday night.
La Mesa police said that at about 9:25 p.m. one black male adult armed with a handgun entered the Golden Spoon Frozen Yogurt store, located at 5640 Lake Murray Bl., and demanded cash from the two employees while…Continue
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