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By Chris Lavin
La Mesa Today Editor
LA MESA -- After more than three decades in public service to La Mesa, Art Madrid is recognized wherever he goes. Old friends, constituents, the sons and daughters of former campaign workers, residents who sought help from or sometimes fought with City Hall.
They come up and…
LA MESA -- The Peter Pan Jr. Theater marks its 44th year with a production of Oliver starting this week.
The play features a cast of 90 4th through 8th grade students living within the La Mesa Spring Valley School District.
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LA MESA -- Watching the La Mesa government machine is truly a tale of two cities these days.
Professional city staff quietly goes about pretty sophisticated operations in efficient, laudatory ways, while the elected oversight can look more and more…
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LA MESA -- A heavy police presence in the 4500 block of 4th Street in La Mesa Tuesday morning brought a lot of notice from local residents as police agencies were working on crime prevention activities.
Matt Nicholas, the La Mesa Police…
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LA MESA -- A breakup may have led to a fight and a stabbing in La Mesa early Monday morning.
Police said that at 5:19 a.m., La Mesa Police were notified by Grossmont Hospital staff that a stabbing victim had just been brought into the hospital.…Continue
Council Will Weigh Madrid Proposals
As the political season has approached, Madrid, who has experienced La Mesa's realpolitik…Continue
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Second of a two-part report on the La Mesa Today Voter Survey 2014.
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Today 2014…Continue
The First of A Two Part Report On The La Mesa Poll.
Click On Any Graphic For A Larger, More Easily Read Version.…Continue
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LA MESA -- Just after 2 p.m. Thursday, a man walked into a local credit union, handed the teller a note and walked out with cash.
Police said at 2:11p.m. a robbery alarm call came in from the North…Continue
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LA MESA -- The City Council Thursday is spending a full day discussing the city's long-term plans and challenges.
The meeting, held in the public meeting room at the city's Fire Station on Allison Avenue began with a discussion of the city's finances which…
Raising Funds For La Mesa Teen Effort
LA MESA -- Police Chief Ed Aceves and his department officers are hosting a public dinner March 20th to raise funds for its community outreach Peer Support efforts. See poster for details above. Call Dani Womack for tickets…Continue
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LA MESA -- In an otherwise uneventful and blissfully short City Council meeting, the council voted 5-0 to fund La Mesa's return to full membership in the East County Economic Development Council.
The vote was a victory for Councilman Ernie Ewin…
County Beefs Up Elder Care Oversight
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego County officials took action Tuesday to improve the level of care and oversight at nursing homes and other elder care facilities in the wake of troubling reports of poor supervision and treatment.
The Board of Supervisors…Continue
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Accident Snarls Traffic In Village
LA MESA -- A major accident at the corner of Spring Street and La Mesa Boulevard this morning had traffic stopped in all directions. No one was seriously injured in the two car crash, but traffic was delayed for a time at the busy…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are warning that special DUI patrols will be out looking for motorists who try a bit too much of the green beer or Irish whisky on St. Patrick's Day.
Police are recommending a designated driver rather than counting on the…Continue
LA MESA -- Heading into another election year in the Jewel of the Hills, we thought it would be good to gauge the mood of the electorate.
LA MESA -- La Mesa police are looking for a robbery suspect who struck early this morning at a gas station on the city's west side.
Police said that at about 4:30 a.m., the clerk from the Arco AM/PM located at 3775 Massachusetts Avenue called…Continue
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LA MESA -- La Mesa police responded to an early morning burglary call and were surprised to find the perpetrator waiting for them.
Police said that Tuesday Feb. 25, at approximately 4:38 a.m. they responded to the 7100 block of University for a report…Continue
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