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Added by La Mesa Today on May 30, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
Purse Snatcher Robs Woman, Takes Cash
LA MESA -- Police are looking for a man who ripped a purse from a woman walking near her home at about 10:45 Friday night.
Police said they responded to a report of a robbery in the 4500 block of Maple Avenue. The victim, a 52 year old female, reported to police that she had just returned home from work. The victim was walking on the…
Added by La Mesa Today on May 28, 2011 at 8:19am — No Comments
DOWNTOWN LA MESA -- The recently relocated public market continues to grow and attract larger crowds.
On Friday this week, more new merchants joined the gathering at the new site, along Spring Street, and local…
PBID Effort Marching Slowly On
LA MESA -- Efforts to establish a property based improvement district (PBID) continued Thursday evening with a deliberate pace usually reserved for plate tectonics.
Still, beneath the discussions of downtown crimes rates (they're said to be low) and estimates of the need for litter pick ups (two to three times a week),…Continue
City Celebrates New Allison Avenue
LA MESA -- City officials yesterday gathered to take a few moments noting the completion of the Allison Avenue project.
Greg Humora, the city's director of public works, took a gathering of politicians, city workers and the public through the improvements that have been made to make the street more walkable and to…
Added by La Mesa Today on May 25, 2011 at 6:40am — No Comments
Car Show To Pay 100 Percent Of City Costs
LA MESA – The City Council approved an application for the Downtown Merchants Association to host the Thursday night car shows this summer,…Continue
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.
Making Great Strides Atop Mt. Helix
MT. HELIX -- One of the enjoyments of watching youth symphony is seeing the great strides that are made literally from month to month.
Watching the East County Youth Symphony this year has been particularly enjoyable. The symphony…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 22, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Big Turnout At Pancake Breakfast
ALLISON AVENUE -- Lines stretched down Allison Avenue for much of the morning as hundreds of La Mesans took part in the Firefighters' Pancake Breakfast.
Funds were being raised to sponsor next month's Flag Day…
Added by La Mesa Today on May 22, 2011 at 11:32am — No Comments
Environmental Report Slowing Park Station
LA MESA – When the Kitzman family first approached the City of La Mesa with a proposal for the ambitious Park Station project, everyone…Continue
Anderson Tells Chamber Caltrans Is Bloated
LA MESA – State Senator Joel Anderson addressed a breakfast meeting of the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce Friday morning, continuing his…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 20, 2011 at 9:52am — No Comments
Chamber Growing Fast With Newest Member
LA MESA – If the rate of growth in the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce is any indicator, the local economy must be picking up steam.…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 19, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments
City Challenges Erroneous News Report
After a closer reading…Continue
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Court Sting Leads to Arrests
EL CAJON -- The La Mesa Police Department conducted a Court Sting Operation at the East County branch of the San Diego Superior Court, 250 E. Main St, El Cajon, Thursday afternoon. The police focused on identifying drivers who continued to drive after having their license suspended for drunk driving.
The detail was…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 19, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
Windermere Opens Under New Ownership In La Mesa
ALLISON AVENUE -- On Wednesday afternoon, the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce held the official opening of Windermere’s new office at 8131 Allison Avenue -- at the location of the former…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 18, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Prestigious Arts Award For 'Dr. A'
LA MESA -- Dr. Mark Arapostathis, City Council member, teacher and head of the Peter Pan Junior Theater, will be receiving an Award in Excellence in Theatre Education from the San Diego County Office…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 18, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments
Big Crowd, Great Food At Chamber Fundraiser
COMMUNITY CENTER -- More than 400 hungry residents crowded into the La Mesa Community Center Monday night to enjoy food supplied by nearly 30 local restaurants.
Food, friends, beer and wine were ingredients for an…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 16, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments
Peace Back Speaking To Encourage New Ideas
SAN DIEGO -- A former State Senator who once represented La Mesa and much of East County is back speaking in public, trying to help voters understand the roots of today's state fiscal problems.
Steve Peace, who…Continue
WEST LA MESA -- La Mesa police responding to a robbery call on 70th Street tracked down an armed suspect and made an arrest.
Police said at 12:24 a.m. Thursday police received a robbery alarm at the Shell Station, located at 5151 70th Street.
The clerk at the Shell Station told officers that the suspect entered the store and posed as a customer. After several minutes, the suspect approached the clerkand told him that he had a knife in his pocket. The suspect then threatened to…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 12, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
FLETCHER PARKWAY -- When Robert Whiteford was in high school he started working with Gordon Seiver, helping with computer clients.
On Wednesday evening, Whiteford and Seiver, with the support of the La Mesa Chamber of Commerce, held the official…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 11, 2011 at 8:12pm — No Comments