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LA MESA -- The first major heat wave of the season has hit the Jewel of the Hills and local officials are advising residents to be careful in the extreme heat.
Some local businesses voluntarily cut back on electrical use yesterday to assist the public utilities in…
Speeding Sweep Nets Another 42
Police said these speeding sweeps are an effort to keep everyone safe and include aggressive…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2013 at 7:10am — No Comments
C. Hook's 'Birdie' Wows The Crowd
LA MESA -- C. Hook Theater opened its production of Bye Bye Birdie to an appreciative audience at the Joan Kroc Theater.
The production, featuring teenage talents from throughout La…
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Village streetscape project won't start in earnest until next year, but already city crews are starting to lay the groundwork.
Crews early Wednesday morning were removing one of the trees that had been one of the great wonders…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 26, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- A woman walking to her car in a grocery store parking lot had her purse snatched by a man in a passing car.
Police said that just after 8 p.m. officers responded to a report of a robbery that just occurred in the Von’s Shopping Center parking…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are looking for two men and a woman who robbed a pedestrian at knifepoint early Monday morning on Amaya Drive.
Police said that at approximately 3:36 a.m., La Mesa Police Officers responded to a report of a robbery that just occurred…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 24, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments
LA MESA -- La Mesa police are investigating a late night shooting in which an elderly woman seeking a divorce was allegedly shot and wounded by her 82-year-old husband in an incident on La Mesa's west side.
Police said they received a…Continue
LA MESA -- Residents may not love the downtown parking meters in La Mesa Village, but at least they can take pride in knowing we are at the cutting edge of parking technology. The Japanese men with clipboards chronicling activities along La Mesa…Continue
LA MESA -- The La Mesa police have won a $10,000 grant to fund extra efforts to combat drunk driving. See Traffic Information Below:
Case Highlights: On June 7, 2013 La Mesa Police Detective Dale Perry indentified the robbery…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 18, 2013 at 10:31am — No Comments
MT. HELIX -- Summer is here and that means it is time for the Sixth Annual heART of Mt. Helix. Tickets go on sale today for the August 17 event featuring local restaurant tastings (including Anthony's Fish Grotto, Mardi Gras Café and Terra American…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 17, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments
LA MESA -- As Helix Water District’s winners of the 2013 Water Agency Landscape Contest Tere Trout and Jonathan Becket of La Mesa were awarded a $250 gift certificate from a local nursery, a $250 gift certificate from Home Depot (one of the conservation…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 16, 2013 at 8:49am — No Comments
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LA MESA -- A beautiful San Diego morning greeted an energetic gathering of local authors and artists gathered to share their work at an event sponsored by the Friends of the La Mesa Library.
A Special Movie Night With Mom
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LA MESA -- On Friday night, NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton swung through La Mesa to pick up his mother Gloria and take her to a movie.
Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
Police Ticket 56 Distracted Drivers
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Police Department, in an effort to keep everyone safe on our streets, was aggressively enforcing the state’s “Distracted Driving” laws during the tenth “Traffic Safety Enforcement Program“ operation, which took place Friday June 14,…
LA MESA -- The Hoppers, Gospel Music Hall of Fame members, will bring their signature sounds for an unforgettable evening of music, family and fellowship as they make a rare appearance at Skyline Church in La Mesa, CA, during their "Something Good" tour in…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 13, 2013 at 1:21pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- The Friends of La Mesa Library Authors and Artists gathering on Saturday is turning out to be a sizeable public event.
The latest count has more than 30 authors and nearly a dozen artists gathering in and around the library grounds on…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on June 12, 2013 at 6:06am — No Comments
Police: 'We Caught Spiderman'
LA MESA -- On June 7 La Mesa Police Detective Dale Perry indentified the robbery suspect from the Sierra Market (3800 Massachusetts Avenue) robbery that occurred on January 28, 2013. In the Sierra Market robbery, the clerk got into an altercation with the suspect and was injured.
On June 7, 2013 at approximately 10:00 am, La Mesa Police detectives arrested 43 year-old…Continue