La Mesa Today's Blog – June 2013 Archive (29)

La Mesa Weather

Heat Wave Hits La Mesa 

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2013 at 7:20am — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Speeding Sweep Nets Another 42

LA MESA -- City police continue their crackdown on speeding in La Mesa, ticketing 42 more drivers during the latest special enforcement effort on Friday.

Police said these speeding sweeps are an effort to keep everyone safe and include aggressive…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2013 at 7:10am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 27, 2013 at 2:45pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Village

Saying Farewell To Misplaced Trees

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 26, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

 Purse Snatched From Passing Car

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 25, 2013 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Pedestrian Robbed At Knifepoint

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 24, 2013 at 6:23am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Man Arrested For Shooting Wife Seeking Divorce

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 21, 2013 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

La Mesa News

Big Lotto Winner In La Mesa

LA MESA — Lottery officials are reporting that a ticket with five numbers the recent multi-state Powerball lottery, but missing the Powerball…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 20, 2013 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Village

Parking Meter Engineers At Work In Village

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2013 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Weekly Crime Report

DUI Enforcement Effort Gets $10,000 Grant

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 18, 2013 at 10:31am — No Comments

The heART of Mt. Helix

Planning Underway For Summer's Hottest Night

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 17, 2013 at 11:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

La Mesa Couple Wins Landscape Contest

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 16, 2013 at 8:49am — No Comments

La Mesa Authors & Artists

Great Minds And Great Art At Library Event

See slideshow below.

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.

The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2013 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa People

A Special Movie Night With Mom

(more photos below...)

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.

The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch

 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,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 14, 2013 at 3:48pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Business

Car Show Takes On Independent Life

LA MESA -- In what could only be described as a polite, almost tasteful, demonstration of civil disobedience, several classic car owners…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 13, 2013 at 5:00pm — 9 Comments

La Mesa Arts

Famed Gospel Group Headed Here

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 13, 2013 at 1:21pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Bistro-Feel Coming To Gingham Site

LA MESA -- The Cohn Restaurant Group is being a bit more public about its plans for the former Gingham restaurant property on La Mesa…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 13, 2013 at 11:00am — 10 Comments

La Mesa Arts

Authors And Artists Will Gather Saturday

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 12, 2013 at 6:06am — No Comments

Crime Watch

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…

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Added by La Mesa Today on June 11, 2013 at 8:03pm — 2 Comments

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