La Mesa Today's Blog – September 2013 Archive (18)

La Mesa City Council

 Signs Of Progress Along El Cajon  Boulevard

LA MESA -- Six or seven years ago, La Mesa city development officials believed El Cajon Boulevard as it runs…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 24, 2013 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Celebrating Health Services For Children

LA MESA -- A perfect, sunny Saturday with just a touch of fall in the air greeted hundreds of families attending Saturday's annual Kids Care Fest in Briercrest Park.

Pony rides and drumming lessons mixed with special advice from doctors, dentists…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 21, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

East County Development

New Housing Development Proposal Near West Hills High

SAN DIEGO, CA – The San Diego City Council voted unanimously this week to approve dual scenarios for the Castlerock Housing Development, which is located in District 7. The motion made by San Diego Councilman Scott Sherman included a preference of having the development eventually annexed to the City of Santee.

Upon approval, Councilman Scott…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 20, 2013 at 6:39am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Kids Health And Emergency Preparedness Targeted

LA MESA -- Special health care services for children will be the focus of this weekend's Kids Care Fest. See Emergency Preparedness section below for details.

 Case Highlights: On 09-10-13 at approximately 10:59 P.M., La…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 18, 2013 at 5:22pm — No Comments

La Mesa Church News

Seminar Focuses On Christian Caregiving

LA MESA -- Want to learn to be an active listener and reach out to others in a distinctively Christian way?

On Saturday, September 28th, St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church will host a Stephen Ministry Introductory…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 16, 2013 at 6:17pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

La Mesa Gets A New Recording Studio

LA MESA -- There was a larger crowd than usual at the weekly appearance of the Sam Johnson Jazz Group on Friday.

And guests filling the afternoon seats at Cosmos Coffee Café on La Mesa Boulevard in the Village might have noticed a bit more vim and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 15, 2013 at 5:30am — 5 Comments

Crime Watch

Officer Injured As Suspect Attempts To Grab Gun

LA MESA -- A Spring Valley man is facing felony charges after injuring a La Mesa police officer during a Saturday afternoon struggle in which the man tried to take a police officer's gun.

Police said that Saturday at about 3:53 p.m., La…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 14, 2013 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Business

Bo-beau La Mesa Gets A Head Chef

LA MESA -- Reconstruction work and staff training is underway at the new Cohn Restaurant Group's Bo- beau kitchen + garden and the new restaurant now has a new chef.

The Cohn Group has announced that a young chef hired away from the well-regarded…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 14, 2013 at 6:26am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Two Men Rob Service Station

LA MESA -- On Tuesday night, just before 11 p.m. La Mesa Police Officers responded to a report of an armed robbery that just occurred at the Shell Station located at 9090 Dallas Street in the city of La Mesa.

The clerk at the Shell Station reported that two…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 11, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Council Cuts PBID Support Funds

LA MESA -- The proponents of the Property Based Improvement District came before the City Council Tuesday afternoon and they started with a history lesson.

Lynn McRea (in photo above), the local accountant who has headed the PBID effort, reminded the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 10, 2013 at 9:00pm — 3 Comments

La Mesa Historical Society

Emmor Brooke Weaver: Pioneer Architect

LA MESA -– The La Mesa Historical Society will continue its popular free History Roundtable Series for 2013 with a presentation on the architectural heritage of La…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 10, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Jamul Brush Fire - Evacuations

JAMUL -- A brush fire is burning at Lyons Valley Road and Honey…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 9, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

College Prep Charter Scores Even Higher

LA MESA -- College Preparatory Middle School -- the little school that could -- has kept on chugging along. After posting the highest state test scores of all La Mesa schools last year, the charter middle school broke its own record this year, scoring…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 4, 2013 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Crime Watch

 Reward Increased In Highway Shooting Death

LA MESA -- The Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation is nearly doubling the reward money offered to anyone who can help solve the shooting death of one of its members.

Four months ago, Xusha Brown Jr., 22, was shot and killed while riding in a car along I-8 in La Mesa.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 3, 2013 at 5:18pm — 2 Comments

Crime Watch: Mt. Helix Standoff

Standoff Ends In Apparent Suicide

MT. HELIX -- The Labor Day SWAT standoff that lasted more than 15 hours on Mt. Helix ended early Tuesday morning with the apparent suicide of the gunman.

Just after 2 a.m. the San Diego Sheriff's Department issued a press release declaring the incident over.

According to the Sheriff's statement, a robot was deployed inside the house to check on the suspect.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 3, 2013 at 3:30am — 3 Comments

Seige On Grandview

Neighbor Recounts Gunfire, SWAT Gassing, Robot Use

MT. HELIX -- A La Mesa School official who lives next door to the SWAT standoff on Grandview Avenue said he spent the day monitoring the seige and believes the SWAT team was sending in a robot to determine if the shooter is still…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 2, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Gunman Threatened Fiancee, Deputies

Red Cross Called To Aid Evacuees

MT. HELIX -- As the armed standoff on Mt. Helix entered its 10th hour, police began making arrangements with the local Red Cross to provide…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 2, 2013 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Crime Watch

Officer Injured In Stolen Car Pursuit

LA MESA -- On Sunday evening at approximately 6:33 p.m.  La Mesa Police Motor Officer Tim Purdy located a reported stolen vehicle at the intersection of Jackson Drive and Center Drive in La Mesa. Officer Purdy attempted to stop the reported stolen blue…

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Added by La Mesa Today on September 2, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

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