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Another Chance To See 'Unique La Mesa'
LA MESA -- In a county that can sometimes seem overrun with tract homes, La Mesa offers an eclectic counterpoint.
With many of its homes built by individual builders -- some that went on to architectural fame…Continue
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A Halloween Weekend
Halloween came early for school children all over La Mesa who got to wear costumes to school. It is likely to be an all Halloween weekend with many families hosting Halloween parties Saturday night and others planning big bashes for the actual event on…Continue
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LA MESA -- And suddenly it was all over but the voting.
After 20 or so meetings -- some of them heated -- the La Mesa merchants organizing a Property Based Improvement District for downtown La Mesa…Continue
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La Mesa Historical Society
Sixth Annual Historic Home Tour
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DNA Used In Arrest In March Robbery
LA MESA -- A 54 year-old man already in jail on burglary charges was arrested Wednesday and re-booked by La Mesa Police Detectives for a robbery at the La Mesa Arco store at 9600 Murray Drive on March 18, 2011 at 3:35 AM. Police used DNA evidence to catch this suspect.
During the March robbery, the suspect entered…Continue
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LA MESA -- The good news at Tuesday's mostly sedate City Council meeting was an announcement that the city soon will only be sending two sewer bills to local residents each year.
The bad news is…Continue
String Of Robberies Spur Police Forum
LA MESA -- In the wake of a string of armed robberies of motels and convenience stores, the La Mesa Police Department will conduct a public meeting to discuss the issue and to give advice to local business owners.
The forum will provide information…
Added by La Mesa Today on October 24, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Taco Shop Robbed With 'Stun Gun'
EL CAJON BOULEVARD -- The armed robbery spree continues in La Mesa.
Just after midnight, La Mesa police were called to a taco shop after two men armed with a stun gun robbed the shop.
Two suspects, police said, robbed Aliberto’s Taco Shop located at 7819 El Cajon Blvd. The suspects got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
LA MESA -- The people of the Jewel of the Hills like to think of La Mesa as San Diego's best small town.
Over the last 10 days, however, this small town has been the center of a big and startling crime spree -- five armed…
The Council Got It Right -- Barely!
This column was originally posted by LaMesaToday.com member Russell Buckley:
LA MESA -- An item on the City Council last agenda would have had the City Council endorse a resolution to have La Mesa join San Francisco and Berkeley as a "fair trade" city. It was appropriately voted down -- but only by a 3 to…Continue
7-11 Store Robbed at Gunpoint
LA MESA -- La Mesa's run of robberies continues. On Wednesday night at approximately 8:46 p.m. police received a report of a robbery that occurred at the 7-11 Store located at 4253 Palm Avenue.
Suspect #1 waved a black semi-automatic pistol at the clerk and demanded cash from the register. Once obtaining an undisclosed…Continue
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LA MESA -- An analysis of downtown La Mesa parking shows the city's parking spots are only about 75 percent full at its peak and that if there is a need for a parking garage, it is still years away.…Continue
Like 4:07 p.m. Monday, heading west on La Mesa Boulevard, when at first blush it looked like a woman passing by, purse in hand, was being attacked by a rat.
So speed up a bit, turn around. Sun at your back and look…Continue
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City Permit Changes Will Get Clarifying Action
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Village Merchants Association will have a little extra time to get its books in order.
Clarifying a vote by City Council members at last week's meeting, city officials said today new rules governing applications for the use of city streets will require a return trip to council and probably won't take full…
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Intruder Scared Off By Resident
LA MESA -- On October 17, 2011 at 2:41 PM, the La Mesa Police responded to a radio call of a possible home being broken into in the 9800 block of Lakeview Dr., La Mesa. The initial report was called in by the resident who saw the suspect enter his home through the front door, which had been broken by the suspect and then immediately leave on foot. The…Continue
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Robbers Hit On Fuerte, Spring Street
LA MESA -- Armed robbers were active again in La Mesa Friday night with motorist robbed near Fuerte Drive and an attempted robbery at a Spring Street motel.
At about 8:20 p.m. police met with the victim of a robbery in the front lobby of the La Mesa Police Department.
The 56 year…Continue
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LA MESA -- Padres broadcaster and former pitcher Mark Grant will judge performances by Sharp Grossmont Hospital’s budding ballroom dancers during a gala event to support the hospital. Grant, a resident of East County’s Alpine…Continue
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Police Arrest Driver of Truck
LA MESA -- On October 13, 2011 at about 10:15 AM, La Mesa Police were notified that a U-Haul truck was left abandoned at the…Continue
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Robbers Hit Motel, Arco Station Overnight
LA MESA --There were two robberies within two hours of each other in La Mesa Wednesday night. One involved armed men at a Motel 6 on Alvarado Road and the other, just over an hour later, occurred at an Arco Station on Massachusetts Avenue.
Just after 10 p.m. police responded to a report of a robbery at the Motel 6, located at 7621 Alvarado Road.
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