La Mesa Today's Blog – October 2012 Archive (45)

Crime Watch

Time To Fall Back, Check Sensor Batteries

LA MESA -- Clocks revert to Standard time next week and police are recommending people use the "fall back'' as an opportunity to update lights, motion detectors and smoke and CO2 detectors. See emergency preparedness information…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 29, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

Cops To Firefighters: Oops! Sorry

The following statement was released today by the El Cajon Police Department:

EL CAJON -- On October 27, 2012, a spark from a smoke canister ignited a brush fire near the El Cajon Police Department gun range. The fire burned approximately four acres before it was extinguished.

The smoke canister was deployed as part of an El Cajon Police Department…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 29, 2012 at 1:18pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Celebrating The Art Of Commercial Photography

GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- The Grossmont College Hyde Art Gallery concludes its Fall season with its’ third exhibition “Create.Connect.Client”, curated by the Photography Program Faculty. This exhibition reveals the rich tradition of the professional…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 29, 2012 at 1:03pm — No Comments

La Mesa Sports

Helix Wins Big On Retro Night

LA MESA -- Oldtimers came out to remember what football looked like in La Mesa in the 1950s.

The crowd at Friday night's Helix-Grossmont crosstown rivalry game was larger and a bit more festive than usual as the team's sported throw-back, retro jerseys…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 27, 2012 at 6:11am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Man Grabs Woman's Purse Near Mall

GROSSMONT CENTER -- For the second time in a month, a woman was robbed of her purse while walking near Grossmont Center.

Police said that Friday night at about 7:35 p.m., a male suspect robbed a female of her purse as she walked near Grossmont Center…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2012 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa People

Louis Frick Honored As 2012 Hero

LA MESA -- La Mesa resident Louis Frick was one of two people honored this month as 2012 Local Heroes for their work in improving the lives of others.

As part of its ongoing commitment to cultural diversity and responsible banking, and in commemoration…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2012 at 9:10pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Schools

Helix-Grossmont Rivalry Goes Retro Tonight

LA MESA -- The annual rivalry game between Helix Charter High School and Grossmont High School will take on a retro look tonight.

Jim Newland of the La Mesa Historical Society has led a community-wide effort to raise money to clad the two…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Robbers Hit Ice Cream Store Again

LA MESA -- Robbers have acquired a taste for Baskin Robbins.

For the third time in two years, the ice cream store at the corner of La Mesa Boulevard and Jackson Drive was robbed, this time by a gun-wielding duo.

Thursday evening, at 9:47, police…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2012 at 6:23am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Soap Box Derby

Races Will Test New Course Configuration

LA MESA -- Youngsters age 7-17 from throughout Southern California and Arizona are getting ready for two days of Soap Box Derby Races, November 3 and 4, as members of the host Kiwanis Club of La Mesa adjusts to modifications to the course on Junior…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 25, 2012 at 6:50am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

A Few Watchful Steps For Safe Halloween

LA MESA -- Police are recommending taking some special steps to assure safety and security on Halloween, including working together as a neighborhood to clear tripping risks. See Crime Prevention below.

Traffic…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 24, 2012 at 4:51pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

City Brews Up A Zoning Change

LA MESA -- The remnants of Prohibition officially ended in the Jewel of the Hills Tuesday night.

The City Council voted 5-0 to eliminate restrictions from zoning laws that kept micro-breweries and wine making operations from opening in La Mesa.

Mayor Art Madrid pointed to development and spurred economic develoment that has occurred around the new micro-brewery in…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 24, 2012 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

Crime Watch

Missing Juvenile Returns Home

LA MESA -- Police late this evening reported that the young boy, reported missing after he failed to return home from school this afternoon, had returned home and was safe.

At about 5:30 p.m., the police had received a report of a missing juvenile. The juvenile, 12 year old Ronald Bianchi was last seen at Lemon Avenue Elementary School where he attends and is in the sixth…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 23, 2012 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa City Council

A Couple Hot Potatoes For Council Meeting

LA MESA -- Council meetings prior to an election often avoid controversial subjects, the deliberation of which can be distorted by the looming plebiscite.

Not so with Tuesday's upcoming council meeting. Perhaps with only one incumbent up for re-election, it's business as usual, but the council will take on a couple of sensitive subjects.

The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 21, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Boy Scout Scandal

La Mesa Cases Listed In Boy Scout Abuse Files

LA MESA -- A release of files chronicling decades of sexual abuse investigations within the Boys Scouts of America has La Mesa officials today reviewing the situation.

A database of file released in an on-going lawsuit included notations that…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 19, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

The Race For La Mesa

Staking Out The Anti-Establishment Role

Last in a series.

LA MESA -- Laura Lothian likes to stand out.

She drives a golf cart around town.

She did some of her door-to-door campaigning on a Segway scooter.

Her Realtor's sign, which has moved between…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 19, 2012 at 5:00am — 2 Comments

The Race For La Mesa

Hoping Homework, Middle Ground Pay Dividends

Fourth in a series.

LA MESA -- Two years ago, Patrick Dean, a relative newcomer to the Jewel of the Hills, threw his hat into the City…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 18, 2012 at 6:58am — 6 Comments

La Mesa City Council Race

Little Heat, Much Sweat In Debate

LA MESA -- The City Council candidates went to church Wednesday night and a Bikram Yoga event broke out.

It was so warm inside the La Mesa First United Methodist…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Community Service

An Outpouring Of Support For Wounded Deputy

LA MESA -- Donors were streaming into the La Mesa Police Department today to donate blood to support the San Diego County sheriff deputy gravely wounded in Lakeside recently.

Men and women, police officers and public officials from throughout…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 2:15pm — 1 Comment

The Race For La Mesa

O'Dunn: 'The Challenge Is To Preserve'

Part Three in a five part series.

LA…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2012 at 6:00am — 3 Comments

Crime Watch

Efforts Underway To Help Wounded Deputy

EAST COUNTY -- Various events are being held to raise funds for Sheriff's Child Abuse Detective Ali Perez. Detective Perez was shot and wounded with Sergeant Craig Johnson while they were attempting to arrest a suspected child molester in Lakeside in…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 16, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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