La Mesa Today's Blog – October 2013 Archive (26)

Weekly Crime Report

Halloween Warnings From La Mesa Police

LA MESA -- City police are offering Halloween tips and warnings. See Crime Prevention below:

Case Highlights: During July through September 2013, the value of one item stolen from an unlocked vehicle or during a vehicle burglary…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 28, 2013 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Halloween Won't Be A Treat For Drunk Drivers

LA MESA -- Police are beefing up traffic patrols on Halloween night and are targeting drunk and distracted drivers.

See Traffic Information below.

 Case Highlights: On Saturday October 18, at approximately 6:38 P.M.,…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 24, 2013 at 12:44pm — No Comments

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To La Mesa Historical Society's…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 23, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Council Votes 3-2 To Delay Term Limit Decision

LA MESA -- For the second meeting in a row, the City Council moved quietly through a routine agenda until the subject of term limits once again stirred oratory, political posturing and philosophical jousting.

Council member Kristine…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 22, 2013 at 10:34pm — 6 Comments

La Mesa Business

Volunteers Welcomed For Village Lighting Effort

LA MESA -- The earliest sign of the holidays coming to the Jewel of the Hills is the sight of John Vigil and his band of helpers spending Saturday morning stringing Christmas lights through the trees along La Mesa Boulevard.

Vigil heads…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 19, 2013 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Village

Burying New Fiber Optics

LA MESA -- Crews worked throughout the day Friday on a trench that will eventually extend new, higher capacity fiber optics through La Mesa Village.

The project is part of a Cox Communication…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 18, 2013 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Business

Crowds Greet New Gourmet Burger Joint

LA MESA -- Dozens of local residents lined up to the be among the first to try the new gourmet burger restaurant that opened this morning…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 18, 2013 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Farmers Market

Two Decades Of Local Food For Local People

LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa is planning a special event to commemorate its 20-years in the Farmers Market business.

The…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Halloween-Masked Armed Robber Hits 7-11

LA MESA -- A robber wearing a blood clown face Halloween mask robbed the 7-11 store on Amaya Drive early Thursday morning.

Police said the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 17, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Bo-beau Welcoming La Mesa Diners

LA MESA -- After a soft opening Tuesday night, the Cohn Restaurant Group's newest effort -- Bo-beau Kitchen + Garden -- is welcoming all comers tonight.

In a matter of just months, the group has transformed the former Gingham Restaurant space into a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 16, 2013 at 10:30am — 7 Comments

La Mesa Wildlife

Soaring About Mt. Helix

MT. HELIX -- Dodging the human pilots who buzz Mt. Helix every Sunday on their flights from Gillespie Field, this avian visitor soared by around cocktail hour and spent some time moving from tree to tree.

There was much discussion of its type, but no conclusion.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 14, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Catch Car Burglar At Grossmont Center

LA MESA -- A quick responding police officer apprehended a man who had been caught burglarizing a shopper's car on Saturday.

Police said that about 7:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a vehicle burglary that just occurred in the parking lot of Grossmont Center, located at 5500 Grossmont Center Drive. The victim advised the police that a male…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 13, 2013 at 8:30am — 2 Comments

Heartland Fire & Rescue

 

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Open House Draws Large Crowds

LA MESA -- Firefighters and emergency medical personnel spent Saturday doing demonstrations and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 12, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

 Police Arrest Two In University Avenue Robbery

LA MESA -- Police working on eye-witness information arrested two robbers who had assaulted a man on University Avenue early this morning.

Police said that at approximately 12:20 a.m., officers responded to a report of a strong-arm…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 11, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Bo-beau Opening Delayed To Tuesday

LA MESA -- The long wait for the opening of La Mesa's new Cohn Restaurant -- Bo-beau Kitchen + Garden -- will be a little bit longer than…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 11, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Two Men Rob La Mesa Village Subway

LA MESA -- Police at this hour are investigating a robbery of the Subway sandwich shop at 8142 La Mesa Boulevard.

Police said the call for assistance came in at approximately 8:00 p.m. from the Subway Sandwich Shop. Two male suspects entered the store…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 10, 2013 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Limiting Terms, Unleashing Chickens

LA MESA -- A proposal by La Mesa City Council member Kristine Alessio in support of holding a referendum on term limits for the council members brought out a fair amount of pro-and-con sentiment in its first public airing.

The lengthy debate occurred…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 8, 2013 at 9:09pm — 9 Comments

La Mesa Oktoberfest

  Teen Problems Continue To Plague Oktoberfest

LA MESA -- Oktoberfest has come and gone, but the topic won't immediately leave the public eye.

City officials said Tuesday that the future of Oktoberfest is in question after confrontations between police and large numbers of unaccompanied…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 8, 2013 at 9:00pm — 35 Comments

La Mesa City Council

Term Limits And Chickens On Agenda

LA MESA -- The City Council agenda for Tuesday will include a proposal by new City Council member Kristine Alessio that could have significant implications for future local politics. Alessio (right) is asking fellow council members to allow voters in…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 7, 2013 at 6:30am — 2 Comments

East County Fire

Fire Crews Battling Eucalyptus Hills Blaze

LAKESIDE -- Lakeside Firefighters and Cal Fire crews have been called out for a fire in Eucalyptus HIlls. Photos above and below were filed by witnesses May Vukotich and Shawn Fleming from nearby neighborhoods on Sunday morning.…

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Added by La Mesa Today on October 6, 2013 at 11:30am — 1 Comment

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