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MIRAMAR MARINE AIR STATION -- Sitting in on a gathering of San Diego County Sheriff's personnel can give a unique overview of crime in and around the Jewel of the Hills:
Seeing, in one place, the size and relative youth of the Sheriff's…Continue
LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa is clearly gearing up for a major celebration of the city's centennial. City officials have launched a special website to bring all centennial information together.
You can get an early look now by…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 28, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Holidays Off To An Early, Scenic Start
LA MESA -- Shoppers camped out in front of stores promising great savings for the early shoppers with stores opening at 5 a.m. to greet the bargain hunters.
The operators of Grossmont Center continued its 50th Anniversary Year unveiling…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 25, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Robbery by Man with a Knife
SPRING STREET -- Police are looking for a man who wielded a knife and robbed a man Wednesday evening on in the 4200 block of Spring Street. The victim was approached by the suspect, who brandished a large knife and demanded money. The victim handed over his cash and the suspect ran away.
The suspect is described as:
Black male adult, 20 to 30 years of age,…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 23, 2011 at 8:33pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Thanksgiving is Thursday and, well, you've either already started thawing your bird or you've made reservations.
(There are still some open seats at Centifonti's on La Mesa Boulevard if…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 23, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Armed Robbers Hit Best Buy, Steal Computers
FLETCHER PARKWAY -- La Mesa police may have found the car, but not the perpetrators after two men used a red, convertible Camaro to flee the scene of an armed robbery at the Best Buy at Fletcher Parkway near Jackson Tuesday night.
Police said that at about 7 p.m. they received a call that a robbery had just…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 23, 2011 at 6:39am — No Comments
Amid Challenges, Merchants Elect Officers
LA MESA -- The La Mesa Village Merchants Association met Monday night and voted to add one new officer and re-elected all the other current officers.
But a critic of the association's recent practices is still challenging the election process and fears the association will face criticism from state and…Continue
Allan Targeting State Assembly Seat
Allan, 56, who…Continue
Two Arrested For Monday Robbery
LA MESA -- The robberies keep happening, but the La Mesa police are fighting back.
Police arrested two men today accused of being responsible for a robbery executed at the 70th Street Trolley Station.
On Monday at approximately 7:30 p.m. police received a report of an armed robbery that occurred at the 70th Street…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 22, 2011 at 3:07pm — No Comments
Robbery Outbreak Continues In La Mesa
LA MESA -- After what seemed like a lull in La Mesa's robbery problem, another spate of robberies has occurred in the last few days.
Monday included two robberies of electronic equipment from citizens and another store robbery along Lake Murray Boulevard.
At about 9:46 p.m.…Continue
Man Beaten, Laptop Stolen
LA MESA -- A man was accosted by two robbers who stole his laptop computer late Monday afternoon in La Mesa.
Police said the victm reported to police at 3:23 p.m. that the computer had been stolen about an hour earlier near the intersection of Chloe Avenue and Buckland Street.
The male victim came to the police station after he was walking at the…
Added by La Mesa Today on November 21, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Magazine Solicitor Arrested After Theft
LA MESA -- Police Sunday evening arrested a 23 year-old woman for residential burglary while she was working with a group of solicitors conducting unlicensed magazine subscription solicitations in La Mesa neighborhoods.
The suspect and another solicitor contacted the female victim by knocking on the victim’s…Continue
La Mesa Dedicates Elevators At Grossmont Station
GROSSMONT TROLLEY STATION -- It took 22 years and nearly $8-million, but La Mesa Saturday gathered happily to celebrate completion of a large improvement project for the…Continue
Lemon Grove Fighting Grime, Crime
BROADWAY -- More than 100 residents teamed up Saturday with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department for a combined effort aimed at cleaning up the community and making a public statement against gangs in La Mesa's neighboring city.…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 19, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD) board of directors has unanimously voted to approve a $150,000 grant to Volunteers in Medicine – San Diego, Inc. (VIM), a non-profit that brings together medical professionals and…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 18, 2011 at 12:50pm — No Comments
Woman Robbed of Her BackPack
LA MESA -- A La Mesa woman was robbed of her cell phone and backpack while walking Thursday evening on the 5600 block of Lake Park Way.
Police said the robbery occurred just after 5:30 p.m.
The woman called 911 after she was walking on Lake Park Way when the suspect pushed her down to the…Continue
Daylight Robbery At Denny's On Spring
SPRING STREET -- This one didn't exactly fit the pattern.
The latest La Mesa robbery didn't occur in the evening or early morning hours. Instead, Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. a man strolled into Denny's Restaurant at 4235 Spring St., presented a note demanding money and simulated a handgun under his clothing during the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 16, 2011 at 5:08pm — No Comments
Struggling In Downtown La Mesa
LA MESA -- For 100 years small businesses have been born along the downtown streets of La Mesa. Reasonable rents and steady traffic made it a proving…Continue
In The Energetic Trenches With Local Entrepreneurs
LA MESA -- In tough economic times, it can be depressing to sit at home listening to the pundits kvetch and speculate on the cause of the latest market turn.
One remedy is to get out among those who are actually looking for…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on November 14, 2011 at 9:07pm — No Comments