La Mesa Today's Blog – December 2011 Archive (31)

Property Based Improvement District

PBID Petitions Are In The Mail

LA MESA -- The committee supporting the…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 30, 2011 at 4:00pm — 9 Comments

La Mesan Of The Year

 Seven Nominees For Person Of The Year

LA MESA -- Each year, LaMesaToday.com reviews the news and events of the past 12 months and considers contributions made to the community by many of La Mesa's engaged citizens.

In these challenging times, contributions of time and expertise to the public good are more important than ever and can clearly have long-term effects on the future of our…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 30, 2011 at 11:30am — 7 Comments

The Way We Were

A Year Of Struggles And Triumphs

LA MESA -- A review of the year 2011, believe it or not, reveals as much good or hopeful news as bad for the Jewel of the Hills.

While the U.S. economy continued a slow mend, new business and investment were quietly occurring even…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 29, 2011 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Heartland Fire

Taking A Few Minutes To Prepare For The Worst

LA MESA -- Within a few hours of a major earthquake, many local residents will regret how little they did to take the steps necessary to make the uncomfortable days after a major distaster a little more manageable.

Heartland Fire is reminding citizens that there is a lot help out there for people wanting to do all you make.

Heartland recommends you…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 29, 2011 at 10:46am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Arrest Suspect In Robbery Attempt

LA MESA -- A Christmas Eve knife attack had city police racing through a La Mesa neighborhood.

Police said at about 6:00 p.m. Saturday they responded to a report of a robbery in the 8500 block of Dallas Street.

Officers arriving at the scene were flagged down by the 15 year old male victim and his father. The victim told officers he was riding his…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 25, 2011 at 6:15pm — No Comments

La Mesa Holiday

Wishing You All Holiday Moments Of Peace

LA MESA -- The Jewel of the Hills may be at its best when things slow for a holiday; quiet walks, cool mornings among hills and valleys that winter never quite touches. Amid the demands and tumult of living an American life, it is always good to pause, stop keeping…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 24, 2011 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Holiday Traditions

From Norway To La Mesa With Love

LA MESA -- It is more than 5,000 miles from Oslo to La Mesa. And on this cool Thursday morning in December, 2011, the women working to holiday music in this garage, tucked down a steep driveway scraped out of the foothills of Mt. Helix, are more than a few generations removed from their Norweigan roots.

Still, as…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 23, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Business

'Gingham' Poised To Replace Gio's

LA MESA -- All that frantic work occuring in the former Gio's restaurant on La Mesa Boulevard is about to come to fruition.

Though the site still looks like a Restaurant: Impossible set, the new restauranteurs opening "Gingham'' are announcing a formal opening in early January but are hinting at a soft/surprise opening on New Year's Eve.

In a…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 22, 2011 at 4:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Police

They Came In Peace, Baring Gifts

LA MESA -- Almost every day police officers spend much of their shifts dealing with La Mesans at their worst.

Crime, family fights, thefts and burglaries. Anger is a constant in one form or another. Danger too.

Despite the romance in which TV shows bathe such…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 22, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Heartland Fire

PARKWAY DRIVE -- Heartland fire fighting units are on the scene of an apartment fire at 7546 Parkway Drive. The fire has been contained to one unit. No injuries have been reported. No report yet on how many residents will be displaced.

 

Added by La Mesa Today on December 21, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Transportation

SANDAG TAKES CONTROL OF TOLLWAY

SOUTH BAY -- The transaction that transferred ownership of the lease to operate the State Route 125 toll road was completed Wednesday, and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 21, 2011 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Centennial

MTS Trolley 'Wrap' Will Highlight La Mesa History

LA MESA -- With fewer than 60 days until La Mesa…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 19, 2011 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment

Police News

Body Of Missing Man Found

POWAY -- La Mesa police Monday announced they had found the body of a 43-year-old La Mesa man who had been reported missing by his family. Police said the death was caused by an apparent suicide.

On December 15 family members of Dan Hoff reported him missing to the La Mesa Police Department. Hoff was last seen on Monday evening, December 12th. Mr. Hoff lived alone in an…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 19, 2011 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Gunman Invades Alvarado Road Home

ALVARADO ROAD -- A La Mesa resident putting out his trash…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 19, 2011 at 8:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

 

 Holiday Art Opening In The Village

LA MESA -- The new Art & Light Studio in La Mesa Village is adding a nice element of art openings to the holiday mix this year.

Saturday night the studio had a first showing of a new collection of Asian calligraphy and traditional Korean painting on silk/rice paper medium. Food was catered from Tiramisu next door.

Not only is the art…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 17, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Transportation

Tollway Purchase Could Increase La Mesa Traffic

LA MESA -- The San Diego Association of Governments today agreed to purchase the privately-operated 125 Tollway, a road that has been little used since its completion because its tolls were judged far too expensive by commuters heading to and…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 16, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Missing Person

Police Find Missing 93-year-old

LA MESA -- Police were looking late Thursday afternoon for a 93-year-old woman who was missing and vulnerable.

Police said that Jovita Lopez, 93, who had gray hair and was wearing a gray sweatshirt, white shirt, and teal pants, was last seen at Marian and Hybeth at 4:30 p.m.

Just after 6 p.m. Lopez was found safe and unharmed.

 

 

Added by La Mesa Today on December 15, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments

City Council

A Little Heat…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 13, 2011 at 8:30pm — 5 Comments

Crime Watch

Passing Officer Foils Robbery

LA MESA -- An officer passing a Baltimore Drive 7-11 early Monday morning ended up foiling an armed robbery.

Police said that at about 5 a.m., a lone suspect robbed the 7-11 Store at a store located at 5650 Baltimore Drive and demanded the store clerk open the cash register. The suspect then told the clerk to remove money from the store’s safe as well. The suspect took an…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 13, 2011 at 7:49pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

 Police Catch Juvenile Fleeing Burglary Scene

LA MESA -- La Mesa police arrested two juvenile suspected on burglarizing a west La Mesa home Monday afternoon.

At 2:15 p.m. police received a call from an alert neighbor stating she saw two subjects climbing over her neighbor’s side fence…

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Added by La Mesa Today on December 12, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

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