February 2013 La Mesa Blog Posts (35)

On The Homefront

Clearly Back To A Seller's Market

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LA MESA -- The recovery continues apace in East County real estate with prices continuing to rise and competition for the few homes available on the market getting stiffer. In La…


Added by Gina Garcia on February 28, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

New Artist's Way Group Starting Tuesday March 5

LA MESA -- Julia Cameron started a revolution in the concept of regenerating  creative powers lost in daily life, education and everyday pressures  through her groundbreaking book, The ARTIST'S WAY. All over…


Added by midge hyde on February 27, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

 Learning A Lesson In Zoning Politics

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LA MESA -- The City Council chamber was standing-room only at 6 p.m. Tuesday as students from Valhalla High School crowded in to get a lesson in government.



Added by La Mesa Today on February 26, 2013 at 10:30pm — 10 Comments

Weekly Crime Report

LA MESA -- An armed robbery on Maryland Avenue and a warning to watch your mailbox in these income tax weeks highlight the weekly crime report.

Case Highlights: On Friday, February 22nd, at approximately 3:06 PM, La Mesa…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 26, 2013 at 2:31pm — No Comments

Sustainable Landscape Conference on tap at Cuyamaca College

Cuyamaca College i s hosting its fifth annual Sustainable Landscape Conference Thursday, March 7, at the campus performing arts theater, with topics ranging from local resource-conservation efforts to the role of trees in ecological landscapes.

“We will examine sustainable landscaping as a regional issue and focus on the…


Added by Della Elliott on February 25, 2013 at 2:51pm — No Comments

La Mesa Traffic

Speeding Crackdown Nabs More Motorists

LA MESA -- La Mesa police Saturday issued 27 traffic tickets as part of the department's crackdown on speeding in the city.

Police said the special detail was geared to keeping everyone safe and was the fourth special operation the department has…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 25, 2013 at 6:32am — 2 Comments

La Mesa Recipes

Stuffed Banana French Toast w/Pineapple or Peanut Butter Syryp

Here's one of my many inventions!

Mash a very ripe banana. Optional: sprinkle with cinnamon and, or add sesame seeds. Using a really nice grainy GF bread, such as Flax by Glutino, make a sandwich with the banana spread.…


Added by BeOrganizedbyBeatriz on February 24, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Little League

Baseball Season Looms For Little Leaguers

LA MESA -- Despite the hail and cold of the week, Saturday brought sure signs of Spring to the Jewel of the…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 23, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Peter Pan Junior Theater

Bringing Guys And Dolls To La Mesa

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LA MESA -- Saturdays at La Mesa Middle School are once again a busy place as the well-oiled machine that is the Peter Pan Junior Theater is preparing for a spring…


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

La Mesa Arts

Finding Humor In Unexpected Places

LA MESA -- The La Mesa Arts Alliance members and guests spent a pleasant winter evening Thursday visiting and enjoying the hilarious letters culled from the files of government and business establishments.

The letters were sort of an adult version of…


Added by Gina Garcia on February 21, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Stolen Keys Lead To Break-In

LA MESA -- Police chronicle a burglary in which the intruders used keys stolen from a car to gain entry into the home. See details and some prevention suggestions in the Crime Prevention section below.

Case Highlights:

On 02-12-13 at…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 21, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa Weather

Solid Water Falls From Skies Over Mt. Helix!

LA MESA -- Well, if you've been heard to use the expression "It'll be a snowy day on Mt. Helix before I . . ." you may need to…


Added by Gina Garcia on February 20, 2013 at 7:14am — No Comments

East County Arts

Jazz Legends To Grace Grossmont College

EL CAJON – The public will have a rare opportunity to meet and learn about the careers of two extraordinary jazz artists at “A Day of Giants” on the campus of Grossmont College.

Jeannie Cheatham, known as the Queen of the Kansas City Blues, and…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 19, 2013 at 2:13pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

The Latest In La Mesa Visual Arts News

LA MESA -- The Foothills Art Association is an active group that invites new members and attendance at its art events at its Porter Hall location. Click here…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 18, 2013 at 7:26am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Keeping The Arts In Your Children's Life

LA MESA -- A great supplement to the art classes available in local schools are taught by Billy Martinez at his Neko Press studio on University Avenuen.

The classes are located at 7332 University Ave. La Mesa CA. 91942

check us out at…


Added by Billy Martinez on February 15, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Man Faces Rape Charge In On-Line Dating Case

LA MESA -- La Mesa police arrested a man who they said used an on-line dating service to meet a woman who was raped during the encounter. The investigation is also attempting to find other possible victims.

Police Friday said that earlier…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 15, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Living From the Center: Lenten Spiritual Practices at UCCLM

Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on February 15, 2013 at 9:07am — No Comments

Waco remembered

Like many of you, I loosely followed the Dorner saga in recent news. When paying attention to same I thought about his history and what may have transpired with LAPD. Turning it over in my mind and comparing with instances in my own past as well as investigations I am familiar with here in San Diego, I somewhat understand the man's frustration, anger and subsequent rage regarding the actions of his department. That,…


Added by David Stanley on February 14, 2013 at 11:46am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Notes From The Fringe Will Entertain

LA MESA -- The annual La Mesa Arts Alliance (LMAA) fundraiser will be a production called “Letters from A Nut” on Thursday, February 21 at the La Mesa Community Center, 4975 Memorial Drive. This comedy features readings of letters, requests, complaints,…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 13, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

La Mesa City Council

Parking Changes Could Spur Development

LA MESA -- During the adult portion of Tuesday's City Council meeting, La Mesa's leadership made a couple of important moves for the city's future. But during a meeting-ending exchange of names and accusations, Mayor Art Madrid and City Councilman Ernie…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 12, 2013 at 11:00pm — 4 Comments

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