February 2014 La Mesa Blog Posts (37)

"Sping Loaded" A Vernal Outburst!

Committed to promoting the arts in our community. We challenged the local art community to create a Vernal Outburst of color for us! San Diego is such a bounty of inspiration. With color all year long. But even so in Spring ....wow! everything bursts into glowing gorgeous color. Come see what they  created for our viewing pleasure. Please Join us for a glass…


Added by Debb on February 28, 2014 at 3:46pm — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

An Artful Thursday In La Mesa Village

LA MESA -- It was a rainy Thursday night, yet the arts were out and shining in La Mesa Village.

Just after 6 p.m. devotees of the…


Added by Gina Garcia on February 27, 2014 at 11:36pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

A Quiet Night On Council Front

LA MESA -- The City Council set a clear 2014 record Tuesday night for the shortest meeting of the year.

The council breezed through a light agenda in just under 45 minutes and no item caused any contention in the sometimes contentious group.

Most of…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 26, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

Sharing The Wit And Wisdom of Mark Twain

LA MESA -- One of the more pleasant ways to spend an evening in La Mesa is taking in one of the gatherings the La Mesa Arts Alliance holds in the meeting room of the San Pasqual Winery.

From time to time, the group's performers offer spoken word…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 25, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Thieves Victimize Good Samaritan

Case Highlights: On February 18,at approximately 7:40 a.m. the La Mesa Police Department received a call of a pedestrian robbery that had just occurred in the 4000 block of Yale Avenue. Two unknown suspects asked the victim to use his phone…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 24, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

La Mesa People

La Mesa Police Captain Thrust Into Unexpected Role

LA JOLLA -- La Mesa Police Capt. David Bond got up Saturday he decided to throw on a sports coat and head to La Jolla to attend a seminar that was to feature District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, City Police Chief Bill Landsdowne and drug…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 22, 2014 at 3:01pm — 4 Comments

On La Mesa: Chicken News

Mulling The Chicken Renaissance

LA MESA -- The looming return of free running poultry to the single family homes all over the Jewel of the Hills makes this journalist's mind race.

How to gird oneself for such a shift in local culture?

Dog bites man is not news. Man bites…


Added by Chris Lavin on February 21, 2014 at 4:49pm — 6 Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Keeping A Watch For Burglars

LA MESA -- Police are continuing to issue warnings about burglars in the wake of a number of incidents, including cases in which people are soliciting door-to-door without a license in a possible attempt to unoccupied home.

See Case Highlights and Crime…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 21, 2014 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Weekly Crime Report

Be On The Lookout For Burglars

LA MESA -- Police are continuing to caution local residents to be vigilant about possible burglars after a series of incidents and reports of strangers and unlicensed solicitors.

See Case Highlights and Crime Prevention sections…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 21, 2014 at 12:50pm — No Comments

La Mesa Planning Commission

Commission Gives Fowl A Chance

LA MESA -- It looks like the chickens are coming home to roost in the Jewel of the Hills.

The city's Planning Commission Wednesday voted unanimously to recommend allowing single-family homeowners throughout the city to own at least a few poultry if they…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 19, 2014 at 9:10pm — 14 Comments

Tablescapping Service Now Available At "What A Dish!"

What can Frank at "What A Dish!" do for your next party or special event.  How about you worry about the guest list and let him set the table!  Not just a table,however, but the most exquisitely decorated table you and your guests have ever seen.  Allow him to set the table while you relax and take all the credit-he's OK with that because that's…


Added by Frank Robert Dittmer on February 19, 2014 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Looking For Some Local Heroes

LA MESA -- The deadline is approaching for nominations for the Grossmont Healthcare District’s (GHD) 2014 Healthcare Hero Awards.

 Now in its eighth year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards program that honors volunteers who help advance the…


Added by rick griffin on February 19, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Man Stabbed In Village Incident Found At Hospital

LA MESA -- Just after 1 p.m. today police received a report of a stabbing near La Mesa Boulevard and Spring Street.

When police…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 19, 2014 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa City Council

Fielding Concerns Big And Small

LA MESA -- The City Council's second Town Hall meeting moved from the west to northeast La Mesa and found a large audience with many more concerns and a bit more vitriol than encountered recently in Rolando.

A two-hour meeting at Northmont Elementary…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 19, 2014 at 2:30am — 9 Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Seniors Keeping Track Of Health News

LA MESA -- The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free senior discussion group presentation on “Top Health News Stories of 2013,” from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 26. The public is invited to attend, and RSVP is not required. The speaker will be Kathy Quinn, Herrick Library…


Added by rick griffin on February 15, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Schools

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Hearts Go Out To School's Supporters

LA MESA -- There is a lot of change in the air at La Mesa Middle…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 14, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Boys & Girls Club

Community Leaders Join Fundraising Campaign

LA MESA -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of East County Foundation has recruited more than 30 La Mesa community leaders who have begun raising $4.45 million. That figure represents the remaining half of $8.9 million needed to build a new clubhouse in…


Added by rick griffin on February 13, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

On La Mesa: Valentine's Day

Scrambling For A La Mesa Valentine Adventure

LA MESA -- And so, Valentine's Day -- another Holy Day of Obligation -- looms. Many men will no doubt be hearing the word uttered in conversations and then freeze…


Added by La Mesa Today on February 13, 2014 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Local artists show Collages at the San Carlos Library

Local artists Hazel Ross, Dixie Sampier and Jean Waters will be hosting an artists' reception from noon till 2 pm on Saturday 15th February in the San Carlos Library. The show, which is on display until the end of the month, focuses on the collage work done by these  award winning local artists.

Pictured here is "Eco-Elephant Baby" an award winner in the 2013…


Added by hazel ross on February 12, 2014 at 5:54pm — No Comments

Valentine's Day In La Mesa

Say Something

LA MESA -- In February of 2011 I wrote something in this space about Valentine's Day.  It had to do with what I thought might be the reason I'm not overly fond of Valentine's Day.  A date gone wrong, teenage hopes dashed, other girl in the  picture.  The usual…


Added by chris shea on February 12, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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