June 2015 La Mesa Blog Posts (17)

La Mesa Philanthropy

Child Gives Back, Inspires All

LA MESA -- Gabriella Martinez, 7, who goes by Ella and recently completed first grade at Murray Manor Elementary School in La Mesa, recently received a special haircut and found a way to give back to children needing hair replacement.  

 She has…


Added by rick griffin on June 30, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Crime Watch

Pedestrians Robbed at Gunpoint

LA MESA -- Just after midnight Saturday, at 12:50 a.m. Sunday, two pedestrians in the 4300 block of

Rosebud Lane were robbed by a suspect armed with a handgun.

The unknown suspect approached the male and female…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 29, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Police Seeking Identity Of Assailant

LA MESA -- On June 13 at approximately 8:00 p.m., La Mesa Police officers responded to a radio call of a battery involving two males at the MTS Trolley Station in the 8200 block of La Mesa Boulevard. The victim, a 52 year old male was struck multiple…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 24, 2015 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

La Mesa Chamber will host breakfast with La Mesa Mayor

The La Mesa Chamber of Commerce will host La Mesa Mayor Mark Arapostathis for a breakfast meeting starting at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 23, at the Marie Callender’s restaurant, 6950 Alvarado Road, San Diego.

The public is invited to attend. Cost to attend is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for guests with advanced reservations, or $25 at the door. Reservations may be made via the website:…


Added by rick griffin on June 22, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

La Mesa People

Local Man Heads Bowl Game Efforts

LA MESA -- La Mesa resident Mark Neville has been named executive director of the San Diego Bowl Game Association, the non-profit organization that produces San Diego’s two college football bowl games played…


Added by rick griffin on June 22, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Arts

C. Hook Returns With A Colorful Story

La Mesa – Theater in La Mesa is alive and well. This past March the critically acclaimed Peter Pan Jr. Theater concluded their 45th season with the show “Once Upon A Mattress”. In addition, PPJT's companion…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 22, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

La Mesa Healthcare

Award For 'Healthcare Hero'

LA MESA -- La Mesa resident Richard Hart, a volunteer at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, was recently recognized with a Healthcare Hero award from the Grossmont Healthcare District (GHD).

 Now in its ninth year, the Healthcare Heroes is GHD’s annual awards…


Added by rick griffin on June 20, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Crime Watch

Two Detained In Fire Investigation

LA MESA -- Two people were detained for questioning in connection with a ten acre brush fire that broke out in the unincorporated area of La Mesa.

The fire is now contained. There are no injuries. No structures were burned. All roads previously closed have since reopened.

A driver flagged down a deputy from the Rancho San Diego Sheriff's Station upon seeing…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 20, 2015 at 7:12am — No Comments

San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Brush Fire in La Mesa

LA MESA -- A ten-acre brush fire is burning in La Mesa.  The fire broke out just before 4:00 p.m. near Campo Road and Via Mercado.

If you wish to evacuate as a precaution, proceed to Monte Vista High School…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa City Council

Water Shortage Is Focus In La Mesa

LA MESA -- The California drought is increasingly hitting home in the Jewel of the Hills.

At the upcoming City Council meeting Tuesday, city public works officials will outline a long list of steps being taken to reduce public water use, including…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 19, 2015 at 6:17am — 1 Comment

La Mesa Church News

Community Prayer Vigil:

For the People of Emanuel AME Church, Charleston, SC and Our Nation

 The Table:  United Church of Christ of La Mesa

5:30pm, Thursday, June 18, 2015


The Rev. Clementa C.…


Added by Mary Domb Mikkelson on June 18, 2015 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

La Mesa Kiwanis News

Kiwanis Awards College Scholarships

LA MESA -- Recognizing academic achievement, leadership skills, community service and financial need, the La Mesa Kiwanis Foundation this month awarded $12.000 in college scholarships to graduating seniors at Grossmont, Helix and Chaparral High…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 15, 2015 at 8:00am — No Comments

Definitive Technology Presents Charity Fundraiser Featuring Performances by John Legend and Tristan Prettyman

Vista-based high performance audio brand Definitive Technology presents an exclusive private charity event featuring special performances from GRAMMY® and Academy Award®-winning recording artist and brand spokesperson John Legend, and Tristan Prettyman, a singer-songwriter and San Diego native. Taking place on June 12 at…


Added by Michelle Millsap on June 12, 2015 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Crime Watch

Arrest Made In La Mesa Murder

LA MESA -- On May 16th  at approximately 5:24 a.m., the La Mesa Police Department received a 9-1-1 telephone call reporting that an adult male had been shot inside a residence in the 8200 block of El Paso Street in the City of La Mesa.

Upon arrival, La Mesa…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 12, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

La Mesa Business

Scandinavian Design, But American Made

LA MESA -- “DANSK Kobenstyle cookware (and tableware) were created as a collaboration between Americans Martha and Ted Nierenberg, who discovered the work of designer Jens Quistgaard in Copenhagen and convinced him that his stylish designs could be mass-produced. Their collaboration perfectly illustrated the marriage of Scandinavian design and American…


Added by Frank Robert Dittmer on June 11, 2015 at 9:30am — No Comments

Health care library in La Mesa to host program on hospice on June 24

The Grossmont Healthcare District’s Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library, 9001 Wakarusa St. in La Mesa, will host a free program on  “Dispelling the Myths of Hospice,”  from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24. The program is part of the library’s “Wellness Wednesday” series, normally held on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Hospice is defined as medical care that provides comfort and dignity for someone whose life is drawing to a close. It is a family-oriented,…


Added by rick griffin on June 9, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

La Mesa Summer Camps

Your Kids, Their Summer, Our Camps!

LA MESA -- La Mesa Community Services is offering twenty-one (21) "summer to remember camps!" that will put a smile on any child's face ages four years and up.

For details on summer camp programs and classes offered through La Mesa Community…


Added by La Mesa Today on June 9, 2015 at 5:43am — No Comments

Blog Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives














La Mesa Weather


La Mesa Photos

  • Add La Mesa Photos
  • View All

La Mesa Member Videos

  • Add La Mesa Videos
  • View All

La Mesa TODAY is news intended to promote the betterment of La Mesa and its nearby neighborhoods. We want members who share this goal.

© 2021   Created by La Mesa Today.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service