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LA MESA -- The City of La Mesa is planning a special ceremony to mark the ten year anniversary of the 9/11/2001 terrorist attacks.
A memorial wreath will be placed at the 9/11 Memorial at Fire…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 31, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Chamber Thanks Chief Lanning On Retirement
LA MESA -- After 35 years with the same police force, La Mesa Chief Alan Lanning received words of praise and farewell from the business community this morning.
More than 50 friends,…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 31, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- More than 1,000 volunteers are needed to take over San Diego and Imperial County intersections to collect donations that will support San Diego’s Ronald McDonald House® during its second annual Red Shoe Day.
On Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 6:30 to 9:30 a.m. “Street Team” volunteers are needed to gather cash donations in iconic size-14 red shoes at major…Continue
Added by Bita Ehsanipour on August 30, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments
A Picture Perfect Night Atop Mt. Helix
MT. HELIX -- A perfect night -- cooling breezes, clear skies and a gorgeous sunset -- greeted participants in the Fourth Annual heART of Mt. Helix event Saturday evening atop Mt. Helix.
The fundraiser, to…Continue
MT. HELIX -- A perfect night -- cooling breezes, clear skies and a gorgeous sunset -- greeted participants in the annual HeART of Mt. Helix event going on Saturday evening atop Mt. Helix.
The fundraiser, to benefit the park's foundation, brings together La Mesa's working artists, musicians and some of the best food in East County.
Check into LaMesaToday.com Sunday for full photo coverage by local photographer Gary…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 27, 2011 at 7:06pm — No Comments
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Attention all Helix parents, students, alumni & La Mesa citizens! Our beloved marching band program is under attack!…Continue
A Call To Defend The Helix Band
HELIX CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL -- Attention all Helix parents, students, alumni & La Mesa citizens! Our beloved marching band program is under…Continue
Police Seek Vehicle That Left Scene
LA MESA -- City police are looking for a vehicle that struck a two-year-old child on Fletcher Parkway Thursday evening and then left the scene.
Police just before 8 p.m. Thursday received a report of a traffic collision where a child was struck by a vehicle near the intersection of Trolley Court and Fletcher…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 26, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
MT. HELIX -- Advanced ticket sales for the annual HeART of Mt. Helix art, food and music event have ended. A few tickets will be available at the door for the Saturday night event.
Organizers said Friday they expect a…
On All Those Troubles In The East
LA MESA -- It may be a little hot this week, but one need only look a couple thousand miles to our east to feel good, once…Continue
Added by Chris Lavin on August 26, 2011 at 5:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The Back to the '50s Car Show finished its summer run Thursday night and Jonathan Baron couldn't help but sound like he was taking the victory lap.
Baron, who runs the refurbished Regal…Continue
TRAFFIC STOPPED ON INTERSTATE 8
BALTIMORE DRIVE -- Traffic on westbound 8 was shut down just after 8:15 Wednesday night as police negotiators began working to convince a man not to jump from a bridge over…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 24, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments
In my style of art I seldom draw grown-ups, so these three professions were depicted as kids as if they were paying…Continue
La Mesa Police Shoot, Kill Armed Man
LA MESA VILLAGE -- A La Mesa man was shot and killed late Friday by La Mesa police after he threatened officers with a shotgun while they were…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 20, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments
An Obsession For The Perfect Engine
LA MESA -- There is a certain amount of obsessive compulsive character in the great length Thursday night's car show participants go to polish and shine their prized vehicles.
That is particularly true of…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 18, 2011 at 10:31pm — No Comments
Leaking Gas Tank Brings Firefighters To Car Show
DOWNTOWN LA MESA -- The Heartland Fire Trucks, despite their relatively young age, were the stars of Thursday night's Back to the '50s Car Show.
A leaking gas tank in a vintage…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 18, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Police Snag A Tagger
LA MESA -- La Mesa police used a special anti-graffiti database to track down and arrest a 17-year-old who caused $8,000 in damage during the last few months.
On Thursday detectives executed a search warrant in the 7100 block of Waite Drive after a several week-long investigation into numerous graffiti taggings throughout La…Continue
Police Make Arrest In Supermarket Robbery
FLETCHER PARKWAY -- La Mesa police Wednesday arrested a San Diego man who had allegedly stolen groceries from a La Mesa supermarket in July and threatened to kill a clerk who attempted to stop him.
La Mesa police said they responded to a call on July 21 of a man stealing a shopping cart full of food items…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 17, 2011 at 11:57am — No Comments
MT. HELIX -- The most beautiful little office in all of East County is buzzing these days as the Mt. Helix Park Foundation readies for one of the biggest community events of the year.…Continue
In an effort to restoring La Mesa beautiful look and to upscale the area in general, I am initiating a "People Neighborhood Report" group. The purpose of this group is to keep a constant watch to insure that every homeowner keeps their property up to standard and complying with the City of La Mesa laws and requirements. For example the City of La Mesa requires homeowners to keep up with their front landscape, free of…Continue